ZEE Storage Terms & Conditions

  1. Your unit/ parking may only be used for storage purposes, and you agree not to use our storage facility to manufacture, sell or conduct business activities.Under no circumstances may the unit/ parking be used for the storage of anything that constitute a fire hazard, explosives, live animals, fresh food, stolen goods, banned, dangerous, batteries or hazardous substances.No goods may be stored that are likely to cause injury, or which may have an offensive odour or be a nuisance to others. You will ensure that the goods stored don’t spread damp, infestation, leakage, or fumes. We reserve the right to terminate our rental understanding and remove any goods, stock, or other items on banned list, if you do not after we have requested you to, at your expense.If we deem it necessary to inspect the unit/ parking where we suspect that you have stored the goods mentioned above or suspect a risk to our customer’s or facility, we will contact you to allow us to inspect the unit/ parking.If we cannot reach you after making reasonable attempts to, we may open the unit to inspect, we will replace your locks at our cost if we find that all is in order. We may remove any goods that are not desirable to us at your cost. We may also gain access if required to do so by the Police, Fire Services or Court Order.
  2. While we make every effort to keep your goods safe and secure, please arrange you own comprehensive insurance cover.It is your responsibility to insure all your goods for all risks, the cost hereof is yours, additional to any excesses. You specifically acknowledge that we have taken the necessary pre-cautions relating to all potential risks including but not limited to theft, fire, and water damage. Please ensure that your insurance company has been notified that your goods are in storage with us.
  3. You use our premises and facilities, inclusive of, but not limited to equipment, doors, gates, machinery, ladders, roads, and floor surfaces at your own risk.
  4. You specifically acknowledge that we have adequate security and that all goods are stored at your risk. You must provide your own high security outdoor padlocks. You retain the keys to your unit and have sole access. Under no circumstances may these keys be held on site.
  5. In the case of defaulting on payment of your rent, any failure to vacate the unit/ parking pursuant to any notice being given will constitute a material breach of this rental understanding. If we cannot get in contact with you within 60 days of our first contact to pay your account, we may assume that you have absconded and will proceed to sell your goods to cover any arrear amounts. Any outstanding balances thereafter will be handed over to our lawyers. Any monies owed to you when we auction or sell your good will be kept for a maximum of 6 months and will get donated to the SPCA if unclaimed after this period.
  6. You may access your unit at any time between 6:00 – 21:00 subject to rental payments being up to date. You will always adhere to any regulations, speed limits, and persons employed by us inside our facility. No smoking is allowed inside our facility at any time.
  7. You warrant that you are the lawful owner/ possessor of all the goods stored at our facility. You declare and fully indemnify us against any claims.
  8. We may both terminate the rental understanding at any time, by giving one calendar months’ notice. It is your responsibility to notify us in writing of any changes to your contact details. Please note we are not obligated to send tax invoices or statements monthly.
  9. On early termination of your rental understanding, full monthly rates will apply retrospectively. If your rental term expires, the rental understanding as it is here will continue. We reserve the right to increase or decrease our rental rates after giving one calendar months’ notice.
  10. All goods must be removed after rental termination; costs to remove any of your goods remain your responsibility. You may not give away or donate unwanted or other goods to anyone employed by us under any circumstances whatsoever.
  11. You shall, prior to taking occupation of the unit/ parking, pay a deposit equal to one month’s rental. This deposit amount shall be payable simultaneously with the first rental payment and shall only be refunded to you upon vacating of the unit/ parking and leaving it in good order. Your deposit will be refunded within 7 days provided there is no damage to our facility and your final account is fully paid.
  12. Your rent is payable in advance on the 1st business day of each month, with a minimum rental period of one calendar month. We will have a lien over your goods stored and we may dispose of your stored goods if your account is not paid up in full at any time. If you fail to pay your rental due, we will take possession of the unit/ parking:

    after 15 days we may deny or restrict access to your unit/ parking by removing your access (or any person implying to be you) from our gate access system. At our discretion a late payment fee of R250 per month is applicable for every month of unpaid rent.

    • after 30 days of non-payment, by opening any locks and replacing with our locks. At our discretion a lockout penalty fee of R250 will be added to the account.

    • after 60 days of non-payment, we will be entitled to enter your unit/ parking to seize any goods found therein and to dispose of the goods in settlement of arrears rentals, damages and all our costs in connection with recovering our rent.

    If your goods cannot be sold or they remain unsold despite our efforts, you authorize us to destroy or otherwise dispose of the goods at your cost. You will be liable for any legal costs, including collection charges, waste disposal, and damage and cleaning fees.

  13. You hereby acknowledge that we may do credit checks on you/ the business and hereby agrees and consents to such credit checks
  14. I/We, the undersigned, do hereby bind myself/ ourselves jointly and severally as surely/ sureties for and on behalf of the co-principal debtor/ debtors in solidum for the full amount outstanding on demand by us.
  15. I/We have completed and signed the rental understanding and all the details are correct.