Intellectual Property

OZIKO's policy on Copyright and other Intellectual Property rights :

Reasons for our policy: Respect for artists and their creations

Hello and welcome to the OZIKO online store. At OZIKO we encourage artists, creators and producers or record companies by offering to sell their works and creations. We are concerned about preserving and protection of the intellectual property rights of authors, composers, artists, and all of those who create these works to entertain you and bring happiness into your lives. Without protection of their rights, the various craftsmen of the cultural and entertainment industry cannot survive. OZIKO cares about respecting copyright and other intellectual property rights, and expects visitors and users of our store, as well as those who buy our products, to do the same.

For these reasons, OZIKO asks that you accept the terms and conditions of its policy on Copyright and other Intellectual Property rights which are reproduced below, and to agree to abide by them. You confirm your acceptance and commitment by continuing your visit or browsing on our site or Online Store, and, as the case may be, when you order or purchase any of our products, services or items offered.

If you do not accept the terms and conditions of OZIKO's policy on Copyright and other Intellectual Property rights, please do not press the "I AGREE TO THE TERMS" button, leave the store and the Site, refrain from using OZIKO's services and do not purchase the Products offered. 

Important note : Our Policy on Copyright and other Intellectual Property Rights is subject to change or may be modified from time to time. In all cases, changes will be posted on our site and by continuing to browse or use the site or our online store, you agree to be bound by and comply with all such changes. 

This Policy applies to OZIKO, as well as its branches, affiliates, divisions, successors, and their employees, officers, agents and other representatives. 

1- Protected products and contents  

OZIKO offers for sale, for listening to, or for viewing, a variety of products that contain or incorporate works of various kinds that are or may be protected by applicable copyright and intellectual property laws. These protections apply worldwide. During your visit, while browsing or while shopping in our store and on our site, you will notice that works may also be reproduced or displayed and appear in various places. These works, as well as all the content of our site, our database, and the content of the online store are also protected and, where applicable, they appear on our page, in the various departments of our store, or elsewhere on the OZIKO site, under the terms of authorizations we have obtained. All the elements described above are therefore subject to this Policy.

Please be advised that, among others, and not limited to those listed below, the following items are protected by any of Copyright and other Intellectual property Laws :

  • musical works incorporated in albums, singles, music videos, audiovisual works (concerts, shows, films, interviews or other images) incorporated in audiovisual products (DVD'S or other), or excerpts thereof; 
  • recordings of, or excerpts from, various works performed by artists;
  • vocal, instrumental, dramatic, artistic, visual, choreographic, movements, or excerpts thereof;
  • poems, stories, short stories, articles, song lyrics, invented words, and any other original texts, or excerpts thereof;
  • instrumental music, whether or not paired with lyrics, and performances by musicians or instrumentalists who composed, created and/or performed it, or excerpts thereof;
  • graphic musical or instrumental scores or otherwise transcribed or excerpted therefrom;
  • photographs, images, films, animations, drawings, sketches, plans, paintings, illustrations, and any graphics or artwork, or extracts thereof;
  • Logotypes, logos, distinctive signs or symbols, prints, and any visual representation of a trademark or other distinctive mark, or excerpts thereof;
  • trade-marks, trade names, company names and their marks, or excerpts thereof;
  • the name "OZIKO", its logotype (logo), its trademark, any visual representation used by OZIKO to identify it, as well as any of the elements described above, and which may be incorporated or used on the site, on any page or elsewhere in the OZIKO store, or any excerpt thereof;

2- Restrictions and prohibitions on protected products and contents

It is your duty to participate in the protection of Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property rights to prevent plagiarism or other infringement, piracy and other unauthorized uses and exploitation of the works or any products offered for sale by OZIKO. When you purchase one of our products, whether it is a CD, vinyl disc, digital file, DVD, clothing or accessories, or concert tickets, this product belongs to you and intended only for personal use, unless it is intended for a gift. The purchase of a product and the use you make of it are therefore subject to restrictions and prohibitions, among others (the list below is not exhaustive):

YOU MAY NOT, resell, rent, copy, reproduce, whether in whole or in part and for profit or not, songs or musical works, music, texts, lyrics, photographs, images, drawings, sketches, illustrations, any graphic element (art work), logotypes (logos), pseudonyms, acronyms, or other marks, reproduced or incorporated in CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, digital files, in their sleeves, packaging, inserts or other containers, as well as in the clothing, accessories, or any other products sold or offered for sale by OZIKO, and the concert tickets, in any form, in any manner and by any means, directly or indirectly, without having obtained OZIKO’s prior written consent, and that of all persons or companies who hold or could hold rights in these items;

YOU MAY NOT transform, modify, adapt, translate, or make any change, in whole or in part and for profit or not, in and to the songs or musical works, the music, texts, lyrics, photographs, images, drawings, sketches, illustrations, any graphic element (art work), logos, pseudonyms, acronyms, or other marks, reproduced or incorporated in CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, the digital files, in their sleeves, packaging, inserts or other containers, as well as in clothing, accessories, or any other products sold or offered for sale by OZIKO, in any form, in any manner and by any means, directly or indirectly, without having obtained OZIKO’s prior written consent, and that of all persons or companies who hold or could hold rights in these items;

YOU MAY NOT broadcast, present or perform in public, whether in whole or in part and for profit or not, songs or musical works, music, texts, lyrics, photographs, images, drawings, sketches, illustrations, any graphic element (art work), logos, pseudonyms, acronyms, or other marks, reproduced or incorporated in CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, digital files, in their pouches, packaging, inserts or other containers, as well as in clothing, accessories, or any other products sold or offered for sale by OZIKO, in any form, in any manner and by any means, directly or indirectly, without having obtained OZIKO’s prior written consent, and that of all persons or companies that hold or could hold rights in these items;

Any person, company or organization that infringes or violates Copyright or other Intellectual Property rights will be automatically banned from our site and store, and his or her account(s) will be automatically closed. OZIKO further reserves all of its rights, including the right to seek all remedies and take all appropriate legal action against any infringer, and to claim any damages, penalties or other relief arising or that may arise or result from such infringement or violation. 

3- Offences committed by other persons

In order to help us protect the rights of authors, composers, artists, creators and producers or record companies, if you witness an infringement or violation of Copyright or other Intellectual Property rights that are described in our Policy on Copyright or other Intellectual Property Rights above, or if you believe that such an infringement or violation has occurred, we encourage you to notify us as soon as possible by means of a written notice containing the following :

  • a detailed description of the product (which product it is CD, DVD, individual song, clothing, accessory), the catalog number of the product;
  • as the case may be, the title of the work, the song, the show, the album;
  • a description and as much detail as possible about what you believe to be the infringement or violation of rights and the date on which you found or observed it;
  • where, if applicable, the location where you found the infringement;
  • if available, images or photographs that illustrate the infringement or violation;

You can send us this notice, and any questions or comments regarding Copyright or other Intellectual Property rights by regular mail to the following mailing address below, or by E-mail to: info@oziko.com. In this way, you will contribute and help protect the rights of your favorite artists, permit them to continue to practice this beautiful craft and continue to entertain you !

OZIKO
990, Atateken Street, Unit # 101
Montreal (Quebec) Canada
H2L 3K5