Disclaimer, Cookies & Terms/Conditions

General DISCLAIMER:

 

1. Accuracy and Contract

Ayrton Ltd cannot guarantee the accuracy of information given on this site. Specifications and prices are indications for information purposes only. Please contact the selling dealership to confirm all prices and specifications before proceeding.

Any mileages quoted are approximate and may not be guaranteed – please confirm with us before your purchase.

Specifications of models can change from time to time. We reserve the right to change the specifications of any of its products.

The information given is not intended to form the basis of any contract, and is merely an invitation to treat. Contracts can be made by completing and signing an order form at the selling dealership and/or by paying a deposit.

The prices of the vehicles do not include any kind of warranty. It may not be possible to warrant a car we have for sale, due to its age, conditions or value.

Any contract made with us is subject to our Standard Terms of Business. Copies are available on request.

We are not a main dealer for any of the marques that we advertise, we are an independent specialist.

Vehicles and prices are subject to change and availability.

This website is in continuous development and we reserve the right to permanently or temporarily alter contents without notice.

2. Copyright

All materials and information within the site are the intellectual property of Ayrton Ltd. Such materials may not be copied or saved to the extent necessary to view them online. However, you may print complete pages of the site as hard copies for your own personal use. The name Ayrton LTD, Car4Passion, Ayrton Sports Cars and the logos are registered as service marks in the U.K.

3. Jurisdiction and Law

This site is intended for the use of customers in Europe It was created and is operated according to the laws of England. Any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and to the laws of England.

4. Links

On this site you may be offered links to other sites operated by parties other than Ayrton Ltd. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by us of the sites or the services or products offered on such sites. We have not reviewed the sites which may be linked to this site and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked.

5. Severability

If any of these terms and conditions become or are declared to be illegal or otherwise unenforceable by any Court of competent jurisdiction such terms shall be deemed deleted (to the extent necessary) and all remaining terms shall remain in full force and effect.

6. Limitation of Liability

Ayrton Ltd excludes all liability (other than liability for death and personal injury) resulting from your access and use of the site.

 

7. Data Protection and Privacy policy

Ayrton LTD is committed to respecting and protecting your data and privacy when visiting our website. To provide you with relevant information, respond to your requests, and increase the benefits you receive from our website, we sometimes request that you provide us with information about yourself.

We have prepared this data protection and privacy policy to inform you of the information we gather and how it is used. You also should note that Ayrton LTD maintains the same data protection and privacy practices with respect to data collected offline, so this policy may be relied upon with respect to those methods of data collection and use.

This policy exists to:

  • Comply with industry best practices and data protection and privacy laws.
  • Protect the rights of our customers, partners and staff.
  • Provide transparency in how we store and process data about individuals.
  • Protect the company from the risks associated with data breaches as much as possible.

Data Protection Risks

This policy helps to protect Ayrton from some very real data security risks, including:

  • Breaches of confidentiality. For instance, the information being given out inappropriately or to unauthorised individuals.
  • Failing to offer choice. For instance, all individuals should be free to choose how the Company uses data relating to them, with opt in clauses.
  • Reputational damage. For instance, the Company could suffer if hackers or non-authorized individuals successfully gained access to sensitive data.

General Employee Guidelines

The only people able to access data covered by this policy should be those who have a business need for their work activities.

  • Data should not be shared informally.
  • Employees should keep all data secure, by taking sensible precautions and following the corporate guidelines.
    • In particular, strong passwords must be used and they should never be shared.
    • Personal data should not be disclosed to unauthorised people.
    • Data should be regularly reviewed and if no longer required, it should be deleted and disposed of.

 

Data collection via web forms & email

In general, you may visit this website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. But as is true of most websites, we gather certain data automatically and this may include your internet protocol (IP) address (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), device and application identification numbers, your location, your browser type, your internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, the pages and files you viewed, your searches, your operating system and system configuration information, and date/time stamps associated with your usage. Some of this information may be considered personal data under certain data protection laws.

Due to internet communications standards when you visit the website and use its associated services, we automatically receive the URL of the website from which you came and the website to which you go when you leave our website. This information might be used to analyse overall trends, to help us understand how our website is being used so we can improve its quality and make it more beneficial to users, and to track and aggregate non-personal information. For example, Ayrton LTD uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which customers and visitors navigate the website and use its associated services.

No log-in is required in order to surf this website. No direct payment options are present on the website.

Some portions of this website may request that you give us information about yourself from which we are able to identify you, such as your name, email or other address. Some of the ways in which we may collect this information from you are:

  • Receipt of offers and contacts from you.
  • Receipt of feedbacks from you.
  • Subscription to newsletters or other Ayrton content-related notifications
  • Product purchases or trials.

 

You submit information using these methods voluntarily, and agree to the use of the personal data you provide as described in this policy.

If you give us personal information about somebody else, such as a colleague, we will assume you have their permission to do so, and their data will also be subject to this policy.

 

Data usage

When we collect information about you, it is our intention to tell you why we are asking for the information and what we intend to do with it. You will have the option of not providing the information, in which case you may still be able to access other portions of this website, although you may not be able to access certain services. If you desire to “opt out” of certain uses of your information or elect not to receive future communications or services, just send us an email at info@car4passion.com and we will provide to cancel your data within 48 working hours.

The information we collect about you or your computer will be used to operate our website and to provide customer support, respond to your requests, or process any transactions you have authorized. It may also be used to verify your identity, send you information or contact you in relation to an Ayrton LTD / Car4Passion product or service that you are interested in or that we believe may be of interest to you.

Data Retention

Ayrton LTD will retain your personal data on our systems only for as long as it is strictly necessary for the purposes for which such data was originally collected (or for such longer period as may be required by law). We will retain and use information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

Data Sharing

In certain instances, we may make your information available to third parties with whom we have a relationship when those third parties provide services on our behalf. We will only provide third parties with information that is necessary for them to perform the contracted services, and we take measures to protect your information. For example:

Service Providers

Ayrton LTD may share data about customers and website visitors with our contracted service providers so they can provide services on our behalf. These service providers are authorized to use personal information only as necessary to provide the requested services to us.

Technology and Business Partners

Ayrton LTD is free to partner with other companies to jointly offer products or services in connection with your expression of interest. We may also disclose information to our business partners for marketing and other purposes that we believe may be beneficial to you.

Ayrton LTD does not sell customer data to any third parties.

International Transfer of Collected Data

The information we collect may be used, stored and processed in Europe or in any other country in which Ayrton LTD does business. By providing information via the website, you are consenting to the transfer of the information outside of your country to any country (including countries which may not have adequate levels of protection). Your information collected may be stored and processed in the United States, Europe or any other country in which Ayrton or its subsidiaries, affiliates or service providers maintain facilities.

By agreeing to this document your explicit consent has been given to do so as such transfer may be necessary for the performance of this contract or pre-contractual steps between yourself and Ayrton LTD, undertaken at your request. Ayrton LTD has ensured that all adequate protections are in place in respect of the processing of such data outside of the EEA.

Ayrton LTD may disclose information it has collected about you on the website if required to do so by law or when necessary to protect the rights of Ayrton LTD or its employees.

Data Security

Ayrton LTD intent is to strictly protect the security of your personal information; honour your choice for its intended use; and carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. We have taken appropriate steps to safeguard and secure information we collect online, including the use of encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information.

However, you should always take into consideration that the internet is an open forum and that data may flow across networks with little or no security measures, and therefore such information may be accessed by people other than those you intended to access it.

Ayrton LTD will use industry-standard methods in protecting your privacy and data, but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Ayrton LTD or guarantee that your information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. No method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage, is 100 percent secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our site, you can contact us at info@car4passion.com.

If personal information is compromised in a breach of security, Ayrton LTD will promptly notify our contacts in compliance with applicable law.

These rules describe how and where data should be safely stored. No data is stored on paper.

