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Welcome to SoundHost, During this Terms of Service we may refer to SoundHost as (“we” “our”, or “us”). These Terms of Use govern your use of SoundHost.org (together, the “Website”), our mobile and desktop apps (our "Apps") and all related players, widgets, tools, applications, data, software, APIs (which may also be subject to separate API Terms of Use) and other services provided by SoundHost (the “Services”). These Terms of Use, together with our Privacy Policy, Cookies Policy and any other terms specifically referred to in any of those documents, constitute a legally binding agreement (the “Agreement”) between you and SoundHost in relation to your use of the Website, Apps and Services (together, the “Platform”).

Acceptance of Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy, very carefully. If you do not agree to any of the provisions set out in those documents, you should not use the website, Apps or any of the Services.

By accessing or using the platform, registering an account, or by viewing, accessing streaming or downloading any information or content from or to the Platform, you represent and warrant that you have read and understood that you have read and understood the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy, will abide by them, and that you are either 18 years of age or more, or you are 13 years of age or more and have your parent(s)’ or legal guardians(s)’ permission to use the Platform.

Changes to Terms of Use

We reserve the right to change, alter, replace or otherwise modify these Terms of Use at any time. The date of last modification is stated at the end of these Terms of Use. It is your responsibility to check this page from time to time for updates.

When we make any updates to these Terms of Use, we will highlight this fact on the Website. In addition, if you register an account and these Terms of Use are subsequently changed any material respect (for example, for security, legal, or regulatory reasons), we will notify you in advance by sending a message to your FlipBeatz account and/or an email to the email address that you have provided us, and revised Terms of Use will become effective six (6) weeks after such notification.

You will have no obligation to continue using this Platform following any such notification, but if you do not terminate your account as described in the Termination section below during such six (6) week period, your continued use of the Platform after the end of that six (6) week period will constitute your acceptance of the revised Term of Use.

Description of The Platform

The platform is a digital service. Registered users of the Platform may view, listen, download and purchase music. Visitors will be able to view and listen and will be restricted to the use of this website. We may from time to time, release new versions of our Apps, or introduce other services and/or features for the Platform. Any new services and features will be subject to these Terms of Use as well as any additional terms of use that we may release for those specific services or features.

Your SoundHost Account

You are not obliged to register to use the Platform. However, access to the Apps and certain Services is only available to registered users.

When you register to use the Platform, you will provide us with your email address, and will choose a username and password for your account. You must ensure that the email address that you provide is, and remains valid. Your email address and any other information you choose to provide about yourself will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your username and password, and you will remain responsible for all use of your username and password, and all activity emanating fro your account, whether or not such activity was authorized by you.

If your username or password is lost or stolen, or if you believe that your account has been accessed by unauthorized third parties, you are advised to notify SoundHost in writing, and should change your password at the earliest possible opportunity.

We reserve the right to disallow, cancel, remove, or reassign certain usernames and permalinks in appropriate circumstances, as determined by us in our sole discretion, and may, with or without prior notice, suspend or terminate your account if activities occur on that account which, in our sole discretion, would or might constitute a violation of these Terms of Use or an infringement or violation of the rights of any third party, or of any applicable laws or regulation.

You may terminate your account at any time as described in the Termination section below.

Your Use of The Platform

Subject to your strict compliance with these Terms of Use. SoundHost grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable right and licence to use the Platform in order to view Content uploaded and posted to the Website, to listen to audio Content streamed from the Platform and to share and download audio Content using the features of the Platform

In addition, if you register to use the Platform, and subject to your strict compliance with these Terms of Use SoundHost grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable right and licence to:

(i) submit, upload or post Content to the Platform strictly as permitted in accordance with these Terms of Use and any other applicable terms posted on the Website from time to time;

(ii) use or Apps and other Services provided as part of the Platform strictly as permitted in accordance with these Terms of Use and any other terms applicable to those Apps or Services from time to time.

The above licences are conditional upon your strict compliance with these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, the following:

(i) You must not copy, rip or capture, or attempt to copy, rip or capture, any audio Content from the Platform or any part of the Platform, other than by means of download in circumstances where FlipBeatz has elected to permit downloads of the relevant item of Content.

