We strive to ensure that our products reach you in perfect condition. However, in the unlikely event that you are not fully satisfied with one of our products please take a moment to familiarise yourself with our Limited Warranty, Returns & Replacements Policy. The policy that applies to your product depends on how and where you purchased it, so please review the alternatives below to see which fits your situation.
Products purchased directly from BIG Chief Studios may be returned to us for any reason by the original purchaser during the 30 thirty days following receipt from us. This policy covers only product purchased directly by customers from BIG Chief Studios. It does not cover products purchased from any other retailers or resellers, or products purchased on the secondary market. i.e. online auction sites.
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU OPEN AND FULLY INSPECT ALL PRODUCTS PURCHASED DIRECTLY FROM US IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIPT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE RETURN RIGHTS DESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION. NO REQUESTS TO RETURN PRODUCTS WILL BE ENTERTAINED OUTSIDE THE 30 DAY PERIOD.
If for any reason you are not satisfied with a product you have purchased directly from us, you may return the product within 30 days of receipt for a full refund*. All products must be returned to us in their original packaging in the same condition they were supplied. This means that all products must be returned intact with all contents and all original packaging including brown outer cartons if applicable. Unwanted products must be received by BIG Chief Studios within the 30 day period to be eligible for a refund. You are responsible for all shipping costs when returning unwanted products to us. You are also responsible for ensuring that products are returned safely and securely. We reserve the right to assess a damaged product fee of up to 15% of the product price on any returned products that arrive damaged due to improper or insufficient packaging. We are not responsible for any damage or loss suffered when returning products to us.
*The refund received will be for the purchase price of the product excluding any shipping charges paid.
If your product arrives damaged or in defective condition, you will be asked to clearly identify the damage/fault so we can provide you with the best solution. At our option, either:
The product will be replaced with a new product. In which case you will be asked to return the faulty product to us and will either be provided with prepaid shipping labels for that purpose, or requested to return the item via post, for which you will be fully reimbursed;
Spare or replacement parts will be sent to you; or
For items originally purchased via pre-order you will be offered either a full refund, or an exchange for another product of the same value.
For in stock items you will be offered either a full refund (excluding shipping charges) or an exchange for another product of the same value.
Any product that appears to us to have been damaged intentionally or as a result of improper or insufficient return packaging will be subject to a damaged product fee of up to 15% of the product price plus the amount of return shipping costs.
Over time certain materials utilised for either a product itself, or fabrics for costumes may show signs of minor wear or degradation. In such cases please refer to the manufacturer’s original warranty.
Purchases of items that fall outside the manufacturer’s warranty period are guaranteed for a period of 30 days only.
Depending upon the age of an item that we have had in stock from its original release date, parts or a replacement unit, may no longer be available from our suppliers. Whilst every attempt shall be made to source replacements for either faulty parts, or a complete product, it may not always be possible to supply customers with replacements, should said item no longer be available and fall outside of the manufacturer’s warranty period.
We strongly recommend that customers open and inspect all items for faults upon receipt. If a fault or damage is reported within the 30 day period and parts, or a replacement unit cannot be offered, your purchase amount can be allocated to another product, or refunded in full once the product has been returned to our warehouse and inspected.
Faults or damage reported to us outside of the 30 day period, will not be eligible for replacement, or refund..
If you purchased your product from a retailer other than BIG Chief Studios please contact the retailer directly with any replacement and/or refund inquiries.
You must contact the retailer directly with all refund and/or exchange queries. We cannot issue direct refunds or replacements for any of our products sold by retailers for any reason.
If the retailer you purchased the product from is a direct wholesale customer of BIG Chief Studios and the product is covered by both our wholesale return/exchange policy and the individual policies of that retailer/vendor we will work with them to resolve your situation.
Due to the limited edition nature of our products, we cannot guarantee that any product can be replaced at the time of return or that damaged specific edition numbers can be replaced with the same number. In that case, a substitution or refund will be offered to the vendor and in turn to you.
If you purchased our product through an auction or private resale, please contact the seller directly with any replacement and/or refund enquiries.
You must contact the seller directly with all refund and/or exchange enquiries. We cannot issue refunds or replacements for any reason for any of our products sold via auction or by resellers who are not wholesale customers of BIG Chief Studios.
The return policies described above constitute our limited warranty with respect to the products sold by us, and are in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
Last updated 8th July 2021