Terms of Service

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) were last updated on October 1, 2020.

Who We Are

KOOATI’s mission is to support musicians and to spread the power of music healing by making online music learning accessible to all. KOOATI makes it possible for musicians to easily produce and market their own online music courses, and for music students to access these music courses to learn and to advance their music skills. Our educational marketplace offers valuable music courses to our users around the world.  

However, to keep our platform and services safe for you, us and our music student and music instructor community we have put together a set of user rules. These Terms apply to all your activities on KOOATI ‘s website, KOOATI’s mobile applications, and all other related services (“Services”).  By registering a music instructor profile and by publishing a course on KOOATI’s platform, you also agree to our Music Music Coach Terms. By registering and using our Services you also agree on our processing of personal data of our music students and music instructors found in our Privacy Policy.

Please take time to carefully read the terms stated herein, along with the Privacy Policy. This Terms of Service contains important information regarding your legal rights and remedies. By creating and accessing your KOOATI account, by  publishing live-streamed events on the KOOATI website, mobile apps, and other services as a registered KOOATI user, you signify that you have read, understand, acknowledge, and agree to be bound by the following these Terms and conditions of use (the “Terms”), the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not use or access the website, mobile apps, and other services run by KOOATI. We use “KOOATI” here to refer to the KOOATI websites and our iOS and Android apps (also referred to as our “Service”). 

These Terms will govern the relationship between us regarding your use of websites, mobile apps, and other services run by KOOATI. We who operate the Service are Jasmine Moradi (“KOOATI”, “we”, “us” or “ours”) a company incorporated under the laws of Sweden with reg. no. 198409181503. The words “you,” “your,” “user,”, “users,” “customer,” “customers,” and “yours” refer to you customer and/or the user of our Services. 

If you live in the Sweden, by agreeing to these Terms, you agree to resolve disputes with KOOATI through binding arbitration (with very limited exceptions, not in court), and you waive certain rights to participate in class actions, as detailed in the Dispute Resolution section. If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at support@kooati.com. If you live in the United States or Canada, by agreeing to these Terms, you agree to resolve disputes with KOOATI through binding arbitration (with very limited exceptions, not in court), and you waive certain rights to participate in class actions, as detailed in the Dispute Resolution section.

  1. Through our Services, we provide a marketplace where you can sell and buy educational online music courses and other Services. When creating an account, signing up to use, or by using, the Service you confirm to have read, understood and to be bound by these Terms (hence the importance of reading them first).
  2. When you use our Service, you will, free of charge, receive a right to use the Service in accordance with these Terms. However, you pay for each sold course and other Services. The right of use is non-exclusive, which means that the right to use the Service will also be provided to other users than yourself. The right of use is also non-transferable (including no right to sub-licensing), which means that you may not, without our permission, transfer your right of use to another person or entity. The right of use is lastly revocable, which means that we at any time and for any reason may revoke your right to use the Service (however we hope that this will not be the case). No licenses or rights are granted to you by implication or otherwise, except for the rights expressly granted to you herein.
  3. We reserve ourselves the right to, at any time, update, change, modify or withdraw the Service/or the Services in part or in whole, without any liability whatsoever.
  4. Our Privacy Policy explains what information we collect, how we use and share it, and the choices you have.

Table of Contents

  1. Use by Service by Creating Accounts
  2. Eligibility
  3. Course Enrollment and Lifetime Access
  4. Representations and Warranties
  5. Payments, Credits, and Refunds
  6. Content and Behavior Rules
  7. KOOATI’s Rights to Content You Post and Binding Agreement
  8. Using KOOATI at Your Own Risk
  9. KOOATI’s Rights and Intellectual Property Rights
  10. Miscellaneous Legal Terms
  11. Dispute Resolution 10. Updating These Terms
  12. How to Contact Us

1. Use of Service by Creating Accounts
To access most of our activities on our platform you need to set up an account. It is important that you always keep your password safe, because you’re sole responsible for all activity associated with your account. If you suspect someone else is using your account, let us know by contacting our Customer Support Team. You must have reached the age of consent for online services in your country to use KOOATI.

For access to all our activities online you need an account for on our platform, including to purchase and enroll in a course or to submit a course for publication. When setting up and maintaining your account, you must provide and continue to provide accurate and complete information, including a valid email address. You have complete responsibility for your account and everything that happens on your account, including for any harm or damage (to us or anyone else) caused by someone using your account without your permission. This means you need to be careful with your password. You may not transfer your account to someone else or use someone else’s account. If you contact us to request access to an account, we will not grant you such access unless you can provide us with the information that we need to prove you are the owner of that account. In the event of the death of a user, the account of that user will be closed.

You may not share your account login credentials with anyone else. You are responsible for what happens with your account and KOOATI will not intervene in disputes between music students or music instructors who have shared account login credentials. You must notify us immediately upon learning that someone else may be using your account without your permission (or if you suspect any other breach of security) by contacting our Support Team. We may request some information from you to confirm that you are indeed the owner of your account.

Music students and music instructors must be at least 18 years of age to create an account on KOOATI and use the Services. If you are younger than 18 but above the required age for consent to use online services where you live (for example, 13 in the US or 16 in Ireland), you may not set up an account, but we encourage you to invite a parent or guardian to open an account and help you enroll in courses that are appropriate for you. If you are below this age of consent to use online services, you may not create a KOOATI account. If we discover that you have created an account that violates these rules, we will terminate your account. Under our Music Coach Terms, you may be requested to verify your identity before you are authorized to submit a course for publication on KOOATI.

You can terminate your account at any time. Check our Privacy Policy to see what happens when you terminate your account.

  1. When you use our Service, we give you a limited, revocable, non-transferable license to use it only to access and use KOOATI on your own behalf through your technical devices.
  2. To be able to use the Service, you must create a user account. You undertake to state correct and complete information when registering the user.
  3. It is essential for us that the Service is used for lawful and appropriate purposes only. With appropriate purposes, we mean that you must use the Service only as a means of lawful communication. To put it bluntly: any other use is strictly forbidden and will lead to suspension.
  4. Therefore, when signing up to use the Service, you guarantee that you will not use the Service for any illegal or inappropriate purposes. This includes, for example, transmitting any illegal or inappropriate material or using the Service in a way that could cause us or any other user of the Service harm, constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any laws or these Terms.
  5. We cannot, and do not, assume any responsibility for users posting or transmitting such material or in any other way using the Service in an illegal, unlawful or inappropriate manner. We reserve ourselves the discretionary right to limit or suspend your use of the Service at any time if we assume that your use of the Service is not in accordance with these Terms or if your use of the Service risks causing us or any other user harm.
  6. You are responsible for any unauthorized use of the Service under your user account. It is therefore vital that you protect any password and other login information with utmost care and make sure that such information is not shared with third parties.
  7. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate a user account at our sole discretion. A user may cancel his/her user account at any time, without prior notice.

2. Eligibility

  1. Each person is limited to one account, and you may not share your account password with anyone else (even a family member sharing your home) or allow someone else to use your personal account.
  2. When you register an account in KOOATI.com you must use your real name, not a pseudonym, except in circumstances that, in KOOATI’s sole judgment, warrant an exception. Submitting inaccurate registration information, registering if you know you don’t meet our eligibility  requirements, or otherwise providing false registration information is a violation of these Terms and could constitute a crime, and the account will be determined.
  3. You represent and warrant that the information you provide to us upon registration and at all other times will be true, accurate, current, and complete. We reserve the right to reject any username or to terminate your username or prevent use of a username in our sole discretion, and without any liability to you.
  4. The KOOATI Service is not available to persons under the age of 13. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18 (or between 13 and the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction of residence), you may only use KOOATI’s Services under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms.
  5. You may also not use our Services if: (1) you are a registered sex offender or share a household with one; (2) we previously disabled your account for violations of our terms or policies; or (3) you are prohibited from receiving our Services or platform under applicable law.
  6. We need your help to enforce these eligibility requirements. If you believe that a user does not meet these eligibility requirements, you may report your concerns to us via our customer support support@kooati.com. KOOATI reserves the right to refuse registration to any person or household and to suspend, delete or deactivate your account or limit your privileges at any time, without liability to you.
  7. Any data, text, graphics, photographs and their selection and arrangement, and any other materials uploaded to the Service by you is “Your Content.” You represent and warrant that Your Content is original to you and that you exclusively own the rights to such content, including the right to grant all of the rights and licenses in these Terms without the Company incurring any third party obligations or liability arising out of its exercise of such rights and licenses. All of Your Content is your sole responsibility and the Company is not responsible for any material that you upload, post, or otherwise make available. By uploading, distributing, transmitting or otherwise using Your Content with the Service, you grant to us a perpetual, nonexclusive, transferable, royalty-free, sublicensable, and worldwide license to use, host, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display Your Content in connection with operating and providing the Service. The Company does not guarantee the accuracy, quality, or integrity of any user content posted. By using the Service, you acknowledge and accept that you may be exposed to material you find offensive or objectionable. You agree that the Company will not under any circumstances be liable for any user content, including, but not limited to, errors in any user content, or any loss or damage incurred by use of user content. The Company reserves the right to remove and permanently delete Your Content from the Service with or without notice for any reason or no reason. You may notify the Company of any user content that you believe violates these Terms, or other inappropriate user behavior, by emailing info@kooati.com.
  8. Our platform model means we do not review or edit the courses for legal issues, and we are not in a position to determine the legality of course content. We do not exercise any editorial control over the course that are available on the platform and, as such, do not guarantee in any manner the reliability, validity, accuracy, or truthfulness of the course.. If you purchase a course, you rely on any information provided by a music instructor at your own risk.
  9. When you interact directly with an music instructor, you must be careful about the types of personal information that you share. While we restrict the types of information music instructors may request from music students, we do not control what the music instructor do with the information they obtain from other users on the platform. 
  10. We do not hire or employ music instructors nor are we responsible or liable for any interactions involved between music instructors and music students.. We are not liable for disputes, claims, losses, injuries, or damage of any kind that might arise out of or relate to the conduct of the music instructor.

3. Course Enrollment and Lifetime Access
When you enroll in a course, you get a license from us to view it via the KOOATI Services and no other use. Don’t try to transfer or resell courses in any way. We grant you a lifetime access license, except when we must disable the course because of legal or policy reasons.

