Conditions of Acceptance

Conditions of Acceptance of Advertisements

Orders for insertion of advertisements in the Warminster Journal are accepted subject to the following conditions:

  1. Advertisement copy shall be legal, decent, honest and truthful; and shall comply with the requirements of current legislation.

  2. The publisher does not guarantee the insertion of any particular advertisement on any particular date or in any particular position. The publisher reserves the right to re-classify any advertisement in accordance with the general policy of the paper.

  3.  If, by the fault of the Warminster Journal, there is 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 up to the full cost of the advertisement. No re-insertion, refund or adjustment will be made where the misprint or omission does not materially detract from the advertisement. In no circumstances shall the total liability of the publisher exceed the price paid to the publisher for the insertion of the advertisement.

  4. It is the responsibility of the advertiser or advertising agency to inform the publishers immediately of any error, misprint or omission as the publisher’s responsibility under condition 3 is limited to the first such error, misprint or omission. Apart from the case of advertising agencies any claim for errors must be made by 10 a.m. Tuesday following publication.

  5. The publisher reserves the right to:

    (a) cancel the order at any time by giving reasonable notice before the next insertion.
    (b) make any alteration it considers necessary or desirable in an advertisement.

  6. The copyright of all artwork, design or typesetting created or amended by the publisher or his employees shall vest in the publisher.

  7. Copy will be changed as requested by the advertiser provided adequate time is allowed.

  8. Proofs may be supplied upon request; and alterations will be made provided adequate time is allowed.

  9. The publisher will allow cancellation of an order or unexpired part without penalty in the event of the death or failure of the advertiser.

  10. The publisher requires any cancellation of an order or part order before 10 a.m. Tuesday prior to publication day.

  11. Where voucher copies, tearsheets or otherproof of insertion have been requested they will be supplied as soon as practicable.

  12. Artwork supplied as computer files should be CMYK for colour output. Artwork supplied in colour will be charged the colour rate.

  13. The placing of an order by an advertiser, or advertising agency on behalf of themselves or a client constitutes an assurance that all necessary authority and permission has been secured in respect of the use in the advertisements of any pictorial representations of (or purporting to be of) items, places or living persons, and of references to the words attributed to living persons.

  14.  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, or any one or more of the series of advertisements, published in accordance with the copy instructions supplied to the newspaper in pursuance of the advertiser/ advertising agency’s order. In any case where a claim is made against the newspaper or the newspaper is sued and the advertiser/advertising agency may ultimately be liable under the terms hereof, notice in writing shall be given to the advertiser/advertising agency, and consultation shall take place before any expense is incurred  or the claim is settled or the case is defended or otherwise disposed of.

  15. When credit is allowed, payment for an advertisement must be made no more than 30 days from month end during which the advertisement was published. The publisher reserves the right to charge interest on overdue accounts.

  16. 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 to appear.

  17. Every endeavour will be made to forward replies to box numbers to the advertiser as soon as possible after receipt by the publisher (unless other arrangements have been made), 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.

  18. The publisher reserves the right to refuse publication of any advertisement without notice or explanation.  No correspondence can be entered into as to the rejection of advertisements.

  19. 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 advertiser or agency’s order form or elsewhere by an agency or an advertiser shall be void insofar as they conflict with them.