Terms & Conditions

Our terms and conditions of operation.

Please take the time to read our terms and conditions before you use any of our products and services. By using our services you agree and are subject to terms and conditions.


Dracula Cars – Privacy Policy

Dracula Cars does not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties. All information received via email or forms will be deemed private and will never reach any other person outside, never has and never will share your information with any third party company.

The company is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers. The company will only use the information that it collects about the customers lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998). Information is collected for two reasons: first, to process the reservation, and second, to provide the customer with the best possible service.

Due to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, COPPA, effective April 21, 2000, we are not permitted to collect personal information from children below age thirteen. Do not submit your information to us by any means if you are younger than thirteen.

Dracula Cars treat protection of privacy and personal data as top priority. Our privacy practices are in accordance with the provisions of the relevant national Data Protection Acts and other provisions of data protection on the Internet. To protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons we use technical and organizational security measures.

Web Terms Use.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the Dracula Cars Site, you warrant to Dracula cars that you will not use the Dracula Cars Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Dracula Cars Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Dracula Cars Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Dracula cars Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Dracula Cars Sites.

2.2 Dracula Cars CABS will decide the new fare chargeable according to the additional mileage and/or delay caused either by passenger or by the prevailing traffic conditions.

USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES

The Dracula Cars Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

• Defame abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

• Publish post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

• Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

• Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.

• Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.

• Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

• Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

• Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

• Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.

• Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.

• Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.

• Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

Dracula Cars has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Dracula cars reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Dracula Cars reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

Dracula Cars reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Dracula Cars sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Dracula Cars does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Dracula cars specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO Dracula cars OR POSTED AT ANY Dracula Cars SITE

Dracula Cars does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Dracula Cars (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Dracula Cars Site or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting Dracula Cars, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicenses permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Dracula Cars is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Dracula Cars sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.


LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

The Information, Software, Products, And Services Included in or Available Through the Dracula cars site may Included Inaccuracies or Typographical errors. Changes are Periodically added to the Information Herein. Dracula Cars and/or its Suppliers may make Improvements and/or changes in the Dracula Cars site at any time. Advice Received Via the Dracula Cars Site Should not be Relied upon for Personal, Medical, Legal or Financial Decisions and you Should Consult an Appropriate Professional for Specific Advice Tailored to your Situation.

Dracula cars and/or its Suppliers make no Representations About the Suitability, Reliability, Availability, Timeliness, And Accuracy of the Information, Software, Products, Services and Related Graphics Contained on the Dracula Cars site for any Purpose. To the Maximum Extent Permitted by Applicable Law, As a Such Information, Services, Products, Services and Related Graphics are Provided "as is" without Warranty or Condition of any Kind. Dracula cars and/or its Suppliers Hereby Disclaim all Warranties and Conditions with Regard to this Information, Software, Products, Services and Related Graphics, Including all Implited Warranties or Conditions of Merchantability, Fitness for a Particular Purpose, Tittle and Non-Ineringement.

To the Maximum Extent Permitted by Applicable law, In no Event shall Dracula cars and/or its Suppliers be Liable for any direct, Indirect, Punitive, Incidental, Special, Consequential Damages or any Damages Whatsoever Including, without Limitation, Damages for loss of use, Data or Profits, Arising of or in any way Connected with the use or Performance of the Dracula cars site, with the delay or Inability to use the Dracula cars site or related Services, the Provision of or Failure to Provide Services, or for any Information, Services, Products, Services and Related Graphics Obtained Through the Dracula cars site, or Otherwise Arising out of the use of the Dracula cars site, Whether based on contact, Tort, Negligence, Strict Liablity or otherwise, Even if Dracula cars or any of its Suppliers has been Advised of the Poddibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the Exclusion or Limitation of Liability for Consequental or Incidental damages, The above Limitation may not apply to you. If you are Dissatisfied with any portion of the Dracula cars site, or with any of these terms of use and you're sole and Exclusive remedy is to Discontinue using the Dracula cars site.


TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION

Dracula cars reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Dracula cars Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. General To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the UK and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in UK in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Dracula cars Site. Use of the Dracula cars Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Dracula cars as a result of this agreement or use of the Dracula cars Site. Dracula cars performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Dracula cars right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Dracula cars Site or information provided to or gathered by Dracula cars with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Dracula cars with respect to the Dracula cars Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Dracula cars with respect to the Dracula cars Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents are drawn up in English.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:

All contents of the Dracula cars Site are: All rights reserved @ 2010 and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.

TRADEMARKS

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Dracula cars – Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies. To find out more pleas click here (http://www.transylvaniaminicabs.co.uk/cookie_policy/)

Use of the Provider's Website - the use by the Customer of the Provider' website is also governed by the Website Acceptable Use Policy. It is advisable that the Customer takes the time to read these, as they include important terms which apply to the Customer.

Dracula cars – Delivery Policy

Payment for any requested service can be made either by cash, to the driver (on the day of the journey), or paid in advance by credit or debit card. There is NO CHARGE applied to card payments. A receipt for cash payments can be acquired from our driver upon request, or by emailing us at info@transylvaniaminicabs.co.uk and asking for an invoice to be issued. The company does not force any of its customers to pay in advance and this is purely to assure the customer will receive


Dracula cars - Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions of Trading

Dracula Cars Ltd, company registration number 08227211, Register address 54 Stock Street E13 0by. Public Carriage Office licence 08146/01/01.

The following terms and conditions apply to all services provided by Dracula cars Ltd

• 1. Definitions and Interpretation

•“Account Customer” means any Customer which the Company provides Account Services in respect of a particular Booking and which shall include any representative of the Customer which makes the Booking or uses the Services pursuant to such Booking.

• “Account Service” means the Services provided by the Company to an Account Customer, in accordance with clause 4 prior to making any Bookings.

• “Booking” means a Customer’s request for Services howsoever communicated to the Company as evidenced by the Company’s records.

• “Business Day” means a day (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays) which is also a day on which clearing banks in the City of London are open.

• “Cancellation Fee” means a fee charged by the Company for the cancellation of the Services by the Customer prior to the booked collection time or after the Passenger Vehicle has departed to fulfil the Booking (whether or not it has arrived at the Collection Address) as detailed in the Price List (such fees will be higher for collection outside of London).

• “Cash Customer” means a Customer which chooses to pay for the Services by cash, which is collected by a Driver, in accordance with clauses 2.2 and 3.2.

• “Cash Services” means Services provided by the Driver to the Customer, to be paid for by the Customer to the Driver by way of a cash payment.

• “Contract” means a contract for the provision of the Services to the Customer and each such Contract shall incorporate these Terms.

• “Charges” means the Company’s charges shown in Price List or other published literature.

• 1.12. “New Year’s Period” means between 18:00 hours on 31 December to 23:59 on January, in any year.

• 1.13. “Collection Address” means the address stated by the Customer at the time of making the Booking as the address from which the Vehicle shall collect the Customer, any Passengers or the Goods.

• 1.14. “Company” means either Dracula Cars Ltd. or such of its subsidiaries or associated companies, or trade name, as is the company which provides the Services pursuant to a Contract and which expression shall, where the context allows, include their respective agents and sub-contractors.

• 1.15. “Credit and Debit Card Services means Services provided by the Company to the Customer, to be paid for by the Customer to the Company by way of a credit or debit card payment.

• 1.16. “Customer” means any person(s), firm or company to whom the Company provides Services.

• 1.17. “Driver” means any person who provides his/her services, for the transportation of Passengers by a Passenger Vehicle, to the Company pursuant to a contract for services.

• 1.18. “Goods” means any goods transported by the Company pursuant to a Contract.

• 1.19. “In Writing” means any written communication including email and SMS.

• 1.20. “Passenger(s)” means the Customer and such persons who the Customer shall authorise and/or permit to make use of the Passenger Services by travelling in a Passenger Vehicle.

• 1.21. “Passenger Vehicle” means any vehicle provided by the Company for the carriage of Passengers.

• 1.22. “Online Quote, Price List” means the list maintained by the Company of its Charges relating to the Services from time to time and a current copy of which can be obtained on request.

• 1.23. “Services” means: (a) the transportation of Passengers by car and (b) the carriage or delivery of Goods by vehicle in the UK or any other services agreed in writing between the Company and the Customer from time to time.

• 1.24. “Terms” means these terms and conditions, as amended from time to time, to which the Passenger(s) agree upon using any of our services.

• 1.26. “Waiting Time Fee” means a fee charged to the Customer by the Company in accordance with clauses 2.3.6, 2.3.7 or 3.3.7 as detailed in the Price List.


• 2. Passenger Services

• 2.1. Credit and Debit Card Services Please note that the following clauses shall apply to all Bookings for the Credit and Debit Card Services, which shall include any Booking made by an Account Customer who has elected not to use the Account in respect of that particular Booking.

• 2.2. When making a Booking for the Credit and Debit Card Services, the Customer must elect to pay the Company for the Services either by way of a credit card or a debit card payment, details of which shall be processed by the Company.

• 2.2.1. When making a booking for Cash Services, the contract shall be made as between the Company, acting as agent for the Driver, and the Customer in relation to Cash Services and such Contract shall be subject to these Terms, and any reference in these Terms to the Company shall be a reference to the Driver in relation to the provision of the Cash Services and these Terms shall be considered to be the terms of trading between the Driver and the Customer.

• 2.2.2.In consideration for the performance of the Cash Services, the Customer shall pay the Charges to the Driver (as principal) upon completion of the Services (ex. upon arrival at the Customer’s destination) or earlier if the Driver shall, at his absolute discretion, decide.

• 2.2.3. In respect of Cash Services, payment shall be made in cash and the Driver shall not accept any other form of payment without paying a handling fee.

• 2.2.4. For the avoidance of any doubt the Customer shall not be charged VAT in relation to the payment for any Cash Services.

• 2.3. Passenger Services - Fees and Charges

• 2.3.1. The price provided to the Customer at the time of making the Booking shall be based on the journey specified by the Customer at the time of Booking (the “Original Journey”). The price quoted by the Company shall be based upon the Company’s chosen route between the Collection Address and the Customer’s destination (via any other pick -up points or drop-off points stated by the Customer at the time of making the Booking). Should the Customer wish to take a specific route (which is different to that taken by the Company) the Company reserves the right to charge the Customer an additional charge in relation to that Booking.

• 2.3.2. The Company reserves the right to charge the Customer for any additional costs which may be incurred by the Company as a result of any variation or deviation from the Original Journey specified at the time of Booking, as detailed below.

• 2.3.3.The Company shall be entitled to vary the Price List from time to time by giving not less than 5 Business Days written notice to the Customer.

• 2.3.4. If a Booking is cancelled by the Customer on or after arrival of the Passenger Vehicle at the Collection Address within London, a Cancellation Fee shall be charged. If a Booking is cancelled by a Customer after the Passenger Vehicle has departed to fulfil the Booking (but prior to its arrival at the Collection Address in London) the Company shall be entitled, at its sole discretion, to charge a Cancellation Fee.

• 2.3.5. The Customer and Passenger(s) and any luggage or personal items shall be ready for collection at the time stipulated by the Customer when the Booking is made. The Company will allow 15 minutes for waiting or loading when picking up Passenger(s). In the event that all booked Passenger(s) have not boarded the Passenger Vehicle within 15 minutes of the stipulated time the Company reserves the right to charge the Customer a Waiting Time Fee (See Price List) proportionate to the delay in departure from the Collection Address, which will, for the avoidance of doubt, include the first 15 minutes.

• 2.3.6. In relation to collection of the Customer and any Passenger(s) from an airport, the Company will allow 30 minutes waiting time starting from the last known estimated arrival time of an inbound international flight. The Company reserves the right to charge the Customer a Waiting Time Fee proportionate to the delay in departure, which shall, for the avoidance of doubt, include the first 30 (as the case may be). For the purposes of this clause the “last known estimated arrival time” will either be (a) if the Customer provides a flight number at the time of making the Booking, the Company will monitor the relevant flight and alter the collection time accordingly; or (b) if the Customer does not provide a flight number, the time which has been specified by the Customer.

• 2.3.7.In relation to collection of the Customer and any Passenger(s) from an airport, the Company will allow a maximum of 90 minutes free waiting time starting from the last known estimated arrival time of an inbound international flight, only if the delay is caused by an airline company (which the Customer’s flight was handled by) or any airport authorities (Customs, Police etc.). After the 90 minutes waiting time, if contact cannot be made with the Customer, the booking will be automatically considered cancelled. For the purposes of this clause the “last known estimated arrival time” will either be (a) if the Customer provides a flight number at the time of making the Booking, the Company will monitor the relevant flight and alter the collection time accordingly; or (b) if the Customer does not provide a flight number, the time which has been specified by the Customer.

• 2.3.8. All car parking fees will be chargeable to the Customer for collections from airports, seaports, international and domestic train terminals. Car parking fees are set out in our Price List.

• 2.3.9. In the event that the Customer requires the Company at the beginning and/or during the course of the Original Journey to make any alterative pick-up(s) or collection(s) of Passenger(s) during the course of the Original Journey or to drop off Passengers at any locations other than as specified in the Original Journey or to take any variation from the Original Journey as specified at the time of Booking, additional charges may be applied by the Company, as detailed in the Price List. The Company reserves the right to decline carriage to any Passenger who do not agree to the price being recalculated to new specifications.

• 2.3.10. In the event that the Customer requires more than four (4) passengers to travel in a Passenger Vehicle additional charges may be levied by the Company (as detailed in the Price List) for the provision of a larger Passenger Vehicle or the carriage of additional Passengers in excess of four.

• 2.3.11. The Company shall be entitled to exercise a lien over any property belonging to the Customer in its possession pending payment of any Charge s due to the Company.

• 2.3.12.The Company reserves the right to charge the Customer a surcharge for all journeys made during the Christmas Period and Public Holidays, such surcharge as detailed in the Price List.

• 2.3.13. The Company reserves the right to charge the Customer a fee for the following extras: baby seat and extra luggage (as detailed in the Price List).

• 2.3.14. The Company reserves the right to decline carriage to any Passenger(s) who’s booking details at the time of pick-up do not match those of the Original Journey. (ex. Customer books Original Journey for 2 passengers and 2 pieces of luggage and at pick-up he boards Passenger Vehicle with 4 pieces of luggage

• 2.4. Passenger Services - General

• 2.4.1. The Company may, in its absolute discretion, decline to accept any Booking.

• 2.4.2. The Company shall use reasonable endeavours to provide a Passenger Vehicle in good working order of the type specified by the Customer (or, in the event that such a vehicle is not available, a reasonable alternative vehicle) within any time for so doing given by the Company or within a reasonable time.

• 2.4.3. In providing the Passenger Services, a Driver shall choose, at his/her sole discretion, the route from the Collection Address to the Customer’s destination. If a Customer requests that a specific route is taken, any price quoted in respect of such journey may be amended.

• 2.4.4.Customers must inform the Company at the time of making a booking if the Customer or any Passenger wishes to carry any domestic animals in any Passenger Vehicle. All domestic animals should be carried in a suitable box or cage, if appropriate and/or be suitably restrained. The Company and/or the Driver reserve the right to cancel a booking on arrival if the Company has not been informed of the Customer’s requirement to carry an animal in the Passenger Vehicle. Guide dogs are exempt from this requirement and are permitted to be carried in any Passenger Vehicle.

• 2.4.5. Passengers are not permitted to smoke in any Passenger Vehicle.

• 2.4.6.Passengers shall not play any musical instrument or recorded music in any Passenger Vehicle except with the written permission of the Company.

• 2.4.7. Passengers shall not consume alcohol in any Passenger Vehicle except with the written permission of the Company and the Company reserves the right to decline carriage to any Passenger who, in its opinion, is intoxicated.

• 2.4.8. The transportation of luggage in a Passenger Vehicle shall be permitted in the absolute discretion of the Company. Passengers shall remain responsible at all times for their. The Company may assist the Customer with the loading and unloading of his/her luggage from the Passenger Vehicle, at the Company’s sole discretion.

• 2.4.9. The Company accepts no responsibility for the loss or damage to any luggage which is transported in a Passenger Vehicle. The Customer acknowledges and accepts that any luggage stored in the Passenger Vehicle may move around during the journey and accordingly the Customer (and any Passengers) should take extra care when opening the luggage compartment of the Passenger Vehicle.

• 2.4.10.Passengers are required to comply with current customs laws and regulations and the Company shall not be responsible for any delays caused by any failure to comply with the same.

• 2.4.11. All Passengers are required to use seatbelts at all times.

• 2.4.12. The Company will allow unaccompanied children less than 14 years of age to travel alone in a Passenger Vehicle. When booking a journey for any child less than 14 years of age the caller must inform the Company that a child will be travelling. The Company does not accept any additional responsibility for any child who travels unaccompanied in a Passenger Vehicle.

• 2.4.13. The Company reserves the right to refuse to transport any Passenger who behaves in a disorderly, threatening or abusive manner or who, in its absolute discretion, the Company considers a nuisance or a danger to its employees, agents, subcontractors or to fellow Passengers. The Company is committed to providing services in accordance with the Equality Act. The Company will do what it reasonably can to assist those who are not capable of boarding and alighting a Passenger Vehicle unaided.

• 2.4.14. The Company reserves the right to charge reasonable cleaning charges plus three hours loss of earnings for the driver at our normal hourly rate (as detailed in the Price List) in the event of spillages or in the event that any Passenger vomits or otherwise soils or damages a Passenger.

• 2.4.15. Any dates, periods or times specified by the Company in connection with the performance of the Passenger Services are estimates only and time shall not be of the essence for the performance by the Company of its obligations under the Contract. The Company makes no warranty that the Customer or Customer's goods or property shall be delivered within the Customer’s stipulated time period (if any) and/or within any time period stated by the Company unless expressly agreed in writing by a director of the Company.

• 2.4.16. The Company shall not be responsible for any property left by Passengers in any Passenger Vehicle. Such property will be stored by the Company for a period of 1 4 days and thereafter the Company shall be entitled to return, destroy or otherwise dispose of such property as it, in its absolute discretion, sees fit.

• 2.4.14. The Company reserves the right to charge reasonable cleaning charges plus three hours loss of earnings for the driver at our normal hourly rate (as detailed in the Price List) in the event of spillages or in the event that any Passenger vomits or otherwise soils or damages a Passenger.

• 2.4.14. The Company reserves the right to charge reasonable cleaning charges plus three hours loss of earnings for the driver at our normal hourly rate (as detailed in the Price List) in the event of spillages or in the event that any Passenger vomits or otherwise soils or damages a Passenger.

• 2.4.14. The Company reserves the right to charge reasonable cleaning charges plus three hours loss of earnings for the driver at our normal hourly rate (as detailed in the Price List) in the event of spillages or in the event that any Passenger vomits or otherwise soils or damages a Passenger.

• 3. Account Services

• 3.1. Bookings and Charges

• 3.1.1. Prior to making any Booking for Account Services, the Customer must first open an Account with the Company

• 3.1.2. When making any Booking for Account Services, the Customer must quote its Customer Account Number. If the Customer fails to do so, the Company shall not be obliged to perform the Account Services.

• 3.1.2. When making any Booking for Account Services, the Customer must quote its Customer Account Number. If the Customer fails to do so, the Company shall not be obliged to perform the Account Services.

