YOUR RIGHTS AND THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. This warranty (this "Limited Warranty") applies to your purchase of only those Hawthorne Signature Line Products referenced in the attached Product Warranty Schedule, which may be updated from time to time by Hawthorne (the "Product"). This Limited Warranty does not apply to any other Hawthorne Signature Line Products not listed in the Product Warranty Schedule or any other products or consumables used with the Product or third party products distributed by Hawthorne. This Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary by jurisdiction. The disclaimers, exclusions, and limitations of liability under this Limited Warranty shall apply to the fullest extent allowed by applicable laws.
LIMITATION ON DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, HAWTHORNE LIMITS THE DURATION OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES TO THE DURATION OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
WHAT THIS LIMITED WARRANTY COVERS; PERIOD OF COVERAGE.Hawthorne warrants to the original retail purchaser of a Product purchased from an authorized Hawthorne dealer that the Product will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of time listed on the Product Warranty Schedule for the applicable Product (the "Warranty Period"). The Warranty Period begins from the date of purchase listed on the original retailer purchaser's purchase receipt that is issued from a Hawthorne authorized dealer. A list of all authorized Hawthorne retailers is available at https://www.hawthornegc.com/page/findretailer. If the Product fails to conform to this Limited Warranty during the Warranty Period, Hawthorne will, at Hawthorne's option as determined in Hawthorne's sole discretion, either (a) repair or replace the defective Product or any component thereof; or (b) accept the return of the Product and refund the money actually paid by the original retail purchaser for the Product. Repair or replacement may be made with a new or refurbished Product or components thereof, at Hawthorne's option as determined in Hawthorne's sole discretion. If the Product or a component incorporated within is no longer available, Hawthorne may replace the Product or component in question with a similar product or component of similar function, at Hawthorne's option as determined in Hawthorne's sole discretion. The foregoing is your sole and exclusive remedy for Products that do not conform to being free from defects in materials and workmanship. Any Product or component thereof that has been repaired or replaced under this Limited Warranty shall remain covered by this Limited Warranty for the remainder of the Warranty Period, if any. This Limited Warranty shall be null and void as to any Product or components thereof that have been subjected to non-conforming use, tampering, abuse, improper installation, operation, maintenance, storage or handling, unauthorized modifications or alterations, improper voltage supply, disruptive power surges, misuse or acts of God.
WARRANTY CONDITIONS; HOW TO GET SERVICE IF YOU WANT TO SUBMIT A CLAIM UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. Before being able to claim under this Limited Warranty, the original retail purchaser of the Product must (a) notify the Hawthorne authorized dealer through its authorized dealer from which the warranted Product was purchased during the Warranty Period of the purchaser's intention to submit a claim, (b) provide the Hawthorne authorized dealer from which the warranted Product was purchased a reasonably adequate description of the alleged nonconformity of the Product or its component(s), and (c) comply with Hawthorne's return shipping instructions provided by the Hawthorne authorized dealer from which the warranted Product was purchased. You may notify the Hawthorne authorized dealer from which the warranted Product was purchased by returning the Product to the location of purchase. If the Product was purchased from Hawthorne, or the authorized dealer location ceases to operate at the location from which your purchased the Product, you may provide notice to Hawthorne by (x) emailing RMA@hawthornegc.com, (y) writing Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC, 3204 NW 38th Circle, Vancouver, WA 98660, Attn: Customer Service, and/or (z) by calling Hawthorne toll free at 1-888-478-6544. Hawthorne shall not have any warranty obligations with respect to a returned Product or component(s) thereof if it determines, in its reasonable discretion, after examination of the returned Product, that the Product is an Ineligible Product (as defined below).
WHAT THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER. This Limited Warranty does not cover the following (collectively, "Ineligible Products"): (a) Products or their components marked as "sample" or sold "as is"; (b) Products that were not purchased from an authorized Hawthorne dealer, or (c) Products or their components that have been subject to (i) unauthorized modifications or alterations, tampering, or improper maintenance or repairs, (ii) handling, storage, installation, testing or use not in accordance with the Product documentation or other instructions provided by Hawthorne, (iii) abuse or misuse of the Product, (iv) breakdowns, fluctuations, or interruptions in electric power or the telecommunications network to which the Product is attached, (v) "acts of God", including lightning, flood, tornado, earthquake, or hurricane, or (vi) or other excluded conditions listed on the Product Warranty Schedule for the applicable Product. Unauthorized use of the Product or software, if applicable, can impair the Product‘s performance and may invalidate this Limited Warranty.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. EXCEPT AS STATED ABOVE IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, HAWTHORNE DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT AND ITS COMPONENTS, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS, AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, HAWTHORNE, ITS AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, AND AUTHORIZED DEALERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRODUCTS OR RELATED SERVICES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY WILL APPLY WHETHER IN AN ACTION FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OTHER TORT, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF HAWTHORNE HAS BEEN ADVISED OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. HAWTHORNE'S LIABILITY, AND THE LIABILITY OF HAWTHORNE'S AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, LICENSORS, AND SUPPLIERS, TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID FOR THE PRODUCT BY THE ORIGINAL RETAIL PURCHASER. THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.
NON-TRANSFERABILITY OF LIMITED WARRANTY. This Limited Warranty is not transferable from the original retail purchaser of the Product to subsequent owners or purchasers. It may not be transferred, assigned or passed on by the original retail purchaser.
GOVERNING LAW; JURISDICTION. This Limited Warranty is governed by the laws of the State of Ohio without giving effect to any conflict of laws principles that may provide the application of the law of another jurisdiction. For all disputes not otherwise subject to arbitration in accordance with this Limited Warranty, you agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in or for Franklin County, Ohio, for the purpose of litigating all such claims or disputes, which courts shall also be the exclusive venue for the litigation such claims and disputes.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT; OTHER TERMS.
HOW TO CONTACT HAWTHORNE. This Limited Warranty is available at https://www.hawthornegc.com/warranties. You may request a physical copy of this Limited Warranty by writing Hawthorne at: Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC, 3204 NW 38th Circle, Vancouver, WA 98660, Attn: Customer Service. You may also contact Hawthorne by email at RMA@hawthornegc.com, or by telephone, toll free at 1-888-478-6544. You may also find additional information and assistance at https://www.hawthornegc.com/page/contact.
Published December, 2018
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