Classified Ads ~ Terms and conditions
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The rates for classified ads in the Cork Independent are: €5 for the first 12 words, including VAT, and €0.30 (30 cent) per word thereafter (including VAT)
A Premium Ad is €3 extra (including VAT)
Box number set up is €3 extra (including VAT)
The deadline for placing classified ads online via the Cork Independent website is 5pm on Tuesdays.
Cork Independent accepts payment by credit/debit cards: VISA, Mastercard and laser Cards.
The above offer is a promotional offer and may be subject to change. It applies to classified lineage ads only. This offer is for non-trade advertisers only.
All classified ads must be paid for in advance.
Cork Independent reserves the right to reject any ad it deems to be unsuitable for publication.
Cork Independent is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Cork Independent may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 July 2011.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- name and job title
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at email@example.com
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Acts 1988 & 2003. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Cork Independent, North Point House, North Point Business Park, New Mallow Road, Cork.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Cork Independent publishes classified advertisements in the newspaper or online, with the intention of meeting the clients' needs. The Cork Independent takes care to reproduce and publish the content of each advertisement faithfully and as presented or entered into our online booking system by the client.
Cork Independent reserves the right to place advertisements at its discretion in the classified ads section to reject any advertisement which it deems to be unsuitable for publication.
Cork Independent has a policy of not refunding the cost of advertisements after they are booked on line or when they are published if the content of the advertisement is as entered by the client, even if that content contains an error of fact or typography.
Cork Independent has a policy of either refunding the cost of an advertisement or publishing the advertisement in a later issue of the newspaper if it fails to publish an advertisement booking correctly by the client or it the Cork Independent has not published the content of the advertisement correctly. The client must advise the Cork Independent must advise the Cork Independent which option: a refund or republish, they wish to choose by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 1890 258 258. Refunds will be processed within 10 working days to the credit or debit card used to pay for the advertisement booking.
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