Clippsly Terms and Conditions

Last updated: September 5, 2023

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using Our Service.

Interpretation and Definitions

Interpretation

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

Definitions

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:

Acknowledgment

These are the Terms and Conditions governing the use of this Service and the agreement that operates between You and the Company. These Terms and Conditions set out the rights and obligations of all users regarding the use of the Service. Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. By accessing or using the Service You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If You disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions then You may not access the Service. You represent that you are over the age of 13. The Company does not permit those under 13 to use the Service. The exception is the parent’s written consent. Your access to and use of the Service is also conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with the Privacy Policy of the Company. Our Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your personal information when You use the Application or the Website and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You. Please read Our Privacy Policy carefully before using Our Service.

§1: Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Company.

The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services. We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that You visit.

List of websites owned and managed by the Company:

clippsly.com – Our main website
If you see any website which uses “Clippsly Ltd” or our logo please contact us at [email protected]

We may terminate or suspend Your access immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach these Terms and Conditions.

§2: Copyright

§2.1: Protecting the intellectual property rights of third parties is of utmost importance to us. While we strive to moderate and monitor user-generated content on our website to ensure compliance with our policies and guidelines, it is essential to understand the following:

1. User-Generated Content: The content displayed on our website is primarily generated by our users. We cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or authenticity of such content. Users are solely responsible for the content they contribute to the website.
2. Copyright Infringement: Users must ensure that any content they contribute does not infringe upon the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of any third party. We do not assume any legal liability for copyright problems or other legal issues that may arise from user-generated content.
3. User Responsibility: Users who contribute content to our website do so at their own risk and assume all legal responsibility for any copyright infringements or other legal issues that may result from such content. It is the user’s sole responsibility to ensure they have the necessary rights, licenses, or permissions to use and share the content they contribute.
4. Compliance and Review: We strongly advise users to carefully review our terms and conditions, as well as our policies and guidelines concerning user-generated content. By doing so, users can ensure compliance with all legal requirements and minimize the risk of copyright infringement or other legal issues.
5. Please note that our role is limited to providing a platform for users to share their content. We do not claim ownership over user-generated content, nor do we endorse or verify the accuracy, legality, or appropriateness of such content.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding copyright or other legal issues related to user-generated content on our website, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to provide further assistance and help address any concerns within our capacity.

§3: Quality Control

§3.1: We understand the importance of maintaining the integrity and professionalism of our music publishing platform, which is why we have stringent quality control measures in place. Our goal is to ensure that all content published on our platform meets the highest standards of accuracy, originality, and technical quality.

§3.2: Our dedicated quality control team meticulously reviews every submission to our platform. During the review process, they assess various factors, including but not limited to:

Accuracy: We verify that the submitted content is free from factual errors, false information, or misleading claims.
Originality: We confirm that the content is not plagiarized or infringing on the intellectual property rights of others. We encourage content creators to submit their own original work.
Technical Quality: We assess the audio quality, clarity, and overall production value of the submitted music. This ensures that the content meets industry standards and provides an optimal listening experience for our users.

§3.3: If a submission fails to meet our quality control standards, we reserve the right to reject it or request revisions until it aligns with our requirements. We believe that maintaining high-quality content is crucial for providing a valuable and enjoyable experience to our users.

We strongly recommend that all content creators carefully review our quality control guidelines before submitting their music to our platform. By familiarizing themselves with these guidelines, creators can ensure that their submissions meet our requirements from the outset, minimizing the need for revisions or potential rejections.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding our quality control measures or guidelines, our support team is always available to assist you. We are committed to fostering a fair and transparent publishing process that upholds the highest standards for content quality on our platform.

§4: Termination

§4.1: Reasons that may lead to suspension of Your access:

Wrong use of our services (use for purposes not supported by our services)
Politics or political content whatsoever. This includes but is not limited to race, religion, and sexuality, as well as other ‘touchy’ topics that could lead to heated arguments.

Wrong behaviour in third-party sites/platforms. This includes everything that is written above.
Overusing our services e.g. multiforming (filling same form with same information more than 2 times).
You’ve received 3 strikes within 90 days.
§4.2: Reasons that may lead to strike on Your Clippsly account:

Not sticking to the rules of our forms (frequent mistakes).
Submitting inappropriate content.
Publicly insulting Company’s good name.
Copyright infringements.
Failed QC (Quality Control)
§4.3: Reasons that may lead to softlock on Your Clippsly account:

To many failed QC’s (Quality Controls).
Unactive account for more than a year. §4.4: We reserve the right to suspend, strike, or softlock your access to Clippsly, our services, or our social media accounts if you violate our terms and conditions or engage in inappropriate behavior.

