Rental Terms and Conditions
By signing the quote, the Customer declare to know Rental Terms and Conditions and agrees to be bound by all of the Rental Terms and Conditions. The Customer agrees to pay the regular rental rates for each day that the merchandise is in his/her possession or until the same is returned to Studio154, and to pay for any charges incurred in recovering the merchandise if it is not promptly returned on demand. Title to the goods remains with Studio154 at all times. Studio154 retains the right to terminate the lease at any time and to recover possession of the merchandise if a breach of any of the provisions of the Rental Agreement occurs. Further, by signing the quote, the signatory hereby represents that they are an authorized agent of the Customer or are otherwise authorized to bind the Customer to this Agreement. Studio154 reserves the right to run an pre-authorization on the Customers credit card for the full replacement cost of the equipment. The Customer authorizes Studio154 to charge the Customers credit card for all quote amounts, without subsequent prior written or verbal notification to the cardholder. Further the Customer authorizes Studio154 billing to his/her credit card additional costs for damage to equipment, loss/non-return of equipment, rental charges/late equipment/extended rental charges, fines or every king of incidental expences, transfert cost/ fuel and consumables. It is the Customers responsibility to contact Studio154 accounting of any changes in the Customers credit card account, in order to arrange for an alternative card to be used.
“Customer” means any person (including without limitation, individuals, partnerships and bodies corporate) who orders or purchases goods or services from Studio154 and to whom Studio154 may agree to supply Products in accordance with these terms and conditions. “Studio154” means Studio154 snc, Via Sicilia 154 – 00187 Roma, Phone +39 0642016461, P.Iva/Cod.Fisc. 09629811002. “Products” means goods, spaces, equipment or services including but not limited to photographic and digital imaging products, computer hardware and software items, and consumables to be provided by Studio154 to the Customer in accordance with these terms and conditions.
The “Quote” shall be only on Studio154 headed notepaper sent by Studio154 by e-mail or fax to the Customer.
The quote, if not confermed, is valid until 5 days from its mailing or faxing. Then Studio154 reserves the right to change prices.
All the request to and orders placed with Studio154 by the Customer for Products shall constitute an offer to Studio154 under these terms and conditions subject to availability of the Products and to acceptance of the order by Studio154 authorized representative. Studio154 reserves the right to refuse any order. Orders are only deemed to be accepted once dispatched. All orders are accepted and Products supplied subject to these express terms and conditions only. No amendments to the terms and conditions will be valid unless confirmed in writing on by Studio154 authorized representative. It is agreed that these terms and conditions prevail over the Studio154 terms and conditions of purchase unless such terms and conditions of purchase have been accepted by Studio154 in writing.
4.0 Order Confermation-Reservation / Advance
An Order is confermed when the Customer send by e-mail or by fax the quote signed, complete with Costomer or Customer Company datas and timber, and give Studio154 30% advance on the quote. We accept credit card Visa, MasterCard, AmericanExpress; Bank transfert; Cash; Cheque. Orders can be changed by the Customer and Studio154 with official notification by e-mail or by fax only.
5.0 Rental Period
Unless otherwise specified in the Rental Agreement, all Property shall be rented on a day-to-day basis and all rental rates shall apply to each full day. Rental Period is the period, specified in the quote, that elapses between the equipment collection by/delivery to the Customer and the actual equipmet return to Studio154. The Pruducts can be collected by the Customer the day after the Rental Period from 2.30 p.m. and 6.30 pm and returned the day after the rental perion from 9.30 a.m. and 13.30 a.m. without additional costs. Regardless of the period of rental specified in the quote, Studio154, by notice to the customer, cancel any rental agreement at any time during the term of rental if Studio154 deems that the customer is misusing equipment, the terms of this agreement are not being met, or customer has breached this agreement in any other manner.
Both the Customer and Studio154 shall respect the confermed order.
Up to 7 working days after the order confermation:
– The Customer shall have the right to cancel orders by fax or e-mail and to have back the advance;
– Studio154 shall have the right to cancel orders by fax or e-mail with advance return.
After 7 working days after the order confermation:
– the Customer shall pay 50% of the amount of the advance;
7 working days before the rental period:
– the Customer shall pay the entire amount of the quote
7.0 Risk in the products
Risk in the Products shall pass to the Customer immediately at the time of Delivery or, where the Customer has elected to collect the Equipment and Consumables at Studio154, upon collection of the same by the Customer. The customer bears full responsability for all trasportation arrangements for the products (including selection of a third party carrier if required), unless other arrangements are made in a writing signed by an authorized representative of Studio154. The Customer acknowledges that when the products are delivered to the Customer or during the collection, the Customer will have examined the property and found it to be in good working condition. A valid driver license/Passport is always required. The Customer shall be responsible for the actual cost to repair or replace the equipment whitch during the rental period has been lost, stolen, or damaged from any cause whatsoever. The Customer shall provide to Studio154 a Certificate of Insurance acceptable to Studio154, with Studio154 named as the loss payee, in a form and amount satisfactory to Studio154, evidencing Customer insurance covering loss or damage to the Products at replacement cost value throughout the Rental Period and for all risks including theft. The Customer insurance must include rented or leased equipment coverage and must provide coverage during the entire time of rental or lease, icluding transportation of the equipment to and from Studio154, even if such transportation is accomplished by a third party carrier. Otherwise Studio154 will provide the Customer of such an insurance and include its the cost in the quote.
A deposit for the full replacement cost of the equipment is required at the beginning of the rental period, unless other arrangements are made in advance. We accept credit card pre-authorization: Visa, MasterCard, AmericanExpress; Bank transfert; Cash; Cheque.
The Products shall be returned to Studio154 at the end of the rental period. Products are supplied in accordance with the manufacturer standard specifications as these may be improved, substituted or modified. In the event of malfuction, customer must notify Studio154 immediately and Studio154 will have no responsability for any malfuction reported after termination of the rental for such property. Studio154 will not be liable in respect of any loss or damage caused by or resulting from any variation for whatever reason in the manufacturer specifications or technical data and will not be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from curtailment or cessation of supply following such variation. The Customer shall operate the Products in accordance with the manufacturer instructions and contemplated use and shall not use the Products in any manner which will subject it to abnormal or hazardous conditions, including, but not limited to: not using the Products in accordance with manufacturer instructions and contemplated use, negligence defined as, but not limited to, failure to provide prudent security measures to prevent theft or carelessness in maintaining the equipment properly; or misuse defined as, but not limited to, improper use of the equipment causing damage due to the utilization of the equipment in a manner for which it is not designed. Studio154 cannot be held responsible for any subsequent image problems allegedly caused by dust on CCD chips. Studio154 make every effort to clean the CCD chip prior to each Rental transaction. All rechargeable batteries will be returned fully charged, except for late orders; Studio154, therefore, declines any responsibility for the loss of charge due to travel (static electricity, prolonged periods of non use, or high temperature variations). The Lessee must therefore check the charge prior to use.
9.1 Location and Spaces
Behaviour in Studio154 locations (internal or external) or spaces. The Customer shall respect the spaces and all the objects (furniture, items, etc,..). The Customer shall respect safety regulations defined by the law and provide prudent security measures to prevent accident risks. Smoking is forbitten. Studio154 is not reponsible for the Customer goods/equipment theft. Kids under 13 years shall come with parents.
Catalogues, price lists, website catalog and other advertising literature or material as used by Studio154 are intended only as an indication as to the price and range of goods offered and no prices, descriptions or other particulars contained therein shall be binding upon Studio154. Studio154 reserves the right to change prices at any time and without prior notice. All the prices are intended in euro and without Iva. Studio154 assistants overtime, fines or every king of incidental expences, trasfert cost, fuel and consumables shall be charged and payed at the end of the rental period. The price of rental includes lamps and crates. The consumption of the lamps is included in the rental price, except for the discharge lamps (HMI, MSR, etc… starting from the 6000w upwards), which will be added separately to the price charged for the rental.
The Customer shall pay the entire amount of the confirmed quote at the equipment return at Studio154 unless other arrangements are made in advance. Further the Customer shall pay additional costs for damage to equipment, loss/non-return of equipment, rental charges/late equipment/extended rental charges, fines or every king of incidental expences, transfert cost/ fuel and consumables. This Agreement constitutes a lease and not a sale of the Products or the creation of a security interest therein. Title to the Property shall remain at all times in Studio154. This Agreement constitutes a lease to the Customer exclusively and the Customer shall not assign any rights under this Agreement or sublease the Property to any other person or entity. All the quotes/invoices include Italian tax-Iva. If the Clienti is exempt from IVA shall provide the documentation to support this right.
12.0 Right of Entry and Inspection
Studio154 shall have the right to inspect the Products at any time during the rental term. Customer shall make any and all arrangements necessary to permit a qualified representative of Studio154 access to the location of the Products.
13.0 Breach of Rental Terms and Conditions
If a breach of any of the provisions of Rental Terms and Conditions occurs, Studio154 has the right to remove all of the Products without liability to Customer, and without prejudice to Studio154 right to receive rent due or accrued, up to and including the date of removal of the Property. Any breach of this Agreement, any use made or resale by the Customer of any of the Products or of any product incorporating any of the Products, and any representation, statement or tortious act or omission including negligence arising under or in connection with the contract between Studio154 and the Customer, set out the entire financial liability of Studio154 (including any liability for the acts or omissions of its employees, agents and subcontractors) to the Customer. In case of dispute jurisdiction pertains solely to the Tribunal of Rome.