Terms of Service
GENERAL TERMS OF SALE
This is a contract between Skooza Electric Scooters (“Seller”) and you ("User"). By purchasing and/or operating a skooza® you accept and agree to be bound by this agreement. These terms and conditions will govern the sale notwithstanding any inconsistent terms in any other purchase order, invoice, contract, or other subsequent writings.
We may, at any time, and at our sole discretion, modify these Terms with or without notice to the User. Any such modification will be effective immediately upon public posting at shop.skooza.com/pages/terms-of-service. Your continued use of skooza electric scooter following any such modification constitutes your acceptance of these modified Terms.
1 Year Limited Warranty
All skooza electric scooter purchases must be registered within 30 days of purchase by the original purchaser to be eligible for warranty service. Please visit skooza.com/warranty to register your skooza electric scooter purchase.
Skooza warranty covers parts, motor and battery (except as further defined below) against defects in material and workmanship under ordinary consumer use by the original owner for a period of 1 year from the date of purchase, as evidenced by the original sales receipt.
During these warranty periods, the original owner's exclusive remedy and Seller’s sole obligation will be that Seller will replace such defective parts once they have been returned to Skooza and determined to be defective from manufacturer error.
Skooza Electric Scooters does not make repairs or installations of replacement components. For repairs, tune ups, and adjustments, please visit your local skooza® authorized dealer, electric bike or motorcycle repair shop.
Except as otherwise expressly stated here, the Skooza is sold “as is”, with no implied warranties whatsoever.
This limited express warranty is in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied. Seller expressly disclaims all implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and fitness for any particular use or purpose.
This limited warranty does not cover normal wear and tear, tires or brakes, or any damage, failure or loss caused by improper assembly, maintenance, repair, storage or use of the product.
This warranty shall not apply if the Skooza is modified by any party other than Seller. This warranty only applies to Skooza Electric Scooters sold by Seller directly.
For warranty claims email us at email@example.com.
WARNINGS AND PROPER USAGE
A Skooza Electric Scooter is a battery-powered motorized scooter that is intended to be used solely under certain environmental and operating conditions, as further described here. You agree that you will use Skooza Electric Scooter only in the manner and under the conditions described here, and that you will avoid using it in a manner that is obviously inadvisable, or under hazardous conditions, or under any other conditions for which Seller has issued warnings. You agree to follow and obey all operating requirements and procedures of Skooza Electric Scooters.
Operating Limits/Requirements. Skooza Electric Scooter is designed to work solely with single riders. Skooza Electric Scooter’s maximum carrying capacity is 400 pounds. This weight limit includes the weight of the operator as well as all items and supplies held or worn by the operator. Should the motor become overloaded, the scooter will automatically cut the power. Skooza Electric Scooter’s controls limit it to a top operation speed of 28 mph. Skooza Electric Scooter is designed and intended for persons 16 years and older with a valid driver's license. Skooza Electric Scooter is not a toy. Persons under the age of 16 without a valid driver's license should not ride or operate it.
Operator Manual. The operator of Skooza Electric Scooter must read the online operator's manual found here, before attempting to operate a Skooza Electric Scooter. Please refer to the operator’s manual for battery charging, care and maintenance information.
Normal Operation. Skooza Electric Scooter is intended to be used by a single rider or by a single rider sitting on the seat, or by a single rider standing in an upright position with both hands on the handlebars. Never place anything other than your feet on the floorboard. Never place your hands or feet anywhere in or near the wheels. Do not wear loose fitting clothing, or ankle or shoe jewelry. Always face forward while operating Skooza Electric Scooter. Brake smoothly and allow sufficient braking distance. Use caution when operating near other cyclists or pedestrians. Do not operate Skooza Electric Scooter on highways.
Safety Equipment. Always wear a helmet when operating Skooza Electric Scooter. It is strongly recommended that you use a properly-fitting and approved bicycle or skateboard helmet that provides protection for the sides and back of your head.
Low Power. Skooza Electric Scooter’s systems require sufficient battery power. Do not use if a low power condition (1 green dot) is indicated on the battery power meter or if the digital display shows less than 10% state of charge, or if you are otherwise aware that Skooza Electric Scooter requires recharging.
