American Motor Factors website usage terms and conditions:
How we use your personal data
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
To provide you with the products and services you have requested
We use your personal data to accept you as a new or returning customer to provide you with the products and services you
have requested in accordance with the Trading Terms or Terms of Trading.
To send you service communications, including in relation to changes to our Trading Terms or Terms of Trading
We use the contact details you have provided to us so that we can communicate with you about the products and services
that we provide, including to let you know about major changes to those products and services or to the Trading Terms or
Terms of Trading between us or to any related information.
Direct marketing (including by third parties)
If you have provided your consent or we otherwise have the right to do so, we may use your contact details to send you
direct marketing and keep you informed of promotional offers by email, SMS, post or telephone relating to our products and
You can unsubscribe from our direct marketing at any time by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link in any of our emails or by
Our trusted business partners would also like to use your name, email address, postal address and telephone number to
inform you of similar products, services and promotional offers. We will only share your personal data with our partners
where you have provided us with your consent to do so. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link
in any of their emails or by contacting us.
To track your usage of our website, communications, products and services
functionality on our Site, monitor its usage, and provide you with a more personalised experienced.
To provide and improve customer support
We use your personal data to be able to provide and improve the customer support we provide to you (for example, where
you have questions about our products and services).
To maintain our records and improve data accuracy
Like any business, we process personal data in the course of maintaining and administering our internal records. This
includes processing your personal data to ensure that the information we hold about you is kept up to date and accurate.
To respond to enquiries, complaints and disputes
We use the personal data we hold about you to help us respond to any enquiries or complaints you have made, or deal with
any dispute which may arise in the course of us providing our products and services to you, in the most effective manner.
To investigate, detect and prevent fraud and comply with our legal obligations
In certain circumstances, we use your personal data only to the extent required in order to enable us to comply with our
legal obligations, including for fraud detection, investigation and prevention purposes. This may require us to provide your
personal data to law enforcement agencies if they request it.
5. Legal grounds for processing
Data protection law requires us to only process your personal data if we satisfy one or more legal grounds. These are set
out in data protection law and we rely on a number of different grounds for the processing we carry out. These are as
In certain circumstances, we process your personal data after obtaining your consent to do so for the purposes of:
sending you marketing communications about our products and services;
sharing your name, email address, postal address and telephone number with our trusted business partners so that they
may market to you about their own similar products and services;
conducting marketing research;
obtaining your credit score so that we can establish the best possible payment terms we are able to offer to you.
Necessary for the performance of a contract and to comply with our legal obligations
It is necessary for us to process your basic contact details, payment details and information about the business you
represent for the performance of the Trading Terms or Terms of Trading between us. In particular, we rely on this legal
provide you with the products and services;
communicate with you about the products and services that we provide to you, including to let you know about major
changes to those products and services or to the Trading Terms or Terms of Trading between us or to any related
provide and improve customer support; and
notify you about changes to our service
If you choose not to give some or all of the aforementioned information to us, this may affect our ability to provide our
products and services to you.
In certain circumstances, we also use your personal data only to the extent required in order to enable us to comply with
our legal obligations, including to detect, investigate and prevent fraud.
Necessary for the purposes of our legitimate business interests or those of a third party
It is sometimes necessary to collect and use your personal data for the purposes of our legitimate interests as a business,
which are to:
provide you with products and services that are as useful and beneficial as possible, including by personalising our contact
with you and making sure we tell you about all the offers that are relevant to you;
better understand our customer base so that we can improve our products and services and marketing activities (which
could also benefit you);
comply with our contractual obligations to third parties;
develop and improve our Site to enhance the customer experience;
train our staff so that we can provide you with a better customer service;
respond to any enquiries or complaints you have made, or deal with any dispute which may arise in the course of us
providing our products and services to you; and
to ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
ensure effective operational management and internal administration of our business, document retention, compliance with
regulatory guidance and exercise or defence of legal claims.
Where we think there is a risk that one of your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms may be affected we will not
process your personal data unless there is another legal ground for us to do so (either that we have obtained your consent
to the processing or it is necessary for us to perform our contract with you or to comply with our legal obligations).
