In appliedharmony.com several composers are working so the respect of copyright issues are critical for us. Therefore, the excerpts used in our exercises have been treated considering the Fair Use, with reference to section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Law. Not only should highlight the educational and nonprofit purpose of this website but also we have always used short fragments of the original works, which cannot be downloaded by users in any case.
Moreover, one of our goals is that the fact of discovering new artists motivate users to listen to full tracks on platforms for streaming or purchase. Consequently, the inclusion of a fragment of a song in appliedharmony.com doesn’t involve economic loss even it can generate benefits to the owner of rights since it contributes to its spreading and knowledge by new audiences.
In addition, if the copyright owner of any of the excerpts which have been included here do not agree with this situation for any reason, please contact us in order to have it removed as soon as possible. There are hundreds of thousands of songs that can be included in appliedharmony.com for musicians around the world to improve their knowledge about harmony and ear training. Moreover, the majority of composers like our work to be used by other musicians to learn.
If you believe that an exercise violates your copyright, please send us a notice of the violation using the following contact information (email@example.com).
Your notice must include:
- a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material (It would be enough the name of the artist and title);
- information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;
- a statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Upon receipt of a notice of claimed infringement that satisfies these requirements (or any statement in conformance with 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3)), we will act expeditiously to remove that exercise as soon as possible.