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Bluemoonhire Terms & Conditions                     rev’ March 2008
(Littlehampton, W Sussex)               email:
Any orders placed or hire agreements made will imply that the customer has read and agreed to the respective terms and conditions as stated below.

1. Insurance is the responsibility of The Hirer up to the full replacement value. In all circumstances The Hirer will be liable for the full cost of repair or replacement, where this sum exceeds the deposit paid.

2. Delivery and collection by Bluemoonhire when provided, is in addition to equipment hire charge, and will be charged at the stated rate, unless otherwise agreed at time of booking.

3. The hire rates apply as per our current published price list and will be charged for actual days of hire unless otherwise indicated on the Hire Agreement. Goods will be delivered on the day of the event and collected either immediately after, or during the day following the hire.

4. In the case of takeaway dry-hire, the full payment and deposit (minimum £50) are to be paid before hire commences. The deposit is variable at our discretion and is dependent on the value of the hired equipment, though it does not represent the value or replacement cost of the equipment. The hirer will be liable for the entire cost of repair or replacement, where this sum exceeds the deposit. The deposit will be refunded in full on the return of all the equipment hired in full working order and in the same condition as delivered to the hirer, by the stipulated time.

5. In the case of delivered dry-hire or wet-hire, advance part-payment, will be required on confirmation of booking. The balance of the hire fee will be due on arrival/delivery to site. In the event of a cancellation by hirer, we will refund the advance payment, less a percentage retention on the following scale: at least 40 days notice=0% retention, between 35 and 14 days notice=50% retention, less than 14 days notice=100% retention.

6. In the event of equipment failing to operate in accordance with published specifications, the hirer must notify Bluemoonhire immediately by telephone and confirm in writing, otherwise a credit against the hire charge will not be allowed.

7. In the event of equipment not being returned/available for collection on the appointed day, hire charges will continue to accrue until equipment is returned/collected at the prescribed daily rate and additional collection charges will apply.

8. In the case of equipment being shipped before notice of cancellation is received in writing, then one full day's hire fee plus delivery and collection charges will apply.

9. All damages or breakages which occur during the hire period are the responsibility of the hirer irrespective of cause, and must be advised at the end of the hire period. All repairs or replacements will be charged for, as will any shortages. Additionally, the hirer may be responsible for paying a charge equating to Bluemoonhire financial loss until such repairs or replacements are completed.

10. Whilst every effort is made to supply equipment in full working order, Bluemoonhire shall not be liable for any consequential loss to the hirer, including any expense, liability, loss, claim or proceeding, whatsoever caused by, or arising out of late delivery, non-delivery, unsuitability or any breakdown or stoppage of same. Bluemoonhire reserve the right to substitute an item of equipment of equal or greater hire value than the item originally quoted for, should this not be available.

11. No third-party marking or labeling of hire items is permitted. If removal of same causes damage to the equipment. Paragraph 9 of these Terms and Conditions shall apply.

12. The Hirer agrees to indemnify Bluemoonhire against any third-party claim for injury or damages howsoever caused, as a result of misuse, abuse, unsafe or inappropriate siting of any hired equipment, whether dry or wet hire.

T&Crev 03/08