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Terms and Conditions

Version 1.0 - 13th May 2011

myhiresite is a subsidiary of Skribe Ltd, a trading entity registered in England and Wales, company number 6409998. Skribe Ltd’s registered office is Unit 19b The Wren Centre, Westbourne Road, Emsworth, Hampshire, PO10 7SU. "myhiresite website" means content, software, facilities and services available within the domain and sub-domains of

The use of myhiresite is restricted through membership.

Terms and Conditions

1. Terms and Conditions of myhiresite

1.1 The terms and conditions are the terms on which we offer you access to the services and the website of myhiresite. By registering as a member you accept these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you should not use the service and website of myhiresite.
1.2 myhiresite provides a web-based system to allow you to manage lending, borrowing, renting and hiring transactions with other people or organisations. These terms and conditions set out the rights and obligations between myhiresite and you as a member. Transactions between you and another person or organisation will however create rights and obligations between you and the other party. We are not a part of the lending, borrowing, renting or hiring arrangements between you and other parties.
1.3 We have provided a template of default terms and conditions for lending, borrowing, renting and hiring arrangements created or recorded via the website. These default terms and conditions outline some basic rights and obligations between members when they lend, borrow, rent, or hire resources using the website. Some or all of these default terms and conditions may not apply if members record lending, borrowing, renting, or hiring arrangements not organised through the website, or have agreed with the other party to an arrangement to amend or replace any or all of these default terms.
1.4 In these terms and conditions, we use the following definitions:
(a) 'borrow' means to take temporary possession, but not ownership, of a resource (goods or places, not people) from another party either for consideration or for no consideration and in these terms and conditions includes hire, lease and rent. 'Borrower' is one who borrows and it includes the hire or lease of resources that are goods or places.
(b) 'hire' 'lease' 'rent' 'let' mean to engage the temporary use of goods or places for a consideration.
(c) 'hire services in' means to benefit from services performed by one party in exchange for money or another service.
(d) 'hire services out’ means to perform a service for the benefit of another party in exchange for money or another service.
(e) 'lend’ means to give the temporary possession, but not ownership, of a resource (goods or places, not people) to another party either for consideration or for no consideration and in these terms and conditions includes to let, to lease, to rent out, and to hire out. ‘Lender’ is one who lends (includes owner or agent), also referred to as hirer of resources that are goods or places.
(f) 'listing' means a record of a resource on the website;
(g) 'member' means a registered member of myhiresite, including individuals, groups, businesses, or other organisations (h) 'public listing' means a record which a member allows some or all other members to view, and to ‘publicly list’ refers to the act of a member creating this type of listing
(i) 'resource' or ‘resources’ means goods, places, or services that may be booked and lent, borrowed or hired through the website;
(j) 'our services' means any one or more of the services offered by myhiresite from time to time, including an on line hiring, renting, and lending marketplace, an online booking system, and any other service that we may offer;
(k) 'transaction' means the lending, borrowing or hiring of any resource using our services;
(l) 'we', 'us' and 'our' are references to myhiresite;
(m) 'website' means the myhiresite website through which our services are offered, and includes any other channels through which our services may be provided; and
(n) 'you' and 'your' are a reference to the user of the myhiresite website as an individual or as an organisation agreeing to these terms and conditions when becoming a member.
1.5 We have included bold headings on each paragraph of these terms and conditions. The headings are not binding and are included for ease of reference only. The headings are not intended to affect the interpretation of the text of these terms and conditions.
1.6 myhiresite is not an intermediary in any hire agreements. The myhiresite website is simply a place which allows registered users to interact and trade.
1.7 myhiresite does not hire or own any items listed. Members own the equipment they hire to other members and the contractual hire agreement rests between them.
1.8 myhiresite shall use all reasonable endeavours to act in good faith and shall not knowingly or wilfully distribute false information. You are responsible for checking such information and for your actions arising from such information.

