Terms of Purchase

Rockwell Automation expressly declaims acceptance of and objects to any vendor web-based terms of sales, including those that may require "click-through" acceptance, when effecting an internet-based purchase. These terms of purchase are as in effect at the time of publication and are subject to change at any time.

Shipping To:

US, Canada, and Mexico
Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Asia Pacific
Latin America

Shipping to US, Canada, and Mexico

These terms of purchase only apply to purchases made by Rockwell Automation, Inc. within the United States, Canada and Mexico, including by way of purchase orders issued by Rockwell Automation, Inc. within the United States, Canada and Mexico without regard to vendor location. Unless otherwise expressly incorporated by reference, these terms of purchase will not apply to purchases effected by the various international subsidiaries of Rockwell Automation, Inc. outside of the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Purchases outside of the United States, Canada and Mexico may be subject to separate or supplemental terms of purchase. For further information, please consult the principal Rockwell Automation headquarters office in the country of purchase.

Rockwell Automation expressly declaims acceptance of and objects to any vendor web-based terms of sales, including those that may require "click-through" acceptance, when effecting an internet-based purchase.

These terms of purchase are as in effect at the time of publication and are subject to change at any time.

This Purchase Order is subject to your acceptance of the following terms and conditions:

  1. "We" or "us" means Rockwell Automation, Inc. or the subsidiary named in this Purchase Order ("Order"), "you" means the seller named in this Order, and "Products" means the goods and services listed in this Order. Rockwell and you are sometimes individually called "party" and together "parties."
  2. Accepting this Order. You may accept this Order in writing, by an acknowledgement of this Order through a supplier network portal or by providing the Products, whichever you choose to do first. If you propose to change the terms of this Order in any way, you must understand that none of your proposed terms will become part of this Order and we reject all such terms unless we expressly accept them in writing. Even if this Order refers to a quotation or proposal by you, it does not accept the proposal or quotation or any terms it might contain, and the terms of this Order still apply.
  3. Pricing and Discounts. We will buy Products for the price stated in this Order. If no price is stated in this Order, the price will be the last price you charged or quoted us. Unless we have stated otherwise in this Order, all prices are Free Carrier per Incoterms 2010 ("FCA"). You will be responsible for any other costs before completed delivery. If your payment terms include a discount for prompt payment, we will calculate the discount from the later of when we receive acceptable Products or a correct invoice.
  4. The law provides us with certain warranties. In addition to those, you warrant to us and our customers that all Products will: (a) conform to the specifications, drawings samples, or other written descriptions that are made a part of this Order; (b) be free of defects, made with new materials (unless we agree otherwise in writing), of merchantable quality and workmanship, and suitable for our intended purposes; (c) be free from defects in design, material, and workmanship; (d) fully comply with all laws, regulations, and industry standards where the Products are manufactured, stored, shipped, used, and sold; and (e) not infringe, nor will our use of them infringe, the intellectual property rights (including trade secret rights) or any other confidentiality, proprietary, or contractual rights of anyone else. You will assign to us any warranties you receive from someone else related to the Products. If the warranties cannot be assigned, you agree to make claims under the warranties on our behalf upon our request. You represent and warrant that the Products do not contain any "open source" software, any portion of "open source" software or firmware code, including but not limited to code that is licensed under the GNU General Public License.
  5. Possible Problems and Changes. You must tell us immediately if you learn of anything that might indicate a quality or safety issue with the Products or could cause you to violate any of your warranties. You must tell us at least 90 days in advance of any proposed change in the Product’s design, specification, materials, or site or method of manufacture, and you may only proceed upon our prior written consent. Please use the Supplier Change Notification Form, or your company's own equivalent, to communicate changes of this type.
  6. Shipping Terms. Unless stated otherwise in this Order, you bear the risk of loss until the Products are delivered and accepted in writing by us. Delivery will then be complete. Unless we agree in writing, all deliveries must be on weekdays during normal business hours. If we request shipment to our customer or our designated freight forwarder, we will provide you with the customer's or freight forwarder's name and address before the scheduled shipping date.
  7. Shipping Documents. You must include your name and address (as well as the name and address any third party responsible for shipment); description of Products (in English if shipping to the United States); Order number by line item; lot number; country of manufacture; agreed Incoterms 2010, including the named place or port; receiving dock location; and any other identification number that we may give you on all shipping documents and each shipping unit. You will provide accurate and complete information on the commercial invoice, packing list and customs documents. Lack of adherence to the above requirements may delay payment. See available samples of our commercial invoice and packing list.
  8. Timely Delivery. The delivery of Products on this Order must be made in the quantities and on the date specified on the Order. If you fail to deliver the quantities at the stated time, we may: (i) cancel the specific delivery; (ii) terminate this Order; (iii) refuse to accept delivery; or (iv) choose to accept late delivery. You will be responsible for any damages we suffer as a result of delivery deviating from the Order.
