sundaysandseasons.com – Augsburg Fortress Liturgies License Agreement
Thank you for becoming a subscriber to sundaysandseasons.com. Your subscription includes an Annual License to use and reproduce sundaysandseasons.com liturgical materials and designated artwork for your congregation. Please retain the following important information for your records.
If you already own one or more Augsburg Fortress copyright licenses, these licenses will be cancelled to avoid duplication of coverage. Your new Liturgies License covers all liturgical texts, liturgical music, artwork, lectionary texts, and worship texts found on sundaysandseasons.com. Your Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License number can be found by clicking on the My Account Tab at sundaysandseasons.com. Once there, scroll down to the Licenses section of the My Account page and look for the license number at the bottom of that section. Information on the subscription expiration date is also found here.
If you want to print or project hymns or songs, you will need additional licensing. Augsburg Fortress-copyrighted hymns and songs are covered by either the Augsburg Fortress Hymns & Songs License, or by OneLicense. Email email@example.com or call our Rights Management Specialist at 612-330-3530 and we will help you decide what licenses will work best for your church.
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Augsburg Fortress (the Publisher), the publishing house of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, as owner and/or administrator of certain rights to the works covered by the terms of this license, grants to the congregation or other qualifying organization identified as the registered owner of this license (the Registered License Owner), the nonexclusive right to reproduce and use the material described below (the Licensed Material) solely in the life and work of the Registered License Owner throughout the terms of this license and subject to the conditions described below.
The following conditions apply:
USES AUTHORIZED BY THIS LICENSE
Subject to the terms of this license, the Publisher grants the Registered License Owner nonexclusive permission for the following authorized uses of the Licensed Material:
1. Reproduction of the printed copies or electronic files of the Licensed Material in copies or electronic presentations (including video projections) by members of the Registered License Owner.
2. Use of the printed copies or electronic files of the Licensed Material by members of the Registered License Owner or by participants at events sponsored by the Registered License Owner.
3. Public performances of the Licensed Materials at events sponsored by the Registered License Owner.
USES NOT AUTHORIZED BY THIS LICENSE
This license authorizes only the uses described above. All other uses are retained by the publisher and are subject to separate permission. Examples of such prohibited uses include:
1. Preparation of new musical arrangements of copyrighted text or music in the Licensed Material.
2. Distribution of the Licensed Material outside of the Registered License Owner’s organization beyond events sponsored by the Registered License Owner.
3. Translation of the texts of the Licensed Material into any other language.
4. Posting of Licensed Material for public display or on a website.
5. Any other use not specifically authorized by this license.
6. Use of the Licensed Material, either in print or electronic form, after expiration of the License.
COPYRIGHT CREDIT LINES
All uses of the Licensed Material must be accompanied by the use of the appropriate statement acknowledging the copyright status. Copyright credit lines for material covered by this license must follow this format:
From Sundays and Seasons.com. Copyright 2023 Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #XXXXX
ASSIGNMENT OF THIS LICENSE
The rights granted by this license are not transferable to any individual, congregation or other organization without written permission.
This license is in effect at the time of purchase. If the order is placed on the Augsburg Fortress on-line store, then the authorized representative must check the “I accept these terms” box when placing the license order.
DURATION OF THIS LICENSE AND AUTOMATIC RENEWAL
Augsburg Fortress copyright licenses are annual. License renewal is automatic. Registered License Owners may cancel their License before the expiration of the current license period. License renewal fees are billed at the annual rate in effect at the time of the renewal. These rates are subject to change without notice.
Augsburg Fortress may terminate the license at its sole discretion if the Registered License Owner:
1. Does not use the specified copyright acknowledgement credit lines.
2. Assigns the license to any individual, congregation, or organization without permission
3. Does not otherwise comply with the terms of the license.
4. Makes and/or distributes unauthorized copies of the Licensed Material.
DESTRUCTION OF MATERIALS UPON LICENSE EXPIRATION
If the Registered License Owner chooses at any time to not renew the Annual License or if license is otherwise terminated, upon expiration or termination of the license all printed and electronic copies or originals of the licensed Material must be destroyed.
MATERIALS COVERED BY THIS LICENSE (LICENSED MATERIALS)
All Augsburg Fortress copyrighted and copyright-administered liturgical material, including texts and congregational singing parts (music graphics). Also, all material from Icon: Visual Images for Every Sunday, Icon Two, Icon Two for Projection, Kids Celebrate, and Spark Worship Bulletins. This license does NOT include copyright permission for any similar material whose copyright is not owned or administered by Augsburg Fortress (permission for use of any such materials must be obtained from the owner/administrator for each use), congregational hymns or songs, any musical accompaniments to liturgical music, or any other music not included in the Sundays and Seasons.com content set (e.g., choral anthems).
The list of materials covered by this license is subject to change without notice.
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Effective date: July 27, 2015.