Terms & Conditions
Terms and Conditions of Sale
Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions will affect or restrict, or is intended to affect or restrict the statutory rights of the customer.
Definitions: The Company is Chase Vans Ltd.
The Customer is the named party in the invoice. Any signatories or persons in attendance at the time of supply will be accepted as having implied authority and responsibility for the customer.
The Vehicle is the purchased item.
The Company reserves the right to update and amend the Terms and Conditions at any time.
Deposit: The Customer will be asked to pay a minimum £500 holding fee to the Company. By paying a deposit you are accepting the sale price and any terms laid out. An admin fee of 10% will be charged on all cancelled orders, plus any costs incurred by the company on the customer’s behalf. The deposit is non-refundable after 48 hours.
Sale Price: The agreed price is non-negotiable after a deposit has been paid.
Payment: The Company accepts most major forms of payment. The Company reserve the right to charge for the use of credit cards at the current charge rate. Cheques require a period of ten working days to clear through the bank system. Cash, Bankers Draft, Debit Card and Electronic Payments are considered as cleared effects. Ownership of the Vehicle does not pass to the Customer until the Company receives full and final payment.
Finance: The Company is able to offer finance through a third party, this does require personal details to be supplied to the finance company.
Interest Charges: The Company reserves the right to charge interest at 4% over the current bank base rate per month from the date of supply on all unpaid invoices if the terms have been exceeded.
V.A.T.: V.A.T. is charged where indicated at the government set rate. The purchase invoice is suitable for V.A.T. registered Customers. Vehicles with no V.A.T. to pay will be classed as a Marginal Sale.
Part Exchange: The Company will consider any Part Exchange. Part Exchange valuation is valid for one month only. The Part Exchange valuation is based on Trade Prices. The Company reserves the right to amend the valuation accordingly if felt misled by the Customer about the Part Exchanges condition or details. The Customer is not expected to give a warranty on a Part Exchange.
Service History: Unless otherwise stated the Customer should assume there is no service history. The Company cannot guarantee services carried out by third parties in the past.
Service: The Vehicle will be serviced before the Customer receives the Vehicle. This will comprise of a change of oil and filters where appropriate. The Company will also check the Vehicle is in good working condition and roadworthiness.
M.O.T.: Where appropriate the Company will provide a M.O.T. for the Vehicle. If the Vehicle is younger than 3 years old a M.O.T. does not need to be provided. If the existing M.O.T. has more than nine months to run a new M.O.T. will not be provided.
Cam Belt: The Cam Belt will be changed if the Company feels it is due. This is gauged by mileage and age.
Third Party Inspection: The Customer is entitled to gain the advice of a third party before purchasing a vehicle at a cost to the customer.
Warranty: The Company offers a warranty on major parts of three months from the date of invoice or 3,000 miles from mileage stated on invoice, whichever comes first. This means if the mileage on the Vehicle goes over 3,000 miles before the end of the third month, the warranty period is over. The Company must carry out all warranty work. The Company will not pay for a third party to work on the Vehicle unless agreed by the Company in advance. If the Vehicle is found to have been worked on by the Customer or a third party without the Companies consent the Warranty is void. The Customer is permitted to gain a second opinion by an agreed third party, for which the Customer must pay any cost. If the Company deems the cost of repair too high, the Company could offer a replacement Vehicle. The Customer will absorb any additional cost. Brake, clutch, tyres, exhaust and general wear or breakages are not covered by the warranty.
Road Tax: The Company is unable to include road tax in the sale price. The Company will purchase the road tax upon request of the Customer at an additional cost. The Company will not charge a handling fee for this service. This does not include cherished transfers.
On Purchase: The Customer will be expected to give their current address and contact details. The Customer will be required to sign the Log Book. The Company will send this document to the DVLA. The Customer will receive any remaining documentation and history relevant to the Vehicle being purchased. The date and time of dispatch will be noted for future reference. By signing the purchase invoice the Customer accepts the terms and conditions of sale.
Trade Sale: A trade sale is not normally offered to private customers, however under the following agreements a trade sale can be accepted when stated and signed for by the customer or representative on the purchase invoice. Vehicles sold as a Trade Sale are sold as seen for spares or repair. There is no warranty implied or given. The Vehicle is sold in the condition in which it is viewed and must not be considered roadworthy. It is the Customers responsibility to ensure that the Vehicle conforms to the requirements of the Road Traffic Acts before entering onto the public highway. Customers will be given the opportunity to test drive and inspect the quality of the vehicle before purchase. Prices quoted and agreed following inspections cannot be altered and no late claim will be considered for unsatisfactory goods. The Company will not accept responsibility for any charges incurred following purchase. The Company recommends that as soon as possible the Customer has a service carried out on the Vehicle at a reputable establishment.
Storage Fees: The Company reserves the right to charge the Customer storage fees for each day the vehicle remains for any reason whatsoever on the Company’s premises after the agreed collection date.