• 3.1.3 The Company shall be entitled to assume that any Booking made in accordance with this clause 3.1 is duly authorised by the Customer and the Customer shall be liable in respect of all Charges relating thereto.

• 3.1.4 In consideration of performance of the Account Services, the Customer shall pay the Charges, the administration fee and any applicable VAT (without set off or deduction), as invoiced by the Company, within 30 days of the date of an invoice (the “Due Date”).

• 3.1.5.Payment shall be made by direct debit (which is the Company’s preference) or alternatively by cheque, telegraphic transfer or BACS to such bank account as the Company shall notify the Customer.

• 3.1.6.The Company shall be entitled to charge an administration fee of up to 20% of the Charge unless otherwise agreed with the Customer.

• 3.1.7.The Company shall invoice the Customer each month in respect of the Account Services carried out for the Customer during the previous month or at such other intervals as may be agreed by the parties in writing. Each invoice will be accompanied by a statement detailing the Services invoiced.

• 3.1.8.In the event of non -payment of any Charges by the Due Date, the Company shall be entitled to charge and the Customer shall pay, interest at a rate of 0.5% per day on any amount outstanding until payment is made, both before and after any judgment.

• 3.1.9. The Company may, at any time, set a limit on the total credit given and due by any Customer at any one time and the Company shall not be obliged to provide Account Services once that limit has been reached. Any such limit shall be notified to the Customer in writing by the Company.

• 3.1.10. Any dispute in respect of the Charges shall be submitted, in writing, within 7days of receipt by the Customer of the relevant invoice.

• 3.1.11. When an Account is terminated, by any means whatsoever, the Customer shall pay to the Company all outstanding Charges which are owed to the Company as at the date of termination.

• 3.2. Passenger Services

• sClauses 2.3 and 2.4 of these Terms shall apply to all Passenger Services made in accordance with this clause 3 by an Account Customer.

• 4. Miscellanes

• 4.1. Where the Company has quoted a price, the quoted price shall be valid for 24 hours only or such other time as the Company may specify from time to time.

• 4.2. A maximum time of 45 minutes for normal bookings and 60 minutes for airport/port bookings will be allocated, after which time non-contact with Customer will classify the booking to be a "no-show". For the purpose hereof, a "No-show" is defined as an event whereby a Customer (a) in case of address collection, fails to meet the driver on the agreed pick-up time at the agreed pick-up point; or (b) in case of airport/port collection, fails to meet the driver in the arrival hall within the allocated time.

• 4.3. The Company uses Google Maps to improve the Website user experience for our Customers. However, the Company does not assume any responsibility for the maps accuracy, distance or time displayed by Google Maps. This is a third party service. If the Customer wants to know the exact distance, the average time of a journey or other information displayed by Google Maps, they should call our Customer Service team on +44 (0) 20 33 5555 71 or email the Company at info@transylvaniaminicabs.co.uk at the time and date of the booking.

• 4.4. The Company is committed to protecting the privacy of its Customers. The Company will only use the information that it collects about the Customers lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998). Information is collected for two reasons: first, to process the reservation, and second, to provide the Customer with the best possible service. The Company will not send out marketing e-mail in the future unless so consented by the Customer. The Company will give the Customer the chance to refuse any marketing email from the Company or from another trader in the future. The type of information the Company will collect about the Customer includes their name, address, phone number, email address and credit/debit card details. The Company will never collect sensitive information about the Customer without their explicit consent. The information held by the Company will be accurate and up to date. The Customer will be able to check the information held by the Company by emailing the same. If the Customer finds any inaccuracies, the Company will delete or correct it promptly. If the Company intends to transfer the Customer's information outside the EEA (European Economic Area), the Company will always obtain the Customer's consent first.

• 4.5. Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. The cookies we use are "analytical" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

• 5. General

The following clauses apply to all Passenger Services including Account Services.

• 5.1.These Terms shall be incorporated and form part of all Contracts for the provision of the Services by the Company to the Customer.

• 5.2.Each party acknowledges that it is not relying on any statements, warranties or representations given or made by the other whether actual or implied by common law or under statute in relation to the subject matter of any Contract and that it shall have no rights or remedies with respect to such subject matter otherwise than under the relevant Contract

• 5.3 No delay or omission by either party in exercising in whole or in part any right, power or remedy provided by law or under the Contract shall:

• 5.3.1 Affect that right, power or remedy; or

• 5.3.2.Operate as a waiver of it.

• 5.4.The Customer agrees to indemnify and keep the Company fully indemnified from and against any direct and indirect losses, claims, expenses, damages or liability whatsoever incurred or suffered by the Company as a result of the negligence, acts or omissions or default under the Contract by the Customer, or any Passengers, employees, agents or subcontractors.

• 5.5.The Customer shall be liable for any damage caused by Passengers to any Passenger Vehicle.

• 5.6.Subject to the following provisions of this clause 4, except in respect of death or personal injury caused by the Company’s negligence, or that of its servants or agents, the Company’s liability to the Customer for loss and/or damage caused by the negligence of the Company and/or its servants or agents, or otherwise which arises out of or in connection with the provision of the Services or their use by the Customer shall be limited as follows:

• 5.6.1.In relation to the Services generally, the Company’s liability shall not exceed £150;

• 5.6.2. In the case of lost or damaged Goods (including where relevant luggage of Customers travelling in Passenger Vehicles), the Company’s liability shall not exceed £150 unless the Customer has notified the Company that the Goods have a value in excess of £150 and the Company has agreed in writing to be responsible for the repair or replacement of the Goods up to a greater value and the Customer shall indemnify the Company against any Passenger claiming sums in excess of such limits.

• 5.7. To the extent permitted by law, the Company shall not be liable in any way whatsoever for the acts or omissions of any sub-contractors to whom the Company sub-contracts the Services to in accordance with clause 4.16. The Company shall use its reasonable endeavours to ensure that it only sub-contracts the Services to such third parties that have at least the minimum insurance cover required in the third party’s country of operation. If the Company is aware that a third party does not have a level of insurance coverage which the Company would expect, the Company reserves the right to request that the Customer signs a standard form disclaimer and acknowledgement in respect of the same.

• 5.8. The Company shall not be liable to the Customer for any loss of anticipated savings, business revenues, or profits whether categorised as direct or indirect or any indirect, special or consequential loss (including losses arising from business interruption, wasted management time, loss of goodwill, data and all other such loss whether or not arising in the normal course of business).

• 5.9. The Company shall not be liable to the Customer or be deemed to be in breach of the Contract by reason of any delay in performing or any failure to perform any of the Company’s obligations under the Contract if the delay or failure was due to any circumstances or cause beyond the Company’s reasonable control.

• 5.10. The Company shall, in any event, have no liability in respect of any claim, howsoever arising, that is not notified to the Company by the Customer, in writing, with sufficient particularity, to identify the nature and the quantum of the claim within seven days of the occurrence of the circumstances giving rise to the claim.

• 5.11. The Customer acknowledges that the limitations on the Company’s liability as set out in this clause 4 are fair and reasonable in the circumstances having been taken into account and reflected in the level of the Charges.

• 5.12. Any complaints relating to the Services shall be addressed to the Company and made in writing within 7 days of the event giving rise to the complaint.

• 5.13. Termination of this Contract shall be without prejudice to any rights and/or obligations of the Company and/or the Customer accruing prior to the date of such termination.

• 5.14. Any notice required or permitted to be given by either party to the other under these Terms, shall be in writing and may be given personally or sent by fax or by prepaid registered post to the other party at its registered office or principal place or b usiness or such other address as may at the relevant time have been notified as that party’s address for service. Any notice sent by facsimile shall, in the case of a facsimile sent before 5.30 pm on a Business Day, be deemed served on receipt of a successful transmission notice and, in the case of a facsimile sent after 5.30 pm on a Business Day, at 10 am on the next following Business Day. Any notice served by registered post shall be deemed served 48 hours after posting to an address in the United Kingdom or 5 Business Days after posting to an address outside the United Kingdom. In proving the service of any notice it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a registered post letter to provide proof of delivery and, in the case of a facsimile, that such a facsimile was duly despatched to a current fax number of the addressee by providing a confirmation of fax dispatch report.

