Legal Notice


GENERAL

By entering the Volkswagen Financial Services (United Kingdom) Limited (“VWFS”) website at www.vwfscareers.co.uk (“the Website”), you agree to all of the terms and conditions as set out below and they will govern your use of the Website. These Terms of Use are effective from February 2017.  We may change them from time to time by updating this page. We will not necessarily bring changes or updates to your attention so please revisit this page periodically to re-read these Terms of Use and to ensure you are aware of any changes. Your use of the Website after a change has been made constitutes your acceptance of the amended Terms of Use.

The Website is operated by VWFS (“we”, “us”) (company registration number 2835230, VAT registration number 745963883), whose registered office is at Brunswick Court, Yeomans Drive, Blakelands, Milton Keynes MK14 5LR, a company authorised to conduct business in the United Kingdom.

Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) under registration number 311988. You can check this on the Financial Services Register by visiting www.fca.org.uk or by phoning the FCA on 0800 111 6768.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The content on the Website is published by VWFS and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights in existence at any time throughout the world. All website design, text, graphics, the typographical arrangement thereof, and all other material on this website is copyright of or is used under licence by VWFS from its service and technology providers or relevant group companies.

If you are using the Website and have access to a printer then permission is hereby granted to electronically copy and to print in hard copy portions of the content on the Website for the sole purpose of using this as an information resource for VWFS careers. Any other use of materials on the Website, including reproduction for purposes other than the above, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written permission of VWFS is prohibited.

The trademarks, logos and service marks shown on the Website, unless otherwise specified, are the trademarks of VWFS or are used under licence by VWFS from its relevant group companies. No rights are granted to use any of them in any manner whatsoever.

If you print off, copy or download any part of the content on the Website in breach of these Terms of Use, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your use of the Website immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Any infringement of VWFS’ rights or those of its service and technology providers or its group companies will result in appropriate legal action being taken against you.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

While we have taken reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information on the Website, all such information is provided on an “as is” basis and except where prohibited by law we give no warranty and make no representation regarding the accuracy or completeness of their content.  Further, some of the information contained on the Website may have been prepared or provided by third parties. 

Except where prohibited by law, no warranty is given that the Website will be available on an uninterrupted basis and no liability can be accepted in respect of losses or damages arising out of such unavailability.

ALL EXPRESS WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND OR OTHER TERMS IMPLIED BY STATUTE OR COMMON LAW WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THE WEBSITE ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW VWFS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE (WHETHER FOR PROFIT OR LOSS OR OTHERWISE) COSTS, CLAIMS, EXPENSES OR OTHER CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION WHATSOEVER, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE ACTS, OMISSIONS OR THE NEGLIGENCE OF VWFS, ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS, WHICH ARISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THE WEBSITE, EXCEPT IN RESPECT OF DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY VWFS,  ITS EMPLOYEES', OR ITS AGENTS' PROVEN NEGLIGENCE, FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION, BREACH OF OUR STATUTORY OBLIGATIONS WHICH APPLY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE AND SUPPLY OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AND WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED BY OPERATION OF LAW, OR ANY MATTER FOR WHICH IT WOULD BE ILLEGAL FOR US TO EXCLUDE OR ATTEMPT TO EXCLUDE OUR LIABILITY. VWFS DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ACCESS TO OR MATERIAL ON, ANY WEBSITE THAT IS LINKED FROM OR TO THE WEBSITE.  THESE TERMS OF USE DO NOT APPLY TO ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE LINKED TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE.  YOU SHOULD READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THOSE OTHER WEBSITES BEFORE USING THEM AND DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ABOUT THE CONTENT OF THOSE OTHER WEBSITES TO THE RELEVANT WEBSITE PROVIDER. In addition, except where prohibited by law, we are not be liable to you for any of the following (whether or not we were advised of, or knew of, the possibility of such losses) whether arising from any claim arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website, including without limitation, under any tort, including negligence, for breach of contract, for misrepresentation (other than fraudulent misrepresentation), intellectual property infringement or under any statute or otherwise:

  • any losses or damages arising out of changes made to the content of the Website by unauthorised third parties;
  • any loss of business, data, profits, revenue, goodwill, use or anticipated savings;
  • loss or damage to your, or any third parties, data or records;
  • any delay in, or failure of, performance of our obligations under these Terms of Use arising from any cause beyond our reasonable control including any of the following: act of God, governmental act, war, fire, flood, explosion or civil commotion, failure in information technology or telecommunications services, failure of a third party (including failure to supply data) and industrial action;
  • except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, we exclude all representations, conditions and warranties whether express or implied (by statute or otherwise) to the fullest extent permitted by law.

