Harassment Policy

AppleCon Maine is an inclusive, family-friendly convention. We expect all attendees to treat each other with common courtesy and respect.

AppleCon does not permit harassment with regard to gender, sexual orientation, dress, age, race, religion or lack thereof, political affiliation, disability, or involvement or non-involvement in any group or activity at AppleCon or anywhere else.

Harassment includes any behavior that annoys, alarms, demeans, or threatens another person or group. Harassment includes (but is not limited to) verbal comments, the use of overly sexual imagery in public areas, intimidation, stalking, unauthorized photography or recording, inappropriate physical contact, unwanted sexual attention, and the disruption of events or activities.

If you feel you are being harassed, you fear for your safety, or you witness someone harassing others, contact an AppleCon staff member, volunteer, or Inn staff immediately. All harassment reports will be investigated and dealt with. Possible consequences of harassment include, but are not limited to, the revocation of the offending party’s badge, ejection from the venue, and the involvement of local authorities.

 Ethics and Conduct

Any of the following will be grounds for expulsion from AppleCon without refund:

  • Violating any federal, state, or local laws, facility rules, or convention policies
  • Failure to comply with the instructions of AppleCon staff or Inn personnel
  • Using anything in a threatening or destructive manner against person or property
  • Endangering the safety of oneself or others
  • Threatening, stealing, cheating or harassing others
  • Sleeping in any of the event spaces

Purchases and Refunds

All purchases of AppleCon merchandise, including badges and event tickets, are final. No refunds are issued for any reason.

Event Cancellations

If an event has been cancelled, please see Registration staff for further instructions.

Lost or Misplaced Badges and Event Tickets

We cannot replace lost, stolen, or forgotten badges or event tickets. Such items must be repurchased at full cost. We recommend that you check with the AppleCon Registration Desk to see if your materials have been turned in to Lost & Found. AppleCon (Lloyd Metcalf Inc.) assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, or forgotten materials.

 Waiver of Liability

The purchase of an AppleCon badge admits one person to all basic activities and exhibits at AppleCon during regularly scheduled hours for the day or days specified on the badge. Some designated activities may require payment of a separate, additional fee. By accepting a badge and in consideration for being admitted to AppleCon, the holder consents to being recorded (by audio and/or visual means) for exhibition and exploitation by any means in all media, including without limitation the Internet, worldwide in perpetuity. The badge holder releases AppleCon (Lloyd Metcalf Inc.) from any liability for loss or damage to persons or property, infringement of any right, or any other claim or course of action of any kind; authorizes and permits AppleCon (Lloyd Metcalf Inc.) and its designees, which includes but is not limited to all sponsors, exhibitors, and contractors, to use and authorize the use of his or her name, voice, likeness, and all reproductions thereof by any means and in all media now and hereafter known, including without limitation the Internet, for all purposes worldwide in perpetuity; and agrees to comply with all the rules and regulations of the convention. AppleCon (Lloyd Metcalf Inc.) reserves the right to deny entry or remove from the convention facilities any person who in its sole and absolute discretion is behaving or threatening to behave in a manner which it reasonably considers to be disruptive.