Terms and Conditions

Updated: February 25, 2021

 

Audiology Island (“we” or “us”) owns and operates the website https://audiologyisland.com/ and its associated pages, affiliated and successor websites and corresponding social media pages. The following Terms and Conditions govern the use of the website and our products and services offered, provided or sold through the website, as well as information you obtain from Audiology Island, whether from the website, by telephone or email or through other means of communication with us. Therefore, any references in these Terms and Conditions to the “website” are meant to include any such products, services, information and communications from or with Audiology Island. By accessing or using the website or any information, products or services from the website, you agree to be bound by and to comply with these Terms and Conditions.

Audiology Island reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time, without prior notice, and any such revisions to these Terms and Conditions are effective as of the date posted on the website. Audiology Island reserves the right to refuse service or the sale of products at any time, consistent with applicable law. Your continued use of the website, and of Audiology Island products and services, shall serve as consent to any and all revisions to these Terms and Conditions.

Permitted Use of the website

Audiology Island does not sell any products or services to minors, and this website may not be used by anyone under the age of eighteen (18).

Subject to these Terms and Conditions, Audiology Island grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicenseable right to access and use the website for the purpose of scheduling and conducting online hearing assessments arranged through Audiology Island, ordering products from Audiology Island and otherwise accessing and using any functionality, information and services made available by Audiology Island through the website. We retains and reserves all of its rights in the website and, except as expressly provided above, no rights or licenses in or to the website or any other intellectual property of Audiology Island are granted or provided, hereunder, by implication, estoppel or otherwise.

The website may not be used for purposes that are unlawful, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations or contrary to these Terms and Conditions. Furthermore, you agree not to (and shall have no right to): (i) reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, modify, or create derivative works of or based on the website or any other part of (including any software contained in) the website or Audiology Island products or services; (ii) license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host or otherwise commercially exploit the website; (iii) upload, transmit or distribute any computer viruses, worms, malware or any other software intended to damage or alter any software, data, computer, device or communications network in connection with your use of or access to the website; or (iv) remove, obscure or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyrights and trademark notices) that may be contained in, or displayed in connection with, the website.

If you post any content, comments or other communications on this website, or use Audiology Island services, you agree that you will not engage in any behavior that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, threatening, pornographic, discriminatory, false, misleading, obscene, threatening, objectionable, infringing or injurious to others, and your content will not contain malicious software or computer viruses, commercial or political solicitations or slogans, or any forms of “spam.”

By posting to the website or otherwise uploading or providing any information, photos, images, audio, video or other content, you give Audiology Island a worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable, perpetual and irrevocable right to copy, use, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, modify, exploit and create derivate works of such content, subject to any applicable terms of our Privacy Policy.

Audiology Island reserves the right in all cases to remove, edit, or block your postings. Audiology Island does not, however, regularly monitor all postings to this website. Audiology Island takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for the content posted by you, or anyone else who uses the site. Content not posted by Audiology Island has not been vetted or approved by Audiology Island, and should not be considered endorsed by Audiology Island.

Audiology Island reserves the right to refuse service or the sale of products, to edit or remove content from the website, or to discontinue or cancel any transaction or order or service, at its sole discretion and at any time, with or without notice to you. If Audiology Island refuses or discontinues service to you after you have purchased its products, Audiology Island “Standard Return Policy” and “Return Policy Based on Medical Opinion” described below may apply. If you are not entitled to a refund under Audiology Island policies, you may, in your discretion, keep your product, but you will no longer be eligible for services Audiology Island has refused or discontinued.

Audiology Island reserves the right, without undertaking an obligation, to submit any information provided by you, without subpoena, to law enforcement agencies and/or any credit card company for fraud investigation. Audiology Island reserves the right to cooperate with authorities to prosecute such offenders to the fullest extent of the law.

Privacy Policy

Please review our Privacy Policy at https://audiologyisland.com/privacy-policy, which explains our online information practices, including our collection, use and protection of your data and information. By using this website, you confirm that you acknowledge and agree to this Privacy Policy.

Online Hearing Assessment/No Medical Advice

Audiology Island Online Hearing Assessment leverages audio files developed by audiologist, Dr. Stella Fulman.

Audiology Island advises that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that your interests are best served by a medical evaluation by a licensed physician before purchasing a hearing aid. Any hearing test or examination conducted by Audiology Island is not a medical test or examination and is solely for the purposes of fitting a hearing aid. Certain hearing tests required by state law prior to hearing aid purchases may include in-person evaluative elements that cannot be fulfilled by the Online Hearing Assessment.