Under our Music Coach Terms, when music instructors publish a course on KOOATI, they grant KOOATI a license to offer a license to the course to music students. This means that we have the right to sublicense the course to the music students who enroll in the course. As a music student, when you enroll in a course, whether it’s a free or paid course, you are getting a license from KOOATI to view the course via the KOOATI platform and Services, and KOOATI is the licensor of record. Courses are licensed, and not sold, to you. This license does not give you any right to resell the course in any manner (including by sharing account information with a purchaser or illegally downloading the course and sharing it on torrent sites).

In legal, more complete terms, KOOATI grants you (as a music student) a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and view the courses and associated content for which you have paid all required fees, solely for your personal, non-commercial, educational purposes through the Services, in accordance with these Terms and any conditions or restrictions associated with a particular courses or feature of our Services. All other uses are expressly prohibited. You may not reproduce, redistribute, transmit, assign, sell, broadcast, rent, share, lend, modify, adapt, edit, create derivative works of, sublicense, or otherwise transfer or use any course unless we give you explicit permission to do so in a written agreement signed by a KOOATI authorized representative. This also applies to content you can access via any of our APIs.

We generally give a lifetime access license to our music students when they enroll in a course. However, we reserve the right to revoke any license to access and use courses at any point in time in the event where we decide or are obligated to disable access to a course due to legal or policy reasons, for example, if the course you enrolled in is the object of a copyright complaint, or if we determine its content violates our Trust & Safety Guidelines. The lifetime access is not applicable to add-on features and services associated with a course. For example, translation captions of courses may be disabled by instructors at any time, and instructors may decide at any time to no longer provide teaching assistance or Q&A services in association with a course. To be clear, the lifetime access is to the course content but not to the music instructor.

Music instructors may not grant licenses to their courses to music students directly, and any such direct license shall be null and void and a violation of these Terms.

4. Representations and Warranties

  1. Firstly – although we do our best to provide you with an error free and well-functioning Service, the Service is, to the extent that is allowed under law, provided “as is” and “as available”. We do not make any representations or warranties of any kind, including, but not limited to, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. We specifically do not warrant that the Service will (i) meet your requirements or expectations; (ii) be available on an uninterrupted, secure or error-free basis.
  2. Secondly – although we at all times do our best to supply you with up to date and correct information we do not warrant the accuracy, timeliness, reliability, truthfulness, or completeness of any information obtained through the Service.
  3. Thirdly – you are under no obligation to use the Service. Your use of the Service is therefore solely at your own risk and account. By using the Service, to the extent allowed under law, you waive all rights to claim damages as result of your use of the Service or any failure by us to provide the Service in a satisfying manner.
  4. Lastly – The foregoing exclusions and disclaimers are an essential part of these Terms and formed a basis enabling the Company to offer the Service, the Service and the Website to you. The laws of certain jurisdictions do not allow exclusion or limitation of certain warranties and/or damages. If those laws Servicely to you, some or all of the above disclaimers may not Servicely to you in full and you may have additional rights.

5. Payments, Credits, and Refunds
When you make a payment, you agree to use a valid payment method. If you aren’t happy with your course, KOOATI offers a 30-day refund or credit for most course purchases.

5.1 Pricing
The prices of courses on KOOATI are determined based on the terms of the Music Coach Terms and our Promotions Policy. In some instances, the price of a course offered on the KOOATI website may not be exactly the same as the price offered on our mobile or other platforms, due to mobile platform providers’ pricing systems and their policies around implementing sales and promotions.

We regularly run promotions and sales for our courses and certain courses are only available at discounted prices for a set period of time. The price applicable to a course will be the price at the time you complete your purchase of the course (at checkout). Any price offered for a particular course may also be different when you are logged into your account from the price available to users who aren’t registered or logged in, because some of our promotions are available only to new users.

If you are logged into your account, the listed currency you see is based on your location when you created your account. If you are not logged into your account, the price currency is based on the country where you are located. We do not enable users to see pricing in other currencies.

If you are a music student located in a country where use and sales tax, goods and services tax, or value added tax is applicable to consumer sales, we are responsible for collecting and remitting that tax to the proper tax authorities. Depending on your location, the price you see may include such taxes, or tax may be added at checkout.

5.2 Payments
You agree to pay the fees for courses that you purchase, and you authorize us to charge your debit or credit card or process other means of payment (such as Boleto, SEPA, direct debit, or mobile wallet) for those fees. KOOATI works with third party payment processing partners to offer you the most convenient payment methods in your country and to keep your payment information secure. Check out our Privacy Policy for more details.

When you make a purchase, you agree not to use an invalid or unauthorized payment method. If your payment method fails and you still get access to the course you are enrolling in, you agree to pay us the corresponding fees within thirty (30) days of notification from us. We reserve the right to disable access to any course for which we have not received adequate payment.

5.3 Refunds and Refund Credits
If the course you purchased is not what you were expecting, you can request, within 30 days of your purchase of the course, that KOOATI apply a refund to your account. We reserve the right to apply your refund as a refund credit or a refund to your original payment method, at our discretion, depending on capabilities of our payment processing partners, the platform from which you purchased your course (website, mobile or other of our platform or app), and other factors. No refund is due to you if you request it after the 30-day guarantee time limit has passed. However, if a course you previously purchased is disabled for legal or policy reasons, you are entitled to a refund beyond this 30-day limit. KOOATI also reserves the right to refund music students beyond the 30-day limit in cases of suspected or confirmed account fraud.