(ii) You must not adapt, copy, republish, make available or otherwise communicate to the public, display, perform, transfer, share, distribute or otherwise use or exploit any Content on or from the Platform, except (i) where such Content is Your Content, or (ii) as permitted under these Terms of Use, and within the parameters set by the SoundHost (for example, under the terms of Creative Commons licences selected by SoundHost.

(iii) You must not use any in any way that is designed to create a separate content service or that replicates any part of the Platform offering.

(iv) You must not employ scraping or similar techniques to aggregate, repurpose, republish or otherwise make use of any Content.

(v) You must not employ any techniques or make use of any services, automated or otherwise, designed to misrepresent the Content on the Platform, or to misrepresent SoundHost, including without limitation by the use of bots, botnets, scripts, apps, plugins, extensions or other automated means to register accounts, log in, play Content,, send messages, post comments, or otherwise to act on your behalf, particularly where such activity occurs in a multiple or repetitive fashion. You must not offer or promote the availability of any such techniques or services to any other users of the Platform.

(vi) You must not alter or remove, attempt to alter or remove, any trademark, copyright or other proprietary or legal notices contained in, or appearing on, the Platform or any Content appearing on the Platform.

(vii) You must not, and must not permit any third party to, copy or adapt the object code of the Website or any of the Apps or Services, or reverse engineer, reverse assemble, decompile, modify or attempt to discover any source or object code of any part of the Platform, or circumvent or attempt to circumvent or copy any copy protection mechanism or access any rights management information pertaining to Content.

(viii) You must not use the Platform to upload, post, store, transmit, display, copy, distribute, promote, make available or otherwise communicate to the public:

any Content that is offensive, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, racist, sexually explicit, ethnically or culturally offensive, indecent, that promotes violence, terrorism, or illegal acts, incites hatred on grounds of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation, or is otherwise objectionable in SoundHost reasonable discretion;

any information, Content or other material that violates, plagiarises, misappropriates or infringes the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark rights, rights of privacy or publicity, confidential information or any other right; or

any Content that violates, breaches or is contrary to any law, rule, regulation, court order or is otherwise is illegal or unlawful in SoundHost reasonable opinion;

any material of any kind that contains any virus, Trojan horse, spyware, adware, malware, bot, time bomb, worm, or other harmful or malicious component, which or might overburden, impair or disrupt the Platform or servers or networks forming part of, or connected to, the Platform, or which does or might restrict or inhibit any other user's use and enjoyment of the Platform; or

any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional messages, spam or any other form of solicitation.

(ix) You must not commit or engage in, or encourage, induce, solicit or promote, any conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law or regulation.

(x) You must not rent, sell or lease access to the Platform, or any Content on the Platform.

(xi) You must not deliberately impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, for example, by registering an account in the name of another person or company, or sending messages or making comments using the name of another person.

(xii) You must not stalk, exploit, threaten, abuse or otherwise harass another user, or any SoundHost employee.

(xiii) You must not use or attempt to use another person's account, password, or other information, unless you have express permission from that other person.

(xiv) You must not sell or transfer, or offer to sell or transfer, any SoundHost account to any third party without the prior written approval of SoundHost.

(xv) You must not collect or attempt to collect personal data, or any other kind of information about other users, including without limitation, through spidering or any form of scraping.

(xvi) You must not violate, circumvent or attempt to violate or circumvent any data security measures employed by SoundHost or any or attempt to access data or materials which are not intended for your use; log into, or attempt to log into, a server or account which you are not authorized to access; attempt to scan or test the vulnerability of SoundHost servers, system or network or attempt to breach SoundHost data security or authentication procedures; attempt to interfere with the Website or the Services by any means including, without limitation, hacking FlipBeatz’s servers or systems, submitting a virus, overloading, mail-bombing or crashing. Without limitation to any other rights or remedies of Flipbeatz under these Terms of Use, SoundHost reserves the right to investigate any situation that appears to involve any of the above, and may report such matters to, and co-operate with, appropriate law enforcement authorities in prosecuting any users who have participated in any such violations.

Our Content

Without prejudice to the conditions set forth in Your use of the Platform you must not upload, store, distribute, send, transmit, display, perform, make available or otherwise communicate to the public any Content to which you do not hold the necessary rights. In particular, any unauthorized use of copyright protected material within Our Content (including by way of reproduction, distribution, modification, adaptation, public display, public performance, preparation of derivative works, making available or otherwise communicating to the public via the Platform) may constitute an infringement of third party rights and is strictly prohibited. Any such infringements may result in termination of your access to the Platform as described in the Repeat Infringers section below, and may also result in civil litigation or criminal prosecution by or on behalf of the relevant rightsholder.

