FAQ’s

Making, Handling & Dealing with Reports of Sexual Harassment (31)

No, we will never reveal your identity to your sexual harasser. If you wish to do this, then you can do so at your own discretion.

We will never reveal your identity to any other Reporter unless you explicitly ask us to do so in writing.

No, you cannot make a Report on behalf of someone else. Only the person who has directly experienced the sexual harassment can make a Report.

If you suspect there has been sexual harassment at your workplace or if you have witnessed sexual harassment, you can contact us and we can give you advice on how to handle it.

No, once your Report has been approved and published it is not possible to modify it. You can only modify parts of your Report before it has been sent to a Reviewer to review, at which time the editing fields will be locked.

If you would like to edit or remove something from the Report, please contact us.

Yes, you can do this. Please specify this in your Report form.

Yes, you can report more than one incident of sexual harassment with different perpetrators but you must submit separate Reports for each incident.

Yes, you will have the opportunity to do this through the Report form.

No! You can send us your Report and we will verify it for you; however, it may help to check out our pages on “What is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?” before making your Report.

No, you do not need to be currently employed by the company at which you experienced the sexual harassment.

No, you do not need to inform anyone that you are making a Report; however, if you do wish to inform them, or if you feel they might help you with your case, then we can advise you, or put you in touch with a professional who can advise you, on how best to go about this.

No, the perpetrator of the sexual harassment you are reporting does not need to be currently employed by the company at which you experienced the sexual harassment.

After you make a Report, a member of our team will assess your survey answers and decide whether the Report qualifies as sexual harassment in the workplace. If it does, then it will be published on our registry immediately and you will be notified via the email you used to register.

If it does not qualify then we will let you know why and you will have a chance to make a new Report. If we are certain the case does not qualify as sexual harassment then we will contact you and your Report will not be published.

After you make a Report, a member of our team will assess your Report answers and decide whether the Report qualifies as sexual harassment in the workplace. If it does, then it will be published on our registry immediately and you will be notified via the email you used to register.

If it does not qualify then we will let you know why and you will have a chance to make a new Report. If we are certain the case does not qualify as sexual harassment then we will contact you and your Report will not be published.

You can make a Report by filling out our Report submission form on the BeOnAlert app homepage.

After you make a Report, a member of our team will assess your Report and decide whether it meets our internal and community guidelines.

If your Report is approved, then it will be published on our registry immediately and you will be notified via the email you used to register.

If it does not qualify then we will let you know why and you will have a chance to make a new Report. 

There is no time constraint on how recent an incident of sexual harassment has to be. We understand that the pain of sexual harassment is not easily forgotten.

Any personally identifying information that you include in your Report pertaining to you will not be published on our public registry.

If your submission is approved, we will publish a Report on our Public Registry. The Report will state:

∙ The company the Accused worked for at the time of the harassment.*
∙ The type/s of sexual harassment you experienced.
∙ The general timeframe within which it occurred.
∙ Your written description of the incident (only if you have given us your prior approval through the submission form).

*We may choose to publish the name, work email address, or LinkedIn handle of the harasser if a certain number and level of allegations have been made against them. This will serve to alert users to those who are not represented by any company, such as investors.

If you chose the option in your submission form, we will share the answers in your form with an allocated lawyer who will provide you a free initial consultation and with whom you will be able to communicate with through the Reporter Platform.

Upon publication of your Report on our Public Registry, we will contact the Accused’s employer and inform them that a report has been made on our platform. We will provide them with the same information that is available on the Public Registry, as well as the name of the harasser.

Your identity will not be revealed to the employer at this stage; however, you will have the option to your reveal your identity to them down the line with a view to resolving the case in a satisfactory manner through the BeOnAlert platform. You have complete control over if and when you choose to reveal your identity to the employer.

If your account has been deleted, please contact: support@beonalert.org

We will delete your content if it violates our community guidelines, terms of use, or privacy policy. You can contact us at any time at: support@beonalert.org.

We will reject Reports if they do meet our internal guidelines and if they violate our community guidelines, terms of use, or privacy policy

If your report is rejected, we will notify you as to why and you will be given the chance to make a new Report. Repeated violations of our community guidelines, terms of use, or privacy policy will result in you being blocked from submitting a report.

After you make a Report, a member of our team will assess your Report to decide whether it meets our internal and community guidelines. If it qualifies, then certain information from your Report will be published on our public registry immediately and you will be notified. If your Report does not qualify then we will let you know why and you will have a chance to make a new Report. 

