GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
Limits of Liability
The Customer will be solely responsible for (and so hold Handling Innovation Incorporated fully indemnified against) any loss, damage or injury to people or property caused by the possession of or use of or breakdown or defect in the Equipment, parts or services supplied.
Handling Innovation Incorporated shall not be liable for any loss or damage sustained or incurred by the Customer or any third party (including without limitation, any loss of use of the Equipment or Loss) resulting from the possession of or use of or any breakdown or defect in the Equipment, parts or services supplied howsoever caused.
Handling Innovation Incorporated shall not be liable to the Customer for loss of profits, contracts or earnings or goodwill or any type of special indirect or consequential loss (including loss or damage suffered by the Customer as a result of an action brought by a third party) whether arising from negligence, breach of contract or otherwise resulting from the supply of, possession of or use of or any breakdown or defect in the Equipment howsoever caused.
Powered Equipment: 12 months or 2000 metered hours from date of purchase, whichever is the sooner, provided the Equipment is subject to an appropriate Maintenance agreement provided by Handling Innovation Incorporated.
Until full payment for the purchase of the Equipment has been received by Handling Innovation Incorporated, legal and beneficial ownership of the Equipment shall remain vested in Handling Innovation Incorporated. In the event of default or delay in payment for the purchase of the Equipment howsoever arising Handling Innovation Incroporated may repossess it and the Customer hereby grants Handling Innovation Incorporated the irrevocable license to enter its premises for the purpose of so doing.
The risk in the Equipment shall pass to the Customer upon delivery to the Site or where applicable from the time of collection by the Customer and Handling Innovation Incorporated shall, notwithstanding that title to the Equipment is retained by Handling Innovation Incorporated, have no responsibility in respect of the Equipment thereafter. The risk in Equipment supplied under rental shall similarly pass to the Customer upon delivery to the Site and shall continue until such time as the rented Equipment is returned to the possession of Handling Innovation Incorporated. Accordingly the Customer shall be responsible for insuring the Equipment for not less than its purchase price.
Unless notification to the contrary is received by Handling Innovation Incorporated within 7 days of its delivery to Site, the Equipment shall be deemed to have been delivered in good working order.
Acceptance, Cancellation, Alteration or Suspension of Orders
Handling Innovation Incorporated employees or agents are not authorised to make any representations concerning the Equipment or its hiring or maintenance unless confirmed by Handling Innovation Incorporated in writing. The Customer acknowledges that it does not rely on and waives any claim for breach of any such representations which are not so confirmed.
Any advice or recommendation given by Handling Innovation Incorporated or its employees or agents to the Customer or its employees or agents as to the storage, application or use of the Equipment which is not confirmed in writing by Handling Innovation Incorporated is followed or acted upon entirely at the Customer's own risk and accordingly Handling Innovation Incorporated shall not be liable for any such advice or recommendation which is not so confirmed.
There shall be no binding contract until Handling Innovation Incorporated has acknowledged in writing any order placed by the Customer.
In the event of any purported errors or omissions in the acknowledgement of order the Customer must notify Handling Innovation Incorporated in writing of such purported errors or omissions within 7 days of receiving the order acknowledgement. Thereafter cancellation, alteration, or suspension of orders by the Customer may only be made with Handling Innovtion Incorporated prior written agreement and on terms that will indemnify Handling Innovation Incorporated against the higher of actual costs and losses incurred or 15% of the total Agreement value as a result of such cancellation, alteration, or suspension.
Unless otherwise specified, prices quoted are ex- works and delivery will be borne by the Customer.
Time for Delivery
Delivery forecasts are given in good faith but Handling Innovation Incorporated will not accept any liability if for any reason delivery is delayed beyond the date given in any delivery forecast.