Wednesday 3 September 2014


Terms & Conditions

1. These conditions shall apply to all advertisements accepted for publication. Any other term of condition proposed shall not be valid unless specifically accepted in writing by the publisher, Chapel Studios Ltd, High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0AX.

2. For the purpose of these terms and conditions, 'advertiser' shall refer to the advertiser, and of its employees or its agent, whichever is the principal.

3. All advertisements are accepted subject to the publisher's approval of the copy and the space being available.

4. The publisher reserves the right to omit or suspend an advertisement at any time if in its opinion there is a good reason. If the publisher exercises its right under this clause, any claim on the part of the advertiser for damages or breach of contract shall not be entertained.

5. If the publisher considers it necessary to modify the space or alter the position of any insertion or change the date of publication or make any other alteration, the advertiser will have the right to cancel if the modifications, alterations or changes proposed are unacceptable, unless such alterations are due to circumstances beyond the publisher's control, in which case the advertiser will not have the right to cancel.

6. Every care is taken to avoid mistakes; however the publisher accepts no liability for any errors or omissions or inaccurate copy instructions on the part of third parties or subcontractors. It will not compensate for advertisements which do not comply with the specifications.

7. The advertiser warrants that its advertisement does not contravene any English law not 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 and Sales Promotion.

8. The advertiser will indemnify the publisher fully in respect of any claim made against the publisher arising from or in relation to the advertisement. The publisher will consult the advertiser as to the way in which such claims are to be handled.

9. Any sums due will be invoiced by the publisher directly to the advertiser and must be paid within 14 days of the invoice date.

10. Charges will be made to the advertiser (a) where reproduction work is involved or (b) where the printer is involved in extra production work arising from acts or omissions of the advertiser; these charges will be at the standard rate of £35 per hour.

11. If an advertiser wishes to cancel or reduce the size of an advertisement, it will be liable for the total cost of the original booking, unless two weeks' notice is given before the final artwork deadline.

12. Any discount applied when booking a series of adverts is contingent upon the whole series of bookings. If an advertiser wishes to cancel any adverts in a series, after one or more adverts has already been published, the discount must be repaid to the publisher in full within 14 days of the cancellation.

13. If 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 insert what is, in its opinion, the most appropriate copy.

14. An advertiser's property, including, but not limited to artwork, illustrations and copy is held at the owner's risk and should be insured by it against loss or damage from whatever cause. The publisher reserves the right to destroy all property which has been in its custody for six months from the date of its most recent appearance.

15. These terms and conditions and any other terms of the contract between the publisher and the advertiser shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.