Content provider Terms & Conditions
Effective as from 1st November 2014, latest updated on 1st January 2020
Description of Mdundo
The Platform is an audio content sharing platform available Online and as a Mobile Application, operating simultaneously, that allows users to upload, download and live streaming of audio Content.
Online Registered Content Providers (Registered here: http://mdundo.com/in/signup) of the Platform may submit, upload and post high quality Audio; Music Sound Recordings, Live Concert Recordings, photos, text, graphics, comments, and other content, data or information (“Content”), which will be stored by Mdundo at the direction of such registered Content Providers, and may be shared and distributed by such registered Content Providers, and other users of the Platform, using the tools and features provided as part of the Services and accessible via the Website and elsewhere.
3. USER ACCOUNT
Access to certain Services is only available to registered users; specifically, Content Providers.
All users of the platform shall be bound by the User Terms and Conditions here: http://mdundo.com/terms
You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your username and password, and you will remain responsible for all use of your username and password, and all activity emanating from your account, whether or not such activity was authorized by you.
If your username or password is lost or stolen, or if you believe that unauthorized third parties have accessed your account, you are advised to notify Mdundo in writing through firstname.lastname@example.org, and should change your password at the earliest possible opportunity.
We reserve the right to disallow, cancel, remove or reassign certain usernames in appropriate circumstances, as determined by Mdundo’s sole discretion, and may, with or without prior notice, suspend or terminate your account if activities occur on that account which, in our sole discretion, would or might constitute a violation of these Content Provider Terms of Conditions or our Guidelines, or an infringement or violation of the rights of any third party, or of any applicable laws or regulations.
c) Content to be deleted on cancellation of your account
Any attempt to terminate your account by means other than those described in the Termination section will not be considered a proper termination.
Once your account has been terminated, any and all Content residing in your account, or pertaining to activity from your account (for example, data relating to the distribution or consumption of your sounds), will be irretrievably deleted by Mdundo, except to the extent that we are obliged or permitted to retain such content, data or information for a certain period of time in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and/or to protect our legitimate business interests. Mdundo shall not provide you with any file of data relating to activity associated with your account, whether before or after termination. This data is provided and is accessible only for viewing via your account page on the Website for as long as your account is active.
4. USE OF THE PLATFORM
1. You must not copy, rip or capture, or attempt to copy, rip or capture, any Content from the Platform or any part of the Platform, other than by means of download in circumstances where the relevant Uploader has enabled the download functionality with respect to the relevant item of Content.
3. You must not use any Content (other than Your Content) in any way that is designed to create a separate content service or that replicates any part of the Platform offering.
4. You must not employ scraping or similar techniques to aggregate, repurpose, republish or otherwise make use of any Content.
5. You must not make use of any bots, botnets, spiders, data mining tools, automated scripts, apps, plugins or extensions with respect to the Platform or any Content regardless of the configuration or mode of operation of the same, including without limitation any of the foregoing that automatically generates messages, plays audio Content, generates comments or favourites any Content or posts any activities. This does not apply to any apps, plugins or extensions officially released by Mdundo and constituting Services.
6. You must not alter or remove, attempt to alter or remove, any trademark, copyright or other proprietary or legal notices contained in, or appearing on, the Platform or any Content appearing on the Platform (other than Your Content).
7. You must not permit any third party to, copy or adapt the object code of the Website or any of the Services, or reverse engineer, reverse assemble, decompile, modify or attempt to discover any source or object code of any part of the Platform, or circumvent or attempt to circumvent or copy any copy protection mechanism or access any rights management information pertaining to Content other than Your Content.
8. You must not use the Platform to upload, post, store, transmit, display, copy, distribute, promote, make available or otherwise communicate to the public:
- any Content that is offensive, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, racist, sexually explicit, ethnically or culturally offensive, indecent, that promotes violence, terrorism, or illegal acts, incites hatred on grounds of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation, or is otherwise objectionable in Mdundo’s reasonable discretion;
- any information, Content or other material that violates, plagiarises, misappropriates or infringes the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark rights, rights of privacy or publicity, confidential information or any other right; or
- any material of any kind that contains any virus, Trojan horse, spyware, adware, malware, bot, time bomb, worm, or other harmful or malicious component, which or might overburden, impair or disrupt the Platform or servers or networks forming part of, or connected to, the Platform, or which does or might restrict or inhibit any other user's use and enjoyment of the Platform; or
- any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional messages, spam or any other form of solicitation.
9. You must not commit or engage in, or encourage, provoke, solicit or promote, any conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law or regulation.
