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The phrase "is a two edged sword since it is equally binding on the advertiser." (OP's link) It is a cover-your-arse. They're covering theirs by telling you that yours is also covered to the extent permitted to both parties by applicable laws. Terms are set by the company but the ultimate conditions under which they apply are set by law. For example: ...


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It's a form of disclaimer, which allows them to make statements which may not actually be true from the listener's point of view. For example: All widgets half price till Christmas. Terms and conditions apply. On investigation, the "terms and conditions" may include "Offer only applies to residents of Alaska", and so a listener in New York can't ...


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It means that the terms and conditions as specified by the marketer apply. What those are depends on the marketer of the radio ad. Therefore you have to investigate for each marketer what their terms and conditions contain. That however is not really a matter of English language but one of legal matters. They speak faster to save air time which determines ...



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