Welcome to DEADFACE CTF! Before participating in our cybersecurity Capture-the-Flag (CTF) event, please read and understand the following Terms of Service:


  1. DEADFACE CTF is open to all participants worldwide regardless of experience level or industry association.
  2. Participants must comply with all local laws and regulations while participating in the event.

Code of Conduct

Cyber Hacktics is committed to providing a safe, positive environment for all participants, organizers, and members (collectively referred to as Users) of the DEADFACE Capture-the-Flag (CTF) competition, free from discrimination on the basis of sex, physical appearance, race, religion, age, economic status, and cultural background. Cyber Hacktics strives to foster intellectual diversity first and foremost.

Be Respectful, Patient, and Constructive

DEADFACE CTF is a volunteer-driven event hosted by cybersecurity professionals who commit their time, energy, and skills to produce a fun and unique experience for all Users. We want this to be a fun event where people come together to grow and learn.

We endeavor to make challenges that appeal to the broadest audience possible so that everyone, at all skill levels, can grow and learn. Remember, not everyone has the same level of skill or experience. Please be respectful of Users no matter their experience, knowledge, or aptitude.

We welcome all constructive feedback. Like participants, we strive to grow and improve DEADFACE CTF every year. If something is working properly, or if you think there is something we can do better, please let the @Staff know in Discord!

Be mindful of your surrounding of your fellow Users – the competition is hosted to a broad spectrum of cultures. Your fellow Users may have a different level of comfort with respect to language and behavior.

All participants and organizers are expected to:

Unacceptable Behavior Policy

Cyber Hacktics expects all participants to adhere to a certain level of respect and decorum. Users are expected to refrain from engaging in disrespectful, disruptive, and unlawful activity while participating in DEADFACE CTF and to always conduct themselves with respect for others.

Unacceptable behavior includes – but is not limited to – the following:

Reporting Unacceptable Behavior

If you are the subject of unacceptable behavior or harassment, notice that someone else is being subjected to unacceptable behavior or harassment, or have any other concerns, please notify a DEADFACE CTF Staff member as soon as possible. All reports are implicitly treated as confidential. You may contact Staff by direct messaging a @Staff member or emailing Staff at abuse@cyberhacktics.com.

When reporting unacceptable behavior, please include:

After filing a report, a DEADFACE CTF Staff member will contact you personally. The DEADFACE CTF Staff will then review the incident, follow up with any additional questions, and decide on how to respond. All reports will remain confidential. The DEADFACE CTF Staff will determine and carry out the appropriate course of action and will be available to help Users experiencing unacceptable behavior feel safe for the duration of the competition.

Consequences of Unacceptable Behavior

Staff members will notify any User who is exhibiting unacceptable behavior. Any User notified by staff of unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. If a participant is deemed to have engaged in unacceptable behavior, the organizers may take any action they deem appropriate in response, up to and including expulsion from DEADFACE CTF.

If there is a conflict regarding what constitutes unacceptable behavior or regarding the interpretation of this policy, please contact us at abuse@cyberhacktics.com.

Intellectual Property

  1. All intellectual property rights associated with DEADFACE CTF, including but not limited to logos, graphics, and event materials, are the property of Cyber Hacktics or their respective owners.
  2. Participants may not reproduce, distribute, or use any event materials without prior written consent from Cyber Hacktics.

Privacy and Data Protection:

  1. By participating in DEADFACE CTF, participants acknowledge and consent to the collection, processing, and storage of their personal information as outlined in the event's Privacy Policy.
  2. Cyber Hacktics will take reasonable measures to protect participant data, but participants are responsible for securing their own systems and data.

Disclaimer of Liability

  1. Cyber Hacktics and its organizers, sponsors, and affiliates are not liable for any damages, losses, or injuries arising from participation in DEADFACE CTF.
  2. Participants are solely responsible for any actions or consequences resulting from their participation in the event.

Modification and Termination

  1. Cyber Hacktics reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate DEADFACE CTF at any time and for any reason without prior notice.
  2. Participants will be notified of any changes to the Terms of Service via the official event communication channels.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

  1. These Terms of Service are governed by the laws of the jurisdiction where Cyber Hacktics is registered.
  2. Any disputes arising from or related to DEADFACE CTF shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that jurisdiction.

By participating in DEADFACE CTF, you agree to abide by these Terms of Service. Failure to comply with these terms may result in disqualification from the event. Thank you for your cooperation and best of luck in the competition!