YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY USING THE SERVICES OFFERED BY COMPANY THROUGH THE SITE OR WITH RESPECT TO YOUR TUNECORE ACCOUNT, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF SERVICE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THE TERMS OF SERVICE IN THEIR ENTIRETY, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES OFFERED BY COMPANY.
1. GRANT OF RIGHTS.
(a) The rights granted hereunder shall include the sale of Recordings (as defined in Section 2 below) by, without limitation, permanent digital downloads, temporary digital downloads, interactive streaming, non-interactive streaming, cloud services and so-called "disc-on-demand" services. You and Company agree that the Internet consumer stores (“Consumer Stores”) (e.g., iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Rhapsody) licensed to exploit your Recordings hereunder must be approved by you.
(b) By clicking the "I Agree" button, you irrevocably grant to Company, throughout the world and during the Term (as defined in Section 7 below), the non-exclusive right:
(c) You agree that you will not use the Site or Services to transmit, route, provide connections to or store any material that infringes copyrighted works or otherwise violates or promotes the violation of the intellectual property rights of any third party. You acknowledge and agree that Company may disable access to and/or terminate your account and/or remove or disable access to any Recordings or any associated materials you provide to Company in the event that Company receives any claim that, if true, would constitute a violation of your representations and warranties hereunder. Please see the Copyright Policy for further information.
(d) You agree that Company may freeze any and all revenues in your account that are received in connection with Recordings or other materials submitted by you which Company believes, in its good faith discretion, violate the Terms of Service, and that such revenues will be forfeited by you if Company determines, in its good faith discretion, they are the result of fraud and/or infringement. You agree that you will not be entitled to reimbursement for any fees paid by you to Company in the event Company disables access to your account, your Recordings and/or any other materials you provide to Company, or to any revenues forfeited by you as set forth in the preceding sentence.
(e) You agree that Company may terminate your account if you violate the Terms of Service or, in Company’s good faith discretion, are believed to be infringing the intellectual property rights of third parties and/or engaging in otherwise fraudulent activity.
The term "Recordings" shall be defined as the sound recordings and audiovisual recordings that you submit to Company at any time. Company, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to reject any materials (including, without limitation, Recordings, images and/or artwork) that you submit. You agree to submit all Recordings, images and artwork at your sole expense, in the format(s) required by Company or the Consumer Stores. Technical descriptions of such format(s) will be provided to you upon request. You agree that Company and/or its suppliers will have the right to supplement existing artwork necessary to complete the packaging for discs-on-demand. Reasonable efforts will be made to provide you with approval rights over such artwork, but in the event that you object to any such artwork your only remedy shall be to (a) provide appropriate replacement artwork or (b) request prospective discontinuation of delivery of your materials in such manner. In no circumstances shall Company have any liability to you with respect to the quality, sufficiency or other aspect of the creation and delivery of such discs-on-demand.
(a) Company will pay you one hundred percent (100%) of Net Income (as defined in Section 3(b) below). Net Income will be posted to your TuneCore account in a timely fashion after Company's receipt thereof. Once payment has been credited to your account, you will be able to withdraw all or any portion at your discretion. You will be responsible for any bank fees or other charges related to such withdrawals.
(b) "Net Income" shall be defined as Company's actual receipts from Consumer Stores less any tax, fee or other charge related to the Sale of your Recordings. Any objection relating to any accounting statement or any lawsuit arising therefrom must be made (and any lawsuit commenced) no later than one (1) year after the date the statement is rendered, and you hereby waive any longer statute of limitations that may be permitted by law.
(c) To the extent that you owe any amounts to Company as a consequence of the Terms of Service or otherwise, Company shall have the right to deduct all or a portion of such amounts from any Net Income otherwise payable to you.
