Warranty and Support
Warranty and Support Information
This Limited Warranty is made as of the date of shipment of the Products to the Customer (the "Effective Date") by 22 Associates Inc, its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "the Company") for the period of ONE year.
In addition to the terms defined elsewhere in this Agreement, the following terms whenever used in this Agreement shall have the following meanings:
"Customer" means the end user of the Products.
"Hardware" means the 22 Associates-branded array hardware along with any end user manuals supplied by the Company.
"Product(s)" means, collectively, the Hardware and Services which may be supplied to Customer.
"Third Party Products" means any hardware/accessories licensed or distributed by the Company to Customer that is not owned by the Company.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, THE COMPANY MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS NOT STATED IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY LAW ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE LIMITED WARRANTY PERIOD.
This Limited Warranty applies only to Products sold by the Company or their authorized resellers.
The Company warrants that the Products that you have purchased from the Company, or their authorized retailers, are free from defects in materials or workmanship under normal use during the Limited Warranty Period. The Limited Warranty Period starts on the date of shipment from the Company or its authorized retailer to you. You are entitled to warranty service according to the terms and conditions of this document if a repair to your Product is required within the Limited Warranty period. This Limited Warranty extends to the original end user purchaser and is not transferable. This Limited Warranty is applicable in all countries and will be honored in any country where the Company or their authorized service providers offer warranty service, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Limited Warranty. Warranty service availability and response times may vary from country to country and may also be subject to registration requirements in the country of purchase.
During the Limited Warranty Period, the Company will repair or replace any defective component. This is your exclusive remedy for defective products. The Company reserves the right to elect, at its sole discretion, to give you a replacement instead of a refund of your purchase price. All component parts or Products removed under the Limited Warranty become the property of the Company. The Limited Warranty does not apply to expendable parts and does not extend to any Product that has been damaged or rendered defective (a) as a result of accident, misuse, improper installation, abuse or other external causes, including but not limited to fire, earthquake, flood, natural or unnatural disaster, exposure to chemicals (or levels of chemicals) not ordinarily found in a computer operating environment, or act of God; (b) by operation outside the usage parameters (including, but not limited to, temperature maximums) stated in the user documentation that shipped with the Product;(c) by use of parts not manufactured or sold by the Company; or (d) by modification or service by anyone other than (i) the Company, (ii) a Company authorised service provider, or (iii) your own installation of end user replaceable Company parts.
Although the Company is not under any obligation to provide warranty service for Product damaged in any of the ways mentioned herein, the Company may, in its sole discretion, agree to provide additional service for such Products if, after inspection by an authorised Company representative, the Company determines that the Product is still in acceptable operating condition.
These terms and conditions constitute the complete and exclusive warranty agreement between you and the Company regarding the Product you have purchased. These terms and conditions supersede any prior agreements or representations, including representations made in Company sales literature or advice was given to you by the Company or an agent or employee of the Company that may have been made in conjunction with your purchase of the Product. No change to the conditions of this Limited Warranty is valid unless it is made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the Company.
THE ABOVE WARRANTIES DO NOT APPLY TO DEFECTS RESULTING FROM IMPROPER OR INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE BY CUSTOMER; UNAUTHORISED MODIFICATION; IMPROPER USE; OPERATION OUTSIDE OF SPECIFICATIONS OR SUPPORTED CONFIGURATIONS FOR THE PRODUCT; ABUSE, NEGLIGENCE, ACCIDENT, LOSS OR DAMAGE IN TRANSIT; IMPROPER SITE PREPARATION; OR UNAUTHORISED MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE OPERATION OF THIS PRODUCT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THE COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE THAT OCCURS AS A RESULT OF YOUR FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS SUPPLIED WITH THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE INSTRUCTIONS RELATING TO SAFETY MEASURES TO BE OBSERVED WHEN INSTALLING AND/OR PERFORMING MAINTENANCE ON THE PRODUCT.
2. Warranty Period and Replacement Parts.
The warranty period for a Product is a specified, fixed period commencing on the original date of shipment from 22 Associates to the Purchaser of the Product.
Warranty Service on 22 Associates Products
1-year replacement on parts
1-year free service maintenance (Selected models only, or if stated in agreement)
1-year telephone & email support during local business hours, excluding local national holidays
During the Limited Warranty period, the Company will repair or replace defective parts. As part of warranty repairs, the Company may require additional accessories and parts that are to be replaced at the customer’s cost. The customer will be invoiced at the list price for the replacement part.
Products returned will not be accepted if there is damage due to external causes, including accident, abuse, misuse, natural and unnatural disasters, acts of God, problems with electrical power, servicing not authorised by the Company, usage not in accordance with product instructions, failure to perform required preventive maintenance, problems caused by use of parts and components not supplied by the Company. If the damage is evident from these causes, the CUSTOMER will be invoiced at the list price for the replacement parts.
If your product fails during the limited warranty period and the troubleshooting suggestions in the product documentation do not solve the problem, you can receive support by contacting the Company via telephone
Be sure you have the following information available before you call:
Type of problem
What has been done to resolve the problem
Out of Warranty / Out of Support Services
Out of warranty / Out of Support services are available from the Company under the Company's standard terms and conditions.