Terms and conditions of rental
1. OWNERSHIP, PERSONAL PROPERTY
The Equipment shall remain at all times the property of PCHIRE and shall not be lent, let or rehired without the prior written consent of PCHIRE. The Customer has no rights or title in the Equipment and shall not assign, transfer, pledge or otherwise dispose of the equipment.
PCHIRE is responsible for all maintenance of the Equipment. Maintenance will be carried out during normal business hours and will be offsite if necessary. PCHIRE will take all reasonable steps to have the Equipment serviced/repaired as soon as possible but will accept no responsibility or liability for any delays whatever the reason.
PCHIRE gives no warranty or guarantee that the Equipment is compatible with any software or other equipment to be used by the Customer.
PCHIRE warrants that each item of Equipment hired is of merchantable quality and reasonably fit for the purpose for which it was designed. The Customer acknowledges that it has not relied upon any statement by PCHIRE in respect of Customer's purpose for utilisation of Equipment and that PCHIRE is not responsible or liable for the failure of the Equipment to perform the purposes required by the Customer. PCHIRE takes all reasonable steps to check for viruses but the Customer acknowledges that detection and prevention is their own responsibility.
5. CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS
PCHIRE will not be responsible for nor accept any liability for any consequential or similar losses due to necessary service or maintenance or any incompatibility of software or hardware or for any other occurrence. PCHIRE will accept no liability for any loss of or damage to any data, or software or other equipment whatever the cause.
6. EQUIPMENT OPERATION
PCHIRE will not be responsible for the operation of nor any work performed on the Equipment by the Customer.
7. COPYRIGHT, LETTERS PATENT
PCHIRE accepts no responsibility or liability for any infringement of copyright or letters patent as a result of use of the Equipment or use of software on the Equipment by the Customer. The Customer shall not and shall not authorise any copying or breach of rights.
8. LOSS, DAMAGE OR ALTERATION OF EQUIPMENT
The Customer is responsible for any loss of or damage to the Equipment. The Customer shall not alter the Equipment in any way without the prior written consent of PCHIRE. The Customer shall pay to PCHIRE the new replacement cost as assessed by PCHIRE for any Equipment which is lost or damaged beyond repair. The Customer will continue to pay hire charges for such Equipment until PCHIRE has been paid in full by the Customer the replacement cost of Equipment lost or damaged or stolen or damaged beyond repair. In the case of Equipment which is damaged by or whilst in the possession of the Customer and which is reasonably repairable the Customer will continue paying hire charges until the Equipment is repaired. All Manuals and packaging supplied with the Equipment shall be paid for if lost or damaged by the customer.
9. HIRE PAYMENTS
Should any hire fees not be paid by the stated date, PCHIRE shall be able to immediately collect the Equipment, and all outstanding hire charges shall be paid to PCHIRE by the Customer.
10. EQUIPMENT LOCATION
The Equipment will be delivered to and shall not be removed from the Customers address detailed on the attached invoice without the prior written consent of PCHIRE. PCHIRE shall have the right to inspect the Equipment at any reasonable time.
11. EARLY CESSATION
Notwithstanding the hire period, PCHIRE expressly reserves to itself the right of early cessation which may be exercised on demand and at the absolute discretion of PCHIRE. In the event that PCHIRE so demands the Customer shall forthwith allow PCHIRE to collect the Equipment. The applicable Hire charge shall be adjusted and payable on a pro rata basis. For the purpose of pro rating a week shall be seven days. In the event that the Customer requests early cessation of the Hire period agreed upon the Customer will not be entitled to a pro rata refund on Hire charges already paid or still outstanding. Any refund will be at the sole discretion of PCHIRE.
12. SEPARATE ITEMS OF EQUIPMENT
Where more than one item of Equipment is supplied under this Agreement in interpreting this Agreement the singular should be read as the plural where appropriate and the hire shall be apportioned to each item of Equipment as set forth on the current invoice and the conditions of this Agreement shall apply separately to each individual item of Equipment as though each item of Equipment were subject to a separate Agreement. This Agreement will apply to any replacement or additional items of equipment
13. EXTENSION OF HIRE
Where the Customer requests and PCHIRE agrees to an extension of the initial hire period the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall apply to the extension of the hire period.
14. CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Customer shall pay all PC HlRE's costs and expenses including but not limited to reasonable attorneys fees and expenses and the fees of collecting agencies incurred by PCHIRE in enforcing any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
PCHIRE is entitled to separately charge for consumables including but not limited to pens, paper, toner cartridge, drum, developer, ink cartridge, fuser and ribbons supplied by PCHIRE for the everyday operation of the Equipment supplied under this Agreement
16. OTHER AGREEMENTS
This document constitutes the entire Agreement between PCHIRE and the Customer and supersedes any previous oral or written Agreement. Any amendments shall be agreed between both parties in writing.
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