  9. Rejecting the Products. Our payment for the Products does not necessarily mean that we have accepted them. When we receive Products, we may inspect them but are not required to do so. At any time and at your expense, we may reject and/or return Products to you that exceed the quantity ordered or that violate your warranties. If we return Products that violate your warranties, you will replace them as soon as possible with Products that meet your warranties or refund our purchase price (plus inbound transportation charges, if bought FCA shipping point), whichever we choose, and you will reimburse us for our damages.
  10. Canceling this Order for Convenience. We may cancel this Order at any time, in whole or in part, for convenience by notifying you any time before you deliver the Products. After we give you such notice, you will take all reasonable steps to minimize your costs due to our cancellation. We will pay you for your unavoidable costs (less any savings realized from our cancellation and excluding any profits) that you can document to our reasonable satisfaction, but we will not reimburse costs exceeding the value of the cancelled order. You will refund to us all unearned progress payments made to the date of cancellation of the Order.
  11. Canceling this Order for Cause. We may cancel this Order at any time if you fail to perform any of your obligations under this Order or cannot assure us that you will be able to continue to perform your obligations. We will not be responsible for any costs you incur, and we will have all rights and remedies available to us under law or in equity.
  12. Electronic Commerce and Communication: You will support our electronic commerce and communication programs such as: E-Sourcing/Procurement, Inventory Management, Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment (EIPP), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Supply Network Collaboration (SNC), and other web-based or Business to Business (B2B) Systems as requested by us (collectively referred to as "Electronic Commerce"). In addition, you shall follow all supplier onboarding procedures and associated instructions provided by Rockwell Automation and as amended from time to time, including uploading Supplier Inventory Monitor (SIM) reports to the Rockwell Automation portal as requested. If we elect to purchase by Electronic Commerce such purchases will continue to be governed by the provisions of this Order and as may be provided in a separate Electronic Commerce agreement between us.
  13. Making Changes. We may ask in writing to make changes to drawings, designs, specifications, quantities, delivery schedules, production location, manufacturing process, or other terms of the Order. If a change affects your costs or ability to deliver the Products on time, you must tell us in writing, by using the Supplier Change Notification Form, or your company’s own equivalent, within 30 days so we can decide if we want you to go forward with the change. If a change affects your costs and we ask you to proceed, the parties will negotiate a fair adjustment to the price.
  14. Owning Custom Features of the Products. If you develop custom features for the Products ("Custom Work") in performing under this Order, you transfer and assign all of your right, title and interest in the Custom Work to us automatically upon creation, including all rights in copyright, the right to register and renew the copyright throughout the world, and any other rights. You agree that the Custom Work is work made for hire under applicable law. You represent and warrant that: (a) the Custom Work was developed through your sole and original efforts and does not infringe the intellectual property or privacy rights of any person; and (b) you have no other arrangements that would interfere with assigning us all of your interest in the Custom Work. You waive any right of approval or moral rights that you may have with respect to modification, combination or any other use of the Custom Work, and on behalf of yourself and your successors, waive any right of reversion which you or they may have, to the extent permitted by law.
  15. Protecting Us from Losses. You indemnify, defend and hold us (and our affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, subcontractors, suppliers and customers) harmless from any and all liabilities, damages, injuries, losses, claims, suits, judgments, and expenses (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees, court costs, and out-of-pocket expenses) arising from the Products provided by you under this Order, including but not limited to: (a) a breach of this Order by you or your employees, agents, or subcontractors; (b) acts or omissions related to this Order by you or your employees, agents, or subcontractors; or (c) infringement of any intellectual property right related to the Products or our use of them (unless caused solely by your proper use of our intellectual property). If a claim affects our use of the Products, you will, at your expense and our sole discretion, (i) procure for us and our customers or transferees the right to continue to use and sell the Products; or (ii) redesign the Products to make them non-infringing without diminishing the original functionality.
  16. Insurance Requirements. During the term of this Agreement and as long as we may reasonably request, you will, at your own expense, procure and maintain the following insurance policies to cover the work as well as any other policies applicable by law in the jurisdiction in which the work is performed:
    • 16.1 Commercial General Liability insurance including but not limited to blanket contractual, premises liability, completed operations and products liability coverage in an amount not less than $5,000,000 per occurrence and in the aggregate. Coverage will apply on a worldwide basis.
    • 16.2 Automobile Liability including coverage for all owned, hired and non-owned automobiles with a limits not less than $2,000,000 combined single limit of liability.
    • 16.3 Workers’ Compensation insurance with statutory limits and Employers’ Liability insurance with limits not less than $1,000,000 per employee, per accident and per disease.
    • 16.4 If professional services are being provided, Professional Liability insurance covering all claims arising out of errors & omissions including designs with a limit not less than $5,000,000 per occurrence.
    • 16.5 If software products and/or services are provided, Professional Liability insurance including Technology Errors & Omissions, Privacy and Cyber-Risk (Network Security) Liability insurance with a limit not less than $5,000,000 per occurrence.

      Rockwell Automation, Inc. and its affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents shall be additional insured with respect to all liability policies on a primary basis. Any insurance possessed by us shall be excess and noncontributory.

      The above minimum limits may be satisfied through the use of primary and umbrella/excess liability insurance policies. The policies shall contain a provision that it cannot be cancelled or materially changed without 30 days' written notice to us.

      Deductibles and self-insured retentions are your sole responsibility. Each insurer must possess a minimum Best's rating of "A-" (or equivalent rating by the comparable rating agency in your country), and be licensed to conduct business in all states/countries where this Order applies. You must understand that the types and amounts of insurance will not limit your liability to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless. In our sole discretion, we may revise the requirements regarding the type of insurance and limit of liability.

      Subject to our sole discretion to grant permission to you to hire subcontractors, you are obligated to ensure that each of the subcontractors obtains and maintains each of the above coverages and extends the same indemnity obligations as set forth herein to us. If the subcontractor fails or is unable to honor these obligations in any manner, you contractually agree to assume this obligation of the subcontractor. Failure to comply with this section will be considered a breach of the contract documents.

      You will not start work or enter upon the work site without providing the Certificates of Insurance required by this agreement. You will be responsible for any delays caused by your failure to submit the Certificates of Insurance.

  17. Buyer Materials. Title (including right of immediate possession) to all tooling, dies, and material furnished by us to you or purchased from you by us ("Buyer Materials") shall remain with us. Any Buyer Materials are held by you as bailee. Buyer Materials must be: (a) maintained in good condition, (b) permanently identified as our property, (c) adequately insured at your expense for our protection, and (d) used only for work ordered by us. You will ensure that all Buyer Materials are readily identifiable as our property and not commingled with property belonging to you or others. Upon our request, you will return Buyer Materials to us in good condition (fair wear and tear excepted).
  18. Inspecting Your Facility. We or our representative may inspect any facility where you make, store, or ship the Products, with reasonable notice and in a reasonable manner, up to two times a year (or more frequently if we find a breach of this Order). If the inspection reveals that you have breached any Order, you will immediately take all corrective actions that we may require. We or our representative may return to inspect your facility as often as needed to reasonably ensure that the breach has been corrected. Inspections are at our discretion and do not relieve you of any obligations under this Order.
  19. Protecting Our Confidential Information. You will treat as confidential (a) all specifications, documents, data, designs, or other information delivered by us to you and (b) any other non-public information that you may receive from or learn about us (collectively, "Confidential Information"). You may only disclose our Confidential Information on a need-to-know basis to your employees (and your agents and subcontractors previously authorized by us to work with you who have signed confidentiality agreements reasonably acceptable to us). You may use our Confidential Information solely to fulfill this Order and not for any other purpose, and you may not disclose it to anyone else. We own the Confidential Information, and when this Order is completed or cancelled, you must return it to us if requested without keeping any copies. Neither party will publicly disclose the terms of this Order or our business relationship and transactions nor use the other’s name or trademark without prior written approval. The obligations under this clause will survive the cancellation, termination, or completion of this order.
  20. Addressing Events beyond Reasonable Control. If either party is unable to comply with this Order (excluding your shortage of personnel, your shortage of production materials; strike by your employees, or breach of contract by your third party providers) because of events beyond its reasonable control, that party will promptly notify the other in writing and will make reasonable efforts to restore its ability to perform within 10 days. If the inability to perform continues for more than 10 days, the other party may cancel this Order immediately, without costs or penalty, by giving written notice to the party unable to perform. For the purposes of this paragraph, "events beyond its reasonable control" shall not include international currency fluctuations or revaluations.
  21. Not Employing Child Or Forced Labor. You will not employ children or forced labor in performing your obligations under this Order.
  22. Supplier Diversity. We have a policy requiring that the following businesses be provided maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts: 1) Minority Business: African American, Hispanic American, Native American, Asia Pacific American, and Asian Indian American, 2) Small Business: Small Disadvantaged Business, Small Women Owned Business, HUBZone Business, Veteran Owned Business and Service Disabled Business, and 3) Woman Owned Business. If you are such a business, you agree to submit to us certification required by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) or a similar state or federal governmental agency. You agree that upon our request, you will provide the dollar amounts paid by you to those businesses for Products used in the performance of this Order or other reasonable information requested by us about those businesses.