We may, from time to time, invite or provide you with means to provide feedback regarding the Platform, and in such circumstances, any feedback you provide will be deemed non-confidential and FlipBeatz shall have the right, but not the obligation, to use such feedback on an unrestricted basis.

Grant of Licence

Audio Content available for purchase or download is the property of it's and is or may be subject to copyright, trademark rights or other intellectual property or proprietary rights. An appropriate licence must be selected upon purchase, which will determine what your able to use this audio for. For example, if you purchase a product exclusively you will own the rights to that product and we will not be able to re-sale this product. However we reserve the right to have the product displayed on the website as sold. For more details please take a look at out Licences.

Liability for Content

You hereby acknowledge and agree that SoundHost (i) stores Content and other information (ii) acts merely as a passive conduit and/or host for the downloading, storage and distribution of such Content, and (iii) plays a active role and gives assistance in the presentation or use of the Content. You hereby acknowledge and agree that SoundHost nor its subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders has any obligation, and does not undertake or assume any duty, to monitor the Platform for Content that is inappropriate, that does or might infringe any third party rights, or has otherwise been uploaded in breach of these Terms of Use or applicable law. SoundHost and its subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders hereby exclude, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any and all liability which may arise from any Content uploaded to the Platform by users, including, but not limited to, any claims for infringement of intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or publicity rights, any claims relating to publication of defamatory, pornographic, obscene or offensive material, or any claims relating to the completeness, accuracy, currency or reliability of any information provided by users of the Platform. By using the Platform, you irrevocably waive the right to assert any claim with respect to any of the foregoing against FlipBeatz or any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers or shareholders.

Third Party Websites and Services

The Platform may provide you with access to third party websites, databases, networks, servers, information, software, programs, systems, directories, applications, products or services, including without limitation, Linked Services (hereinafter “External Services”).

SoundHost does not have or maintain any control over External Services, and is not and cannot be responsible for their content, operation or use. By linking or otherwise providing access to any External Services, SoundHost does not give any representation, warranty or endorsement, express or implied, with respect to the legality, accuracy, quality or authenticity of content, information or services provided by such External Services.

External Services may have their own terms of use and/or privacy policy, and may have different practices and requirements to those operated by SoundHost with respect to the Platform. You are solely responsible for reviewing any terms of use, privacy policy or other terms governing your use of these External Services, which you use at your own risk. You are advised to make reasonable enquiries and investigations before entering into any transaction, financial or otherwise, and whether online or offline, with any third party related to any External Services.

You are solely responsible for taking the precautions necessary to protect yourself from fraud when using External Services, and to protect your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content and material that may be included on or may emanate from any External Services.

SoundHost disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for any harm resulting from your use of External Services, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against SoundHost with respect to the content or operation of any External Services.

Blocking and Removal of Content

Notwithstanding the fact that SoundHost has no legal obligation to monitor the Content on the Platform, SoundHost reserves the right to block, remove or delete any Content at any time, and to limit or restrict access to any Content, for any reason and without liability, including without limitation, if we have reason to believe that such Content does or might infringe the rights of any third party, has been uploaded or posted in breach of these Terms of Use, law, or is otherwise unacceptable to SoundHost.

Please also note that SoundHost have control over the audio Content that it stores. From time to time, and may remove any or all audio Content or other Content without notice. You have no right of continued access to any particular item of Content and SoundHost shall have no liability in the event that you are unable to access an item of Content due to its removal from the Platform.

Repeat Infringers

SoundHost will suspend or terminate your access to the Platform if SoundHost determines, in its reasonable discretion, that you have repeatedly breached these Terms of Use.

If we receive a valid notification from a third party in accordance with our reporting processes or applicable law that any of your actions infringes the copyright or other rights of such third party, or if we believe that your behavior is inappropriate and violates our Terms of Use we will send you a written warning to this effect. Any user that receives more than two of these warnings is liable to have their access to the Platform terminated forthwith.

We will also suspend or terminate your account without warning if ordered to do so by a court, and/or in other appropriate circumstances, as determined by SoundHost at its discretion.