Badge responsibility

All attendees MUST wear and/or carry their badges when attending any Leviosa event. If you have purchased a ticket to any extra-fee Leviosa event, we may not be able to provide a replacement if yours is lost. If your badge is lost, or your badge or a ticket are damaged, please bring it to the Registration Desk as soon as possible so we can provide you with a replacement.

Respect hotel regulations

Please maintain quiet in the hallways after 11 p.m., avoid late night wild parties in the rooms, don’t damage hotel furnishings, and note that theft, shoplifting, physical violence, or other violations of the law will be prosecuted to the extent permissible by law.

Respect the rights of other guests at the hotel

Between the hours of 11 p.m. and 8 a.m., please keep the noise level down in the hallways and hotel rooms. The common room will be open late, and activities will be taking place throughout the night on some nights, so there are definitely places to congregate outside hotel rooms. Leave hallways and doorways clear, and respect the hotel’s security team. If there are any issues, please contact one of the event chairs or go to the registration or Meet & Greet desk immediately and someone will help you.

Be nice to the staff – they’re doing the best they can

All the Leviosa staff members are volunteers. They’re giving their time to put this event on for all of us to learn and have fun. If there is an issue with a staff member’s instructions or information, please contact info@leviosa2019.org  or visit the Registration Desk. Patience and politeness work wonders in smoothing the little wrinkles that appear at the best-regulated conventions. Arguing and getting mad, naturally, do not.

Leave your weapons at home

While costume weaponry is welcome at the convention, leave your real weapons at home. Don’t risk having it confiscated or having to leave the convention. Trust us, you can enjoy the con without them. While wands are definitely weapons in the wizarding world, as long as your wand is “inactive” it is welcome at Leviosa .

Internet Policy

Any user that utilizes the WiFi provided in the Common Room or elsewhere, or participates in any interactive programming aspect of any session or activity at Leviosa agrees that he or she will not interfere with or disrupt any other user’s use of the services, servers or networks used by Swish and Flick Enterprises (SaFE), or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the SaFE Sites. No user shall submit, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer or hardware or telecommunications equipment.

Photography Policy

Please note that photographs may be taken, and audio and/or video recordings are frequently made in convention areas. Your image and likeness may appear in those recordings or photographs. Any member of any panel, or any presenter, may request that no recordings be made at, and/or no photographs and/or video be taken at, a specific panel, and it is the obligation of those attending said presentation to honor such a request; any individual may ask that no photographs and/or video of his or her face be taken and it is the obligation of the photographer/videographer to honor such a request.

Anti-Harassment Policy

Leviosa does not tolerate harassment or violence against or from anyone…including other attendees, vendors, speakers and staff. Please notify a member of the Leviosa Security Team regarding behavior that is abusive, insulting, intimidating, bothersome, or acting in an unsafe or illegal manner. SaFE reserves the right to revoke tickets and/or the badge required for attendance at Leviosa without refund, in case of violation of this Code of Conduct.

Leviosa is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone [regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion or House affiliation]. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference [without a refund] at the discretion of the conference organizers.  Leviosa has a zero tolerance policy for harassment of any kind, including but not limited to: stalking, intimidation, offensive verbal comments, physical assault, battery, harassing photography or recording, continuous disruption of panels or other events, bathroom policing, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome physical attention in relation to, but not limited to: age, appearance, body size, gender identity or expression, race or ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.

If someone’s behavior makes you uncomfortable, or if you witness harassment happening to someone else, you should immediately contact Leviosa staff or come to the Leviosa registration desk to report an incident.

LEVIOSA TERMS OF SERVICE

All Leviosa attendees and special guests are required to adhere to this Code of Conduct. The Leviosa badge is required for admittance to any Leviosa function. Leviosa reserves the right to revoke, without refund, this badge for noncompliance with these terms, for disorderly conduct including, but not limited to, any behavior that is illegal, unsafe, disruptive, discriminatory, or causes excessive discomfort to another person, or for sale or attempted sale of a badge. Further, Leviosa reserves the right to permanently exclude any person who does not comply with the Code of Conduct from future events.

Leviosa attendees and special guests are required to adhere to the instructions of all Leviosa employees and agents, all security employees and agents, the staff of the Loews Hollywood Hotel, and any and all law enforcement personnel.

Leviosa attendees and special guests agree to observe and comply with any and all policies, rules, and regulations of the Loews Hollywood Hotel, all laws, statutes, ordinances, rules, and regulations of the Government of the United States, the state of California, and the city of Hollywood.

LIABILITY

You assume any and all risks occurring before, during, or after Leviosa. You release Leviosa and the Loews Hollywood Hotel and their agents, licensees, assignees, and their respective affiliates and representatives from any related claims.