The published Report will state:

∙ The company the Accused worked for at the time of the harassment.*
∙ The type/s of sexual harassment the Reporter experienced.
∙ The general timeframe within which the incident occurred.
∙ The Reporter’s written description of the harassment (with the Reporter’s prior approval, only).

*We may choose to publish the name, work email address, or LinkedIn handle of the harasser if a certain number and level of allegations have been made against them. This will serve to alert users to potential harassers who are not represented by any company, such as investors.

Please note that none of your own personal, contact, or other details will be published on our public registry without your consent.

After your Report is approved, and if you have chosen this option in your submission form, you will be given access to a lawyer from our list of vetted, partner law firms. They will give you a free, initial consultation. 

In the future, we plan to enable you to communicate with HR, psychological and harassment professionals; your employer; and other Reporters via the internal Reporter Platform.

Upon publication of your report, we will contact the Accused’s employer and inform them that a report has been made on our platform. We will provide this company with the same information that is available on the Public Registry as well and the name of the harasser.

At this stage, your identity will not be revealed to this company; however, you will have the option to allow us to reveal your identity further down the line so as to help you come to a satisfactory resolution with your employer. You have complete control over if and when your identity is revealed.

You can include any information you feel is relevant in the Report, however in your description of the event we ask you not to include any personally identifying or contact information pertaining to you, the perpetrator, or anyone else. If you include these then we will not be able to publish your Report.

Any personally identifying information that you include in your Report pertaining to you will not be published on our public registry.

If your submission is approved, we will publish a Report on our Public Registry. The Report will state:

∙ The company the Accused worked for at the time of the harassment.*
∙ The type/s of sexual harassment you experienced.
∙ The general timeframe within which it occurred.
∙ Your written description of the incident (only if you have given us your prior approval through the submission form).

*We may choose to publish the name, work email address, or LinkedIn handle of the harasser if a certain number and level of allegations have been made against them. This will serve to alert users to those who are not represented by any company, such as investors.

If you chose the option in your submission form, we will share the answers in your form with an allocated lawyer who will provide you a free initial consultation and with whom you will be able to communicate with through the Reporter Platform.

Upon publication of your Report on our Public Registry, we will contact the Accused’s employer and inform them that a report has been made on our platform. We will provide them with the same information that is available on the Public Registry, as well as the name of the harasser.

Your identity will not be revealed to the employer at this stage; however, you will have the option to your reveal your identity to them down the line with a view to resolving the case in a satisfactory manner through the BeOnAlert platform. You have complete control over if and when you choose to reveal your identity to the employer.

Any personally identifying information that you include in your Report pertaining to you will not be published on our public registry.

If your submission is approved, we will publish a Report on our Public Registry. The Report will state:

∙ The company the Accused worked for at the time of the harassment.*
∙ The type/s of sexual harassment you experienced.
∙ The general timeframe within which it occurred.
∙ Your written description of the incident (only if you have given us your prior approval through the submission form).

*We may choose to publish the name, work email address, or LinkedIn handle of the harasser if a certain number and level of allegations have been made against them. This will serve to alert users to those who are not represented by any company, such as investors.

If you chose the option in your submission form, we will share the answers in your form with an allocated lawyer who will provide you a free initial consultation and with whom you will be able to communicate with through the Reporter Platform.

Upon publication of your Report on our Public Registry, we will contact the Accused’s employer and inform them that a report has been made on our platform. We will provide them with the same information that is available on the Public Registry, as well as the name of the harasser.

Your identity will not be revealed to the employer at this stage; however, you will have the option to your reveal your identity to them down the line with a view to resolving the case in a satisfactory manner through the BeOnAlert platform. You have complete control over if and when you choose to reveal your identity to the employer.

No, never! BeOnAlert will never tamper with any Reports. We will only take down Reports we believe to be false or fraudulent, or which violate our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.

We will not automatically contact a therapist or psychologist on your behalf without your approval; however, with your permission, we can provide you with the contact details of a psychological professional.

No, we will not contact a rape crisis centre or other similar organization; however, if you ask us to we will give you the contact details of one of these so you may make contact.

We will not automatically contact a therapist or psychologist on your behalf without your approval; however, with your permission, we can provide you with the contact details of a psychological professional.

We will contact your employer to let them know that a Report has been made which involves someone from their company (referring to The Accused). They will then have access to the information published on the public registry. We will not share your name or any other details about you with your employer.

No, right now we do not contact The Accused if a report has been made pertaining to them.

No, we will not contact the police on your behalf about your case.

