TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1 DEFINITIONS

In this Warranty and Indemnity:

(a) " Chariot Skates " means Chariot Skates Ltd, a company incorporated in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong and is the brand name for the skating product called Wheelskates ;
(b) " Wheelskates " means the product assembled or partly assembled as delivered and not previous owned or used by another party;
(c) " Spare Parts " means all parts as delivered other than the Wheelskates;
(d) " Assorted parts " means parts already attached to the Wheelskates as delivered e.g. padding, straps, buckles;
(e) " Buyer " means the party that has purchased the Wheelskates;
(f) " Contract " means the Contract between the Seller and the Buyer for the sale of the Wheelskates;
(g) " Reasonable Use " means use in compliance with all of the following directions;

(i) Wheelskates are designed for commuting & recreational use and should be used carefully & responsibly at all times;
(ii) Wheelskates should not be used if the user is unfit, unwell, intoxicated or otherwise not in a physical or mental condition reasonably appropriate for use on public or vehicle access;
(iii) Wheelskates are not to carry a total weight of more than 110kg (this means the skater must be under 110kg fully clothed with backpack or other luggage);
(iv) Wheelskates are not be used for aggressive skating that involves jumps, high impact or grinding, on or off of ramps or any other structure;
(v) Wheelskates should not be used without the wheel or foot protectors;
(vi) Wheelskates should not be used if fatigue cracks or damage by impact is detected;
(vii) Wheelskates should not be used when there appears to be or if any person identifies a problem with some part of the Wheelskates;
(viii) Wheelskates should not be used with a flat or partially deflated tyre, as skating on soft tyres will damage the thread in the tyre wall, making them susceptible to blowouts after next re-inflation;
(ix) Wheelskates should not be used with worn tyres, tyres must be regularly checked and replaced as soon as the fabric threads of the casing start to show through the worn rubber;
(x) Wheelskates should be treated as fragile when in storage or transport/shipping and heavy objects should not be placed or rested on them or any of the parts;
(xi) Wheelskates and Assorted Parts should only be used in conjunction with parts and material approved by Chariot Skates Ltd;
(xii) Wheelskates, Spare Parts and Assorted Parts should not be used other than in compliance with the applicable:

i. laws, by-laws, regulations and rules of all kinds;
ii. Chariot Skates Assembly & Fitting Instructions;
iii. Chariot Skates Care & Maintenance Guide;
iv. Chariot Skates Safety, Skating & Stopping Guide;

(h) " Seller " means the Chariot Skates Ltd or a Chariot Skates authorized reseller that sold the Wheelskates to the Buyer;
(i) " Warranty " means this Warranty and Indemnity;

    • " Warranty Period " means 24 months commencing on the Start Date.
    • " Start Date " means the date the Wheelskates are delivered to the Buyer.

2 WARRANTY

2.1 General

2.1.1 The Warranty forms part of the Contract.

  • The Warranty expires at the end of the Warranty Period.
  • The Buyer must provide proof of delivered by providing copies of shipping documents otherwise the Start Date is the date this Warranty was accepted on-line at Chariot Skates’ web site.

2.1.4 The Seller warrants to the Buyer that the Wheelskates Parts will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for the Warranty Period.

2.1.5 Notwithstanding anything in the Warranty, the Buyer acknowledges and agrees that:

(a) Wheelskates Parts may require repair or replacement due to wear and tear in accordance with the table in Schedule 1 before the end of the Warranty Period; and
(b) neither the Seller nor Chariot Skates are obliged to repair or replace a Wheelskate Part or compensate the Buyer in relation to a Wheelskate Part that requires replacement from wear and tear in accordance with the table in Schedule 1.

2.1.6 The Seller's and Chariot Skates' liability to the Buyer in relation to any Warranty claim made by the Buyer is limited to the price paid for the Wheelskates.

2.1.7 Any warranty contained in the Warranty is non-transferable.

2.1.8 Any repair or replacement under this Warranty of the Wheelskates does not extend the Warranty Period.

2.2 Defects

2.2.1 The Buyer must immediately upon receipt of the Wheelskates undertake a full inspection of the Wheelskates for any defects.

2.2.2 If at any time the Buyer reasonably believes that the Wheelskates contains a defect, the Buyer must as soon as practicable:

(a) cease further use of the Wheelskates;
(b) notify the Seller of the purported defect in the Wheelskates;
(c) deliver the Wheelskates or Wheelskates Parts to Chariot Skates (or an authorised depot, as directed by the Seller) in accordance with the warranty claim instructions as published by Chariot Skates on its website from time to time;

2.2.3 Subject to the Buyer having fully complied with clause 2.2.2, if any part of the Wheelskates is defective the Seller must procure, in its discretion, either the repair or replacement of the defective part of the Chariot Skates.

2.3 Warranty limitations

2.3.1 Notwithstanding anything in the Warranty, the Seller is not obliged to procure repair or replacement and the Buyer is not entitled to compensation from the Seller or Chariot Skates in relation to a defect in the Wheelskates if the Buyer:

(a) fails to fully comply with clause 2.2.2;
(b) fails to promptly discover a defect which the Buyer ought reasonably to have discovered; or
(c) allows or permits repairs or modifications or any other changes to the Wheelskates by a party other than the Seller or Chariot Skates or a party appointed by or approved in writing by the Seller or Chariot Skates.

2.3.2 Notwithstanding anything in the Warranty, neither the Seller nor Chariot Skates is liable to the Buyer in relation to damage to the Wheelskates caused by:

(a) wear and tear;
(b) accident;
(c) vandalism;
(d) neglect;
(e) improper or negligent set-up, installation, transport, repair or maintenance of the Wheelskates;
(f) repair, modifications or any other changes to the Wheelskates by a party other than the Seller or Chariot Skates or a party appointed by or approved in writing by the Seller or Chariot Skates; or
(g) use of the Wheelskates other than Reasonable Use.

3 INDEMNITY

Neither the Seller nor Chariot Skates is liable to the Buyer for, and the Buyer agrees to fully indemnify the Seller and Chariot Skates in relation to, loss or damage to any person or property from use of the Wheelskates caused by:

(a) accident;
(b) improper or negligent set-up, installation, packing, transport, repair or maintenance of the Wheelskates;
(c) repair, modifications or any other changes to the Wheelskates by a party other than the Seller or Chariot Skates or a party appointed by or approved in writing by the Seller or Wheelskates; or
(d) use of the Wheelskates other than Reasonable Use.

4 LIMITED LIABILITY

Save as expressly provided in clauses 2 and 3 the Seller nor Chariot Skates shall have no liability whatsoever to the Buyer for any indirect, special, consequential or incidental loss or damage of any kind suffered or incurred by the Buyer howsoever caused or arising, whether from breach or non-performance of any of its obligations under the Contract or from the supply, installation, performance, operations or use of the Wheelskates.

5 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Buyer acknowledges that prior to using the Wheelskates, and in order to have the benefit of this Warranty, the Buyer must read and comply with these documents:

  • Chariot Skates Assembly Care and Maintenance Instructions;
  • Chariot Skates Safety Skating & Stopping Instructions

The Buyer acknowledges that they have download and read the above documents that can be downloaded from the official Chariot Skates website at any time.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE 1 - EXPECTED LIFE-SPAN OF WHEELSKATES PARTS WITHIN WARRANTY PERIOD

These parts may require repair and replacement by the Buyer within the Warranty Period based on the amount of use.

  Parts

Schedule of part replacement  

  Carbon Wheels

Greater than 24 months  

  Bearings for main wheel

Greater than two years unless submerged in or excessively sprayed in water

  Rubber Tyres

Wear rate similar to inline skate wheels depends on the skating surface – more than 50hrs

  Rubber Inner tubes

Depends of exposure to punctures  

  Rear PU Wheels

82A softer & grip better but wear faster 95A will wear longer – depends on skating surface

  Bearings for Rear Wheels

Should replace when replacing rear wheels particularly if skating in wet conditions

  Carbon Foot Supports

Greater than 24 months  

  Carbon Leg Supports

Greater than 24 months

  Carbon Upper Leg Support

Greater than 24 months

  Straps and Buckles

Medium use 2-4 yrs       Heavy use (more than 5hrs wk) less than 2 yrs

  Padding for straps

Medium use 2-4 yrs       Heavy use (more than 5hrs wk) less than 2 yrs

  Torsion Spring

Not yet determined: performance will der

  Hand-Brake inserts

Wear rate depends on usage

  R

Up to 2 years

  F

Up to 10 years

  F

Up to 5 years


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