Syon Media provides advertising services for both it's own brand publications and also on behalf of our clients for their publications and digital properties.

Listed below are the advertising terms and conditions you are agreeing to by accepting a quotation or placing an advertisement booking with us.

‘The advertiser’ means the person placing the advertisment booking with SYON Media Ltd the order for the insertion of the advertisement, which includes any advertising agency involved in the placing of the advertisement. ‘SYON’ means SYON Media Ltd. The ‘advertising department’ means those members of SYON responsible for advertisements.

All verbal reservations must be confirmed in writing or email prior to the copy date. The advertising department will send an Order Confirmation Form to the client or agency containing all booking details. The Order Confirmation Form must be checked by the client or agency within five working days of receipt. If the advertising department does not receive the Order Confirmation Form within the stated period, advertisement bookings will be viewed as confirmed and advertising space may be booked in which the advertiser will be liable for the full cost of the advert. Except where a request for specific positioning of an advertisement is agreed by SYON in writing or email, positioning of advertisements is at the sole discretion of SYON.

Advertisement cancellations must be received in writing 28 days before copy deadline otherwise the advertiser will be liable for the full cost of the advert booked. Copy deadlines precede the month of issue by a minimum of six weeks. Receipt of written cancellation will be confirmed in writing or email by the advertising department of Syon. If a series of bookings is cancelled mid-term, any multiple booking discounts will be reclaimed by SYON. The publisher reserves the right to refuse or suspend an advertisement without prior notice.

No colour guarantee can be made if a colour Chromalin is not supplied with the artwork. If an advertisement is intended to include a competition or a special offer of merchandise, other than that normally associated with the advertised product, full details must be submitted to SYON at
the time of booking. Where advertisements are designed by SYON. copy and design details must be submitted according to stated deadlines.
Copy must be supplied by the advertiser automatically after the advertisement is booked. If copy is not received by the stated copy date SYON reserves the right, without consultation, to repeat copy previously used. Every reasonable attempt will be made to supply black-and-white proofs of all advertisements designed by SYON from scratch, but this cannot be guaranteed. Colour proofs are supplied by special arrangement only.
Advertisements that simulate editorial content will be labelled ‘advertisement’, "Partner Feature" or some other indicative name and SYON retains the right in its sole discretion to so label any such advertisement.

In the event of changing publishing costs, SYON reserves the right to change rates and series discounts. In this event SYON must give six weeks notice to advertisers who are given the option to cancel by giving one full month’s notice in writing to the advertisement department. Display rates are for space only. Where possible, colour or mono display artwork should be supplied in digital format. Basic typesetting and layout is supplied free of charge for classified advertisements. Display advertisement design is available at a cost on request. All UK advertisements are charged at rate plus VAT.

Payment must be made by the copy deadline for classified, directory, new orders and overseas advertisers. All other payments must be settled within 30 days of the invoice date. The publisher reserves the right to request trade references at any time. Until SYON is fully compensated,
payment by the advertiser to its agency shall not discharge the advertiser’s ability nor shall SYON’s right in any way be affected by any dispute or claim between the advertiser and its agency. The advertiser agrees to reimburse SYON for any legal fees and costs incurred to collect
outstanding debts. If, for whatever reason, an advertisement is not published, SYON shall not be liable for any costs or damages, consequential or otherwise.

The advertiser will indemnify SYON against costs, damages or other charges falling upon SYON as a result of any claim against SYON arising from the publication of an advertisement.
All terms and conditions stated here constitute an integral part of any advertising order and contract and are subject to change without notice.
The publisher shall not be bound by any other terms and conditions other than those stated herein.