SAFETY POLICIES
&
TERMS OF SERVICE

SECTION A: SAFETY & CONTENT RULES

1) Usernames/Nickname Policy

For safety purposes, attendees will NOT have the ability to change their displayed name. This is non-negotiable. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

2) Server Display Policy
Absolutely no NSFW/Explicit icons, profile pictures, emotes, or usernames. Users found with pornographic imagery in their profile picture and/or explicit usernames or reactions to announcements will be automatically banned from Convention Grounds.

3) Practice Online Safety

Do NOT post personal information, such as emails, phone numbers, personal locations, home addresses- etc. Do NOT post images of yourself, family members or minors!

4) NO NSFW CONTENT

The RAMCon Discord Server is STRICTLY Safe-for-Work. Absolutely NO pornographic, violent, or drug-related imagery may be posted or shared in the server.

5) No Users under 13 years of age.

In accordance with Discord's safety policy- users under the age of 13 may not participate in channels and will be removed from server grounds. This is non-negotiable.

6) No Fetish Art (Even if not Explicit)

The posting of "Fetish" art - even if not displaying genitalia or sexual behavior, is explicitly prohibited. This includes fursuit photography.

SECTION B: SERVER CONDUCT

1) BE RESPECTFUL

Be kind and considerate of your fellow con-goer. Any bullying, harassment/threats, trolling, spam, and personal attacks are prohibited. Attacks on ones person or groups of people due to age, race, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, or disability are strictly prohibited. If someone asks you to stop, please stop. If you are being harassed, please contact @Volunteers ASAP or message us in #questions-for-staff.
 
2) No Politics or Drama
RAMCon is a fun event. Please leave drama and political talk at the front door. (This includes political imagery, even if satirical)
 
3) No Spying, Trapping or Screencapping
No screencapping conversations, spying or "trapping" conversations for the purposes of drama.
 
4) Pinging/DMs
Do NOT Ping/Friend Request/Direct Message Panelists, Community Guests, Vendors or Staff without permission. Please check a user's roles to see if their DMs are Open or Closed before DMing. All questions for vendors should be directed to the #questions-for-vendors channel. RAMCon has a zero-tolerance policy for users using our platform to get to our Community Guests or Staff Members.
 
5) Mini Modding
Do NOT take matters into your own hands. If you see an issue, please ping @Volunteers. Please stay out of areas like #questions-for-staff if you do not have a question yourself. Users found "mini-modding" will be removed from the premises.
 
6) No Outside Advertisements/Links Users may not post any of the following to server channels:
-Links to Charities, Streams, Events or Discord Servers
-Links to Online Stores, Commission Openings or Sales (with exception of Vendors)
-Links to Personal Works, such as Art, Videos or Social Medias
 
7) Absolutely NO SPAM Users may not post spam, links that violate intellectual property, or media that breaks the law.
8) Be Respectful towards Staff
The staff are here to make sure everyone is safe and having fun. Please listen when someone with the @Volunteers or @Head Staff role are telling you to do something, as it's often important. Users found being disrespectful or otherwise disregarding staff will be penalized and possibly removed from con grounds.

SECTION C: CONTACT & INQUIRY

Should you have any questions that were not answered on the FAQ page, Terms of Service page, or elsewhere on the website - you can contact us via the "Contact" page here. Users in the Discord server can also use #questions-for-staff when the channel is made available.

Any questions/concerns or issues that need to be reported that are NOT an immediate problem to the server or the con-goers should be sent to the Contact page.

Please DO NOT DM Head Staff, Volunteers, or Event Hosts without permission first. The Head Staff should not be contacted regarding security issues or questions during the event.

Please DO NOT private message Staff on Discord in regards to issues pertaining to merchandise or questions pertaining to the next event. In the event you have an issue with your merchandise, please consult Teespring Support or contact us on the platform from which you ordered your merch.

Under no circumstances are users allowed to use our platform to get ahold of, contact, or harass our Community Guests, Vendors, Panelists, or Event Hosts. Users found using our platform to pester/spam/stalk anyone will be banned and blacklisted from attending future events.

SECTION D: DIRECT MESSAGING & ROLES

In order to ensure the safety and comfort of all our attendees, we've created additional reaction roles that are accessible to everyone. Thee include Direct Message Status roles and Pronoun roles.

Direct Message (DM) Roles:
- If someone doesn't have a DM status role, assume their DMs are CLOSED

- All users under the age of 18 are strongly advised to keep DMs closed for their safety.

- Be careful when DMing someone, especially if you are under the age of 18. If someone from the server is harassing you in DMs, contact the nearest Volunteer.

Pronoun Roles:
Pronoun roles are optional, but highly recommended as a courtesy to attendees. We sadly cannot add every pronoun role, we're sorry for any inconvenience.

SECTION E: TERMS OF SERVICE

RAMCon has the right to remove any users who may breach safety policies or server conduct. Chat logs may be screencapped for the purposes of user safety.
 
Failure to abide by rules listed above will result in immediate removal from the server as well as permanent blacklisting from future events.
 
Any user caught mini-modding, spreading false information or spam will be immediately removed from grounds.
 
RAMCon has a zero-tolerance policy for bullying/harassment as well as attacks on persons for any reason.
 
RAMCon has a zero-tolerance policy for any pedophilia, zoophilia, Nazis, racist, and predatory behavior. Users caught exhibiting these behaviors on site or using our platform to do so will be immediately removed from grounds- no questions asked.
 
We advise all users who are under the age of 18 to CLOSE their DMs and maintain vigil against any attackers or predatory behavior. Report any suspicious or creepy behavior to staff immediately, and block any users who many be exhibiting such traits.
 
Users caught stealing art, impersonating others/content creators or attempting to bypass server regulations will be immediately removed from premises.