Definitions ITE- Information Technology Exchange, its Directors, Employees, Donors, and Volunteers Participant- Eligible individuals or families that ITE has approved to participate in this program Hardware- Physical computer systems, parts, and accessories Software- Programs and software applications, licenses, and data settings Participant agrees to terms outlined in this document. The declared benefits in this document are not transferable and are limited to program participants, hardware, and software provided by ITE. Microsoft does not provide support for Operating Systems or the Office Suite. The warranty period begins on the date of which your application has been processed by ITE. The participant promises to honor all software and licensing terms and end-user license agreements (EULAs). ITE is the owning party of the Microsoft software, and the participant has access to the Microsoft Software through ITE, not through Microsoft. The participant agrees to use the resources available to them (equipment, software, and services) primarily for the stated goals of the application. The participant also understands that the warranty and help desk support services are limited to questions, failures, and issues that impede those goals. ITE is not responsible for any losses, claims, damages, or civil/criminal activities associated with the use of program equipment. Warranty & Exchange Information The ITE warranty or exchange process must be initiated by contacting ITE by phone or email. The participant is responsible for repackaging and shipping any/all faulty parts to ITE. The warranty is limited to parts that fail due to normal use and includes the cost of part replacement, labor, and return shipping from ITE to the participant. ITE reserves the right to replace a system with something comparable or determine that a machine has failed due to misuse or uncommon conditions (see: Ineligible Returns). Data recovery fees may apply. Warranty is void if the participant is not in compliance with all outlined requirements and expectations. All items must be in their original packaging, undamaged and unmodified.
Optional/Misc. Equipment These items (optional parts, new equipment, manufacturer warranty) are subject to their respective manufacturer warranties and requirements. If a new item fails to perform as guaranteed, ITE will assist the participant in managing the replacement and warranty process with the manufacturer. For assistance, the participant must contact ITE before they contact the manufacturer.
Hardware Warranty – 6 Months.We will always do what we can to provide the participant with parts and service and the lowest possible cost even after the warranty period ends.
Technical Support Support is available weekdays from 8:00am to 7:00pm. The participant has access to phone, and remote support for any eligible computer issues. Please note: Some issues can only be corrected hands on by ITE technicians and may require returning the system to the Waterville facility at 60 Industrial Street (04901). ITE’s support phone number is 207-322-9555, you will be speaking with Barry. System Delivery All deliveries require a signature. ITE will contact the participant when a system or item has been put into shipping and is on its way. Personal Information ITE does not share, sell, or otherwise, distribute personal participant information from the application or questions that may be asked. ITE does reserve the right to share generic participant outcomes and statistics related to the mission and services of ITE. The information gathered by the application and from any ITE survey, support request, or communications are used solely for the improvement of ITE’s programs, goals, and mission.
Customers who have not contacted us within 30 days will be regarded as having abandoned their equipment. At our discretion, abandoned equipment will be recycled.
By this agreement, you personally certify that any income and eligibility responses and information you have provided are accurate and agree to provide the appropriate documentation upon request.
For the estimated 70,000 Maine households that don’t have a computer, this is a time of unprecedented isolation. Here at give IT. get IT. our mission to provide “digital inclusion” in the form of low or no-cost computers, training and support to people in need is more urgent than ever. We need your help!