§4.5: Some reasons that may lead to suspension of your access include, but are not limited to, misusing our services, discussing politics or other sensitive topics, engaging in inappropriate behavior on third-party sites, overusing our services, or receiving three strikes within 90 days.

§4.6: Additionally, we may issue strikes on your Clippsly account for frequent mistakes on forms, submitting inappropriate content, insulting our company’s reputation, copyright infringements, or failing our quality control measures.

§4.7: If you receive a softlock on your account, this may be due to too many failed quality control measures or inactivity for more than six months. However, softlocks are appealable at any time by providing our support team with a release that meets our quality control standards.

§4.8: Please note that account suspension is not appealable after the first 24 hours from the punishment. If your account is suspended, you will not be allowed to use any of our services or social media accounts, and any attempts to create new accounts will be immediately blocked.

§4.9: Upon termination, your right to use our services will cease immediately. In the event of account termination or softlock, we reserve the right to seize any funds or earnings made from audio assets on Clippsly. We encourage you to review our terms and conditions carefully to ensure that you comply with all our rules and regulations. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our support team for assistance.

§5: Takedowns

§5.1: In order to maintain a platform that respects intellectual property rights and upholds legal standards, our staff reserves the right to take down your release under the following circumstances:

§5.2: Please note that if your release is not listed on our platform, such as on Roblox, you will need to contact us directly to request its takedown.

§5.3: Once your release has been taken down, you will no longer be able to republish it with Clippsly, and appeals for takedowns are not permitted.

We take copyright infringement seriously and encourage all users to ensure that the content they release on our platform is original and does not violate any intellectual property rights. If you have any questions or concerns about takedowns or our policies, please do not hesitate to contact our support team. We are here to assist you with any inquiries you may have.

§6: Limitation of Liability

§6.1: While we strive to provide a high-quality service, it is important to acknowledge that unforeseen circumstances may arise. Therefore, it is essential to understand the limitations of our liability. By using our service, you agree that the liability of the Company and its suppliers under any provision of these terms is limited as follows:

Please be aware that some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Therefore, in those states, the limitations mentioned above may not apply. In such cases, the liability of each party will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

It is important for users to understand their own legal responsibilities and obligations. We do not assume any responsibility for any legal problems or issues that users may encounter. Users are solely responsible for complying with all applicable laws and regulations.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our limitations of liability or any other aspect of our service, please do not hesitate to contact our support team.

§7: Publishing Rights

§7.1: By accepting our Terms and Conditions, you acknowledge and agree that the Company is granted Publishing Rights for the content you release on our platform. These Publishing Rights shall remain valid until the release is taken down or your account is terminated.

Please note that while the Company is granted Publishing Rights, you retain all ownership and copyright to your content. The Publishing Rights granted to the Company are limited to the scope necessary for publishing, distributing, and promoting your work on Clippsly and related platforms.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Publishing Rights granted to the Company, please do not hesitate to contact our support team. We are here to provide further clarification and assistance in understanding your rights and obligations as an artist on our platform.

§8: Royalties and Compensation:

§8.1. Royalties: As an artist on Clippsly, you understand and agree that you are entitled to royalties or compensation for the usage of your content on our platform. The specific details regarding royalty rates, payment schedules, and methods of payment will be outlined in a separate agreement between you and Clippsly.

We will make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and timely royalty statements and payments, subject to any applicable withholding taxes or deductions as required by law.

§8.2. Soft Lock and Profit Distribution: In order to ensure that non-active accounts do not remain idle on our platform and to prevent the unauthorized use of copyrighted material, Clippsly has implemented a soft lock system. If your account is soft locked due to too many failed quality control measures or prolonged inactivity (more than six months), we reserve the right to automatically distribute any accumulated profits from your account among other active artists on the platform.

§8.3. Fair Distribution: The distribution of profits from soft-locked accounts will be carried out in a fair manner, ensuring that the earnings are shared among active artists who contribute original and legitimate content to Clippsly. This measure helps maintain the integrity of our platform and ensures that artists who actively engage with the community are rewarded for their work.

§8.4. Appeal Process: If your account has been soft locked, you have the opportunity to appeal the decision by submitting a release that meets our quality control standards. Upon successful approval, your account will be reinstated, and you will regain access to your accumulated profits.

Please note that the soft lock system and profit distribution are implemented to protect the rights and interests of all artists on Clippsly. It encourages active participation and discourages inappropriate or unauthorized use of copyrighted material.

