Character.AI Terms of Service

Read our summary of Character.AI's Terms of Service.


  • You waive the right to trial by jury and cannot participate in class action lawsuits against the company.
  • The company may terminate your account for inactivity or at their discretion without notice.
  • You retain ownership rights to content you create and submit.
  • You grant the company a broad license to use, modify, and commercialize your content.
  • You must be over 13 years old, or over 16 if you're an EU resident, to use the services.
  • The company is not responsible for any loss due to unauthorized account access if you fail to keep your account secure.
  • The company may set limits on data storage and service usage.
  • You own the rights to characters and content generated by you using the service.
  • The company can remove content and terminate accounts at their discretion.
  • You consent to receive electronic communications from the company.
  • You are responsible for any content you submit, including legal repercussions for infringing content.
  • You cannot use the service to submit harmful or illegal content.
  • The company's trademarks and service marks cannot be used without permission.
  • The company is not liable for third-party content or services linked through their services.
  • You are required to indemnify the company against claims related to your use of the service.
  • The company disclaims all warranties and does not guarantee the service will meet your needs or be error-free.
  • The company's liability in connection with the service is strictly limited.
  • Disputes are to be resolved through binding arbitration in San Francisco, CA.
  • Claims against the company must be filed within one year of the cause of action.
  • The company may update these terms and will post changes online.

Things to watch out for

  • The arbitration clause significantly limits your ability to resolve disputes through traditional legal processes.
  • Your content can be used by the company for commercial purposes without additional compensation to you.
  • Termination of your account can occur without prior notice and for various reasons, potentially leading to loss of access to your content.


What rights do I retain over the content I create on Character.AI?

You retain ownership of the content you create, but you grant Character.AI a broad license to use and commercialize it.

Can I be held liable for the content I submit to Character.AI?

Yes, you are responsible for ensuring that the content you submit does not infringe on any laws or third-party rights.

What happens if there is a dispute between me and Character.AI?

Disputes must be resolved through binding arbitration, and you waive the right to participate in a jury trial or class action lawsuit.

(Last updated: 07th January, 2024)

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