Advertising Terms & Conditions

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Last Updated: November 2021

  1. Definitions & Interpretation

1.1 In these terms and  conditions:

Advertisement” means any kind of  promotional or advertising material (including, but not limited to, advertorial content, classified and/or recruitment advertising) that is, as the case may be: (i) to be printed in a  Print Publication and/or (ii) to be published or otherwise displayed by electronic means (including, but not limited to,  banner, skyscraper, pop-up, roadblock, leader, belly bands, cover wraps, tip-ons, inserts, button or other forms of online or electronic display advertising) via or as part of or in connection with any Online Publication;

Advertisement Confirmation” means FTG Online Job Fairs’ written confirmation of the Buyer’s order;

the Advertiser” means any person who promotes products or services to the general public or a section of the public, whether such person is the Buyer or not;

Advertiser Dependencies” means the Copy Deadline, together with any other obligations of the Buyer which FTG Online Job Fairs may  specify in connection with the proposed publication of the Advertisement  (whether included in the Advertisement Confirmation, the Rate Card, the Booking  Form or otherwise) including, but not limited to, the delivery format and/or file configuration  in which any copy for the Advertisement (whether for a Print Publication or an Online Publication) is to be supplied to FTG Online Job Fairs;

the Buyer” means the person placing the order with FTG Online Job Fairs for the publication of  the Advertisement (including, but not limited to, the Advertiser’s advertising  agency or media buyer);

Copy Deadline” means, where applicable,  the latest date (as shown on the Advertisement Confirmation) by which the Buyer is obliged to give FTG Online Job Fairs full instructions and copy for carrying out the Buyer’s  order in accordance with and subject to these terms and conditions. For the avoidance of any doubt, Advertisements to be published in an Online Publication may not be subject to a Copy Deadline;

Online Publication” means any website operated or controlled by FTG Online Job Fairs or other electronic medium (including,  but not limited to, e-mail communications and alerts), whether connected with or related to the title of a Print Publication or otherwise;

Print Publication” means any newspaper, magazine, insert or ‘onsert’ (and including any supplement for which no charge is made to its recipient and which is published whether regularly or occasionally as part of or in association  with such newspaper or magazine) published by FTG Online Job Fairs;

FTG Online Job Fairs” means FTG Online Job Fairs which is the joint venture of Force Four Creative Ltd (Company no. 08746936. Office Address Leefe House,27 Abbey Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire.LE16 9AA whose trading style is Force Four Training) and Insure Life Limited (Company Number 12014990. Registered address Scott House, Westmere Drive, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6ZG whose trading style is Forces Transition Group)

the Rate Card” means the rate card from  time to time in force which is used by FTG Online Job Fairs and as such may include (amongst other  things) FTG Online Job Fairs’ scale of advertisement rates and also technical specifications relating to the standard and quality of reproduction of any Advertisement including its setting, style, delivery format, file configuration and size and  wording; and

Working Days” means 9am to 5pm any day Monday to Friday inclusive other than Christmas Day, Good Friday, bank and other public holidays.

1.2  Where the context so admits, words importing the one gender shall include all other genders and words importing the singular shall include the plural and vice versa. A reference to a statute, statutory provision or other legislation is a reference to it as it is in force from time to time, taking account of any amendment or re-enactment.

  1. Application of these Terms  and Conditions

2.1  All Advertisements accepted for publication by FTG Online Job Fairs are accepted subject to these terms and conditions which shall apply to the exclusion of all

other terms and conditions (including  any which the Buyer purports to apply under any purchase order, confirmation of order, specification or other document). Any variation to these terms and conditions and any representations about the Advertisement shall have no effect unless expressly agreed in writing  and signed by an authorised representative of FTG Online Job Fairs. The Booking Form shall form part of these terms and conditions.

2.2  Unless circumstances specifically dictate otherwise in connection with the publication of an Advertisement in an Online Publication, no order placed by the Buyer shall be deemed accepted by FTG Online Job Fairs until the Advertisement Confirmation is issued.

2.3  Notwithstanding any other provision of these terms and conditions, nothing herein shall require FTG Online Job Fairs to do or omit to do anything which would contravene any applicable laws or regulations including, but not limited to, the Data Protection Act 1998, the Gambling Act 2005 and the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations  2008.