2. Becoming a Member

2.1 Becoming a member is free. You simply need to complete the online registration process. Anyone 18 years of age or older can become a member.
2.2 When you register as a member, you must provide to us complete, accurate and current personal information. If you are registering on behalf of a club, group, or other organisation, you must provide us complete, accurate and current information about that club, group or organisation as required, and must provide the accurate details of the person representing the organisation. If you are becoming a member as a business or organisation, you must have the authority to bind that business or organisation to this agreement. You must maintain and update your personal/organisational information held by us to ensure it is kept current at all times. You must not register as a member under multiple identities or personas (whether false or not). We may phone or email you to verify these details.
2.3 We reserve the right to decline to register or to terminate your membership at any time. For example, but without limitation, we may terminate your membership if we receive significant complaints about you from other members, if you breach these terms and conditions, or in exceptional circumstances if we, at our sole discretion, deem your behaviour to be unacceptable.
2.4 When you join as a member you must choose a Username and a Password. You agree and are responsible for keeping your login information, including your email address and password, secret and secure. If any person obtains information that allows that person to gain access to your membership, you will be responsible for that person’s actions.
2.5 You agree not to register for more than one membership account.
2.6 You shall not transfer or sell your account to anyone. You shall also not permit, either directly or indirectly, any other person to use your Username or Password.

3. Fees and Accounts

3.1 We may charge a commission or transaction fee when you hire out a resource for payment. If we charge a commission, the basis and details of this will be outlined on the website. If we charge a commission, you will accrue/incur that commission on the successful completion of a hire transaction of one of your resources, or for long-term and ongoing hires, at an appropriate point through the hire period as stated on the website. We will not provide any refund of these fees except where it is proven that a transaction was not undertaken, and at our sole discretion.
3.2 We may charge other fees for premium registration, listing, or other myhiresite services. Any such fees are charged when we provide the service and are not refundable. If you elect to purchase any insurances offered from time to time, you must pay insurance fees at the time of purchase.
3.3 We may change the fees charged for any of our services at any time. We will notify you of any change by notice on the website. In the event that we introduce a new service, we will provide information about the fees for that service on the website. Such fees will come into effect when they are posted on the website.
3.4 You agree to pay the fees made to your account in full, regardless of the outcome of hire agreements made using the myhiresite website. Fees payable to myhiresite are for the service and information supplied. Fees are not refundable for whatever reason (including but not limited to failure, in part or whole, of the hire agreement made between members).
3.5 Before listing a resource or hiring out a resource, you should review our fees to ensure you are aware of the fees that you will incur.
3.6 We will create and maintain a credit account for you from which you shall pay our fees. myhiresite accounts are only for the purposes of paying myhiresite fees, and may not be used for the payment of hire or rental charges to other members.
3.7 You must pay us for any negative account balance immediately upon demand by us or as outlined on the website in the fees section. We reserve the right to take action against you to recover outstanding debts. You are liable for all expenses (including legal fees) that we incur when collecting that debt. Unless we inform you otherwise, we will not charge you interest or other financial charges for negative account balances.
3.8 If you choose to terminate your membership we will refund the real credit balance of your credit account, less a reasonable processing fee that is payable to us. If we have given you free or bonus credit on your account we are not required to refund that amount to you in any circumstance, nor is that amount transferable to any other member.
3.9 If you have not logged on to the website for a period of one year, then any unused balance on your account may be forfeited to us and your membership may be suspended or terminated.
3.10 Any promotion credits (such as for member referral) to your account are time-limited, non-transferrable, and non-redeemable. Any portion of a promotional credit that is not used after 12 months shall be deemed expired and your account balance will be adjusted accordingly.

4. Your private information

4.1 In order to provide our services to you, we must collect information about you. All information about you or your organisation that we collect from you or through your use of our services and the website is your personal information. We make the following commitments to you in respect of your personal information:
(a) We will keep your personal information confidential and will not use your information in any way except to provide you our services and for any other use that you expressly authorise. Also, by registering, you authorise us to disclose information in 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4 below).
(b) We will not sell or allow third parties to access your personal information without your consent, except where required by law.
(c) We will maintain the security and confidentiality of your personal information in accordance with the highest standards.
(d) We will require any organisation that provides us with administrative or processing services to comply with our privacy policies.
(e) You are entitled to examine any of your personal information that we hold and may request that we correct any inaccurate or incomplete information.
4.2 You agree that we may disclose your personal information, including your name, contact details, and activity records, to the relevant authorities and/or the relevant intellectual property right holders (or their representatives) if we consider that we are required to do so by law or if you have breached these terms and conditions.
4.3 You agree that information about you or posted by you in feedback forums or on our other forums or discussion threads will be publicly disclosed on the website. In addition, we will compile summary statistics about all members, which we will publish on the website. The summary statistics include statistics about number of resources, number of transactions recorded and feedback ratings.
4.4 You agree to your name and email address being disclosed as required as part of the provision of our services to you. This may include, but is not limited to people you lend or hire resources to and people who lend or hire resources to you.

5. Intellectual Property

5.1 We (and our licensors or suppliers, as the case may be) own all proprietary and intellectual property rights in the website (including text, graphics, logos, icons and sound recordings) and the software and other material underlying and forming part of our services and the website. Nothing in these terms shall be taken as granting you, or any third party, use of such intellectual property.
You may not without our prior written permission, in any form or by any means:
(a) adapt, reproduce, copy, store, distribute, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this website; or
(b) commercialise, copy, hire or sell any information obtained from any part of this website.

6. Exclusion of Liabilities

6.1 We provide an on line venue and mechanism to allow you to create a register of your resources, keep track of the lending, borrowing or hiring of resources, and contribute to and participate in an on line community of individuals and organisations who wish to lend, borrow or hire resources for free or for payment. We do not take any part in the transactions other than by providing our website as a venue for members. If you and another party agree to lend, borrow or hire resources, then you and that other party must do so by agreement between yourselves. We do not act as agent for either party and do not participate in any transaction between you and other members. The terms and conditions of any arrangement between you and another person or member (including the default terms and conditions provided by us as altered, extended, overwritten or not) are exclusively and entirely part of your arrangement with another party that you are transacting with.
6.2 You agree that myhiresite shall not be liable for:
(a) Any interruption in your business, trade or employment.
(b) Any non-delivery, mis-delivery, corrupt or bad delivery of any information.
(c) Any loss or damage of any kind (including but not limited to loss of business or profit), whether direct or consequential for whatever reason, even if myhiresite has been informed of the likelihood of such losses or damage arising. In no event shall myhiresite’s maximum aggregate liability exceed the total paid by you or one thousand pounds (£1,000) whichever is the lesser.
(d) Any events beyond myhiresite’s reasonable control.
6.3 Where limitation of liability is restricted by law, myhiresite’s liability, and that of its directors, is limited to the extent permitted by law.
6.4 Transactions between you and other members are conducted entirely at your own risk. You agree that we take no responsibility or liability for any misconduct of any of our members including, without limitation, members that have registered under false pretences or who attempt to defraud you. We give no undertakings, representations, or warranties in relation to resources lent, borrowed or hired on the website, or the character of any other member of the myhiresite website.
6.5 We do not guarantee that our services will always be available. We will use our reasonable endeavours to ensure the availability of the website and services, subject to any downtime required for maintenance. However, we do not warrant that:
(a) the services provided will be continuous, uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; or
(b) that any information (including feedback) provided on the website is error-free or reliable.
6.6 You agree that the myhiresite website is provided "as is" and as and when available. You also agree that to the legal extent permissible myhiresite excludes all implied warranties, terms and conditions, including without limitation any terms as to performance or quality.
6.7 If we have advertisements on the website, we are not responsible for the actions of the advertisers. Each advertiser is solely responsible for the content of and any representation made in connection with its advertisement. The placement of such advertisements on the website does not constitute our recommendation or endorsement of the advertised product or service.
6.8 You agree to indemnify myhiresite against action arising from any third party claim, damage, or compensation. Should you have any right, claim or action against any other user arising from that user's use of the Site, you agree to pursue such right, claim or action independently of myhiresite. You agree to release myhiresite (and its partners, contractors, subsidiaries, directors, and employees) from all claims, liability, damages, losses, cost, including legal fees, arising from or connected with such right, claim or action.
6.9 We exclude all liability to you. You expressly understand and agree that your use of our services is at your sole risk. You agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any and all liability and responsibility of us to you or any other person under or in connection with these terms and conditions, or in connection with our services, this website, another member's acts or omissions, or your use of or inability to use, our services or this website is excluded regardless of whether such liability arises in contract, tort (including negligence), equity, breach of statutory duty or otherwise. Our liability and responsibility is excluded in respect of any and all loss or damage, whether direct or indirect, including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data, loss of business or anticipated savings, general and special damages, and consequential and incidental loss.
6.10 You agree to make good any loss if your actions cause us any damage. You agree to release, indemnify and keep indemnified us from and against all actions, claims, costs (including legal costs and expenses), losses, proceedings, damages, liabilities, or demands suffered or incurred by us to any person arising out of or in connection with your failure to comply with these terms and conditions, your failure to make available a lent or hired resource or failure to perform a hired service as agreed with another member, your failure to return a borrowed or hired resource, your lending or hiring or attempted lending or hiring of a resource prohibited under schedule 1, or performance or attempted performance of a service prohibited under schedule 1, loss or damage of a resource, provision of a resource that is not of reasonable quality or is not fit for its purpose or arising out of any content or resource you submit, post, transmit, or make available through our services.

7. Rules for members

7.1 You agree to use myhiresite in good faith with the intention of lawfully entering into hire agreements.
7.2 myhiresite does not endorse any item listed as being as described and has no control over the quality, safety or other aspect of the item.
7.3 You agree that myhiresite may, at its own discretion, remove your access to the myhiresite’s website without compensation.
7.4 myhiresite takes no responsibility for ensuring that any hire agreements made conclude as intended, nor for legal infringements that hire agreements may incur. You accept sole responsibility for the legality of your actions under laws applying to you.
7.5 Any resource that you can legally own you may list on the website. Any service that can legally perform may be listed on the website. You will only publicly list resources that may be legally lent, borrowed or hired. You will not publicly list, seek to lend, borrow or hire, make available to lend, borrow or hire a banned resource. If you are unsure of a resources legal credentials, you must check with relevant authorities to ensure that you do not list resources that you are not legally entitled to lend, borrow or hire.
7.6 Any resource which you cannot legally possess or any services that you cannot legally perform must not be listed on the website in any form.
7.7 We reserve the right to, remove any listing which we deem inappropriate or in breach of these terms and conditions.
7.a You must not actively seek to bypass our commission. If you list a resource on the website, to lend, borrow or hire, you should do so honestly and in good faith. As between you and us this means you must not lend, borrow or hire a resource for consideration outside our processes or otherwise seek to actively avoid our commission. Attempts by you to avoid our commission may result in us suspending or terminating your membership at our discretion. In circumstances where insufficient detail can be presented in a listing then other sources of information can be referenced provided the user is encouraged to return to myhiresite website to make a booking.
7b You must respond to all hire enquiries in a timely manner. You may contact the borrower/customer via phone or via the email/notes facilities provided on all hire enquiries; however you must update the job pricing and other details and submit this back to the customer.
7.8 Members agree to use their best endeavours to:
(a) Only offer items for hire that they wholly own, that they are legally entitled to hire
(b) Act lawfully and responsibly towards Hirers of their items
(c) To ensure the safety of other members
(d) Not to misrepresent the availability, quality, function, or other description of items offered.
(e) Pay fees to myhiresite as and when they become due.
7.9 You shall not list your email address, phone number or any other contact details within the description of resources you have listed or in your member profile. Such details may only be provided when you make an arrangement to lend, borrow or hire a resource in order to facilitate the safe and expedient commencement and completion of any loans.
7.10 We will not resolve disputes between members. As we are not a party to any transaction between you and another member, you agree not to involve, or attempt to involve, us in any dispute or in the resolution of disputes that arise between you and another member as a result of the use of our services.
7.11 You agree that charges are made for the information supplied, whatever its validity, accuracy or usefulness. myhiresite shall not be liable for any inaccuracies, deletions, omissions, or errors in the information within the myhiresite website.
7.12 myhiresite is not responsible for any virus transmitted by you or third parties using the myhiresite website.
7.13 Your listing must not link or promote other businesses or websites. Your listing may contain a link/URL to another website that contains further information on the resource you have listed, but it must not offer to lend, borrow or hire those resources or contain your contact details or the contact details of anyone you may be representing or acting on behalf of. You must not link a listing to any page outside the website unless the page directly promotes the lending, borrowing or hiring of the resources in the listing. You must not use myhiresite listings to promote a business or website other than a myhiresite website.
7.14 You must not list resources for sale. You must only list resources that are available for lend or hire. Any resource that is consumable or has consumables associated with its use may be sold as part of their lending or hiring. We do not seek to restrict incidental sales of resources. So, if as a result of lending or borrowing a resource you wish to sell or purchase that resource, you may do so. However, members may not list resources for the express purposes of selling. No form of auctioning of resources is allowed.
7.15 myhiresite may at any time remove any listing that it deems unsuitable or in breach of the terms and conditions.
7.16 You agree not to submit any information that:
(a) is untrue, misleading, or could be readily misinterpreted as such.
(b) is vulgar, obscene, racially, ethnically, or religiously objectionable.
(c) is abusive, threatening, or damaging to any individual, company or organisation.
(d) is contaminated or contains corrupted material or intends to cause damage or corruption (such as a virus).
(e) encourages the circumvention or manipulation of myhiresite’s fee structure, the billing process, or fees owed.
(f) intends to adversely affect the performance or availability of the service to other users.
(g) is not specifically for the purposes of entering into hire agreements with other members through the use of the myhiresite website.
(h) offers services that are illegal or may causes offence to others.
7.17 If you are leasing a house, office, building or other real estate, you shall agree to the terms in writing. If you are listing real estate for lease through the myhiresite services, after a member accepts your offer of a lease via our services, you and the other member must agree in writing on the terms of lease.
7.18 You will not interfere with the website. The website may contain robot exclusion headers. Much of the information on the website is updated on a real time basis and is proprietary or is licensed to myhiresite by our members or third parties. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the website for any purpose without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not:
(a) Take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
(b) Copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute or publicly display any content (except for your personal information) from the website without the express written permission or us and any relevant third party;
(c) Interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website or any activities conducted on the website; or
(d) Bypass our robot exclusion headers or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the website.
7.19 Your listings must be accurate, current, and complete. You must include all relevant information about the terms on which you will lend or hire a resource, including price, payment terms, shipping methods and whether insurance is required (and if so who pays for it and whose interests should be noted).
7.20 You must lend or hire a resource that is fit for its purpose and you must warn the borrower of any known defects.
7.21 You must not lend, borrow or hire illegal, offensive or unsafe resources, resources which infringe copyright or other intellectual property rights, resources which have been illegally imported or which would require illegal import or export in order to complete the transaction, or any resource the lending, borrowing or hiring of which is prohibited by, or violates any, law. You are responsible for ensuring that any resource listed does not breach any law.
7.22 You must not provide or seek to hire services that are illegal.
7.23 All payments will be in GBP. The lender must include VAT or other sales taxes included in the price and are responsible for any VAT or other sales taxes or obligations that arise.
7.24 You must only accept an offer if you intend to complete. You must agree to accept an offer to lend, borrow or hire a resource only if you intend to complete the transaction at the listed price and on the terms agreed.
7.25 If payment for the resource you hired is required, you must make full and prompt payment. If payment is not required, then you must promptly complete the transaction as agreed.
7.26 You must return any borrowed or hired resource immediately upon the expiry of the agreed lending or hiring period. If you have borrowed or hired consumable goods (i.e. goods that were destroyed in use such as food or petrol) then you must return goods of an equivalent quality and quantity.
7.27 You will not part with possession of a resource that you have borrowed or hired. You must not lend, hire, transfer or otherwise part with possession of a resource that you have borrowed (for consideration or for no consideration) unless you have the lender’s consent.
7.28 You will only borrow or hire resources that can be legally borrowed or hired. You must not lend, borrow or hire resources that may not be legally lent, borrowed or hired where you live. You must check with relevant authorities to ensure that you do not lend, borrow or hire resources that you are not legally entitled to lend, borrow or hire.
7.29 You will not copy or reproduce copyrighted resources or use any borrowed or hired resource to copy or reproduce a copyrighted material.

8. Feedback

8.1 Feedback you provide on other members should be honest and objective and must not contain offensive, defamatory or inappropriate language. We have the absolute right to determine what is considered offensive, defamatory or inappropriate language, and to remove any such entries.
8.2 You may only give member feedback that relates to a specific transaction and must not post feedback that does not relate to that specific transaction.
8.3 You must not post feedback about yourself or include any contact details or personal information in your feedback.
8.4 Feedback is provided for the sole purpose of facilitating lending, borrowing and hiring between members of the myhiresite website. You must not link your myhiresite feedback to or from other websites.
8.5 You must not take any actions which may undermine the integrity of the feedback system. We reserve the right to automatically suspend memberships with feedback ratings below an acceptable minimum. This may cause you to be unable to list, lend, borrow or hire. You acknowledge that your feedback consists of comments left by other users and a composite feedback number compiled by us and that the composite number without the comments does not convey your full user profile. Because feedback ratings are not designed for any purpose other than for facilitating trading between members, you agree that you shall not market or export your feedback rating in any venue other than our website.
8.6 Where you willingly provide information on your experience of another member you agree to do so fairly and justifiably. You agree that myhiresite can record, use, and display ratings describing others' experience of you or your Company's performance, or general description. You also agree that such ratings can be constructed in whole or part, by reference to third party experience of you, whether subjective or objective.

9. Insurance

9.1 myhiresite may provide access to insurance options for you. If it is available, you may purchase insurance when you lend or hire out a resource to someone or when you borrow or hire in a resource. If insurance is not available, you are fully responsible for arranging any insurance you consider necessary. You may, as a term of lending or hiring, require the borrower or hirer to purchase insurance for your resource. You and the other party should agree which one of you is responsible for purchasing insurance and who is responsible for any claim excess and other costs that may arise prior to exchanging possession of the resource.
9.2 Whether arranged through the website or otherwise, any contract of insurance is between you and the named provider. We are not party to any contract of insurance.

10. General Terms and Conditions

10.1 These terms and conditions may be amended in whole or in part by us from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon posting of the amended terms and conditions on this website. You are responsible for ensuring you are familiar with the latest terms and conditions. Your continued use of our services represents your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.
10.2 Without prejudice to clause 6, we have no liability for any lack of performance, unavailability or failure of our services or the website, or for any failure of us to comply with these terms and conditions if our failure arises from, or is caused by, anything reasonably beyond our control.
10.3 If we do not exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions, it does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
10.4 If any provision of these terms and conditions becomes or is held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, and in any respect, that provision shall be severed from the remaining terms and conditions, they shall continue in full force and effect.
10.5 Your agreement with us is under the law of the United Kingdom. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the United Kingdom. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the United Kingdom.
10.6 These terms and conditions are all the terms of the agreement between us. These terms and conditions supersede all previous conditions, understandings, commitments, agreements and representations whatsoever whether oral or written, and constitutes the entire agreement between us.

Banned and restricted resources in the United Kingdom.