• 5.15. A person who is not a party to any Contract shall not have any rights under or in connection with it.

• 5.16. The Company reserves the right to subcontract or delegate in any manner any or all of its obligations under any Contract to any third party or agent.

• 5.17. If any provision of these Terms, which is not of a fundamental nature, is held by any court or other competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, such part, term or provision shall be deemed deleted from these Terms and the remainder shall not be affected. Should the foregoing apply the parties shall use all reasonable endeavours to agree upon any lawful and reasonable changes to these Terms which may be necessary in order to effect, as close as possible, to give effect to the commercial intent of these Terms.

• 5.18. The Company reserves the right to amend these Terms at any time upon written notice to the Customer. Notice of non-material amendments to these Terms shall be posted on the Company’s website.

• 5.19. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

• 5.20. The use by the Customer of the Company’s website is also governed by the Website Acceptable Use Policy. It is advisable that the Customer takes the time to read these, as they include important terms and conditions which apply to the Customer for any services provided by the Company.

• Fees & Charges - Price List

• Extra Fees - Charge

• Baby Seat - £5

• Extra Luggage - £5

• Waiting Time Fees - Charge

• Normal bookings

• 0-15 minutes – Free

• 15+ minutes - £2 per 5 minutes

• Airport/Port bookings

• 0-30 minutes Free

• 30+ minutes - £2 per 5 minutes

• Car Parking Fees - Charge

• 0-30 minutes - £2.90

• 30+ minutes – Full price of ticket price

• Car park charge applies to all airports, ports and train stations (pick-up only).

•Public Holidays Fees

• The following days will be charged at Holiday rate by the Company for any services provided

(Friday 29 March 2013 – Good Friday, Monday 1 April 2013 – Easter Monday, Monday 6 May 2013 Early May Bank Holiday, Monday 27 May Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 26 August 2013 Summer Bank Holiday, 25-26 December 2013 – Christmas Period & 1 January 2014 – New Year’s Period.), which means they will be charged at double the rate.

ex. Charge of journey + 100% holiday fee

Your safety is our priority. Besides offering a quality service at an affordable price, before our policy of maintaining a high customer satisfaction, before everything else comes safety. Making sure you reach your destination in comfort and style is our main goal. This is why one of our policies is to have a car fleet no older than 5 years. One other policy is to undertake daily safety checks of the car and periodical car service check to ensure all our cars are running smoothly. Our drivers are trained to operate having in mind the customer’s safety first of all, even if this means taking a few minutes longer on the journey.

Safety is our priority!

• Cancel a booking

Unlike other private hire companies, we don't charge our customers for cancelling their booking with us. We understand that sometimes the unpredictable happens and for unforeseen reasons you simply can't make it. We always try to take in account any possible situation that might happen and for this reason our company operates a no charge policy for cancellations. We do appreciate though customers that take the time and effort to cancel their bookings, simply because it means our drivers saving valuable time that would otherwise be spent waiting at the pick-up address for a no show. It's not so much about the money loss, but also helps us have less of an impact on the environment.

If you would like to cancel your booking with us, you can do this by emailing us at bookings@draculacars.co.uk with your booking reference and reason of cancellation. Alternatively you can call us on +44 (0) 20 33 5555 71.

Pre-paid bookings (card payments in advance) will be refunded in maximum 3 working days from the moment of cancellation. Eco Friendly!

We are aware that pollution from cars is one of the biggest concerns when it comes to the environment. We care about our planetand it’s amongst one of our main priorities to be green. To do this,one of our conditions is to not operate with a vehicle older than5 years. Besides this, it is in our future plans to purchase vehicles that operate with alternative fuels, such as electric and hybrid.


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