CONNECT music licensing's Licensees are permitted to
include in-store advertising on programs containing copies of sound
recordings and/or music videos, conditional upon the
Conditions of In-Store Advertising
- All advertising must be in-store, i.e. relate to the products
or services sold or provided by the commercial subscriber who is
leasing the programs containing in-store advertising; for example,
if your client is a restaurant, you cannot advertise the clothing
store down the street.
- CONNECT music licensing's members have the right to
approve all scripts - you must submit scripts to CONNECT music
licensing for approval prior to including advertising on the
- You may not use sound recordings owned by our members as a
soundtrack to the in-store ads.
- In-store ads may not interrupt any sound recording owned by our
members - there must be a discernible buffer between the end of the
sound recording and the beginning of the ad, and the end of the ad
and the beginning of the sound recording.
- There is an increased licence fee associated with programs
containing in-store advertising:
|Type of Agreement
||In-Store Advertising Licence Fee
|MSS Digital (CD)
||$.15 per copy per sound recording
||$.44 per copy per sound recording
||20% of gross lease revenue
|MSS Hard Drive Compression
||Greater of $8.00 per system per month or 20% of gross lease
|Video Pool Digital
||$.30 per copy per music video
|Video Pool DVD-R
||$.88 per copy per music video
|Audio-Video Jukebox Agreement
||Greater of $22.00 per system per month or 20% of gross lease
In-store ads may not advertise the following:
- tobacco products
- political endorsements
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