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Pianobook is a community driven sample library and subject to the following terms of use:

  1. Samples downloaded from the Pianobook website may be used as part of a live or recorded musical performance for commercial and non-commerical. You may not sell sample(s), or give away any sample(s) for use by any other person(s).
  2. Samples are provided on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties or conditions of TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. You are solely responsible for determining the appropriateness of using the Sample and assume any risks associated with Your exercise of permissions under this License.
  3. In no event and under no legal theory, whether in tort (including negligence), contract, or otherwise, unless required by applicable law (such as deliberate and grossly negligent acts) or agreed to in writing, shall any Contributor be liable to You for damages, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character arising as a result of this License or out of the use or inability to use the Work (including but not limited to damages for loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all other commercial damages or losses), even if such Contributor has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
  4. By uploading your samples to Pianobook you are contributing to a community driven sample library. You agree that:
    • The samples and other material you upload were created by you and you have full permission to upload them to Pianobook.
    • To the best of your knowledge, the samples and other content is free from viruses and malware.
    • Your samples may be freely used by anyone accessing the Pianobook library. Usage of samples may be to create commercial and non-commercial musical compositions or recordings, however repackaging of the samples into a commercial product will be forbidden without your express permission.


Access to and use of this Site is provided subject to the following terms:

  1. By using the Site you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of the Site. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not access and/or use the Site.
  2. We may change these terms at any time by posting changes online and they shall be binding irrespective of whether you have had the opportunity to read and agree to them. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by us. Your continued use of the Site after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended from time to time.
  3. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use the Site content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial purposes although you are permitted to make links to the Site content from your own personal web-site. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any content accessed from the Site except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of the Site content requires our prior consent in writing. Content of the Pianobook Library is subject to the terms listed above.
  4. You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the Site. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or any other form of disruption of any kind whether intentional or otherwise.
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  6. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses where foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages (h) or any other form of loss whether physical, personal or otherwise arising from the use of the Site regardless of the form of action.
  7. We do not warrant that functions contained in the Site content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.
  8. The names, images and logos identifying the Site or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks or other protection. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any licence or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of the Site, or any other third party.
  9. If there is any conflict between these terms and specific terms appearing elsewhere on the Site then the latter shall prevail.
  10. If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
  11. These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
  12. Any content that you make available is subject to your own control as to how it is shared through management of your privacy and application settings.
  13. For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, such as photos and videos, etc. you expressly grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use and distribute such content as part of the Site. You must not use third party content unless you have an express license to distribute such content or make it otherwise available. The Site reserves the right to block such content in the absence of any such license.
  14. Any contribution must not:
    1. be disruptive or offensive or defamatory;
    2. infringe any applicable laws or incite others to commit criminal acts;
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    4. be a spoiler that effectively disrupts any discussions or otherwise seeks to provoke others through abuse or otherwise;
    5. otherwise bring the Site into disrepute or otherwise be detrimental.
    The Site retains the right to moderate this site and remove content at its sole discretion and block (either temporarily or permanently) an account to prevent further usage. Should any posting be made that contravenes the foregoing then please notify the moderator.

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