Terms

Interpretation
“Equipment” – means the Equipment (including any parts for them) specifically stated in the Order Confirmation.
“Hirer” – means the person or business placing an order for any equipment with Zintech.
“Rental Period” – means the period commencing on the date of delivery as specified in the Order Confirmation until the return date or unless terminated in accordance with these terms.
“Zintech” – means Zintech Ltd (registered number 5598587)
“Order Confirmation” – means an order confirmation from Zintech confirming receipt of the Hirer’s payment
“Writing” – and any similar expression, includes facsimile transmission, e-mail and comparable means of communication.
“Website” – means the website for the rental of the Equipment at www.zintechmedia.co.uk  “Contract” – means the contract for the supply and rental of the Equipment.
“Terms” – means the standard terms of rental and supply of the Equipment set out in this document and includes any special terms agreed in Writing between the Hirer and Zintech.

Rental Period
The Rental Period will be from one day upwards. There is a minimum charge of one week for certain products up to and including the first seven days.

Deposit
For non-business customers a deposit will be required by credit card. The deposit amount varies depending on the value of equipment hired. The credit card billing address must be the same as the delivery address.

Force Majeure
Zintech reserves the right to defer the date of delivery or to cancel if it is prevented from or delayed in the carrying on of its business due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the company including, without limitation, acts of God, governmental actions, war or national emergency, acts of terrorism, protests, riot, civil commotion, fire, explosion, flood, epidemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labour disputes, or restraints or delays affecting couriers or inability or delay in obtaining equipment.  

Faulty/Incomplete Equipment.
All Equipment is checked prior to dispatch. The Hirer is to inspect the equipment upon delivery and notify Zintech immediately in writing of any defect. If no such notification is given then it will be presumed that the equipment was delivered in complete, good and working order and fit for it’s purpose as required.  

Delivery and Collection
All items will be delivered on the first working day prior to the commencement of the agreed rental period. Equipment must be packaged and ready for collection on the first working day immediately following the end of your rental period. If a collection fails due to the equipment not being available additional charges may be added

Equipment Loss or Damage
The Hirer will observe and adhere to all the instructions relating to the correct use of the Equipment and keep the Equipment in good condition. The Hirer will be held entirely responsible for any subsequent loss or damage to the equipment resulting in failure to observe such instructions, or failure to use the equipment in a proper manner. The Hirer is responsible for the equipment until it has been collected by either Zintech or a courier. The Hirer will be responsible for the replacement cost of any damaged or lost components of the unit or any repair. Zintech accepts no responsibility or liability for any damage to or failure of operation of the Equipment due to any incompatibility with any other Equipment used by the Hirer and the Hirer will be liable in this instance. Zintech undertake to report the damage to the Hirer within 24 hours of its arrival back to it’s premises.  

Loss/Damage Waiver

Loss damage waiver is available on all equipment rentals at a premium of 10% of the rental price. In the event of loss or damage each item of equipment has an excess of £250.

Equipment Failure
In the event of any failure of the Equipment the Hirer shall immediately provide Zintech with a written notice specifying the failure. Should the Equipment failure prove to be due to misuse or the fault of the Hirer in any way, Zintech reserves the right to pass on the costs of repair charges to the Hirer.  

Non Return of Equipment
The Hirer will be responsible for the safe return of the unit and all its component parts. The Hirer will be responsible for hire cost until such time as the unit and/or any missing components are returned..  

Distance Selling
This relates to those matters required by the EC Directive on Distance Selling as ratified by the Consumer Protection Regulations 2000 which applies where the Contract is entered into through the Website.  

Identity – The supplier of any Equipment purchased to these Terms is: Zintech Ltd (Company No. 5598587) whose registered office is at 18 Wharfdale Service Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9BT.

Description of Goods – The Equipment supplied and leased to these Terms comprise Equipment selected from those available on our Website.

Price – The price of Equipment supplied and leased via the Website shall be the price advertised on the Website together with Value Added Tax.

Delivery Costs – Equipment may be delivered directly to your premises at an additional cost specified on the Website.

Payment – Payment for the Equipment supplied to these Terms must be made on order and payment will be confirmed on the Order Confirmation.

Cancellation – A Cancellation charge may apply to any booking the Hirer is unable to honour prior to the commencement of the Rental Period. All cancellations must be made in Writing and will take effect from the date received by us.

Refunds
Refunds given for cancellation are as follows:

0-3 days prior to Rental Period – 0% of Rental Charge

4+ days prior to Rental Period – 50% of Rental Charge

7+ days prior to Rental Period – 100% of Rental Charge

No refund given for rental ended early or cancellation made after the commencement of the Rental Period.

No refund given if any discrepancy on the order confirmation is not identified by the customer and results in the wrong product sent or delivery on the wrong dates.

Cost of Communicating with Zintech – There are no premium rate charges which the Hirer will be charged by reason of communicating with Zintech. The cost of any such communication will be limited to the charges you would normally incur for the use of the internet as per your personal arrangements with your internet service provider and your telephone company.

Price Validity – The price for the lease of the Equipment is fixed at the date of hire. Future hire of the Equipment may be subject to the prevailing prices of the time.

Duration of Contract – The period of the hire agreement shall be specified in the Order Confirmation.