Terms and Conditions

Amphenol Sine Systems Website Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern your access to and use of the Amphenol website located at www.amphenol-sine.com (the “Website”), including any content, functionality and services offered on or through the WebsitePlease read the Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the Website as these Terms of Use are a legal agreement between you and Amphenol Sine Systems

By using the Website, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Use, you must not access or use the Website.

Changes to these Terms of Use

We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page from time to time so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.

Availability of the Website

Our Website is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and other applicable terms and conditions and that they comply with them.

[Your Account] 

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at csr@amphenol-sine.com

 

Rules relating to your use of the Website

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to content posted on our Website. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors. If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


Reliance on information provided on this Website   

 The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Website.

 

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

 

Use of our Website

 You will not use any device, software or other method, technology or device to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of our Website. You will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. In addition, you agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor, scrape, or copy our Website or any information contained therein, without our prior express written authorization. You may not use our Website for any purpose that is illegal, unlawful, or prohibited by these Terms of Use. You agree that you will not interrupt, disrupt, alter, destroy, impair, restrict, tamper, or otherwise affect the proper operation of our Website in any way, including, without limitation, through the use of any malicious or unauthorized code, virus, worm, Trojan horse, malware, or program. You may not use our Website in any threatening, libellous, slanderous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic, discriminatory, or otherwise offensive manner. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to terminate access to our Website, including in relation to any violation of these Terms of Use.

 

With respect to all communications you make to us regarding the materials or information on our Website or in relation to our products and services, including feedback, questions, comments, suggestions and the like: (a) you shall have no right of confidentiality in your communications and we shall have no obligation to protect your communications from disclosure; (b) we shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute your communications to others without limitation; and (c) we shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, content or techniques contained in your communications for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to the development, production and marketing of products and services that incorporate such information, each of which is subject to our privacy policy.

 

Third party links on the Website

 If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

 Information contained on any social media accounts linked from this Website is intended solely for informational purposes. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram are owned by third parties. We are not responsible for these companies’ privacy, security or terms of use policies that control these services or how our content on such social media is displayed. We do not control, adopt, endorse or accept responsibility for any other content, tools, products or services (including any software, links, advertising, opinions, comments, or security or privacy policies) available on or through third party sites or media. Comments and opinions posted by viewers of our social media are the responsibility of the person or entity who posted them. We do not adopt, endorse or guarantee the accuracy of content posted by others and such content does not represent our views. The information contained on our social media is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution is contrary to local laws. You are required to acquaint yourself with and observe any such local laws. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the laws of any such jurisdictions.

 If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked from this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, OUR WEBSITE AND ANY INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR ANY GUARANTY OR ASSURANCE THAT OUR WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE, ADEQUATE, ACCURATE, UNINTERRUPTED, COMPLETE OR ERROR FREE. WE ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY MALICIOUS OR UNAUTHORIZED CODE AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING YOU HAVE APPROPRIATE SCANNING AND PROTECTIVE MECHANISMS FOR THE SECURITY OF YOUR DEVICES, SYSTEMS, PROGRAMS AND INFORMATION. BY USING OUR WEBSITE AND ANY INFORMATION THEREIN, YOU ARE ASSUMING ALL RISK OF LOSS THAT MAY ARISE OR BE ASSOCIATED WITH THAT USE.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we, other members of the Amphenol group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Website, any websites linked to them and any materials posted on them, including, without limitation any liability for loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill; wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

 This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

 You shall defend us against any demands, claims or actions brought against us or arising as a result of any breach or violation of these Terms of Use by you (“Claim”) and you shall indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, costs and expenses (including attorneys' fees) resulting from any such Claim. We have the right, at our expense, to assume exclusive defense against any Claim and all negotiations for settlement and you agree to cooperate with us in the defense of any such Claim, at our request.

 

Linking to the Website   

 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

 You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by you. Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.

 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our Website other than that set out above, please contact us please use the "Contact Us" link on the Website.

 

Governing Law  

 These Terms of Use shall be construed and enforced under the laws of the State of Connecticut, US. You specifically agree and submit to the jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts situated in the State of Connecticut and stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceedings in such courts for all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of our Website. You will not object to jurisdiction or venue on the grounds of lack of personal jurisdiction, inconvenient forum or otherwise. You agree that you will not file or participate in a class action against us. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHT YOU MAY NOW HAVE OR HEREAFTER POSSESS TO A TRIAL BY JURY. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent that applicable law in your country of residence requires application of another law and/or jurisdiction and this cannot be excluded by contract.