No Modifications. Skooza Electric Scooter is designed to function solely in accordance with its specifications. Do not modify it in any manner, as doing so may cause it to malfunction, resulting in injury or damage. Always inspect Skooza Electric Scooter for damage prior to operating it. Skooza Electric Scooter is not designed to have or use any after-market equipment or supplies. Use of any non-authorized or after-market equipment will nullify the warranty, and may cause Skooza Electric Scooter to operate incorrectly.
Avoid Hazards. Use caution and reduce speed when using Skooza Electric Scooter in rainy, icy, or snowy conditions, or in other conditions where you could lose traction. Skooza Electric Scooter is not intended to be, and should not be used as, an “off road”-type vehicle or on uneven roads, or as a dirt bike, or for motocross-related activities. Do not use it on grass, sand or gravel. Always ride at a speed that is safe for you and others who are around you.
No Drugs/Alcohol. Never use Skooza Electric Scooter while you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
No Distracted Driving. Never use Skooza Electric Scooter unless you can focus your entire attention on operating it in a safe manner. Do not operate Skooza Electric Scooter while talking or texting on a mobile phone or other electronic device.
No Towing. Skooza Electric Scooter is not intended to, and should never be used to tow or pull any vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian. Doing so can cause damage to Skooza Electric Scooter, and places others in serious danger.
RISK OF INJURY – ASSUMPTION OF RISK
Whenever you use Skooza Electric Scooter, you risk death or serious injury from loss of control, collision, and/or falls. Such risk exists even if it is used in complete compliance with its instructions and warnings. BY USING Skooza Electric Scooter, YOU ASSUME ALL RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DISABILITY TO YOURSELF AND ANY PERSON UNDER YOUR CARE OR CUSTODY.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER
You understand and agree that Skooza Electric Scooter has inherent/natural and unforeseen potential for risks of injury, damage or loss, that include but are not limited to injuries or damage caused by equipment, facilities, sidewalks, weather conditions, street conditions, condition of the rider, equipment, pedestrians, traffic, or the actions of other people. You agree, on behalf of yourself and any person under your care or custody, to hold Seller and all of its officers, directors, employees and advisors harmless from and against any and all liabilities, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), penalties, claims or causes of action arising from or related to your purchase, use (including any damages or injuries you or others incur), or your inability to purchase or use Skooza Electric Scooter. In no event will Seller’s liability for claimed defective or nonconforming materials exceed the purchase price paid by you. In no event will Seller be subject to any other obligations or liabilities, whether arising out of breach of contract, warranty, tort (including negligence) or other theories of law, with respect to goods sold or services rendered by Seller, or any undertakings, acts or omissions relating to them. In no event shall Seller be liable for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, special or punitive damages regardless of the theory of recovery. Seller specifically disclaims any liability for property or personal injury damages, penalties, special or punitive damages, damages for lost profits or revenues, loss of use of materials, or for any other types of economic loss.
The use of Skooza Electric Scooter on public roads and sidewalks may be regulated or prohibited by local or state regulations. Seller does not warrant or guarantee that it may be legally operated on any roadway, sidewalk, path or related area, nor does Seller warrant or guarantee that it may be legally operated in your jurisdiction. Certain jurisdictions may set minimum age limits or license requirements for the use of Skooza Electric Scooter, and/or require protective gear to be worn. You agree to review all local rules, laws and regulations that are applicable to your use of Skooza Electric Scooter, and to comply with them.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Seller and its agents, servants, employees, officers, directors, trustees and all other persons or entities acting on its behalf, from any and all claims, actions, damages, liability, costs or expenses and attorney fees that arise out of the death or injury to person or damage to property resulting from the use, operation or ownership of Skooza Electric Scooter by you, whether or not such claims, actions, damages, liability, costs or expenses are caused by the negligence of Seller.
California Proposition 65 Warning
WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.
Choice of Law and Venue
The venue for any proceeding brought under these terms shall exist solely and exclusively in San Diego, California. California law shall govern the interpretation and enforcement of these terms and conditions.