Terms & Conditions

If artists and composers are not paid for their creativity they will stop writing, recording and performing new music. This will be a loss to everyone who uses and enjoys music so please do not steal it or use it in an unauthorised way.

Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of our website.

By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.

You must be at least 18 years of age to use our website; and by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.

Our website uses cookies: by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy.

General

The I Like Music service is an online service for the business market. Dubbed as The iTunes for the professional market delivering high quality audio files (44.1 kHz, stereo, uncompressed WAV files). It enables broadcasters, production companies, advertising agencies, games developers and other users in the professional market to research, audition and download music for use in a production or other licensed service. For the avoidance of doubt, the recordings and musical works downloaded from this service cannot be used for background music or jukebox services without prior written agreement from I Like Music. The copyrights in the sound recordings and musical works are licensed and the receiving user is not permitted to copy or reproduce these copyrights.

If you use the I Like Music service you agree to be legally bound by the terms outlined in these terms. I Like Music reserve the right to change these terms at any time and by using the service you agree to be legally bound by whichever version of these terms is then in force, so please review them regularly.

The recipient must have the technical ability to receive and play the service. This will include, but is not limited to, speakers, email address, flash and a popular and recent internet browser. The requirements may change from time to time as technology changes and these will be published on the front page.

Conditions Of Use

This document (the “Agreement”) is a legally binding agreement between you and I Like Music (“ILM”) that governs your use of their software application and online service. Please note that you must read and agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement before you use the I Like Music service. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of the Agreement, you may NOT use the I Like Music application or software.

Contract Information

By ticking the “I agree” box application (including but not limited to the on-line access to the ILM web site) you confirm that you are 18 years of age or more, that you have your residence in one of the countries in which ILM provides the ILM service, that any registration information that you submit to ILM is true, accurate and complete, that you will update such information in order to keep it current, and that you agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the ILM Privacy Policy.

Grant of Licence

ILM grants you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable license to use the ILM service for the purpose of using the music for a licensed public performance or broadcast. This includes (but not limited to) television, radio and film broadcast, corporate promotional/safety or training video, and multimedia mediums in which the music has been licensed for that purpose and that it is considered by ILM to be a public performance. It is the responsibility of the user and his/her affiliated company who is transmitting the music to ensure they/it has the necessary licenses for both the musical work and the sound recording. You do not have the right to use this service for personal use and nor do you have the right to transfer or sublicense your rights under this Agreement.

This service does not include licences for a subsequent recording or synchronisation of the music or the broadcast or communication to the public of the works or recordings.

For further information on licensing, please click here: Licensing

License of ILM Service

By ticking the “I agree” box you agree to pay the fee for the ILM service in accordance with the prices published on the ILM website (as amended from time to time) and in accordance with ILM’s standard invoicing procedures. All prices stated on the ILM website are exclusive of VAT and other applicable taxes and fees. The minimum commitment period for access to the ILM service is 3 months.

Prices and Download Inclusions

Commercial Music (including use of Production Music)

The fee to access the Commercial Music service is based on a Pay As You Go model. Production Music is free. The user can buy credits that enable tracks to be downloaded and these prices vary depending on the number of tracks you commit to buy. The price for a full quality uncompressed WAV file ranges from 40 pence to 60 pence depending on volume. For price details please visit the website and register. ILM reserves the right to change the price for the ILM service from time to time.

For further information on licensing, please click here: Licensing

Production Music Only

Users who access the Production Music service are not charged to download tracks for the purpose of broadcast or public performance.

Restrictions of use

For the avoidance of doubt, you agree that you may not (without limitation):

  1. copy, reproduce, “rip”, record, make available to the public or otherwise use any part of the ILM application/service or its content (including but not limited to tracks, images and text) in a manner not expressly permitted under this Agreement;
  2. use the ILM service to research, listen to or download music for personal use;
  3. use the ILM service to source music that is subsequently used on a consumer download or streaming site without prior approval from I Like Music plc;
  4. use the ILM service to source music for background music systems or jukeboxes without prior approval from I Like Music;
  5. provide your password to any other person or use any other person’s user name and password. Your user name and password is your responsibility and you are solely responsible for all activity that takes place under your account;
  6. reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or create derivative works based on the ILM application/service or any part thereof;
  7. assist anyone to or to attempt to, reverse engineer, de-compile, disassemble, modify, copy, lend, hire, sub-license, create derivative works from, distribute, commercially exploit or transfer in any other way the I Like Music service in whole or part;
  8. use the ILM service to distribute software viruses or other harmful programs;
  9. rent or lease any part of the ILM application/ service; and
  10. use the ILM application/service in a way that violates the terms of this Agreement.
  11. use any audio files or data from the I Like Music… For Media service to compete commercially with Broadchart International Ltd trading as I Like Music, or any of its subsidiaries, joint ventures or commercial partnerships.
  1. use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
  2. use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
  3. use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
  4. conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
  5. access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means;
  6. violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or
  7. use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).
  8. You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.
  9. You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.

