Terms and Conditions of Use

 

The vint-tro.com website (the “Site”) is operated by Vint-tro, a private limited company registered in England and Wales with company number 12728106 and registered office at Orion Court, Suffolk House, 7 Hydra, Addison Way, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, IP6 0LW.

By using this Site as a registered user, or guest, you explicitly agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions together with the documents referred to herein (“Terms and Conditions” or “Agreement”).

By registering as a member, logging into, visiting, and/or otherwise using the Site in any way, you indicate that you understand and intend these Terms and Conditions to be the legal equivalent of a signed, written contract and equally binding and that you accept the terms of use as set forth in these Terms and Conditions and agree to be legally bound by them. Vint-tro may change these Terms and Conditions at any time.

Your continued use of the Site following reasonable notice of such modifications will be conclusively deemed acceptance of any changes to these Terms and Conditions. You agree that notice of changes to these Terms and Conditions posted on the Site constitutes reasonable and sufficient notice. At all times, you are bound by the then-current version of these Terms and Conditions and all applicable laws. Please review these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our Site.

These terms of use include the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our Site:

Our privacy policy sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing, and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Our Privacy Private Cookies Policy sets out information about the cookies on our site.

Our Road Trip and Tours Policy sets out information about our events.

Our Vehicle Storage Policy sets out information about our vehicle storage service.

Intellectual Property and Ownership

Except as otherwise indicated, all copyright rights and other intellectual property rights in this Site and its contents, including any and all data, information, text, photos, images, graphics, code, marks, logos, audio and video, footage, animations, podcasts, reports, downloads, and other content contained herein (“Site Content”) is owned by or licensed to Vint-tro and protected by law, including copyright, database, trade secret, and trademark laws of the United Kingdom and all applicable jurisdictions.

The Site Content is Copyright 2020, Vint-tro Limited, all rights reserved. Vint-tro also owns copyright rights in the Site Content as a collective work and/or compilation and in any and all databases accessible on or through the Site. Vint-tro, the Vint-tro Logo, and all other marks displayed on this site (the “Trademarks”) are registered and/or common law trademarks of Vint-tro and/or various third parties. Except as expressly stated herein, nothing contained on this Site may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any grant, license, or right to use any Site Content or Trademarks without the prior written permission of Vint-tro or such other party that may own the Trademarks or any licensed copyrights. You agree not to directly or indirectly: attempt to register, challenge or contest the validity of Vint-tro’ (or its licensors, as applicable) ownership of, such copyrights, trademarks, or any other Vint-tro’ intellectual property, or assist any third party in doing so.

Use of Interactive Areas

The Site may contain discussion forums, review services in which you or third parties may post reviews and opinions of automotive-related services or other content, messages, materials, or other items on the Site (“Interactive Areas”). If Vint-tro provides such Interactive Areas, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. No action should be taken based upon any of the information contained in the Interactive Areas. You should seek independent professional advice from a person who is licensed and/or knowledgeable in the applicable automotive area before acting upon any opinion, advice, or information contained on the Site. All statements, information, and other content submitted by users are solely the opinions of users, and not of Vint-tro.

By using our Interactive Areas, you expressly agree not to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, translate, publicly display, telecommunicate or perform, post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create derivative works from or otherwise publish throughout the World, in any media, now known or hereafter devised, on or through the Site any of the following:

  1. Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, images, graphics, code, marks, logos, or other content (“Content”) that is unlawful, untrue, libelous, defamatory, slanderous, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate;
  2. Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, county, foreign, national, or international law
  3. Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary rights of any party (including rights of privacy and publicity);
  4. Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  5. Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising or solicitations;
  6. Private or personally identifiable information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers, and credit card numbers;
  7. Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files;
  8. Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted; 
  9. Content that, in the sole judgment of Vint-tro, contravenes the above, is otherwise objectionable or inappropriate, or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Site, or which may expose Vint-tro or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

You further agree that you will not attempt or do any of the following:

  1. Interfere with or disrupt the Site or our computer systems, servers, or networks;
  2. Attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of the Site, to accounts that belong to other users, or to computer systems or networks connected to the Site; or
  3. Engage in any systematic extraction of data or data fields, including, without limitation, email addresses, by use of any automated mechanism, such as web robots, crawlers, or spiders (except in strict conformance with the Robots Exclusion Protocol) or otherwise.

