Terms and Conditions

Definitions & Law –
By Owner, we mean The Owner, Audio Source, 31 Mongleath Avenue, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4PP
We will be referred to as The Owner
‘We’, ‘Us’ and ‘Our’ means the Supplier of the Goods
‘You’ or ‘Your’ means the Hirer of the Goods
‘Goods’ means all goods hired by us to you

Terms & Conditions –

  1. The contract is made between Audio Source and the person named on the Hire Agreement.
  2. The hirer is the person named on the Hire Agreement, and declares that he/she is over eighteen years of age and is legally entitled to enter into this agreement on their own behalf.  If they are entering into this agreement on behalf of a company or organisation that they have full authority to do so.
  3. Audio Source Ltd require confirmation that the Hirer agrees to our Terms and Conditions and that the details on the Hire Agreement are correct.  Our preference is that the Hire Agreement is printed off, signed by the Hirer and returned to us either via email or by post.  If this is not a possibility then an email confirming that you agree to our Terms and Conditions will be acceptable, a paper copy will then be required to be signed at the time of delivery of goods.
  4. By signing the Hire Agreement and paying 50% of the total balance you are agreeing to our terms and conditions of hire. Unless other amount stated.
  5. All balances are payable prior to the equipment being made available for hire, unless otherwise agreed.
  6. The Hirer must provide proof of their identity including the Hirer’s address, this can either be a current UK Photo Driving Licence or British Passport and a utility bill.  The identification must be that of the person named on the Hire Agreement.  Any other person’s identification is not acceptable.  
  7. The Hirer undertakes either to insure the equipment for the full replacement value at their own expense, or to accept full personal liability for the full value of any losses or damage caused to the equipment when it is in their possession.  Whether insured or not, the Hirer is responsible for the full replacement cost of all equipment on hire to them, including all cables and accessories.  A valuation is available on request.  
  8. All hired equipment remains the absolute property of Audio Source Ltd at all times.
  9. The Hirer undertakes to keep and return equipment in good order and condition.  Any equipment returned in a dirty condition may incur a cleaning charge.
  10. Audio Source Ltd reserve the right to charge for repair or replacement of any equipment damaged lost or stolen, howsoever arising, during the period of hire.  The Hirer’s liability is for the full replacement value of the equipment and any cables.  Audio Source will inform the Hirer within 30 days, in writing of any damages and costs concerning any of the Hired Goods
  11. Audio Source Ltd will always attempt to provide the hire equipment that has been ordered.  However we do reserve the right to provide substitute equipment should the need arise.
  12. In the event that the hired equipment is faulty, Audio Source Ltd shall not be liable for any consequential loss or damage whether financial or otherwise, arising there from.  We will endeavour to supply a replacement, should we not be able to fulfil this all monies paid to us by the hirer will be refunded, but this will be the limit of our liability.
  13. Packing supplied with equipment must be returned, or it will be charged for.
  14. Where ‘Dry Hire’ is opted for, where no setup of equipment is by Audio Source Ltd, or you have chosen to collect the equipment from us, all hired equipment should be installed by a competent person.  Audio Source Ltd cannot accept any responsibility for damage done to personnel, property or equipment in this regard whilst it is on hire.
  15. The Hirer will be held liable for the loss of any equipment confiscated because of a failing to comply with any relevant laws or regulations.
  16. All quotations are made by Audio Source Ltd without obligation, and we reserve the right at any time to vary any quotation or part thereof, or to refuse acceptance of any order without assigning any reason for such refusal, although once the 50% of the balance has been paid the price will be fixed.
  17. Audio Source Ltd reserves the right to inspect all hired equipment at any time during the hire period.
  18. All quotations and prices are subject to the addition of Value Added Tax at the rate applicable on the date of the invoice.
  19. We will exercise our statutory right (Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2002) to claim interest and compensation for debt recovery costs under the late payment legislation if we are not paid according to our payment terms.
  20. All hired equipment must be used for the purpose for which it was intended by the manufacturer.
  21. We may request a security/damage deposit prior to the commencement of the hire, cash or BACS payment is requested for the deposit.  The security/damage deposit will be refunded upon the safe return of all hired equipment.  The amount of security/damage deposit will vary depending on what is being hired, but will be advised to the Hirer either when an enquiry is being made, or when a booking is confirmed.  The amount of the security deposit is arbitrary and does not limit your liability, which is for the full replacement cost of any loss, or any costs incurred by us in repairing equipment that has been damaged during the hire period.
  22. The hiring period of the equipment shall commence at the time specified in the Hire Agreement and shall finish when the equipment is collected/returned.  During the period of the hire, the Hirer shall be solely responsible for the hired goods and insuring the goods.
  23. The Owner shall not be responsible for injury or damage to person or property howsoever sustained arising from our goods under hire.
  24. All cancellations must be received in writing – if nothing is received the booking will remain confirmed and a full hire charge will be incurred.  If cancellation is more than 30 days notice a full refund of all monies paid will be issued.  If cancellation is between 30 and 8 days prior to the event a fee of 25% of the full hire charge will be incurred.  If cancellation is less than 8 days prior to the event a fee of 75% of the full hire charge will be incurred.
  25. The terms above, and the hire agreement to which this document relates, shall in all respects be construed and operate in accordance with English law.

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