(d) In the event that Company has, in its good faith discretion, reason to suspect that your account has been subjected to and/or involved in fraudulent or infringing activities, Company reserves the right to discontinue the posting of Net Income to your account and block your ability to otherwise withdraw funds therefrom until resolution of the suspect activities to the satisfaction of Company is obtained. Furthermore, you agree that such revenues will be forfeited by you if Company determines, in its good faith discretion, that they are the result of fraud and/or infringement. To the extent that any fraudulent and/or infringing activities are determined to be caused by your or your affiliates actions or omissions, any costs incurred by Company (including legal fees and expenses) in connection therewith may, in addition to its other remedies, be deducted by Company from any monies otherwise payable to you hereunder. Certain Consumer Stores may also have policies related to fraud and suspected fraudulent activities and you agree that it is your responsibility to investigate such policies, if any, and such policies shall be binding upon you hereunder.
(e) The Net Income posted to your TuneCore account will be pooled in an interest bearing bank account with the Net Income of other TuneCore customers until you withdraw such funds. You agree that you will not receive interest or other earnings on the Net Income that Company handles as your agent and places in such pooled account. In consideration for your use of the Services, you irrevocably transfer and assign to Company any ownership right that you may have in any interest that may accrue on Net Income held in such pooled account. In addition to or instead of earning interest on such pooled account, Company may receive a reduction in fees or expenses charged for banking services by the banks that hold your Net Income.
(f) In connection with your decision to use the TuneCore streaming media player, iPhone application or other so-called widgets or applications (the “Streaming Players”) as platforms for users to stream your Recordings, you hereby waive any right to digital artist royalties, performance royalties or any other fees or royalties, statutory or otherwise, that Company may be obligated to pay you or a third party in connection with the use of such Streaming Players. For the avoidance of doubt, to the extent that you utilize a Streaming Player on your own website or authorize its use on any other website on the Internet, you acknowledge and agree that Company is not responsible to make any third party payments in connection with the Recordings and underlying musical compositions which you own and/or control.
(g) To the extent that you elect to use certain Recordings from your TuneCore catalog to distribute free to any parties (via a Streaming Player, directly through your own website or otherwise), you agree that you will be solely responsible for any of the above referenced third party payment obligations resulting from such deliveries. Without limiting any of the foregoing, you expressly agree to either waive music publishing royalties (if you own or control such rights) or pay any necessary royalties due to third party music publishers as a result of any such free distribution.
(h) In the event that Company is presented with a claim of infringement of copyright, trademark, right of publicity or other intellectual property right, or failure to comply with any third party license requirement or any other claim which, if true, would constitute your breach of, or non-compliance with, any of your representations, warranties or agreements hereunder, you agree that Company may freeze any and all revenues in your account that are received in connection with the disputed Recordings or other materials submitted by you, and that such revenues will be forfeited by you if Company determines, in its good faith discretion, they are the result of fraud and/or infringement. Furthermore, if in Company’s reasonable business judgment it elects to engage an attorney to review and/or respond to such claim, Company shall, in its sole discretion, have the right to deduct from your account or charge any alternate payment method you provide to Company (such as a PayPal account, credit card or debit card) (each a “Payment Method”) a minimum of Three Hundred Dollars ($300) to offset the costs of associated legal fees and expenses.
4. THIRD PARTY OBLIGATIONS.
(a) You shall be solely responsible for securing and paying for digital phonorecord delivery, mechanical, public performance and any other licenses (as applicable) required from musical composition copyright owners or their agents in connection with Company's exploitation of rights hereunder, as well as royalties due to artists, producers and other persons who performed in the making of the Recordings and all payments that may be required under collective bargaining agreements or pursuant to any statutory schemes.