  23. Export Compliance. You acknowledge your obligation to control access to technical data and equipment under applicable worldwide export laws and regulations and agree to adhere to such laws and regulations and conditions of any licenses issued in connection with any technical data or equipment received under this Order. You are responsible for obtaining required export licenses or other approvals from the government of the country of origin. You will inform us in advance if any Product is or contains any technical data or parts that is controlled or restricted for export by any government agency. You represent and warrant that you are not designated on, or associated with, any party designated on any government restricted parties list, including without limitation, the U.S. Commerce Department Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") Denied Persons List and Entity List or Unverified List, the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, the U.S. State Department Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC") Debarred Parties List and Nonproliferation Sanctions list, the United Nations Security Council Sanctions list, the Australia Consolidated list, the Canadian Restricted Entities list, the EU Financial Sanctions and UN Sanctioned Countries lists, and the World Bank List of Debarred Firms.
  24. Certificate of Origin/Supplier Declaration. You must provide a Certificate of Origin/Supplier's Declaration, and to the extent applicable, a Free Trade Certificate for each Product delivered under this Order at the time this Order is executed. Thereafter you must provide a Certificate of Origin/Supplier’s Declaration, and to the extent applicable, a Free Trade Certificate on an annual basis and must notify us immediately if the Country of Origin changes. This requirement is a material part of your obligations and your failure to comply is a basis for withholding payment or terminating this Order. All materials and products delivered to us must be in compliance with RoHS, REACH and conflicts minerals disclosure requirements and any such other regulatory requirements imposed on us in which our compliance is dependent upon extracting data and information from our suppliers and you agree to provide us certificates of compliance with RoHS and REACH and other regulatory requirements immediately upon our request. Upon our request, you also agree to provide us a full disclosure of all material ingredients that are contained in the products or parts that are sold to us by you, which includes both the type and quantity of such materials by part or product.
  25. Import Compliance. The World Customs Organization has established a worldwide framework of standards for international cargo security programs. We participate in several of these programs such as the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) and the Authorized Economic Operator program (AEO). As a result, you agree to provide information and assistance to us to support our participation in these programs including information about your participation in equivalent programs, and confirmation via certification and/or completion of a security questionnaire that your processes meet international cargo security criteria. You will comply with any such U.S. laws and regulations governing import of the Products including providing data and documentation needed to complete accurate and timely customs entry. The parties agree to provide each other information, support documents, and assistance as may reasonably be required by a party in connection with securing authorizations or licenses for import or return of Products.
  26. Resolving Disputes. The parties will attempt in good faith to promptly resolve any dispute arising under this Order by negotiations between representatives of the parties who have authority to settle the dispute. If unsuccessful, the parties will further attempt in good faith to settle the dispute by non-binding third-party mediation, with mediator fees and expenses apportioned equally to each side. Any dispute not resolved by negotiation or mediation may then be submitted to a court of competent jurisdiction. These procedures are the exclusive procedures for the resolution of all disputes between the parties.
  27. Assigning This Order. You will not assign any of your rights or obligations under this Order without our written approval.
  28. Entire Agreement. This Order is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the Products, and no prior discussion, negotiation, understanding, agreement, acknowledgement, invoice, purchase order, conduct or industry practice will affect it. Any changes to this Order must be in a written document signed by both parties. We may modify these pre-printed terms elsewhere in this Order, and if we do, those terms will govern.
  29. Not Waiving Rights. Neither party waives any rights under this Order by delaying or failing to exercise them.
  30. Governing Law. The laws applying to contracts made and fully performed in the State or Province shown in our address on the face of this Order, including provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code but specifically excluding the provisions of the 1980 U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, will govern this Order.
  31. Language of this Order. We both agree to this Order and any related documents being in English. Les parties reconnaissent avoir exigé la rédaction en anglais du Contrat. In the event of a conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version will prevail.
  32. Completion or cancellation of this Order will not affect any obligations which expressly survive or accrued before the Order’s completion or cancellation.
  33. Supplier Code of Conduct.
    It is our policy that you will comply with the Supplier Code of Conduct [PDF].

rev: 07/2015


Shipping to Europe, Middle East, and Africa

The following terms of conditions apply to all purchases placed by Rockwell Automation entities having their official, registered, invoicing or shipping address in Europe, the Middle East or Africa, unless otherwise set forth in our purchase orders.

