Terms and Conditions
North American Online Store
ATTENTION: If you purchased an Elgato-branded product from an authorized distributor and not from the Elgato Online Shop, your purchase is subject to the particular warranty that accompanies the product. That warranty may differ from the warranty posted on this Site. If you purchased an Elgato product from the Elgato Online Shop, the following warranties and policies apply.
I. Money-back Guarantee Policy
Should you not be completely satisfied with your online store purchase, you may return your purchase within 30 days from your invoice date.
Please note that in both instances, shipping costs are not refunded. To return your Elgato-branded product, send an email to http://support.elgato.com (including your order number). Elgato will email you a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number and instructions. To receive a refund, the product must be returned to the Elgato warehouse within 14 calendar days of the issuance of the RMA. No returns will be accepted without a Return Authorization (RMA) Number. A 15% open box fee will be assessed on any opened package.
It is your responsibility to ship your return prepaid and insured for the full purchase price by a carrier that offers package tracking, such as United States Postal Service registered mail, United Parcel Service (UPS), or Federal Express.
The Money-back Guarantee is also contingent upon the products being returned 100% complete and in like-new condition. All products must be packed in the original, unmarked packaging including any accessories, manual and documentation that shipped with the product. Elgato may reject the return, or deduct costs associated with: missing parts, non original packaging, abuse, misuse of the product or user negligence.
If you purchased the wrong product and would like to exchange it for another Elgato product, the same regulations as under “Returns” apply, except that we will only charge a 5% open box fee on any opened package. Price differences between the exchanged products will be assessed during the exchange and debited or credited accordingly.
Refunds or exchanges do not include original shipping and handling charges.
II. Dead On Arrival (DOA) Product
An Elgato-branded hardware product is considered DOA if it shows symptoms of hardware failure, preventing basic operability, upon its first use out of the box. If you believe that your product is DOA, please contact Elgato Technical Support within 10 calendar days of the invoice date.
If the product is deemed DOA by Elgato Technical Support within 10 calendar days of the invoice date, you are eligible to receive a replacement unit. If the product is deemed not DOA by Elgato Technical Support or if the product is deemed DOA more than 10 calendar days after the invoice date, Elgato's limited product warranty will apply (see section below on Defective Items Limited Warranty).
Shipping will be arranged at Elgato's expense for all products determined by Elgato Technical Support to be DOA. Elgato reserves the right to test returned DOA product. If the condition of the product is misrepresented by the customer, Elgato may impose a $100 handling fee.
III. Defective Items Limited Warranty
Elgato offers a one-year warranty on new products purchased online. Refurbished units come with a 90-day warranty. The warranties are in effect from the invoice date. Software of any kind delivered with or as part of an Elgato product is expressly provided “as is” unless specifically provided for otherwise in any software license accompanying the software. If any Elgato product furnished by Elgato which is the subject of this Limited Warranty fails during the warranty period for reasons covered by this Limited Warranty, Elgato, at its option, will:
- REPAIR the defect by means of hardware and/or software, using new or refurbished replacement parts; OR
- 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
- REFUND the then-current value of the product.
If such product is defective, transportation charges for the return of the product to buyer within the USA will be paid by Elgato. For all other locations, the warranty excludes all costs of shipping, customs clearance and other related charges. Elgato will have a reasonable time to replace or make repairs to the product. In no event will Elgato be liable for any other costs associated with the replacement or repair of the product, including labor, installation or other costs incurred by buyer.
To request warranty service from Elgato, contact http://support.elgato.com during the warranty period during the warranty period during normal business hours (Pacific Time), excluding holidays. Please provide: (1) your name, address, and telephone numbers; (2) model name and serial number of the product; (3) an explanation of the problem.
A replacement product or part assumes the remaining warranty of the original.
If your product package includes a remote control, this warranty also applies to your remote control.
Elgato does not sell warranty extensions or accept old hardware products in exchange for new hardware products at reduced prices.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT MAY EXIST UNDER STATE LAW, APPLY ONLY TO THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THE ELGATO PRODUCT.
Extent of Limited Warranty
Elgato does not warrant that Elgato-branded products will be free from design defects or errors known as “errata.” Current characterized errata are available upon request. This limited warranty does not cover damages due to external causes, including accident, problems with electrical power, usage not in accordance with Elgato-branded product instructions, misuse, neglect, alteration, repair, improper installation, or improper testing.
Warranty Limitations and Exclusions
These warranties replace all other warranties, expressed or implied including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Elgato makes no expressed warranties beyond those stated here. Elgato disclaims all other warranties, expressed or implied including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties so this limitation may not apply. All expressed and implied warranties are limited in duration to the limited warranty period. No warranties apply after that period. Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so this limitation may not apply to you.
Limitations of Liability
Elgato’s responsibility under this, or any other warranty, implied or expressed, is limited to repair, replacement or refund, as set forth above. These remedies are the sole and exclusive remedies for any breach of warranty. Elgato is not responsible for direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages resulting from any breach of warranty under another legal theory including, but not limited to, lost profits, downtime, goodwill, damage to or replacement of equipment and property, and any costs of recovering, reprogramming, or reproducing any program or data stored in or used with a system containing this Elgato-branded product. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Any and all disputes arising under or related to this limited warranty shall be adjudicated in the United States. The forum shall be Santa Clara, California, USA, and the applicable law shall be that of the state of California, USA.
Your use of Elgato software is on the terms of the license in effect for the software at the time of purchase. You will be asked to agree to the terms of the applicable license at the time that you install the software. Please be aware, however, that your purchase is subject to the particular license that accompanies the software and you must agree to the terms and conditions of that license when you install the software. That license may differ from the licenses you can review here. Be certain to read the applicable license carefully before you install the software. You may return software after rejecting the licensing terms, provided the software is not installed on a computer.