The following annex is part of the general terms and conditions that govern all online offers, sales and purchases through the website(s) currently located at https://www.doro.com (together with any succes-sor site(s), the "Site").
1.1 The following terms and expressions shall have the following meaning:
a. WEEE Directive: means Directive 2012/19/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on waste electrical and electronic equipment;
b. WEEE or waste electrical and electronic equipment: means waste electrical or elec-tronic equipment as defined in article 3 (1)(e), being "waste within the meaning of Arti-cle 3(1) of Directive 2008/98/EC, including all components, sub-assemblies and con-sumables which are part of the product at the time of discarding" and as implemented under Swedish law in Section 13 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation;
c. EEE or electrical and electronic equipment: means electrical or electronic equipment as defined in article 3 (1)(a) of the WEEE Directive, being " equipment which is de-pendent on electric currents or electromagnetic fields in order to work properly and equipment for the generation, transfer and measurement of such currents and fields and designed for use with a voltage rating not exceeding 1 000 volts for alternating current and 1 500 volts for direct current" and as implemented under Swedish law in Section 6 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation;
d. Producer: means any natural or legal person as defined in article 3 (1)(f) of the WEEE Directive and as implemented under Swedish law in Section 9 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation, i.e. the ModusLink Client;
e. Distributor: means any natural or legal person as defined in article 3 (1)(g) of the WEEE Directive, being: "any natural or legal person in the supply chain, who makes an EEE available on the market" which may be included in the term Producer, as im-plemented under Swedish law in Section 8 and 9 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation;
f. Swedish WEEE Regulation: means the Producer’s Liability of Electronic Equipment Regulation (2014:1075) implementing the WEEE Directive under Swedish law.
2.1 The information set out below applies to EEE falling within the categories set out in Annex I and Annex II of the WEEE Directive as implemented under Swedish law in Sections 19 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation. This includes amongst others:
- large household appliances;
- small household appliances;
- IT and telecommunications equipment;
- consumer equipment and photovoltaic panels;
- lighting equipment;
- electrical and electronic tools;
- toys, leisure and sports equipment;
- medical devices;
- monitoring and control instruments; and
- automatic dispensers.
2.2 Notwithstanding as set out in section 2.1 of this Annex, the information set out below does not apply to EEE excluded in article 2 (3) of the WEEE Directive as implemented under Swedish law in Sections 20 and 21 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation. The following EEE is excluded:
i. equipment which is necessary for the protection of the essential interests of the security of Sweden and other EU Member States, including arms, munitions and war material intended for specifically military purposes;
ii. equipment which is specifically designed and installed as part of another type of equipment that is excluded from or does not fall within the scope of the Swedish WEEE Regulation, which can fulfil its function only if it is part of that equipment; and
iii. filament bulbs.
3.1 Pursuant to Section 39 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation the Producer and the Distributor are required to mark the EEE with:
a. the following crossed-out wheeled bin symbol, and if it is necessary with respect to the size and function of the EEE that symbol shall be attached and/or provided to the package, in the manual and in the warranty; and
b. information indicating that the EEE has been placed on the EU market after 13 August 2005.
3.2 Pursuant to Section 61 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation anyone selling or giving away EEE primarily for private household use, including but not limited to the Producer and the Distribu-tor, is required to inform the users of the possibility to leave and/or recycle WEEE to that per-son. The information shall be communicated at the finalization of the purchase or be clearly stated in the shop.
Pursuant to Section 57 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation the obligation of anyone selling or giving away new EEE to leave and/or recycle WEEE shall be performed free of charge and concerns EEE used in private households, if the amount of WEEE corresponds to the amount of new EEE and if the WEEE is of the same type or has corresponding function to the new EEE.
3.3 Pursuant to Section 66 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation the Producer and the Distributor are required to generally provide, even if not directly to the user, the following information when placing new EEE on the EU market:
a. the components and materials of the EEE;
b. where hazardous substances are located in the EEE, if any; and
c. any other information necessary to treat and dispose the WEEE in an environmentally sound way.
The information as set out in this section 3.3 shall be provided free of charge for those treating WEEE, no later than one year after the EEE has been placed on the market, through printed hand books or electronic resources.
3.4 Pursuant to Section 67 of the Swedish WEEE Regulation the Producer and the Distributor are required to inform other than private households the following:
a. the obligation not to dispose of WEEE as unsorted municipal waste, as set out in the Waste Regulation (2011:927), and to collect and handle such WEEE separately;
b. the purpose of not to dispose of WEEE as unsorted municipal waste; and
c. how WEEE can be left and/or recycled to/by the Producer and the Distributor or re-turned to a collection system.
The information as set out in this section 3.4 shall be provided in a clear and understandable way and in way it comes into the hands of those who might be interested in leaving WEEE to the Producer or the Distributor or in returning WEEE to a collection system.
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