License Agreement

Update: April, 2021

This is a general license which covers all Audentity Records (or our sublabels) products on all stores worldwide.
By downloading or using any of our digital products, you agree to all terms in this License Agreement.
This License Agreement supersedes any older agreement from our website, from any other webstore or from any of our packs.

Audentity Records may, at any time, and at our sole discretion, modify this License Agreement, with or without notice to any user or Licensee. Any such modification will be effective immediately upon public posting. Your continued use of our sounds and products and this Site following any such modification constitutes your acceptance of these modified Terms.

The content of every download is licensed, not sold to you as the original end-user (“Licensee“) by Audentity Records. Ownership remains with Audentity Records  (“Licensor“).

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO:

After purchasing our products you will receive a download link in your account profile and via email. You will also receive an invoice.

The invoice & and this License Agreement give you full permission to use the samples from the purchased pack.

If the licensee bought a product in one of the official digital stores, he or she can use the included vocals, samples, patches, loops and kits in his or her own (commercial or non commerical) music productions (but only in combination with other sounds)

The Licensee is allowed to edit or re-work the sounds. The Licensee may modify the sounds and may use the sounds for commercial purposes as part of a musical composition with other sounds. (read below for our terms regarding vocal use)

This non-exclusive license is granted for a single-user (the original purchaser) only and on a global basis for the full copyright protection period.

The single user license is non-transferable. Any infringement of this license will be pursued to the fullest extent of international law.


IMPORTANT FOR VOCAL PACKS:


Most of the times the vocalist has requested NOT to use their name when releasing your tracks.

If Audentity Records didn't include the name of the vocalist from a certain pack, the vocalist has asked us not to mention his or her name. We can not give you any info about the name or any other contact info. Please do not send requests about this.

Licensee or any other user or entity is not allowed to rewrite and / or re-record licensor's vocals and acapellas and release them in any production.

If Licensee still decides to do so, Licensee agrees that Audentity Records / Licensor is not liable and Licensor will be indemnified and hold harmless by Licensee or any other user or entity from and against any and all costs, losses, claims, liabilities, fines, penalties, indirect or direct consequential damages (including loss of future profits) for any claim arising out of the use of the rewritten and / or re-recorded vocal parts.

 

WHAT YOU CAN'T DO:

The license is non-transferable.

Licensee cannot electronically transfer the sound samples or place them in a time-sharing or service bureau operation or a computer/sampler network.

Unauthorized use, duplication, copying, lending or re-selling of our products or seperate samples or its contents in whole or part is a violation of this License Agreement and is strictly prohibited by the Law of The Netherlands and other countries.

Licensee may not use the sounds in isolation as sound effects or as loops (i.e. a sequence of musical events) or any competitive products that are sold or relicensed to multiple third parties.

The use of Illegal Downloads of this product will NOT give you any permission to use our vocals, samples, loops, midis and kits in your productions and releases. If you download our products illegally, you will not have a licence to use Audentity records products. Illegally means that our product is not bought or downloaded via official stores. 

Only buying or downloading our products via the official stores will give you our permission to use our samples in your productions (used in accordance with this Audentity Records License Agreement)

The licensee is not allowed to use the demonstration mix track files (or parts) or recreate a similar copy of the demonstration mix track(s). (or parts of it)
Always keep your proof of purchase in a safe place.

Licensee can not claim ownership of any of Licensor's samples or midis in their productions or performances. A False copyright infringement notice is forbidden by Law.


LIABILITY:


Neither the producer, nor Audentity Records (or its partners) can be held liable for any direct or indirect consequential loss arising from the use of our products in whatever form.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL Audentity Records, ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO LICENSEE OR ANY OTHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT ENTITY OR USER FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, FUTURE PROFITS, GOODWILL, OR ANY OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OUR PRODUCTS IN WHATEVER FORM OR ANYTHING RELATED TO THIS LICENSE AGREEEMENT.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, Licensee is responsible for the use of Licensor's products, and Licensee will defend and indemnify the Audentity Records from and against every claim brought by a third party, and any related liability, damage, loss, and expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or connected with: (a) your unauthorized use of, or misuse of, our product(s); (b) your violation of any portion of these Terms, or any applicable law or regulation; (c) your violation of any third party right, including any intellectual property right or publicity, confidentiality, other property, or privacy right (including, without limitation, in connection with any use of our products); or (d) any dispute or issue between you and any third party. Audentity Records reserves the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you (without limiting your indemnification obligations with respect to that matter), and in that case, you will cooperate with our defense of those claims.

