By accessing this web site or any other component owned or managed by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site and any other related materials managed or owned by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.
For the purpose of this document the name ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD covers any name or acronym such as ESGO that is officially used by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD.
2. Use License
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION grants permission to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
If you violate any of these restrictions the license shall automatically be terminated. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD may also terminate this license at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD provides the materials on this website as is. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD makes not warranties, expressed or implied and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a purpose or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Additionally, ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD does not warrant or make any representation concerning the accuracy, likely results or reliability of the use of materials on its internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD or its suppliers will not be liable for any damages arising from the use or inability to use materials. Including damages for loss of data or profit or due to business interruption without limitation. This applies even if an ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD authorized representative has been notified under any such communication medium orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
5. Revisions and Errata
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD may make changes to the materials contained on its web site or any other platform owned or managed by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD. The materials appearing on ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s web site or other platforms could include typographical, technical or photographic errors. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD does not warrant that any of the materials on its website or other platforms are accurate, complete or current and may make changes to the materials contained on its website or other platforms at any time without notice. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD does not make any commitment to update any materials identified as accurate or incomplete.
Use of any links within ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s website or any other platform managed or owned by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD are at the user’s risk. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD has not reviewed all the sites linked to its internet website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD of the site.
8. Governing Law
Any claim relating to ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Australia without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.
Privacy is very important to us. In this respect, the following policy we have developed will allow us to show how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of your personal information.
Prior to collecting any personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected. Unless the information collected is already expected for the purpose that it is being collected for. These expected purposes include forms for account registration and similar such requirements.
The collection and use of personal information will only be performed with the aim of completing the purposes specified or expected by us, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or required by law.
We will only maintain personal information as long as it is necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes. This includes the retention of account details for historical purposes.
Should you wish to have your personal information removed from our systems, contact ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD in writing, appropriate identification for the validity of the enquiry will be requested.
Personal information will be collected by lawful and fair means and where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
Personal information and data collected should be relevant to fulfil the purpose from which it is to be used and extent necessary for the purpose. The information should be accurate, complete and up to date.
We will provide reasonable security safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification of your personal data. We will also provide reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft. Should we expect unauthorized access or manipulation of an individual’s data, we upon a review of the access will contact the individual in question to alert them to the breach.
We will assist an individual who has experienced a breach wherever and reasonably possible to provide additional safeguards against unlawful or unauthorized access which may include at our discretion but not be limited to, suspending their account, changing their password, recrediting their account etc.
It is the responsibility of the user to reasonably safeguard their account through the tools provided to them from unauthorized access and any potential breach to their accounts and personal information across all of our systems and platforms including the internet web site. Tools include but are not limited to, passwords and the ability to change passwords, firewalls, virus protections etc.
It is the responsibility of the user to contact ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD should they believe that their account and personal information be compromised if not detected by our systems.
We will make readily available to our customer’s information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained. Many administrators have the ability to view your IP address and screenshots of your game and computer, and may use these in anti-cheat matters, including sharing your IP with third parties.
Esports Gaming Organization (ESGO) is a competitive gaming and esports community. We acknowledge that all users have their right to express their own opinion, however staff and user content is regularly added to our systems. It is therefore your responsibility to respond to this content in a constructive and responsible manner. Each individual with a valid account has the right to create content on our systems and in doing so should only do it in a mature and non-abusive way.
By registering with the ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s platforms and systems (including the internet web site), you have agreed to not post any illegal, obscene, abusive, harassing, discriminating, degrading, vulgar, hateful, threatening, racist, slanderous, sexual orientated materials whether depicted in media or text. This includes other specific individuals as well as system wide. By registering you have also agreed that the use of our platforms and systems will be shared with young people and therefore it is your responsibility to ensure any content added to our system is suitable for a younger audience.
Esports Gaming Organization reserves the right to ban/lock/terminate your account for any reason we see fit, or for no reason at all.
Esports Gaming Organization reserves the right to deem material as inappropriate for use at its discretion and has the right to remove an individual’s content with or without a reason.
Esports Gaming Organization has the right to review your content and decide on disciplinary action should it have found a breach to occur in any reasonable way Esports Gaming Organization sees fit. This includes but is not limited to, bans on your account or team, disqualification from leagues and tournaments for the team or any other appropriate method.
