1.1. Algarve 123 acts as a mediator between readers and advertisers wishing to buy, sell and exchange goods or make contacts, publishing small classified advertisements free of charge. It is published weekly, every Thursday, in Portuguese, English and German, and distributed throughout the Algarve, to other parts of the country, and online. The cost of each copy is decided by the management. Advertising charges are defined in the current price list.
1.2. Through its cultural supplement, vivalgarve, Algarve 123 provides information about current cinema programmes, theatre, live music, art exhibitions, literature, culinary events and markets. Every week there are special reports, interviews, cultural notices and reviews which are independent and completely unbiased. This information is not linked to advertising in any way.
2. Private Classifieds
2.1. Private Classifieds are published free of charge if the advertiser wishes to buy, sell or exchange goods privately, or is seeking a service. Five classified advertisements (of up to 25 words in each language) are permitted per edition (except houses and cars) and will be published in two consecutive editions of Algarve 123. Text or images relating to arms, religious sects or pornography will not be published. Nor will texts or images of an offensive nature. The press laws currently in force in Portugal will be respected at all times.
3. Production Deadlines
3.1. The deadline for information for the cultural supplement vivalgarve is 12 noon on Fridays. For any advertisements requiring artwork it is 12 noon on Tuesdays. For private classifieds it is 12 noon on Wednesdays.
3.2. We cannot guarantee to publish information or graphics (manuscripts, photographs, logos, etc.) received at our offices after the above deadlines.
3.3. The publishers are not responsible for the content of unsolicited manuscripts and texts.
4.1. A signature on the subscription coupon confirms an order for the Algarve 123 newspaper for one year. The subscription will be automatically extended if the subscriber does NOT notify our office of cancellation in writing, at least 30 days prior to the end of the contract.
4.2. Annual subscriptions must be paid in advance.
4.3. Current subscription charges, within Portugal and elsewhere, can be found in Algarve 123ís Credits.
5.1. Printed Version
5.1.1. The publishers take no responsibility for delays or errors in publication caused by unforeseen circumstances such as strikes, power failures, mechanical failures, earthquakes and other natural disasters, official seizures, errors by the distributors, or others.
5.1.2. The publishers take no responsibility for publication errors or inferior printing quality which may be to the detriment of advertisers.
5.1.3. The publishers reserve the right to increase prices at any time, without prior notice.
5.2. Online Version
5.2.1. Access to and use of this site is protected by Authorís Rights and Related Rights according to the Laws of Portugal and the European Union, International Conventions and other laws. Use of the site is solely restricted to the conditions stated herein.
5.2.2. The newspaper Algarve123 makes every attempt to maintain this site in an objective and current manner.
5.2.3. The newspaper Algarve123 reserves the right to correct or make alterations to the content of this site at any time, without giving prior notice.
5.2.4. The newspaper Algarve123 cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage or prejudice (including any loss of money, either direct or indirect, accidental or consequential) arising from the use of or access to this site.
5.2.5. Any and all texts, images, illustrations, photographs, trademarks and other elements appearing on the site are protected by law. They may not be copied, reproduced, broadcast, used, modified, sold, published, or otherwise distributed, in full or in part, for commercial or non-commercial purposes, by any means whatsoever.
6. General Conditions
6.1.1. On signing an advertising contract, the advertiser purchases space(s) in our publication(s). The advertising contract defines the size, configuration, space and number of inserts, as well as the price - including any supplements and discounts - and method of payment.
6.1.2. The publishers endeavour to design advertisements in the best form and take every precaution to avoid errors. The publishers reserve the right to edit, comment on or refuse to publish any advertisement which does not conform to the standards of the publication, or is in clear contravention of the law. The publishers take no responsibility for the origin, content, quality or truth of messages, services or products offered by an advertiser. The advertiser must inform the publishers if the content of an advertisement needs checking, and must either visit the publisherís offices in person or be contactable via fax or email before the close of edition.
6.1.3. The advertiser should indicate on the publishersí contract, their full name, the company name, the address (a post box is NOT sufficient) and their fiscal number (NIF).
6.2. Changes cannot be made if complaints are not registered in writing within 15 days of publication.
6.3.1. The advertiser may cancel or suspend the advertising contract by giving at least 30 days notice in writing. Such cancellation or suspension will take effect from the 1st issue of the following month.
6.3.2. When an advertising contract is cancelled or suspended, the publishers reserve the right to cancel any discounts offered on the original price.
6.3.3. In the event that an instalment is not paid within the legal period, all instalments still owing will fall due. The publishers will subsequently take legal action to recover monies owing.
6.3.4. From the very date that any instalment falls due, the publishers reserve the right not to publish any subsequent advertisement(s).6.4.1. On signing an advertising contract the advertiser must pay up to 30% of the total of all contracts valued at over Ä150. Contracts valued at less than Ä150 must be paid in full prior to publication.
6.4.2. The publishers will invoice the advertiser on the 5th of each month.
6.4.3. The advertiser must pay the invoice by the 25th of each month.
6.4.4. The publishers reserve the right to suspend advertisements for invoices not paid by the 25th of the month, and to refuse to publish other advertisements, without invalidating the contract.
6.4.5. The advertiser is responsible for all taxes and costs incurred by late payment.
6.5. The number of the current price list is shown in the Credits and on the dated, numbered contract. The price list regulates prices, formats, discounts and surcharges for advertisements.
6.6. Graphics prepared by the publishers for the advertiser must be authorised in writing. The publishers retain Authorís Rights in accordance with the directives of the Portuguese Authorís Society and the Authorís Code of Law.
6.7. All agreements must be in writing.
6.8. The legal tribunal is in Portim„o, Portugal.
The management, Portim„o, 15.11.2008