Rotherham United Incident Reporting Policy
We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practices for all players, officials, staff, fans, members of the community, partners and other stakeholders according to their individual needs.
Discrimination on the grounds of sex, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin or political belief has no place within our Club.
When entering the ground players, officials, staff, fans, members of the community, partners and other stakeholders accept the jurisdiction of the Ground Regulations.
Click here for the club ground regulations in full. - http://www.themillers.co.uk/club/ground-regulations/
Reporting for Supporters
The club would like to emphasise that we operate a zero tolerance policy on discrimination of any sort. Anyone found to be in breach of this rule could receive a lifetime banning order. Any reported acts of misconduct by players are also highly likely to lead to formal disciplinary action by the FA under rule E20.
Reporting of discrimination or inappropriate behaviours on matchdays can be made in person to a matchday steward, where appropriate action will be taken and, if necessary, the incident will reported to the Stadium Manager and the Police.
You can also report discrimination or inappropriate behaviours within the ground anonymously. Rotherham United has a designated Report Hotline where supporters can text details of an incident to the following number: 07507 449121
You can also use the Kick it Out reporting app which provides users with the ability to attach video, photo and audio evidence to complaints to help support investigations into discriminatory abuse and behaviour. The free Kick It Out app can be downloaded now from Google Play by clicking here and from the App Store by clicking here.
Reporting of discrimination or inappropriate behaviours outside of the matchday environment are to be made to the club’s Chief Operating Officer or HR Manager. This can be done in person by visiting the AESSEAL New York Stadium or in writing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or addressed to:
Rotherham United FC,
AESSEAL New York Stadium,
New York Way,
Reporting for players and staff
For players and staff who want to report an incident of discrimination or inappropriate behaviours on matchday/non-matchday, the procedure is to escalate the matter to the Chief Operating Officer or HR Manager. This can be done in person or in writing via emailing email@example.com
Rotherham United are committed to communicating, when appropriate, incidents relating to discrimination or inappropriate behaviours to its supporters and the general public in order to reduce the incidence of such occurences.
The club will use every means to ensure that anyone associated with the club is aware of what is considered to be unacceptable behaviour on matchdays and non-matchdays. Communication on matchdays will also be provided in the club matchday programme, through the stadium public address system and via the stadium video screen and concourse TVs.
In the event of a serious breach of the club's safeguarding or anti-discrimination policies, communication to the general public will be made following consultation with the Football League/FA and where deemed necessary legal advice.
Any further communication will be conducted through our official website, www.themillers.co.uk, or alternative through statements which will be communicated to the Press and South Yorkshire Police.