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Avira Cancellation and Refund Policy

You may change your mind, or your needs may change, and that’s what our Cancellation & Refund Policy is for, although we would be sad to see you go.

Your cancellation, return, and refund eligibility may differ if you purchased from or are billed through a third party (e.g. app store, service provider, retailer, etc.). Review your offer terms for more information.

Our policy is independent of any statutory rights that you may have under the law.

How to stop your subscription from automatically renewing

How to stop your subscription from automatically renewing and your renewal charges:

Before the day you are due to be charged, all you need to do is to:

  • Visit the Subscriptions tab;

  • Click Cancel Subscription Renewal next to the subscription you want to cancel the renewal for; and

  • Confirm your cancellation.

It typically takes a few hours from your request for the change to take effect.

Effects of stopping your subscription from automatically renewing:

  • Your subscription will continue through the end of your already paid term, after which it will not automatically renew and will turn into free subscription.

  • Any benefits associated with automatically renewing subscriptions may end when you stop your subscription from automatically renewing.

 

How to cancel your subscription contract and request a refund?

You may cancel your subscription contract and request a refund, under the below terms. Upon cancellation, your paid subscription will turn into a free subscription.

Annual subscriptions (one-year term or more):

  • Under our 60-day Money Back Guarantee the purchase of an annual subscription is eligible for a full refund, if requested within 60-days of the date of purchase.

  • Each annual renewal is also eligible for a full refund, if requested within 60-days of being charged.

Monthly subscriptions (month to month renewals):

  • The purchase of a monthly subscription is eligible for a full refund, if requested within 14-days of the date of purchase.

  • Monthly renewals are not eligible for a refund.

Trial Subscriptions (when a payment method is required to start a free trial):

  • Trial for annual subscriptions:

  • If you do not cancel your trial, the subscription fee for your first year following the end of your trial and then each subsequent annual renewal fee are eligible for a full refund, if requested within 60-days of being charged.

  • Trial for monthly subscriptions:

  • If you do not cancel your trial, the subscription fee for your first month following the end of your trial is eligible for a full refund, if requested within 14 days of being charged.

  • Subsequent monthly renewal fees are not eligible for a refund.

How to cancel your subscription contract and request a refund:

Contact us via phone, live chat or our webform (not available in all languages). The request will be processed in a few days, and the refund will be paid using the same payment method as the one used for the payment, except as otherwise mutually agreed.

 

How to cancel your subscription contract and request a refund - Germany, Netherlands & UK only

You may cancel your subscription contract and request a refund under the below terms. Upon cancellation, your paid subscription will turn into a free subscription.

Annual subscriptions (one-year term or more):

  • Under our 60-day Money Back Guarantee, the purchase of an annual subscription is eligible for a full refund, if requested within 60-days of the date of purchase.

  • Each annual renewal is eligible for either:

  • A full refund under our 60-day Money Back Guarantee, if requested within 60 days of being charged.

Or

  • After the expiration of the 60-day Money Back Guarantee, a pro-rated refund of the days left in your renewed subscription term, beginning the month after you request the refund.

Monthly subscriptions (month to month renewals):

  • The purchase of a monthly subscription is eligible for a full refund, if requested within 14-days of the date of purchase.

  • Monthly renewals are not eligible for a refund.

Trial Subscriptions (when a payment method is required to start a free trial):

  • Trial for annual subscriptions:

  • If you do not cancel your trial, the subscription fee for your first year following the end of your trial and then each subsequent annual renewal fee are eligible for either:

  • A full refund under our 60-day Money Back Guarantee, if requested within 60-days of being charged.

Or

  • After the expiration of the 60-day Money Back Guarantee, a pro-rated refund of the days left in your renewed subscription term, beginning the month after you request the refund.

  • Trial for monthly subscriptions:

  • If you do not cancel your trial, the subscription fee for your first month following the end of your trial is eligible for a full refund, if requested within 14 days of being charged.

  • Subsequent monthly renewal fees are not eligible for a refund.

 

How to cancel your subscription contract and request a refund:

Contact us via phone, live chat or our webform (available in English, German, French and Italian). The request will be processed in a few days, and the refund will be paid using the same payment method as the one used for the payment, except as otherwise mutually agreed.

 

Right of Withdrawal – European Economic Area countries, Switzerland & the UK only

  • Within the European Economic Area, Switzerland, and the UK, you may have a statutory right to withdraw from your contract for any or no reason within 14 calendar days of the day your order is confirmed. This is known as the "Withdrawal Period."

  • For more information, please visit  Right of Withdrawal .

 

Exceptions to our Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • The following purchases are not eligible for a refund under our policy:

  • Not For Resale (NFR) and complimentary software;

  • Certain of our offerings sold with other third-party offerings (e.g. when a third-party sells our subscription together with a computer);

  • Certain purchases completed and fulfilled, and also renewed, by a third party (e.g. app store, service provider, reseller, retailer, vendor, etc.);

  • Repeat purchases that were previously refunded; and,

  • Avira Services already redeemed or where setup has been performed.

 

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