The following supplements the warranty statement that accompanies your Benoît watch.
Warranty periods are intended as a guide only. The warranty period for all watches commences upon the date of purchase by the original purchaser and continues for (4) year period of time after that date.
The warranty covers your Benoît watch only (except the batteries, case and its components [including crystal, stem, crown], bracelet and its components [including clasp, links, pins, screws], strap and its components or any accessories)
The liability of BENOÎT is limited to the cost of repair and/or replacement of the watch under warranty. The warranty is invalidated if the defect is caused (howsoever) by accident, misuse, tampering with, or failure to follow the care and special handling provisions in the Instructions, damage and/or scratches to the finish of the case, crystal, bracelet, strap or other components caused by wear or accident, moisture damage to a watch not marked ‘water resistant’ on the case back or damage from moisture in ‘water resistant’ models that is a result of opening the watch, broken, or damaged components, damage caused by the consumer’s failure to have the watch serviced, at the consumer’s expense, in accordance with the following schedule of regular maintenance: Batteries must be replaced immediately when power is lost.  
Water resistant models, must be tested and resealed every two to three years or whenever the battery is replaced on battery operated models, whichever comes first. unauthorized alterations and/or repairs. unauthorized alterations and/or repairs.