|1)||TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE: This Quotation is offered by Seller for acceptance within sixty (60) calendar days from the date printed on the face of this Quotation, unless a longer time period is specified on the face of this Quotation. This Quotation is withdrawn if not formally accepted by return of a signed and executed copy of this quotation, signifying Buyer consent to these Terms and Conditions, or a signed Buyer's Purchase Order incorporating by reference this Quotation, within the designated period. No other forms of acceptance of this Quotation are valid or will be recognized or accepted. (Objection is hereby made to any other purported alternative acceptances of this Quotation.) Seller shall commence work only after receipt of one of the above identified acceptance instruments. Additional or differing terms or conditions proposed by Buyer or included in Buyer's Purchase Order, attachments thereto, or Contract or acceptance are objected to by Seller and shall have no effect unless expressly accepted in writing by Seller. Seller's acceptance of any purchase order is contingent upon Seller's approval of Buyer's credit. Seller is under no obligation to enter an order acknowledgement and may rescind this Quotation at any time prior to Buyers unqualified acceptance. Buyer agrees that Seller's acknowledgement of receipt of Buyer's Purchase Order or a signed Seller's Quotation is conditioned upon and subject to Seller's Terms and Conditions contained herein, and no other terms or conditions shall apply.|
|2)||BUYER FURNISHED EQUIPMENT AND LABOR: Seller shall furnish equipment used under this contract, unless the quotation expressly specifies Buyer-furnished equipment. When Buyer-furnished equipment is specified, prices in this Quotation are based upon the timely receipt of all Buyer-furnished test articles, technical data, and support equipment, in good and operating condition, prior to the date such items are required to support the testing schedule. Any Buyer supplied technical support labor must be available on the same date. Buyer shall supply all mating connectors, hardware, adapters and vibration fixtures compatible with Seller's equipment, unless specific exemptions to this requirement are identified in the Quotation. Buyer is responsible for test item operation unless specific exemptions to this requirement are identified in the Quotation. If the Buyer-furnished items and labor are not so provided, the prices and schedule quoted shall be subject to change.|
|3)||PRICES: When a quotation involves multiple items, the quotation is non-severable. If the quotation is made prior to receipt and review by Seller of all applicable specifications and proposed contract documents, prices quoted are subject to revision once missing documents are received. Prices quoted are valid only for the purpose of this Quotation and may not be utilized as a basis for pricing similar, repeat, or subsequent testing. The prices for procedures and reports include one (1) revision; additional revisions will be separately priced. Any detail of the prices proposed is budgetary and may not be used as a basis for pricing increments or for pricing subsequent or repeat tests. All prices are F.O.B. Seller's facility, unless otherwise specified. All prices quoted herein are exclusive of taxes. Buyer agrees that all taxes, interest and penalties thereon, if any, relating to the services performed or the products produced or sold hereunder, are to be paid when due by the Buyer.|
SELLERS OBLIGATIONS: The Seller agrees to perform the services or provide the equipment quoted in compliance with procedures and specifications, including any deviations or waivers thereof, identified in the Quotation. These may be furnished by Buyer or Seller as specified in the Quotation. In any event or instance not covered by Buyer's specifications, the Seller reserves the right to perform services in accordance with its standard practices. Seller shall not be responsible for errors or omissions due to the Buyer's supplied or approved procedures, specifications, or other supplied information. Seller shall not be responsible for incompatibility of the Buyer's supplied or approved materials, specifications or test specimens.
Buyer agrees that Seller's sole obligation is to perform services and/or deliver equipment, reports or certifications in accordance with specifications and the Quotation. Seller's standard report delivery is through Seller's Web Portal, unless an alternative delivery method is specified in the Quotation. Seller shall exercise reasonable care in the performance of services in accordance with applicable specifications and instructions received from the Buyer's representatives.
Items are tendered on an as is basis between merchants.