FTG Online Job Fairs respects the privacy of every person for whom we have personal data. We comply with data protection legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation which regulates the processing of data and ensures that your data is processed fairly and lawfully, is kept secure and only that data necessary for any processing is kept. You can see our privacy policy at


  1. The Buyer’s Obligations

The Buyer hereby warrants, represents and undertakes to FTG Online Job Fairs that:

  1. a) in relation to any and all Advertisements the Buyer contracts with FTG Online Job Fairs as principal notwithstanding that the Buyer may be acting directly or indirectly for the Advertiser or in any other representative capacity;
  2. b) should the Buyer change its name, trading style, identity, address, or should any other details disclosed by the Buyer to FTG Online Job Fairs change, the Buyer must give written notice to FTG Online Job Fairs within 5 Working Days of such change(s);
  3. c) any and all other Advertiser Dependencies will be met and, unless otherwise agreed in writing by FTG Online Job Fairs, all copy for any Advertisements will be delivered to FTG Online Job Fairs in an approved digital format and/or file configuration and, in the case of an Advertisement to be published in a Print Publication, delivered at least 21 Working Days prior to the Copy Deadline;
  4. d) the publication of  the Advertisement by FTG Online Job Fairs (either in the Print Publication or the Online  Publication or both, as the case may be) in the form originally submitted by the Buyer (or as amended pursuant to Condition 4 below) will not breach any contract with a third party or infringe any copyright, trade mark or other  proprietary right of any third party or otherwise be unlawful or render FTG Online Job Fairs liable to any proceedings, claims, demands, costs or expenses or any other loss  whatsoever;
  5. e) in the case of any Advertisement submitted for publication by the Buyer which contains the name or  pictorial representation, whether photographic or otherwise, of any living  person or any part of the anatomy of any living person or any material by which any living person may be identified, the Buyer or the Advertiser has obtained the authority of that living person to make use of his or her name, identity, image, representation and/or copy;
  6. f) in relation to any  financial promotion (as defined under the Financial Services and Markets Act  2000), the Advertiser is, or its content have been approved by, an authorised  person within the meaning of the Act or the Advertisement is otherwise  permitted under the Act, under the Financial Promotion Order 2001 or under any  other legislation subordinate to the Act;
  7. g) the Advertisement  complies with the requirements of all relevant legislation (including  subordinate legislation, the rules of statutorily recognised regulatory authorities and the law of the European Economic Community) and applicable laws for the time being in force or applicable to the United Kingdom;
  8. h) all advertising copy submitted to FTG Online Job Fairs is legal, decent, honest and truthful, and complies with the  British Code of Advertising, Sales Promotion and Direct Marketing and all other  relevant codes under the general supervision of the Advertising Standards  Authority;
  9. i) all instructions, artwork or other material submitted to FTG Online Job Fairs by electronic means shall not contain software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment, and shall not be corrupted;
  10. j) any information supplied in connection with the Advertisement is accurate, complete and true;
  11. k) where the Buyer is the Advertiser’s agent, the Buyer is authorised by the Advertiser to place the Advertisement with FTG Online Job Fairs and the Buyer will indemnify FTG Online Job Fairs against any claim made by the Advertiser against FTG Online Job Fairs arising from publication of the same; and
  12. l) the Buyer has  retained sufficient quantity and quality of any artwork, film or other materials and copy relating to the Advertisement as FTG Online Job Fairs shall not be liable for the loss of or damage to any of these items submitted to FTG Online Job Fairs.
  13. Advertisements: Copy, Alterations, Accuracy, Publication, etc

4.1  Notwithstanding Condition 3 above FTG Online Job Fairs shall be entitled at any time to require the Buyer to amend any artwork, materials and copy for and relating to any Advertisement, or refuse (without notice) to publish any Advertisement for the purpose of:

  1. a) complying with any  legal or moral obligations placed on FTG Online Job Fairs or the Buyer or the Advertiser; or
  2. b) avoiding the infringement of (i) the rights of any third party or (ii) the British Code of Advertising, Sales Promotion and Direct Marketing and all other relevant codes under the general supervision of the Advertising Standards Authority or (iii)  any other applicable law; or
  3. c) meeting to FTG Online Job Fairs’ reasonable satisfaction (i) the production and quality specifications stipulated on the Rate Card or (ii) any other Advertiser Dependencies.