(b) For digital download sales in the United States, your payment typically includes the mechanical royalty on the underlying composition. In the case of the iTunes Match service, your payment includes a publishing portion that covers both the mechanical and public performance royalties. If you do not own or control the underlying composition(s) in your sound recording(s), it is your obligation to pay these publishing royalties to the person or entity that does. Outside of the United States, Company customarily requires Consumer Stores to secure and pay for music publishing licenses (and such license fees may or may not be deducted by the Consumer Store concerned from the proceeds payable to Company). If any Consumer Store outside of the United States does not agree to secure and pay for music publishing licenses, Company shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to either (i) decline to license such Consumer Store or (ii) assume the responsibility to clear and pay for the music publishing licenses required in connection with such Consumer Store's Sales, which license fees Company shall have the right to deduct from amounts payable to you hereunder. To the extent that Company is required or elects, in its sole discretion, to pay any of the foregoing amounts, such payments will be deducted from any amounts otherwise payable to you hereunder.
(c) To the extent that Company permits you to select certain Recordings from your TuneCore catalog to distribute free to fans or directly through your own website, you agree that you will be solely responsible for any of the above referenced third party payment obligations resulting from such deliveries.
5. WARRANTIES; REPRESENTATIONS; INDEMNITIES.
(a) You warrant and represent that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age, you have the right and authority to enter into this agreement and to grant to Company all rights specified; all of the Recordings, including, without limitation, any sampled third party material embodied therein, artwork, metadata, audiovisuals, images and any other materials furnished by you to Company or relating to the Recordings are owned or controlled by you and the use thereof as described or contemplated herein and/or on the Site and/or Consumer Stores’ websites shall not infringe on the copyrights, trademark rights, publicity rights or other rights of any person or entity; and that Company shall have the right to exploit same in any manner hereunder free from adverse claim and without any obligation to make any payment of any nature to any person or entity other than the amounts payable to you hereunder.
(b) You shall defend and indemnify Company and any of its affiliates (including any directors, members, officers, employees and other representatives) and hold them harmless against any third party claims or expenses and losses resulting from breach or a claim which, if true, would constitute a breach of the foregoing representations and warranties or any of the agreements contained in these Terms of Service, including reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses.
(c) Company shall give you prompt notice of any claim that is subject to the foregoing indemnification obligation and you shall defend Company at your expense with counsel approved by Company, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld. In the event you fail to retain approved counsel, Company may, if it so elects, defend itself at your cost and expense and you agree that Company may require your participation in such defense as a third party or otherwise and you hereby waive any objection or claim to compensation in respect of same. If a claim is made Company shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to remove or disable access to the Recordings and/or any associated materials that are the subject of such claim, and/or to withhold payment of any monies due hereunder in an amount reasonably related to the claim and potential expenses. Any settlement of any claim shall be subject to Company's prior written approval.
(d) THERE ARE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES BY COMPANY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THE TERMS OF SERVICE.
6. SUBSCRIPTION FEES.
In consideration of the services rendered hereunder, all Recordings submitted by you and distributed by Company to the Consumer Stores require that you purchase a recurring fee-based subscription via a Payment Method. These fees may be amended from time to time by Company without notice to you. You expressly agree that Company is authorized to deduct your recurring subscription fees, any applicable tax and other charges you may incur in connection with your use of the Services directly from your TuneCore account (i.e., your share of Net Income) or charge such fees to any Payment Method you provide to Company. You are solely responsible for all charges, fees, duties, taxes, and assessments arising out of any use of your TuneCore account by you or anyone else using your account. If you notify Company in writing that you are terminating your subscription for one or more of your Recordings, no further subscription fees will be charged to your TuneCore account or Payment Method for those Recordings and all terminated Recordings will be removed from their respective Consumer Stores. You will not be entitled to reimbursement of any pre-paid fees with respect to any terminated Recordings. If for any reason you fail to make a payment or a payment is reversed hereunder via the Payment Method or any other method after agreeing to these Terms of Service, Company will be entitled to recoup, at its sole discretion, the subscription fee, by any means necessary, including the right to keep your account active and collect any resulting royalties until the subscription fee is fully recouped. It is your responsibility to notify Company if your Payment Method has changed by making the appropriate changes to your TuneCore account settings. If you do not provide a valid Payment Method your service may be disconnected or interrupted at Company’s sole discretion.
