Terms and conditions

This website is operated by Transport for Greater Manchester. The CarShareGM scheme is intended to facilitate the sharing of journeys between individuals and their place of employment.

These terms and conditions govern your use of the website. By accessing any part of the website you shall be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions you must leave the website.

If you use the website your conduct indicates you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions.

We reserve the right to amend or change any of the terms and conditions at any time and it is your obligation to recheck the website from time to time to review the terms and conditions, as they are binding on you.

We reserve the right to discontinue the website after providing notice to members.

Accessing the site

Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time, or for any period. 

Membership

Membership of the website requires registration. Membership entitles only the individual registered to make use of the website. Responsibility for the security of any passwords issues rests with you.

Membership is open to the employees of those organisations that have been approved by us.

The website should only be used for the purpose of finding a car sharing match. Members must hold and continue to hold a valid driving licence to participate as a driver.

The right to accept or refuse membership is at the sole discretion of TfGM.

Termination

You have a right to terminate your membership at anytime.

We also reserve the right to suspend or cancel your membership if, in our opinion, you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms and conditions and/or misused the website in any way. When your account is closed your personal data will be deleted from our systems.

Data protection

All personal information will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The only personal data that will be viewed by other members is your contact details (name, email, nominated phone number).

Transport for Greater Manchester will not pass on the details of any other member to a third party.

The site administrators will have access to the personal details that you enter but these will only be used for administrative and/or statistical purposes. No personal data will be passed on to third parties unless required to do so by law.

Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Safety

We are obliged to point out that the use of the service is at your own risk. You are advised that no checks are made against any of the people registering with the website. You are responsible for your own safety and should read our safety guidelines, which are by no means an exhaustive list.

Liability

The information contained in this website is not comprehensive and despite our reasonable effort, it may not be accurate, or up-to-date. We do not accept any liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and any decisions you make based on the information contained in this website are your sole responsibility.
We do not accept liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages or whatsoever of any kind arising out of access to or use of the website or any information contained in it.

Disclaimer

To the extent permitted by law, we provide you with the website and scheme on the basis that we can not accept liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any inaccuracy, error or activity related to the website and/or scheme or as a result of any termination or failure of service for any reason whatsoever.

We will not be held responsible for the truth, accuracy or content of any material posted through the site or of any external sites to which it may include links. We do not guarantee the availability, existence suitability or sufficiency of vehicles, routes or insurance arrangements.

To the extent permitted by law, you release us from any liability arising out of or in connection with the website and/or scheme.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with the use of this website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts