Open House 2020 - Media Policy

Attendee photography

When you register to participate in Open House, you consent to be photographed by our official conference photographer, and to have those photographs published under a Creative Commons license and possibly used in various promotional material.

Additionally, We encourage attendees to take and share their own photographs. Thus, you also consent to allow attendees to take and share their own photographs, as long as the rules below are followed.

  • Any photography/recording that is legally allowed in public spaces is allowed at Open House.
  • Photography/recording should be treated like other potentially harassing interpersonal interaction. That is, when one person in the interaction says “stop” or “leave me alone” (etc), the interaction must end. In this case, attendees should not attempt to photograph that individual again.
  • Photography/recording should not be done in such a way as to hide from the subject that it’s happening.
  • The subject may inspect the photo/recording at any time and, if requested, the photo/footage/etc must be deleted immediately, upon request.
  • Those who are taking photographs and/or recording must also follow our general Code of Conduct.
We will do our best to not make or share photos, videos or audio recordings public which could cause harm to the individuals shown/heard on them. If you do find such pictures/videos/audio recordings on one of our sites or accounts, please write to our to ask for review.

How to opt-out

If you do not wish images of yourself to be published, you may opt out by contacting us and reasonable efforts will be done to accommodate your request.

How to report violations or issues

Please report an violations or issues with recording or photography directly to the front desk at registration, or by contacting us at