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Terms of Use

SOCAN makes available information and materials on (“Website”), subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing this Website, including navigating and browsing any of its contents, you agree to the terms and conditions as outlined below. SOCAN reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time at its sole discretion.


Except as otherwise specified, the contents and all materials contained on this Website are copyright © 2018 SOCAN, Toronto, Canada. All rights reserved. Except as specifically permitted herein, no portion of the information on this Website may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of SOCAN.


The audio clip and video clip materials contained on this Website are protected under various laws. These materials are made available for access on this Website for non-commercial purposes only. Any reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of any of these materials provided at this Website, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited. Any unauthorized use may subject the user to civil liability and criminal prosecution.


This Website contains links to third-party websites which are not under the control of SOCAN. SOCAN makes no representations whatsoever about any third-party website to which you may access through this Website.

When you access a third-party website through this Website, you do so at your own risk, and SOCAN is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements made on these sites. Links to third-party websites are provided on this Website merely as a convenience, and the inclusion of such links on this Website does not imply that SOCAN endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or uses or accesses of such websites.

The SOCAN logo is protected by copyright and a registered trademark of SOCAN, and may not be used or reproduced in any manner without SOCAN’s prior written permission. All third-party trademarks, trade names or company names referenced on this Website are used for identification purposes only and are the property of their respective owners.


Except as otherwise indicated elsewhere on this Website, you may view, copy, print and distribute any information available on this Website subject to the following conditions:

  1. The information may only be used for personal, informational, non-commercial purposes.
  2. The information may not be modified or altered in any way.
  3. Any copy of the information must include the copyright notice above and the notice “reproduced pursuant to SOCAN’s website terms of use”.
  4. SOCAN reserves the right to revoke the above permission at any time, and any use shall be discontinued immediately upon written notice from SOCAN.


All information and software on this Website is provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, non-infringement or accuracy. SOCAN assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in any information, calculation, or software or other documents that are found on this Website or referenced by or linked to this Website. References to corporations, their products and services are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. In no event shall SOCAN be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of any information, calculation or software or other contents that are found on this Website or referenced by or linked to this Website.

This Website could include technical or other inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the contents of this Website and incorporated into new editions of this Website from time to time at the sole discretion of SOCAN. This Website can be accessed from other countries around the world and may contain references to SOCAN materials, products, services, and programs that do not apply in your country. No implication should be taken from such references.

SOCAN may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. The electronic version of SOCAN’s Privacy Policy is provided as a convenience. Printed version of SOCAN’s Privacy Policy will always govern and is available by contacting