Warranties set forth herein extend only to End-Users, meaning customers acquiring, or that have previously acquired, a product manufactured by StoneAge (“Product”) for their own use and not for resale, either directly from StoneAge Inc. (“StoneAge”) or from a StoneAge Authorized Dealer or Reseller (“Dealer”). No warranty of any kind or nature is made by StoneAge beyond those expressly stated herein.
Limited warranty period
Subject to the limitations and conditions hereinafter set forth, StoneAge warrants its Product to be free from defects in workmanship and material for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase by the End-User, provided that the end of the limited warranty period shall not be later than eighteen (18) months from the date of shipment of the Product to the Dealer or the End-User by StoneAge (“Limited Warranty Period”). All replacement parts which are furnished under this Limited Warranty and properly installed shall be warranted to the same extent as the original Product under this Limited Warranty if, and only if, the original parts were found to be defective within the original Limited Warranty Period covering the original Product. Replacement parts are warranted for the remainder of the original Limited Warranty Period. This Limited Warranty does not cover any component part of any Product not manufactured by StoneAge. Any such component part is subject exclusively to the component manufacturer’s warranty terms and conditions.
Limited warranty coverage
StoneAge’s sole obligation under this Limited Warranty shall be, at StoneAge’s option and upon StoneAge’s inspection, to repair, replace or issue a credit for any Product which is determined by StoneAge to be defective in material or workmanship. StoneAge reserves the right to examine the alleged defective Product to determine whether this Limited Warranty is applicable, and final determination of limited warranty coverage lies solely with StoneAge. No statement or recommendation made by a StoneAge representative, Dealer or agent to End-User shall constitute a warranty by StoneAge or a waiver or modification to any of the provisions hereof or create any liability for StoneAge.
Warranty service providers
Service and repair of the Product is to be performed only by StoneAge authorized service representatives, including Dealers who are authorized repair centers, with StoneAge approved parts. Information about StoneAge authorized service representatives can be obtained through the StoneAge website at www.stoneagetools.com/service. Unauthorized service, repair or modification of the Product or use of parts not approved by StoneAge will void this Limited Warranty. StoneAge reserves the right to change or improve the material and design of the Product at any time without notice to End-User, and StoneAge is not obligated to make the same improvements during warranty service to any Product previously manufactured.
This Limited Warranty does not cover, and StoneAge shall not be responsible for the following, or damage caused by the following: (1) any Product that has been altered or modified in any way not approved by StoneAge in advance in writing; (2) any Product that has been operated under more severe conditions or beyond the rated capacity specified for that Product; (3) depreciation or damage caused by normal wear and tear, failure to follow operation or installation instructions, misuse, negligence or lack of proper protection during storage; (4) exposure to fire, moisture, water intrusion, electrical stress, insects, explosions, extraordinary weather and/or environmental conditions including, but not limited to lightning, natural disasters, storms, windstorms, hail, earthquakes, acts of God or any other force majeure event; (5) damage to any Product caused by any attempt to repair, replace, or service the Product by persons other than StoneAge authorized service representatives; (6) costs of normal maintenance parts and services; (7) damage sustained during unloading, shipment or transit of the Product; or (8) failure to perform the recommended periodic maintenance procedures listed in the Operator’s Manual accompanying the Product.
Required warranty procedures
To be eligible for warranty service, the End-User must: (1) report the Product defect to the entity where the Product was purchased (i.e. StoneAge or the Dealer) within the Limited Warranty Period specified in this Limited Warranty; (2) submit the original invoice to establish ownership and date of purchase; and (3) make the Product available to a StoneAge authorized service representative for inspection to determine eligibility for coverage under this Limited Warranty. This Limited Warranty shall not extend to any person or entity who fails to provide proof of original purchase from StoneAge or a Dealer. No Product may be returned for credit or adjustment without prior written permission from StoneAge.
Disclaimer of implied warranties and other remedies
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN (AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW), STONEAGE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR PROMISES AS TO THE QUALITY, PERFORMANCE OR FREEDOM FROM DEFECT OF THE PRODUCT COVERED BY THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. STONEAGE FURTHER DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED INDEMNITIES.
Limitation of liability
End-User specifically acknowledges that the Product may be operated at high speeds and/or pressures, and that as such it may be inherently dangerous if not used correctly. End-User shall familiarize itself with all operation materials provided by StoneAge and shall at all times use and require its agents, employees and contractors to use all necessary and appropriate safety devices, guards and proper safe operating procedures. In no event shall StoneAge be responsible for any injuries to persons or property caused directly or indirectly by the operation of the Product if End-User or any agent, employee, or contractor of End-User: (1) fails to use all necessary and appropriate safety devices, guards and proper safe operating procedures; (2) fails to maintain in good working order such safety devices and guards; (3) alters or modifies the Product in any way not approved by StoneAge in advance in writing; (4) allows the Product to be operated under more severe conditions or beyond the rated capacity specified for the Product; or (5) otherwise negligently operates the Product. End-User shall indemnify and hold StoneAge harmless from any and all liability or obligation incurred by or against StoneAge, including costs and attorneys’ fees, to or by any person so injured.
TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, STONEAGE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, DIMINUTION OF VALUE, WORK STOPPAGE, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, RENTAL OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCT, OR OTHER COMMERCIAL LOSS EVEN TO THE EXTENT SUCH DAMAGES WOULD CONSTITUTE DIRECT DAMAGES), WITH RESPECT TO THE COVERED STONEAGE PRODUCT, OR OTHERWISE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER STONEAGE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT STONEAGE’S LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, IN TORT, UNDER ANY WARRANTY, IN NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY THE END-USER FOR THE PRODUCT. STONEAGE’S MAXIMUM LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED, AND END-USER’S REMEDY IS LIMITED TO EITHER (1) REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE DEFECTIVE WORKMANSHIP OR MATERIAL OR, AT STONEAGE’S OPTION, (2) REFUND OF THE PURCHASE PRICE, OR (3) ISSUANCE OF A CREDIT FOR THE PURCHASE PRICE, AND SUCH REMEDIES SHALL BE END-USER’S ENTIRE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
YOU, THE END-USER, UNDERSTAND AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY ARE PART OF THE CONSIDERATION IN THE PRICE OF THE STONEAGE PRODUCT YOU PURCHASED.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for certain damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you. This Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. If any provisions of this Limited Warranty is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the other portions hereof.