Sagemax Terms and Conditions

This is a legal contract (referred to hereinafter as the "Plan"). By purchasing it, you understand that it is such a contract and acknowledge that you have had the opportunity to read the terms and conditions set forth herein. This is not a contract of insurance.

Obligor: The company obligated under the Plan in all states except Florida and Wisconsin is Asurion Service Plans, Inc., whose address is 875 North Michigan Ave Suite 3100, Chicago IL 60611, telephone 1-866-856-3882. This Plan is not available for purchase in Florida. In Wisconsin, the company obligated under the Plan is National Electronics Warranty, LLC, whose address is 22894 Pacific Boulevard, Sterling VA 20166, telephone1-866-856-3882.

Instructions: You must keep the receipt for your product; it is an integral part of this Plan and you may be required to reference it to obtain service. This Plan, including the terms, conditions, limitations, exceptions and exclusions, the receipt containing the length of this Plan and product identification, constitute the entire agreement.

Definitions: Throughout this Plan the words (1) "we", "us", and "our" refer to the company obligated under this Plan, as referenced in the Obligor section above ; (2) "administrator" refers to (a) National Electronics Warranty, LLC in all states and DC except in AL, AZ and FL; (b) Asurion Service Plans, Inc. in AL and AZ; and (c) Asurion Service Plans of Florida, Inc. (a service warranty association) in FL; ("NEW" refers collectively to National Electronics Warranty, LLC, Asurion Service Plans, Inc. and Asurion Service Plans of Florida, Inc.) .The administrator can be contacted at: P.O. Box 1340, Sterling, Virginia, 20167; (3) "retailer" refers to bhphotovideo.com.; (4) "breakdown" refers to the mechanical or electrical failure of the products caused by: a) defects in materials/and or workmanship, b) normal wear and tear, c) dust, heat, or humidity, d) power surges, and e) unintentional or accidental damage from handling as a result of normal use ("ADH") (only on Plans which include this coverage); (5) "product" refers to the consumer item which you purchased concurrently with and is covered by this Plan; and (6) "you" , "your", and "service contract holder" refers to the individual who purchased the product and this Plan or the individual to whom the product and this Plan have been transferred.

Replacement Plan: (products less than $200):

What is covered: This Plan covers the replacement of your product in the event the product experiences a covered breakdown which is not concurrently covered under any insurance policy or any other service contract. We may replace your product with a replacement product or we may, at our discretion, issue you a gift card or check for the original purchase price of that product, including taxes, as indicated on your sales receipt.

Term of Coverage: The term of your plan commences upon your date of purchase and continues for a period of two (2) years. Coverage for ADH begins on the date you purchase your product; all other coverage begins upon the expiration of the manufacturer's warranty. The Plan is inclusive of the manufacturer's warranty; it does not replace the manufacturer's warranty, but provides certain additional benefits during the term of the manufacturer's warranty. After the manufacturer's warranty expires, the Plan continues to provide some of the manufacturer's benefits as well as certain additional benefits listed within the Plan's terms and conditions.

How it works: If your product experiences a breakdown contact customer service at 866-231-9734 to process your claim. We will pay for the cost of shipping your product back for replacement. At our sole discretion, we may require that you return the covered product to us as a condition to receiving a replacement product. Once your product has been replaced all of our obligations under this Plan have been fulfilled in their entirety.

Service Plan: (products $200 and over):

What is Covered: This Plan covers parts and labor costs to repair your product in the event your product experiences a breakdown which is not concurrently covered under any other insurance policy or any other service contract. If we determine that we cannot service your product as specified in this Plan, we may replace it with a replacement product or we may at our discretion issue you a gift card or check for the original purchase price of that product, including taxes, as indicated on your sales receipt. Non-original manufacturer's parts may be used for repair of the product if the manufacturer's parts are unavailable or more costly.

Term of Coverage: The term of your plan commences upon your date of purchase and continues for the period indicated on your receipt. Coverage for ADH begins on the date you purchase your product; all other coverage begins upon expiration of the manufacturer's warranty. The Plan is inclusive of the manufacturer's warranty; it does not replace the manufacturer's warranty, but provides certain additional benefits during the term of the manufacturer's warranty. After the manufacturer's warranty expires, the Plan continues to provide some of the manufacturer's benefits as well as certain additional benefits listed within the Plan's terms and conditions.

How it works: If your product experiences a breakdown, contact 866-231-9734 to process your claim. If in-home service is provided for the full term of your manufacturer's warranty, then it will be provided under this Plan. If in-home service is not provided, unless otherwise noted, NEW will be responsible for delivery or the cost of delivery of the product to and from the service center for repair or replacement. At our sole discretion, we may require that you return the covered product to us as a condition to receiving a replacement product or reimbursement.

No Lemon Policy: After three (3) service repairs have been completed on an individual product, for the same defect, and that individual product requires a fourth (4) repair, as determined by us, we will replace it with a product of like kind and quality that performs to the factory specifications of the original product, not to exceed the original purchase price. Replacement products may be new or rebuilt to meet the manufacturer's specifications of the original product at our discretion. Technological advances may result in a replacement product with a lower selling price than the original product. Repairs performed while the product is under the manufacturer's warranty do not apply. Preventative maintenance checks, cleanings, product diagnosis and customer education are not considered repairs for the purposes of the No Lemon Policy.

The following terms apply to both Replacement and Service Plans:

Limit of liability: For any single claim, the limit of liability under this Plan is the lesser of the cost of (1) authorized repairs, (2) replacement with a product with similar features, (3) reimbursement for authorized repairs or replacement authorized by NEW in advance or (4) the price that you paid for the product. The total liability under this Plan is the purchase price you paid for the product; in the event that the total of all authorized repairs exceeds the purchase price paid for the product or we replace the product with another of equal or greater value, we shall have satisfied all of our obligations under this Plan.

Free transferability: The Plan may be transferred to a subsequent owner of the product at no additional charge. To transfer, call 866-231-9734 or write to NEW at P.O. Box 1818, Sterling, VA 20167-1818. Information provided by you must include the Plan number, date of transfer, new owner's name, complete address and telephone number.

Renewal: The Replacement Plan is not renewable. The Service Plan may be renewed at our discretion.

Deductible: No deductible applies to this Plan

Manufacturer's Responsibilities: Parts and services covered during the manufacturer's warranty period are the responsibility of the manufacturer.

Replacement Products: At our discretion, replacement products may be NEW, REMANUFACTURED, OR A PRODUCT OF LIKE KIND AND QUALITY THAT PERFORMS TO THE FACTORY SPECIFICATIONS OF THE ORIGINAL PRODUCT

WHAT IS NOT COVERED: THIS PLAN DOES NOT COVER: (1) INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (2) PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS; (3) DAMAGE FROM ABUSE, MISUSE, INTRODUCTION OF FOREIGN OBJECTS INTO THE PRODUCT, UNAUTHORIZED PRODUCT MODIFICATIONS OR ALTERATIONS, FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE MANUFACTURER'S INSTRUCTIONS; (4) ACCESSORIES AND SUPPLIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: BULBS AND/OR LAMPS, BATTERIES, ANTENNAS, CARTRIDGES, STYLUSES, RECORDS, AUDIO/VIDEO DISKS, TAPES, COMPUTER SOFTWARE OR DISKS, PRINT ELEMENTS, EXTERNAL POWER SUPPLIES; (5) ACTS OF GOD; (6) PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE; (7) INHERENT PRODUCT DEFECTS, (8) PUBLIC RENTAL, OR COMMUNAL USE IN MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING; (9) DAMAGE WHICH IS NOT REPORTED WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER EXPIRATION OF THIS PLAN; (10) LOSS OR DAMAGE TO STORED DATA, REPAIRS RELATED TO INSTALLED SOFTWARE, COMPUTER VIRUSES, CRACKED OR PHYSICALLY DAMAGED SCREENS OR COMPUTER HARDWARE WHICH IS ADDED AFTER THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE; (11) BURNED-IN PHOSPHOR IN CATHODE RAY TUBES OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF DISPLAY; (12) ANY DAMAGE TO RECORDING MEDIA INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE PROGRAMS, DATA, OR CONFIGURATION/SETUP INFORMATION RESIDENT ON ANY MASS STORAGE DEVICES SUCH AS HARD DRIVES, CD-ROM DRIVES, DVD DRIVES, FLOPPY DISKETTES, TAPE DRIVES OR TAPE BACKUP SYSTEMS, AS A RESULT OF THE MALFUNCTIONING OR DAMAGE OF AN OPERATING OR NON-OPERATING PART, OR AS A RESULT OF ANY REPAIRS OR REPLACEMENT UNDER THIS PLAN; (13) PRODUCTS WITH REMOVED OR ALTERED SERIAL NUMBERS; (14) LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA AND/OR THE RESTORATION OF SOFTWARE AND OPERATING SYSTEMS; (15) LOSS AND/OR THEFT OF THE PRODUCT; (16) LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, DOWN-TIME AND CHARGES FOR TIME AND EFFORT; (17) ANY FAILURES, OR PARTS AND/OR LABOR COST INCURRED AS A RESULT OF A MANUFACTURER'S RECALL, REGARDLESS OF THE MANUFACTURER'S ABILITY TO PAY FOR SUCH REPAIRS; (18) DAMAGE COVERED UNDER ANY INSURANCE POLICY, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY OR SERVICE PLAN; AND (19) WAR, INVASION OR ACT OF FOREIGN ENEMY, HOSTILITIES, CIVIL WAR, REBELLION, RIOT, STRIKE, LABOR DISTURBANCE, LOCKOUT OR CIVIL COMMOTION.

Cancellation: This Plan shall be cancelled by us for fraud or material misrepresentation, including but not limited to rental use. Unauthorized repair or replacement of covered equipment may result in the cancellation of this Plan by us. In the event of cancellation by us, written notice of cancellation shall be mailed to you not less than sixty (60) days before cancellation is effective. This Plan can be cancelled by you at any time for any reason by mailing or delivering to us notice of cancellation at P.O. Box 1818, Sterling, VA 20167-1818. If the Plan is cancelled: (a) within thirty (30) days of the receipt of this Plan, you shall receive a full refund of the price paid for the Plan provided no service has been performed, or (b) after thirty (30) days, you will receive a pro rata refund, less the cost of any service received.

Insurance Securing this Plan: This Plan is not an insurance policy, however, our obligations under this Plan are insured under an insurance policy issued by Continental Casualty Company, 333 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60604. If we fail to act on your claim within 60 days, you may contact Continental Casualty Company directly at 1-800-831-4262.

State Variations: The following state variations shall control if inconsistent with any other terms and conditions:

Alabama Residents: You may cancel this Plan within twenty (20) days of the receipt of this Plan. If no claim has been made under the Plan, the Plan is void and we shall refund to you the full purchase price of the Plan including any premium paid for the applicable insurance policy. Any refund due to you will be credited to any outstanding balance of your account, and the excess, if any, shall be refunded to you. A ten (10) percent penalty per month shall be added to a refund that is not paid or credited within forty-five (45) days after you cancel the Plan. If you cancel this Plan after twenty (20) days of receipt of this Plan, we shall refund to you the unearned portion of the full purchase price of the Plan including the unearned portion of any premium paid for any applicable insurance policy. Any refund due to you will be credited to any outstanding balance of your account, and the excess, if any shall be refunded to you.

Arizona Residents: If your written notice of cancellation is received prior to the expiration date, the Administrator shall refund the remaining pro-rata price, regardless of prior services rendered under the Plan. The pre-existing condition exclusion does not apply to conditions occurring prior to the sale of the consumer product by the Obligor, its assignees, subcontractors and/or representatives.

California Residents: For all products other than home appliances and home electronic products, the Cancellation provision is amended as follows: If the Plan is cancelled: (a) within sixty (60) days of the receipt of this Plan, you shall receive a full refund of the price paid for the Plan provided no service has been preformed, or (b) after sixty (60) days, you will receive a pro rata refund, less the cost of any service received.

