EQUIPMENT LOAN POLICY

  Generalities

Equipment managed by Québec-Océan remains the property of the institution that purchased it. The purchaser of the equipment must give permission for any loan.

Equipment is available if it is in working order and if it is neither reserved nor already borrowed. The priority for borrowing equipment is as follows: purchaser of the equipment, full members of Québec-Océan, associate members, collaborators members, non-members.

At the time of the loan, an agreement that includes the condition of the equipment and the amount of the security deposit must be signed by both Québec-Océan and the borrower. If the equipment and the borrower are not from the same institution, the borrower must insure the equipment and provide official proof of coverage. Charges for handling (any removal, installation, or reinstallation), transportation and use are the responsibility of the borrower. The borrower must agree to neither rent nor loan any equipment borrowed from Québec-Océan.

The equipment must be returned in the condition in which it was borrowed, with any repairs at the borrower’s expense. In the event that these conditions are not respected, Québec-Océan may keep the deposit and refuse further loans to the borrower.

Québec-Océan should be mentioned in the acknowledgements in any publication resulting from the use of borrowed equipment.

  Full members of Québec-Océan, for projects within the group
  • Security deposit of 10% of the current value of the equipment, reimbursable if the loan conditions are respected (see above).
  Full members of Québec-Océan, for projects outside the group or associate or collaborators members
  • Monthly fee of 10% of the current value of the equipment + 65% of university administrative fee + tax (7% and 7.5% of fees).
  • Minimum loan fee = 25$.
  • Security deposit in proportion to the loan term (1 day/1 week/1 month) and refundable if the loan
  • conditions are respected.
  • Equipment may be borrowed for a maximum of one year.
  Non-members of Québec-Océan
  • No cost for members from the provincial or federal government if there is a reciprocal agreement for equipment loans.
  • If not, monthly fee equal to 20% of the equipment’s value + 65% of university administrative fee + tax (7% and 7.5% of fees).
  • Minimum loan fee = 25$.
  • Security deposit in proportion to the loan term (1 day/1 week/1 month) and refundable if the loan
  • conditions are respected.
  • Equipment may be borrowed for a maximum of 6 months.

CONTACT PERSON

Sylvain Blondeau 418 656 2131, #11447 sylvain.blondeau@qo.ulaval.ca

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