In addition to the above, you agree to take all reasonable care to prevent unauthorized use of the ILM application / service and its content. For further information on licensing, please click here: Licensing

Advertising and use of your computer resources

As consideration for your rights under this Agreement, you agree that (i) ILM and its business partners have a right to provide advertising and other information to you in relation to other ILM services, and that (ii) ILM has a right to allow the ILM application / service to utilise the processor, bandwidth and storage hardware on your computer or other relevant device for the limited purpose of facilitating the communication and transmission of content and other data or features to you and other users of the ILM application / service, and to facilitate the operation of the network on which the ILM application / service runs.

Customer support

If you have any questions concerning the ILM application / service or this Agreement, please contact ILM customer service by visiting the ILM web site.

Term and termination

This Agreement will become effective in relation to you when you have ticked the “I agree” box when signing up for the ILM service and will remain effective until terminated by you or ILM. You may cancel your ILM account at any time by informing ILM via the web site which shall have effect immediately. This means that ILM is under no obligation to refund any unexpired portion of your contract you have already paid for. ILM reserves the right to terminate this Agreement or suspend your ILM service at any time if in our sole opinion you are using and/or are downloading tracks inappropriately, or there is a suitable reason why the service needs to be withdrawn. If ILM terminates this Agreement, or suspends your ILM account, for any of the reasons set forth in this section, ILM shall have no liability or responsibility to you, and ILM will not refund any amounts that you have previously paid.

Warranty

The use of the ILM application / service (including but not limited to its content) is at your own risk. The ILM application / service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. There is no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the quality, content and availability or fitness for a specific purpose of the ILM application / service. In addition, ILM does not warrant, endorse, guarantee or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party on or through the ILM service or any hyperlinked website, or featured in any banner or other advertising. Consequently, ILM will in no way be responsible for any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services advertised on or through the ILM service. As with any purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your judgment and exercise caution where appropriate. No advice or information whether oral or in writing obtained by you from ILM shall create any warranty on behalf of ILM in this regard.

Limitation of liability

In no event shall ILM, its affiliates, officers, directors and employees be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages (including but not limited to any loss of data, service interruption, computer failure or pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or inability to use the ILM application / service (including but not limited to its content), including any damages resulting from them. Your only right with respect to any problems or dissatisfaction with the ILM application / service is to cancel your ILM account and refrain from using the service.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold ILM and its officers, directors, employees and licensors harmless from any claim or demand (including but not limited to reasonable attorney fees) made by a third party due to or arising out of or related to your violation of the terms and conditions of this Agreement or your violation of any laws, regulations or third party rights.

Intellectual property

ILM respects intellectual property rights, and expects you to do the same. Please note therefore that the ILM application / service and the content provided through the ILM service is the property of ILM or ILM’s licensors and protected by intellectual property rights (including but not limited to copyright) and that you do not have a right to use the ILM application / service (including but not limited to its content) in any manner not covered by the Agreement.

The service is a delivery service of music and is licensed as a database and database access by PRS and PPL. Separate licensing is needed for the use of these tracks for public performance and broadcast and it is the sole responsibility of the user to obtain these. If the track is to be used for a reason that requires a separate licence, for example a synchronisation, then additional licenses are required and are the responsibility of the user to obtain this licence.

Users who have public performance licence may also have database licenses included in this license. It is the users’ responsibility to check this and conform to the terms of other license for the use of sound recordings and musical works. Once the tracks have been downloaded and used in a programme that is to be publicly performed they should be deleted within 28 days of the programme being transmitted unless a separate database licence is obtained.

Further, you may not remove or alter any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property notices contained on or provided through the ILM application / service.

Monitoring

I Like Music will, from time to time, audit the use of the service and compare this with programmes that have been commissioned to ensure that its use is in accordance with these terms, particularly in reference to licensing issues outlined above.

I Like Music will monitor user activity as it has a duty of care to the copyright owners and requires this data for music reporting and other uses. Additionally, I Like Music will apply a variety of technologies to the service to ensure the copyrights of the musical works, sound recordings, and the copyrights created by I Like Music are not misused, stolen or abused.

Technology limitations and modifications

ILM will make reasonable efforts to keep the ILM application / service operational.

However, certain technical difficulties or maintenance may, from time to time, result in temporary interruptions. ILM reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, functions and features of the ILM application / service with or without notice.

Privacy

You agree that ILM has a right to collect and process your personal information in accordance with the ILM Privacy Policy (see below).

Assignment by ILM

ILM has a right to assign this Agreement or any part thereof without restrictions.

