Terms and conditions


 ‘THE COMPANY’ is Little Sleeps

‘THE HIRER’ is the person hiring the equipment from the Company and whose name appears on the booking form. The Hirer must be at least 18 years of age.

‘THE PERIOD OF HIRE’ means the time of arrival of the equipment onsite until when the equipment is removed by the Company.

‘A BOOKING’ is the contract entered into by the hirer and the Company.


‘THE EQUIPMENT’ is the Teepees / A-Frames / Wigwams/ Bell Tents and/or Luxe Picnic Tables and furnishings provided by the Company for the use of the Hirer.


‘HIRE CHARGES’ is the total amount due under the invoice including delivery, assembly, installation, disassembly and collection of the equipment.


General

These terms and conditions apply to all contracts entered into between the Company and the Hirer unless expressly stated otherwise by the Company and upon payment of the deposit the Hirer is deemed to have accepted them. Any offer of equipment is subject to stock being available on receipt of a deposit at time of booking.


Conditions

Quotes are provided on the basis that a booking is not confirmed until the full balance has been paid and a confirmation email has been received.  Terms and Conditions are agreed to and received by way of a Booking Form from the Hirer.

The full balance will be due 14 days prior to the event date.

Bookings received less than 14 days in advance of arrival will require payment to be sent in full with the booking form.

If you need to change the date of your party, we will try our best to accommodate and will need at least 7 days’ notice

Notice of cancellation of the booking by the hirer must be provided to the Company to be received not less than 28 days prior to delivery.

Cancellation of less than 7 days prior to your arrival will result in 100% of the hire charge being forfeited.

The security deposit covers damage, breakages or extra cleaning that may be required. This will be returned within seven days of departure, minus deductions if applicable, which will be fully itemised.

It is the responsibility of the Hirer to take a duty of care and supervise children with our equipment.

It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure all children under 6 years old are fully supervised at all times in and around our equipment.

It is the responsibility of the Hirer to check if any of the children have any food or skin allergies.

It is the responsibility of you the Hirer to ensure that no naked flames or matches or candles are near our equipment. Although they are all CE tested, they are still flammable and must be kept away from fire.

Smoking is strictly forbidden around our equipment. This poses a fire risk and smoke damage to our equipment. If it is found that our tents have been exposed to smoke, we will have to invoice you to replace them.

We request that customers do not allow their pets of any kind onto our equipment.

We request that any make up is removed before climbing into the bedding and that any glow sticks are checked for leaks before being taken onto the bedding or in the tents.

Please see ensure you have the correct dimensions to host a tepee sleepover party and/ or bell tent. We also ask that you move any furniture before our arrival as regrettably we are unable to help with moving furniture.

All prices are subject to change, however prices quoted at the time of booking will be honoured.


Limitation Of Liability Of The Company

In the event that the Company fails to fulfil any terms of the hire contract the Company’s liability is limited to refund or cancellation of any hire charge and in no circumstances will the Company be liable for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage (whether loss of profit or otherwise), costs, expenses or other claim whatsoever which arises out of or in connection with the hire of the equipment. The Company’s entire liability under and in connection with the hire contract shall not exceed the amount of the hire charge. The Company shall not be liable for damage or loss of any of the equipment. Your statutory rights are not affected.


Ownership

All equipment remains at all times the property of the Company. The Hirer may not sub-hire or part with possession of the equipment or any part of it and may not allow any lien or encumbrance to be created over the equipment.

Liability to third parties

The Company will not be responsible for and the Hirer will indemnify the Company against all claims for the injury to persons or loss or damage to property howsoever caused, unless it be proved that such injury or damage was caused by negligence of the Company.


Force Majeure

The Company will not be liable for any: Act of God including but not limited to tempest, fire, flood, storm or natural disaster; War, civil war, sabotage or act of terrorism; Government sanction, embargo, import or export regulation or order; Labour disputes, including strikes, lockouts, boycotts or other industrial action; Failure in the transportation of equipment, machinery or personnel or in the provision of any utility including power, gas, water, or communication services and/ or pandemic.


While every effort will be made by the Company to carry out any booking accepted, however, the full performance of it is subject to variation or cancellation by the Company consequent upon Act of God, War, Strikes, Riots, Lockouts or any other disturbances. Fire, Flood, Storm, Gale or Tempest restrictions on the use of Transport, Fuel or Power. Requisitioning Storage of material or transport or labour or any other cause beyond the control of the Company.

 

Choice of Law

This contract will be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

Cancellation

Should the Hirer wish to terminate the contract then the following compensation rates will be charged to the Hirer by the Company.


100% of the Hire price for notice less than 7 days prior to the Hire period. 50% 14-28 days prior to the hire period and 25% of the hire charge 28-42 days prior to the hire charge.

Other

The Company reserves the right to amend their website and terms and conditions at any time, without prior notice, the Hirers obligations not being limited to the above.
The contract will be terminated in the event of non-payment, or if there is a breach of the terms and conditions.
If any clause is deemed invalid it will not affect the rest of the terms and conditions.


Entire Agreement

This contract constitutes the entire agreement between the Company and the Hirer. No verbal representations or arrangements are recognised by the Company.
Nothing in this agreement shall exclude or in any way limit:
(a) either party’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its own negligence;
(b) either party’s liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
or
(c) any other liability which cannot be excluded by law.
This agreement sets forth the full extent of the Company’s obligations and liabilities in respect of the equipment and its hiring to the Hirer. In particular, there are no conditions, warranties or other terms, express or implied, including as to quality, fitness for a particular purpose or any other kind whatsoever, that are binding on the Company except as specifically stated in this agreement. Any condition, warranty or other term concerning the equipment which might otherwise be implied into or incorporated within this agreement, whether by statute, common law or otherwise, is expressly excluded.

A booking may only be deemed valid once the Hirer is in receipt of a booking confirmation from the Company. The Company will provide a booking confirmation subject to availability and on receipt of a fully completed booking form with a deposit from the Hirer. Should the Company not have availability then the deposit will be returned to the Customer

Little Sleeps have suitable public liability insurance and take the upmost care to ensure the safety of all party guests at all times.

  • We use high quality products and follow strict hygiene routines.
  • Liability cannot be taken for reactions or injury sustained whilst attending a party or thereafter.
  • All persons using Little Sleeps equipment do so at their own risk and it is the party hirer who is responsible / liable for any damage or injury occurring from or as a result of inappropriate use or misuse or reckless use.
  • This information is given for the safety of all people attending a party hosted by Little Sleeps and it is the sole responsibility of the Hirer to ensure that they are understood and adhered to by all party guests invited.

 

Data Protection

This privacy notice clarifies the legal basis upon which your personal data and sensitive personal data will be obtained, processed and retained; it is provided in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Legal Basis for Processing the Data:

The legal basis for obtaining or using your data is for the purpose of the legitimate interests of Little Sleeps to fulfil our legal and contractual obligations to you.

What we will do with your Data:

The data we obtain from you during the course of contract will be used solely for the purposes of providing you with our services; the data will only be used and processed by Little Sleeps.

We will also provide your personal data to any regulatory body or law-enforcement authorities should we be legally obliged so to do.

How long we will keep your personal data for:

We will retain any personal data obtained for the duration of your contract for services on the Company’s secure computer data-base, email servers, and specialist software.

Limited data will be retained for a period of time to satisfy our legal or regulatory purposes.

Your right to object:

Under the GDPR you have the right to object to us processing personal data based on grounds relating to your particular situation.  If you object to us processing your personal data either relating to a specific set of circumstances or in general, we will stop doing so, but if by doing so we are unable to fulfil  our Contract for Services, it may be necessary to terminate your booking with the Company.


Your Right to Complain:

You have a right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data. ​