Discord Terms of Service

Read our summary of Discord's Terms of Service.


  • Arbitration clause waives your right to a trial by jury for disputes (U.S. users).
  • Class-action waiver limits your ability to participate in class-action lawsuits (U.S. users).
  • Discord can terminate your account for a broad range of reasons with or without notice.
  • You can appeal enforcement actions, such as account termination or content removal.
  • Discord provides a platform for various forms of communication, including text, voice, and video.
  • Users have control over personalization and privacy settings within the app.
  • Content you post grants Discord a license to use, distribute, and display that content.
  • You are responsible for securing your account and any activity under it.
  • Discord may update its services and features, which could affect how you use the platform.
  • Discord's services are provided "AS IS" with no warranties, which could mean less recourse for issues.
  • Limitation of liability clause restricts your ability to recover losses from Discord.
  • You must be at least 13 years old to use Discord, with additional requirements for minors in certain regions.
  • Parents are responsible for their children's use of Discord if they allow it.
  • Content you share on public or large servers can be accessed by many people.
  • Discord reserves the right to remove content that violates their terms or policies.
  • Discord's paid services are governed by separate Paid Services Terms.
  • You must comply with various restrictions on how you can use Discord's services.
  • You can report security vulnerabilities responsibly to Discord.
  • If you download Discord from the Apple App Store, additional terms from Apple apply.

Things to watch out for

  • Be aware of the arbitration clause and class-action waiver, which significantly affect how disputes are resolved for U.S. users.
  • Understand that Discord can terminate your account for many reasons, which may not always be clear or predictable.
  • Remember that any content you post on Discord can be used by Discord in various ways due to the broad license you grant them.
  • Discord's services are provided without warranties, which means you may have limited recourse if there are issues with the service.


What happens if I have a dispute with Discord?

If you're a U.S. resident, you agree to resolve disputes through binding arbitration, not in court, and you can't participate in class-action lawsuits against Discord.

Can Discord terminate my account at any time?

Yes, Discord reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account for a variety of reasons, with or without notice.

Does Discord own the content I post on their platform?

No, you retain ownership of your content, but you grant Discord a license to use, distribute, and display it.

Data Collection

  • Username and password
  • Contact information (email address and/or phone number)
  • Birthday
  • Content you add to the services (text, images, videos, etc.)
  • Information about your device and your use of the service

(Last updated: 20th January, 2024)

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