This Agreement is between You and GrooveON OÜ (“SongLifty”). By creating an account on the SongLifty.com website or placing an order, You agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
The terms “You” and “Your” mean the individual or entity that has registered as a user of the SongLifty.com website.
The term “Work” or “Works” shall mean the works of authorship, as that term is used in 17 U.S.C. §102(a), that You submit for distribution by SongLifty through the use of this Website, along with any metadata or other data, such as copyright management data, necessary for SongLifty to distribute the Works. Works may include musical works, spoken word works and artwork, such as album covers.
The term “Website” refers to the website maintained at www.SongLifty.com
The term “Retailer” shall mean an entity to whom SongLifty provides links of the Works for the distribution of the Works.
2. Grant of Distribution Rights
During the Term of this Agreement, You agree that SongLifty shall be your non-exclusive representative for the distribution of your Works. SongLifty will seek to distribute your Works to various Retailers for subsequent distribution to consumers. You authorize SongLifty to provide links to your Works necessary for the effective distribution of the Works. SongLifty does not represent, warrant or guarantee that any Retailer or customer will actually receive or play any of Your Works. You authorize SongLifty to promote the distribution of your Works through means deemed reasonable by SongLifty, including making portions or the whole of your Works available for performance on the Website. You further authorize SongLifty to use, and to authorize Retailers to use, the names, approved likenesses of, and biographical material concerning, the authors, performers and producers of any Works, for the purpose of promoting the distribution of the Works. SongLifty has no obligation to promote the distribution of the Works beyond making them available for distribution in the normal course of its business. The distribution rights granted by this Agreement include the right by SongLifty to either itself or through others to distribute Your Works in both unrestricted and restricted formats (e.g., in a format that limits performance of the Work to a particular device or for a particular time period): in compilations of individual Works as selected by You (e.g., an “Album”), individually (e.g., a “Track”) or compilations selected by a third party;
in compilations of individual Works as selected by You (e.g., an “Album”), individually (e.g., a “Track”) or compilations selected by a third party;
by making Your Works available for a web-based performance (e.g., on-demand streaming or internet based “radio”)
3. Fees and Payment
SongLifty will not begin distribution of Your Works until you provide SongLifty with the appropriate billing information and pay to SongLifty the fees outlined in SongLifty’s current Statement of Fees, as amended from time to time, which may be found at www.SongLifty.com. SongLifty may change its fee schedule upon 30 days notice, which may be given by e-mail, or by posting a notice on the Statement of Fees page on this Website. If You do not terminate this Agreement before the new fees take effect, You will be deemed to have agreed to the new fees. In the event your account becomes past due or behind on the fees, SongLifty may terminate any active services You may have at the moment. You agree to cooperate in any SongLifty’s investigation, including showing proof of Identification and/or disclosing to SongLifty methods You may be using to promote or sell your music, as well as the names and contact information for promoters, license holders, credit card and/or gift card holders, and similar information.
4. Term and Termination
This Agreement shall commence on the date you provide links of any Work to this Website and shall remain in effect until terminated by one of the parties according to its terms. You may terminate this Agreement at any time, with our without cause, upon 30 days written notice by sending an e-mail to [email protected]. SongLifty may terminate this Agreement at any time, with our without cause, upon 30 days written notice by sending an e-mail to the address you provide upon registration. This Agreement’s expiration shall not relieve either party from any obligations incurred prior to or during the term of this Agreement. You may discontinue the licenses and authorizations granted by this Agreement with respect to a single Work or multiple Works without terminating the Agreement by providing written notice to SongLifty by e-mail to [email protected]. Any discontinuation of rights to distribute a Work shall not affect any transactions with respect to the Work that were completed prior to the effective date of the notice of discontinuation.
5. Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant that You own or have the worldwide rights to enter into this Agreement in connection with the Works, including that You have the necessary and full authority to act on behalf of any and all owners of any right, title or interest in and to the Works. You represent and warrant that the licenses and authorizations that You are granting pursuant to this Agreement do not infringe or violate any third party’s intellectual property or other rights. You agree that You will obtain and pay for any and all clearances and licenses that may be required for the authorizations or licenses. You grant in this Agreement, including, without limitation, royalties or other amounts due to third parties, such as other performers, authors or co-authors, owners or co-owners, artists or producers, license fees, wages and consulting fees. You agree to cooperate and provide SongLifty with documents such as clearances and licensing agreements or other requested information which shows your ownership or rights to the Works and SongLifty reserves the right to suspend, terminate or block the distribution of the Works until such information is provided. You represent and warrant that (i) You are at least 18 years of age and have full authority to enter into and fully perform Your obligations under this Agreement, (ii) You have obtained all necessary third-party consents, licenses and permissions necessary to do so and (iii) You will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. SongLifty PROVIDES THIS WEBSITE ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. SongLifty MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT: THIS WEBSITE IS APPROPRIATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE IN ALL LOCATIONS; ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; THIS WEBSITE IS FREE OF ALL VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES AND OTHER ITEMS OF A DESTRUCTIVE NATURE; THIS WEBSITE IS FREE FROM ALL ERRORS OR TECHNICAL INACCURACIES, OR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED; THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT IS MERCHANTABLE OR FIT FOR ANY INTENDED PURPOSE (SongLifty SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDES ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE); THIS WEBSITE WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED OR THAT IT WILL ALWAYS RETAIN ITS CURRENT FUNCTIONALITY. SongLifty makes no representations whatsoever about any other Internet site that you may access through this one. When you access a non-SongLifty Web site, you acknowledge that it is independent from SongLifty, and that SongLifty has no control over the content on that site. In addition, a link to a non-SongLifty site does not mean that SongLifty endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of that site. You must take appropriate precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of items such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. You assume all risk for any damage to Your computer system or loss of data that results from Your use or access of this Website, including any damages resulting from worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.
6. Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SongLifty IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED RECORDS OR DOCUMENTS, OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF SongLifty HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADVISED OF, OR REASONABLY COULD HAVE FORESEEN, THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, HOWEVER THEY ARISE, WHETHER IN BREACH OF CONTRACT OR IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES DUE TO: THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE; STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, MALICIOUS OR CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR, OR FALSE OR FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS; CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU MAY DOWNLOAD, USE, MODIFY OR DISTRIBUTE; AND ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THIS SITE.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold SongLifty, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, employees, contractors and representatives harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to or use of this Website, or any claim or allegation that Your Works infringe the intellectual property or other rights of a third party. Upon receipt of a claim that any Work infringes a third party’s rights, SongLifty reserves the right to suspend distribution of the Work, pending resolution of the claim. SongLifty reserves the right to select counsel of its choice for the defense of any claim covered by this paragraph. You shall advance defense costs as necessary to fund the defense of any claims. You agree to cooperate in the defense of any such claim.
8. Ownership of Works
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and any other agreement between us, SongLifty acknowledges that all right, title and interest in and to the Works remain with You.
9. Restrictions on Use
You may not use this Website to publish, post, distribute or disseminate any information or content that:
You do not have a legal right to publish or transmit (such as trade secret or other proprietary information, inside information, information subject to a confidentiality agreement or personal information about a third party);
that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of a third party;
is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
violates any applicable laws or regulations.
You may not falsely identify yourself as any other person or entity to SongLifty or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, impersonate another user, forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers (including URLs) or disguise the source or origin of any information. Upon request by SongLifty, You will provide proof, such as a copy of a driver’s license, passport, state identification card or other document acceptable to SongLifty to verify Your identity.
You may not publish, post, distribute or disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, spam, unwelcome e-mail, or any other form of solicitation.
You may not collect or store personal data about other users of this Website.
Any notice required or permitted by this Agreement shall be given to SongLifty at [email protected]. Upon registration, You will provide SongLifty with an e-mail address at which SongLifty can provide you with any notices required or permitted by this Agreement. In addition, You agree that SongLifty can communicate all matters related to Your business relationship with SongLifty to that e-mail address, including billing related matters. You may change Your e-mail address for notices by updating your online user account. SongLifty may change its e-mail address for notices by sending you an e-mail or posting the new e-mail address on the Website.
SongLifty reserves the right to revise or modify this Website, the services offered through this Website and this Agreement at any time, with or without notice. Although SongLifty may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to this Agreement, you should periodically review the most up-to-date version at www.SongLifty.com/terms-conditions.html. Your continued use of this Website following any modification or revisions to this Website or this Agreement will be deemed your acceptance of and agreement to the modifications or revisions. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.
12. Refund policy
Since our website offers non-tangible, irrevocable goods we do not provide cancellations or refunds after the product is purchased, which you acknowledge prior to purchasing any product on the website. In case we fail to provide the service within the agreed timeline a cancellation can be requested, and the percentage of remaining services will be refunded.
You and SongLifty are independent contractors, and no partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement. SongLifty may suspend its performance under this Agreement if as a result of a cause beyond its control, such as fire, explosion, flood, hurricanes or war, SongLifty’s performance is not commercially possible. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, it shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. SongLifty’s failure to act with respect to a breach by You or others does not waive SongLifty’s right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between the parties with respect to its subject matter.