For products manufactured after January 1, 2017, Hauser warrants its products to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal and reasonable use and service for a period of five (5) years from the date of manufacture. All decisions regarding workmanship, failure, defect, misuse or abuse rest solely with Hauser. Hauser’s obligation during the warranty period is limited to goods which are approved in writing for return to the factory and upon examination, proven to be defective. At that time, Hauser will, at its option, repair or replace such goods. This warranty does not extend to acts of God, damages, vandalism, misuse, negligence, installation or alteration after shipment from the factory. Hauser is not responsible for matching and/or natural or characteristic variations in colour, texture, grain and appearance of materials. No person, firm or corporation is authorized to assume for Hauser any other liability in connection with Hauser products. The warranty on umbrellas applies to defects in material and workmanship under normal and reasonable use and service for a period of one year. There are no other warranties except as expressly set forth in this paragraph; either expressed or implied.