Terms and Conditions of Service

The use of Spotlight on Business, Spotlight on Business Media, Spotlight on Business Magazine and “we” should be considered the same regarding the statement of terms and conditions.

Published Material Terms and Conditions

Spotlight on Business retains reproduction and alteration rights for all editorial and video materials and releases reproduction rights to all clients.

Spotlight on Business guarantees publication of all confirmed features and articles regardless of key supplier advertising or support if all required information and materials are submitted on time and in the correct format.

Spotlight on Business will make every effort to include all articles and features made available at the closing of the publication however; it is at the Editor’s discretion to omit or allocate features to a different issue that would be more suitable to the spotlight of the magazine.  If the interview is delayed, by no fault of Spotlight on Business, and we are unable to complete the interview prior to our production deadlines, the editor has the right to publish an article based on public domain information gathered by our research and editorial teams.

Copyright and Privacy

All material contained in Spotlight on Business Magazine or on the website is either the property of Spotlight on Business, or rights have been obtained to use information, pictures, articles, etc. on behalf of our affiliates, subsidiaries, field journalists, other web sites and outside sources, etc. No material may be copied or used in any manner without the written consent of Spotlight on Business, Spotlight on Business Media or Spotlight on Business Magazine.

In accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), Spotlight on Business has reviewed how we collect, use and disclose personal information for commercial activities.

The information we collect, including your name, company name, address and phone number allows us to deliver monthly issues of Spotlight on Business Magazine. We also collect industry classifications to better understand our viewers and readers and tailor our editorial content accordingly.  All information is only accessible by those directly responsible for items related to content and distribution activities.

We do not make our subscriber list available or sell it to any organizations.

Changing or Updating of Services

Spotlight on Business, Spotlight on Business Media and Spotlight on Business Magazine reserves the right to change, update or discontinue a service or feature of the Spotlight on Business Magazine web site at any time without notice. We will do our best to provide you with timely information that we feel will apply to our visitors based on our most current market information.

Paid Advertisements

Spotlight on Business Magazine and web site will accept paid advertisements and will make every effort to accept products and services that we feel will be of interest to our readers and viewers.

Spotlight on Business, Spotlight on Business Media nor Spotlight on Business Magazine endorse, warrant or guarantee any products or services offered in the digital or printed publications, video production products or the Spotlight on Business Magazine website.

Advertising Terms and Conditions

All material must be delivered as per advised deadlines at time of booking. Failure to meet the conditions to deliver these materials on time can result in incurring a penalty up to and including the full rate of the booked advertisement.

Any negotiated rates and conditions of advertisement are valid for the confirmed booking only.  All rates quoted and agreed upon do not have applicable taxes included and they will be added at time of invoice.

Advertising Cancellation Policy

Spotlight on Business’ cancellation policy is to cover the additional design costs of the magazine’s layout being redesigned or altered after being sent to production or additional production edits to video content because of a cancellation.

All cancellations must be requested in writing to cancellations@spotlightbizmag.com.

Cancellations made in writing less than 24 hours after invoicing, are done without penalties and advertisers will be released from all commitments and if paid will receive a full refund.

Cancellations made in writing more than 24 hours after invoicing may incur, at Spotlight on Business’ discretion, a penalty of 50% of the agreed rate will apply.

No advertising cancellations will be accepted by Spotlight on Business Magazine after issue has been published and or gone live on the website.


Client or assigned agency must supply material within the requested time-frame and according to the specification requirements requested by the production and design teams.

Spotlight on Business reserves the right to refuse any feature supporting or advertising material that is not within the requested time-frame and according to the specification requirements by our design and production teams.

Terms for Payments of Services

All advertising and advertorial quoted prices are net of all taxes.  Applicable taxes will be added at time of invoice.  Payment is due in full, 48 hours upon client receiving their invoice electronically.  Any outstanding payments that are more than thirty (30) days after the invoice date will be subject to a 2% per month interest rate to a maximum of 26.8% per annum, unless other arrangements have been made in writing.

Disclosure of your Personal Information

We may provide information about you to our employees and agents in order to administer any accounts, products and services provided to you by Spotlight on Business, Spotlight on Business Media and Spotlight on Business Magazine.

We will not disclose your personal information to any third party unless you have consented to such disclosure or where we are required to do so by law. Should you breach our terms and conditions or terms of use or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, we may disclose your information to a relevant authority. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Any disclosure of personal information will be strictly controlled and made fully in accordance with current U.S. and Canadian law.