Terms & Conditions Copyright, Licences and Idea Submissions
All information provided by NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES and its affiliates is owned by or licensed to NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES and its affiliates and any user is permitted to store, manipulate, analyze, reformat, print and display the NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES Information only for user’s personal use. In no event shall any user publish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise reproduce any NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES Information in any format to anyone, and no user shall use any NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES Information in or in connection with any business or commercial enterprise, including, without limitation, any securities, investment, accounting, banking, legal or media business or enterprise.
The NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES Information is provided to the users as is. Neither NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES Information nor its affiliates make any express or implied warranties of any kind regarding the NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES Information, including, without limitation, any warrantee of merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose or use.
Neither NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES nor its affiliates will be liable to any user or anyone else for any interruption, inaccuracy, error or omission, regardless of cause, in the NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES Information or for any damages, whether direct or indirect, consequential, punitive or exemplary resulting there from.
The advertiser and advertising agency assume liability for all content [including text representation and illustrations] of advertisements published and also assume responsibility for any claims arising thereof made against The Publisher, including costs associated with defending against such a claim.
The Publisher shall be under no liability whatsoever by reason of error, including any translation error, for which it may be responsible in any advertisement beyond liability to give the advertiser or advertising agency credit for as much of the space occupied by the advertisement as is materially affected by the error; and its obligation to give such credit shall not apply to more than one incorrect insertion under any contract or order unless it is notified of the inaccuracy prior to the deadline for repetition of the insertion.
The Publisher does not assume any liability for the return of printing material in connection with advertising unless a specific written request is received to hold such material subject to order for a period not exceeding 30 days.
The Publisher shall be under no liability for its failure for any cause to insert an advertisement.
Extension of credit to advertising agencies is based on the agencies acceptance of sole liability for all advertising placed by it and billed to its account. No endorsement, statement or disclaimer on any insertion order, check or letter shall act as an accord or satisfaction, or as a waiver of this condition unless and until it is accepted by The Publisher by a separate written agreement signed by a duly authorized representative of The Publisher. In the event of non-payment of any agency account, prior to referring said account for third party collections, The Publisher reserves the right to contact the agencies client(s), as disclosed principal(s), for payment. If the outstanding balance is still not satisfied, The Publisher may proceed with collections against both the agency and its client(s). No such action on the part of The Publisher shall relieve the agency of liability for the debt.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES Information, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any person accessing the service.
04. Content and Delivery of Advertisements
Advertisers are responsible for checking the accuracy of the proofs they request. The advertiser should carefully check the entire advert proof, including areas in which changes or corrections were not requested.
Advertiser (and agency) may not resell any advertising or advertising space.
The advertiser or advertising agency shall pay the cost of composition of advertisements set but not used.
The Publisher reserves the right to edit, revise or reject any advertising.
The Publisher does not guarantee any given level of circulation or readership for an advertisement.
The Publisher reserves the right to convert all advertisements published in print, digital and audio-text formats, including the right to publish such advertisements electronically on the Internet and other publications.
The Publisher will not be responsible for errors appearing in advertisements that are placed too late for proofs to be submitted or for errors due to delivery of printing materials past publishing deadlines from the advertiser or advertising agency or from a third party designated by the advertiser or advertising agency as a source for printing material.
All positions are at the option of The Publisher. In no event will adjustments, reinstatements or refunds be made because of the position and/or section in which an advertisement has been published. The Publisher will seek to comply with position requests and other stipulations that appear on insertion orders, but cannot guarantee that they will be followed. Payment of a premium position fee does not guarantee positioning. In the event that The Publisher is unable to provide the requested positioning, the premium position fee will be refunded. Customer service representatives and Account Managers are not authorized to modify this provision or to guarantee positioning on behalf of The Publisher. Misclassification of classified adverts is not permitted.
Claims for errors must be made within 30 days following publication date.
Insertion orders are accepted by The Publisher subject to the ongoing terms and conditions. Terms, conditions, rates or agreements not set forth herein or in then-current rate schedules are not binding on The Publisher. Customer service representatives and Account Managers are not authorized to modify these terms and conditions.
06. Cancellation Policy
All advertising contract cancellations not received within 30 days prior to advertising contract anniversary in writing, will be automatically renewed and fees for the following year becomes due and enforceable.
Multi-insertion orders will be accepted only when in writing. Cancellation of multi-insertion orders must be confirmed in writing.
Cancellation of advertorial entry should be sent to our offices no later than 7 days of said entry being signed. Failing which client shall be liable for 45% of total advertorial entry amount.
Cancellations or changes cannot be guaranteed in classified advertising between the time the advert is ordered and the initial publication.
All orders are binding and are not subject to cancellation unless agreed upon by both parties in writing.
All advertising amounts are excluding VAT.
On advertising where a debit order is allowed, monthly accounts are due and payable on or before the fifteenth [15th] of the month following booking. When any part of an account for advertising becomes delinquent, then the entire amount owed shall become due and payable and The Publisher may refuse to publish further advertising. In this event, the advertiser or agency shall pay for advertising space actually used according to the rate earned at the time of the delinquency.
Charges for changes [not corrections] from original layout and copy will be based on current composition rates.
Preprint advertisers are billed based on average circulation within the purchased advertising zones, as published in The Publishers period estimates, which may vary slightly from the number of inserts distributed on a particular issue. The Publisher will not be responsible, nor provide billing or rate adjustments, for shortages resulting from these variances, including variances due to errors in the insertion or distribution process, shortages in the advertisers’ delivery of preprints, and inserts that are not within the posts insert specifications.
Payment of account is not dependent upon receipt of invoices, either physical or electronic.
There will be a ZAR500.00 charge for any cheque not honoured by the bank. Returned cheques must be replaced with guarantees/cashier/ internet transfer funds within 48 hours of notification. The Publisher reserves the right to withhold further advertising pending receipt of replacement funds.
Payment of all undisputed invoices must be made within The Publishers terms. All outstanding accounts will attract an interest fee of not less than 8.5% per month and is usually calculated at the prime lending rate plus 10.25% per annum.
In the event an account is referred to a third party for collection, advertiser agrees to pay collection and/or attorney fees, as well as court costs incurred to effect collection on an attorney and own client scale.
Incorrect rates that do not correspond to the rate card will be regarded as clerical errors and the advertisements will be published and charged at the applicable rates in effect at the time of publication.
The client and/or its duly authorised representative are responsible for checking the accuracy of advert proofs sent. Failure to notify NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES of changes/amendments within five (5) working days from date of advert proof being sent will result in advert being published as is.
The duly signed contract will be accepted by the Publisher NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES once received either via Fax, Email or hand delivery, the contract shall be accepted by the NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES.
The signatory of the agreements warrants that he/she is duly authorised to represent the client. He/she also confirm that he/she is mandated to place advertorial material on behalf of the client. On termination of position or employ of the signatory the client accepts the action of the authorised representative and the agreement will remain binding. Therefore may not withhold payment due to lack of authority.
NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES DECLARTION: I, the above signatory give approval to NATIONAL BUSINESS PAGES, the use of the above data for my advertorial placement either for print or online purposes. I am aware of the amount stipulated above and acknowledge that this is a firm order and subject to cancellation within seven (7) days from the date of signature read above for terms and conditions.