Article 1 Applicability of these terms
1.1 These terms of service are applicable to the use of the website https://www.talentsforbrands.com and the services offered (hereinafter: the Platform).
1.2 The Platform and the services thereon are offered by Talents for Brands BV (hereinafter “TFB”, “we” and/or “us”). Our address is Luchtvaartstraat 2A, 1059 CA Amsterdam and you can reach us at +31 20 205 11 38 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.3 By using the Platform you agree to these conditions and the processing of personal data in accordance with our privacy and cookie notice, which are part of these conditions.
Article 2 Use of the Platform
2.1 Talents for Brands is the creative platform that brings together musical talent to create unique music. With our extensive network in the advertising world, we match the right talent with brands and advertising campaigns.
2.2 Anyone 18 years of age or older who composes or performs music, can register. If you are under 18, then you can only sign up with the consent of your parent or legal guardian.
2.3 Use of the Platform in breach of these terms, (legal) regulations and / or third party rights is not permissible.
Article 3 Registration and acceptance
3.1 To sign up, click on the registration button on the website. You can then on the relevant page on the website provide the requested information.
3.2 Along with your application you will be asked to provide a link to an online demo with an audio or audiovisual recording, hereinafter: the "Demo". This could be a link to a file on YouTube, SoundCloud or somewhere else online.
3.3 After registration is completed, a team of music professionals will assess whether you will be admitted to the pool of musicians, artists and/or composers and lyricists on the Platform.
3.4 If you are admitted to our pool, you will get about an email message. You will be invited to agree to a further agreement in which your participation in any pitches is regulated.
3.5 The decision whether or not to invite you to join our pool is exclusively up to us, we make the assessment and selection. There is no correspondence or appeal possible over the decision to invite someone.
Article 4 Demo and rights
4.1 By placing the (link) to a Demo, you make it possible for us and grant us the right to listen and assess the Demo(s). Neither the Platform nor we acquire rights to the Demo.
4.2 If for your Demo you used a clip, sample, recording, performance and/or (music/film) work by a third party on which possibly rest (intellectual and/or industrial property) rights, including but limited to copyrights, related rights, sound recording copyrights or similar rights, you should explicitly indicate this before offering a Demo. It must also be indicated what the complete descent/origin is of the specified clip, sample, recording, performance and/or (music/film) work and how consent of the owner(s) was obtained and what this consent entails.
Article 5 Guarantees and indemnity
5.1 By signing up and providing a (link to a) Demo on the Platform, you guarantee to be the creator and warrant that the Demo or any other offered (music) work, does not infringe the rights of third parties.
5.2 You shall indemnify us against any claims by third parties relating to infringements of (intellectual property) rights relating to the use of the Platform and Demos and/or other (recordings) (music) work offered by you.
Article 6 Other conditions
6.1 All intellectual property rights, trademarks, trade names, logos and domain names in relation to (the services) of the Platform continue to rest with us or with the respective owner(s). It is not allowed to use any material on the Platform, to reproduce it and/or publish it, without our specific prior written permission.
6.2 You acknowledge that the information and materials, of any kind, on the Platform, including but not limited to user interfaces, editorial content, and the scripts, software and databases that are used to run the Platform (and its services), contain proprietary information and include materials owned by TFB and/or its suppliers/licensors and are protected by applicable laws on intellectual and/or industrial property and other laws. You agree that you will not use such proprietary information or materials in any way other way than for use in accordance with these terms.
6.3 It is expressly not intended that intellectual and/or industrial property rights of TFB or its suppliers/licensors are transferred or used, other than specified in these conditions.
6.4 Neither we nor our auxiliary persons or third parties are liable for any damage of any kind arising out of the use of the Platform or the services offered, except for gross negligence.
6.5 We will endeavor to keep available the Platform, but about offer no guarantees. Neither we nor our auxiliary persons or third parties are responsible for network, computer hardware or software failures of any kind.
Article 7 General provisions
7.1 From time to time, we may, at our own discretion, decide to make changes to the Platform, the services offered and these terms and conditions. If we make changes that are essential, we will inform you about this on our website. By continuing to use our services after these changes, you accept those changes.
7.2 Any nullity of any provision of these terms shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions. The parties in this case will set a new provision, which is as close to possible to the intent of the original provision.