Any information obtained through this website or from communications with Audiology Island, including the Online Hearing Assessment and any email or telephone interactions with Audiology Island personnel, is for informational purposes only, and Audiology Island in no way proposes to offer medical or other professional advice. Please consult your personal health care provider before making any medical decisions. Any communication between Audiology Island and you does not create a doctor-patient or other professional relationship, and cannot be assumed to be subject to patient or other privacy protections except as explicitly provided in our Privacy Policy. In addition, you acknowledge that hearing loss may result from conditions that could be serious or life-threatening, and which are best evaluated under the care of a physician or otolaryngologist. If the Online Hearing Assessment indicates the potential for a more serious condition, you will be advised to speak with your physician or otolaryngologist.

No Reselling of Audiology Island Products

Products purchased from this website may not be resold, leased or otherwise distributed by you under any conditions or circumstances.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

AUDIOLOGY ISLAND MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING THE ONLINE HEARING ASSESSMENT AND ANY COMMUNICATIONS WITH AUDIOLOGY ISLAND PERSONNEL, WILL BE 100% ACCURATE OR ERROR-FREE. YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE SITE, INCLUDING THE ONLINE HEARING ASSESSMENT, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SITE IS NOT MEANT AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE OF A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HEARING LOSS COULD BE AN INDICATOR OF A MORE SERIOUS, INCLUDING LIFE-THREATENING, CONDITION OR ILLNESS, AND THAT YOU SHOULD SEEK CARE FROM A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH.

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED BELOW IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (SEE WARRANTY PROGRAM, BELOW), THE SITE AND ALL PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND INFORMATION FROM AUDIOLOGY ISLAND ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR GUARANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. AUDIOLOGY ISLAND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, PRIOR COURSE OF DEALING AND USAGE OF TRADE. Some jurisdictions do not allow or limit the exclusion of certain warranties, so the disclaimers and limitations above may not apply to you to the extent applicable law so requires.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL AUDIOLOGY ISLAND BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE (INCLUDING THE ONLINE HEARING ASSESSMENT), OR YOUR PURCHASE OR USE OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION FROM AUDIOLOGY ISLAND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY FAILURE OF, OR ERROR IN, PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE OR ANY SUCH PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. BECAUSE SOME STATES AND COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE RELEVANT LAW. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AUDIOLOGY ISLAND TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, LOSS OF LIFE OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES NOT EXCLUDED OR PRECLUDED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS ABOVE, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THE SITE, THESE TERMS OR CONDITIONS, OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OF AUDIOLOGY ISLAND, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR OTHERWISE, SHALL BE LIMITED TO AN AMOUNT NEVER TO EXCEED THE GREATER OF (i) FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500); OR (ii) THE AMOUNTS ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO AUDIOLOGY ISLAND THROUGH THE SITE OR FOR ANY SUCH PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.

Warranty Program and Return Policy

Warranty Period and Covered Services: Audiology Island provides three (3) years of repair warranty and three (3) years of hearing aid loss and damage coverage for all Audiology Island hearing aid purchases, three (3) years of repair warranty and one (1) year of loss and damage coverage for any battery charger component, and one (1) year of repair warranty and one (1) year of loss and damage coverage for the following accessories: Phone Clip, Multi Mic, TV Streamer, Micro Mic and Remote Control.

All product warranties are in effect from the date of the purchase. Should repair of a Audiology Island hearing aid product be necessary, we will make every effort to provide this service in a timely and efficient manner. To facilitate this service, please return the product with a completed Repair/Remake Service form to Audiology Island in appropriate packaging. A product repaired under warranty maintains the original purchase warranty effective date.

Damaged can be replaced while the product is under warranty. Note that for hearing aids, the replacement must be for the same buyer and the same ear, and it must include the same options package as the original hearing aid. The following fees apply: Audiology Island hearing aid per-unit deductible: $195

A hearing aid, may be replaced only once under this program, and may not be returned for credit. The effective date of the product warranty on the replacement unit is the same as that of the original unit. Ownership of the stolen, lost or damaged unit reverts to Audiology Island. Should a claim need to be filed, a completed Loss & Damage Claim form is required.

