Last updated: 06/09/2023
Cycles are a virtual token you can use to unlock additional features for your Replit account. Your right to use Cycles is a limited, personal, revocable license issued to you by Replit under the following terms, which supplement the Replit Terms of Service. Please read them in full before you purchase Cycles.
You may automatically refill your Cycles balance by linking a payment method to your Replit account and enabling Auto-Refill. With Auto-Refill, Replit will calculate the refill amount for you based on your current account usage and refill when you need Cycles. You may also set a monthly budget amount, which will restrict the amount of Auto-Refills in a calendar month.
By enrolling in Auto-Refill, you agree to receive communications regarding your enrollment and transactions, including, refills or unsuccessful payment notifications. We will send you an email confirming the Auto-Refill transaction and bill your card accordingly. You can change your preferences at any time through your account settings, but changes may take up to twenty-four (24) hours to be effective.
To discontinue the Auto-Refill feature, you must log-in to your Replit account and update your settings at least twenty-four hours before the next refill. Once the Cycles value is refilled to your account, the transaction cannot be reversed.
Replit controls what features may be unlocked with Cycles and amounts of Cycles required to unlock them. Replit may change these features and amounts at any time, or in the future allow other users to set such amounts. To access and use Cycles you must maintain your account in good standing. If your account is suspended or terminated, you lose access to Cycles and depending on the violation may not receive them back.
Replit may enable you to give Cycles as a gratuity to other users, which we call a “Tip.” Tips may be subject to a transaction fee. You must not request or give tips in exchange for — or to promote or encourage — content or services that are against the Replit Terms of Service. Tips are entirely voluntary, and you will not receive anything in return. Replit does not moderate Tip exchanges or facilitate returns of Tips.
Replit provides a platform for users to exchange software on Replit for Cycles.
A Bounty Poster publicly posts Bounty details, and accepts any applicable fees. Upon posting, Replit deducts Cycles from the Poster’s account and holds them until the Bounty is completed.
A Bounty Hunter applies to complete the Bounty, and, if selected, creates and submits work. The Bounty Hunter affirms that they own all rights to the content in the work. When the Poster accepts the work, Replit transfers Cycles to the Hunter, and rights to the work transfer to the Poster.
Once a Bounty Hunter delivers work, the Bounty Poster has 7 days to respond. If no response or request for changes are provided the Bounty will automatically be marked as Completed.
In the event of a dispute, we encourage Posters and Hunters to try to settle issues between themselves. If for any reason this fails, users can contact Support.
The cash out program is for Bounty Hunters who have earned at least 35,000 Cycles in compliance with our Terms of Service. Eligible participants may request to convert those Cycles to cash by sending an email to [email protected]. When you request to cash out, Replit will perform a close review of activities on your account to confirm that your earned Cycles are in compliance with these terms. We are not able to predetermine your eligibility for cash out. You must also verify your identity and payment information through our third party service providers. Eligibility to cash out is solely up to Replit, and our requirements may change at any time.
Replit charges a 25% transaction fee on each cash out of 35,000 to 69,999 Cycles to you. Replit charges a 15% transaction fee on each cash out of 70,000 Cycles or more to you. In addition, our payment provider may also charge an additional fee depending on the payment method you choose.
All payments made to US users (other than for certain limited exceptions due to reporting requirements) will be reported to the IRS and to you using a form 1099. Payments made to non-US users will not be reported to their home countries. You are responsible for any taxes that may be owed due to a cash out. Replit considers the cash out payments to be payments for services you have provided. All participants (whether you live in the US or elsewhere) are responsible for ensuring that all payments received are reported to the proper taxing authorities.
We are not able to remit payments to certain countries, entities, or individuals because of legal or other considerations.
Cycles are not refundable.
Cycles may not be transferred, bartered, sublicensed, or sold between users, except through authorized channels that Replit may provide in the future, to which further conditions may apply. Any violation of this condition may result in the forfeiture of your Cycles and/or the suspension or termination of your Replit account.
No cash value
Cycles do not have any value in real currency, cannot be substituted for real currency, do not earn interest, and cannot be redeemed or refunded for real currency or anything else of value.
Expiration and fees
Cycles do not expire for as long as you maintain your Replit account, and we charge neither maintenance fees nor dormancy fees. If your Replit account is terminated, you forfeit your Cycles balance, and you will have no recourse against Replit. Replit may also discontinue Cycles at any time and no refunds will be issued.
You may contact Replit with customer service inquiries about Cycles through replit.com/support.