To request a refund, follow the steps here. As detailed in the Music Coach Terms, music instructors agree that music students have the right to receive these refunds.

If we decide to issue refund credits to your account, they will be automatically applied towards your next course purchase on our website, but can’t be used for purchases in other of our platforms or apps. Refund credits may expire if not used within the specified period, and have no cash value, in each case unless otherwise required by applicable law.

At our discretion, if we believe you are abusing our refund policy, such as if you’ve consumed a significant portion of a course that you want to refund or if you’ve previously refunded a course, we reserve the right to deny your refund, ban your account, and/or restrict all future use of the Services. If we ban your account or disable your access to a course due to your violation of these Terms or our Trust & Safety Guidelines, you will not be eligible to receive a refund.

5.4 Gift and Promotional Codes
KOOATI or our partners may offer gift and promotional codes to music students. Certain codes may be redeemed for gift or promotional credits applied to your KOOATI account, which then may be used to purchase eligible courses on our platform, subject to the terms included with your codes. Other codes may be directly redeemable for specific courses. Gift and promotional credits can’t be used for purchases in our other platforms or apps.

These codes and credits, as well as any promotional value linked to them, may expire if not used within the period specified in your KOOATI account. Gift and promotional codes offered by KOOATI may not be refunded for cash, unless otherwise specified in the terms included with your codes or as required by applicable law. Gift and promotional codes offered by a partner are subject to that partner’s refund policies. If you have multiple saved credit amounts, KOOATI may determine which of your credits to apply to your purchase. 

6. Content and Behavior Rule
You can only use KOOATI for lawful purposes. You’re responsible for all the content that you post on our platform. You should keep the reviews, questions, posts, courses and other content you upload in line with our Trust & Safety Guidelines and the law, and respect the intellectual property rights of others. We can ban your account for repeated or major offenses. If you think someone is infringing your copyright on our platform, let us know.

  1. You may upload, post and distribute content through the Service. You will at all times remain responsible for content that is uploaded, posted or distributed under your user account.
  2. By uploading content to the Service, you warrant that you are entitled to upload and distribute the content and that your uploading/distributing does not violate Servicelicable law or any third-party rights.
  3. If you distribute content which we, in our sole discretion find indecent, abusive or offensive, we may delete such content and terminate your account without further notice.
  4. You may not access or use the Services or create an account for unlawful purposes. Your use of the Services and behavior on our platform must comply with applicable local or national laws or regulations of your country. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and compliance with such laws and regulations that are applicable to you. Don’t post or submit anything that is not yours.
  5. If you are an artist, you can submit live-streamed events on the platform and you can also communicate with with the buyers. In both cases, you must abide by the law and respect the rights of others: you cannot post any event, question, answer, review or other content that violates applicable local or national laws or regulations of your country. You are solely responsible for any courses, content, and actions you post or take via the platform and Services and their consequences. Make sure you understand all the copyright restrictions before you submit any live-streamed events for publication on KOOATI. 
  6. If we are put on notice that your course  or any content violates the law or the rights of others (for example, if it is established that it violates intellectual property or image rights of others, or is about an illegal activity), if we discover that your content or behavior violates our Terms, or if we believe your content or behavior is unlawful, inappropriate, or objectionable (for example if you impersonate someone else), we may remove your content from our platform. KOOATI complies with copyright laws. Check out our Intellectual Property Policy for more details.
  7. KOOATI has discretion in enforcing these Terms and our Trust & Safety Guidelines. We may terminate or suspend your permission to use our platform and Services or ban your account at any time, with or without notice, for any or no reason, including for any violation of these Terms, if you fail to pay any fees when due, upon the request of law enforcement or government agencies, for extended periods of inactivity, for unexpected technical issues or problems, or if we suspect that you engage in fraudulent or illegal activities, or for any other reason in our sole discretion. Upon any such termination we may delete your account and content, and we may prevent you from further access to the platforms and use of our Services. Your content may still be available on the platforms even if your account is terminated or suspended. You agree that we will have no liability to you or any third party for termination of your account, removal of your content, or blocking of your access to our platforms and services. If one of our instructors has published a course that infringes your copyright or trademark rights, please let us know. Our Music Coach Terms require our instructors to follow the law and respect the intellectual property rights of others. For more details on how to file a copyright or trademark infringement claim with us, see our Intellectual Property Policy.
  8. The content you post as an artist remains yours. By posting live-streamed events and other content, you allow KOOATI to reuse and share it but you do not lose any ownership rights you may have over your content. KOOATI’s beta version is for artists that are not subject to an exclusive recording agreement. If you are an artist signed to an exclusive recording agreement contact us for further information.
  9. When you post content, comments, questions, reviews, and when you submit to us ideas and suggestions for new features or improvements, you authorize KOOATI with permission to use and share this content with anyone, distribute it and promote it on any platform and in any media, and to make modifications or edits to it as we see fit.
  10. In legal language, by submitting or posting content on or through the platforms, you grant, by asking permission, KOAOTI a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display, and distribute your content (including your name and image) in any and all media or distribution methods (existing now or later developed). This includes making your content available to other companies, organizations, or individuals who partner with KOOATI for the syndication, broadcast, distribution, or publication of content on other media, as well as using your content for marketing purposes. You also waive any rights of privacy, publicity, or other rights of a similar nature applicable to all these uses, to the extent permissible under applicable law. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power, and authority necessary to authorize us to use any content that you submit. You also agree to all such uses of your content with no compensation paid to you.

