ADVERTISING TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These terms apply to all advertising provided to any person (‘Customer’) by PropertyHere. Customer includes an advertiser on whose behalf Advertising is placed and any media company or agency that arranges the Advertising for its clients.
1. Publication of Advertising
1.1 Subject to these Terms, PropertyHere will use its reasonable endeavours to publish advertising (‘Advertising’) in the format and in the position agreed with the Customer. ‘Advertising’ includes images submitted for publication and content or information relating to published Advertisements.
1.2 Customer grants PropertyHere a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable licence to publish, and to sub-licence the publication of, the Advertising in any form or medium, including print, online or other. Customer warrants that it is authorised to grant PropertyHere the licence in this clause 1.
2. Right to Refuse Advertising
2.1 Neither these Terms nor any written or verbal quotation by PropertyHere represents an agreement to publish Advertising. An agreement will only be formed between PropertyHere and Customer when PropertyHere accepts the Advertising in writing or generates a tax invoice for that Advertising.
2.2 PropertyHere reserves the right to refuse or withdraw from publication any Advertising at any time without giving reasons (even if the Advertising has previously been published by PropertyHere).
3. Right to vary Format, Placement or Distribution
3.1 PropertyHere will use reasonable efforts to publish Advertising in the format and in the position requested by the Customer. However, PropertyHere reserves the right to vary the placement of Advertising within a title or website or to change the format of Advertising (including changing colour to black and white).
3.2 PropertyHere may distribute interstate or regional editions of a title without all inserts or classified sections.
3.3 Except in accordance with clause 12, PropertyHere will not be liable for any loss or damage incurred by a Customer arising from PropertyHere’s failure to publish Advertising in accordance with a Customer’s request.
3.4 If PropertyHere changes the press configuration for a publication, PropertyHere reserves the right to shrink or enlarge the Advertising by up to 10% without notice to Customer or any change to rates.
4. Submission of Advertising
4.1 Customer warrants to PropertyHere that the publication of the Advertising does not breach or infringe:
(a) the Competition and Consumer Act (Cth) or equivalent State legislation;
(b) any copyright, trade mark, obligation of confidentiality or other personal or proprietary right;
(c) any law of defamation, obscenity or contempt of any court, tribunal or royal commission;
(d) State or Commonwealth privacy legislation or anti-discrimination legislation;
(e) any financial services law as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth); or
(f) any other law or applicable code (including any common law, statute, delegated legislation, rule or ordinance of the Commonwealth, or a State or Territory).
4.2 Customer warrants that if Advertising contains the name or photographic or pictorial representation of
any living person and/or any copy by which any living person can be identified, the Customer has obtained the authority of that person to make use of his/her name or representation or the copy.
4.3 Advertising containing contact details for the Customer must contain the full name and street address of the Customer. Post office box and email addresses alone are insufficient.
4.4 If a Customer submits Advertising that looks, in PropertyHere’s opinion, like editorial material, PropertyHere may publish the Advertising under the heading ‘Advertising’ with a border distinguishing it from editorial.
4.5 PropertyHere will not be responsible for any loss or damage to any Advertising material left in its control.
4.6 Advertising submitted electronically must comply with PropertyHere’s specifications. PropertyHere may reject the Advertising material if it is not submitted in accordance with such specifications.
4.7 Advertising material delivered digitally must include the PropertyHere booking or material identification number.
4.8 If Customer is a corporation and the Advertising contains the price for consumer goods or services, Customer warrants that the Advertising complies with the component pricing provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act(Cth) and contains, as a single price, the minimum total price to the extent quantifiable at time of the Advertising.
4.9 Customer must not resell Advertising space to any third party without PropertyHere’s consent.
4.10 If Advertising promotes a competition or trade promotion, Customer warrants it has obtained all relevant permits and indemnifies PropertyHere against any loss in connection with the Advertising.
6. Online Advertising
6.1 For online banner and display Advertising, Customer must submit creative materials and a clickthrough URL to PropertyHere at least 3 working days (5 working days for non-gif material) or within such other deadline advised by PropertyHere at its discretion before publication date. PropertyHere may charge Customer for online Advertising cancelled on less than 30 days notice or if creative materials are not submitted in accordance with this clause 6.1.
6.2 All online Advertising (including rich media) must comply with PropertyHere’s advertising specifications.
6.3 PropertyHere will measure online display and banner Advertising (including impressions delivered and clicks achieved) through its ad-serving systems. Results from Customer or third party ad-servers will not be accepted for the purposes of PropertyHere’s billing and assessment of Advertising.
6.4 PropertyHere is not liable for loss or damage from an internet or telecommunications failure.
6.5 Customer acknowledges that PropertyHere may at its discretion include additional features or inclusions such as third party advertisements within online classified Advertising.
7.1 Customer must promptly check proofs of Advertising (if provided to the Customer by PropertyHere) and notify PropertyHere of any errors in the proofs or in published Advertising.
7.2 PropertyHere does not accept responsibility for any errors submitted by the Customer or its agent, including errors in Advertising placed over the telephone.
7.3 Customer must send any claim for credit or republication in writing to PropertyHere no later than 7 days after the date of publication of the Advertising.
8. Advertising Rates and GST
8.1 The Customer must pay for Advertising. Customer must pay GST at the time it pays for Advertising. PropertyHere will provide a tax invoice or adjustment note (as applicable).
8.2 Eligibility for discounts or rebates will be based on the Customer’s GST-exclusive advertising spend.
9. Credit and Customer Accounts
9.1 PropertyHere may grant, deny or withdraw credit to a Customer at any time in its discretion. Customer must ensure that its Customer account number is available only to those employees authorised to use it. Customer acknowledges it will be liable for all Advertising placed under Customer’s account number.
