Before uploading ANY material to Songwriters Marketplace you must either have ownership of the copyright or have permission from the copyright owner to use the material for public viewing and performance. If you upload copyright material which is not authorized, you may face the termination of your account and possibly legal action from the copyright owner.
What if I don’t own the copyright but I have received permission to use the material?
The copyright © notice is a legal requirement in many countries, if you have received permission from the copyright owner to upload material to Songwriters Marketplace, we would advise you to enter the owners name or company name in the copyright section of your CP. This proves your commitment to maintaining a legal stature when using copyrighted material
Reporting copyright infringement:
We wish to work with you to maintain a creative community here at Songwriters Marketplace with minimal negative and maximum positive experience for all our users. To report a copyright infringement please contact Songwriters Marketplace and include the nature of the infringement, the member/artist name and the name of the material.
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