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Media info 2016
Magazines - Websites - Social Media - Content Creation - Newsletters - Brochures - Photography
MEDIA INFORMATION 2016
An award-winning publication and
X-Ray Mags
What does a free magazine
A priceless concept distribution,
extremely
mean for advertisers?
Divers and non-divers alike have embraced the concept of a free
X-Ray Mag has led the way in media innovation ever since it was
competitive magazine. Like the free daily newspapers that came about at the turn of

launched in 2003. It is a ground-breaking complimentary magazine rates and unique the millenium, X-Ray Mags popularity and circulation is building rapidly.
This means that you can reach a targetted audience of thousands of
brought to you by world-class contributors and distributed across all the clickable ads divers and dive travelers as well as potential new divers who enjoy a high
continents. make for one of engagement in media and seek follow-up activity in diving.

No apps the most exciting,


Content is king
With a novel approach to content and a widescreen layout created
for both on-screen viewing and paper printout, X-Ray Mag rapidly needed attractive and
built and retained a solid six-figure readership environmentally
across the world. Social media and networks, Facebook, blogs, Twitter, Flickr, Myspace,
friendly YouTube, microblogging... are you confused? Dont know where to go for

Not only is the maga- advertising good info? Dont worry, you are not alone.

zine itself interactive platforms, when The bottom line is that fashions come and go in the media, too. Do you
with clickable ads, remember yesteryears hype about being on Second Life? No? Well,
it comes to there you have it! Who cares now?
another first is its tight
integration with web- reaching out to Information and infotainment is the core issue and has been since
sites and social me- new audiences humankind sat around the campfire in the Stone Age listening to the tales
of their ancestors.
dia channels making and reinforcing
for a coherent and
complete media
your message X-Ray Mag provides original content in a way that confuses no onevia
magazines and news websites. Plain and simple. Content is also provided by:
platform with with existing
multiple ones.
channels.

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Content creation services*
Underwater Journal (UWJ) was founded in 2005 by Walt Stearns and was
published as an independent magazine and website until merging with
X-Ray Mag in the fall of 2015 with the aim of focusing on B2B-services.
Contrary
to widespread UWJ extends and complements X-Ray Mag.
belief, X-Ray Mag UWJ provides bespoke services including in-depth Excitin
is actually not 'paperless' destination and gear reviews for publication in both X-Ray g
we only made printing
optional. But who wants paper?
Mag and other media and can provide photography new
and copy for many other usages and outlets including
Each issue is approximately 200 normal
pages. All current issues printed out would
brochures, catalogues and websites. options
tip the scales at 50 kgs.
More details on page 10
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Multiple media, multiple
platforms are all interacting
Our various media platforms are highly integrated, and stories and news are
not just shared across the channels. but often interlinked.

Our flagship media, the award-winning magazine, is a periodical in which we Magazines


publish longer features, travel reports and in-depth articles, along with
regular columns.

Meanwhile, our websites report on current and daily news


and act as an extensive resource and library for everything
dive-related. Social Media channels

In addition and in parallel, the bulk of our content and news is also
broadcast via our associated social media channels, Facebook and
Twitter foremost.

Websites

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Magazine linked to website


The magazine article (above) is linked
to the webpage (right) in such a way
Magazine displayed that the video is virtually embedded in
on desktop the magazine. Try it! (The images are
linked!)
Website displaying latest news
on a tablet and smart phone.
3 MEDIA INFORMATION 2016
A one stop shop for all your needs
Magazines Magazines, websites, social media
channels, newsletters and B2B Need texts,
services interact in a complete and images?
coherent media ecosystem where Content is also
features flow seamlessly from one provided for
media outlet to another with news B2B services third-party use
1. X-Ray Mag is often flowing in both directions.
our peridical. Each Content creation
issue contains about Content is created by editors and copy writers for multiple outlets at once: articles
100 double pages. for the media in our own group such as X-Ray Mag, Underwater Journal and our
All issues12 years
worthare free to
2. Article on subject matter in Social Media websites and social media channels. We also provide materials, narratives and
photos for use with other platforms, catalogues, website and other media.
X-Ray Mag. This can also be
download. downloaded seperately from the
websitesee point 5.
Blog B2B Services
Websites