For any reason if content is deemed by Esports Gaming Organization and/or its authorized representatives/moderators as extremely illicit or destructive such as child exploitation added by an individual, we reserve the right to permanently ban the individuals account and/or report the content to the relevant authorities.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD also has many public access areas they are provided for your enjoyment and members who are felt to be ruining the enjoyment of others whilst using these services will be removed for a time period at the sole discretion of the admin team.
Users should not have multiple accounts unless authorized by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD to do so. Users that are found to have two or more accounts without authorization will most likely face bans on all of their accounts. In some circumstances, additional accounts are allowed. You should confirm with ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD if am additional account is valid for your requirement. Authorization is required to be in writing and provided from an authorized staff member of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD reserves the right to cancel authorization of additional accounts when and if it sees fit. The individual will be notified in such event and depending on the reasons why the additional accounts were cancelled ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD can at its sole discretion transfer any credits remaining on the cancelled account to the individuals live account.
Admins, staff and testers are exempt from the multi accounting rules and follow alternative internal rules created by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD to fulfil their duties and requirements for the organization.
Buying, selling and trading of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD member accounts is strictly forbidden, all accounts involved in any such transaction at ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s discretion can be removed from the site.
Cheating is strictly forbidden by any member of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD, If an individual is caught cheating in any game or on any platform regardless if it’s on any of our public servers or competitive systems ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD under its discretion will set any disciplinary action it sees fit and cheating will most likely result in a permanent ban from our systems.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD can collect evidence from any source regardless of if it’s within the ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTDs systems or not to confirm if cheating has occurred regardless of where it had occurred.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD reserves the right to ban individuals or teams or apply disciplinary actions for cheating if the individual or team is caught cheating outside of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s systems.
Members or teams of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD have the right to report other players or teams for review if they believe cheating has occurred. Members or teams can also supply evidence of the cheating to ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD this includes evidence supplied outside of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s systems.
Upon an internal review, ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD has the right to suspend a team, and players accounts should a determination be made by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD that cheating has occurred. This includes holding all credits within the team and players accounts from which the cheating has occurred.
A team and or players will be granted 30 calendar days to request an appeal and state a case for review by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD. Any requests for appeal and cases made must be done in writing to ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD. It is at the sole discretion of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD with regards to the determination of the appeal and case put forward.
If an individual or team or even an individual playing in a team is caught cheating and a decision by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD continues to support that cheating had occurred or if no appeal had been made after 30 days of account suspension, that individual or team gives ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD the right to remove credits from their accounts and any players associated with the cheating individual in a team up to the amount of any winnings and buy ins for any tournaments or leagues played for the life of the accounts or teams. Credits removed in such a manner will be dispersed accordingly and at the discretion of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD with the aim of rectifying potential losses from other teams or players in the instance that they would have won or placed in a tournament or league and be rewarded the appropriate credits.
At the end of an appeals review, ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD at its discretion may remove or mitigate its disciplinary action towards the individual, individuals or team as it sees fit. Decisions made are considered final.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD cannot make full guarantees that the totals recovered will completely rectify any discrepancies of a cheating team or player.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD can assume that if an individual in a team has been caught cheating then the team can be classified as cheating as well. A team will have the right to appeal in line with the appeals process stated prior with regards to the disciplinary actions of the team due to an individual’s actions.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD reserves the rights to pursue lost winnings of an individual, individuals or team should the total remaining credits in their accounts be less than the total amount of winnings and buy ins made for the life of the accounts in question.
The only legitimate purpose a cheat can be used is to expose a cheating player. Any cheat used in such circumstance must be a public cheat and can never be used to the player’s advantage of winning the game. If the cheat is suspected of being used to the players advantage they will also be considered as having cheated. No cheats can be used in any competitive match regardless of the reason.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD reserves the right to monitor all matches competitive or otherwise on its systems and will employ judges and referees volunteered or paid to supervise matches where it sees fit.
The installation of any private cheat is strictly forbidden and will lead to a match ban as seen fit by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD.
In using ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s systems you agree to accept the download or use of any Anti-Cheat software required to play in any games that have been officially requested by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD. You also agree and acknowledge that any software’s used for anti-cheat purposes may take screenshots of your game or scan files in your system for the use of the Anti-Cheat program to function or identify malicious software such as hacks.
You must ensure that the requested Anti-Cheat programs are maintained and up to date and in no way hampered with.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD under no circumstances accepts responsibility or loss to your system caused either as direct or indirect result to the installation or use of any Anti-Cheat software required to be used in conjunction by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION’s systems. It is at the individual’s risk to operate these programs.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD and users have the ability to submit and display media they have generated through the use of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTDs systems or through public play. The same rules with regards to the respectful use of content and behaviour as mentioned previously apply.
Individuals and players may generate media based on their playing experiences through the use of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANZATION PTY LTD’s systems for non-commercial purposes only, however unless authorized by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD the media displayed will not be considered official information provided by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD and the views, opinions generated from this media are of only the individuals.
Staff and Volunteers:
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD staff members which include an array of job titles and both volunteer or paid staff are not immune to the rules expressed within these terms and are expected to operate within these terms unless internal policies expect differently from them.
All staff members regardless of any policy are expected to operate in accordance with the behaviour expectations set out within these terms and conditions.
Any abuse of a staff member or volunteer will result in a ban or permanent removal from the ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s systems.
If you believe a staff member has acted inappropriately, please contact ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD. Interactions between staff members are confidential unless expressed otherwise or authorised under specific circumstances by an authorized member of staff to disclose information or by legal requirement.
Staff members and volunteers may take part in tournaments and use the normal functions of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s systems. In doing so, no staff or volunteer will be allowed to change any of the normal functions of the system when competing and no advantage to the individual is allowed to come from having heighted access to ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s systems.
Staff members who take part in usage of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s systems will be treated as an individual who is to follow these terms and conditions and any rules set out by any tournament as any standard member would do.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD provide access to gaming servers for the use of competing teams on the system. Under no circumstances unless authorized by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD should attempts or actual action that result in tampering of a server or game be performed by individuals.
In some instances, some servers will carry their own terms and conditions for use of the server, in these events individuals and teams will be required to additionally accept these terms and conditions of access to play.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD at its sole discretion may enact disciplinary action to individuals or teams if found tampering with the server.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD makes no guarantees of the uptime of gaming servers or the availability of their resources and is not liable in any regard for any damages or loss that may incur through the use of these servers or resources.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD has the right to make or cancel sponsorships with organizations in line with the organizations purposes.
Each sponsorship will be created on its individual merits at the sole discretion of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD and will carry terms and rules around what is expected within the sponsorship.
Members are governed by the rules set out in the behaviour segment and will be expected to act and treat sponsors in the same manner.
Gaming Team Sponsorships:
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD will can sponsor gaming teams within its community and will do so at its sole discretion and determination.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD can cancel sponsorships with teams at any time and without reason unless explicitly expressed contractually.
Sponsorships may include but are not limited to buy in for tournaments, inclusion of clothing or other team merchandise in the store, entry into prestigious events or leagues.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD will endeavour not to create any sponsorship terms that may upset the balance of competitiveness or fairness for other entrants or teams and any sponsorship that is revealed to affect this regardless of being contractual or not will be reviewed with the specific element terminated. Individuals or teams who feel that a sponsored team has an unfair advantage may contact ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD in writing to alert us to review the teams sponsorship.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD will never take or have expectation to take a team’s prize money who is part of a sponsorship.
A team using ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD can request for sponsorship by contacting ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD in writing. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD is under no obligation to sponsor any team and does so at its sole discretion.
A sponsored team is allowed to have a staff member or volunteer from ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD acting as a player within a sponsored team, however as mentioned prior that staff member will not be allowed to have any form of competitive advantage and will be held responsible to these terms and conditions and the rules of each tournament entered just like every other member of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD.
Shared Team/Player Sponsorship:
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD allows for teams or individuals to carry sponsorships from other providers. Any third-party sponsorship terms cannot in anyway provide the team or individual an unfair advantage or undermine the competitiveness of any of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTDs systems.
Certain leagues and tournaments may have limitations on what a third-party sponsorship can provide and therefore these sponsorships will therefore be governed by those rules. It is expected that the team or individual carrying the sponsorships is aware of any limitations prior and during tournaments or leagues and it is the responsibility of the team or individual to ensure that any sponsorship deals do not break the rules of the league or tournament.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD is entitled to apply any disciplinary purpose it sees fit should a team or individual break any rules that have sponsorship limitation unless disciplinary actions are already clearly provided as part of the rules or tournament or league.
