Your company, association or public service can use background music on its website. However, you do need the permission of the authors, composers and producers of that music. Unisono grants a licence for this subject to certain conditions. This allows you to take care of the copyright and the neighbouring rights royalties quickly and easily.

Want to apply for a licence? 

You can immediately use MyUnisono, our handy tool that allows you to manage your licence online.

We grant a licence under the following cumulative conditions:

  • Background music limited to a duration of 15 minutes
  • Non-downloadable format
  • No web radio application
  • No advertising, promotional or animated spots (flash, video, etc.)

If you do not meet these conditions, please send an email to media-online@unisono.be.

number of FTE on the social balance of 31.12.2019 Annual rate excl 6% VAT
    COPYRIGHT ROYALTIES
consumer price index 109.04
  NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS
consumer price index 109.04
from to Annual performing rights Unique synchronisation right and right of use Annual performing rights
0 5 119,71 € 131,68 € per work (this fee only applies when using "library music") 107,04 €
6 10 179,56 € 203,50 €
11 25 299,27 € 359,12 €
26 100 478,83 € 478,83 €
101 300 718,24 € 598,52 €
301 500 1017,49 € 837,93 €
501 1000 1376,61 € 957,64 €
Over 1000 VTE 1795,57 € 1077,35 €

    Temporary background music on websites:

    • For a maximum of one uninterrupted quarter: 50% of the annual rate
    • For a maximum of one uninterrupted half-year: 75% of the annual rate

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