4.2  FTG Online Job Fairs reserves the right at its discretion and without notice to the Buyer:

  1. a) to decline to publish, or omit, alter, suspend or change the position of any Advertisement otherwise accepted for insertion, or publication.  However, FTG Online Job Fairs will endeavour to comply with the reasonable and practicable wishes of the Buyer although FTG Online Job Fairs does not warrant the date of publication or insertion, the wording, or the quality of the reproduction of the Advertisement; and
  2. b) to destroy all  artwork, film, copy or other materials submitted by the Buyer and which have been in FTG Online Job Fairs’ possession for more than six (6) months from the date of their last use by FTG Online Job Fairs, unless specific written instructions have been received from the Buyer to the contrary.

4.3  All copyright and all other rights of a similar nature that are created or exist in material originated by FTG Online Job Fairs in connection with the publication of the Advertisement remains vested in FTG Online Job Fairs.

4.4 Advertisements:  Online Publications

4.4.1  The Buyer shall submit  copy for the Advertisement at least 5 working days prior to the intended go-live  date.  If the  Buyer submits its copy late then FTG Online Job Fairs reserves the right to publish the Advertisement at a time of its choosing.

4.4.2  If the Buyer is supplying creative content in the form of an Advertisement that links to another website the Buyer must inform FTG Online Job Fairs in writing at least 3 Working Days prior to the intended go-live date.

4.4.3  If an Advertisement links to another website the Buyer is responsible for maintaining the link and for the content of the linked-to website. FTG Online Job Fairs may remove any Advertisement which contains content or links to a website which, in FTG Online Job Fairs’ discretion, is (or is likely to be) defamatory or objectionable or otherwise likely to bring FTG Online Job Fairs into disrepute.  The Buyer will indemnify FTG Online Job Fairs from and against any claims or liability suffered or incurred by FTG Online Job Fairs arising in any connection from links contained in an Advertisement.

4.4.4  If FTG Online Job Fairs receives complaints about the content of an Advertisement it may, at its discretion, remove the Advertisement from display without reference or liability to the Buyer or Advertiser.

4.4.6  The provisions set out  in this condition 4.4 apply in addition (save where the context expressly  permits) and without prejudice to all other provisions set out in these terms  and conditions.


  1. Advertisements: Responsibility and Liability

5.1  The Buyer shall indemnify and keep  indemnified FTG Online Job Fairs against all proceedings, claims, demands, damages, costs,  expenses or any other loss whatsoever arising directly or reasonably foreseeably as a result of (i) the publication of the Advertisement or (ii) any breach of  the Buyer’s obligations under these terms and conditions or implied by law.

5.2  With regard to the  actual or intended insertion of an Advertisement in any Print or Online  Publication FTG Online Job Fairs shall not be responsible to the Buyer or liable for:

  1. a) checking  the correctness of the Advertisement in the form it is received from the Buyer;
  2. b) any  error in the Advertisement in the form it is received from the Buyer;
  3. c) the  wording, representation, placement or quality of colour or mono reproduction of  the Advertisement;
  4. d) the actual  positioning or prominence of the Advertisement in the Print and/or Online  Publication (as the case may be);
  5. e) the repetition of any  error in an Advertisement ordered for more than one insertion;
  6. f) the  distribution of the Print or Online Publication in a specific geographical  area;
  7. g) the failure,  corruption or malfunction of any system of electronic publication, whether by  means of electronic storage, display or retrieval equipment or otherwise;
  8. h) any order given by  the Buyer in the nature of a “stop order” or cancellation or transfer  of the publication of the Advertisement unless it is given to FTG Online Job Fairs in writing,  in the case of an Advertisement to be published in a Print Publication, at  least 28 Working Days before the Copy Deadline and, in the case of an  Advertisement to be published in an Online Publication, at least 72 hours prior  to the intended go-live date;
  9. i) any loss whatsoever  caused by delay or failure by FTG Online Job Fairs to issue the Print or Online Publication on  the due date (or such other date of release, display or publication, as the case  may be), or FTG Online Job Fairs’ decision to suspend the Print and/or Online publication or  cease the Print or Online Publication altogether;
  10. j) the payment of any  damages or other compensation for breach of contract because of FTG Online Job Fairs’ failure  to perform any of its obligations under these terms and conditions if such  failure is caused by anything beyond FTG Online Job Fairs’ reasonable control (that is to say  as a result of force majeure) including acts or threats of terrorism, strikes,  lock-outs or other industrial actions or trade disputes, pandemic, epidemic or  other widespread illness whether involving FTG Online Job Fairs’ employees or those of any  third party;
  11. k) any loss whatsoever  caused as a consequence of any instructions, artwork or any other material  relating to the Advertisement being submitted by the Buyer in electronic form  that is in breach of the warranty at Condition 3(h) above;
  12. l) any matter of  complaint, claim or query (whether in relation to the Advertisement, in which  case Condition 5.3 shall apply, or FTG Online Job Fairs’ invoice related thereto) unless  raised with FTG Online Job Fairs in writing within 5 Working Days following the publication of  the Advertisement or at the date on which it is claimed the Advertisement was  intended to appear, or the receipt by the Buyer of the invoice giving rise to it;  and
  13. m) any failure of the  Advertisement to meet or generate any target response levels or page  impressions.