7. Content posted on our websites is also


curated for posting on social media channels
and vice versa. In addition, postings from
colaborating partners and clients are imported
to our sites and shared back on social media.
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9. Narratives
6. and images
Newsletters
with current 10. Brochures
news and and catalogues
special
offers
11. Website
goes out
8. Underwater Journal (main creation or upkeep
at regular
3. X-Ray Mag's intervals page) carries in-depth reviews
website: xray-mag. and op'eds.
com. News and
press releases are
continually posted Dive Magazine Scuba Tidings H20 Headlines Wet News
on the front page.
4. Features and news are Human gills Turtles farm English Channel Wreckage of
collated by subject matter in invented. jellyfish in open drying up expos- Columbus' ship
sections on xray-mag.com. 5. Articles from X-Ray Mag are ocean pens ing war wrecks found off Iceland
The example above features also posted as a webpagein
news and articles about this case, a resort in Indonesia Collaborating media in various countries and fields are takers of our curated content.
Indonesia. one that was also listed on the
section page shown previously.
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Who reads X-Ray Mag?
Our readership is characterised by a close ratio of male and female readers, many of whom are dive
instructors (we work with training agencies). The audience is well-educated, relatively affluent, with size-
able disposable incomes to spend on leisure.

Expenditure on diving

Europe 2,800
US/Canada $ 4,100
Asia $ 2,400
SURVEYS 2011, 2013

Our readers come from more than 140 countries.


Lumped together in more meaningful regions the
numbers roughly break down in the following distribution:

50% Americas 10% Asia 2% Africa


35% Europe 4% Oceania

Gender
Female45% Male55% DATA HAS BEEN COMPILED FROM
A NUMBER OF SOURCES AND SOME DATA HAS TO BEEN
CORRELATED TO WEED OUT OUTLIERS; EXTRAPOLATED AND ESTIMATED. FOR
Age distribution SERVERLOGS.
EXAMPLE, THERE A FRACTION OF
VISITORS WILL REGISTER AS 'UNKNOWN'

18-24 9% 45-54 21% AWSTATS.


GOOGLE ANALYTICS.
IN OUR SERVERLOGS OR AS .COM,
.ORG (ECT) WITH NO SPECIFIC ORIGIN.

25-34 20% 55-64 20% USER INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO


OUR NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIPTION LIST.
ALSO A NUMBER OF SUBSCRIBERS
HAVE ELECTED NOT TO DISCLOSE
SURVEYS AND POLLS DONE ON THEIR GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION.
35-44 23% 65+ 7% WEBSITE (ZOOMERANG )
SURVEYS AND PERSONAL
WEBCRAWLERS, ROBOTS AND OTHER
NON-HUMAN TRAFFIC HAS BEEN
INTERVIEWS AT EXPOS. EXCLUDED.

Median age
Europe 38 years
US/Canada 39 years What happened to newspapers?
Asia 26 years

Marital status Frequency of trips Companionship on trips


56% are married Diving experience Equipment 2.9 dive trips per year, Europeans (multiple answers possible)
96 dives, average experience 66% dive with a single tank 4.6 dive trips per year, US and Canadians
Education 45% do min. 50 dives per year 23% dive with twin sets 2.3 dive trips per year, Asians 13% It varies / I prefer not to say.
62% attended college 22% do min. 100 dives per year 6% own a rebreather 23% I travel by myself.
International travel 16% I travel with my regular buddy.
Average household income Aspirations and training Underwater Photography 11% I never go to other countries. 21% I travel with my diving domestic partner.
$96,500 (US) 21% wants a Nitrox course 39% would like to take a course in 13% The diving is the only thing that matters. 7% I travel with my non-diving domestic partner,
32% earns more than $120,000 57% has a Nitrox course or better underwater photograpny 51% Diving is most important, but I appreciate 10% I travel with the family.
23% is a dive master or instructor 65% own an underwater camera the nice landscape and culture. 11% I travel with the friends or colleagues.
Household size 19% Diving matters a lot, but more so the culture,
1 pers. 24% 3 pers. 13% country and nature.
2 pers. 37% 4 pers. 18% 7% I need to see/do something else than diving.

