Playing music in your brick-and-mortar business differs from listening to music at home, hence the need for commercial licenses.
Digital music streaming platforms like Spotify, YouTube, and Apple Music are only licensed for personal use.
For example, when signing up to Spotify, you agree to the Terms & Conditions stating that you will be using the service for your own personal, non-commercial use.
This is also the case even if you purchased a PPL and PRS licence; your music licence does not cover royalty payments to the copyright holder, it only covers your legal requirement to play music in a commercial setting.
We grant you limited, non-exclusive, revocable permission to make use of the Spotify Service, and limited, non-exclusive, revocable permission to make personal, non-commercial use of the Content (collectively, “Access”). This Access shall remain in effect until and unless terminated by you or Spotify.
You promise and agree that you are using the Spotify Service and Content for your own personal, non-commercial use and that you will not redistribute or transfer the Spotify Service or the Content.
Open Ear gives you access to hundreds of business-licensed playlists. We report each played track to PRS and PPL, ensuring copyright holders are adequately compensated.
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