Terms & Conditions

  1. By using our site including viewing content, signing up for an account, making a purchase or interacting with content, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.
  2. These Terms of Use apply to all users of the Site or Service, including users who are also contributors of content, information, and other materials or services on the Site.
  3. We reserve the right to vary these terms & conditions. Variations to these terms & conditions may be completed at any time and become effective upon posting on this website.

Use of the site

1. Accounts

  1. In order to provide certain services of our Website, it is required you register and provide certain information (eg username, password, email address, billing information) for the purpose of creating an account (“My Account”).
    The information you provide must be accurate and can be updated within the “My Account” section of our Website. Your registration data will be used to provide access to the site, access to relevant restricted sections (where applicable) and for communication, purchases, downloads, commenting and reviews. By creating an account, you grant consent for SICE to contact you via the provided email or contact information.
  2. If you are creating or using an account on behalf of a company, entity or organisation, you warrant you are authorised to represent said group and have authority to commit to be bound by the terms and conditions presented. In addition you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions on behalf the group indicated.
  3. All information we collect is held in accordance with our Privacy Policy and this can be read here.
  4. The confidentiality and security of your account is solely your responsibility. If you become aware of unauthorised use of your account, you are to notify SICE immediately. SICE and its partners shall not be responsible for any losses or damages arising from the unauthorized or illegal use of your account.
  5. SICE ltd reserves the right to terminate your account and any rights to the site if you provide information that is inaccurate, false or misleading, or if We, in our own discretion suspects illegal or fraudulent behaviour.

2. Links

  1. Our site includes information or links to other websites.
  2. We do not take any responsibility for the content supplied by these sites and it is your responsibility to verify information presented including but not limited to purchasing products and services from these locations.
  3. Any information you provide to these sites is in accordance with their privacy policy not ours, so please ensure you read their privacy policy and terms of use before engaging with them.

3. Restrictions

You may not use our website or any part of it to post, upload, display or make available any information, content or materials such as those:

  • That are illegal, threatening or obscene
  • That harm minors in any way
  • That contain code or software viruses intended to damage or hard computer systems
  • That breaches contractual or confidentiality obligations
  • That interfere or disrupt our website or networks
  • That are considered spam
  • That may result in injury of another person
  • That is harassing, abusive or hateful

4. Reviews & Comments

  1. Our website allows for registered users to submit comments and reviews across various sections of our Website. All reviews and comments are subject to monitoring and SICE reserves the right to remove or edit content.
  2. If you do submit content to our site, unless otherwise stated:
    1. You grant SICE and its affiliates non-exclusive, royalty-free and fully sublicensable rights to modify, edit, use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and display content worldwide.
    2. You grant SICE permission to use your name in relation to the content you have submitted.
    3. You confirm that you own or otherwise control all the rights to the content you submit. 
    4. You agree to indemnify SICE for all claims brought forward arising from or in connection to the content you have submitted.

5. Accuracy of Info

  1. Our site includes a large amount of contributor provided content and though we do our best to moderate submissions, we can not and do not warrant the accuracy, truth and completeness of the info and content found across our site.
  2. You acknowledge you use our site at your own risk and bear responsibility for any actions you take based on the use of the information presented.

6. Reporting inappropriate or defamatory content

  1. Due to the large amount of contributor content, it is not possible for us to be aware of the content for every post, comment, review, product, bio, article, advertisement or event. As such we rely on our community of users to help moderate our site.
  2. If you believe that any content on our site breaches our terms and conditions, please notify us immediately via our Contacts Page or via email at: [email protected].
  3. On receiving a complaint will endeavour to remove the content within a reasonable time frame.

7. Copyright and Intellectual Property

  1. All content shown on the website is protected by New Zealand and International Copyright laws.
  2. This content whether it is owned by SICE, it’s affiliates or its content contributors can not be (unless otherwise stated) reproduced or used in part or in full without the express written consent of SICE ltd or the owner. 

