(a) "The Company" means uksponsorship.com Ltd, owners of The Website.
(b) "The Advertiser" means a person, firm, company or organisation making
a booking, otherwise than through an Advertising Agent or Advertising Agency.
(c) "Advertising Agent" or "Advertising Agency" means a person, firm,
company or organisation which carries on the business involved in selecting
and buying advertising space on internet websites.
(d) "The Buyer" means a person, firm, company or organisation which is
principal in a transaction in which advertising space or a Listing on The Website is purchased from The Company and including its successors or
(e) "Listing" means either a free or paid-for entry in the lists of sponsorship opportunities or in that part of The Website which is called "Sponsorship Showcase".
(f) "Advertising Copy" means advertising material or material for use as a
Listing on The Website, whether in printed or electronic form.
(g) "Copy Date" means the latest date by which Advertising Copy or material
for a Listing must be received by The Company in connection with a booking.
(h) "Working Day" means Monday to Friday inclusive in each week, with the
exception of any Bank Holiday or Public Holiday.
(i) "The Website" means the internet website whose home page is located at the URL www.uksponsorship.com.
(j) "The User" means a person visiting the site and viewing a page or pages within it.
2. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
The viewing by The User of three or more pages within The Website shall be deemed an
acceptance of these terms and conditions by The User. The placing of an order with The Company by The Buyer shall be deemed an
acceptance of these terms and conditions by The Buyer.
3. Copy Date and acceptance of advertisements
Advertising Copy and material for Listings must be delivered not less than 5
Working Days before the scheduled start date of the publication of the
advertisement or Listing on The Website. If Advertising Copy or material for
Listings is delivered later than the Copy Date, The Company will be under no
obligation to refund any part of the cost of the booking, even if the
Advertising Copy or material for Listings arrives later than the end date of
the booking. The Company reserves the right at its absolute discretion to
omit, decline, suspend or change the position of any advertisement which it
accepts for publication. The Company reserves the right to require
Advertising Copy or material for Listings to be amended to meet its approval
or the approval of legal or other regulatory authorities or statute. The Company may decline to publish any advertisements received without giving
any reason for doing so, but The Buyer shall not be liable to pay for the
advertisement. Where links from a Listing or banner advertisement are deemed to be adversely affecting The Website's position on search engines, The Company may at its discretion cancel the booking and refund all or part of the cost of such booking, proportional to the percentage of the display period agreed and elapsed for the booking.
4. Checking of advertisements and Listings
It is The Buyer's responsibility to check the accuracy of the advertisement or
Listing as displayed on The Website.
5. Warranties and Undertakings
Whilst The Company takes every care to ensure the accuracy of the content of The Website and the integrity of the organisations and companies listed, all details provided herein are offered in good faith only and The Company accepts no liability for any claim or actual loss arising out of use made of information and/or advertisements contained within this internet site, its associated newsletter(s) or any other of its associated publications by The User.
The Company makes no warranty that any advertisement or Listing booked
to appear on The Website will deliver any specific benefit to The Buyer or
The Advertiser, whether in terms of audience, 'click-throughs', sales,
awareness, profits or any other material or non-material effect. The Buyer
warrants that no Advertising Copy or materials for Listings supplied for
publication on The Website will breach any trademark, copyright, patent,
license rights or any other rights of any third party or be defamatory. The Buyer warrants that nothing contained in the Advertising Copy supplied in
connection with a booking will infringe UK data protection legislation. The Buyer will ensure that none of the electronic media (eg disks or hardware)
containing the Advertising Copy or materials for Listings is or has been
affected by any virus or harmful contaminant or malfunction. The Buyer will
keep The Company indemnified against all actions, proceedings, liabilities
and costs arising whether directly or indirectly from the publication or
handling by The Company of any Advertising Copy or material for a Listing
or Listings supplied by The Buyer or his successors or assigns. The Company may remove or omit any Listings which are clearly out of date or where it believes the listing contains information which is clearly erroneous and/or misleading.
6. Advertising agencies and commissions
If The Buyer is an Advertising Agent or Advertising Agency, The Buyer shall
be deemed to contract with The Company as principal and will be
responsible for the payment of all accounts and will have full authority over
all bookings made and approval or amendment of Advertising Copy or
material for Listings. Agency commission (as a discount from the gross rate
agreed at the time of booking) of 15% on advertisements will be payable to
all Advertising Agencies recognised as such by The Company, at the
discretion of The Company. Agency commission will not be paid in
connection with Listings.
7. Liability for loss
Whilst The Company will endeavour to take every care in the handling,
transmission, recording, delivery and processing of Advertising Copy,
material for Listings and any other material supplied, The Company cannot
accept liability arising out of any loss, damage or delay thereof, whether the
Advertising Copy, material for Listings or other material has been received
by The Company or not. The Company cannot accept liability for any
damages or losses, including loss of business, profits or revenue, arising out
of the use of, the intermittent appearance of, the changed layout of, the
technical malfunction of, or the inability to access, The Website. The Company makes no warranty that The Website or any websites to which it is
linked is or are free from computer viruses or other malicious computer
programs. The Company shall not be liable for any losses sustained by The Buyer caused by the presence on The Website of material, links or links to
material, created by any third party.
8. Advertisement rates and rates for Listings
Advertisement rates are subject to increase at any time. In the event of an increase, The Buyer will have the option to cancel
without a surcharge or continue at the new rates. The Company may from time to time make special charges for certain types of advertisements.
Prices charged for Gold and Platinum Listings are one-off costs. If rates for Listings are increased, such new rates will not apply to Listings already booked. Any sponsorship opportunity Listings or Sponsorship Showcase Listings included as free bookings prior to the levy of Gold and Platinum rates may remain as free bookings until otherwise classified, at the discretion of The Company. In the event that The Company determines that payment will be required for Listings or Sponsorship Showcase Listings included as free bookings prior to the levy of Gold and Platinum rates, the free entries will be deleted, save only that The Buyer will be offered the option to book at the existing rates. The Company reserves the right at its sole discretion to change the layout, order, format and sequence of Listings on The Website and The Buyer accepts that in the event that such layout, order, format and sequence is or are changed, no rebate of payment(s) made will be due.
9. Cancellation of advertisements
Any booking may be cancelled by The Buyer or The Company provided that
cancellation is received in writing not less then ten Working Days prior to
the first publication date booked for the advertisement.
Credit is granted at the discretion of The Company. Where credit terms are
agreed, payment for advertisements shall be due monthly, on or before the
10th of the month following the appearance of the advertisement. Payment for Gold and Platinum sponsorship opportunity Listings shall become due 14 days after the appearance of the Listings. In the
event of late payment, The Company shall have the option to impose interest
payments amounting to a surcharge of 4% per above Base Rate accruing from
day to day, both before and after judgement. Payment for all Listings shall
be due in advance of appearance of the Listing.
11. Change of terms and conditions.
The Company may make changes to these terms and conditions at any time,
but will post notice of such changes to The Website and will on request make available a
copy of the new terms and conditions to The Buyer.
The contract which is embodied in these terms and conditions shall be
governed by the law of England and the parties to it hereby submit to the
exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.