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Intellectual Property

Policy Date:

Apr 14, 2022

You should only share content on your Twitch channel that you own, or that you otherwise have rights to or are authorized to share on Twitch. If you share content on your Twitch channel that you do not own or otherwise do not have the rights to share on Twitch, you may be infringing another person’s intellectual property rights. This includes any third party content included in your content, derivative creations, or performances of others’ copyrighted content. We encourage you to assess your content for adherence to applicable intellectual property laws and the proper application of principles such as fair use, and to secure all appropriate rights needed, before sharing your content on Twitch.

Any unauthorized content you share on Twitch may be subject to a takedown by the rights holder(s) to remove the infringing content from Twitch, and is a violation of our Terms of Service and Community Guidelines. Multiple violations of our policies may lead to a permanent suspension of your account.

Examples of content you should not share on Twitch without permission from the copyright owners or unless otherwise permitted by law include:

Other Twitch creators’ content
Pirated games or content from unauthorized private servers
Content from other sites
Movies, television shows, or sports matches
Music you do not own or do not have the rights to share
Learn more about our policies regarding including music in your Twitch channel.