Terms of use

Please read this agreement carefully. By downloading, installing or using any product from Blacktail Audio, you agree to the following terms.

Daniel Hamer is a trading name of Blacktail Audio Ltd (UK company no. 12992634). Our registered business address is 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England, N1 7GU. Blacktail Audio Ltd is referred to in these terms and conditions as “we“, “us“, “our” or “Blacktail Audio”. purchase transactions will be marked as BLCKT AUDIO on your statement and invoice receipts.

1.Content and Products

The Site and the Content are intended only for the purposes specified or implied therein, and your use of the Site and the Content is entirely at your own risk. Please note, whilst we endeavour to provide accurate and up-to-date information, the Content may not be wholly accurate or up-to-date, complete or free of defects, and is subject to change, often at very short notice. All Content is provided without any representations or warranties of any kind (implied or express) to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. Blacktail Audio, unless otherwise stated herein, owns or controls all relevant intellectual property rights in the Site and the Content.  You may not publish, distribute, extract, re-utilise, or reproduce any part of the Site or the Content in any form (including storing it in any medium) other than as expressly allowed herein or as set out in the Site and the Content (or under UK or local law). Save as expressly set out in this Agreement, the Site and the Content are for your personal use only, and are not for re-distribution, transfer, assignment or sublicense. Blacktail Audio will not be responsible if a Product does not fit your particular intended purpose.

2. Protection of Software:

You agree to take responsible steps to protect this software from unauthorised use or copying. Blacktail Audio uses watermarking technology with your details to track piracy. You agree not to decompile, decrypt, reverse-engineer or otherwise modify the software to circumvent any method. For the avoidance of doubt, you are granted a personal non-transferable licence to use the Products solely for your own personal use. Products are for use only as described hereunder and must not be shared with or given or transferred to any third party or uploaded to any file sharing site or offered for resale or public transmission unless mixed into your own original music productions. The licence granted to you is effective only from the date you download, install or use the Product(s) (whichever is earliest) and such licence will remain in force until terminated by Blacktail Audio as a result of any breach by you of this Agreement.

3 Ownership:

Ownership of, and title to, the Products (and all digitally recorded sounds and/or copies therein) is held by Blacktail Audio. Copies are provided to you solely to enable you to exercise your rights hereunder. When you purchase any Product(s), you are purchasing a limited licence for use (and not ownership) of Product(s). Except as expressly authorised in this Agreement, you may not rent, lease, sell, sublicense, distribute, transfer, copy, reproduce, display, modify or time share any Product(s) or Documentation (or part or element thereof).

4. Copyright:

All rights not expressly granted to User are reserved. The Products are licensed, not sold, to you to be used for (or, in the case of Sound Files, reproduced within) only your own original musical compositions and productions. All copying, lending, duplicating, re-selling or trading of any Product or other Content is strictly prohibited, save as used for or incorporated into your original created works. This license is granted for a single user only (and is given on a worldwide basis). You agree and acknowledge that Blacktail Audio has a proprietary interest in all sound recordings available via the Site, and that any use by you that frustrates the purpose of this Agreement or circumvents the revenue model of Blacktail Audio (including without limitation selling, renting, or otherwise using or distributing un-integrated Content) may cause irreparable loss to Blacktail Audio in a way that could not be adequately compensated by damages. For the avoidance of doubt, no ownership of copyright is transferred by Blacktail Audio to Users hereunder.

5. Refunds and Transfers:

Digital downloads can’t be returned, so Blacktail Audio can’t provide refunds once the files have been downloaded. Any refund request will be considered in our sole discretion and our decision will be final. Nothing herein affects your statutory rights.

6. Pricing

Prices are as set out on the relevant pages of the Site from time to time. Prices (and availability of specific Products) are subject to change by posting new prices or notification of availability at any time. Where prices include VAT, this is clearly stated on the web site. Please note that use of the Service may be subject to data charges imposed by your internet or mobile phone provider and you will be responsible for payment of any such charges.

7. Hacking

You agree and undertake not to attempt to damage, deny service to, hack, crack, reverse-engineer, or otherwise interfere (collectively, “Interfere“) with the Site and/or the Content in any manner. If you in any way Interfere with any of these, you agree to pay all damages we incur as a result.

8. Contact

If you have any questions, please contact us at contact@blacktailaudio.com