In registering for an event, whether or not any monies have been paid for, attendance participants and their parents and guardians agree to abide by the Cyber Security Challenge Event Code of Conduct.

The welfare of children is paramount to us, and we acknowledge that all children, regardless of their age, culture, disability, gender, language, racial origin, religious beliefs and/or sexual identity have the right to be protected from harm and abuse. Cyber Security Challenge acknowledges it has a duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of the children we engage with and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practices reflect statutory responsibilities, guidance and best practice.


Parents/guardians undertake and acknowledge:

  • Responsibility for arrival and departure of students from the event.
  • CSC UK takes no responsibility for students outside the event schedule and students transportation arrangements.
  • Not to enrol a student who is outside the age limitations stated for an event or to their knowledge will be unable, for any reason, to participate fully in the session as advertised. If there is any doubt regarding capability or capacity parents undertake to discuss this matter with CSC staff before the event using the contact address

Participants will show respect for others by

  • abiding by the rules set out by the session leader relating to but not restricted to timings of the session, use of equipment and materials, venue facilities
  • being polite and courteous to each other and refraining from bullying, fighting and name-calling
  • being polite, courteous and honest with staff and listening to and carrying out instructions
  • act in a responsible manner by doing nothing to endanger a healthy, safe and secure environment specifically:
  • be respectful of all technical and computer equipment. Repairs of damage to equipment which are deemed deliberate by CSC staff will be charged to participants
  • be respectful of the learning environment. Any unauthorised hacking of computers, tablets, and software in use particularly to gain unfair advantage or diminish other participants ability to complete challenges, and including mischievous tampering is not permitted
  • not running around in the event area, as there will be electrical cabling, computers and other technical equipment present

Items which are prohibited should not be brought to the event. Prohibited items include but are not restricted to:

  • alcohol
  • knives

CSC UK reserves the right to deem any item a ‘prohibited item’ if the staff member considers it is being used, or capable of being used, in a way that affects safety or the effectiveness of the session.

Any participant who infringes the Code of Conduct may be asked to leave immediately. CSC UK reserves the right to retain all participant fees in the event of exclusion of a participant from an event.