TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Through this contract Gima Lease PGmbH rents the vehicle described to the lessee under set terms and conditions. The lessee, on signing this contract, agrees to the clauses which have been read and explained to the lessee in his or her own language, and is bound to said terms and conditions.
USE AND STATE OF VEHICLE: The lessee acknowledges the fact that he or she receives the vehicle in perfect mechanical condition and with the appropriate tools, tyres and accessories and undertakes to keep it in good condition. He or she is also bound to:
- Not transport persons or merchandise or use it for any other kind of activity that implicates sub-leasing the vehicle.
- Not allow other persons to drive it other than the lessee or specifically authorised persons as shown on the present contract.
- Not drive the vehicle in inferior physical conditions caused by alcohol, drugs, fatigue or illness.
- Not use the vehicle for pushing or towing other vehicles or trailers.
- Not use the vehicle to participate in races, sport events or to carry out material resistance tests.
- Not take more passengers than those specified by the manufacturer or permitted by the law.
- To park the vehicle appropriately and in safekeeping when not in use.
- The vehicle may not be transported outside the Balearic Islands without the prior written authorisation of the lessor.
- Not drive outside the national roads, highways or on any unsuitable terrain, as damage to the underside of the vehicle or mechanical component as a result of bad driving is specifically excluded from SCDW insurance coverage.
- Stop the vehicle as soon as possible when any light comes on indicating an anomaly in its function. In this case the lessee must contact the lessor so that they can make suitable arrangements. No repairs will be reimbursed without prior authorisation from the lessor.
PRICE, PERIOD OF HIRE AND VEHICLE RETURN: The price of the hire is reflected on the contract corresponding to category and CURRENT TARIFF (in reference to service, taxes and insurance, or optional liability.) said price agreed with lesser at the moment of signing the contract depending on selected price. The price of the hire includes, cost of compulsory vehicle insurance and collision damage waiver (CDW) with corresponding taxes. Price does not include any optional insurance, such as SCDW or exemptions. The hire period will be valid from the day and time indicated on the contract. The vehicle must be returned to agreed location, on the date and time indicated. If the lessee wants to renew the contract, he most get the authorisation from the lesser before ending the actual contract. We understand authorisation as a new contract and the lessee is obliged to go to any of our offices to make the renewal. This renewal can be denied depending on availability.
Be valid from the day and time indicated on the contract. The vehicle must be returned to agreed location, on the date and time indicated. If the lessee wants to renew the contract, he most gets the authorisation from the lesser before ending the actual contract. We understand authorisation as a new contract and the lessee is obliged to go to our office to make the renewal. This renewal can be denied depending on availability.
PAYMENT: The lessee undertakes to pay the lessor:
a) The price of hire which will be that corresponding to the vehicle and current tariffs at any given moment.
b) The charges corresponding by exemption to the lessee for total or partial responsibility for damage caused to the vehicle as a result of collision or theft, for additional Insurance charge for bodily harm (PAI) and theft of personal property and any other additional charges stipulated.
c) Any expenses incurred by the lessee claiming payment due as a result of this contract.
d) The total amount of any type of fine, legal and extrajudicial costs arising from infractions against Road Safety Law given to the vehicle, the lessee or the lessor during the valid contract period unless they have arisen due to the fault of the lessor.
e) The costs for damage repairs caused by collision, overturning or breakdown of said vehicle, or damage to the lessor due to theft, determine however that if said vehicle is being used in accordance with the terms of this contract, the responsibility of the lessee will not exceed the excess specified according to different vehicle models.
f) The amount or difference in value of any spare wheel, tyre, tools, convertible roof, radio system or key that may be missing from the vehicle at the end of the contract. It is specifically stated that any missing or substituted article is not covered by any insurance policy, the lessee being responsible for it. Likewise the loss or breakage of the key and loss of the documents will be correspondingly charged for as damages caused to the lessor.
g) The quantities corresponding to fuel.
h) The costs of transfer and repair to the vehicle as a result of use of unsuitable fuel.
i) All taxes of any kind, which are payable on provided services.
j) The penalisation corresponding to not completing, in the event of an accident, the friendly settlement declaration or accident report form. Lack of said form, as of the full details of the other party involved, will render the CDW and the SCDW ineffective. Likewise, in the event of theft of the vehicle, if the corresponding report has not been made to the suitable authorities, the TP and the super CDW will be rendered ineffective.
INSURANCE: Only the driver or drivers specifically accepted by the lessor are insured
1) The lessee, and any driver of the vehicle authorised in accordance with article 1 above, participate as the insured in an automobile insurance policy a copy of which is available to the lessee in the lessor's headquarters. Said policy covers civil responsibility and damages to third parties in accordance with the current legislation of the country where the vehicle is registered. (CDW)
2) The lessee declares he or she agrees with said policy and undertakes to observe its clauses and conditions.
3) In the general tariff currently valid a quantity is established apart from the rental and basic third party insurance (CDW and SCDW), but by fault of the driver, there is applied an excess.
4) The guarantee does not cover clothes and/or objects transported.
5) The insurance is issued for the time of hire alone, in accordance with this contract. After this period and unless there is a specifically accepted renewal, the lessor accepts no responsibility for accidents or damage the lessee may cause, for which the latter alone will be responsible.
If the driver is not in a normal state due to alcohol or drug consumption or other reasons, the lessee and the driver will jointly be the sole persons liable for any damages which may be caused to the lessor, even though the lessee has contracted the SCDW, PAI and TP insurance types, they will not cover material damage to the vehicle or physical harm to the driver, lessee and passengers, or any other kind of damage caused as a result of careless driving or which infringes the commitments undertaken in article 1 of this contract.
FUEL: The fuel consumed during the valid contract period will be payable by the lessee, the lessee must refuel the vehicle with the appropriate fuel.
The vehicle will be given with a full tank of fuel and has to be returned full.
ACCIDENTS: The lessee undertakes to inform the lessor of any accident and to collaborate fully both with the lessor and the insurance company in the defence of any claim and trial. The lessee will take the following steps at the time of the accident:
a) Not recognise or pre-judge responsibility of the accident except in the friendly settlement declaration.
b) obtain full details of the other party, complete the traffic accident friendly settlement declaration or accident report, and witnesses, which he or she will send along with the accident details (how, place, time, etc...) urgently to the lessor, communicating by telephone in the event of serious accident.
c) notify the authorities immediately if the other party is to blame.
d) not to leave said vehicle without taking suitable steps to protect and safeguard it.
In the event of the lessee failing to comply with any of these measures, the lessor can claim damages from the lessee due to the latter's negligence, even in the event that he or she has agreed to buy the vehicle accident insurance (SCDW) which will be rendered ineffective in this case. Likewise in the case of an accident caused by the lessee, the latter will pay for the pick-up vehicle and journey, and in the event of his or her requiring another vehicle a new contract must be signed, without reimbursement (both for return and for compensation) for the fuel or days of hire left on the previous vehicle. In case of accident and lessee is at fault, the lessor reserves the right to change the vehicle for another one, even though the contract is not finished, without reimbursement of days left on the contract. Lessee will be charged for used fuel.
THEFT: In the event of theft of the vehicle the lessee is bound to present the corresponding report of theft to competent authorities, and hand it over along with the keys to the lessor. On the contrary the insurance coverage contracted will have no effect.
DATA PROTECTION (LORTAD - ORGANIC LAW ON DATA PROTECTION): The personal details that appear on this contract are protected in accordance with the Organic Law 15/1999, 13th of December regarding protection of personal data. This data may only be treated and ceded to companies dealing with managing receipt of payment, in the event of accident to the insurance broker and company for processing and for the realisation of advertising campaigns by GIMA LEASE PGmbH. All of which does not affect the possibility of accessing rectifying or cancelling data in said file, at the following address: Gima Lease PGmbH, Haupstrasse 12, B-4780 Sankt Vith.
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS: The cost of normal wear of the vehicle is taken on by the lessor. In no case may the lessee claim for damages due to delay in the delivery of the vehicle, cancellation of the rental or immobilisation due to repairs carried out during the rental period. The lessor will not be held responsible in the event of bodily harm or material damage caused by construction defects or previous repairs.
RESPONSIBILITY: As long as the lessor takes due precautions and does everything necessary for its prevention, he or she will not be held responsible for the vehicle's mechanical defects due to normal wear and tear of it, or for expenses arising from delays and damages caused in any way as a result of said defects or breakdowns. On the other hand the lessee will be responsible for the charges corresponding to damage or deterioration caused by improper or negligent use, as well as failure to fulfil any of the terms of the general conditions, in which case the insurance cover contracted will be rendered ineffective.
JURISDICTION: Any discrepancy which may arise between the lessee and the lessor will be submitted to the jurisdiction of the courts of Eupen (Belgium), with the specific renunciation of any other jurisdiction.
FRQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
a) What should I do in case of an accident?
Call the police.
Please fill in the entire accident claim, you can find it inside the folder along with the car documents in the glove compartment.
Never admit liability.
In case car breakdown please call 24 Hour Assistance, but if the car still runs please go to the Gima Lease station and exchange the car.
b) What risks are covered in my rented car?
All of our cars have Publiv Liability coverage, AXA Assistance, Collision Damage ant Theft Waiver (L.D.W.). If the car suffers damages, or if the car or its parts are stolen, the driver is only responsible for the payment up to the minimum excess value.
c) If I want to extend my rental what should I do?
Go to the Gima Lease station and update your rental agreement.
The vehicle that circulates beyond the rental period mentioned on the rental agreement (contract term date) incurs legal penalizations which are entire responsibility of the driver.
d) Should I return the car with fuel?
The car should be returned with a full tank of fuel, if not, a refueling service charge is applied in addition to the cost of the missing fuel. However, if you bought the fll tank option at the beginning of the rental (with a 10% discount), please return the car empty as you will not receive any reimbursement.
e) What may happen in case of exceeding legal speed limits?
Avoid driving over the speed limits. The fines are high and always of the driver’s responsibility.
f) Is there a standard procedure that should be followed when returning the car?
Hand in the folder with the car documents and the keys when returning the car. Make sure that you do not forget anything inside the car and that it’s locked. If you return the car outside opening hours please follow the instructions that you receive when calling number 0032/80 228 357.
g) Can I travel abroad?
All of the Gima Lease vehicles are covered with insurance for travelling abroad however it’s not valid in some countries. The names of all the countries (covered and not covered by this policy) are listed on the Green Card which is also inside the folder with the car documents.