Cornerstone Communications PTY LTD provides advertising services for both it's own brand publications and also on behalf of our clients for their publications and digital properties.
Listed below are the advertising terms and conditions you are agreeing to by accepting a quotation or placing an advertisement booking with us.
ADVERTISING TERMS AND CONDITIONS DEFINITIONS
‘The advertiser’ means the person placing the advertisment booking with Cornerstone Communications PTY LTD the order for the insertion of the advertisement, which includes any advertising agency involved in the placing of the advertisement. ‘Cornerstone’ means Cornerstone Communications PTY LTD. The ‘advertising department’ means those members of Cornerstone responsible for advertisements.
All verbal reservations must be confirmed in writing or email prior to the copy date. The advertising department will send a written confirmation (email) to the client with advertisment bookings and details such as placement and issue dates. This confirmation must be checked by the client or agency within five working days of receipt. If the advertising department does not receive acknowledgement within the stated period, advertisement bookings will be viewed as confirmed and advertising space may be booked in which the advertiser will be liable for the full cost of the advert. Except where a request for specific positioning of an advertisement is agreed by Cornerstone in writing or email, positioning of advertisements is at the sole discretion of Cornerstone.
Advertisement cancellations must be received in writing 28 days before copy deadline otherwise the advertiser will be liable for the full cost of the advert booked. Copy deadlines precede the month of issue by a minimum of six weeks. Receipt of written cancellation will be confirmed in writing or email by the advertising department of Cornerstone. If a series of bookings is cancelled before the end of the booked term, any multiple booking discounts will be reclaimed by Cornerstone. The publisher reserves the right to refuse or suspend an advertisement without prior notice.
No colour guarantee can be made if a colour Chromalin is not supplied with the artwork. If an advertisement is intended to include a competition or a special offer of merchandise, other than that normally associated with the advertised product, full details must be submitted to Cornerstone at the time of booking. Where advertisements are designed by Cornerstone. copy and design details must be submitted according to stated deadlines.
Copy must be supplied by the advertiser automatically after the advertisement is booked. If copy is not received by the stated copy date, Cornerstone reserves the right, without consultation, to repeat copy previously used. Every reasonable attempt will be made to supply digital proofs of all advertisements designed by Cornerstone from scratch, but this cannot be guaranteed.
Advertisements that simulate editorial content will be labelled ‘advertorial’, "Partner Feature" or some other indicative name and Cornerstone retains the right in its sole discretion to so label any such advertisement.
In the event of changing publishing costs, Cornerstone reserves the right to change rates and series discounts. In this event Cornerstone must give six weeks notice to advertisers who are given the option to cancel by giving one full month’s notice in writing to the advertisement department. Display rates are for space only. Where possible, colour or mono display artwork should be supplied in digital format. Basic typesetting and layout is supplied free of charge for classified advertisements. Display advertisement design is available at a cost on request. All advertisements are charged at rate plus GST.
Payment must be made by the copy deadline for classified, directory, and overseas advertisers. All other payments must be settled within 7 days of the invoice date, or by prior arrangment. The publisher reserves the right to request trade references at any time. Until Cornerstone is fully compensated, payment by the advertiser to its agency shall not discharge the advertiser’s ability nor shall Cornerstone’s right in any way be affected by any dispute or claim between the advertiser and its agency. The advertiser agrees to reimburse Cornerstone for any legal fees and costs incurred to collect outstanding debts. If, for whatever reason, an advertisement is not published, Cornerstone shall not be liable for any costs or damages, consequential or otherwise.
The advertiser will indemnify Cornerstone against costs, damages or other charges falling upon Cornerstone as a result of any claim against Cornerstone arising from the publication of an advertisement.
All terms and conditions stated here constitute an integral part of any advertising order and contract and are subject to change without notice.
The publisher shall not be bound by any other terms and conditions other than those stated herein.