Terms and Conditions

Image App Business Rules

The Auto Trader Image App (“the product”) uses market leading technology to capture up to 360-degree interior and exterior spins of the vehicle for sale, as well as high definition stills, which can be advertised on agreed retailer, group and OEM approved used car websites as well as Auto Trader adverts.

These terms are provided subject to the Main Advertising Terms & Conditions which are incorporated into the Rules by reference.

Terms defined in the Main Advertising Terms & Conditions shall have the same meaning in these Rules if, should a term be defined in both the Main Advertising Terms & Conditions and these Rules, the meaning of the term defined in these Rules shall have precedence in relation to the Rules.

  1. Definition
    1. “Spins” means an interactive (up to 360-degree) image viewable on agreed websites and/or agreed mobile applications using the Auto Trader Image App Viewer;
    2. “Capture” means a single collection of spin(s) and still images for a single vehicle
    3. “Capturing” means the taking of Imagery using the AutoTrader App;
    4. “Device” means: iPhone 7 Plus and subsequent versions; iPad Air or iPad Pro or subsequent versions, subject to operating standards as applicable;
    5. “Imagery” means images of vehicles taken using the AutoTrader App including Spins and Still Photos;
    6. “Operating System” means current versions of the iOS mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc., which powers iPhones, iTouch, and iPads
    7. “Services” means the service provided by Auto Trader pursuant to this Agreement which comprises the combination of: (1) the Auto Trader App; (2) the Car360 Viewer; (3) the Car360 Cloud; (4) Hosting; and, (5) Still Photo(s) and Car360 Image(s) distribution;
    8. “Still Photo(s)”means a standalone image captured via the Auto Trader App, from which a JPEG is generated from the downloading of an image URL
  2. Business Rules
    1. The Auto Trader Image App enables the user to capture and upload the following:
      • Up to 100 high resolution still images;
      • Fully interactive exterior vehicle spins (up to 360 degrees);
      • Fully interactive 360 interior spins; and
      • Hotspots – highlights specific features of the vehicle both on the 360 exterior and 360 interior spins.
    2. Strong WIFI connectivity is required to upload Imagery using the app.
    3. The Image App will only operate on the Devices and the Operating System and no other devices or operating systems. The Retailer is responsible for having the necessary Devices which operate on the Operating Systems.
    4. A 360-degree interior camera that can capture 360-degree imagery as a jpeg and store this imagery on the Device for the App to retrieve and use is required to capture interior images.
    5. Retailers can use Dealer Portal as their primary stock management system; or
    6. Where Retailers use Data Feed to upload their adverts, they must:
      1. operate on the Flexible Feed platform;
      2. Not utilise a background replacement services with any other provider;
      3. Imagery uploaded via the App will take precedence over all imagery submitted in any Datafeed.
    7. To set-up the product, a generic email address is required for each user. The email address must be unidentifiable and not mention individual names.
    8. Auto Trader hold a License agreement with Car360 Incorporated (“Car360”), based in the USA. Under this Agreement, Car360 licenses to AutoTrader the Car360 technology necessary to enable AutoTrader to provide 360-degree imaging services to its customers through a Car360 developed mobile application, cloud based processing and storage of 360-degree image captures as well as provision of the Car360 Viewer to enable imagery to be displayed on a website.
    9. All Materials (including without limitation in the Auto Trader Image App, the Auto Trader Image App Viewer, the Imagery Services and in any components thereof and all underlying data generated thereby) is vested in and shall remain vested with Auto Trader.
    10. Auto Trader shall have no liability to the Retailer under or in connection with these Business Rules for any loss, damage, expense or other claims arising as a result of:
      1. use of the AutoTrader App and/or Services in any manner inconsistent with these Rules;
      2. the input by the Retailer of any inaccurate, incomplete, illegible or incorrect information into the App;
      3. the failure of and/or any interruption to the App and/or Services if the failure and/or interruption was due to Retailer’s act or omission and/or the breakdown, interruption or service failure of Retailer’s Device; or
      4. any communications or network defects, delays or failures that Retailer experiences in trying to access and use the App.
    11. Auto Trader cannot guarantee that the Image App will be continuously available online free from any faults, interruptions and/or errors. Occasionally, there may be disruptions to the provision of the Image App services for Auto Trader to conduct necessary maintenance work.
    12. Auto Trader endeavours to provide users of the Image App with reasonable notice of any scheduled maintenance.
  3. Charges and Payments
    1. This product can only be purchased as standalone.
    2. Details regarding charges and payments are outlined in the agreement and invoice for the product.
  4. Cancellation and Termination
    1. Cancellation is subject to 30 days’ notice as outlined in the Main Advertising Terms and Conditions.
    2. Auto Trader will be entitled to terminate the Agreement at any time upon 7 days’ written notice to the Retailer.