information and reference, these are the terms and conditions
of our self storage licence, which form the basis of the agreement
between you and Safeway Self Storage Limited.
terms in this agreement apply to the use of the Storage Unit.
We have written this agreement in plain language to make it
easy to read and have used “we”, “our” and “us” for Safeway
Self Storage Limited and “you” for the customer.
of Storage Unit
grant you a licence to use the Storage Unit specified at
our storage facility at 61 Connolly Street, Lower Hutt,
(“Storage Facility”) upon the terms set out in this agreement.
BAILMENT OR DEPOSIT OF GOODS FOR SAFEKEEPING IS INTENDED
OR CREATED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT.
of Storage Unit
may only use the Storage Unit to store your personal property
that is not alive, dangerous, a hazardous substance, illegal,
stolen, flammable, explosive, environmentally harmful, perishable
or a risk to our Storage Facility or the property of any
other person using our Storage Facility.
must not conduct or carry on any activity or business from
the Storage Unit or our Storage Facility.
must not use the Storage Unit for any unlawful purpose.
You must own the property or goods stored in the Storage
warrant that you own everything stored in the Storage Unit
and that they are free of any chattel security, other security
interest, or encumbrance, except for those items notified
to us in writing.
to Storage Facility and Storage Unit
may only access our Storage Facility and the Storage Unit
during the published operating hours.
will give you a personal gate access code for the purpose
of entering our Storage Facility during normal operating
hours. Please contact us if you forget your gate access
code and we will provide you with a new gate access code.
you owe us any money we may restrict your access to our
Storage Facility and the Storage Unit until you have paid
us all amounts you owe us.
reserve the right to allocate you another Storage Unit to
facilitate the proper management of our Storage Facility.
alone are responsible for securing and locking the Storage
Unit and the safe custody of everything stored in the
must secure and lock the Storage Unit using only one
padlock attached to the locking bolt of the door to
the Storage Unit;
must keep your gate access code safe and secure;
must keep the Storage Unit clean and free of litter;
ensure that anything stored in the Storage Unit is dry,
clean, and free from vermin and food scraps;
must not damage or physically alter the Storage Unit
in any way (including the use of tools, screws or nails)
without our prior written consent;
must notify us in writing of any change to your address
or the address for your Alternative Contact Person;
must comply with all relevant laws applicable to the
use of the Storage Unit or the storage of anything in
the Storage Unit;
must not smoke in the Storage Unit or at our Storage
stored in the Storage Unit is stored at your every risk.
have no responsibility or liability for any loss or deterioration
of, or damage to, anything stored in the Storage Unit however
caused, including by water, fire, theft, pest, vermin or
any act or omission by us or anyone else.
are responsible for arranging insurance cover against theft,
fire, water damage and any other risk that may result in
loss of, or damage to, anything stored in the Storage Unit.
charges and payment
must pay the Storage Hire for the Storage Unit to us two
months in advance, by the due date, without deduction or
will not send you a monthly invoice for the Storage Hire,
unless you ask us to send you an invoice.
may also be charged:
an account fee, if you ask us to send you a monthly
a dishonoured payment fee, for any payments made by
you that are dishonoured;
a late payment fee, for every 10 days payment of the
Storage Hire is overdue;
for any damage to the Storage Unit caused by you;
a cleaning fee, if the Storage Unit, in our opinion,
requires cleaning on termination of this agreement;
an after hours access fee, if you have required us to
provide access to the Storage Unit after hours;
our reasonable costs (including solicitor/client costs)
associated with collecting any money you owe us.
appropriate, these charges will be published at our office
at the Storage Facility.
may increase the Storage Hire or any other fee or charge
payable under this agreement at any time by giving you not
less than one months written notice.
you fail to pay the Storage Hire within 10 days of its due
date and for every 10 days thereafter it remains outstanding,
we may, charge you a late fee of $10.00, overlock the Storage
Unit by attaching a padlock to the locking bolt of the door
to the Storage Unit and restrict your access to our Storage
Facility until you have paid us all amounts you owe us.
any amount you owe us remains outstanding for more than
one month after the due date we may break open the Storage
Unit and sell its contents, by auction, to recover any amounts
you owe us. We will set-off against any amount we receive
from the disposal of the contents of the Storage Unit everything
you owe us and send you the excess (if any).
in our opinion, we cannot sell anything in the Storage Unit
in accordance with clause 20 or you fail to collect anything
from the Storage Unit when requested by us, we may dispose
of the contents of the Storage Unit at your every risk and
Our rights to access the Storage Unit
anything you have stored in the Storage Unit, in our opinion,
threatens life or property we may break open the Storage
Unit and take any action we deem appropriate in our absolute
discretion. Where practicable we will try and contact you
to give you an opportunity to give us access to the Storage
Unit. If we are unable to contact you we will notify you
as soon as possible of reason why we accessed the Storage
will send notices to the last address you have given us.
We can assume any notice we send by post has been delivered
3 days after we post it. Please tell us if you change your
rights to compensation from you
you do not meet your responsibilities to us, you must pay
any reasonable expense we incur in collecting any money
you owe us or in exercising any of our other legal rights.
must make good and indemnify us and keep us indemnified
for any loss or damage suffered, or cost incurred, by us
(including solicitor/client costs) caused by you, any breach
of your obligations under this agreement, or anything stored
in the Storage Unit.
agreement is not a lease or tenancy
in this agreement creates any lease or tenancy rights in
respect of the Storage Unit or our Storage Facility.
may not transfer or assign your rights
agreement is personal to you and you may not assign, transfer
or sub-licence any of your interests or obligations in this
the agreement you have with us
may end this agreement at any time after the expiry of 1
month from the date of this agreement by giving us not less
than 2 working days’ written notice.
may end this agreement at any time if you do not pay our
charges or meet your obligations under this agreement. We
may end this agreement for any other reason by giving you
at least 5 working days’ notice.
termination of this agreement you must remove everything
stored in the Storage Unit and leave the Storage Unit in
a clean and tidy condition and in a good state of repair
and pay all outstanding amounts you owe us.
Hire is payable up to and including the date you leave the
Storage Unit in a clean and tidy condition and will be deducted
from any Storage Hire you have paid in advance. We will
set-off against any Storage Hire you have paid in advance
any other amounts you owe us in accordance with this agreement
and send you any excess within 14 days after the date you
leave the Storage Unit in a tidy and clean condition.
and responsibilities that continue
ending of this agreement does not affect any rights and
responsibilities which are intended to continue or come
into force afterwards.
agreement contains the entire agreement between you and
agreement records the entire agreement between you and us
in relation to the Storage Unit and our Storage Facility.
No oral statements made by us apply.
may change these terms. We will tell you about any changes
at least one month before they come into effect.
other changes to this agreement must be in writing and signed