If you violate third party rights, laws, or our terms, your albums may be deleted, your account suspended or deleted, and payouts cancelled.
Rights violations are often criminal offenses that might have further consequences, such as contractual penalties, legal warnings, action for an injunction, claims for compensation, as well as legal fines or prison sentences. Therefore, please make sure you don’t violate any rights.
Typical rights violations are for example:
„Streaming fraud“, e.g. the artificial increase and/or manipulation of sales/plays at the music streaming services (e.g. usage of automated processes, codes or scripts, usage of various accounts at the music services that constantly play the songs of the user, or by using a third parties' offer to buy streams)
Usage of audio recordings (e.g. samples or instrumentals) without the permission of the rights owner
Usage of lyrics and/or compositions without the permission of the rights owner
Incorrect copyright information (e.g. wrong songwriter, composer, publisher or incomplete/incorrect information and/or wrong spellings)
Usage of cover versions, remixes, DJ mixes or other edits without the permission of the rights owner
Usage of pictures, photos, or graphics without the permission of the rights owner
Usage of logos or trade marks without the permission of the rights owner
Incorrect personal/company data in the user account
Unlicensed usage of a third parties' artist name
NOTE: It’s technically not possible, and we’re legally not obligated, to check your uploaded albums for their rightfulness. With the upload you confirm that no rights are being violated and you are liable for all damages, costs, or expenses arising from a rights violation.