5.3  Subject to Condition 5.2, if an  Advertisement contains an error caused by FTG Online Job Fairs and this detracts materially from the Advertisement then provided the Buyer gives written notice to FTG Online Job Fairs of the error in the Advertisement (as the case may be):

  1. a) within 5 Working Days of its publication or display in the case of a single order; or
  2. b) before either the Copy Deadline for its next insertion or subsequent go live date (as the case may be) in the case of a series order

FTG Online Job Fairs will at its discretion either:

  1. c) give the Buyer credit for the cost of the Advertisement containing the error; or
  2. d) publish the Advertisement for a second time without charge to the Buyer

and to that extent such credit or re-publication (as the case may be) shall be FTG Online Job Fairs’ maximum liability to the Buyer. Such matter dealt with under this Condition 5.3 shall not affect the liability of the Buyer for payment  by the due date of FTG Online Job Fairs’ charges for the Advertisement and all other  Advertisements.

5.4  Except to the extent specified in Condition 5.3, FTG Online Job Fairs shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by the Buyer (or the Advertiser) as a result of any total or partial failure of publication, distribution or availability of any Print or Online Publication in which any Advertisement is scheduled to be included, or for any error, misprint or omission in the printing of any Advertisement.

5.5  The total liability of FTG Online Job Fairs to the Buyer for any act or omission of FTG Online Job Fairs, its employees or agents relating to any  Advertisement shall not exceed the amount of the full refund of any price paid to FTG Online Job Fairs for the Advertisement or the cost of a reasonably comparable further or corrective Advertisement.  Without  limiting the foregoing, FTG Online Job Fairs shall not be liable for any (i) loss of profits, goodwill or business or (ii) indirect or consequential loss.

  1. Payment Terms

6.1  Payment for any Advertisement or any other goods or services is due in advance of first publication of the Advertisement in accordance with the terms set out in the Payment Schedule in this clause unless FTG Online Job Fairs has previously agreed in writing to open a credit account for the Buyer, and where a credit account is opened then payment of the account shall become due 30 days after the date of FTG Online Job Fairs’ invoice and the Buyer will ensure that payment is received by FTG Online Job Fairs no later than this due date.  The Buyer must submit all information requested by FTG Online Job Fairs (including, but not limited to, any relevant purchase order number) and in accordance with FTG Online Job Fairs’ instructions and deadlines in order for FTG Online Job Fairs to generate its invoices, and failure to supply such information in accordance with any such request or instructions shall not excuse late or non-payment.

Payment Schedule: Recruitment Print, Display, Digital and Classified

  1. a) A payment of 100% of the invoice value at least 5 working days before the go-live date. For the avoidance of doubt, payment means ‘cleared funds’ into the account Force Four Creative Ltd.

6.2  All the rates and  charges payable under or with reference to these terms and conditions are subject to and exclusive of Value Added Tax which shall be charged in addition at the rate from time to time in force.

