- This membership is not to be used for the following purposes:
- Provide towing or road services applicable to insurance claims or incidents for which the member has insurance coverage (i.e. vandalism, fire, comprehensive claims, etc.)
- Tow your vehicle from a repair facility because you did not approve of the quoted cost of repairs.
- Provide second or additional tows by an Access Service
- Provider on the same breakdown (for example Access will not tow your vehicle from one repair facility to another, or tow your vehicle home then tow it to a repair facility at a later date.).
- Shovel snow to free or gain access to a snowed-in vehicle.
- Pay for the cost of a new tire or installation of a new tire or wheel, or install or remove snow tires, chains, etc.
- Pay the cost of any installed parts, labor, supplies, or materials.
- Transport you to your disabled vehicle or to any destination after emergency service has been provided, except as specified in the membership benefits.
- Pay for the cost of any incidental expenses such as accommodation, meals, vehicles, rentals, etc. as a result of a vehicle breakdown, except as specified in the membership benefits.
- Provide service to motor scooters, any vehicles in excess of 3,600 kg (8,000 lbs.) except as specified in the membership benefits, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, dune buggies, trailers of any description, taxicabs, tow trucks, snow plows, tractors, limousines, boats, vehicles used for competition, unlicensed vehicles, and impounded or theft-recovered vehicles, except as specifically permitted by your membership.
- Tow a vehicle to or from a scrapyard. Pay for the cost of bridge tolls, ferries, or express/toll highways.
Privacy & Security Policy
Access considers all personal information of our clients, supplied by our clients to be held in the strictest of confidence. With that in mind, we will not use or redirect personal information for any purpose other than for providing vehicle roadside assistance. Your personal information will not be sold to a third party nor made available for use by third-party applications. Access Roadside Assistance respects the privacy of its customers and team members. In this regard, Access privacy practices are consistent with the Canadian Standards Association’s Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information code which contains ten (10) fair information principles generally described as follows:
- Accountability An organization is responsible for personal information under its control designating a representative(s) responsible for its compliance with such principles.
- Consent The consent of an individual is required for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information unless otherwise permitted by law.
- Identifying Purposes The purpose for which personal information is collected shall be identified on or before the time the personal information is collected.
- Limiting Collection of Personal Information The collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the identified purposes.
- Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention of Personal Information shall only be used or disclosed for the purpose it was collected unless otherwise allowed by law. Such personal information shall also only be retained as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of such identified purposes.
- Accuracy Personal information collected shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the identified purposes.
- Safeguards and Safekeeping Personal information shall be secured at a level appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information.
- Openness An organization shall make available information about its practices pertaining to managing personal information.
- Individual Access An individual shall be informed of the existence, use, and disclosure of their personal information and shall be given access to such personal information. Such individuals shall be entitled to query the accuracy and completeness of the personal information as well as have such personal information amended.
- Challenging Compliance An individual shall be entitled to challenge concerns they may have with respect to an organization’s compliance with the fair information principles contained herein.
To be reimbursed for any benefit under their membership, the member must first obtain a claim number from Access before incurring any costs for which the member is seeking reimbursement. The member must then provide Access proof of payment of such expense in a form acceptable to Access within thirty (30) days of such expense being incurred. Provided that the claimed expense complies with the requirements of their membership, Access shall mail a cheque to the member for the reimbursement amount within 60 days of receipt of the request for reimbursement.