Read This Limited General Terms of Business for Advertising.
All advertisements are accepted on the understanding that any descriptions relating to goods or services do not in any way contravene the provisions of the Trade Descriptions Act 1968.
The advertiser will indemnify the proprietors and the printers against damage they may sustain in consequence of publication of his/her announcement. Payment in full on copy approval. In event of copy not being supplied on time, the proprietors reserve the right to repeat any previous advertisement. Any alterations following the second proof will incur origination costs of £35 per proof.
See following for the full terms and conditions:
In agreeing to the advertisement order the customer offers to place one or more advertisements with Read This Limited (hereinafter called ‘The Company’) on the terms and conditions herein stated, such offer being accepted by The Company subject as is hereinafter set out, when a copy of the said advertisement order is received by The Company. The proprietors reserve the right to refuse to insert any advertisement, which they consider unsuitable for publication and shall not be liable for failure of an advertisement to appear or any causes whatsoever. No responsibility can be accepted for damage to, or loss of artwork or other advertising material. No guarantee can be given that orders facing matter will appear as such. However the difference between facing matter and ordinary position rate will be refunded when it is impossible to meet the conditions of that order. (Wherever possible the advertiser will be informed prior to publication). We reserve the right to pass all overdue account to a third party debt collection agency their charges currently stand at 20% of total invoice value.
Pricing: Advertisement rates are subject to immediate revision at any time and orders are accepted on condition that the price binds The Company only in respect to the next issue to go to press. In the event of a rate increase, the advertiser or agent will have the option of cancelling the order or of continuing at the revised advertisement rate.
CANCELLATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTABLE IF RECEIVED IN WRITING BY THE COMPANY. YOU MUST ALLOW 28 DAYS WRITTEN NOTICE PRIOR TO ADVERTISERS DEADLINES WHICH ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
For example, should you wish to cancel your December advert, notice must be received 28 days prior from the December Advertisers Deadline as stipulated. Should you choose to cancel prior to the end of your agreement prices will revert to list price and you will be billed respectively.
Copy deadline: Generally the copy deadline is five weeks before publication (e.g. 20 January 2020 being the deadline for the March 2020 issue). In the event of copy not being supplied on time, the proprietors reserve the right to repeat any previous advertisement. All advertisements are accepted on the understanding that any descriptions relating to goods or services do not in any way contravene the provisions of the Trade Descriptions Act 1968. The advertiser will indemnify the proprietors and the printers against damage they may sustain in consequence of publication of his/her announcement. Payment in full on copy approval.
Copy chasing: We have a small team that chases up outstanding copy, although it is the advertiser’s responsibility to submit copy on time and to specification. If we don’t receive copy by the deadline, we may have to fill the space with other copy so the page can be released on time. This is outside our control, so please don’t leave everything to the last minute in case you suffer a technical problem. You should be aware that, in these circumstances, the space will still be invoiced.
Repeated advertisements will appear exactly as they have been published. The Company is not responsible for updating any information to align with more recent advertisements. Where design instructions have been specified, these will be followed and any change to these instructions will incur origination costs of £35. Where artwork is required, a proof will be provided for approval and signing. Note, this is not a colour proof. Any copy, image, or layout alterations following the second proof will incur origination costs of £35 per proof. Copy for advertisements must be provided digitally and must take into consideration the number of images also to fit in the required space. Copy deemed excessive or unnecessary will be reduced by the Editor. Copy must clearly state all contact details to appear in the advertisement. Logo and image files must be provided digitally at 300dpi as either TIFF/EPS/PDF/PSD/AI/JPEG files. All copy/logos/images for the advertisement must be provided at booking stage. Additional files sent after this will incur an origination charge of £35. For artwork purposes, a Pantone/Spot/CMYK reference must be provided to ensure any colour accuracy required. Without such references, colour matching cannot be guaranteed.