8. Content use limitations

  1. SiC Entertainment makes available a wide variety of content for free or paid use. The use of this content is subject to the “rules” set out by our terms and conditions and copyright law. 
  2. This content is provided for end users only and for their own personal and non commercial use.
  3. For the purpose of these terms and conditions the term “content” includes any data listed on our site supplied by SICE, contributors or users including without limitation streams, downloads, images, info, text, videos, audio, comments, photo’s, graphics.
    Streams are digital transmissions of content, whole or in part, that are made available for playback over the internet. Downloads are digital content that a user can save to a storage device. 
  4. Any unauthorised attempt to download, copy, distribute or alter this content is prohibited. You may not use any content for any third party applications (eg music in a video) unless you obtain rights from the copyright holder. 
  5. You are prohibited from uploading any content to the internet or file sharing platforms.

9. Reporting Intellectual property claims

  1. If you believe someone has breached your intellectual property rights, please notify us immediately via our Contacts Page and selecting report and Infringement in the drop down menu.

10. Access to our site

  1. We are unable to guarantee 100% up-time of our site or the uninterrupted, timely or error free access to our content or website.
  2. In addition it is your responsibility to implement safeguards and procedures to ensure all files you receive from our site is free of harmful or properties.  

11. Limitation of Liability

  1. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all responsibility and liability for the use of this website and we will not be responsible or liable for any loss, injury or damage however caused (including to any person or property), including under contract, tort, statute, product liability or otherwise, whether they be direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential, resulting from the use of this website, content contained within or for any other reason whatsoever.

Ticketing Terms & Conditions

  1. You acknowledge that SICE ltd acts as an agent for promoters and sells tickets on their behalf.
  2. Tickets sold are subject to any rights the promoter reserves and the promoter may also hold their own terms and conditions for their events.

1. Pricing & Currency

  1. All prices are in New Zealand dollars.
  2. All prices include GST unless otherwise stated.

2. Fees

  1. All purchases on this site are subject to booking fees.
  2. Booking fees may vary between events, tickets and products.
  3. Booking fees may be comprised of a promoter booking fee, our fees and a credit card transaction fees.
  4. If refunds are to be provided, the booking fee will not be included unless provided for by the promoter or subject to law.

3. Ticket sale Process

  1. All ticket sales are final. Please insure you purchase the correct tickets
  2. Once an order is placed, you will be redirected to a confirmation page. Here you can download your electronic ticket/s.
  3. In addition you will receive an email confirming your booking. Within this email you will also find a link to download your tickets. Please keep a copy of this email.
  4. If you do not receive this email, it is your responsibility to contact us and let us know. If you do not inform us we cannot guarantee allocation of tickets if the event has sold out.

4. Cancelled events

  1. The promoter reserves the right to amend the event at any time including but not limited to artists & performers, schedules, venue, dates, price and number of tickets for sale.
  2. On occasion events may be cancelled by the promoter due to situations outside their control such as a natural disaster. If this occurs, please check the event listing for info on the refund process.
  3. Refunds are at the discretion and control of the promoter as funds are transferred to their control. We may assist with the process of coordinating refunds on behalf of the promoter.

5. Refunds & Exchanges

  1. We do not provide refunds or exchanges unless directed to by the promoter or as required by law.

 6. On sale of tickets

  1. No Tickets may be resold at a premium.
  2. No tickets can be used for promotional campaigns, advertising, commercial purposes or as prizes without express permission of the promoter.
  3. A breach of the above conditions will result in the ticket holder or you to be refused admission to the event or the ticket being deemed invalid and no refunds will be provided

7. Limitation of Liability

  1. We assume no liability for any loss of any kind that may occur when you attend an event listed on our site. This is a matter between the promoter and you.
  2. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all responsibility and liability in relation to the event and we will not be responsible or liable for any loss, injury or damage however caused (including to any person or property), including under contract, tort, statute, product liability or otherwise, whether they be direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential, resulting from the use of this website, your use of or the inability to use the tickets, the cancellation or postponement of the event, or for any other reason whatsoever.

