RETURNS AND WARRANTY POLICY
We pride ourselves on the quality of our products and our dedication to customer satisfaction. We design all our products keeping in mind your sports journey. Quality is at the heart of everything we do. So if you are having second thoughts or our product doesn't perform for you, we will take it back, subject to the terms and conditions contained herein. We back everything we make with a 30 days return policy.
“We” are Decathlon South Africa Sports (Pty) Ltd, and “us” and “our” have a corresponding meaning herein. We are a private company incorporated in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa with registration number: 2015/118486/07. Our registered address is Newmarket Mall, 6 Heidelberg Road and Ring Road East, Alberton, Gauteng, 1449 and we will accept service of all legal documents here. Our telephone number is +27 10 880 1845. “Product(s)” means any goods or other products that are made available in our stores or on our website.
Conditions of use of Products
All of the Decathlon branded Products come with a minimum guarantee of 2 years. Select Products have longer guarantee terms. You will be able to see the guarantee per product in stores and online on decathlon.co.za. In order to successfully make use of our guarantees you will be required to use the Product:
- For its intended sport and in accordance with its intended purpose.
- In accordance with the Product description and within its limitations. If you are unsure you can check the price placard in store or please consult one of our sales assistants. You can also go onto our website at decathlon.co.za to see the Product description.
Consumer Protection Act
If the Product is not protected by our guarantees you are still protected by the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008, as amended, (“the Consumer Protection Act”) in accordance with the below provisions: The Consumer Protection Act states that all products come with a 6 month implied warranty; that the products are –
- Reasonably suited for the purpose for which it was generally intended;
- Of good quality and are in good working order; and
- Usable and durable for a reasonable period of time.
In the event that the Product does not comply with any of the above Consumer Protection Act warranties you have the option, within 6 months from the purchase of the Product, to either:
- have the unsafe or defective Product repaired or replaced; or
- request a full refund.
All of our guarantees operate concurrently with and not in addition to the implied 6 month warranty period provided for in the Consumer Protection Act.
Conditions of returns
You have 30 days to return a Product for any reason provided that the Product is in its original condition and preferably if the Product is in its original packaging and is unused. You are required to submit your till slip as proof of purchase in order to achieve the return. If you do not have your till slip we will not be able to complete the return but we may permit a replacement of the Product for equal value. In order to effect a return on a bank card you must present the same card that was used to make the purchase. Unfortunately, we will not be able to do a refund if you do not have the same card that was used to make the purchase. In case of a manufacturing defect, we will take the Product back, no questions asked.
Unfortunately, we will not be able to accept a return of Products –
- that are deemed to be damaged on purpose or not properly maintained;
- that are stained from any substance;
- hat have been partially or entirely disassembled or altered;
- used outside of their intended sport and/or purpose;
- used beyond the restrictions of that Product;
- that have degraded from normal wear and tear;
- that are perishable goods such as food and drinks; or
- that cannot be returned for public health reasons - in particular, we will not accept a return for undergarments or costumes.
After the expiry of the implied 6 month warranty period, based on our assessment (condition of the product and length/frequency of use), we retain the right to accept or refuse the return, and in the case of a return, will choose the adapted solution (repair, exchange, partial or full refund). We reserve the right to effect a partial refund only, if the Product is not returned in its original packaging or if it has been used to an extent where we are unable to resell the Product.
- “Decathlon”,“we”,“us” or “our”
means Decathlon South Africa Sports (Pty) Ltd;
means the products that the user has chosen while constructing their respective online shopping carts;
means all products and services listed on the website for purchase,including but not limited to delivery, sport apparel and nutrition products;
- “user”, “you”, “your"
means the user of this website and its services;
Limitation of Damages
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY DELICT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE EVEN IF FORESEEABLE, CAUSED BY A PRODUCT DEFECT TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
In the event that a Product qualifies for a replacement but the Product is no longer available, we will substitute the Product for a same price Product chosen by you. If the Product is irreparable and cannot be exchanged for an identical Product, you may be provided with a credit note or refund. When a Product or part is exchanged, any replacement item becomes your property and the replaced item becomes our property. When a refund is given, the returned Product becomes our property.