You may not access or use the Services or create an account for unlawful purposes. Your use of the Services and behavior on our platform must comply with applicable local or national laws or regulations of your country. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and compliance with such laws and regulations that are applicable to you.

You may not access our Services if you are from a territory where U.S. businesses are prohibited from engaging in business (such as Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria) or if you have been designated a Specially Designated National, Denied Person, or Denied Entity by the U.S. government. Further, you agree not to upload any content or technology (including information on encryption) whose export is specially controlled under the Export Administration Regulations or other applicable regulations.

If you are a music student, the Services enable you to ask questions to the music instructors of courses you are enrolled in, and to post reviews of courses. For certain courses, the music instructor may invite you to submit content as “homework” or tests. Don’t post or submit anything that is not yours.

If you are an music instructor, you can submit courses for publication on the platform and you can also communicate with the music students who have enrolled in your courses. In both cases, you must abide by the law and respect the rights of others: you cannot post any course, question, answer, review or other content that violates applicable local or national laws or regulations of your country. You are solely responsible for any courses, content, and actions you post or take via the platform and Services and their consequences. Make sure you understand all the copyright restrictions set forth in the Music Music Coach Terms before you submit any course for publication on KOOATI.

If we are put on notice that your course or content violates the law or the rights of others (for example, if it is established that it violates intellectual property or image rights of others, or is about an illegal activity), if we discover that your content or behavior violates our Trust & Safety Guidelines, or if we believe your content or behavior is unlawful, inappropriate, or objectionable (for example if you impersonate someone else), we may remove your content from our platform. KOOATI complies with copyright laws. Check out our Intellectual Property Policy for more details.

KOOATI has discretion in enforcing these Terms and our Trust & Safety Guidelines. We may terminate or suspend your permission to use our platform and Services or ban your account at any time, with or without notice, for any or no reason, including for any violation of these Terms, if you fail to pay any fees when due, upon the request of law enforcement or government agencies, for extended periods of inactivity, for unexpected technical issues or problems, or if we suspect that you engage in fraudulent or illegal activities, or for any other reason in our sole discretion. Upon any such termination we may delete your account and content, and we may prevent you from further access to the platforms and use of our Services. Your content may still be available on the platforms even if your account is terminated or suspended. You agree that we will have no liability to you or any third party for termination of your account, removal of your content, or blocking of your access to our platforms and services.

If one of our instructors has published a course that infringes your copyright or trademark rights, please let us know. Our Music Music Coach Terms require our instructors to follow the law and respect the intellectual property rights of others. For more details on how to file a copyright or trademark infringement claim with us, see our Intellectual Property Policy.

7. KOOATI’s Rights to Content You Post and Binding Agreement
You retain ownership of content you post to our platform, including your courses. We’re allowed to share your content to anyone through any media, including promoting it via advertising on other websites.

  1. Signing up as an unsigned/independent musician you give KOOATI the licence rights we need to make your content available for your performance on our website. As an unsigned/independent musician  you promise KOOATI that you are not signed to any record labels. KOOATI will not own any content and is not asking to get assignment of any rights. By creating an account, you give permission to KOOATI communicating your content to the public or making it available.
  2. As a signed musician your record company have the exclusivity with you in relation to anyone making available your musical performances in audio or audio visual. Before you can sign up to KOOATI you have to get the licence right from your record company. If no rights are signed, there is a breach of contract, and the record companies can come after to sue KOOATI. Therefore, we need you to guarantee that you are either an unsigned/independent musician or that you can provide us contact with your record label before you can start selling via KOOATI. KOOATI does not work with signed artists without a signed agreement with respective record company.
  3. You agree that by registering, accessing, or using our Services, you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with KOOATI. If you do not agree to these Terms, do not register, access, or otherwise use any of our Services.
  4. Any version of these Terms in a language other than English is provided for convenience and you understand and agree that the English language will control if there is any conflict.
  5. These Terms (including any agreements and policies linked from these Terms) constitute the entire agreement between you and us (which all our Terms and Private Policy).
  6. If any part of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable by applicable law, then that provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms will continue in effect. Even if we are delayed in exercising our rights or fail to exercise a right in one case, it doesn’t mean we waive our rights under these Terms, and we may decide to enforce them in the future. If we decide to waive any of our rights in a particular instance, it doesn’t mean we waive our rights generally or in the future.

The content you post as a music student or music instructor (including courses) remains yours. By posting courses and other content, you allow KOOATI to reuse and share it but you do not lose any ownership rights you may have over your content. If you are a music instructor, be sure to understand the course licensing terms that are detailed in the Music Music Coach Terms.

