Hire Terms

Adasound Public Address Hire Terms & Conditions – Summary

1.1 If you are hiring on behalf of a business or organisation you confirm that you have the necessary authority to enter into this contract on behalf of that business or organisation, and that you will indemnify us against all losses and expense which may be incurred if this is not the case.

2. Contract

2.1 You may place your hire order with Adasound by returning a signed quote by email, phone, fax, mail or in person. 2.2 We will provide you with an order quote confirming hire the exact Equipment to be hired by you (“the Equipment”) and stating total costs including installation, delivery or other applicable charges.
2.3 The contract between us will be formed when you advise us in writing that you accept the order quote. The order quote is open for acceptance within the period stated, however if no such period is stated then within 30 days of the date of the order quote.

3. Hire Charges

3.1 Adasound hire charges and all other applicable charges will be as shown in the order quote. The order quote will also show the date the charges will start from and the period of the hire. 3.2 You should return all equipment to us no later than 10:00am on the date shown on the contract and all equipment should be clean and in good working condition.
3.3 You agree to reimburse Adasound for all costs in connection with cleaning, repairing or replacing Equipment not returned in clean and good working condition and will be liable for charges at the daily rate shown in the order quote for the period of such repair, cleaning or replacement.
3.4 Adasound reserve the right to impose additional charges at the daily rate for the period in which any item of Equipment is not available for use by our other customers because of your breach of these terms and conditions.
3.5 Where we have taken a deposit we may retain the whole or part of this in order to set against any liability you have to us in relation to the hire of the Equipment

7. Risk

7.1 The risk and responsibility for the Equipment will pass to you upon delivery or installation, or, where you choose to uplift the Equipment directly, at the moment of uplift. 7.2 When uplifting the Equipment directly from us you should ensure that you have suitable transport as we reserve the right to refuse removal of Equipment where appropriate arrangements for safe and lawful transport of the Equipment has not been made. If the start of the hire is delayed for this reason we reserve the right to charge at the daily rate shown in the order quote during the period of delay.

9. Your responsibilities

9.1 You will ensure that the Equipment is not damaged or misused during the period of the hire. This includes ensuring that the Equipment can safely be used with any other equipment which you use. 9.2 You are responsible for and required to check that all items and Equipment that has been delivered, that all items are accounted for prior to and post use at pick up.

9.9 Hire equipment is not insured

16. Damage to equipment

16.1 Damage to equipment includes but is not limited to water/damp damage, damage from power surge, faulty power sources such as generators, power cables and associated distribution equipment, marks, dents, cracks and any other visible damage. Damage associated with the connection of equipment or devices provided by any other person or organization will be the responsibility of the client. 16.2 Equipment returned or collected and found to be faulty will be outsourced for independent opinion to decide if the equipment has simply developed a fault or if the client is at fault as per clauses 1.1 – 16.1.

18. Hire Bond. A bond may be requested for the hire of equipment. Adasound reserve the right to deduct any cost incurred in relation to the “hire”. This may be, but not limited to replacement, repair, cleaning, overdue fee’s or collection.

Full terms & conditions available on request