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LAST UPDATE 01/03/2020
For the purposes of these terms and conditions we will refer to our self as "Minibid".
Before you can create a PSV user account on MiniBid you must first have your application accepted and upon successfully registering your user account, the following terms and conditions will apply. If you do not choose to accept these terms and conditions, please do not continue to use MiniBid.
1. Using our website
A) Upon successfully registering a PSV user account with MiniBid, you accept you are given temporary permission to access this website and we reserve the right to terminate, amend or withdraw the service we provide without notification and will not be subject to any liability if the website is unavailable to you at any time.
B) You take full responsibility and all the arrangements in making sure you have access to this website when needed.
C) You are responsible for protecting your username and password to access this website and accept MiniBid reserve the right to terminate or suspend your account for bad conduct with your passengers, illegal activity or breaking Minibid's rules.
D) You accept to not use our website for fraud or unlawful activities at any time.
E) We cannot guarantee the information displayed on this website is accurate and updated on time and accept no liability to the content accuracy.
2. Minibus operator requirements
A) All PSV operators are required to honor the contract with their client and make sure they provide their service.
B) You accept to take full liability for taxes (and VAT) as well as fees payable by your client for the transport services you provide.
C) You accept to only bid on job offers you know you can provide services for. It is not acceptable to bid on a job which requires a trailer to store extra luggage and not provide one to the client on the correct date and time of the job. This will result disciplinary procedures and you accept you take full liability if the client wishes to proceed with legal action against you.
D) You accept to not use our logo or slogan and if you should may result in legal action against you.
E) You accept that the clients are permitted to leave feedback on the services you provided and give you a rating out of 5 stars. The feedback left by you and your client is solely up to your discretion.
3. Insurance and licensing
A) You as the PSV operator must have at all times adequate insurance to cover any damages or injury’s to your client that may happen during the performance of the contract between you and the hirer (customer).
B) As a PSV operator you accept you have all the necessary qualifications from the relevant licensing authorities (Fully licensed).
C) PSV operator will carry out all the relevant checks needed on every vehicle they have to make sure they are approved and licensed to carry passengers.
D) You as the PSV operator will inform MiniBid via email or phone if any license lapses or cancels immediately.
A) The customer reserves the right to cancel a booking and if so will not receive a refund on their deposit or booking fee. You accept MiniBid reserves the right to keep the full deposit and booking fee.
B) If a customer contacts MiniBid via our email address “Enquiries@MyMiniBid.com and decides to cancel a booking with yourself we will send an email to the email address you submitted when registering.
C) If you are unable to fulfil a booking on which you have been "Awarded", you accept MiniBid can make alternative arrangements with another PSV operator to cover the job. In such cases you as the PSV operator may have your account suspended or terminated. If your account is suspended you will receive a 14 day ban on your account.
D) You accept you must notify MiniBid via email (Enquiries@MyMiniBid.com) or phone as soon as possible if you are unable to fulfil a booking.
E) You accept MiniBid can ring you at anytime if you have been "Awarded" by a hirer through this website in relation to your job.
F) You accept, if your hirer misses their flight from the airport due to you turning up late or not turning up at all, you as the PSV operator accept full liability, it is your responsibility to make sure you provide your service to your hirer. MiniBid does not accept liability. Legal action will be against you.
5. MiniBid Rules
A) You accept your minibus must be clean at all times in complience with DVSA procedures.
B) You accept to leave no contact details such as mobile phone or company name in the comment box when bidding for a job. Doing so will result in a suspension or termination of account.
C) Your commission will be set at 12% rounded to nearest pound. Maximum commission MiniBid may take from you will be capped at "£40" per job. You accept Minibid reserve the right to notify you via email if we wish to change our commission structure.
D) You accept that any violence towards your passengers as you perform your contract with you hirer will result in an automatic ban from MiniBid.
E) Trying to contact the potential hirer bypassing this website in any way will result in a ban.
F) You accept MiniBid may choose to cancel your bid offer or even after you have been awarded, if you have bid less than £1 per mile for the job without good reason.
14. LAW AND ENFORCEABILITY