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General Terms and Conditions (GTC) for EazyBeatz.de

1. Scope

The following General Terms and Conditions (GTC) govern the contractual relationships between the customer (hereinafter referred to as “Buyer”) and EazyBeatz.de (hereinafter referred to as “Provider”) in connection with the purchase of music licenses through the website www.eazybeatz.de.

2. Definitions

  • “Beat”: Refers to the musical composition created by our producers and sold as products in the online-shop.
  • “Wave File”: The Wav.-Files of the beat.
  • “Trackouts”: Stems of each instrument of the beat as Wav.-Files.

3. Types of Licenses

EazyBeatz.de offers two types of licenses for beats:

3.1. The Basic License (Wav.-File)

  • The Basic license is non-exclusive, allowing different artists to release works on the same beat.
  • The buyer agrees not to claim the beat as exclusive, neither on distribution platforms nor on copyright platforms such as YouTube Content ID.
  • The buyer undertakes to credit the producers on distribution platforms and in the song details of the produced work as composer, author, songwriter or producer.
  • When purchasing the Wave license, the buyer must include the producer or composers in the product title on YouTube (prod. by [Producer Name]).
  • If the artist registers the work with GEMA or similar international copyright collecting societies, they are obligated to provide the producers’ real names and ensure an equitable 50:50 distribution of royalties between the beat producers and the buyer.

3.2. The Extended License (Wav.-File + Trackouts)

  • The Extended license is non-exclusive, allowing different artists to release works on the same beat.
  • The buyer agrees not to claim the beat as exclusive, neither on distribution platforms nor on copyright platforms such as YouTube Content ID.
  • The buyer undertakes to credit the producers on distribution platforms and in the song details of the produced work as composer, author, songwriter or producer.
  • When purchasing the Wave license, the buyer must include the producer or composers clearly in the video description on YouTube (e.g.: Beat: prod. by [Producer Name]).
  • If the artist registers the work with GEMA or similar international copyright collecting societies, they are obligated to provide the producers’ real names and ensure an equitable 50:50 distribution of royalties between the beat producers and the buyer.
  • The beat may be used as background music for video media on video and social media platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, or TikTok.

4. Rights and Obligations of the Parties

The buyer commits to not claim exclusive rights to the beat, whether on distribution platforms or YouTube Content ID. If the buyer registers the work with GEMA or similar international copyright collecting societies, they must provide the producers’ real names and ensure a fair 50:50 distribution of royalties between the beat producers and the buyer.

5. Intellectual Property

5.1 Ownership and Rights: All intellectual property rights associated with the beats, Wave Files, and Trackouts, including but not limited to copyrights, remain the exclusive property of EazyBeatz.de and the respective producers of the beats (hereinafter referred to as “Producers”). This includes the underlying musical compositions, arrangements, and any related creative elements.

5.2 Usage Rights Granted to Buyers: By purchasing a license from EazyBeatz.de, the buyer is granted specific usage rights as outlined in the respective license type (Wave or Wave + Trackouts). However, ownership of the intellectual property is not transferred to the buyer. The buyer is expressly prohibited from claiming ownership, copyright, or any other exclusive rights over the beats, Wave Files, or Trackouts.

5.3 Restrictions on Unauthorized Use: Any unauthorized use, reproduction, distribution, or exploitation of the beats, Wave Files, or Trackouts is strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, reselling the beats, distributing them under a different name, or using them in a manner inconsistent with the terms specified in the purchased license.

5.4 Protection of Creative Integrity: EazyBeatz.de and the Producers reserve the right to protect the creative integrity of their works. Any misuse, alteration, or distortion of the beats that may harm the reputation or artistic intent of the original work is strictly forbidden.

5.5 Prevention of Unethical Practices: Users are prohibited from engaging in any unethical practices related to the beats, Wave Files, or Trackouts. This includes but is not limited to using the beats for illegal or harmful activities, promoting hate speech, violence, or engaging in any form of discrimination.

6.6 Legal Actions for Violations: EazyBeatz.de and the Producers retain the right to take legal action against any individual or entity found violating the intellectual property rights outlined in this section. Legal actions may include but are not limited to issuing cease and desist notices, pursuing damages, and seeking injunctive relief.

5.7 Educational and Non-Commercial Use: The buyer is permitted to use the beats, Wave Files, or Trackouts for educational and non-commercial purposes, provided such use aligns with the terms specified in the purchased license and does not violate any intellectual property rights.

5.8 Reservation of Rights for Future Protections: EazyBeatz.de and the Producers reserve the right to implement additional measures or protections to safeguard their intellectual property rights in response to evolving industry practices, legal considerations, or emerging challenges.

5. Right of Withdrawal and Exchange

Upon clicking the download link in the invoice or through the EazyBeatz.de platform, the buyer expressly acknowledges and agrees that any right of withdrawal or exchange is null and void. Once the download has been initiated, no refunds or exchanges will be processed under any circumstances.

This clause aligns with prevailing laws and regulations, indicating that by initiating the download, the buyer accepts the product in its delivered state. EazyBeatz.de and its associated producers shall not be liable for any dissatisfaction, errors, or issues perceived after the download process has commenced.

6. Content Moderation and Reservation of Rights

EazyBeatz.de and its affiliated producers retain the right to take down or restrict access to any works created with our beats, without the need for specific justifications, if such works are deemed to be racist, discriminatory, political, or otherwise offensive. This includes, but is not limited to, content that promotes hate speech, violence, or any form of harm. We reserve the right to exercise our discretion in determining the appropriateness of the content, and our decision in this regard shall be final. This provision ensures that we can promptly remove and restrict any content that goes against our values and community standards, maintaining a positive and inclusive environment for all users.

7. Disclaimer of Liability

EazyBeatz.de and its associated producers provide the beats (products) on an “as-is” basis, without any warranty or guarantee of any kind, either expressed or implied. By purchasing and using the beats, the buyer acknowledges and agrees that neither EazyBeatz.de nor the individual producers shall be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use the purchased beats.

The buyer further understands and accepts that EazyBeatz.de and its producers do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the beats. The buyer assumes full responsibility for the selection and use of the beats, and any risks associated with their use.

In no event shall EazyBeatz.de or its producers be liable for any claims, demands, or damages, whether direct, indirect, or consequential, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the beats.

This disclaimer of liability applies to all damages or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft, or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of the beats, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, or under any other cause of action.

By purchasing the beats, the buyer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless EazyBeatz.de and its producers from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of or in connection with the buyer’s use of the beats.

This disclaimer of liability is an integral part of the General Terms and Conditions (GTC) governing the contractual relationship between the buyer and EazyBeatz.de.

8. Changes to the GTC

The provider reserves the right to make changes to these GTC at any time. Changes will be published on the website.

Last updated: 02.01.2024

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