Audiology Island may require that you return the defective device before sending you a replacement. You must ensure that the correct device is returned to Audiology Island. You will not receive a replacement until Audiology Island has received the correct device. If Audiology Island provides you with an advanced replacement (at its discretion) device before we receive your defective device, and you do not return the defective device within the time communicated to you in notification emails, you authorize Audiology Island to charge your original form of payment for the full value of the replacement device.

Standard Return Policy: If the hearing aid purchase is returned for credit within 100 days of the original purchase date, you will receive a full refund of the purchase price of the cancelled hearing aid, including batteries, cords and accessories, and all fees paid to Audiology Island related to the hearing aid. Audiology Island will pay for return shipment. To be eligible for return, hearing aids must be in the same condition, ordinary wear and tear excluded.

Return Policy based on Medical Opinion: Within one (1) year from the date of your hearing aid purchase, you may cancel your hearing aid purchase and receive a full refund of the purchase price if you receive a written opinion from an otolaryngologist, or if no otolaryngologist is available another licensed physician qualified to diagnose diseases of the ear, subsequent to purchasing a hearing aid providing that you either have a hearing impairment for which a hearing aid provides no benefit or have a medical condition which contraindicates the use of a hearing aid and as a result of either condition, you have experienced no improvement in the quality of your hearing.

Out-of-Warranty Repair: Audiology Island will accept for repair and other necessary services any Audiology Island hearing aid or accessory thereof for a period of five (5) years from the date of the hearing aid purchase. Audiology Island shall deliver an itemized bill showing the repair and service provided and the charge therefor. If the charge for the repair or service shall exceed $50, no work will be performed unless the buyer shall have been first advised of the work to be performed, the charge therefor, and shall have approved same.

Customer Support: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the website or Audiology Island products and services, please contact Audiology Island support at info@audiologyisland.com or visit the website. Customer support is subject to availability of applicable Audiology Island personnel and to Audiology Island standard support practices and procedures and is limited to responding to inquiries sent through Audiology Island standard support communication channels. Audiology Island does not provide any commitments or guarantees as to response times or as to when or whether problems or concerns can be resolved or addressed. You understand and agree that any customer service and support offered and provided by Audiology Island is not for urgent medical or health matters or emergencies.

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT CUSTOMER SERVICE OR SUPPORT OFFERED BY AUDIOLOGY ISLAND WITH ANY LIFE, HEALTH OR MEDICAL EMERGENCY, OR ANY OTHER EMERGENCY. IF YOU HAVE ANY SUCH EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CONTACT THE POLICE, FIRE DEPARTMENT, 911 OR APPROPRIATE EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICE.

Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property

Audiology Island retains all of its ownership and other rights in and to any copyrightable material contained on the Site or in its products (including all software and user interfaces) as well as in and to any other intellectual property and technology of Audiology Island. No rights or licenses are granted by Audiology Island hereunder, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, except to the limited extent expressly stated herein. You have no rights to and you agree not to (i) reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, modify, or create derivative works of or based on the website or Audiology Island products/services or any part thereof; (ii) copy, publicly display, sell, post or transmit the website, our products/services or any portion thereof; (iii) interfere with, disrupt or attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website; or (iv) remove, obscure or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyrights and trademark notices) that may be contained in, or displayed on or in connection with, the website or our products. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may make one copy of material displayed on the website for your own personal and noncommercial use only, which may not be distributed to others without written permission from Audiology Island. You shall immediately notify us upon learning of any violation of the restrictions or limitations specified in these Terms and Conditions.

Trademarks

All rights in the Audiology Island company name or its products’ names, its service marks, trademarks, logos and product designs and packaging, belong exclusively to Audiology Island. You may not use or display any of the foregoing without Audiology Island prior written consent.

Information collected on the website

Subject to the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy, information collected on or through the website is owned by Audiology Island, and therefore we may disclose or sell such information; for example, in conjunction with the sale of our company or a portion of our assets.

Opt-out Procedures

To elect not to receive future email communications from Audiology Island, send an email to info@audiologyisland.com. You will be provided the opportunity to opt out of marketing communications at the end of marketing emails. Note that Audiology Island will continue to send you emails about your orders, recalls, and other commercial issues deemed necessary, even if you have opted out of marketing communications.

NOTICE REGARDING MEDICAL OPINION

If you are a resident of Alabama, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas or Wyoming, BY COMPLETING A PURCHASE YOU CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE TEXT FROM YOUR STATE REGARDING MEDICAL OPINIONS BELOW.

