QUEER PALM SETTLEMENT
Founded by Franck Finance-Madureira in May 2010, the Queer Palm is the Cannes Film Festival queer, gay, lesbian, bi and trans (LGBT) award.Every year, a jury, including journalists, non-profit organizations members or artists, rewards one film listed in one of the following Cannes Film Festival selections : The Official Selection (in and out of competition), Un certain regard, The International Critics’ Week, the Directors’ Fortnight, The ACIDâ€™s (independent directors) selection.
The Jury considers a filmâ€™s artistic, LGBT and gender-related topics qualities in order to award this film.
The award encloses a free advertisement campaign on the website YAGG.COM for the film release (in theaters or on DVD). This endowment is made if only the film distributor agrees the Queer Palm logo to be integrated on the above advertisement promoting the film.
The film distributor is allowed to use the Queer Palm logo in the filmâ€™s credits, on every element promoting the film, on every use format and worldwide.
Magazine-guide of the Queer Palm
General conditions of sale
The present general conditions are applicable to the Magazine-guide of the Queer Palm, published by ValÃ¨re Montoya, below mentioned as ” The Publisher”
1 – The present general conditions have for object to define the terms of sale by the Publisher (Editor) to the announcers, of the advertising insert of the Magazine-guide of the Queer Palm. Any subscription of an order of insertion involves the full and whole acceptance of price lists rates and present general conditions of sale. In case of contradiction between the present general conditions of sale and the general conditions of purchase of the announcer, the present conditions will prevail, in spite of any opposite clause what the announcer recognizes and accepts expressly. The Publisher saves to be able to modify the present general conditions of sale at any time. In that case, the general applicable conditions of sale will be the ones current in the date of signing of the order of insertion.
2 – Texts and announcements appear under the responsibility of the announcer. They have to respect the established rules and the B.V.P recommendations. The publisher reserves the right to refuse, to suspend or to interrupt at any time any advertising insert which, by its nature, by its text or its presentation would be against the behaviour of the Magazine-guide of the Queer Palm or which would may cause readersâ€™ protests or a third of it, in accordance with advertising manners, without having to justify the motives for his decision and without that this decision can give rise to the payment whatever allowance, whatever the reason. The announcer as well as, if necessary, the representative guarantee that the documents which are passed on to the Magazine-guide of the Queer Palm are free of reproduction rights to fine advertising executives and that the responsibility of the Publisher can be on no account looked for as such. Consequently, in case of pursuits engaged against the Publisher, the announcer and his representative will support each other to guarantee the Magazine-guide of the Queer Palm of any condemnation that could be pronounced against him/her.
3 – The advertising insertionsâ€™ rates are detailed in the plaque of price lists. The Publisher reserves the right to modify his price lists at any time. The orders of advertising will be charged on the basis of the current rate in the signing date of the order. These price lists are prices excluding tax to which it is advisable to add the applicable VAT in the day of the order; any change of the rate of VAT will be echoed on the price of the advertising insertions.
4 – According to the measures of the French law 93-122 of January 29th, 1993, any order of advertising emanating from a representative of the announcer must be accompanied with the contract of mandate order concluded between the announcer and his representative. The orders agreed by this intermediary will be strictly subjected to the respect for the present general conditions of sale and the representative will be held, towards the Publisher of the same bonds as those falling to the announcer for whom he acts. Any reservation of advertising space will have to be the object of an order of insertion sent to the Publisher duly completed and signed by the announcer or his representative as well as of the payment of the totality of the price of the space wished by the announcer. Any order of advertising will be definitive only under the condition of the confirmation by the Publisher, by the e-mail, the availability of the sought places.
5 – No modification or cancellation of the order of insertion can be made by telephone. Any modification or cancellation must be sent by registered letter with recorded delivery and by respecting a term of notice of three (3) months before the deadline of signing of the orders of insertion is for this publishing on the March 1st 2011. The defect of respect for this advance notice, by the announcer or his representative, will entail the collection by the Publisher of the totality of the paid amounts. Any complaint must, at the risk of decay, be made in writing by registered post within eight (8) days as from the publication date.
6 – The advertising is payable in the delivery of the order of insertion. However after preliminary agreement of the Publisher, the insertions can be charged to the end of the month of the reception of the order of insertion and the announcers can settle their counting invoices, by check with reception of the invoice. The non-payment entails besides, in application of the French law nÂ°92-1442 of December 31st, 1992, invoicing of a penalty of delay the rate of which is fixed for one and a half time (1,5) the legal interest rate. It also takes application of a ten percent compensation (10 %) of the amount of the invoice remaining owed as penalty clause to the sense of articles 1226 and following ones of the French Civil code, besides if necessary the judicial expenses which would be engaged in case of forced collection.
7 – All the technical elements, the tests and electronic documents supplied by the announcer or his representative have to be in accordance with the specifications defined by the Publisher and delivered necessarily for the deadlines specified by the Publisher. For lack of delivery of the technical elements for the deadlines, the order of advertising can be cancelled by the Publisher and the completeness of the price of the advertising space charged to the announcer. Any unclaimed technical element within one (1) month following the publication of the magazine will be destroyed without allowance.
8 – Of express convention between the parts, it is stipulated that in case of contesting, the disputes between storekeepers will be subjected to the Commercial court of Tours, and it will be made application of the French law.