Access to and use of The National's image and audio files on this site are subject to the following terms and conditions:

The images & audio on The National Web site are protected by copyright & may be covered by other restrictions as well. The National retains all rights in images and audio contained in these files. Copyright and other proprietary rights may be held by individuals or entities other than, or in addition to, The National. The Materials are made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users may download these files for their own use. Copying or redistribution in any manner for commercial use is strictly prohibited. The National assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your use of the Site or your downloading of any Materials from the Site.

Live Recording Policy:
The National allow taping, so long as the venue does not restrict taping, but will not offer board feeds. The National are happy for the audio Archive to archive tapes of live shows for noncommercial, royalty-free downloading. Shows may not be bought or sold, but may be traded freely between fans.