Entire Agreement

This Agreement together with the ILM Privacy Policy constitutes all the terms and conditions agreed upon between you and ILM and supersede any prior agreements, whether written or oral. Any additional or different terms or conditions in any written or oral communication from you to ILM are void. You agree and accept that you have not accepted the terms and conditions of this Agreement in reliance of or to any oral or written representations made by ILM not contained in this Agreement.

Severability

Should for any reason or to any extent any provision of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or enforceability shall not in any manner affect or render invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions of this Agreement and the application of that provision shall be enforced to the extent permitted by law.

Governing law and disputes

This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the United Kingdom. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with this Agreement will be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of United Kingdom.

I Like Music – Privacy Policy

Effective as from 1st January 2010

ILM wish to bring you an entertaining, comprehensive and easy to use music service. To be able to do this, and to offer you products and services available on the ILM web page, ILM will request some information from you and automatically collect information about your use of the ILM application / service and the I Like Music web site. This policy describes what personal information we may collect from you and what we will and will not do with that information.

How we collect and use personal information

When you sign up for an ILM account we may ask you for certain personal information such as email address, company postal address and business type, name, telephone number and job title. In addition, when you use the ILM application / service and ILM Website, we will automatically receive information about your use of the application, service and website including personal information such as media that you access, queries you make, date and time of your request, your Internet protocol address, performance of your network and computer, your browser type, language and identifying information, your operating system and application version.

We will use your personal information (i) to provide the products and services that you have purchased or requested (including the display of customized content and advertising), (ii) to communicate with you concerning your account and customer service issues. (iii) to personalize and improve the ILM application / service and the ILM Website, (iv) to ensure the technical functioning of our products and services, (v) to develop new products and services, and (vi) to protect the copyright-protected content of the ILM service.

Sharing information

Unless you give us your explicit approval in advance we will only share your personal information as is necessary to:

  • Provide you with the products or services that you have purchased or requested.
  • Enforce the terms and conditions of the ILM terms and conditions of use.
  • Comply with laws and regulations or respond to litigation.
  • Allow for a change of ownership of ILM (including but not limited to an acquisition by or merger with another company) and related transfer of all personal information to the new owner in which case any information remains protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  • Allow advertising audits measuring the size and composition of the group of users that have listened to and/or viewed an advertisement or other promotional information.
  • Allow us to use a third party to perform a market survey measuring your experiences of our services (not permitting the third party to use your personal information for any other purpose).
  • Allow us to share aggregated statistics about use of the ILM application / service with our business partners. We will not, however, share personally identifying information with these partners or any third parties, except under the narrow circumstances described above.
  • In some cases, access to certain products and services may require you to provide your personal information to a third party, such as our business partners. In such cases, this will be stated during the registration process, in the terms of use or in a similar manner. The third party’s use of such information is governed by that party’s privacy policy, and ILM’s use is governed by this Privacy Policy. Please visit the privacy policy of our business partners to make sure that you understand how they use the personal information you provide to them. If you do not wish for such use of your personal data taking place, you should not register for the applicable product or service.

Transfer of personal information

ILM processes personal information on servers in a number of countries. We may therefore transfer and process your personal information on a server outside your country. However, we will always do so in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Security

We take a number of steps to keep your personal information secure from unauthorised access. For example, we seek to use a unique and strong password and limit the sharing of this information with anyone. In changing your password, you agree that this new password is your own responsibility and the security level of that password remains with you. In addition, we use encrypted transmissions to limit access to the systems that store your personal information. Further, we respect and comply with EU legislation on data protection.

Statutory and regulatory disclosures

We are registered as I Like Music with the PRS, MCPS and PPL in the United Kingdom and are subject to their codes of conduct and reporting. Our VAT number is 936 9729 65.

This website is owned and operated by Broadchart International Limited T/A I Like Music.  We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 06443060, and our registered office is at St John’s Studios, 6-8 Church Road, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2QA.

Access to personal information and corrections

You can access and update some of the personal information we keep on you through the ILM service or by sending a request to media@ilikemusic.com.  We will respond to your request upon verification of your identity within a reasonable period of time, and to the maximum extent practical.

Links

We may display links to third party websites. Please note that we cannot control and cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies of such websites. You should always read the privacy policy of a website to find out more about how personal information is collected and processed.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

ILM reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to this policy we will notify you by posting the new version of the policy on the ILM web site. It is your own responsibility to check the website for such postings from time to time.

Please note that by accepting the ILM terms and conditions by using the ILM application / service or the ILM website, you consent to the collection and processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. As mentioned above, we will notify you if we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy by posting the new version of the policy on the ILM web site. Your continued use of the ILM application / service or the ILM Website following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute an acceptance of such changes.

If you have any concerns, questions or thoughts on how we can improve our privacy policy, please let us know by sending an email to media@ilikemusic.com

Copyright © 2017 Broadchart International Limited T/A I Like Music.

Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:

(a) we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and

(b) all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.