Last updated: March 25, 2021
1. Scope of Application
2.1. Registration on the platform is free. There is no legal entitlement to registration. BTA can refuse registration at any time and without giving reasons. The multiple creation of user accounts for the same user is not permitted.
2.2. When registering, the user has to enter the following data: e-mail address, a username of his choice, a password of his choice, country of origin, certain information on gaming behavior (e.g. which video games he plays).
2.3. After submitting the registration form, the user automatically receives an e-mail to the e-mail address entered, confirming the registration process.
3. How the platform works
3.1. The purpose of the platform is to combat unfair gaming behavior in computer games in the best possible way (hereinafter also referred to as "cheating"). To this end, the user has the possibility to upload video material from computer games if he believes that a certain player visible in the video could be a "cheater".
3.2. The uploaded videos are suggested to other users for watching. The suggestions are made by an algorithm. After the respective user has watched the video, he has the possibility to vote on whether the player shown in the video is, in his opinion, a "cheater" or not. After the vote, the respective user will see the provisional voting result in %. Furthermore, users have the possibility to discuss about the respective video (chat function). If the user is not sure whether the player shown is a "cheater" or not, he can skip the video.
3.3. If the video has been watched by a sufficient number of users, and a clear majority (at the discretion of BTA) is of the opinion that the player visible in the video is a "cheater", the video in question will be transmitted to the game developer (reporting) so that the developer can take measures against the "cheater" (e.g. exclusion from the game for a limited or unlimited period).
3.4. The user is not entitled to any remuneration from BTA for their activities on the platform (uploading, rating and commenting on videos, etc.).
4. Conditions for uploading videos
4.1. The user is aware of the fact, that not only the program code, but also the video recorded during a game play is protected by copyright law. Therefore, at the time of uploading a video on the platform, the user guarantees that he
4.2. At the time of uploading a video on the platform, the user further guarantees that (he)
4.3. . If rights holders have claims against BTA because of uploaded videos in violation with point 4.1. (= no consent and no video policy), the user will fully compensate the claims of the rights holder against BTA (i.e. damage including interests and costs). If BTA is requested by a rights holder to remove a specific video from the platform due to lack of consent or compliance with the provisions of his video policy, BTA will remove the video immediately.
5. General provisions for behavior on the platform
When using the platform, the user is obliged
6. Limitation of Liability
6.1. BTA does not guarantee that the platform will always be accessible. The user will not have any kind of claims against BTA due to a restricted usability of the platform. This also applies if BTA blocks a user's access to the platform temporarily or permanently due to a termination of the user agreement.
6.2. In addition, BTA is only liable for financial damages if these were caused at least through gross negligence caused by BTA.
6.3. The statute of limitations for any claims by users against BTA is one year from knowledge of the facts giving rise to the claim (knowledge-dependent period, e.g. one year after knowledge of the damage and the damaging party). Claims are in any case statute-barred within three years from the objective occurrence of the facts giving rise to the claim (period independent of knowledge, e.g. three years from occurrence of the damage).
7. Intellectual property rights
7.1. BTA reserves all rights to the intellectual property content created by BTA itself (logos, advertising videos, etc.). The user is aware that the platform also contains content from third parties that is protected by intellectual property law and that BTA has no influence on the conditions allowing the usage of such a content.
7.2. If the user uploads content and he is the right holder of this content, the user grants BTA a free and unlimited license for the usage of this content. The license can also exceed the duration of the user agreement and can only be revoked by the user for important reasons.
8. Termination of the license agreement
8.1. The user can terminate the user agreement at any time by deleting his user account.
8.3. The termination of a user agreement is made by email. If there is an important reason, BTA can immediately block the user's access to the platform even before the termination is declared.
8.4. If the user agreement is terminated, the user has no right against BTA to have the videos removed from the platform.
9. Final provisions
9.1. The user agreement shall exclusively be governed by Austrian Law, excluding conflict of law and UN sales law.
9.3. The exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this user agreement is the competent court responsible for the first district (Innere Stadt) of Vienna, provided that a mandatory provision does not conflict with such an agreement of jurisdiction.
Gender-specific formulations apply to all genders.