Terms & Conditions

General

These bigwantsyourcar.com Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) will apply to every purchase of a vehicle by ‘Big Wants Your Car’ (BigWantsYourCar.com) and purchase requests you make with us via email, internet, telephone, fax, post, face to face or other means are conducted on a “subject to contract” basis.

Please read these Terms carefully and make sure that you understand them before obtaining a vehicle quotation and making a purchase request. Please note that before making a purchase request you will be asked to confirm you have read and accept these Terms. If you refuse to accept these Terms, we will not be able to purchase your vehicle. These Terms relate to the purchase of a vehicle (the “Vehicle”) only. We amend these Terms from time to time. Each time you wish to request a vehicle valuation and purchase request, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the terms which will apply at that time.

These Terms were most recently updated in July 2022.

No legally binding contract between the Seller and the Company will be formed in any circumstances until (i) the company has had the opportunity to conduct an inspection of the vehicle and check the accompanying documentation, AND (ii) a physical examination of the vehicle has been conducted by an Inspect & Collect Agent on behalf of BigWantsYourCar.

1. Information about us

1.1 BigWantsYourCar (BigWantsYourCar.com) is owned and operated by Bapchild Motoring (Kent) World Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 04742605, trading as Big Motoring World and with our registered office at Lakeside services, Sturry Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1DS. VAT No: 812 457 050. Our VAT number is 812 457 050.

1.2 Our website is www.BigWantsYourCar.com (the “Site”).

2. Agreed terms

2.1 The following definitions and rules of interpretation apply in this agreement (unless the context requires otherwise).

Appraisal and Collection Agent:

Bapchild Motoring World Kent Ltd: Bapchild Motoring World (Kent) Limited (company number 04742605)

Big Motoring World: Bapchild Motoring World (Kent) Limited (company number 04742605)

Big Wants Your Car: BigWantsYourCar.com trading under the Big Motoring World Group and Bapchild Motoring World (Kent) Limited (company number 04742605)

Company: means BigWantsYourCar.com trading under the Big Motoring World Group and Bapchild Motoring World (Kent) Limited (company number 04742605)

Confidential Information:

Data Protection Legislation: all applicable data protection and privacy legislation in force from time to time in the UK including the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (to the extent applicable), the UK GDPR (as defined in the Data Protection Act 2018), the Data Protection Act 2018 (and regulations made thereunder), the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/2426), or any successor legislation, and all other legislation and regulatory requirements in force from time to time which apply to a party relating to the use of personal data (including, without limitation, the privacy of electronic communications).

Seller: means you, the owner of the vehicle which is the subject matter of the purchase.

Offer: means any price offered to be paid for a vehicle, prior to final vehicle examination, and whether submitted in writing, email or automated message/transmission

Purchase price: means the price which has been accepted by the Seller for a vehicle.

Purchaser:BigWantsYourCar.com

Vehicle: means any car or any other vehicle contemplated for purchase under these terms.

3. Online valuation

3.1 In order to commence the purchase process, you (the Seller) will visit the BigWantsYourCar.com website www.BigWantsYourCar.com and complete the online valuation process.

3.2 You will be required to provide the requested information in regards to the type and condition of the vehicle that you offer to sell. Following completion of the the online valuation process you will receive a confirmation e-mail valuation.

3.3 The valuation is provided on a “subject to contract” basis and neither party agree to be bound at that stage.

3.4 BigWantsYourCar reserves the right to withdraw the valuation at any time without legal consequence and with no liability to the prospective Seller.

4. Valuation price

4.1 Valuation quotation are provided in pounds sterling

4.2 Valuation quotations are inclusive of Value Added Taxation (VAT).

4.3 All prices quoted in the valuation are given in good faith and are derived from a combination of factors and are subject to the accurate provision of information from the Seller.

4.4 The seller confirms the following, in order to establish a valuation price:

(i) The vehicle has at least 3 Months MOT remaining;

(ii) it has not been subject to total loss;

(iii) it has not been imported;

(iv) the vehicle has been owned by the current owner for a minimum of three (3) months

4.5 The provision of inaccurate, false or misleading information/data by the Seller will result in an inaccurate valuation which cannot be relied upon by the Seller.

4.6 If for some reason an error in the valuation quoted has occurred, BigWantsYourCar.com will rectify the price as soon as reasonable practicable after notification of the mistake.

4.7 Any significant increase in mileage upon the vehicle, incurred by the Seller from the date of the valuation to the date of delivery of the vehicle to BigWantsYourCar will result in the re-evaluation upon vehicle examination at the Purchasers discretion. A significant increase is defined as an increase of fifty miles or more.

5. Payment

5.1 BigWantsYourCar.com will pay for the vehicle by Natwest Payit Faster Payment Service. Payment will be made to the Seller only. Payment to a nominated third party will generally be unacceptable for this purpose. Cleared funds should be near instant, after payment has become due, depending on the customer’s processing bank,. In some circumstances, depending upon the customer’s bank, process of payment may take up to 2 hours. No liability is accepted for any delay which was unavoidable in the circumstances.

6. Seller’s Warranties

6.1 The Seller expressly warrants that all the information supplied during the on-line valuation process is accurate and true. The Seller warrants that the vehicle is not subject to undisclosed finance.

6.2 The Seller warrants to the best of his knowledge and belief that the vehicle has not been an insurance write-off or involved in any other serious accident that required substantial remedial repairs.

6.3 The Seller warrants the mileage reading on the vehicle is true and accurate and that the odometer has not, to the best of their knowledge and belief, been tampered with.

6.4 The Seller warrants that there are no undisclosed physical defects with the vehicle that a prudent purchaser would want to be informed about (including cut and shuts, mechanically unsound or inoperable, un-roadworthy and/or chassis damage and the like).

6.5 The Seller warrants that there are no undisclosed “title defects” with the vehicle that a prudent purchaser would want to be informed about.

6.6 The Seller warrants that they are the legal owner of the vehicle, has the right to transfer the full unencumbered legal title and full ownership of the vehicle to the Company.

6.7 The Seller warrants than no other person has any claim to the vehicle whether legal, equitable, possessory or otherwise.

7. Vehicles subject to Finance

7.1 It is the responsibility of the Seller to disclose to BigWantsYourCar.com any existing finance associated with the vehicle. BigWantsYourCar.com may agree to settle the existing finance in lieu of payment (or part payment) of the vehicle to the Seller at its absolute discretion.

7.2 If the agreed sale price of the vehicle is lower than the settlement figure required to fully settle any related finance, the Seller must pay BigWantsYourCar the difference between the settlement figure and the agreed sum in advance of BigWantsYourCar.com settling off the outstanding balance on the finance. Failure by the Seller to pay such a sum (and put the Company in cleared funds) will automatically render the contract between the parties null and void.

7.3 The Seller remains liable to the finance company in respect to the related finance at all times until the credit agreement has been legally terminated.

7.4 BigWantsYourCar.com does not accept any liability with respect to the related finance at any time or for any reason.

7.5 BigWantsYourCar.com will use its best endeavours to pay off the settlement sum before or on the due date. However no liability is accepted if payment cannot be made by the due date due to unavoidable circumstances.

8. Inspection

8.1 The vehicle will be inspected by a BigWantsYourCar.com representative prior to payment. A revised valuation may be offered where (i) the vehicle does not fully comply with the information provided during the online valuation process, (ii) the condition is such that it has a substantial impact of the value of the vehicle and/ or (iii) other relevant factors not disclosed affect the valuation.

9. Miscellaneous Items

9.1 When the Seller hands over the vehicle, he shall provide BigWantsYourCar.com with all the necessary documentation relating to the vehicle such as service record and invoices, V5 (log book), spare keys, manuals etc.

10. Consequential Losses

10.1 The Company, its directors, employees or other agents shall not be liable for direct or indirect consequential losses of any kind including loss of profits and other forms of expenses and compensation.

11. Exclusion of Liability

11.1 The Company does not limit its liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.

11.2 No liability whatsoever can be accepted by BigWantsYourCar.com for accidental mistakes or errors caused by system failures.

12. Variation

12.1 The terms of this agreement cannot be varied by verbal representation. Any variation must be in writing and signed and accepted by both parties.

13. Third Party Rights

13.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions of purchase shall be construed as giving any person any third party rights. The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 is expressly excluded.

14. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

14.1 The governing law is English Law and the parties agree to submit to the full jurisdiction of the English courts.

14.2 If you are a consumer, nothing in these terms and conditions will affect your statutory rights.

14.3 BigWantsYourCar is a trading division of Bapchild Motoring World (Kent) Limited whose registered office is Lakeside services, Sturry Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1DS. Registered in England & Wales under company registration number 4742605. VAT Number: 812 457 050