Terms and conditions "1 Year Extra Guarantee"

SECTION 1 - General

  1. Receiving the “1 Year Extra Guarantee” (hereinafter referred to as “extra Guarantee”) is possible only if these Terms and conditions are included and accepted.
  2. “Extra Guarantee” means that the original guarantee as shown on pack, in the instruction booklet or in the guarantee card, will be extended for the registered product by 12 months from date of purchase.
  3. The extra Guarantee is offered by VARTA Consumer Batteries GmbH & Co. KGaA worldwide, but excluding UK & Ireland, North and South America, and Australia.
  4. Your statutory rights are not affected by the guarantee or its extension. This extra Guarantee is offered over and above your normal statutory rights.
  5. By registering your product online you agree to subscribe to our email mailing list for newsletters as described in details in section 4.

SECTION 2 - Prerequisites for receiving the extra Guarantee

  1. Registration is open to any natural person, aged 14 years or over, in their own name, excluding residents in UK & Ireland, North and South America and Australia.
  2. To receive the additional year of guarantee, you must provide your surname, forename, age, gender, a valid e-mail address, date and place of purchase and the model number of the product which shall be registered. The model number can be found on the rating plate. The rating plate can be found on the appliance.
  3. The registration for the extra Guarantee has to be made within 28 days from the date of purchase.
  4. Each product can be registered only once.
  5. We reserve the right, to deny the additional one year guarantee in case you have violated these terms, entered untrue personal data or tried to influence the registration by technical manipulation.

SECTION 3 - Extra Guarantee

If the product has been registered according to section 2 you will be directed to a page containing a registration confirmation. In addition, you will also receive this registration confirmation by email.

A print out of this confirmation email or of the page generated during registration process must be kept in your files. The extra Guarantee will be granted only if you show the print out together with proof of purchase in the event of a guarantee case.

The additional guarantee period shall be covered by the same conditions as of the original guarantee. These conditions and the local contact in your region can be found in the product’s instruction booklet or guarantee card and via the Russell Hobbs websit www.russellhobbs.com/register/.

In case the registered product is not available at the time of the guarantee claim, for example due to phase-out, the defect product will be replaced at our discretion with a product of equivalent quality and price.

SECTION 4 - Data protection / Newsletter

  1. We guarantee the compliance with the valid statutory provisions with regard to data protection. Please refer to our Privacy Policy in this respect.
  2. We collect, process and use the personal data of you solely for the purposes of the administration and handling of the extra Guarantee and for sending email newsletters to you. You declare your express consent to the storage and use of the personal data you disclosed for the aforementioned purposes.
  3. We are entitled to forward personal data to third parties, including but not limited to our European affiliates, our European Service Centers and our external distributors, insofar as it is required for the administration and handling of the extra Guarantee or the email newsletter.
  4. The email newsletters will contain current offers, news and information regarding our products. We continuously seek to improve our services. This includes analysing the email newsletters which have been sent, for example whether the provided email addresses are available, whether a newsletter has been opened, which links in the newsletters have been used and whether there is any response or return.
  5. You may unsubscribe from our email newsletters at any time and with immediate effect for the future. This can be done by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our email newsletters or by contacting us via our contact form or emailing our customer service team: info@eu.spectrumbrands.com.
  6. You have the option of withdrawing your consent to the storage of your personal data at any time with immediate effect for the future.

SECTION 5 - Applicable law

Should disputes arise, the laws of Germany are applicable.

VARTA Consumer Batteries GmbH & Co. KGaA: July 2013