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Terms of Service


GENERAL TERMS OF SALE

This is a contract between Skooza Electric Scooters (“Skooza”) and you ("User"). By purchasing and/or operating a skooza® branded Kaaspeed K1 Electric Scooter "Scooter" 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 Scooter following any such modification constitutes your acceptance of these modified Terms.

1 Year Limited Warranty

(2 Year Limited Warranties are included for online purchases prior to 7/13/2020)

All Scooter purchases must be registered within 30 days of purchase by the original purchaser to be eligible for warranty service. Please visit https://shop.skooza.com/pages/register to register your Scooter purchase.

Scooter 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 Skooza’s sole obligation will be that Skooza will replace such defective parts once they have been returned to Skooza and determined to be defective from manufacturer error.   

Skooza 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, Scooter is sold “as is”, with no implied warranties whatsoever.

This limited express warranty is in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied. Skooza 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 Scooter is modified by any party other than Skooza. This warranty only applies to Scooters sold by Skooza directly.

For warranty claims email us at support@skooza.com.

WARNINGS AND PROPER USAGE

A skooza® 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 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 Skooza has issued warnings. You agree to follow and obey all operating requirements and procedures of Skooza.

Operating Limits/Requirements. A Scooter is designed to work solely with single riders. The Scooter has a maximum carrying capacity of 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. The Scooter's controls limit it to a top operation speed of 28 mph. Scooter is designed and intended for persons 16 years and older with a valid driver's license. Scooter is not a toy. Persons under the age of 16 without a valid driver's license should not ride or operate the Scooter.

Operator Manual. Any operator of Scooter must fully read the Operator Manual included with the product before attempting to operate a Scooter. Please refer to the operator’s manual for initial set up, battery charging, care and maintenance information.

Normal Operation. 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 Scooter. Brake smoothly and allow sufficient braking distance. Use caution when operating near other cyclists or pedestrians. Do not operate Scooter on highways.

Safety Equipment. Always wear a helmet when operating 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. The Scooter's systems require sufficient battery power. Do not use if a low power condition (1 red or 1 red and 1 green dot) is indicated on the battery power meter or if the digital display shows 10% or less state of charge, or if you are otherwise aware that Scooter requires recharging.

No Modifications. 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 Scooter for damage prior to operating it. 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 Scooter to operate incorrectly.

Avoid Hazards. Use caution and reduce speed when using Scooter in rainy, icy, or snowy conditions, or in other conditions where you could lose traction. 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 sand or gravel. Always ride at a speed that is safe for you and others who are around you.

No Drugs/Alcohol. Never use Scooter while you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

No Distracted Driving. Never use Scooter unless you can focus your entire attention on operating it in a safe manner. Do not operate Scooter while talking or texting on a mobile phone or other electronic device.

No Towing. 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 Scooter, and places others in serious danger.

RISK OF INJURY – ASSUMPTION OF RISK

Whenever you use 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 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 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 Skooza 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 Scooter. In no event will Skooza’s liability for claimed defective or nonconforming materials exceed the purchase price paid by you. In no event will Skooza 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 Skooza, or any undertakings, acts or omissions relating to them. In no event shall Skooza be liable for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, special or punitive damages regardless of the theory of recovery. Skooza 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.

Legal Compliance

The use of Scooter on public roads and sidewalks may be regulated or prohibited by local or state regulations. Skooza does not warrant or guarantee that it may be legally operated on any roadway, sidewalk, path or related area, nor does Skooza 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 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 Scooter, and to comply with them.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Skooza 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 Scooter by you, whether or not such claims, actions, damages, liability, costs or expenses are caused by the negligence of Skooza.

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.