Terms + Conditions of Hire
The ‘Hire Company’ is The Table Station.
The ‘Client’ refers to any individual, firm, or corporation hiring equipment or appoints services from the ‘Hire Company’.
The ‘Equipment’ refers to all Marquees, furniture, homewares, lighting and accessories supplied to the ‘Client’.
The ‘Event date’ is the day of the wedding or event supplied by the client to the hire company.
CONDITIONS OF HIRE
The hiring of equipment is done on a first to book basis. To secure the equipment for your booking the deposit needs to be paid by the due date given and an original term and conditions to be signed and returned to the Hire Company. Should both these not be done by the due date the Hire Company has the right to hire any equipment to another client. Hiring of the equipment will begin from the commencement date specified by the hire company and shall be collected or returned to the hire company by the date specified by the hire company. Any extension of the period needs to be agreed to by the hire company and may incur additional fees.
A 50% deposit (50% of the total booking amount including GST, delivery fee and setup fee) is required at the time of the booking. Final payment of the remaining 50% of the total booking cost shall be paid 14 days prior to the event date. All payments must be made by the direct deposit into the hire company’s bank account and by the due date specified. Please note that should the final payment not be made 14 days prior to the event date the hire company reserves the right to no longer supply any equipment for the event. No deposit will be returned should this occur.
The Client may cancel an order at anytime though please note that cancelations fee will occur should the client cancel the booking within 30 days of the event date. No cancellation by the client is valid unless is has been acknowledged in writing by the hire company.
Bookings cancelled within 7 days of the event date will be charged 100% of the total booking cost. Bookings cancelled between 7 and 30 days will be charged 50% of the total booking cost.
Cancellations of bookings/events due to weather shall still be subject to the cancellation policy above. The hire company is in no way responsible for intemperate weather that may cause the client to cancel their booking.
The hire company reserves the right to request a security bond to cover any equipment. The bond and amount will be determined by individual booking requirements. Any damaged, missing, very unclean items will be charged at full replacement cost and/or cleaning cost will then be deducted from the bond amount.
DAMAGE, LOST, STOLEN OR UNCLEAN EQUIPMENT
Upon delivery of the equipment and until the return of the equipment to the hire company’s premises the client has full responsibility of all equipment hired. The client will pay full replacement cost of any equipment badly damaged, lost or stolen. The client will pay any repairing costs to damaged equipment. Any damaged equipment will be decided by the hire company if it can be repaired or require replacement. Burns, holes, tears, water damage or other similar damage to equipment shall be replaced at full cost to the client.
Any equipment returned unclean by the client to the hire company, the client shall pay the hire company the full cost of returning the equipment to a clean condition.
The client shall protect the equipment from the elements during the time of hire. In poor weather conditions storage of the equipment may be necessary and is the responsibility of the client to see that the equipment is stored safely. Any equipment damaged from weather is the full responsibility of the client and shall be paid at full replacement cost to the hire company.
The hire company’s equipment shall be delivered to the client in a clean and well maintained condition. It is the clients responsibility to notify the hire company should the equipment not be in a satisfactory condition within 6 hours of receiving the equipment. Otherwise any damage or uncleanliness of equipment shall be deemed the clients accountability.
DELIVERY COLLECTION AND SETUP
Fees will be charged to the client for any installation of equipment, delivery and collection. This fee will vary depending upon distance traveled from the hire company’s premises, amount of equipment hired, amount of setup required and installation time. The client will be advised of the fee once all equipment has been decided upon. This fee may be subject to change should the client then change the amount of equipment hired or amount to be setup. Unless a setup fee has been charged and agreed upon by the hire company the hire company in not responsible for the set up of equipment.
The hire company shall in no way be held responsible or accountable for any injury, death or loss of income caused to the client, any third parties or properties due to the hire of equipment or provided services by the hire company.
(a) The “Owner” is The Table Station
(b) The “Hirer” refers to the person, firm or corporation hiring equipment from the Owner
(c) The “Equipment” means all the equipment and accessories supplied to the Hirer
(d) “Terms” means these Terms and Conditions of Hire
2. CONDITIONS OF HIRE
(a) The hiring of the equipment will commence from the commencement date specified on your invoice and continue for the term specified. The hirer is entitled to use the equipment for the hire period. Any extension of the period must be agreed to by The Table Station.
(b) The hirer shall not remove the Hire equipment or any part thereof from the situation and position of its installation without consent from the owner.
(c) The hirer acknowledges that he/she has received adequate instruction on the correct use of the equipment, which includes demonstration or verbal or written instructions.
(d) The hirer agrees not to use the equipment at locations or purposes different to the equipment’s general designated purpose and specified suitability (such as indoor versus outdoor use).
(e) The hirer acknowledges responsibility for the equipment and is liable for any damage.
(a) The hirer agrees to pay The Table Station the hire fee and the damage waiver fee specified for the equipment for the hire period including any applicable GST, stamp duties, penalties, levies or freight and other charges relevant to this agreement.
(b) The required fees must be paid to The Table Station prior to the commencement date of the hire period.
(c) Equipment not returned on time and in accordance with this agreement will be subject to a continuance of the agreed rental until return is complete.
(d) Payment for hire of goods must be made by; (i) 30% of the agreed hire price upon confirmation of order; and (ii) the balance of the agreed hire price made 48 hours prior to delivery of the goods. Payment must be made by credit card, bank transfer or cash.
(e) The Owner requires security details at the time of order placement. An order will not be confirmed until and unless security detail is endorsed and supplied to the Owner.
(f) All orders placed less than 7 days from delivery require full payment to confirm the booking.
(g) All prices on the Dann Event Hire website are in Australian Dollars (AUD).
(h) All custom built or special purchase equipment requires full payment at point of booking in order to commence manufacture or buying process.
The Hirer may cancel an order but may forfeit any hire fees paid as follows:
(a) If booking is cancelled 4 weeks before the event date, The Table Station will make a full refund of any hire fees paid minus the 30% deposit paid;
(b) Bookings cancelled or item quantities reduced 1 – 3 weeks before the event date will forfeit between 50% and 100% of the total hire fee depending on the time of year;
(c) Bookings cancelled or item quantities reduced within 7 days of the event date will forfeit 100% of the total hire fee.
5. DELIVERY & COLLECTION
(a) The goods shall be returned in a reasonably clean, but not necessarily sterile state or a cleaning fee may apply.
(b) The Hirer must allow any The Table Station representative access to the goods at all reasonable times.
(c) The Hirer must provide safe and proper access to and at the event site.
(d) The Hirer is liable for all injury, loss or damage suffered by The Table Station, its employees or agents while at the event site.
(e) Prices quoted are for delivery on street level. Extra charges shall be payable for delivery to and removal from higher or lower levels.
(a) The Hirer is responsible for the equipment from the time of delivery until collection by the Owner and shall pay for all equipment damage or loss however caused during that period. Damage waiver is payable by the Hirer to cover all costs associated with normal wear and tear to the equipment hired, the waiver does not apply to any other damage including:
(i) damage resulting from overloading, exceeding rated capacity, misuse, abuse or improper servicing of equipment;
(ii) Damage due to mysterious disappearance of the equipment;
(iii) Damage caused by the use or operation of equipment in contravention of any of the conditions of the agreement;
(iv) Damage to, or loss of, the equipment from any unknown cause.
(v) Cigarette burns on any furniture or décor items.
(vi) Red wine spillages on any furniture or décor items.
(b) The Hirer shall protect the equipment from the elements during the time of delivery, use, storage or waiting period before pick-up.
(c) The Hirer shall maintain at its expense liability, property and casualty insurance coverage in amount necessary to fully protect the Owner and its equipment against all claims, loss or damage of whatever nature or type.
(d) The Owner shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused to any person, property, animal or things whatsoever arising from the use of the equipment hereby hired and the Hirer indemnifies the Owner in respect to any claims for such loss or damage.
(e) Any person signing the documents for and on behalf of the Hirer hereby covenants with the Owner that he or she has the authority of the Hirer to make this agreement on the Hirer’s behalf and is empowered by the Hirer to bind the Hirer to this agreement and hereby indemnifies the Owner against all losses and cost incurred by the Owner arising out of the person signing this agreement failing to have such power and/or authority.
(f) Where the Hirer is more than one person liability shall be joint.
(g) By making a booking through confirming a quote via signature, deposit payment or remittance of funds, the hirer acknowledges and agrees to the Owners Terms and Conditions.
(h) In the case of the equipment being damaged, the hirer may have the opportunity to purchase the damaged equipment.
7. FORCE MAJEURE
For the purpose of this clause, “Force Majeure” means an event or circumstance beyond the reasonable control of a party, including, but not limited to, acts of God, War, Rain, Hail, Wind, Fire, Explosion, Civil disobedience, Legislation not in force at the date of this Agreement or labour disputes. Neither The Table Station nor the Hirer will breach this agreement and each party will not be liable to the other party for delay or failure to perform its obligation under this agreement due to Force Majeure. The Table Station may give written notice to the Hirer, giving full particulars of such Force Majeure.
The Table Station shall not be liable for any indirect or consequential losses or expenses suffered by the Hirer, including but not limited to, loss of turnover, profits, business or goodwill or any liability to any other party or for any loss or damage suffered by the Hirer as a result of any delays caused by such Force Majeure events.
The hirer agrees to ensure that any site specified on the hire agreement, will be clear of all obstructions to allow The Table Station to erect, install or place the hire equipment safely. These terms and conditions are governed by the Laws of Victoria and the Hirer and the Owner submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State.