THE GLOSSARY

4 Copyright License® Reporting Categories Defined

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The 4 categories that are reported for the CCL® Report are as follows: 1.  Print:  This category represents the physical reproduction of a song. Some common copying activities of the church are: Bulletins Song Sheets Songbooks Overhead Transparency Slides Customized Musical Arrangements Action: Report one (1) credit each time a song is printed in a bulletin, on a song sheet, in […]

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Access Code

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An Access Code links a User to an organization’s specific CCLI® application (i.e. SongSelect®, CCL Online Reporting). It is formatted as 0000000-00-0000 and is unique for each application. Initially, the Access Code is emailed or mailed from CCLI to the organization’s primary contact.The first person who accesses an organization’s SongSelect or Online Reporting will be automatically set as the administrator for […]

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Approved Websites

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An Approved Website for the Stream by CCLI license is either: A single website which the Church considers to be its home website; used by the Church for the purpose of communicating to Church members. A streaming service that is used by the Church for the purpose of streaming its church service.

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CCL® Reporting Period

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The Church Copyright License® (CCL®) activity reporting schedule is based upon 2 six month periods: April 1 – September 30 October 1 – March 31 Organizations with an active CCL® will be assigned to report during one of the six month periods approximately every 2 1/2 years as per the CCL Terms of Agreement. During the 2 1/2 […]

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Congregational Song book

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A congregational song book is a book that was published for the purpose of being used by a congregation. Typically, these are hymnals or any pew edition song books. Books that would not be congregational are: choir books, instrumental books, performance books (i.e. solo, duet, trio, quartet, ensemble), orchestrations, octavos, cantatas, musicals, or an artist’s song […]

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Contact CCLI Customer Service Support

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Inquiries regarding your current licenses and services with CCLI: Phone:  800-234-2446 x 3 during our office hours  7:00 am – 4:00 pm (Pacific), Monday through Friday (Closed public holidays). Email:  Support@ccli.com Please provide your organization’s license number or the organization’s name and address. CCLI 17205 SE Mill Plain Blvd Ste 150 Vancouver, WA 98683 USA    

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Copyright Notice

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This is a post stating the copyright ownership, usually found at the bottom of the song or on CD liner notes. The information begins with the copyright symbol © and may be followed by the year the work was published, the copyright owner and their administrator.

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Copyright Owner

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The copyright owner is: The publishing company or person/individual that owns and controls the rights of works/songs, much like property. Or the owner of a work/song has delegated the rights to another entity for administration of their work.

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Covered Record Labels for Rehearse by CCLI®

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The Rehearse license permits an organization to duplicate a purchased commercial recording of a song to assist the rehearsals of your choirs or worship teams; however, the Record Label of that commercial recording must be contracted with CCLI.  A “Record Label” is the company who produced the album. For the most up-to-date listing of covered record labels, please […]

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Definition of Copy

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We use the word copy to mean any duplication, reproduction, or re-creation of the words and/or musical notation of a song. Here are examples of what we mean when we say copy: Printing or photocopying the song onto paper or transparency sheets using a desktop printer or a photocopier. Downloading or creating a projection file […]

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Digital Downloads

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A digital download is the distribution of a Recording/Song (such as an mp3 file) in order to create a fixed copy of the audio recording so the Recording/Song can be captured, saved, or stored on a personal computer or portable device (i.e. a cell phone, iPod or similar digital audio/video player, palm pilot or similar […]

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Essential Communications

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If your organization has an active license with CCLI, it is required that the primary contacts of your organization receive communications regarding your license and services with CCLI. Essential information you are required to receive are subjects such as: the status and the renewal of the licenses and services you have with CCLI, and information regarding your reporting assignments. For […]

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Event Copyright License

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The seven day Event License is available for single events such as conferences, special meetings, city-wide meetings, crusades, or camp meetings. Because the Event License is for a shorter period of time, the License Fee is discounted from the Church Copyright License® Annual Fee. The Event License is the same as the Church Copyright License®, […]

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Podcast, Podcasting

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Podcasting is the single digital distribution of audio or video files of a church service that contain songs. Provided over the Internet by way of a website feed through approved websites to personal computers or portable media players capable of receiving digital files.

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Publisher’s Contact Information

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To find a publisher’s contact information: Go to www.ccli.com  and find the Song Search tool on the lower right corner of the page. Click on the “Authorized Catalogs” button and locate the name of the song’s copyright owner. If the copyright owner is found, their contact information is listed to the right.  

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Stream, Streaming

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Streaming is the digital transmission of a Recording/Song so that the audio portion of the Recording/Song may be listened to at the same time as its transmission. A Stream: Cannot be created as a fixed copy, permitting the Recording/Song to be captured, saved, copied, stored, or otherwise reproduced. Cannot be distributed or retransmitted in any manner by any means whatsoever.

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Terms of Agreement-CCLI Rehearse License

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Here are the Terms and Conditions for the CCLI Rehearse License, covering the rights and restrictions for license holders. Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions is required before a license can be issued. 1. The Licensed Rights 1.1 Definitions 1.1.1 Digital Streaming – The non-exclusive right for a Church’s music director/administrator or Church authorized personnel […]

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Terms of Agreement-CCLI Streaming License

Posted by & filed under STREAMING LICENSE, THE GLOSSARY.

Here are the Terms and Conditions for the CCLI Streaming License, covering the rights and restrictions for license holders. Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions is required before a license can be issued. 1. The Licensed Rights 1.1 Definitions 1.1.1 Podcasting – The non-exclusive right for the Church to Podcast, free of charge, from Approved […]

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Unique Songs

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Each individual song that is available in SongSelect® has its own CCLI® song number. Each of these are unique songs. During your SongSelect subscription year, the first time that you duplicate a song’s song sheet (chord, lead,vocal) from SongSelect by printing, emailing, or downloading, the activity will be counted 1 time against your maximum print capacity of 200 unique songs.  […]

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Your CCLI Profile

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Your “Profile” is your very own unique login that you will use to sign-in to specific CCLI® applications (SongSelect, Online Reporting, Rehearse Reporting): Your own personal sign-in! Your profile will contain your own unique information, such as your name, email address, and password. (We will not sell or rent your email address.) It is best to […]

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