Terms & Conditions

1. Payment of rental and deposit amounts must be made in accordance with the terms set forth on the front of this agreement. In the absence of established terms, payment is due upon receipt of an invoice from TC Furlong, Inc. Late payments will be assessed a late fee of 1% per month (or portion of a month) on the unpaid balance. Lessee agrees to pay reasonable attorney, collection and court fees to collect past due balances.

2. NO ALLOWANCE WILL BE MADE FOR UNUSED EQUIPMENT. After the equipment has left TC Furlong, Inc.’s premise, lessee will pay the full contracted rental charges regardless whether the equipment is actually used or needed. This agreement and the Terms and Conditions are binding on the lessee for any and all equipment received from TC Furlong, Inc. including additional, supplemental and sundry items that are provided to the lessee but may not be listed on the contract.

3. Lessee acknowledges that he/she has thoroughly inspected the equipment, and: (a) has found the same to be in safe and good working order; (b) warrants that he/she is completely familiar with the safe operation of said equipment; and (c) that only persons competent in the operation of equipment will be permitted to use same. TC Furlong, Inc. shall not be responsible for the installation, operation or servicing of the equipment. Lessee agrees to furnish and pay for all electrical power, labor and other services necessary to fulfill this lease. Lessee agrees that equipment will be used only in the manner contemplated by the manufacturer. The equipment leased hereunder is subject to return inspection by TC Furlong, Inc. and acceptance of the equipment is not a waiver of any claims that TC Furlong, Inc. may have for latent damage or missing items.


5. The lessee agrees to be fully responsible for and the sole insurer of the equipment while it is away from TC Furlong, Inc.’s premise. Lessee, at his own cost and expense, shall securely keep and maintain the equipment in a safe, secure, clean and dry environment and a good state of repair, ordinary wear and tear resulting from proper use alone excepted. TC Furlong, Inc. will make the final determination of condition, proper use and acceptable wear and tear. Note– the following are specifically excluded from ordinary wear and tear: damage to transducers or displays; loss or corruption of software; exposure to or infiltration by liquids; contact with or transfer of paint, dyes, make-up, mold, soil or sand requiring special cleaning. In the event of loss, theft, or damage to the equipment in whole or in part, whether or not due to the fault of Lessee, Lessee shall promptly notify TC Furlong, Inc. and TC Furlong, Inc., at its option may repair or replace such equipment. Lessee shall be responsible for the full cost of repair or the full retail replacement value plus (a) all rents and other amounts due and owing under this lease, and (b) the amount of lost rents for the period TC Furlong, Inc. was deprived of the use of the equipment. Lessee will be responsible for additional charges for special cleaning services.

6. Lessee shall indemnify TC Furlong, Inc. (and it’s agents, officers, employees, contractors and assigns) against, and hold TC Furlong, Inc. (and it’s agents, officers, employees, contractors and assigns) harmless from any and all claims, actions, suits, proceedings, costs, duties, expenses, taxes, damages and liabilities, including attorney’s fees, arising out of, connected with, or resulting from the equipment, non-performance of the equipment, delivery, loading or use or operation of said equipment.

7. Lessee shall be solely responsible for securing all necessary permits, licenses, approvals and clearances and for complying with all laws, ordinances, regulations, statutes, practices and rules regulating the safe, proper and legal use and operation of the equipment. Lessee is responsible for paying all taxes (including but not limited to property, sales, rent, and use or lease tax) that may be levied on the equipment or transaction whether levied on TC Furlong, Inc. or lessee.

8. Time is of the essence on this lease. Any extension must be mutually agreed upon in writing. If an extension is not secured, all terms and conditions will remain in force and the Lessee will incur daily rental charges at the highest posted rate for any equipment not returned by the return date on the lease. Any retention of the equipment after the termination of the rental period constitutes a material breach of this lease.

