Golden Myanmar Guide (Media Advertising & Online Shopping) Co., Ltd

Advertising Terms & Conditions


Golden Myanmar Guide General Advertising Terms and Conditions

GOLDEN MYANMAR GUIDE (Media Advertising & Online Shopping) Co., Ltd (Golden Myanmar Guide, we, us, our) place material for publication on behalf of the customer (you) subject to these terms and conditions of advertising (Terms). These Terms apply to all advertising in any of our print publications (Print Advertising) or websites and other digital services (Digital Advertising) unless we have agreed on other terms in writing with you.

Material for Publication

1. In accepting any material including electronic material or data for publication (Material), and in publishing the Material we are doing so in consideration of and relying on your express warranty, the truth of which is essential that:

a) the Material does not contain anything:
that infringes on a copyright or trademark or otherwise infringes any intellectual or industrial property rights.
that breaches any right to privacy or confidentiality.
that breaches any provision of any statute, regulation, by-law or other rule or law; and

b) publication of the material will not give rise to any liability on our part or in a claim being made against us in Myanmar or elsewhere;

c) in respect of Digital Advertising, the Material does not include any cookie, tracking tag or other tracking device unless we have provided our prior written consent to such inclusion, to the extent we consent to you collecting information relating to our users (“User Information”) you may only use such information for the advertiser’s internal statistical purposes and solely in respect of the relevant advertising campaign; and

d) for the avoidance of doubt, you must not disclose any User Information to any third party and must not use any User Information in connection with any advertising campaigns on any third party properties or websites. If you are a representative of an advertiser, this does not prevent you from disclosing the User Information in summary format only to the advertiser, provided you procure that the advertiser only uses such information in accordance with these terms. We may immediately remove any advertisement without liability in the event of any breach. Any such termination will not affect your obligation to make payment.

2. You agree to indemnify us against any losses, liabilities, costs, claims or expenses whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from any breach of the warranties set out above and from any costs incurred in our making corrections or amendments in accordance with the terms that follow.


3. We must receive all creative that forms part of the Materials and information from you in accordance with the timeframes specified:

a) for Print Advertising, on the insertion order or email confirmation

b) for Digital Advertising, as set out in the Special Conditions relating to Digital Advertising or any email confirmation.

General Publication

4. We may refuse to publish, or withdraw Material from publication without having to give a reason.

5. We may publish the Material at a time different from originally booked or where applicable in the next available issue if there is an error or delay in publication of the advertising as booked.

6. All creative that forms part of the Materials is subject to reasonable approval by our editorial and advertising staff. We may require that Material is corrected or amended to conform to style, or for other genuine reasons.

7. By placing an advertisement for publication you grant us a perpetual, royalty-free license to reproduce the advertisement in any print or electronic media we offer customers now or in the future. See further terms for Digital Advertising in the Special Conditions for Digital Advertising.

8. The positioning or placing of any Material in a publication or website is at our discretion except where specifically agreed in writing.

9. You must tell us as soon as possible if there is an error or omission in any material you have placed or placed by us on your behalf. Stuff reserves the right to charge additional amendment fees and additional processing fees.

10. Where you order a specific placement for its advertising material, the placement may be used only by you for advertising your usual business and may not be transferred to another person.


11. If you wish to cancel an advertisement or campaign you must communicate this in writing to us. A cancellation fee may apply:

a) for Print Advertising, please refer to the insertion order or email confirmation for specific details of any cancellation fee;

b) for Digital Advertising, as set out in the Special Conditions relating to Digital Advertising.

12. The charge for advertising will be in United State dollars and/or Myanmar Kyats and in accordance with the applicable Package Plan Pricing applying at the time for the publication, unless we agree otherwise in writing.

Package Plan Pricing Rate Card

13. Package Plan Pricing Rate Card adjustments will be published in our publications and on our websites. New rates will apply three months after the rate adjustment is published.

14. Payment is due on the 28th of the month following advertising unless we specify otherwise in writing. If payment is not made by the due date you will be liable for all costs of recovery, commissions and collection fees at market rates.

15. You will be charged an additional fee of 2% when making payments by Visa, MasterCard or American Express cards. This includes all prepaid advertising lodged via a Stuff representative, email, telephone or at the front counter of any of our premises.


16. We exclude all implied conditions and warranties from these terms except to the extent that they cannot be excluded by law.

17. We will not be liable for any loss including any loss of revenue or profit and any indirect or consequential loss arising from or in relation to any error or omission in publishing or failure to publish and if we are found to have any liability for any circumstance that liability is limited to the cost of the space of the advertisement.

18. You acknowledge that you have not relied on any representation made by or on behalf of Stuff in connection with the advertising.

Creative Services

19. Where you utilize any aspect of our creative services in the design or production of an advertisement (including photographic or design work) you acknowledge that we own the copyright in such work and that such work is not working for which a commission payment has been made or agreed. You may not use any such advertisement in any other publication without our specific written consent.

General Terms

20. By signing up for an advertising account or placing an advertisement with us, you agree to provide us with an email address to be used for service notification and other information about your advertising account. If you do not agree to provide us your email address we may not be able to provide you with the products or services you requested, either to the same standard, or at all.

In addition, from time to time, Golden Myanmar Guide may send you marketing communications unless you have notified us you do not wish to receive these messages. How we collect, hold and use your personal information is covered by our privacy policy, available at, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

Special Conditions relating to Digital Advertising

1. Campaign Impressions: Campaign advertising impressions will be counted and recognized by our ad-serving engine. A third party ad-serving engine may also be used but its impression count won’t be recognized unless we agree otherwise in writing.

2. Placement of Advertising: We will only place advertising material on editorial content. The positioning or placing of any material within the particular website is at our sole discretion, except where specifically agreed in writing. If you and Stuff have an agreed upon placement in a specific section on the website, you acknowledge that the material will only be placed on editorial content within that section, and will be specifically excluded from being placed on sponsored content (being, any content that it generated, purchased and owned by a third party). You acknowledge and agree that any calculation for “share of voice” or other calculation of advertising impressions will be measured on the basis of editorial content only.

3. We may provide guidelines to be followed where you include Internet addresses in advertising.

4. Instruction and Material Deadline: We must receive all creative materials and information from you in accordance with our advertising material guidelines set out below:

a) All Rich Media digital advertising is due no later than 3 working days prior to the commencement of a campaign as set out in the insertion order.

b) All Standard digital advertising is due no later than 3 working days prior to the commencement of a campaign as set out in the insertion order.

c) Any late delivery of creative material resulting in the delay of a campaign is your responsibility. For invoicing purposes, the campaign will be deemed to have begun on the original start date specified in the insertion order.

d) We reserve the right to charge an additional processing fee of $50, where the creative material is delivered after 3pm the day prior to campaign commencement specified in the insertion order for the relevant placement. Such charges are non-commission bearing and must be paid upon receipt of invoice in line with Golden Myanmar Guide payment terms and conditions.

e) For the avoidance of doubt in relation to Stuff advertising operation service times, support hours have been defined to be between the hours of 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

f) Except where you provide the creative materials directly to us for us to upload and host for publication, you must provide, or ensure that an external advertising resource provides, all creative material from an HTTPS (secure browsing) server and/or domain which is using a commercial CA-signed certificate, and using current industry best-practice encryption algorithms and key sizes.

5. Cancellation Policy: You agree to the following terms and conditions:

a) for all Standard Advertising Placements:

i. if a cancellation is made giving 8 or more days’ notice, you will incur no penalty;

ii. if a cancellation is made giving 2 – 7 working days’ notice, you agree to pay 50% of the campaign cost;

iii. If a cancellation is made giving 24 hours’ notice or less, you agree to pay 100% of the campaign cost; and

iv. If a cancellation is made on or after the campaign commencement date, you agree to pay 100% of the campaign cost.

b) for all Premium Advertising Placements:

i. if the cancellation is made giving 15 or more days’ notice, you will incur no penalty;

ii. if the cancellation of a premium placement is made giving less than 14 days’ notice, you agree to pay 100% of placement cost. Premium placements are deemed to be any highly visible or in-demand advertising placement, including but not limited to:

  • Homepage Placements
  • On Load Interstitial
  • Video Pre-Roll
  • Mobile Homepage

c) For all Platinum placements, if the cancellation of a Platinum placement is made, you agree to pay 100% of placement cost. For further details on the Platinum Process guidelines, please contact Golden Myanmar Guide

Effective: 1 August 2018