Sound Ideas End User License Agreement

Terms and Conditions

Sound Ideas, Hollywood Edge and Sounddogs royalty free audio files (referred to herein as "Products" or "Product") are sold to you with a lifetime non-transferable worldwide license for synchronization & master rights only. By accepting Products, you acknowledge and agree to the stated terms, conditions and limitations of use. In the event of a breach of this License Agreement, action may be taken against you directly by the owner of the copyright (Licensor). You consent to the jurisdiction of the Province of Ontario, Canada and to venue at the location of this court.

The Products must be purchased directly from Sound Ideas or one of its authorized Distributors. Unauthorized resale of the Products is prohibited. Any sale or transfer of license may only be permitted if authorized in writing by Licensor.

Rights Granted

You have the right to modify the audio content from the Products in length, pitch and/or format as required for use; to synchronize the audio content from the Products with audio and/or visual productions or applications such as · film, video, DVD & TV productions · training, marketing and trade show presentations · corporate videos & educational applications · on hold messages & advertising · radio presentations & commercials · television presentations & commercials · live performances · speech & audio book products · Web pages & multimedia presentations · Online & live streaming and video broadcast sites such as Youtube · Social Media such as Facebook and Twitter · PowerPoint & Flash productions · interactive programs & computer games & synchronized content for Apps · AV & computer generated displays, podcasts (all such applications hereinafter referred to as "the Production"). You may create copies of the Production. If you sell, lease, give away or otherwise distribute copies of the Production, the rights and limitations to Sound Ideas synchronized audio content as outlined in this End User License Agreement are in effect for the life of the Production and pass automatically to the End User of the Production. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Limitations

Copyright infringement is a serious offence. Sound Ideas protects its copyright by all necessary means, including legal action. You are not authorized to:

  • Make copies of any of the unsynchronized recordings contained within the Products, except as may be designated to a single stand alone workstation for the sole purpose of specific audio and / or visual synchronization at your own facility. You are only licensed to keep one copy of the audio content on one stand alone workstation at any given time unless otherwise directly licensed by Sound Ideas.
  • Copy, duplicate, provide access to, sell, lease, loan or give away unsynchronized sounds from the Products by any means including the World Wide Web, streaming audio or any delivery method now known or which shall become known.
  • Transfer, re-record, copy or duplicate the Products or their content, in whole or in part, for any purpose not authorized under this End User License Agreement without express written authorization from Sound Ideas.  You may not transfer any Product, in whole or in part, electronically or via any peer to peer file sharing program, FTP site, service bureau operation, DRS, computer network or in any way not expressly allowed by Sound Ideas.
  • Provide remote access to unsynchronized sounds from the Products to any location remote from your licensed address without a valid Remote Access License issued directly to you for this specific purpose by Sound Ideas.
  • Provide sounds from the Products as mobile telecom audio content such as ring tones, ringback tones, soundscapes, multimedia messaging services (MMS), voice messaging, audio enhancements, greeting mail services, or other content applications now known or which shall become known, without a valid license issued directly to you for this specific purpose by Sound Ideas. 
  • Provide the Products in whole or in part as unsynchronized content within other mobile communications or entertainment applications, such as iTunes Apps, or as unsynchronized content offered in software packages.
  • Provide the Products in whole or in part within retail toys, electronic sampling products or program chips.
  • Sell or otherwise dispose of computers, hard drives or discs or any other electronic storage media which contains the Products unless all the Products have been deleted. All Products maintained on any computers, hard drives, discs or any other electronic storage media must be deleted before the transfer or sale of any computer, hard drive or disc that contains any Products.
  • Add new instruments, melody or lyrics to an original music composition owned or represented by Sound Ideas without the prior written consent of the owner.
  • Sounds identified on the Sound Ideas Web site as Restricted Sound Effects require separate licensing from a third party.

Performing Rights

With respect to any music compositions that may be included in the Products, this License does not include Performing Rights. Performing Rights represent the entitlement of music composers and publishers to benefit from the public performance of their compositions. Performing Rights societies like ASCAP and BMI in the United States and SOCAN in Canada, as well as many more around the world, have been established to collect and fairly distribute Performing Rights fees to music composers and publishers. If you use any musical compositions contained within any Sound Ideas royalty free product for either broadcast or non-broadcast productions that are eligible for documentation by Performing Rights associations, said music use should be reported to your local Performing Rights society and Sound Ideas. You agree to promptly furnish Sound Ideas with a complete and accurate music cue sheet for any production that is broadcast on television or distributed theatrically. Such cue sheet shall correctly identify the copyright owner, publisher, song title, and length of use for all Music licensed from Sound Ideas. Additional information about eligible music uses and cue sheets for music reporting are available from Sound Ideas.

 

View PDF of Blank Cue Sheet

 

Warranty

Sound Ideas warrants that your use of the Products in accordance with this License does not infringe on any third party proprietary rights.

Liability

Sound Ideas accepts no responsibility for any loss of business or business profits resulting directly or indirectly from the performance of any of the Products. Sound Ideas’ liability is limited and restricted solely to replacement at no charge of the Products in question.

 

View PDF of End User License

 

Sound Ideas 

105 West Beaver Creek Road, Suite 4, Richmond Hill, Ontario  Canada  L4B 1C6

Telephone: (905) 886 5000  Fax: (905) 886-6800   Toll Free:  US  1-800-387-3030   Canada 1-800-665-3000 

Email: contact@sound-ideas.com     http://www.sound-ideas.com

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