Last updated: [ 19 OCT 2016 ]
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“TERMS”) SET OUT BELOW GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE BEAT VENDORS INC. (“BEAT VENDORS”) WEBSITE, FEATURES AND SERVICES (THE “SERVICES”) PROVIDED VIA BEAT VENDORS’ WEBSITE WWW.BEATVENDORS.COM (THE “WEBSITE”). BY USING THE SITE IN ANY MANNER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO VISITING, BROWSING, OR PLACING AN ORDER ON THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THESE TERMS, INCLUDING ANY ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND POLICIES REFERENCED HEREIN AND/OR AVAILABLE BY HYPERLINK. BEAT VENDORS PROVIDES THE SERVICES SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS, WHICH MAY BE MODIFIED OR AMENDED AT ANY TIME IN BEAT VENDORS’ SOLE DISCRETION WITHOUT NOTICE, AND BY USING OR CONTINUING TO USE THE SERVICES AND/OR PLACING AN ORDER THROUGH THE SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND ANY AND ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO. PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY.
Electronic Communications. When you use any Service or send an e-mail to us, you are communicating with us electronically, and by doing so, you consent to receive communications from us electronically, including without limitation, e-mails, notices posted on the Website, or through the Services. You hereby agree that any such communications sent to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication from us to you be in writing.
Services and Products. BEAT VENDORS provides the Services through the Website, which permits you to purchase downloadable musical content, produced either by BEAT VENDORS or its content suppliers (the “Providers”), and may include, without limitation, audio, video, beats, musical hooks, musical loops, tracks, software and other intellectual property as BEAT VENDORS may decide to offer for sale in its sole discretion (collectively, the “Products”).
Account. If you use any BEAT VENDORS Service, including without limitation, placing an order for a Product via the Website, you may be required to establish an account and password (“Account”), and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your Account, maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Account and its contents. You agree that BEAT VENDORS shall not be responsible in any way for any losses arising out of the unauthorized use of your Account. If you are under the age of majority in your province of residence, you may use the BEAT VENDORS Services only with the involvement and supervision of a parent or legal guardian. BEAT VENDORS reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in its sole discretion. You further agree to provide accurate and complete information when you register with, and as you use, the BEAT VENDORS Services, and you agree to update your Account information to keep it accurate and complete. You further agree that BEAT VENDORS may store and use any information you provide for use in maintaining and billing fees to your Account.
Privacy. Please review our Privacy Notice [link], which also governs your use of the Services and the Website.
Copyright. Any and all content included in or made available through any Service, including without limitation, Products, text, graphics, multimedia, logos, layouts, design, button icon, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software (“Content”), are the exclusive property of BEAT VENDORS or its Providers, and is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. The compilation of all Content included in or made available through any Service is the exclusive property of BEAT VENDORS and is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. You may only access and use the Content for personal or educational purposes, or as expressly provided for in the applicable BEAT VENDORS license. You may not otherwise reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, modify or create derivative works of the Materials, unless authorized by BEAT VENDORS.
Licensing. Subject to your compliance with the Terms of this Agreement and the terms articulated in the applicable license agreement (including without limitation, your payment of any applicable license fees and/or taxes), BEAT VENDORS grants to you access and certain rights to use the Services and any Products purchased via the Services (the “License”). Please review the terms of the applicable License here [link]. The terms of the applicable License purchased form an integral part of this Agreement and are incorporated hereto. The License may include the right for you to use, amend, alter, modify, adapt, combine or create derivative works from the Content you have purchased for personal or commercial use.
Rights Reserved. All rights not expressly granted to you under the License or these Terms are reserved and retained by BEAT VENDORS or its licensors, suppliers, publishers, rights-holders or other Providers. No Service, nor any part thereof, may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of BEAT VENDORS You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of BEAT VENDORS without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the name or Trademarks of BEAT VENDORS without the express written consent of BEAT VENDORS. For the avoidance of doubt, any consent required to be obtained from BEAT VENDORS may be unreasonably withheld by BEAT VENDORS. You may not misuse the Services. You may use the BEAT VENDORS Services only as permitted by law and as set forth in these Terms. The License granted by BEAT VENDORS shall automatically terminate in the event you fail to comply with these Terms, or any part thereof. BEAT VENDORS further reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Website and/or the Services, or any part thereof, at any time and without notice to you, and BEAT VENDORS will not be liable to you or to any third party should it exercise such rights.
