Terms of Use

Terms of Use
Use of the Unsigned Downloads.com Limited website available through the principal domain www.unsigneddownloads.com (the “Website”) is governed by the following terms and conditions of use (the “Terms of Use”). These are subject to change or updating without notice and users of the Website (“You”) should check the Website from time to time to make sure that You understand the most up-to-date Terms of Use.  If You do not accept the terms of use You must not use the Website.  Use of the Website means that you accept that, each time You use the Website, You are legally bound by the terms of use in force at that date.

Ownership of the Website
The Website is made available by Unsigned Downoads.com Limited (“Unsigned Downloads”).  Unsigned Downloads own or license the copyright in the Website (including all text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, digital content, photographs, pictures, cartoons,  trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork, computer code  and the style, layout, look and feel of the Website, and the technical bits that make it work) and the database rights in the information the Website displays. 

Provision and Use of the Website
The Website provides music and sound samples to listen to; music singles, compilations and albums to purchase and download; and articles, comment and other information about the music available on the Website and the services offered by Unsigned Downloads.

Except as expressly authorised by Unsigned Downloads in writing or by way of any express permission to download free samples or purchase sounds or music given to users as part of operating and using the Website lawfully, no part of the Website may, in any way, be copied, reproduced, played, republished, downloaded, uploaded, re-engineered, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, sampled, translated, mailed, broadcast, transmitted or distributed to anyone or any thing (including, without limitation, any other computer, server, website, television, radio, wireless device, mobile telephony or receiver, printer or other electronic, digital or paper medium) for any purpose whatsoever other than Your own private and personal use and enjoyment. Playing the Music publicly or to anyone other than You, whether for any commercial or charitable or non-commercial enterprise or purpose, is expressly prohibited.

You may use information on Unsigned Downloads services (such as data sheets, knowledge based articles and similar materials) purposely made available by Unsigned Downloads for free downloading from the Website, provided that You:

1. do not remove or in any way modify any proprietary notices asserting the rights of Unsigned Downloads or the authors of such information in all copies of such documents;
2. use such information only for Your personal use and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast or publish it in any media;
3. make no modifications to any such information; and
do not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such information.

It is illegal to download and share copyright works, sell counterfeit CD’s or to otherwise try to avoid copyright protection.  The penalties for theft of another’s intellectual property – including copyright – are severe and can include imprisonment.   For more information please visit www.fact-uk.org.uk.

Accuracy of the Website
Except when otherwise stated, information provided on the Website has been reproduced in good faith from the information given to Unsigned Downloads by the sponsors, advertisers and other contributors to the Website. The intention is to provide a useful source or repository of free information and Unsigned Downloads do not ordinarily verify, update or check the information before it is put on the Website.  Therefore Unsigned Downloads cannot guarantee accuracy or veracity and accept no liability for any inaccuracy although Unsigned Downloads will promptly seek to correct any inaccuracies brought to its attention provided

1. Unsigned Downloads is satisfied, in its sole discretion, that the correction is itself appropriate and reasonable;
2. the person notifying Unsigned Downloads properly identifies themselves to Unsigned Downloads by providing such information as Unsigned Downloads may require in that regard; and
3. Unsigned Downloads does not accept any liability for the accuracy of such corrections.

Gig Guide
The information provided, posted or submitted to the Gig Guide is supplied by our users and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Unsigned Downloads.

Although Unsigned Downloads does monitor the content of the information provided, posted or submitted to the Gig Guide for any unsuitable content, Unsigned Downloads do not check that the information is correct and as such are not responsible for and do not give any warranty or accept any liability for any loss, harm or damage suffered by you as a result of You relying on such information.

Copyright Infringement Policy
Unsigned Downloads respects the intellectual property rights of others, and requires that You do the same.

If You believe that Your work has been copied in a way that constitutes an infringement of Your copyright, please provide the following information to Unsigned Downloads as soon as you become aware of any possible infringement:

1. a description of the copyrighted work that You claim has been infringed together with any documents, recordings or other material to support Your claim of infringement;
2. a description of where the material (that You claim is infringing Your copyright) is located on the Website;
3. Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
4. confirmation in such a form as Unsigned Downloads require that the information You have provided to Unsigned Downloads is accurate and that You are the copyright owner or authorised to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Provided you comply with these requirements, Unsigned Downloads will, if satisfied as to the validity or apparent validity of Your claim, remove the infringing material from the Website within 48 hours.  In addition Unsigned Downloads may, at their sole discretion, agree to release details of the party responsible for the infringing material to the proprietor of the copyright or license.

Unsigned Downloads Liability
If You are going to rely on any of the information contained on the Website, especially if relying on it could change Your financial or legal position, Unsigned Downloads strongly advises You to

1. take appropriate professional advice from an independent lawyer as to the steps you should take to protect your position;
2. bear in mind that all websites are reliant on third parties such as internet service providers and others and that it is unwise to enter any time critical commitments which in any way rely on the Website being available 24/7; and
3.  at the very least, exercise the same care and caution any reasonable person would be expected to use when accessing or proposing to in any way rely upon any other music or sounds website. 

If You do not follow this advice, Unsigned Downloads will not be responsible for any loss, damage or harm that You suffer as a result.  In any event, the liability of Unsigned Downloads for any loss, harm or damage You suffer in connection with the use of, or any unavailability of the Website, or the operation or the transmission of the Website (including loss caused by Unsigned Download’s negligence) is:

1. except in relation to death or personal injury to the extent such death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of Unsigned Downloads (in which case the liability of Unsigned Downloads to You shall be unlimited), limited to actual loss, damage or harm if You are a private individual using the Website for non-business purposes (“a consumer”),  and so excludes loss that is not reasonably foreseeable by Unsigned Downloads (for example,  loss of profits, loss of an opportunity or expectation, the incurring of costs in relation to such an opportunity or expectation,  claims made against you or others by third parties, and all loss which is not a direct and foreseeable result of Your use of the Website); and

2. excluded completely if You are not a consumer.

Unsigned Downloads do not guarantee the content of the Website or the server it is hosted on are free from computer viruses or other harmful scripts or components or from technical breakdowns or failures. Therefore the Website is not guaranteed to be available continuously on a 24/7 basis. Unsigned Downloads regularly scan and disinfect our computers but this is no guarantee that the Website or our e-mails are safe.  If You choose to access the Website or open any e-mail correspondence sent from Unsigned Downloads it must be scanned before opening it. Otherwise it is opened at Your risk.

Links to Other Sites
The Website may contain links to other websites which Unsigned Downloads do not own and over which they have no control. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and Unsigned Downloads is not responsible for and does not give any warranty or accept any liability for or endorse the ownership, content or security of such linked sites.

Adverts and Sponsorship Material
Unsigned Downloads does not accept any liability to You for any error or inaccuracy in any adverts or sponsorship material contained on the Website. Unsigned Downloads will however correct or remove inaccuracies (see Accuracy of the Website above).

Privacy and Personal Information
Our Privacy Policy forms part of these Terms of Use and is accessible by clicking here. By submitting information to Unsigned Downloads You agree that Unsigned Downloads can use and disclose that information in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

International Use
Unsigned Downloads do not represent or guarantee that the material on the Website is appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing the Website from territories where its content is illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If You choose to access this Website from locations outside the United Kingdom, You do so on Your own initiative and are responsible for ensuring compliance with the appropriate local laws.

Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
These Terms of Use will be governed by and interpreted according to the Laws of Scotland.