Full Terms and Conditions

General terms and conditions of use

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Page last updated: May 2011

Acceptance

Please read carefully – these concern your use of this website. Your use of this website is subject to these terms and by using the website you show your agreement to such terms. If you do not accept our terms, please do not use the website.

By proceeding with access to our website, you are deemed to have accepted these terms. This website, and the information contained on it, is not directed at, or intended for distribution to or use by, any person or entity who is a citizen, resident of, or located in, any jurisdiction where such distribution, publication, availability or use would be contrary to applicable law or regulation or which would subject the AA to any registration or licensing requirement within such jurisdiction.

This website, the information contained in it or derived from it, belongs to the AA group of companies and is for consumer use only and only use which is not contrary to any applicable law or regulation. You will not (directly or indirectly) perform, authorise, encourage or assist others to perform 'mystery shopping' of this website, that is to say, the accessing of this website for the purpose of obtaining any insurance quotes (or other related information), other than a genuine insurance quote for your own personal use. You must not knowingly request, receive, make use of, or pass on any information or data derived from or accessible via this website for any commercial purpose. We do not accept any liability for any errors or omissions.

Alterations

The AA reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove or cease to supply any product or service contained on this website. In the event that such removal takes place we shall not be liable to you in any way whatsoever for such removal.

Applications for products and services

Prices, and details, of products and services (and any offers) posted online are subject to change without notice. All products and services are subject to availability and we give no guarantee in this regard. The provision of details of products and services on this website are not, and should not be construed as, an offer to sell or buy such products or services by the relevant company. The company advertising the products or services concerned may accept or reject your offer at its sole discretion.

Commercial use

This website is for non-commercial, personal use only. The services contained on this website may be supplied on a commercial basis on payment to the AA of its charges from time to time. Please contact us on 0870 600 0371 or email customer.services@theaa.com for further details.

In the event that you use any of the services contained on this website for commercial use, the AA shall be entitled to charge you at its rates from time to time in respect of such commercial use.

Copyright

The copyright in the material contained in this website belongs to the Automobile Association Limited (the 'AA') or its licensed source. Any person may copy any part of this material, subject to the following conditions:

  • the material may not be used for commercial purposes
  • the copies must retain any copyrights or other intellectual property notices contained in the original material
  • the products and technology or processes described in this website may be subject to other intellectual property rights reserved by the AA or by other third parties (and no licence is granted in respect of those intellectual property rights)
  • images on this website are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without the written permission of their respective owner(s)

www.theAA.com would like to thank the following libraries for supplying pictures used on our website: AA Picture Library, Alamy, Corbis, Digital Imagery © 2000 Photodisc Inc., Eyewire Collection, GettyOne, Nonstock, Photonica, Telegraph Colour Library.

Changes to terms and records of agreements

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes on the website. It is your responsibility to review the website terms and conditions regularly to ensure you are aware of the latest terms and conditions. Your use of this website after a change has been posted will be deemed to signify your acceptance of the modified terms and conditions. We recommend that you print off and retain for your records a copy of these terms and conditions from time to time and a copy of any terms and conditions relating to any product or service which you apply for online, together with any related application form completed and submitted. Any amendment to terms and conditions must be agreed in writing by us, or, if appropriate, by the relevant company with whom you contract.

Disclaimers

While the AA has taken care in the preparation of the contents of this website, this website and the information, names, images, pictures, logos, icons regarding or relating to the AA or the AA group of companies, or the products and services of the same (or to third party products and services), are provided on an 'as is' basis without any representation or endorsement being made, and without any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to, any implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, all such terms and warranties are hereby excluded. In no event will the AA or any AA group company be liable (whether in contract or tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise) for any losses sustained and arising out of or in connection with use of this website including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill (in all these cases whether direct or indirect) nor any indirect, economic, consequential or special loss.

The AA does not represent that the information contained in this website is accurate, comprehensive, verified or complete, and shall accept no liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this website or for any reliance placed by any person on the information.

The AA does not warrant that the functions or materials accessible from or contained in this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that this website or the server that makes it available are virus or bug free or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.

If any of these Terms and Conditions (or any terms and conditions relating to a product or service referred to in this website) should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which such terms and conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent of such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability, and in relation to such state or country only, such terms or condition shall be deleted and severed from the rest of the relevant terms and conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude the AA's liability for death or personal injury resulting from the AA's negligence.

Headings

Headings used in these terms and conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

Intellectual property rights

All Intellectual Property Rights (including, without limitation, all database rights, rights in designs, rights in know-how, patents and rights in inventions (in all cases whether registered or unregistered and including all rights to apply for registration) and all other intellectual or industrial property rights in any jurisdiction) in any information, content, materials, data or processes contained in or to this website belong to the Automobile Association Limited or its licensed source. All rights of the Automobile Association Limited in such Intellectual Property Rights are hereby reserved.

Jurisdiction and law

Unless otherwise specified, the products and services described in this website are available only to UK residents (excluding the Channel Islands and Isle of Man). The information on this website is not directed at anyone other than UK residents and applications from others will, unless otherwise stated, not be accepted. The AA makes no representation that any product or service referred to on the website are appropriate for use, or available in other locations. The information and other materials contained in this website may not satisfy the laws of any other country and those who choose to access this site from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The phone numbers provided only apply to phone calls made from within the UK.

These Terms and Conditions and any terms and conditions relating to products or services described in this website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Disputes arising in relation to the same shall, unless otherwise expressly agreed, be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Links to other websites

Certain (hypertext) links will lead you to websites that are not under the control of The Automobile Association Limited. When you activate any of these links, you will leave The Automobile Association website and The Automobile Association Limited has no control over and will accept no responsibility or liability in respect of the material on any such other website. By allowing links with third party websites the AA does not intend to solicit business or offer any security to any person in any country, directly or indirectly.

Phone calls and emails

Telephone calls using the telephone numbers provided on this website and email correspondence with the AA at the email addresses accessible through, or discernible from, this website may be recorded or monitored. By using such communication methods you are consenting to the recording or monitoring of the same.

Telephone charges:

  • 0843/0844 numbers: calls will cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, calls from other operators and mobile providers may vary and will be charged at their standard rates.
  • 0845/0870 numbers: calls provided by BT will be charged at up to 5p per minute, with a 12p set-up charge. Mobile and other providers' charges may vary and are likely to cost more.

Ownership of website

This website is the property of Automobile Association Developments Limited. Registered office: Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4EA. Registered in England with company number 1878835. VAT registration number: 844 2884 04.

Product terms and conditions

If you apply for any product or service detailed on this website, these Terms and Conditions should be read in conjunction with any other terms and conditions which relate to any such product or service and, in the event of any contradiction between these Terms and Conditions and the specific terms and conditions relating to such product or service, the latter shall prevail. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, product(s) and service(s) shall include, without limitation, any insurance or financial service.

Trademarks

The images, logos and names on this website which identify the AA, an AA Company or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of the AA or the relevant third parties. Nothing contained in this website shall be deemed to confer on any person any licence or right on the part of the AA or any third party with respect to any such image, logo or name.

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Last updated: 10 October 2010