Terms And Conditions

1. ORDERS Orders shall be initiated by Buyer issuing a Purchase Order or otherwise placing
an order by electronic means acceptable to Seller. Orders shall identify the Products, unit
quantities, part numbers, descriptions, applicable prices and requested delivery dates. All
orders are subject to acceptance by Seller. No orders for standard Products (“Standard
Products”) may be cancelled or rescheduled without Sellers consent, which consent may be
given by Seller in its sole discretion. Seller reserves the right to allocate sales of Products
among its customers in its sole discretion. Notwithstanding any provision of these Terms
and Conditions to the contrary, orders for special, custom, value-added and other nonstandard
Products, including Products to be assembled in kit form, Products of
manufacturers which do not appear on Sellers line cad, work-in-process and Products
otherwise identified by Seller as “NCNR” or “Non-Cancelable and Non-Returnable”
(“Non-Standard Products”) shall be non-cancelable and non-returnable. In the event
Buyer has not specified the delivery date for the entire quantity of Products ordered,
Buyer shall accept delivery of the balance of Products on order no later than one (1)
year from the date of the Purchase Order.
2. PRICES Prices shall be as specified by Seller and shall be applicable for the period
specified in Sellers quote. If no period is specified, prices shall be applicable for thirty (30)
days. Notwithstanding the foregoing, prices shall be subject to increase in the event of an
increase in Sellers costs or other circumstances beyond Sellers reasonable control. Prices are
exclusive of taxes, impositions and other charges, including: sales, use, excise, value added
and similar taxes or charges imposed by any government authority, international shipping
charges, forwarding agents and brokers fees, consular fees, document fees and import duties.
If Seller shall be liable for or shall pay any of the foregoing, same shall be paid by Buyer to
Seller in addition to the price of the Products.
3. TERMS OF PAYMENT Payment shall be net thirty (30) days from date of invoice or as
otherwise specified by Seller. Buyer agrees to pay the entire net amount of each invoice from
Seller pursuant to the terms of each such invoice without offset or deduction. Orders are
subject to credit approval by Seller, which may in its sole discretion at any time change the
terms of Buyers credit, require payment in cash, bank wire transfer or by official bank check
and/or require payment of any or all amounts due or to become due for Buyers order before
shipment of any or all of the Products. If Seller believes in good faith that Buyers ability to
make payments may be impaired or if Buyer shall fail to pay any invoice when due, Seller may
suspend delivery of any order or any remaining balance thereof until such payment is made or
cancel any order or any remaining balance thereof, and Buyer shall remain liable to pay for
any Products already shipped and all Non-Standard Products ordered by Buyer. Buyer agrees
to submit such financial information from time to time as may be reasonably requested by
Seller for the establishment and/or continuation of credit terms. Checks are accepted subject
to collection and the date of collection shall be deemed the date of payment. Any check
received from Buyer may be applied by Seller against any obligation owing from Buyer to
Seller, regardless of any statement appearing on or referring to such check, without
discharging Buyers liability for any additional amounts owing from Buyer to Seller and the
acceptance by Seller of such check shall not constitute a waiver of Sellers right to pursue the
collection of any remaining balance. Buyer shall pay interest on any invoice not paid when due
from the due date to the date of payment at the rate of one and one-half (1-1/2%) percent per
month or such lower rate as may be the maximum allowable by law. If Buyer fails to make
payment when due, Seller may pursue any legal or equitable remedies in which event Seller
shall be entitled to reimbursement for costs of collection and reasonable attorneys fees.
4. DELIVERY AND TITLE All shipments by Seller are F.O.B point of origin and all
transportation charges shall be paid by Buyer in addition to the price of the Products. Subject
to Sellers right of stoppage in transit, delivery of the Products to the carrier shall constitute
delivery to Buyer and title and risk of loss shall thereupon pass to Buyer. Selection of the
carrier and delivery route shall be made by Seller unless specified by Buyer. Seller shall use
reasonable efforts to initiate shipment and schedule delivery as close as possible to Buyers
requested delivery dates. Buyer acknowledges that delivery dates provided by Seller are
estimates only and that Seller is not liable for failure to deliver on such dates. Seller reserves
the right to make deliveries in installments. Delivery of a quantity which varies from the
quantity specified shall not relieve Buyer of the obligation to accept delivery and pay for the
Products delivered. Delay in delivery of one installment shall not entitle Buyer to cancel other
installments.
