Terms and Conditions for the use of Car Parking Facilities

at Limassol Port, New Passenger Terminal.

 

USERS ARE REQUESTED TO READ CAREFULLY THE PRESENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE ENTRY TO AND USE OF THIS CAR PARK AND TO FOLLOW THE REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES RECOMMENDED.

 

1. THE COMPANY

 

Users are advised that this car park is under the management of DP WORLD LIMASSOL LIMITED (referred to hereafter as the “Company"). The car park is available for use by the public who must act in accordance with the Company's terms and conditions set out below.

 

2. USE OF PARKING AREA

 

(a)           All persons entering the parking area or its surrounding areas must exercise proper care and attention for their own safety and the safety of others.

 

 

(b)          The Company has the right to exclude vehicle users from using the car park and shall exercise such exclusion rights in relation to persons who are causing any damage to property or nuisance or misbehaving in any way and additionally in relation to persons who have no reason to be at the car parking premises.

 

(c)           Entry to and exit from the car parks should be obtained only through the designated entrances and exits and along designated routes.

 

(d)          Users should park vehicles only within designated parking spaces, within authorized areas and so as not to cause obstruction.

 

(e)          Users must occupy only one parking space. The vehicles should be parked within the markings of one parking space. In the event that a user’s vehicle occupies two parking spaces then the user shall pay twice the amount of the parking ticket. 

 

(f)           Parking spaces reserved for people with disabilities or reduced mobility (“PRM Parking Space”) should be used only by such people who are properly licensed by the competent authority and display or mount to the windshield and / or other conspicuous place of the parked vehicle the appropriate permit or badge.

 

3. SECURING OF VEHICLES

 

Users must ensure that before they leave their vehicle in the car park:

 

(a)       The vehicle is securely locked;

 

(b)       All the windows of the vehicle are securely closed;

 

(c)        If the vehicle is fitted with a security alarm or similar device that it is engaged;

 

(d)       The vehicle brakes are applied in parking mode;

 

(e)       Steering locks and other devices are fitted where applicable.

 

The Company does not guarantee security of the car park area or the vehicles parked in it.

 

4. SECURING OF POSSESSIONS

 

(a)       Users should avoid leaving any personal belongings or other possessions in their vehicle.

 

(b)       If there are possessions left in the vehicle users are advised not to leave them on visible locations, but to place them in the boot or in other safety compartments of the vehicle which should then be locked.

 

(c)        Users are reminded that their motor insurance policies may not cover personal possessions in the vehicle.

 

(d)       Users must ensure that no unattended children or animals are left in the vehicle.

 

5. DAMAGE TO OTHER VEHICLES OR PROPERTY WITHIN THE CAR PARK

 

Should a user damages another user's vehicle then the user who caused the damage is requested to report the matter immediately to a member of the Company’s staff together with the registration numbers of both vehicles, the user’s and their insurer’s full name and address.  The Company accepts no liability for any damages to vehicles or property.

 

6. PROCEDURES FOLLOWING LOSS OR DAMAGE

 

Should a vehicle suffer damage or destruction whilst in the car park, or should the vehicle be lost or any of possessions from the vehicle whilst it is in the car park, the users must:

 

(a)       Immediately inform a member of the Company’s staff of the occurrence;

 

(b)       Immediately inform the Police in cases of theft, malicious damage and other criminal acts;

 

(c)        Notify their insurers promptly.

 

 

7. SAFETY IN THE CAR PARK

 

(a)       Users shall drive carefully and slowly in the car park and obey the directional and other signs.

 

(b)       After the vehicle is parked users are requested to proceed to the nearest signposted exit. Children must at all times be accompanied by an adult.

 

8. TICKETS

 

(a)       The ticket issued is available only for the vehicle in respect of which it is issued. A ticket, does not entitle the user, unless otherwise specified, to any particular space in the car park or to priority over other users. The user of the parking area is prohibited to transfer and / or to sell the issued ticket to another user and / or other third person.

 

(b)       The Company reserves the right to refuse to release any vehicle, except on production of the parking ticket, until it has made reasonable enquiries. Failure to produce the ticket shall therefore delay the user’s departure.

 

(c)        Users who cannot produce their parking ticket on departure shall be charged a “Lost Ticket Fee” at the maximum daily rate for each day parked at the airport with minimum charge of €50.00- (Fifty euro). A valid driver’s license shall be required for processing purposes.

 

(d)       Tailgating in order to avoid paying the required fee is strictly prohibited. No person driving a vehicle shall tag along with another person’s vehicle who is a holder of a valid ticket to gain entry or depart from the Company’s car parks. A person who is driving a vehicle and tags along with another person’s vehicle, who is a holder of a valid ticket, to gain entry or depart from the Company’s car parks shall be subject to the Lost Ticket Fee.

 

(e)       In case of failure of the machine issuing the parking tickets the user should inform, immediately after parking the vehicle, the relevant department of the Company to take a ticket and/or certification of entry in order to avoid the 'Lost Ticket Fee' on his/her departure from the parking area.

