1. Rental Company: Rentals R Us
We have agreed to hire the Equipment to You and You have agreed to hire the Equipment from Us on the basis of the application form and subject to these terms and conditions for the Minimum Period of Hire and thereafter until ended under Condition 6 or Condition 8 (a, c, d) below. The Equipment at all times remains Our property.
3. Our Responsibilities
a) Installation - We will install the Equipment at Your address shown overleaf and connect the Equipment to the appropriate services at Your expense. You must at Your expense employ such qualified tradesmen as are necessary to facilitate the installation.
b) Replacement - The Approved Engineer may remove the Equipment to examine or repair it and We will provide You with a temporary replacement. If the Approved Engineer decides that it is not worth repairing the Equipment, We will provide You with a permanent replacement. Any permanent replacement will be of a type and model equivalent to or better than that being replaced. These terms and conditions will apply to the replacement as if it was the Equipment.
c) Disclaimer - Subject to any rights imposed by Statute, We will not be liable for any loss of use or damage howsoever caused by the rented equipment.
4. What You pay
a) Payments - Your payment details are shown in the Financial and Related Particulars overleaf, you must ensure that You pay to Us:
(I) Any advance payment shown as soon as the Agreement is made
(ii)The total periodic payments for each period on or before the payment date shown in the Financial and Related Particulars overleaf and to pay interest at a rate equivalent to 5% over Barclays Bank base rate on all payments more than 7 days in arrears such interest to be payable both before and after judgement, all payments to be made by Direct debit/standing order or by collection by the company. Payment by post is at Your risk.
b) Changes to Your payments - We will only change the amount of your periodic payment if either:-
(i) The rate of Tax alters;
(ii) After the end of the Minimum Period of Hire only, We give You at least one month’s written notice of any changes which may be made.
5. Your Responsibilities
a) Care - You must ensure that the Equipment is kept clean and is used carefully and properly in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations and instructions.
b) Repair - You must keep the Equipment in good working order and advise us as soon as practical when the Equipment has been subject to failure so that we may arrange for our Approved Engineer to effect any necessary repair or replacement of the Equipment.
c) Loss or Damage - You must keep the Equipment insured against loss or damage caused by mistreatment, fire, theft, accident, or any other insurable risk, to it’s current new retail value at all times, and if requested, to produce evidence to Us of insurance and payments of premiums. In the event of any such loss or damage, You are responsible to Us for recovering from Your Insurers the current new retail value of the Equipment as at the time of any such loss or damage, and for paying this value to Us.
d) Access - You must allow Approved Engineers and Our authorised employees and Agents access to the Equipment at all reasonable times.
e) Licences, Permissions etc. - You must obtain and keep up to date any licence, permission or consent which may apply or may be required in respect of the Equipment.
f) Approvals - You must obtain any approval for the installation of the Equipment which You may need from the Landlord or land Owner of your property.
g) Disposal - You must not allow any of the Equipment out of Your possession, nor may You sell, charge or otherwise dispose of any of Our Equipment.
h) Interference - You must not allow anyone except an Approved Engineer to interfere with any of the Equipment or try to repair it.
6. Ending of Agreement by You
You may end the Agreement by giving Us at least one month’s written notice ending on a normal monthly payment date at or after the end of the Minimum Period of Hire. You must pay Us any amounts due up to the date on which the Agreement ends and return the Equipment to Us undamaged except for fair wear and tear.
7. Ending the Agreement early by You
You may not end the Agreement before the end of the Minimum Period of Hire without Our prior written consent. If We agree to end the Agreement before that date We shall be entitled to require You to pay Us any outstanding monies due to the end of the Minimum Period of Hire. You will not be entitled to any refund in respect of any advance payment and/or deposit in these circumstances.
8. Ending the Agreement by Us
We may end the Agreement:-
a) If you breach any of the terms or conditions of the Agreement, We may serve a default notice on You. If You fail to take any action required by that notice within the time specified, We may immediately end the Agreement; or
b) Within one month from the date of the Agreement - We may give You at least seven days written notice and return all Your payments (including any advance payment): or
c) Because of the following events:
- You have given any incorrect or misleading information in connection with the Agreement or Policy; or
- The Equipment becomes subject to any distress, execution or other legal process, You become bankrupt or apparently insolvent; or
- In the event that You have advised Us that You are moving to an address that We cannot support.
- After loss or damage to our equipment.
We shall be entitled to require You to pay us any amount due up to the date of the Minimum Period of Hire ends and You will not be entitled to any refund in respect of any advance payment and/or deposit in these circumstances.
d) At any time - We may give You at least one month’s written notice. The notice must end on a normal periodic payment date at or after the end of the Minimum Period of Hire.
9. When the Agreement ends
a) Returning the Equipment - When the Agreement ends You must either:-
- allow access for Our employees or Agents to repossess the Equipment undamaged except for fair wear and tear or;
- return the Equipment undamaged except for fair wear and tear to Our premises.
We have the right to assume that anyone in apparent authority at Your premises who gives access to Our employees or Agents has Your authority to do so. If You do not return the Equipment to Us or allow Us to repossess the Equipment immediately, You must pay to Us by way of damages an amount equal to the amount which would have been payable to Us in respect of Your total monthly payment up to the date that You return the Equipment or We repossess it had the Agreement remained in force.
b) Rights and Refunds - The ending of the Agreement will not affect any of Our rights or remedies that exist on the date it ends. You must make any payments due up to the date the Agreement ends but (except as stated in Condition 8(b) We will not have to repay to You any payments already made, except that We will repay (unless the circumstances are as set out in Condition 7):-
(i) any payments which relate to a period after the date on which the Agreement ends, taking into account any early payment discount which You were given and;
(ii) any deposit You may have paid under the Agreement less any sums due under Condition 5.
10. Use of Information
We may register information about You and the conduct of Your account with a licensed credit reference agency. Information thus registered is used only to help make credit decisions or occasionally for fraud prevention or for tracing debtors.
Any waiver, concession or extra time that We may allow You is limited to the specific circumstances in which it is given. It does not affect Our rights under the Agreement in any other way.
You may not assign or purport to assign any or all of Your rights and responsibilities under the Agreement but We may assign any or all of Our rights, without your consent being required.
13. English Law
This Agreement shall be governed by English law.