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Pump/Getty minimum payment ripoff
      11/02/13 08:42 PM
I know Pump/Getty have a bad rep in these parts for music placements and percentage splits etc. but I've been with them for a few years and it's generated a bit of extra cash for tracks which would otherwise have just been lying around.

But on my Dec payout just gone, there are some placements on my statement that I didn't actually get paid for. Each placement you get with Pump is logged under a separate contract, and I am aware there's a $50 minimum threshold before they pay out. Fair enough I suppose, if you've only had one placement and it's below $50, but I've had several individual placements over the last 6 months that total up well over the minimum of $50.

In the past I got paid based on the total of all contracts being over $50, but now I'm being told by Pump that for each individual contract I generate that's below $50, I just won't get my share. Pump get their share of the payment from the client, regardless of minimum amount, but if my part is below $50 it just vanishes?

Previously they paid out based on the total of all contracts from the last 6 months but now I'm being told this caused them 'accounting issues'! When I asked about it further I was told "We are moving towards eliminating the multiple contracts, which will, in part, make this sort of situation a rare occurrence, but this change is still in the planning stages."

I need to dig out the original agreements and read them through closely but surely this isn't legal? I'm thinking of getting some legal advice although I don't know if it's worth the bother for a couple of hundred quid. But I'm loathe to just let them get away with it as their deal is bad enough already.

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. * Re: Pump/Getty minimum payment ripoff jpalmer   13/02/13 08:01 PM
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. * Re: Pump/Getty minimum payment ripoff jpalmer   12/02/13 08:34 PM
. * Re: Pump/Getty minimum payment ripoff The Red Bladder   12/02/13 10:52 AM
. * Re: Pump/Getty minimum payment ripoff narcoman   13/02/13 12:59 AM
. * Re: Pump/Getty minimum payment ripoff The Red Bladder   13/02/13 09:37 AM
. * Re: Pump/Getty minimum payment ripoff Salty Dog   13/02/13 05:41 PM
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. * Re: Pump/Getty minimum payment ripoff Salty Dog   16/02/13 11:42 AM
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