Welcome to the Argos Warranties website.

This website is owned and operated by Argos Limited & Domestic & General Services Limited (referred to as "Argos/Domestic & General/we/our/us"). As a user of this website (referred to as "you/your") you acknowledge that any use of this website ("use") is subject to the terms and conditions set out below.

Please read through these terms and conditions carefully before using this website (and print a copy for future reference) and by using this web site you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, please do not use this website;

Please read our Argos Warranties Website Privacy & Cookies section regarding our use of your personal information.

  1. General
    1. The contents of this website, including these terms and conditions, are subject to change by us at any time without notification. Any such changes will take effect when posted on the website (see date at the top) and it is your responsibility to read the terms and conditions on each occasion you use this website and your continued use of the website shall signify your acceptance to be bound by the latest terms and conditions.
    2. The information, services and products on this website are intended for use by residents of the UK only, and are not aimed at, or intended for use by residents of any other jurisdiction.
    3. This website is designed to be accessed through its principle home page and such other principle product pages as we decide. If you access the site through individual pages directly, which are not designed for this purpose, you may not see important information which is relevant to a full understanding of our products and services. You will be referred on certain website pages to read important information which will contain product details and relevant legal or regulatory information and which should be read in conjunction with the appropriate website pages.
    4. If you choose to access certain services and products on this website which require electronic submission of details (including, for example, submitting a loan application) you may receive an automated acknowledgement to confirm that your application is being processed. Any such email is purely for acknowledgement purposes only and shall not constitute an offer or acceptance from Argos to provide you with any product or service.
    5. The contents of this website do not purport to provide any financial, investment or professional advice and nothing on the pages of this website shall be deemed to constitute the provision of financial, investment or other professional advice in any way.
  2. Intellectual Property
    You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all materials and/or content made available as part of your use of this website shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You further acknowledge that any other use of the material and content of this website is strictly prohibited and you agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.
  3. Liability and Indemnity
    1. Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or limits liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, or your statutory rights as a consumer, or any other liability which may not otherwise be limited or excluded under any applicable law.
    2. Subject to 3.1 above, Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited will use reasonable endeavours to verify the accuracy of any information on the site but make no representation or warranty of any kind express or implied statutory or otherwise regarding the contents or availability of the website or that use of the website will be timely or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the web site or the server(s) that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the website. Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited will not be responsible or liable to you for any loss of information, content or material uploaded or transmitted through the website and Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited accept no liability of any kind for any loss or damage from action taken in reliance on material or information featured on the website.
    3. Subject to 3.1 above, Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), pre-contract or other representations (other than fraudulent or negligent misrepresentations) or otherwise out of, or in connection with, these terms and conditions for any: economic losses (including without limitation loss of revenues, data, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or loss of goodwill or reputation; or special or indirect losses suffered or incurred arising out of or in connection with the provisions of any matter under these terms and conditions.
  4. Miscellaneous Provisions
    1. The terms and conditions of use of this website are governed by the laws of England and any dispute will be resolved exclusively in the courts of England.
    2. To provide increased value to our customers, we may provide links to other websites or resources for you to access at your sole discretion. You acknowledge and agree that, as you have chosen to enter the linked website we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not review or endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for (i) the privacy practices of such websites, (ii) the content of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, content, products, goods or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources or (iii) the use to which others make of these websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such advertising, content, products, goods or other materials or services available on such external websites or resources.
    3. You may not assign or sub-contract any of your rights or obligations under these terms and conditions to any third party unless agreed upon in writing by Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited. Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited reserve the right to transfer, assign, novate or sub-contract the benefit of the whole or part of any of its rights or obligations under these terms and conditions or any related contract to any third party.
    4. If any portion of these terms and conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity or enforceability of the other sections of these terms and conditions shall not be affected.
    5. These terms and conditions do not create or confer any rights or benefits enforceable by any person that is not a party (within the meaning of the U.K. Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999) except: a) the Home Retail Group (as defined below) and Domestic & General Services Limited shall have the right to enforce any rights or benefits under these terms and conditions and take the rights or benefits of any limitation or exclusion or limitation of liability in these terms and conditions; b) a person/entity who is a permitted successor or assignee under Section 4.3 above of the rights or benefits of these terms and conditions may enforce such rights or benefits and no consent from such person/entity is required for the parties to vary or rescind these terms and conditions.
    6. No delay or failure by Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited to exercise any powers, rights or remedies under these terms and conditions will operate as a waiver of them nor will any single or partial exercise of any such powers, rights or remedies preclude any other or further exercise of them. Any waiver to be effective must be in writing and signed by an authorised representative of Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited.
    7. These terms and conditions including the documents or other sources referred to in these terms and conditions supersede all prior representations understandings and agreements between you and Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited relating to the use of this website and sets forth the entire agreement and understanding between you and Argos and Domestic & General Services Limited for your use of this website.
  5. Accessibility Policy
    1. We have endeavoured to make this website accessible on all browsers and assistive technologies, and we are working towards a minimum of Conformance Level ‘A’ of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 as well as the Web Accessibility Initiative’s Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI – ARIA) specification. If you experience any problems while using a particular setup, please let us know customer.care@argoswarranties.co.uk and we will correct the problem. If you wish to adjust your browser to make viewing even easier, we have provided some guidelines below.
    2. Changing display properties
      This site is best viewed at a resolution of 800px x 600px, although we are working towards making the website more responsive. Changing your screen resolution can make text and images appear larger or smaller depending on your preference.

