ANNEX TO THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The following annex is part of the general terms and conditions that govern all online offers, sales and purchases through the website(s) currently located at uk-store.acer.com (together with any successor site(s), the “Site“).
The following terms and expressions shall have the following meaning:
- WEEE Directive: means Directive 2012/19/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on waste electrical and electronic equipment;
- WEEE or waste electrical and electronic equipment: means waste electrical or electronic equipment as defined in article 3 (1)(e), being “waste within the meaning of Article 3(1) of Directive 2008/98/EC, including all components, sub-assemblies and consumables which are part of the product at the time of discarding”;
- EEE or electrical and electronic equipment: means electrical or electronic equipment as defined in article 3 (1)(a) of the WEEE Directive, being “ equipment which is dependent on electric currents or electromagnetic fields in order to work properly and equipment for the generation, transfer and measurement of such currents and fields and designed for use with a voltage rating not exceeding 1 000 volts for alternating current and 1 500 volts for direct current”;
- Producer: means ModusLink BV with address Wapenrustlaan 11, Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
- Distributor: means any natural or legal person as defined in article 3 (1)(e) of the WEEE Directive, being: “any natural or legal person in the supply chain, who makes an EEE available on the market but a distributor may also be a producer.”
- WEEE Regulations: means the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2013/3113 as amended by the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2014/1771
SCOPE OF INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS
The information set out below applies to EEE as follows:
- from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2018 to EEE falling within the categories set out in Schedule 1 of the WEEE Regulations. Schedule 2 of the WEEE Regulations contains an indicative list of EEE which falls within the categories set out in Schedule 1. This includes amongst others: Notebooks, accessories for notebooks and replacement parts for notebooks such as battery pack and Bluetooth devices.
- from 1 January 2019 it also applies to the numbered categories set out in Schedule 3 of the WEEE Regulations. Schedule 4 of the WEEE Regulations contains an indicative list of EEE which falls within the categories set out in Schedule 3. This includes amongst other Notebooks, accessories for notebooks and replacement parts for notebooks such as battery pack and Bluetooth devices.
INFORMATION FOR USER OF THE EEE
Please be aware that pursuant to regulation 44 of the WEEE Regulations, a distributor who supplies new EEE must make information available in writing to users of EEE in private households on:
- the requirement on each Member State under Article 5(1) of the Directive to minimize the disposal of WEEE as unsorted municipal waste and to achieve a high level of collection (including separate collection) of WEEE for treatment, recovery, and environmentally sound disposal;
- the collection and take-back systems that are available to them;
- their role in contributing to the reuse, recycling and other forms of recovery of WEEE under these Regulations;
- the potential effects on the environment and human health as a result of the presence of hazardous substances in EEE; and
- the meaning of the crossed out wheeled bin symbol shown below:
For this reason the Producer informs the buyer of the Producers EEA products that fall within the scope of the WEEE Directive as follows:
The symbol on the product or its packaging indicates that this product must not be disposed of with your other household waste. Instead, it is your responsibility to dispose of your waste equipment by handing it over to a designated collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment. The separate collection and recycling of your waste equipment at the time of disposal will help conserve natural resources and ensure that it is recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. For more information about where you can drop off your waste for recycling, please contact your local authority, or where you purchased your product.