TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Acceptance of advertising orders
a) We will accept all written advertising orders and will confirm all verbal orders in writing.
b) An advertiser may amend or cancel any booking without penalty if written notice is received before the advertising cancellation date. Cancellation date is deemed to be the 20th of the month prior to date of publication. For example 20th March for an April issue.
c) If an advertiser cancels all or part of an advertising booking after the cancellation date, or does not meet the advised deadline, we reserve the right to repeat a previously used advertisement and charge the full advertising rate.
a) We will apply appropriate contract rates for multiple space usage for the period of the contract.
b) We will protect rates for the period of the written and confirmed contract, however should paper prices or postage rates increase during the contract period, we will hold the rate only for three subsequent issues following our rate increase advice.
c) In cases where actual advertising space used falls below the contracted volume, we will surcharge all space taken to the rate appropriate to the volume of space used.
a) Advertising material or copy must be received by advised deadline and according to our published specifications.
b) If an advertisement is required to be designed and set by us, additional costs for this service will apply. For advertising agencies, this will be a non-commission bearing cost.
c) We reserve the right to place ‘advertisement’ above any copy/material which, in our opinion, resembles editorial copy.
d) The advertiser warrants to the publisher that all copy/material complies with all laws, statutes, regulations, codes of practice and any standards applicable to our publications or determined by any relevant regulatory agency or industry self regulatory body complies with any standard or requirement specified by us and notified to the advertiser from time to time is not defamatory or does not infringe copyright, trademark or other legal rights of any person is not false, misleading and is true in substance and in fact does not infringe upon the Fair Trading Act 1966 (NZ) (as amended). The advertiser acknowledges that the publisher in accepting the advertisement relies on the provision of this clause and agrees to indemnify the publisher, its employees, affiliates and agents against any action, claim, loss or expense, legal or otherwise, arising as a result of the publication (or non-publication) of any advertisement.
e) Advertising material is held at the advertiser’s risk; is not insured; will only be held unused for six months; and will only be returned on request and at advertisers expense.
a) The publisher reserves the right to decline and may, at its discretion, cancel or reschedule any advertisement and accepts no responsibility for late or non-insertion through accident or otherwise.
b) Placement of any advertisement (except where actual position is confirmed in writing) is at the publisher’s discretion.
c) Casual displacement, rejection or omission of an advertisement does not invalidate a space order.
d) Whilst every care is taken, the publisher will not accept any liability for loss whatsoever incurred through either the content of, or the incorrect appearance of an advertisement.
Taxes and levies
All quoted rates are exclusive of GST and any Government taxes/levies and are quoted in New Zealand dollars.
a) Accounts for advertisements are due and payable by 20th of the month following the invoice date. Advertisers and their advertising agents are jointly and severally responsible for payment due.
b) PMAA accredited Advertising Agencies: Commission of 15% if payment received by the last day of the month following invoice date; 0% if paid after the 15th of the second month following invoice date. In the event the advertising agency does meet these payment terms, the publisher reserves the right to approach the Advertiser direct for payment and, in any such case, the Advertising Agency will have no claim on commission whatsoever.
c) If payment for advertising is not made by the due date the Advertiser and Advertising Agency will be liable at market rates for all costs of recovery, commissions and collection fees.
d) Overdue accounts will incur a 15% non payment penalty per month, until the payment is settled.
e) RPL reserves the right to publish a notice of unpaid debts in its publications and/or website for any overdue invoices. RPL will not be liable for any loss or damage sustained by the client relating to the publishing of this notice/s.
RPL is a specialist magazine publisher and undertakes to provide you with a professional service. We undertake to publish your advertisement according to written instructions, and if material is received on time and according to our written specifications, to the best of our and our printer’s ability and be of acceptable quality.