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New Account Terms & Conditions

This contract and agreement is entered into and agreed upon by Running and Cycling Enterprises (known as R.A.C.E.) and the applicant as a corporation, professional corporation, partnership, or individual known as Account. The following terms, policies and conditions supersede all former price lists and catalogs covering these items. All prices and terms contained herein are subject to change without notice, and all orders are accepted subject to the prices and items in affect at the time of shipment.

Orders received are subject to the availability of product and orders may be returned or cancelled by R.A.C.E. at any time. R.A.C.E. hereby rejects any terms and conditions contained in Account’s purchase orders or other business forms when Account’s terms or conditions are inconsistent with those of R.A.C.E. All transactions shall be governed by California law.

A minimum order is required to open an account with R.A.C.E. Please speak to your R.A.C.E. sales representative.

All invoices are Net 30 Days from invoice unless order is written according to other terms. A service charge of 1.5% per month will be applied on all past due account balances. Payment shall be immediately due and payable if an Account becomes bankrupt or is deemed to be insolvent at any time by R.A.C.E. Account shall be liable for all R.A.C.E. attorneys’ fees and costs incurred by R.A.C.E. resulting from payment default contrary to the terms of sale. R.A.C.E. may seize inventory towards payment of any account past 60 days.

Significant care is taken in the preparation of orders for shipment. If any discrepancies are found, claims should be made immediately, as our responsibility ceases with the safe delivery to the carrier. Claims for damaged merchandise or shortages will be waived unless R.A.C.E. is notified in writing within 15 days of receipt of goods. All shipments are F.O.B. San Clemente, California. Shipping is the responsibility of the account.

Accounts must secure advance written authorization to promote, offer, or sell Rudy Project eyewear, helmets and any other Rudy Project products on the internet. Failure to do so may result in immediate closure of your account. Brick & Mortar Dealers must at a minimum maintain a fully stocked 12 piece order of Rudy Project sunglasses, goggles or frames in order to be considered for approval to sell over the internet. Advertising or promoting Rudy Project with internet publishers or search engines (a publisher is an entity or website such as Yahoo!, Google, MSN, etc. that displays advertisements) is strictly prohibited. Offering Rudy Project merchandise for sale in any online auction such as Ebay or third party online storessuch as Amazon is strictly prohibited. R.A.C.E. reserves the right to inspect the premises of each Brick & Mortar Dealer seeking approval or renewal of the right to sell on the internet, and may require the submission of a digital photograph of the in office or store presentation of Rudy Project products demonstrating compliance with the foregoing. All pricing must comply with Rudy Project’s MAP policy, and your web site must be reviewed and approved by the Company to ensure that the image and site demonstrates a premium image consistent with Rudy Project’s premium brand image

Accounts must secure in advance a return authorization number (RA#) to return merchandise for any reason (including warranty service) by calling our Customer Service Department at 888-860-7597 hit 2. Accounts must return merchandise for credit within 60 days of invoice date (excluding manufacturer defects). Returns made after 60 days require prior approval of your R.A.C.E. Sales Representative. Any model or color not listed in the current year’s price list will not be accepted for credit. Close out merchandise and customized sunglasses are not returnable. Product returned must be in original, undamaged factory packaging. R.A.C.E. will charge any time and material required to re-package any products not received in original, undamaged factory packaging. Frames being returned for credit that have scratched lenses will be assessed a flat $15.00 fee for each set of lenses needed. Returns should not be deducted from invoice payment until a credit memo is issued. All return merchandise shipments must be shipped in a traceable manner with delivery confirmation and boxes must bear the Return Authorization number provided by our Customer Service Department. If a package does not display the Return Authorization number, it will be refused. Please provide the following on all return requests: quantity, product item # and description of items you are returning, original invoice number and your R.A.C.E. account number, phone number and contact name. All returns must be sent to:

Running and Cycling Enterprises
1015 Calle Amanecer
San Clemente, CA 92673
Attn: Returns

Rudy Project sunglasses, helmets and ski goggles are warranted by R.A.C.E. for two (2) years from date of purchase against defects in materials and/or workmanship. R.A.C.E. will replace or repair at our option, with proof of purchase, any Rudy Project sunglasses, helmets and/or ski goggles found to be defective during the warranty period.
For this warranty to apply purchases must have been made in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean from an Authorized Rudy Project dealer found on our Dealer Locator and proof of purchase is required. Only authentic Rudy Project products will be warranted. This warranty shall not apply to any defects or damage caused by improper or unreasonable use of the products. Rudy Project lenses are not warranted against scratching. For Rx lens warranty refer to the current Rudy Project Collection Catalog (for a copy call Customer Service or access on
All warranties that are implied by law are also limited for two (2) years from the date of purchase. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

In order to preserve Rudy Project ‘s reputation for providing customers with high value quality products, Rudy Project has established a policy of Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) standards.This policy applies to all resellers to consumers in the United States. A copy of the MAP policy can be found on Rudy Project’s intranet site, MyRudy and is incorporated herein by reference.

Displays are on loan to accounts and remain the property of R.A.C.E. All R.A.C.E displays may only carry Authentic Rudy Project frames or the loaned displays are subject to repossession and account subject to closure.



Terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.