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Terms and Conditions

1. Increases

We may alter the Rental Fees at any time by giving you written notice and also by mutual agreement as discussed and the new Rental Fees shall take effect on the first Due Date occurring not less than four weeks after the date of notice.

2. Non Payment of Rental Fees

If you do not pay the Rental Fees on the Due Date or the late payment charge or either, we may exclude you from the Site and from the Unit and we may break the lock on the Unit and install a new lock, whether or not we have exercised our right to terminate this Agreement. Exercising our right to exclude you from the Site and the Unit does not affect your obligation to pay any unpaid or future Rental Fees or late payment charges.

3. Licence to Occupy

The Owner permits the customer to occupy the Storage Unit. This term commences on agreed date with obligatory payment and terminates on the cessation date. The customer must adhere to all rules concerning the rental.  If the parties agree, this term will continue on a monthly basis; subject to 1 weeks notice by either party.

If any part of the Rental Fees or the late payment charge is still outstanding one month after the due date then we may:

  • delete customer’s electronic access to storage facility
  • place a company padlock on shutter bolt thus disabling any removal from the storage unit
  • give you written notice that we will remove all the goods in the Unit if you have not paid all  outstanding amounts due in full within 72 hours of the posting of that notice by us to you at your address set out in the Schedule
  • on expiry of this notice, remove all the goods in the Unit to any alternative storage facilities that we may decide without incurring any liability for loss or damage to the goods arising from their removal and alternative storage
  • charge you the full costs of removing the goods from the Unit and alternative storage costs together with any repeated costs if we require to move the goods at any time afterward
  • sell the goods on your behalf and pass good title to them and use the proceeds of sale to discharge any outstanding Rental Fees and other charges due to us. If the proceeds of sale are insufficient to discharge your outstanding liability to us then you will remain liable for the balance and we may take any action we consider necessary to recover the outstanding amounts
  • treat any goods not sold as abandoned and destroy or otherwise dispose of them

4. Inspection

You must inspect the Unit before storing any goods and inform us if you believe it is damaged or unsuitable in any way for your requirements. If you do not do so the Unit will be deemed to be suitable for you and in good condition at the commencement date.

5. Access to the Unit by You and by US

For so long as customer is occupying the Storage unit under this agreement the customer shall have the right to use the entrance door, entrance hall, communal area in common with the Owner and/or other customers of the Owner. The customer will not let or purport to let or share either the storage unit or any communal part of the warehouse without the written consent of the Owner.

 Only you and persons authorised in writing or accompanied by you will be permitted to have access to the Unit. You may withdraw any authorisation at any time but the withdrawal will not be effective until we receive it in writing. We may ask for proof of identity from you or any other person at any time (although we are not obliged to do so) and we may refuse access to any person (including you) who is unable to provide satisfactory proof of identity.

You can purchase a lock for the Unit from the office and you must ensure that it is locked at all times when you are not in attendance. We will not be responsible for locking any unlocked Unit.

 You will permit us (and our agents or workmen) to enter the Unit at any time in an emergency and otherwise if we give you not less than seven days’ notice so that we may inspect it or carry out repairs, maintenance and alterations to the Unit or any other Unit or part of the Site or ensure compliance with these terms and conditions or for any other purpose.

We may enter the Unit at any time without notifying you and if necessary we may break the lock to gain entry:

(i) if we believe that the Unit contains Prohibited Items or is being used in breach of these terms and conditions;

(ii) if we are required to do so by the Gardaí, Fire Services, Local Authority or by a Court Order;

(iii) if we believe it is necessary in an emergency;

6. Use of the Units and the Site

You warrant that the goods you are storing in the Unit are your own property or the person who owns or has an interest in them has given authority to you to store them in the Unit.

You may only use the Unit for storage and not for any other propose. You must not store (and you must not allow any other person to store any of the following in the Unit:

(i) food or perishable goods unless securely packed so that they are, protected from vermin;

(ii) birds, fish, animals or any other living creatures;

(iii) combustible or flammable materials or liquids such as paint, petrol, oil or cleaning solvents;

(iv) explosives, weapons or ammunition;

(v) chemicals, radioactive materials, biological agents;

(vi) toxic waste, asbestos or other materials of it dangerous nature;

(vii) any item which emits any fumes, smell or odour;

(viii) any illegal substances, illegal items or goods illegally obtained

(ix)   compressed gases

7. You must not (and you must not allow any other person to):

(i) use the Unit or do anything on the Site or in the Unit which may be a nuisance to us or to the users of any other Unit;

(ii) do anything on the Site or in the Unit which may invalidate any of our insurance policies (or those of other Unit users) or increase the insurance premiums;

(iii) use the Unit as offices or living accommodation or as a home or business address;

(iv) spray paint or do any mechanical work of any kind in the Unit;

(v) attach anything to the walls, ceiling, floor or doors of the Unit or make any alteration to the Unit;

(vi) allow any liquid, substance, smell or odour to escape from the Unit or any noise to be audible or vibration to he felt outside the Unit;

(vii) Cause any damage to the Unit or any other Unit or the Site or its facilities or to the property and possessions of us or any of our other customers. If you cause any damage you must (at our option) repair, restore or replace such damage item or reimburse our costs in taking necessary repairs, restoration or replacement;

(viii) cause any obstructive or undue hindrance in any passageway, stairway, service area or other part of the Site and you must at all times exercise courtesy to others in using these areas.

