Advertising Policy

Terms of Use:
à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] will not accept any ads that:
- are not family friendly
- contain adult content or links to an adult content site
- are spams
- are violating any person's and/or company's trademarks and/or copyrights
- are against any ethnic groups of any kind
- are offensive to any person/groups/topics

No Refunds on the Fees:
Advertising fees are non-refundable and do not guarantee a return on your investment. Any amount paid is not refundable. à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] will only provide a refund in the event we do not advertise your ad for any reason.

Removal of Advertisment:
à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] reserves the right to remove any ads that we think are inappropriate. If we believe your ad is violating our policy, an email will be sent to you to give you an opportunity to revise you ad. If no action is taken after the email is sent out, the ad will be removed permanently and there will be no refund if the ad is removed.

Success Rate:
After you purchase a space for you ad through à la mode [adj: fusion of effects], there is no guarantee for a 100% success rate because there are outside factors that we cannot control; therefore, there is no guarantee every reader that comes to our site will click your ad to view or purchase your products.

Acceptance of Terms:
By placing an advertisement on à la mode [adj: fusion of effects], you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions.

- à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] only accept .jpg and .gif and the width of the ad must be with a width of 200 pixel. This width dimension is both the minimum and maximum.
- If the file type is .swf, then you will have to upload it to your server and provide a link for us. The file width has to be 200 pixel and this is both the minimum and maximum.
- We are currently not accepting videos.
- If the ad involves any programming script, you will have to provide us with the script and we are not responsible for creating or editing the programming language. You have the responsibility to make sure the script is compatible with all web browsers or operating systems.

Website obligations:
à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] will ensure the ad is displayed 24 hours per day during the term of agreement unless there is problem with the blogger server.

à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] warrants that it will make a reasonable effort to perform its services under this agreement in a competent manner. à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] does not warrant that it will be able to correct all reported defects or that use of the website, advertisement, or that the hyperlink to the advertised site will be uninterrupted or error-free.

à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] makes no warranty regarding features or services provided by third parties. à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] disclaims all implied warranties including without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third-party rights, and fitness for a particular purpose.

Intellectual Property Rights:
Each party to this agreement owns its respective website and the material and content on its website. Advertiser grants à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] the nonexclusive license to set up and display the customer's advertisement and to link to the advertised site during the scheduled time period for the ad. Nothing else in this agreement grants to one party any right, title, or license to the other party's intellectual property rights.

à la mode [adj: fusion of effects]'s Liability:
Advertiser agrees that à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] liability for any error in displaying the advertisement or any failure to provide services shall not exceed the advertising fee paid by the customer. If à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] is unable to display the advertisement at any time during the term of the agreement due to acts of God, war, riot, strikes, system or transmission failure, or for any other reason beyond its reasonable control, such failure to display the advertisement will not constitute a breach of this agreement; provided, however that the customer may terminate this agreement if such failure to display the advertisement continues for more than ten (10) days.

If such failure to display the advertisement is caused by an act or omission of the customer, à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] shall be entitled to full payment of all advertising fees.

If such failure to display the advertisement is not caused by an act or omission of the customer, but a failure of à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] to meet its obligation, à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] will allow a pro rated reduction in the advertising fees.

In no event shall à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] be liable, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, for any indirect, incidental, or consequential damages (including lost sales or profit, lost data, business interruptions or attorney's fees) even if notified in advance of such possibility.

Advertiser Warranties:
The advertiser warrants that the advertisement is truthful and will not violate any foreign, federal, state, provincial or local law or regulation; will not infringe or misappropriate any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secrets, publicity or privacy rights of any person or third-party in any jurisdiction; does not contain any material which is unlawful, harmful, abusive, hateful, obscene, threatening or defamatory.

Advertiser agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] its officers, directors, sub-licensees, employees, and agents from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from the breach of the warranties in the advertiser warrantees section.

Changes to advertisement:
Changes to advertisement will be made as long as the advertiser can provide the new image to à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] and will change the image within 24 hours. à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] will then delete the old image immediately to avoid the cause of conflicts.

Payments:
Advertising payments are made through Papal only.

Cancellation Policy:
Ads that are scheduled for specific time periods may be cancelled and refunded in full if the cancellation is requested at least 7 days before the scheduled time. There will be no refund if the cancellation request is within 5 days of the scheduled ad.

No refund shall be granted after the ad has been displayed. Refunds are made through Papal and the customer shall be responsible for any and all Papal fees associated with the refund.

Ads that are not scheduled for a specific time period may be cancelled and refunded in full before the ad is displayed. No refund shall be granted after the ad has been displayed. Refunds are made through Papal and the customer shall be responsible for any and all Papal fees associated with the refund.

Jurisdiction:
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario.

Policy changes:
à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] reserves the right to make changes to these policies and encourage you to review the privacy policy each time you purchase advertising.

Contact:
If you have any questions, please contact us.