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General Terms and Conditions

1. Introduction

This is the official Website of The Dancing Times LimitedIt is intended to serve as an introduction to our company, by giving an outline of our services and by providing details of how we can be contacted.

The terms and conditions set out below govern the use by you of the Website. In using the website you agree to these terms.

We reserve the right to change the terms of use of the Website at any time and you are requested to check the terms of use from time to time to ensure that you have seen the latest version.

Please read these terms and conditions (the “Terms”) carefully. By accessing and using our website and webstore you indicate your acceptance of these Terms and our Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy can be accessed here.

2. Information about You and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

  1. Dancing Times may update these Terms at any time. Please review the Terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes. Your continued access to and/or use of our Services after changes have been made to the Terms indicates your agreement to be legally bound by the updated and/or amended Terms.
  2. If you do not accept these Terms please do not access and/or use our Services.
  3. All information, data, text, documents, graphics, logos, designs, images, pictures, photographs, software, interactive features, advertisements or other content, services or materials (or any part of them) accessible on our website are protected by copyright, trademarks, database rights and other intellectual property rights and are owned by or licensed to us or are otherwise used by us as permitted by applicable law or regulation. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication any licence or right to use the Materials other than as permitted in these Terms.
  4. We aim to update our Site regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

If you have any concerns about any material or Contributions which appears on our Site, please contact

3. Copyrights and Trademark

Subject to the provisions below, the copyright in all content, graphics, tables, images and underlying codes of the Website belongs to us and is hereby asserted. Any copying or modification of all or any part of the Website is hereby prohibited with the exception that clients and prospective clients are welcome to take a copy of the pages of the Website, which do not contain materials relating to our clients, as a record of its contents and for personal use only.

The Website also contains materials belonging to our clients. These are displayed on the Website with their kind permission, for the purpose of promoting the range of services offered by us and are for display only. Any copying of such materials is strictly prohibited and you are required to be careful and to contact us, if you require any further clarification in this regard.

We hereby assert and reserve all our copyright, design right, moral rights, the moral rights of our employees, community design rights and all other rights in law of whatever type anywhere in the world to protect our intellectual property, goodwill and reputation.

4. Use of Cookies

The website, and subsequent sub-domains of the website (including, but not limited to and uses cookies to store information about visits in order to improve your experience and to allow the website to provide content that is more relevant to the visitor. The website also uses Google Analytics to record visitor data. We use this data solely for our own purposes of improving the website. The data is not shared or sold to any third parties. We do not use any data for the purpose of providing advertising or promoting third parties.

We do not use any cookies that track your use of the internet on websites other that our own. By using this website you agree to our use of cookies. For more information on this please see our Cookie Policy.

5. Links to other websites

The Website may contain links to other websites. We do not endorse or confirm the contents of any such website and accept no liability or responsibility for the contents or the use of such websites. Please read the privacy statements upon entry to a linked website, as a matter of practice.

6. Virus Disclaimer

Reasonable steps have been taken to protect this Website by anti virus software but all visitors are advised to take all necessary steps to ensure that no virus contamination occurs. No responsibility can be accepted for any loss or damage sustained as a consequence of any virus transmission.

7. Mailings

Newsletters and occasional mailings are made to those users who have given their prior consent to it. If you do not wish to continue to receive such mailings please click the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of the emails you receive. Alternatively if you would like to subscribe to them, please click here.

8. Compliance

All parties are required to comply with UK legislation relating to websites and e-commerce.

9. Unauthorised Use of the Website

The following uses are unauthorised, a breach of these conditions and may be an infringement or even a crime:

(a) Any unauthorised use or copying of our name, trading style, get-up, confidential information or data (being information of a confidential nature the misuse of which will foreseeably damage our business reputation or goodwill) or copyright material.

(b) Unauthorised entry to any non-public part of the Website, including its underlying codes, or into any of our private computer systems.

(c) Unauthorised copying, downloading or framing of any part of the Website.

(d) Unauthorised covert or overt linking of any part of our Website with another or interception of visitors or potential visitors.

(e) Any action which is intended or has the effect of deceiving or misleading us or third parties, whether for gain or otherwise.

10. English law

The Website and its contents are governed by English law.


Advertising Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions are appropriate for advertisers in Dancing Times, both on web and in print


Print artwork to be supplied by email as high-resolution (300dpi) PDF or Tiff, colour profile CMYK. Online artwork to be supplied by email, as a JPG or gif file (72dpi), colour profile RGB. Dancing Times reserves the right to amend or reject advertisements that do not comply with our artwork guidelines. Any alterations may incur a charge. If artwork or repeat instructions are not received by the agreed deadline, Dancing Times reserves the right to repeat the most recent or appropriate artwork. Every care is taken to avoid mistakes but Dancing Times cannot accept liability for any errors due to inaccurate artwork or copy instructions.

Rates and refunds

Rates are reviewed annually in December and subject to change from the following April. Advertisements cancelled after the booking deadline will be subject to a 50% administrative charge. Full charges will still apply for premium positions if an advertisement is cancelled after the booking deadline. Advertisers placing advertisements through agencies will be considered responsible for the payment of any invoice outstanding if the agency does not pay. A 10% agency commission is available. Rates do not include VAT, which will be charged at the current VAT rate.


Advance payment is expected for advertisements, unless credit facilities have been arranged in advance. The payment terms for credit customers are listed on invoices. The normal credit terms are – payment is due 30 days from the invoice date. Our preferred payment option is BACS/Faster Payment directly to the Dancing Times bank account listed on invoices. We also accept cheques made payable to Dancing Times Ltd. Cheques must be sent to our current trading address. Customer accounts that exceed the period of credit may not be able to place another advertisement until their account has been paid. Accounts that are over 60 days overdue will be put on STOP. Dancing Times may take legal action against customers whose accounts are more than 90 days overdue. Dancing Times reserves the right to withdraw or charge back any preferential discount terms that may have been given at the time of booking.

EU VAT Registered Traders

Advertisers in the EU may apply for exemption from VAT if they are VAT registered in their own country. EU VAT Registered Trader exemption may only be given if the advertiser submits proof of their VAT registration, including VAT number. If this information is not provided at the time of booking UK VAT rate will be charged.

Charity advertising

Registered charities should provide their charity number at the time of booking, if this information is not provided VAT will be charged.


Complaints regarding reproduction of advertisements must be in writing, and must be received within one calendar month of the on sale date.


Subscriptions Terms and Conditions

  1. Terms and Conditions for subscribers to Dancing Times magazine

    Subscription Periods:

    Please see our website subscription page for the current subscription periods available.

    Digital subscriptions are available from our digital provider – please visit PocketMags. The digital subscription is also available from all good app stores. Please note that digital subscriptions do not include any cover mounted items or supplements that you would get with the printed copy.

    Rates and refunds

    The subscription prices listed on our website are the current prices at the time of publishing. Dancing Times reserves the right to change subscription prices without notice. Full or partial refunds are not available on subscriptions.

    Non-Direct Debit subscribers: We do not notify individual subscribers of price changes so please check the website before renewing your subscription.

    Direct Debit subscribers: If you pay by direct debit we will notify you of the new price by email or post.

    If your direct debit is returned unpaid it will not be possible to send you magazines and your subscription will come to an end. You can start a new subscription at any time by using one of the payment methods mentioned below. Your new subscription will be at the current rate shown on the date of your purchase.

    Dancing Times reserves the right not to accept direct debit payments and the right not to renew direct debits.

    Payment Methods

    All subscriptions must be paid for in advance. We are unable to offer credit facilities for subscribers. Dancing Times reserves the right to not accept a subscription for any reason. We also reserve the right if necessary to change the payment methods we accept.

    Payment methods: Credit or Debit card and Paypal on our website online Direct Debit BACS/Faster Payment directly to the Dancing Times bank account. Cheques made payable to Dancing Times Ltd. Cheques must be sent to our current trading address.

    VAT: From 1 July 2021, any local taxes arising from shipping to areas outside of the UK are payable by the customer.

    Renewals: To renew your subscription please state the renewal month to ensure you do not miss an issue.

    If you do not renew your subscription at the end of the current period the subscription will not be backdated. Back issues can be purchased at the current cover price (plus postage) and you can purchase a new subscription at the current subscription price to ensure you do not miss any future issues.

    Non arrival of an issue: If you do not receive an issue and it is sold out during the term of your subscription, an extra issue will be added to the term.

    Purchasing a subscription for someone else:

    If you are purchasing a subscription for someone else or as a gift subscription, we will need consent from that person for their information to be kept in our records (under the current GDPR). Please see our Privacy Policy.


    Adults making purchases for children must provide information of the purchasing adult as we do not collect children’s personal information. Please see our Privacy Policy.

This policy was last updated: 26 June 2018

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