 

ALABAMA

The purchaser has been advised at the outset of his or her relationship with the hearing instrument apprentice, fitter, or dispenser that any examination(s) or representation(s) made by a licensed hearing instrument apprentice, fitter, or dispenser in connection with the fitting and selling of this hearing instrument(s) is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and, therefore, must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

 

COLORADO

The buyer has been advised at the outset of the buyer’s relationship with the dispenser that any examination or representation made by a dispenser in connection with the practice of dispensing, fitting, or dealing in hearing aids is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and, therefore, must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

This hearing aid will not restore normal hearing nor will it prevent further hearing loss. A return visit to a physician who is an ear specialist or audiologist after the purchase of this aid will help you in best adapting to it.

 

FLORIDA

A hearing aid will not restore normal hearing, nor will it prevent further hearing loss.

 

HAWAII

The purchaser has been advised at the outset of the purchaser’s relationship with the hearing aid dealer and fitter that any examination or representation made by a hearing aid dealer and fitter in connection with the fitting and selling of this hearing aid is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this State and shall not be considered as medical opinion or advice.

 

IOWA

The purchaser has been advised that any examination or representation made by a licensed hearing aid specialist in connection with the fitting or selection and selling of this hearing aid is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and therefore, must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

 

KENTUCKY

The purchaser has been advised at the outset of his or her relationship with the specialist in hearing instruments that any examination(s) or representation(s) is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and therefore shall not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

 

MASSACHUSETTS

This hearing aid will not restore normal hearing nor will it prevent further hearing loss. The sale of a hearing aid is restricted to those individuals who have obtained a medical evaluation from a licensed physician or otolaryngologist. A fully informed adult whose religious or personal beliefs preclude consultation with a physician may waive the requirement of a medical evaluation. The exercise of such a waiver is not in your best health interest and its use is strongly discouraged. It is also required that a person under the age of eighteen years obtain an evaluation by an audiologist in addition to the medical evaluation before a hearing aid can be sold to such person.

 

NEBRASKA

The purchaser has been advised at the outset of his or her relationship with the hearing instrument specialist that any examination or representation made by a licensed hearing instrument specialist in connection with the fitting and selling of this hearing instrument is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and therefore must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

This hearing aid will not restore normal hearing nor will it prevent further hearing loss.

 

NEW MEXICO

Buyer has been advised that licensee is not a licensed physician and that the examination and recommendation is made as a hearing aid dispenser or audiologist and not as a medical diagnosis or prescription.

 

NEW YORK

The buyer has been advised at the outset of his or her relationship with a Audiology Island audiologist that any examination or representation made by a hearing aid dispenser in connection with the business of dispensing this hearing aid, or hearing aids, is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in New York, and therefore, must not be regarded as medical opinion.

 

NEW JERSEY

The purchaser has been advised at the outset of his or her relationship with the hearing aid dispenser that any examination or representation made by a licensed hearing aid dispenser in connection with the practice of fitting and selling of this hearing aid, or hearing aids, is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this State, or by certified audiologists and therefore must not be regarded as medical opinion.

 

NORTH DAKOTA

Any examination or representation made by a licensed hearing aid specialist in connection with the fitting and selling of this hearing instrument is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and therefore, must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

 

OHIO

The purchaser is advised that any examination, fitting, recommendation, or representation made by a licensed hearing aid dealer or fitter in connection with the sale of this hearing aid is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription made by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and therefore must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

 

OKLAHOMA

Any examination or representation made by a licensed hearing aid dealer and fitter in connection with the fitting and selling of this hearing aid is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and therefore must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice. Further, it is recommended that medical advice from a licensed physician should be obtained.

 

OREGON

It is desirable that a person seeking help with a hearing problem (especially for the first time) consult an ear doctor and obtain a clinical hearing evaluation. Although hearing aids are often recommended for hearing problems, another form of treatment may be necessary.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

The purchaser has been advised at the outset of his or her relationship with the hearing aid dealer that any examination or representation made by a registered hearing aid dealer and fitter in connection with the practice of fitting and selling of this hearing aid, is not an examination, diagnosis or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this Commonwealth and therefore must not be regarded as medical opinion.

 

RHODE ISLAND

The purchaser has been advised at the outset of his/her relationship with the hearing aid dealer that any examination(s) or representation(s) made by a licensed hearing aid dealer and fitter in connection with the fitting and selling of this hearing aid(s) is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and therefore must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

 

TEXAS

The client has been advised that any examination or representation made by a licensed hearing instrument dispenser or apprentice permit holder or temporary training permit holder in connection with the fitting and selling of the hearing instrument(s) is not an examination, diagnosis or prescription by a person duly licensed and qualified as a physician or surgeon authorized to practice medicine in the State of Texas and, therefore, must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

 

WYOMING

The purchaser has been advised that any examination or representations made by a licensed hearing aid specialist in connection with either the fitting or selling of this hearing aid is not an examination, diagnosis or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and shall not be regarded as medical opinion.

