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Clearcast file specs
Everything you need to submit ads in the right format
When you submit an ad for clearance, it’s important you use a file format we can recognise and work with. This ensures we’re able to provide clearance as quickly as possible — so you can get your ad to air.
The CASE file specification is the standard way to exchange TV campaign schedule data in the UK and Ireland.
CASE specification (PDF)
Inbound attribution data files
The inbound attribution data file specification is used to send data to our attribution service
Inbound attribution data spec. (PDF)
Inbound sponsorship data files
The inbound sponsorship data file specification is used to send us data relating to specific sponsorship events.
Inbound sponsorship data spec. (PDF)
Outbound attribution data filesThe outbound attribution data file format is used to publish attribution data for commercial copy numbers added to the database during a single week
Outbound attribution data spec. (PDF)
Global sponsorship identifiers
These standard sponsorship global identifiers are used at the start of sponsorship codes.
Global sponsorship identifiers (PDF)