House Rules

Persons in Charge

Felix von Poblotzki, General Manager


These house rules are a code of conduct for all people at HCS Hamburg Coding School GmbH, in the following called Hamburg Coding School: teachers, staff, and participants. They are a set of guidelines and regulations for the conduct during our courses. We strive to provide a constructive learning environment for our students without interference. For this, it is crucial that all persons involved adhere to a particular code of consideration and support. Socially minded behavior and fairness are the foundation of a fruitful cooperation of everybody involved.

In addition, we need to adhere to the rules and regulations of our hosts who provide the classrooms and office space to us (co-working space Die Diele, Office Gasstraße 4).

Opening Hours

The class room is available on the dates and times of scheduled classes (usually 6pm to 9pm).

Classes take place at the announced dates and times. Changes will only be made after consultation with the trainer and the participants.

Course participants have access to the class rooms only during the time of scheduled classes. If the need arises to access class rooms for self study or private sessions, this can be arranged following admission by the administration.

Should a door or gate incidentally be locked, course participants need to contact their trainer. The trainer has the key or is able to obtain it.

Code of Conduct

Everybody at Hamburg Coding School is required to treat each other with respect, politeness, consideration and cooperativeness – in general any form of conduct supporting polite interaction. We adhere to the Berlin Code of Conduct.

Course materials and content needs to be handled confidentially and should not be distributed to third parties. Credentials or access information are confidential as well and should not be distributed or passed on to third parties.

Recordings of classes or sequences thereof are prohibited. Exceptions need the approval of the trainer and administration.

Copyrights and intellectual property rights are to be respected.

Internet access is provided for the purpose of participating in the class. It is prohibited to use the provided internet access for accessing or downloading pornographic, politically radical, violence-glorifying or race-baiting content.

The use of mobile phones and electronic devices is permitted during class. Please be considerate of your fellow participants.

Amenities and equipment of the class rooms are to be handled with care. In case of damage, the perpetrator (or their parent or legal guardian) will be held reliable.

Basic Rules

All premises are non-smoking areas.

Course participants who can’t attend a class due to sickness or other reasons please notify their trainer by email or phone.

We reserve the right to cancel or shift single class sessions for cause. Alternative dates are discussed with the class.

Course participants or trainers are expected to keep the premises clean and use the appropriate bins for disposing of trash.

The coffee machines at the shared kitchens are off limits to course participants. They may only be operated by authorized personnel.

Disclaimer of Liability

No liability can be accepted for valuables. This includes the wardrobe.

Parents are responsible for their own children. For the duration of the course, the teacher assumes the duty of supervision.

Trainer and staff are available for suggestions, feedback and complaints of any nature.

The user accepts these house rules with participation in the courses or events at Hamburg Coding School.

Hamburg, April 22nd, 2023
The General Manager