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Lastly updated on: 26/06/2021 

WE ENDEAVOR TO PROVIDE THE BEST SERVICE WE CAN, BUT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT OUR SERVICES, WEBSITES AND OTHERS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”, WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. 

YOU SHALL INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS GHOST RECORDZ, ITS AFFILIATES, (INCLUDING ANY DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, MEMBERS AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES) AND OUR ARTISTS AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, DAMAGES, LIABILITIES, COSTS AND EXPENSES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LEGAL EXPENSES AND COUNSEL FEES, ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OR ALLEGED BREACH BY YOU OF THE ABOVE WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS.

APPLICATION OF THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS
These terms & conditions formed by Ghost Recordz International Uninc. (Hereafter sometimes mentioned as 'Ghost Recordz' or 'Ghost Recordz International') apply to anyone who accesses any site which is owned by Ghost Recordz International, marked at the bottom by the copyright symbol stating it is in management of Ghost Recordz, to anyone who concludes any contract or agreement between himself and Ghost Recordz, anyone who signs up for the newsletter, anyone who breaks these terms & conditions and anyone who directly damages Ghost Recordz Int.

PROHIBITED USE
You may not in any way access or use our websites, cloud, contracts, newsletter or others for any unlawful goals or to do damage Ghost Recordz Int., their artists, employees/volunteers, clients and related or for the following purposes.- Any goal that is unlawful, damaging, infringing or fraudulent.- Any purpose that has the goal to damage the reputation of Ghost Recordz Int., their artists, employees, clients and related.-Any purpose to unlawfully copy, use, distribute, change or misuse copyrighted protected work from Ghost Recordz, their artists and partners, or to deprive Ghost Recordz and their artists of the benefits, privileges and profits from the protected work.
If you do not agree with these terms & conditions, you should not make use in any way of services, offers, websites from Ghost Recordz and the like or conclude any contract/agreement.

OUR RIGHTS
Ghost Recordz reserves the right to, in its own discretion, at any time cancel an agreement between you and us, ban you from our websites based on your IP-address or remove you from our newsletter.
We reserve the right to amend, discontinue or terminate our Services under this Agreement, at any time.

FORCE MAJEURE
Ghost Recordz takes no liability or responsibility for failures in providing any of our Services if they are caused by an event outside our control. Force Majeure means an event beyond our control which prevents us from complying with any obligations under this Agreement. These events include, but are not limited to, fires, earthquakes, tidal waves, floods, war, hostilities, invasion, embargo, revolution, civil war, riot, strikes, lockouts, acts or threats of terrorism, commotion, failures of public or private telecommunication networks, third party force majeure and an epidemic.Should an event of Force Majeure occur, Ghost Recordz will notify you as soon as reasonable and give an estimate when due fulfilment can be expected. You may cancel your Services with us if your Service is affected by Force Majeure.

CHANGEMENTS TO THIS TERMS AND CONDITIONS
From time to time we may make changes to the agreements. When we make material changes to the Agreements, we will notify you, as appropriate under the circumstances, such as by emailing you or notifying our followers via social media. In some cases, we will notify you in advance. Your continued use of the Service after the changes are made means that you accept the changes.In the lower-left corner at the 'info' icon, you can always see when the latest changes have taken effect and were published.

