Closing Date. The last date to reserve or cancel space. Cancellations must be in writing. Display ad materials are due one week after printed closing date. Special section ad materials are due at closing.
Cancellation Rights. Neither the advertiser nor its agency may cancel or make changes in insertion orders after the closing date. Cancellation must be in writing, and none is considered accepted until confirmed in writing by your Account Executive. Covers cannot be cancelled 60 days before the closing date.
Commission, Cash Discount. Fifteen percent (15%) of gross billing is allowed to recognized advertising agencies. Commission is not allowed on such charges as artwork, conversions, printing, reprints, backup and special handling charges. Two percent (2%) cash discount allowed on net (after agency commission) for display advertising, if paid within 10 days of invoice date. Cash discount does not apply to classified advertising.
Credit, Billing. Invoices are due net 30 days to established agencies and advertisers. New advertisers and agencies MUST PAY CASH WITH FIRST ORDER AND WITH ALL SUBSEQUENT ORDERS UNTIL CREDIT IS APPROVED. Credit may be requested after the first order by submitting a credit application to the Christianity Today Credit Department. PAST DUE ACCOUNTS WILL BE CHARGED one percent (1%) OF THE TOTAL UNPAID BALANCE PER MONTH. Accounts that are more than 90 days past due from date of invoice will be required to submit cash in advance of future orders. Clients of agencies more than 90 days past due will be notified of the situation. JOINT LIABILITY: Advertiser and agency assume joint liability for payment of all debt incurred by the agency on behalf of the advertiser. Advertiser must pay directly to Christianity Today the net cost of all advertisements placed by the appointed agency when agency fails to pay.
Bleed. No additional charge for bleed ads.
Missions and conference organizations qualify for an additional 15% discount above the earned discount level that they attain.
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