Fire Extinguisher Renting Terms & Conditions.

 

Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd offers fully inclusive contracts for the supply, installation and annual maintenance of extinguishers. These contracts typically run 3 to 5 years and involve yearly payments. The following terms and conditions apply for these contracts only and are valid in conjunction with the written Rental and Maintenance Agreement:

Our Service

  1. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd will carry out a free site survey to determine the correct type, number and location of any firefighting equipment required. This survey can be carried out before or after the signing of the contract. If additional requirements are found at the survey and the contract is already signed, Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd will offer an updated contract to the customer.

  2. After signing of the contract, Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd will commission and wall hang the firefighting equipment (with identification signage) specified as a result of the site survey, in accordance to British Standards. If the fire extinguishers cannot be wall mounted then stands are available to purchase separately.

  3. All work is carried out by BAFE certified engineers employed by Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd.

  4. Changes to the customer’s premises or scope of business that could affect the suitability of the firefighting equipment installed by Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd following the site survey must be notified to Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd by the customer and might require changes to the contract.

  5. The equipment shall remain the property of Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd during the course of the contract. The customer is responsible for the protection of the equipment against loss and damage.

  6. For the duration of the contract, Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd will maintain the firefighting equipment in accordance to British Standards and will issue the customer with a maintenance certificate and engineers’ report after each service. This maintenance and any replacement parts required for the maintenance are included in the yearly rental fee. Not included in the contract is the replacement or repair of firefighting equipment damaged maliciously or accidentally. These costs have to be paid by the customer in addition to the rental charges.

  7. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd offers an emergency service with a 48 hour response time to replace or repair equipment used or damaged. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd charges an additional call-out fee for this service.

  8. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd will replace extinguishers used in a fire free of charge and within 48 hours, as long as the fire has been reported to the fire brigade. There is no extra call-out fee for this service.

  9. At the end of the contract, Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd will dispose of the firefighting equipment if the customer so wishes and at no further cost.

  10. The Customers shall give every reasonable facility to Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd service engineers or agents to enable them to perform the actions required by the contract and in particular by assisting them in locating the equipment and having it readily available for servicing. Failure to allow access for Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd service engineers or agents on the agreed date will lead to additional call-out charges to be charged to the customer.

  11. During the term of this agreement, the firefighting equipment must only be maintained or repaired by Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd service engineers or agents

  12. Although Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd will notify the customer of the installation and maintenance dates, these dates are estimates and not binding

Service Fees

  1. The first payment is due within 15 days of invoice date. The invoice is sent to the customer after the installation of the firefighting equipment.

  2. The yearly rental fee is due within 15 days of invoice date. The invoice is sent to the customer after the maintenance has been carried out

  3. The monthly rental fee is due within 15 days of invoice date. The invoice will be sent to the customer at the beginning of every month

  4. The yearly rental fee is fixed for the period of the contract. However, if the UK’s annual CPI inflation (Consumer Price Index Inflation) as stated by the Bank of England should rise above 3% in a year, Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd will be permitted to increase the yearly charges in line with inflation.

  5. Overdue payments give Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd the right to cancel all further services and to charge interest on outstanding amounts overdue at a rate of 3% per calendar month. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd is also entitled to sue the customer for breach of contract and recover the overdue charges and interests.

Duration

  1. The contract runs for the Duration as specified overleaf and is valid from the date of signing. The regular maintenance dates and the finishing date are calculated based on the actual installation date.

  2. The rental and maintenance fee is calculated based on the number of years the customer wants the contract to run for. The firefighting equipment and the initial outlay for installation etc. is amortised over this contract period.

  3. The customer can cancel in writing at any point of time. Invoices due still have to be paid by customer after cancellation.

  4. If the customer cancels early, Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd will charge an early cancellation charge for the outstanding amortisation to the level described in the contract overleaf. Payment is due within 15 days of being invoiced for the cancellation charge. On payment of this charge, the customer receives ownership of the firefighting equipment and can keep the firefighting equipment or ask Britannia fire compliance Company Ltd to remove the products at no extra charge.

Limitation of Liability

  1. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd shall not be liable for any defective equipment not of its own manufacture or for any direct or indirect loss, injury or damage caused by such equipment being defective.

  2. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd can accept no liability for the status of any equipment not made available at the time of a scheduled visit.

  3. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd shall not be liable for any loss, damage (consequential or otherwise), or injury whatsoever, attributable wholly or in part to the acts, omissions or negligence of the customer or its employees in the storage, siting or use of the equipment.

  4. Fire extinguishers are pressurised vessels and must not be tampered with, opened or heated. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd shall have no liability for any damage caused by the customer’s failure to observe these warnings.

Miscellaneous

  1. The agreement is subject to and governed by English law and the parties shall submit themselves to the jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

  2. Britannia Fire Compliance Company Ltd may from time to time notify the customer in writing that it proposes to alter this Agreement giving details of the proposed change.

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