Definition ‘THE BUSINESS” means teeparty, ABN 61737097345. The person who books the equipment warrants that they are either the Hirer or have the authority of the Hirer to book the equipment. “THE EQUIPMENT” means goods hired as they appear on the booking agreement. “THE AGREEMENT” means the Booking Form/Hire Agreement between the Business and the Hirer of the equipment. Agreement – The Hirer, by placing an order via email or telephone, agrees that they accept the conditions of the hiring agreement. The Business will retain a booking form/hire agreement for the hire of the goods, which the Hirer, or agent of the Hirer, will be supplied a copy of upon request. If the agreement is not signed by the Hirer this does NOT forfeit the agreement.
Hiring Charges – Unless prior arrangements are made hiring charges are for a 20-hour period (typically from 3pm until 10am the following day). The hiring charges are for the agreed period as per the Agreement. If the equipment is unavailable for pick up or return, the Business reserves the right to charge the Hirer for extra time as per the 20 hour rate. Postponement, If the Hirer chooses to postpone the hire of the equipment, cancellation charges will apply. See below.
Cancellation – A cancellation fee of 100% of the invoice amount will apply if the Hirer cancels within 1 to 7 days of the delivery date. Outside of 7 days all attempts will be made to reschedule the Delivery date. If the delivery date cannot be changed the Hirer will forfeit the deposit. The Delivery date is usually the day of the function / booked date, unless otherwise specified.
Payment – Orders or bookings are confirmed after a non-refundable deposit of $150 via bank transfer is received. Full payment is due 7 days prior to delivery date. The Business reserves the right to withhold delivery if full payment has not been received prior to delivery. Payment options include Electronic transfer. Delivery and Pickup – Delivery charges apply outside of the following suburbs: Beaumaris, Black Rock, Brighton, Brighton East, Cheltenham, Hampton, Hampton East, Highett and Sandringham. Times can be discussed on request.
Receipt of Delivery – The Hirer is responsible for being present to accept delivery of the equipment. The Hirer is responsible for any loss or damage incurred if He / She arranges equipment to be delivered without being present or without an authorised agent present i.e. The Hirer is responsible for losses or damage resulting from equipment being delivered to an unattended premises or location as requested by the Hirer.
Positioning/Setting up of Equipment. – If The Hirer has booked set up of the equipment, The Hirer is responsible for indicating clearly the location of the assembly or dismantling of the equipment. The Business will take every care, but shall not be liable for any damage to the site, site access, furniture or personal belongings. Use of Equipment – The Hirer is responsible for checking the quantity of hired items against the invoice/agreement upon delivery and should contact the Business – Josette on 0411567122 or Clare on 0429306291 immediately to advise of any discrepancy or damage discovered. Advice after the function will not be considered as advice and the Hirer will be, liable for any loss or damage to the Equipment.
Damage to Hire equipment during use is the responsibility of the Hirer and the Hirer agrees that repair or replacement charges for damaged equipment will be actioned after the hire date. If at any time during the hire period the Hirer considers the equipment to be faulty, it is the Hirers responsibility to contact the Business by telephone to report the problem. The Business reserves the right to repair or replace the faulty equipment as soon as practicable during the hire period to the reasonable satisfaction of the Hirer. The Hirer should not attempt to repair the Equipment without prior consent of the Business. Call out charges, relative to the time of day, will be due and payable if the equipment is found not to be faulty as claimed by the Hirer. The business will not be liable for any loss, damage or expenditure incurred by the Hirer due to faulty Equipment for any reason whatsoever.
Cleaning. A cleaning charge will be applied to all equipment returned dirty $25 per piece of equipment. This will apply to all hire equipment. Linen does not need to be washed, however if they are returned stained or excessively dirty a cleaning fee will apply. All hire equipment; linen and bed sheets need to be returned dry.
Insurance. Insurance is the Hirer’s responsibility during the hire period. The Hirer is responsible for the security of the equipment at all times during the Hire period. Any lost, broken, damaged or destroyed equipment will be charged to the Hirer at full replacement value.
Liability to Third Parties. The Business will not be liable for any claim for personal injury, death, loss or damage to the property however caused unless it is proved that such injury was caused by faulty material, workmanship or negligence on the part of the Business. The Businesses decision is final in all matters relating to these Terms & Conditions of Hire.