Your Usage Rights under Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0
Music distributed by Kjartan Abels that are clearly marked with the Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0 International License (CC BY SA 4.0) offers users a wide array of opportunities:
- Unrestricted Usage: You are allowed to use this music for any purpose, including commercial activities, provided that proper attribution to the original creator is given.
- Derivative Works: The license enables you to create derivative works, such as remixes or adaptations, based on the original music.
- Share-Alike Principle: Any new works you create from the original must also be released under the CC BY SA 4.0 license. This ensures that the music continues to be freely available for others to use and expand upon. The Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0 license embodies collaboration and creativity within the music community. It enables free sharing and promotes innovation by encouraging musicians and creators to build on each other’s work. This fosters a cooperative spirit and paves the way for the development of new and thrilling musical compositions.
Music licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0 on this website is subject to the following restrictions:
- Resale Limitations: The music cannot be resold on its own; it must be combined with other media, such as a film, podcast, or YouTube video.
- Audio Fingerprinting: The music cannot be submitted to audio fingerprinting services like YouTube Content ID or Facebook through music distribution services such as Distrokid or Amuse.io to avoid illegal copyright claims.
- Content ID Program Restrictions: Releasing the music on CD Baby, TuneCore, or similar services that enroll audio in content ID programs can cause copyright claims issues. Avoid using these services with music from this website.
Please adhere to these restrictions to avoid infringing on the rights of the original creators and to ensure that the music remains freely available for others to use and enjoy.
Proper attribution to the original creator is a mandatory condition for using the music on this website under the Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0 license. Failure to provide this attribution is strictly prohibited.
- Standard Usage: For most projects, including commercial uses, attribution to the original creator must be clearly displayed. This ensures that credit is properly given and promotes collaboration and creativity within the music community.
- Special Cases: If you are unable to provide attribution in certain scenarios (e.g., in a television commercial), the Creative Commons license will not apply. In such cases, you must purchase a specific license tailored to your project’s scope and intended use. Failure to obtain the required license may lead to legal consequences, and it is crucial to adhere to this condition to respect the rights of the original creator.
Please consult with a legal professional or contact our support team for guidance on the type of license needed for your project or for assistance in understanding the attribution requirements.