Business is conducted via these terms and orders are only accepted when subjected to these terms. “The Publisher” is Pineapple Rock Ltd and “The Advertiser” refers to the party to which our services are being sold.
The advertisement refers to Display Advertising (digital magazine), Digital Display Advertising (online and on app), Advertorials, Native Advertising, Sponsored, Provided or Promoted content.
- These terms supersede any previously published terms and conditions of business. Any conditions or terms stipulated, incorporated or referred by The Advertiser in its purchase order or negotiations will be void unless expressly agreed upon in writing by The Publisher.
- All advertising is accepted subject to The Publisher’s approval of the copy and space being available.
The Publisher has the right to omit, suspend, edit, and refuse any advertisement without explanation in which no claim on the part of the Advertiser for damages or breach of contract shall arise.
- If omission or suspension of an advertisement be due to the act or default of The Advertiser or his servants or agents then the space reserved shall be paid for in full notwithstanding that the advertisement has not appeared.
- Orders should be placed with an official Purchase Order or written instructions by an authorised person.
- It is the Advertiser’s responsibility that only authorised parties, agents or persons place orders.
- Verbal instructions are permitted by only on the understanding that no liability be held by The Publisher for mistakes arising there from.
- The Publisher cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions in advertising to our publish-ready specifications.
- The Publisher cannot accept liability for any errors due to 3rd party or subcontractors.
- The Advertiser will ensure adverts or copy supplied does not contravene any Act of Parliament and is in no way illegal, defamatory or any infringement of any person’s or corporation’s rights.
- The Advertiser must ensure that any advert or copy provided does not infringe the British Code Of Advertising Practice.
- The Advertiser shall indemnify The Publisher fully in respect of any claim made against the Publisher arising from the Advertisement.
- Prices stated on the Rate Card, or agreed upon at the point of order are exclusive of VAT at the current rate and will be charged in addition where applicable unless otherwise signified.
- Advertising rates are subject to revision at any time and orders are accepted on condition that the price binds The Publisher only in respect to the forthcoming issue.
- If there is a price increase The Advertiser will have the option to cancel the order without a surcharge or continue with the order at the revised cost.
- All orders must be paid for in advance of publication.
- All accounts must be cleared with in the time stated on Invoices without exception.
- The Publisher reserves the right to charge interest in accordance with the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.
- Any interest accrued will be billed monthly and be subject to VAT at the current rate.
- The Publisher in this case may refused further orders from The Advertiser and reserves the right to cancel and future advertisement regardless of deposits paid if any payment is overdue.
- Recognised agencies will be granted a 10% commission on the quoted price provided that payments are met on the due date and all other requirements are met and strictly complied with.
- Any size, agency or discounts are given in consideration of our terms being met exactly.
Failure to adhere to these, set out in the previous clauses shall result in the full Rate Card being charged.
- If The Advertiser cancels the balance of a contract he relinquishes any right to a previously negotiated series discount and advertisements will be paid for at current Rate, unless the Advertising has been suspended by The Publisher – see clause 2, 3, 8 and 9.
- A new invoice will be issued for any surcharges relating to Advertisements that have already been invoiced at the discounted rate. The payment date will remain unaffected.
- Additional charges to the Advertiser or his agents may be made if extra production work is due. If work supplied is found to be unsuitable extra charges may be charged to remedy the unsuitable material.
- All materials and property supplied to The Publisher shall at every step, remain property of The Advertiser and is deemed the Advertiser’s risk unless otherwise agreed.
- The Advertiser should insure appropriately.
- The Publisher is not liable if it is unable to carry out the provision of the Contract for any reason beyond its control, including, Act of God, legislation, war, fire, flood, drought, failure of power supply, lock out, strike or other dispute.
- The Publisher has the right to destroy any material it has in its charge after 12 months from its last appearance.
- At least four weeks’ notice is required prior copy date to stop or suspend an insertion.
Cancellation will be effective when The Publisher receives written notice.
- The Publisher may cancel any Contract five working days prior to the agreed date of Publication of the Advertisement.
- Complaints regarding reproduction or placement of advertisements must be made in writing and must be received within 4 weeks of the on-sale date of the issue in question.
If copy instructions are not received by the copy date, no guarantees can be given that the proofs will be supplied for corrections made. The Publisher has the right to repeat the most appropriate copy available.
- These Terms and Condition along with the Media Pack constitute the entirety of the Contract between The Publisher and The Advertiser. The Contact is deemed to take place at the offices of The Publisher. No variations or additions to the Contract are permitted and have legal effect. No employees or agent of The Publisher is authorised to make any representation binding upon The Publisher, unless such variation is in writing and signed off by a Director of the company.
- Adverts and any paid for content, including advertorials must be marked as such. We used the tag: “Sponsored by” for paid for content.
- These terms and conditions and all others express terms and of the Contact shall be governed and construed in the accordance with the laws of England.
UPDATED: 17 Feb 2016