Contractors World magazine are published by VVV Ltd (the publishers), a limited company registered in the United Kingdom. VVV Ltd also publishes CMLDIR.COM on-line buyers guides.
The content of all magazines published by VVV Ltd are subject to copyright restrictions and no content may be copied, or used for any purposes other than personal use. PDF copies of magazines may be downloaded in there entirety. Any decoding, disassembly, division or sharing of any such files is not permitted.
Advertisers and companies mentioned within VVV magazines are not endorsed in any way by VVV Ltd and no inference can be taken from the inclusion or exclusion of information on any specific company or brand name.
While editors take care to ensure the accuracy of editorial content, VVV accepts no responsibility for incorrect information or consequential losses resulting from such information. In the interest of accuracy, the publishers will consider a correction of any incorrect or misleading statement.
Editorials and images may describe or illustrate construction techniques or equipment usage in accordance with regulations in the country from which the report is made. The technique or method of working illustrated may not meet regulatory requirements in some countries. Anyone considering using the technique or working method illustrated should first ensure that it meets legal and other requirements in the country where it is to be deployed.
The publishers do not support claims made in advertisement or editorial submitted by contributors. However, the publishers will remove any content upon receipt of written request provided a clear and unambiguous reason is given. All requests received will be acknowledged. If an acknowledgment is not received within 48 hours, the original request should be resubmitted.
The publishers use the Internet to distribute magazines electronically. As they have no control over the availability of the service at any specific time, or in an specific part of the world, they do not guarantee access to the magazines or other parts of the publishers web sites. All advertisers and contributors accept that the publishers cannot guaranteed publication resulting from circumstances outside their immediate control.
Visitor analysis is subject to data being logged accurately by the publishers' Internet service providers (ISP) and the availability or accuracy of such data cannot be guarantee in the event of failure in the ISP systems.
Advertising and other paid-for content is subject to the laws of the United Kingdom and any disputes will be according to UK Law.
Invoices for advertising and other paid-for content will be issued on the day of publication for payment within 28 days. Payment is restricted to the currency on the invoice and is payable without any bank charges being deducted. At the time of placing an order for advertising, the advertiser can select the currency - UK Sterling, Euro or US dollars - in which to be invoiced. The publishers reserve the right to charge interest at the rate of 2.5% per month or part thereof on any charges outstanding.
Prior to publication, the publishers guarantee advertising rates in the chosen currency provided that the currency fluctuation against the UK£ is less than 20%. In the event of any change of 20% or more the publishers reserve the right to amend the costs accordingly. The advertisers also have the same right when such fluctuations are in their favor. On any such change to advertising rates resulting from a 20% or more change in the exchange rate, the advertisers and/or the publishers have the right to cancel, without penalty, unpublished advertisements. Once invoiced the amount becomes payable at the invoiced rate, regardless of any fluctuation in the exchange rates.
Advertising rates and other charges published or quoted by a publishers' representative are always given at NET cost and are all subject to VAT as may be required or other tax and charges as the publishers may be required to make under UK law, European Union regulation or regulations in the country to which the invoice is sent. VVV Ltd is not registered-for VAT in the UK and, under current regulations, is not require to charge it.
Rates for orders placed through advertising agencies are subject to 5% surcharge, against which accredited advertising agencies may deduct a 10% commission subject to invoices being paid within 30 days or receipt of invoice. No commission is deductible for invoices not paid within 30 days.
Advertising orders placed through third party agents are only accepted subject to the client companies accepting liability against non-payment by the third party for whatever reason.
Advertisers accept full liability for any costs resulting from legal action taken against the publishers as a result of statements made within advertisements or associated items including videos, brochures, original press statements and other material.
The publishers reserve the rights to refuse or cancel any advertising at any time at their discretion and without notice.
Links to other parts of VVV web sites and/or other web sites cannot be guaranteed. Such links, where they exist, will remain for a minimum period of 3 months or at the publishers discretion.
The publishers will not provide links to digital brochures, videos or other downloadable material from sites not under the control of VVV unless otherwise agreed prior to publication. Advertisers undertake to inform the publishers when such links are no longer active or no longer required.
The publishers will charge the full order value for any advertisement or other paid-for content that cannot be published due to the failure of the advertiser to provide suitable material in time for publication or where advertising bookings are not cancelled within 2-months of the 1st of the month of publication.
These terms and conditions may be varied by the publishers and no deviation is permitted without the written consent of the publishers.
Companies, organizations or others placing orders for advertising or other paid-for content, the advertisers agent or third party placing advertising on behalf of the advertiser agree to and accept these terms and conditions without any other pre-conditions, unless agreed in writing. Advertisers accept that the publishers' terms and conditions take precedent over any other terms and conditions stated or implied.
Editorial is at the discretion of the editor and cannot be paid for, a condition of an advertising order or other commercial agreement. Advertising does not infer or is reason to expect specific editorial mentions. All editorial is assessed on level of interest to readers worldwide.
Database Management & Regulatory Compliance:
Registered readers will receive an email as each magazine is published (maximum 6 per year). Please ignore and advise us should you receive other emails as these will be fraudulent. Reader emails are not shared with other organisations or used for any purpose other than to advise of new e-magazine being available for download or for questions/reminders concerning registration or subscription. Registered readers may cancel at any time with effect from the next publication.
Since the publishers started in 2010, there have been increasingly more regulations on using personal data without consent. There is some divergence between consumer and b2b usage of such data. It is not in the interest of the publishers to distribute their e-magazine to people with little or no interest. At all times we try to comply with regulations, but sometimes regional requirements make this difficult - the reason why we make it extremely easily to stop future emails.
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) concerning the rules around email consent will tighten from May 2018. Contractors World e-magazines has always collected minimum information in compliance with requirements that satisfy Legitimate Interests compliance under which we only distribute emails with links to the magazine to those companies in the construction and associated industries who, by the nature of their occupation could find editorial content of interest. We have made it extremely simple (one click) to be removed from all future emails. A request to be removed is recorded so that it cannot be inadvertently used. No personal information such as gender, age, home address, mobile telephone, etc is ever requested. Information such as job title is optional.
Individuals may receive an email for the first time with a download link, if the email address was obtained:
NOTE: The publishers never buy email databases or use automatic web email harvesting systems.
All new registrations are scrutinized by the publisher who, at his discretion, may refuse an address if it indicates that there is reasonable doubt to consider the person's activities not relevant to any part or all of the editorial content.
To ensure full compliance with GDPR regulations outside legitimate interest, the publishers ask each recipient of an email relating to the e-magazine, to confirm their data stored and update as appropriate. Where a recipient updates and confirms their interest on-line, they will be asked to confirm their details by email to prevent fraudulent registrations.
There are no restrictions on who may register for the free e-magazines. However, if they are outside the requirements of 'legitimate interest' as applied by the publishers, they will need to complete a more detailed registrations form which is then subject to email confirmation.
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