1.1 Each visitor’s participation is a binding contract to abide by the rules. CodePoKE reserves the right to without further notice change the rules. Updates are posted as soon as possible at http://codepoke.net/rules-lan/.
1.2 Each participant must follow the instructions from CodePoKE’s crew, fire- and security guards, and also authorities as police and fire brigade etc (even if these instructions go against CodePoKE rules.).
2) TABLE SEAT RENT
2.1 Each Table seat rent is valid for one (1) person and one (1) computer to the event. With each ticket you receive a table space and a chair, and the right to be inside CodePoKE during the entire event, according to opening/closing times.
2.2 Already payed for Table Seats cannot be refunded. Sickness or unforeseen events do not grant you a refund.
2.3 Should the Event be cancelled, it will be postponed to a later date, Table Seat Rent will not be refunded. The Table Seat Rent is valid at the new date of the postponed Event.
2.4 Each registered user is responsible to fill in all contact information correctly.
2.5 Any disruptions in the LAN or power net do not grant you a refund or reduced Table seat rent. Any cancelled lectures, contests or other happenings do not grant you a refund or reduced Table seat rent.
2.6 The personal information that you fill in when registering are stored and processed by CodePoKE, who is in charge of the processing. By agreeing to these terms you allow us to handle your personal information as above stated.
3) PARTICIPATION IS AT YOUR OWN RISK
3.1 Participation in the event CodePoKE is at your own risk.
3.2 Follow our rules, use caution, eat and sleep normally. It is highly recommended to get a full good night’s sleep if you intend to be driving from CodePoKE.
3.3 CodePoKE is not liable for any economical loss in relation to CodePoKE, directly or indirect, for example in case of a cancelled event, electrical failure or similar.
3.4 No person or persons shall hold CodePoKE liable.
3.5 CodePoKE is not responsible for personal belongings or equipment. Do not leave valuable belongings unattended!
4.1 You are not allowed to handle or in any other way place clothes or other flammable material on power stations or alike. You are not allowed to hang or in any other way place anything in the electricity or network cables hanging in-between the table rows.
4.2 You are not allowed to use home-made electrical equipment. Please use electricity cables and extensions of good quality. Poor quality electrical cables or extensions can harm your computer equipment, and also creates ground leaks that will cause the electrical circuits to shutdown and result in your equipment being without power until corrected.
4.3 You are absolutely not allowed to bring any form of: toaster, microwave oven, coffee boiler, refrigerator, searchlight or any other high power consuming or heat producing appliances. Even standard spotlights and common 230V light bulbs are a fire risk and may only be used with extreme caution and may not be covered with flammable material such as paper, plastic, clothes etc. CodePoKE crew has the right to confiscate your belonging after repeated warnings.
4.4 Fire in any form (candles, lighters, gas stoves or alike) are not allowed to be used.
4.5 You are not allowed to bring a kick bike, skateboard or similar transportation gear within the building. This does not apply for CodePoKE crew.
4.6 You are responsible for keeping your seat and the surrounding area free from litter. Since this is burnable material it increases the risk of fire. Throw your garbage into the recycling bins placed in the aisles. Please help us recycle by placing your litter in the correct places (compost, combustible, cans and -very important- electrical stuff like broken keyboards, cables, circuit boards etc)
4.7 You are not permitted to bring an armchair, couch or alike. These are both too large and contain too much combustible material. A simple office chair is allowed.
4.8 You are not permitted to sleep underneath the tables or in the aisles. It is preferred that participants arrange sleeping accommodation outside of the building. If no accommodation can be arranged, you can contact the CodePoKE crew before the event and a solution will be sought.
4.9 You are not allowed to in any way store belongings in the aisle behind you seat since these aisles must be kept free in case of a fire! Your belongings should thus be able to fit underneath your table area.
4.10 Laser pointers are strongly prohibited at CodePoKE. Ticket & table seat will be revoked and access to CodePoKE will be stopped.
5) ELECTRICITY AND NETWORK
5.1 Each participant should be aware of disruption of the electricity and/or LAN grids could occur. CodePoKE crew will repair these problems with highest priority.
5.2 Each Participant must bring their own power splitter and connect it to their appointed power outlet supplied by CodePoKE. You are not allowed to consume power from your neighbour or any other power outlet. This is very important to make sure that the load on the power network is kept correct to decrease any grounding errors.
5.3 Each Table Seat may use an average of 275W. Please observe that the effect your power supply can handle is not the same as what it uses!
5.4 You are not allowed to bring any form of PA equipments or speakers. To reduce the sound level and power consumption we ask you to use headphones. Any form of 3d system and subwoofers will be confiscated.
5.5 You are strictly forbidden to bring any form of: toaster, microwave oven, coffee boiler, refrigerator, searchlight or any other high watt consuming or heat producing appliances.
5.6 You are not permitted to connect your own WLAN access point or WLAN router to CodePoKE network.
5.7 If your computer is causing problems in the network such as: virus, attacks, etc, your computer will be disconnected until the problem is resolved. If the person refuses to disconnect his/her computer from the network we have the right to evict this person from the premises.
5.8 Each participant shall take proper precaution to protect themselves from the network against spreading of viruses, spyware etc. Everyone is advised to have an updated antivirus program and firewall installed.
6.1 Low-alcohol drinks, like beer and wine, are in limited quantities allowed to be taken onto CodePoKE premises. When this leads to intoxicated or unwanted behaviour, the CodePoKE crew will confiscate the drinks. People found intoxicated and/or on drugs will be shown off the premises.
6.2 Drugs in any form do not belong and are not allowed to be taken onto CodePoKE premises. People intoxicated and/or under the influence of drugs/other non-allowed substances will not be allowed on the premises, at any time. People found intoxicated and/or on drugs will be shown off the premises.
6.3 Smoking is strictly forbidden in the gaming areas. It is still uncertain if there will be a room to smoke in. Please take this into consideration. Electronic cigarettes is not allowed to use inside of CodePoKE.
6.4 Each person may only use one chair at every computer space. You are not allowed to pile two or more chairs on top of each other to create a higher chair, please bring a pillow instead!
6.5 You are in no way permitted to build your own table, or extend pre-existing ones.
6.6 You may not alter or touch CodePoKE cables or equipment.
6.7 CodePoKE has no minimum age requirement; participants under the age of 18 should have their parent’s permission to attend CodePoKE. Guardian shall be aware of CodePoKE rules!
6.8 Breaking Dutch laws can lead to you being reported to the Dutch authorities and immediate eviction from the premises awaiting the police.
6.9 You are not permitted to sell anything without the permission of CodePoKE. This does not include occasional sale of second hand or personal belongings.
6.10 Posting posters or any other spreading of commercial material, propaganda or anything similar is strictly forbidden without special clearance from CodePoKE.
6.11 CodePoKE retains the legal right to place network cameras for publishing on the Internet and also publish photo’s taken inside and outside CodePoKE on the Internet without asking further permission from participants that may be visible in the picture.
6.12 CodePoKE retains the legal right to edit, publish, modify, sell and distribute photographs, video and audio recordings taken inside and outside CodePoKE on various content delivery channels such as but not limited to Youtube, Vimeo, Soundcloud and Justin.tv, as a physical copy such as but not limited to DVD, HDCAM SR and Blu-Ray without asking further permission from persons that may be visible in the picture.
These rules are based on the rules of DreamHack.