Khaleej Affairs and its affiliated and associated companies accept Advertising orders from Clients under the following terms of sale
All contracts for advertising are related to advertising space only and no undertaking can be given as part of a contract to include any editorial material in any publication.
By signing the Sales Order, which references these Terms of Sale, you accept that these Terms of Sale remain in force regardless of any other terms of sale that may govern each sale/purchase and that these Terms of Sale shall prevail if contradicted.
All advertisement orders are subject to acceptance by KA.
KA may decline to publish an advertisement at its sole discretion.
KA shall invoice the client on publication of the advert and the client shall pay KA within 15 days of the date of invoice unless prepayment or other terms are agreed upon.
Positioning of advertisements is at the sole discretion of KA except where a specific position has been agreed upon in writing by KA and the appropriate special position rate has been charged.
Advertisement rates may be discounted for clients booking multiple insertions. If part cancellation is made of a multiple booking, the rate payable for the remaining insertions will be increased to the rate applicable for the actual number of insertions made.
Providing complete and approved advertising artwork is the responsibility of the client unless there is an agreement in writing for KA to create or amend artwork. A charge may be made for any design or production work required if complete material is not supplied.
Artwork must be received 20 days prior to publication/start date for print and 2 days prior for digital If artwork is not supplied, the client will still be charged the full rate for the booked insertion.
Cancellations Cover Positions: Premium cover positions (Inside Front Cover, Outside Back Cover and Reverse Gatefold covers) due to their nature are sold on annual contracts and thus once booked may not be cancelled.
Cancellations Other: Cancellation requests must be received by email to [email protected] 30 days prior to publication, otherwise full payment for the space booked is due. Cancellations are not valid if the campaign subsequently appears in other media. If advertising is booked less than 30 days before publication, cancellations must be made in writing, within 48 hours of the date of the booking order and 48 hours prior to the publication press day, otherwise, full payment is due.
Agency Commission: Advertising agency commission of 10% will be allowed to agencies providing material to the specifications above and who accept liability as principals.
KA’s liability to the advertiser/client/agency shall be limited to the amount of KA’s invoice for the advertisement booking for any action or claim brought howsoever caused.
2. DELEGATE REGISTRATION
KA accepts Delegate Registrations under the following terms of sale.
Payment for the full amount of the Delegate Fee is due immediately upon reservation.
KA may decline to accept or register a delegate at its sole discretion. Where KA declines a registration the delegate shall receive a refund of the associated Delegate Fee paid.
KA reserves the right to refuse admission to any registered delegate to any event or related function. The delegate will receive no refund.
KA reserves the right to vary the contents of the event or function, including specific subject matter and speakers within the parameters of the title/concept of the event or function. KA reserves the right to move the venue within a 50km radius of the original venue.
Cancellations: Cancellations must be received by email to [email protected] 15 days before the event takes place for a full refund. 50% of the Delegate Fee will be refunded for cancellations between 30 and 15 days in advance. If cancellation of a Delegate Registration is received less than 15 days before the date of the event, there will be no refund. These cancellation terms apply regardless of the date of Delegate Registration (booking).
3. EVENT MANAGEMENT
KA accepts orders for Event Management from Clients under the following terms of sale.
Payment terms for the Event Management Fees are 50% upon confirmation and the balance is to be paid no later than 30 days prior to the event date.
All Event Management orders are subject to acceptance by KA and KA may decline Event Management at its sole discretion.
All contracts for Event Management are related to the services and benefits agreed only and no undertaking can be given as part of a contract or order to guarantee the inclusion of any editorial material.
Providing complete information as required by the Event Management agreement and by the dates requested by KA is the responsibility of the client.
Management Fee is due. These cancellation terms apply regardless of the date of order or contract for the Event Management.
KA’s liability to the Client shall be limited to the amount of KA’s invoice for the Event Management fee for any action or claim brought by the Client howsoever caused
4. EXHIBITION SPACE
KA accepts orders for Exhibition Space from Clients under the following terms of sale.
Payment terms for the full amount shown are 50% upon confirmation, and the balance is to be paid no later than 30 days prior to the opening day of the exhibition.
All exhibition space is sold subject to acceptance by KA and KA may decline exhibition space bookings at its sole discretion.
Positioning of space/exhibition stand booked is at the sole discretion of KA except where a specific location has been agreed upon in writing by KA.