By posting or distributing Content to or through the Site, unless we indicate otherwise, you (a) grant Vint-tro and its affiliates and sublicensees a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, transferable, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, post, store, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, translate, distribute, transmit, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display, telecommunicate and perform such Content throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised; (b) grant Vint-tro and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such Content, if they choose in their absolute discretion; and (c) represent and warrant that (i) you own and/or control all of the rights to the Content that you post or otherwise distribute, or you otherwise have the lawful right to post and distribute such Content to or through the Site, and to grant the licenses granted herein; (ii) such Content is accurate and not misleading; and (iii) use and posting or other transmission of such Content does not violate these Terms and Conditions and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. You further grant Vint-tro the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Vint-tro’s rights in the Content or breaches of these Terms and Conditions.

Vint-tro takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted, stored, or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto or in connection therewith, nor is Vint-tro liable for any mistakes, inaccuracies, infringements, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, Vint-tro is not liable for any statements, representations, or Content provided by its users in any public forum, the personal home page, or any Interactive Area. Although Vint-tro has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted to or distributed through any Interactive Area, Vint-tro reserves the right and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen, or edit without notice any Content posted or stored on the Site at any time and for any reason and without liability to you or any third party, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on the Site at your sole cost and expense.

Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Site in violation of the foregoing violates these Terms and Conditions and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Site.

In order to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, or court orders, to protect Vint-tro’ systems and customers, or to ensure the integrity and operation of Vint-tro business and systems, Vint-tro may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, user profile information (i.e. name, email address, etc.), IP addressing and traffic information, usage history, and posted Content.

Vint-tro’ right to use and disclose any such personal information shared by or collected from you, as applicable, shall be pursuant to the terms of Vint-tro’ Private Policy.

By using this Site, you consent to Vint-tro’ collection and use of personal data as set forth in Vint-tro’ Private Policy including the transfer of your personal information to its partners for Vint-tro to be able to carry out its services, such as vehicle insurance.

Notice and Amendments

In making Content available online Vint-tro acts in good faith. Despite safeguards, we recognise that from time to time material published online may be in breach of copyright laws, contain sensitive personal data, or include content that may be regarded as obscene or defamatory. If you are concerned that you have found material on our Site, for which you have not given permission, contravenes privacy laws, is obscene/defamatory, and in terms of copyright law is not covered by a limitation or exception, please contact us at info@vint-tro.com in writing stating the following:

  1. Your contact details.
  2. The full details of the material.
  3. The exact and full URL where you found the material.
  4. The reason for your request, including but is not limited to copyright law, privacy laws, data protection, obscenity, defamation, etc.

Rights to User Content

Content submitted by users will be considered non-confidential and Vint-tro is under no obligation to treat such Content as confidential or proprietary information. Without limiting the foregoing, Vint-tro reserves the right to use the Content as it deems appropriate, including, without limitation, posting, reproducing, adapting, translating, publicly displaying, telecommunicating or performing, uploading to, transmitting, distributing, storing, creating derivative works from, publishing, deleting, editing, modifying, rejecting, or refusing to post it.

Vint-tro is under no obligation to offer you or make any payment for Content that you submit or its use as contemplated herein or for your permission or license to edit, delete or otherwise modify Content once it has been submitted to Vint-tro. Vint-tro shall have no duty to attribute authorship of Content to you, and shall not be obligated to enforce any form of attribution by third parties.

If it is determined that you retain moral rights in the Content, you hereby declare that (a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the Content, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (b) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the Content by Vint-tro or its licensees or sublicensees, successors and assigns; (c) you forever irrevocably waive in favor of Vint-tro and its successors, assigns, officers, employees, affiliates, agents and sublicensees, and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to, any and all moral rights you may have as an author throughout the World in any of the Content; and (d) you forever release Vint-tro, and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against Vint-tro by virtue of any such moral rights.

Use of Vint-tro Service’s

The information provided in our services and on the Site is often supplied by other third parties; Vint-tro is not responsible for the accuracy of such information. Vint-tro provides its service and the Site and all information and materials without conditions, representations, or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied.

License to Use The Site

Vint-tro grants to you a personal, revocable, nonexclusive, non-transferable license to view, download, and print limited portions of the Site Content available in the public areas of the Site subject to the following conditions: (i) you may only do so on an occasional basis for your own personal and non-commercial use; (ii) you may not modify the Site Content; (iii) any displays or printouts of Site Content must be marked “© 2020 Vint-tro, All Rights Reserved.”; (iv) you may not remove or modify any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices that have been placed in/on the Site Content by Vint-tro; and (v) you may not reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, edit, upload to, transmit, store, further post, mirror, frame, “deep-link,” “scrape,” data mine, prepare derivative works from, sell or distribute or publicly display, perform or telecommunicate Site Content, except as provided herein. Except as expressly permitted above, copying, transmission, reproduction, public display, performance or telecommunication, reproduction, republication, modification, adaptation, translation, editing, storing, transmitting, creation of derivative works, posting, or redistribution of the Site Content or any portion thereof is strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of Vint-tro. To request permission, you may contact Vint-tro as follows:

  • By email to: info@vint-tro.com
  • Or by regular mail to: Vint-tro Limited, Orion Court, Suffolk House, 7 Hydra, Addison Way, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, IP6 0LW.

You may not use Site Content in any manner that suggests the affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, or association with or by Vint-tro with or of you or any third-party entity, person, product, or service unless express written permission has been given by Vint-tro in advance. You represent and warrant that your use of Site Content will be consistent with this license and will not infringe or violate the rights of any other party or breach any contract or legal duty to any other parties, or violate any applicable law. Any unauthorised use of the Site or the Site Content will terminate the permission granted by this Agreement and may violate applicable laws, including copyright law, trademark laws, and commercial regulations and statutes.

Limitations of Liability and Warranty Disclaimer

Vint-tro Limited makes no condition, representation, or warranty of any kind regarding the suitability of the site content, or any portion thereof, for any purpose. The site, all site content, and all other content available on or through the site are provided on an “As-is,” “as available” basis, and Vint-tro expressly disclaims any and all conditions, representations, and warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use, including all implied warranties in connection with the foregoing unless in cases of proven gross negligence or intent by Vint-tro.

Vint-tro also expressly disclaims any condition, warranty, or representation as to the accuracy, results, timeliness, completeness, non-infringement, or proprietary character of the site, all site content, and all other content available on or through the site to the maximum permitted by applicable laws.

Vint-tro does not guarantee that the site will be error-free, or continuously available, or that the site will be free of viruses or other harmful components. You waive and covenant not to assert any claims or allegations of any nature whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of the site, including, without limitation, all claims and allegations relating to the alleged infringement of proprietary rights, the alleged inaccuracy of site content, your inability to access the site at any given time, or allegations that Vint-tro has or should indemnify, defend, or hold you harmless from any claim or allegation arising from your use or other exploitation of the site.

You use the site at your own risk and neither Vint-tro, its affiliates, and sublicensee nor the parties who provide information and material for publication within the site content shall be liable for any damages of any sort arising from your use of or inability to use the site or any product or service linked to or from or advertised or promoted on the site, including, without limitation, consequential, special, incidental, indirect, punitive, exemplary, or other damages of any kind (including lost revenues or profits, loss of business, and loss of data) unless in cases of proven gross negligence or intent by Vint-tro, even if we are advised beforehand of the possibility of such damages.

