Official parking rules

Rules for parking

A) The present rules for parking (the “Rules”) enter into force as of 0:00 on 27.10.2016 and regulate the access and stay of vehicles in the parking area of the Building Complex Tzarigradsko, located at 115z Tzarigradsko Shousse Blvd., Sofia (the “Parking Area”);

B) The Rules are approved and adopted by the company responsible for the management of the Parking Area – AP Retail I EOOD, a company incorporated and operating under the laws of the Republic of Bulgaria, having its registered office at: 47, Maria Louiza Blvd., Vazrajdane Region, Sofia, registered with the Commercial Register at the Registry Agency under Uniform Identification Code (UIC) 200019536, represented by the manager Alexandros Papageorgiou Papadopoulos (“APR”);

C) The present Rules shall apply to all users of the Parking Area who have entered with a vehicle in the Parking Area (the “Users”).

D) APR is entitled to amend the Rules at its sole discretion where any amendment shall be binding on the Users as of the date of their uploading on the website www.themall.bg.

Access to the parking area

1. In order to access the Parking Area, the User shall obtain a parking ticket from the ticket machines located at the entrances of the Parking Area. By entering the Parking Area with a vehicle, the User is deemed to have accepted the present Rules and has undertaken to fully comply with them.

2. The Users who access the Parking Area are not guaranteed that they will find an available parking space. The lack of free parking space does not waive the Users‘ obligations under the present Rules.

Use of the parking area

3. Each parking ticket obtained by a User at the entrance of the Parking Area entitles the User to enter the Parking Area, park and leave the Parking Area with one vehicle only. After entering the Parking Area the User undertakes to fully comply with the present Rules.

4. The User undertakes to drive, park and take care of the vehicle on the territory of the Parking Area in full compliance with the present Rules, in compliance with the traffic signs installed in the Parking Area, the provisions of the applicable traffic laws and regulations thereto. The User undertakes to fully comply with the instructions of APR and its representatives and of the security services of the Parking Area.

5. Entrance, parking and stay in the underground levels -1, -2 and -3 of the Parking Area is forbidden for Users driving gas supplied vehicles. In case APR or any third party suffers damage and/or in case of sanctions imposed by the competent authorities as a result of non-compliance with the present prohibition under this item 5, the User shall be held liable and shall fully indemnify APR and/or any third party for any direct or indirect damage sustained as a result of such default.

6. The User undertakes to park the vehicle only on the explicitly designated parking spaces as marked in the Parking Area. The Users are not allowed to park on parking spaces, reserved for disabled people, unless in the case of item 7 below. In addition, APR reserves its right to restrict the access to certain parking spaces at its own discretion, in which case the Users shall not be entitled to park on such parking spaces with restricted access.

It is expressly forbidden any vehicles to be stopped or parked on the alleys, entrances and in general on any place that is not marked as parking space.

7. The Users who have cards for preferential parking of vehicles which are transporting disabled people (the “Cards”) issued under the terms of the Bulgarian Traffic Act, can park on the available Parking Spaces dully marked as spaces for disabled people. These Users are obliged to place the Card on a visible place on the front window of the vehicle during their whole stay in the Parking Area and the disabled person on whose name the Card is issued should be either the User or a person being transported with the respective vehicle.

8. The Users of the Parking Area are allowed to drive the vehicle on the territory of the Parking Area with a maximum speed of 10 km/hour.

9. The Users are prohibited in the territory of the Parking Area to use fire, flammable devices and substances, to smoke, to consume alcohol, to cause unnecessary idle running and use of the engine, to park vehicles with non-tight fuel containers, to load the vehicle’s tank with fuel, to undertake repairs and/or maintenance works on the vehicle, to clean the vehicle and to discharge liquids for cooling the engine of the vehicle, to place anything that hinders the visibility, passing or parking of vehicles in the Parking Area.

