ARI-Phoenix, Inc. (Purchaser) Purchasing Terms and Conditions
Acceptance-Agreement: Seller commencement of work on the goods subject to this purchase order or shipment of such goods, whichever occurs first shall be deemed an effective mode of acceptance of this purchase order. Any acceptance of this purchase order is limited to acceptance of the express terms contained on the face of any purchase order submitted by Purchaser and those terms contained herein. Any proposal for additional or different terms or any attempt by Seller to vary in any degree any of the terms of any Purchaser purchase order or the terms contained herein is hereby objected to and rejected, but such proposals shall not operate as a rejection of this offer unless such variances are in the terms of the description, quantity, price or delivery schedule of the goods, but shall be deemed a material alteration thereof, and this offer shall be deemed accepted by Seller without said additional or different terms. If this purchase order shall be deemed an acceptance of a prior offer by Seller, such acceptance is limited to the express terms contained on the face of any purchase order submitted by Purchaser and those terms contained herein.
Termination for Convenience of Purchaser: Purchaser reserves the right to terminate this order or any part hereof for its sole convenience. In the event of such termination, Seller shall immediately stop all work hereunder, and shall immediately cause any of its suppliers or subcontractors to cease such work. Seller shall not be paid for any work done, nor for any costs incurred by Seller suppliers or subcontractors except as mutually agreed by the parties.
Termination for Cause: Purchaser may also terminate this order or any part hereof for cause in the event of any default by the Seller, or if the Seller fails to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this offer. Late deliveries, deliveries of goods which are defective or which do not conform to this order, and failure to provide Purchaser, upon request, reasonable assurances of future performance shall all be causes allowing Purchaser to terminate this order for cause. In the event of termination for cause, Purchaser shall not be liable to Seller for any amount, and Seller shall be liable to Purchaser for any and all damages sustained by reason of the default, which gave rise to the termination.
Proprietary Information-Confidentiality- Advertising: Seller shall consider all information furnished by Purchaser to be confidential and shall not disclose any such information to any other person, or use such information itself for any purpose other than performing this contract, unless Seller obtains written permission from Purchaser to do so. This paragraph shall apply to drawings, specifications, or other documents prepared by Seller for Purchaser in connection with this order. Seller shall not advertise or publish the fact that Purchaser has contracted to purchase goods from Seller, nor shall any information relating to the order be disclosed without Purchaser written permission. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, no commercial, financial or technical information disclosed in any manner or at any time by Seller to Purchaser shall be deemed secret or confidential and Seller shall have no rights against Purchaser with respect thereto except such rights as may exist under patent laws.
Warranty: Seller expressly warrants that all goods or services furnished under this agreement shall conform to all specifications and appropriate standards, will be new, and will be free from defects in material or workmanship. Seller warrants that all such goods or services will conform to any statements made on the containers or labels or advertisements for such goods, or services, and that any goods will be adequately contained, packaged, marked and labeled. Seller warrants that all goods or services furnished hereunder will be merchantable, and will be safe and appropriate for the purpose for which goods or services of that kind are normally used. If Seller knows or has reason to know the particular purpose for which Purchaser intends to use the goods or services, Seller warrants that such goods or services will be fit for such particular purpose. Seller warrants that goods or services furnished will conform in all respects to samples. Inspection, test, acceptance or use of the goods or services furnished hereunder shall not affect the Seller obligation under this warranty, and such warranties shall survive inspection, test, acceptance and use. Seller warranty shall run to Purchaser, its successors, assigns and customers, and users of goods sold by Purchaser. Seller agrees to replace or correct defects of any goods or services not conforming to the foregoing warranty promptly, without expense to Purchaser, when notified of such nonconformity by Purchaser, provided Purchaser elects to provide Seller with the opportunity to do so. In the event of failure of Seller to correct defects in or replace nonconforming goods or services promptly, Purchaser, after reasonable notice to Seller, may make such corrections or replace such goods and services and charge Seller for the cost incurred by Purchaser in doing so.
Price Warranty: Seller warrants that the prices for the goods sold Purchaser hereunder are not less favorable than those currently extended to any other customer for the same or similar goods in similar quantities. In the event Seller reduces its price for such goods during the term of this order, Seller agrees to reduce the prices hereof correspondingly. Seller warrants that prices shown on this purchase order shall be complete, and no additional charges of any type shall be added without Purchaser express written consent. Such additional charges include, but are not limited to, shipping, packaging, labeling, custom duties, taxes, storage, insurance, boxing, crating.
Force Majeure: Purchaser may delay delivery or acceptance occasioned by causes beyond its control. Seller shall hold such goods at the direction of the Purchaser and shall deliver them when the cause affecting the delay has been removed. Purchaser shall be responsible only for Seller direct additional costs in holding the goods or delaying performance of this agreement at Purchaser’s request. Causes beyond Purchaser control shall include governmental action or failure of the government to act where such action is required, strike or other labor trouble, fire, or unusually severe weather. Payment for the goods delivered hereunder shall not constitute acceptance thereof.
Inspection/Testing: Purchaser shall have the right to inspect such goods and to reject any or all of said goods that are in Purchaser judgment defective or nonconforming. Goods rejected and goods supplied in excess of quantities called for herein may be returned to Seller at its expense and, in addition to Purchaser other rights, Purchaser may charge Seller all expenses of unpacking, examining, repacking, and reshipping such goods. In the event Purchaser receives goods whose defects or nonconformity is not apparent on examination, Purchaser reserves the right to require replacement, as well as payment of damages. Nothing contained in this purchase order shall relieve in any way the Seller from the obligation of testing, inspection and quality control. Purchaser shall have the right, at reasonable times, to inspect Seller’s premises and all Conflict Minerals (as defined below) traceability documentation related to Purchaser’s supply chain.
Delivery: Time is of the essence of this contract and if delivery of goods or rendering of services is not completed by the time promised, Purchaser reserves the right, without liability in addition to its other rights and remedies, to terminate this contract by notice effective when received by Seller as to goods not yet shipped or services not yet rendered and to purchase substitute goods or services elsewhere and charge Seller with any loss incurred.
Limit of Purchaser’s Liability-Statute of Limitations: In no event shall Purchaser be liable for anticipated profits or for incidental or consequential damages. Purchaser liability on any claim of any kind for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with or resulting from this agreement or from the performance or breach thereof shall in no case exceed the price allocable to the goods or services or unit thereof which gives rise to the claim. Purchaser shall not be liable for penalties of any description. Any action resulting from any breach on the part of Purchaser as to the goods or services delivered hereunder must be commenced within one year after the cause of action has accrued.
Indemnification-Hold Harmless: The Supplier shall protect, defend, indemnify and hold the Purchaser and its its officers, directors, employees or insurers harmless from and against any and all losses, costs, liabilities, claims, damages and expenses of every kind and nature, as incurred, resulting from or relating to or arising out of (i) the performance of the goods and/or services purchased hereunder, whether grounded in breach of contract or warranty, negligence, strict liability in tort or otherwise, (ii) any claim, legal action or administrative proceedings, which may be brought by a third party against the Purchaser, on the basis of an infringement of patent, design, trademark, copyright or any other existing intellectual property right pertaining to the goods and/or services purchased hereunder, (iii) Supplier’s breach of its obligations and/or warranties hereunder, without prejudice to any other rights or remedies the Purchaser may have, at law, under contract or otherwise.