10. You must not rent, sell or lease access to the Platform, or any Content on the Platform, although this shall not prevent you from including links from Your Content to any legitimate online download store from where any item of Your Content may be downloaded or streamed.
11. You must not make use of any bots, botnets, automated scripts, apps, plugins or extensions or other automated or electronic means to artificially increase your play count or downloads, add followers or otherwise to misrepresent the popularity of Your Content on the Platform, or offer or promote the availability of any such means to any other users of the Platform.
12. You must not deliberately impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, for example, by registering an account in the name of another person or company, or sending messages or making comments using the name of another person.
13. You must not stalk, exploit, threaten, abuse or otherwise harass another user, or any Mdundo employee.
14. You must not use or attempt to use another person's account, password, or other information, unless you have express permission from that other person.
15. You must not sell or transfer, or offer to sell or transfer, any Mdundo account to any third party without the prior written approval of Mdundo.
16. You must not collect or attempt to collect personal data, or any other kind of information about other users, including without limitation, through spidering or any form of scraping.
17. You must not use any automatic means of accessing, logging-in or registering accounts on the Platform.
18. You must not violate, circumvent or attempt to violate or circumvent any data security measures employed by Mdundo or any Uploader; access or attempt to access data or materials which are not intended for your use; log into, or attempt to log into, a server or account which you are not authorized to access; attempt to scan or test the vulnerability of Mdundo’s servers, system or network or attempt to breach Mdundo’s data security or authentication procedures; attempt to interfere with the Website or the Services by any means including, without limitation, hacking Mdundo’s servers or systems, submitting a virus, overloading, mail-bombing or crashing.
5. YOUR CONTENT
Any and all Content that you upload, store, transmit, submit, exchange or make available to or via the Platform (hereinafter "Your Content") is generated, owned and controlled solely by you, and not by Mdundo.
Mdundo does not claim any ownership rights in Your Content, and you hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that Your Content remains your sole responsibility.
Without prejudice to the conditions set forth in Your Use of the Platform, you must not upload, store, distribute, send, transmit, display, perform, make available or otherwise communicate to the public any Content to which you do not hold the necessary rights. In particular, any unauthorized use of copyright protected material within Your Content (including by way of reproduction, distribution, modification, adaptation, public display, public performance, preparation of derivative works, making available or otherwise communicating to the public via the Platform) may constitute an infringement of third party rights and is strictly prohibited. Any such infringements may result in termination of your access to the Platform as described in the Repeat Infringers section below, and may also result in civil litigation or criminal prosecution by or on behalf of the relevant rights holder. Mdundo shall notify the Content Provider of any uploaders via the email provided of any violations reported.
6. SCOPE OF AGREEMENT
By uploading Your Content to the Platform, you also grant a limited, worldwide-wide, non-exclusive, fully paid up, license to other users of the Platform. You can limit and restrict the availability of Your certain Content to other users of the Platform at any time using the settings on the Artist’s Dashboard Page for each sound you upload, subject to the provisions of the Disclaimer section below.
7. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
You hereby represent and warrant to Mdundo as follows:
2. Your Content and the availability thereof on the Platform does not and will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights, performers’ rights, rights of privacy or publicity, or rights in confidential information.
3. You have obtained any and all necessary consents, permissions and/or releases from any and all persons appearing in Your Content in order to include their name, voice, performance or likeness in Your Content and to publish the same on the Platform and via any Linked Services.
4. Your Content, including any comments that you may post on the Website, is not and will not be offensive, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, racist, sexually explicit, ethnically or culturally offensive, indecent, will not promote violence, terrorism, or illegal acts, or incite hatred on grounds of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation.
5. Your Content does not and will not create any liability to any third party on the part of Mdundo, its subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, and assigns, and their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and/or shareholders.
Mdundo reserves the right to remove Your Content, suspend or terminate your access to the Platform and/or pursue all legal remedies if we believe that any of Your Content breaches any of the foregoing representations or warranties, or otherwise infringes another person's rights or violates any law, rule or regulation. You shall be notified in the event of any Content removal, suspension or termination of access the Platform within 24 hours via email provided.
8. SCOPE OF CONTENT USE BY MDUNDO
You hereby acknowledge and agree that Mdundo:
1. stores Content and other information at the direction, request and with the authorization of its users,
2. acts merely as a passive conduit and/or host for the uploading, storage and distribution of such Content, and
3. plays no active role and gives no assistance in the presentation or use of the Content. You are solely responsible for all of Your Content that you upload, post or distribute to, on or through the Platform, and to the extent permissible by law, Mdundo excludes all liability with respect to all Content (including Your Content) and the activities of its users with respect thereto.