 

NOTICE REGARDING RETURNS AND ADJUSTMENTS

If you are a resident of ALASKA, CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, GEORGIA, IDAHO, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MINNESOTA, NEVADA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, OHIO, OKLAHOMA, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, TEXAS, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, OR WEST VIRGINIA, BY COMPLETING A PURCHASE YOU CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE TEXT FROM YOUR STATE REGARDING RETURNS AND ADJUSTMENTS BELOW.

PLEASE NOTE OUR STANDARD RETURN PERIOD OF 100 DAYS IS LONGER THAN WHAT MOST STATES REQUIRE.

 

ALASKA

You may cancel this transaction within 30 days from the date you receive the hearing aid or this notice, whichever is later. You may also cancel this transaction within 60 days from the date you receive the hearing aid or this notice, whichever is later, if the hearing aid dealer is not a licensed physician or a licensed audiologist and if a licensed physician or a licensed audiologist advises you in writing to cancel this transaction.

If you cancel this transaction, the property you traded in, the payments you made under the sale or lease (less certain costs allowed by state law) and any negotiable instrument executed by you will be returned within 20 days following receipt by the hearing aid dealer of your cancellation notice, and the hearing aid dealer will cancel any security interest arising out of the sale or lease.

 

CALIFORNIA

Purchase may contact Audiology Island at (718) 980-0188 for the address and the office hours available for Audiology Island audiologists for fitting or post-fitting adjustments and servicing of the hearing aids.

This hearing aid is warranted to be specifically fit for the particular needs of you, the buyer. If the hearing aid is not initially fit for your particular needs, it may be returned to the seller within 45 days of the initial date of delivery to you. If you return the hearing aid, the seller will either adjust or replace the hearing aid or promptly refund the total amount paid. This warranty does not affect the protections and remedies you have under other laws.

 

COLORADO

The buyer has been advised at the outset of the buyer’s relationship with the dispenser that any examination or representation made by a dispenser in connection with the practice of dispensing, fitting, or dealing in hearing aids is not an examination, diagnosis, or prescription by a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and, therefore, must not be regarded as medical opinion or advice.

THE BUYER HAS THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THIS PURCHASE FOR ANY REASON AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO 12 MIDNIGHT ON THE 100th CALENDAR DAY AFTER RECEIPT OF THE HEARING AID BY GIVING OR MAILING THE DISPENSER WRITTEN NOTICE OF CANCELLATION AND BY RETURNING THE HEARING AID, UNLESS THE HEARING AID HAS BEEN SIGNIFICANTLY DAMAGED BEYOND REPAIR WHILE THE HEARING AID WAS IN THE BUYER’S CONTROL.

The dispenser will promptly refund all moneys paid for the purchase of a hearing aid if it is not delivered to the consumer within the 30-day period. The sale is void and unenforceable if the hearing aid being purchased is not delivered to the consumer within 30 days after the date the written contract is signed or the receipt is issued, whichever occurs later.

 

CONNECTICUT

THE BUYER HAS THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THIS PURCHASE OR RENTAL FOR ANY REASON AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT OF THE THIRTIETH CALENDAR DAY AFTER RECEIPT OF THE HEARING AID. A CANCELLATION FEE OF TWELVE PER CENT OF THE PURCHASE PRICE MAY BE IMPOSED.

ANY BUYER WHO ORDERS A HEARING AID AND LEAVES A DEPOSIT OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE WITH THE SELLER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO CANCEL SUCH ORDER AND DEMAND A FULL REFUND OF SUCH DEPOSIT, LESS ANY EXAMINATION COSTS, IF THE BUYER IS UNABLE TO INSPECT THE HEARING AID AT THE SELLER’S PLACE OF BUSINESS WITHIN FORTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER THE DATE THE SELLER RECEIVES THE DEPOSIT.

If buyer returns the hearing aid in the same condition as when purchased, ordinary wear and tear excepted, within thirty days of the date of receipt of such hearing aid by such purchaser, such buyer shall be entitled to free adjustment of such hearing aid or the return of the full purchase price of the hearing aid and accessories as itemized on the bill of sale.

