1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. The Advertiser shall not cancel orders for advertisement after the booking deadline stated in the Rate Card.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 annum.
  11. 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.
  12. Horse Racing, Job Market and Property Sections are not included in certain subscription and bulk sales copies, such as school copies.
  13. 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.
  14. In case the Advertisement is an advertorial, Advertiser must also obey all the regulations in the "Advertorial Terms and Conditions".