The Chippenham Advertiser ("The Publishers") reserve the right to refuse publication of any advertisement without notice or explanation. In these terms the word "advertiser" shall be construed to include any person or organisation placing an advertisement on behalf of another.

Guarantee of insertion cannot be given and the publishers shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by any error or inaccuracy in the printing of an advertisement or by the total or partial failure (however caused) of publication or distribution of any publication in which an advertisement is scheduled to appear.

Advertisements will be accepted only on the express condition that the advertiser warrants that the advertisement does not in any way contravene any existing legislation and in particular the Trades Description Act, 1968, and the Consumer Credit Act, 1974.

No liability is accepted for the loss or damage to any artwork supplied.

Advertisers are requested to check their advertisements after the first insertion. The publishers will not be responsible for any errors on subsequent insertions, which have not been advised to them.

Notice of cancellation of a single booking must be given in writing to the publisher no later than twenty one days before publication.

All rates quoted are subject to VAT at the current rate in force at the time the advertisement appears.

Should the rate for advertising be altered, the price for the remaining insertions shall be increased accordingly or the publishers shall have the right to cancel the unexpired portion of the order.

Unless agreed otherwise in writing by the publishers payment must be received no later than ten days before the publication date. Interest at the rate of 10% over the current base lending rate applicable at the time may be charged by the publishers at their sole discretion on all sums due to the publisher. The publishers reserve the right to enforce the terms of The Late Payment Commercial Debts (Interest) Act.

In the event of any Cheque which is returned marked "refer to drawer", "Represent" or unpaid in any manner whatsoever charge at the publisher's sole discretion the rate of 5% of the amount for which the payment was drawn or 50.00 which ever is the greater and/or withdraw all future credit facilities that may have been extended to the advertiser and/or charge to the advertiser all and any cost whatsoever, incurred by the publisher for the recovery of such sums as are due and the enforcement of contract, including any third party collection agency fees and exercise the right to enforce the Late Payment Commercial Debts (Interest) Act.

In the event of the advertiser's default of payment charge at the publisher's sole discretion all and any costs whatsoever, incurred by the publisher for the recovery of such sums as are due, including any third party collection agency's fees and charge the advertiser 10% per annum over the base lending rate at the time governed by the rate charged by The National Westminster Bank plc.

Any discount, which the publishers may have agreed with the advertiser, shall be forfeited in the event of failure by the advertiser to meet the above payment terms.

The advertiser agrees to indemnify the publishers in respect of all costs, damages or other charges falling down upon the publisher as a result of legal action or threatened legal action arising from the publication of the advertisement.

The placing of an order for an advertisement shall amount to acceptance of these Terms and Conditions and any condition placed on an order by an advertiser shall be null and void as it conflicts with them.

Copyright advertisements produced wholly or partially by the publishers belong to the publishers. Advertisers may not reproduce such advertisements without the publisher's written consent.

The publishers shall have no liability to the advertiser in any circumstances for any claim for damages to, loss of, or costs in respect of anticipated profits, revenues, business opportunities or for any other indirect or consequential loss.