Terms of use (the “Website”)

This Website is owned and operated by PRS for Music Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 03444246 and with its registered office at 1st Floor, Goldings House, 2 Hays Lane, London, SE1 2HB (“PRS for Music”). The following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) apply to the use of the Website by end users. Please read them carefully before using this Website:

User Obligation

By accessing, using and/or downloading materials from this Website, you agree on your own behalf and on behalf of each entity and person on whose behalf you act to abide by these Terms and Conditions. Specific services offered on this Website may also have additional terms of use applicable to them. You agree to comply with any such additional terms of use where these are provided in relation to any service. PRS for Music reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes online and it is your responsibility to refer to and comply with them on accessing the Website. Your continued use of this Website after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified.

If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions in full, you do not have permission to access the Website and should cease using it immediately.

If there is any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on this Website relating to specific services then the latter shall prevail.

Use of the Website

You may use this Website only for lawful purposes, in a manner which does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this Website by any third party. This restriction includes, but is not limited to, conduct which is defamatory, or which may harass, cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or interrupt the normal flow of dialogue within this Website.

Where you given a user name, password or other secure access details in order to access or use any services offered by us or any part of this Website, you will keep such information secure at all times and treat it as strictly confidential. You must notify us in the event that such information is revealed to or accessed by anyone else or where you become aware of a breach of confidentiality or any unauthorised use of this Website.

You may not create a link to any page of this Website without PRS for Music's prior written consent.

Where we suspect or have reason to believe there has been a breach of these Terms and Conditions or any additional terms of use, or that our intellectual property rights (or those of our suppliers or licensors) have been infringed, we reserve the absolute right to conduct all necessary investigations into the possible breach of these Terms, and to take all actions considered necessary against all parties involved in the unauthorised use of this Website including using blocking technology if any scraping of the Website is suspected. If we suspect any breach, your access to this Website may be suspended or terminated by us at any time with or without notice. We also reserve the right to generally add, remove or amend content or modify or terminate any or all of the services offered on this Website at any given time in the future without notice. PRS for Music shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or withdrawal of the Website.

Intellectual Property

You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content contained within this Website shall remain at all times owned by PRS for Music or its licensors. You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by PRS for Music.

You may electronically copy, download or print portions of this Website for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of materials on this Website without the prior written consent of PRS for Music is strictly prohibited.

You agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to)

  • develop, support or use software, devices, automated scripts or programs, robots or any other means or processes (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons or any other technology) to scrape data, records, information or other material on this Website;
  • override any security feature or bypass or circumvent any access controls or use limits of the Website (such as caps on searches, views or downloads); 
  • copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of any material or content on this Website; or 
  • save to the extent permitted by a mandatory provision of applicable law which cannot be disapplied by way of agreement, use, access, or extract material or content on this Website as part of text and data mining activities or for the purpose of training or otherwise developing or deploying an AI based system.

Content Changes and Accuracy

We have taken every care in the preparation of the content of this Website, however we cannot guarantee uninterrupted and totally reliable access to this Website, and therefore cannot guarantee that the information will always be completely up to date and free of mistakes. Furthermore, we cannot guarantee that this Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. To the extent permitted by applicable law, PRS for Music disclaims all warranties; express or implied, as to the accuracy, full functionality or reliability of the information/services contained in any of the materials on this Website and will accept no liability for any loss or damage arising as a result of problems with access. Please inform us of any errors on this website by emailing:

Personal Data/Privacy Policy

Please see our separate Privacy Policy for information

Links from this website

PRS for Music does not monitor or review the content of other parties' websites that may be linked from this Website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by PRS for Music. PRS for Music is not the publisher of such opinions or material.


You agree to indemnify and keep indemnified PRS for Music from and against all claims, damages, expenses, costs and liabilities arising in any manner from your entry to and use of the Website other than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and any terms of use that apply in relation to specific services offered on the Website.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales. All disputes arising out of your access to this Website are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts. If any of these Terms or Conditions is deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above) then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these Terms and Conditions and the remaining provisions will continue to apply. 

Please direct any questions or queries about these Terms and Conditions to: 

PRS for Music manages the common activities of The Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society Limited and The Performing Right Society Limited, services both societies and is jointly owned by them.

The Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society Limited (MCPS) is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 00199120 and with its registered office at 2nd Floor, Synergy House, 114-118 Southampton Row, London, WC1B 5AA.

The Performing Right Society Limited (PRS) is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 00134396 and with its registered office at 1st Floor, Goldings House, 2 Hays Lane, London, SE1 2HB.

Terms of use last updated: December 2023

Browser compatibility

The PRS for Music website currently supports the following internet browsers:

  • Windows – Chrome 113, Firefox 113.0.1, Edge 113
  • Mac – Safari 15.6.1, Chrome 113, Firefox 113.0.1

We are currently in the process of improving our site for access via mobile devices.

Any changes will be updated on this page as and when we support newer browsers or stop supporting older browsers.

Browser compatibility last updated: May 2023

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