Website Policies and Terms

Mission Statement

Project Vinyl is here to serve as a safe haven and archive for brony artists and music. All content posted here is the property of their respective artists and abides by Fair Use unless stated otherwise.

Guidelines & Code of Conduct

Here at Project Vinyl we aim to create a friendly community where open discussion and expression of artistic merit are encouraged, where an individual may come to express their own opinions without necessarily feeling opressed or vindicated for expressing those opinions. Most of our guidelines can be summaries in three (3) simple mantra:
  1. Don't be a Jerk

    Bullying, excessive violence, harassment, or other discriminatory behavior on this site is discouraged. That includes any inflamatory remarks, spamming, or otherwise being a jerk.

  2. Use common sense

    Have you heard about [SPOILERS]?

    As a courtasy to other users, we ask that spoilers of any kind, whether be it from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, or any other program or movie, not be posted to the site for at least 7 days after such madia has been release. This allows other poeple the chance to view and enjoy it at their own leisure.

    Note that spoilers may be hidden using the [spoiler]spoiler tag[/spoiler]

    Unrelease content / Leaks may be subject to the same restrictions.

  3. Keep it SFW

    Unless otherwise specfied, every part of Project Vinyl is to be considered Safe For Work.
    If it is not something you or anyone else would be comfortable with showing to their employers, then it should rather not be posted.

    This includes any media or discussions that are pornographic in nature, violent, illicits the use of illegal substances, is explotative or minors, or is otherwise deemed to be illegal in any part of the United States.

    Content of such nature is subject to removal without notice, and a possible infraction or ban placed upon the poster.

Copyright & Fair Use

  • Content uploaded to this platform are to be considered the property of their individual artists and musicians, and are provided at their behest under fair use laws.
  • Copyrighted content is allowed under special use conditions, in which case the uploader must have provided suficient evidence that they are:

    A. The original author/musician of the song/video/media being uploaded
    B. Own the rights to the uploaded song/video/media and any third-party content presented in that media
    C. Ows the legal rights to distribute said media on Project Vinyl as a platform

    Copyrighted material that does not meet the above criteria is subject to removal at the request of the original owner or legal representative of said owner and may incur an infraction upon the individual uploader.

    Repeated uploading of infringing material will result in subsequent infractions, and possibly a ban.
  • Copyright claims & takedown notices placed on a video will be considered against the rules of fair use in consideration with the type of claim laid. This does not automatically mean videos will be taken down. The content will be preliminarily removed for review, and if it is determined that the video's use of the copyrighted material is deemed 'fair use' or the report otherwise determined invalid, the video may then be restored and an infraction counted towards the reporting entity.