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Premier Farnell plc

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

ATTENTION: THIS LEGAL NOTICE APPLIES TO THE ENTIRE CONTENTS OF THE PREMIER FARNELL PLC WEBSITE (“WEBSITE”) AND TO ANY CORRESPONDENCE BY EMAIL BETWEEN US AND YOU. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. USING THIS WEBSITE INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT YOU CHOOSE TO REGISTER WITH US. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

1. Information about us and how to contact us
This website is operated by or on behalf of Premier Farnell plc, a company registered in England and Wales (registered number 876412) (“Premier Farnell”, the “Company”, “we”, “us” or “our”). Our registered office is located at Farnell House, Forge Lane, Leeds LS12 2NE, United Kingdom. Any reference to our Group includes any and/or all of our subsidiary companies, depending on the context.

Our VAT Registration Number is: 169 680322.

All communications may be sent to us, by post, email fax or phone, using the contact details set out in our contact us section.

2. Application of terms of access
Please review our terms of access to this website set out below. Your access to and use of this website is governed by these terms of access. By accessing any part of this website, you are deemed to have read, understood and accepted these terms of access in full. If you do not accept these terms and conditions in full, please leave this website immediately.

The Company may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check this website from time to time to review the then current terms and conditions, because they are binding on you.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPT THAT THESE TERMS MAY BE CHANGED FROM TIME TO TIME WITHOUT NOTICE AND THAT YOU ARE BOUND BY SUCH CHANGES EACH TIME YOU ENTER THIS WEBSITE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE AFTER ANY SUCH CHANGE SHALL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF ANY SUCH CHANGES TO THE TERMS OF ACCESS. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO VISIT THIS PAGE PERIODICALLY TO VIEW THE THEN CURRENT TERMS OF ACCESS.

3. Information accuracy
All information and materials contained on this website have been prepared solely for the purpose of providing general information about us and the products and services offered by our Group. The content of and all information and materials published on this website are provided in good faith as a convenience to you and may be used for information purposes only and at all times in accordance with these terms of access.

Premier Farnell does not warrant the completeness or accuracy of information obtained from its website and does not undertake to update or correct its content or the information and/or materials contained on it on a regular basis.
In particular, the information set out in each press release posted on this website was factually accurate on the date it was issued. While these press releases and other materials remain on the website, the Company assumes no duty to update the information contained in these releases and other materials to reflect subsequent developments. Readers of these releases and other materials should not rely on the information as current or accurate after their dates of issue.

Premier Farnell reserves the right to make improvements and/or changes to (including the removal of) the products, services and/or programs described or referred to on the website and to delete and/or move any such information or materials at any time and without notice.

The information on this website does not constitute any form of advice and/or recommendation.

4. Availability of this website
While we try to maintain the website as available 24 hours per day, we will not be liable if, for any reason, this website or any part of it is, at any time, unavailable for any period of time or at all. Access to this website may be suspended temporarily or permanently without notice. Premier Farnell does not warrant or guarantee the availability, performance, accessibility, or speed of the website or any of the content, services, information or materials offered in it.

5. Group product details
This website may contain references or cross references to products, programs and services offered by our Group that are not announced or available in your country. Such references do not imply that we intend to announce or make available such products, programs or services in your country.

6. Access and use of information
Your access to this website is strictly limited to viewing, using, downloading and storing the information contained on this website solely for your legitimate personal or your internal business use solely in the furtherance of your business with us or our Group. If you breach any of the terms or conditions of these terms of access, your right to use and/or access the website will terminate immediately.

Any access to this website for any purpose or any access or attempt to access other areas of the Premier Farnell computer system or other information contained on the system for any purposes is strictly prohibited and may give rise to a claim for damages and/or result in criminal proceedings being taken against you.

You agree that you will NOT:
(1) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, representing or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity;
(2) interfere with or disrupt the website or any systems, servers, or networks connected to the website, or otherwise violate any regulations, policies, or procedures relating to such systems or networks, or take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the website infrastructure;
(3) infiltrate, “hack” or otherwise seek to gain unauthorized access to, or compromise the security or integrity of, the website or any portion thereof, or any systems, servers, or networks connected to the website;
(4) use any automated or manual procedure, including any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to gather information, monitor or copy any of the web pages or content contained on or within the website without our express prior written consent;
(5) breach or attempt to breach the security of software, network servers, data, computers or other hardware relating to the website or that of any third party that is hosting or interfacing with any part of the website; or
(6) copy, reproduce (in whole or in part), modify, lease, loan, sell, distribute, decompile, disassemble or transmit, create derivative works, publicly display or use for any commercial purpose whatsoever (except as provided above) all or any portion of any content, services, information and/or materials contained on this website without our express prior written consent.

7. Intellectual property rights
The content of and information and materials contained in this website are subject to copyright and/or other intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, rights in trade marks, trade secrets and patents) owned by or licensed to us. All rights in respect of such content, information and materials are reserved to us or to our third party licensors and nothing on the website or in these terms of access grants, by implication or otherwise, a licence or other right for you to use any trademark, service mark, or other copyrightable material or intellectual property without our prior written consent or that of the owner.

The products, technology or processes described or referred to in this website may be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by us or by other third parties and you shall obtain no rights in respect of such products, technology or processes by virtue of your use of the website.

You may download to a local hard disk and/or print individual sections of this website for your legitimate personal or your internal business use as set out above provided that:
(i) no documents or related graphics on this website are modified in any way;
(ii) no graphics on this website are used separately from accompanying text;
(iii) you retain all copyright, other proprietary notices or other intellectual property notices contained in the original material on all downloads and/or copies made; and
(iv) any file downloads are made at your own risk.

You acknowledge that all proprietary rights in and to all such information and materials are and shall remain vested in us or our third party licensors and that you shall obtain no rights in respect of such information and materials other than as stated above.

8. Hypertext links
This website may be linked to or from other websites which are not maintained by and are independent of Premier Farnell. Links from this website exist for convenience and information purposes only. We have not reviewed, are not responsible for and have no control over the content of such websites and make no warranties or representations whatsoever (express or implied) about any such website. The inclusion of any link to or from such websites does not imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Premier Farnell of those websites, their providers, products and/or services. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this website you do so entirely at your own risk.

Hypertext links or other signposting materials to this website contained in any other website or document are not permitted without our prior written consent.

By accessing this website, you acknowledge and accept that it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever information and/or materials contained on and/or linked to or from this website you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

9. Submissions to Premier Farnell
While we are welcome queries regarding the Company and encourage you to register with us, we do not wish to receive any confidential or proprietary information from you through this website. Premier Farnell will have no obligations with respect to such information. By sending us any material, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics or any other information (“Submissions”) through this website (including, without limitation, by using any means of contacting us displayed on this website), you grant Premier Farnell an unrestricted, non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty free licence to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, create derivative works of, transmit and distribute the Submissions and you also agree that Premier Farnell is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose. However, unless we ask your permission or where we notify you in advance that any Submission submitted by you to a particular part of the website will be published with your name on it or otherwise used, or except where we are required to do so by law, we will not release your name or otherwise publicise that you submitted such a Submission to us. You shall be solely liable for, and you shall indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless from and against, any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trade secrets, or any other proprietary or other rights of others, or from any other harm resulting from any Submission to the website.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this website any material:
(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience;
(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals;
(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world; or
(d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

The Company will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of these terms of access.

10. Territory statement
The information and materials provided on this website are not provided to and may not be used by any person or entity in any jurisdiction where the provision or use of it would be contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations of any governmental authority or regulatory or self-regulatory organisation where we are not authorised to provide such information.

You must be satisfied that you may lawfully access and use this website, read the pages and/or act upon the information and materials contained within the pages. We accept no responsibility for unauthorised access or for your actions in respect of these matters. For the avoidance of doubt, you acknowledge that this website is designed and made available for use in the United Kingdom only.

11. Indemnity
By using the website, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us, and our affiliates, subsidiaries, and agents, and our and their respective employees, contractors, directors, officers and shareholders harmless from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising in any way from your use or misuse of the website or any materials or information provided by or through the website, or any violation of these terms of access by you, your employees, agents, contractors, invitees or any third party within your control or to whom access to the computer system from which this website has been accessed has been directly or indirectly provided. Premier Farnell reserves the right, at its own expense and in its sole discretion, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defences.

12. Disclaimer
THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NEITHER PREMIER FARNELL PLC NOR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, AFFILIATES, PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, OR OTHER SUPPLIERS WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, NOR DO ANY OF THEM MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE, OR MERCHANDISE CONTAINED IN OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE. IN ADDITION, PREMIER FARNELL PLC DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES THAT THIS WEBSITE AND ANY INFORMATION AND/OR MATERIALS CONTAINED ON AND/OR LINKED TO OR FROM THIS WEBSITE ARE FREE FROM SUCH ITEMS AS VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES AND OTHER ITEMS OF A DESTRUCTIVE NATURE. PREMIER FARNELL PLC DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND, INTERFERENCE WITH ENJOYMENT OF THE WEBSITE.

13. Liability
NEITHER THE COMPANY, ANY OTHER PARTY (WHETHER OR NOT INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, MAINTAINING OR DELIVERING THIS WEBSITE) NOR ANY OF THE COMPANY’S GROUP COMPANIES NOR THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS OR AGENTS OF ANY OF THEM SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY, RESTRICTION OR OTHERWISE IN RESPECT OF ANY CLAIMS OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF INCOME, USE, PROFITS, REVENUES, ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, GOODWILL, DATA, OR BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES) OF ANY NATURE AND WHETHER ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT OR THE USE OF OR RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR OTHERWISE HOWSOEVER ARISING WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH LOSS AND ANY SUCH LIABILITY IS HEREBY EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF ACCESS EXCLUDES OR LIMITS OUT LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY OUR NEGLIGENCE (INCLUDING OUR EMPLOYEES, SUB-CONTRACTORS OR AGENTS); FRAUD (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION); OR, FOR ANY OTHER MATTER WHICH IT WOULD BE ILLEGAL FOR US TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE OUR LIABILITY (OR ATTEMPT TO DO SO).

14. Law and jurisdiction
Any use of this website it shall at all times be governed by English law and, in the event of any dispute, you agree that we shall both irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.