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Anchor Event Policies

Under 18 Participation

Members and organizers must be at least 18 years of age. Therefore, events will be targeted at, those who are over 18. 

While some activities will interest families, any children present at an event must be supervised and accompanied by an adult parent or guardian. 

Criminal Record

We may remove certain members when we become aware that the member is a convicted sex offender or has been convicted of a violent, fraudulent, or dangerous crime. We may also remove a member based on their criminal record, for safety, or for other concerns. Members with concerns about criminal or illegal activity should always report it to local authorities as well as Britevents Northwest organizers or hosts.

Harassment and bullying are not allowed on the BENW website  or at our events. BENW will honor requests to remove content that publicly shames or degrades a private individual. Harassment is persistent or non-consensual contact from another member. Bullying is the intentional action for the purpose of hurting or embarrassing another.

Act with Integrity: Do Not Manipulate or Exploit

Any attempt to use someone's insecurities or vulnerabilities for personal gain is considered manipulation or exploitation and is prohibited.

Hate speech, supremacy, or behavior that incites hate or violence against individuals or groups of people based on who they are or their beliefs, is prohibited.

Food Sharing at events 

Click HERE to view our specific allergen and food handling safety rules.

Message Respectfully: Don't Spam

Content sent to a member or BENW that is irrelevant, impersonal, unsolicited, promotional, or repetitive is spam. Organizer messages for the benefit and information of the Members are not regarded as spam. Marketing messages from our sponsors or approved advertisers are not regarded as spam. Only businesses and organizations with British ownership, British Products, or services specifically useful to Brits will be admitted as sponsors or advertisers as determined by BENW.


Altering the content or settings the BENW website without permission from the main organizer, or in a way that is not aligned with the purpose of Britevents Northwest, is prohibited. Any use of tools or features to disrupt or destroy content for the purpose of undermining or undercutting the established community is a violation of our policies.

Honor Requests for Distance: About Block and Ban Decisions

If you are banned, you’re banned. Members must accept and respect any organizer’s decision to ban a member from a group, or a decision to block a member from contacting us. Creating new accounts to circumvent block or ban decisions is prohibited.

Event attendees

If you are a Visitor to our website or Guest at our events you are expected to follow our policies. In particular:

At events we organize, you are expected to follow the policies outlined on this page.


If you feel an attendee is infringing one or more of these policies, please report it to the Event Organizer or Group Organizer as soon as possible.

The Group Organizer or Host reserves the right to ask an attendee to leave the event if they are in breach of these rules and policies. 

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Ask for Permission: Consent

BENW defines consent as welcomed communications and actions to engage with a member. Engaging with anyone in a non-consensual way is strictly prohibited. If ever in doubt, ask permission.

Respect Privacy: Don't Post Other People's Private Information

Posting other people's private information without their explicit consent is prohibited. …

Members and vistors should always be mindful of privacy and use discretion when sharing any private content that belongs to themselves or to other members. For example, phone numbers, social security numbers, addresses, financial information, passwords, and government identification are considered private information.

Be Kind

Bullying, harassment, exploitation, and acts of hate undermine community building in safe spaces where people can trust one another. Building real relationships requires us to be more compassionate and kinder towards one another. Meetup and BENW enforces against behaviors that are threatening, intentionally malicious, or personally harmful--physically, emotionally, or mentally.


Sexual Content and Nudity

Pornography is not allowed on the BENW website. Publicly shared photos must be appropriate for general audiences. Nude or sexual photos are not allowed in public spaces. 

Shocking, Disturbing, and Violent Content

Gratuitously graphic, disgusting, obscene, or violent content is prohibited. We don't allow content posted to upset, shock, or disturb a the BENW community or its members. 

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