Terms of service

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY. BY CLICKING “I AGREE,” EACH ARTIST AGREES TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.


These terms of service constitute an agreement (this “agreement”) by and between GYROstream and the holder of the account (“artist”) upon creation and verification of the account.

Definitions
  • “Account” means the information provided by artist through GYROstream’s account creation webpage or similar webpage on the GYROstream website at www.gyrostream.com (the “GYROstream website”) on verification by GYROstream and artist.
  • “End user” means in respect of the release, any person who accesses the release in an on-line format for end use.
  • “GYROstream commission” means the percentage of net receipts deducted by GYROstream for use of the service as specified from time to time on the website.
  • “Insolvency event” means, in relation to a party a receiver, receiver and manager, trustee, administrator, other controller (as defined in the Corporations Law) or similar official is appointed over any of the assets or undertaking of the party.
  • “Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all intellectual and Industrial Property Rights throughout the world including rights in respect of or in connection with any confidential information, copyright, inventions (including patents), trade marks, service marks; and designs, circuit layouts, whether or not now existing and whether or not registered or registrable and includes any right to apply for the registration of such rights and includes all renewals and extensions.
  • “Net receipts” means the balance of all money paid to and received by GYROstream from distribution of the release using the service after deduction of any commission or expenses, bank or similar transfer fees or currency conversion costs or charges, transaction taxes or other deductions and after any currency conversion by or on behalf of GYROstream in its absolute discretion.
  • “On-line format” means any service for carrying or transmitting data and/or communications by means of guided or unguided electromagnetic energy or both (such as, without limitation, the internet and proprietary data networks), either now in existence or invented in the future.
  • “On-line stores” means providers of digital music download and streaming services to an end User as selected by artist using the service.
  • “Privacy policy” means GYROstream’s privacy policy, posted at www.gyrostream.com, as such policy may change from time to time.
  • “Release” means any sound recording(s) successfully uploaded to the service by the artist.
  • “Release artwork” means the artwork (if any) uploaded by artist to the service in respect of a relevant release.
  • “Service” means GYROstream’s digital music distribution service for distribution of the release using an on-line format. The service includes such features as are set out on the GYROstream’s website as GYROstream may change such features from time to time, in its sole discretion.
  • “Specified purpose” means for personal use by an end-user streamed or downloaded, including without limitation permanent or temporary download, interactive or non-interactive streaming through on-line stores.
  • “Termination event” means:
    1. An insolvency event occurs in respect of artist;
    2. Artist breaches clause 5(b);
    3. A warranty in clause 8 made by artist is false, misleading or inaccurate; or
    4. GYROstream determines to terminate this agreement in its absolute discretion.
  • “Underlying materials” means all materials embodied in the release, and includes but is not limited to, sound recordings, musicalm works and literary works (including software), and all materials embodied in the release artwork and includes but is not limited to artistic works, literary works cinematograph films and photographs.
Creation of account
  • Artist may create the account when artist validly completes GYROstream’s “Create Your Account” or similar webpage on the GYROstream website and GYROstream verifies creation of the Account.
  • Artist must maintain control of the account.  artist may not deal with the account in any way (including by allowing others to use the account or by transferring or selling the account or any of its content to another person).
  • In its absolute discretion, GYROstream may refuse to allow any person to create an account or may cancel or suspend any existing account.
  • Subject to the terms of this agreement, GYROstream will provide the service to artist pursuant to its standard policies and procedures then in effect.
Appointment

Artist appoints GYROstream as the artist’s non-exclusive agent to sell, distribute and otherwise exploit the release for the specified purpose using the service on the terms and conditions set out in this agreement and to collect all income so derived.

Licence

Artist grants to GYROstream for the purpose of using the service or reasonable promotion and marketing of the release an irrevocable non-exclusive world-wide license (including for GYROstream to grant sub-licenses to on-line stores which in turn may license an end user):

  • To reproduce or communicate the release to the public or cause the release to be heard in public;
  • To reproduce or publish all underlying materials, or perform in public or communicate to the public all underlying materials;
  • To use a trade mark used by the artist in respect of the release; and
  • To reproduce, advertise and publicise the names, photographs and likeness of any writers, producers, creators, performers, artists or other persons associated with the release.
Release and release artwork
  • Artist will upload the release and release artwork using the service in a format suitable for use with the service.
  • Artist will ensure that before uploading the release and release artwork, Artist has obtained all necessary licenses, permissions, approvals and consents for the exercise of all of the rights granted to GYROstream for the purposes of this agreement from:
    • Any person who has or may have any right, title or interest in the release or release artwork including, without limitation, all owners or licensees of any intellectual property rights or other rights in or to the underlying materials; and
    • All persons who are referred to in or whose image, voice or likeness appears in or who may otherwise be identified from the release or release artwork or about whom information is contained in the release or release artwork.
Fee, commission and payment
  • Using the functionality provided by the service, artist will pay GYROstream the fee specified in the course of uploading the release using the Service.
  • In consideration of the license and the rights granted to GYROstream under this agreement and using the functionality provided by the service, GYROstream will cause artist to be paid 100% of net receipts less the GYROstream commission provided the minimum balance exceeds AUD$10.00.
GST

All amounts, which GYROstream is required to pay to artist under this agreement, are exclusive of GST. GST is payable to artists only if they are GST registered with an ABN. 

Warranties
  • Each party warrants that:
    • It has authority to enter and to perform its obligations under this agreement;
    • It has the ability to perform its obligations under this agreement; and
    • It is authorised by all necessary government and other agencies and authorities to perform its obligations under this agreement and will continue to be authorised toperform this agreement.
  • Artist represents and warrants to GYROstream that:
    • Artist owns all the intellectual property rights in and to the release, release artwork and underlying materials or has the right to upload the release and release artwork to the GYROstream website and grant the license contained in clause 4 to GYROstream;
    • Uploading the release and release artwork to the service and use of the release and release artwork in accordance with this agreement will not infringe the rights, including, without limitation, the intellectual property rights, of any person;
    • Before uploading the release and release artwork to the service, artist has obtained all necessary licenses, permissions, approvals and consents required for the purposes of this agreement including performers’ protection consents, moral rights waivers (if available under the copyright Act 1968 (Cth)) or moral rights consents in a form acceptable to GYROstream;
    • Artist has not entered into any license, agreement, arrangement or understanding with any person which conflicts with the rights granted to GYROstream under this agreement;
    • The aelease and aelease artwork contain nothing which is defamatory, obscene, false, misleading or deceptive and does not breach any statute; and
    • All of the information provided to GYROstream in relation to the subject matter of this agreement is true, correct and not misleading.
Scope of liability
  • Artist will at all times indemnify and keep indemnified GYROstream and its sub-licensees and the officers, employees and agents of GYROstream and its sub-licensees (in this clause 9(a) referred to as “those indemnified”) from and against any loss (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) or liability incurred by any of those indemnified arising from any claim, demand, suit, action or proceeding by any person against any of those indemnified where such loss or liability arose out of in connection with or in respect of:
    • Any breach of this agreement by artist;
    • Any of the warranties given by artist under clause 8(b) proving to have been false, misleading or inaccurate when made; and
    • Any infringement or alleged infringement of the rights, including the intellectual property rights, of any person occurring by the use of the release or release artwork in accordance with this agreement.
  • Artist acknowledges and accepts that, to the extent permitted by law, GYROstream will be under no liability to artist whatsoever, whether in:
    • Contract or tort (including, without limitation, negligence);
    • Breach of statute; or
    • Any other legal or equitable obligation,
    • In respect of any loss or damage referred to in clause 9(b)(ii).
  • The loss or damage referred to in clause 9(b)(i) is loss or damage (including loss of profit or savings), howsoever caused, which may be:
    • Suffered or incurred or which may arise directly or indirectly in respect of any infringement by any end user, on-line stores or other person of the intellectual property rights of artist or any other right of artist in or in relation to the release or release artwork; or
    • Which may be caused directly or indirectly by any act or omission of any End User, on-line stores or any other person who may access the release and whether or not GYROstream has knowledge or notice of, or has authorised or otherwise permitted such or infringement or other act omission.
  • GYROstream will notify artist in writing as soon as practicable and in any event within 30 Business days of any possible claim identified, claim or demand made, or action, suit or proceeding threatened or brought, against GYROstream arising from any alleged breach of the warranties referred to in clause 8(b) or from the infringement or alleged infringement referred to in clause 9(a)(iii) and GYROstream may immediately terminate this agreement.
  • Without prejudice to any other right or action or remedy which GYROstream may have, if artist fails to comply with this clause 9, GYROstream will have the right to suspend payment of any monies due to the artist under this agreement until such claim, demand, suit, action or proceeding has been resolved.
Term and termination
  • This agreement will commence upon upon creation and verification of the account using the system and will continue until termination by either artist or GYROstream upon expiry of 30 days written notice to the other party or unless otherwise terminated in accordance with this agreement.
  • Without prejudice to other rights that GYROstream may have to terminate this agreement:
    • If artist is in breach of this agreement, GYROstream may give artist a notice:
      • Specifying the breach; and
      • Requiring the artist to rectify the breach within 5 business days of the date the artist received the notice.
    • GYROstream may terminate the agreement if, after the expiry of the notice, artist has not rectified the breach specified in the notice.
  • This agreement may be terminated by GYROstream immediately if a termination event occurs.
  • The termination of this agreement is without prejudice to any rights which have accrued to a party before the date of termination.
General exclusion and operation of laws
  • Nothing in this agreement excludes, restricts or modifies any condition, warranty, right or liability implied in this agreement or protected by law to the extent that such exclusion, restriction or modification would render this agreement or any provision of this agreement void, illegal or unenforceable. Subject to that, any condition, warranty, right or liability which would otherwise be implied in this agreement or protected by law is excluded.
  • Artist acknowledges and agrees that:
    • prior to entering into this agreement it has been given a reasonable opportunity to examine and satisfy itself regarding all goods and services which are the subject of this agreement and that prior to entering into this agreement it has availed itself of that opportunity; and
    • at no time prior to entering into this agreement has it relied on the skill or judgment of the GYROstream and that it would be unreasonable for the artist to rely on any such skill or judgment.
  • Pursuant to s 64A of the Australian Consumer Law (under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)):
    • This sub-clause applies in respect of any of the goods or services supplied under this agreement which are not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption, provided that this sub-clause will not apply if artist establishes that reliance on it would not be fair and reasonable;
    • Liability for breach of a guarantee conferred by the Australian Consumer Law (under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)), other than those conferred by ss 51–53 of that law, is limited:
      • In the case of goods, to any one of the following as determined by GYROstream:
        • The replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods; or
        • The repair of the goods; or
        • The payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or
        • The payment of the cost of having the goods repaired;
      • in the case of services, to any one of the following as determined by GYROstream:
        • the supplying of the services again; or
        • the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
General terms
  • Artist may only use the service if artist has the power to form a binding contract with GYROstream, either in artist’s individual capacity or as an authorised representative of the artist organisation.  
  • Artist affirms that artist is 18 years or over or otherwise possesses legal parental or guardian consent.
  • If artist is considered a minor, because artist is child under the age of 18, and artist does not have the power to form a contract with GYROstream, artist affirms that the artist has the consent of artist’s parents or guardian to use the service.
  • GYROstream may prohibit any user from using the service in its sole discretion at any time for any reason, and is not liable for any damage or loss resulting from such prohibition.
  • GYROstream reserves the right to modify, or suspend the service for any reason, with or without notice.
  • Artist understands that GYROstream uses third party vendors, service providers and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the service.
  • Artist is responsible for using the service in a private and secure manner. GYROstream is not liable for any damage or loss due to unauthorised account access resulting from artist’s actions.
  • Artist may not use the service for any illegal activity or to violate laws in artist’s jurisdiction.
  • Any failure of GYROstream to enforce or exercise a right provided in these terms is not a waiver of that right.
  • Should any provision of these terms of service be found invalid or unenforceable, the remaining terms shall still apply.
  • These terms of service together with the privacy policy constitutes the entire agreements between artist and GYROstream and supersedes any and all previous agreements, written or oral, between artist and GYROstream, including previous versions of the terms of service.
  • GYROstream may send notices pursuant to this Agreement to Artist’s contact points listed in the Account, and such notices sent by email will be deemed received at the time of receipt of the email, namely when that email enters the receiving party’s information system (if received on a business day, or otherwise at the commencement of the first business day following that receipt) after they are sent. Artist may send notices pursuant to this Agreement to GYROstream at info@gyrostream.com and such notices sent by email will be deemed received at the time of receipt of the email, namely when that email enters the receiving party’s information system (if received on a business day, or otherwise at the commencement of the first business day following that receipt) after they are sent.
  • GYROstream may amend this Agreement from time to time by posting an amended version at its website and sending Artist written notice thereof. Such amendment will be deemed accepted and become effective 30 days after such notice (the “Proposed Amendment Date”) unless Artist first gives GYROstream written notice of rejection of the amendment. In the event of such rejection, this Agreement will continue under its original provisions, and the amendment will become effective at the start of next month of the term of this Agreement (unless Artist first terminates this Agreement). Artist’s continued use of the Service following the effective date of an amendment will confirm Artist’s consent thereto. This Agreement may not be amended in any other way except through a written agreement executed by authorised representatives of each party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, GYROstream may amend the Privacy Policy at any time by posting a new version at its website and sending Artist notice thereof, and such amended version will become effective 1 business days after such notice is sent.
  • Neither party may assign this Agreement or any of its rights or obligations hereunder without the other’s express written consent, except that either party may assign this Agreement to the surviving party in a merger of that party into another entity. Except to the extent forbidden in the previous sentence, this Agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the respective successors and assigns of the parties.
  • This Agreement will be governed by and construed according to the law of the State of Queensland, Australia and the parties submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Queensland.
  • Any dispute arising in connection with this Agreement which cannot be settled by negotiation between the parties or their representatives shall be submitted to arbitration in accordance with the Rules for the Conduct of Commercial Arbitrations for the time being of the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia. During such arbitration, both parties may be legally represented. Nothing in this clause shall prevent a party from seeking urgent equitable relief before an appropriate court.

VINYL AND CD MANUFACTURE


These standard terms and conditions of sale govern all orders issued by Gyrostream for the purchase of Vinyl records and CD products.

1. Terms and conditions are part of purchase order.
These terms and conditions are an integral part of customer’s order. Our order form and these terms and conditions together determine titles, quantities, prices, delivery, and specifications for the records ordered. Despite any writing in Customer’s order or correspondence to the contrary, these Standard terms and conditions of sale shall govern. Orders are binding only upon written acceptance by an authorized representative of the company which will occur only after all required and acceptable Intellectual Property Right (IPR) materials are delivered to the company.

2. Pricing
All pricing is subject to change without notice if order is estimates are over 30 days from time/ date of quotation. All prices are in AUD ( Australian Dollars ) unless otherwise directed. Prices are delivered Australian capital cities ( Brisbane , Sydney , Melbourne , Adelaide ) All deliveries outside these cities will incur a surcharge.  For all customers outside of Australia we will provide you a specific quote for delivered goods. All pricing is EXCLUSIVE OF GST.

3. Payment Terms
Unless otherwise established with the customer in advance of placing the order, all orders require to be paid in full 100% upon placement of order. Orders will not be processed until payment is received in full. Payment is in Australian Dollars unless otherwise directed. Customer will be.

4. Limited license of master recordings and materials
For all Vinyl and CD orders the customer has full power to and hereby grants to the company/ Gyrostream a non-exclusive license to manufacture, for the purpose of order fulfillment, the product from the master recording(s) identified on this order and to use any related graphic and other materials provided to the company by the customer.

5. Warranty
THE COMPANY WILL REPLACE OR CORRECT ANY PRODUCTS THAT ARE DEEMED BY THE COMPANY TO BE DEFECTIVE IN MATERIALS OR WORKMANSHIP; ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXCLUDED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. EXCEPT AS STATED IN THIS PARAGRAPH, THERE ARE NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. Customer must advise the company, in writing, of any claimed defect within 10 business days of receiving date for the product. Products should not be returned without specific return authorization and delivery will be refused. In no event is the company responsible for special, indirect or consequential damage or costs of any kind.

6. Delivery Times
Unless otherwise stated in writing by the Company, delivery times are best estimates, and time is not of the essence. Acts of God and other events of force majeure may also effect delivery dates.

7. Test Pressings
Test pressings for vinyl are required. We will not produce your finished product until you have listened to and approved. Gyrostream will send you an email/ correspondence that your test pressing has been delivered. No further manufacture of your order will proceed until we have from you in writing approval to proceed.

8. Termination
Customer orders for products not yet manufactured by the company may be terminated by either party upon 30 days written notice. If terminated by the customer for any reason, or by the company because of unresolved IPR issues, there will be no refund or credit of the order deposit.

9. Customer Representations
Customer represents, warrants and agrees that: (a) Each master recording provided to the company under this license is free of all liens and encumbrances. (b) Customer is the rightful owner or holder of all required rights in respect of the master recordings and related materials submitted for replication. Nothing contained on the master recordings, or in any related materials or artwork provided to the Company, violates any proprietary rights of any person, including without limitation, trademarks, or copyright. (c) The customer is solely responsible for all monies payable to or on behalf of all parties rendering any services in connection with the master recordings and plating work. (d) The company shall be subject to no cost, fees, royalties whatsoever for or in connection with the manufacturing of any product from the Master Recordings, including, but not limited to the payment of mechanical or publishing royalties. (e) The master recordings do not contain any obscene material, and the customer will assume full responsibility if any product manufactured hereunder is claimed or found to be associated with any act of crime, violence, profane or unlawful act.

10. Indemnification
Customer hereby agrees to indemnify, save and hold the company from any and all costs (including, without limitation, court costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of, connected with or as a result of the company’s manufacturing of any product from the master recordings, or any claim of copyright infringement which may result. The company will give customer prompt notice of any claim for which it seeks indemnification and the right to control the defense of such claim.

11. Review of audios and other materials
As part of the company’s due diligence efforts in satisfaction of RIAA anti-piracy rules and other compliance obligations, all audio CDs and/or other materials submitted are subject to being auditioned at any stage of the production process and all graphics materials screened in the context of possible illegal manufacturing (piracy, bootlegging, counterfeiting). Orders considered by the Company to be of a questionable nature will require additional detailed licensing documentation. If the order is subsequently cancelled, pre-mastering and handling charges will be levied.

12. Damage goods in transit
Gyrostream carries transit insurance for all vinyl transport from factory to delivery address. If any damage occurs in transit then please contact Gyrostream. It is the customers responsibility to insure the goods from delivery point.

The terms of service and privacy policy for www.gryostream.com  apply to all applicants for Vinyl and CD products.

Terms of service for PR

Whilst we believe in your music and will make genuine commercial efforts to put it in front of industry tastemakers and publications to ensure you get exposure in the right channels, at the end of the day we have no control over the decision-making of any radio station, publication, online store, publisher or other distributor. Accordingly, the GYROstream does not represent, warrant, undertake or guarantee to secure any particular opportunity or opportunities, or that the use of our services will lead to any particular outcome or result whatsoever.

The terms of service and privacy policy for www.gryostream.com apply to all applicants for PR services.

By completing this application does not guarantee that you will be eligible for GYRO PR services. GYRO PR will make every effort to contact you within a reasonable period of time.

TERMS OF SERVICE FOR INSURANCE


Terms and conditions for Australian customers

In Australia we offer gear and public liability insurance as a referrer only. Gyrostream receives a commission.

We do not offer advice, make recommendations, or offer opinions about the product. We do draw your attention to get access to information about the insurance products on offer.

We direct all our Australian clients to Action Entertainment Insurance website via a link provided on our website. Action Entertainment Insurance Pty Ltd  ABN 20 103 891 265   corporate representative No. 237473 is an authorised representative of Action insurance brokers P/L ABN 39 080 844 426 AFS 225047    

We do not help our clients in completing forms with the insurer or represent the insurer in any way.

We do not warrant any of the products in which we get commissions.

The Terms of service and privacy policy for www.gryostream.com may apply to all applicants for insurance products.

Terms and conditions for New Zealand customers

In New Zealand we offer insurance solutions via a third party broker as a ‘ referrer ’ only. This is for your full risk needs including, but not limited to gear and public liability insurances. Gyrostream may receive a commission and has partnered up with Runacres Insurance Ltd for your benefit.

We do not offer advice , make recommendations , or offer opinions about any product/s. While we have provided a link to a Registered Insurance Broker in NZ (Runacres) it remains your responsibility to access and review any insurance documentation, advice and recommendations provided by the third party insurance broker.

For your assistance and ease of use we have included the following link to Runacres Insurance Ltd where you can direct all your insurance enquires and needs to http://runacres.co.nz/get-a-quote-2/    

Please note we are unable to assist our clients in completing forms with the insurer or represent the insurer in any way.

We do not warrant any of the products in which we receive commissions.

The Terms of Service and Privacy policy for www.gryostream.com may apply to all applicants for insurance products.

SYNC – TERMS OF SERVICE


GYROstream will distribute 60% of all SYNC revenue to the artist upon completion of the Sync contract unless otherwise agreed in writing between the artist and GYROstream.

The artist authorise GYROstream to share recordings and metadata with 3rd party sync partners in order pitch for commercial opportunities.

The artist herebywarrants that, with the exception of those prior rights vested in music collection societies (e.g. APRA, ASCAP) it has all rights necessary to enter into this agreement, including, without limitation, ownership and/or controlling rights in the composition(s)/sound recording(s) and clearances for any third party material incorporated in the composition(s)/sound recording(s), and that the use thereof will not infringe upon the rights of any third parties.

GYROstream and it 's nominated 3rd party sync partners may distribute the composition(s)/sound recording(s) on any medium now known or hereafter devised to media.

Artist appoints GYROstream as the artist’s non-exclusive agent to sell, distribute and otherwise exploit the release for the specified purpose using the service on the terms and conditions set out in this agreement and to collect all income so derived.

GYROstream has no responsibility for performance and/or other royalties collected by music collection societies (e.g. APRA, ASCAP) in respect of placements of the composition(s)/sound recording(s).

The artist hereby indemnifies GYROstream against any and all liabilities, claims, damages, penalties and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal fees and court costs associated with any claim, demand or action, arising out of any breach of this agreement (including the warranties made by the artist hereunder). The indemnity contained in this agreement is a continuing obligation and will survive the termination of this agreement.

The terms of service and privacy policy for www.gryostream.com apply to all applicants for SYNC services

PRIVACY POLICY


Effective date: 1st May 2018

We collect certain information through our website, located at www.gyrostream.com (our “Website”), including through the products and services provided at the website. This page (this “privacy policy”) lays out our policies and procedures surrounding the collection and handling of any such information that identifies an individual user or that could be used to contact or locate him or her (“Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”).

This privacy policy applies only to our website and to the products and services provided through our website. It does not apply to any third party site or service linked to our website or recommended or referred by our website, through our products or services, or by our staff. And it does not apply to any other website, product, or service operated by GYROstream, or to any of our offline activities.

PII we collect

We collect the following Personally Identifiable Information from users who buy our products or services: name, e-mail address, telephone number, address, bank account details and/or transferWise account number.

We also use “cookies” to collect certain information from all users, including web visitors who don’t buy anything through our website. A cookie is a string of data our system sends to your computer and then uses to identify your computer when you return to our website. Cookies give us usage data, like how often you visit, where you go at the site, and what you do.

Our use of PII

We use your Personally Identifiable Information to create your GYROstream artist account for the GYROstream digital music distribution service (“Service”), to operate the service, to communicate with you about products and services you’ve purchased, to offer you additional products and services, and to bill and account to you. We also use that information to the extent necessary to enforce our website terms of service and to prevent imminent harm to persons or property.

We use cookies so that our website can remember you and provide you with the information you’re most likely to need. For instance, when you return to our website, cookies identify you and prompt the site to provide your username (not your password), so you can sign in more quickly. Cookies also allow our website to remind you of your past purchases and to suggest similar products and services. Finally, we use information gained through cookies to compile statistical information about use of our website, such as the time users spend at the site and the pages they visit most often. Those statistics do not include PII.

Protection of PII

We employ data security tools to protect Personally Identifiable Information. Unfortunately, even with these measures, we cannot guarantee the security of PII. By using our website or the service, you acknowledge and agree that we make no such guarantee, and that you use our website and the service at your own risk.

Contractor and other third party access to PII

We give certain independent contractors access to Personally Identifiable Information. Those contractors assist us with providing artist services. All those contractors are required to sign contracts in which they promise to protect PII using procedures reasonably similar to ours. (Users are not third party beneficiaries of those contracts.) We also may disclose PII to lawyers, collection agencies, or law enforcement authorities to address potential authorised use policy violations, other contract violations, or illegal behavior. And we disclose any information demanded in a court order or otherwise required by law or to prevent imminent harm to persons or property. Finally, we may share PII in connection with a corporate transaction, like a merger or sale of GYROstream, or a sale of all or substantially all of our assets or of the product or service line you received from us, or a bankruptcy.

As noted above, we compile website usage statistics from data collected through cookies. We may publish those statistics or share them with third parties, but they don’t include PII.

Except as set forth in this privacy policy, we do not share PII with third parties.

Accessing and correcting your PII

You can access and change any Personally Identifiable Information we store through the service “account” page.

Amendment of the privacy policy

We may change the privacy policy at any time by posting a new version on this page or on a successor page. The new version will become effective on the date it’s posted, which will be listed at the top of the page as the new effective date.


Big Boost Competition Terms and Conditions

- Entry open to Australian and New Zealand residents only.
 Entrants must register with GYROstream and fill in the required entry form correctly and follow the GYROstream 'Only Independent' playlist on Spotify to be considered for the competition. Inaccurate or incomplete entries will not be counted. 
- The competition commences 10:00am (AEST) Monday 8 October and closes at 5pm AEST on Sunday December 2. Entries will be deemed to be received at the time of receipt by the Promoter and not at the time of transmission by the entrant.
- Employees of GYROstream, the competition sponsors, contractors, related agencies or members of immediate family (“Immediate family” means spouse, parent, natural or adopted child, siblings (whether natural or adopted by a parent) are ineligible to enter this competition.
- Prize is valued at approximately $10,000 AUD and cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash.

Prize includes:

- Flights to Brisbane from either Auckland or a capital city in Australia
- Accommodation at Airlock Studios for three nights
- Two full days of recording at Airlock Studios
- One full day of industry mentoring and a photo shoot
- Single professionally mixed and mastered
- Global distribution through GYROstream. Free for one year
- GYRO PR Lite Campaign for single recorded at Airlock studios
- Booking and management mentor sessions (one hour each, to take place at a predetermined location)
- Professional photo shoot in Brisbane (1 hour)
- $1000 worth of new music gear from Riffs and Licks music store in Brisbane
- Insurance package for one year from Action Entertainment Insurance
- 2019 BIGSOUND delegate pass
- Guaranteed gig / tour support with ALH’s Live at Your Local program
-  The judging panel consists of Ian Haug (Airlock Studios), Vivienne Mellish (GYROstream) and Dom Miller. The judging will take place between December 2 and December 9, 2018 remotely. The promoter can extend the competition entry and judging dates at its discretion.
- Winners will be notified by email and/or phone
- By entering and participating, entrant agrees to hold harmless, defend and indemnify GYROstream and the competition sponsors from and against any and all claims, demands, liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), losses, costs or expenses, with respect to or arising out of or related to (i) entrant’s participation in the competition, or (ii) entrant’s participation in any Prize related activities, acceptance of a Prize and/or use or misuse of a Prize (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s).
- Entrant is required to cover their own public liability insurance for the trip to Brisbane to record and any gear they bring with them.
- By entering the competition, entrants agree to comply with any marketing requirements laid out by GYROstream to promote GYROstream’s Big Boost, GYROstream and the competition sponsors for six months after the winner is announced.
- Winners agree to keep their track on GYROstream’s distribution services for a minimum of three years following release.
- Distribution and PR services offered with the prize are bound by GYROstream’s standard terms of service with the exception of the winning track is exclusive to GYROstream distribution for a period of 3 years.
- If an artist is unable to claim all or any part of the prize due to scheduling conflicts or other unforeseen circumstances, they will forfeit the prize.
- If the winner/s chosen reside less than 500km from Brisbane, the flights portion of the prize will not be issued and GYROstream may contribute to the artist’s travel costs at its discretion.
- Single must be recorded in the time allotted (two days). Additional days may be purchased at the artist’s expense.
- Artist must be unsigned, not in a record deal and have full independent control over their digital distribution rights to enter the competition.