5. ACCEPTANCE OF PRODUCTS AND PRODUCT RETURNS Inspection and acceptance of
the Products shall be Buyers responsibility. Buyer is deemed to have accepted the Products
unless written notice of rejection is received by Seller within ten (10) days after delivery of the
Products. Buyer waives any right to revoke acceptance thereafter. Buyer shall report any
discrepancy in shipment quantity or damage within ten (10) days after delivery. No return of
Products shall be accepted by Seller without a Return Material Authorization (“RMA”) Number,
which may be issued by Seller in its sole discretion. Returned Products must be in original
manufacturers shipping cartons complete with all packing materials. All Products for return
shall be returned freight prepaid in the manner specified in the RMA. If returned Products are
claimed to be defective, a complete description of the nature of the defect must be included
with the returned Products. Products not eligible for return shall be returned to Buyer, freight
collect.
6. FORCE MAJEURE Seller shall not be liable for failure to fulfill its obligations herein or for
delays in delivery due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to,
acts of God, natural disasters, acts of omissions or other parties, acts or omissions of civil or
military authority, Government priorities, changes in law, material shortages, fire, strikes,
floods, epidemics, quarantine restrictions, riots, war, acts of terrorism, delays in transportation
or inability to obtain labor or materials through its regular resources. Sellers time for
performance of any such obligation shall be extended for the time period of such delay or
Seller may, at its option, cancel any order or remaining part thereof without liability by giving
notice of such cancellation to Buyer.
7. STATEMENTS AND ADVICE If statements or advice, technical or otherwise are offered
or given to Buyer, such statements or advice shall be deemed to be given as an
accommodation to Buyer and without charge and Seller shall have no responsibility or liability
for the content or use of such statements or advice.
8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY If an order includes software or other intellectual property,
such software or other intellectual property is provided by Seller to Buyer subject to the
copyright and user license, the terms and conditions of which are set forth in the license
agreement accompanying such software or other intellectual property. Nothing herein shall be
construed to grant any rights or license to use any software or other intellectual property in
any manner or for any purpose not expressly permitted by such license agreement.

9. SELLER’S LIMITED WARRANTY Seller warrants to Buyer that upon delivery to buyer the
Products purchased hereunder shall conform to the applicable manufacturers specifications
for such Products and that any value-added work performed by Seller on such Products shall
conform to applicable Buyers specifications relating to such work. Seller makes no other
warranty, express or implied, with respect to the Products. IN PARTICULAR, SELLER
MAKES NO WARRANTY RESPECTING THE MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRODUCTS OR
THEIR SUITABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE OR
RESPECTING INFRINGEMENT. With respect to Products which do not meet applicable
manufacturers specifications and with respect to value-added work by Seller which does not
meet applicable Buyers specifications. Sellers liability is limited at Sellers election, to (1)
refund of Buyers purchase price for such Products (without interest), (2) Repair of such
products, or (3) replacement of such Products, provided, however, that such Products must be
returned to Seller, along with acceptable evidence of purchase, within thirty (30) days from
date of delivery, transportation charges prepaid. Seller shall transfer to Buyer whatever
transferable warranties and indemnities Seller receives from the manufacturer of the Products,
including any transferable warranties and indemnities respecting patent infringement.
10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITIES BUYER SHALL NOT IN ANY EVENT BE ENTITLED TO,
AND SELLER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION,
BUSINESS INTERRUPTION COSTS, REMOVAL AND/OR REINSTALLATION COSTS,
REPROCUREMENT COSTS, LOSS OF PROFIT OR REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA,
PROMOTIONAL OR MANUFACTURING EXPENSES, OVERHEAD, INJURY TO
REPUTATION OR LOSS OF CUSTOMERS, EVEN IF SELL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BUYERS RECOVERY FROM SELLER FOR ANY
CLAIM SHALL NOT EXCEED BUYERS PURCHASE PRICE FOR THE PRODUCT GIVING
RISE TO SUCH CLAIM IRRESPECTIVE OF THE NATURE OF THE CLAIM, WHETHER IN
CONTRACT, TORT, WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE. SELLER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR
AND BUYER SHALL INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD SELLER HARMLESS FROM ANY
CLAIMS BASED ON SELLERS COMPLIANCE WITH BUYERS DESIGNS,
SPECIFICATIONS OR INSTRUCTIONS, OR MODIFICATION OF ANY PRODUCTS BY
PARTIES OTHER THAN SELLER, OR USE IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER PRODUCTS.
11. USE OF PRODUCTS IN LIFE SUPPORT, NUCLEAR AND CERTAIN OTHER
APPLICATIONS Products sold by Seller are not designed, intended or authorized for use in
life support, life sustaining, nuclear, or other applications in which the failure of such Products
could reasonably be expected to result in personal injury, loss of life or catastrophic property
damage, If Buyer uses or sells the Products for use in any such applications(1) Buyer
acknowledges that such use or sale is at Buyers sole risk. (2) Buyer agrees that Seller and the
manufacturer of the Products are not liable, in whole or in part, for any claim or damage
arising from such use; and (3) Buyer agrees to indemnify, defend and hold Seller and the
manufacturer of the Products harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses,
costs, expenses and liabilities arising out of or in connection with such use or sale.
12. EXPORT CONTROL The sale, resale or other disposition of Products and any related
technology or documentation are subject to the export control laws, regulations and orders of
the United States and may be subject to the export and/or import control laws and regulations
of other countries. Buyer agrees to comply with all such laws, regulations and orders and
acknowledges that it shall not directly or indirectly export any Products to any country to which
such export or transmission is restricted or prohibited. Buyer acknowledges its responsibility to
obtain any license to export, re-export or import as may be required.
13. FEDERAL CONTRACTS For products acquired pursuant to Federal Acquisition
Regulations, the following shall be construed to be incorporated herein (1) Equal Opportunity
(E.O. 11246); (2) Affirmative Action for Special Disabled and Viet Nam era Veterans (38
U.S.C. 2012(a)); and (3) Affirmative Action for Handicapped Workers (29 U.S.C. 793). No
other Federal Acquisition Regulations shall be construed to apply to Seller without Sellers
written agreement thereto.
14. PATENT INFRINGEMENT INDEMNIFICATION
1. Seller will (i) defend Buyer against any action or claim brought by a third party against Buyer to the extent that it is based upon any claim that any of the Products, each in the same form as provided by Seller to Buyer under this Purchase Order, infringe any U.S. patent rights, copyright rights, or other intellectual property rights in the United States, or incorporates any misappropriated trade secrets (“Claim”), and (ii) indemnify Buyer against any liabilities, costs, damages, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, attributable to such Claim, provided that Buyer (i) promptly notifies Seller in writing of the Claim; (ii) allows Seller to exclusively control the defense and settlement of the Claim; and (iii) provides Seller with all assistance, information, and authority reasonably requested for the defense and settlement of the Claim. Buyer may retain its own counsel, at its own expense, to monitor the defense and settlement of the Claim. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, Seller shall not be responsible for any liabilities, costs, damages, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, or settlement incurred without its prior written consent.
2. Seller will have no obligations, responsibilities, or liabilities under this Section or otherwise, and Buyer will indemnify Seller and hold Seller harmless from any Claim, if (i) the infringement is caused by the combination of any of the Products, with or use in combination with, any products, services, content, or other subject matter that is not part of the Products in the form provided by Seller, where such infringement would not have arisen but for such combination, (ii) the infringement is caused by the use, offer for sale or sale of other than the current version of the Products if the current version would be non-infringing, provided that such current version had been provided prior to such infringement arising; (iii) the infringement is willful; or (iv) the infringement results from any marketing, distribution, sale, or use outside the United States.
15. GENERAL As used herein, terms appearing in the singular shall include the plural and
terms appearing in the plural shall include the singular. No rights, duties, agreements or
obligations hereunder may be assigned or transferred by either party, by operation of law,
merger or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the other. Any attempted or purported
assignment shall be void. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sellers obligations under these
Terms and Conditions may be performed by divisions, subsidiaries or affiliates of Seller. The
obligations rights, terms and conditions hereof shall be binding on the parties hereto and their
respective successors and assigns. The waiver of any provision hereof or of any breach or
default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of any other provision hereof or breach or
default hereunder. Any provision hereof which is prohibited or unenforceable in any
jurisdiction shall, as to such jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such prohibition or
unenforceability without invalidating the remaining provisions hereof in that jurisdiction or
affecting the validity or enforceability of such provision in any other jurisdiction. These Terms
and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State
of Illinois excluding any law or principle which would apply the law of any other jurisdiction.
The United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply.