Prop Hound terms and conditions.
“The Owner” refers to Prop Hound. “The Hirer” refers to the client whose name and address appear on the tax invoice. “The hired Items’ shall mean the Props/ items listed on the invoice.
Period of Hire: The period shall be one week (7 days) or part there of. Hire fees start from the time items leave the Owner’s premises for seven days or part there of. Hire fee to be paid before goods are returned by direct deposit to details provided on invoice.
Props returned after 7 days shall incur a second hire fee unless arranged prior as some items may be booked to go out following your hire. Any expense incurred by another client due to the late return of props booked will be the responsibility of the hirer.
Pick-Ups and Returns: Pick-Up and return of all rented items is the Hirer’s responsibility whether personally or by arranged courier. Items are Hirer’s responsibility once a courier takes possession.
Loss or Damage: The Hirer is responsible rented items and shall bear the risk of any loss, theft, damage or destruction of equipment. In the event that the rented items require repair or replacement as a result of the Hirer’s negligence, misuse or abuse the Hirer shall bear the cost of any such repair. The Hirer shall forthwith pay to the Owner the new replacement cost as assessed by the Owner of the rented items which are lost stolen, destroyed or damaged beyond repair.
Care of Rented Items: Items are not to be altered or modified in any way. Food props such as plates, boards etc. are for displaying of food and not for preparation such as cutting of food. Props to be returned in containers, boxes, blankets or wrap it went out in.
Indemnity: The Hirer hereby indemnifies and keeps indemnified the Owner, its agents and employees from liability for any and all losses, damages, injuries, claims, demands and expenses, including legal expenses of whatsoever kind or nature arising out of the use or miss use of/or condition (including, without limitation, latent and other defects, whether or not discoverable by the Owner) of the rented items.
No liability on Owner: The Owner shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by the rented items, whether to the hirer or its property, or to any other person, firm or corporation.
Negotiation of Warranties by Owner: It is hereby expressly agreed by the Hirer that all other items, warranties or condition, whether expressed or implied by statutory instrument, custom of the trade or practice, or whether relating to the quality, fitness of suitability of the rented items for any specified purpose or of any other kind whatsoever are to the full extent allowable by law hereby excluded and negated.
Warranty by the Owner: The Owner warrants that each items of equipment hired is of merchantable quality and reasonably fit for the purpose for which it was designed. The Hirer acknowledges that he/she has not relied upon any statement by the Owner in respect of the Hirer’s purpose for the utilisation of equipment and that the Owner is not responsible or liable for the failure of the rented item to perform the purpose intended by the Hirer.
Hirer’s Default: If the Hirer is in breach of these terms, the Owner shall be entitled to treat the agreement as breached and repudiated by the Hirer and with or without notice terminate this agreement hereupon the Hirer shall immediately return the rented items to the Owner and failing such return the Owner may repossess the rented items and the Hirer is responsible and obligated to pay rental until the rented items are returned to the Owner. The Owner shall be entitled to recover from the Hirer all damages to which it is entitled by reason of the Hirer’s breach or repudiation of this agreement including without limiting the foregoing, the balance of the rental payable.
Electrical Items: All electrical appliances such as TV’s, sewing machines etc. are for display/prop purposes only and not intended to be operated plugged in or used with electricity.
By removing items or by taking possession of items from the Prop Hound Premises you are agreeing to its terms and conditions.