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Site Terms of Use
1. The information, material and related graphics available on this site ("Materials") are provided by Amphenol LTW Technology Co., Ltd. ("Amphenol LTW"). The following terms govern use of this site. By using this site you agree that you have read and understood these terms and agree to be bound by these terms, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding use of this site. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this site.
2. Amphenol LTW operates this site from its offices in Taiwan. Amphenol LTW makes no representations that the Materials referenced on this site are appropriate or available for use in other areas of the world. Those who access this site from locations outside Taiwan are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claim relating to this site or use of this site will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Taiwan, without reference to its conflict-of-laws principles. Any dispute arising out of or related to your use of this site will be brought in, and you hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in, the state and Banciao District Courts sitting in Taipei County, Taiwan. You agree to waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non-convenes and agree that process may be served in a manner authorized by applicable law or court rule.
3. Amphenol LTW intends for the Materials contained on this site to be accurate and reliable. These Materials may, however, contain technical inaccuracies, typographical errors or other mistakes. Amphenol LTW may make corrections or other changes to these Materials at any time. Amphenol LTW and its suppliers reserve the right to make corrections,modifications ,enhancements, improvements and other changes to its products, programs and services at any time or to discontinue any products, programs, or services without notice.
4. The Materials on this site are provided "AS IS". Amphenol LTW and its respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability of these Materials for any purpose and disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to these Materials, including but not limited to, all implied warranties and conditions of merchant ability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement of any third party intellectual property right.
5. You acknowledge and agree that the application notes, reference designs and other such design materials included herein are provided as an example only and that you will exercise your own independent analysis and judgment in your use of these Materials. Amphenol LTW assumes no liability for your use of these Materials or your product designs or any applications assistance provided by AMPHENOL LTW.
6. Amphenol LTW does not warrant or represent that any license, either express or implied, is granted under any patent right, copyright, mask work right, or other intellectual property right of Amphenol LTW covering or relating to these Materials or any combination, machine, or process to which these Materials relate or with which these Materials may be used.
7. Use of the information on this site may require a license from a third party under the patents or other intellectual property of that third party, or a license form Amphenol LTW under the patents or other intellectual property of Amphenol LTW.
8. Amphenol LTW reserves the right to make changes to this site and to these terms at any time. Any change in these terms will be prospective only, unless retroactive effect is legally required. Your continued use of this site will constitute your acceptance of any new or amended terms.
9. The Materials contained on this site are protected by copyright laws, international copyright treaties, and other intellectual property laws and treaties. Except as stated herein, these Materials may not be reproduced, modified, displayed or distributed in any form or by any means without Amphenol LTW 's prior written consent.
10. Amphenol LTW grants permission to download, reproduce, display and distribute the Materials posted on this site solely for informational and non-commercial or personal use, provided that you do not modify such Materials and provided further that you retain all copyright and proprietary notices as they appear in such Materials. Amphenol LTW further grants to educational institutions permission to download, reproduce, display and distribute the Materials posted on this site solely for use in the classroom, provided that such institutions identify Amphenol LTW as the source of the Materials and include the following credit line: "Courtesy of Amphenol LTW Technology Co., Ltd." Unauthorized use of any of these Materials is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in civil and criminal penalties. This permission terminates if you breach any of these terms and conditions. Upon termination you agree to destroy any Materials downloaded from this site.
11. Any software that is made available to download from this site ("Software") is copyrighted. Use of this Software is governed by the terms of the license agreement, if any, that accompanies or is included with such Software ("License Agreement"). A user will be unable to install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement before first agreeing to the License Agreement terms. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited, and may result in civil and criminal penalties.
12. 12. Without limiting the foregoing, copying or reproduction of the software to any other location for further reproduction or redistribution is prohibited, unless such reproduction or redistribution is expressly permitted by the License Agreement accompanying such software. For your convenience, Amphenol LTW may make available on this site or in its software production tools and utilities for use or download. Amphenol LTW does not make any assurance with regard to the accuracy of the results or output that derives from such use of any such software products, tools and utilities.
13. 13. Certain links provided herein permit you to leave this site and enter non- Amphenol LTW sites. These linked sites are not under Amphenol LTW 's control. Amphenol LTW is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any changes or updates to such sites. Amphenol LTW is providing these links to you only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Amphenol LTW of any linked site.
