Advertising Terms & Conditions


  • By advertising on this site you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on submission of your advertisement application. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not apply to advertise.
  • may change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by . Your continued use of advertisements after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.
  • offers a graded advertisement pricing policy. This policy provides a graded scale of advertising based not only on the size and type of the advertisement, but also on the advertisement’s placement across a range of pages, graded by according to their popularity. Further details are provided below in the section titled “Advertisement Placement”.

Advertisement Content

  • Advertisements do not necessarily have to be budgerigar-related. will seriously consider advertisements whose content is outside the remit of this website, but we reserve the right to decline advertisements which we consider inappropriate.

Advertisement Placement

  • The placement of an advertisement on a given page on is determined by the “Advertising Package” chosen by the advertiser. provides two such packages as follows:
    • Premiumcovers: the Home page, Gerald Binks, Breeders’ Directory, any Gallery, Aviaries & Equipment, Links, Breeding, Health, Featured and Contact sections
    • Standardcovers: News, Beginners, Feeding, Profiles, Noticeboard, The Challenge, Be Part of It, Advertising, Letters, Societies and Help sections, plus all other pages not listed above

Advertisement Sizes

  • offers advertisers a selection of standard web advertisement sizes. Non standard advertisement sizes will not be accepted.

Advertisement Periods

  • advertisements are displayed on the site for a period of no less than 12 months.
  • will send renewal reminders to advertisers approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the advertisement’s end date.

Advertisement Ordering

  • Advertisers are urged to use the Advertisement Application Form on to order advertisements. Alternatively orders may be sent in via email.
  • Advertisement orders should contain:
    • Your name, address and contact details
    • Code size of advert(s) required.
    • Confirmation of EITHER use of your own pre-designed electronic advert OR use of the FREE advert design service
    • Image (if applicable) for advert – must be EITHER .JPG, .GIF, .BMP or .TIF format for electronic images OR sharp colour photograph for posted images
    • Copy text to appear in advert – word count limited to advertisement code size as appropriate

Advertisement Payments

  • Advertisements must be paid for annually in advance.
  • Payments taken are non-refundable.
  • Payments can be accepted EITHER by credit / debit card (VISA, MasterCard, Maestro, Solo) via PayPal to OR by cheque (£ sterling only) payable to “Best Of Breeds” and posted to:
    • 145 Western Way
      RG22 6EX
      United Kingdom

Advertisement Alterations & Cancellations

  • In the event that an advert requires alteration after publication (i.e. change of details such as telephone, address, image etc.), reserves the right to charge the advertiser for any extra work involved. The exception to this is the Animated adverts, where we allow the advertiser to change the content free of charge once every 6 months, if required.
  • To cancel a published advertisement, please advise as soon as possible. will remove your advertisement as soon as possible. can not refund payments for cancelled advertisements.