Last Updated: August 22, 2018.
Welcome to the terms and conditions for Recurring Payments for auto renewal of Amazon Prime membership ("Terms"). These Terms are between you and Amazon Pay (India) Private Limited ("Amazon", "We" or "Us") and/or its affiliates and govern our respective rights and obligations in relation to recurring payment services offered by us on www.amazon.in ("Amazon.in") for auto renewal of Amazon Prime membership ("Membership").
Please note that your use of Amazon.in is also governed by the agreements listed and linked to below, as well as all other applicable terms, conditions, limitations, and requirements on the Amazon.in website, which (as changed over time) are incorporated into these Terms.
Your Membership will be governed by the Amazon Prime Terms and Conditions, available here.
An option may be available to customers to make payments on a recurring basis ("Recurring Payments") in respect of the Membership that is offered by affiliate(s) of Amazon. It is clarified that the Membership is provided on a subscription basis, and a customer is required to make periodic payments to continue to avail the services and the benefits of the Membership. The Membership may be offered as different plans for varying durations / periods, such as monthly or annual, as may be determined by the entity offering the Membership. You may opt for any Membership plan offered.
Amazon or its affiliates may, at any time, without any notice to you, discontinue offering Recurring Payments for the Membership.
You will not be bound to avail Recurring Payments for the payments towards your Membership, and you may opt to cancel the Recurring Payments for your Membership. In the event Recurring Payments has been initiated for your Membership, you agree to be bound by these Terms in addition to the terms and conditions applicable to your Membership.
Eligible Payment Methods
Recurring Payments may be available for the Membership only in the event a payment method registered with your Amazon.in account and selected by you for the purpose of Recurring Payments is current, valid and acceptable (for the purpose) to us. Such method is hereinafter referred to as "Payment Method".
We reserve the right to decide the Payment Methods eligible for Recurring Payments. We may also choose to extend the Recurring Payments to selected Payment Methods / products offered by a bank. In other words, our recognition of a specific Payment Method / product offered by a particular bank would not imply our recognition of other Payment Methods / products offered by such bank.
Amazon may provide you the option to change your Payment Method for payment of Membership fees using Recurring Payments, provided however such Payment Method is eligible for Recurring Payments. In the event the option is made available by Amazon and in case of such change, to activate Recurring Payments through such new Payment Method, you will need to enable Recurring Payments on such new Payment Method.
You are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information about the Payment Method provided by you, including without limitation card (credit / debit) details.
Enable Recurring Payments
Recurring Payments will be enabled automatically for your Membership, if you chose an eligible Payment Method. Recurring Payments may also be initiated at the time you are changing the term / plan for your Membership. Recurring Payments will be enabled for a particular term / plan of Membership, even if the same was not enabled for the previous term / plan of Membership.
Once Recurring Payments has been enabled, your Membership will auto renew for such Membership period(s) chosen by you and you will be charged automatically for the Membership fees, through the Payment Method registered with your Amazon.in account and selected by you for Recurring Payments, on the last day of each Membership period. For avoidance of any doubts, it is clarified that auto renewal will be effective on the expiry of your then current Membership period.
Your Membership may begin with a free trial or promotional period, and the payments of Membership fees may be charged on expiry of such period, if the Recurring Payments is enabled for your Membership. Under such free trial or promotional period, you may not be required to pay any Membership fees or may be required to pay a discounted amount of Membership fees.
Before Recurring Payments is enabled and effected for your Membership, a token amount may be charged on the Payment Method proposed to be used by you (for Recurring Payments), for verification / authentication purposes. Once the verification / authentication is successful, you will be registered for Recurring Payments and the token amount charged will be refunded to you. This verification / authentication may also be undertaken in case of a change in the Membership term / plan, if Recurring Payment is proposed to be enabled for the subsequent Membership term / plan.
You agree, understand and acknowledge that Amazon may engage third party payment processors / gateway service providers to facilitate processing of Recurring Payments. Accordingly, you may be required to follow / adhere any terms and conditions of such third party payment processors / gateway service providers, as communicated to you, from time to time.
Membership will be made available to you, upon payment being charged to your Payment Method.
Once Recurring Payments has been enabled for your Membership, you authorize us to charge the Membership fees for the next Membership period(s) during the subsistence of your Membership, unless you cancel or disable Recurring Payment, by means specified by us and applicable at such time. In this case your Membership will not renew automatically.
In case you cancel your Membership before the end of then current Membership period, you will not be entitled to any compensation, monetary or otherwise, from Amazon and/or its affiliates for the unutilized Membership period. It is clarified that the refund of the Membership fees (if any) shall be governed by Amazon Prime Terms and Conditions. The amount of Membership fees shall be governed by the terms of the Membership, and you acknowledge that the same is subject to change.
Disable / Cancel Recurring Payments
You may and have the sole right to decide to cancel or disable Recurring Payments for your Membership either by contacting customer support or in the settings / preferences of your Amazon.in account. For avoidance of any doubts, it is clarified that if you cancel or disable Recurring Payments or auto renewal of your Membership, your then on-going Membership will continue for the remainder of the Membership period, however in the event you cancel or disable Recurring Payments during the free trail or promotional period, any unavailed period shall lapse and will not be available to you.
In the event: (a) you cancel or disable Recurring Payments or auto renewal of your Membership, or (b) one of your Recurring Payments is declined for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation, expiry of your card: your Membership will not renew at the end of your then current Membership period. In such scenarios, you will be required to make payments separately for your Membership fee to continue to avail the Membership for any additional period. Your new Membership period will begin on the later of: (i) the date on which your then current Membership period ends, or (ii) the date on which the Payment Method selected by you is successfully charged for such additional period of Membership.
Notification and Communication
You authorize us to communicate with you, through emails, in connection with your Membership and/or Recurring Payments. You acknowledge that we may also communicate with you through our affiliate(s) providing the Membership or the benefits of the Membership to you.
Disclaimer of Liability
You agree that we will not be liable for any losses or damages suffered by you on account of your use of Recurring Payments for the Membership, including as a result of any fraud in connection with any payment of Membership fee using your Payment Method.
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