14. Amphenol LTW 's publication of information regarding third party products or services does not constitute an endorsement regarding the suitable of such products or services or a warranty, representation or endorsement of such products or services, either alone or in combination with any Amphenol LTW product or service.
15. Unless otherwise specified, products purchased from this site are subject to Amphenol LTW’s Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale, which should be reviewed carefully before placing an order. You can click here to review Amphenol LTW 's Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale.
16. In no event shall Amphenol LTW or its suppliers be liable for an indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to, damages resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action resulting from use of this site or arising out of the use or performance of the Materials available on this site, regardless of whether Amphenol LTW or an authorized Amphenol LTW representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
AMPHENOL LTW General Terms & Conditions of Sales
The products and services (“Products”) provided by Amphenol LTW TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. (“Seller”) to “Buyer” are subject to the following terms and conditions:
1.
Scope
The terms and conditions of sale contained herein shall apply to all Purchase Orders (“Orders”) accepted by Seller. Such acceptance from Seller is conditioned upon Buyer’s acceptance of the terms and conditions herein irrespective of whether Buyer accepts these terms and conditions by written acknowledgment, by implication or by acceptance of the Products ordered hereunder.
2.
Orders
All Orders are subject to acceptance by Seller. Seller reserves the right to accept or reject any Order from Buyer in whole or in part and, without prejudice to any other remedy, to cancel any unfilled Order or to suspend shipment in the event of any act or omission of Buyer in breach of its obligations hereunder or which delays Seller’s performance hereunder.
3.
Taxes
All taxes, levies and duties of any nature whatsoever applicable to the Products shall be paid by Buyer, unless Buyer provides Seller with an exemption certificate acceptable to the relevant taxing authority. Unless otherwise specified, the prices shown do not include any taxes.
4.
Prices and Payment
All prices are subject to change without notice. All Orders are also subject to credit approval before shipment. Where Buyer has established credit, payment shall be due thirty (30) days from date of invoice. Overdue accounts shall bear interest at a rate equal to the lesser of one and one half percent per month (eighteen (18) percent per annum) or the highest rate permitted by applicable law. Payments are to be paid in US currency. Each shipment shall be considered a separate and independent transaction and payment therefore shall be made accordingly. If, in Seller’s judgment, Buyer’s financial condition does not at any time justify payment terms as specified, Seller may cancel or suspend shipment of any unfilled Order unless Buyer shall, upon written notice, immediately pay for any Products to be shipped or pay in advance for all Products ordered but not shipped or both, at Seller’s option. If, despite any default by Buyer, Seller elects to continue to make shipments, Seller’s action shall not constitute a waiver of any default by Buyer or in any way prejudice Seller’s legal remedies for such default under these terms and conditions or otherwise.
5.
Title and Delivery
Delivery dates are approximate. Seller shall use reasonable efforts to fill all Orders according to the shipment schedule provided by Seller at time of acceptance of the applicable Order; but in no event shall Seller guarantee shipment according to such schedule or be liable for damages due to delays in the delivery. To all Orders shall be attached the necessary information enabling work to commence, together with any import license and/or permits and related certificates which may be necessary and which shall be supplied by Buyer at Buyer’s expense. All shipments will be made EXW factory unless otherwise specified in Seller’s Sales Acknowledgment form. Title to the Products and liability for loss or damage in transit or thereafter and shall pass to Buyer upon leaving Seller’s plant or designated warehouse door. In the absence of specific instructions, Seller will select the carrier. Any Products held or stored for Buyer shall be at Buyer’s risk and expense if, at Buyer’s request, a shipment is postponed more than thirty (30) days after the date the Products are ready for shipment. Claims against Seller for shortages of Products must be made within thirty (30) days after arrival of shipment to the destination specified in the Order. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, Seller may make partial shipments and terms and conditions herein contained shall apply separately for each shipment.
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Warranty and Limitation of Liability

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Subject to the limitations and exclusions below, Seller warrants that the Products will be free from defects in material and workmanship and will comply with Seller’s published specifications relating to the Products for a period of twelve (12) months from date of shipment of the Products.
