Last Updated: October 5, 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.
The payments for a Membership that is offered by affiliate(s) of Amazon, may be made on a recurring basis (such payments, "Recurring Payments").
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 under different plans for varying durations, such as monthly or annual, as may be determined by the entity offering the Membership. You may opt for any Membership plan offered, subject to the terms and conditions of the Membership.
Amazon or its affiliates may, at any time, without any notice to you, discontinue offering Recurring Payments for a 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 option is available and has been enabled. 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 to us, for the purpose of Recurring Payments. 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 or products offered by a bank. In other words, our recognition of a specific Payment Method or product offered by a particular bank would not imply our recognition of other Payment Methods or 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 or 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 plan for your Membership. In such cases of change, Recurring Payments will be enabled for a Membership plan, even if the same was not enabled for the previous plan of the Membership.
Once Recurring Payments has been enabled, your Membership will auto renew for the duration of the Membership plan 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 plan. For avoidance of any doubts, it is clarified that auto renewal will be effective on the expiry of your then current Membership plan.
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 or authentication purposes. Once the verification or authentication is successful, you will be registered for Recurring Payments and the token amount charged will be refunded to you. This verification or authentication shall also be conducted undertaken in case of a change in the Membership plan, if the subsequent plan chosen by you is eligible for Recurring Payments, as a result of which Recurring Payments is being enabled for such subsequent plan.
You agree, understand and acknowledge that Amazon may engage third party payment processors or gateway service providers to facilitate processing of Recurring Payments. Accordingly, you may be required to adhere any terms and conditions of such third party payment processors or 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 duration of the next Membership plan 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 plan, you will not be entitled to any compensation, monetary or otherwise, from Amazon and/or its affiliates for the unutilized period of your Membership plan. 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 or 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 or 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 plan. 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 or duration. Your new Membership plan will begin on the later of: (i) the date on which your then current Membership plan ends, or (ii) the date on which the Payment Method selected by you is successfully charged for such additional period or duration of the 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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