Community Guidelines

Last Updated: September 28th, 2020

This Document describes rules which should be followed by anyone using taiga as well as on our Discord and other Community Platforms

1. Introduction

Thank you for your Interest in taiga. Our goal is to create a friendly and fair environment for all users of taiga. In order to do so, there are some rules you need to follow and some things you need to know about our Services. Below you find our Community Guidelines which apply to all users of taiga’s Services. By using our systems, you agree that you are 13 years of age or older. If you are below 16 years of age you furthermore need Permission to use taiga of a legal guardian. These Community Guidelines were last changed on September 28th 2020. They are valid starting September 28th 2020.

2. Acceptance

By executing one of taiga’s Commands, signing up to our Web Services, inviting taiga to your Discord or joining the official taiga Discord you are accepting these Community Guidelines. Furthermore you are also agreeing to all new rules and changes to this Document by the Administration of taiga. We have the right to modify and update our Community Guidelines with no notice given.

3. Submission of user generated content

When using taiga's Services, there are many ways a User can submit content like texts, images or audio. By doing so, you agree that you are the legal owner of the content or have permission from the legal owner to use the media on our platforms under our terms. By uploading you furthermore grant us full permission to use and distribute the content uploaded.

4. User rights

By becoming a free or paid member of taiga, by signing up on our web services, joining the official taiga Discord or inviting taiga to another discord you are given the right to use taiga's web services with most features. Upgrading to one of taiga's paid subscriptions furthermore gives you access to more features of taiga, however gives you no advantage in taiga's virtual economy. Normal users which are not part of the taiga Team may still not have access to all features since there are some features restricted to staff and our engineers.

All access to taiga's Services may be revoked at any time for any Reason without warning.

5. Account termination

taiga reserves the right to terminate any Account at ANY time with or without warning. All terminations can be appealed by emailing an appeal to [email protected]. Appealing a termination does not guarantee that the ban is reversed. In addition to terminations, taiga may enforce other moderation techniques like temporary bans, so called "shadowbans", deletion of UGC (user generated content) or warnings on the moderator's own discretion. Terminations may also occur based on actions which happen outside of taiga's Services

6. Copyright

taiga is protected under the copyright law of the Federal Republic of Germany. The use of the taiga Branding, Website or other intellectual property of taiga is permitted for private use only. In addition to that, we do give you the permission to use the taiga Branding under the terms listed on our Branding Page. When using taiga's intellectual property, it's best to contact [email protected] to discuss everything beforehand.

If you think that your copyright is being infringed on taiga's Service, you may contact [email protected] so we can investigate the issue and take down the content as quick as possible. However, for copyright infringements in UGC (user generated content), read section 7

7. Copyright Infringement in UGC

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and ask you to do the same. If you are a copyright owner or an angent of a copyright owner and believe that any content on taiga's services which have been created by another user (So called UGC; user generated content) infringes upon your copyright, please contact us at [email protected] and we'll try our best to take down the copyrighted material as fast as possible.

If the content has been put up by taiga's Administration and not by a user, or you are not entirely sure, please refer to section 6. Mistakes happen.

8. taiga's Virtual Currency

"taigacoins" and "taigagems" have no real world value or exchange rate. taiga reserves the right to grant, revoke and destroy the virtual currency from any user at any time.

In addition to that, it is not allowed to use the currency to trade real world items or items on other platforms outside of Discord.

9. Communication between Users

taiga's Social Media accounts, the official Discord and other Services aim to provide a safe environment for the users ("Community") of taiga and to communicate with each other. To make this communication safe for all users - and especially minors - there are some rules everyone has to follow:

10. Community Rules

The follow rules are valid for the taiga Discord: