Terms & Conditions

  • Intellectual Property and Non-Exclusivity
    • The Band retains all rights to the music or other intellectual property submitted to Steel Resolve.
    • Agreements with Steel Resolve are non-exclusive, meaning Bands can distribute their own music however they would like aside from Steel Resolve.
  • Eligibility for Band/Release/Product/Service Submission/Request
    • Submitter must be an authorized representative of the Band.
    • Submitter must have the authority to allow Steel Resolve to distribute the Band’s intellectual property.
    • No parts of the item being submitted to Steel Resolve may violate any laws or copyrights.
    • The item being submitted to Steel Resolve is legally distributable.
    • Steel Resolve is not liable for any legal issues regarding the item or its distribution.
    • Band or any member thereof may not abuse customer information in any way.
  • Releases (albums/EPs/demos)
    • Steel Resolve may use the Release in the following ways:
      • Display aspects of the release on the site (e.g. album cover, song titles, etc)
      • Stream the Release for free.
      • Sell downloads and physical copies of the Release.
      • Include song(s) from the Release in promotional material/campaigns including compilation albums without compensation.
    • Steel Resolve will keep manufacturing and shipping costs for physical copies of the Release that are created by Steel Resolve.
    • Shipping payments and customer info for physical copies of the Release that are fulfilled by the Band will be forwarded to the Band’s PayPal address.
  • Removal of Products
    • If Steel Resolve decides to remove products or a Release from the site, it may choose to do so at any time for any reason.
    • If Band decides to request to remove Band’s products or a Band Release from the site, it may choose to do so at any time for any reason, but will allow Steel Resolve 14 days to comply with the request. Requests must be made via e-mail.
  • Fees
    • Band will pay the required nonrefundable setup fee(s) to Steel Resolve before products go live on SteelResolve.com. (There is no fee currently.)
    • Steel Resolve will keep 10% of all transactions.
  • Payments
    • All payments will be made by PayPal to the Band’s PayPal e-mail.
    • All payments will be transmitted as little as annually or as often as per-sale.
    • Steel Resolve will make all reasonable efforts to forward shipping payments in a timely manner if the Band fulfills orders requiring shipping.
    • If the Band’s PayPal e-mail address stops working and a new one is not provided, payments are forfeited to Steel Resolve. If a new PayPal e-mail address is later provided, payments will resume starting on the date a working address is provided.
    • If the Band’s PayPal does not claim the PayPal payment from Steel Resolve within the time PayPal allows the recipient to accept the payment, the payment is forfeited to Steel Resolve.
    • Steel Resolve will attempt to contact the Band regarding any problems regarding sending the Band its payment.
  • Legal
    • The courts of the State of Maryland have exclusive jurisdiction to determine disputes in relation to this agreement.
    • No party will institute legal proceedings unless reasonable steps are first taken to settle any dispute by negotiation.
    • Each party is liable for its own costs in the event of a dispute, except that where Steel Resolve is successful in pursuing or defending a dispute then the Band will pay the Steel Resolve’s costs on an indemnity basis.
    • If any change in this agreement is made, Band will be notified via e-mail.