Maitland Motors Fife

Maitland Motors T&Cs 

We (the Company, Maitland Motors) accept vehicles in order to provide Goods and/or Services. Services include, but is not limited to repairs, inspection, determining and estimating repairs, storage, garaging or pending sale or for any other purpose. The provision of Goods and Services are subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. Estimates are valid for 28 days from the date given.

2. (i) All estimates by the Company are subject to change caused by variations to the Company of labour, material and spare parts at the date of the estimate. In the event of any variation occurring before or after acceptance of the estimate, the Company may if it thinks fit require the Customer to pay on completion of the work any increase due to such variation.
(ii) If no estimate is provided or if part only of the work covered by the estimate is carried out the Company shall be entitled to charge a reasonable and proper price for the work done (including any stripping down leading to determination as to the practicability or otherwise of any work and reassembly) and for materials and spare parts supplied.
(iii) The company may refuse to carry out all, or part of any work for any reason whether or not an estimate has been provided.

Variations to the estimate, the scope of the repair or work, the prices chargeable shall be subject to all these terms and conditions, and so that any such variation shall not be deemed to constitute or create a new or separate contract.

3. Every endeavour will be made to provide the Goods and/or Services by the estimated time, but the Company shall not be liable for any delay in completing the Goods and/or Services. Time shall not be of the essence in respect of this clause. Risk passes on delivery or where relevant on collection.

4. Payment for all Goods and/or Services, repairs and/or spare parts supplied is due on completion of work. The goods and/or Services, repair is completed for the purpose of these terms and conditions when notice has been given that the vehicle is ready for collection. All Goods and/or Services shall remain the absolute and unencumbered property of the Company until such time as the Company has received cleared payment in full from the Customer in respect of such Goods and/or Services

5. The Company shall have a general lien on all of the Customer’s vehicles and all of their contents for all monies owing to the Company by the Customer on any account whatsoever.


6. If the Customer’s indebtedness to the Company is not satisfied within three months from the date of the first invoice to the Customer, the Company may without notice sell any vehicle owned by the Customer and/or the contents thereof by public auction or private treaty. The net proceeds of the sale shall be applied towards the satisfying monies due from the Customer to the Company, and any balance shall be paid by the Company to the Customer on demand.

7. The Company is not responsible for loss or damage to vehicles or other property whatsoever or however occasioned except when such loss or damage is caused by the sole negligence or deliberate act of the Company or its servants. Under no circumstances will the Company accept liability for loss or damage outside its control for any indirect loss, consequential loss, loss of profits, loss of business, loss of use or any special loss.

8. The Customer shall be entitled to the benefit of any warranty to which the Company is entitled as against the manufacturer of parts and materials supplied or any sub-contractor. This warranty extends to repairs actually undertaken and does not cover progressive fault diagnosis. It does not affect any statutory rights.

9. Customers are strongly advised to remove all items of value not connected with the vehicle when leaving it on the Company’s premises. The Company cannot accept liability for any loss or damage to the same except in consumer transactions when this is shown to have been caused by a lack of reasonable care on the part of the Company.


10. Maitland Motors complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and UK Data Protection Act 2018 in the collection and processing of personal data.