 

(f)        Any vehicle which is parked in the Company’s car park area for a period longer than six months shall be deemed as an abandoned vehicle and it shall be treated according to Articles 9 and 10. Any user who wants to park for longer than six months must notify the Company of his/her intentions, sign the relevant form and pay in advance the parking fees.

 

9. MOVING / RELOCATION.

 

(a)       The Company reserves the right to move vehicles which are placed within the car park, by towing or otherwise, to such extent as is reasonably necessary to avoid obstruction or for the more efficient arrangement of its parking facilities at the car park.

 

(b)       The Company additionally reserves the right, where the car park has to be closed either permanently or temporarily in whole or in part or has to be evacuated in cases of emergency or for maintenance and / or other works to be undertaken, to remove any vehicle at any time to any other reasonably convenient car park within the control of the Company or otherwise as may be expedient.

 

(c)        To the extent that it may be necessary to do so in the exercise of the rights conferred upon the Company under this condition, the Company, its servants or agents shall have the right to tow or otherwise take the vehicle on the public roads.

 

(d)       Any vehicle parked in a position which, in the opinion of the Company (its servants and agents) is inconsiderate to the Port or to other car park users, may immediately, and notwithstanding the display or otherwise of a valid parking ticket or permit, be towed away for which a Vehicle Release Fee of €85.00 (Eighty-Five euro) shall be charged. Inconsiderate parking shall include, but shall not be limited to the following:-

 

i)       Parking in a space specifically designated by the Company for another user or for the employees of the Company, when you are not an employee or for companies which rent vehicles and/or customer of rental companies or authorized to maintain specific parking spaces.

 

ii)     Parking a vehicle in a PRM Parking Space when the user is not entitled to use such a space. Users who wish to use the PRM Parking Space must have on their vehicles the official and valid parking permit which is issued by the relevant Governmental Authorities.

 

iii)    Parking a vehicle outside marked parking spaces or otherwise causing an obstruction.

 

iv)    Parking a vehicle contrary to any road markings such as double yellow lines or other areas which are restricted for parking.

 

v)      Parking a vehicle when such facilities have already been denied or withdrawn from the user.

 

10. TOWING

 

(a)       The Company shall obtain the services of a licensed towing company. The Company reserves the right to instruct the towing company to tow any vehicles which are inconsiderately parked as per Articles 8 and 9 and/or parked in non-designated areas including areas which impede on the access and exit from the car parking areas and/or any other area within the premises of the Port.

 

(b)       The Company and the towing company, their servants and agents accepts no liability in respect of any loss, destruction, damage caused by the towing of any vehicle or theft of or from any vehicle or the contents of the vehicle.

 

(c)        The Company shall charge a Vehicle Release Fee of €85.00.- (Eighty-Five euro) in payable to the Company.

 

11. LIENS AND DISPOSAL OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

 

(a)       Every vehicle in the car park is subject to a lien for all fees due or accruing and due from the user to the Company and the Company reserves the right to refuse to release any vehicle until those fees have been paid.

 

(b)       The company reserves the right to dispose of (in any way, including by sale at auction at any price or otherwise) any vehicle which it reasonably believes to have been abandoned.

 

(c)        The Company reserves the right to claim from the registered owner of the abandoned vehicle any due parking fees for the period the vehicle was abandoned and/or expenses incurred for the disposal of the said vehicle.

 

(d)       The Company shall not be liable towards the abandoned vehicle’s owner for the disposal of the vehicle.

 

12. TARIFF

 

Parking fees are displayed on the Parking Fee Board at the car park or on our website. Parking fees and/or availability information is subject to change without notice.

 

13. PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

 

(a)       No vehicle shall be towed into the car park and no work on or cleaning of vehicles by users is permitted in the car park except in cases where tow trucks need to access the car park for the purpose of towing away vehicles that have broken down in the car park. The user has to notify the Company that his/her vehicle has broken down and request for permission to bring a tow truck for the removal of his/her vehicle from the car park area.

 

(b)       No activity in connection with the selling, hiring, maintaining, washing or refuelling (including discharging fuel), of vehicles shall be carried out in the car park.

 

14. INDEMNITY

 

The user of the car parks agrees to indemnify the Company in respect of any claim by a third party arising out of the use of the car parks by the user his servants, agents or passengers or arising out of any act or omission whatsoever.

 

15. DISCLAIMER – LIABILITIES

 

(a)       To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Company expressly disclaims all and makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied other than the terms that are expressed in these terms and conditions.  

 

(b)       The Company offers no warranty or indemnity as to the protection or safety of vehicles left in the car parking premises or any goods left within the vehicles and owners of vehicles are reminded that their own policies of insurance must be utilized in order to make any claim if such loss or damage occurs while the vehicle is parked in the car parking area. Accordingly:

 

i)    the Company, its servants and agents accepts no liability in respect of any loss, destruction, damage or theft of or from the vehicle or the contents of the vehicle; and

 

ii) the Company its servants and agents accepts no liability in respect of the death of or personal injury sustained by users and others in the car park.

 

16. GOVERNING LAW

 

These terms and conditions and any disputes hereunder shall be governed by the Laws of the Republic of Cyprus and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Republic of Cyprus.