Car Sales Terms & Conditions
GL CAR SOURCING, operated under the parent company GL DIGITAL LTD (“GL CAR SOURCING”, “we”, or “us”), offers users the opportunity to connect with various local dealerships through our various local lead generation websites, such as sellmycarsheffield.com and sellmycardoncaster.com.
Here, customers can introduce their vehicles to us, and we may go forward and arrange sale with other dealers who we partner with, facilitated by our dedicated team and tools, all part of our comprehensive suite of introduction services (collectively, “Services”).
Agreeing to the Terms
When you submit your details for introduction purposes, you confirm that you are above the age of 18, are a resident of the United Kingdom, and that the information you have shared is genuine, precise, and up-to-date. Should you be furnishing details about a car that is not in your ownership or on behalf of another individual, you assert that you possess the necessary consents and permissions to avail such information for our use, all in line with these Terms.
Our core objective is to act as an introducer, facilitating interactions between potential sellers and interested dealers. We neither create accounts for users nor do we directly partake in the transactional phase of the vehicle sale.
- Dealer / Dealership: A business entity or individual engaged in the buying and selling of vehicles. Dealers have entered into an agreement with GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, to access and potentially purchase vehicles from customers introduced through our platforms.
- Customer: An individual or entity that uses our websites and services to be introduced to a dealer with the intention of potentially selling their vehicle.
- Service: The platforms, tools, and methods provided by GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, to facilitate the introduction of customers to dealers. This includes, but is not limited to, our local lead generation websites, phone consultations, WhatsApp image collection, and any other related activities or resources.
- Introducer: An entity or individual that connects or refers one party to another but does not participate directly in any potential transaction between the two. In the context of these terms and conditions, GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, acts solely as an introducer, connecting customers to dealers without being involved in or responsible for any subsequent negotiations, transactions, or agreements.
- User Content: Any content, including but not limited to photographs, documents, personal and financial information, submitted by the customer on the websites or directly to GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, for the purpose of using the service.
- Lead: A referral or introduction of a potential customer to a dealer, containing information regarding the vehicle and the customer’s intent to sell.
Nature of the Service
GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, operates as an introducer, connecting customers who wish to sell their vehicles with potential dealerships that may be interested in purchasing them. It’s crucial for users to understand the scope and limitations of our service:
- Introducer Role: Our primary function is to introduce and connect customers with dealerships based on the information and preferences shared by the customer. We are not involved in any negotiations, transactions, or other aspects of the potential sale.
- No Offers to Purchase: At no point does GL CAR SOURCING make offers to purchase vehicles from customers. All offers or terms of purchase are solely between the customer and the interested dealership.
- Non-Agent Status: We do not act as agents for either the customer or the dealership. Our role is limited to that of an introducer.
- Limitation of Responsibility: We hold no responsibility for concluding, finalizing, or any other aspect of the deal between the customer and the dealership. Our involvement ends once the introduction has been made, and any subsequent discussions, negotiations, or transactions are entirely between the customer and the dealership.
By using our service, customers acknowledge and accept the nature and scope of our role as detailed above.
Accurate Information: Customers are expected to provide accurate and true information throughout the process. This encompasses all details about the vehicle, ownership, and any other relevant details necessary for the transaction.
Cooperation: We expect full cooperation from our users to ensure a seamless experience. This includes timely responses, being available for scheduled appointments, and being open and honest during all interactions.
Image Provision: Customers should be prepared to provide clear and accurate images of their vehicle via WhatsApp upon our request. These images play a crucial role in the evaluation and connection process.
Valuation Tool Usage: The online valuation tool available on our website is designed exclusively for private individuals who intend to sell a car either for themselves or on behalf of another individual, given that they are legally authorized to do so.
Ownership Confirmation: By using our services, you affirm and attest that you are the legal owner of the car or are authorized to act on behalf of the legal owner.
User Content Rights: By submitting any form of content to our website or providing it to us directly, such as car photos, document images, or personal financial details, you grant GL CAR SOURCING a global, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, sublicensable, and fully transferable license to utilize, reproduce, showcase, sell, modify, and adjust the said content. Any moral rights you might possess concerning this content are hereby waived. You guarantee that you possess all required rights to grant us these permissions and that the content provided is not in violation of any law, nor is it obscene, abusive, threatening, libelous, or otherwise objectionable.
Prohibited Conduct: Customers are strictly prohibited from attempting to sell vehicles via our platform that they are aware or should reasonably be aware:
- Have significant defects.
- Have been ‘clocked’.
- Are ‘cloned’ vehicles.
- Have been involved in undisclosed accidents or insurance claims
- Are stolen or generally a product of illegal activities.
In cases of severe violation, besides barring your access to our platform and services, we hold the right to initiate legal actions against you in relation to these terms. Furthermore, if we reasonably suspect any breach of applicable laws, we reserve the right to report the matter to appropriate law enforcement agencies.
Data Collection and Usage
At GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, we prioritize the privacy and security of our users’ data. Here’s an overview of our data handling practices:
Type of Data Collected
We collect specific data to facilitate our service. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Personal details of the customer (e.g., name, contact number).
- Images and details of the vehicle (e.g., make, model, condition).
Purpose of Data Collection
The data we gather serves a clear and defined purpose:
- To provide the customer with the opportunity to connect with potential local dealerships for the purpose of selling their vehicle.
- To offer dealerships relevant and accurate information to assess interest in the vehicle.
Sharing Data with Dealers
Upon identifying a potentially interested dealership and obtaining the customer’s consent:
- We share the necessary data (as described above) with the dealership to facilitate the potential sale or transaction.
- Customers should be aware that once their data is shared with a dealership, it will be subject to that dealership’s own privacy policies and practices.
Compliance and Data Protection
GL DIGITAL LTD T/A GL CAR SOURCING is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and is committed to adhering to all relevant data protection standards and regulations. We have implemented measures to safeguard the data collected and ensure it’s used strictly for the intended purposes.
By using our services, customers acknowledge and consent to our data collection, usage, and sharing practices as outlined above. We encourage users to reach out with any questions or concerns related to their data and its handling.
Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
Nature of Service
GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, operates strictly as an introducer. We do not make any offers to purchase vehicles, nor do we act as agents for any party involved. Our primary role is to introduce customers to potential dealerships.
No Sale Guarantee
We explicitly state that we cannot and do not guarantee the successful sale of any vehicle. Customers should be aware that our service’s aim is to facilitate introductions, and the final decision and transactional details rest between the customer and the dealer.
No Price Guarantee
if an offer to purchase does come about, we cannot assure or guarantee that the customer will receive their specific asking price or any particular valuation for the vehicle. Our core role is to facilitate introductions; the final transactional details, including the agreed-upon price, are to be negotiated and determined solely between the customer and the dealer.
Absence of Responsibility
Any negotiations, verifications, and the finalization of the deal are entirely between the customer and the dealer. GL CAR SOURCING does not bear responsibility for the concluding terms of any deal, and as such, customers cannot hold us accountable for any discrepancies or issues regarding the terms or validity of an offer.
Accuracy of Information
Customers are obligated to provide accurate and complete information about their vehicle. This includes, but is not limited to, its current condition, history, and any past accidents or damages. We are not liable for any failures or complications arising from customers supplying incomplete, inaccurate, or misleading information to dealerships.
Exclusion of Liability
The agreement and transaction for the sale and purchase of a vehicle lie solely between the customer and the chosen Car Buying Partner. As such, GL CAR SOURCING does not assume any liability for any failures, shortcomings, or disputes related to the provision of services by a Car Buying Partner.
Liabilities Not Excluded
Nothing within these terms excludes or restricts our liability in cases of:
- Death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.
- Any fraudulent actions or misrepresentations made by us.
- Or any other liabilities that cannot be limited or excluded under English law.
Customers are encouraged to approach transactions with diligence, ensuring they have understood all terms and conditions set forth by the involved parties. Our role is to facilitate the introduction, and we implore all users of our service to act responsibly and transparently.
Termination of Service
User Initiated Termination
Users may choose to discontinue using our services at any time. To do so, users should contact us directly with their intention to terminate their association with GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING.
Company Initiated Termination
GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, reserves the right to suspend, discontinue, or terminate your access to our services and websites under certain circumstances. Such circumstances may include, but are not limited to, breach of these terms and conditions, any suspected fraudulent or malicious activity, or any behavior deemed detrimental to other users or our business operations. Termination may be executed without prior notice, at our sole discretion. Following such termination, you may be denied access to our websites and services in the future.
Effects of Termination
Upon termination of the service, whether by the user or the company, any ongoing transactions or communications will cease immediately. GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, shall not be liable for any damages, losses, or consequences that may arise from termination.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion and without notice, to terminate the licenses granted to you in these Terms and prevent your future access to the Website and/or Services, especially if we have reasonable grounds to believe you have breached these Terms.
Our Intellectual Property
GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, along with its licensors, retains full ownership of all intellectual property rights associated with our local lead generation websites, the content provided within these websites, any databases we operate, proprietary software we deploy for the functioning of these websites, and the foundational source code (“GL CAR SOURCING IP”). All rights pertaining to these elements are reserved.
We bestow upon you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-sub-licensable, non-transferable license allowing you to engage with GL CAR SOURCING IP solely for the purpose of accessing, displaying, and printing content pages. This is permitted strictly for your personal, non-commercial utilization of our services and websites, for the purposes of concluding the sale of your vehicle, with the condition that you adhere to our Terms.
When you submit content on any of our websites, or directly provide us with content – such as photographs of your car, documentation relating to you or your vehicle, or personal financial details – this is termed as “User Content.” By submitting or providing such content, you confer upon us a global, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, and wholly transferable license to harness, reproduce, showcase, vend, modify, and revise the User Content. Any moral rights you might possess in connection with the User Content are hereby waived. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the requisite rights to grant us this license and that the content submitted does not fall under categories like illegal, obscene, abusive, menacing, defamatory, or is otherwise disagreeable to us.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
All terms and conditions outlined herein, as well as any disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with them (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Both parties hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales in relation to any disputes or claims associated with these terms and conditions.
GL DIGITAL LTD, trading as GL CAR SOURCING, reserves the right to modify, amend, or replace these terms and conditions at any given time, in our sole discretion. In the event of any such changes, we will provide notice to users via our websites or other appropriate means. It is the responsibility of the user to review these terms periodically to be aware of any changes. Continued use of our services or websites after the introduction of these changes constitutes acceptance of the revised terms and conditions.
Customer can contact GL DIGITAL LTD Trading as GL CAR SOURCING for queries, complaints, or feedback.
Telephone Number: 0161 399 0175
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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