Seller's liability for loss, damage, or delay incurred in the performance of, or as a result of, testing, handling, or reporting shall be limited to retest when retest is performed by Seller.
|5)||TOOLING AND SETUPS: Where applicable, tooling and setups quoted by Seller reflect costs and special designs required to adapt Buyer's equipment to Seller's proprietary test fixtures, and neither the tooling nor the setups will be released from the Seller's facility. Except as otherwise agreed in writing, all right, title and interest to Seller's fixtures, special tooling drawings, design and related data is and shall remain the property of the Seller. Seller may dispose of any Buyer-supplied articles, supplies, specifications, fixtures, special tooling, drawings or related items provided by the Buyer, and which are unclaimed within sixty (60) calendar days after Seller gives notice to Buyer to remove such items from Seller's facility. Buyer-supplied equipment at Seller's facilities shall be subject to additional charges for disposal, storage, transportation, and other charges, to the extent applicable, where Buyer does not remove the property from Seller's facility or provide timely disposition instructions following notice to remove such items. Buyer assumes risk of loss of any of Buyer supplied items of property in Seller's possession or care whether resulting from acts of God, fire, theft, destruction, or other casualty.|
|6)||SCHEDULES: The estimated schedule and pricing are based upon on the Seller's current commitments and Seller's standard business hours (8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, local time, Monday through Friday). Firm schedules will be acknowledged by the Seller from time to time. ALL WORK SCHEDULE DATES ARE APPROXIMATE. All orders are subject to reschedule due to the possibility of Government priority orders superseding a normal schedule. Performance of services is subject to delays caused by acts of God, labor difficulties, shutdowns, the availability of utilities or materials, equipment breakdown, unforeseen engineering problems, government regulations, priorities, preemption, or other causes beyond Seller's control.|
|7)||CHANGE ORDERS, INTERRUPTIONS, and TERMINATION: Seller is not obligated to perform any additional services not specifically referenced in this Quotation, including, but not limited to, repeat testing. If Seller agrees to perform additional services requested by Buyer's Change Order, the Seller's price and schedule shall be adjusted for the additional work commensurate with the changed requirements, the status of Seller's work in process at the time of the Seller's receipt of the Buyer's change notice, and the Seller's written acceptance of the changed work. If for any reason beyond Seller's control, the original test program is interrupted at Buyer's direction, or a failure of Buyer-furnished items under test, or a failure of Buyer's support equipment occurs, standby charges will accrue until resumption or termination of testing is directed by Buyer in writing. Re-setup charges may apply at resumption of testing. Rescheduling shall be at the discretion of Seller. Termination or cancellation, whether partial or complete, may be made by Buyer, subject to payment of cancellation charges based upon status of work in process, commitments made and facilities allocated. Additional services (e.g., repeat tests) necessitated by Buyer-furnished specimen failure or Buyer provided equipment malfunctions will be construed as Change Orders and the appropriate charges will be added accordingly. If Buyer should disagree, for any reason, with the results or conclusions of the testing and require additional work for verification, Seller shall be entitled to the cost of the additional work required to verify results.|
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
|9)||WARRANTY: Seller warrants that the services and products provided hereunder shall conform to the specifications and express warranties set forth in these Terms and Conditions and that at the time of delivery, Seller shall have the right to perform such services or sell/resell such equipment and that the services or equipment and any resulting report shall be delivered upon due payment free of encumbrances. Services performed by Seller will be performed in a workmanlike manner. Seller will modify or correct any such Services which have not been so performed if written notice of any such failure is given to Seller within sixty (60) calendar days of the date such service was performed. Seller warrants that the Services provided hereunder shall meet the Specifications and Requirements of this Quotation unless exception is taken to the applicable specification in writing by Seller. No claim of any kind with respect to the conformance of the Services to the foregoing Specifications, whether or not based on negligence, warranty, strict liability or any other theory of law, will be greater than the price of the nonconforming Services or equipment in respect to which such claim is made. The foregoing constitutes the Buyer's exclusive remedy and Seller's sole obligation with respect to any such claim. THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES BY SELLER OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED IN THIS PARAGRAPH, OR ANY SPECIFIC WARRANTIES TRANSFERRABLE TO BUYER FROM AN ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER OF SELLER-FURNISHED EQUIPMENT. NO WARRANTIES BY SELLER (OTHER THAN WARRANTY OF TITLE AS PROVIDED IN THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE) WILL BE IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE CREATED UNDER THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LAW, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.|
TERMS OF PAYMENT: All invoices are due and payable upon presentation unless other terms are otherwise agreed upon in writing prior to the commencement of services. Failure to make such payments when due shall entitle Seller to discontinue services without further notice and such failure may result in additional requirements or deposit requirements being imposed before work is resumed. Whenever credit terms are extended, it is with the express agreement that the terms are "net thirty (30) days". A service charge of One and one-half percent (1 ½%) per month (or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is less) will apply to all accounts past due. Any test program or order requiring more than ten (10) calendar days to complete will be billed incrementally on a pro rata basis not less frequently than monthly with final payment due upon submittal of the final report (or equivalent completion document).