9. Lessee is responsible for the loading and unloading of all equipment. In the event that TC Furlong, Inc. assists Lessee in any manner, Lessee assumes all risks and will hold TC Furlong, Inc. (and it’s agents, officers, employees, contractors and assigns) harmless from any claims, suits, or actions related but not limited to personal injury or property damage, including damage or injury attributable to the negligence of TC Furlong, Inc. (or it’s agents, officers, employees, contractors and assigns).

10. Lessee acknowledges that the equipment leased hereunder is to be used by them exclusively and is not being acquired for the use of any other person or entity. The equipment is, and shall at all times remain, the sole and exclusive property of TC Furlong, Inc. and Lessee shall have no right, title or interest therein except as expressly set forth herein. Lessee agrees to permit the lessee to enter the premises where the equipment is kept at any reasonable time to inspect the equipment. Upon expiration or early termination of this lease, the Lessee shall return the equipment to TC Furlong, Inc. in good repair, condition and working order. If the equipment is not returned to TC Furlong, Inc. at the termination of this lease or if the lessee is in default (as defined below), TC Furlong, Inc. shall have the right to immediately take possession of any and all items of equipment without demand or notice, wherever the equipment may be located, without any court order or other process of law. Lessee agrees to pay the full cost of retrieval if TC Furlong, Inc. must make arrangements to have the equipment returned. Lessee hereby waives any and all damages and claims of trespass occasioned by such taking possession unless caused by gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of TC Furlong, Inc. LESSEE WAIVES ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO NOTICE AND TO A JUDICIAL HEARING WITH RESPECT TO THE REPOSSESSION OF EQUIPMENT BY TC FURLONG, INC.

11. Lessee shall be in default under this lease upon the first of the following to occur: (a) failure to pay any amounts due and owing under this lease; (b) any breach in any of the terms and conditions of this lease; (c) institution of any bankruptcy or receivership proceeding against Lessee; (d) death or incompetence of Lessee, if an individual; (e) at any time TC Furlong, Inc. determines lessee’s credit to be impaired or to be insecure; or (f) the entry of any writ or order of attachment, execution or other legal process against Lessee is levied on any or all equipment.

12. Lessee irrevocably authorizes any attorney of any court of record to appear on behalf of lessee in such court to confess judgment, without process, in favor of TC Furlong, Inc., if he/she fails to fulfill the covenants of this lease, for such amount as may appear to be due and unpaid thereon, together with reasonable costs of collection, including reasonable attorneys fees and costs and to waive and release all errors which may intervene in such proceedings and consent to immediate execution upon such judgment hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorney may do by virtue hereof.

13. The provisions of this agreement shall be severable so that the invalidity, unenforceability or waiver of any of the provisions shall not affect the remaining provisions.

14. TC Furlong, Inc. is not liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage to the lessee’s equipment, materials or any other equipment or materials used in conjunction with the leased equipment (including but not limited to transducers, power amplifiers, digital devices, software, etc.).

15. This lease contains the entire understanding between the parties and may not be modified except in writing when approved and countersigned by TC Furlong Inc. TC Furlong, Inc. will not be bound by any terms, representations or warranties that are not contained in the lease. This lease is governed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois. Lessee warrants that he/she has the authority to enter into this agreement on behalf of other parties. The provisions of this agreement shall be severable so that the invalidity, unenforceability or waiver of any of the provisions shall not affect the remaining provisions.

16. By signing the lease agreement, lessee agrees to accept and be bound by the agreement and the Terms & Conditions and further agrees that acceptance of the Terms & Conditions will be a blanket acceptance that is durable, binding and integral to all future lease agreements. Blanket acceptance of the Terms & Conditions will remain in effect in perpetuity until (a) blanket acceptance is revoked by lessee by notifying TC Furlong Inc. in writing delivered via certified US mail prior to commencement of a lease agreement; or (b) lessee signs a Terms & Conditions which supersedes a previous version; or (c) TC Furlong Inc. notifies lessee in writing.

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