Terms and Conditions
This agreement is made between Dealerforum Ltd of PO Box 293,
Newton Abbot, Devon, and the Subscribing Member.
Dealerforum Limited, trading as AM Dealerforum ("AM Dealerforum") offers
to subscribing members the use ('The Service') of
an Internet Website ("The Website") which enables
them to post messages or observations, reply to postings, enter
into discussion and take part in opinion polls or referenda concerning
specific sectors of the motor industry.
By registering for membership of the AM Dealerforum service you
agree to the terms and conditions set out here (as amended from
time to time) and re-affirm that agreement every time you use the
These terms and conditions are subject to change from time to time
and AM Dealerforum shall give one months notice of any such change.
- 1. Membership
Full membership of AM Dealerforum is granted in return for the payment of either
an annual or monthly subscription ("The Subscription") . Members
have the right of access to the Website at all times whilst the Website is in
service. A limited membership is also granted free of charge giving access to
certain sections of the Website
- 2. Duration & Termination
Membership shall initially be for a period of twelve months ('the Initial Period')
from the date of receipt of the completed registration form by AM Dealerforum
(either by post, fax, email or online), or from the end of any initial free
trial period which may be granted, whichever is the later, and continues after
the initial twelve month period until cancelled by either party giving one clear
calendar month's written notice to the other.
Notice of cancellation of membership will not be accepted before the initial
twelve month period described above has been completed.
Members shall not be entitled to any refund in respect of any unused period
- 3. Subscriptions
Full members shall pay a monthly subscription for access to the Service. The
subscription shall be collected monthly in advance by direct debit from the
Member's designated bank account and payments will commence either upon acceptance
of the registration form or at the end of any free trial period which may have
been granted. The rate of subscription will be notified at the beginning of
the contract. The subscription rate shall be subject to change after the Initial
Period upon at least one month's notice. Alternatively Members may subscribe
by payment of a full year's subscription in advance at their option. Limited
members shall be granted access to certain sections of the Website free of charge,
subject to acceptance of their completed registration form.
- 4. The Website & Service
The Website is divided into sections to provide for one general access section
and a section for each manufacturer franchise. Right of access to the general
access section is granted to all members free of charge. The payment of the
Subscription grants the right of access to one franchise section and the general
section of the Website. Subject to payment of additional subscriptions AM Dealerforum
may grant access to additional franchise sections subject to the conditions
Access to each franchise section will be granted in exchange for the payment
of the Subscription for that section provided that AM Dealerforum is satisfied
that the member is an authorised dealer for that franchise and his dealership
has not been terminated or replica watches uk suspended. In this regard the Member will provide
whatever evidence may be required by AM Dealerforum at any time to show that
he holds the franchise entitling him to access to any particular section. AM
Dealerforum reserves the right to suspend or cancel a Member's right of access
to any franchise section in the event that the member does not hold or has ceased
to hold a franchise relevant to that section or fails to provide after request
evidence demonstrating such.
- 5. Disclaimer
AM Dealerforum cannot accept responsibility for the truth or otherwise of any
statement made on the Website by any member nor accept any liability for any
hurt or offence caused to any person or company by any statement or opinion
expressed by any member on the Website nor accept liability for any damages
for defamation loss of reputation or loss of business whether perceived or real
caused by any statement made by a member on the Website.
The Website and its contents may incorporate links to the web sites and services
of third parties. Such links are provided for the User's convenience only, and
their provision does not constitute an authorisation by AM Dealerforum to the
User to access such third party web sites, nor an endorsement of the content
of such third party websites by AM Dealerforum.
Other members will have access to material posted by you onto the Website and
may copy reproduce or otherwise distribute it. By submitting material for posting
upon the site you represent that you are the owner of such material and are
authorised to publish or distribute it. Further once material is posted upon
the site an irrevocable licence to utilise any copyright or other intellectual
property rights within the material is granted by the Member to AM Dealerforum
and other members.
AM Dealerforum cannot be held responsible for any infringement of copyright
or other intellectual property right caused by any member in publishing material
onto the site and insofar as any such claim is capable of subsisting the member
so publishing the offending material hereby indemnifies AM Dealerforum against
all losses liabilities costs and expenses so arising.
AM Dealerforum cannot be held responsible for any losses arising howsoever by
reason of any member republishing or distributing information posted by any
member and shall not be liable in respect of any losses arising through breach
by any member of thePrivacy
- 6. Indemnity
It is a condition of membership that members are responsible for all material
posted on the Website using their username and password as if they had posted
it themselves. The username and password should be kept secret and for the exclusive
use of the Member. The Member hereby agrees to indemnify and keep indemnified
AM Dealerforum against any liability, claims, expenses or other losses which
arise through the Member's use of the Service or the use howsoever of the Member's
access to the Service.
- 7. Privacy
AM Dealerforum will seek to maintain Members' privacy and the AM Dealerforum Privacy
Policy should be read in conjunction with these terms and conditions
and forms an integral part of them. By agreeing to these terms and conditions
- 8. Suspension
AM Dealerforum reserves the right to amend or withdraw one or more of the services
of the Website where we have legal administrative or technical reasons to do
so. AM Dealerforum may also need to make the Website unavailable from time to
time for maintenance either on a scheduled or unscheduled basis. AM Dealerforum
may require you to change your username or password at any time for security
or procedural reasons.
AM Dealerforum reserve the right to suspend or terminate any member's access
to the whole or part of the Website or to edit alter or remove material posted
on the Website by a member where in the opinion of AM Dealerforum there has
been a breach of these terms and conditions. During the period of any suspension
a member must not attempt to re-register for access to AM Dealerforum.
AM Dealerforum accepts no liability for temporary suspension of service due
to circumstances beyond its control such as (but not limited to) loss of internet
service suspension or failure of hosting services provided by any hosting company
employed by AM Dealerforum at any time or loss of or failure of any telecommunications
service wherever this may occur.
- 9. Trademarks and Intellectual property
The names and logos identifying the Website and AM Dealerforum and its products
and services are proprietary marks of AM Dealerforum or a group company of AM Dealerforum
Ltd or Emap Automotive Ltd and nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall confer
on the User any licence to use any such mark or any other intellectual property
right of AM Dealerforum.
The Member confirms that he will not disclose to any third party information
regarding the structure and operation of AM Dealerforum which he may learn as
a result of his membership whether deliberately or accidentally. Further the
Member agrees that he shall not seek to enter into any arrangement whether as
employee proprietor director or consultant to provide any services which compete
with the Service offered by AM Dealerforum.
- 11. Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance
with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising here from shall be
exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
- 12. Notices
Notices under this agreement may be served in writing and by first class post
to the business address of either party and shall be deemed to be received 2
days after posting. Alternatively notices may be sent by receipted e-mail and
shall be deemed received upon the date of the e-mail receipt and in the case
of a receipt dated after 4pm the next day after receipt.
- 13. Advertising
The Website shall not be used by any member for advertising purposes and no
member shall post an advertisement upon the site without the express written
permission of AM Dealerforum
- 14. Termination
Upon termination all licences granted under this agreement shall
- 15. Licence
Upon acceptance of these terms and upon payment of the subscription for full
membership or upon completion of the registration form for limited membership
AM Dealerforum grants to you a limited and non-exclusive licence to use the
Service for your own personal use. You may not grant access to replica rolex the site to others
through the use of your username and password and such action shall entitle
AM Dealerforum to terminate or suspend your access to the Service immediately.
The licence hereby granted is conditional upon your agreement to keep the comments
and posting contained upon the site confidential.
- 16. User names & Passwords
To utilise the Service members will be required to create a username and password.
All usernames and passwords remain the property of AM Dealerforum and no member
shall gain a right to exclusive use or ownership of a username or password.
AM Dealerforum grants a limited non-exclusive licence to the member to use the
member's password and username and such licence shall terminate upon the termination
of the member's subscription to the Service
- 16.2 The Member agrees to keep their username
confidential at all times.
- 17. Content
AM Dealerforum does not pre-screen or supervise the content of the Website but
does reserve the right to remove postings from the site or to terminate discussions
or forums if it considers them to be offensive, unlawful, illegal, in breach
of any third party intellectual property rights, defamatory, or improper
Members are entitled to post messages discuss topics and express opinions concerning
any subject they consider relevant to their business or franchise or of interest
to other members but do so upon the express understanding that the opinions
expressed are theirs alone and not those of AM Dealerforum or its staff.
- 1. The company name contact name address telephone numbers
and email address of each AM Dealerforum member will be stored on
file and in hard copy form for administration and contact purposes
only: “The Contact File”.
- 2. Each AM Dealerforum member
will be allocated a unique user name and password, which will
also be stored on computer file and
in hard copy form: “The User Name File”.
- 3. The Contact
File and the User Name File may be kept separate or may be combined
in one file: “The Membership File”.
- 4. Neither the
Contact File nor the User Name File nor the Membership File will
be released copied transmitted or shown to any third
party individual or company other than AM Dealerforum or its staff
or consultants other than for the purposes of organising direct
mail email or telephone contact of members in which case the
file may be used by a bona fide third party company engaged in
of direct mail email or telephone contact and selected and authorised
by AM Dealerforum for this purpose.
- 5. In the event of a third party
company being selected for the purposes detailed in (4.) above
the Contact File the User Name
File and the Membership File will not be released without a formal
undertaking being obtained from the third party company to abide
in its possession including an undertaking to destroy or return
files and records in its possession after any specific task it
has been employed to carry out has been completed.
- 6. AM Dealerforum
will keep secure the contact details user name and password of
each individual member and will not allow them
released copied transmitted or shown to any third party individual
or company without the member’s permission save as part
of the complete Contact File User Name File or Membership File
provided for in (4.) above or unless ordered to do so as the
result of the granting of a court order.
- 7. AM Dealerforum advises
members to maintain the security of their allocated User Name
and Password and upon request will guide
members as to the best way to maintain their anonymity but
will not be
held liable for any costs or damages which may ensue as a result
of a member or members releasing information either on the
AM Dealerforum website or in any other way which enables any other
establish their identity or discover their password.