Terms and conditions for access controlled parking
BY ENTERING THIS CARPARK YOU AGREE TO THE CONDITIONS SET OUT BELOW.
IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE CONDITIONS, IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THE CARPARK
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
a) By parking your vehicle in this car park, you agree to these terms and conditions, which apply 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and you agree that they will apply from the moment that you drive your vehicle into this car park.
b) If you are not the owner of your vehicle, by parking the vehicle in this car park, you warrant that you are authorised to bind the owner of the vehicle you are driving to all of these conditions.
2. YOU AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING RULES
a) You agree to comply with all rules or directions displayed in the car park and to comply with all relevant laws.
b) You agree not to obstruct other persons or vehicles using the car park, and you agree not to abandon the vehicle in this car park.
c) You agree not to park in any car park bay marked “RESERVED” unless you possess a legal licence or lease to park in that car park bay, or any area marked “NO PARKING” or outside of the line-marked parking bays.
d) You agree not to park in a mobility bay without a current mobility window pass displayed.
e) You agree not to park in a car park bay over the stipulated parking time.
f) You warrant that the vehicle you are parking in this car park has a current warrant of fitness and registration, is roadworthy, and is able to be driven under its own power and will not present any danger or risk to other vehicles or persons or the car park.
g) You agree to pay on entry OR upon leaving the car park in your vehicle the payment for the car park, whichever is applicable to this car park.
3. BREACH NOTICES
a) If you are parked in a parking bay beyond the time stipulated and/or you are otherwise in breach of the above conditions, you agree that you are parking unlawfully and without authority, and we may issue, or send by post, to you a notice requiring you to pay within 21 days the sum of $50.00, which are the reasonable costs of enforcing the terms and conditions of this car park.
b) If you forcibly lift or otherwise interfere with any barrier arm or access gate equipment in the car park, we may issue you with a notice requiring you to pay within 21 days the sum of $200.00, which are our costs of inspection and resetting our equipment, and if the barrier arm or access gate has been damaged by your actions, you agree to be liable for any further costs incurred by us in repairing the damaged equipment.
c) If you tailgate another vehicle through the barrier arm exit without paying, we may issue you with a notice requiring you to pay within 21 days the sum of $125.00, which are our reasonable costs of enforcing this condition.
d) If you are issued with a notice and you do not pay the sum specified in that notice within 21 days of the date of the notice, then we will send a reminder notice, and you agree to pay the further sum of $20.00 being our administrative cost in sending the reminder notice.
e) If you are issued a reminder notice and you do not pay the sums specified in the reminder notice within 7 days of the date of the reminder notice, you agree that:
i. We may use a debt collection agency to enforce payment of the sums owing by you, together with the cost of such debt collection; and
ii. You will be liable for any costs and expenses incurred by us to enforce payment of the money owing by you, including our solicitor/client costs.
f) If you wish to appeal any notice you have been issued or sent, please visit www.pesnz.co.nz/appeals.
4. IF YOUR VEHICLE IS TOWED
a) You agree that if you breach any of the above conditions, as an alternative to us issuing you with a breach notice, or if the vehicle has repeatedly breached the terms and conditions and/or has multiple outstanding breach notices, we may remove your vehicle from the car park by having it towed at your own risk and expense.
b) If your vehicle is towed, you agree that we may hold the vehicle until the outstanding debt has been paid, provided that you enter into a payment plan with us to pay off the outstanding debt, within 28 days of your vehicle being towed.
c) If you do not enter into a payment plan, or contact us, within 28 days of your vehicle being towed, you accept the risk that the towing company may sell your vehicle in order to offset the costs it has incurred that are associated with your breach.
d) If we have your car towed, you agree that the vehicle will be released only upon payment of the release fee from the towing company AND our administration fee of $45 AND payment of any outstanding debt owed by you to us.
5. RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAMAGE OR INJURY
a) You agree that you will be liable for any damage to this car park caused by you or your vehicle.
b) While we shall take all reasonable care, we cannot guarantee the security of your vehicle or its contents.
c) We accept no liability for any claim by you or any other person, including (but not limited to) any claim for loss or damage to your vehicle or any other vehicle OR for loss or damage to the contents of your or any other vehicle OR resulting from using the car park or being unable to use the car park OR for negligence OR for personal injury OR otherwise. This applies even if we are negligent or in breach of this Agreement.
d) We accept no liability for any loss or damage to any article left in our custody or control. Our personnel are not authorised to accept any of your possessions for safe custody.
e) You agree to indemnify us in respect of any claim made against us arising from your use of the car park or the use of the car park by anyone else acting on your instructions or under your authority.
a) You agree to provide us with your full name and address if asked by us. You agree that we may obtain the name and address of the owner of the vehicle from the motor vehicle register and pass this information to third parties for the purposes of debt recovery in accordance with these conditions, even if you or the owner of the vehicle have opted out of the obligation to provide that information.
b) If we fail to act or to pursue any right or remedy available to us, this will not in any way prejudice our right to exercise that or any other right or remedy.
c) No one is authorised to amend or waive these conditions, or amend or waive any notices issued by us for any breach of these terms and conditions by you, on our behalf.
d) We may use automatic number plate recognition in this car park to monitor compliance with these conditions. We may use visual and audio surveillance and recording equipment in and around this car park for the purpose of protecting our lawful interests, and for protecting the safety and security of our employees, agents and contractors, and our customers.
To avoid any confusion as to the meaning of these conditions:
a) “claim” includes any claim for damage, loss, or compensation, and any demand, remedy, liability, or action.
b) “damage” includes direct, indirect, consequential, and special damage.
c) “notice” means Parking Enforcement Breach Notice.
d) “outstanding debt” includes any previous unpaid parking fees and/or unpaid notices.
e) “terms and conditions” means these terms and conditions, as amended from time to time by us.
f) “vehicle” includes its accessories and contents.
g) “we” and “us” means Parking Enforcement Services, a division of Wilson Parking New Zealand Limited, and includes any of Wilson Parking New Zealand Limited’s employees, agents and independent contractors.
h) “you” Is a reference to you, the driver of a vehicle entering the car park.
i) “your vehicle” means the vehicle which you are driving into this car park, regardless of whether it is owned by you.