Advertising Policy : Applicability of Terms
These advertising terms shall apply to all print, online and e-mail Advertisements (“Advertisements”) that are submitted to ByTheEast, and which ByTheEast accepts for publication. For the purposes of these Terms & Conditions, the Advertiser, by submitting an advertisement to ByTheEast, agrees to be bound by these Terms & Conditions. “Advertiser” shall be defined to include any agent, broker, or other intermediary submitting an Advertisement, as well as the ultimate customer whose products or services are advertised in the Advertisement. An Advertiser’s standard terms and conditions shall not apply.

Advertising Standards
All ads submitted for publication must comply with applicable Lebanese and International laws, and may not be indecent, obscene, or defamatory. All advertising is subject to ByTheEast’s approval. ByTheEast reserves the right to refuse any advertisement at its sole discretion for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation for offensive or inappropriate content.

Advertising Specifications
All accepted Advertisements must comply with the relevant advertising specifications. ByTheEast has the right to request or to make changes to an Advertisement to the extent it reasonably believes necessary to comply with the Lebanese advertising laws. This includes, without limitation and by way of example only, by modifying the subject line of an e-mail advertisement or adding an “Advertisement” label to content that appears to be editorial in nature.

Payment Terms
Current advertising rates apply, and may be changed at any time with notice. Credit approval must be completed prior to placement of first insertion, or prepayment will be required. Where credit has been approved, Advertiser agrees to pay net 30 days. For general internet advertising (excludes online job postings and résumé downloads) payments are accepted via check, wire transfer, and credit card (MasterCard, VISA, PayPal). A penalty of 1.5% per month accrues after 60 days.

Publisher shall have the right to hold advertiser and/or its advertising agency liable for such monies as are due and payable to the publisher for advertising which advertiser or its agency ordered and which advertising was published. Sequential liability clauses will not be accepted. The advertiser and the agency agree to hold the publisher harmless from any and all claims or suits, including attorney fees, arising out of advertising published.

Written cancellation of order must be received at least three weeks prior to issue date to avoid billing. No cancellation, including those sent via fax, will be accepted without written acknowledgement from ByTheEast confirming receipt.

Any order canceled after the issue deadline stated in the Editorial Calendar will incur the full insertion cost. Late delivery of materials may incur forfeiture of space at full cost.

Intellectual Property Rights
You retain copyright of your Advertisements. By submitting Advertisements, however, you hereby grant ByTheEast a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, and transferable license to reproduce the Advertisement, including any trademarks therein, and including without limitation in any future archive or database in any medium, now known or later invented.

Warranties and Indemnity
Advertiser warrants and represents that the Advertisement does not contain any material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third-party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless Advertiser is the owner of such rights or has permission from their rightful owner for purpose of the Advertisement. By submitting an Advertisement, Advertiser represents and warrants that it owns or has the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions. Advertiser also represents and warrants that an Advertisement is not defamatory or libelous, obscene, or contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.

Cancellation Policy for Internet Advertisers
This cancellation policy applies only to Banner advertisers and Employer Profiles,. It does not apply to online job postings. In the event that it is necessary to cancel an ad during the monthly period, invoices will be prorated as follows:

  • 1 to 7 days: 50% of total amount due
  • 8 to 14 days: 70% of total amount due
  • 5 to 21 days: 90% of total amount due

Internet Policies

  • Internet rates are effective January 2018 through December 2018.
  • Invoices will be issued on a monthly basis.
  • Before an ad can be posted, ByTheEast must have a signed Internet Insertion Order, including billing address and telephone number.
  • Advertisers can change banner ad artwork up to two times each month. However, banner ads are posted on Fridays, and new artwork must be received four days before it is posted.

More Questions?
If you have any questions about our advertising policy, please e-mail them to, and be sure to indicate the specific nature of your question or concern.