§9: Roblox Marketplace Distribution Eligibility

§9.1: Artists with accounts on Clippsly that are younger than 6 months are not permitted to distribute their content through the Roblox Marketplace. This restriction is in place to ensure the quality and integrity of the content offered on the Roblox Marketplace.

§9.2: Any attempt to bypass this eligibility requirement and distribute content on the Roblox Marketplace using methods not authorized by Clippsly will result in immediate account termination and additional punitive actions outside the scope of Clippsly’s services.

§9.3: Artists who wish to distribute their content on the Roblox Marketplace must first meet the minimum account age requirement of 6 months. Once this requirement is met, artists can submit their content for consideration on the Roblox Marketplace in accordance with the guidelines provided by both Clippsly and the Roblox platform.

§9.4: We take the integrity of our distribution channels seriously and are committed to maintaining a fair and transparent environment for all artists. If you have any questions or concerns about the eligibility criteria for Roblox Marketplace distribution, please do not hesitate to contact our support team for clarification and assistance.

§10: Use of Company Spaces and Assets by Non-Account Users

§10.1: Users who do not have an active Clippsly account but utilize our company spaces, including social media accounts and other platforms, are required to adhere to the following guidelines. The Company reserves the right to restrict access to our spaces without providing a reason.

§10.2: Respectful Behavior: Users are expected to maintain respectful, friendly, and kind interactions within our company spaces. Engaging in attacks on other users or using derogatory language is strictly prohibited.

§10.3: No Inappropriate Content: Users must refrain from posting or discussing any content that is inappropriate, offensive, or against the policies of the respective platforms. Violating this rule may result in an immediate permanent ban without prior warning.

§10.4: Avoid Spamming: Users should refrain from sending multiple consecutive messages in a row or in a short period of time. This includes sending duplicated messages that may disrupt the flow of conversation.

§10.5: No Political Discussions: Political discussions, including topics related to race, religion, and sexuality, as well as other sensitive subjects that could lead to heated arguments, are strictly prohibited.

§10.6: Compliance with Platform Terms: Users must adhere to the terms and policies of the platforms they are using, including but not limited to Discord, X, and the Roblox platform. Violations of these terms may result in restricted access or other punitive actions, as determined by the Company.

§10.7: Compliance with Guidelines: Users utilizing our company spaces are expected to comply with these guidelines at all times. Failure to adhere to these guidelines may result in restricted access or other punitive actions, as determined by the Company.

§10.8: Changes and Modifications: The Company reserves the right to modify or update these guidelines for the use of company spaces by non-account users. Users are advised to review these guidelines periodically to ensure compliance with the most up-to-date requirements.

If you have any questions or concerns about your usage of our company spaces or these guidelines, please do not hesitate to contact our support team. We are here to assist you and ensure a positive and respectful environment for all users.

§11: Use of Clippsly Artists’ Music on Video Streaming Platforms

§11.1: Users who wish to incorporate music from Clippsly artists into their content on video streaming platforms such as YouTube, Twitch, TikTok, and others are permitted to do so under certain conditions. However, the Company reserves the right to take action against content that violates our policies.

§11.2: Permitted Usage: Users are allowed to use music from Clippsly artists in their videos or live streams, provided that their content does not fall into any of the following categories:

§11.3: Copyright and DMCA: Content that violates these restrictions may be subject to takedown notices and copyright claims under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) or other applicable copyright laws. The Company reserves the right to take action to protect the interests of our artists and their work.

§11.4: Responsible Use: Users are encouraged to responsibly use Clippsly artists’ music and ensure that their content complies with these guidelines and all relevant platform policies. Failure to do so may result in the removal of the video or stream and potential legal consequences.

§11.5: Reporting Violations: If you encounter content on video streaming platforms that you believe violates these guidelines and includes music from Clippsly artists, you may report it to the respective platform for review and action.

§11.6: Cooperation: The Company is committed to fostering a positive and respectful online environment for both content creators and artists. We appreciate the cooperation of users in using Clippsly artists’ music responsibly and within the boundaries of these guidelines.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the use of Clippsly artists’ music on video streaming platforms or the enforcement of these guidelines, please do not hesitate to contact our support team. We are here to provide further assistance and ensure the protection of our artists’ work.

Changes to These Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. Changes to these Terms will be effective immediately upon publication.

By continuing to access or use our Service after the revised Terms have been published, you agree to be bound by the updated Terms. If you do not agree to the new Terms, either in whole or in part, please discontinue using the website and the Service.

We encourage you to regularly review these Terms to stay informed about any modifications.

Translation Interpretation

These Terms and Conditions may be translated into other languages for your convenience. However, in the event of a dispute or discrepancy, the original English text of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, You can contact us:
By email: [email protected]