Terms and Conditions
Styled Functions - Rentals CC
1. STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC (the lessor), rents the equipment described on the client (the lessee) invoice, which is subject to these terms and conditions.
2. The rented equipment remains the property of STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC.
2.1. The client will be held liable for any equipment lost or damaged, during the stipulated rental period, at a replacement price.
2.2 STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC is not liable to you or any third party for any injury, including, but not limited to, death or damage caused by or resulting from misuse or abuse of its goods and damage caused by the customer or any of its agents, employees or representatives.
2.3 Further to the above STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC shall not be liable for any loss or damage of whatsoever nature, including consequential loss or damage and loss for profit arising out of delays or failure to deliver due to fire, explosion, unavoidable breakdown of machinery, government acts and/or regulations, strikes, war (declared or not) or by any other acts of God or similar circumstances which are reasonably beyond the control of, and unforeseen by, STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC.
3.1 STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC does not do set ups and breakdowns of any hired equipment: chairs, tables, décor, crockery, cutlery, linen, etc.
3.2 STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC reserves the final right of interpretation of the use and terms of hire of its items.
4.1. The rental period is stated on the quotation or invoice.
4.2. Any additional period will be charged at the rates of the price list, until the equipment is returned by the client or collected by STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC.
Booking and Payment
5. To secure a booking, we require a minimum 50% non-refundable deposit for orders over R2000. Orders bellow R2000 require full payment to secure booking, 50% of Total is non-refundable.
5.1.1 In the event of an order over R2000.00 where a 50% deposit is payable to confirm the booking, the balance of the full order price should be made 7 days prior to the delivery date, at the latest.
5.1.2 We accept EFT and cash payments only. NO cheque payments, cheque deposits nor future dated payments
5.1.3 Proof of payment must be sent via the bank or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
18.104.22.168 Payment must reflect in our bank account in order to be confirmed.
22.214.171.124 No order will be processed without full payment.
126.96.36.199 STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC will not be held responsible for any discrepancies due client’s failure to check their quote/booking before making payment.
5.1.5 Items will not be delivered nor allowed to be pick-up by the client if the outstanding balance is not settled.
6. A refundable deposit is required to ensure coverage of any shortages or damages, should they occur. The amount of this deposit will be returned within 7 days of the hired items have been checked and declared in good order. It is the clients’ responsibility to email STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC the banking details for the refundable deposit.
6.1. Any shortages or damages will be deducted from the refundable deposit, at the replacement price.
6.2. If the shortage or damage exceeds the refundable deposit, the client will be liable for the full amount. The balance is due for payment 2 days after client receives the shortages invoice.
6.2.1 Clients who do not settle their outstanding balances will be subject to being handed-over to a debt collector.
188.8.131.52 Clients that have been handed-over to a debt collector are to make payments to the debt collector by the stipulated date in order to avoid legal proceedings.
6.3.1 Alterations to quotes/bookings must be done in writing, via email, subject to 6.3.3.
6.3.2 Telephonic alterations will not be accepted nor considered.
6.3.3 No alterations to orders will be accepted 14 calendar days prior to the hiring date. Reductions to quantities will not be considered and no refund will be applicable 14 calendar days prior to the hiring date. Any increase to orders will be subject to availability.
Delivery and Collection
7.1. The client must collect and return the goods on the stipulated dates stated on the booking.
7.1.1 Items must be collected on the “Date Out” by 12:00.
7.1.2 Items must be return on the “Return Date” by 12:00.
7.1.3 If the client does not return the entire order by 12:00 on the specified “Return Date”, a reasonable penalty fee will be deducted from the refundable deposit which will depend on the specific circumstances of the hire and could result in the deduction of the entire refundable deposit should the circumstances of the hire reasonably allow for same. The client also agrees to pay half the daily hire fee for the first additional day, and the full daily charge for each day thereafter until such time as all of the goods are returned
7.1.4 Clients will be charged the replacement cost for items not returned.
7.2 We deliver and collect at a fee, depending on the area and availability of transport, subject to clause 9.5.
7.2.1 STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC reserves the right to decline transportation service. STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC does not do transport of small items.
7.2.2 Transport fee is charged on the basis that items are delivered on the ground floor. An additional fee will be charged if items are required to be on a different floor level.
7.2.3 Any deliveries and or collections involving stairs, elevators, or paths with large obstacles that could prevent easy access to the drop-off location, or excessive distances from our truck will be billed at an additional rate.
7.2.4 Items must be ready for collection in the same place and manner they where delivered; chairs must be stacked, cushions must be packed in plastic bags, linen must be dry and all other items must be in their original packaging.