8. You must:

(i) inform us immediately of any damage to the Unit;

(ii) Comply with the directions of any of our employees or agents at the Site and any further regulations tilt use of the Unit which we may issue from time to time.

9. Alternative Unit

We may at any time by giving you seven days written notice require you to remove your goods from one Unit to another Unit specified by us. The Alternate Unit shall be of a similar size to the current Unit.

If you do not arrange the removal of your goods to the alternative Unit by the time specified in the notice, we may enter the Unit and arrange for the goods to be so moved. Any removal arranged by us will be in your risk (except for loss or damaged caused willfully or negligently by its or our removal agents).

If your goods are moved to an alternative Unit, this Agreement will be varied by the substitution of the alternative Unit number but this Agreement will otherwise continue in full force and effect and the Rental fees will continue to apply to the alternative Unit.

10. Termination

Either you or we may terminate this Agreement by giving not less than 30 days written notice ending on any due date and termination will take effect from that due date. Any fees paid in advance will be refunded but we may make deductions from them as if they were a deposit

You may not terminate this agreement if any Rental Fees or other charges are outstanding or if you are otherwise in breach of this Agreement.

We may terminate this Agreement immediately by giving you written notice if you are in breach of any term of this Agreement.

11. On Termination

On termination of this Agreement you must remove all goods from the Unit and leave the Unit clean and tidy and in the same condition as at the Commencement Date. We may charge you if we have to clean the Unit or dispose of any goods or rubbish left in the unit or on the site.

We may treat any goods remaining in the Unit after termination as abandoned and may dispose of them in accordance.

12. Insurance

We do not insure your goods whilst in the Unit. Storage of goods in the Unit is at your sole risk and you must insure them at their full replacement value.

13. Exclusion of Liability

(i) We shall not be liable for any loss (including consequential or economic loss) or damage to the goods stored in the Unit, whether or not the loss or damage is due to any act or omission, negligence or willful default by us or by any of our servants or agents or other customers; nor shall we be liable for any consequential or economic loss incurred by you as a result of any loss or damage to the goods. Your attention is specifically drawn to the fact that the lockers/units are not alarmed.

(ii) Any other representations, conditions, warranties and other terms, whether written or oral. Express or implied, statutory or otherwise which are or may he inconsistent with this condition are expressly excluded.

The exclusion of liability in condition (i) and (ii) does not apply where the damage suffered by you is a direct result of our negligence or willful default or that of our servants or agents which causes physical injury to or the death of any person.

14. Indemnify

You will indemnify us and hold us harmless against all claims, demands, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses incurred by us or by any of our servants, agents or other customers which arises out of the use of your Unit or the Site by you or any of your servants, agents or invitees or arises out of the breach of this Agreement by you.

15. Notices

Any notice given under this agreement must be in writing and may be served by personal delivery, or by pre-paid post. Any notice to you may be sent to the address stated in the Schedule or any other address which you notify to us in writing. Any notice to you will also be sent to any owner (whether sole, joint, or co-owners) of which we have been notified by you. Any notice to us must be sent to our address set out in the Schedule. Notices will be deemed to be effectively served immediately if served personally or 48 hours after they have been placed in the post.

16. Force Majeure

We shall not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a direct or indirect result of our performance of this Agreement being Prevented, hindered or delayed by reason of any Act of God, riot, strike or lock-out, trade dispute or labour disturbance, accident, break-down of plant or machinery, fire, flood, difficulty in obtaining workmen, materials or transport, electrical power failures or other circumstances whatsoever outside our control and which affect the provision by us of access to or use of the Unit.

17. General

Any delay by us in exercising any of our rights under this agreement will not impair our rights or be a waiver of those rights, nor will any partial exercise of any right preclude a further exercise of that right.

You may not assign any of your rights under this agreement or part with possession of the Unit to any other person, firm or company.

No variation of these terms and conditions will be effective unless expressly accepted in writing by us and signed by our principal. None of our employees or agents who is not also a director has any authority to vary these terms and conditions on our behalf whether orally or in writing.

Every provision in these terms and conditions is severable and distinct from every other provision and if at any time one or more of such provisions is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions will not be affected in any way.

This Agreement shall be governed by the Laws of Ireland and you and we submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.

We would advise customers to supply a secondary address or next of kin to allow for any unforeseen circumstances and enable certain persons to claim goods.

 Where the Customer is two or more persons your obligations under this Agreement shall be joint and several.

 We reserve the right to refuse any goods regardless of reason.

 All goods accepted will become subject to lien in respect of continued non-payment of our charges.

 You agree that we may hold and possess by computer or otherwise, any information obtained about you as a consequence of this agreement.

To the extent that the storage or retrieval of products requires the use of the facilities own equipment this can only be carried by our staff. Non facility staff including you or your employees will not be allowed to operate any of the facility equipment for this purpose.

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