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NLA media access Limited, UK

Submitted by admin on Mon, 07/12/2010 - 17:02
NLA, NLA media access Limited, UK
Mount Pleasant House
Lonsdale Gardens
Tunbridge Wells
TN1 1HJ
United Kingdom
Phone
+44 1892 525 273
Fax
+44 1892 525 275
Website
http://www.nla.co.uk
Publish chief executive details ?
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Title
Managing Director
Title
Commercial Director
History of the organisation
NLA media access was formed in 1996 to operate a scheme to license and collect revenue from the copying of cuttings from newspapers; the eClips database of UK newspaper content began supplying media monitoring organisations in 2006 and licensing of newspaper-owned websites began in 2010. NLA represents a number of web only publications and also some magazines
Year of incorporation
1996
Year of first distribution
1996
Year of first collection
1996
Total number of Board Members
15
Remarks about the Board
All board members are non-executive, except for the Managing Director and Finance Director.
How are Board Members elected
Seven national newspaper publisher representatives, and alternates where chosen, are appointed by shareholders; one regional publisher representative is nominated by the Newspaper Society; one magazine publisher representative is chosen by the Profession
Remarks about the members
NLA media access holds mandates from the publishers of 5,400 newspapers and magazines titles (including all the national newspapers) and over 3,850 websites. International rights for most magazine titles are administered through the CLA.
Staff total number
60
Remarks about staff
NLA has a liceensing team of around 20, plus IT, database operations, finance and mgt staff
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
1 January – 31 December
Type of National legislation
Civil Law
Common Law
Other Law
NLA media access operates under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended by the EU Directive which came into force in October 2003.
Licensing system
Voluntary Licencing schemes, with potential back-up in Copyright Laws
Types of works licensed
Newspapers, magazines, newspaper websites, magazine websites, newswires and born digital publications
Types of uses licensed
Business copying of print and web publications, media monitoring applications and PR supply to clients. NLA also licences some republication by business. NLA licences for education are sold in partnership with CLA.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Media Monitoring Agencies; Public Relations Consultancies; end-user: companies, associations, national government departments, local government authorities, charities. Over 200,000 organisations now have the benefit of an NLA licence. NLA licences for schools, colleges and universities are managed by CLA under an agency agreement.
Types of works licensed
NLA media access offers digital rights allowing licensees to digitally scan, scrape and distribute cuttings from print and web editions.
RRO partnerships: NLA has developed a technology partnership with CFC to enable the launch of the Distre-Presse service to French monitoring agencies, using the NLA eClips database. A similar agreement with CEDRO was signed in 2016.
Types of uses licensed
Business copying of print and web publications, media monitoring applications and PR supply to clients. NLA also licences some republication by business. NLA licences for education are sold in partnership with CLA.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Media Monitoring Agencies; Public Relations Consultancies; end-user: companies, associations, national government departments, local government authorities, charities. Over 200,000 organisations now have the benefit of an NLA licence. NLA licences for schools, colleges and universities are managed by CLA under an agency agreement.
Public Lending Rights
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Other areas of licensing
Media monitoring agencies and public relations consultancies are permitted to supply copies to their clients. NLA offers direct licence to international media monitoring agencies and has such clients in a number of countries outside the UK. NLA also offers eClips - an online database of press content for media monitoring.

Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used
Title Specific Distributions based on copying data provided by agencies and clients
Distribution methods
Title-specific distribution
Publishers' % share
100% - subject to their obligation to pay contributors
Administration costs as a percentage
Approximately 12% (database operational costs and revenue precludes a simple answer)
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made ?
no
Cultural deductions as a percentage
None
Social deductions as a percentage
None
Cultural and social deductions combined as a percentage
None
New developments / licensing
Archive rights extension is now offered
Number of Bilateral agreements type A
20
Bilateral agreements type A with
License2Publish & Copiepresse (Belgium). Unilateral: NLI (Republic of Ireland). Bilateral type A with digital academic extension. CLL (New Zealand), CopyDan (Denmark), Access Copyright (Canada), Copibec (Canada), Kopinor (Norway). Type A full digital rights: CAL (Australia), Copyrus (Russia), Stichting Reprorecht (The Netherlands), Kopiosto (Finland), ICLA (Republic of Ireland) Prolitteris (Switzerland), Literar-Mechana (Austria) HKRRLS (Hong Kong), CEDRO (Spain), CFC (France), DALRO (South Africa), Bonus Copyright Access (Sweden), LUXORR (Luxembourg), CLASS (Singapore), Repropol (Poland), OSDEL (Greece). NLA holds similar agreements with PMG (Germany), PMCA (New Zealand) and VisaPress (Portugal).
Number of Bilateral agreements type B
2
Bilateral agreements type B with
Unilateral: VG Wort (Germany)
SAZOR (2019)
Please select your currency
Pound Sterling
Total amount collected for all licensing
43 500 000.00
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing
43 500 000.00
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing
43 500 000.00
Total amount received for reproduction licensing from other RROs world-wide
769 000.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing
40 450 000.00
Total amount distributed from reproduction licensing
40 450 000.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders
3 910 000.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders from reproduction licensing
38 676 000.00
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs
424 000.00
Name
Neil O'Brien
Name
Henry Jones