6. Who we share your personal data with
We may provide your personal data to our suppliers and service providers, including other companies in our group, who
provide certain business services for us and act as "processors" of your personal data on our behalf. In addition, we may
disclose your personal data if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal
obligation, or in order to protect the rights, property, or safety, of our business, our customers or others. This includes, in
specific cases, exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
In some cases, the personal data we collect from you may, for the purposes set out above, be transferred outside the
European Economic Area (EEA) and such destinations may not have laws which protect your personal data to the same
extent as in the EEA. We are required by data protection law to ensure that where we or our "processors" transfer your
personal data outside of the EEA, it is treated securely and is protected against unauthorised access, loss or destruction,
7. How long we keep your personal data for
We retain your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes(s) for which it was provided. What this
means in practice will vary between different types of data. When determining the relevant retention periods, we take into
account factors including:
legal obligation(s) under applicable law to retain data for a certain period of time;
statute of limitations under applicable law;
potential or actual disputes; and
guidelines issued by relevant data protection authorities.
Otherwise, we securely erase your personal data from our systems when it is no longer needed.
8. Your rights
You have the following rights regarding your personal data:
Rights What does this mean?
1. Rights to be informed You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily
understandable information about how we use your personal data and your rights.
2. Right of access You have the right to obtain access to your personal data (if we are processing it)
is so you are aware and can check that we are using your personal data in
accordance with data protection law.
3. Right to rectification You are entitled to have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate or
4. Right to erasure This is also known as 'the right to be forgotten' and, in simple terms, enable you to
request the deletion or removal of your personal data where there is no
compelling reason for us to keep using it. This is not a general right to erasure;
there are exceptions.
5. Right to restrict processing You have the right to 'block' or supress further use of your personal data in certain
circumstances. When processing is restricted, we can still store your personal
data, but may not use it further.
6. Right of data portability You have the right to obtain and reuse your personal data in a structured,
commonly used and machine-readable format in certain circumstances. In
addition, where certain conditions apply, you have the right to have such
information transferred directly to a third party.
7. Right to object to processing You have the right to object to us processing your personal data for our legitimate
business interests or for direct marketing purposes (including in each case any
8. Right to withdraw consent to
If you have given your consent to us to process your personal data for a particular
purpose (for example, direct marketing), you have the right to withdraw your
consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that any processing
of your personal data up to that point is unlawful).
9. Right to make a complaint to
the data protection authorities
You have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office
(ICO) if you are unhappy with how we have handled your personal data or believe
our processing of your personal data does not comply with data protection law.
9. How to contact us
If you would like to exercise your data protection rights or if you are unhappy with how we have handled your personal data,
please feel free to contact us by using the details set out on our Site.
If you're not satisfied with our response to any enquiries or complaint or believe our processing of your personal data does
not comply with data protection law, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) by:
writing to: Information Commissioner's Officer, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF;
calling: 0303 123 1113; or
submitting a message through the ICO's website at: ico.org.uk
10. Links to other websites
those other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit, as they will govern
the use of any personal data you provide when visiting those websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for
the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.
American Motor Factors only supplies products that are from reputable manufacturers or suppliers.
We do not have jurisdiction over where the products are manufactured; this is out of our control.
Unfortunately, things do go wrong and should you have purchased an item from us that has failed the following manufacturers guarantees apply. Please see below.
New Parts: Standard replacement parts (not for modification or enhancement)
External Mechanical components. 12 months from date of purchase.**
Internal engine components 12 months, subject to correct installation as per manufacturer’s instructions.
Alternators and Starter Motors 12 months (subject to proof of correct installation)
Other Electronic or electrical components 3 months unless otherwise stated. *
Bulbs (not LED) none.
Wiring looms 3 months (subject to correct installation)**
Rubber and interior and exterior trim products, faulty manufacture only 12 months(example is correct but does not fit or damaged on opening package, incorrect colour)
Air conditioning components 12 months which are subject to correct procedure of installation and all items purchased should be installed by a professional air conditioning installer/repairer.***
Glass, manufacturers defect only and damage in transit, must be signed for damaged.
Body panels and under floor structure components manufacturers defect only. **** (+ damage in transit) must be signed for damaged.
All other components 12 months unless otherwise stated.
Used Parts: We do not offer used parts.
As per manufacturer’s warranty. Performance parts are not covered when used for racing of any kind.
*. Electronic components are only covered if the fault was rectified by replacing the part with the one purchased. As another fault in the system, could degrade or affect the component purchased, and may lead to the new part failing, which is out of our control.
**. When used to replace a like for like standard manufacturers part as intended for the vehicle application.
***. Due to the delicate nature of air conditioning components the original fault or faults may lead to debris ingress into the system which must be cleaned correctly and where stated additional components may be required to meet the manufacturers guarantee.
****. Correct part that will not fit under any circumstances. Ideally body panels and parts should be fitted by a professional, although bolt on items are accepted. Unless otherwise stated all body panels and components are not OEM manufacture and may require slight modification to fit.
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The above guarantee statement does not affect your statutory rights.
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