eSports Tilt Terms of Service

Introduction

eSports Tilt provides a web based platform that allows gamers of popular titles to organise, customise, manage and participate in eSports tournaments. In order to partake in and use the features provided by eSports Tilt you must register for an account. By opening an account with eSports Tilt you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms and conditions.

Use of Services

eSports Tilt provides its account holders with the a tournament creation and management system. eSports Tilt services are defined as the web based services provided via esportstilt.com whose system includes but shall not be limited to the following elements:

  • Tournament Creation Wizard
  • Hosted Tournaments and Hosts
  • Administered Tournaments and Administrators
  • Promoted Tournaments and Promoters
  • Funds Management
  • Statistical Database
  • Social Media
  • Challenges and High Score Tournaments

These terms and conditions are applicable to all elements of the eSport Tilt’s web based services, irrespective of their location and structure within these terms and conditions. Headings and sub-headings have been provided for ease of reference and shall not limit the generality of these terms and conditions.

You understand that certain competitions may require a consideration in order to compete for prize money. You understand that the games are skill based and played against other human players. Playing of the said games may result in you losing your consideration. You are solely responsible for this consideration and you accept that under no circumstance will any loss of this consideration be recoverable from eSports Tilt.

It is your responsibility to verify that the laws of the jurisdiction of where you reside allow the use of the eSports Tilt service and you agree not to use the service if it is prohibited by the jurisdiction in which you reside.

Changed Terms

eSports Tilt shall have the right at any time to change and modify theses terms and conditions or include new conditions. Such changes, modifications, deletions and/or additions shall take effect immediately on notification of the said alteration to these terms and conditions. The means of notification shall include without limitation: posting on esportstilt.com or electronic mail. Any use of esportstilt.com after such notice will constitute your acceptance of the alterations.

Account

In registering for an account you represent to us and acknowledge that we rely on your representation of the following:

  1. You are over 18 years of age.
  2. You agree to provide accurate registration information including but not limited to your name, age and country of residence.
  3. You agree to update your details when the said details change.
  4. You are the person whose details are contained in the registered account or in the case of a legal entity you are the duly authorised representative of that said enterprise.
  5. You are acting as the principal and not as an agent of a third party.
  6. You are not located in a country whose laws prohibit the services provided by eSports Tilt.

Account Activity

You are solely responsible for the security and confidentiality of your account. You are solely responsible for any activity on your account including the actions of a third party whether or not the access was authorised by you.

Multiple Accounts

The creation of multiple accounts is forbidden. A user may not deregister and create a new account with the intention of resting their account statistics.

Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation on Liability

The use of the eSports Tilt services is solely at your own risk. eSports Tilt does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. All account holders and users of the service assume sole liability for any personal injury or damage to persons or property caused or claimed to be have been caused as a result of or in connection to the use of the eSports Tilt service. You will notify eSports Tilt as soon as you become aware of any errors on your account and you will forfeit any amounts that have been attributed to your account by human error or technical fault.

Suspension or Termination

eSports Tilt or you may suspend or terminate your account at any time, either with or without cause, upon reasonable notice. eSports Tilt may block or suspend your account if you are believed to be participating from a country that deems the activity unlawful. On the termination or suspension of your account all your funds will be paid out to you. eSports Tilt reserves the right to withhold these funds if there is a pending investigation or evidence of misconduct or unlawful behaviour or you are in breach of the terms and conditions or game rules attributable to tournaments.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions will be governed by the laws of the Northern Territory. You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia in relation to all disputes under these Terms and Conditions.

Third Party Content

eSports Tilt distributes tournament information created by account holders. eSports Tilt does not edit or endorse this information and the content is provided by the specific account holder and not eSports Tilt. eSports Tilt does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or correctness of the information contained or advertised in the created tournaments. Under no circumstances will eSports Tilt be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through eSports Tilt services. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy and correctness of the distributed content. Any disputes that arise during a created tournament or due to the advertising of a created tournament are between you and the tournament creator. eSports Tilt will only deal with disputes against the tournament creator in the context of these Terms and Conditions.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to eSports Tilt. Please refer to the Privacy Policy for more information.

Your Conduct

eSports Tilt is intended to be controlled by the gaming community (account holders). To facilitate this control the platform has been made highly flexible and customisable. These features are to be used respectfully, honestly and may not violate any laws. By using the eSports Tilt services you agree to not post, use or upload any material that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, threatening, abusive, which encourages unlawful conduct, incites violence or which, without eSports Tilt approval, amounts to advertising or solicitation. You shall not submit, post or upload any material protected by copyright, trademarks or any other propriety rights with the permission of the owner. You shall be solely liable for any damages arising for any infringement of copyright or propriety right from such submission. By submitting content to eSports Tilt you automatically warrant that the owner of the said content has provided all the necessary permissions for that content to be viewed, accessed, stored and reproduced by all parties accessing the content.

Recordings, Media and Publicity

In registering for a tournament you authorise eSports Tilt, the tournament creator and the tournament sponsor to use, publish and display your name and any recordings, photographs and records captured of you and your game play during the tournament or any reproduction or modification thereof, in any manner and medium throughout the world for advertising, trade, promotion, exhibition and any other lawful purpose.

Intellectual Property

eSports Tilt are the exclusive owners of the eSports Tilt logo and the catch phrase "It's your game, play the way you want" and "We make it flexible, you make it fun".

Deposit and Withdrawal of Funds

Some tournaments require entry fees. To enter such tournaments you will need to deposit funds.
Funds may only be transferred via PayPal. You will be liable for all the PayPal charges when depositing and withdrawing funds. If you are transferring or withdrawing funds in a currency other than United States Dollars (USD) you will be liable for the currency conversion charges.

You undertake that: all of the money that you deposit into your account is free of any illegality and does not originate from any illegal activity or source; all deposits made into your account are authorised and that you will not attempt to reverse a deposit made into your account or take any action which will cause a deposit to be reversed by a third party.
You accept that any transactions made by you which eSports Tilt deems suspicious, may be reported to the appropriate authorities.

eSports Tilt will undertake a series of checks prior to any withdrawals. All withdrawal requests will only be processed after the expiry of a fixed period and a series of checks. If a tournament result is in dispute eSports Tilt shall have the right to withhold the funds resulting from the disputed tournament while the dispute is being investigated. If it is found that the funds were won as a result of any of the tournament participants breaking any of the eSports Tilt Terms and Conditions or rule sets then the offending team will be disqualified. The disqualified team will have no claim to any previously awarded funds. The same principal shall apply for funds that are erroneous awarded to account holders.

Tournament Creation Wizard

The tournament creation wizard allows a user to create, customise and manage a tournament. A user may create a tournament as either a Host, an Administrator or a Promoter. Each of these three tournament forms has different requirements and responsibilities for the creator and they are referred to the relevant sections for more details.

By entering a tournament created with the wizard you are entering into an agreement between you and the creator of the tournament. You agree to comply with the rules of the wizard and any included game specific rules.

All disputes between you and other players will be dealt with by the creator. eSports Tilt will only address grievances against the creator.

Administration Fee

eSports Tilt will charge an administration fee for all tournaments that are created with prize money. The below table provides a matrix of what fees and administration are applicable to the various tournament types.

Summary of Tournament Types and Requirements

Tournament Type

Hosted

Administered

Promoted

Tournament Creator

Host
Administrator
Promoter

Creator Participation

Yes
No
No

eSports Management Fee (Percentage of Prize Pool)

12
7
7

Tournament Creator Fee (Percentage of Prize Pool)

0
5
Specified by Promoter

Administration

eSports Tilt

  • Collection of player and match statistics

eSports Tilt

  • Collection of player and match statistics

Administrator

  • Verification of match results
  • Review of recorded match footage
  • Dispute resolution
  • Spectate playoffs

eSports Tilt

  • Collection of player and match statistics

Promoter

  • Verification of match results
  • Review of recorded match footage
  • Dispute resolution
  • Spectate playoffs

Tournament Cancellation

Prior to tournament commencement and only if not fully subscribed
Prior to tournament commencement and only if not fully subscribed
Tournament cannot be cancelled and the Promoter is liable for all the prize money

Statistical Database

You agree to eSports Tilt collecting your match statistics and displaying them publicly. eSports Tilt also records all your disputes and grievances against you and offences you have committed, you agree to eSports Tilt publically displaying all this information.

The collection of match and tournament statistics is performed by an automated capturing system. eSports Tilt gives no warranty of the accuracy of this system. eSports Tilt shall not be liable for any damages caused by the system inaccurately or incorrectly capturing, processing or interpreting any statistics or data. You must notify eSports Tilt of any information that was captured inaccurately or incorrectly as soon as you become aware of it.

Rule Sets

By using the eSports Tilt services and participating in tournaments you agree to adhere to, follow and comply with the following rule sets:

  1. Platform Rules
  2. Standard Rules
  3. Specific Rules
  4. Custom Rules

A tournament's rule set will always include the Platform Rules and then a collection of sub-rules from the Standard, Specific and Custom rule sets.

Platform Rules

The Platform Rules are the set of rules that govern the use of the eSports Tilt platform. They are a rule set that is common to every tournament. Please refer to the Platform Rules for a full description of the rule set.

Standard Rules

The Standard Rules are rules specific to the tournament structure and are applicable to any game and game type. The Standard Rules describe the rules and structure of the following:

  1. Round Robin
  2. Single Elimination
  3. Double Elimination

Specific Rules

The Specific Rules are rules specific to a game and/or a game mode. An example of a Specific Rule set would be eSports Rules.

Custom Rules

The Custom Rules are customised rules that the tournament creator may want to include. These custom rules supersede and overrule the Standard Rules and Specific Rules but never override the Platform Rules.
The Custom Rules include map selection and the tournament creator may specify the method of selecting the maps.

Conflict and Ambiguity between the Rule Sets

Due to the structure and flexibility of the rule sets it is understood that from time to time rules will exist that are ambiguous or that are in conflict with one another. The rule sets have a hierarchy and a lower rule set can never overrule a higher one. The Platform Rules can never be overruled and they will always govern if another rule is in conflict. The Custom Rules overrule all the rule sets except the Platform Rules. The Specific Rules overrule the Standard Rules and the Standard Rules may not take preference over any rule set. The hierarchy may be summarised as follows:

  • Platform Rules
  • Custom Rules
  • Specific Rules
  • Standard Rules

Disputes pertaining to ambiguity must be referred to eSports Tilt.