By visiting, accessing, or using RoyaltyFreeMusics.net (RFMs), you signify that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement, that you have read and understood this Agreement, and that YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES.
The “Services” means the service branded our site, that is compatible with similarly situated digital music services. These may include but are not limited to websites and applications for desktops, tablets and mobile handsets, set-top boxes, and stereo equipment. The Services also include your ability to edit certain Service Content.
This section is about RFMs Exclusive Music. Tracks from other owners have their own TOS. We do not have any responsibilities regarding the problem(s) that may happen by using these tracks.
The Services contains content, such as sound recordings, audiovisual works, other video or audio works, clips, images, graphics, text, software, works of authorship, files, documents, applications, artwork, trademarks, trade names, metadata, album titles, sound recording titles, artist names, intellectual property, or materials relating thereto or any other materials, and their selection, coordination and arrangement (collectively, the “Service Content”). The Service Content is the property of our site and/or third parties and is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Any use of the content on RFMs requires you to pay attribution to the original creator by copying & pasting the attribution text on the content page (if has any). More information is mentioned in the Usage Policy section.
We have the right to object to the use of our music on any content that we deem unacceptable to be associated with. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Hate Speech
- Illegal content
- Sexually themed content
You have permission for temporary use of the RFMs Exclusive tracks, but in certain circumstances, we can withdraw or change our service at any time without telling you and without being legally responsible to you (such circumstances include but are not limited to, revocation or cessation of any rights in or to any RFMs Exclusive Music by any third party rightsholder; your failure to abide by our Usage Policy).
You are non-exclusively entitled to use and synchronize the RFMs Exclusive Music or parts thereof in timed relation with your User Generated Content, as an Independent Creator. Provided always that you follow our acceptable usage policy.
“Platform(s)” means online sites primarily intended to host User Generated Content, including Youtube, Twitch, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Tik Tok.
“Independent Creator” means an individual or small group of individuals (including without limitation, Vloggers, Gamers, fitness professionals, make-up artists, influencers, and product reviewers) whose primary activity is the creation of user-generated content primarily for the creation of your own channel or personal brand and in respect of which you are not receiving any direct and identifiable commercial gain as a result of the usage of the RFMs Exclusive Music (save for ad revenue from the relevant Platforms. A corporation or organization whose primary activities extend beyond this, will not be considered an Independent Creator.
We hereby reserve all other rights not expressly granted herein and by way of example but without limitation, you shall not have the right to:
(a) manufacture or exploit the RFMs Exclusive Music separately from the User Generated Content;
(b) make any changes, edits, or alterations to the RFMs Exclusive Music, save for timing purposes but not so as to alter the fundamental character; or
(c) exploit the User Generated Content embodying the RFMs Exclusive Music in conjunction with the endorsement of any product or in any media outside of the Platforms.
Only use the RFMs Exclusive Music as allowed by law and these terms. If you don’t, we may suspend your usage, or stop it completely.
To the extent allowed by the Services, any musical works (sound recordings and underlying musical compositions), audiovisual works (including but not limited to MTV-style premium music videos, clips, and so-called “behind the scenes” audiovisual content), other video or audio works, images, graphics, text, works of authorship, files, documents, applications, artwork, trademarks, trade names, metadata, album titles, sound recording titles, artist names, intellectual property, or materials relating thereto or any other materials that you submit to the Service (“User Content”) are generated, owned and controlled solely by you and/or your licensees. We do not claim any intellectual property ownership rights in any User Content. After directly sending (“submitting”) your User Content to the Services, you continue to retain any intellectual property ownership rights that you may have in your User Content, subject to the license below.
You can freely use any tracks on RFMs on your videos on Youtube and Twitch under one condition and that is to credit the original owner by copying and pasting the attribution text on the music page on RFMs (if has any). Just to mention again, all the contents provided on RFMs are free to use and no subscription nor license purchasing is required.
Can I monetize my videos if I use RFMs tracks?
Yes, You can monetize your videos if you have used the tracks on RFMs and credit the original owner (As mentioned in the usage policy first paragraph).
Do I get a copyright claim or strike if I use RFMs music on my videos/live streams?
Absolutely not, You won’t get a copyright claim or strike on your videos if you have used the tracks on RFMs and credit the original owner (As mentioned in the usage policy first paragraph).
How do I credit the song(s) I use properly?
- For your videos: Just copy and paste the attribution text on the music’s page on RFMs in your video description.
- For your live stream: If you are using the track(s) on your live stream, just copy and paste the attribution text on the music’s page on RFMs in your stream description.
How do I credit the beat(s) I use properly?
Just put “Beat By: RFMS.media” on your music’s cover and if your music has a video on youtube, in the video’s description as well. Then you are good to go!
I am not an independent creator, Can I use RFMs song(s) for commercial use?
If you want to use any of the exclusive tracks published on the RFMs website for commercial use, please email us at [email protected] to get the instructions and policies.
Types of independently created video content you can use RFMs music for:
- Review & Unboxing Products
- Pranks / Comedy / Fails
- Beauty / Fashion / Fitness
- How to / Educational
- Lifestyle / Travel
- Sports / Movie / TV / Book Reviews
- Pop Culture / Gossip
- Life Hacks / DIY
- Design & Art
- Video Compilations
We currently do not allow content that is a music upload (music visualizer, music player, lyric video) and does not fall into the above categories. Meaning, that you should only use our music in the above types of content, not simple reuploads of music.
Links to us
You are allowed to make a legal link to our website’s homepage and to the applicable RFMs Music on any applicable music digital service providers (DSPs) including but not limited to Spotify and Apple Music from your website. We do infact hope and expect that you will do so.
We change these terms from time to time and you must check them for changes because they are binding on you.
Last updated: August 2022