- All advertising
bookings must be accompanied by a space
order, which must be signed by the Advertiser
or Advertising Agency or the authorized
person thereof ("the Advertiser")
and affixed with the company's stamp in the
event of corporate Advertiser. Sing Tao Limited
("Sing Tao Daily") will not be bound by any
terms, conditions or instructions imposed
on space order submitted by or on behalf
of the Advertiser.
- Sing Tao Daily reserves the right to reject,
decline, or refuse to publish in whole or
in part or to amend any material of any advertisement
with or without prior notice or explanation
to the Advertiser, wherever it considers
necessary or desirable and whether or not
such advertisement was previously acknowledged,
accepted or published. Sing Tao Daily shall
not be held liable for any loss or damage
arising as a result of such non-publication
or amendment as aforesaid and no compensation
of any kind will be granted to the Advertiser
in the event of non-publication or amendment
of the same. Moreover, the Advertiser shall
remain liable to pay Sing Tao Daily the full
charges of such altered advertisements.
- At times of overload of advertisements
or extension of news coverage, Sing Tao Daily
reserves the right to alter the date of insertions
without previous notice.
- The Advertiser warrants that the advertisement
submitted for publication does not contravene
the laws of Hong Kong, does not infringe
the copyright or other intellectual property
right of any third person, business or corporation.
The Advertiser further warrants that the
advertisement does not contain any libelous
or slanderous materials, does not invade
anyone's privacy, nor contain any indecency
or obscenity. The Advertiser warrants that
it has the unrestricted right to use all
trademarks, service marks, logos, graphics
portraits, photographs, pictures, artwork
or the like contained in the advertisements.
- The Advertiser shall absolutely indemnify
Sing Tao Daily against all claims, actions
and proceedings of whatsoever nature which
may be brought, commenced or prosecuted against
Sing Tao Daily by reason of or arising out
of any of their advertisements, and also
against all costs (including legal costs
on full indemnity basis) and damage which
Sing Tao Daily may incur arising out of any
such claims, actions or proceedings.
- Advertisement materials must conform to
the production and quality specifications
and any other requirements stipulated or
referred to the Rate Card of Sing Tao Daily.
Materials submitted by the Advertiser which
require extra processing will be subject
to extra charge. Sing Tao Daily will not
be held liable for any typographical error
and no reduction in rate shall be claimed
against Sing Tao Daily in such event.
- Advertising material for insertion must
reach the Advertising Department of Sing
Tao Daily on or before the deadline as stipulated
in the Rate Card. Late delivery of advertising
material or cancellation of booking after
the deadline will result in forfeiture of
the space reserved and the Advertiser shall
be liable to pay the full cost in any event.
- The Advertiser shall not cancel orders
for advertisement after the booking deadline
stated in the Rate Card.
- Sing Tao Daily shall not be held responsible
for any loss or damage of the supplied advertising
materials and the Advertiser shall at its
own expenses collect them at the office of
Sing Tao Daily within one month after the
publication of the advertisement, failing
which Sing Tao Daily shall be entitled to
destroy or dispose of them as it deems fit
without any liability to the Advertiser.
- The Advertiser shall
pay the advertising fee upon placing of
the relevant order to Sing Tao Daily. Payment
of accounts for the new advertiser shall
be fully made on the date of placing an
order failing which the order will be void.
Payment of account for the credit approved
Advertiser shall be made not later than
fourteenth day from the date of invoice.
Payment should be made by crossed cheque
drawn in favor of "Sing Tao Limited" in
Hong Kong Dollars without any deduction or
set-off. Late payment will be charged with
overdue interest at prime rate plus 4% per
- Sing Tao Daily shall
be entitled to insert the word "Advertisement" or "廣告"in
such manner as it deems fit on the advertisement
without prior notice to the Advertiser
if Sing Tao Daily is of the opinion that
the advertisement warrants such description.
- Horse Racing, Job Market and Property Sections
are not included in certain subscription
and bulk sales copies, such as school copies.
- All complaints or claims regarding any
advertisements published must be made in
writing within 2 days from the date of publication
of the advertisement with good causes stipulated
therein and the time for making such complaints
or claims shall be of the essence. Late submission
of claims will absolutely not be entertained
by Sing Tao Daily. The maximum liability
of Sing Tao Daily shall be limited to the
amount of charges of the relevant advertisement.
case the Advertisement is an advertorial,
Advertiser must also obey all the regulations
in the "Advertorial Terms and Conditions".