YOU AGREE UNDER THE COMPUTER FRAUD AND ABUSE ACT TO NEVER LAUNCH ANY HARMFUL INTERNET ATTACKS ON OUR MAIN WEBSITE, CLOUD, OR OTHER PLATFORMS SUCH AS BUT NOT LIMITED TO DDOS ATTACKS, DNS FLOOD, PROTOCOL ATTACKS AND OTHERS WITH THE GOAL TO DAMAGE OUR DATABASES, PRIVACY, SERVICES, WEBSITE AND MORE.YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT OUR SECURITY PROVIDER CLOUDFLARE CHECKS EVERY BROWSER, IP-ADRESS AND WEBSITE REQUEST AND SENDS THIS TO US AND SAVE THIS INFORMATION FOR 24 HOURS TO DETECT MALICIOUS ATTACKS AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS KIND OF PRACTICES CAN LEAD TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON OR UP TO A $500.000 FINE.YOU ALSO AGREE UNDER THE COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS LAW OF 30 JUNE 1994 TO NEVER UNLAWFULLY COPY, DISTRIBUTE, CHANGE OR MISUSE COPYRIGHT PROTECTED WORK OF GHOST RECORDZ, THEIR ARTISTS AND PARTNERS. 
YOU UNDERSTAND THAT AUDIOVISUAL WORK IS REGISTERED WITH MULTIPLE INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTORS AND DEPOTS, AND THAT WE WILL CONTACT YOU IN CASE OF ILLEGAL USE OR INFRINGEMENT OF/ON THESE WORKS TO IMMEDIATELY CEASE AND DESIST YOU FROM USING AND FROM PERMITTING ANY THIRD PARTY TO USE THE WORK. WE MAY DEMAND AN EXPLANATION OF THE MATTER AND ARE OBLIGATED TO GIVE YOU A PERIOD OF 7 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE LETTER. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT WE WILL NOT HESITATE TO PURSUE FURTHER ACTION AGAINST YOU IF WE DO NOT HEAR BACK FROM YOU/IF YOU STILL USE THE WORK AND PERMIT ANY THIRD PARTY TO USE THE WORK.

1. Ghost Recordz as a record label: what are we 

A record label is a brand name in the music industry. It is an organization that markets music in the form of a sound carrier. It, therefore, bears the responsibility for production, distribution and marketing. Usually, the distribution is outsourced to music distributors. Literally, a record label is a label in the centre of a gramophone record. In addition to stating the artist name and titles of the record and the songs, it also includes the record company with logo, making the word label a synonym for a record company. 

2. Ghost Recordz as a record label: contract 

Where music is actually released, record label and artist enter into a contract. This contains provisions about which pieces of music it concerns, the property rights that both parties have and the distribution of income. Ghost Recordz often owns the exclusive right to produce and publish the music. In addition to the provisions for the issue of the sound carrier, provisions have also been included to regulate activities such as sponsoring, merchandise and other partnerships, often in the sense that exclusivity is granted on pain of a fine for violation. 
3. Ghost Recordz as an independent record label Ghost Recordz is an independent record label maintained by its employees, artists, freelancers, volunteers and more. The record label is by no means officially registered with the government but may confirm our terms and conditions. The label will only perform lawful practices and take actions. If there is any doubt as to whether or not a practice of action may be taken, it will never actually be taken.
More information about practices, VAT and more can be found at the 'Act Of Practices Page'.


4. Use and copy of the content from registered artists, Ghost Recordz and related 

You may never distribute, copy, release or spread pictures, audio (not limited to releases), website content, program code or any others which are in ownership without written permission by Ghost Recordz Int. respecting copyright laws.

5. Misuse, disclosure or misrepresentation of fake information about Ghost Recordz, registered artists, or other related matters that has the goal to harm Ghost Recordz, artists, or related

You are not allowed to publish, distribute, change or other related our logo, audio, video footage or others which are in ownership of Ghost Recordz Int. or related artists, partners or affiliates.

6. Working at Ghost Recordz
 It is possible to join the Ghost Recordz internal team by contacting support@ghostrecordz.eu, by applying for a function in our team doesn't guarantee you will become part of our team as long as we don't offer you a contract.
It is important to know that Ghost Recordz doesn't make any direct profit from sales, websites or others and that we do not pay 'employees' for their work which has to be seen as a voluntary job.

7. Alerts for overdue claims, copyrights or copyrights or infringements. 

If you breach any of our terms or those of affected partners listed above or any applicable laws or others, Ghost Recordz may contact you at any time to request deletion of the infringing work or pass your information to third parties if any applicable laws are being broken and take further (legal) action against you if no action is taken from your side.

IF IT TURNS OUT THAT AN ARTIST HAS HANDED OVER A SONG TO GHOST RECORDZ INTERNATIONAL AND TO A DISTRIBUTOR WHO AGGREGATES IT, AND HE/SHE HAS THEREBY INFRINGED OTHER PEOPLE'S (COPYRIGHT) RIGHTS, TALL RESULTING COSTS FROM THE INFRINGEMENT WILL BE EXPLICITLY PAID BY THE ARTIST. 