A team, individual or third party sponsor may make a request to ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD for shared sponsorship such as media coverage inclusion demonstrating that the third party is sponsoring the competing team or individual. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD at its sole discretion can make an inclusion for this or accept terms set out for a temporary partnership.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD provides security measures to protect and secure your information. Under no circumstance should any individual or member of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD attempt to breach the security of the ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATIONS PTY LTD’s systems. If a member or individual attempts to breach any security measures in place they will be removed from our system and if the breech or attempted breach is found to be serious enough ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD will report the matter to the cyber crimes division of the Australian Federal Police.
A member of staff will never ask for your password, do not give out your password to anyone. It is the user’s responsibility to protect their passwords.
Your submitted content to any of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD must not be illegal, indecent, threatening, profane or defamatory and the content must not consist of or contain software viruses. Political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any form of “spam”.
Your submitted content cannot infringe on the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity or contain any confidential or propriety information of any person or entity, or otherwise violate the legal rights of any person or entity.
Your submitted content must not contain personally identifiable information relating to other persons such as identifiable pictures, phone numbers, email addresses, contact information or information that could result in the invasion of another person’s privacy or their harassment.
You grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully assignable and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, edit, reformat, create derivative works from, distribute and display content throughout the world for any purpose and in any media (including for advertising or other commercial use).
You grant us the non-exclusive right to seek to enjoin and/or obtain damages from any third party from the unauthorized use or reproduction of your content. If we publish your content or authorize or license others to do so, your content may be edited for length or clarity or for any other reason either before or after it is published. We reserve the right (but not the obligation) to remove any content for any reason from the website.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD reserves the right to apply disciplinary actions of its choosing to any member of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD should a breach in the above content rules be committed including notifying the required authority should a breach be deemed as severe.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD systems operate through the use of credits, these credits can be won, donated to a team or purchased. All prize money won will generally be paid to you in credits back to your account unless specifically mentioned otherwise.
Currently $1AUD is equivalent to 100 credits. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD reserves the right to change the expected value of credits at any time without notice but in doing so will make attempts not to erode the expected value of a members credits to mean less than what its original purpose is for. Credits are not a real world money.
You may use credits to pay for tournament or league entry fees or withdraw your credits balance through any appropriate method provided by the site. There is a minimum of 1000 credits before a withdrawal can be made. Fees and charges associated with a withdrawal may be applicable and you agree to absorb any transaction fees that are applied through any method of withdrawal.
Fees and charges expectations will be provided to you based on the type of withdrawal you are making.
If you have a non Australian bank account, you agree to absorb any transaction fees that are applied. Paypal fees are absorbed by the user receiving the money as per their terms.
Where advised, credits can be used in our online shop to purchase merchandise or in some circumstances, when merchandise is purchased via the ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD credits may be additionally applied to your account.
All tournament or league refunds should any be required will be recredited as credits back to your account.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD will attempt to complete all credit withdrawals that are $10AUD or larger within 10 business days. If time expires please contact ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD and we will review your request as soon as possible.
By competing in ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD tournaments you understand and agree to the following:
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION reserves the rights to enact any such requirements in respect to this article. You agree that through access and use of ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD’s systems including the internet website to the terms and conditions set within this article.
ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and can remove a user in the event of being threatened through legal actions.
Legal - competitions with entry fees and prizes
You are subject to all laws of the state, province and/or country in which you reside, you are solely responsible for obeying those laws. You agree that ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD cannot be held liable if laws applicable to you restrict or prohibit your participation in our competitions. ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD makes no representations or warranties, implicit or explicit, as to your legal right to participate in any competition offered by ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD, nor shall any person affiliated with or claiming affiliation with ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD have authority to make any such representations or warranties.
Legal - Games of Skill
Competitions that ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD run both ‘free role’ and those involving an entry fee are likely considered "games of skill". You agree that you have confirmed you are legally able to compete in such events in your jurisdiction.
The ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD esports shop are whilst including the terms and conditions set out in this article are additionally supported by further terms and conditions which can be found when accessing the shop. When accessing the shop for use you agree to be bound by both sets of agreements.
All claims or disputes arising out of or relating to these terms will be litigated exclusively in the federal or state courts of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and you and ESPORTS GAMING ORGANIZATION PTY LTD consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts.