Usage Policy


Using the music

The music can be used on various platforms as long as the end user (you) locates the relevent license from my license page. There are different types of licenses depending on the platform or use. These are:

YouTube License - Free "Copy & Paste" license

Instagram License - Free "Copy & Paste" license

Facebook License - Chargeable license

Podcast License - Chargeable license

Other Platforms / Websites License - Chargeable license

You must also follow the other Policies, including the License Policy


What you can do with the music

For YouTube /  Instagram


  • You can use the music on YouTube / Instagram when you copy and paste the relevent license into your video description

  • You can chop / extend the duration of the music so that it fits your video

For any other website / platform

  • You can use the music on other websites / platforms when you have purchased a valid license

  • You can chop / extend the duration of the music so that it fits your video


What you can't do with the music

For all websites / platforms

  • You can't use the music without a valid license

  • You can't create your own rules / licenses

  • You can't rename / retitle the music

  • You can't claim the music as your own or someone elses

  • You can't remix / remake / duplicate the music

  • You can't use MP3 converters to download the music or promote the use of one

  • You can't upload the material to any music detection services such as (but not limited to);
    - Shazam / Apple Siri
    - YouTube / Facebook Content ID

  • You can't distribute the music, this includes (but is not limited to);
    - Giving away the download(s) for free
    - Selling the music
    - Uploading to online music streaming / distribution websites (such as Audio Grab,     SoundCloud ETC...)
    - Adding to streaming stores (such as Apple Music, YouTube Music, Spotify ETC...)


Please note

Declan DP reserves the right to refuse use of the music and / or to remove any material which contains music provided under this policy in the following circumstances:

  • When the music is not licensed properly

  • When fake licenses or rules have been created

  • When the music has been edited / remixed in any way other than being chopped / extended

  • When the music has been re-named / retitled / stolen

  • When the music is being distrubuted / given away

  • When being used in conjunction with illegal activity or hate speech

  • When Declan DP videos / artwork / logos are re-used

  • When there is reasonable concern that damage may be caused to the material, Declan DP or their reputation

All sound recordings, musical compositions, logos and videos are copyright protected worldwide unless stated otherwise. Declan DP holds full exclusive rights to all material released and any attempt to take away these rights will have legal consequences as Declan DP holds evidence for the creation of each song / composition

Any infringement will not be tolerated

"Copyright Free", "Copyright Safe" and other similar terms may be added to describe material that is Royalty Free. The music being Royalty Free does not remove legal copyright from any material but means that the end user may use the material without continously paying royalties. This does not mean that the material can be used without licensing, all material must be licensed, even when royalty free

Additional Information

Declan DP does not accept any form of infringement. Any person(s) found to use the material in a way that could cause damage / losses will have the material removed and may face legal action.

By purchasing / downloading any song / license from Declan DP, you agree to abide by all terms of use, policies and rules set out by Declan DP. You agree that misusing the music / licenses will result in a copyright claim and that Declan DP may not offer any retraction of any active claim made.

You agree and understand the policies below:

  • YouTube
  • Spotify
  • iTunes
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • SoundCloud