Musician Finder and Band Finder

Terms and conditions

Welcome to Bandfinder, a powerful service for bands and musicians to meet, communicate and listen to each other online. Bandfinder is operated by Bandfinder, Inc. (hereinafter "Bandfinder").

All individuals in use of Bandfinder, whether members or non-members, will be bound by the Terms of Use Agreement (hereinafter "The Agreement") including all Terms and Conditions of The Agreement as set forth herein. Your acceptance of The Agreement is mandatory in order to utilize Bandfinder for any purpose.

Please read The Agreement in its entirety, including the Terms and Conditions listed herein. You must read this document in its entirety, and indicate your acceptance of The Agreement by following the instructions in the registration process. The Terms and Conditions of The Agreement include, but are not limited to, Bandfinder's Privacy Policy, Notices, and any information in regards to our conditional acceptance of all members' postings.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Eligibility
    You or your agent must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to register as a member of Bandfinder. Use of this site shall be your warranty and representation that you have the legal capacity to enter into this Agreement and abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. This Agreement sets out the legally binding terms of your use, and your membership in, the services provided by Bandfinder. The terms of use and services provided may be modified by Bandfinder from time to time, such modifications to be effective upon posting by Bandfinder on the Website. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited by the laws of the state in which you reside.
  2. Term
    During your Membership with Bandfinder, this Agreement will remain in full force and effect. This Agreement and your Membership in Bandfinder may be terminated at any time, for any reason by following the instructions located in Account Settings, or upon receipt by Bandfinder of your written notice of termination. Bandfinder may terminate your membership for any reason, effective upon sending notice to you at the e-mail address you provide in your application for membership, or such other e-mail address as you may later provide to Bandfinder. If Bandfinder terminates your membership based on your breach of this Agreement, you will be held liable for costs and or damages incurred by Bandfinder in the enforcement of the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement.
  3. No Refunds Membership fees are NOT refundable
    Bandfinder uses PayPal, Inc., for payment processing. Bandfinder makes no guarantees or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of or results to be obtained from accessing and using the service. Bandfinder shall not be liable to any user or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error or omission, regardless of cause, in Bandfinder or for any damages resulting therefrom.
  4. Personal Use of Bandfinder by Members
    A Member's use of Bandfinder shall be for noncommercial use only. Commercial use includes, but is not limited to, the gathering of other members information from Bandfinder such as Member E-mail addresses and usernames, and the linking of other websites to Bandfinder for any purpose other than set forth in this Agreement. A Member may include a link to their individual and/or band's website as part of their Membership to Bandfinder, subject to Bandfinder's sole discretion. Appropriate legal action, either civil or criminal, will be taken by Bandfinder to protect the rights of other Members of Bandfinder as well as the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.
  5. Bandfinder Content
    Bandfinder owns and retains the ownership of its embedded information contained on the website, Bandfinder. To this extent all trademark, copyrighted material or other proprietary material contained on the Bandfinder Website is the exclusive property of Bandfinder. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information.
  6. Appropriate Use
    Bandfinder profiles may not be used to promote any event, service or product. Any profiles created specifically to promote an event, service or product will be deactivated. Parties interested in promoting an event, service or product should fill out the contact form and choose Advertising/partnership. The Bandfinder team will then contact the requestor to discuss options to promote the event, service or product.
  7. Violation of Terms and Conditions
    In the sole judgment of Bandfinder if any of the content you or your agent places on the Bandfinder website violates the terms and conditions of this Agreement or if such content might be offensive, illegal, or violates the rights, threatens or harms the safety of any Bandfinder Members, then without notice Bandfinder may remove said content at the sole cost of the offending Member. To this extent all Members agree that the content they publish or display by posting said content on the Bandfinder site or by linking said content to the Bandfinder site is the sole responsibility of the Member. Furthermore the mere posting of Content to this site is an automatic warranty and representation by the posting Member or its Agent that the legal ownership of content as posted is the sole and exclusive ownership of the Member or its Agent. To this extent the Member or its Agent represent that they have a worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display and distribute such content without restrictions of any kind or nature.
  8. Applicable Law
    Members of Bandfinder agree to use this site and any of its services within the purview of any applicable laws and regulations to which the Member or its Agent are subject to.
  9. Solicitation of Members
    The advertising to, or solicitation of, other Members to buy or sell any products or services through Bandfinder is strictly prohibited under the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The transmission of any chain letters or junk e-mail to other Bandfinder members will be considered a breach of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement.
  10. Copyright Policy
    You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.
  11. Privacy Policy
    By reference the terms of our Privacy Policy are hereby incorporated into this Agreement.
  12. Loss or Damage
    Under no circumstances will Bandfinder be responsible for any loss or damage, contemplated or otherwise, resulting from a Member or his Agent's use or anyone's use of the Bandfinder website or the services contained thereon; or any and all Content posted on the Website or transmitted to Members, or any interactions between users of the Website, whether online or offline. The Website and the Service are provided "AS-IS" and Bandfinder expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. Bandfinder cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from the use of this Website and/or the Services contained therein.
  13. Limitation on Liability
    In no event will Bandfinder be liable to any Member or its Agent or to any third person for damages whether the damage set forth is indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive.
  14. Disputes
    Any and all disputes involving the Bandfinder website and/or the services contained therein, or by a Member or its Agent's use of the Website, will be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Members and their Agents agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of the State of Illinois.
  15. Indemnity
    A Member and or its Agent agree to indemnify and hold Bandfinder, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees and cost of litigation, made by any third party due to or arising out of members use of the Bandfinder website or the services contained therein in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.
  16. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
    This Agreement is accepted upon use of the Bandfinder website and/or by the actions of a Member or their Agent in becoming a Member of the Bandfinder website or utilizing the services contained therein. Member and or its Agent hereby accept this Agreement as the entire agreement between Member or its Agent and Bandfinder. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

If there are any questions with regard to the terms and conditions of this Agreement please contact Bandfinder as set forth on the Contact page.