The Terms of Service shall apply at all times while you utilize the Site or the Services.
You acknowledge and agree that, in the course of negotiating and transacting business with Company, you may become aware of certain otherwise confidential information related to Company’s business and business practices. Except to the extent that such information is otherwise generally available to third parties or is required to be divulged by operation of law, you agree to keep such information confidential. You hereby expressly agree that Company shall have the right to provide information relative to the sales of your Recordings hereunder to third parties, to aggregate such information in charts and other comparative informational materials, and to disseminate the same in any manner.
9. OTHER AGREEMENTS.
You acknowledge that in providing the Services and payments hereunder, Company will be required to enter into certain agreements with various Consumer Stores. The selection of these Consumer Stores shall be within the sole discretion of Company. You agree that the Terms of Service shall be subject to any applicable terms and conditions of such other agreements that Company enters into with respect to such Consumer Stores. You expressly acknowledge that certain Consumer Stores may, with respect to audiovisual recordings, require that your audiovisual recordings be made available on their websites at certain times and in certain formats relative to the availability of such materials elsewhere in the marketplace. To the extent that such requirements are not met, the individual Consumer Stores may have the right to discontinue the availability of said audiovisual recordings in their store(s). Company will, upon your written request, provide you with the current specifics of such requirements.
10. BAR CODES AND UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODES.
Company will provide you with free bar codes and universal product codes (“UPCs”). These are for your use only and may not be transferred or resold. If transferred or resold, Company will charge you Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per bar code or UPC, plus any revenue made by you from such transfer or resale. Company may deduct such charges from any Net Income owed to you by Company or charge such amounts to any Payment Method you provide to Company.
(a) The Site and Services may be used and accessed solely for lawful purposes. You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and foreign laws, treatises and regulations in connection with your use of the Site and Services, including, without limitation, applicable common law, all relevant statutes, and the rules and regulations of the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In addition, without limitation, you agree that you will not do any of the following while using or accessing the Site and Services:
(b) Company does not guarantee exploitation of the Recordings, which will depend on consumer preference, nor on the inclusion or participation of any given Consumer Store. Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to decline to engage in business with any given Consumer Store. Except as specifically set forth in the Terms of Service, Company shall have no obligations to you.
(c) Company shall not be deemed in breach of the Terms of Service unless you have given Company notice of the breach and Company has failed to cure such breach within thirty (30) days after receipt of such notice. In no event shall any breach entitle you to rescind the rights granted hereunder.
(d) In no event will Company, its officers, directors, employees or agents be liable to you for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, Services, Company products or any Company content, no matter whether the damages are foreseeable and whether or not Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing limitation of liability will apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction and in no event will Company’s aggregate liability to you exceed One Hundred Dollars ($100).
(e) The Terms of Service shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York excluding that body of law pertaining to the conflict of laws. Any legal action or proceeding arising under the Terms of Service shall be brought exclusively in courts located in the State and County of New York, and the parties hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue therein. The parties to this agreement waive their respective rights to a trial by jury. In the event that any provision in the Terms of Service is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect. The failure of a party to enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. You may not assign the Terms of Service (by operation of law or otherwise) without the prior written consent of Company and any prohibited assignment will be null and void. Company may assign the Terms of Service or any rights or obligations hereunder without your consent. The relationship of the parties under the Terms of Service is that of independent contractors and the Terms of Service shall not be construed to imply that either party is the agent, employee, or joint venturer of the other. You agree that the Terms of Service and the rules, restrictions and policies contained herein, and Company's enforcement thereof, are not intended to confer and do not confer any rights or remedies upon any person other than you and Company. The Terms of Service, together with the rules and policies of Company, constitute the entire agreement between Company and you with respect to the subject matter hereof. Any notice or other communication to be given hereunder will be in writing and given (i) by Company via email (in each case to your email address of record), (ii) a posting on the Site, or (iii) by you via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to such other address as Company may specify in writing. The date of receipt shall be deemed the date on which such notice is transmitted.