Exit of the parking area

10. The User is allowed to exit the Parking Area only after payment of the incurred fees under item 11 below and returning of the valid parking ticket on the outer barriers of the Parking Area. For the avoidance of doubt, the parking ticket is issued for a particular vehicle and therefore when exiting the Parking the User shall return the same ticket that the he received upon entering the Parking. Exchange of parking tickets between Users, who have entered the Parking with different vehicles is not allowed. Payment of the fees is made via the designated technical devices located in the Parking Area and/or in the Building Complex. The technical devices accept only coins of 1 BGN and 2 BNG and bills. Upon payment of the fees as per item 11 the User has 30 minutes to exit the Parking Area or otherwise the User owes additional fees for the additional stay until exiting in compliance with the present Rules.

Fees and time of stay

11. (1) The fees for access to the Parking Area per one vehicle are determined according to the following tariff:

  • up to 30 minutes stay – free of charge;
  • from 30 minutes up to 4 hours stay – 1 (one) BGN VAT included;
  • from 4 hours up to 8 hours stay – 2 (two) BGN VAT included;
  • for every commenced hour after the 8th hour – 2 (two) BGN/hour VAT included.
  • Saturday and Sunday – free of charge

(2) The fees for access to the Parking Area per one vehicle for Users that are clients of Arena Cinema are determined according to the following tariff, subject to validation of the parking tickets at the ticket desks of Arena Cinema, located on level + 10.80 in the Building Complex:

  • up to 4 hours stay – free of charge;
  • from 4 hours up to 8 hours stay – 2 (two) BGN VAT included;
  • for every commenced hour after the 8th hour – 2 (two) BGN/hour VAT included.
  • Saturday and Sunday – free of charge

(3) The time of stay as per this item 11 in the Parking Area is calculated regardless of the number of entrances and exits of the Parking Area for the period of one Day whereas a Day shall have the meaning of 24 (twenty four) consecutive hours from 0:00 until 24:00 of each calendar day. Тhe time of stay for a Day shall include the total time, spent by a vehicle in the Parking Area during this Day and the fees under items 11(1) and 11(2) shall be calculated on the basis of the total time spent within the Day. As an example, upon exit of the Parking Area after stay of 3 hours, the User shall pay a fee of BGN 1 VAT included, but if the Users enters again the Parking Area with the same vehicle within the same Day and stays for further 2 hours, the User shall pay additional fee of BGN 2 VAT included because its total stay within the same Day shall be 5 hours. For the avoidance of doubt, the 30 minutes stay that is free of charge as per item 11 (1) above is valid only once per Day.

(4) The period of stay for the purposes of items 11 (1) and 11 (2) is calculated from entering the Parking until payment of the parking ticket upon exiting.

12. The maximum uninterrupted allowed time spent inside the Parking Area per one vehicle is 48 (forty eight) hours. In case of exceeding the maximum time under the present item 12 the User continues to be fully bound by the present Rules until the vehicle leaves the Parking Area and the User has paid all the fees hereunder. The User acknowledges that APR is entitled to remove the vehicle from the Parking Area after the expiry of the maximum allowed time at the expenses of the User. In the latter case the User is to pay any and all fees under the Rules and to pay the expenses for the removing of the vehicle immediately to APR.

Additional payment obligations

13. In case of breach by a User of its obligations under the present Rules, APR is entitled entirely upon its own discretion:

a) to place a penalty sticker on the front window of the User’s vehicle in case of the first default;
b) to request payment of the amount of BGN 200 (two hundred) leva VAT included for every default following the first default;
c) to remove the vehicle from the Parking Area at the expenses of the User in case the vehicle is not properly parked in accordance with the Rules, if it poses threat or if the maximum time allowed for parking has expired;
d) to prohibit the User from entering the Parking Area with the vehicle, for a period of up to 1 (one) year;
e) in case the User has lost or destroyed its parking ticket, the User owes fee in the amount of BGN 10 ten leva VAT included;
f) in case the time of the stay of the vehicle on the territory of the Parking Area exceeds the maximum allowed time under item 12 above the User owes fee in the amount of BGN 500 (five hundred leva) VAT included.

