Avantech Limited and Corex International Warranty Terms and Conditions.

This warranty is offered to Consumers who have purchased their products from Avantech Limited or Corex International (hereinafter referred to as WE, US, OUR), in Malta. It is in addition to, and does not affect your statutory rights or ,in regard to Canon products, your rights under the Canon European Warranty System.

Any product returned for repair must be accompanied by a contact name, postal address, email address and daytime telephone number. If this information is not provided, WE will be unable to return your product to you and reserves the right to dispose of your product three months after receipt.

It is in your best interests to make a note of your product’s serial number and any Service Voucher reference provided. This should be quoted in any communications with US regarding your product.

Please note that WE will endeavour to ensure the safety of your products whilst in our possession. However, whilst every effort will be made to return your product (and any film, tape, or other recordable media or accessory) WE cannot accept any liability, nor pay any compensation for loss of a particular film, tape, recordable media or accessory included. You should retain any recordable media or accessory not required for the repair. Furthermore, any customer specific settings or memory may be lost during the course of repair.

While it is in OUR interest to return your product to you as quickly as possible, WE maintain standard response time policies and guidelines for repairs and/or replacement of products, whether under warranty or not.

Depending on the product, we’ll arrange for either an on-site or return to base warranty repair.

Product categoris for items eligible for ‘Return to Base’ repairs are: Any photo/video product, A4 printers, A3 Inkjet printers, binoculars, projectors, scanners and calculators.

Product categories for items eligible for ‘On-site’ repairs are: Photocopiers, large format printers and production equipment.

On-site repairs are carried out between 8:30 and 16:30 from Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Avantech Limited / Corex International (WE/US/OUR) warrant products (excluding accessories, software, consumables such as, but not limited to, toner, ink sheets, paper and other consumables as defined by the product manufacturer) to be in good working order during the period of warranty. The period of warranty is the period as laid down at law at the time of purchase and commences on the date of original purchase of the new Product. Such terms apply to business to consumer transactions. Terms and conditions for business-to- business transactions may vary. In the event that the Product is not in good working order WE will provide, during the warranty period, a free service. The warranty is subject to proof of purchase being provided; therefore you should retain your original receipt.
  2. The service consists of (at OUR discretion) either repair or replacement products that will be provided on an exchange basis and will either be new or equivalent to new. All replaced spare parts and products shall become OUR property.
  3. WE will provide service on either an “on site” or “return to base” basis in Malta. Where WE provide service “on site” an engineer will visit the location address you have given US. You must inform US in writing if you change your address.
  4. Where WE provide service on a “return to base” basis, any costs of secure transportation of the product to and from the OUR service centre will be borne by the customer.
  5. OUR only obligation under this warranty is the provision of the service as set out above.
  6. Services cannot be provided on site: (a) on a public holiday; (b) on a Saturday or Sunday; (c) before 8.30am or after 4.30pm Monday to Friday or other working hours agreed by US in writing.
  7. Unless agreed in writing, the Warranty will not apply: (a) because you have not used, stored or handled the Product prop­erly; or because you are in breach of the terms of this warranty or the Contract terms, or have not followed OUR instructions in  the product manual, or those of the manufacturer; or because of damage or defect due to willful neglect or negligence by anyone other than US; (b) to loss of quality, degradation of performance or actual damage that results from the use of spare parts or other replaceable items (such as consumables) that are neither made nor recommended by the manufacturer; (c) to a loss of quality, degradation of performance or damage that results from the installation of, damage to, or modification to the Product and/or Software by someone else other than OUR representatives or because of damage that results from changes required by you or a Third Party; (d) to damage that results from your connection of  other fittings or accessories to the Product which WE have not approved or your connection of other equipment or software not approved by US; (e) because of external causes outside OUR control which shall include accident, fire disaster or burglary; (f) because of faults caused by shock or fall, sand, dust, dirt, damp or corrosion, leaky batteries, repair or cleaning by unauthorised personnel; (g) because of any mal­function or specific requirement of any other item of hardware, or software which you have linked to the Product in respect of items not included in the Contract; (h) to correct errors in any non-OEM proprietary software or other software not provided by US; (i) because data is lost or damaged; (j) to damage caused by your attachment of the Product to a network not approved by US or because you have made changes to your Operating or Network system in a manner not approved by US; (k) because you have not installed any error correction that WE issue for the software or have otherwise not followed OUR reasonable instructions or advice.
  8. You must ensure that the proper provision of the service by US under this warranty will not directly or indirectly damage your property (including software and data) or otherwise cause you direct or indirect damage or loss and WE will not be responsible for: (a) checking as to the likelihood of such damage or loss occurring prior to providing or dur­ing provision of the service under this warranty; (b) any such damage or loss that may occur.
  9. You should take all reasonable precautions to safeguard your assets and property (including all software and data) and to minimise potential loss or disruption, including, where appropriate, taking full back ups of all your software and data and implementing virus checking controls.
  10. OUR arrangements for providing service provided under this warranty may include the use of sub-contractors.
  11. As far as the law allows, WE will not be responsible for the following: (a) loss of income, profits (actual or anticipated), contracts or for any other business-related loss; (b) indirect or consequential loss or damage howsoever caused; (c) compensation for loss of images on any recordable media.
  12. This warranty is offered subject to these terms and conditions which may change from time to time. This warranty is in addition to, and does not affect your statutory rights.
  13. WE may disclose your details and other personal information to other companies within the group including any subsidiary company or subcontractor for the purposes of performing OUR obligations hereunder.
  14. These conditions shall in all respect be governed and construed in accordance with Maltese Law and subject to the exclu­sive jurisdiction of the Maltese Courts.

Warranty Limitations

WE do not guarantee the following:

  • Periodic maintenance and repair or replacement of parts, which are consumed through normal wear and tear.
  • Consumables, such as toner, ink. Cartridges, ink heads, paper rolls, etc.
  • Any software that the equipment may make use of.
  • Defects caused by modifications without OUR approval.

This Guarantee is not valid if the damage or defect claimed result from:

  • Improper use, excessive use, rough handling or operation of the equipment for which the equipment was not designed, incorrect storage, dropping, excessive shocks or other man-made marks.
  • Repairs, modifications or cleaning carried out at a service centre not authorized by US.
  • Use of spare parts, software, or consumables, which are not original, or not manufactured by the supplier of the product.
  • Tampering with/opening of non-user designated areas.
  • Connecting the product to equipment or voltage specifications, which are not in line with the manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Accidents or natural disasters or any cause beyond OUR control, including, but not limited to, lightning, water, fire and/or improper ventilation.

Statutory Rights

This guarantee does not affect the statutory rights of the consumer under applicable national legislation in force, or the consumer’s right against the retailer arising from the sale or purchase contract. This guarantee is strictly limited to the repair of the defective parts of the product and does not entitle the purchaser to a replacement.