Terms Of Use

April 7, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 27, 2015

Visitors to Performance Car Guide must abide by the terms of use below.

The information on this website should be treated as a guide only and is not to be relied upon as sole advice on which to base any decisions. If you have any concerns about the accuracy of any information, please contact us with the appropriate details.

Articles and vehicle data
Most of the articles in the featured section and the car database section have been written by us from data collected from books, the internet and from our personal knowledge. They are not direct copies from any other source, but written and compiled by us. News releases and guest articles/posts are written and provided by their authors. Therefore the content and images on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be copied or re-used without the express permission of performance-car-guide.co.uk or their authors, which reserve all rights.

Third party products, property, or any other material in this website are protected by third party copyright and shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium. Neither this material nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and non-commercial use.

Images and sound clips
All images and sound clips have been taken from sites within the public domain which advertise these for both personal and/or commercial use. However, if you believe we may be using an image or sound that contravenes this, then please let us know. You must however demonstrate this if this is the case, where we will be happy to remove such content. Credit: The majority of the pictures have been taken from Wikimedia Commons or Creative Commons, therefore we give credit to those who have allowed the use of their images. Please visit these sites for further details and to acknowledge their contributions. Images for News and guest articles/posts have been provided by their authors and are protected by their copyright laws.

Some videos on this site are embedded from YouTube. Any video that is found to be infringing any copyright laws will be removed immediately, with our apologies. Any videos that belongs to an individual who would also like it to be removed can also contact us with the details. Please remember that we are unable to gauge whether a video is contravening any laws until pointed out and that no copies of the YouTube videos are kept by us or my web host. Note: we do not endorse or advice any of the driving tactics shown on public roads in any of the videos!. All other non YouTube videos are provided to us by the owners of said video and therefore are copyright protected and not to be copied without the express permission of their owners.

External links/advertisers
We accept no responsibility for the content found on websites linked to this website, nor to any issues arising from their use.

Comments/content left by other users
Comments and content left and displayed by other users are the views of the poster/author and not of the website nor its owners. However user content will be policed to the best of our ability and if found to be inappropriate will not be submitted to the website.

Privacy Policy
We recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use Performance Car Guide, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.

Performance Car Guide strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers’, consumers’ and online visitors’ privacy on our website.

Personal Information
Performance Car Guide collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name and telephone number.

This information is collected if you request information from us, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, and sign up to join our email list or request some other service or information from us. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.

Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.

Use of Cookies and Web Beacons
We may use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of our site’s services, a cookie enables Performance Car Guide to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a website.

We may serve third party advertisements that use cookies and web beacons in the course of ads being served on our web site to ascertain how many times you’ve seen an advertisement. No personally identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on our website.

Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn’t cause a problem with our site, should you so choose.

Third Party Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, Click Here.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Non-Personal Information
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Release of Information
If Performance Car Guide is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.

How You Can Correct or Remove Information
We provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of our commitment to protect your personal information. If you have submitted personal information through our website and would like that information deleted from our records or would like to update or correct that information, please click on this link and/or use our Contact Us page.

Updates and Effective Date
Performance Car Guide reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will indicate on our site that our privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

Agreeing to Terms
If you do not agree to Performance Car Guide Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site.

Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy.

Every effort has been made to provide the information accurately, without prejudice and responsibly. However, if you are dissatisfied with the websites content and terms of use, then you are free to discontinue your use of this site at any time.