Remove sections of the code of conduct requiring future adjustments

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CSC Executive 6 years ago committed by Zachary Seguin
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</p>
</section>
<section title="Experiencing Unacceptable Behaviour" anchor="experiencing">
<p>
The Executive Council and Faculty Advisor are herein referred to as the
Officers, or singularly as Officer.
</p>
<p>
If you notice a dangerous situation, someone in distress, or violations of
this Code of Conduct, <a href="../about/">contact an Officer</a>. No
situation is considered inconsequential. If you do not feel comfortable
contacting an Executive Council member due to the nature of the incident,
you may contact the <a href="../about/exec#advisor">Faculty Advisor</a>.
</p>
<p>
Upon receiving a complaint the Officer will inform the first of the
following people who is not personally involved in the situation, or in a
close relationship with the someone involved in the situation and is
available, and this person shall handle the complaint and shall here after
be referred to as the Handling Officer.
<ol>
<li>
The President
</li>
<li>
The Vice President
</li>
<li>
Any other Executive Council Member
</li>
<li>
The Faculty Advisor
</li>
</ol>
</p>
<p>
The Handling Officer will interview the subject of the complaint and any
witnesses and consult with other relevant Officers. The Handling Officer
shall always consult with at least one other Officer.
</p>
</section>
<section title="Consequences of Unacceptable Behaviour" anchor="consequences">
<p>
After having done so, the Handling Officer shall use their best judgment to
determine if the complaint is valid and, if so, determine with the relevant
Officers the appropriate action to ensure that the complainant feels
welcome in the Computer Science Club and to avoid a subsequent incident:
<ul>
<li>
A warning.
</li>
<li>
A suspension from the events and spaces governed by the Code of Conduct
until the beginning of the next term. If the suspension would come into
effect less than two full weeks from the end of classes in the current
term, then the suspension applies to the subsequent term as well.
</li>
<li>
If the incident is very serious, or the subject has a pattern of
similar offences, expulsion from the Club.
</li>
</ul>
</p>
<p>
The Handling Officer shall inform the complainant of the resolution of the
issue and inform both the complainant and the subject of their right to
appeal the decision.
</p>
</section>
<section title="Addressing Grievances" anchor="grievances">
<p>
If either the complainant or the subject disagree with the decision made by
the Handling Officer, they can appeal to the Officers, who can overturn the
decision with a majority vote of all the Officers.
</p>
<p>
No Officer who was personally involved in the complaint, or is in a close
relationship with someone involved in the complaint, shall participate in
the Officers deliberation or vote on the appeal.
</p>
<p>
If the subject of a complaint is expelled from the Club, then at their
request, but no more often than once a year, the Officers will review the
decision to expel them from the Club. The Officers can reinstate the
subject with a two-thirds vote of the Officers.
</p>
</section>
<section title="Confidentiality" anchor="confidential">
<p>
The Club recognizes that all members have a right to privacy, and will
handle complaints confidentially.
</p>
<p>
<strong>Information that will be kept in Club records and be available to
Officers in the future will be limited to</strong>: the date the complaint
was made, the name of the subject of the complaint, the name of the
Handling Officer, the decision made on the complaint, the date the decision
on the complaint was made, and if applicable, the date of the appeal, the
party making the appeal (Complainant or Subject), the decision made on the
appeal by the Officers, and the date of the Officers decision on the appeal.
</p>
<p>
<strong>The information the Handling Officer will keep records of, in
addition to the information kept in the Club records, will be limited to
</strong>: the name of the complainant, and a summary of the complaint.
This information will be available to Officers that are handling future
complaints if it is requested and the Handling Officer deems it relevant to
the new complaint.
</p>
</section>
<section title="Scope" anchor="scope">
<ul>
<li>
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</section>
<section title="Revision" anchor="revision">
<p>Revision 1.0, adopted by the Computer Science Club of the University of Waterloo on 27 March 2015.</p>
<p>Revision 1.1, adopted by the Computer Science Club of the University of Waterloo on 16 November 2016.</p>
</section>
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