These terms were last modified on July 26, 2016 (version 1.0)
This policy governs the terms for the use of the MusicLessons.com Self-publishing Service, a service that is offered through the MusicLessons.com Platform Services, as defined in the MusicLessons.com Teacher Account Policy (www.musiclessons.com/agreements/teacher/) by a registered Teacher through the MusicLessons.com site and the respective obligations of the Teacher and MusicLessons.com.
"Self-publishing Service" means the service and related technologies that MusicLessons.com provides to their Teachers to create free and Premium Content that can be sold to any MusicLessons.com Member through the service. Using this Service, Teachers can create and manage a collection of free and Premium Content in the form of Lessons and Courses, and can set the price of all Content that is created by the Teacher using this service.
"Lesson" means free or Premium Content that is created and edited using the Self-publishing Service, and may consist of any number of multimedia elements including but not limited to formatted text, images, audio, video, MusicXML, and PDF files, organized in the order that you choose.
"Course" means free or Premium Content that is created and edited using the Self-publishing Service, and consists of any number of Lessons that are ordered and organized into chapters.
The MusicLessons.com Self-publishing Service allows Teachers to create and manage a collection of Lessons and Courses that can be sold to any Member of MusicLessons.com. All Content created using this service is stored on MusicLessons.com controlled servers and can only be accessed by streaming it through an Internet connection. Content cannot be downloaded using this service for offline use. Purchases for all Premium Content created using this service are done through our payment system, and the money from the purchase, less a service fee, is then transferred into the Teacher’s account.
The MusicLessons.com Self-publishing Service is in its "beta" release stage, and is being offered to a small group of Teachers in order to test the service and receive feedback from Teachers who will use it in a real-world situation. While in beta, the service is expected to undergo enhancements from time to time that are intended to improve usability and fix problems that may be detected. By using the service, Teachers are encouraged to provide feedback so that we can better understand what works and what changes may be needed in the future to make the service better.
If you choose to use the MusicLessons.com Self-publishing Service, you will have the ability to set your own price for each Lesson and Course that is charged to Students when they purchase your Premium Content, subject to the following fees and payment rules:
You are solely responsible for your Content including the lessons, music and other instructional materials used or provided. You represent and warrant that you own or have sufficient rights, permissions and licenses in and to the Content so that you may use, post, perform, display, transmit or reproduce such Content for use on the Service and to grant the license herein. You further agree that Content you submit to the Service will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant MusicLessons.com all of the license rights granted herein.
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your original Content. However, by submitting Content to MusicLessons.com, you hereby grant MusicLessons.com a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Service and MusicLessons.com's (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels within the parameters of the Service and subject to Teacher's rights to ask for compensation from materials of premium Content. You also hereby grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, display and perform such Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these Terms of Service subject to the limited survival clause below. The above licenses granted by you in the Content you submit to the Service terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your - Content from the Service. Notwithstanding the forgoing, you understand and agree that MusicLessons.com may also retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of your - Content that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in user comments you submit are perpetual and irrevocable.
Content you provide that you delete or remove (even if subject to an infringement claim) may remain accessible to students who have pre-paid for such Content at the discretion of MusicLessons.com.
If your Content is removed due to copyright infringement or any other violation of these Terms, you will be responsible for all refunds that are issued by MusicLessons.com to all purchasers of the Content that was removed, and a deduction will be applied to your account for each refund that was processed.
Counter-Notice. If you believe that your Content that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the material in your Content, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to the Copyright Agent:
If a counter-notice is received by the Copyright Agent, MusicLessons.com may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed Content or cease disabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the Content provider, member or user, the removed Content may be replaced, or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at MusicLessons.com's sole discretion.
We may terminate your use of the Self-publishing Service for any reason at our sole discretion and with or without prior notice to you. Teachers may also terminate their use of the Self-publishing Service for any reason at their sole discretion and with or without prior notice to MusicLessons.com. In the event that either party terminates the use of the service, all Premium Content that has been purchased by any Member of MusicLessons.com prior to termination will remain in the Self-publishing Service in perpetuity in order to allow those Members to continue to access it. However, all Lessons or Courses that were created by the Teacher using this service will no longer be accessible or found in the service by any member who has not previously purchased the Content.
If we decide to change these terms, we will post those changes on this page and update the modification date below.
If you have any questions regarding the MusicLessons.com Self-Publishing Service Policy or any other policy, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
These terms were last modified on July 26, 2016 (version 1.0)