5 MEDIA INFORMATION 2016 EDITORIAL FEATURES TRAVEL NEWS WRECKS EQUIPMENT BOOKS SCIENCE & ECOLOGY TECH EDUCATION PROFILES PHOTO & VIDEO PORTFOLIO
Distribution At Waterproof, we
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Global presence, global readership
Each year, X-Ray Mag actively participates, as supporting
media and exhibitor, in close to 30 leading dive expos and

on th e im m en se number of small pa events in Europe, USA and Austral-Asia, making it the only
X-Ray Mag is widely read alongside rely ssible. true international publication in this industry.
magazines, its impo
national and local titles worldwide. While
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it may be the primary dive publication in te nt ia lly, co un tr ies can be missed, an
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unparalleled and unprecedented large treated as you wou
total readership.
you get worldwide
With X-Ray Mag, rts
Consequently, our media constitute an attractive and effective one- tr at io n im m ed ia tely, and your adve
pene to
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stop shop for reaching audiences in most regions all at once. are dynamic, leadin
your website.
Total World Wide Readership: +145,000 est. ute,
copy at the last min
Plus you can change
Direct Downloads ake, you can fix it
61-74,000 copies if you make a mist t
work with very shor
As TOMORROW's
Each new issue sees not only a surge of st ra ig ht aw ay, an d
downloads upon publication but new read- lead times.
ers also tend to visit our archive and down-
load back issues too.
readers also tend fficult to do with
Media sponsorships include
ADEX, Australia International Dive Expo, Beneath the
These are all very di
to download a regional paper m
agazine that has a Seas, DEMA, DRT (Hong Kong, and Manila) DykMssan,
Newsletter Subscribers
TODAY's and
33,000 . (Stockholm), EuroTek, the Great Northern Dive Show
3-month lead time
Of these, 10,500 are industry professionals, (Manchester), Malaysia International Dive Expo, Moscow
instructors, dive centers, resorts, operators LAST YEAR's Christer Falkeborn
,
terproof.eu
DIve Expo, Our World Underwater (Chicago and Dallas),

magazines, your
and other decision makersan authentic B2B ww w. wa TekDiveUSA, TekDive Europe, OzTek, Scuba & H2O
Managing Director
mailing list! The mailing lists are automatically Adventures Show (Seattle) and numerous local events.
kept tidy and purged of stale contacts.
message will also
Viral Distribution 31,200 copies (est.) be seen by
your FUTURE
Enthusiastic readers of X-Ray Mag forward and
copy issues to others. Users of social media
repost or bookmark our magazines, or articles,
customers.
creating a substantial secondary distribution
beyond our site. Surveys have shown that
sharing contributes 25-30% of our circulation.
Partnering with NAUI since 2007
NAUI, the second largest training New members recieve printed promotion-
NAUI undisclosed organisation in the world, also als in their student kit, and both regular and
Since 2007, NAUI professional members and divers have been receiving professional members will recieve the new
X-Ray Mag subscriptionsregular e-newsletters with download links
distributes X-Ray Mag. Recipients magazines in their e-mail boxes until they
announcing each new issue. In addition, NAUI promotes X-Ray Mag include existing NAUI unsubscribe.
to tens of thousands of new divers each year. Every NAUI student members and dive
worldwide recieves X-Ray Mags free sign-up instruction card in the professionals as well as
NAUI student kit.
the tens of thousands
Distribution Partners 21,800 est. of new divers NAUI
X-Ray Mag has teamed up with DivePhotoGuide.com, Underwater- certifies each year,
Times.com, Wetpixel.com, Underwater.com.au, ScubaBoard.com
worldwide.
and many other distribution partners, including some manufacturers.

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Magazine ads / display rates - a la carte
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2 x 4%
3 x 6%
4 x 8%
8 x 12 %
11 x 15 % 2/1 - 'Spead' (double page) 1/1 - full page 2/3 - two thirds 1/2 - half page
12 x 17,5%
15 x 20 % 410 x 260 mm (no bleed, as shown) 203 x 260 mm (no bleed, as shown) 134 x 260 mm A. 203 x 128 mm (horizontal)
430 x 280 mm (bleed) 215 x 280 mm (bleed) B. 100 x 260 mm (vertical)

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Banner Ads Newsletters
File formats: EMAIL MARKETING pricing
jpg or gif 970 x 90 banner Banners in Newsletter

Placement 300 x 600 600 x 300 banner 890


on Front banner
300 x 250 banner 550
page, main 180 x 150 banner 275
sections
and/or Sponsorship via Brought to you by
articles and block (not shown) with image and
100-word text blurb:
posts.
300 x 250 300 x 250 890
banner banner 300 x 250 300 x 250 300 x 250
Banner banner banner banner
Custom Newsletter
rotation (per mailing) 2,650
160
applies to 300 x 250 x 300 x 250
banner
each slot. banner 600
banner