6.3  If the Buyer:

  1. a) fails to pay FTG Online Job Fairs’ invoice in accordance with the Payment Schedule in Condition  6.1 above; or
  2. b) is in breach of any obligation under these terms and conditions, FTG Online Job Fairs shall be entitled to terminate its contract with the Buyer immediately (without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to FTG Online Job Fairs whether under these terms and conditions or otherwise) and, without prejudice to FTG Online Job Fairs’ right to terminate its contract with the Buyer in such circumstances, the outstanding balance owed by the Buyer shall become due and payable immediately.

6.4  Without prejudice to Condition 6.4, FTG Online Job Fairs shall be entitled to:

  1. a) charge interest on any outstanding balance owed to FTG Online Job Fairs at the rate of 4% above the base rate of HSBC Bank Plc from the date that the invoice became due for payment until the date it is paid in full (whether before or after Judgment);
  2. b) charge an administration fee of £25 if any cheque drawn in its favour by the Buyer in purported satisfaction of any unpaid invoice is dishonoured on presentation; and
  3. c) instruct a debt collection agency (apart from solicitors) to recover any sum due and in that case all charges incurred by FTG Online Job Fairs as a result of such instruction shall be payable by the Buyer in any event upon demand.

6.5  FTG Online Job Fairs reserves the right at its discretion and without notice to the Buyer:

(a) to charge the Buyer for any extra production and colour processing costs because of any act or omission by the Buyer to supply artwork, film, copy or other materials of  sufficient quality or otherwise in accordance with the Advertiser Dependencies;  and

(b) to change any matters shown on the Rate Card, including in particular (but not limited to), its scale of advertisement rates at any time.

6.6 Any currency conversions necessary to prepare an invoice shall be calculated at the rate quoted by HSBC Bank Plc at the date of invoice

  1. Cancellation & Termination

7.1  FTG Online Job Fairs shall not be bound by any request from the Buyer to stop, cancel or suspend an Advertisement unless such request is in writing and confirmed in writing by FTG Online Job Fairs.

7.2  Without  prejudice to Condition 7.1, the following costs remain due on cancellation, and the Buyer acknowledges that these charges represent a genuine pre-estimate of FTG Online Job Fairs’ losses:

Digital (Online) Advertising including Recruitment and Classified Advertising

  1. a) notice of cancellation received 29 –42 days or more before first publication, 25% of total booking fee due
  2. b) notice of cancellation received 15-28 days before first publication, 50% of total booking fee due
  3. c) notice of cancellation received 0-14 days before first publication, 100% of total booking fee due

If the Buyer has paid sums for Advertisements in advance and is entitled to a refund, FTG Online Job Fairs shall use its reasonable endeavours to pay such refund the to Buyer within 30 Working Days of receipt of the written notice of cancellation.

7.3  Should the Buyer, part way through wish to stop or cancel an Advertisement that is being displayed in an Online Publication for an agreed period of time in excess of 14 days then the Buyer must given written notice to FTG Online Job Fairs of its request to stop or cancel the Advertisement and all charges connected with the display of the Advertisement shall, unless otherwise expressly agreed by FTG Online Job Fairs in writing, be non-refundable.

7.4  FTG Online Job Fairs shall be entitled (without  prejudice to any other remedy available to it) to treat this contract as repudiated if the Buyer or the Advertiser;

(a)  being an individual dies or makes voluntary arrangement with his creditors or his estate becomes subject to an administration order or he becomes bankrupt;

(b)  being a company becomes insolvent, has a receiver appointed to manage its assets or it enters into liquidation or commences to be wound up (other than for the purpose of  amalgamation or reconstruction);

(c)  allows an encumbrancer to take possession of any of its property or assets; or

(d) is unable to pay its debts as they fall due or ceases or threatens to cease to carry on business.

  1. General

8.1  Governing Law.  These terms and conditions (and FTG Online Job Fairs’ contract with the Buyer) shall be governed by and construed according to English Law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

8.2  Severance.  If any provision of these terms and  conditions is or becomes invalid, illegal or void, that shall not affect the  validity and legality of the other provisions.

8.3  Waiver.  No failure or delay by FTG Online Job Fairs to exercise any right or remedy provided under these terms and conditions or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.

8.4 Third Parties.  None of the provisions of these terms and conditions are intended to confer a benefit on or be enforceable by  any third party under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise.


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