When you post content, comments, questions, reviews, and when you submit to us ideas and suggestions for new features or improvements, you authorize KOOATI to use and share this content with anyone, distribute it and promote it on any platform and in any media, and to make modifications or edits to it as we see fit.

In legal language, by submitting or posting content on or through the platforms, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display, and distribute your content (including your name and image) in any and all media or distribution methods (existing now or later developed). This includes making your content available to other companies, organizations, or individuals who partner with KOOATI for the syndication, broadcast, distribution, or publication of content on other media, as well as using your content for marketing purposes. You also waive any rights of privacy, publicity, or other rights of a similar nature applicable to all these uses, to the extent permissible under applicable law. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power, and authority necessary to authorize us to use any content that you submit. You also agree to all such uses of your content with no compensation paid to you.

You agree that by registering, accessing, or using our Services, you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with KOOATI. If you do not agree to these Terms, do not register, access, or otherwise use any of our Services.

If you are a music instructor accepting these Terms and using our Services on behalf of a company, organization, government, or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so.

Any version of these Terms in a language other than English is provided for convenience and you understand and agree that the English language will control if there is any conflict.

These Terms (including any agreements and policies linked from these Terms) constitute the entire agreement between you and us (which include, if you are an instructor, the Music Music Coach Terms and the Promotions Policy).

If any part of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable by applicable law, then that provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms will continue in effect.

Even if we are delayed in exercising our rights or fail to exercise a right in one case, it doesn’t mean we waive our rights under these Terms, and we may decide to enforce them in the future. If we decide to waive any of our rights in a particular instance, it doesn’t mean we waive our rights generally or in the future.

8. Using KOOATI at Your Own Risk
Anyone can use KOOATI to create and publish courses and instructors and we enable music instructors and music students to interact for teaching and learning. Like other platforms where people can post content and interact, some things can go wrong, and you use KOOATI at your own risk.

Our platform model means we do not review or edit the courses for legal issues, and we are not in a position to determine the legality of course content. We do not exercise any editorial control over the courses that are available on the platform and, as such, do not guarantee in any manner the reliability, validity, accuracy, or truthfulness of the courses. If you enroll in a course, you rely on any information provided by an instructor at your own risk.

By using the Services, you may be exposed to content that you consider offensive, indecent, or objectionable. KOOATI has no responsibility to keep such content from you and no liability for your access or enrollment in any course, to the extent permissible under applicable law. You acknowledge the inherent risks and dangers in the strenuous nature of these types of courses, and by enrolling in such courses you choose to assume those risks voluntarily, including risk of illness, bodily injury, disability, or death. You assume full responsibility for the choices you make before, during, and after your enrollment in a course.

When you interact directly with a music student or a music instructor, you must be careful about the types of personal information that you share. While we restrict the types of information music instructors may request from students, we do not control what music students and music instructors do with the information they obtain from other users on the platform. You should not share your email or other personal information about you for your safety.

We do not hire or employ music instructors nor are we responsible or liable for any music interactions involved between music instructors and music students. We are not liable for disputes, claims, losses, injuries, or damage of any kind that might arise out of or relate to the conduct of music instructors or music students.

When you use our Services, you will find links to other websites that we don’t own or control. We are not responsible for the content or any other aspect of these third-party sites, including their collection of information about you. You should also read their terms and conditions and privacy policies.

9. KOOATI’s Rights and Intellectual Property Rights
We own the KOOATI platform and Services, including the website, present or future apps and services, and things like our logos, API, code, and content created by our employees. You can’t tamper with those or use them without authorization.

All right, title, and interest in and to the KOOATI platform and Services, including our website, our existing or future applications, our APIs, databases, and the content our employees or partners submit or provide through our Services (but excluding content provided by music instructors and music students) are and will remain the exclusive property of KOOATI and its licensors. Our platforms and services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both in Sweden and foreign countries. Nothing gives you a right to use the KOOATI name or any of the KOOATI trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features. Any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide regarding KOOATI or the Services is entirely voluntary and we will be free to use such feedback, comments, or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.

You may not do any of the following while accessing or using the KOOATI platform and Services:

  • access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the platform (including content storage), KOOATI’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of KOOATI’s service providers.
  • disable, interfere with, or try to circumvent any of the features of the platforms related to security or probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any of our systems.
  • copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, or otherwise attempt to discover any source code of or content on the KOOATI platform or Services.
  • access or search or attempt to access or search our platform by any means (automated or otherwise) other than through our currently available search functionalities that are provided via our website, mobile apps, or API (and only pursuant to those API terms and conditions). You may not scrape, spider, use a robot, or use other automated means of any kind to access the Services.
  • in any way use the Services to send altered, deceptive, or false source-identifying information (such as sending email communications falsely appearing as KOOATI); or interfere with, or disrupt, (or attempt to do so), the access of any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the platforms or services, or in any other manner interfering with or creating an undue burden on the Services.
  1. We own the Service. Hence, any information, software, data or other materials developed or provided by us or our licensors used by us to provide the Service to you, including all intellectual property rights such as, but not limited to, copyright, trademarks or trade names therein shall remain the sole and exclusive property of us or our licensors.
  2. Unless we have given our prior explicit consent thereto, you agree to not to sell, license, rent, sublicense, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display or perform, publish, adapt, edit, disassemble, decompile or create derivative works of the Service. To put it in other words, just make sure you use the Service in the way it is supposed to be used and in that way only.
  3. The Service has features for uploading personal content. We claim no ownership or copyright of the content you provide in the Service. You are solely responsible for the personal content you upload or otherwise provide in the Service, which include the responsibility to ensure that such personal content neither violates any laws or infringes on any third party rights, nor is otherwise unlawful or inServiceropriate.
  4. The Service, the Service and the Website may contain content provided by a third party. Such content may be protected by copyright, trademark or another right covered by law. You agree to abide by and maintain all copyright and other legal notices, information, and restrictions contained in any such content you access.
  5. You may not do any of the following while accessing or using the KOOATI platform and Services: access, 
  • Tamper with, or use non-public areas of the platform (including content storage), KOOATI’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of KOOATI’s service providers.
  • Disable, interfere with, or try to circumvent any of the features of the platforms related to security or probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any of our systems. copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, or otherwise attempt to discover any source code of or content on the KOOATI platform or Services.
  • Access or search or attempt to access or search our platform by any means (automated or otherwise) other than through our currently available search functionalities that are provided via our website, mobile apps, or API (and only pursuant to those API terms and conditions). You may not scrape, spider, use a robot, or use other automated means of any kind to access the Services.
  • In any way use the Services to send altered, deceptive, or false source-identifying information (such as sending email communications falsely appearing as KOOATI); or interfere with, or disrupt, (or attempt to do so), the access of any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the platforms or services, or in any other manner interfering with or creating an undue burden on the Services.


10.Miscellaneous Legal terms

10.1 Disclaimers
It may happen that our platform is down, either for planned maintenance or because something goes down with the site. It may happen that one of our instructors is making misleading statements in their course. It may also happen that we encounter security issues. These are just examples. You accept that you will not have any recourse against us in any of these types of cases where things don’t work out right. In legal, more complete language, the Services and their content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We (and our affiliates, suppliers, partners, and agents) make no representations or warranties about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, security, lack of errors, or accuracy of the Services or their content, and expressly disclaim any warranties or conditions (express or implied), including implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. We (and our affiliates, suppliers, partners, and agents) make no warranty that you will obtain specific results from use of the Services. Your use of the Services (including any content) is entirely at your own risk. Some jurisdictions don’t allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

We may decide to cease making available certain features of the Services at any time and for any reason. Under no circumstances will KOOATI or its affiliates, suppliers, partners or agents be held liable for any damages due to such interruptions or lack of availability of such features.

We are not responsible for delay or failure of our performance of any of the Services caused by events beyond our reasonable control, like an act of war, hostility, or sabotage; natural disaster; electrical, internet, or telecommunication outage; or government restrictions.

  1. You understand and acknowledge that the terms of agreement with your respective network provider (“Provider”) will continue to Servicely when using the Service or the downloaded Service or when accessing the Service via your devices. As a result, you may be charged by the Provider for access to network connection services for the duration of the connection while accessing the Service and you accept responsibility for any such charges.
  2. When you use our Services, you will find links to other websites that we don’t own or control. We are not responsible for the content or any other aspect of these third-party sites, including their collection of information about you. You should also read their terms and conditions and privacy policies.

10.2 Limitation of Liability
There are risks inherent to using our Services, for example, if you enroll in a health and wellness course like yoga, and you injure yourself. You fully accept these risks and you agree that you will have no recourse to seek damages against even if you suffer loss or damage from using our platform and Services. In legal, more complete language, to the extent permitted by law, we (and our group companies, suppliers, partners, and agents) will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages (including loss of data, revenue, profits, or business opportunities, or personal injury or death), whether arising in contract, warranty, tort, product liability, or otherwise, and even if we’ve been advised of the possibility of damages in advance. Our liability (and the liability of each of our group companies, suppliers, partners, and agents) to you or any third parties under any circumstance is limited to the greater of one hundred dollars ($100) or the amount you have paid us in the twelve (12) months before the event giving rise to your claims. Some jurisdictions don’t allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so some of the above may not apply to you.

10.3 Indemnification
If you behave in a way that gets us in legal trouble, we may exercise legal recourse against you. You agree to indemnify, defend (if we so request), and hold harmless KOOATI, our group companies, and their officers, directors, suppliers, partners, and agents from an against any third-party claims, demands, losses, damages, or expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) arising from (a) the content you post or submit, (b) your use of the Services (c) your violation of these Terms, or (d) your violation of any rights of a third party. Your indemnification obligation will survive the termination of these Terms and your use of the Services.

11. Dispute Resolution 
If there’s a dispute, our  Customer Support Team is happy to help resolve the issue. If that doesn’t work and you live outside Sweden, you may not bring that claim in another court or participate in a non-individual class action claim against us.

This Dispute Resolution section applies only if you live in Sweden. Most disputes can be resolved, so before bringing a formal legal case, please first try contacting our Customer Support Team.

11.1 Small Claims
Either of us can bring a claim in small claims court in (a) Stockholm, Sweden (b) the county where you live, or (c) another place we both agree on, as long as it qualifies to be brought in that court.

