Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions of Advertising

Terms and conditions of advertising with the publication Use Locally Magazine

Note: Where the term ‘advert’ is used this means any advertisement, editorial, article, or any other material supplied for publication.

ARTWORK: 

Artwork is offered to advertisers at a nominal charge by Use Locally Magazine in-house graphics department; this however does not include specialised copy, plans or pictures that needs to be provided by an organisation at an extra cost.

Artwork supplied directly by the advertiser to Use Locally Magazine is accepted on the understanding that it is copyright free. This includes any text, images, logos, photos, trade logos, clip art or any other content that is used in the advert or text. It is the advertiser’s responsibility to acquire any necessary permissions for the use of any text, images, logos, photos, trade logos, clip art or any other content that is used in their advert/editorial/article/or any other content.

COPY APPROVAL:

It is the advertiser’s responsibility to check the advert prior to publication and ensure that it is correct at copy approval stage. No responsibility will be taken by Use Locally Magazine for any errors identified after copy approval.

Use Locally Magazine reserve the right to refuse/edit advertisements at our discretion.

IMAGES:

Logos, images, photos supplied should be a minimum of 300dpi. No responsibility can be taken for the print quality of any image, logo, photo or graphics of any type supplied at a lower resolution.

Any adverts supplied in JPEG, PDF or any other pre-prepared format will be inserted into Use Locally Magazine as supplied and will be assumed not to require copy approval. These files should be supplied at a minimum of 300dpi. No responsibility can be taken for the print quality of any advert supplied at a lower resolution. These files may be re-sized to fit the appropriate space.

ADVERT RE-USE:

Any advert/editorial/article/design which Use Locally Magazine

has created free of charge, cannot be used in another publication, print or website without the written approval of Use Locally Magazine. A fee of £65.00 + VAT per re-use will be payable to Use Locally Magazine if an advertiser wishes to re-use an advert/editorial/article/design in this way.

CONTRACT AND PAYMENT OF ACCOUNT:

Once an advertising contract has been confirmed verbally, written or by electronic message, no refunds can be given if the advertiser subsequently decides that they wish to cancel the advertising contract.

Each and every invoice remains an individual contract and does not form part of an ongoing contract. If any single invoice remains unpaid it is our statutory right to claim interest and late payment charges.  If an invoice becomes more than 30 days overdue, a late payment charge of £40 per invoice will be applied to each overdue invoice along with interest payable at 8.5% above base rate as quoted by National Westminster Bank plc (Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Government Act 1998).  See https://www.gov.uk/late-commercial-payments-interest-debt-recovery/when-a-payment-becomes-late

For continuous advertisers, invoices paid by standing order will be printed in the magazine until such a time as they notify Use Locally Magazine

to cancel the contract and cease advertising. Each and every invoice remains a single contract and late payment charges and interest will apply to any invoice that remains outstanding after 30 days from the due date.

Standing orders must be set up so that payment is received by Use Locally Magazine on the date specified on the first invoice. It is the advertiser’s responsibility to inform Use Locally Magazine if they wish to cease running their advert and notification of cancellation must be received by the copy deadline date. If the advertiser cancels their standing order without informing Use Locally Magazine

 and the advert is published, the advertiser will be invoiced and immediate payment is required. Each and every invoice remains a single contract and late payment charges and interest will apply to any invoice that remains outstanding after 30 days from the due date.

All invoices become due upon issue of the invoice.

Payment can be made by: Cash, cheque for BACS transfer. 

Each and every invoice remains a single contract and late payment charges and interest will apply to any invoice that remains outstanding after 30 days from the due date.

If the advertiser fails to pay the invoice by the due date, the advertiser shall not be entitled to any discount initially offered on the invoice and the full list price becomes due. Under no circumstances shall the advertiser be entitled to make any deduction or withhold payment for any reason at all. If court action is required all charges incurred become payable by the advertiser. Each invoice remains a separate contract and does not form any part of an on going contract. If any single invoice remains unpaid it is our statutory right to claim interest and compensation. See https://www.gov.uk/late-commercial-payments-interest-debt-recovery/when-a-payment-becomes-late

DISTRIBUTION AND RESPONSE:

The distribution area of Use Locally Magazine may vary at the discretion of the publisher.

Use Locally Magazine do everything possible for you to get a good response from our magazines but we give no guarantee of the level of response to adverts, editorial or articles.