Shipping Insurance Policy
TYPE: Open Cargo (Revised Nov 16th, 2018)
ASSURED: Underwriters / Subsidiary Companies on behalf of customers for whom they have instructions to insure or have authority to insure. Provided by: www.shippinginsurance.shop
This Agreement is between Transportation Management Group D.B.A Shipping Insurance Shop (SIS) and you (“you” or “Customer”) This Section sets forth the terms and conditions which apply to the use by you of the ShippingInsurance.shop sites (as defined below) and any other subscription product or service offered for sale by SIS and/or its affiliates (collectively, “SIS”). The right to use any product or service offered by SIS is personal to you and is not transferable to any other person or entity. SIS reserves the right to make changes to the SIS sites, policies, and these terms at any time without notice.
User of ShippingInsurance.shop Sites
ShippingInsurance.shop sites contain links to other Web sites, resources and advertisers. SIS is not responsible for the availability of these external sites nor does it endorse or is it responsible for the contents, advertising, products or other materials made available on or through such external sites. Under no circumstances shall SIS be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused to a user in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on such external site. You should direct any concerns to such external site’s administrator or webmaster.
Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability
SIS neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement on ShippingInsurance.shop sites, nor for any offensive, defamatory or obscene posting made by. Under no circumstances will SIS be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the content on ShippingInsurance.shop sites. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through ShippingInsurance.shop sites. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content, including but not limited to financial, health, or lifestyle information, opinion, advice or other content.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SIS, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of the use by you of the ShippingInsurance.shop Sites, including claims by other users of your equipment, access, products or membership.
Cancellation Policy/Return Policy
We take great pride in providing you the best possible shipping insurance. The customer is able to cancel their insurance policy for a full refund any time prior to shipment by merchant. Once an item has been shipped, all shipping insurance sales are final.
Flowers, plants, fine art, cotton, fresh foods, live animals, precious stones and metals, currency, cigarettes, eggs, specie, securities and other negotiable papers, bulk products, personal goods, laptop computers, computer chips and similar memory devices, televisions and mobile phones, unless endorsed in writing. Merchandise shipped in consignment, memorandum, or approval unless shipped in fulfillment of and order or request.
Excluded countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bolivia, Burma, Iran, Iraq, Congo, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Nigeria, North Korea, Paraguay, Somalia, Syria, Zimbabwe, Russia, Ukraine, and any other Country that is or may become Embargoed by the United States or United Nations as sanctioned by the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC)
Loss, damage, or non-arrival of any parcel or the contents of said parcel which (a) is addressed, wrapped or packed insufficiently, incorrectly or contrary to the packaging requirements of the carrier being used by the insured or (b) bears a descriptive label or packaging describing the nature of the parcel’s contents. Any parcel containing personal goods to accommodate an employer or employee.
Losses (claims) being caused by infidelity, dishonesty, or any overt act on the part of the insured, associate in interest, and/or any of the insured’s employees, whether occurring during hours of employment or otherwise, or on the part of custodians (common carriers excepted), or the property insured, unless specifically endorsed herein in writing. Resulting from inherent vice, decay, cleanup costs, loss of market, loss of use, latent defect, delay, changes in temperature or humidity, or other deterioration, any remote or consequential loss, whether or not arising out of a peril insured against. Arising out of loss from delivering the product to someone who obtains it by trick, false pretense, or other fraudulent schemes.
Against loss or damage caused by or arising out of; a) hostile or warlike action in times of both peace and war, including action hindering, combating, or defending against an actual impending or expected attack; b) any weapon of combat employing atomic fission/fusion or any other radioactive force in times of both war and peace; c) insurrection, rebellion, revolution, civil war, usurped power, or action taken by government authority in hindering, combating or defending against such an occurrence, seizure or destruction under quarantine or customs regulations, confiscation by order of any government or public authority or risks of contraband or illegal transportation of trade. Nuclear Exclusion. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, it is hereby understood and agreed that this policy shall not apply to any loss, damage, or expense due to or resulting from, whether directly or indirectly, nuclear reaction, radiation, or radioactive contamination, no matter what its cause.
It is warranted by the insured that all parcels under this coverage will be shipped in accordance with all regulations of the carrier and amendments thereof.
The deductible, if any, shall be deducted from the amount of the claim or liability limit, whichever is less, on a “per parcel” basis and borne by the insured. The insured is responsible for (and entitled to) collecting any amount for which the carrier may be liable.
