Community Guidelines

 

Section 1: General

1. Be respectful. Hate speech, racism, toxicity, and politics are not tolerated. Also refrain from speaking about alcohol/ drugs/ abuse/ personal matters and/ or other potentially dangerous topics

 

2. Pornography and NSFW is strictly prohibited. You will be instantly banned. We have Minors in this community. As such all content should be PG-13 in all public areas. Mature conversations should be kept in the adult area of our discord.

 

3. Do not spam memes, ASCII, or anything else.

 

4. Any form of impersonation of staff/ admins/ mods is forbidden.

 This includes but is not limited to Names, nicknames, profile pictures, and speech as well as minimodding. Violations are subject to punitive action.

5. Stick to readable and appropriate names. They will be changed otherwise.

This also means keeping them clean and unique. If your name is similar to any moderators or staff, you will be told to change it. Failure to comply will result in your removal. {discord}- All names must be typable on a standard English QWERTY keyboard, no symbols or non unicode characters.

6. We do not promote or encourage any form of cheating or hacking.

7. If an admin asks you to do something, you should do it immediately.

This applies to the community as a whole.

8. We reserve the right to enforce unstated rules.

9. Rules are subject to change with or without warning.

This means that we as the server staff reserve the right to alter or add rules at any given time with or without warning. It is the job of you as the user to keep up with any said changes

10.  Advertising is prohibited in all of our platforms- Website, Discord, etc. This includes in direct messages- without permission from the Phoenix Gaming Staff

11. Any behavior that is found to be unacceptable will be punished. The consequences will be equal to the severity of your transgression(s)

12. This is an international community. We abide by all foreign internet laws as well as our own.

13. Every disciplinary action taken in the community is based on the situation for which it is required. There is not a set system.

14. Do not ask for or share PII (Personally Identifying Information) of any kind. You will be banned. This includes but is not limited to: names, address, phone numbers, etc.

15. By participating in our events and/ or using the discord or website,  you agree to follow all rules and guidelines of this community as well as Discord's Terms of Service and Community Guidelines.

Section 2: Discord

1. You can make a suggestion using the command ?suggest followed by your suggestion.

2. Be mindful of channels and their uses!

Every channel on our discord has a specific purpose. Only use them as intended.

3. Do not ping unless it is absolutely necessary.

4. You can report members or messages by using the command ?report followed by a description of the event/ complaint. Any user you mention will be shown in your report. Note; your report will not remain in chat if you used the command properly. Reports are only visible to Phoenix Staff, not moderators or administrators.

5. The Discord server is English only Except in the international channel. No other languages are permitted except in the International channel. Failure to follow this rule may result in your removal from the server. It is not guaranteed that we, the staff, or any of the members will be able to understand/ translate/ communicate in your primary/ given language. All staff members speak English.

6. If you or a member of a partnered/ affiliated/ endorsed server violates the rules of discord or this community, then said member will be subject to disciplinary action(s) as outlined by these guidelines; whether it originated on the phoenix server or the partnered server. (See S1.12, S1.13)

7. If you need to contact staff on discord, you can Direct Message Modmail (bot) or you can create a ticket in server: p/ticket

Pinging Phoenix Staff is no longer accepted.
 

8. Conclusion

- You must follow anything that a staff member or administrator tells you. If you have an issue with this, please talk with the community Commander or Lieutenant Commander.

- Auto moderation is set up via Carl Bot. Do not ask us to

unmute, or otherwise remove a consequence of this auto moderation.

Section 3: Positional Liability

In a moderation position, you have certain permissions that regular members do not. in these positions you are expected to uphold the rules of the community as outlined in the community guidelines- https://www.phoenixgaming.info/guidelines .

- You must enforce all rules of the community, whether posted or unwritten. All rules are subject to change with or without warning. it is your responsibility to make sure you keep up to date with any such changes and are able to enforce them.
The age requirement must be enforced at all times due to legal matters. 

In addition, to remain in a position, you must be completely unbiased in any argument, conflict, or decisions you make.
If any unfair bias is shown in the community whatsoever, you are subject to removal from the position.
Positions are not guaranteed nor are they permanent. If any Moderators are found to have unacceptable behavior, you will be removed from your position.
Position Holders must be active in the community. Failure to comply with these rules will result in removal from the position.

We are an international community and therefore we abide by all domestic and foreign internet laws. No person(s) under the age of 13 is allowed in the community. 

Persons in positions are required to have an account on our website.

Persons in positions are required to be professional in all situations and respect the chain of command; when speaking to a superior, address them as Sir or Ma'am as appropriate. 

 

Section 4: YouTube Agreement

1.      Phoenix Gaming often records events and other videos to be posted on our YouTube channel. By continuing to use our Discord, website, or other services including but not limited to our social medias, you agree and give consent to us, Phoenix Gaming, to use your voice, video, and/ or other effects of your person to post on our YouTube and social medias. You also agree and consent to disclose to us your name, age, E-Mail, and/ or other personally identifying information upon request. Phoenix Gaming is not responsible for anyone you choose to disclose any personal information to should you choose to disclose your information to other people, whether they are members or not. Likewise, we will not be responsible for any leaks or misuse of your personal information due to people you choose to disclose said information to.

 

YouTube Guidelines

2.      Our YouTube and social medias are not necessarily aimed towards adults. That said, we have to restrict some kinds of content that might be too mature for our younger audiences. This includes but is not limited to: explicit videos, images, or language. Our channel and community as a whole is designed to be PG-13.

        We reserve the right to prohibit you from attending events and/or appearing on our YouTube and social medias for any reason.

        Failure to follow the guidelines will result in your temporary or permanent ban from attending events and/or appearing on our social medias.

        During gaming events you may be asked to perform a specific action in gameplay for the event. Failure to execute the action requested of you may result in your temporary or permanent ban from participating in events.

Section 5: DMCA / Copyright

Digital Millennium Copyright Act: Is part of US Copyright Law. It addresses penalties for copyright infringement found on the Internet. This act protects content creators by "establishing procedures for proper notification" to OSPs when copyright infringement is identified online. Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act (OCILLA), Title II is part of the DMCA as Section 512 to the Copyright Act and creates a conditional safe harbour to liability for copyright infringement by online service providers. These procedures allow proper DMCA Takedown Notices to be filed by the owner of this website or DMCA.com, as their designated agent, to an OSP in case infringed material has been detected on their servers.

 

1. All DMCA / Copyright Violations will be pursued to the fullest extent of the law.

2. Users found in a violation of DMCA / Copyright shall be immediately banned.

3. Users banned for a DMCA / Copyright violation will be denied any and all appeals.


 

Section 6: Cyber Harassment 

All members/ Users of Phoenix Gaming are bound to US Law regarding Cyber Crimes. Whilst being a member of the community harassment, bullying, threats, doxxing, etc will not be tolerated. These actions will be pursued to the fullest extent of the law. Individuals arrested and charged with cyber harassment under Penal Code §653.2 face up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.