RETURN & REFUND POLICY
30 DAY DATE ON ARRIVAL (DOA) GUARANTEE
If your item arrives damaged or is not working, please follow the warranty process and contact our Support Center for RMA authorization within 30 days of the order being received. After returning the product to the address provided by our support team, we can send you a new item free of charge. Enjoy total peace of mind: every single purchase is 100% risk-free each time you shop at Kate Minimalist.
Please note that we do not accept returns for reasons other than damaged or faulty items . Change of heart and not wanting the product anymore is considered not valid for returns. Custom or personalized items are not valid for returns.
Customers must first send a clear photo or video of the damaged or defective product and the shipping packaging before we can consider issuing RMA authorization. Please use good lighting, and a close to medium distance, so we can identify and verify the issue(s). Attachment size must be under 2MB for the Support Center, please send larger attachments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note: There will be 30% restocking fee when a customer requests cancellations 48 hours after placing the order. There will be no cancellation for promo items and orders which have reached end stage of customization, usually after 72 hours of placing the order.
WARRANTY EXEMPTIONS AND NOTES
1. Natural product degradation through wear and tear, along with breakage/damage during use, is solely the customer’s responsibility and is not covered by our warranties.
2. If the customer has damaged/misused the item(s), the product’s warranty is immediately rendered void. No compensation is available in such cases. However, customers are welcome to contact us to purchase a replacement or spare parts (if applicable). We will charge the original value of the components and a shipping fee to dispatch them.
The customer voids the warranty if they:
– Flash the firmware of a device or root a device
– Open the body in an attempt to fix the device
– Modify, remove, customize, or swap parts of the product
– Use the device in a way that it is not originally intended for
– Continue to use the item once a fault occurs and causes more damage
3. All returns must first be authorized by Kate Minimalist Support Team prior to return. Please kindly refer to the following steps in ” How to a request warranty” below. For incomplete warranty requests, Kate Minimalist reserves the right to refuse any compensation. If the customer has returned the package without prior authorization (RMA form), sends to the wrong address, returns an incorrect item, or submits an empty package, then again Kate Minimalist reserves the right to refuse any compensation.
4. All returns will be inspected by our technical team upon arrival. If the returned item cannot be repaired, Kate Minimalist will offer an alternative solution.
1. The shipping fee for returning the product back will be paid by the customer and is non-refundable except for in 30 day DOA situations.
2. During the return shipping, the customer is responsible for any and all customs charges, duties or tariffs during the items return to China. In these cases we will deduct the customs fees from your authorized refund amount.
3.Kate Minimalist will by default resend the item to the customer via Flat Rate Shipping. If the customer wants to utilize a faster shipping method, the relevant shipping fee is applicable.
4. In case of any misuse, any and all repairs, accessories and shipping fees, both ways, are fully the customer’s responsibility and are at their own expense.
HOW TO REQUEST WARRANTY (RETURN, REPAIR AND REFUND)
If your item has an issue, please first submit a ticket to our Support Center.
Please carefully follow our warranty process to minimize any delays: 1. Describe the problem with your item in detail: What happened? When? How? Please also state your full order number and product code (SKU number).
2. Tell us what steps you have already taken to resolve the issue.
3. Provide the item code indicated on the outer packaging.
4. Send a clear photo or video showing the defect(s); these should be taken under good lighting.
NOTE: Photos/videos should ideally be clear and focused, taken under good lighting conditions, and from a close to medium distance. This allows us to identify and verify the issue(s). We will always do our very best to help you. Thank you in advance for providing all the information stated above.
MISSING ITEM(S), WRONG ITEM(S) OR INCORRECT PACKAGE SENT
Please be sure to open the parcel and carefully check the contents before signing for the package.
For any issues, please carefully follow our warranty process to minimize any delays:
1. Contact our Support Center with your order number and the product code (SKU number).
2. Please send us a clear picture of the outer packaging, all shipping labels visible, and (if applicable) the item received.
– If there is a item missing, we will resend the missing item/accessory for free within the warranty period.
– If we have shipped the wrong item: we will either refund you in full or dispatch an alternative item (if applicable and available). Kate Minimalist will decide whether you need to return the wrong product or not and compensate the return shipping fee when we receive it.
ITEM RETURN PROCESS
Within 30 days of receiving the item, if you experience an issue with the order, please follow the warranty process and contact our Support Center for RMA authorization stating:
1. The order number.
2. The item code(s) you wish to return.
3. The reason for return.
Our Customer Service will review your case and offer a return back. Upon receiving, the item will be exchanged with a replacement or will be refunded.
Items that can be returned/refunded or exchanged must follow the criteria as below:
1. Faulty items damaged/broken upon arrival.
2. Items received in the incorrect size/color.
All returns must be confirmed via the ticket center. Returned items without Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) will not be accepted.
Return Shipping Fees
1. Shipping fees to return the items are at the customer’s own expense.
Please consult your local post office to confirm the actual return shipping fee. We advise you use the cheapest registered airmail method that is available.
2. Kate Minimalist products are strictly quality controlled prior to dispatch.
Due to their nature and intended usage, product categories including RC toys, scooters and wheels are subject to wear and tear through repeated use. As such, our 1 Year Money Back Guarantee relating to RC toys, scooters and wheels, only covers 30 Day DOA instances where the product does not work out of the box. It is the customer’s responsibility to inspect the product carefully upon arrival.
3. Returns for spare parts and accessories are not accepted. If you have received a faulty accessory or an accessory is missing, please contact our Support Center within 3 days of receiving your order. After this time frame or if an accessory has been misused, customers will need to purchase a replacement.
4. Any products that are won or redeemed as part of an activity or competition (e.g. via a lucky draw) on Kate Minimalist or any of our promotional channels are exempt from our Warranty and Returns policy.
We usually take 10 to 24 hours to prepare the shipment and send it to our shipping partner. If you want to cancel orders, please contact us right away before we shipped your orders. Once we shipped the products, we have no control on it.