This is a legal agreement between you, the potential user of this website and services ("you") and UK located Melody Pods ("Melody Pods"). Your use of this website ("Site") or any of the products and services offered on this Site, as well as mobile applications which provide access to the products and services on this Site (collectively, the "Services") is conditioned on your acceptance without modification of these Terms of Service ("Terms").
Please read these Terms carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms, you should not use the Site or Services. Melody Pods may at its sole discretion modify these Terms at any time and such modifications will be effective immediately upon being posted on this Site. The most current version of these Terms can be accessed through the "Terms" link at MelodyPods.com . You agree to review these Terms periodically, and your continued use of the Site and Services after the posting of modifications constitutes your affirmative agreement to abide and be bound by the Terms, as modified.
Changes to the Site.
Melody Pods reserves the right to modify or discontinue any of the Services and material displayed on or offered through the Site, with or without notice to you, and is not obligated to support or update the Site or Services.
Use of the Site and Services is void where prohibited. You shall comply with all applicable local, state, federal and national laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding the use of the Site and Services. You represent and warrant that all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate and that you agree to maintain the accuracy of such information. You must be at least 18 years of age and have Internet access, a valid e-mail address to register for the Site and Services. Full use of the Site and Services may require you to provide a valid credit card.
Registration and Account Rules.
To register, you must provide your name, e-mail address and submit payment details to at least one of our payment merchant partners. You shall permit Melody Pods to store and use personal data (but not your bank details) provided by you for purposes of maintaining your account. We will additionally collect anonymous data about your favourites list and unticked tracks at the time you login with a registered Melody Pods' app in order to improve Melody Pods' services. You agree to comply with the following terms:
- You shall maintain your account with up-to-date information;
- You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your account
- You shall immediately report any unauthorized use of your account to Melody Pods via our helpdesk, as well as any other breach of security;
- You shall not share your password with any other person outside of authorised representatives of your business; and
- You shall not assign, sell or transfer your account to any other person.
Fees and Charges
Melody Pods provides both a free version of the Service, as well as additional features and benefits to paid members. The cost to join as a paid member depend on a number of factors, such as which services are being purchased, your country, the currency you are paying in, and are also liable to change from time to time. Our current fee schedule is published on the Site via our cart. Subscriptions will automatically renew unless turned off in your payment partner settings at a secified advanced time subject to the terms of subscriptions of your chosen payment partner. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to our service. As a subscriber, you may play our music in one Melody Pods device at any time. Additional subscriptions can be purchased for additional devices per business. Melody Pods' fees cover all costs, licenses and royalties due for the music played within the Melody Pods subscription. A printable license and invoice is available in your account area under your account payment details.
You may cancel your Melody Pods account at anytime, and cancellation will be effective at the end of your current subscription period. You acknowledge, however, that cancellation will result in your forfeiture of any access to the Services after your current subscription period. You can cancel future subscription payments by cancelling the subscription agreement at your payment partner (e.g. Google Wallet or Pay Pal) or cancel via the 'cancel' link your account in your payment history. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's subscription agreement in their payment provider account.
Melody Pods reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to the Services or Site, with or without cause, at any time and effective immediately. Reasons Melody Pods may terminate or suspend your account shall include, but are not limited to, the violation of any of these Terms.
Consent to Receive E-mail.
By using the Site and Services, you consent to receiving e-mail from Melody Pods. These e-mailings will include, but are not limited to, notices about your account (for example, shipping and receiving e-mails) and information concerning or related to the Site or Services, such as recommendations or notifications of posted blurbs. These e-mailings are part of your relationship with Melody Pods.
Use of Information Submitted.
You acknowledge and agree that any ratings, reviews, comments, feedback, suggestions, pictures and other materials (collectively, the "Content") you contribute to the Site shall become Melody Pods's property and you hereby assign all rights, title and interests in and to such contributions to Melody Pods. Melody Pods is hereby granted a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable right to fully exploit such Content (including all related intellectual property rights). Melody Pods does not regularly review the content posted on the Site; however, Melody Pods reserves the right to remove or edit any Content from the Site at any time without notice.
You warrant, represent and agree that you will not contribute any Content that infringes or violates the rights of any other party or violates any laws, contributes to or encourages infringing or otherwise unlawful conduct, or is obscene or in poor taste. You agree that use of the Site and Services is subject to all applicable national, federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and that you are solely responsible for the contents of your communications through the Site and Services.
You understand that by using the Services you may encounter content that may be deemed objectionable, obscene or in poor taste, which content may or may not be identified as having explicit language. You agree to use the Services at your own risk and that Melody Pods shall have no liability to you for content that you may find objectionable, obscene or in poor taste.
