MIDI Licensing Agreement
Personal Use of MIDI from this site.
The MIDI files on this site are free for personal use:
1. You may use them on any machine that you own or control. 2. You may alter or modify them, translate them into any other format, or record them on tape or any other audio medium. You may not distribute a modified or translated file or a recording. (see below). 3. You may use the files as the basis of printed musical scores for your own use, as long as the scores will be not be given away, sold, or performed for pay. Keep in mind that a given MIDI may not accurately reproduce the original score. 4. You may place the files, either embedded or as links, on a web page, as long as you tell me about it, access to the page is free, you aren't selling anything with it, you provide attribution and a link back to my site. (www.hetzlersfakebook.com) 5. All other use will be regarded as commercial use (see below).
Commercial Use of MIDI from this site.
The MIDI files on this site may be included in commercial web pages after securing my permission in advance. I will ordinarily expect some small compensation in cash. Use of a MIDI in a commercial web page without securing my permission is subject to a licensing fee of US$500 per year for each MIDI file used.
The MIDI files may be included in commercial software after securing my permission in advance. I will expect:
1. Acknowledgment of the authorship of the files. 2. Receipt of one (1) registered full version of the software.
I may choose to withhold permission to include the files in software or web pages I deem objectionable.
The licensing fee for MIDI files included in commercial software without securing my permission is US$10 per MIDI file for each copy of the software sold, or a flat fee of US $5,000. The files may be used to produce printed scores that will be sold, published, or distributed for free upon payment of a licensing fee of US$100 per MIDI file.
The files may not be used to produce audio recordings that will be sold, published, or distributed for free, nor may they be used in performances for which admission or other fee is charged, without my express written permission and payment of a negotiated fee. The license fee for producing such items without securing permission is US$10 per MIDI file for each copy sold, or a flat fee of US$5,000.