1. GENERAL CONDITIONS
1.1 Any references made to ‘we’, ‘us’, or “Scrap a Car for Cash” relate to Scrap a Car for Cash Ltd trading as ” Scrap a Car for Cash”.
1.2 Any references made to “Seller” or ‘Customer’ relate to you, the owner of the vehicle who has requested a valuation for your scrap vehicle..
2. PRE-CONTRACT INFORMATION
2.1. This document sets outlines the terms and conditions surrounding this contractual agreement between you (the seller) and us. It is our intention the services being provided is in accordance with these terms. Any queries relating to your role in this contract should be notified to us in writing prior to the service being undertaken.
2.2 In order to commence the service, you are required to fill in the form on any of our websites with details of the vehicle and its condition, its location and your contact details. Alternatively, you can call our office and one of our operators will take these same details. Your details will then be forwarded to the scrap company that we are affiliated with that collects scrap cars in the stated location of the vehicle. They will then contact you to offer you a valuation. We assume that the details given on the online form or during the conversation between you and our operators to be true and accurate. Should these details be incorrect, we reserve the right to withdraw or modify the valuation without liability to the seller or any legal consequence.
2.3 This valuation is provided on a “subject to contract” basis and is not legally binding.
3. QUOTED VALUATIONS
3.1 The price quoted in the valuation will be in pounds sterling.
3.2 All prices offered in the valuation are directly related to the information supplied by the seller. Should be information given by the seller be misleading or inaccurate, we reserve the right to withdraw or modify the quotation.
3.3 Should there be any errors in the valuation, we will endeavour to rectify the fault in good time after receiving the notification of the fault. Scrap a Car for Cash will not be held liable for any errors caused by third party providers or system faults.
4.1 The seller has the right to cancel the contract after accepting the quote by notifying us by telephone at least 24 hours prior to the agreed collection time. If the contract is cancelled less than 24 hours before the scheduled collection time, you may be charged for the aborted journey.
- 1 All payments will be made by the collection company, the details of which will be provided on your quote.
5.2 Payment will be made promptly upon collection of the vehicle and in accordance with the payment terms agreed between the seller and the Collection Company
6. SELLER’S WARRANTIES
6.1 The Seller expresses that they are legally permitted to scrap the vehicle
6.2 The Seller must provide accurate and true details on the online form or to our operators over the telephone regarding the location and condition of the vehicle.
6.3 The Seller warrants that the vehicle is not subject to undisclosed finance.
6.4 The Seller warrants that he/ she is the legal owner of the vehicle, has the right to transfer the full unencumbered legal title and full ownership of the vehicle to the Collection Company.
6.5 The Seller warrants that they are the sole owner and claimant of the vehicle and confirms that any outstanding liabilities will not be passed on to the Scrap a Car for Cash and their local affiliating scrap company.
7. SELLER’S RESPONSIBILITIES
7.1 The seller is giving ownership of the vehicle to the scrap car company via Scrap a Car For Cash according to the quotation.
7.2 Any responsibilities regarding quotations, collections and payment are owned by the company collecting the scrap vehicle.
7.3 If the vehicle is scrapped, the collecting company will provide the seller with an electronic DVLA Certificate of Destruction within 7-days of collection.
8. VEHICLES SUBJECT TO FINANCE
8.1 The Seller must inform the collecting company of any outstanding finance or hire agreements relating to the vehicle.
8.2 The Seller is liable for the finance on the vehicle to the issuing finance company and by transferring ownership of the vehicle to the collecting company, the finance agreement still belongs to the seller and they are at all times liable for it.
9. PROPERTY AND RISK
9.1 Risk and property in the vehicle will pass from the Seller to the Collecting Company at the time that the written contract is signed by the Seller.
9.2 Failure by the Seller to sign the written contract will have the effect of delaying the passing of risk and property. Risk and property in these circumstances will therefore pass on the “issue” of payment by the Collecting Company to the Seller and not on receipt of the same. If a cheque is to be made payable to a third party (such as a finance company) in lieu of payment to the Seller, then risk and property will pass upon the issue of the cheque (or other appropriate means of payment) to the third party.
10.1 The vehicle will be inspected by the Collecting Company prior to completion of the written contract. A revised valuation may be offered where (i) the vehicle does not fully comply with the information provided during the online valuation process, (ii) where the condition is such that it has a substantial impact of the value of the vehicle and/ or (iii) other relevant factors not previously disclosed affect the valuation.
11. OTHER ITEMS
11.1 The seller should provide all manuals, spare keys, log books (V5) to the collecting company at the time of collection or delivery.
12. CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES
12.1 Scrap a Car For Cash, its directors, employees or other agents shall not be liable for direct or indirect consequential losses of any kind including loss of profits and other forms of expenses and compensation.
13. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
13.1 Scrap a Car for Cash does not limit its liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence but liability for property damage is expressly excluded.
14.1 The above terms and conditions cannot by orally varied but can be modified in writing signed by both parties.
15. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
15.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions of purchase shall be construed as given any person any third party rights. The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 is expressly excluded.
16. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
16.1 The governing law is English Law and the parties agree to submit to the full jurisdiction of the English courts.