Key Exclusions & Conditions

It is important to understand the cover you are about to purchase so please do refer to the full terms and conditions of cover to ensure that this product is suitable for your device.

Your device must be less than thirty six months old at policy inception and supported with a valid proof of purchase from a UK/Republic of Ireland VAT registered company. Please be aware that your claim will be invalidated if the age of the device exceeds the age limit at the time of policy inception and/or you are unable to provide proof of purchase

  1. this cover provides unlimited replacements and repairs per device during each 12 month calendar period of your policy
  2. details of any replacement of the device (IMEI/serial number) must be advised to us with proof of purchase in writing or by e-mail to us (support@loveitcoverit.ie)
  3. the device age must be less than thirty six months old at policy inception and supported with a valid proof of purchase from a UK/Eire VAT registered company
  4. second hand or used devices cannot be covered under this policy, unless such have been purchased either directly from the manufacturer or from a UK/Eire VAT registered company
  5. cover under this policy is subject to the payment of the premium by direct debit, credit card or PayPal and premiums being up to date other than during the cooling off period
  6. you must be at least 18 years of age at the time of policy inception and a Republic of Ireland resident
  7. any claim which would be covered under any other device insurance policy
  8. if we replace your device the damaged item becomes ours. If it is returned or found you must notify us and send it to us if we ask you to
  9. all other costs are specifically excluded that are directly or indirectly caused by the event which led to your claim unless specifically stated in this policy unless relating to airtime abuse for your device up to a maximum of €10,000

What is not covered

Applying to all sections of the policy, we will not pay for;

  • any claim notified where outstanding referrals exist and validation proof has not been supplied
  • the policy excess
  • any claim where all reasonable precautions have not been taken
  • any claim notified where pre-existing damage is evident and occurred prior to the inception of your policy
  • any claim where the circumstances cannot be clearly identified i.e. where you are unable to confirm the date and time of the occurrence
  • any claim made, or any event causing the claim to be made, that occurs within the first 14 days of the inception date of your policy
  • any claim where proof of usage cannot be provided or evidenced and must show the IMEI of the device
  • on cover
  • the cost of replacing any stored data including but not limited to tunes, songs, personalised ring tones, pictures, films, graphics, downloaded material or software whether arising as a result of a claim paid by this Insurance or otherwise
  • theft or loss of the device where you have not notified your network provider and blacklisted it within 24 hours of discovery of loss or theft
  • theft or loss of the device left unattended when it is away from your home
  • theft or loss of the device not reported to the police within 48 hours and where you have not obtained valid crime reference number
  • any claim presented under loss as an alternative to an unsuccessful theft claim
  • repairs carried out by third party repair centres not authorised or agreed for use by us
  • correction of devices where inadequate repairs have been carried out by third party repair centres
  • cosmetic damage that does not affect the functionality or operation of your device
  • any amount recoverable under any guarantee warranty or other insurance
  • wear and tear or gradual deterioration of performance of your device
  • liability of any nature arising from ownership or use of the device including any illness or injury resulting from it
  • the cost of routine inspection service adjustment or cleaning or any damage caused to the device during these processes
  • repair or replacement arising as a result of negligent use wilful abuse or misuse
  • any direct or indirect consequence of war, civil war, invasion, acts of foreign enemies (whether war be declared or not), rebellion, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power, or confiscation, nationalisation, requisition, destruction of or damage to property by or under the order of any government, local or public authority
  • any direct or indirect consequence of terrorism as defined by the Terrorism Act 2000 and any amending or substituting legislation
  • any direct or indirect consequence of: Irradiation, or contamination by nuclear material; or the radioactive, toxic, explosive or other hazardous or contaminating properties of any radioactive matter; or any device or weapon which employs atomic or nuclear fission or fusion or other comparable reaction or radioactive force or matter
  • any consequence, howsoever caused, including but not limited to Computer Virus of Electronic Data being lost, destroyed, distorted, altered, or otherwise corrupted.

Frequently asked questions

Can I trust loveit coverit?

loveit coverit is an established company within the gadget insurance sector. We are a specialist insurance provider with 3 decades of experience under our belts. You can trust in our brand and our mobile phone and tablet insurance policies. As part of Pier Insurance Managed Services Ltd, the company is fully authorised and regulated.

Who provides the insurance?

Pier Insurance Managed Services Limited with UK General Insurance arrange and administer the insurance, including claims management.

Is it possible to insure an old device?

We can insure older devices, however all mobile phones or tablets must have been purchased from a VAT registered UK/Republic of Ireland supplier and no more than 3 years old (from the policy start date).

If my iPhone does not appear on the list, can I still insure it?

Yes, of course. We try to ensure that our list is complete and up-to-date as the iPhone market frequently changes. Please contact us with the details of your iPhone model and we will confirm if we can cover it.

Who will take the money from my bank account?

loveit coverit will appear as Pier Insurance on all banking statements.

When does my cover begin?

Your cover will start as soon as your online transaction has been completed, subject to policy Terms & Conditions.

Is there a minimum or maximum period of cover?

No, there is no minimum period of cover. When you purchase an annual policy, we will contact you approximately two weeks before your renewal date and offer to renew it. We will automatically process your renewal if you don't advise us to cancel your policy at this time.

Where can I find the Terms and Conditions for my policy?

You can find your policy's terms and conditions in the email we sent upon completion of your purchase, but you can also view them online on our 'Terms and Conditions' page.

How can I cancel my policy?

If you wish to cancel your policy at any time by contacting us on 01-16950723 or by emailing support@loveitcoverit.ie.

How do I update my policy if I’ve recently upgraded my device?

Please call 01-16950723, provide your policy number and the make and model of your new phone and a member of the Customer Support team will update your policy schedule.

If I’ve moved, do I need to let you know?

It would be helpful if you let us know, so that we can update our records and send you an updated policy schedule.

What should I do if I’ve missed a payment?

Please contact us immediately on 01-16950723, so that we can reinstate your policy and make sure your gadget is still covered. If we aren't notified, you might not be considered for any claims during this period.

What’s not covered in my policy?

We've details exactly what is not covered in the Policy Excess and Key Exclusions and Limitations pages.

How can I make a claim?

Please notify us of your claim by calling our friendly claims team on 01-16950723 or sending an email to claims@loveitcoverit.ie

What should I do if my device is lost or stolen?

Firstly, notify your network provider, so that they can bar your gadget and protect your minutes. Then you will need to report the loss or theft to the Garda within 24 hours and obtain the crime reference number. Lastly, inform us of the incident by calling 01-16950723 or by completing the online claim form.

What information do I need to provide to support my claim?

The required supporting documents include proof of purchase, which must be in your name and include your device's IMEI number and the date of purchase of your device.

Where should I send my damaged handset?

Firstly, you'll need to make a claim, after which we'll offer guidance as to how to get your device to the best possible repairer. Remember to remove the battery, SIM card and any other accessories before you send it off to be repaired.

What should I do if my phone has stopped working?

Firstly, you should make a claim. If the issue falls within your Terms & Conditions, we will advise you what to do next. If your gadget has simply stopped working and you're not sure why, contact the manufacturer as it is likely to be covered under their warranty.

How soon will I receive my replacement mobile phone or tablet after I claim?

We understand the inconvenience that being without a phone or tablet can cause, which is why we endeavour to have a replacement device in your hands within 48 hours of us approving your claim.

Do you send a brand new replacement gadget?

As your policy is not a ‘replacement as new’ policy, all mobile phone or tablet replacements we send out may be brand new or refreshed devices, but they will all come with a 12-month warranty.

We ensure that the quality of refurbished devices is so high that you won’t be able to differentiate them from new ones. Please note that refreshed devices may hold some non-original parts.

Will my replacement gadget be the same as the one I had?

Once we've agreed your claim, we'll endeavour to replace your device with the same make, model and colour. We'll then send it to you as quickly as possible. If your device isn't manufactured anymore, we will provide the nearest comparable model.

How can I make a complaint?

We are committed to providing a high-quality product and customer service, however if you wish to make a complaint please communicate this with us by calling 01-16950723 or send an email to support@loveitcoverit.ie

How much excess will I pay?

This can be found in your Policy Excess documents.

Why must I pay an excess?

We won't increase our premiums once you make a claim, unlike many other insurance providers. Therefore, we ask you to pay the compulsory excess fee so we can keep our prices low for you. You can always trust that we will handle your claim quickly, professionally and efficiently.

I’m not happy with my replacement device, what should I do?

We always aim to provide our customers with complete satisfaction, however occasionally things don’t turn out the way we expect. If, for some reason, you're unhappy with your replacement device, please get in touch so that we can understand what went wrong and look to resolve the issue.

I’ve found my device and no longer need to make a claim!

Good news, please let us know as soon as possible and we will make sure to get your claim withdrawn. If we've already sent a replacement, please send it back in the original box and we will immediately refund you any excess that has been paid.

What should I do if I’ve got a question not answered in your FAQs?

Please feel free to call us on 01-16950723 or email us at support@loveitcoverit.ie and we will happily help you.

Will you insure a non-genuine device?

No, we won't cover non-genuine devices in our policies. However, refurbished devices that come with a manufacturer’s warranty or the original proof of purchase (if the device was bought second-hand), we will insure.

How old do I have to be to insure a device?

You must be 18 years old or over and an Irish resident if you wish to take out a policy. If you are under 18, then a family member can take out the policy on your behalf with their consent.

If I already have a manufacturer’s warranty, do I need insurance?

Whilst you will often get 12 months' coverage with your manufacturer, this usually only covers you for mechanical breakdown. Incidents like cracked screens, theft, liquid damage and loss are not included.

What is meant by loss cover?

You may have read that loveit coverit include loss as standard in all of our insurance plans. This means that if you've lost your phone or tablet, our loss cover will ensure you aren't left out of pocket.

Who are loveit coverit insurance policies aimed at?

Our cover is designed for anyone who owns and loves a gadget and does not already have it insured by another provider. If you want to be able to cover the cost of repair or replacement, should something happen to your device outside of the manufacturer’s warranty, our cover is for you. We require a Policy Excess for every successful claim and limitations and exclusions apply.

My device was bought on sale, will it still be covered for the full value?

Yes, we will insure your gadget according to its market price. So, even if you buy it with a discount from the network provider, we will still replace it with an identical or similar model if it is required.

Will you cover cosmetic damage?

We'll only cover your phone for damage if it stops it from functioning properly. So if your phone is scratched or dented, it won't qualify for repair, but if the screen has cracked, it will.

If my phone was purchased from an auction site, will you cover it?

We will only cover phones that are bought as new or that have been refurbished by the network provider or manufacturer itself.

Will you back up any information on my device?

Our insurance policies only cover the gadget itself and not the contents. You should regularly back up any images, music, apps and downloads on your device.

How can I find my IMEI number and what is it?

An IMEI (International Mobile Station Equipment Identity) number can be found by dialling *#06# on most phones and used to differentiate each individual phone and is therefore helpful should it get lost or stolen. You can also find it on the inside of the battery compartment of your phone.

How many times can I claim?

We have no limit on claims for loss, theft and damage during each 12-month calendar period of your policy.

What is meant by proof of ownership?

We require an acceptable form of proof of ownership, which can include a till receipt or relevant documentation from any online purchase from your network provider. Failing to produce any valid proof of ownership may result in a rejection of your claim.

Will loveit coverit pay for the cost, if I repair my phone myself?

In short, no we will not reimburse you the repair costs if you repair the device yourself. This is because our main goal is to make sure your gadget is repaired to the best standard possible, so we would only ever use our highly-trained and approved repair specialists. This is so that we get a confident assessment of the damage to your device and allows us to decide whether to repair or replace your phone.

Who does my policy cover?

Parents can insure their children's devices on their behalf. The cover of the device will apply to you as the person who purchased the policy and your immediate family. This can include your children, wife, husband, partner, siblings, parents, grandparents or grandchildren that live at your address permanently.

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