7.2.5 Failure to comply with 7.2.4 the client will be charged an additional fee for breakdown of items and chairs.
7.2.6 Should the equipment not return in the same packaging as per 7.2.4, the client will be liable for the replacement cost of the packaging.
7.2.7 Delivery and Collection dates are stipulated on Quotes, Bookings, Contracts and Invoices. It is the Clients responsibility to ensure that the dates are correct and that items can be stored in a safe and sheltered place until collection, as per condition 11, 12, 13 and 14.
184.108.40.206 STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC will not be held liable nor responsible for the client’s failure to inform about changes in Delivery and Collection dates and times. Clients will be subject to cancellation of the order without refund and/or penalties may be applicable.
7.3 STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC cannot be held responsible for any damages incurred when clients use their own transportation or a courier company.
7.3.1 Clients using a courier company are subject to accepting that goods leave STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC premises in good condition. The manner in which goods arrive at the clients’ premises or venue is not the responsibility of STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC.
7.3.2 Clients using a courier company to return goods are subject to STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC verifying the condition of the goods. In such a case the only valid count of goods shall be that of STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC, clients will be held liable for any damages or losses.
7.3.3 Clients will be held liable for any damages or losses occurred during their own transportation and or that of a courier company.
8. On delivery, the client or another person designated by the client, must check all the items and sign the delivery note.
8.1 Failure to sign the delivery note by the client or another person designated by the client, STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC will not be held liable for any discrepancies, subject to clause 9.5
8.2 Clients have 24 hours after delivery or pick-up of goods to contact STYLED FUNCTIONS in writing via email for any discrepancies. Thereafter STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC is under no obligation to neither rectify the mistake nor accept any discrepancies.
9. On collection, the client or another person designated by the client, must check all the items and sign the collection note.
9.1 Failure to sign the collection note by the client or another person designated by the client, the client will be liable for any damages or losses suffered when STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC checks the collected items.
9.2 The client will be subject to STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC checking the items collected or received from the client. Any discrepancies the client will be held liable.
9.3 If a client does not declare items missing, the client is subject to STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC checking the items; clients will be held liable for shortages or damaged items.
9.4 If a client declares missing items, the client is still subject to STYLED FUNCTIONS checking the items and will be liable for the declared and undeclared missing and damaged items.
9.5 Final count of returned goods is done at STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC warehouse premises. This is the only valid count of returned goods, including goods collected by STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC.
10. Any changes to the agreed time and or date of delivery and or collection shall be subject to additional fees.
10.1 Normal transport fees apply from Monday to Friday. Additional transport fees are charged on Saturdays, Sundays and Pubic Holidays.
10.2 STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC will not be held liable for late or non-delivery of goods as a result of a supervening impossibility.
Care of Goods
11. Flower vases must be washed and placed in the containers provided.
11.1 Failure to comply with 11, the client will be charged a washing fee determined by STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC.
12. Linen should be dry and placed in plastic bags.
12.1 Linen that returns damaged with non-removable stains, mould, torn or burned, the client will be charged the full replacement cost of the Linen.
12.2 Linen that returns with excess wax that requires more than one washing, the client will be charged a washing fee.
13. All hired property of STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC, including furniture, linen, carpets and décor, must be stored in a safe and sheltered location, when not in use.
13.1 Failure to comply with 13, the client shall be liable for any damages or losses suffered by STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC.
14. Flower petals and other stainable products are not allowed to be used on carpets, linen and lounge furniture.
14.1 Failure to comply with 14, the client will be charged a washing fee and may be subject to paying the replacement cost of the damaged carpet, linen and or furniture.
15. All Lounge furniture is strictly for indoor use only. No outdoor use of Lounge furniture is allowed.
15.2 Transportation of all Lounge furniture is strictly done by STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC.
16.1. Cancellation of an item:
16.1.1 50% of total amount of the item is non-refundable, subject to clause 16.2.2.
16.2. Cancellation of entire booking:
16.2.1. 50% of total amount of the booking is non-refundable on cancellation.
16.2.2. Fourteen calendar days prior to pick or delivery (Date Out) of booking, STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC shall be entitled to 100% of the booked amount.
17. The client furthermore agrees to be liable for all the STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC legal costs for the attorney/client scale, including collection commission, in respect of any proceedings instituted by STYLED FUNCTIONS – RENTALS CC for the recovery of any amounts owning by the client in terms of the agreement.
18. These terms and conditions are binding upon payment.