For all equipment hire – including projector hire, sound system hire and video equipment hire – the following terms and conditions must be adhered to.
Hire period is from the time equipment leaves the owner’s possession until it is received by the owner.
No allowance can be made for time when equipment is not in use for any reason whatsoever.
The equipment hired is agreed to be as included herein, and any subsequent inclusions.
The owner does not represent or warrant that the equipment supplied is suitable for the hirer’s purpose.
While every endeavour is made to supply equipment as ordered, the owner reserves the right to substitute other designs where necessary.
The owner will not be responsible for any delays, accidents or loss or damage of any kind
– direct, indirect or consequential – which may arise through defects or breakdowns of the equipment hired.
LOSS OR DAMAGE
The hirer accepts full responsibility for loss or damage howsoever caused from the time the equipment is hired, until it is returned to the owner.
The hirer shall only use or allow the use of the equipment for the purpose, and within the capacity limits, for which it has been designed and will not attempt to alter, repair or modify the equipment.
If any equipment is damaged or destroyed it must nevertheless be returned to the owner.
If the hirer considers any equipment to be faulty as supplied, he must notify the owner immediately and hire will cease from the time such notification is received if the equipment is found to be faulty by the owner.
RETURN OF GOODS
Any equipment or part thereof not returned on due date will be charged to the hirer’s account.
Hire charges are ex our warehouse or depot. Any freight or delivery charges incurred by the owner on the hirer’s behalf may be charged to the hirer.
PACKING AND CONTAINERS
All equipment is suitably packed where necessary. Such packing, must be used by the hirer when returning the equipment, otherwise the cost of such packaging will be charged to the hirer’s account.
The charges for the hire are as stated herein.
Unless otherwise expressly provided, all hire charges are to be paid in full together with the deposit as determined by the owner before delivery is affected.
Additional rental charges are at the rate quoted herein, for the period overdue equipment is returned after 10am on the due date.
The hirer agrees to pay any property or debt collection costs.
If default exceeding seven days is made in any payment due on account of the hire, or if there is any other breach of these terms and conditions, then the owner reserves the right to terminate the hire period forthwith, and to take any steps necessary to recover possession of the equipment without prejudice to the owner’s rights to recover all amounts due for the hire, reconditioning of the equipment, if required, and cost for transport to owner’s store.
All equipment remains the absolute property of Event-Tech. The hirer undertakes to keep the equipment in his own possession and control, and free from all liens, charges, encumbrance and any other interests whatsoever.
The owner undertakes no liabilities whatsoever in respect of third party and similar risks or for personal injury or for consequential damage of any kind.
CONDITIONS OF GOODS ON RETURN
On termination of the hire, the hirer shall deliver the equipment, complete with all accessories, clean and in good order as delivered, to the owner.
Notwithstanding that the hirer may not have signed this agreement, the acceptance by the hirer of any goods on hire from the owner shall in itself constitute an acceptance of the above terms and conditions, and of the charges stated on the accompanying hire agreement form, or acknowledgement of order.