Dog Desk Animal Action Zero Tolerance Policy
Dog Desk Animal Action CIC (the organisation) is a social enterprise functioning with two directors, one translator and seven volunteers.
The organisation conducts its affairs from a physical office, fairs & similar & social media.
This zero-tolerance policy exists to tackle abuse, both physical & verbal against the organisations directors, translator & volunteers.
The following behaviours are considered unacceptable.
Displays of violent temper
Hostile or aggressive behaviour
Threats of any kind including threats of death & bodily harm
Brandishing an object that could be used as a weapon.
Racist or misogynistic remarks
Insults regarding appearance
Harassment via electronic devices
This list is not exhaustive. Any behaviour which causes distress to a team member or director will not be tolerated.
REPORTING, INVESTIGATING AND MONITORING
Behaviour classed as unacceptable within this policy will be investigated. Once investigated action will be taken.
Where physical injury or threats to safety & stalking have been made the police will be contacted for investigation.
Malicious allegations & harassment via electronic devices will be referred to the organisations solicitor & legal action taken where necessary.
The organisation reserves the right to block a user on social media, email, messaging apps or website permanently.
This policy applies to organisations, institutions & individuals the organisation is supporting in addition to the public.
In the case of organisations, institutions & individuals the organisation is supporting, a breach of this policy will result in the organisations support being withdrawn immediately without notice.