Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. They relate to your use of our car parks.
When the following words are used in these Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”), this is what they will mean:
1.1 “us”, “we” and “our” means Alfa Parking Solutions Ltd t/a EV Parking Management (EVPM) of Quarry Court, High Street, Morley, Leeds, LS27 0BY
1.2 “ANPR” means Automatic Number Plate Recognition;
1.3 “Car Park” means the parking facilities in the area and/or building managed by (or on behalf of) us and designated for parking vehicles;
1.4 “vehicle” means any vehicle used to convey passengers or items that enters the Car Park, including any mechanical device on wheels or tracks, its equipment and accessories; and
1.5 “VRM” means Vehicle Registration Mark.
- Our liability to you
2.1 We must operate the Car Park with reasonable skill and care (“our obligations”). If we do not, we are only responsible for direct loss or damage you suffer as a foreseeable result of our breach of our obligations or our negligence or the negligence of our employees.
2.2 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors.
2.3 Although we owe you the obligations set out at clauses 2.1 and 2.2 above, you should be aware that the Car Park is open to the general public. We cannot guarantee that members of the general public will not enter our Car Park and cause damage to property and/or engage in criminal activity. Accordingly, you park your vehicle in the Car Park at your own risk. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of your vehicle and/or its contents.
- Parking Contraventions
3.1 It is important for the effective management of the Car Park that:
- a) you comply with all signs in the Car Park, including these Terms
- b) you park within the limits of a marked bay;
- c) EV Charging only bays – these bays are designated for a specific purpose
Only full electric plug in or hybrid plug in vehicles are allowed to parking in these bays while charging.
If you have an electric or hybrid plug-in vehicle and you are not using the charging facility or have finished charging you must move from the EV charging bay.
- d) Private Land – Authorised Vehicles Only
This is a no parking area and you must not park any vehicle at any time.
3.2 If you do not comply with these requirements we may issue you with a Parking Charge Notice requiring you to pay any unpaid parking charge(s), together with an additional amount representing an estimate of the additional expenses we will incur as a result of your non-compliance (including without limitation debt recovery costs) (the “Parking Charge”). Specific details about the Parking Charge payable are available in each Car Park.
3.3 Details/information relating to how to pay the Parking Charge, deadlines for payment, what will happen if you fail to make payment within the stipulated deadline, and the appeal process will be set out on the Parking Charge Notice.
3.4 By parking your vehicle in the Car Park you consent to us capturing, using and processing your VRM and personal details via CCTV and ANPR for enforcement purposes. This includes our right to request and obtain the details of a vehicle’s registered keeper from the DVLA.
3.5 If the Car Park and/or the equipment in the Car Park is damaged by you, your vehicle, its contents or the passengers in the vehicle then, except where the damage arises as a direct result of our negligence, we will seek to recover the cost of that repair and associated administration costs from you.
- Security of your vehicle
4.1 Unless asked by a member of our staff not to do so in the case of emergency, please ensure that your vehicle is left securely locked with all windows securely closed and any vehicle alarm, steering lock or similar device fitted is engaged. We are not responsible for any consequence or loss arising from a failure by you to properly secure your vehicle.
4.2 We may install CCTV cameras in the Car Park at our discretion to assist in its proper running. We acknowledge that the cameras may act as a deterrent to criminal activity, but do not make any representation as to the coverage provided or guarantee of the security of your vehicle if CCTV is installed in the Car Park.
Any possessions left in a vehicle are left entirely at the owner’s risk. We suggest that no items are left so that they are visible from the outside of the vehicle. We are not liable for any theft by third parties from your vehicle.
- Abandoned vehicles
6.1 We are entitled to regard as abandoned any vehicle left in the Car Park for more than 28 days without prior notification.
6.2 We reserve the rights to engage and/or permit a lawful authority to remove (or where we are unable to identify the current legal registered keeper of the vehicle, to take steps ourselves to remove) and to dispose of as waste or sell any abandoned vehicle. Before proceeding with the disposal or sale of abandoned vehicles we will:
- a) refer the matter to the appropriate authorities, which may include the local police and the DVLA; and
- b) affix a notice to the vehicle at least 7 days before the date on which we propose to remove the vehicle stating that the vehicle will be removed and sold when that period expires.
6.3 Abandoned vehicles will be disposed of as waste or sold by auction. Where sold by us, the proceeds of sale will be applied in and towards satisfaction of all sums owing to us together with the expenses of sale and our reasonable storage and removal costs for the period during which the vehicle is in our possession.
6.4 Any balance of the sale proceeds remaining after satisfaction of any sums owing will be held by us on behalf of the registered keeper of the vehicle and paid over on proof of entitlement.
- Prohibited activities
7.1 You must not tow any vehicle into the Car Park except as part of the services offered at the Car Park by persons authorised by us and no work on and no cleaning of vehicles by you or your agent, other than with our prior specific permission, is permitted in the Car Park. In the event of vehicle breakdown you must contact the Car Park attendant to ensure that your vehicle removal or repair is organised without causing disruption, damage or danger to any other person or property in the Car Park.
7.2 No activity in connection with the selling, hiring or other disposal of vehicles or goods or services may be carried out in the Car Park without our prior specific written permission.
7.3 You are not allowed to dispose of any items or drop litter in the Car Park. Please place any rubbish/litter in the bins that are provided or take it away with you when you leave the Car Park.
7.4 You are not allowed to pour petrol, or any other fuel, into your vehicle whilst it is in the Car Park. You are also not allowed to take petrol, or any other fuel, out of your vehicle whilst it is in the Car Park.
7.5 Smoking is forbidden within both the Car Park and the immediate vicinity of the Car Park.
7.6 Anti-social behaviour will not be accepted in our Car Parks. This includes (but is not limited to) drinking alcohol, taking or dealing with illegal substances, fighting and/or loitering. Car parks are designed for the sole purpose of parking vehicles. If an individual causes a nuisance or disturbance to others it may be recorded by CCTV cameras and action may be taken against them.
7.7 You should not take photos or carry out any filming within the Car Park without our written consent.
- Variation of the Terms and Conditions
These Terms cannot be varied except in writing by our Company Secretary. Nothing said or done by any of our employees is capable of varying these Terms.
Each of these Terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
If you have any queries relating to these Terms, please contact us email@example.com