Vint-tro also disclaims liability for any direct damages based on your access or use of the site and the site content. You agree to indemnify Vint-tro and its owners, shareholders, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, partners, and licensors, and their respective successors and assigns, and hold all of the foregoing harmless, from and against any and all claims, liability, and expenses, including attorneys fees, arising from or related in any way to your use of the site or any breach of these terms and conditions.

Links to Other Sites

The Site contains links to third-party websites. The linked sites are not under the control of Vint-tro, and Vint-tro is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. Vint-tro provides these links as a convenience, and a link does not imply endorsement of, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the linked site by Vint-tro. Linked sites are owned and operated by independent retailers or service providers, and therefore, Vint-tro cannot ensure that you will be satisfied with their products, services, or business practices. Should you feel it appropriate, you should investigate their company including reviewing their Terms of Use and Privacy Policies, before proceeding with any transaction with any of these third parties.

Applicable Law 

The Site (excluding links to third-party sites) is owned and controlled by Vint-tro Limited. The Site is operated by Vint-tro from its offices in Suffolk, East Anglia, United Kingdom.

Because this Site is published on the Internet it is accessible in the United Kingdom, and in other countries. Each of these places has laws that may differ from those of the United Kingdom. You and Vint-tro benefit from establishing a predictable legal environment in which to publish, access, and use this Site. Therefore, by publishing, accessing, and/or using the Site, you, explicitly agree that all disputes, claims, or other matters arising from or relating to your use of this Site will be governed by the Law of England and Wales

Risk

You use the Internet solely at your own risk and subject to all applicable national, and international laws and regulations. Although Vint-tro has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to and from this Site over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. 

Accordingly, Vint-tro is not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained on the Site, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information. Vint-tro shall have no liability for interruptions or omissions in Internet, network, or hosting services. You assume the sole and complete risk of using this Site.

Modifications to the Site

Vint-tro may change, restrict access to, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the vint-tro.com service or the Site at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content. Vint-tro may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to all or parts of the vint-tro.com Site without notice or liability. 

Vint-tro may exclude or remove services and products from the Site if Vint-tro determines, in its sole discretion, that these terms have been violated in any way.

Vint-tro reserves the right under no obligation to delete, move, condense or edit any content on the Site that comes to Vint-tro’ attention and that Vint-tro considers unacceptable or inappropriate, whether for legal or other reasons.

Termination

You agree that we may terminate your use of and access to any of the parts of the Site to which we restrict access, for example, by requiring registration. Some of the reasons for such termination may include, but are not limited to, (a) a breach or violation or suspected breach or violation of these Terms and Conditions or other incorporated terms or guidelines, (b) a request by law enforcement or another government agency, (c) our decision to discontinue or change all or part of the Site, (d) technical or security issues, and (e) fraudulent or illegal activities. All terminations will be made at our sole discretion and you agree that we will not be liable for any termination of your use of or access to the Site or any part of the Site.

Miscellaneous

This agreement may not be assigned by you without the prior written consent of Vint-tro. Any attempted assignment that does not comply with these Terms and Conditions shall be null and void. Vint-tro may assign these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, to any third party in its sole discretion. 

If any provisions of this agreement are held to be invalid or unenforceable by an arbitrator or a court of law, any such provision(s) shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the parties and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provisions herein, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. 

Any waiver of any provision herein, to be effective, must be in writing signed by an authorised by Vint-tro, and shall not constitute a waiver of any other provision herein or a continuing waiver of any future breaches of the same provision.

Entire Agreement / Rights Reserved

These Terms and Conditions and Vint-tro’ Privacy Statement represent the entire agreement between you and Vint-tro with respect to your access to or use of any material available on or through the Site, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written between you and Vint-tro with respect to same. Any rights not expressly granted under this Agreement are reserved. If any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions are declared in part or entirely invalid or unenforceable, they shall be deemed replaced by such valid or enforceable clause(s) that reflect the closest the intentions of the parties without the rest of the Terms and Conditions being affected by 

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