CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
Orders for insertion of advertisements in the Tindle Group of Newspapers are accepted subject to the
(1) The placing of an order constitutes an assurance that the advertisement is legal, decent, honest and
truthful complying with the British Codes of Advertising and Sales Promotion, with any relevant codes of
practice and with the requirements of current legislation.
(2) The advertiser/advertising agency agrees to indemnify the publisher in respect of all costs, damages, or
other charges falling upon the newspaper as the result of legal actions or threatened legal actions arising
from the publication of the advertisement(s).
(3) While every endeavour will be made to meet the wishes of advertisers, the publisher does not guarantee
the insertion of any particular advertisement.
(4) (i) In the event of any error, misprint or omission in the printing of an advertisement or part of an
advertisement the publisher will either re-insert the advertisement or relevant part of the advertisement as
the case may be or make a reasonable refund of or adjustment to the cost. No re-insertion, refund or
adjustment will be made where the error, misprint or omission does not materially detract from the
(ii) In no circumstances shall the total liability of the publisher for any error, misprint or omission exceed (n)
the amount of a full refund of any price paid to the publisher for the advertisement in connection with
which liability arose or (b) the cost of a further or corrective advertisement of a type and standard
reasonably comparable to that in connection with which liability arose. It is the responsibility of the
advertiser/advertising agency to check the first insertion of any series of advertisements and notify the
publisher immediately of any errors. The publisher assumes no responsibility for the repetition of errors
unless notified by the advertiser.
(iv) The publisher shall not be liable for any loss or damage occasioned by any total or partial failure (however
caused) of publication or distribution of any newspaper or edition in which any advertisement is scheduled
(5) The publisher reserves the right to:
(i) cancel the order at any time by giving reasonable notice before the next insertion, but in that event the
advertiser/advertising agency shall not be liable for payment of the difference (if any) between the rates
for the series specified in the order and the usual price for the series of insertions which has appeared
when the order is stopped;
(ii) make any alteration it considers necessary or desirable in an advertisement and to require artwork or
copy to be amended to meet its approval.
(6) An advertising agency may cancel any unexpired part of an order without penalty in the event of the death
or failure of its client.
(7) (i) The copyright for all purposes in all artwork, copy and other material which the publisher or his
employees have originated, contributed to or reworked shall vest in the publisher. The publisher is hereby
authorised to record, reproduce, publish, distribute and broadcast (or to permit the same) all
advertisements (including but not limited to text, artwork and photographs) and to include and make them
available in any information service, electronic or otherwise.
(8) The placing of an order by an advertiser, or an advertising agency on behalf of a client, constitutes an
assurance that all necessary authority and permission has been secured in respect of the use in the
advertisement(s) of pictorial representations of (or purporting to be of) living persons, and of references to
the words attributed to living persons.
(9) The advertiser?s artwork, film and all other property is held by the publisher at the advertiser?s risk and
should be insured by him against loss or damage from whatever cause. The publisher reserves the right
to destroy without notice all artwork, film and other property which has been in his custody for six months
from the date of its last appearance in an advertisement unless the advertiser has given instructions to the
(10) The publisher reserves the right to require four clear days? notice of cancellation of any order or
unexpired part of an order, or in the case of an advertisement which by reason of its position is
chargeable at a premium rate, not less than twenty-eight clear days? notice before the insertion or the next
insertion on payment of the difference (if any) between the rates for the series specified in the order and
the usual price for the series of insertions which has appeared when the order is stopped.
(11) All gross advertising rates (except classified linage and semi display) are subject to a 0.1% Advertising
Standards Board of Finance (ASBOF) levy, payable by advertisers to help finance the self regulatory
system administered by the Advertising Standards Authority.
(12) When credit is allowed, payment for an advertisement is subject to the cash flow rules currently in force
and as agreed between the Newspaper Society, the Newspaper Publishers Association Ltd., the Institute
of Practitioners in Advertising and the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers:
The due date for payment is the last day of the month after the month in which the advertisement
appeared, provided invoices and vouchers (or other proof of insertion), if required, have been dispatched
not later than the 10th of the month following insertion.
(ii) When the sum owing has not been dispatched to the publisher by the last day of the month following
insertion surcharge of 3% will be applied on the gross rate.
(iii) When the sum owing has not been dispatched by one further month after (ii) above, a further
surcharge of 2% will be added, making the rate of surcharge 5%.
(iv) The existence of a query on any individual item in an account shall not affect the due date of payment
of the balance of the account.
(13) (i) Every endeavour will be made to forward replies to box numbers to the advertiser as soon as possible
after receipt by the publisher, but the publisher accepts no liability in respect of any loss or damage
alleged to have arisen through delay in forwarding or omitting to forward such replies (howsoever
caused). The advertiser authorises the publisher to return to its originator any communication which, in
the opinion of the publisher, should not be delivered to the advertiser.
(ii) The newspaper reserves the right to disclose the name and address of advertisers and/or agencies to
the police, trading standards officials, or any other relevant authority and, where the publisher in its sole
discretion deems it reasonable, to other third parties.
(14) Advertisement orders are issued by an advertising agency as a principal and must be on the agency?s
official form. When copy instructions not constituting an official order are issued, they shall be clearly
marked “Copy instructions - not an order”.
(15) The placing of an order for the insertion of an advertisement shall amount to an acceptance of the above
conditions and any conditions stipulated on an agency?s order form or elsewhere by an agency or an
advertiser shall be void insofar as they are in conflict with them.
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