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Terms and conditions

1. Advertising

These conditions shall apply to all advertisements accepted for publication in our products. Any other proposed condition shall be void unless incorporated clearly in written instruction and specifically accepted by the Publisher.

1.1 All advertisements are accepted subject to the Publisher’s approval of the copy and to the space being available.

1.2 The Publisher reserves the right to omit or suspend an advertisement at any time for good reason, in which case no claim on the part of any Advertiser for damage or breach of contract shall arise.

1.3 If the Publisher considers it necessary to modify the space or alter the date or position of insertion, or make any other alteration, the Advertiser will have the right to cancel if the alterations requested are unacceptable, unless such changes are due to an emergency or circumstances beyond the Publisher’s control.

1.4 Every care is taken to avoid mistakes but the Publisher cannot accept liability for any errors due to third parties, sub-contractors or inaccurate copy instructions.

1.5 The Advertiser warrants that the advertisement does not contravene any Act of Parliament nor is it in any other way illegal or defamatory or an infringement of any other party’s rights or an infringement of the British code of Advertising Practice.

1.6 The Advertiser will indemnify the Publisher fully in respect of any claim made against the Publisher arising from the advertisement. The Publisher will consult with the Advertiser as to the way in which such claims are to be handled.

1.7 Advertisement rates are subject to revision at any time and orders are accepted on condition that the price binds the Publisher only in respect of the next issue to go to press and any Series of advertisements confirmed at the same time as that of the next issue.

1.8 If an Advertiser cancels the balance of a contract they relinquish any right to that series discount to which they were previously entitled and any advertisements already published will be charged at full Rate Card.

1.9 Advertisement copy should be supplied by the Advertiser or their Agent in accordance with the mechanical data published on the Rate Card. Charges will be made to the Advertiser for any additional artwork or production work required to make the advertisement technically suitable for publication. Such charges will be at the rate agreed prior to publication.

1.10 Advertisers’ property, artwork etc, are held at the Advertiser’s risk and should be insured by them against loss or damage from whatever cause.

2. Payment for advertising

2.1 Payment for advertisements is due on publication, unless advance payment or part advance payment has been agreed, but we allow regular clients up to 30 days credit on request. In the event of any account becoming overdue, the Publisher reserves the right both to suspend further insertions due under the order, until such time as the sum owing is paid.

2.2 The total amount payable by the Advertiser will be written in the Confirmation Form issued by our staff on confirmation from the Advertiser of placing the advertisement. Series discount orders must be paid in one payment, 30 days after invoice, unless otherwise stated.

2.3 We reserve the right to charge for costs and expenses incurred in recovering late payments, and to charge interest on overdue amounts at the rate in force pursuant to the (United Kingdom’s) Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 as at the due date.

2.4 The description and price of advertising opportunities are stated in our current Rate Card and, once booked, will be stated in our Confirmation Form, issued once terms have been agreed.

2.5 Advertisement prices are subject to change and we will ensure that you have accurate information available to you when placing an order.

3. Cancellation of advertising

3.1 The Advertiser may only cancel orders by giving not less than four (4) weeks written notice to the Publisher prior to the Start Date. Unless the notice is correctly served and received pursuant to this clause, the Advertiser will be liable to make payment in full respect of the Advertisement.

4. Refunds

4.1 The Publisher will refund in full or part the value paid for any product or service if the Publisher fails to deliver the product or service as agreed, except If by reason of labour dispute, strikes, inability to obtain labour or materials, fire or other action of the elements, accidents, power or telecommunications failure, customs delays, governmental restrictions or appropriation or other causes beyond the control of a party, so that the Publisher is unable to perform in whole or in part its obligations set forth in these terms, then the Publisher shall be relieved of those obligations to the extent it is thereby unable to perform, and such inability to perform shall not make the Publisher liable to any other party.

5. Distribution of publications

5.1 Our magazines are distributed in the United Kingdom by Royal Mail and internationally via a mail consolidator and then local postal services. We cannot be held responsible for any failure on the part of these distribution services, once they have taken delivery of our publications.

5.2 We will not be responsible for failure to deliver the magazines if you have supplied us with an incorrect address. We reserve the right to dispose of incorrectly addressed envelopes and their contents without an obligation to refund you or any other person if they are returned to us and despite efforts to contact you we do not receive correct address details.

5.3 Our liability to you in the event of magazines being lost in despatch shall at our discretion, be limited to replacement of the missing issues, to the extent permitted by law we exclude all other liability to you. Our exclusions of liability shall not apply to any damages arising from death or personal injury caused by our negligence or that of any of our employees or agents. These Terms and Conditions do not and shall not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.

6. Subscriptions

6.1 Magazine subscriptions last 12 months from the date of online subscription or, in the case of other methods of payment, the date that funds clear in our bank account.

6.2 If the magazine ordered changes frequency per annum, we will honour the term of the subscription.

6.3 We reserve the right not to fulfil and to cancel orders:
· In the event of obvious inaccuracies in prices, except that we may fulfil your order at the correct price;
· If we are unable to obtain payment authorisation from the issuer of your payment card

6.4 The option to cancel a subscription and receive a refund for the remaining period of such subscription is only valid during a period of 30 days from the subscription becoming effective – see clause 6.1 above.

6.5 To cancel a subscription during this option period, you must inform us in writing and explain your reasons, following which a refund will be effected. After the above-mentioned 30-day period, there is no entitlement to a refund for any remaining term of a subscription.

6.6 If you are under 18 or are not using your own credit/debit card to pay for the subscription, you must ask the permission of the credit/debit card holder before entering the payment details. By clicking “Submit” you are confirming that you have obtained the express prior permission of the credit/debit card holder.

7. Copyright and trademarks

7.1 Copyright in all information, text and images featured in our magazines, are owned by or licensed to the Publisher of that content) (“Our Content”). You are not entitled to make any further copies of the work.

7.2 All property rights remain with the Publisher. Other than as provided in these terms and conditions, you may not reproduce (in whole or in part), transmit (by electronic means or otherwise), modify, or use for any public or commercial purpose any of Our Content without our prior written permission.

7.3 IQ Magazine is a trademark of the Publisher.

8. General notes

8.1 Dependence on our Products: The contents of any of our Products do not constitute advice and should not be relied on in taking, or refraining from taking, any decision or action.

8.2 Data Protection: We may use personal information which we hold about you to provide our products and services to you, for credit control and market research purposes and to inform you about our products and services, legal developments and training sessions or events which we believe may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive information from us, please email hello@ilmc.com

8.3 You have the right, by written request and on payment of a small fee, to a copy of any personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998), which we hold about you.

8.4 We reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions.

8.5 These conditions and all other express terms of the contract shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Laws of England and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

9. Definitions

Publisher: International Live Music Conference Ltd. Company number 3007667. Trading address: Unit 31 Tileyard Studios, Kings Cross, London N7 9AH, UK. The company is incorporated in England and Wales.
Advertiser: a company or individual placing an advertisement.
Subscriber: a company or individual that takes an annual subscription to one or more of our subscription magazines.
Advertising Agent: a company or person instructed to act in a business capacity on behalf of an Advertiser.
Series Booking: two or more advertisements running in successive (but not necessarily consecutive) magazine issues.
Advertisement: an item of display, classified, insert, banner or any other announcement designed to promote a cause, concept, brand or activities for which the Publisher has agreed to fulfill under the generally-accepted description of ‘advertising’.
Rate Card: our current list of advertising positions, their dimensions, prices, series discounts and artwork requirements.
Copy Date: our stated deadline by which time advertising materials / artwork must be supplied to us.
Start Date: the date after which the first advertisement will appear.