10.1 The Customer must pre-pay for Advertising if required by PropertyHere. If Advertising is on account, payment must be within 7 days of date of the invoice or, for certain Rural Press publications, within 21 days of the end of the month in which the invoice is issued. If a commercial account has been established with PropertyHere, payment must be within 30 days of invoice date.
10.2 If Customer fails to provide the copy for a booking by publication deadline, Customer will be charged unless a cancellation is approved by PropertyHere. If PropertyHere accepts Advertising after the deadline, it will be deemed out of specification. Customer has no claim against PropertyHere for credit, republication or otherremedy for out of specification Advertising.
10.3 Customer must pay the full price for Advertising even if PropertyHere varied the format or placement of the Advertising or if there is an error in the Advertising, unless the error was PropertyHere’s fault. Customer must pay its electronic transmission costs.
11. Failure to Pay and Other Breach
11.1 If Customer breaches these terms, fails to pay for Advertising or suffers an Insolvency Event (defined in clause 11.2), PropertyHere may (in its discretion and without limitation):
(a) cancel any provision of credit to Customer;
(b) require cash pre-payment for further Advertising;
(c) charge interest on all overdue amounts at the rate 2% above the NAB Overdraft Base Rate;
(d) take proceedings against the Customer for any outstanding amounts;
(e) recover PropertyHere’s costs including mercantile agency and legal costs on a full indemnity basis;
(f) cease publication of further Advertising or terminate an agreement for Advertising not published;
(g) exercise any other rights at law.
11.2 A Customer suffers an ‘Insolvency Event’ if:
(a) Customer is a natural person and commits an act of bankruptcy; or
(b) Customer is a body corporate and cannot pay its debts as and when they fall due or enters an arrangement with its creditors other than in the ordinary course of business or passes a resolution for administration, winding up or liquidation (other than for the purposes of reorganisation or reconstruction); or has a receiver, manager, liquidator or administrator appointed to any of its property or assets or has a petition presented for its winding up.
11.3 PropertyHere may withhold any discounts or rebates if Customer fails to comply with its payment obligations.
11.4 A written statement of debt signed by an authorised employee of PropertyHere is evidence of the amount owed by the Customer to PropertyHere.
12.1 The Customer acknowledges that it has not relied on any advice given or representation made by or on behalf of PropertyHere in connection with the Advertising.
12.2 PropertyHere excludes all implied conditions and warranties from these terms, except any condition or warranty (such as conditions and warranties implied by the Competition and Consumer Act and equivalent State acts) which cannot by law be excluded (‘Non-excludable Condition’).
12.3 PropertyHere limits its liability for breach of any Non-Excludable Condition (to the extent such liability can be limited) and for any other error in published Advertising caused by PropertyHere to the re-supply of the Advertising or payment of the cost of re-supply (at PropertyHere’s option).
12.4 Subject to clauses 12.2 and 12.3, PropertyHere excludes all other liability to the Customer for any costs, expenses, losses and damages incurred in relation to Advertising published by PropertyHere, whether that liability arises in contract, tort (including by PropertyHere’s negligence) or under statute. Without limitation, PropertyHere will in no circumstances be liable for any indirect or consequential losses, loss of profits, loss of revenue or loss of business opportunity.
12.5 The Customer indemnifies PropertyHere and its officers, employees, contractors and agents (the ‘Indemnified’) against any costs, expenses, losses, damages and liability suffered or incurred by the Indemnified arising from the Customer’s breach of these Terms and any negligent or unlawful act or omission of the Customer in connection with the Advertising.
13.1 PropertyHere collects a Customer's personal information to provide the Advertising to the Customer and for invoicing purposes. PropertyHere may disclose this personal information to its related bodies corporate, to credit reporting agencies and other third parties as part of provision of the Advertising and for overdue accounts, to debt collection agencies to recover amounts owing.
13.2 PropertyHere provides some published Advertising to third party service providers. Where such Advertising contains personal information, Customer consents to the disclosure of their personal information in the advertising to third parties and to the personal information being republished by a third party.
14.1 Each party will treat as confidential, and will procure that its advertising agents, other agents, and contractors (‘Agents’) treat as confidential and will not disclose, unless disclosure is required by law:
(a) the terms of this Agreement (including terms relating to volumes and pricing);
(b) information generated for the performance of this Agreement, including all data relating to advertising schedules, budgets, forecasts, booked advertising, prices or volumes;
(c) any other information that ought in good faith to be treated as confidential given the circumstances of disclosure or the nature of the information;
(d) any information derived wholly or partly for any information referred to in (a) to
Each party agrees to take all reasonable precautions to prevent any unauthorised use, disclosure, publication or dissemination of the confidential information by or on behalf of itself or any third party.
15.1 These Terms, with any other written agreement, represent the entire agreement of the Customer and PropertyHere for Advertising. They can only be varied in writing by an authorised officer of PropertyHere. No purchase order or other document issued by the Customer will vary these Terms.
15.2 PropertyHere will not be liable for any delay or failure to publish Advertising caused by a factor outside PropertyHere’s reasonable control (including but not limited to any act of God, war, breakdown of plant, industrial dispute, electricity failure, governmental or legal restraint).
15.3 PropertyHere may serve notice on Customer by post or fax to the last known address of the Customer.
15.4 These Terms are governed by the laws of the State in which the billing company for the Advertising is located and each party submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of that State.