TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Conditions of Acceptance of Advertisements:
1. An advertisement is accepted on the understanding that the relationship between the Advertiser and Connect-i.net (hereafter called the Publisher) is governed by the conditions set out below. Unless specifically approved in writing by the Publisher, the conditions stipulated on an Advertiser's order form or anywhere else shall be void.
2. For the purpose of these conditions, "Advertiser" shall refer to the contractual Principal, that is the party responsible for payment of charges arising from the publication of an advertisement.
3. Where appropriate, "advertisement" includes Solus Emails, Banners and Standard Emailer Entries which comprise of Image and Max 45 words text.
4. We will, subject to availability, technical limitations and these Terms and Conditions, use our reasonable endeavours to publish your advertisement in the format submitted by you and in accordance with your other instructions. The positioning or placement of your advertisement will be at our discretion unless we expressly agree otherwise in writing.
5. We may, at our absolute discretion, refuse to publish any advertisement without giving any reason.
6. We may, without prior consultation or notice to you, amend your advertisement in any way whatsoever, if we believe that the publication of your advertisement would be offensive, in breach of any law, in breach of any pre-existing agreement we have with a third party or in breach of a third partyís rights. If we amend your advertisement, this will not reduce the price agreed for publication of the advertisement. We reserve the right to vary the placement or positioning of your advertisement and to change the format of your advertisement where we deem fit to do so. We will endeavour to notify you of those changes, but we will not be liable for any costs, expenses, losses or damages suffered or incurred by you arising from our failure to publish your advertisement in accordance with your request.
7. In the event of any error, misprint or omission in the printing of an advertisement or part of an advertisement, except where attributable to an act or default by the Advertiser or his agents the Publisher will either re-insert the advertisement or make a refund of or an 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 advertisement. In no circumstances shall the total liability of the Publisher for any error, misprint or omission exceed (a) the amount of a full refund of any price paid to the Publisher for the advertisement in connection with which the liability arose; (b) the cost of a further or corrective advertisement of a similar type and standard to the advertisement in connection with which the liability arose. Any complaint concerning the reproduction of an advertisement must be lodged in writing within two weeks of the publication date. The Publisher cannot accept liability for any errors due to inaccurate copy instructions.
8. Advertisement rates are subject to revision at any time and individual orders are accepted on condition that the price binds the Publisher only in respect of the next issue being published.
9. The Advertiser, where an agency, may not recharge a client for space at an increased rate, unless with the Publisher's written consent.
10. Payment terms are strictly 30 days after receipt of the Publisher's invoice.
11. Cancellation Deadline is strictly 60 days prior to publication. Any cancellations after this date will be subject to a minimum cancellation fee of 100% of the total cost of the entire campaign. Campaigns cancelled at your request after commencement will not be entitled to a refund of the unused portion of the campaign.
12. The Publisher shall not be bound by any notification of cancellation unless it is in writing and received by the Publisher by the Cancellation Date. Confirmation of cancellation will be issued in writing within 48 hours.
13. If you fail to pay for the advertising services in accordance with your order and these Terms and Conditions, or if you commit an act of bankruptcy, become insolvent, have a receiver or administrator or liquidator or manager appointed over any of your assets or if you resolve to wind up your company, then we may (at our absolute discretion cancel any current advertising campaign and terminate any agreement for advertising that is yet to be published and take proceedings against you to recover any overdue amount including costs in relation to any action taken against you by us.
14. If written copy instructions are not received by the agreed copy date, no guarantee can be given that proofs will be supplied or corrections made and the Publisher reserves the right to repeat the most appropriate copy.
15. We will set Standard Emailer Entries to out standard format and send you a proof shortly after your booking is made. If we do not receive any amendments, in writing, by the agreed date we reserve the right to publish as is.
16. Where the Publisher fails to provide a requested proof and the published advertisement substantially conforms to the copy provided by the Advertiser, then the Advertiser is liable to pay the full cost of the Advertisement.
17. The Advertiser warrants that the advertisement does not contravene any Act of Parliament, nor is it in any way illegal or defamatory or an infringement of any other party's rights or an infringement of the British Code of Advertising Practice. On the contrary, copy must be legal, decent, honest and truthful, Should it become apparent that this is not the case, the Publisher reserves the right to suspend the advertisement, in which case no claim on the part of the Advertiser for damages or breach of contract shall arise.
18. The Advertiser will indemnify the Publisher fully in respect of any costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from the publication of an advertisement conformed with the copy instructions supplied by the Advertiser. The Publisher will consult with the Advertiser as to the way in which such claims should be handled.
19. The placing of an order by an Advertiser constitutes an assurance that all necessary authority and permission has been secured for the use in the advertisement of a pictorial representation of, or of words attributable to, a living person.
20. If so required, the Advertiser must disclose the identity of the client and reveal the nature of the product/service to be advertised. In the event of the Advertiser failing to comply with such a request, the Publisher reserves the right to cancel the advertisement, in which case no claim on the part of the Advertiser for damages or breach of contract shall arise.
21. In accepting financial advertisements, the Publisher does so on the understanding that their copy content, authorisation and placing have been processed in accordance with the requirements of the Financial Services Act 1986.
22. Notwithstanding anything in the above which may provide to the contrary, neither the Publisher nor Advertiser shall be liable to one another for any loss or damage, consequential or otherwise, caused by or arising out of any Act of Parliament, Order in Council, Act of State, strike of employees, lock-out, trade dispute, enemy action, rioting, civil commotion, fire, force majeure, Act of God or other similar contingency beyond the control of either party.
23. These conditions and all other express terms of the contract shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Laws of England.