Reed Messe Wien (RMW) as the organizer of VIECC Vienna Comic Con has a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for harassment of any kind, including but not limited to:
- offensive verbal comments
- harassing or non-consensual photography or recording
- unwelcome physical attention
- physical assault and/or battery
- sustained disruption of Panels, signings and other events
- inappropriate physical contact
- lewd behavior
In relation to, but not limited to:
- national origin
- gender identity
- sexual orientation
- body size
- gender presentation
If a person engages in harassing behavior, VIECC Vienna Comic Con Staff will take prompt action in any form they deem appropriate, including expulsion from VIECC Vienna Comic Con with no refund. Our policy applies to EVERYONE at the convention. Exhibitors, fans (attendees), speakers, guests, professionals, press, staff, volunteers and security are all subject to our anti-harassment policy and will be held to the same standards and disciplinary action.
Anyone can report harassment. If someone’s behavior has made you uncomfortable, or if you witness the same happening to someone else, you should immediately contact VIECC Vienna Comic Con Staff, Security Team or a Crew Member. You may also come to VIECC Vienna Comic Con's information booth.
If necessary, we will contact local law enforcement, provide escort, offer a safe place or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to make sure they feel safe for the rest of VIECC Vienna Comic Con.
Remember: Cosplay is not consent. Keep your hands to yourself. If you would like to take a picture with or of another visitor, always ask first and respect that person's right to say no. When at VIECC Vienna Comic Con, be respectful, be nice, be cool and be kind to each other.
Reed Messe Wien’s mission is to create a fun, safe, welcoming, awesome event where fans of all kinds can come together and celebrate. We want you to not only have the most amazing weekend ever, but to experience it in an environment where you are safe and accepted. As fans ourselves, we understand the importance of creating a safe space for everyone who attends VIECC Vienna Comic Con.