14. All amounts under item 13 are payable in addition to the fees due under item 11 above.

Rights and obligation of APR

15. APR is entitled to receive the fees under the Rules in the amount and under the terms and conditions herein.

16. APR ensures the Users the undisturbed access to the Parking Area in accordance with the purposes of the present Rules. APR does not ensure the Users that upon entry in the Parking Area there will be available parking spaces to use.

17. APR shall be liable only for damage caused by APR or its representatives as a result of willful misconduct or gross negligence. APR shall not be held liable for damage caused by any third party. The User is obliged to inform APR of any damage whatsoever occurred in the Parking Area immediately after its occurrence and in any case before leaving the Parking Area.

18. The Parking Area is unguarded and APR is not responsible for the security of the User’s vehicles. APR shall not be responsible in case of damage or theft of a vehicle, or in case any property is stolen from a vehicle. The security of each vehicle is responsibility of the User.

Rights and obligations of the user

19. The User is obliged to pay the fees under the Rules. The stay of each User in the Parking Area after the 30 minutes free of charge time despite not finding available parking space is entirely at the risk and at the expenses of the User who is obliged to pay the fees according to the time spent in the Parking Area under item 11 above regardless if the User parked the vehicle or not.

20. The User shall comply with the present Rules as they may be amended entirely upon the Lessor’s discretion as per recital D) above.

21. The User shall be liable and shall indemnify any damage to the Parking Area, APR and/or to any third party caused by the User and/or third parties travelling with the User in the vehicle. In case of any damage, the User undertakes to inform the representatives of APR and the security service of the Parking Area immediately after causing the damage, but in any case before leaving the Parking Area. In case of occurrence of any other unpredicted situation and/or emergency the User shall immediately inform the security service.

Video surveillance and car plate recognition

22. APR uses technical means for video surveillance and control and plate recognition of the Vehicles’ registration numbers for the purposes of applying the present Rules.

Personal data protection

23. The Company is registered as a personal data controller with the register of the registered personal data controllers maintained by the Commission for Personal Data Protection, under identification number 252903 (the “Controller”).

24. For the purposes of compliance with the present Rules and security reasons, the Company processes the following personal data of the Users:

  • video images;
  • data concerning the registration numbers of vehicles.

25. Upon entering the Parking Area and taking a parking ticket the User grants his/her consent his/her personal data to be processed, including by automatic means, by the Company in its capacity of a personal data controller as identified under Art. 24 above.

26. The personal data are collected by technical means used for the management of the admission to and security of the Parking Area by means of which the Administrator performs video monitoring, including recording of the vehicles’ registration numbers plates for further recognition.

27. The personal data of each User might be disclosed to third parties (commercial partners of the Company, etc.) with regard to the necessity of compliance with the present Rules, as well as in order to protect legally proclaimed interests of the Company.

28.  The term for processing the personal data is up to 1 (one) year.

29. After expiration of the term for personal data processing they will be destroyed by the Controller in a manner and by means completely excluding the possibility for its subsequent full or partial restoration.

30. The Controller informs the Users that the use of the Parking Area and the arising with this regard personal data processing is voluntary. Each User has the right to access and correction of his/her personal data as far as it does not violates the rights of third persons, as well as right to object before the Controller against the processing of his/her personal data upon existence of legal ground for this.

31. The User may exercise his/her rights under Art. 30 above by submission of a written request via sending an email to the following email address: infodesk@themall.bg.

32. The User has to present his/her accurate identification data upon sending a request and/or notification for withdrawal of consent for personal data processing.

33. The Controller guarantees that the personal data of the Users will be processed in compliance with the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act and Regulation No. 1 dated 30.01.2013 and its internal instructions.