General Terms and Conditions of Business


The company quickrig GmbH - based in Kirchberg Sachsen/Germany - provides camera stands ( "Rig" ) mounted onto any kind of automobiles which are standing, or pulled or moved by their own engine for photography and film production.

Mounting and handling of the Rig during the entire production time shall be performed by a Rig Operator provided by the Company quickrig GmbH.

These General Terms and Conditions of Business shall, without any limitations, apply to any legal relationship entered into between the Company quickrig GmbH and its customers, provided nothing to the contrary has been agreed upon in writing.
In the event that these General Terms and Conditions of Business are inconsistent with those of the customers or any third party entering into a business relationship with us, the Company`s General Terms and Conditions of Business shall prevail, even if we have not objected against those of the customers or a third party.

Charges

Chargeable fees as well as travel day costs (for Rig and Operator) will be based on the relevant quotations given. The offers remain subject to confirmation and non-binding provided no special term of commitment has been guaranteed. Expenses for rental cars used for transportation and telephone costs shall be charged at a flat rate for each day and shall not be itemized on the bill. All other costs concerning transport to and from location as well as completion of the production will be charged for by itemized bills.

Working Hours

Each working or travelling day is charged on a basis of a working period of 10 hours. Each extra hour which has been commenced will be charged as an overtime hour. For this, an up-to-date list which gives an overview of the time units is attached to the general terms. The time of departure from the Company`s offices or the Rig Operator`s hotel will be considered as the beginning of the respective working/ travel day. Interruptions of work at the production set, which enable a return to the hotel allowing recreation phases, will be treated as interruption of the working day. The latter is considered to be continued at re-departure to the production set.

Booking and Reservation/ Cancellation Fees

Booking can be done in writing or by telephone. Bookings can be cancelled or changed free of charge up until 8 days before the Rig Operator`s departure. From the 7th day onwards there will be cancellation fees calculated as follows:
  • 50% for each travel and chargeable working day of the Rig Operator
  • 50% for each Rig-day of the working material (Rig etc.).
24 hours before the Operator`s departure the Company will charge:
  • 100% for each travel and chargeable working day of the Rig Operator,
  • 100% for each Rig-day of the working material (Rig etc.).

 

Flight and hotel cost as well as freight costs will be charged according to the relevant receipts.

Cancellations due to the political situation or the weather will equally be charged according to the conditions mentioned above.

Terms of Payment

When an order is placed, a payment sum on account of 50% of the quotation shall be due. The final payment shall become due and payable 30 days after the day of the final invoice. If circumstances become known which put the customer`s solvency or readiness to make payment into question, in particular, if cheques have not been cashed or if due payments have been stopped or if the customer is in arrears with his payments, the Company quickrig GmbH shall be entitled to demand immediate payment of the full balance. This applies also if cheques have been accepted and/or payment periods and prolongation of payment had been granted beforehand. The customer shall only be entitled to set-off, retention or deduction, also in case if notice of defects, complaints or counter-claims have been ascerted, if any such counter-claims have been legally determined or if they are undisputable.

Liability

The Company quickrig GmbH shall not be liable for either the quality of the photographs and films or the outcome of the photographs and films or the local conditions.
The Company shall not be legally liable of damages due to use during shootings with automobiles moved by their own egine. damages to vehicles caused by mounting or de-mounting of Rigs shall be adjusted after expert evaluation..
Special constructions required for non-standard vehicles and automobiles require an early inspection of the vehicle. Any costs deriving from this will be charged to the customer`s account regardless of any follow-up orders.
The Company quickrig GmbH and its staff commit themselves to maintain confidentiality regarding all technical details as well as insider information about the productions.
Legal liability for slight negligence shall be excluded.
This shall also apply to own faults and responsibility for executive organs and fault caused by vicarious agents or sub-contractors.
The Company quickrig GmbH shall not be legally liable towards companies, legal persons under Public Law and public special assets in the sense of § 310, paragraph I, German Civil Code, for even gross negligence of any vicarious agent.
To the extent the Company`s liability is excluded or limited, this shall also apply to the personal liability of employees, members of staff, agents and vicarious agents or sub-contractors of the Company.
Zwickau shall be the place of jurisdiction. These conditions shall be governed and construed exclusively in accordance with the German Law.