Lancaster Pride Association is committed to creating and maintaining an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity.

All Vendors are expected to be compliant with this Code of Conduct and act honestly and ethically at all times. Everyone will be treated, and is expected to treat others, with fairness, respect, and dignity.

DISCRIMINATION:

Lancaster Pride Association will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on race, religion, color, gender, gender presentation, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, veteran status, disability, physical appearance, medical condition, citizenship, genetic information, or any other minority or marginalized characteristic.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT:

Lancaster Pride Association will not tolerate any form of sexual harassment.  We encourage all vendors who becomes aware of, or are subjected to, any occurrences of sexual harassment to immediately report the occurrence to the Executive Committee.

ANTI BULLYING & VIOLENCE:

Lancaster Pride Association strictly prohibits bullying and violence, including any act of intimidation, threat, harassment, physical violence, verbal abuse, aggression or coercion against volunteers, employees, independent contractors, temporary workers, external consultants, and vendors, or the general public. We encourage all vendors who become aware of, or are subjected to, any occurrences of bullying or violence to immediately report the occurrence to the Executive Committee.

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION:

All Representatives of Lancaster Pride Association must maintain trade secrets and other confidential committee, festival, and production information in strict confidence. This includes, but not limited to financial information, access to internal resources, and sharing of internal documents.

MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS:

Lancaster Pride Association is dedicated to fostering a respectful dialog in all of our communications, especially on social media platforms, and with media organizations/representatives. We must remain vigilant of our communication and avoid damaging our reputation with members of the LGBTQ+ community, business community, Local, State, and Federal Governments, and the general Public.

Lancaster Pride Association respects the rights of Vendors to use social media platforms as a form of self-expression. It is important that all volunteers are aware of the implications of engaging in forms of social media and online conversations that reference Lancaster Pride Association and that our volunteers recognize when the organization might be held responsible for their behavior.

Vendors may share content about Lancaster Pride Association on their personal social media platforms or those which they manage and/or administer. All published content for or about Lancaster Pride Association must be created by our Marketing Team, Head of Public Relations or their designated representative prior to release.

MISCONDUCT:

Any violation of breach of trust under the terms of this Code of Conduct will result in immediate removal from all Lancaster Pride Association activities. If you are dismissed due to breaches in trust under this code of conduct you will not receive a full or partial refund of your registration fee.