(g) It is your responsibility to deliver all necessary information, metadata, songs, graphic files or any other information or music in the format required. You acknowledge that Company will not be obligated to furnish its services hereunder until receipt of said materials.
(h) In very limited circumstances, Company may permit you to modify the standard wholesale price you will receive from sales of certain of your Recordings by a Consumer Store (“Price Variance”), such circumstances to be determined by Company in its sole discretion. Further to and consistent with the provisions of Section 11(d) above, in no event will Company, its officers, directors, employees or agents be liable to you for any claims you may have in connection with any errors occurring in the implementation of such Price Variance, which are not solely and entirely caused by Company’s negligence or error.
(i) You authorize Company to make and perform clips of your Recordings up to ninety (90) seconds in length via streaming or download free of charge (the "Clips") to promote the band, artist and/or Sale of applicable Recordings. To the extent that you own or control the publishing rights in the musical compositions embodied in your Recordings used in the Clips (the “Compositions”), you authorize Company to make and perform clips of your Compositions up to ninety (90) seconds in length via streaming or download free of charge to promote the band, artist and/or Sale of applicable Recordings. Said Clips may be created by Company or any third party affiliated with Company by using any consecutive ninety (90) seconds of the applicable Recording(s).
(j) Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse to provide its services to you or any customer for any or no reason whatsoever.
(k) If an audiovisual master is rejected by a Consumer Store because it does not meet that store’s technical or editorial specifications, you must pay a resubmission fee before resubmitting the master. In the event you are unable or unwilling to correct the errors or quality issues in order to resubmit the audiovisual master, there shall be no refund on previously paid fees – the fees paid for the initial submission and any resubmission are not refundable under any circumstance.
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully, which amend the Terms of Service that you previously entered into with TuneCore, Inc. (“TuneCore”) with respect to your Recordings, as such agreement has been supplemented, amended or otherwise modified. This is a legal agreement between you and TuneCore. TuneCore reserves the sole right at any time to modify, discontinue or terminate the Site and Services, or modify the Terms of Service without notice. All modified terms and/or conditions when posted on the Site shall supersede the prior agreement between you and TuneCore, and such revised Terms and Conditions shall constitute the entire agreement between you and TuneCore. By continuing to use or access the Site and/or Services after TuneCore makes any such modification, you agree to be legally bound by the revised Terms of Service. You may not alter the terms and conditions of the Terms of Service without TuneCore’s express written consent. Capitalized terms used herein without definition have their respective meanings assigned in the Terms of Service.
You understand that by using the Services and your TuneCore account, you are agreeing to be bound by the Terms of Service, including this amendment. If you do not accept the Terms of Service in their entirety, you may not access or use the Services.
You shall be solely responsible for the payment of all compensation due songwriters, licensors, income participants and other third parties to whom you are obligated to pay a portion of the income from any of the Songs. You warrant and represent that all such songwriters, licensors, income participants and other third parties to whom you are obligated to pay a portion of the income from the Songs shall look solely to you for any such payments and you hereby agree to indemnify Company and hold Company harmless from and against any and all claims, demands or actions by any such songwriters, licensors, income participants and other third parties for any such payments in accordance with the indemnification provisions of the Terms of Service.
You warrant and represent that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and that all of the Songs, including, without limitation, any interpolated third party material embodied therein, metadata and any other materials furnished by you to Company or relating to the Songs are owned or controlled by you and the use thereof as described or contemplated herein shall not infringe on the copyrights, trademark rights, publicity rights or other rights of any person or entity; and that Company shall have the right to exploit same in any manner hereunder free from adverse claim and without any obligation to make any payment of any nature to any person or entity other than the amounts payable to you hereunder.
