Terms of Service

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Acceptance
  • 3. Submission of user generated content
  • 4. User rights
  • 5. Refund policy
  • 6. Account termination
  • 7. Copyright
  • 8. Privacy
  • 9. Copyright Infringement in UGC
  • 10. Virtual Currency
  • 11. Communication between Users
  • 12. Community Rules

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 Terms of Service 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. This Terms of Service were last changed on 18th of June 2020. They are valid starting 18th of June 2020.

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 those Terms of Service. 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 Terms of Service with no notice given.

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 written permission from the legal owner to use the media under taiga’s Terms. By uploading you furthermore grant taiga full permission to use and distribute the content uploaded. This license can be revoced by removing the Content from our web services.

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 to you are given the right to use taiga’s Web Services and most of the commands and features. Upgrading to one of taiga’s Paid Subscriptions further 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 of taiga though.

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

Information about our Refund Policy will be added together with the Release of taiga Subscriptions in the future.

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 terminiation however does not guarantee restoring of the account.  In addition to terminations, taiga may enforce other moderations 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.

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 us only. When using taiga’s intellectual property it’s best to contact [email protected] first to clear everything up.

If you by any chance think you’re Copyright is being infringed on taiga’s Services you may contact [email protected] so we can investigate the Issue and take down the content as quick as possible. However please do not send Copyright infringements in UGC (user generated Content) to that email, instead read Section 9 for that.

taiga mainly collects data to make the user experience the best we could possibly give you. We also anonymously collect certain data to analyze how you use taiga. Furthermore, other services we integrate with may collect information for other purposes such as marketing. Read our Privacy Policy for further Information or E-Mail [email protected] for further questions.

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we ask you to do the same. If you are a copyright owner or an agent of a copyright owner and believe that any Content on taiga’s Services which has been generated 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, please read Section 6 to find out how to contact us in that case. Mistakes happen.

taiga’s Virtual Currency “taigacoins” has 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.

taiga’s Community Forums, Social Media Accounts, Official Discord and other Services aim to provide a safe environment for the Users (“Community”) of taiga to communicate with each other. To make this communication safe for all users - and especially for minors - there are some rules every user has to follow:

a) You must show respect to all users within the community at all times. Any sort of abuse to another player is not tolerated at all times.

b) Abusive and inappropriate language as well as messages that are seen as racist, harassment or that are asking for personal information are not tolerated.

c) taiga does not tolerate any form of threads, even as meant as a joke. Threads include, but are not limited to: terrorism, physical/emotional harm, or digital attacks.

These Rules are valid for the taiga Community Forums and the taiga Discord:

  • Spamming is not allowed. This includes Repeating a Message, writing in CAPITAL LETTERS and unwanted Messages (e.g. writing random Letters or Words without context)
  • If a Category/Channel is not marked for a specific Language, only English is allowed.
  • Advertising other Services is not allowed.