6.2 Seller shall incur no liability under this warranty unless: Seller is, within the applicable warranty period, promptly notified in writing by Buyer of discovery of any defects in the Products; Buyer immediately returns upon written authorization from Seller to do so, transportation charges prepaid, the alleged defective Products in the form in which originally shipped, with the Return Authorization Number provided by Seller clearly displayed; and Seller’s test procedures disclose that the Products do not meet Seller’s applicable specifications only due to defects in materials and/or its normal standards of workmanship.
6.3 In no event shall Seller be responsible for defects due to physical damage suffered to the Products as a result of improper handling during or after shipment, misuse, neglect, improper installation or operation, repair, alteration, accident or for any other cause not attributable to defects in material or workmanship on the part of Seller.
6.4 Seller’s liability under this warranty shall be limited, at Seller’s option, to either repair or replace the defective Products at its own expense or reimburse Buyer the price paid by Buyer to Seller for the defective Products. In no event shall the damages for which Seller is liable to Buyer exceed the sale price to Buyer for the defective Products. Any Products replaced or repaired hereunder shall carry only the un-expired term of the warranty applicable to the replaced or repaired Products.
6.5 Except for the express limited warranty stated above, seller makes no representation, condition or warranty, express or implied, with respect to the products and specifically excludes all implied conditions and warranties, including implied conditions and warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The sole obligation and entire liability of seller contained in the limited warranty stated above is in lieu of all other obligations or liabilities of seller to buyer whatsoever and howsoever arising directly or indirectly in connection with the sale of these products, their use or otherwise whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise. Seller in no event shall be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising directly or indirectly in connection with this sale agreement (“agreement”), the products, their use or otherwise whether for loss of profits, business revenues or otherwise.
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Confidentiality
Both parties agree that all designs, mask works, computer programs, data, processes, trade secrets, circuits, layout, inventions (whether or not patentable), algorithms, know-how, and ideas and all other business, marketing, technical and financial information they obtain from the other party constitute “Confidential Information” of the disclosing party if leg ended as such when disclosed in writing, or if disclosed orally, designated as such within 10 days of oral disclosure. Except as expressly and unambiguously allowed under the terms and conditions of the Agreement, the parties agree to hold in confidence and not use or disclose the other party’s Confidential Information. The receiving party shall not be obligated for any information which it can document: (A) is in or, through no improper action or inaction by the receiving party enters the public domain and is readily available without substantial effort, or (B) was rightfully in its possession or known by it prior to receipt from the disclosing party, or (C) was rightfully disclosed to it by another person without restriction, or (D) was independently developed by it by persons without access to such information and without use of any Confidential information of the disclosing party. The obligations contained in this Section 7 shall continue for a period of 3 years from disclosure.
8.
Masks, Etc.
Unless otherwise agreed in writing, Seller shall retain title to and possession of any masks, models, patterns, dies, molds, jigs, fixtures and tools made or obtained for the furnishing of Products under this Order.
9.
Custom Products
9.1 For products manufactured to Buyer’s specifications or instructions (“Custom Products”), Seller warrants only that the Custom Products shall conform at the date of shipment to such specifications and instructions accepted in writing by Seller and will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of shipment but that no warranty is supplied by Seller whatsoever with respect to design or functionality of the Custom Products or any products derived from the Custom Products supplied hereunder. The warranty for Custom Products is subject to the limitations and exclusions set out in Section 6 Warranty and Limitation of Liability above (except for the first paragraph thereof which does not apply in this context).
9.2 In the event that Buyer cancels or reschedules any order for Custom Products within ninety (90) days of the scheduled shipment date, Seller reserves in addition to any other remedy, the right to charge Buyer for the costs of associated raw materials, work-in-progress and finished product.
10.
Substitutions and Modifications
Seller reserves the right to modify the specifications of Products designed by Seller without notice provided that the modification will not materially affect the performance, form or fit of the affected Products.
11.
Force Majeure
Neither Buyer nor Seller shall be liable for failures in performance, including delay or non-shipment, resulting from acts or events beyond its reasonable control. Such acts or events shall include, but not be limited to, acts of God, civil or military authority, civil disturbance, fire, strikes, lockouts or slowdowns, factory or labor conditions, errors in manufacture, inability to obtain necessary labor, materials or manufacturing facilities or other “force majeure” events beyond the reasonable control of the non-performing party. In the event of such delay, the date of shipment shall, at the request of Seller, be deferred for a period equal to the time lost by reason of the delay and otherwise for a reasonable time.
