The Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM P.O. Box 1019 Guthrie, OK 73044 +1 405-282-3212 +1 405-282-3244 (fax)
www.okmasons.org Banner Advertising Agreement
Thank you for placing an order for advertising with okmasons.org. Okmasons.org acceptance of your order is subject to your agreement with the advertising terms and conditions. You acknowledge this agreement by completing this agreement and returning it to us. All phone reservations must be confirmed by faxing this agreement to the number below. All agreements must have an authorized client signature.
Advertiser:______________________________________________________________________________ Contact: _______________________________________________________________________________ Address: Phone: ___________________________ Fax: __________________________ e-mail:____________________________________________________________ URL:_____________________________________________________________ Are you a Mason? Time Period (for ad placement): Ad Size & Rate: Materials:
yes 12 months
no If yes – Lodge No.________
Bronze Silver Gold Platinum disk capture from URL
Notes or Special Instructions: Bill to (check one): Address: City, St Zip Client Signature: ___________________________________________ Date:________________________
Send space reservations and materials to: Donnie Higginbotham, Grand Lodge of Oklahoma Technology Committee +1 580.399.5320 (phone) +1 586.314.5320 (fax) email@example.com
Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM Terms and Conditions
The Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM P.O. Box 1019 Guthrie, OK 73044 +1 405-282-3212
RATE POLICY: Rate protection for advertisers that sign full-year contracts is valid only through that contract year. Failure to insert the contracted number of ads during a one-year period results in short-rating on the rate card under which advertising was booked. Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM reserves the right to change rates upon notice. PAYMENT: First-time advertisers must submit pre-payment with the first insertion order to establish credit. Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM will invoice advertiser for subsequent insertions pursuant to the current rate schedule. Advertiser shall pay all invoices net fifteen (15) days from date of invoice. CHANGES OR CORRECTIONS: Requested changes or corrections to advertising material must be presented in writing and received by Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM within 48 hours of the materials deadline date. Any changes or corrections are made at Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM’s sole discretion. Advertiser agrees to pay for any costs incurred as a result of such changes or corrections. MISCELLANEOUS: The subject matter, form, size, wording, illustration, and typography of the advertising shall be subject to the approval of Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM. Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM shall have the right to reject or omit any advertisement which the Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM, in its sole discretion, considers unsuitable for any reason or contrary to the policies of Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM (including, but not limited to, recruiting advertising and advertising from firms who directly compete with the Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM). Unless you make written objection within 10 days of the rendering of any bill for advertising published for Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM, such bill shall be conclusive as to the correctness of the items therein set forth and shall constitute an account stated. If an advertiser has an outstanding receivable over 60 days past due (such as an advertising invoice), Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM reserves the right to cancel any and all space that member has reserved in any Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM advertisement. Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM reserves the right to cancel any advertising at any time upon default by the advertiser in the payment of bills or in the event
of any other substantial breach of these terms and conditions by the advertiser. Upon such cancellation, charges for all advertising published and all other charges payable to Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM shall become immediately due and payable by the advertiser. Failure by Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM to insert advertising invalidates the order for insertion but shall not constitute a breach of agreement. Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM may reject or omit any advertisement when the space allocated to advertising has all been taken. Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM may also limit the amount of space an advertiser may use in any issue. The advertiser agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM, its directors, officers, employees, agents, and members for all losses, costs, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from any claim for infringement of the rights of third parties based upon publication of the advertising in question. Any amount due Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM for advertising if not paid within 30 days of the date of the bill in question shall accrue interest from such date of one and one-half percent per month or the legal limit, whichever shall be less. No terms and conditions for any advertising other than those stated herein shall be binding on Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM, except with its explicit written consent.
Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM shall have no responsibility or liability for any materials sent it by any advertiser nor for any errors in any advertising form, size, wording, illustration, typography, or any other matter relating to any advertiser, including the advertiser index.
www.okmasons.org Web Banner
Advertising on Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM’s Web site, www.okmasons.org, will put a company’s name in front of thousands of fellow masons and consumers. The Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM’s Web site attracts thousands of hits a month. The Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM’s home page enjoys thousands of page views each month. General Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM information and the Online Vendor Directory are available to all Internet users. The Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM accepts a limited number of banner advertisements. This Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM website program is funded by private donations and fund raising. The monies raised will be used to help improve the Grand Lodge of Oklahoma website. We ask YOU to help us make our Grand Lodge website a better tool to help communicate information about Masonry in Oklahoma and facilitate communication between the Grand Lodge and its members and lodges around the world. Please consider advertising with our program right now. Become a SPONSOR! You can show your support for the Oklahoma Grand Lodge AF&AM website. Here's what we offer you: Bronze: For $15 per month ($180 per year) your banner ad will be placed in rotation on our website. Each time a page is viewed a different sponsor's banner will show. You can even have your banner linked to your webpage. This is an excellent, inexpensive way to show your support! Silver: For $25 per month ($300 per year) you will receive two ad placements in our banner rotation - AND - you can have your Business Name, Description, Location, Phone Number, and Website Address/Link listed on our Sponsors Page (sorted Alphabetically). This lets everyone know you support the Grand Lodge of Oklahoma’s website mission to help communicate masonry. Gold: For $50 per month ($600 per year) you will receive three ad placements in our banner rotation - AND - your Business will be listed near the top of our Sponsors Page - before the alphabetically sorted sponsors. Platinum: For $75 per month ($900 per year) you will receive four ad placements in our banner rotation - AND - your Business will be listed at the top of our Sponsors Page - before the alphabetically sorted sponsors.
Banner ads must be 275 pixels wide by 120 pixels high, and may be submitted in GIF (animated or single-pane), PNG or JPEG formats. At this time we cannot display Flash movies. Ad images must be less than 25 kilobytes (25,600 bytes) to minimize total page download weight for our users. Animated GIF images are accepted, but high-contrast, rapidly flashing images designed to be overly distracting are prohibited. The Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM reserves the right to refuse to display any banner image deemed too distracting. Transparency is permitted, but please be aware that the Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM cannot guarantee the background color over which the image will be displayed, and colors may change as the Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM Web site is updated. Advertisers are advised to avoid banner images with transparency where possible. Banner ad materials can be submitted via e-mail to Donnie Higginbotham, Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM Technology Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadlines and Rotation Ad Size:
Full banner - approx. 1.667” x 3.819” (120 x 275 pixels) Vertical banner ads appear in randomized rotation in the rightmost column of most pages on the Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM Web site. When submitting banner ad materials, please specify the destination URL for users clicking on the ad, and specify the alternate text (shown when there is a problem loading the image or in place of the image in non-graphical browsers) for the image (75-character limit). Banners can be e-mailed or captured from an existing URL. Exposures and click-through rates will be provided quarterly. All space reservations must be confirmed in writing. Any cancellations must also be confirmed in writing
All banner ads must be received by the 15th of the month for placement in the following month.
Listed rates are per quarter. There are no discounts. AF&AM.com. Questions regarding Web banner advertising?
Contact Donnie Higginbotham, Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM Technology Committee
2007 / 2008 Rates:
Bronze: $15 per month ($180 per year) Silver: Gold: $25 per month ($300 per year) $50 per month ($600 per year)
+1 580-399-5320 or via e-mail at
Platinum: $75 per month ($900 per