 

GEORGIA

I READ, UNDERSTAND AND HAVE SIGNED OR INITIALED A COPY OF THE REFUND AND RETURN POLICY. THE POLICY STATES IF, AND UP UNTIL WHAT DATE, I CAN RETURN THE HEARING AID FOR A FULL REFUND, A PARTIAL REFUND OF WHAT PERCENTAGE, OR A FULL OR PARTIAL CREDIT. THE POLICY ALSO IDENTIFIES WHAT FEES, IF ANY, FOR SERVICES WILL BE REFUNDED OR CREDITED WHEN THE HEARING AID IS RETURNED FOR REFUND OR CREDIT.

 

IDAHO

This bill of sale is null and void and unenforceable if the hearing aid being purchased is not delivered to the buyer within thirty (30) days of the date the written contract is signed. In the event the hearing aid is not delivered to the consumer within thirty (30) days of the date the written contract is signed, the licensee shall promptly refund any and all moneys paid for the purchase of the hearing aid.

 

KENTUCKY

CLIENT’S RIGHT TO CANCEL WITHIN 30 DAYS

THE CLIENT HAS THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THIS PURCHASE FOR ANY REASON AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT OF THE 30TH CALENDAR DAY AFTER ACTUAL RECEIPT OF THE HEARING INSTRUMENT(S). YOU MAY CANCEL THE PURCHASE BY NOTIFYING THE SELLER THAT YOU DO NOT WANT THE HEARING INSTRUMENT(S) BY MAILING A NOTICE BEFORE THE DAY LISTED ON THE LAST PAGE OF THIS BILL OF SALE TITLED NOTICE OF RETURN TO THE SELLER AT: 11 Ralph Place, Suite 304, Staten Island, NY 10304 UPON CANCELLATION, THE SELLER MAY KEEP UP TO 10% OF THE SELLING PRICE.

 

MAINE

A 30-day trial period begins on the delivery date. Within the 30-day trial period, the dealer licensee shall contact the purchaser and provide any service, fitting or repair that may be necessary for the beneficial and comfortable use of the hearing aid(s).

 

MARYLAND

You may cancel this purchase for any reason, at any time within 30 days after the date of delivery of the hearing aid. To cover the costs of dispensing the hearing aid, the seller may withhold from the refund 10 percent of the purchase price or the seller’s actual costs up to 20 percent of the purchase price.
If you decide to cancel this contract:

You must provide notice of the cancellation in writing, within 30 days of the date of delivery of the hearing aid, to (the seller) at address of seller; and

You must make the hearing aid available to the seller, in substantially as good condition as when you received it.

 

MINNESOTA

MINNESOTA STATE LAW GIVES THE BUYER THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THIS PURCHASE FOR ANY REASON AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT OF THE 45TH CALENDAR DAY AFTER RECEIPT OF THE HEARING AID(S). THIS CANCELLATION MUST BE IN WRITING AND MUST BE GIVEN OR MAILED TO THE AUDIOLOGIST OR CERTIFIED DISPENSER. IF THE BUYER DECIDES TO RETURN THE HEARING AID(S) WITHIN THIS 45-CALENDAR-DAY PERIOD, THE BUYER WILL RECEIVE A REFUND OF THE TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE OF THE AID(S) FROM WHICH THE AUDIOLOGIST OR CERTIFIED DISPENSER MAY RETAIN AS A CANCELLATION FEE NO MORE THAN $250.

 

NEVADA

Buyers may contact Audiology Island for follow-up appointment to take place no later than 21 days after hearing aid is delivered. CALL (718) 980-0188

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

You have the right to cancel this purchase or rental for any reason within 30 days after receiving the hearing aid.

 

NEW YORK

IN ADDITION TO OTHER RIGHTS, THE BUYER HAS THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THIS PURCHASE FOR ANY REASON AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO TWELVE MIDNIGHT OF THE 45TH CALENDAR DAYS AFTER RECEIPT OF THE HEARING AID AND RETURN THE HEARING AID IN THE SAME CONDITION, ORDINARY WEAR AND TEAR EXCLUDED. Audiology Island will pay for return shipment. BY LAW, THE SELLER IS ALLOWED TO RETAIN AN AMOUNT UP TO TEN PERCENT OF THE TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE OF THE CANCELLED HEARING AID, INCLUDING BATTERIES AND CORDS OR ACCESSORIES THERETO, INCLUSIVE OF ALL FEES RELATED TO THE HEARING AID.