Front page, mid section showing Section page (in this case 'Travel') Banner placement in articles
examples of banner ad placement examples
300 x 250

Creative Unit
Dimensions Max File
Load
Animation
Guidelines
Placement
on pages
Banner
rotation
Per CPM In-Banner Video
banner

Name month (Cost per & Rich Media


(w x h in pixels) Max. anima- Max. banners
tion length in each slot thousand
impressions) inquire
300 x 250 200 KB 15 sec. All (ROS) 4 365
Medium
Rectangle Section 4 275 21
Articles 4 275 180 x 150
banner
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Wide skyscraper 160 x 600 200 KB 15 sec. All (ROS) 4 395


Section 4 325 $ 24
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Leaderboard 798 x 90 200 KB 15 sec. Section 5 325 24
Check with IAB's ad unit guidelines
Super Leaderboard 970 x 90 200 KB 15 sec.. All (ROS) 3 450 29 for additional
guidance on ad
Half page 300 x 600 200 KB 15 sec. All (ROS) 3 725 n/a dimensions and file
loads sizes. 600 x 300 banner
Not permitted with these units: banner expansion, video and host-initiated subloads

Sample regular newsletter


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BEST
All-inclusive packages Bigg
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DEAL
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"Everything"
included.
Our most attractive
scoun packages bundle
Multi-platform advertising with X-Ray Magazine ts magazine ads,
website ads and
other services. It is
Includes Magazine ads + Website (banner) ads + Newsletters + Press releases + Social media postings easy and economic.
Magazine Website

Subscription plans with monthly prepayments via AutoPay or Direct Debit

It's easy and economic!


1/4 page package 1/3 page package 1/2 page package 2/3 page package 1/1 page package
Our most attractive packages
bundle magazine ads, website
Banner Ads Banner Ads Banner Ads Banner Ads Banner Ads
ads, newsletters, press releases
services, social media outlets Medium Rectangle Medium Rectangle Wide Skyscraper Half Page Ad Half Page Ad
and other services. (300 x 250 pixels) (300 x 250 pixels) (160 x 600 pixels) (300 x 600 pixels) (300 x 600 pixels)
+ Rectangle + Medium Rectangle (Run of site) (Front page + Run of site)
This is how it works: Magazine Ads (180 x150 pixels) (300 x 250 pixels) + +
1/4 page vertical or horizontal (Run of site) Wide Skyscraper Wide Skyscraper
Similar to signing up for a com- Magazine Ads (160 x 600 pixels) (160 x 600 pixels)
bined cell phone subscription, Extras 1/3 page vertical or horizontal Magazine Ads (Run of site with articles) (Run of site with articles)
broadband and cable-tv pack- Press releases posted on site 1/2 page vertical or horizontal
age, you pay one all-inclusive Reposts to social media Extras Magazine Ads Magazine Ads
monthly fee for all of the services.
Press releases posted on site Extras 2/3 page vertical 1/1 page
monthly rates New products mentioned on site Press releases posted on site (or spread)
Reposts to social media New products mentioned on site Extras
The monthly rate depends on
how big a package or how many 260 monthly rates
Video widget on section pages
Reposts to social media
Press releases posted on site
New products mentioned on site
Extras
Press releases posted on site
features you need. In return for 6-month contract Video widget on section pages New products mentioned on site
being extended substantial dis-
counts, you have commit to, say, $ 225 395 monthly rates Reposts to social media
Social media imports
Video widget on section pages
Banner ad included in newsletters
6-month contract
6 or 12-month contracts. 12-month contract 550 Reposts to social media

These attractively priced packag-


355 6-month contract
monthly rates Import and display of feeds

es combine (bundle) magazine


12-month contract
495 650 monthly rates

899
ads in X-Ray Mag and banner ads 6-month contract
12-month contract
on our popular website, with an
option to add more cool features, 595 6-month contract
such as video advertizing and ads
in our email list shots. Pay in monthly rates 12-month contract
835
12-month contract
In these packages, we combine Economical prices to suit every pocket and purse
the best of what we have to offer
with the highest discounts. We know how hard its been Pre-paid packages cut our Sign up now for 6 or 12 months
out there, which is why weve administration costs down, thus and benefit from easy cash flow
Best of all, as payments are looked at ways to make your allowing us to pass the savings whilst telling the World about
broken down and spread over marketing money work harder directly on to you. your services and products in Notes: 12-month contracts comprise 8 magazine
affordable monthly installments and go further. the most economical manner. issues and 370 days of banner advertizing. 6-month
subscription-style, it is gentle on contracts comprise 4 magazine issues and 180 days
your cash-flow.
Advertising made easy no more hard choices of banner advertizing.
ROS: Run of Site4 banners in rotation in each slot

9 MEDIA INFORMATION 2016 EDITORIAL FEATURES TRAVEL NEWS WRECKS EQUIPMENT BOOKS SCIENCE & ECOLOGY TECH EDUCATION PROFILES PHOTO & VIDEO PORTFOLIO
Content Creation Services
In the ever-changing world of media, print no longer has the dominant impact it once
enjoyed as digital mediums continue to seek new ways to attract audience attention.

Both marketing research and personal experience points to the fact that conventional
methods are increasingly less effective, and pay-per-click and post boosting can be
quite expensive and not always effective.

The emerging alternative is actually a new take on a proven strategy, tracing back to
the old saying that content is king. In the digital realm, this means creating authentic,
original stories that have tangible value to the audience. The Internet rewards such
content through both search and sharing, and audiences are far more likely to believe
and respond to this type of content. Here's where we excel.
Articles, copy writing and photography

Providing the expertise specializing in recreational diving and


dive tourism through our UWJ Editor,
Todays marketing demands new Walt Stearns (Ocean Arts, Inc.).
strategies in the form of content
creation. Most businesses understand Among our suite of professional
this for targeted marketing, but lack services photography, copywriting,
the expertise or resources to properly design and layout for both print &
deliver anything more than the digital media, etc., our specialties also
occasional facebook post or perhaps include proactive content generation
an e-newsletter. and ad placement services, organic
marketing initiatives and social media
What goes into the Underwater maintenance for a select range of
Journal (UWJ) and X-Ray Magazine clients.
does not stay solely with us.

Any article that UWJ has rendered


Open Source
can be repurposed into a standalone Imagery Creation
PDF to be used, distributed or shared
by our client however they see fit. Imagery published in articles created
for UWJ and X-Ray Magazine, which
are produced by Walt Stearns, will be
Specialized agency made available to the client royalty
free. Use of additional imagery from
We provide full spectrum content other sources can only be provided as Websites
creation and marketing services negotiated and agreed upon.

Brochures

A writer paints a word picture and a photographer aims to tell a story with images rather than words. A Content Creator takes both mediums - words and imagery - and assembles them
into elements suitable for a wide range of media products; From word-centric documents, image-centric posts, social media shares, audio and video files to searchable lists.

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General Trading Terms These terms apply solely to services provided by X-Ray Magazine and its

'Small print'
publisher AquaScope Media ApS, Ahornsgade 6, Copenhagen 2200 -
Denmark. Content creation services or other works provided by Underwater
Journal and Ocean Arts Inc. based in West Palm Beach, Florida USA or
other collaborative partners is governed by their respective trading terms.

Workflows and document trails Reservations and Deadlines Discounts rates because they are binding and Put It In Writing Ad Content
cannot be cancelled early. Any verbal instructions regarding X-Ray Mag reserves the right to reject
The following documents will be All customers must make a reserva- Discounts in the "All-inclusive pack- contracts, insertion orders or changes any advertisement deemed unsuit-
issued from our our accounting tion to place an ad by the appro- ages" are based on the number of Invoicing & Late Fees to copy must be confirmed in writing. able.
software e-conomic (i.e. www.e- priate deadline. These are stated issues in which you advertise in a 6 or Invoices are usually rendered in the
conomic.com). Thus these commu- on the Confirmation of Order or 12-month period. Insertion breaks for month preceding publication. New Positioning Validity
nications will appear to come from Invoice and listed on xray-mag.com/ ads booked 'a la carte' are earned advertisers must pay in full for initial Positioning of ads is at the discre- These terms are valid on 1. Dec 2015
"AquaScope Media ApS - X-Ray Advertising at four-time and eight-time levels. ad with order. tion of the Publisher unless requested and until further notice. X-Ray Mag
Magazine post@economic.com". placement is ordered and confirmed reserves the right to revise these terms
Please add this domain to your An accepted or non-contested Frequency rates are allowed in Finance charges for invoices out- in writing. at any given time.
whitelist. Confirmation of Order constitutes a advance only with firmed contracts standing beyond 30 days: 30 /
reservation. listing specific issues and received by US$40 plus 2% per month of outstand- Dimensions Publisher Liability
As this third-party system logs all the first closing date. Otherwise, fre- ing amount. The size of a spread is nominally Conditions appearing on the con-
communications including delivery Completed artwork and materials quency rates are allowed as earned. 280 x 430 mm (11 x 6.9 in.) corre- tract, order or copy that conflict with
receipts it also serves as documenta- must then be received by the copy Please note that In case of late pay- sponding to two US letter format the Publishers policies will not be
tion that our communications has deadline. Rebates will be made to advertisers ments, any discounts will also be pages side by side. binding on the Publisher.
been received. who were billed at one-issue rates and annulled.
In case of late delivery, X-RAY MAG who later earn frequency discounts On-screen viewing sizes: The maga- The Publishers liability for any error
Quote/Proposal reserves the right to utilize the allo- during a 6 and 12-month period. Deposits & Prepayment zine is designed to open in 'Full will not exceed the cost of the
Confirmation of Order cated space for other purposes. All For first time customers we ask for Screen mode' on desktop comput- space. The Publisher assumes no
Invoice charges will still apply and no refunds "All-inclusive packages", "Super- a 40% deposit which is due by ers and mobile divers. Actual print liability for errors in key numbers, nor if
Account Statements will be given. combos" and other non-prepaid sub- reservation. For customers residing size will depend on selected paper for any reason it becomes necessary
Reminders scription based advertising packages outside the European Union prepay- source. to omit an advertisement.
Confirmations of Order and Invoices will automatically be extended at ment is always required.
What constitutes a contractual state payment information and pay the end of the initial contract period Rate Changes Arbitration
agreement? by latest date, which is usually 10 unless otherwise cancelled no later No Checks please Announcements of any rate changes These Terms and your relationship
days after publication for companies than 40 days before end of period. We cannot cash them and the world will be made at least 60 days in with AquaScope Media as publisher
As the services to be rendered and billable within the European Union Reciept of cancellation notice must has long since gone digital. advance of the closing date of the of X-Ray Magazine under these Terms
terms is already described in detail (EU). be confirmed by X-RAY MAG. first issue affected. shall be governed by the laws of
on a Quote/proposal or Confirmation File Format Denmark without regard to its conflict
of Order with possible attachments, For clients residing outside the Cancellations X-Ray Mag accepts only electronic Commissions of laws provisions.
the Confirmation of Order also con- European Union payment is due at files. Pdf's are required for magazine Advertising agencies will receive a 15
stitutes the contractual agreement the stated reservation deadline prior Cancellations must be made no later ads, jpgs or gifs for banner ads. percent commission if complete digi- You and AquaScope Media agree to
between our parties in conjunction to publication . than 21 days before next stated res- tal files and acceptable proofs are submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of
with these general terms. ervation date. Repeat Orders supplied for four-color reproduction the courts located in Copenhagen,
In lieu of having to also sign, scan A final invoice (receipt) for your ad When space is contracted for and no and provided payment is made in a Denmark to resolve any legal matter
and email an accepted proposal or will be sent to you upon publication. Advertisers who cancel their contract copy instructions are received by the single transfer. If additional charges arising from these Terms.
confirmations back to us, we con- before it is complete will be short- closing date, previous copy will be are incurred, the advertiser will be
sider it an acceptance if you: X-RAY MAG and its affiliates are not rated at the rate earned and will be repeated. contacted before work is completed. You and AquaScope Media agree to
responsible for lost or damaged responsible for incurred costs. submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of
State by email that you accept a materials, late deliveries or loss or It is also presumed that orders are Advertiser and advertising agencies the courts located in Copenhagen,
received quote or proposal. damages resulting from electronic Note "All-inclusive packages", dis- for insertion for the first coming issue sending in files that are not compli- Denmark to resolve any legal matter
Do not contest a Confirmation of transfer or communications. counted offers and other non pre- unless otherwise specified. ant to the supplied file specifications arising from these Terms.
Order or Invoice paid subscription-based advertising forfeit their commission. Commissions
packages are offered at discounted are not paid on production charges.

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DIRECTORY
X-RAY MAG is published
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