11.2 Going to Arbitration
If we can’t resolve our dispute amicably, you and KOOATI agree to resolve any claims related to these Terms (or our other legal terms) through final and binding arbitration, regardless of the type of claim or legal theory. If one of us brings a claim in court that should be arbitrated and the other party refuses to arbitrate it, the other party can ask a court to force us both to go to arbitration (compel arbitration). Either of us can also ask a court to halt a court proceeding while an arbitration proceeding is ongoing..

10.3 No Class Actions
We both agree that we can each only bring claims against the other on an individual basis. This means: (a) neither of us can bring a claim as a plaintiff or class member in a class action, consolidated action, or representative action; (b) an arbitrator can’t combine multiple people’s claims into a single case (or preside over any consolidated, class, or representative action); and (c) an arbitrator’s decision or award in one person’s case can only impact that user, not other users, and can’t be used to decide other users’ disputes. If a court decides that this “No class actions” clause isn’t enforceable or valid, then this “Dispute Resolution” section will be null and void, but the rest of the Terms will still apply.

11.4 Changes
Notwithstanding the “Updating these Terms” section below, if KOOATI changes this “Dispute Resolution” section after the date you last indicated acceptance to these Terms, you may reject any such change by providing KOOATI written notice of such rejection by email from the email address associated with your Account to support@kooati.com, within 30 days of the date such change became effective, as indicated by the “last updated on” language above. To be effective, the notice must include your full name and clearly indicate your intent to reject changes to this “Dispute Resolution” section. By rejecting changes, you are agreeing that you will arbitrate any dispute between you and KOOATI in accordance with the provisions of this “Dispute Resolution” section as of the date you last indicated acceptance to these Terms.

12. Updating These Terms

  1. From time to time, we may update these Terms to clarify our practices or to reflect new or different practices (such as when we add new features), and KOOATI reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify and/or make changes to these Terms at any time. If we make any material change, we will notify you using prominent means, such as by email notice sent to the email address specified in your account or by posting a notice through our Services. Modifications will become effective on the day they are posted unless stated otherwise. Your continued use of our Services after changes become effective shall mean that you accept those changes. Any revised Terms shall supersede all previous Terms.
  2. These Terms Servicely until terminated. You may at any time terminate these Terms by deleting your user account.
  3. The Company reserves the right to, without prior notice and with immediate effect, at any time and without any reason, modify, limit, suspend or terminate your use of the Service, the Service and/or the Website.
  4. Notwithstanding anything in the above Sections 3, 5, 7, 9 and 10 of these Terms will survive termination.
  5. We are free to assign and transfer any and all of our rights and obligations under the Terms to any of our affiliates or in connection with a merger, acquisition, restructuring or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise, and we may transfer your information to any of our affiliates, successor entities or new owner. These Terms shall continue to Servicely to your use of the Service and your relationship with such third party.

13.Governing Law and Jurisdiction
When these Terms mention “KOOATI,” they’re referring to the KOOATI entity that you’re contracting with. If you’re a music student, your contracting entity and governing law will generally be determined based on your location.

  1. These Terms and your use of the Service shall be governed by the laws of Sweden. Although unlikely, if we for any reason find ourselves to be in disputes with each other, any such dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with these Terms or your use of the Service shall be settled by the public courts of Sweden, with Stockholm District Court as first instance.
  2. If someone brings a claim against KOOATI (whether against the company or any of its employees, directors, or officers) based on a harm you caused, you agree to reimburse us for any costs we incur in defending against that claim, including reasonable attorneys’ fees as well as damages.
  3. No action, regardless of form, arising out of or relating to this Agreement may be brought by either party more than one (1) year after the cause of action has accrued. Any notice or other communication to be given hereunder will be in writing and given by registered or certified mail return receipt requested, or email (by us to the email associated with your account or by you to support@kooati.com).

  4. If you’re a music student located in India, you’re contracting with KOOATI and these Terms are governed by the laws of India, without reference to its choice or conflicts of law principles, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in Delhi, India.
  5. If you’re a student located in a geographical region other than India, or if you’re accessing our Services as an instructor, you’re contracting with KOOATI and these Terms are governed by the laws of Sweden without reference to its choice or conflicts of law principles. In cases where the “Dispute Resolution” section below doesn’t apply to you, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of federal and state courts in Stockholm, Sweden.
  6. No action, regardless of form, arising out of or relating to this Agreement may be brought by either party more than one (1) year after the cause of action has accrued, except where this limitation cannot be imposed by law. Any notice or other communication to be given hereunder will be in writing and given by registered or certified mail return receipt requested, or email (by us to the email associated with your account or by you to support@kooati.com).

13. Relationship Between Us
You and we agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, contractor, or agency relationship exists between us. You may not assign or transfer these Terms (or the rights and licenses granted under them). For example, if you registered an account as an employee of a company, your account cannot be transferred to another employee. We may assign these Terms (or the rights and licenses granted under them) to another company or person without restriction. Nothing in these Terms confers any right, benefit, or remedy on any third-party person or entity. You agree that your account is non-transferable and that all rights to your account and other rights under these Terms terminate upon your death.

14. How Can You Contact Us About This Policy?
If you have questions or comments about this Term, you may contact KOOATI by email at support@kooati.com
We’d love to hear your questions, concerns, and feedback about our Services. #wesupportartists

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