These guidelines also apply to data that is usually stored electronically but has been printed out for some reason:

  • When not required, the paper or files are to be kept in a locked drawer or filing cabinet.
  • Data Classification must be prominently shown on any printouts.
  • Data printouts should be shredded and disposed of securely when no longer required.
  • When data is stored electronically, it must be protected from unauthorized access, accidental deletion and malicious hacking attempts:
  • Data should be protected by strong passwords that are changed regularly and never shared between employees.
  • Servers containing personal data should be sited in a secure location, away from general office space.
  • Data should be backed up frequently. Those backups should be tested regularly, in line with the company’s standard backup procedures.
  • Data should never be saved directly to laptops or other mobile devices like tablets or smart phones. The use of OneDrive and Office 365 is for this purpose. Applications chosen all have a sufficient business continuity plan.
  • All applications containing data are protected by approved security anti-virus, encryption in transit, at rest and a firewall.

Access Requests and Updating and/or Amending Data

Individuals whose personal data is held by Ayrton LTD are entitled to know what information the company holds and why, how to gain access to it, and be informed about how to correct it if inaccurate or out of date. If an individual contacts the company requesting this information, this is called a subject access request. The data controller will always verify the identity of anyone making a subject access request before handing over any information.

For current Ayrton customers, you can review, correct, update or delete inaccuracies to the information about you that Ayrton keeps on file by contacting info@car4passion.com with any information you wish to review, correct, update or delete.

We will acknowledge your request within seventy-two (72) working hours and handle it promptly as required by law.

8. Finance:

We can introduce you to a limited number of lenders who may be able to offer you finance facilities for your purchase. We will only introduce you to these lenders. We do not receive a commission payment from the finance provider if you decide to enter into an agreement with them. You may be able to obtain finance for your purchase from other lenders and you are encouraged to seek alternative quotations.
Subject to Your status, if after signing the Purchase Order You sign a Finance Agreement with a Finance Company in relation to the Vehicle, the terms of the Finance Agreement will replace this Supplier Agreement. The standard terms of the Finance Agreement will be stated on the Finance Agreement form that You will be asked to sign.

We do not store our customers finance details.

9. Google Analytics, Cookies and Web Beacons

Ayrton uses Google Analytics to gather non-personal information about our website visitorsWe also use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf across the internet. These third-party companies use cookie and web beacon (also referred to as 1×1 pixel.gifs or action tags) technology to measure and improve the effectiveness of ads for their clients. Cookies are also used to help us track usage patterns to improve or manage our site, to ensure the integrity of the registration process, and to help provide personalized service and deliver content specific to your interests.

A “cookie” is a small amount of data transferred to your browser and read by the Web server that placed it there. It works as a sort of identification card, recording your preferences and previously entered information. By using cookies, the information you previously provided can be retrieved on your next visit to the website so that your navigation time is reduced and your use of the website is simplified. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie. Web beacons may be used to deliver the cookie and to compile statistics about our website, such as how many people visited a particular page or clicked on certain links.

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the functionality of the site.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies…

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

While your particular use of the site will not be revealed and no personally identifying information will be collected, this anonymous information may be used for online preference marketing purposes, and Ayrton LTD’s third-party advertising companies may use the information about your visit to the website(s) to provide ads about goods and services of interest to you. This information can include date/time of banner ad shown, related cookie, and the first three octets of the IP address. Ayrton LTD may share aggregated statistics about the use of the website with third parties.

If you wish to reject the cookies on our website, you will need to turn off cookies in your browser. You can find information on how to reject cookies in different browsers at http://aboutcookies.org. Please note that rejecting cookies may result in lost features and functionality of this website or other websites you visit.

No third part advertising are present on this website.

Links to Other Websites

This website contains links to other websites. Ayrton is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Furthermore, our site includes social media features, such as the Facebook Like button and other widgets. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our site and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing it.

Removal

If, at any time, you would like us to edit your data or remove you from our database, please email info@car4passion.com

Questions About Our Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: info@car4passion.com

Phone: +447979203061

 

Ayrton may modify or update this privacy notice at any time without prior notice. You can check the “Last updated” date below to see when the notice was last changed. We encourage you to check this notice often, so you can continue to be aware of how we are protecting your personal information. Your continued use of the website constitutes your consent to the contents of this data protection and privacy policy, as it may be modified from time to time.

Last updated: May 18, 2018

LEGAL INFOS:

Car4Passion & AyrtonSportsCars are trademarks of Ayrton Limited.

VAT: GB253653505
Registered in England n° 08709506

2017 All rights reserved.

INSPECTION TERMS & CONDITIONS

We use best efforts to identify problem areas on a subject car, but please note the inspection report is not a warranty or an insurance policy. In any event our maximum liability to you is limited to the cost of the inspection fee. Your attention is drawn in particular to clause 28 below, regarding our liability subsequent to the inspection. In instructing us to perform an inspection you accept the following terms and conditions.Terms and conditions
The following terms and conditions apply to any inspection performed by Gasparini Consulting (subsequently referred to as ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ here) for its private customers (referred to as ‘you’ or ‘yours’ subsequently).
The inspection:

1. The vehicle inspection is based on a visual (non-intrusive) check of the external parts of the car and the presented documents.
2. We are not responsible for any latent defects that are not identified at the inspection, but which may be discovered afterwards. This particularly applies to cars that have been used (or are subsequently found to have been used) for motorsport of any kind, trackdays, cars that are more than three years old or have covered more than 20,000 miles.
3. The inspection is performed in good faith and we cannot be held responsible for non- disclosure or concealment of information about the vehicle’s use, mileage or defects by the vendor (or representative). We also are not able to advise of faults if they are not visible or are concealed during the inspection.
4. The inspection only covers the areas indicated in the checklist and where defects are found, these will be indicated. We make every attempt to identify faults that might reasonably be found by a visual inspection.
5. The inspection will not include any major form of vehicle dis-assembly, but if considered appropriate may include the use of passive electronic diagnostic equipment.
6. The inspection will not include appraisal of the following items: Oil and/or fuel consumption, Brake fluid condition or brake system condition, Engine cylinder condition or compression, The exact source of oil leaks, Exhaust emissions (other than visual), The function of in-car entertainment systems, telephones, GPS and other driver aids, The function of alarm and immobiliser systems.
7. We are unable to advise on the circumstances or suitability of certain defects giving rise to a claim against the vehicle supplier, vendor or any third-party warranty company. Such claims fall outside the scope of our inspection reports, which are accepted by you on this understanding
8. The comments on the condition of the car’s consumable items (brakes, clutch, exhaust, shock absorbers, tyres, etc.), are based only on the visual inspection. Any predictions we give of remaining life expectancy are given on the basis that you accept this estimate can be variable.
9. If an item is not recorded as defective at the time of the inspection, this doesn’t imply that it may not fail after the inspection.
10. If items are identified as needing repair, you may be given an approximate repair or replacement cost by us as a matter of goodwill. You should obtain an estimate for the item from a reliable specialist before using such repairs in negotiation with the vendor.
11. The inspection will only be performed in daylight hours, and we ask the seller to allow us to inspect the car safely on a hard standing, preferably sheltered and with enough space around the car to open all the doors, tail-gate and bonnet. It may be necessary to inspect the car in conditions of rain or snow. In such situations we will advise you of the areas of the car we have been unable to inspect satisfactorily. Please note detail defects (particularly paint finish) can be obscured by both weather conditions and vehicle dirtiness.
12. It is not always possible to perform an underbody inspection (for example, the seller may not permit it or the location may render it impossible). If this is not possible then we will indicate those areas of the inspection we have not been able to perform.
13. We are not able to diagnose or identify certain types of faults or latent faults that may reside within the car’s engine management system, its control software or hardware and any part of the electrical distribution hardware.
14. The inspection may, with the seller’s permission, include a short road test. The road test will only be performed on vehicles with current road fund licence and MoT. If, due to circumstances beyond our control, a road test is not possible, the full fee will be payable. Any subsequent road test will be chargeable at an additional fee.
15. This road test will normally be no more than 5 miles in distance and will not evaluate the speed, cornering or ultimate braking performance of the vehicle. Road tests will be conducted within the limits of the prevailing road regulations. In some cases, this will restrict test speeds to 30 or 40mph. The road test will check the vehicle’s driving behaviour is normal, and that its braking, steering, engine and transmission performance is typical for the age of the car. Where the vehicle is road tested in an urban environment, with urban speed or distance limitations, this will be indicated. Such restricted conditions can prevent full assessment of some operating behaviour defects (such as wheel or suspension vibrations, wind noise, etc).
16. You are advised to wait until the written report is made available before using the information to assist you on a decision about the car’s purchase. The initial post-inspection verbal report is advisory only and should not be taken as a complete assessment. This is to allow us to properly consider the checklist results and photographic evidence before presenting the written report.

Scope
17. We are not able to diagnose or identify certain types of latent faults that may reside within the car’s engine and engine management system, its control software or hardware and any part of the electrical distribution hardware. This inspection does not include any kind of internal engine internal examination and cannot predict such latent failure modes (see below).
18. Engines and other mechanical parts may suffer unpredictable failure. These and other failure modes will not show themselves in a way that is identifiable during a non intrusive inspection.
19. Inspections on the classic cars and special, modified and kit cars are made only on the car’s condition and our acceptance of your instructions to view the car is made on the basis that in the case of models, you will perform wider due diligence to establish the authenticity and the health of the specific example.
20. The inspection does not replace servicing or maintenance requirements or the annual VOSA test. The car will not be checked for compliance with Construction and Use Regulations and the inspection does not include stress or weight tests on any part of the car including, without limit: seats or their fittings, seat belts or their mountings, seat harnesses or other adaptations, or their security. The contents of first aid kits are not examined and we are unable to assess the condition of collapsible emergency wheels.
21. Please note that we are unable to verify the accuracy of the odometer reading, but will report on this and the back-up documentation to support the reading (if available).

Timing
22. We will perform the inspections as soon as it is reasonably possible to do so (and accepting the seller may impose access conditions). We will not be liable for any delay in or failure to perform the inspection.
23. Once you instruct us to perform the inspection, we will arrange the appointment with the seller at the earliest mutually acceptable date.
24. The inspection will take place during daylight hours. If the inspection takes place outside, poor weather may restrict the scope of the examination.

Complaints
25. In the event of complaint about our service, please contact us before any relevant remedial work is attempted by a third party. We ask to be given reasonable opportunity and time to consider your complaint and, if necessary to re-inspect the vehicle at a convenient location (to be agreed by both parties). The costs for delivering the vehicle to that agreed location will be yours.

Legal
26. The car inspection is performed solely for your use and should not be used by any third party for any purpose.
27. Neither we, our directors, employees, agents or sub-contractors (if any) shall be liable for any costs or expenses associated or connected with any repair bills arising in connection with the inspected vehicle (whether for problems identified or otherwise during the course of the inspection or subsequently discovered), direct or indirect damages, direct or indirect loss of business, direct or indirect loss of profits, direct or indirect loss of goodwill, direct or indirect loss of capital, consequential damages or economic loss of any kind arising directly or indirectly from or in connection with this inspection, whether resulting directly or indirectly from a breach of contract, negligence, or breach of statutory duty. Nothing in this clause is intended to limit or exclude our liability or that of our directors, employees, agents or sub-contractors (if any) for death or personal injury caused by negligence.
28. Under no circumstances will we be liable to any third party in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any loss (direct or indirect or consequential) that any third party may incur as a result of any information supplied by this inspection.
29. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England.

Fees
30. All fees are chargeable in advance and orders are accepted on the basis that you have read and agreed with these Terms and Conditions.
31. Unless agreed, all the inspection will be carried out only after the receipt of the full payment.
32. There will be no charge if you cancel 2 days before the planned inspection.
33. If we arrive at the location and, due to circumstances outside of our reasonable control, we are unable to perform the inspection, we will charge 50% of the fee to cover our costs and expenses. This includes the situation where you have made the arrangements with the seller to allow the inspection to take place and then the car is unavailable.
34. All amendment or cancellation fees and charges shall, if applicable and at our discretion, be deductible from the pre-booked inspection fee, or shall be payable by you upon receipt of a request for such fees.
35. Should a fault or faults be discovered on a vehicle by the inspection, and you request subsequent re-inspection to check fault resolution, an additional fee will be chargeable.
36. The inspection document and results are copyright to Gasparini Consulting. It shall not be copied, transmitted or shared with any third party without our written permission. Contact information For all enquiries about the inspections, bookings and customer services please contact us:

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