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Intellectual Property Rights

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Buyer shall indemnify and hold Seller harmless against any expense and loss resulting from: (i) any claim of actual or alleged infringement of any Taiwan or China patent, copyright, mask work, or other industrial or intellectual property rights arising from compliance by Seller with Buyer’s designs, specifications or instructions; or (ii) any claim which relates to the use of Products in a manner or for a purpose not specified by Seller or to any unauthorized modification of the Products by Buyer or to the use or sale of any equipment not supplied by Seller but which includes or is used in combination with Products so supplied.
12.2 The sale or supply of Products by Seller does not convey, except as otherwise provided in Section 9, any license by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, under any patent, copyright, mask work or other industrial or intellectual property rights covering combinations of said Products with other products, equipment, devices or elements.
12.3 Subject to the foregoing and the limitations set forth below, Seller shall indemnify and hold Buyer harmless against any expense and loss resulting from a claim against Buyer that the Products or any part thereof made to Seller’s design by or for Seller infringe any Taiwan or China patent, copyright, mask work or other industrial or intellectual property rights provided: (a) Seller is notified promptly in writing by Buyer of any notice of such claim; (b) Seller is given full authority and control of the defense of such claim and all negotiations for its settlement or compromise; and (c) Buyer has not made and shall not make any admission in respect to such alleged infringement.
12.4 In the event the Products or any part thereof become, or in Seller’s opinion, are likely to become the subject of a claim of infringement of a Taiwan or China patent, copyright, mask work or other industrial or intellectual property rights, or if the use of the Products or any part thereof is enjoined in any such infringement suit, Seller shall at its option and expense either procure for Buyer the right to continue use of said Products, replace said Products with non-infringing products, modify said Products so that they become non-infringing, or accept the return of the affected Products and refund Buyer the depreciated value thereof. In no event shall Seller’s total liability to Buyer under the foregoing indemnity exceed the purchase price of the allegedly infringing Products.
12.5 Seller makes no express or implied condition, representation or warranty that the Products will not infringe any patent, trademark, copyright, mask work or other industrial or intellectual property rights. The foregoing states the entire liability of Seller with respect to infringement of patents, copyrights, mask works or other industrial or intellectual property rights by said Products or any part thereof.
13.
Medical Application
Seller’s Products are not authorized for use in medical applications without the written consent of the appropriate officer of Seller. Buyer is requested to notify Seller when planning to use the Products in medical applications.
14.
Notices
Any notices required by these terms and conditions shall be sufficient only if dispatched by facsimile, personally delivered, delivered by a major commercial rapid delivery courier or mailed by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested.
15.
Assignment
Buyer shall not assign any Order or any interest therein or any rights thereunder without the prior written consent of Seller.
16.
Governing Law
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Taiwan, excluding conflict of law rules.
17.
Waiver
No waiver by either party of any breach of any term or condition of this Agreement by the other party shall be deemed to constitute a waiver of any other breach nor shall any delay or omission on the part of either party to exercise or avail itself of any right or remedy hereunder operate as a waiver thereof. No waiver given by a party hereunder shall be binding upon such party unless expressed in writing and signed by such party.
18.
Export Controls
Buyer agrees that any export or re-export by it of Products purchased hereunder shall be in strict compliance with all applicable export control laws and regulations. Buyer shall obtain and bear all expenses with respect to the export from the Taiwan of all material or items deliverable by Seller to any location and shall demonstrate to Seller compliance with all applicable laws and regulations prior to delivery thereof by Seller.
19.
Entire Contract
The terms and conditions herein contained shall govern and shall comprise the entire agreement of the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and shall replace and supersede any provisions on Buyer’s Order which are in addition or inconsistent therewith. Seller’s failure to object to provisions contained in any Order or other communication from Buyer shall not be deemed a waiver of the provisions herein. No modification hereof shall be valid unless in writing and duly signed by a person authorized by Seller. The provisions hereof shall not be supplemented by any usage of trade or any course of prior dealings or acquiescence in any course of performance.
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