TuneCore respects the copyrights of others and expects its users to do the same. In compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 as embodied in 17 U.S.C. § 512 (the “DMCA”), a copy of which may be found on the United States Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html#512, TuneCore will respond expeditiously to remove or disable access to material that is claimed to infringe copyrighted material or to be the subject of activity that infringes copyrighted material and was posted online using the TuneCore service.
DMCA Notification of Claimed Infringement
If you are a copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right under copyright that is allegedly infringed, please notify TuneCore of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and was posted online using the TuneCore service by completing a DMCA Notification of Claimed Infringement (the “Notification”) as described below and delivering it to TuneCore’s Designated Copyright Agent. It is important to emphasize that you should only submit a Notification if you own or control the copyrighted material that is claimed to be infringing because under 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material is infringing may be liable for damages.
To be effective, the Notification must be a written communication provided to TuneCore’s Designated Copyright Agent that includes substantially the following:
Once completed, please deliver the Notification to TuneCore's Designated Copyright Agent at:Copyright Agent
Upon receipt of a valid Notification, TuneCore will respond expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity.
DMCA Counter Notification
If material you have posted online using the TuneCore service has been removed or disabled in response to a DMCA Notification of Claimed Infringement, TuneCore will promptly forward the Notification to you and inform you that it has removed or disabled access to such material. If you own or control the rights to the material you posted online using the TuneCore service and you believe that your material was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may send TuneCore’s Designated Copyright Agent a DMCA Counter Notification (the “Counter Notification) as described below. It is important to emphasize that you should only submit a Counter Notification if you own or control the copyrighted material that is claimed to be infringing because under 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be liable for damages.
To be effective, a DMCA Counter Notification must be a written communication provided to TuneCore’s Designated Copyright Agent that includes substantially the following:
Once completed, please deliver the Counter Notification to TuneCore's Designated Copyright Agent at:Copyright Agent
Upon receipt of a Counter Notification, TuneCore will promptly forward it to the Claimant and inform the Claimant that TuneCore will replace the removed material or cease disabling access to it unless the Claimant notifies TuneCore’s Designated Copyright Agent within ten (10) business days that he or she has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain you from engaging in infringing activity with regard to the material posted online by you using the TuneCore service. If TuneCore receives notification that the Claimant has filed such a lawsuit, it will be unable to replace the removed material or cease disabling access to it. If TuneCore does not receive such notification, it may, in its sole discretion, replace the removed material or cease disabling access to it.
Please note that when TuneCore forwards the Counter Notification to the Claimant it includes your personal information. By submitting a Counter Notification, you consent to having your information revealed in this way. TuneCore will not forward a Counter Notification to any party other than the Claimant.
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully, which amend the Terms & Conditions that you previously entered into with TuneCore, Inc. ("TuneCore"), as such agreement has been supplemented, amended or otherwise modified. These terms explain how you ("you" or the "Referrer") can earn and spend money ("Referral Dollars") on the TuneCore.com website (the "Site") using the Refer A Friend program. TuneCore's Terms & Conditions are incorporated herein by reference, and these terms and conditions are collectively referred to with TuneCore's Terms & Conditions as the "Terms of Service".
By earning and spending Referral Dollars you are deemed to have agreed to the Terms of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service in their entirety, you are not authorized to register as a Referrer or to participate in the Refer A Friend program in any manner.
Inviting Friends and Earning Referral Dollars
Invite friends who are not current TuneCore account members with your Refer A Friend program link ("Personal Link"). When the referred friend arrives at the Site via your Personal Link and registers with TuneCore as new account member, such friend will get a limited time distribution discount as a welcome offer. This discount shall apply to new accounts only, and existing or returning TuneCore account members are excluded.
You will automatically receive the following Referral Dollars once such referred friend makes their first purchase of a distribution subscription and/or publishing administration services on the Site within forty-five (45) calendar days of the Personal Link being sent by you (each, a "Qualifying Purchase”):
|Number of Referred Friends||Referral Dollar Amounts|
|Level 1||1||$25 for such friend's first Qualifying Purchase|
|Level 2||2 - 5||$5 for each friend's first Qualifying Purchase|
|Level 3||6 - 10||$10 for each friend's first Qualifying Purchase|
|Level 4||11 - 25||$15 for each friend's first Qualifying Purchase|
|Level 5||26+||$25 for each friend's first Qualifying Purchase|
Referral Dollars will only be rewarded for the referred friend's first Qualifying Purchase. For the avoidance of doubt, Referral Dollars will not be rewarded for the referred friend's purchase of any third-party partner products set forth on www.tunecore.com/store, distribution renewals and/or any other products not specifically referenced above as a Qualifying Purchase. If the referred friend does not follow the directions in the Personal Link and/or does not make a qualifying purchase on the Site within forty-five (45) calendar days of the Personal Link being sent by you, you will not receive any Referral Dollars, and TuneCore will have no liability to you for your referred friend's failure to follow directions.
If more than one TuneCore account member refers the same friend, the account member who sent the Personal Link that is actually used to create the new member's account shall be deemed the Referrer, regardless of which TuneCore account member's Personal Link was sent to such friend first. You may only earn Referral Dollars via TuneCore's authorized Refer A Friend invite mechanism, and any referrals outside of TuneCore's authorized channels will not result in any Referral Dollars. This offer is limited to one referral and email address per friend.
Spending Referral Dollars
All Referral Dollars will be automatically deposited into your TuneCore account in a timely fashion after the referred friend has made their first Qualifying Purchase and may be applied to any purchases you make on the Site, including your distribution renewals. The Referral Dollars can also be withdrawn from your TuneCore account as cash, in accordance with TuneCore's Terms & Conditions.
Prohibitions and Cancellation
Referral Dollars are issued to a single TuneCore account at TuneCore's sole discretion and cannot be transferred, bartered or sold. TuneCore reserves the right to cancel your Referral Dollars if it determines in its sole discretion that you have violated these Terms of Service including without limitation, through your fraudulent or misleading referral activity (e.g., by inviting fake people to join TuneCore, using false names, using multiple email accounts or email addresses, impersonating another person or otherwise providing false or misleading information to TuneCore) or if TuneCore terminates your account for any reason. You may also be liable for civil and/or criminal penalties under applicable law.
Changes to Referral Dollars Terms
TuneCore reserves the right in its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice to you, to add to, remove or otherwise change the Terms of Service applicable to the issuance and use of Referral Dollars. Such changes may include without limitation, how you may earn and spend Referral Dollars, how long Referral Dollars last, minimum purchase amounts for which Referral Dollars may be used and the lifetime maximum amount of Referral Dollars that you may earn. In addition, TuneCore reserves the right to terminate the Refer A Friend program or any other referral programs at any time in its sole discretion. In such case all Referral Dollars earned up to and including the day of termination will remain in the Referrer's account.
TuneCore reserves the right to modify these Terms of Service without notice. All modified Terms of Service will be posted on the Site and when so posted, shall supersede the prior agreement between you and Company, and such revised Terms of Service shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Company. The updated terms will specify the effect (if any) of such changes on Referral Dollars that you have already earned before such changes occurred. It is your responsibility to check the Site periodically to see if the Terms of Service have changed. You will be deemed to have accepted such changes and agree to be legally bound by the revised Terms of Service by continuing to earn and spend Referral Dollars after the updated Terms of Service have been posted on the Site.
The Refer A Friend program is void where prohibited by law. Should there be any tax liability for the accumulation and/or use of Referral Dollars, such taxes are your sole responsibility. You understand that your account may not accurately reflect the Referral Dollars you have actually earned. TuneCore will have no liability for any errors displayed in your account
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