We have set out a list of resources that either cannot be lent and borrowed or on which there are restrictions. If you lend and borrow resources outside of the United Kingdom you may be subject to different laws. You, as either lender or borrower, are responsible for complying with the law of your country. You must check with relevant authorities to ensure that you are not violating any laws.

This list applies to public listings only: When we designate a resource as banned, we mean that that resource is banned from a public listing on the website and that those resources cannot be lent or borrowed through the website. When we designate a resource as restricted it may be publicly listed, but can be lent or borrowed only in certain circumstances. This is not intended to restrict private listings in the same way. Any resource which you can legally own can be privately listed on the website.
Resources banned for public listing.

1. Alcohol: You must not publicly list alcohol on the website.
2. CCTV footage: You must not publicly list this material on myhiresite. There is a strong possibility that lending or borrowing such footage would breach the Privacy Act 1993;
3. Copyrighted works: You must not publicly list copyrighted resources that are not already in the public arena. This includes unpublished books, DVDs, videos, audio CDs, computer games and VCDs. You must not publicly list any resource that infringes copyright e.g. copied CDs and DVDs. Also, you should note the restrictions on lending for consideration computer programs and games, audio recordings and films below.
4. Fireworks: You must not publicly list fireworks on myhiresite. Regulations in the United Kingdom that govern the testing and general safety requirements make lending of fireworks impossible for us to control;
5. Human body parts: You must not publicly list human bodies/body parts on myhiresite.
6. Pharmaceutical medicines: You must not publicly list pharmaceutical medicines on the website. . Medicines that cannot be supplied to the public except by a pharmacist or under an order made by the physician who signed the prescription. In addition you must not publicly list veterinary.
7. Menacing dogs/Fighting dogs: You must not publicly list these animals on the website. The supply of these dogs in the United Kingdom is restricted by law;
8. Offensive weapons: You must not publicly list these resources. It is illegal in the United Kingdom to possess certain offensive weapons.
9. Recreational drugs: You must not list recreational drugs on myhiresite. It is illegal to possess these. You must also not publicly list resources specifically designed for the manufacture of recreational drugs, including integral ingredients.
10. Movies and computer games: Movies or computer games with no United Kingdom classification must not be publicly listed.

Resources which may be listed, but have restrictions and are covered by various UK legislation that you will be required to adhere to

myhiresite will not be liable for any non-compliant resources and hirers are held solely responsible for these resources. myhiresite has the right to remove any items listed should any issues with compliancy arise.

1. Adult resources: 18 materials may be publicly listed, but cannot be supplied to minors;
2. Airguns/BB Guns: Airguns and BB guns may be publicly listed, but before you supply an airgun or a BB gun you will need to confirm the borrower’s identification and license possession to be certain of legal compliance. People over the age of 18 do not need a license to possess an airgun, however people aged 16 and 17 do need a license. Those under 16 years of age cannot borrow an airgun.
3. Animals/Products: You may publicly list animals to be lent and borrowed via the website, but there are restrictions:
(a) You may not lend or borrow endangered species, protected wildlife, sport fish or pests;
(b) You may not lend or borrow certain species of fish – sharks, dolphins, seals and others;
(c) You can only lend or borrow domestic and agricultural animals for a short period of time, for example the lending of a bull or pedigree dog for servicing purposes. A long-term ‘lend’ of a pet is likely to contravene the Animal Welfare Act.
4. Bicycle helmets and child restraints: These resources may be publicly listed, but may be lent or borrowed only if they meet approved safety standards;
5. Computer programs or games, sound recordings and films: DVDs, CDs, and computer programs may be publicly listed, but you must not charge consideration to lend these resources, unless the owner of the copyright in those resources expressly allows you to do so;
6. Resources subject to product safety standards: The following resources may be publicly listed, but in the United Kingdom the resources must meet product safety standards before you lend or borrow them:
(a) Baby walkers;
(b) Children’s toys;
(c) Children’s nightwear;
(d) Cigarette lighters;
(e) Cots;
(f) Electric blankets;
(g) Heaters;
(h) Pedal bicycles;
(i) General electrical goods.