      PC: Go to the ‘Start’ menu and select ‘Control Panel’. The Control Panel folder with appear on your screen. Now select the ‘Display’ icon. Next click on the ‘Settings’ tab. You will see a box labelled ‘Screen Resolution’ with a slider underneath. Move the slider across to change the resolution. When you have selected a resolution that works for you, click on the ‘Ok’ button.
      Mac: Click on the Apple logo, then navigate down to and click on ‘System Preferences’. When System Preferences window pops up, click ‘Displays’. If ‘Display’ is not already selected, click it. Now select a resolution from the list. It should change immediately. Select different resolutions until you reach one that works for you, then close down the window.
      Please note these methods might differ for older versions of Windows and Mac.

      Changing text size
      You can change the text size used on websites in various browsers. Below are some popular browsers and options for text alteration.

      Internet Explorer 8: Go to the toolbar and select ‘Tools’, then ‘Internet Options’. This should take you to the ‘General’ tab, where you can find and select the ‘Accessibility’ button. Now select the box in front of ‘Ignore font sizes specified on webpages’. Press ‘Ok’ to exit that window, then ‘Ok’ again to exit the General options window. You can now change the font size for website text by goin to the ‘Page’ button in tabs, clicking ‘Text Size’, then selecting the size you want.

      Google Chrome: You can zoom in and out by keyboard or mouse. The keyboard combination for zooming in is ‘Ctrl +’. The combination for zooming out is ‘Ctrl –’. The combination to return to default size is ‘Ctrl 0’. To change the size using the mouse, click the ‘Control the current page’ button (usually at the top right of the browser window) and select ‘Zoom’.

      Firefox: Zooming in and out by keyboard is the same as for Chrome. You can also zoom in or out by pressing ‘Ctrl’ and scrolling with the mouse’s scroll wheel if it has one. Alternatively you can change the zoom settings by selecting ‘View’ from the top navigation tab, and then selecting ‘Zoom’. This displays a secondary dropdown where you can select ‘Zoom in’, ‘Zoom out’, or ‘Reset’.
    3. Changing colours
      We have endeavoured to use colours that have sufficient contrast and that do not conflict with colour blindness. If our colour scheme makes it difficult for you to read the text, you can change it from your browser.

      Internet Explorer: Click on ‘Tools’ and then ‘Internet Options’. Then click on the ‘Accessibility’ button and tick the checkbox in front of ‘Ignore colors specified on webpages’. To specify your own colours for both text and background, click on the ‘Colors’ button within ‘Internet Options’ and uncheck the ‘Use Windows Colors’ box. Simply click on the ‘Text’ and ‘Background’ boxes to choose your preferred colour scheme.
    4. PDF files
      There are some documents in Adobe Acrobat’s Portable Document Format (PDF) on the site. These documents are identified by the icon opposite. Your computer will need the ‘Acrobat Reader’ program, which is available free of charge. Simply go to the Adobe Web Site, fill in a short form identifying what type of system your computer is running on and then click the ‘Download’ button. It is not necessary to download the program each time you wish to read a pdf file; Adobe Reader will remain stored in your computer’s memory.

      If you have difficulty viewing the screen or reading web pages with access technology, Adobe now has a program available which converts pdf files into html coding so that your system can read the page. The Acrobat Reader 5.0 for Windows with Search and Accessibility can be downloaded from the Adobe Web Site free of charge at the following address:

      http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/alternate.html#50enu

      You must scroll down this page until you come to the heading 'Acrobat 5.0 Reader with Search and Accessibility'. You can then choose the correct version according to the type of computer and operating system you are using.

Argos is part of the Home Retail Group which includes Argos Limited, Argos Business Solutions Limited, Home Retail Group Personal Finance Limited, Home Retail Group Card Services Limited, Home Retail Group Insurance Services Limited, Homebase Limited and their associated companies from time to time. A list is available on request from the Company Secretary, Home Retail Group plc, 489–499 Avebury Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 2NW.

The Argos warranties website is operated by:

Argos Limited,
Avebury,
489-499 Avebury Boulevard,
Milton Keynes,
Buckinghamshire,
MK9 2NW
Registered in England with company number 1081551,
VAT Number 145 8990 25

and

Domestic & General Services Limited
Swan Court,
11 Worple Road,
Wimbledon,
London SW19 4JS,
United Kingdom.
Registered in England with company number 1970780,
VAT Number