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General Terms and Conditions


These terms and conditions (“Agreement”) set forth the general terms and conditions of your use of the syncroyalty.com website (“Website”), “Sync Royalty LLC” mobile application (“Mobile Application”) and any of their related products and services (collectively, “Services”). This Agreement is legally binding between you (“User”, “you” or “your”) and Sync Royalty LLC (“Sync Royalty LLC”, “we”, “us” or “our”). If you are entering into this Agreement on behalf of a business or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity to this Agreement, in which case the terms “User”, “you” or “your” shall refer to such entity. If you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree with the terms of this Agreement, you must not accept this Agreement and may not access and use the Services. By accessing and using the Services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. You acknowledge that this Agreement is a contract between you and Sync Royalty LLC, even though it is electronic and is not physically signed by you, and it governs your use of the Services.


Accounts and Membership


You must be at least 18 years of age to use the Services. By using the Services and by agreeing to this Agreement you warrant and represent that you are at least 13 years of age. If you create an account on the Services, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with it. We may, but have no obligation to monitor and review new accounts before you may sign in and start using the Services. Providing false contact information of any kind may result in the termination of your account. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions. We may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) if we determine that you have violated any provision of this Agreement or that your conduct or content would tend to damage our reputation and goodwill. If we delete your account for the foregoing reasons, you may not re-register for our Services. We may block your email address and Internet protocol address to prevent further registration.


User content


We do not own any data, information or material (collectively, “Content”) that you submit on the Services in the course of using the Service. You shall have sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, integrity, legality, reliability, appropriateness, and intellectual property ownership or right to use of all submitted Content. We may monitor and review the Content on the Services submitted or created using our Services by you. You grant us permission to access, copy, distribute, store, transmit, reformat, display and perform the Content of your user account solely as required for the purpose of providing the Services to you. Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, we have the right, though not the obligation, to, in our own sole discretion, refuse or remove any Content that, in our reasonable opinion, violates any of our policies or is in any way harmful or objectionable. You also grant us the license to use, reproduce, adapt, modify, publish or distribute the Content created by you or stored in your user account for commercial, marketing or any similar purpose.


Billing and Payments


You shall pay all fees or charges to your account in accordance with the fees, charges, and billing terms in effect at the time a fee or charge is due and payable. Where Services are offered on a free trial basis, payment may be required after the free trial period ends, and not when you enter your billing details (which may be required prior to the commencement of the free trial period). If auto-renewal is enabled for the Services you have subscribed for, you will be charged automatically in accordance with the term you selected. Sensitive and private data exchange happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures, and the Services are also in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards in order to create as secure of an environment as possible for Users. Scans for malware are performed on a regular basis for additional security and protection. If, in our judgment, your purchase constitutes a high-risk transaction, we will require you to provide us with a copy of your valid government-issued photo identification, and possibly a copy of a recent bank statement for the credit or debit card used for the purchase.


Accuracy of Information


Occasionally there may be information on the Services that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, availability, promotions and offers. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information on the Services or Services is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information on the Services including, without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied on the Services should be taken to indicate that all information on the Services or Services has been modified or updated.


Third Party Services


If you decide to enable, access or use third party services, be advised that your access and use of such other services are governed solely by the terms and conditions of such other services, and we do not endorse, are not responsible or liable for, and make no representations as to any aspect of such other services, including, without limitation, their content or the manner in which they handle data (including your data) or any interaction between you and the provider of such other services. You irrevocably waive any claim against Sync Royalty LLC with respect to such other services. Sync Royalty LLC is not liable for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your enablement, access or use of any such other services, or your reliance on the privacy practices, data security processes or other policies of such other services. You may be required to register for or log into such other services on their respective platforms. By enabling any other services, you are expressly permitting Sync Royalty LLC to disclose your data as necessary to facilitate the use or enablement of such other service.