Contributor Terms & Conditions

1. General

  1. SICE provides a platform that allows contributors to upload their content to our site.
  2. For the purpose of these terms and conditions the term “content” includes any data listed on our site supplied by SICE, contributors or users including without limitation streams, downloads, images, info, text, videos, audio, products, tickets, comments, photo’s or graphics.
    1. Streams are digital transmissions of content, whole or in part, that are made available for playback over the internet.
    2. Downloads are digital content that a user can save to a storage device.
    3. Products are goods or services that are made available for consumer use.
    4. Tickets are physical or electronic goods that provide the holder a certain right, especially to enter a place, travel by public transport, or participate in an event.

2. Become a contributor

  1. In order to become a SICE contributor and add content to our site, you need a contributor account.
  2. Criteria for joining:
    1. You must be a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident.
    2. You can be based anywhere in the world.
    3. You must be over the age of 18 or have parental consent.

Please note:

  1. Contributors are selected on a case by case basis and are subject to our discretion.
  2. Contributors listed on our site, are those SiCE acknowledges as making a positive contribution to the scene
  3. SICE accepts referrals from existing members. This is the best way to get invited to be a contributor and has a higher likelihood of your application being accepted.

3. To Apply

  1. To apply for a contributor account, please use our Contacts Page and select Becoming a Contributor in the dropdown option and follow instructions.
  2. In your message, you will need to include a brief message on why you wish to join, the name of the account you wish to establish, what it is you do and links to social media.
  3. Upon receiving your message, we will assess your application and be in touch to provide or request more info, confirm your application or decline your application.

4. Adding Events or News

  1. In order to add Events, News or Products to our site, you need an authorised contributor account. Please see the “Become a contributor” section above for information on how to apply.
  2. When applying, please select the options which apply to your application and include relevant info requested.

5. Adding Products

  1. In order to add your products to our site, you need a contributor account and have received Store authorisation from SICE.
  2. Please see the “Become a contributor” section above for information on how to apply. When applying, please select the options which apply to your application and include relevant info requested.

6. Adding music

  1. In order to add your music to our site, you need a contributor account and have received producer authorisation from SICE.
  2. To apply for authorisation, please use our Contact Page and select The Tune Archive dropdown option and follow instructions. In your message, you will need to include the name you produce under, links to social media and 2 links to tracks you have produced.
  3. Upon receiving your message, we will assess your application and be in touch.
  4. Criteria for Producer consideration:
    1. You meet all contributor requirements
    2. You should be an established producer, having released multiple tracks on another platform.
    3. Your music should be well produced original works.
  5. Licencing Permissions
    1. General
      1. When adding music to our site, there are two permission requests for each specific track.
      2. These permissions authorise SICE to take certain actions with relation to your music.
      3. These permissions are in addition to any licences required for operation of our site as detailed within our Terms & Conditions
    2. Listing permission.
      1. The listing permission provides authorisation for how the track is made available to an end user on the SICE Website.
      2. The track can either be made available for download (free or paid) or if it can only be listened to on the SiC Entertainment site.
      3. This option has been provided for those that may have exclusive distribution sale agreements in place but still wish to have the track listed on our platform.
    3. Use Permissions
      1. The Use Permissions provides SICE authorisation to use, upload and promote your tracks across other platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Soundcloud, or Mixcloud.
      2. By providing use permission, you grant SICE worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable right and license to distribute, reproduce, create derivative works, synchronize, display publicly and otherwise use your content.
      3. Where your content is used for any means, SICE will credit you as the owner and include links back to your content on the SICE website.
      4. If your music is requested by another party for any means including Commercial purposes, we will connect with you the artist before taking any further action.

7. For All products & Services listed on our site

1. Pricing

  1. You will set pricing for any product or service you list on our site.
  2. All products on our site are listed including all fees and GST.
  3. When selecting your end user product price, you will need to consider all fees, commissions and taxes as these are included in the total amount.
  4. Shipping is a separate variable charge and will be applied to physical products where required.

2. Taxes

  1. You are responsible for all your own tax including income tax and GST.
  2. GST is charged on all items sold on our site to either local or international customers.
  3. GST is tax on all goods or services at a rate of 15%.