Amphenol Sine Systems Terms and Conditions of Sale

Acceptance: Seller’s acknowledgment of Buyer’s order or commencement of any performance pursuant to such order shall constitute Buyer’s acceptance of Seller’s terms and conditions.  The prices set forth in this document and Buyer’s orders are expressly conditioned upon the exclusive applicability of Seller’s terms and conditions.  No terms or conditions stated by Buyer shall be binding on Seller unless such terms or conditions are expressly accepted in writing by a duly authorized representative of Seller.  Failure of Seller to specifically object to any or all terms and conditions suggested by Buyer shall not be deemed an acceptance of terms and conditions that are in conflict with, inconsistent with or in addition to the terms and conditions of this document.  Buyer, upon acknowledgment of Seller’s quotation, or upon Seller’s commencement of performance pursuant to Buyer’s order, shall be deemed to have withdrawn any such terms and conditions that conflict with, are inconsistent with or are in addition to the terms and conditions set forth in this document.  THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS DOCUMENT SUPERSEDE ALL PRIOR ORAL OR WRITTEN QUOTATIONS, PROPOSALS AND COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN THE BUYER AND SELLER RELATED TO THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IDENTIFIED HEREIN.

Quantities: Unless Seller otherwise specifically agrees in writing, Seller reserves the right to over or under ship the quantities shown on the face hereof by 5%.

Prices: Unless Seller’s Quotation states otherwise, prices are subject to change without notice at any time until Buyer acknowledges acceptance of Seller’s terms and conditions in this document or Seller commences performance hereunder.  Prices are FOB Seller’s shipping point and, unless Seller otherwise specifically agrees in writing, do not include any costs for transportation, special handling or packaging, additional quality assurance inspection or testing, drawings or data, or any other customer requirements beyond Seller’s normal commercial practice.  Seller will arrange transportation, prepay shipping charges, and add such charges to Seller’s invoice.  Unless Seller’s Quotation states otherwise, Seller’s prices do not include sums necessary to cover any taxes or duties including, but not limited to, Federal, State, Municipal excise, sales or use taxes, letter of credit costs and fees and export or import duties upon the production, sale, distribution, or delivery of products or the furnishing of services hereunder.  Buyer shall pay when due such taxes, fees, costs, duties and expenses.  Seller reserves the right to revise its Quotation at any time, including after commencement of performance hereunder to include any and all taxes, fees, costs or duties that are payable to Buyer hereunder and reserves the right to invoice Buyer such additional amounts.  This clause shall survive the acceptance and complete performance of Buyer’s order.

Payment: All product and services will be invoiced at time of shipment according to the following schedule:

a) Unless otherwise specified herein, terms of payment are NET 30 days from the date of shipment of the products or performance of services.

b) In the event Buyer has overdue invoices, Seller reserves the right to cancel any order without obligation or to delay delivery of goods until such time as delinquent invoices are paid in full with appropriate late payment charges. In the event Seller deems it appropriate to refer Buyer’s overdue account to outside parties for collection, Buyer shall pay all Seller costs of collection, including without limitation court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, Seller further reserves the right to deliver shipments on a cash-in advance basis.

c) All sums owed hereunder shall be due and payable under the terms hereof.   Buyer shall not offset said sums against other sums, whether liquidated or not, that are or may be due Buyer, which arise out of a different transaction with Seller, its parent company, or its divisions, subsidiaries or affiliates.

d) Nothing herein shall waive any other rights and remedies of Seller permitted by law or equity and all rights and remedies set forth herein shall be considered cumulative to all other available rights and remedies.

Insolvency: Seller may cancel the whole or any part of an order in the event of the suspension of Buyer’s business.  Insolvency of Buyer, the institution, by Buyer or others of bankruptcy, reorganization, arrangement of liquidation proceedings involving or affecting Buyer, or any assignment for the benefit of creditors of Buyer or receivership that Buyer places itself in or may be placed in.  Such cancellation shall be deemed a cancellation for default of Buyer.

Audits: Buyer shall not have the right to audit or examine Seller’s financial records pertaining to the products sold hereunder.

Delivery: Unless otherwise specified herein, delivery shall be made within normal lead times applicable to the products ordered.  Delivery to a common carrier for shipment to Buyer or to Buyer’s designee shall constitute delivery.  Title and risk of loss shall pass to Buyer at the time and place of delivery.  Premium mode of shipment will not be used unless specifically directed in writing by Buyer and then only at Buyer’s expense.

Material Shortages And Allocations: In the event Seller is unable to obtain in a timely manner material sufficient to fulfill all of its orders on hand, Seller shall have the right as a result of said material shortages to equitably allocate lesser quantities of the products to be delivered to all buyers on a proportionate basis.  The contract price shall be equitably adjusted, taking into consideration, among other things, the reduced quantity of items to be delivered and the increased production costs, if any, to Seller as a result of manufacturing lesser quantities than anticipated.

