General Terms and Conditions of Use



The SCPP (Société civiles des Producteurs Phonographiques) is a collective management organization that collects and distributes fees collected on behalf of its members from users of sound recordings and music videos.


The SCPP carries out this task in particular through its website (hereinafter the “Site”).

Use of the Site is the sole and exclusive responsibility of the person accessing it.


The user is responsible for implementing the means allowing access to the Site. It is also their responsibility to ensure that any person accessing the Site through their internet connection is aware of these General Terms and Conditions of Use.


By accessing the Site, the user agrees not to commit any act likely to damage the SCPP’s image, interests, or rights or, which could damage, render unusable, or overload the Site or, which could in any way hinder the normal use of the Site by other visitors.


The SCPP uses reasonable and security measures to detect viruses. However, users should be aware that the existing security measures for protecting computer systems on the internet are not entirely reliable and, we therefore cannot guarantee the absence of viruses or other elements which may alter the systems (hardware and software) or data and files contained in these systems.


1. Purpose of the Site

The Site, published and hosted by the SCPP, has been designed to meet the expectations of its members by offering them tailored services to facilitate collecting and distributing royalties for their related rights, but also informing the public about the rights of producers of sound recordings and music videos, as well as users about the obligations resulting therefrom.


2. Acceptance of the General Terms and Conditions of Use (GTC)

Access to this Site ( by the user is subject to the unreserved acceptance of its general terms and conditions of use (GTC). Acceptance of these GTC, which are subject to French law, is done online during your first visit to the site and is equivalent to signing. Simply browsing the Site therefore implies acceptance and application of these conditions.


The SCPP reserves the right to modify all or part of the GTC as well as the information contained on its Site at any time without notice or to suspend access to it.


In the event of a change, the new GTC shall take effect on the date they are posted on the Site.


3. Intellectual Property

All of the Site’s contents, especially texts, graphics, photos, images, sounds, logos, trademarks, software, features, creations and various copyrightable works, databases, information, and other data cannot be used for any other purpose than those expressly authorized or required by browsing the Site.


Any reproduction, representation, distribution, decompilation, marketing, or making the contents of the Site available in whole or part in any way whatsoever, whether free of charge or not, is expressly prohibited without the SCPP’s prior, written consent.


Pursuant to Articles L. 335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code, any reproduction, representation, or distribution by any means whatsoever of content in violation of the rights of its owners constitutes a criminal offense of counterfeiting. It may also result in a violation of image rights, personal rights, or any other rights and regulations in force. The perpetrator shall thus be exposed to criminal and civil penalties.


4. Liability

The SCPP ensures that the information placed on its Site comes from sources that are deemed to be reliable. Despite frequent updates, it is nevertheless possible that the Site’s content contains errors, inaccuracies, or omissions. This is why the SCPP cannot guarantee the total accuracy and comprehensiveness of the information contained on this Site.


The SCPP cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage, regardless of the causes or consequences, resulting from viewing this Site (and/or the sites linked to it), its use, the use of the information it contains, or the impossibility of accessing it.

The Site may be suspended by the SCPP at any time for the purposes of technical maintenance, updating the information published, or for reasons of force majeure. The SCPP declines any and all liability for this.


5. Links

1. Hypertext links pointing from the Site to other sites


In order to facilitate users’ access to information about the world of music production, the SCPP has made links available on its Site to external websites.


The SCPP cannot be held liable for the content, advertising, products, and services available on these sites.


Furthermore, it cannot be held liable for the continuous quality of these sites. Since these sites are completely independent, the SCPP cannot exercise control over their content which may be changed, updated, or deleted at any time by their publisher.


2. Links Pointing to the Site


Any creation of a link pointing to the Site is done under the sole responsibility of the person who created the link and the SCPP cannot be held liable. The SCPP reserves the right to request that these links be removed, particularly when the site hosting the link is detrimental to the SCPP’s rights or reputation.

Personal Data Protection Policy

Personal Data

Pursuant to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation of April 27, 2016 (known as the “GDPR”) and Law no. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 on data processing, files, and individual liberties, as amended, the SCPP hereby informs the user that:


  •           The SCPP is the data controller of the data collected on the Site.


  •           The data is processed for the sole purpose of complying with the requests that the user has made on the Site, either from the forms or using the "Contact" section (declaration, registration, requests for various information, complaints, etc.). The personal data that you provide on the Site may also be used for statistical purposes relating to the number of visits to the Site.


  •           This processing is based on the SCPP's legitimate interest in order to best respond to your requests and improve the quality of our services.


  •           The data is kept by the SCPP only for the time necessary to process user’s requests.


  •           All fields with an "*" must be completed. If you do not answer one of these mandatory items, your declaration or request will not be processed.


  •           Only the SCPP’s staff members in charge of processing requests in the performance of their duties are recipients of the personal data that you communicate via the Site. The SCPP does not transfer, assign, or rent your data for a fee or free of charge.


  • Information regarding SCPP’s processing of personal data as part of its Site and in its reserved areas is contained in its own terms and conditions of use.

In accordance with the laws on personal data protection, users have an individual right to access, rectify, oppose, restrict processing, and delete their personal data. The user must send any requests to the following address: SCPP 14, boulevard du Général Leclerc 92527 NEUILLY SUR SEINE Cedex by mail or via email to:


In the event that you do not receive a satisfactory response from the SCPP, you may file a complaint with the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL) - - 3 place de Fontenoy 75007 Paris.



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You can prevent cookies from being installed by configuring your device depending on your browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Chrome, etc.). Each browser publisher indicates on its website how you can configure your device so that it does not accept cookies.


If you have a member area, cookies are necessary to ensure the security and integrity of this area. As a result, you are notified that once the new configuration is implemented and cookies are disabled, you will no longer be able to use your reserved area.

General Terms and Conditions of Use