Audentity Records or its partners can not be held liable for any errors or direct or indirect claims arising from the use (by the licensee or others) of the included logo(s), picture(s), brand(s), trade mark(s), artist name(s) and trade name(s) arising from the use of our products in whatever form.

Audentity Records can not be held liable and will be indemnified by any user, licensee, entity or other persons from any claim arising out of the use / publishing or distribution of music which uses any illegally downloaded or copied /sold / lent Audentity Records samples, midis or presets.(or any other Audentity Records products).

Illegally means that the products / samples are not directly bought or downloaded via our official distributors or via our own store.

Licensee or any other (in)direct User or entity will indemnify and hold Licensor, its officers, directors, employees and Channel Partners and agents, harmless from and against all claims, direct or indirect consequential loss, future losses, demands, liabilities, causes of action and any further results arising out of or related to the extent the Content is not used in accordance with this Audentity Records License Agreement by Licensee or any user or entity.

If Licensee uses the Products for any commercial, business or re-sale purpose Licensor will have no liability to Licensee or any (in)direct entity or person for any loss of profit, loss of data, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

If Licensee or any (in)direct entity or person does not use our product(s) in accordance with any of the terms in the Agreement, Licensee or any other (in)direct entity or person does not have any right to use our product(s) anymore, including all other rights in connection with the product.

Licensee or any other (in)direct entity will reimburse Licensor and its affiliates, distribution partners, successors and assigns on demand for any actual payments made in resolution of any liability, claim or monetary damage that is subject to indemnification under this or any other section in this License Agreement.

CONTENT ID and COPYRIGHT CLAIMS

By using any of our products, Iicensee (or any other (in)direct entity or user) agrees that it is not allowed to use ''Content ID'', claim copyright on Youtube videos or take down youtube videos or tracks on other platforms, which contain Audentity Records samples. (using the same samples from our packs).

Licensee agrees that Audentity Records will not be liable and shall be indemnified and be held harmless from and against all claims by Licensee or any other entity for any damage, results, consequences, any outcome, or any monetary damage(s), loss of future profits or claims arising out of the use of  ''Content ID'', consequences of Channel strikes, video takedowns, Youtube or Soundcloud Channel take downs caused by any person, entity or Licensee. This also applies for videos or music on any other Social Media such as Instagram, Facebook, Soundcloud and others.

Licensee agrees that Audentity Records will not be liable for any copyright complaints, Youtube strikes, or any other Copyright related issues between licensees or other users or entities and Audentity Records shall not be held liable in any way for any claims, monetary damages or other results, damages, losses, expenses, costs or liabilities whatsoever (including, without limitation, any direct or indirect damages for loss of profits) arising out of the copyright claim(s) between 2 licensees or any other users or entities on any platform. In any case Licensee will indemnify and hold Licensor, its officers, directors, employees and Channel Partners and agents, harmless from and against all claims, direct or indirect consequential loss, future losses, demands, liabilities, causes of action and any further results arising out of the use of Content ID, consequences of Youtube Strikes and Social Media channel blocks or and any other Copyright Claims or use of samples in monetizing videos from any user, entity or Licensee.

Licensee owns the copyright on the composition itself, but does not own the samples and midis, that means that Licensee cannot claim ownership of our sounds or loops on YouTube or other platforms, even if it used within a track that you do own.

It is not allowed to monetize videos or use Content ID in tracks on Soundcloud, Youtube or something similar which contains Audentity Records samples. Licensee is responable / liable for any results, consequences or damage arising out of the use of Content ID by Licensee himself.

Licensee will reimburse Assignor and its affiliates, distribution partners, successors and assigns on demand for any actual payments made in resolution of any liability, claim or monetary damage that is subject to indemnification under this or any other section in this License Agreement.

All sounds and samples are licensed to you, but Audentity Records owns the original copyrights. Any unautorized copyright claim is not in accordance with this Audentity Records License Agreement.

Audentity Records reserves the right to use any sound or sample in product videos and demo songs. It is Licensee's responsibility to tell any third party you license your music to that it has copyrighted sounds that are licenced.

 

OWNERSHIP

Licensee does not own the copyright in our products and samples, and if you submit a takedown notice to any third party sites for a work you create using our samples, then you are responsible for ensuring that such takedown notice is not being issued for a different work on the basis that the different work includes the same samples. Submitting a takedown notice in violation of The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) may subject you to liability for damages under Section 512(f) of the U.S. Copyright Act.

 

Governing Law

The laws of The Netherlands govern the Terms in this License Agreement.  You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with Audentity Records shall reside in the courts of The Netherlands.