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Making, Handling & Dealing with Reports of Sexual Harassment (31)

No, we will never reveal your identity to your sexual harasser. If you wish to do this, then you can do so at your own discretion.

We will never reveal your identity to any other Reporter unless you explicitly ask us to do so in writing.

No, you cannot make a Report on behalf of someone else. Only the person who has directly experienced the sexual harassment can make a Report.

If you suspect there has been sexual harassment at your workplace or if you have witnessed sexual harassment, you can contact us and we can give you advice on how to handle it.

No, once your Report has been approved and published it is not possible to modify it. You can only modify parts of your Report before it has been sent to a Reviewer to review, at which time the editing fields will be locked.

If you would like to edit or remove something from the Report, please contact us.

Yes, you can do this. Please specify this in your Report form.

Yes, you can report more than one incident of sexual harassment with different perpetrators but you must submit separate Reports for each incident.

Yes, you will have the opportunity to do this through the Report form.

No! You can send us your Report and we will verify it for you; however, it may help to check out our pages on “What is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?” before making your Report.

No, you do not need to be currently employed by the company at which you experienced the sexual harassment.

No, you do not need to inform anyone that you are making a Report; however, if you do wish to inform them, or if you feel they might help you with your case, then we can advise you, or put you in touch with a professional who can advise you, on how best to go about this.

No, the perpetrator of the sexual harassment you are reporting does not need to be currently employed by the company at which you experienced the sexual harassment.

After you make a Report, a member of our team will assess your survey answers and decide whether the Report qualifies as sexual harassment in the workplace. If it does, then it will be published on our registry immediately and you will be notified via the email you used to register.

If it does not qualify then we will let you know why and you will have a chance to make a new Report. If we are certain the case does not qualify as sexual harassment then we will contact you and your Report will not be published.

After you make a Report, a member of our team will assess your Report answers and decide whether the Report qualifies as sexual harassment in the workplace. If it does, then it will be published on our registry immediately and you will be notified via the email you used to register.

If it does not qualify then we will let you know why and you will have a chance to make a new Report. If we are certain the case does not qualify as sexual harassment then we will contact you and your Report will not be published.

You can make a Report by filling out our Report submission form on the BeOnAlert app homepage.

After you make a Report, a member of our team will assess your Report and decide whether it meets our internal and community guidelines.

If your Report is approved, then it will be published on our registry immediately and you will be notified via the email you used to register.

If it does not qualify then we will let you know why and you will have a chance to make a new Report. 

There is no time constraint on how recent an incident of sexual harassment has to be. We understand that the pain of sexual harassment is not easily forgotten.

Any personally identifying information that you include in your Report pertaining to you will not be published on our public registry.

If your submission is approved, we will publish a Report on our Public Registry. The Report will state:

∙ The company the Accused worked for at the time of the harassment.*
∙ The type/s of sexual harassment you experienced.
∙ The general timeframe within which it occurred.
∙ Your written description of the incident (only if you have given us your prior approval through the submission form).

*We may choose to publish the name, work email address, or LinkedIn handle of the harasser if a certain number and level of allegations have been made against them. This will serve to alert users to those who are not represented by any company, such as investors.

If you chose the option in your submission form, we will share the answers in your form with an allocated lawyer who will provide you a free initial consultation and with whom you will be able to communicate with through the Reporter Platform.

Upon publication of your Report on our Public Registry, we will contact the Accused’s employer and inform them that a report has been made on our platform. We will provide them with the same information that is available on the Public Registry, as well as the name of the harasser.

Your identity will not be revealed to the employer at this stage; however, you will have the option to your reveal your identity to them down the line with a view to resolving the case in a satisfactory manner through the BeOnAlert platform. You have complete control over if and when you choose to reveal your identity to the employer.

If your account has been deleted, please contact: support@beonalert.org

We will delete your content if it violates our community guidelines, terms of use, or privacy policy. You can contact us at any time at: support@beonalert.org.

We will reject Reports if they do meet our internal guidelines and if they violate our community guidelines, terms of use, or privacy policy

If your report is rejected, we will notify you as to why and you will be given the chance to make a new Report. Repeated violations of our community guidelines, terms of use, or privacy policy will result in you being blocked from submitting a report.

After you make a Report, a member of our team will assess your Report to decide whether it meets our internal and community guidelines. If it qualifies, then certain information from your Report will be published on our public registry immediately and you will be notified. If your Report does not qualify then we will let you know why and you will have a chance to make a new Report. 

The published Report will state:

∙ The company the Accused worked for at the time of the harassment.*
∙ The type/s of sexual harassment the Reporter experienced.
∙ The general timeframe within which the incident occurred.
∙ The Reporter’s written description of the harassment (with the Reporter’s prior approval, only).

*We may choose to publish the name, work email address, or LinkedIn handle of the harasser if a certain number and level of allegations have been made against them. This will serve to alert users to potential harassers who are not represented by any company, such as investors.

Please note that none of your own personal, contact, or other details will be published on our public registry without your consent.

After your Report is approved, and if you have chosen this option in your submission form, you will be given access to a lawyer from our list of vetted, partner law firms. They will give you a free, initial consultation. 

In the future, we plan to enable you to communicate with HR, psychological and harassment professionals; your employer; and other Reporters via the internal Reporter Platform.

Upon publication of your report, we will contact the Accused’s employer and inform them that a report has been made on our platform. We will provide this company with the same information that is available on the Public Registry as well and the name of the harasser.

At this stage, your identity will not be revealed to this company; however, you will have the option to allow us to reveal your identity further down the line so as to help you come to a satisfactory resolution with your employer. You have complete control over if and when your identity is revealed.

You can include any information you feel is relevant in the Report, however in your description of the event we ask you not to include any personally identifying or contact information pertaining to you, the perpetrator, or anyone else. If you include these then we will not be able to publish your Report.

Any personally identifying information that you include in your Report pertaining to you will not be published on our public registry.

If your submission is approved, we will publish a Report on our Public Registry. The Report will state:

∙ The company the Accused worked for at the time of the harassment.*
∙ The type/s of sexual harassment you experienced.
∙ The general timeframe within which it occurred.
∙ Your written description of the incident (only if you have given us your prior approval through the submission form).

*We may choose to publish the name, work email address, or LinkedIn handle of the harasser if a certain number and level of allegations have been made against them. This will serve to alert users to those who are not represented by any company, such as investors.

If you chose the option in your submission form, we will share the answers in your form with an allocated lawyer who will provide you a free initial consultation and with whom you will be able to communicate with through the Reporter Platform.

Upon publication of your Report on our Public Registry, we will contact the Accused’s employer and inform them that a report has been made on our platform. We will provide them with the same information that is available on the Public Registry, as well as the name of the harasser.

Your identity will not be revealed to the employer at this stage; however, you will have the option to your reveal your identity to them down the line with a view to resolving the case in a satisfactory manner through the BeOnAlert platform. You have complete control over if and when you choose to reveal your identity to the employer.

Any personally identifying information that you include in your Report pertaining to you will not be published on our public registry.

If your submission is approved, we will publish a Report on our Public Registry. The Report will state:

∙ The company the Accused worked for at the time of the harassment.*
∙ The type/s of sexual harassment you experienced.
∙ The general timeframe within which it occurred.
∙ Your written description of the incident (only if you have given us your prior approval through the submission form).

*We may choose to publish the name, work email address, or LinkedIn handle of the harasser if a certain number and level of allegations have been made against them. This will serve to alert users to those who are not represented by any company, such as investors.

If you chose the option in your submission form, we will share the answers in your form with an allocated lawyer who will provide you a free initial consultation and with whom you will be able to communicate with through the Reporter Platform.

Upon publication of your Report on our Public Registry, we will contact the Accused’s employer and inform them that a report has been made on our platform. We will provide them with the same information that is available on the Public Registry, as well as the name of the harasser.

Your identity will not be revealed to the employer at this stage; however, you will have the option to your reveal your identity to them down the line with a view to resolving the case in a satisfactory manner through the BeOnAlert platform. You have complete control over if and when you choose to reveal your identity to the employer.

No, never! BeOnAlert will never tamper with any Reports. We will only take down Reports we believe to be false or fraudulent, or which violate our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.

We will not automatically contact a therapist or psychologist on your behalf without your approval; however, with your permission, we can provide you with the contact details of a psychological professional.

No, we will not contact a rape crisis centre or other similar organization; however, if you ask us to we will give you the contact details of one of these so you may make contact.

We will not automatically contact a therapist or psychologist on your behalf without your approval; however, with your permission, we can provide you with the contact details of a psychological professional.

We will contact your employer to let them know that a Report has been made which involves someone from their company (referring to The Accused). They will then have access to the information published on the public registry. We will not share your name or any other details about you with your employer.

No, right now we do not contact The Accused if a report has been made pertaining to them.

No, we will not contact the police on your behalf about your case.

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