4. shall grant you fourteen (14) days to modify or delete any content uploaded on your account. After the lapse thereof, you shall email Mdundo through email@example.com to assist in the take down of the content. Such take down shall be guided by the technical and business team at Mdundo.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that upon receiving prior written consent, Mdundo may use your name, Content or excerpts thereof for promotional purposes. Mdundo will issue a notification of the same through the email provided. An objection is to be raised within one working day. Thereafter Mdundo shall construe acceptance.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that Mdundo may include promotional material within Your Content before or after a download or as streaming takes place.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that Mdundo can preview your song for 30 Seconds for free before a download takes place for sampling purposes.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that Mdundo can use Your Content and excerpts thereof in Podcasts, DJ Mixes as well as terrestrial TV shows created by Mdundo, as promotional material. Where your Content is included in DJ mixes for the purpose of distribution, such use will be paid as a download.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that Mdundo may scan the internet for illegal copies of your content and automatically file DMCA takedown notification on your behalf to Google.
You hereby acknowledge and agree for Mdundo to make available your Content for free on the Mdundo mobile application.
You hereby acknowledge that upon prior consent, You grant Mdundo permission to use your image, name, likeness and any artwork provided for marketing purposes to attract commercial opportunities for the Mdundo platform. The permission shall extend to and not be limited to Mdundo’s website and social media accounts, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
9. REPORTING INFRINGEMENTS
If you would prefer to send us your own written notification, please make sure that you include the following information:
1. a statement that you have identified Content on Mdundo that infringes your copyright or the copyright of a third party on whose behalf you are entitled to act;
2. a description of the copyright work(s) that you claim have been infringed;
3. a description of the Content that you claim is infringing and the Mdundo’s URL(s) where such Content can be located;
4. your full name, address and telephone number, a valid email address on which you can be contacted, and your Mdundo username if you have one;
5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. a statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
Your notice should be sent to us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and/or by mail to the following address:
Mdundo Limited, P.O Box 1730-00606, Nairobi, Kenya.
10. BLOCKING AND REMOVAL OF CONTENT
You have no right of continued access to any particular item of Content and Mdundo shall have no liability in the event that you are unable to access an item of Content due to its removal from the Platform, whether by Mdundo or the relevant Uploader.
Mdundo will alert you within 24hrs of any Content in violation via email provided
11. REPEAT INFRINGERS
If we receive a valid notification from a third party in accordance with our reporting processes or applicable law that any of Your Content infringes the copyright or other rights of such third party, or if we believe that your behaviour is inappropriate and violates our Guidelines, we will send you a written warning to this effect. Any user that receives more than two of these warnings within any twelve-month period is liable to have their access to the Platform terminated forthwith. We will also suspend or terminate your account without warning if ordered to do so by a court, and/or in other appropriate circumstances, as determined by Mdundo at its discretion.
THE PLATFORM, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT AND SERVICES ACCESSED THROUGH OR VIA THE WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE”, AND “WITH ALL FAULTS”.
WHILST MDUNDO USES ALL REASONABLE ENDEAVOURS TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS ON THE PLATFORM AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE ONCE THEY HAVE BEEN BROUGHT TO MDUNDO’S ATTENTION, MDUNDO MAKES NO PROMISES, GUARANTEES, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) REGARDING THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES OR ANY PART OR PARTS THEREOF, ANY CONTENT, OR ANY LINKED SERVICES OR OTHER EXTERNAL SERVICES. MDUNDO DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR- FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE PLATFORM OR ANY PART OR PARTS THEREOF, THE CONTENT, OR THE SERVERS ON WHICH THE PLATFORM OPERATES ARE OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MDUNDO DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY TRANSMISSION OF CONTENT UPLOADED TO THE PLATFORM WILL BE SECURE OR THAT ANY ELEMENTS OF THE PLATFORM DESIGNED TO PREVENT UNAUTHORISED ACCESS, SHARING OR DOWNLOAD OF CONTENT WILL BE EFFECTIVE IN ANY AND ALL CASES, AND DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM IS LAWFUL IN ANY PARTICULAR JURISDICTION.
MDUNDO AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS AND SHAREHOLDERS, SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ALL OF THE FOREGOING WARRANTIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, TOGETHER WITH ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES REGARDING NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
WHERE THE LAW OF ANY JURISDICTION LIMITS OR PROHIBITS THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES AS SET OUT ABOVE, THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT THAT THE LAW OF SUCH JURISDICTION APPLIES TO THIS AGREEMENT.
13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
MDUNDO AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS AND SHAREHOLDERS, SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR:
ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM:
YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE PLATFORM OR ANY PART OR PARTS THEREOF, OR TO ACCESS ANY CONTENT OR ANY EXTERNAL SERVICES VIA THE PLATFORM; ANY CHANGES THAT MDUNDO MAY MAKE TO THE PLATFORM OR ANY PART THEREOF, OR ANY TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT SUSPENSION OR CESSATION OF ACCESS TO THE PLATFORM IN OR FROM ANY OR ALL TERRITORIES;
ANY ACTION TAKEN AGAINST YOU BY THIRD PARTY RIGHTS HOLDERS WITH RESPECT TO ANY ALLEGED INFRINGEMENT OF SUCH THIRD PARTY’S RIGHTS RELATING TO YOUR CONTENT OR YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM, OR ANY ACTION TAKEN AS PART OF AN INVESTIGATION BY MDUNDO OR ANY RELEVANT LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY REGARDING YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM;
ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE PLATFORM’S TECHNICAL OPERATION, OR FROM ANY INACCURACY OR DEFECT IN ANY CONTENT; YOUR FAILURE TO PROVIDE MDUNDO WITH ACCURATE OR COMPLETE INFORMATION, OR YOUR FAILURE TO KEEP YOUR USERNAME OR PASSWORD SUITABLY CONFIDENTIAL;
ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE, ANY LOSS OF DATA (INCLUDING YOUR CONTENT), OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE FROM ANY SECURITY BREACH; AND/OR
ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM MUST BE NOTIFIED TO MDUNDO AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
ADDITIONALLY, APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH CASES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SUCH LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS REFLECT A REASONABLE AND FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN YOU AND MDUNDO AND ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND MDUNDO, AND THAT MDUNDO’S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Mdundo’s successors, affiliates, agents, directors, officers, employees and shareholders from and against any and all claims, obligations, damages, losses, expenses, and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from:
You there warrant that you are the owner of the uploaded content. In the case of a distributor or aggregator, you therefore warrant that you have acquired the rights by way of Agreement with the content owner or rights holder in the Content. As such You shall be solely and individually liable for any breach of Third Party rights.
Any activity related to your account, be it by you or by any other person accessing your account with or without your consent.
Mdundo will notify you in writing, via email, of any third-party claims of infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights or invasion of privacy arising within 24hrs of receiving such claims.
15. CHANGES TO MDUNDO
Mdundo reserves the right to change, modify, withdraw or discontinue any of the features, services and functionalities of the Platform at any time and for any reason with or without notice. Mdundo also reserves the right at any time and for any reason to suspend, discontinue, terminate or cease providing access to the Platform or any part thereof, temporarily or permanently, and whether in its entirety or with respect to individual territories only. In the case of any temporary or permanent suspension, discontinuation, termination or cessation of access, Mdundo shall use its reasonable endeavours to notify registered users of such decision in advance.
Mdundo also reserves the right to make changes, modify and amend its Terms and Conditions and shall ensure that the Content Uploader and Users are made aware of such changes through account notifications and email provided.
16. REVENUE SHARE
All revenue made by Mdundo.com shall be distributed appropriately between Mdundo.com and its content providers.
Mdundo may engage a Content Uploader (artist) for brand endorsement opportunities. Such endorsements shall be subject to a separate revenue share Agreement.
Any payment due to the Uploader shall be calculated every six months based on the number of downloads and frequency of streams of more than 30 Seconds and shall be subject to the relevant taxes required by the tax authority, shall strictly be paid to the Uploader and no other third party.
Mdundo does not guarantee a fixed amount per download on the Revenue Share. Neither does Mdundo guarantee a minimum share.
First time payment recipients may be required to present themselves at the Mdundo offices at Pinetree Plaza 8th Floor along Kamburu Drive with original documentation as proof of identification. Non-Kenyan residents shall be required to swear an affidavit and attach with certified copies of identification and send to Mdundo before any payments are made. The documents shall be sent to:
Mdundo Limited, P. O. Box 1730-00606, Nairobi, Kenya.
Payments shall be made for more than USD50 generated by Content uploaded by the Content Provider. Amounts less than the stipulated amount shall be carried forward to the next half year and paid once accumulated to the minimum payable amount.
