Music Agreement

MUSIC AGREEMENT

This is an agreement between Nathan Luis Steinke and you, or the employer on whose behalf you are entering this agreement (“you”). By using our website and/or purchasing a license from Lifted Creation, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (the “Agreement”) as same pertain to the license you purchase.

1. Definitions

The Recording(s): The music/sounds in which you license from Lifted Creation.

Project(s): A media project to which Recording is synchronized.

You: The person or company purchasing the Recording.

Lifted Creation: Refers to Nathan Luis Steinke, Composer, Publisher and Copyright holder of all the Recordings on Lifted Creation.

INCLUDED IN ALL ROYALTY-FREE MUSIC LICENSES

2. Lifted Creation Non-Exclusive Licenses

  By purchasing a Lifted Creation license, Lifted Creation grants you the limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide (except where expressly limited to a single “Territory”) right and license, in perpetuity to modify (subject to related restrictions) and use a Recording in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Agreement, and the Basic, Standard or Premium License, as applicable. In consideration of the license you purchase, you hereby agree to pay Lifted Creation a certain license fee according to our website rates. Please see our License page for current pricing.

  Any Previews of the Recordings that are available for download on the Lifted Creation website, are for internal testing and client approval purposes only and cannot be used for any other purpose including, but not limited to, any unlicensed use in commercial materials, advertisements, digital media or video synchronization.

  Please find the details for each license below, followed by specifics pertaining to all license types:

3. Additional Terms For All License Types

  Recording licensed hereunder are for your own personal or organizational usage only. You may use the Recording for your personal Projects and/or professional Projects you undertake for your clients or for your employer.  In order to properly report music used in TV and radio productions, cue sheets must be filed with the networks, stations and appropriate PROs, and a copy must be e-mailed to nls@liftedcreation.com.  Along with tracks details, such as; Track Title and Track Duration please include the following information when submitting a Cue Sheet.

CUE SHEET INFO
PRO: ASCAP
COMPOSER: Mr. Nathan Luis Steinke – 50% (IPI: 684075619)
PUBLISHER: Nathan Luis Steinke Music – 50% (IPI: 700072501)

  With any of our licenses you may use a Lifted Creation Recording on online video platforms systems, but Lifted Creation retains ownership of the Recording. You may not claim ownership of the Recording (or otherwise make it available) through any content detection and/or registration system (such as YouTube’s Content ID), even if synchronized with your own Project.

  You may not sell, stream or lease recordings presented at Lifted Creation.

Nathan Luis Steinke retains all copyrights and ownership of each Recording.

4. Limitations of Use

All licenses include the following,  a “royalty-free” music license, with no additional licensing fees required.
Royalty-Free Licenses are very convenient for video creators like yourself.

BASIC LICENSE:
– Use in one project, worldwide, in perpetuity.

STANDARD LICENSE:
– Unlimited projects, worldwide, in perpetuity.
– Safe for internet, and social media use.

PREMIUM LICENSE:
– One project, worldwide, in perpetuity.
– Safe for tv/radio, commercial and film use.
– Use in Music.
– Sync, cut, crop, change the tempo.
– Use across all media worldwide.

You may not:

  • sell, transfer, sublicense, share, give away or assign the Recordings or your rights granted hereunder to any other party.
  • resell the Recording by itself or as part of a package except solely as embodied within your Project.
  • resell the Recording (or otherwise make it available) in any manner that would enable a third party to download the Recording as a separate file, such as in e-card templates or website templates.
  • resell the Recording (or otherwise make it available) as part of any competing product such as music compilation or music library.
  • resell or redistribute the Recording.
  • claim to be the creator or copyright holder of the Recording or of any derivative work created from the Recording.
  • use the Recording in any pornographic, illegal purposes or controversial ways.
  • use the Recording in screensavers, templates, standalone backgrounds, stock elements, ringtones, etc.
  • sell or give away the Recording on, for example, your YouTube channel, your website, P2P file sharing services, etc.
  • use the Recording as a logo, trademark or service mark.
  • falsely represent or imply that you are the original creator of your end work if a substantial part of its artistic components is from the Recording.
  • sell the Recording (or otherwise make it available) as, or as part of, your music or as your song, even if it has been transformed or edited, or if you add other instruments or vocals to the music. (Only applicable to Basic and Standard Licenses, if you would like to use the Recording in your music or song, be sure to purchase the Premium License.)

If you wish to use the Recording in products/media such as templates, electronic greeting cards, screensavers, wallpapers and/or any of the “you may not” from the list above, you have to obtain a prior written consent of Nathan Luis Steinke and/or make payment of additional License Fees.  These types of Licenses will be negotiated between you and Nathan Luis Steinke.

5- Ownership

  You hereby acknowledge that Lifted Creation is and remains the owner of all right, title and interest in the Recording, including without limitation any copyrights therein. The Recording is protected by and subject to USA and international copyright laws. This license is non-exclusive and Lifted Creation retains the right to sell licenses of the Recording to third parties at its sole discretion.

6- Limitation of Liability

  Lifted Creation makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, except that it warrants that it has the right to grant the license granted hereunder. The total liability of Lifted Creation under this Agreement arising from your use of any Recording shall be limited to the license fee paid by you for such Recording. You hereby agree that this license is granted to you without any other warranty or recourse.

7- Availability

  Lifted Creation makes all possible efforts to make sure that all the Recordings that comprise its online library are available at all times. However, Lifted Creation makes no representations or warranties that all Recordings will be available at all times. Lifted Creation may discontinue licensing certain Recordings at its sole discretion. In the event that Lifted Creation gets a notice or otherwise concludes that any Recording may be subject to a claim of infringement of another’s right for which Lifted Creation may be liable, Lifted Creation may require you to immediately stop using the Recording, delete or remove the Recording from its premises, computer systems and storage (electronic or physical); and ensure that its clients do likewise. Lifted Creation shall provide you with comparable content (which comparability will be determined by Lifted Creation in its reasonable commercial judgment) free of charge, but subject to the other terms and conditions of this Agreement.

8- Taxes

  The license fees charged by Lifted Creation do not include any taxes, duties or other government charges. Lifted Creation will charge you additionally for the amounts of any such taxes, duties or other charges which Lifted Creation is required to collect, including without limitation, sales and use taxes and value added taxes. By entering into this agreement, you verify that your country of residence is the same as your billing address.

CUE SHEET INFO
PRO: ASCAP
COMPOSER: Mr. Nathan Luis Steinke – 50% (IPI: 684075619)
PUBLISHER: Nathan Luis Steinke Music – 50% (IPI: 700072501)

Lifted Creation reserves the right to update and change “the Agreement” above at anytime.