EASY RECYCLE PROGRAM TERMS

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU MUST ACCEPT THESE PROGRAM TERMS ("PROGRAM TERMS") TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WESTERN DIGITAL RECYCLING PROGRAM (THE "PROGRAM") DESCRIBED ON THE WESTERN DIGITAL (“WD”) WEBSITE (THE "SITE") AND TO OBTAIN YOUR PRE-PAID SHIPPING LABELS.  THE PROGRAM TERMS CONSTITUTE A BINDING AGREEMENT GOVERNING YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM.  BY CLICKING THE "SUBMIT" BUTTON, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE PROGRAM TERMS.

I. General

  • The Program is intended for U.S. residents only. 
  • The types of consumer products (“Products”) eligible for the Program are set forth below.  Products from commercial businesses and organizations are not being accepted at this time.  By using this Program, you agree to return for recycling only eligible Products.  It is your responsibility to determine whether your products are eligible under the Program.
  • You represent that (i) you have full authority to dispose of the Products and the Products are not counterfeit, stolen or fraudulent, and (ii) that the Products shipped match the products described in your submission.
  • By shipping your Product through this program to Western Digital’s recycling partner, Apto Solutions (“Apto”), you relinquish all rights to and in such Product.  Once you have placed your Product into the return mailer and initiated the shipping process, you will not be able to cancel or have the Product shipped back to you.
  • This Program may only be used for lawful purposes.  Shipping Products that you do not own is prohibited.  Misrepresenting your identity, contact information, or any other information you are required to provide in using this Program is prohibited.
  • Access to the Program may be restricted if you violate the terms and conditions set forth herein.  The terms and conditions set forth on our Site are incorporated herein by reference.  In the event of a conflict, the Program Terms will apply.
  • WD may terminate the Program at any time for any reason.  Upon the date of termination, Products will not be accepted for recycling under the Program.

II. IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CUSTOMER DATA

You acknowledge that you are responsible for removing all confidential data that may be stored on the Product.  Before you ship any Product for recycling, you are responsible for: (a) deleting your data on the Products; and (b) backing up or transferring any data prior to deletion.  Neither WD, Apto, nor any third party (including parcel service) will accept liability for lost data or software or dissemination of confidential information, and you waive and release any such claims.

III. Limitation of Liability; No Warranties

WD and Apto provide this service as an accommodation and accept no liability to any person for any services performed in connection with the recycling offered in this Program.  TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, WD AND APTO DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, WD AND APTO WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.  TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WD’S AND APTO’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES (REGARDLESS OF THE FOUNDATION FOR THE ACTION) SHALL NOT EXCEED IN THE AGGREGATE THE AMOUNT OF FEES ACTUALLY PAID TO APTO TO RECYCLE THE PRODUCT YOU RECYCLED USING THIS PROGRAM.  THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY WHETHER IN AN ACTION AT LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION; OR AN ACTION IN EQUITY, EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF WD OR APTO HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IV. Eligible Products

Western Digital and non-Western Digital internal and external hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs), excluding any such products containing batteries.