Terms and Conditions and Disclaimer


If you do not agree to these terms you may not use our products and services at Flyingfox Mountain Biking. By using the Company’s hire bikes, equipment and services you agree to these TERMS and CONDITIONS and DISCLAIMER. In addition, it is important that you read our Privacy Policy (published at www.flyingfoxmountainbiking.com.au) which form part of these Terms and Conditions and Disclaimer and detail how we collect and deal with your personal information. The Hire Equipment will be inspected at the time of return and the condition recorded on the Bicycle Condition Report, which must be signed by the Company and the Hirer. Any new damage will be photographed. The Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatever due to the failure by the Company to deliver the bike and equipment (or any of them) promptly or at all. 2. Requirements to participate Hirers must be able to reference a Booking Confirmation and provide photo identification (Australian Driver’s License, Current Country of Origin Passport). Hirers must be 15 years of age or over and be of sound mind and in good health and physical fitness. Hirer’s body weight must be below the bike manufacturers stated limit of 120kg. Hirers may be required to undergo an assessment as to whether they are a capable bike rider and whether they are capable of riding a bike on Australian roads, urban and rail trail environment (off road). 3. Risk. All risk for the Hire Equipment passes to the Hirer upon collection or delivery. The Hirer accepts full responsibility for the safe keeping of the Hire Equipment and indemnifies the Company for all loss theft or damage to the Hire Equipment howsoever caused and without limiting the generality of the foregoing whether or not such loss, theft or damage is attributable to any negligence failure or omission of the Hirer. 4. The Hirer accepts full responsibility for and shall keep the Company indemnified against all liability in respect of all actions, proceedings, claims, damages, costs and expenses in respect of any injury to persons or damage to property arising out of the use of the Hire Equipment during the Hire Period however arising and whether or not arising from any negligence, failure or omission of the Hirer or any other persons. 5. The Hire Equipment is and will at all times remain the absolute property of the Company, nonetheless, all risk for the Hire Equipment passes to the Hirer on and from the commencement of the Hire Period until the Hire Equipment has been returned into the possession of the Company. That is, title to the Hire Equipment shall remain with the Company. 4. The Company’s ability to refuse participation The Company may refuse any person participation in a Hire, at the Company’s absolute discretion, whether or not that person has previously purchased a Hire. The Company will reimburse the price paid for a Hire if a person is refused participation in a Hire for any reason other than as set out in this Form. Failure to agree to the TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND DISCLAIMER will also result cancellation and refund of purchased hire. 6. Hirer’s responsibilities Hirer must: a. satisfy itself at delivery that the Hire Equipment is suitable for its purposes; operate the Hire Equipment safely, only for its intended use, and strictly in accordance with the provisions of the Road Traffic Act 1974 (WA) and its amendments (the Act) and Regulations made under the provisions of the Act, and using all relevant safety gear, and in accordance with any instructions whether advised by the Company or supplied with the Hire Equipment. b. operate the Hire Equipment only on roads or designated paths unless specific approval has been sort for other use; c. at all times wear an Australian approved bike helmet. If a Hirer does not have their own Australian approved Helmet, the Company will supply the Hirer with a helmet for use during the Hire Period; d. keep the Hire Equipment in their own possession and control; e. use front and rear lights when riding in conditions of low light and/or limited visibility; f. notify the Company immediately by telephone of the full circumstances of any mechanical breakdown or accident. g. The Hirer is not absolved from the requirements to safeguard the Hire Equipment by giving such notification; h. on termination of the Hire, the Hirer shall return the Hire Equipment complete with all parts and accessories in good order as delivered, fair wear and tear excepted; i. obey the directions and instructions of the Company’s employees; j. keep and maintain the Hire Equipment in a working order, so that the Hire Equipment is suitable for rehire by the Company, ensure the that the Hire Equipment is stored securely, whenever it is not in use, including the use of a lock which is to secure the bike to an immovable object; l. not shall not assign the benefit of the hire contract nor be entitled to any lien over the Hire Equipment; m. not alter or make any additions to the Hire Equipment including but without limitation altering, make any additions to, defacing or erasing any identifying mark, plate or number on or in the Hire equipment or in any other manner interfere with the Hire equipment; n. not operate the Hire Equipment under the influence of any drugs or alcohol; o. not use headphones, cameras, phones, portal music devices, or pagers while riding; p. not make any modifications or adjustments to the bike except for the adjustment of the saddle position. q. The Hirer acknowledges that the hiring is personal to the Hirer and the Hirer must not allow any third party to use, re-hire or take possession of the Hire Equipment at any time for any purpose. 7. All Hirers authorise the Company to charge the nominated credit card to recover costs associated with the loss, theft, or damage of hired equipment at current Australian recommended retail prices. All Hires must be paid for at the time of making the reservation unless otherwise agreed by the Company in advance. The Company may charge your credit card for any products or services purchased and for any additional amounts (including any taxes and late fees, as applicable) that may be accrued by or in connection with your account. You are responsible for the timely payment of all fees and for providing the Company with a valid credit card for payment of all fees. All fees will be billed to the credit card you designate during the registration process. 