Backups


We perform regular backups of the Website and its Content and will do our best to ensure completeness and accuracy of these backups. In the event of the hardware failure or data loss we will restore backups automatically to minimize the impact and downtime.


Links to Other Resources


Although the Services may link to other resources (such as websites, mobile applications, etc.), we are not, directly or indirectly, implying any approval, association, sponsorship, endorsement, or affiliation with any linked resource, unless specifically stated herein. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, any businesses or individuals or the content of their resources. We do not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, products, services, and content of any other third parties. You should carefully review the legal statements and other conditions of use of any resource which you access through a link on the Services. Your linking to any other off-site resources is at your own risk.


Prohibited Uses


In addition to other terms as set forth in the Agreement, you are prohibited from using the Services or Content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Services, third party products and services, or the Internet; (h) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (i) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (j) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Services, third party products and services, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Services for violating any of the prohibited uses.


Intellectual Property Rights


“Intellectual Property Rights” means all present and future rights conferred by statute, common law or equity in or in relation to any copyright and related rights, trademarks, designs, patents, inventions, goodwill and the right to sue for passing off, rights to inventions, rights to use, and all other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications and rights to apply for and be granted, rights to claim priority from, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection and any other results of intellectual activity which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world. This Agreement does not transfer to you any intellectual property owned by Sync Royalty LLC or third parties, and all rights, titles, and interests in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Sync Royalty LLC. All trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Services, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sync Royalty LLC or its licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Services may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Services grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any of Sync Royalty LLC or third party trademarks.


Disclaimer of Warranty


You agree that such Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and that your use of the Services is solely at your own risk. We expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We make no warranty that the Services will meet your requirements, or that the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Service or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the Service or that defects in the Service will be corrected. You understand and agree that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of Service is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data. We make no warranty regarding any goods or services purchased or obtained through the Service or any transactions entered into through the Service unless stated otherwise. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us or through the Service shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.


Limitation of Liability


To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will Sync Royalty LLC, its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers or licensors be liable to any person for any indirect, incidental, special, punitive, cover or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for lost profits, revenue, sales, goodwill, use of content, impact on business, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity) however caused, under any theory of liability, including, without limitation, contract, tort, warranty, breach of statutory duty, negligence or otherwise, even if the liable party has been advised as to the possibility of such damages or could have foreseen such damages. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the aggregate liability of Sync Royalty LLC and its affiliates, officers, employees, agents, suppliers and licensors relating to the services will be limited to an amount no greater than one dollar or any amounts actually paid in cash by you to Sync Royalty LLC for the prior one month period prior to the first event or occurrence giving rise to such liability. The limitations and exclusions also apply if this remedy does not fully compensate you for any losses or fails of its essential purpose.


Indemnification


You agree to indemnify and hold Sync Royalty LLC and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers and licensors harmless from and against any liabilities, losses, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred in connection with or arising from any third party allegations, claims, actions, disputes, or demands asserted against any of them as a result of or relating to your Content, your use of the Services or any willful misconduct on your part.


Severability


All rights and restrictions contained in this Agreement may be exercised and shall be applicable and binding only to the extent that they do not violate any applicable laws and are intended to be limited to the extent necessary so that they will not render this Agreement illegal, invalid or unenforceable. If any provision or portion of any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, it is the intention of the parties that the remaining provisions or portions thereof shall constitute their agreement with respect to the subject matter hereof, and all such remaining provisions or portions thereof shall remain in full force and effect.


Dispute Resolution


The formation, interpretation, and performance of this Agreement and any disputes arising out of it shall be governed by the substantive and procedural laws of California, United States without regard to its rules on conflicts or choice of law and, to the extent applicable, the laws of United States. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for actions related to the subject matter hereof shall be the courts located in California, United States, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. You hereby waive any right to a jury trial in any proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to this Agreement.


