Twitch Terms of Service

Read our summary of Twitch's Terms of Service.


  • Binding contract upon agreeing to Terms of Service.
  • Must be at least 13 years old to use Twitch services, or supervised by a guardian if between 13 and the age of majority.
  • Privacy Notice details how personal information is collected, used, and disclosed.
  • Account sharing is prohibited without written permission from Twitch.
  • Twitch may allow registration via third-party services.
  • Internet connection and device use are user's responsibility and may incur costs.
  • Twitch may modify Terms of Service at any time with notice and continued use binds you to new terms.
  • Limited license granted for personal or internal business use only.
  • User Content can be used by Twitch in various ways without compensation.
  • Twitch has the right to remove User Content or terminate accounts at their discretion.
  • Simulcasting on other platforms is allowed with restrictions.
  • Twitch has exclusive rights to monetize the platform, including advertisements.
  • Twitch follows DMCA guidelines for copyright infringement.
  • Twitch trademarks and logos cannot be used without permission.
  • Third-Party Content is not endorsed or verified by Twitch.
  • Ideas submitted to Twitch can be used without compensation.
  • Termination of account can occur at Twitch's discretion.
  • Disputes must be resolved through arbitration in California, with limited exceptions.
  • Twitch Services are offered by Twitch Interactive, Inc. based in California.

Things to watch out for

  • Any User Content you provide can be monetized by Twitch without direct compensation to you.
  • Twitch has the right to remove content or terminate your account without notice for various reasons.
  • Disputes with Twitch are generally required to be resolved through arbitration, not in court.


What happens to my User Content once I upload it to Twitch?

Twitch gains a royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, and modify your User Content, potentially without compensation to you.

Can Twitch change the Terms of Service?

Yes, Twitch can amend the Terms of Service at any time, and your continued use of the platform signifies agreement to the new terms.

What are my rights if Twitch terminates my account?

If Twitch terminates your account, your only remedy is to discontinue using the Twitch Services. You may not have the right to a refund or any form of compensation.

Data Collection

  • Account name and password
  • Personal information provided during account registration
  • Information from third-party services when you link your Twitch account

(Last updated: 03rd January, 2024)

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