Mdundo shall make such payments in a manner they find fit. They payment shall be made in USD based on the prevailing rates in the country of business – Kenya, at the time of execution of the payment.
Without prejudice to the disclaimers set out in this agreement, Mdundo will investigate and fraud regarding payments reported to them within 7 working days of receiving complaints on the same.
You warrant and reinforce that You shall distribute revenues paid to You on behalf of Third Party rights and acknowledge that You shall be individually and solely liable for such distribution.
You hereby agree that Mdundo and its subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any changes or modifications to the Website and/or any Services that Mdundo may wish to make from time to time, or for any decision to suspend, discontinue or terminate the Website, the Services or any part or parts thereof, or your possibility to use or access the same from or within any territory or territories. Mdundo will however notify you of any changes or modifications within 7 working day.
You may terminate this Agreement at any time by sending notice in writing to
Mdundo Limited, P. O. Box 1730-00606, Nairobi, Kenya Or email@example.com
Termination shall take effect Ninety days (90) on receipt of the Termination.
Mdundo may suspend your access to the Platform and/or terminate this Agreement at any time if
(i) you are deemed to be a Repeat Infringer as described above;
(iii) Mdundo elects at its discretion to cease providing access to the Platform in the jurisdiction where you reside or from where you are attempting to access the Platform, or
(iv) in other reasonable circumstances as determined by Mdundo at its discretion.
Following receipt of your notice of Termination, Mdundo will delete your account and all associated Content and data. You are therefore advised to remove, copy or back up any Content in your account before sending us your notice of Termination.
18. ASSIGNMENT OF MDUNDO’S RIGHTS TO THIRD PARTIES
Mdundo may assign its rights and (where permissible by law) its obligations under this Agreement, in whole or in part, to any third party at any time without notice, including without limitation, to any person or entity acquiring all or substantially all of the assets or business of Mdundo. You may not assign this Agreement or the rights and duties hereunder, in whole or in part, to any third party without the prior written consent of Mdundo.
20. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
21. DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY
22. APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION
Any dispute, controversy or claim arising under, out of or relating to this contract and any subsequent amendments of this contract, including, without limitation, its formation, validity, binding effect, interpretation, performance, breach or termination, as well as noncontractual claims, shall be referred mediation at first instance, where such mediation attempts fail the dispute shall be referred to and finally determined by arbitration in accordance with the WIPO Arbitration Rules.
The arbitral tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator. The place of arbitration shall be agreed in writing by the parties, with the allowance of digital courts and systems to enhance expedient dispute resolution interaction. The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be English. The dispute, controversy or claim shall be decided in accordance with the Law of England and Wales. However, the arbitrator shall be guided by global best practices to determine any disputes arising between the parties herein.
The services hereunder are offered by:
Mdundo.Com A/S, Jagtvænget 2, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark
24. INDEPENDENT LEGAL COUNSEL
The Content Uploader acknowledges that he has read and understands this Agreement and acknowledges that he has had the opportunity to obtain independent legal advice with respect to it.
The Content Uploader and Mdundo shall hold in confidence any separate arrangements pertaining to this Agreement and shall ensure that neither their actions or omissions shall prejudice either parties’ rights in this Agreement. Such arrangements shall be in writing and read together with this.
Neither party shall make or issue any public statement or press release regarding this Agreement or its subject matter without the prior written approval of the other party.
Neither party shall disclose the other’s Confidential Information to anyone other than:
a. Its employees, independent contractors, Authorized Contractors or professional advisors; or, in the case, its artists;
b. Its licensors, affiliates and content providers;
PROVIDED THAT in each case such third parties need to know such Confidential Information to perform obligations in connection with or resulting from this Agreement and
PROVIDED FURTHER THAT each such third party shall be are bound by confidentiality restrictions which are at least as protective as those set forth in this Agreement and which do not permit further disclosure to third parties
“Certain Services” shall mean all the services exclusively available to content uploading parties in this Agreement.
“Linked Services” shall mean online linking activities directing traffic to the Mdundo website for music users to engage with the content uploaded.
“Passive Conduit” shall mean an intermediary platform interacting with the artist and/or their representative to make available their musical works to the consumers.
“Royalty Free” shall mean the adoption of revenue share in the advertising revenues paid by marketing firms and corporations using the Mdundo platform to advertise their merchandize and services.
“Territory” shall mean the Continent of Africa and countries falling into the same continental jurisdiction.
“Users” for the purpose of this Agreement refers to parties involved in uploading of content, including but not limited to content aggregators, record labels and publishers.