Noteflight respects the copyright law of the United States. Some uses of copyrighted materials on Noteflight are permitted under license by the copyright holder, while others are prohibited by law, so please read the following explanation carefully. Noteflight’s policy is to terminate the use of Noteflight’s products or services by subscribers and account holders who are repeat infringers.
When Can a Score be Shared?
Copyright is a complicated subject, but here are some simple examples of things that can be shared legally:
When Is It Illegal to Share a Score?
You cannot share any copyrighted work unless you have the songwriter, publisher or other copyright owner's explicit permission to share it. It does not matter if you transcribed the music by yourself, or if your arrangement is original and unique. If the musical work itself is copyrighted and you don't have permission, sharing it is illegal. Properly identifying an arrangement of a copyrighted work and sharing with printing and exporting restrictions is acceptable; however, rights holders may still request removal of any copyrighted work at any time.
Report a Violation
It is Noteflight's policy to respond promptly and decisively to any notice of alleged copyright infringement. Such notices must comply with the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), as described below.
If you believe that your work has been used on Noteflight's website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please promptly notify Noteflight's Copyright Agent by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org all of the following information:
Omitting any of the information above may render your request invalid.
Copyright Infringement Policy
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