Advertising Terms

Advertising Terms

All public information submitted to the website is done so entirely at the risk of the advertiser. Music and Events will not be held liable for this information being used by a third party.

All advertisers and users agree to always represent themselves in a professional manner when submitting information to www.musicandevents.co.uk.

BECOMING AN ADVERTISER OR USER ON THE MUSIC AND EVENTS WEBSITE

 

It is completely free to sign up to www.musicandevents.co.uk and a large part of the site is completely free to use.

It is free to have a basic listing for your act or service and access to contribute to our ‘Whats On, News & Blog’ section where you can chat, make comments about news, post blogs, upload articles, contribute to the gig guide and enter forums about the music, entertainment and event world on a local or national scale.

PAID ADVERTISMENT

For a set fee, Music and Events provides space on the website for anyone to advertise their business or service. There are two ways to take advantage of paid advertisement on the website, the directory and banner advertisement.

THE DIRECTORY

Once a directory listing is purchased it will appear for 12 months at a set fee.

You can choose to have a ‘featured’ or ‘premium’ listing, both of which allow you to create a full customised web page (which you can edit at anytime yourself) and advertise your services.

Advertisement on the directory is only valid for acts, businesses and services related to the Music, Entertainment and Event industry.

DIRECTORY CATEGORIES

The Music and Events Directory is divided into different categories. You can only purchase a directory page under the category which best describes your act or service. If you are a wedding photographer for instance, you could not appear under DJ’s.

Banner advertisement however can appear on any available page you wish.

If you do not think there is a section on the directory appropriate, please let us know as we may be able to create one for you.

CHANGES TO YOUR DIRECTORY LISTING

 

The Music and Events directory has been designed to give advertisers control so that when you purchase a directory listing you will be issued with a user name and password which allows you to edit and update your page at any time.

Music and Events reserves the right to remove any content we do not see fit, for any reason without notice.

If any terms are breached, Music and Events reserves the right to remove your listing at any time without notice.

RENEWAL OF DIRECTORY LISTING

 

Once purchased your directory listing will be displayed for 12 months. Before your link expires, we will contact you to see if you wish to continue for another year. The Music and Events website will automatically remove your listing if payment has not been made by the renewal date.

BANNER ADVERTISMENT

Banner advertisement can be purchased for a minimum of 1 month or a maximum of 12 months at a set fee.

Any act, business or service (even those un-related to the industry) can take advantage of banner adverts on the website. These are adverts which appear on the right-hand side of the website.

CREATING A BANNER ADVERT

 

Banner advertisement is one of the most effective ways to get business from the Music and Events website and is quick and easy to set up.

You have the choice of simply supplying a picture of you act or service which when clicked will lead to your own website or another appropriate URL.

You also have the choice of displaying the name of your act or service underneath your banner.

The other option is to create a custom banner advert and supply us with the artwork.

For a set fee Music and Events is happy to create a custom banner for you, please contact us if you like to use this service.

RENEWAL OF BANNER ADVERTISMENT

 

Banner adverts can be purchased on a monthly or yearly basis. Before your banner expires, we will contact you to ask if you wish to continue.

The Music and Events website will automatically remove your banner advert if payment has not been made by the renewal date. Due to the often high demand of banner adverts, we cannot guarantee the space will still be available if late payment is made.

BANNER ADVERT PURCHASING TERMS

When you agree to purchase a banner advert you will be liable for the full cost of the term you agreed to. This is something to take into consideration when agreeing to a banner advert between 2 & 6 months. An agreements for this duration means we will either set up a direct debit or standing order for the monthly payments and you will be liable for the full amount of your agreed term.

EARLY TERMINATION OF OUR SERVICES

Once a directory listing or banner advert has been agreed to at the set fee, no refund can be given if you decide it is no longer needed or you would like it taken down. 

LATE & NON PAYMENT AFTER CONFIRMATION

Confirmation refers verbal, electronic or written acceptance that you wish you appear on the Music and Events directory at the agreed fee.

If payment is not made within the agreed time, Music and Events may remove your listing until payment has been made.

If payment is still not made within a reasonable time period, user accounts may be deleted and users may be banned from using the site again in the future.

Music and Events may also pass the case onto a independent debt collecting agency.

NON RENEWAL OR DELETION FROM THE DIRECTORY 

It is understood by the advertiser that once a listing appears live on the website, search engines such as Google will take this information and display it according to different searches being make around the world. The advertiser accepts that once a listing has been removed from the directory, Music and Events has no control on how long it will take the search engines to also remove it from their searches.

EXTERNAL LINKS FROM THE DIRECTORY OR BANNERS

All external links must be live and relevant to the service advertised on www.musicandevents.co.uk. Dead links will result in us removing the link altogether. All links to external websites must display contact information so visitors can make contact with you about using or booking your services.

NEWS, BLOG & WHAT’S ON

Within the Music and Events ‘News and Blog & Whats On’, section, we have a zero tolerance rule on bad language, profanities, insults, rude, suggestive, unsavory, pornographic, adult content or any other such behavior which undermines the integrity of the website. This also includes false claims and spamming. All advertisement un-related to the industry is not permitted.

Anyone abusing these rules will be banned immediately and could face legal action.

We are happy for anyone to use our ‘News, Blog & What’s On’ section for free. However this section is not to be used as a substitute for the directory and direct advertising of products and services is prohibited and we will remove information presented in this way.

If you would like to advertise a product or service through the ‘News, Blog & What’s On’ section please contact Music and Events on how to do this.

While using the ‘News, Blog & What’s On’ section you agree not to upload information that you do not have the copyright to unless prior consent has been given by the owner. It is the users’ responsibility to prove ownership or rights to use copyrighted material and you agree to take full responsibility if you breach any copyright.

Music and Events does not endorse and cannot confirm the accuracy of any comments or content uploaded on the ‘News, Blog & Whats On’ section. Whilst we do our best to make sure this section is being used properly, it is not screened on a regular basis. The views and comments made do not necessarily reflect the views of Music and Events.

We kindly ask all of our visitors to notify us immediately if you believe any information is false and we will do everything we can to ascertain its legitimacy and if the information proves to be false, we will remove it.

The user takes full responsibility for the content supplied and agrees to fully indemnify Music and Events if any information supplied leads to a dispute or legal action.

PROMOTIONAL EMAILS

Upon creating an account on the Music and Events directory the user accepts that the email which was used for registration will be added to our database and from time to time you may receive promotional emails from Music and Events. You can opt out of these emails at anytime by clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of the page or replying to the email stating you wish to unsubscribe. If you do not wish to receive any promotional emails from the outset please inform us at registration.

AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE

Music and Events cannot be held liable for any down time of the website which is beyond our control and you agree not to hold Music and Events responsible or try to seek compensation if this issue arises.



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