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Terms and Conditions of Kit Hire

LAST DATE OF REVISION: APRIL 03, 2014

When hiring equipment from SceneQ Studios, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of business. Please read them carefully as they form a legally binding agreement between company and client.

For our full Terms and Conditions of service and studio hire, please see the separate TERMS & CONDITIONS section under the Contact Us drop-down menu.

 


 

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3. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
(a) If SceneQ Studios for any reason is unable to provide any equipment which is the subject of an agreement between SceneQ Studios and The Client, SceneQ Studios shall not be liable for any loss or consequential loss suffered by The Client as a result thereof.
4. CANCELLATION
(a) In respect of any order cancelled by The Client within 48 hours of the date when the period of hire was to commence, The Client shall be liable to pay to SceneQ Studios a cancellation charge equal to a quarter of the agreed hire charge. If the order is cancelled by The Client within 24 hours of the date when the period of hire was due to commence, The Client shall be liable to pay to SceneQ Studios a cancellation charge equal to half the agreed hire charge.

5. RESERVATIONS
(a) Upon booking a reservation, a non-refundable 50% deposit of the hire charge (not security deposit) is payable by The Client.
(b) Reservations must be made by phone, email, in person or in writing to be confirmed by SceneQ Studios by email or in writing.
(c) These Terms and Conditions must be agreed by The Client and signed on delivery if not before. In the event of the paperwork failing to be signed on this day, the reservation will be cancelled and cancellation charge equal to half the agreed hire charge will apply.
(d) Equipment may be collected from SceneQ Studios's premises after 3pm the previous day or at an otherwise specified time. It must be returned to the premises no later than midday the following day.
(e) If the equipment has not been returned by The Client by midday on the agreed end date, then the equipment shall be continued to be charged at the full hire rate until received.
 
6. PAYMENT
(a) Payment of any monies payable to SceneQ Studios in respect of any agreement between The Client and SceneQ Studios shall be made to SceneQ Studios prior to any equipment being collected by or despatched to the Client.
 
7. DEPOSIT
(a) The Client will be required to leave a security deposit if required before any equipment will be despatched by SceneQ Studios. SceneQ Studios will secure this deposit from the same payment method unless advised otherwise. In the event of the funds not being available and SceneQ Studios is unable to contact The Client, the reservation will be cancelled.
 
8. INDEMNITY
(a) The Client shall at all times fully indemnify SceneQ Studios, its employees, servants and agents against all actions, costs, claims, demands, proceedings or liabilities arising from or in conjunction with equipment, materials or any other services supplied to The Client by SceneQ Studios.
(b) In the event of late return of equipment by The Client, which forces the cancellation of subsequent equipment or studio hire bookings, The Client accepts full responsibility for any loss of revenue suffered by SceneQ Studios and agrees to remunerate SceneQ Studios for these losses.


EQUIPMENT HIRE SPECIFIC TERMS & CONDITIONS
 
1. EQUIPMENT
(a) The equipment on hire shall remain the absolute property of SceneQ Studios.
(b) SceneQ Studios cannot be held responsible for the failure of the equipment or for any consequential loss or damage arising out of the use of the equipment or services provided by the Companies employees hired out to The Client and The Client acknowledges that by taking delivery of the equipment he accepts that it has been fully maintained and was in good and substantial repair before leaving the Companies premises.
(c) The Companies liability in respect of any defect or failure of equipment supplied on hire is limited to making good such defect or failure by repair or replacement at the Companies option.
(d) SceneQ Studios does not warrant that the equipment is suitable for the particular or any purpose for which it is or may be required.
(e) The Client shall not assign transfer or otherwise part with possession of the equipment during the period of hire without prior consent of SceneQ Studios.
(f) The Client shall not permit the equipment to be used for any abnormal or hazardous assignments without the prior written consent of SceneQ Studios.
(g) Equipment will be returned to the original collection destination. Additional costs incurred as a result of delivery or collection to any other destination will be charged at SceneQ Studios's discretion. In particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing.
 
2. LOSS OR DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT
(a) The Client shall be responsible for the safe keeping of the equipment throughout the hire period and shall be liable to SceneQ Studios for all loss of or damage to the equipment howsoever caused.
(b) The Client shall be required to repackage the equipment as collected for return to SceneQ Studios and as per the enclosed packing instructions. The Client shall be liable to SceneQ Studios for all loss of or damage to the equipment in transit resulting from failure to repackage as per these instructions.
(c) The Client shall notify SceneQ Studios of any loss or damage to any equipment on hire with 24 hours of such loss or damage being sustained.
(d) The Client shall not carry out or attempt to carry out any repairs to damaged equipment without the prior written authority of SceneQ Studios.
(e) The Client shall pay to SceneQ Studios all costs for repairs to damaged equipment. (f) The Client shall pay to SceneQ Studios the full cost of replacing any lost equipment or any equipment which in the reasonable opinion of SceneQ Studios is uneconomic to repair with new equipment of the same or similar specification to that equipment which has been lost or damaged.
(g) Where equipment is returned with missing components, The Client shall pay the equipment hire charge until either those components are returned to SceneQ Studios premises or the cost of said components is paid in full by The Client.