Assignment


You may not assign, resell, sub-license or otherwise transfer or delegate any of your rights or obligations hereunder, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent, which consent shall be at our own sole discretion and without obligation; any such assignment or transfer shall be null and void. We are free to assign any of its rights or obligations hereunder, in whole or in part, to any third party as part of the sale of all or substantially all of its assets or stock or as part of a merger.


Changes and Amendments


We reserve the right to modify this Agreement or its terms related to the Services at any time at our discretion. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We may also provide notice to you in other ways at our discretion, such as through the contact information you have provided.


An updated version of this Agreement will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Agreement unless otherwise specified. Your continued use of the Services after the effective date of the revised Agreement (or such other act specified at that time) will constitute your consent to those changes.


Acceptance of These Terms


You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement and agree to all its terms and conditions. By accessing and using the Services you agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Agreement, you are not authorized to access or use the Services.


Contacting Us


If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints regarding this Agreement, we encourage you to contact us using the details below:


info@syncroyalty.com


This above section was last updated on October 27, 2023


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Creator Terms & Conditions and Music License


The following services are offered to the Creator at no cost, fees or subscriptions. This is your Music License for catalog and custom original revenue earning track/s.



Services:


Sync Royalty will create, produce and provide custom original music tracks to the Creator at no charge, fees, or subscriptions. Creator can download unlimited tracks from the catalog or they can be assigned their own personal Producer/s for Custom Tracks at Creator’s approval. These tracks are made custom for the Creator unless the Creator chooses to have their tracks used (Shared) by other creators; in which earns the Creator another tier of additional royalties (i.e. “Track Sharing”). Sync Royalty will license and coordinate these tracks for free across all platforms.


In addition to the Creator’s content, the tracks covered in this agreement may also be used for free in the following manner:


  • On Creator’s YouTube Channel
  • On all social platforms of Creator 
  • On broadcast television and other like formats
  • On other internet platforms


1st Generation Royalties: 


Creator will be free to use the provided original audio tracks in their videos, including videos that Creator monetize. These “1st Generation Royalties” are new, additional and separate royalty revenues from what Creator is already receiving. The Creator’s current and usual revenue flow is not changed or affected. The Creator and their team do not have to change any of their current processes other than now using royalty “earning” music in their video content. The earnings from this additional music revenues will be split fifty percent (50%) of net profits with Creator and paid to Creator each month. Net profits are 70%. Revenues from the publishing royalties are new, additional and separate from the Creator’s existing earnings and will not affect Creator’s existing revenues and claims. We refer these revenues as “1st Generation Royalties”. The new and additional royalties and rates that Google pays out to publishers vary just as they do with creator’s regular payouts. Royalty rates are based upon add to view ratios as not all views are equal to all viewer’s status. Out of of Google’s share (not the client’s) of add-revenue, Google sets aside up to 10% to pay towards additional music royalties. This portion of net royalties is what Sync Royalty splits with the creator.

2nd Generation Royalties:


In addition to the 1st Generation Royalties that the Creator earns, there are two additional revenues to be earned:


“Track Sharing” - The tracks that Sync Royalty creates for the Creator are made custom and the Creator may choose to be the only user of those tracks. However, if the Creator so wishes they may share track/s with a fellow content creator of their choice and / or through Sync Royalty’s other Creators. If Creator elects to use “Track Sharing”, then the Creator will earn yet another new and additional revenue from other creators using their track/s. We refer to these revenues as “2nd Generation Royalties”. (Note: The fellow content creator in which the track/s are shared with will also receive royalties. The “Track Sharing” royalties are split at a lower percentage than 1st Generation royalties and are also paid monthly to Creator). The 2nd Generation Royalties are split into thirds (33.3%) of net royalties.


Sponsorship Royalties:

Sync Royalty also offers new and added Sponsorship opportunities to Creators at no cost and no exclusivity agreements.


Attribution:

In the event of event of an owner change or transfer of Sync Royalty, all tracks within this agreement will remain being used by Creator.


