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Terms & Conditions

Please read the Terms & Conditions carefully before you decide to purchase any of our products or services. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by email. info@rapbase.de

Contractual partner is:
Match Networks UG (haftungsbeschrängt)
Fleherstr. 32
40223 Düsselorf
Managing director: Klaus Broecher
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB 90037

§ 1 Scope of Application

1.1 Match Networks UG (haftungsbeschränkt), hereinafter also referred to as Rapbase, offers its customers sounds (beats) & learning content on rapbase.de. The focus here is in the area of rap & hip-hop. The sounds are offered under different license models (Free Beats, Pro Beats & Unlimited). Some content on Rapbase.de is only accessible via a paid membership. We offer our services & products partly via Digistoe24.com and the Digistore24 Market Place.

1.2 Our business model is aimed exclusively at consumers. No services are offered to minors and/or persons who are not of full legal capacity.

1.3 Rapbase reserves the right to change these terms of use at any time and without giving reasons. The changes will become effective as soon as they are published on the website rapbase.de. The customer will be informed about the changes by e-mail. If you do not object to the new terms of use within 6 weeks, they will be considered approved.

§ 2 License Terms & Rights of Use of the Sounds

2.1 General terms

Description: The general terms and conditions apply to all sounds provided by Rapbase.de.

  • All sounds & other content offered on Rapbase.de are protected by copyright.
  • The sounds offered by Rapbase.de are free of rights of any domestic and foreign collecting societies. (GEMA, ASCAP)
  • The sounds may also be used to process customer orders. (e.g. music production or dubbing). In this case you must inform your customers that the sound may only be used within the final product.
  • You are entitled to use the sounds, in compliance with the respective license model, for an unlimited period of time and spatially unrestricted for private and commercial purposes. Each sound must function as part of a project, whereby projects must consist of a combination of the sounds with other elements. (Rap song with own vocal track, video productions, apps, games etc.)
  • The sounds may not be resold unchanged, offered as a download or otherwise passed on to third parties. Exception is the provision of the sounds for own team members or employees who are directly involved in the respective project.
  • The sounds may, within the scope of the respective project, be converted to other formats, edited, cut, given effects and adjusted as desired.
  • The sounds may be used for any number of projects.
  • The sounds may only be used in the context of legal projects. The sounds may not be used in a context that is not compatible with the law and the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany, the European Union, public order or morality. In particular, the use of our sounds in projects related to racism or glorification of violence is prohibited.

If you are not sure if you are allowed to use the sounds for your purposes, please contact us so we can find a solution together.

In case of non-compliance with these license terms and the associated license models, Rapbase is authorized to block the customer's account and, if necessary, to initiate civil and criminal proceedings.

2.2 License model - Free Beats

Description: Rapbase offers its customers partly free sounds. These can be downloaded free of charge. 

Purposes:

  • Performances & events (school, cultural events, events, parties, etc.)
  • Tutorial videos on Youtube, Vimeo and other platforms.
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram etc.)
  • For presentation on own websites

All uses not listed here must be discussed with Rapbase in advance.

2.3 License model - Pro Beats

Purposes:

  • Private and commercial projects
  • Performances & events (school, cultural events, events, concerts, etc.)
  • Videos on Youtube, Vimeo and other platforms.
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram etc.)
  • Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music and comparable providers.
  • For presentation on own websites
  • At trade fairs and events (spatial sound reinforcement)
  • Important: The maximum number of sales, listens or clicks must not exceed 500,000 in total. Beyond that, an Unlimited License is required. After exceeding this limit, the customer still has 30 days to purchase an Unlimited License for the respective sound. After the expiration of the 30 days the customer has to inform Rapbase about the further intention. In case of disregard Rapbase reserves the right to take appropriate and necessary legal steps and to block the customer's account permanently.

All uses not listed here must be discussed with Rapbase in advance.

 The customer is aware and expressly agrees that each sound (Pro Beat) from the members area, can be used by any number of customers under the same license model and for the same purposes. This also applies to sounds that have been extended by an Unlimited License.

 2.4 License model - Unlimited

Description: Every sound (Pro Beat) from the members area can be extended by an Unlimited license. After successful payment, the sound may generate any number of listeners, clicks or sales. An Unlimited license can be purchased per sound as often as you like and is neither limited nor restricted to single sounds or customers.

§ 3 Member area and account

3.1 Rapbase offers its customers, for the price displayed on the website (Annual billing), access to the member area of Rapbase Pro. This contains all available sounds provided under the license model - Pro Beats ( §2.3). These sounds can be extended by an Unlimited License (§2.4). New sounds are added to the members area at irregular intervals.

3.2 Sounds from the Member Area that have already been downloaded by the Customer may continue to be used even after termination of the paid subscription.

3.3 Rapbase reserves the right to delete or change the sounds in the member area at any time.

3.4 In order to use the member area, the customer must create an account. 

§ 4 audio examples

4.1 We provide audio samples (previews) on rapbse.de. These serve the customer exclusively to get a better impression of the sounds and the member area. Uses deviating from this are not permitted.

§ 5 Language 

5.1 The language available for the conclusion of the contract is German.

§ 6 Dispute resolution

6.1 The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS). You can find this online at https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/main/. We are not obligated or willing to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.

§ 7 Contract duration 

7.1 The licenses granted by Rapbase for the use of the Sounds are valid for an unlimited period of time. In the event of a refund of the purchase price, for whatever reason, you may no longer use all sounds. Your license to use the sounds will therefore expire. The sounds already downloaded from your account and any copies you may have made must then be immediately and irrevocably deleted.

§ 8 Liability:

8.1 We expressly assume no liability for financial losses incurred through the use of our sounds or other content.

8.2 The customer has no claim to quality or rectification of the purchased or downloaded sounds.

§ 9 Payment modalities

9.1 The payment options are provided by Dgistore24.

§ 10 Final provision & severability clause

10.1 The place of performance and jurisdiction for all matters relating to these GTC shall be Düsseldorf.

10.2 The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply without exception to the performance of the contract.

10.3 The validity of the remaining conditions shall not be affected by any amendment or any invalidity of a condition. In the event of the invalidity of a condition, the Buyer shall be obliged to agree with us on a valid provision which comes as close as possible to the invalid provision in a legally permissible manner from an economic point of view.

 Date: 29.11.2020