Changes: Buyer may, at any time, in writing, request changes within the general scope of this document in the drawings, designs, specifications, shipping or packing instructions or place of delivery.  If any such changes cause an increase in the cost of, or the time required for, performance of Buyer’s order affected by such changes, Seller shall make an equitable adjustment in the price, the delivery schedule or both accordingly.

Termination and Returns: For products fabricated to individual customer requirements, drawings, specifications, and/or designs, Seller reserves the right to fabricate the entire quantity ordered in one production run.  In the event of cancellation in whole or in part of an order, any components, subassemblies, and/or finished assemblies on hand in quantities equivalent to the full production run for the entire quantity ordered, plus normal overrun, shall be considered as part of the applicable cancellation charges.

Buyer may cancel this order only by payment of Seller’s cancellation charges which shall take into account expense already incurred, overhead, lost profit and commitment made by the Seller.  Permission must be obtained from Seller before any product or material can be returned, and shipments must bear a Return Authorization Number provided by the Seller or the returned items will not be accepted. Products Manufactured to Buyer’s specifications or special requirements are not subject to return.

Experimental Products: If Seller delivers products identified as “prototypes”, “samples for engineering approval”, “on consignment”, “for evaluation”, or terms of similar meanings, Buyer agrees that such products are confidential and experimental in nature, that Buyer will limit their availability only to those of its employees as are necessary to carry out the testing and evaluation contemplated by the parties and no others, and that all information concerning such product shall remain the proprietary property of Seller and shall not be disclosed to any third party.  It is anticipated that changes may be made in the manufacture of such products, therefore, Buyer shall communicate to Seller the data accumulated during the testing and evaluation of the products.

Test Equipment and Tooling: Unless Seller otherwise specifically agrees in writing, all test equipment and tooling required to produce the products covered herein are to remain the property of Seller.

Quality Control Procedures: Seller’s customary control procedures in force at the time products are manufactured or services are rendered, respectively, shall apply to products and services covered by this document unless Seller otherwise specifically agrees in writing.

Documentation: Qualification tests may be performed by Seller and test data supplied at the specific request and expense of Buyer.  Documentation including, but not limited to, drawings, data, engineering sketches, specifications, procedures, manufacturing, assembly, and test records.  If furnished by Seller to Buyer without additional charge, shall remain Seller’s property, shall be kept confidential by Buyer, shall not be reproduced, and shall be returned to Seller upon request unless Seller otherwise specifically agrees in writing.

Warranty: a) Seller warrants that each new product sold hereunder will conform to Seller’s specifications or drawings, or will conform to specifications agreed upon in writing by both parties.  Seller’s sole obligation and liability under this warranty is limited to the repair or replacement at its factory, at Seller’s option, of any such product which proves to be noncompliant with specifications within  a year after the date of delivery to the first end user which delivery must be made within six (6) months after delivery to Buyer, and is confirmed  to be  noncompliant by Seller’s inspection.

Buyer shall inspect and accept any products delivered, immediately after Buyer takes custody of such products.  In the event the products do not meet the specifications or drawings, Buyer shall notify Seller in writing of such non-compliance and give Seller a reasonable opportunity to correct the noncompliance.  .  Seller shall not be obligated or liable under this warranty for apparent defects or defects which examination discloses are due to tampering, misuse, neglect, improper storage or handling, normal wear and all cases where the products are disassembled by other than authorized Seller representatives.  In addition, Seller shall not be obligated or liable under this warranty unless written notice of  noncompliance shall be given to Seller within fifteen (15) days from the date such defects is first discovered.

Products for warranty consideration shall be returned with all transportation charges prepaid to Seller in shipping containers which are adequate to prevent loss or damage in shipment.  Products repaired or replaced under this warranty are warranted for the unexpired portion of the original warranty, or an additional six months, whichever is longer.

Products returned to Seller for repair under this warranty remain the property of Buyer and, unless agreed to by Seller, Buyer will not debit Seller for the product value.

b) SELLER DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER UNDER THIS WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE, FOR, AND BUYER SHALL DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SELLER, ITS OFFICERS, AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES AGAINST ALL EXPENSE, LOSS, ATTORNEYS’ FEES, COST, DAMAGES, AND LIABILITY ARISING FROM ANY FAILURE OF ITS PRODUCTS WHICH IS CAUSED BY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, THE USE IN OR WITH PRODUCTS OR COMPONENT PARTS NOT MANUFACTURED BY SELLER, OR BY AN ALLEGED DEFECT RELATED TO DESIGN, LABELING OR MANUFACTURING SPECIFICATIONS SUPPLIED BY BUYER.

c) THE TERMS OF THE APPLICABLE WARRANTY OR WARRANTIES, AS THE CASE MAY BE, AS SET FORTH ABOVE, ARE THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE WARRANTY TERMS THAT SHALL HAVE ANY FORCE AND EFFECT IN THIS TRANSACTION, AND SUCH TERMS ARE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WHICH ARE HEREWITH EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED.

d) SELLER’S LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENT, PRODUCT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, RELATING TO THE PRODUCTS SHALL NOT EXCEED THE PRICE PAID BY BUYER FOR SUCH DEFECTIVE PRODUCT.  IN NO EVENT WILL SELLER BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFIT AND CLAIMS OF THEIR PARTIES), HOWEVER CAUSED, WHETHER BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF SELLER OR OTHERWISE.

e) BUYERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR CONFIRMING THAT ALL PRODUCTS PURCHASED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT ARE INSTALLED AND USED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE CODES AND REGULATIONS.

f) CUSTOMERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR CONFIRMING THAT  ALL PRODUCTS ARE  PROPERLY INSTALLED AND USED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE CODES AND REGULATIONS.

Patent, Trademark and Copyright Indemnity: Seller shall indemnify Buyer, Buyer’s customer and any end user from any and all damages and costs finally awarded for infringement of any existing patent, trademark or copyright in any suit by reason of the sale of any products sold to Buyer hereunder where Seller is an infringer with respect to its sale hereunder provided that Seller is promptly notified in writing of any such suit and Buyer offers Seller full and exclusive control of the defense of such suit when products of Seller only are involved therein and the right to participate in the defense of such suit when products other than those of Seller are also involved, and Buyer fully cooperates with Seller in such defense.  This indemnity shall not, however, extend to infringement or claims thereof resulting from Seller’s compliance with Buyer’s designs, processes, formulas, or approvals, use of the products in a manner to have them become infringing or use of the products alone or in combination with other equipment where the use is the subject of the claim.  Seller’s liability for damages hereunder is limited to those computed solely on the value of any product sold to Buyer hereunder.  In no event shall Seller be liable for special, incidental or consequential damages or costs applicable thereto.  The above indemnity is in lieu of any other indemnity or warranty, express or implied, with respect to patents, trademarks or copyrights and shall in no event exceed the price paid by Buyer for such products.

Claims: All claims (other than claims under the Warranty and Patent sections hereof) must be received by Seller within fifteen (15) days after receipt of goods.  Seller is not responsible for incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages will be considered.  No setoff is allowed.

Waiver: Failure by Seller to insist upon strict performance of any provision hereof by Buyer shall not be deemed to be a waiver by Seller of its rights or remedies available to it at law or equity and Seller shall not be required to proceed with performance of an order if Buyer is in default to Seller under it or any other order.

Force Majeure: Seller shall not be liable for delays in or failure of performance hereunder due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of God or public enemy, acts of government in either its sovereign or contractual capacity, acts of Buyer, fire, flood, earthquake or other natural disaster, strike or other labor disputes, acts of war, sabotage, insurrection rebellion, or other acts of civil disobedience, failure of subcontractor to supply material, failure to delay in transportation, or equipment breakdown, nor shall Seller be liable for any reasonable delay in production or delivery.  In the event of delay due to such causes, the date of delivery shall be extended for a period equal to the time lost by reason of the delay.

Compliance with Laws: Seller represents that with respect to production of the products and performance of the services herein it has complied with applicable governmental statutes, rules, requisitions and orders including those pertaining to labor, wages, hours and other conditions of hiring and employment.

Export Sales: Buyer agrees that it will not export or re-export directly or indirectly any of the products sold hereunder to any destination or to any person where such export or re-export is prohibited under law or regulation, or export or re-export such products without appropriate license(s) required by applicable law or regulation.   (Which Incoterm?  DES, FAS...)

Government Sales: If the products herein are to be used in fulfilling a contract with the government, Seller will comply with requirements of such contract which are mandatory under the procurement statutes and which are applicable to Seller, provided that Seller has received written notice of such requirements from Buyer in sufficient time to incorporate their impact into the price and delivery schedule for such products.  All Technical Data and Intellectual Property Rights shall remain the sole property of Seller.  Seller’s books and records may only be inspected by a representative of the government.

Governing Laws: The laws of the State of Connecticut shall in all respects govern Buyer’s purchase of products.

Severability: If any provision of this document is in violation of any governmental statute or regulations, or is illegal for any reason, said provision shall be self-deleting without affecting the validity of the remaining provisions.