Sync Royalty does request that Creator provide language in your description that says,”Used with permission and licensed to Creator by Sync Royalty LLC.” Additionally, Sync Royalty will provide Creator with a youtube art track link that you can also put in your description. Creator may discontinue to use services at anytime and are not obligated to an exclusive contract.


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Micro-Producer Terms & Conditions

(Definition, Payment Tiers & Terms & Conditions)



Sync Royalty, LLC (SR) is offering to pay you for production services as an Independent Contractor on a work for hire basis. Sync Royalty provides micro-tracks to content creators for free and free gratis usage.


Definition:


A Micro-Producer is a one person, one-stop producer that creates original instrumental Micro-Tracks / Songs of :30 (seconds) - 2:00 (minutes) in length. A Micro-Producer is the Producer, Writer and Artist all in the same one individual.


Payment Tiers:


The Producer will be paid upon the track/s being placed with a content creator. The rate paid per track will be within a range of $50 - $200. This range is dependent upon the type, length and format for which it is placed.


Tier 1:  


Tracks under the Tier 1 rates are original tracks provided to SR that may already be in your folders or hard drives that are merely beats or ideas that are in every producer’s files as “unfinished ideas etc”. These tracks are :30 - 1:00 minutes in length and require no further producing from you. Once approved and placed, SR pays the producer a one-time work for hire rate of $50 - $99 dollars per track; plus the producer receives 100% of the Micro Producer’s performance royalties (PRO’s / Performing Right Organizations such as ASCAP, BMI and SEASAC).


Tier 2:  


Tracks under the Tier 2 rates are also original tracks provided to SR that are new, currently made and may have more of a full production sound. These tracks are 1:01 - 2:00 minutes (or longer) in length. Once approved and placed, SR pays the producer a one-time work for hire rate of $100 - $200 dollars per track; plus the producer receives 100% of the Micro Producer’s performance royalties (PRO’s / Performing Right Organizations such as ASCAP, BMI and SEASAC).


Tier 3:


Tier 3 offers an ongoing arrangement SR and the Producer and on an invite only basis. Tier 3 additional terms and conditions are not included in this agreement.


Terms & Conditions: The terms and conditions are as follows:


  • Producer / Writer will create original Micro-Track/s of :30 to 2:00 minutes (or longer) in length.


  • The style, mood and direction of the track/s are at the producer’s discretion. 


  • In the event that the Producer / Writer is assigned to a specific SR client, then specific direction will be given pursuant to the client’s desired needs. 


  • The Producer is being paid by SR a fee for the track/s as a work for hire and independent contractor. SR will own the master recording and copyrights in perpetuity. All shares including writer shares of net receipts is to be retained by the publisher, with the exception of performance royalties, which shall be paid to the producer / writer directly by their applicable PRO” (Performing Rights Organization). The producer will receive their full performance royalties in perpetuity via their Performing Rights Organization. SR and our publishing administration will handle your PRO registrations. Please provide your PRO information below.


NOTE: ALL TRACKS PROVIDED TO SYNC ROYALTY LLC MUST BE ORIGINAL TRACKS CREATED AND WRITTEN WITH NO UN-CLEARED / PIRATED SAMPLES OR ANYTHING THAT COULD CAUSE A CLAIM UPON THAT CONTENT. THE TRACKS MUST BE ORIGINAL AND NOT INCLUDED IN ANY EARLIER WORK BY THE PRODUCER OR ARTISTS. WE CANNOT ACCEPT TRACKS THAT ARE ALREADY INCLUDED IN OTHER ORGANIZATION’S CATALOGS. THE TRACKS YOU DELIVER MUST BE NEW AND HAVE NEVER BEEN GIVEN, SOLD OR INCLUDED IN PREVIOUS CLIENT’S TRACKS, CATALOGS, DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASES. THESE TRACKS ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF SYNC ROYALTY LLC.