8. Cancellation and refunds Hires will not proceed if the Company decides in its absolute discretion, whether for safety reasons or any other reason, to cancel a Hire at any time. Should a Hire not proceed then the Company reserves the right to re-schedule the Hire at the Hirer’s convenience, issue a refund voucher to the Hirer in the case of purchases bought through a third party reselling Hires (“Reseller”), or reimburse the Hirer the price paid for a Hire, but otherwise the Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage (including travel expenses or any other out of pocket expenses) relating to the cancellation of a Hire. Hires are not refundable, except in accordance with these Terms or as agreed in writing by the Company. Refunds, where permitted, will only be made to the person who purchased a Hire from the Company. Should the Hirer wish to cancel the Hire for any reason and provides the Company with notice of: a. greater than 48 hours, the Hirer shall be entitled to a full refund of the price; b. between 48 hours and 24 hours, the Hirer shall be entitled a refund of 50% of the price; c. less than 24 hours’ notice, the Hirer shall not be entitled to any refund. If the Hirer wishes to reschedule the Hire and provides the Company with: a. greater than 48 hours’ notice, the Hire can be rescheduled for no additional fee. 9. The Company’s liability All Hirers must read, acknowledged and agree to this TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND DISCLAIMER, which must be signed by the Hirer before any hire services can be undertaken. Hirer agrees that to the extent permitted under applicable law, in no event will the Company or its officers, employees, directors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents or licensors be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of revenues, profits, goodwill, use, data, lost opportunities, or business interruptions or other intangible losses (even if such parties were advised of, knew of or should have known of the possibility of such damages, and notwithstanding the failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy), arising out of or related to your use of or access to, or the inability to use or to access, the Hire, regardless of whether such damages are based on contract, tort (including negligence and strict liability), warranty, statute or otherwise. To the extent permitted by law, the Company limits its liability for breach of any term, condition or warranty implied by statute and that cannot be legally excluded to, at the Company’s option: (i) refunding the price of the goods or services in respect of which the breach occurred; or (ii) providing, replacing or repairing those goods or providing those services again. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Company’s aggregate liability for any claims arising out of or related to these Terms and Conditions exceed an amount equal to the booking fee actually retained by the Company in connection with the Hire giving rise to such claim. It shall be your responsibility to make all necessary enquiries and take any action you consider necessary if you require insurance or to have insurance coverage that covers you in respect of any goods or services provided by the Company, prior to proceeding with a booking. 10. Disclaimer The Hirer accepts that bike riding is a dangerous undertaking and has inherent dangers and risks, including the risk of injury or death to the participant. The Hirer accepts that in undertaking such activities, does so at their own risk. The participant further acknowledges and agrees that due to the nature of the activity, it would be unreasonable for the Company to be in any way responsible for any injury to or death of the participant and the participant hereby, to the full extent permitted by law, waives all of his or her legal rights of action against and fully 11. Releases the Company for loss, damages, injury or death howsoever arising out of or in relation to the participation by the participant in the activities conducted or organised by the Company including without limitation, liability for any negligent or tortious act or omission, breach of duty, breach of contract or breach of statutory duty on the part of the company, its office bearers, directors, employees or agents. 12. General A reference in this terms and conditions contract to a Hirer, person, group or party includes natural persons, corporations, partnerships, associates and associations or other legal entity. In this hire contract where a party comprises more than one person, those persons shall be bound by this hire contract and terms and conditions, jointly and severally. If there is more than one Hirer/person in a group it is the group organiser’s responsibility to ensure every member of the group understands and accepts the Company’s Terms and Conditions. It is the group organiser’s responsibility to provide the Company with the name, contact details, drivers licence or passport details of each member of their group. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced to the fullest extent under law. The failure of the Company to enforce any right or provision in these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by the Company in writing. Definitions In this agreement, unless the context otherwise requires: “Hire” means the provision of any Hire Equipment or service supplied by the Company to the Hirer; “Hirer” refers to the person, firm, organization, partnership, corporation trust or other entity hiring the Hire Equipment from the Company and includes any employees, agents and contractors of the Hirer; “Hire Equipment” means any and all bikes, helmets, lights, locks and/or any other equipment supplied by the Company to the Hirer (and where the context permits, shall include any supply of services); “Site” means the website located at theflyingfox.com.au and any derivation thereof; and “Hire Period” has the meaning given to that term, as provided in clause 8.


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