 3. Shipping

  1. Unless otherwise agreed, you are responsible for shipping all your own products.
  2. Your shipping rates can be added when uploading your products to our site.

4. Pay outs

  1. We use Stripe to process all our payments.
  2. You are required to set up your own free of charge stripe account to receive your payouts.
  3. Payouts are made within 7 working days of SICE receiving the Funds.

5. Revenue Share

  1. SICE operates a revenue share model with a simple structure. Our commissions are deducted at the time of sale and do not include any payment processing fees or shipping charges.
  2. Our commissions are:
    1. Music sales 15%
    2. Physical Products 10%
    3. Ticketing 7%-10%
    4. Youtube 20% (Once Monetised)+ (Artist Setup fee $20 deducted from earnings)
  3. We may change our fees at any time.
    1. If you do make changes, we will notify you in writing and give you two weeks notice.
    2. If we introduce a new service, the fees for that service will come into effect at the time that service is launched.

6. Payment processing fees

  1. Payment processing fees are charged on all purchases made on our site.
  2. These are separate from any revenue share we take.
  3. Our transaction fees are 2.9% + $0.30 per sale

7. Accuracy of product Information

  1. It is your responsibility to ensure that all information displayed on our site in relation to your product is accurate at all times including but not limited to the description, price, shipping info and availability of every item you list on our site.

8. Right to amend, halt or terminate Sales, listings or content displayed on our site

  1. SICE retains the right to immediately remove, restrict, edit, prevent or take any action with regards to content be it for sale or display or for any reason at our sole discretion.

8. Intellectual Property Rights

  1. Granting Licence

    1. By contributing to our site, SICE does not require ownership rights but does require licencing to allow us to provide our services.
    2. By uploading content to our site, contributors grant SICE:
      1. worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable right and license to distribute, reproduce, create derivative works, synchronize, display publicly and otherwise use their content to provide our services on behalf of the contributor.
      2. authorisation to store, transmit, stream, distribute, synchronise or play content using current and future technology or methodologies.
      3. worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable right to distribute, use, reproduce, copy, and display your trademarks or similar proprietary rights to provide our services and in the marketing of our services and your content.
  1. Acknowledgment

    1. By uploading any content you our site you hereby represent and warrant that:
      1. Your content, in whole or in part, is your own original work or you have obtained all permissions, rights, licences or consents in order to use their work at all times for any applicable use.
      2. You have full authority over the content including without limitation engaging with and authorising SICE to provide its services in relation to the content.
      3. You have obtained any and all necessary permissions, consents or releases from any person appearing in your content including name, voice or likeness to use and publish on our site or others.
      4. Your content does not and will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation intellectual property, performers rights, copyright, privacy rights or any other proprietary right.
  2. Third Party Agreements

    1. If you have entered into an agreement with any third party that prohibits you from entering into an agreement with SICE ltd, then you are prohibited from using our services.
    2. If you choose to use our services, you are solely responsible for any and all claims or indemnification (including legal costs or fees) arising from using our services.

9. Termination

  1. SICE may terminate your account or access to all or part of our services at any time, with or without notice or cause and with immediate effect.
  2. If you wish to terminate your account, you may do so in writing via our Contacts Page.
  3. Please note that termination of account by any means will result in the destruction of all information associated with your account (including access to purchases or sales) and can not be recovered. We are unable to provide any support with regards to saving or backing up your content.
  4. The provisions of these Terms of Use which by their nature shall survive the termination or cancellation of this Agreement including without limitation: disclaimers, indemnity or limitations of liability.

10. Entire Agreement

  1. These contributor terms, together with our terms of use, ticketing terms and conditions and definitions, constitute the entire agreement between you and SICE with respect to use of our platform and services.

 

Definitions

SIC Entertainment” or “SICE” means SICE Limited, the owner of the website

website” means and includes www.sice.co.nz and any pages associated with this site

promoter” refers to the person or group presenting the event. This may include but it not limited to team, band, venue or production company.

we/us/our” are all references to SICE Limited

Party” refers to any person or group selling services or products on our website

“Contributor” refers to any person or group who has added information to our site

you/your” are all references to the you the user of the site.