The Purchase Protection coverage provides reimbursement for the theft and/or accidental damage of purchase items, up to forty five (45) days after purchase. The cover purchases must have been made entirely with your Mastercard® Standard.

Restrictions and exclusions apply. For more information, please refer to the terms and conditions.

Up to US$ 100 per occurrence/ up to US$ 200 per twelve (12) month period. Coverage up to forty five (45) days from the date of purchase (indicated on your store receipt).

Restrictions and exclusions apply. For more information, please refer to the terms and conditions.

Description of Coverage

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The information contained herein is provided solely for general informational purposes.  It does not intend to be a complete description of all terms, conditions, limitations, exclusions, or other provisions of any program or insurance benefits provided by, or for, or issued to Mastercard.

To file a claim or for more information on any of these services, please call the specific Mastercard Global Service™ toll-free number for your location, or call direct, or collect to the United States at: 1-636-722–7111

“Card” refers to Mastercard Standard Card.

“Cardholder”, “you”, and “your” refer to a Mastercard® Standard Cardholder, who has an eligible Mastercard® Standard Account and whose name is embossed on the surface of the Mastercard® Standard card.

Selection of benefits on your Mastercard card may vary by card issuer. Please refer to your issuing financial institution for more details.

As a Mastercard® Standard cardholder you can shop with confidence, knowing that most purchases you make with your Mastercard Standard Card may be protected in case of loss due to Theft or accidental Damage for the first forty five (45) days from the date of purchase (indicated on the store receipt).

Who is Covered:

Mastercard Standard Cardholders.

 

To Get Coverage:

-      Use your Mastercard Standard card for the entire purchase of a new item.

-      Please be sure to keep your receipts in a safe place.

 

The Kind of Coverage You Receive:

-      Covered Purchases made entirely with your Mastercard® Standard card may be covered if the item is accidentally Damaged or Stolen within forty five (45) days from the date of purchase (indicated on your store receipt).

-      The maximum benefit amounts is up to USD† $100 per occurrence with a maximum aggregate of USD† $200 per twelve (12) month period.

-      Covered Purchases given as gifts are included.

-      Covered Purchases do not have to be registered.

-      Online purchases are covered.

 

Coverage Conditions/Limitations:

-      Covered Purchases that are made up of a pair or set will be limited to the cost of repair or replacement of the specific item that is Stolen or accidentally Damage.

-      In the event of a claim, notice must be provided to the Insurance Company within thirty (30) days of the date that it was discovered. Failure to give notice within thirty (30) days from the date of the incident may result in a denial of the claim (please refer to the section, “How to File a Claim”.

-      For Theft claims, the Cardholder must provide an official police report regarding the incident within the required timeframe.

-      It is the Insurance Company’s discretion to decide whether to have the item repaired or replaced, or to reimburse the original purchase price; less any rebates, discounts, rewards points or benefits received from other coverage provided.

-      Benefits will not exceed that actual amount charged to your Mastercard® Standard card or the benefit maximum.

-      The Cardholder must take all reasonable measures to protect, save and/or recover the property.

-      No person or entity other than the Cardholder(s) shall have any legal or equitable right, remedy or claim of insurance proceeds and/or damages under or arising out of this coverage.

-      Your Account must be in good standing at the time of purchase of the Covered Purchase.

-      Coverage shall extend to Acts of Terrorism as defined in the key terms and definitions section.

 

What Is Not Covered by Purchase Protection (Exclusions:)

The following items are excluded from coverage under this plan of insurance:

1.     any motor vehicle: including automobiles, boats and airplanes, and any equipment and/or parts necessary for their operation and/or maintenance;

2.     permanent household and/or business fixtures, including but not limited to carpeting, flooring and/or tile, air conditioners, refrigerators, or heaters;

3.     travelers check(s), cash, tickets of any kind, negotiable instruments, bullion, rare or precious coins or stamps, plants, animals, consumables, perishables and services;

4.     art, antiques, and collectable items;

5.     furs, jewelry, gems, precious stones and articles made of or containing gold (or other precious metals and/or precious stones);