We may use encryption software on the Website.

Users of the Website: Please remember that the Internet is not a secure medium.  Communications over the Internet such as e-mails are not secure unless they have been encrypted.  We seek to keep secure all confidential information and personal information submitted to us through the Website, in accordance with our obligations under applicable laws and regulations.  However, in common with all website operators, we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmitted through the Website (except where the same is encrypted).  Please do not communicate with us through the Website, or otherwise use the Website, unless you accept the security implications of dealing online.  Information you send through the Website is sent at your own risk.         

MISUSE STATEMENT

VWFS reserves the right to prevent your usage of the Website if you misuse the contents contained within the Website in any manner. VWFS is the final arbiter as to what shall constitute misuse and its decision will be final.  In addition please refer to “Termination and Cancellation of Your Account” below.

GOVERNING LAW

The Website is for use by persons located and resident within the United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland, and also outside of the UK in particular in the Channel Isles and the Isle of Man. Accordingly, these Terms of Use and any non-contractual obligations arising under them are governed by English law.  In the event of any dispute, claim or action relating to the Website or these Terms of Use, then all users to whom these Terms of Use relate hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be unenforceable or invalid by a court, such provision shall be severed and the remaining provisions shall be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by English law.

MISCELLANEOUS

In these Terms of Use the words “include”, “including”, “includes”, “such as”, “in particular” and any similar expression are to be construed as if they were immediately followed by the words “without limitation”.

No delay or failure by us to exercise any powers, rights or remedies under these Terms of Use will operate as a waiver of them, nor will any single or partial exercise of any such powers, rights or remedies preclude any other or further exercise of them.

We may, at any time, assign any or all of our rights or obligations under these Terms of Use to any person.  This includes without limitation any person who takes on responsibility for operating the Website (whether inside or outside our group of companies).  This includes assignments where necessary as part of any restructuring relating to us and our business or assets, or as part of a sale of VWFS or its business or assets.

Rights such as may be granted to any and all users of the Website, and obligations as may be incurred by any such person, in each case pursuant to these Terms of Use, relate only to those persons, and they may not be transferred to any third party whatsoever.

TERMINATION AND CANCELLATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT

We may cancel your registration as a user of the Website and/or terminate your use of your account at any time for any reason and without notice, including without limitation, if:

  • We discover or have reason to suspect that the information or details you have provided to us about yourself is false, misleading, inaccurate or incomplete;
  • You have made any use whatsoever of the account or the Website, including without limitation to order product(s) and/or service(s) or for accounting, finance or account administration, in each case as relevant to you and depending on your role, otherwise than in accordance with these Terms of Use;
  • You are using the services available through the Website for an illegal purpose, or if we have reason to believe that your use would in our opinion jeopardise the security of the Website, or would cause us to be in breach of any contractual duty we owe, or would be contrary, or would be in risk of being contrary, in our opinion, to any applicable laws or regulations; or
  • You have committed any other breach of these Terms of Use.

YOUR SECURITY RESPONSIBILITIES AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

You agree to comply with the following security procedures governing your use of the Website for all purposes whatsoever, including to submit any job application information:

  • You will keep secret and secure at all times your username and password for the Website and you will never disclose them to any other person or allow any other person to use them.
  • You will never write down or record in any form your username and password or store them on any software, including a password save feature.
  • You will destroy any notice from us concerning your username and password as soon as you have read and understood it.
  • If you know, or suspect, any other person has seen your username and password you will contact us immediately using the contact details referred to at the top of these Terms of Use. 
  • You will never leave your PC or other device unattended whilst you are logged in to your the Website account or let anyone else use the PC or other device until you have logged out of your account.
  • You will use particular caution if you log in to your account from a public or shared computer to ensure that others are not able to see seen your username and password.
  • You will tell us immediately of any unauthorised access to your account that you know about or suspect.  
  • You agree that we may terminate your registration to use your account if you fail to comply with these security procedures or any other part of these Terms of Use. 
  • We will hold you responsible for any orders for product(s) and/or service(s) placed while your username and password is logged in to your account and you acknowledge and agree that we will be entitled to treat those orders as genuine and from you, and act upon them as such, unless we have received from you prior notification of actual or suspected unauthorised use or disclosure of your username and/or password.

Last Updated: February 2017.