Exit is the monthly newspaper produced by Highland Publications for South Africa’s Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) community, and its website.
Our clients are those businesses, NGOs and other enterprises and individuals that choose to place
advertisements in the newspaper.
The editor reserves the right to edit or reject contributions if necessary. Opinions expressed by
contributors to Exit do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editor or publisher. Publication of
the name or photograph of any person or organisation or establishment in Exit should not be regarded
as an indication of the sexual orientation of such persons or members of such organisations or owners
or patrons of such businesses. No responsibility can be assumed for unsolicited materials, and
submission is construed as permission to publish without further correspondence. Advertisers are
advised that all copy and images supplied is their responsibility under the Trade Protection Act.
Limitations on Advertisements:
We reserve the right to reject advertisements which contain pornographic, slanderous or otherwise
offensive or libelous content.
We publish advertisements for clients under the following conditions:
Cost, size, position and repetition of the client’s advertisement will be established in the Booking Form.
All prices quoted exclude VAT.
Artwork should be delivered to us timeously.
The quality of the artwork and its delivery it to us in the correct size and format is the responsibility of
Ideally artwork will be supplied by clients in accordance with guidelines in our Booking Form, but we are
able to make up adverts on behalf of clients. If there are specific images or words or fonts required
these must be supplied by the client. Images supplied must be in suitable format and resolution. The
finished advert must be approved by the client, before publication. The cost of make-up of
advertisements will be separately charged for.
While every effort is made to ensure that the printed advert appears as agreed, we cannot be held liable
for final print quality. Should such a problem occur during the printing, however, we would offer the
advertiser their next advertisement at a reduced rate.
The newspaper is published monthly and is printed and distributed towards the end of a month for the
next month. The website is updated constantly
Deadlines for the submission of advertisements and content in the newspaper are always around the
middle of a month for the next month. We publish the exact date of our next deadline with every issue.
Payment for advertisements placed in Exit:
By signing a booking form to place advertising in Exit, or by submitting an advertisement for publication
in Exit, clients are accepting these Terms & Conditions which can be viewed on the Exit website, or emailed to clients upon request.
Unless otherwise negotiated and agreed via the booking form, payment is due on submission, or
acceptance, of artwork.
Exit reserves the right to charge a penalty fee for late payment, which will be at the current prime
overdraft interest rate.
1.1. “Publisher” means Exit, or its successors or assigns.
1.2. “Publication” means the Exit newspaper, or any other written publication published and supplied by Publisher.
1.3. “Advert” means a printed advertisement supplied by Client for print in the Publication.
1.4. “Publication date/s” means the respective dates that the Publication is printed and released for distribution.
1.5. Reference to: the singular includes the plural; natural persons includes legal persons; and gender includes the
1.6. This agreement will commence on the date that the Client signs the booking form and thus places an order for
an Advert, and shall endure until all Adverts have been placed according to the option chosen by Client.
2.1. Client will pay Publisher: a deposit in the amount agreed upon with Publisher at the time of placing an order;
and the balance of the fees within thirty days after the Invoicing Date for that issue’s advert.
2.2. Where Client requires Adverts to appear in more than one Publication, Fees shall be payable pro-rata thirty days
after the Invoicing Date of each Advert.
2.3. Should it be deemed by Publisher that any of the following are necessary, the Client shall reimburse Publisher
for any expenses incurred in preparing the Advert for print, including any artwork, graphic design, photography,
2.4. All fees quoted exclude VAT or agency commissions, and are payable free of exchange, set off, counterclaim or
2.5. Cancellations after: contract date incur a 50% cancellation fee; and after the material deadline incur a 100%
2.6. Fees are subject to change in the event of any change in the Advert, including size, colour or frequency.
2.7. Outstanding amounts not paid within 30 days after the Invoicing Date will attract a penalty of 2% per month.
2.8. Discounts quoted will only apply if payment is received within 30 days of Invoicing Date. Full advertising rates
will apply thereafter.
2.9. Client will be liable for any legal costs incurred in collecting outstanding fees on an attorney and own
2.10. Publisher may suspend the printing of any Advert in the event that any amounts are outstanding.
3.1. Publisher will print the Advert in the Publication on the agreed Publication date/s.
3.2. Client will provide the final, ready-to-print Advert, in colour and in the format required by Publisher, no
later than two days before Publisher’s material deadline, on CD to Publisher’s office, or via email to ?????
3.3. If Publisher effects any change to the Advert in preparation for print, Publisher will provide a proof. Client
is required to approve such proof within 48 hours of receipt.
3.4. While Publisher will endeavor to print Adverts in the required format on the agreed Publication Dates,
Client understands that delays and errors may affect colour, content, positioning or Publication Dates. If an
Advert is materially impacted by error or delay, Publisher will reprint the Advert in a future Publication,
this being the Client’s sole remedy against Publisher.
3.5. Written notice of material error must be furnished by Client within 14 days of Publication Date. Only
significant/material errors will result in a reprint.
3.6. Client warrants its entitlement to the Adverts and all related copyright and trademarks.
If either party breaches this agreement and fails to remedy such breach within ten days after written
notice from the aggrieved party, the aggrieved party may either claim specific performance or cancel this
agreement and recover damages.
5.1. The parties choose as the address at which they will accept communications their respective physical
addresses documented herein.
5.2. Publisher will not be responsible to Client for any consequential losses, loss of profit or special damages.
This document represents the whole agreement and no variation hereof, representations or warranties
will be of any effect unless in writing and signed by the parties.