6.     items the Cardholder have rented or leased;

7.     used, rebuilt, refurbished, or remanufactured items at the time of purchase;

8.     shipping and handling expenses or installation, assembly related costs;

9.     items purchase for resale, professional or commercial use;

10.  losses that are caused by vermin, insects, termites, mold, wet or dry rot, bacteria or rust;

11.  losses due to mechanical failure, electrical failure, software failure, or data failure including, but not limited to any electrical power interruption, surge, brownout or blackout, or telecommunications or satellite systems failure;

12.  items damaged due to normal wear and tear, inherent product defect or normal course of play (such as, but not limited to sporting or recreational equipment);

13.  items that the Cardholder damaged through alteration (including cutting, sawing, and shaping);

14.  items left unattended in a place to which the general public has access;

15.  loss due to or related to nuclear, biological or chemical event;

16.  cards that are co-branded with traditional or online retailers, distributors, wholesalers, product

manufacturers, buying groups/clubs, or membership clubs.

17. The Company and/or corresponding Reinsurer, if applicable, will not be liable to provide any coverage or   make any payment hereunder if to do so would be in violation of any sanctions law or regulation which would expose The Company and/or corresponding Reinsurer, if applicable, its parent company or its ultimate controlling entity to any penalty under any sanctions law or regulation.

Disclaimer: The information contained herein is provided solely for general informational purposes. It does not intend to be a complete description of all terms, conditions, limitations, exclusions, or other provisions of any program or insurance benefits provided by, or for, or issued to Mastercard.

 

Key Terms and Definitions (General):

Account:  means an International Use Mastercard® Standard Card account that is open and in good standing (not cancelled, suspended or delinquent) at the time of Purchase of the Covered Purchase.

Biological Event (biological weapon): means the deliberate use of disease-causing biological agents such as protozoa, fungi, bacteria, protists, or viruses, to kill or incapacitate humans, other animals or plants.

Cardholder:  means a person who has an eligible Account and whose name is on the surface (embossed or other) of an eligible Mastercard® Standard card provided by an Issuer in the issuing territory.

Chemical Event (chemical weapon): means a device utilizing chemicals formulated to inflict death or harm to human beings.

Covered Purchases: means items purchased entirely with your Mastercard® Standard card and/or have been acquired with points earned by a Rewards Program associated with your Mastercard® Standard card.

Damage (accidental): means items that can no longer perform the function they were intended to do in normal service due to broken parts, material or structural failures

Good Standing: means an Account that is current in its dues and payments and follows all other requirements from the Issuer.

Insured Person(s):  means a Mastercard® Standard cardholder or other eligible person(s) who are defined as being eligible under each program’s “Who is Covered” provision in this guide. 

Issuer:   means a bank, financial institution (or like entity) or Corporation and/or Government Institution (CGI) that is admitted or and/or authorized by Mastercard to operate a Mastercard card program in the Issuing Territory. 

Issuing Territories: means Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Curaçao, St Kitts & Nevis, St Maarten, Trinidad & Tobago, Virgin Islands U.S., Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Haiti, Jamaica, Turks & Caicos.

Mastercard:  means Mastercard International (or Mastercard Worldwide), a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Delaware, USA, with a principal place of business at 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577.

Nuclear Event:  means Property Damage caused by or arising from nuclear weapons and/or related materials, ionized radiation or contamination by radioactivity resulting from nuclear fuel or from any nuclear waste or from combustion of nuclear fuel.

Policy:  means a contract of insurance and any attached endorsements or riders issued to Mastercard.

Property Damage:  means physical injury to, destruction of or loss of use on tangible property due to an unforeseen event.

Reward Program: means a program developed/offered by Mastercard and Issuer, allowing cardholders to earn value (mileage points, cash, etc.) and redeem rewards (merchandise, travel, etc.) on an eligible Mastercard card. An eligible Rewards Program must be a consequence of “plastic”/card transactions associated with Mastercard, regardless of the value earned (mileage points, cash, etc.). Rewards programs where points are not generated by “plastic”/card transactions, or not associated with Mastercard at all, are not considered eligible Rewards Programs. For a Cardholder to be eligible for coverage, he/she must pay all associated taxes, shipping and handling fees and any other required fees with his/her eligible Mastercard card or eligible Mastercard reward points.