8. Payments to non-profit partners of Ghost Recordz International (Direct Partnership on Payment Portal)
When you make a donation to a charity, initiative or product, or service owned or operated by Ghost Recordz or linked to our partners, you confirm that all financial information is correct and that you own it, you undertake to accept the offer and thereby conclude a purchase agreement.
When we ask you for your financial details, it is always 265 bit SSL secured, this is characterized by the lock that is shown in the top left of your browser. If you have completed your payment, the right of withdrawal will no longer apply and a full refund will not be possible by us or our payment provider PayPal inc. If you attempt fraudulent payments or illegal information that is not owned by you, PayPal inc. or Ghost Recordz can take further action against you.

9. Violation of Privacy concerning Ghost Recordz , related artists and volunteers
If our team may discover unlawful non-facts, infringing content or anything that may violate the GDPR guidelines and privacy of our artists, Ghost Recordz, employees/volunteers or others, we may pass your information to third parties to take further action against you if needed. 

10. Non-disclosure agreement/prohibition of distribution of information that has not yet been announced
The purpose of this agreement (applicable on anyone who accepts our terms & conditions or accepts a direct NDA) is to formalise the Commitment of the Parties to maintain the confidentiality of confidential information, as defined but not limited to:Images, video's, audio, text, plans, code, digital content and the like. The recipient of the relevant and specific information declares to treat the information and images displayed by the Provider (Ghost Recordz International Uninc.) strictly confidentially and not to disclose it or make it available to third parties. In the event that the Recipient violates this Agreement, the Recipient shall be liable to the Provider for all damage suffered by the Provider as a result of this breach, and the Provider shall owe an immediate due and payable penalty to the Provider of [EUR 150] per infringement without prior warning, notice of default or judicial intervention, without prejudice to and in addition to the Provider's right to claim compensation for the damage suffered as a result of the infringement.

COPYRIGHT LAW
Copyright on images, audio and others(Copyright law is regulated in the Berne convention of July 24, 1971. At a national level, copyright in Belgium was regulated in the law of June 30, 1994, on copyright and related rights. This regulation was taken over in 2015 in title 5 of book XI of the code of economic law.)The information below is partly based on information from Mediawijs (https://mediawijs.be/dossiers/dossier-mediamakers/auteursrecht-hoe-werkt-dat)
Copyright arises automatically. To be protected by copyright, the work must be original. That is to say, the author must have put some of his personality into the work. He must have engaged in intellectual activity, making certain choices that should ultimately ensure that the work "bears its personal stamp".Copyright ensures that the author, the one who created the work, has control over that work. This means that only the author may perform certain actions with the work created by him. Ghost Recordz collaborates with its artists with international distributors, who manage all releases of singles, albums and other digital audio for the purpose of publishing on digital streaming platforms.Because Ghost Recordz and its artists submit all songs to our distributors, they assign a UPC and ISRC code that makes the songs unique.By doing this, Ghost Recordz / its artists can prove that the song was produced on the respective entry date, and released on the respective release date.If others want to use his work, they will have to obtain permission from the author and possibly pay a fee (unless an exception may apply; see below).ExceptionsCopyright is not unlimited or unlimited. After all, there are several exceptions to the exclusive rights of the author, which ensure that users can still perform certain actions without having the permission of the author:Education and scientific research: One may perform various actions with copyright-protected works if those actions have an educational or scientific purpose.Freedom of expression and freedom of information: Important (current) information must be able to circulate, even if copyright-protected works are involved. Journalists in particular often rely on this category of exceptions.Preservation of the cultural heritage: This exception is mainly aimed at libraries, museums, archives and similar institutions. By allowing them to perform certain actions or by allowing certain actions with their collections, the aim is to keep the cultural heritage "alive".Social objectives: These are exceptions aimed at certain vulnerable groups of people.Private use: Certain actions only take place within the home or family circle. Therefore, permission does not need to be requested from the author.Temporary reproductions: Certain technical acts aimed at the transmission or lawful use of a work may be carried out.Promotion: Certain actions for advertising purposes (eg for an exhibition) do not require the permission of the creator.