Product Descriptions. While BEAT VENDORS attempts to accurately describe all Products offered for sale through the Services, BEAT VENDORS does not warrant that such descriptions, or any other Content of any Services is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
Trademarks. Any and all graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service or trade names included in or made available through any Services are trade-marks or trade dress of BEAT VENDORS or its affiliates, in Canada and other countries, where applicable (collectively, the “Trademarks”). You are prohibited from using the Trademarks in any manner or purpose, including without limitation, in connection with any product or service that is not BEAT VENDORS’ or its affiliates’, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits or dilutes the goodwill of BEAT VENDORS or its affiliates. All other trademarks not owned by BEAT VENDORS or its affiliates that appear on the Website or made available or appears on any Service are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by BEAT VENDORS or its affiliates.
Payments and Taxes. You agree that you will pay for all Products you purchase through the Services, and that BEAT VENDORS may charge your payment method for any Products purchased and for any additional amounts (including without limitation, taxes and late fees, where applicable) that may be accrued by or in connection with your Account. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TIMELY PAYMENT OF ALL FEES AND FOR PROVIDNG BEAT VENDORS WITH A VALID PAYMENT METHOD FOR PAYMENT OF ALL PURCHASES AND APPLICABLE FEES AND TAXES. The total purchase price for Products will include the price of the Product plus any applicable sales tax. Such sales tax is based on your billing address and the sales tax rate in effect at the time you download or purchase the Product. BEAT VENDORS will charge tax only in states where digital goods are taxable. All sales of Products are final. In the event a Product becomes unavailable following a transaction but prior to download, your sole remedy is a refund of the total purchase price. If technical problems prevent or unreasonably delay delivery of your purchased Product, your exclusive and sole remedy is either replacement or refund of the total purchase price paid, as determined by BEAT VENDORS in its sole discretion.
Refund Policy. BEAT VENDORS does not offer refunds. If there are any issues with a beat, license, service, or purchase, please contact BEAT VENDORS immediately at [firstname.lastname@example.org], as we aim to solve every issue amicably.
Compatible Devices. Use of the Services requires a compatible device, Internet access, and certain software (fees may apply). The latest version of certain software may be required or recommended to access the Website and/or Services and may be required for certain transactions or features of the Services and to purchase or download the Products, or to continue viewing or accessing purchased Products. You agree that meeting these requirements, which may change from time to time, is your sole responsibility.
Third-Party Materials. Certain content, products and services available via the Website or Services may include material, data, content, logo or information from third parties or hyperlinks to third party websites. BEAT VENDORS may provide links to third-party websites or products. You agree that BEAT VENDORS is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content, accuracy or safety of such third-party content or websites, and BEAT VENDORS does not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third parties. You agree that you will not use any third-party materials in a manner that would infringe or violate the rights of any other party and that BEAT VENDORS is not in any way responsible for any such use by you.
Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content. You may post reviews, comments, suggestions, ideas, questions and other content (“User Content”) publicly on the Website so long as such User Content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights of any party, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam” or unsolicited commercial electronic messages. BEAT VENDORS the right, but not the obligation to regularly screen, remove or edit User Content. If you post User Content, and unless BEAT VENDORS indicates otherwise, you grant BEAT VENDORS a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, perform, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public by telecommunications and display such User Content throughout the world in any media for any purpose, commercial or otherwise. You represent and warrant that you own all rights to the User Content you post on the Website, that such User Content is accurate and that use of such User Content does not violate these Terms and will not cause injury to any third party. You shall indemnify BEAT VENDORS for any and all claims resulting from your User Content, and you hereby acknowledge and agree that BEAT VENDORS takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content.
Objectionable Material. You understand that by using the Services or Website you may encounter, directly or indirectly, material that you may deem to be offensive, indecent or objectionable, and that such material may or may not be identified as having explicit material, including without limitation, graphics, videos, lyrics, text and song titles. Nevertheless, you agree to use the Services at your sole risk and BEAT VENDORS shall have no liability to you for any such material.
Termination. If you fail, or BEAT VENDORS suspects that you have failed, to comply with any provisions of these Terms, BEAT VENDORS, in its sole discretion, without notice to you may: (i) terminate these Terms and/or your Account, whereupon you will remain liable for all amounts due under your Account up to and including the date of termination; and/or (ii) prohibit access to the Services or Website, or any part thereof.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability. THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, INCLUDING QUEBEC’S CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE BELOW DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MIGHT NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
THE SERVICES AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY BEAT VENDORS ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. BEAT VENDORS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICES OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, BEAT VENDORS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BEAT VENDORS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES; ITS SERVERS, ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. BEAT VENDORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF ANY SERVICE OR FROM ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES (INCLUDING THOSE PRODUCED BY THE PROVIDERS) INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH ANY SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING.
Applicable Law and Disputes. Any dispute or claim relation in any way to your use of the services, or to any products or services sold or distributed or otherwise made available by BEAT VENDORS through the Website or Services will be resolved by binding arbitration, rather than in court. The Commercial Arbitration Act of British Columbia shall apply to these terms and conditions. The forum for arbitration shall be Vancouver, Canada.