Status Disclosure

Vehicle Finance Status Disclosure for Crawford Clarke Cars

Who are we?

 

Crawford Clarke Cars , a dealership acting as a credit broker in arranging finance for vehicle transactions.

Are we authorised to arrange finance for you?

Yes, we are authorised and regulated for credit-broking activities by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA"). We are not a lender. Our FCA Firm Reference Number is 664338. For more information, please visit the FCA website at: www.register.fca.org.uk. Please note that business customers may not be protected under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 or FCA rules.

What can we do to help finance your vehicle?

We can introduce you (whether direct or through a specialist credit broker) to a number of finance companies ("funders") who may be able to finance your transaction, there are other funders to which we cannot introduce you which may also be able to offer you finance.

We will provide you with information and explanations about the finance products that may be available to you and, where we recommend a product to you to you, we will ensure that this is based on the information you give us about your needs and circumstances so that it is suitable for you. Finance is arranged subject to status and terms and conditions. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to secure finance for you.

Can we give you independent financial advice?

We are not independent financial advisers and so are unable to provide you with independent financial advice.

Do you have to pay for our service?

No, you make no payment to us.

However a funder or broker we work with may pay us for introducing you to them. Different funders/brokers may pay us different amounts. We will tell you how much we will be paid if you ask.

How will we use your information?

We will use your information to obtain quotes from funders and brokers to process finance applications through them and we and/or they may also conduct a search of your record held with one or more credit reference agencies. Credit checks may as a result appear on your credit file lodged by organisations with whom you have not dealt directly. The personal information collected will also be shared with fraud prevention agencies who will use it to prevent fraud and money laundering and to verify your identity. If fraud is detected you could be refused certain services, finance or employment..

What can you do if you wish to complain about our services or contact us?

If you wish to make a complaint, please contact us:

* by writing to us at Complaints, Crawford Clarke Cars , 209 Knock Road , Belfast, BT56QE

* by emailing sales@crawfordclarkecars.co.uk. ; or

* by telephoning 02890777777

 

If, after making a complaint to us you are still unhappy and feel the matter has not been resolved to your satisfaction, please contact the Financial Ombudsman Service "FOS" www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk. Please note that FOS may not be able to deal with complaints from business customers.

Further details about our complaints procedure and FOS are available on request and can be found on our website at www.crawfordclarkecars.co.uk

If you require further information, please contact us by telephoning the above number or emailing us at sales@crawfordclarkecars.co.uk or address your correspondence to General Manager , Crawford Clarke Cars, 209 Knock Road, Belfast, BT56QE.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: You will receive advice and a recommendation from us for insurance products provided by the insurers listed above. We may ask some questions to narrow down the selection of products that we provide details on. You will then need to make your own choice about how to proceed.