All contracts for exhibition space are related to space (and shell stand, if applicable) only.
Providing complete and approved information (such as logos etc.) is the responsibility of the Client unless there is an agreement in writing for KA to create or amend stand details. A charge may be made for any design or production work required if complete material or information is not supplied.
Information/stand details must be received 60 days prior to the date of the first exhibition day. If information/stand details are not supplied in due time, KA shall not be held responsible for any failure to produce the agreed information.
Cancellations: Cancellations must be received by email to [email protected] 60 days prior to the date of the first exhibition day, otherwise full payment for the exhibition space booked is due.
If exhibition space is booked less than 15 days prior to the event, cancellations must be made in writing within 24 hours of booking and not less than 36 hours prior to the first day of the exhibition.
KA’s liability to the Client shall be limited to the amount of KA’s invoice for the Exhibition Space for any action or claim brought by the Client howsoever caused.
5. LEAD GENERATION
KA accepts orders for lead generation in the following terms of sale.
SCOPE OF WORK Means any information and Advertisers Materials provided by the Advertiser to KA that outlines any criteria or specification that KA will use in order to deliver Leads to the Advertiser under this Agreement. Both the Advertiser and KA will agree on the Scope of Work prior to any provision of Services. In the event of any conflict or dispute the terms of sale of this Agreement shall always take precedence over the Scope of Work;
DEFINITION OF A LEAD (a). “Leads” means any Record that KA submits to Advertisers as part of its provision of Services for Payment. Leads shall be classified as either: Content Syndication, MQL Double Touch, MQL Plus and BANT according to criteria (which shall be documented in the Scope of Work or on email) agreed between the ITP and Advertisers;
SERVICES SPECIFICATION(a). Prior to commencing any campaign and further to Advertisers signing the Order Form, the Advertisers shall provide KA with a completed Scope of Work that shall detail its requirements. These requirements must include the necessary criteria that define a Lead and only once both ITP and Advertisers have both agreed on the necessary criteria, either in the Scope of work or via official written notice (on email for example) may the campaign commence.
Scope of work will detail the criteria that shall determine the scope of available target companies to be approached for the Advertiser’s campaign which shall include but shall not be limited to Vertical (Industry/Market Sector), Company Size/Employee Numbers, Persona (Job Title/Job Role & Keywords), and any other additional information where appropriate (such as questions to ask, or Proprietary Intelligence to gather for example). Advertisers may also provide an exclusion or suppression list of companies (domains ideally, or company names and where applicable individual email addresses) not to be targeted for their campaign.
The advertiser undertakes that its use of Leads for any reason shall be for business-to-business purposes only and shall be in accordance with all Applicable Laws, and in particular, it shall be compliant with Data Protection and privacy laws.
KA is unable to guarantee the results or success of any activity or initiative undertaken by Advertisers using any Leads or Proprietary Intelligence and does not accept any liability in the event of any failure or deemed failure of activity or initiatives Advertisers undertake.
All Leads received by the Advertisers should be carefully vetted prior to any use to ensure satisfaction. Advertisers may reject any Leads within two (2) weeks of receiving them (rejected leads received by KA after two (2) weeks shall not be deemed valid rejections and shall be ignored) if the leads provided do not meet the agreed criteria as specified in the Scope of Work and as mutually agreed between the Advertisers and KA.
Both parties agree to ensure good communication with one another throughout the duration of the campaign.
LEAD REJECTION Replacement leads will be provided in good faith. Acceptable reasons for provision of replacement leads will include, but not exclusively, the following; bounce back emails, the individual no longer employed by the company (if left company employment two (2) months or more from date of lead supply), the target audience does not meet the agreed specification. KA will not reject leads based on the outcome, feedback or the Advertiser’s deemed success rates.
KA accepts orders for Sponsorship of Events under the following general terms of sale.
Payment terms for the Sponsorship package ordered are 50% on confirmation, and the balance is to be paid no later than 30 days prior to the date of the sponsored event.
All contracts for sponsorship are related to sponsor benefits only and no undertaking can be given as part of a contract that guarantees any editorial material in any publication. Editorial material is always published at the Editor’s discretion.
Providing complete and approved sponsorship information is the responsibility of the Client unless there is an agreement in writing for KA to create or amend the artwork. A charge may be made for any design or production work required if complete material or information is not supplied.
Sponsorship information must be received 60 days prior to the event date.