Conditions Free from Harassment
Publiks is committed to creating and maintaining conditions, environments and spaces free from discrimination and harassment.
Therefore, persons engaged in activity within, for, on behalf of, in reference to and otherwise pertaining to Publiks is expected to uphold the following:
Absence of Discrimination
— that Publiks ensure there is no discrimination based on real or perceived age, caste, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical ability, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy or reproductive ability, choice or commitments, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other real or perceived characteristic, class or status protected by applicable law or regulation.
Absence of Harassment
— that Publiks ensure there is no harassment, including but not limited to coercion or extortion, following, stalking, targeting or unconsented tracking, harsh or inhumane treatment, hazing, humiliation or bullying, threats, trespassing, hacking or vandalism, confidentiality or privacy violations, and any harassment that is ethnic- or gender-based, mental, physical, psychological, racial or sexual, or conducted by auditory, cyber, electronic, noise, telecommunications or verbal means.
Improper Testing and Vetting
— that Publiks ensure there is no improper, unconsented, undue, unnecessary or extreme recruitment, testing or vetting practices, including but not limited to conducting interviews or questioning that violate privacy or confidentiality, practicing forms of conversion therapy and its equivalent, and requiring drug, medical or pregnancy tests not mandated by applicable laws or regulations.
— that Publiks ensure there is no discrimination or harassment based on the results of such tests, even where they are approved, mandated, recommended or unregulated by law, regulation or supervision.
Response, Protection, Against Retaliation
— that Publiks ensure persons subject to the above forms of discrimination or harassment are protected, are provided effective response and remedy in a timely manner, and its own responses to the above are not themselves claimed, recognized or treated as forms of discrimination or harassment.
Due Process and Duty to Report
— that Publiks make every reasonable effort to ensure the attainment and maintenance of the most robust interpretation of due process rights, standards and laws during any hearing, interview, investigation, questioning or equivalent process.
— that all persons and entities involved honor the Duty to Report, especially when any such hearing, interview, investigation, questioning or equivalent process is being conducted.
Accordance with Ethics
— that Publiks ensure following the above principles further remains in accordance with the Codes and Policies and especially the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics.
Central and Associated Policies
As stated earlier, The Publiks User Agreement and Code of Conduct consist of several Codes and Policies that collectively govern all of your activity with, within, for, in reference to and otherwise pertaining to Publiks, including its series, subsidiaries and affiliates, and its Products and Services. By continuing, you indicate that you understand that these Codes and Policies include — but are not limited to — the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics, the Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality, the Terms and Conditions of Use and Service, and the Acceptable Use Policy along with all Associated Codes and Policies. Access to the aforementioned is provided below.
Founding Code of Ethics
Privacy and Confidentiality
Terms and Conditions
Acceptable Use Policy
All Associated Policies
*Note: Please see the main Codes and Policies page for notice on conditions incompatible with the founding and mission of Publiks.
To Further Consider
Your Knowledge and Agreement
Publiks strongly recommend you develop and maintain your knowledge of all the Codes and Policies, and so ask that you read, understand and regularly visit this page and other communications regarding the Policy on Discrimination and Harassment, as well as the Codes and Policies. Publiks take your continued visiting and use of its Products and Services, including the Sites, as active indication of your knowledge, understanding, legally binding acceptance and agreement.
Your Duty to Company Integrity
To protect the company and division integrity of Publiks — as well as the properties, rights and protections of the corporation, division and its official persons — Publiks require all natural and legal persons concerned to read, understand, abide by and, where applicable, sign contracts and agreements delineated and described in the Policy on Company and Division Integrity.
Publiks remind you that the Policy on Company Integrity forms part of The Publiks User Agreement and Code of Conduct. Thus, Publiks take your continued visiting and use of its Products and Services, including the Sites, as active indication of your legally binding acceptance of this Policy as well as the Codes and Policies.
Your Questions and Feedback
Please contact email@example.com with any feedback, issues or questions — which will be addressed by the President, CEO and Chair, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku.
Your Reporting of Violations
If you detect, notice or are informed of a possible breach or violation of this Policy or any of these Codes and Policies, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any details you have — which will be addressed by the President, CEO and Chair, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku.
As with all official documents, materials, policies and statements of Publiks, definitions for terms used here can be found in the main Codes and Policies page. Please do continue with the Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality via further reading below.
Ethics at Publiks and in Publics
The Codes and Policies above reflect the founding and overarching missions of Publiks. They inform each instance of commitment, effort and work to achieve benefit, impact and success. The result, therefore, are three features evident in the above company entities, its products, services, sites, and most importantly, its communities:
Publiks Group as Ethical Communities
The Publiks Policies are adhered to by a range of individuals and communities, who work in its varied capacities and relation to Publiks to help develop, provide and participate in a private company dedicated to enhancing the public interest.
Built and Peopled with Respect in Mind
Who take as its basis the most robust conceptions of dignity, humanity, integrity and respect, including civil liberties and rights, up to and beyond what the law protects and provides for. As they carry out the overlapping missions of Publiks.
In Spaces that are Safe, Secure, and Collaborative
And who also join in ongoing efforts to ensure that Publiks, as well as its Products, Services and Sites remain active, collaborative, safe and secure places to do work, to express and discuss, to teach and learn, to form, inform and even alter local and global communities.
Publiks Inc and The Publiks Group were formed by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, to foster and improve public awareness, public knowledge, the public interest and local and global interrelationships concerning societies in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australasia and Europe.
— About Us
Mission, Scope, Founder
Founded as private and independent company entities, Publiks Inc and The Publiks Group are engaged in work that is both domestic and international in scope, concerned as they are with offering services to communities and entities located across borders.
— Founding & Overview
Nature, Scope, Means
Publiks Inc and The Publiks Group are governed by the Founder‘s Agreement, Founding Ethics, ByLaws and a set of associated Policies — each thoughtfully derived from the above and collectively constituting the governance communities standards documents.
Agreement, ByLaws, Terms
Publiks Inc and The Publiks Group provide updates on news, events and media coverage pertaining to its development, operations, work and resulting communities. Also provided are alerts, newsletters and periodic reports for those who wish to sign up and stay informed.
Press, Newsletters, Reports
Those interested may contact The Publiks Group and Publiks Inc for positions and openings in management, employee and contributing staff, and collaborations and partnerships. A career doing work here will likely be deeply rewarding.
— Careers at Ikoku & Publiks
Boards, Jobs, Contributions