ILLEGEAR Limited Warranty
ILLEGEAR Limited Warranty Statement Complete information regarding ILLEGEAR’s warranties is listed below. You can jump directly to the section you want more quickly by selecting the topic you need from the list below:
1. Definition of Terms
As used in this warranty policy, “Product” means any hardware manufactured for or by ILLEGEAR bearing the “ILLEGEAR” trademark, trade name, or logo that is purchased directly from ILLEGEAR or an Authorized Reseller.
An “Original Purchaser” is any consumer that purchases and has possession of a Product directly from ILLEGEAR or from an Authorized Reseller.
An “Authorized Reseller” is any retail store that has an agreement to purchase Products direct from ILLEGEAR on an ongoing basis for resale.
An “End User” is the ultimate consumer of the Product and constitutes anyone who owns and uses a ILLEGEAR Product.
“Date of Original Retail Purchase” is the date the Original Purchaser bought the Product from ILLEGEAR or an Authorized Reseller.
2. Scope of Warranty
ILLEGEAR WARRANTS this ILLEGEAR hardware Product against defects in merchandise and workmanship for a period of ONE, TWO or THREE (1, 2 or 3) YEARS from the Date of Original Retail Purchase.
a. Products Covered
This warranty applies only to hardware Products manufactured by or for ILLEGEAR that can be identified by the “ILLEGEAR” trademark, trade name, or logo affixed to them. ILLEGEAR provides no warranty whatsoever for any software provided with its Products; such software is warranted separately by their manufacturers. ILLEGEAR does not warrant any products that are not ILLEGEAR Products. This warranty does not apply if: (1) the product has been damaged by accident, abuse, misuse, or misapplication; (2) the Product has been disassembled and modified without the written permission of ILLEGEAR; or (3) if any ILLEGEAR serial number has been removed or defaced.
b. Service Procedures
In order to increase service efficiency, ILLEGEAR Support Team provides guidance to End Users to perform simple diagnostic tests via telephone or email.
If you discover a defect, ILLEGEAR will, at its option and to the extent permitted by law: (1) repair the Product (using new or refurbished replacement parts); (2) replace the Product with a product that is new or which has been manufactured from new or serviceable used parts and is at least functionally equivalent to the original Product; or (3) refund a portion of purchase price of this Product—provided you return it during the limited warranty period and obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number prior to shipping your defective Product.
The RMA number must appear plainly on the outside of the shipping packaging. RMA numbers can be obtained by calling or writing ILLEGEAR or Authorized Reseller. For each Product returned for warranty service, please attach your name, address, telephone number, RMA number, and a copy of your dated sales receipt bearing the appropriate Product description, price and ILLEGEAR serial numbers as proof of Date of Original Retail Purchase.
For any limited warranty claim, a valid proof of Date of Original Retail Purchase is required. A valid proof of Date of Original Retail Purchase is defined as one of the following:
- A dated sales receipt from an Authorize Reseller. The receipt must show the appropriate Product description, price and ILLEGEAR serial numbers.
- A dated official e-mail from an Authoried Reseller confirming purchase and shipment of Product. The confirmation e-mail must show the appropriate Product description, price and ILLEGEAR serial numbers.
- An order number from the illegear.com web site.
Some examples of a non-valid proof of Date of Original Retail Purchase are:
*ILLEGEAR reserves the right to take any action to protect itself against all forms of suspicious claims, including, without limitation, requiring further verification of identity and details of claimant and qualifying purchases as well as debarment of claim.
- A dated sales receipt without appropriate Product description, price or ILLEGEAR serial number.
- A picture of the actual Product.
- A Certificate of Authenticity.
- Receipts from non-authorized resellers.
- Receipts from any online auction sites, liquidators or clearance houses.
- A receipt or order number from any vendor other than illegear.com.
- Cancelled checks.
- Credit card statements.
If your warranty is carry-in warranty, you are responsible to either carry in or mail in the defective Product to ILLEGEAR repair facility or Authorized Reseller store/office for warranty service. If your warranty is onsite service / pickup warranty, ILLEGEAR will pay for both way pickup and return shipping.
ILLEGEAR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REQUIRE REIMBURSEMENT FOR SHIPPING COSTS IF IT IS APPARENT THE PROBLEM IS NOT COVERED BY THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.
It is your responsibility to complete a backup of all existing data and programs on ILLEGEAR Products prior to returning the Product to ILLEGEAR or Authorized Reseller for repair under this limited warranty. ILLEGEAR WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR RECOVERY OF DATA OR PROGRAMS
Replacement parts are warranted to be free from defects in material or workmanship for ninety (90) days or, for the remainder of the limited warranty period of the ILLEGEAR Product they are replacing or in which they are installed, whichever is longer.
c. Lifetime Free Technical Support
ILLEGEAR WILL PROVIDE telephone or email technical assistance to the Original Puchaser of a ILLEGEAR Product for as long as the Original Puchaser continues to possess the Product. All “Third-Party” software and peripherals are not covered by this Lifetime Free Technical Support. They are supported by their original manufacturers.
3. ILLEGEAR’s Limited Warranty Obligations
BATTERIES, AC ADAPTERS AND EXTERNAL ACCESSORIES (SUCH AS CADDY CASE AND EXTERNAL DISK DRIVES ETC.) SHALL BE CLASSIFIED AS CONSUMABLE PARTS. THE WARRANTY PERIOD FOR BATTERIES, AC ADAPTERS AND EXTERNAL ACCESSORIES IS LIMITED TO ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE DATE OF ORIGINAL RETAIL PURCHASE REGARDLESS OF THE PERIOD OF BUNDLED MACHINE WARRANTY.
IN THE EVENT ILLEGEAR ELECTS TO REFUND THE VALUE OF THE PRODUCT OR REPLACE THE PRODUCT, THE TERM OF THIS WARRANTY SHALL EXPIRE AS OF THE TIME OF THAT REFUND OR REPLACEMENT.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE WARRANTY AND REMEDIES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHERS, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, STUATUTORY, EXPRESS, OR IMPLIED. AS PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ILLEGEAR SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL STATUTORY OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND WARRANTIES AGAINST HIDDEN OR LATENT DEFECTS. IF ILLEGEAR CANNOT LAWFULLY DISCLAIM STATUTORY OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THEN TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL SUCH WARRANTIES SHALL BE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THIS EXPRESS WARRANTY AND TO REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT SERVICE AS DETERMINED BY ILLEGEAR IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION.
No ILLEGEAR Authorized Reseller, affiliate, or employee is authorized to make any modification, extension or addition to this warranty. If any term is held to be illegal or unenforceable, the legality or enforceability of the remaining terms shall not be affected or impaired.
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS WARRANTY AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ILLEGEAR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY, OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: LOSS OF USE; LOSS OF REVENUE; LOSS OF ACTUAL OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS ON CONTRACTS); LOSS OF ACTUAL MONEY; LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS; LOSS OF BUSINESS; LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY; LOSS OF GOODWILL; LOSS OF REPUTATION; LOSS OF, DAMAGE TO OR CORRUPTION OF DATA; DOWNTIME; OR ANY INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE HOWSOEVER CAUSED INCLUDING THE REPLACEMENT OF EQUIPMENT AND PROPERTY, ANY COSTS OF RECOVERING, REPROGRAMMING, OR REPRODUCING ANY PROGRAM OR DATA STORED IN OR USED WITH ILLEGEAR PRODUCTS, AND ANY FAILURE TO MAINTAIN THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF DATA STORED ON ILLEGEAR PRODUCTS.
Please use the warranty validation sidebar to find out the date this warranty expires. You will be prompted to enter the serial number located on the bottom of the Product.
IF YOU DISCOVER ANY DISCREPANCY REGARDING THIS WARRANTY AND YOU PURCHASED THE PRODUCT DIRECTLY FROM ILLEGEAR, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY ILLEGEAR OF THE DISCREPANCY.
IF YOU DISCOVER ANY DISCREPANCY REGARDING THIS WARRANTY AND YOU PURCHASED THE PRODUCT FROM AN AUTHORIZED RESELLER, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY THAT AUTHORIZED RESELLER OF THE DISCREPANCY.
5. Availability and Transferability
WARRANTY EXTENSIONS AND OWNERSHIP TRANSFER MUST BE DONE BY THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER WITHIN NINTY (90) DAYS OF THE PURCHASE DATE OF THE PRODUCT AND MAY NOT BE DONE THEREAFTER.
WARRANTY EXTENSIONS COVER THE PRODUCT AND TRANSFERS WITH THE PRODUCT.
A REGISTRATION FEE MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF THE PRODUCT HAS CHANGED ITS OWNERSHIP.
WARRANTY EXTENSIONS MAY ONLY BE CANCELLED BY THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS OF THE PURCHASE OF THIS WARRANTY PROVIDED THAT NO CLAIMS HAVE BEEN MADE UNDER THIS WARRANTY AND THE WARRANTY WAS PURCHASED DIRECTLY FROM ILLEGEAR. A FULL REFUND OF THIS WARRANTY’S PURCHASE PRICE WILL BE GIVEN TO THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER. AFTER THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM THE PURCHASE DATE OR IF A CLAIM HAS BEEN MADE UNDER THE WARRANTY, THE WARRANTY MAY NOT BE CANCELLED.
IF THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER PURCHASED THIS LIMITED WARRANTY FROM AN AUTHORIZED RESELLER, ILLEGEAR WILL NOT REFUND THIS WARRANTY’S PURCHASE PRICE. ANY REFUND SHALL BE MADE BY THE AUTHORIZED RESELLER. THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER MUST CONTACT THE AUTHORIZED RESELLER WHERE HE/SHE PURCHASED THE PRODUCT ABOUT ITS CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICIES.
7. Governing Law
This warranty policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Malaysian Law, without regard to conflicts of law provisions; all claims and actions must be brought in the appropriate state or federal court located within Malaysia; and, you agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action. You waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and venue.