CAKE does not discriminate against any person with respect to race, color, sex, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, or source of income. CAKE is a safe space: actions or merchandise that is considered hateful or that makes any attendee, staff member, or exhibitor feel unsafe will not be tolerated. Offended parties are encouraged to approach CAKE organizers to mediate and resolve the situation. CAKE reserves the right to remove any party from our events. Participants agree to not hold CAKE, its staff, or Center on Halsted responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged merchandise. The CAKE safer space policy is intended to make our event a supportive, nonthreatening, and safe environment. If you experience harassment, abuse, assault,or any other kind of violation of our policy during CAKE, or if for any other reason you need support, please notify CAKE organizers or CAKE staff; our on-call exhibitor services team will help resolve the situation.