Frequently asked questions on the private copying remuneration
Auvibel ensures that the private copying remuneration is distributed efficiently and quickly among its 20 members, all collective management organisations, each of which represents different types of rightholders. These organisations then transfer the money from the private copying levy to their members, who are the final rightholders of the private copying levy. See Distribution
Private copying remuneration has existed in Belgium since 1994. This legal exception to copyright also exists in 22 other European countries, including our neighbouring countries, the Netherlands, France, Germany, and others. See International.