You agree that the Site and Services, including but not limited to graphics, audio clips, and editorial content, contain proprietary information and material that is owned by Melody Pods and/or its licensors, and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright, and that you will not use such proprietary information or materials in any way whatsoever except for use of the Site and Services in compliance with these Terms. No portion of the Site or Services may be reproduced in any form or by any means, unless previous written permission is obtained, except where said content is explicitly marked with a license authorizing it. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Site or Services in any unauthorized way whatsoever, except as explicitly permitted by a license authorizing it, such as on the API section of the Service, or as permitted by a Creative Commons license that has been explicitly assigned to the specific contents.
You agree you are fully responsible for payment of any license fees for any media that you, your company, or agent of your company other than Melody Pods have uploaded to the Melody Pods service. This includes but not limited to, audio overhead messaging and jingles and any personal music to be used specifically for your business use only.
The trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively, the "trademarks") displayed on the Site or Services, unless otherwise specified, are the registered and unregistered trademarks of Melody Pods or their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Site or Services shall be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the Site or Services without the express written permission of the trademark owner.
Claims of Copyright Infringement.
Melody Pods respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information:
An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Melody Pods's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached by submitting information via the helpdesk linked on the Melody Pods' home page.
Software Available on the Site
All software that is made available on the Site is the copyrighted work of Melody Pods and/or its suppliers and is licensed, not sold. Your use of any such software is governed by the terms of the license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the software. You may not install or use any software that is accompanied by or includes a license agreement unless you first agree to the terms of the license agreement. For any software not accompanied by a license agreement, Melody Pods hereby grants you a non-exclusive, revocable, personal, non-transferable license to use the software solely in connection with the Site and Services in accordance with these Terms.
You will not disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer the software. You acknowledge that the software and any accompanying documentation is subject to applicable export laws and regulations of the United Kingdom. You agree not to export or re-export the software, directly or indirectly, to any countries that are subject to United Kingdom export restrictions.
Your license to use the software terminates upon the termination of your access to the Site or Services. Your license to the software may also terminate if Melody Pods, in its sole discretion, modifies the Site or Services to no longer support the software.
Disclaimers of Warranties.
THIS SITE, ITS CONTENTS, AND ANY SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES OFFERED OR CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. MELODY PODS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE, ITS CONTENTS, OR SUCH SOFTWARE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, AND DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED SERVICE, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY, SECURITY, CURRENCY AND COMPLETENESS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY LINKS, ANY SOFTWARE, TOOLS, TIPS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE. IN ADDITION, MELODY PODS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT. ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Limitations on Liability.
IN NO EVENT SHALL MELODY PODS, ANY OFFICER, AFFILIATE, DIRECTOR, SHAREHOLDER, AGENT, CONTRACTOR OR EMPLOYEE OF MELODY PODS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR AGGRAVATED DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND THIRD PARTY CLAIMS) OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: THIS SITE; ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, QUALIFICATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS APPEARING ON THIS SITE; ANY SOFTWARE, TOOLS, TIPS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH, CONTAINED IN OR ADVERTISED ON THIS SITE; ANY LINK PROVIDED ON THIS SITE; AND YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD, WHETHER OR NOT MELODY PODS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THIS PROVISION SHALL SURVIVE THE TERMINATION OF YOUR RIGHT TO USE THIS SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU WILL BE FULLY LIABLE FOR ALL DAMAGES RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Melody Pods users. Melody Pods reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.
Electronic Signature and Contracts.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES CONSTITUTE YOUR AGREEMENT AND INTENT TO BE BOUND BY SUCH AGREEMENTS. YOUR AGREEMENT AND INTENT TO BE BOUND BY YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES APPLIES TO ALL RECORDS RELATING TO ALL TRANSACTIONS YOU ENTER INTO ON THE SITE, INCLUDING NOTICES OF CANCELLATION, POLICIES, CONTRACTS AND APPLICATIONS.
The laws of the United Kingdom, excluding its conflicts of law rules, govern these Terms and your use of the Site and Services. Your use of the Site and Services may also be subject to other national laws. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with Melody Pods relating in any way to your use of the Site or Services resides in the courts of the United Kingdom.
Melody Pods may send you notice with respect to the Site or Services by sending an e-mail message to the e-mail address listed in your account information, by messaging you within any Melody Pods' app, or by a posting on the Site. Notices shall become effective immediately when posted to the Site and upon delivery when sent by e-mail or within an app.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Melody Pods and govern your use of the Site and Services, superseding any prior agreements between you and Melody Pods. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use third-party content or third party-software. If any part of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. Melody Pods's failure to enforce any right or provision in these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such provision, or any other provision of these Terms. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the other provisions will remain in full force and effect. Melody Pods will not be responsible for failures to fulfill any obligations due to causes beyond its control. No agency, partnership, joint venture or employment is created as a result of these Terms. All provisions of these Terms which by their nature should survive termination will survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability.