The ‘Owner’ is Sash Events of 94 Dale St, Port Adelaide SA 5015
The ‘Hirer’ refers to the person, firm or corporation hiring the equipment from the Owner
‘Deposit’ means 25% of total hire cost paid to secure booking that is non-refundable
‘Equipment’ means all the equipment and accessories supplied to the Hirer
‘Terms’ means these Terms & Conditions of Hire
All hire goods remain the property of Sash Events at all times. Sash Events retains the right to alter, vary, or substitute any item without notice. All goods are subject to stock availability. By making a booking through confirming a quote via deposit payment or remittance of funds, the hirer acknowledges and agrees to the Owners Terms and Conditions.
- CONDITIONS OF HIRE
Unless otherwise indicated, all prices are exclusive of GST & delivery/pick-up. Sash Events has a minimum hire spend of $400 + GST. This minimum spend does not include delivery costs which is quoted at time of booking. 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. The hirer acknowledges responsibility for the equipment and is liable for any damage.
- PERIOD OF HIRE
All items are hired for the duration of 1 day (24 hours). An extra day hire fee of 15% of the total order will be charged for the re use of any equipment. Delivery & collection dates can be negotiated prior to the event. If an extension of hire is required Sash Events must be notified 7 days prior to the scheduled pick-up or additional charges will apply.
- DEPOSIT & PAYMENTS
A quotation will be considered tentative, pending receipt of a deposit, for a period of 7 days only. If a deposit has not been received within 7 days of invoice date, the quotation will become void and the date & equipment become available to the next client.
The quotation will be considered as confirmed upon receipt of a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the total event order. In paying the deposit, the client accepts and agrees to comply with all of Sash Events Terms & Conditions. If a client needs to change the date of the event, Sash Events will attempt to alter the event date subject to availability. If the deposit has already been received, it will be transferred to the new date. At the Owner’s sole discretion, full payment shall be due 14 days prior to the delivery of the Equipment/Event and Hirer to confirm Equipment/numbers 14 days prior to event. Payment must be made by cash, bank cheque or bank transfer.
- CANCELLATION / POSTPONEMENT
The Owner may cancel these terms and conditions or cancel delivery of Equipment at any time before the Equipment are delivered by giving written notice. On giving such notice the Owner shall repay to the Hirer any sums paid in respect of the Price. The Owner shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatever arising from such cancellation.
The Hirer may cancel an order but will forfeit any hire fees paid as follows:
(a) If a booking is cancelled over 30 days before the event date, Sash Events will make a full refund of any monies paid, minus the non-refundable 25% deposit.
(b) If an event is cancelled within the 14 – 30 day period prior to the event, the Hirer will be charged 50% of the total cost.
(c) Bookings cancelled within 14 days of the event date will forfeit 100% of the total hire fees.
No refund of the deposit is due if the event is cancelled by any ‘Act of God’, natural disaster or other occurrences beyond the control of Sash Events, that prevents the event from being set up or proceeding as agreed.
In the event the Hirer needs to postpone, every effort will be made to change the date of the event. A date transfer fee of $150 will be charged to the Hirer for administrative costs. The owner will endeavour to find a mutually agreeable date to reschedule. The Hirer understands that some hire items may already be booked and agrees to alternate items. All monies paid will be transferred to the new date. Once the new date is confirmed, the Hirer must pay a further 25% of the total hire fees on or before the original date of the event.
- DELIVERY & COLLECTION
Delivery, collection and/or return of the Equipment is at the Hirer’s expense. The Hirer shall take delivery of the Equipment (at the Hirer’s cost) at the Owner’s address (where applicable). The Hirer shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the Equipment whenever they are tendered for delivery. The Equipment shall be delivered at the Hirer’s cost (included on invoice) to the Hirer’s address. The Hirer acknowledges that they are liable for any loss or damage to the Equipment from the time of delivery until it is returned to or picked up by the Owner. The Hirer accepts full responsibility for and shall keep the Owner indemnified against all liability in respect of all actions, proceedings, claims, damages, costs and expenses in respect of any injury to persons or damage to property arising out of the use of the Equipment during the hire period however arising and whether or not arising from any negligence, failure or omission of the Hirer or any other persons. The Hirer shall protect the equipment from the elements during the time of delivery, use, storage or waiting period before pick-up. The Hirer must provide safe and proper access to and at the event site.
- DAMAGES / DAMAGE WAIVER
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. Where the Hirer is more then one-person liability shall be joint. Damaged goods will be repaired or replaced on a case-to-case basis. 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. The Hirer agrees to be invoiced for and to pay Sash Events the cost to repair/restore material or equipment, if that material/equipment is found in a damaged condition post the event.
Payment of the Damage Waiver Fee by the Hirer is optional. The optional 8% damage waiver includes accidental damage and normal wear and tear to hired equipment. The damage waiver does not relieve the hirer of paying for loss or damage to equipment caused by negligence, such as;
-misuse of the equipments intended purpose
-weather (including without limitation sun, heat, cold, rain, hail, wind or storm)
-cigarette burns, sparkler burns, candle wax, marks or stains on any furniture or styling items
-any loss, intentional damage and/or loss caused by vandalism or theft of the Equipment
If the damage exceeds 8% of the hiring fee for the missing or damaged hire item/s, then the Hirer shall be responsible for full replacement cost of the item/s.
- PRICING & AVAILABILITY
All goods are subject to stock availability. Any prices quoted or stated by the Owner are subject to be changed without notice. GST and other taxes and duties that may be applicable shall be added to the Price except when they are expressly included in the Price.
- 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, Pandemic, Epidemics, Quarantines, Civil disobedience, Legislation not in force at the date of this Agreement or labour disputes. Neither Sash Events 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. Sash Events may give written notice to the Hirer, giving full particulars of such Force Majeure.
Sash Events 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.
- GOVERNING LAW
These Conditions are governed by the laws of South Australia and the Hirer and the Owner submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of South Australia.
If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be invalid, void, illegal or unenforceable the validity, existence, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected, prejudiced or impaired
The Owner may license or sub-contract all or any part of its rights and obligations without the Hirer’s consent.
Neither party shall be liable for any default due to any act of God, war, terrorism, strike, lock out, industrial action, pandemic, fire, flood, drought, storm or other event beyond the reasonable control of either party.
These terms and conditions refer to Sash Events ABN 24 684 093 873