Payment of Seller's invoices by Buyer shall not be delayed by, or contingent upon, approval or payment by Buyer's customer or any other third party.
Unless otherwise required by law, if a petition is brought by or against Buyer under any present or future bankruptcy or insolvency laws seeking any reorganization, arrangement, readjustment, liquidation, dissolution or similar relief with respect to Buyer, or if Buyer shall make any assignment for the benefit of creditors, or if a receiver is appointed for Buyer, or if Buyer shall fail to make payments in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, or if in Seller's opinion Buyer's credit has been impaired, Seller may, at its option, terminate this Agreement by written notice to Buyer or impose such new payment terms, including cash on delivery, auto pay or a security agreement as it deems adequate to protect its interest. Buyer agrees to pay costs associated with collection of any overdue amount including reasonable attorney's fees
The election of any option under this Paragraph shall not preclude the exercise of any and all rights and remedies available to Seller at law or in equity.
Buyer acknowledges and agrees that until final payment, the Seller shall have a lien as a result of services rendered on any and all reports or data generated or equipment purchased and upon Buyer-supplied equipment in Seller's possession.
|11)||NOTICE: Notice shall be deemed effective when received or refused, if sent prepaid to the other party at the address provided on the face of Seller's Quotation.|
|12)||ENTIRE AGREEMENT: These Terms and Conditions contain all the terms and conditions of the sale and purchase of the services or materials described in the Seller's Quotation, and supersedes any and all previous instruments or agreements which are hereby made null and void. No terms and conditions in any form of purchase order, order acknowledgment or other acceptance forms of Seller or Buyer issued with respect to this transaction shall alter the terms hereof and objection is hereby made to all such additional or different terms. Acceptance is expressly limited to the terms offered herein. No modification or waiver of these Terms and Conditions shall bind Seller or Buyer unless written, signed, and accepted by Authorized Representatives of both Seller and Buyer. These Terms and Conditions, the associated Quotation and any attachments, exhibits or addenda thereto are valid only if in writing and bilaterally executed by Authorized Representatives of Seller and Buyer. An Authorized Representative shall be any employee, consultant or representative of the party to this Agreement having the apparent authority to legally bind that party.|
|13)||APPLICABLE LAW: This Agreement created by Seller's Quotation, Buyer's Purchase Order, and Seller's Order Acknowledgement shall be governed under the laws of the State of California without regard to conflict of laws provisions.|
|14)||DISPUTES: Any dispute between the parties relating to these Terms and Conditions or the Seller's Quotation that cannot be resolved with reasonable promptness shall be referred to each party's senior manager in an effort to obtain prompt resolution. Neither party shall commence any action against the other until the expiration of fifteen (15) business days from the date of referral to such senior managers, provided, however, this shall not preclude a party from instituting an action seeking injunctive relief to prevent irreparable damage to such party.|
|15)||SEVERABILITY: If any provision of these Terms and Conditions are held invalid by any law and/or regulation, all other provisions hereof shall continue in full force and effect.|
|16)||HEADINGS: The headings contained herein are for the convenience of the reader and they are not intended to be all inclusive nor shall they be considered for any other purpose in construing these Terms and Conditions.|
|17)||ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE VALID: The parties agree that if this Quotation or any acceptance thereof is transmitted electronically, neither party shall contest the validity of the Terms and Conditions, or any acknowledgement or acceptance thereof, on the basis that the document contains an electronic signature.|