Magazine Advertising Terms & Conditions

1. These terms

1.1 These are the terms and conditions on which We supply the Advertising Services to You.
1.2 Please read these terms carefully before you submit your advert to Us. These terms tell You who We are, how We will provide Advertising Services to You.

2. Information about us and how to contact us

2.1 We are Bournefree a magazine owned and operated by Bourne Free Publications whose registered no is 10691017 and whose registered address is 143 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8BB.

(We, Us, Our)

2.2 You are the person or company who is placing the advert (You,)

2.2 Our website address is

2.3 You can contact Us by telephoning Our customer service team at 01323 430303 or by writing to Us at:

2.4 If We have to contact You We will do so by telephone or by writing to You at the email you provided to Us when you placed your advert.

2.5 When We use the words “writing” or “written” in these terms, this includes emails.

3. Our contract with you

3.1 Our contract with You is to provide Advertising Services including editorial and artwork (Advert) which is published in our Bournefree magazine.

3.2 Our acceptance of Your advert will take place when We email you to accept it, at which point a contract will come into existence between You and Us.

3.2 If We are unable to accept Your advert, We will inform you of this in writing.

4. Our Advertising Services

4.1 We shall provide You Advertising Services using all reasonable skill and care.

4.2 We shall publish your advert in our Bournefree magazine in accordance with these terms.

4.3 Bournefree magazine shall be published as both a paper copy and as an online magazine.

4.4 Any advert is published at Our sole discretion.

4.5 All adverts are subject to Our approval and We reserve the right to amend any wording and content at Our discretion provided that Our amendments do not materially effect Your advert.

4.6 It is Your responsibility to provide Us with ready to print artwork for Your advert. Failure to do so will either result in Your advert not being published or You will be charged any reasonable additional costs incurred by Us to ensure the artwork is ready to print.

4.7 We reserve the right to use any artwork previously supplied by You for a new advert if You fail to provide updated or revised artwork.

4.8 If You fail to provide any suitable artwork for Your advert and We have no previous artwork to use then You are still liable to pay the full cost of the advert regardless of whether the advert has been published or not.

4.9 We reserve the right to refuse to use artwork which We deem at Our sole discretion to be unacceptable.

4.10 You are not permitted to place an advert for a third parties without Our prior written knowledge and consent.

4.11 We shall provide You with a proof approval form which You are required to complete and confirm in in writing that You are happy with the advert, including but not limited to checking the content, spelling and artwork.

4.12 If You are not satisfied with the proof advert then You shall advise Us through the proof approval form and advise Us in writing the amendments You require.

4.13 We shall make any amendments required to the proof advert as notified by You and We shall resend You the proof advert with a proof approval form.

4.14 We shall not be responsible or liable for any errors or omissions which were not identified by You during the proof stage set out in clauses 4.11-4.13. You shall at all times remain responsible for the content and accuracy of Your Advert.

4.15 If the paper publication of Bournefree magazine is delayed by an event outside our control then we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know and we will take steps to minimise the effect of the delay. Provided we do this we will not be liable for delays caused by the event.

5. Your rights to cancel or make amendments to the advertising services

5.1 If You wish to make a change to the Advertising Services You have ordered (save for those set out in clause 4.11 – 4.13) please contact Us. We will let you know if the change is possible. If it is possible we will let you know about any changes to the price of the Advertising Services, the timing of publication or anything else which would be necessary as a result of Your requested change and ask You to confirm whether You wish to go ahead with the change.

5.2 You may cancel the Advertising Services on 28 written notice to Us. Any payments made prior to the 28 days shall be refunded to You. No refund shall be provided for any cancellations made after 28 days prior to the publication of Your Advert.

6. Our rights to cancel or make amendments to the advertising services

6.1 We may change the Advertising Services:

(a) to reflect changes in relevant laws and requirements or guidance from an authority; and

(b) to implement minor adjustments and improvements.

7. Price and payment

7.1 The price of the Advertising Services will be set out on Our website. We shall use Our reasonable endeavours to ensure these are accurate but errors can be made. If the Price is incorrect on the website We shall contact You and You can either agree to the correct price or cancel the contract.

7.2 All payments for a single advert shall be made at the date of booking the advert.

7.3 All payments for a series of adverts shall be paid with 14 days prior to the date of publication of each advert.

7.4 The discount provided for a series of adverts shall be removed if You cancel the series part way through, the price of the adverts published shall be re-calculated and You shall be invoiced for the difference in the price.

7.5 We shall notify You of the total price due and You shall make the payment directly to our bank, through the details we shall provide to you in writing or We shall invoice You and You shall pay our invoice within 7 working days.

7.6 If You do not make any payment to Us by the due date We may charge interest to You on the overdue amount at the rate of 3% a year above the base lending rate of the Bank of England from time to time. This interest shall accrue on a daily basis from the due date until the date of actual payment of the overdue amount, whether before or after judgment. You must pay us interest together with any overdue amount.

8. If there is a problem with the Advertising Services

8.1 If You have any questions or complaints about the Advertising Services, please contact Us using the details in clause 2. We welcome any comments and suggestions and would like the opportunity to rectify any issues You may have.

9. Liability

9.1 Our total liability to you whether in contract, tort, negligence, or howsoever arising for any and all direct and indirect loss or claims arising under or in connection with this contract shall be limited to the Price paid for the Advertising Services.

9.2 We expressly excludes liability for consequential loss or damage, loss of profit, business, revenue, loss of enjoyment, goodwill or anticipated savings . Any liability or remedy for innocent or negligent misrepresentation is expressly excluded. Neither party excludes or limits liability for death or personal injury.

9.3 You shall indemnify Us for any claims or damages which We may incur for any breach of intellectual property rights in Your advert from a third party.

10. Data Protection

10.1 We shall ensure that your data is processed in accordance with Our Privacy Policy.

Updates and changes

This document may be updated from time to time in order to reflect changes to legislation or our procedures. Details of any changes will be published on our website.

Last Updated: 27th September 2023