Purchase may contact Audiology Island at (718) 980-0188 for the address and the office hours available for Audiology Island audiologists for fitting or post-fitting adjustments and servicing of the hearing aids.

 

OHIO

Right To Return The Hearing Aid Within Thirty Days And Receive A Refund Under Ohio law (section 1345.30 of the Revised Code): A consumer has the right to return a hearing aid for any reason within thirty days after it is originally delivered to the consumer or a person acting on the consumer’s behalf and receive a refund of the consideration paid for the hearing aid less an amount specified by the hearing aid dealer or fitter, physician, or audiologist to cover expenses incurred in connection with the hearing aid not later than fifteen days after presenting proof of payment for the hearing aid and returning it in the condition in which it was received, except for normal wear and tear. In this case the amount deducted from the refund will be $0.

 

OKLAHOMA

OKLAHOMA STATE LAW GIVES THE PURCHASER THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THIS PURCHASE FOR ANY REASON BY RETURNING THE HEARING AID TO THE HEARING AID PROVIDER AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT OF THE THIRTIETH CALENDAR DAY AFTER RECEIPT OF THE HEARING AID. BY LAW, THE HEARING AID PROVIDER MAY BE ENTITLED TO A CANCELLATION FEE NOT TO EXCEED TEN PERCENT (10%) OF THE TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE FOR THE HEARING AID OR ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS ($150.00) PER HEARING AID, WHICHEVER IS LESS, TO COVER THE COSTS INCURRED BY THE HEARING AID PROVIDER. IF THE PURCHASER RETURNS THE HEARING AID WITHIN THE THIRTY-DAY PERIOD, THE PURCHASER WILL RECEIVE A REFUND OF THE FULL PURCHASE PRICE

IF THE HEARING AID PROVIDER FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THIS PROVISION, COMPLAINTS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO:

OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING DIVISION

1000 N.E. 10TH STREET

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA 73117

 

DURING THE THIRTY-DAY PERIOD, IF THE HEARING AID IS RETURNED FOR REPAIRS OR ADJUSTMENTS THE THIRTY-DAY PERIOD SHALL BE TOLLED UNTIL RETURN OF THE AID(S) TO THE PURCHASER.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

If a hearing aid is returned within 30 days of date of delivery in the same condition, ordinary wear and tear excluded, you are entitled to a refund of the portion of the purchase price of the hearing aid and accessories as itemized on the receipt and above, less the cancellation fee stated above. If a cancellation fee is imposed the nonrefundable amount for each aid and accessories cannot exceed 10% of the purchase price of the hearing aid and accessories or $150.00 per aid and accessories, whichever is less. If you cancel your order prior to delivery, you are entitled to full refund of the purchase price of the aid and accessories, and a full refund for services not yet rendered.

 

RHODE ISLAND

The purchaser has a thirty (30) day trial period during which time she/he may return the instrument, in the original condition less normal wear, with no further financial obligation. This product is protected by Chapter 45 of Title 6 entitled «Enforcement of Assistive Technology Warranties» which shall be made available by the dispenser, upon request.

 

TEXAS

AUDIOLOGY ISLAND recommends a follow-up appointment within thirty (30) days after the hearing instrument fitting. CALL (718) 980-0188.

 

VERMONT

Notice of 45 day trial period. You have 45 days from the day that you receive your hearing aid to try it out and decide whether you wish to keep it. The 45 day period does not include any days that the hearing aid is in the possession of the dispenser, manufacturer, repairer or their agents. If, in your opinion, during the 45 day trial period you feel that the hearing aid is not satisfactory for you, you have a right to return the hearing aid and receive a refund of the full product price. However, if you have damaged the hearing aid, your refund will be reduced by the reasonable cost of damage. In order to return the hearing aid and receive a refund, contact AUDIOLOGY ISLAND at (718) 980-0188, 11 Ralph Place, Suite 304, Staten Island, NY 10304 not later than 45 days after delivery of the hearing aid.

 

VIRGINIA

Within 30 days of the date of delivery, any buyer of a hearing aid shall be entitled to return the hearing aid for any reason, provided such aid is returned in satisfactory condition. Such purchaser shall be entitled to a replacement or a refund of all charges paid, less a reasonable charge for medical, audiological, and hearing aid evaluation services provided by the hearing aid specialist.

