DARK SKY AUDIO LEGAL & LICENSING AGREEMENT
By downloading or installing any Dark Sky Audio sound library you accept the following product licensing agreement:
1. LICENSE GRANT
The license for this product is granted only to a single user. You may use this product on up to two separate computers, of which shall be owned and used by you exclusively. If you need more licences, special arrangements may be made on a case-by-case basis. All sounds and samples in this product are licensed, but not sold to you by Dark Sky Audio, for commercial and non-commercial use in music, sound-effects, audio/video post-production, performance, broadcast or similar finished content-creation and production use.
Dark Sky Audio allows you to use any of the sounds and samples in the library / libraries you’ve purchased for commercial recordings without paying any additional license fees or providing source attribution to Dark Sky Audio. This license is non-transferable and expressly forbids resale or lease of the product(s).
This license also expressly forbids any inclusion of content contained within this library, or any other Dark Sky Audio library, into any other virtual instrument or library of any kind, without our express written consent. This license forbids any re-distribution method of this product, or its sounds, through any means, including but not limited to, re-sampling, mixing, processing, isolating, or embedding into software or hardware of any kind, for the purpose of re-recording or reproduction as part of any free or commercial library of musical and/or sound effect samples and/or articulations, or any form of musical sample or sound effect sample playback system or device or on a stand alone basis.
The product, including accompanying documentation, is protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. Dark Sky Audio retains full copyright privileges and complete ownership of all recorded sounds, instrument programming, documentation and musical performances included in this product. Any rights not specially granted herein are reserved by Dark Sky Audio.
Any unauthorised use, distribution or reproduction of the product shall not be permitted, and shall constitute a violation of copyright law, and shall entitle Dark Sky Audio to, in addition to any other remedy at law or equity, injunctive relief. It is unlawful to deliberately circumvent, alter or delete technological measures of protection and information provided by Dark Sky Audio which identifies the products, its owner and the terms and conditions for its use. If the product is used in other people’s music, you will be held legally responsible of violating this licensing agreement. You further agree to take all reasonable steps to protect this product from unauthorised copying or use.
Downloaded libraries can’t be returned, so we can’t provide refunds. Please choose your selection carefully.
4. LIMITED WARRANTY/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, Dark Sky Audio DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE PRODUCT. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NEITHER Dark Sky Audio, ITS SUPPLIERS, DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, NOR THE AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OF ANY SORT, (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR LOSS OF DATA ARISING OUT OF THE INSTALLATION OR USE OF THE PRODUCT) WHETHER OR NOT THE SAME HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR OF ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY.
This license agreement is effective from the moment the product is installed by any means. The license will remain in full effect until termination. The license is terminated if you break any of the terms or conditions of this agreement. Upon termination you agree to destroy all copies and contents of the product at your own expense. In the event of termination, the following sections of this license will survive: 2, 3, 4 and 7.
6. NFR (Not for Resale)/EDU (Educational) Sales:
All Dark Sky Audio libraries are subject to the terms of this License Agreement, unless specified otherwise. NFR and EDU copies are exempt from update or upgrades or additional discounts, sales or coupons. Notwithstanding other sections of this license, any products provided to you for an EDU purpose shall only be used by students or faculty, staff and administration attending or working in educational institutional facilities and must not be used for commercial purposes.
7. GENERAL TERMS
(a) This license shall be governed by UK law applicable to contracts fully negotiated, executed and performed therein. Only the UK Courts shall have jurisdiction over controversies regarding this license; any proceeding involving such a controversy shall be brought in those Courts, in the UK, and not elsewhere. In the event of any claim arising from the breach or alleged breach of the terms of this License, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable attorney’s fees and Court costs.
(b) You agree that this License contains the complete agreement between the parties hereto, and supersedes all other communication, relating to the subject matter of this License.
(c) You acknowledge that you have read this License and understand it and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions.