Print Advertising Terms & Conditions
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Submission of any advertisement, insertion order, space reservation or position commitment shall constitute acceptance of the following General Conditions:
Vertical and Vertical 911 published by MHM Publishing ("Publisher ") will not be bound by any condition appearing on order blanks or copy
instructions submitted by or on behalf of the advertiser when such condition conflicts with any provision contained in Publisher's rate card or
with its policies, regardless of whether or not set forth in the rate card. All references herein to Advertiser include Advertiser's agency, if there
is one, and Advertiser and its agency shall be jointly and severally liable for Advertiser's obligations hereunder.
Publisher reserves the right to decline or reject any advertisement for any reason at any time without liability even though previously
acknowledged or accepted. If an advertisement is accepted for publication, the advertiser agrees that it will not make any promotional references
to Vertical and Vertical911 without the prior written permission of the Publisher.
Short Rates. Advertisers will be short-rated if the space upon which billings have been based is not used within the 12-month contract period.
Agency commission: 15% to recognized agencies. Net due 30 days from invoice date. Interest will be charged at rate of 1.5% per month or,
if less, the maximum lawful interest rate, on past-due invoices. New advertisers must either remit payment with order or furnish satisfactory
credit references, subject to Publisher's discretion.
The advertiser agrees to pay the amount of invoices rendered by Publisher within the time specifie d on the invoice.
Orders 30 days beyond current closing date will be accepted only at rates prevailing, and only on a space-available basis (and subject to the
other terms and conditions herein). Orders containing incorrect rates may be accepted and if accepted, charged at regular rates. Such errors
will be regarded as only clerical.
All agencies or direct advertisers must supply Publisher with a le gal street address and not just a post office box.
Orders specifying positions other than those known as designated positions are accepted only on a request basis, subject to the right of Publisher to determine actual positions.
Rates, conditions, and space units are subject to change without notice.
Reproduction quality is at the advertiser's risk if Publisher's specifications are not met or if material is received after closing date even if on
extension. All queries concerning printed reproduction must be submitted to Publisher within 45 days of issue date.
No rebate will be allowed for insertion of wrong key numbers.
The advertiser agrees that in the event Publisher commits any act, error, or omission in the acceptance, publication, and/or distribution of
their advertisement for which Publisher may by held legally responsible, Publisher's liability will in no e vent exceed the cost of the space ordered
and further agree that Publisher will not under any circumstance be responsible for consequential damages, including lost income and/
All orders accepted are subject to acts of God, fires, strikes, accidents, or other occurrences beyond Publisher's control (whether like or
unlike any of those enumerated herein) that prevent Publisher from partially or completely producing, publishing or distributing Vertical and
Words such as "advertisement" will be placed with copy that, in Publisher's opinion, resembles editorial matter.
Cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations for orders are not binding on Publisher unless in writing and received at least 45 days prior
to the advertising closing date for inside or outside cover pages and for all inside pages, prior to the advertising closing date. Thereafter, orders
may not be cancelled or changed by the advertiser without the acknowledgement and acceptance of Publisher. If orders are not timely cancelled,
the advertiser agrees that it will be responsible for the cost of such cancelled advertisements.
The advertiser agrees to reimburse Publisher for its attorney's costs and fees in collecting any unpaid billings for advertisements.
The parties agree that the details contained on orders will be treated as confidential or proprietary information and shall not be disclosed to third parties.