Connecticut Residents: The expiration date of this Plan shall automatically be extended by the duration that the product is in our custody while being repaired. In the event of a dispute with the Administrator, you may contact The State of Connecticut, Insurance Department, PO Box 816, Hartford, CT 06142-0816, Attn: Consumer Affairs. The written complaint must contain a description of the dispute, the purchase price of the product, the cost of repair of the product and a copy of the Plan.

Georgia Residents: This Plan shall be non-cancelable by us except for fraud, material misrepresentation, or failure to pay consideration due therefore. The cancellation shall be in writing and shall conform to the requirements of Code 33-24-44. You may cancel at any time upon demand and surrender of the Plan and we shall refund the excess of the consideration paid for the Plan above the customary short rate for the expired term of the Plan. This Plan excludes coverage for incidental and consequential damages and pre-existing conditions only to the extent such damages or conditions are known to you or reasonably should have been known to you.

Illinois Residents: You may cancel this Plan for any reason at any time. If you cancel within thirty (30) days of contract purchase, and we have not paid a claim, you will receive a full refund, less a cancellation fee of $50.00 or 10% of the Plan price. If you cancel after thirty (30) days or anytime after we pay a claim, you will receive a pro-rata refund of the Plan price based on the days remaining, less any claims that have been paid, less a cancellation fee of $50.00 or 10% of the Plan price.

Nevada Residents: You are entitled to a "Free Look" period for this Plan. If you decide to cancel this Plan within thirty (30) days of purchase, you are entitled to a one hundred percent (100%) refund of any fees paid. If you cancel this Plan after thirty (30) days from purchase, you will receive a pro rata refund based on the days remaining, less a cancellation fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) or ten percent (10%) of the Plan fee, whichever is less. If we fail to pay the cancellation refund within 45 days of your written request we will pay you a penalty of ten percent (10%) of the purchase price for each thirty (30) day period or portion thereof that the refund and any accrued penalties remain unpaid. If this Plan is canceled by Us, no cancellation may become effective until at least 15 days after the notice of cancellation is mailed to you. We can cancel this Plan due to unauthorized repairs which result in a material change in the nature or extent of the risk, occurring after the first effective date of the current Plan, which causes the risk of loss to be substantially and materially increased beyond that contemplated at the time the Plan was issued or last renewed. If we cancel this Plan no cancellation fee will be imposed and no deduction for claims paid will be applied. If your covered failure results in a loss of heating, cooling, or electrical power to your air conditioner or refrigerator/freezer, repairs on your covered product will commence within 24 hours after you report your claim. If these repairs cannot be completed within three (3) calendar days, we will send you a report indicating the status of these repairs.

New Mexico Residents: If this Plan has been in force for a period of seventy (70) days, we may not cancel before the expiration of the Plan term or one (1) year, whichever occurs first, unless: (1) you fail to pay any amount due; (2) you are convicted of a crime which results in an increase in the service required under the Plan; (3) you engage in fraud or material misrepresentation in obtaining this Plan; (4) you commit any act, omission, or violation of any terms of this Plan after the effective date of this Plan which substantially and materially increase the service required under this Plan; or (5) any material change in the nature or extent of the required service or repair occurs after the effective date of this Plan and causes the required service or repair to be substantially and materially increased beyond that contemplated at the time you purchased this Plan.

North Carolina Residents: The purchase of this Plan is not required either to purchase or to obtain financing for a home appliance.

Oklahoma Residents: The "Cancellation" section is deleted and replaced by the following: You may cancel this contract at any time by surrendering it or providing written notice to the retailer at the address where You purchased this Contract. You may also cancel this Contract by surrendering it or providing written notice to N.E.W. at the address listed below. You may cancel this Contract for any reason. In the event You cancel this Contract within 30 days of receipt of the Contract, You shall receive a full refund of any payments made by You under this Contract. In the event You cancel this Contract after 30 days of receipt of this Contract, You shall receive a refund based upon 100% of the unearned pro-rata premium less an administrative fee not to exceed 10% of the unearned pro-rata premium or $25, whichever is less, and less the cost of claims paid. We or N.E.W. may not cancel this Contract except for fraud, material misrepresentation or non-payment by You; or if required to do so by any regulatory authorization. If we or N.E.W. cancel this Contract, You shall receive a refund of 100% of the unearned pro-rata premium. We or N.E.W. may not cancel this Contract without providing You with written notice at least thirty days prior to the effective date of cancellation. Such notice shall include the effective date of cancellation and the reason for cancellation. The following sentence is added to this contract: Coverage afforded under this contract is not guaranteed by the Oklahoma Insurance Guaranty Association. Oklahoma service warranty statutes do not apply to commercial use references in this Contract.

South Carolina Residents: To prevent any further damage, please refer to the owner's manual. In the event the service Plan provider does not provide covered service within sixty (60) days of proof of loss by the Plan holder, the Plan holder is entitled to apply directly to the Insurance Company. If the Insurance Company does not resolve such matters within sixty (60) days of proof of loss, they may contact the SC Department of Insurance, P.O. Box 100105, Columbia, SC 29202-3105, (800) 768-3467.

Texas Residents: If you purchased this Plan in Texas, unresolved complaints concerning a provider or questions concerning the registration of a service Plan provider may be addressed to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, P.O. Box 12157, Austin, Texas 78711, telephone number (512) 463-2906 or (800) 803-9202. You may apply for reimbursement directly to the insurer if a refund or credit is not paid before the forty-sixth (46th) day after the date on which the Plan is returned to the provider.

Utah Residents: NOTICE. This plan is subject to limited regulation by the Utah Insurance Department. To file a complaint, contact the Utah Insurance Department. Coverage afforded under this Plan is not guaranteed by the Utah Property and Casualty Guarantee Association. This Plan may be cancelled due to unauthorized repair which results in a material change in the nature or extent of the risk, occurring after the first effective date of the current policy, which causes the risk of loss to be substantially and materially increased beyond that contemplated at the time the policy was issued or last renewed. Failure to notify within the prescribed time will not invalidate the claim if you can show that notification was not reasonably possible. If we cancel this contract due to fraud or material misrepresentation, you will be notified thirty (30) days prior to cancellation. If we cancel this Plan due to nonpayment, you will be notified ten (10) days prior to Plan cancellation.

WASHINGTON RESIDENTS: You may apply directly to the insurance company.

Wisconsin Residents: THIS PLAN IS SUBJECT TO LIMITED REGULATION BY THE WISCONSIN OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE. This Plan shall not be cancelled due to unauthorized repair of the covered equipment, unless we are prejudiced by your failure to obtain such authorization. If this Plan is canceled, no deduction shall be made from the refund for the cost of any service received. Section 9 of the "What is not Covered" section of this Plan does not apply.

Wyoming Residents: This Plan will be considered void and we will refund you the full purchase price of the Plan or credit your account if you have not made a claim under this Plan and you have returned the Plan to us a) within 20 days after the date we have mailed the Plan to you, b) within 10 days after you have received the Plan if the Plan was furnished to you at the time the Plan was purchased, or c) within a longer time period if specified in the Plan. A ten percent (10%) penalty per month shall be added to a refund that is not paid or credited within forty-five (45) days after return of the Plan to us. The right to void the Plan provided in this subsection applies only to the original Plan purchaser and is not transferable. If we cancel this Plan for reasons other than nonpayment, a material misrepresentation made by you to us or because of a substantial breach of duties by you relating to the product or its use, we will mail a written notice to you at least ten (10) days prior to cancellation. The notice of cancellation shall state the effective date of cancellation and the reason for cancellation. In the event covered service is not provided by us within sixty (60) days of proof of loss by you, you are entitled to apply directly to the reimbursement insurance company.

TO OBTAIN A LARGE-TYPE COPY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS PLAN, PLEASE CALL 866-231-9734.

Administered by:
N.E.W.
P.O. Box 1340 · Sterling, Virginia 20167 · 866-231-9734
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