The insured must wait 20 days for domestic, 30 days for international shipments, to file for non-delivery claims. If damaged, the insured may file a notice of damage with Online Shipping Insurance Services immediately. All claims must be filed within 90 days of shipment to be honored. The insured will submit a completed Online Shipping Insurance Services claim form, copy of the original invoice to the consignee/ original invoice from the shipper, whichever is applicable, a signed and dated statement from the consignee / receiving party, proof of damage if applicable and any additional documentation requested to substantiate the loss. Coverage does not include handling fees and insurance fees. All damaged property for which payment (not repair costs), or replacement costs have been made, must, on request, be returned to the Underwriters. Failure to hold the damaged property until the claim is fully resolved will result in the claim’s being denied. The insured will have one (1) year from the date of the shipment to furnish any required and/or additional documentation requested by Online Shipping Insurance Services in order for the insured to substantiate said claim. Should the insured fail to provide the required and/or additional documentation within one (1) year from the ship date, the insured’s claim will be denied. Any covered loss will be promptly paid to the insured or their assignee after notice of loss or damage and the required documentation has been received and accepted by Underwriters in accordance with all terms and conditions of this coverage, unless property is replaced, at the option of the Underwriters, with like kind, function, and quality.
Upon payment for loss or damage, the Underwriters shall be subrogated to all the rights of the insured including whatever money may be recoverable. This payment excludes applicable deductible amounts corresponding to the claim settlement on account of said loss or damage from the carrier, or any of the carrier’s employees or agents, or from any other person or corporation whatsoever. The insured specifically covenants and agrees to aid the company in all manners possible to aid in securing reimbursement of said loss or damage. In the event the carrier admits to fraudulent activity from the carrier’s employees, the insured will take action against the carrier and not hold Online Shipping Insurance Services responsible for claims associated with said activity.
No suit, action or proceedings for the recovery of any claim under this coverage shall be sustainable in any court of law or entity unless the respective action is commenced within twelve (12) months after discovery by the insured of the issue giving rise to the claim, provided however, that said time limitation is invalid by the state law where this coverage is issued. In that case any such claim shall be void.
The insured or the Underwriters may terminate this policy at any time by giving fifteen (15) days written notice thereof, provided that such termination does not impact a shipment already in transit. Certified notice of cancellation sent to the insured at the last known address shall be deemed sufficient compliance with the conditions of this clause on the part of the Underwriters.
Your online purchase has been insured for loss, damage and theft by Online Shipping Insurance Services. If your package is damaged once received or simply does not arrive, please use the following link to make a claim:
All packaging material and damaged goods must be kept in the original form as received. Packaging and damaged goods should not be disposed of or released to the shipping carrier before a claim is completed, as photographs may be required. Failure to comply can result in the denial of the claim due to insufficient packing.
Concealed Damage – Allows for the discovery of loss or damage up to 15 days after final delivery. The loss is deemed to have possibly occurred during the insured transit. Discovery of loss or damage occurring 16 days or later after final delivery is deemed to have occurred while the shipment was NOT in transit, and therefore, is not covered.
Insured must wait 20 days for domestic, 30 days for international shipments, to file for non-delivery claims. If damaged, the insured will file a notice of damage with Online Shipping Insurance Services immediately. All claims must be filed within ninety (90) days of shipment to be honored. The insured will submit a completed Online Shipping Insurance Services claim form, copy of the original invoice to the consignee / original invoice from the shipper, whichever is applicable, a signed and dated statement from the consignee / receiving party, proof of damage if applicable and any additional documentation requested to substantiate the loss. Coverage does not include handling fees and insurance fees. All damaged property for which payment (not repair costs), or replacement costs have been made, must, on request, be returned to the Underwriters. Failure to hold the damaged property until the claim is fully resolved will result in the claim’s being denied.
Once claim has been accepted and approved by the underwriters, prompt payment will be made to the Insured.
This Certificate shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California.
The parties agree that any and all claims or disputes arising out of the Certificate or the performance of the Certificate shall be brought in Los Angeles County, California.
The Insured agrees to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SIS and Underwriters from any loss, liability, damage or costs, including court costs and attorney fees that they may incur due to misreading, misunderstanding, and not following the coverage requirements as per the insurance certificate or as endorsed.
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