Stolen: means items that are taken by force and/or under duress or the disappearance of the item from a known place under circumstances that would indicate the probability of theft.

The Company: means a Member Company of AIG Insurance Company underwriting the Insurance coverage, and/or corresponding Reinsurer, if applicable.

Theft (also known as stealing): means the illegal act of taking a Covered Purchase belonging to a Cardholder, without the consent of the Cardholder, with the intent to deprive the owner of its value.

 

How to File a Claim

In the event of a claim, the following procedures should be followed:

1)     You (Cardholder) or the beneficiary or someone legally acting on behalf of either, must notify us as required in the Claim Notification Period, or your claim may be denied - Upon receipt of a notice of claim, the Plan Administrator, Claims Administrator or Insurance Company, will furnish to a claimant the necessary Claim Form(s);

2)     Complete the Claim Form(s) in its entirety signed and dated;

3)     Submit all Required Information (proof of loss), as outlined in this section no later than the Submission Period.

Please note, there may be additional information requested at times in order to process your claim. It is your responsibility to provide this information in order to process the claim.

For assistance with filing a claim, please call the specific Mastercard Global Service™ toll-free number for your location, or call direct, or collect, to the United States at: 1-636-722–7111

Claim Notification Period: Within thirty (30) days from the date of theft or incident.

Submission Period: No later than thirty (30) days from the date of Claim Notification.

Required Information (proof of loss):

a)     An original purchase receipt showing payment of the item was made entirely with the eligible Mastercard® Standard card;

b)     For theft claims, Cardholder must provide official copies of the police report regarding the incident within the required timeframe;

c)     For damage claims, Cardholder must provide official copies of the repair estimates;

d)     Cardholder's statement of Account showing it is eligible at the time of Purchase of the Covered Purchase.

 

* Cardholder may be required to send in the damaged item(s), at your expense, for further evaluation of the claim.

Please note there may be additional information requested at times in order to process your claim. It is your responsibility to provide this information in order to process the claim.

Submit all required information as outlined above by either:

1.     Upload: www.mycardbenefits.com

2.     Email: mcresponse@ufac-claims.com

3.     Fax: 1-216-617-2910

4.     Mail: Mastercard Benefits Assistance Center

c/o Program Administrator at Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

PO Box 89405

Cleveland, OH, 44101-6405

Subject to the applicable terms and conditions, all other benefits will be paid to the Insured Person or other appropriate party where necessary.  Payment of any indemnity shall be subject to the laws and governmental regulations then in effect in the location of payment.

† Each insurance benefit limit described in this Guide is in United States Dollar (USD).  Payment of claims will be made in local currency where required law, with the official Foreign Exchange Rates published on the date the claim is paid.
 

General Provisions and Disclaimers:

General:  These benefits and services are effective for eligible Mastercard cardholders effective October 1, 2017.  This document supersedes any guide or program communication you may have received earlier.  The information contained herein is provided solely for general informational purposes.  This document is not a Policy, contract, warranty or promise of insurance or other benefit.  It does not intend to be a complete description of all terms, conditions and exclusions of the policies or other benefits, all of which are subject to change by Mastercard or the underwriters or other service providers at any time and without prior notice.  Provision of services is subject to availability and applicable legal restrictions. Insurance coverage is underwritten by approved Member Companies of AIG Insurance Company and/or corresponding Reinsurer, if applicable.  Complete provisions pertaining to these plans of insurance are contained in the Master Policy(ies) on file with the Plan Administrator, Affinity Insurance Services, Inc, on behalf of Mastercard Worldwide, Latin America and Caribbean Region in Purchase, New York, USA. If there are any discrepancies between this document and the Master Policy(ies) or the applicable Mastercard contract for other benefits, the Master Policy(ies) or the applicable Mastercard contract for other benefits shall govern. The Insurance Company has the final authority to determine the outcome of an insurance claim.  The appointed service provider for non-insurance services and benefits provided to cardholders holds final authority to determine and respond to any claims, comments, inquiries, disputes; related to utilization of the cardholder benefit program.   

Cancellation:  Mastercard can cancel these benefits at any time or choose not to renew insurance coverage for all Cardholders.  Insurance coverage or benefits provided by these programs may cease on the date indicated in the Master Policy in existence between Mastercard International and the Insurance Company; or will be terminated on the date your Mastercard card terminates or ceases to be a Valid Account, whichever occurs first.  If a benefit/program is cancelled, cardholders will be notified in advance, as soon as reasonably practical.  The effective time for any Cancellation referenced in this section shall be 12:01 a.m., Eastern Standard Time. Any claim for benefits from Purchase Protection that occurs prior to the effective date of cancellation shall not be prejudiced by the cancellation or non-renewal, subject to the terms and conditions of the Master Policy(ies). 

Valid Account:  (1) Your Mastercard card account must be open, valid and in good standing for any benefits, coverage or services to apply; and (2) Benefits will not be paid and coverage will not apply if; on the date of an accident, occurrence or incident that causes or results in a loss covered under any plan of insurance, your Mastercard card account is not open, valid, in good standing; or is in delinquency, collection, or cancellation status. 

Cardholder Duties After a Loss (Due Diligence):  You must use all reasonable means to avoid future loss at and after the time of loss and provide full compliance with the duties that are described.  This includes full cooperation with the Insurance Company, Plan Administrator(s) and Third Party Claims Administrator who act on behalf of Mastercard for programs or other services offered as benefits to a cardholder; with investigating, evaluating and settling a claim. 

Concealment, Fraud or Misrepresentation:  Insurance coverage/benefits or services described herein, will be void, whether before or after a loss or request for services are made, if you willfully concealed or misrepresented any material fact or circumstance concerning or provided fraudulent information concerning the plans of insurance or other services described herein to: Mastercard International, the Insurance Company, financial institution issuing the card Account, or any other company performing services and/or administration on behalf of these programs. 

Legal Actions: No legal action may be brought to recover on a Policy until sixty (60) days after the Insurance Company has been given written proof of loss.  No such action may be brought after three (3) years from the time written proof of loss is required to be given.  

Conformity with local statutes:  Any provision of a Policy, which; on its effective date, is in conflict with the statutes of the location in which the policy was delivered or issued for delivery is hereby amended to conform to the minimum requirement of such statutes. 

Sanctions:  The Company and/or corresponding Reinsurer, if applicable, will not be liable to provide any coverage or make any payment hereunder if to do so would be in violation of any sanctions law or regulation which would expose The Company and/or corresponding Reinsurer, if applicable, its parent company or its ultimate controlling entity to any penalty under any sanctions law or regulation.

Arbitration:  Any dispute regarding the terms of any Master Policy(ies) of insurance, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination will be referred to and resolved by arbitration and in accordance with the arbitration rules/regulations of the location where your Mastercard card account has been issued. 

Confidentiality and Security:  We may disclose all information we collect, as described above, to companies that perform administrative services on our behalf solely in connection with insurance coverage you have received.  We restrict access to personal information to our employees, our affiliates' employees, or others who need to know that information to service the account or in the course of conducting our normal business operations. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information.

Disclaimer: The information contained herein is provided solely for general informational purposes. It does not intend to be a complete description of all terms, conditions, limitations, exclusions, or other provisions of any program or insurance benefits provided by, or for, or issued to Mastercard.

Important information

In case of a claim, it is important to keep the original receipt showing that the payment was made in full with the Mastercard Standard card as well as copies and legible documentation of all information regarding the damages caused. More details on Terms and Conditions. To submit an insurance claim, visit http://www.mycardbenefits.com and select your preferred language or contact us directly.

For assistance or to request help with a claim, contact the following numbers:

From Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Trinidad and Tobago: 1-800-307-7309. From Abroad: 1-636-722-7111.