 

WEST VIRGINIA

You have the right to return the hearing aid to the dealer from whom it was purchased at any time within thirty (30) days after receipt of the aid and rescind the purchase agreement except for reasonable fitting and examination charges ($125.00 maximum fitting charge), if the aid does not function properly or cannot be adjusted to correct the deficiency in your hearing or is otherwise unsatisfactory. The aid so returned must be without damage.

NOTICE OF STATE BOARDS AND REGULATORS:

 

ALASKA

Buyer may file a written complaint about a hearing aid or a hearing aid dealer with the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development at:

P.O. Box 110800

Juneau, AK 99811-0800

 

COLORADO

Dispensers who are licensed, certified, or registered by the department of regulatory agencies are regulated by the Division of Professions and Occupations in the Department of Regulatory Agencies. Any complaints can be filed against the licensee by contacting the Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure. The Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure is below:

Colorado Office of Audiology and Hearing Aid Provider Licensure within the Division of Professions and Occupations

1560 Broadway, Suite 1350

Denver, CO 80202

(303)894-7800

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/Hearing_Aid_Provider

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Complaints with respect to this purchase may be submitted to the Office of Consumer Protection of the District of Columbia at:

Office of the Attorney General

Office of Consumer Protection

441 4th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

 

FLORIDA

Any complaint concerning the hearing aid and guarantee therefor, if not reconciled with the licensee from whom the hearing aid was purchased should be directed by the purchaser to the:

Florida Department of Health

Department of Health Consumer Services Unit

Bald Cypress Way Bin C-75

Tallahassee, FL 32399-3260

(850)488-0796.

 

IDAHO

If you have general questions or questions regarding procedures for filing complaints against anyone license to dispense hearing aids, you may contact:

Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses

PO Box 83720, Boise, Idaho 83720-0063

Phone — (208) 334-3233

https://ibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/BoardPage.aspx?Bureau=shs

 

KENTUCKY

ANY COMPLAINTS CONCERNING THE SALE OR SERVICE OF THIS HEARING INSTRUMENT WHICH ARE NOT CORRECTED BY THE SPECIALIST IN HEARING INSTRUMENTS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO:

KENTUCKY LICENSING BOARD FOR SPECIALISTS IN HEARING INSTRUMENTS, COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY 4060.

 

LOUISIANA

Louisiana State Board of Hearing Aid Dealers

308 Gregory Dr.

Luling, LA 70070

(504)655-0383

 

MAINE

If you wish to file a complaint regarding this purchase, contact:

Complaint Coordinator, Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation

35 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333

Telephone: (207) 624-8660

Website: www.maine.gov/professionallicensing

 

MONTANA

If you have any questions regarding your consumer rights with respect to hearing aids and related devices, contact the state Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers at:

301 South Park, 4th Floor

PO BOX 200513

Helena, Montana 59620-0513

(406)841-2202

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Complaints which arise with respect to this transaction may be submitted in writing to the following:

New Hampshire Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau,

Division of Public Protection, New Hampshire Department of Justice

33 Capitol Street

Concord, NH, 03301

(603)271-3658

 

NEW MEXICO

Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Practices Board

PO BOX 25101

Santa Fe, NM 87504

Telephone: (505)476-4622

 

OKLAHOMA

IF THE HEARING AID PROVIDER FAILS TO COMPLY WITH STATE REQUIREMENTS FOR RETURNS, COMPLAINTS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO:

OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING DIVISION

1000 N.E. 10TH STREET

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA 73117

 

OREGON

Complaints regarding the purchase of hearing aids may be made to:

Oregon Health Licensing Agency

1430 Tandem Avenue NE

Suite 180

Salem, OR 97301

(503) 373-2024

https://www.oregon.gov/OHA/PH/HLO/Pages/Contact-Us.aspx

 

PENNSYLVANIA

If your rights are violated, you may contact the State Bureau of Consumer Protection, the Pennsylvania Department of Health in Harrisburg, or your local district attorney.

 

TENNESSEE

A buyer may contact the below Council regarding complaints on any matter relating to the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments: Tennessee Council for Hearing Instruments Specialists

665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor

Nashville, TN 37243

(615) 741-5735 local or 1-800-778-4123 nationwide

 

TEXAS

If you have a complaint against a licensed hearing instrument dispenser or apprentice permit holder or temporary training permit holder, you may contact:

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

P.O. Box 12157

Austin, Texas 78711

Telephone (512) 463-6599, Toll-Free (in Texas): (800) 803-9202

www.tdlr.texas.gov

 

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