The Mercedes-Benz Club Terms & Conditions
The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited, a company limited by guarantee and registered in England company number 615792, whose registered office is 30 Scotgate, Stamford, PE9 2YQ, United Kingdom and operating as The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited (“The Mercedes-Benz Club”) or (‘the Club’) owns, manages and maintains this website, the Members’ Form, the Club’s social media platform content and the Club’s Archive.
Use of the website
By using this website you agree to only to use this Website under these terms and conditions of use policy and all applicable laws. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions of use policy you should not use the website.
Certain areas of the website can only be accessed by current members of The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited. If you are not a member, or if your membership expires, lapses or otherwise ends, you will not be able to access these areas. Some areas are restricted to Officials only. If you are no longer an official of the Club, or if your membership as an Official expires, lapses or otherwise ends, you will not be able to access these areas.
Members should not allow their membership details to be passed to any third-parties which would give them unauthorised access to the members’ and/or officials only areas or members’ only services available on this website. Members (including officials) failing to observe this requirement may have their ongoing membership reviewed by the Board of Directors.
Intellectual property rights
All copyright and other intellectual property rights in the materials on the website are owned by The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited unless otherwise indicated.
You may download, print or copy any material from the Website that you wish, provided it is for your own personal, non-commercial use and you keep in place all original copyright notices or other intellectual property notices.
Subject to this, you may not copy, modify, alter, distribute, publish, sell or otherwise use any material on the website in whole or in part, or disclose or distribute material, information or documents held within the members’ only areas of the site to any third-parties unless you have obtained prior written consent from the Chairman of The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited.
The copyright belongs to and remains with the creator of any content submitted to the website. By submitting content, including but not limited to text, images, graphics, documents or video material, to the website you grant The Mercedes-Benz Club Ltd an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorise third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format and on any platform or media, either now known or hereinafter invented. If you do not agree to these terms you should not submit content to the website.
The views and opinions expressed on this website, our social media platforms, and our Club forum are those of the contributors concerned and do not necessarily reflect the policy of the Board of Directors of The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited. This includes recommendations that have been given in good faith in “The Good Garage Guide”.
Limitation of liability
In no event shall The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited be liable to you or any other person or entity in any way, whether arising under contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for damages of any kind arising from the use of the website, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages, lost revenue or profits, lost or damaged data or other commercial or economic loss, that result from your use of, or inability to use, the website.
If this limitation of liability provision shall be deemed unenforceable, either in whole or in part, then such parts as are unenforceable shall be deleted, the remaining parts shall remain in full force and effect and The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited’s liability shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by the laws of the United Kingdom.
The Board of Directors of The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited’s, Register, Secretaries and Regional Organisers are often requested by Club members and non-members to provide information on matters connected with their cars and other matters referred to in the Club Rules. Such information, advice and assistance provided by such persons is given in good faith and is based on the personal experience and knowledge of the individual concerned. Personal information about a club member will not be given without that members consent in writing.
Neither The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited nor any of the aforementioned shall be under any liability in respect of any such information, advice or assistance given to members and non-members. Members and non-members are advised to consult qualified specialists for information, advice and assistance on matters connected with their cars at all times.
Disclaimer of warranty
Separate terms and conditions may apply to certain products, services and materials available through the website. If this is the case this will be brought to your attention. Subject to this, no express or implied warranties of any kind are made in respect of this website or the products, services and materials available through it, or linked to from it (for example the Club Shop that is operated by a separate legal entity, offering a service to The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited’s members). The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited’s does not warrant that the website will operate uninterrupted or error/ virus free or that the information on this website is accurate or complete.
Data protection / GDPR
Changes to the terms and conditions of use policy
From time to time we may add new features and functionality to the Website and enhance the level of service that we offer to you. This may lead to changes in the terms of conditions of use policy. Any such changes will be notified to you by us updating this terms and conditions of use policy and your subsequent use of this website will be deemed to signify your acceptance to the changes.
Cookies are files created by websites you’ve visited that store browsing information, such as your site preferences or profile information. They also allow us to provide services such as online membership renewal, and enable you to readily navigate and use the website.
Cookies are not dangerous nor viruses. They are small pieces of text, not computer programs, and cannot do any damage to your PC or mobile device.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Website.
Links to other companies or organisations
The Website provides web links and other contact information to other websites that offer products, services, information and materials we consider may be of interest to you (for example through “The Good Garage Guide”). These websites are not operated by the Club but independently by other companies or organisations.
The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited accepts no liability for any products, services, materials or information contained on or available through linked websites or otherwise provided by any other company/organisation referred to on the Website.
No linked websites are covered by this terms and conditions of use policy, therefore, you should check what terms cover the use of any linked third-party websites before using them. You may only link to the Website or material held within the website with our prior written permission. The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited reserves the right to remove any links to the website that it deems are inappropriate without notice.
Jurisdiction and law
If you have any queries relating to this policy or the use of the website please contact The Mercedes-Benz Club Limited by letter at the following address: The Mercedes-Benz Club, 30 Scotgate, Stamford, PE9 2YQ