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Freedom Leisure Trust Staff E-permits


General Information

ALT/Freedom e-Permit - authorises the holder to park a motor vehicle referred to on the e-Permit, Ashford Borough Council’s Civic Centre and Stour Centre car park, whilst the member of staff is on ALT/Freedom business and providing it is necessary to park the vehicle in the car park.

ALT/Freedom staff must submit an application for an e-permit with evidence to confirm they are employed by SERCO at Tenterden Leisure Centre or such proof that will be accepted by Ashford Borough Council Parking, Highways and Transportation Team staff.

Charges may apply - please contact your line manager.

Terms & Conditions

  1. To apply for an e-permit you must create an on-line account.
  2. If there are any outstanding penalty charge notices for your vehicle, we will not issue an e-permit.
  3. We do not send you a paper permit. You will receive an email confirmation stating that you have an e-permit, and you will be able to use your e-permit to park a vehicle on the start date shown. 
  4. We can issue an e-permit for up to two vehicles but the e-permit is only valid in one vehicle at a time.
  5. The e-permit will only be valid for use in the vehicle bearing the registration number selected in the online account.
  6. To change the e-permit to another vehicle you will need to access your on-line account and follow the instructions to make a change.  You will receive an email confirmation acknowledging the change, and you will be able to use your e-permit to park a vehicle from the start date shown. 
  7. The e-permit is only valid when the holder is conducting ALT/Freedom business.
  8. If you choose to pay for parking on a per day, rather than on a monthly basis, then you must buy a pay and display ticket from one of the ticket machines in the Civic Centre and Stour Centre car park. Your e-permit will not be valid unless you display a pay and display ticket for the day you have parked your vehicle. If you fail to display your pay and display ticket you may receive a Penalty Charge Notice (for charges- contact your line manager).
  9. The e-permit allows a vehicle to park in the designated parking bays with the car park, but excludes bays signed or marked for a specific use (including, but not exclusively, disabled bays, loading bays, suspended bays or other permit-specific bays). 
  10. The e-permit is only valid in the standard parking bays shaded black, shown on the plan below or such other area as may be notified.
  11. Failure to park in accordance with the regulations detailed in the Council’s Off Street Parking Order and the signs and/or surface markings in the Council’s car parks may result in the issue of a Penalty Charge Notice.
  12. The issue of the e-permit does not guarantee a parking space.
  13. The e-permit is not valid in any other location.
  14. The e-permit remains the property of Ashford Borough Council and the e-permit will be cancelled on termination of your employment with ALT/Freedom or when parking is no longer required.
  15. In no event will we be liable to the customer for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental or consequential damage in connection with or arising out of these terms and conditions (including loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, loss of reputation whatsoever incurred by either party), however it arises whether for breach of these terms and conditions, including any breach of warranty, or tort (including negligence) even if the customer has been previously advised of the possibility of such damage.
  16. We will not be liable for any losses incurred following loss or corruptions of any data, database or software.

Important Information Please Read

Ashford Borough Council (ABC) is the data controller for the personal information you provide in this form. Your information will be used to administer a Season Ticket Scheme, processing is being conducted relying upon a contractual legal basis. Your data may be shared with other departments within the council for the purpose of improving services, keeping records up-to-date and for the protection of the public fund. We will not share your information with any third parties unless we are required or permitted to do so by law. Your information will be retained as long as you hold a valid Season Ticket +7yrs. For more information about your data protection rights please see the council's Data Protection pages or contact the Data Protection Officer at, The Data Protection Officer, Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford TN23 1PL.

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