This Purchase Order is subject to your acceptance of the following terms and conditions:

  1. Definitions
    “We” or “us” means Rockwell Automation, Inc. or the subsidiary named in this Purchase Order (“Order”), “you” means the seller named in this Order, and “Products” means the goods and services listed in this Order. Rockwell and you are sometimes individually called “party” and together “parties.”
  2. Accepting this Order
    You may accept this Order in writing or by providing the Products, whichever you choose to do first. If you propose to change the terms of this Order in any way, you must understand that none of your proposed terms will become part of this Order and we reject all such terms unless we expressly accept them in writing. Even if this Order refers to a quotation or proposal by you, it does not accept the proposal or quotation or any terms it might contain, and the terms of this Order still apply.
  3. Pricing and Discounts
    We will buy Products for the price stated in this Order. If no price is stated in this Order, the price will be the last price you charged or quoted us. Unless we have stated otherwise in this Order, the price includes all delivery costs. You will be responsible for any other costs before completed delivery. If your payment terms include a discount for prompt payment, we will calculate the discount from the later of when we receive acceptable Products or a correct invoice.
  4. Warranties
    The law provides us with certain warranties. In addition to those, you warrant to us and our customers that all Products will: (a) conform to the specifications, drawings samples, or other written descriptions that are made a part of this Order; (b) be free of defects, made with new materials (unless we agree otherwise in writing), and suitable for our intended purposes; (c) be free from defects in design, material, and workmanship; (d) fully comply with all laws, regulations, and industry standards where the Products are manufactured, stored, shipped, used, and sold; and (e) not infringe, nor will our use of them infringe, the intellectual property rights (including trade secret rights) or any other confidentiality, proprietary, or contractual rights of anyone else. You will assign to us any warranties you receive from someone else related to the Products. If the warranties cannot be assigned, you agree to make claims under the warranties on our behalf upon our request. You represent and warrant that the Products do not contain any "open source" software, any portion of “open source” software or firmware code, including but not limited to code that is licensed under the GNU General Public License.
  5. Notifying Us of Possible Problems
    You must tell us immediately if you learn of anything that might indicate a quality or safety issue with the Products or could cause you to violate any of your warranties. You must tell us at least 90 days in advance of any proposed change in the Product’s change in design, specification, materials, or site or method of manufacture, and you may only proceed upon our prior written consent. Please use the Supplier Change Notification form, or your company's own equivalent, to communicate changes of this type.
  6. Shipping Terms
    Unless stated otherwise in this Order, you bear the risk of loss until the Products are delivered and accepted in writing by us. Delivery will then be complete. Unless we agree in writing, all deliveries must be on weekdays during normal business hours. If we request shipment to our customer or our designated freight forwarder, we will provide you with the customer’s or freight forwarder’s name and address before the scheduled shipping date.
  7. Shipping Documents
    You must include your name and address (as well as the name and address of any third party responsible for shipment), description of Products (in English if shipped to the United States), Order number by line item, lot number, country of manufacture, agreed Incoterms 2000, including the named place or port, receiving dock location, and any other identification number that we may give you on all shipping documents and each shipping unit. You will provide accurate and complete information on the commercial invoice, packing list and customs documents. Lack of adherence to the above requirements may delay payment. See available samples of our commercial invoice [PDF] and packing list [PDF].
  8. Timely Delivery
    The delivery of Products on this Order must be made in the quantities and on the date specified on the Order. If you fail to deliver the quantities at the stated time, we may: (i) cancel the specific delivery; (ii) terminate this Order; (iii) refuse to accept delivery; or (iv) choose to accept late delivery. You will be responsible for any damages we suffer as a result of delivery deviating from the Order.
  9. Rejecting the Products
    Our payment for the Products does not necessarily mean that we have accepted them. When we receive Products, we may inspect them but are not required to do so. At any time and at your expense, we may reject and/or return Products to you that exceed the quantity ordered or that violate your warranties. If we return Products that violate your warranties, you will replace them as soon as possible with Products that meet your warranties or refund our purchase price (plus inbound transportation charges, paid by us), whichever we choose, and you will reimburse us for our damages.
  10. Canceling this Order for Convenience
    We may cancel this Order at any time, in whole or in part, for convenience by notifying you any time before you deliver the Products. After we give you such notice, you will take all reasonable steps to minimize your costs due to our cancellation. We will pay you for your unavoidable costs (less any savings realized from our cancellation and excluding any profits) that you can document to our reasonable satisfaction, but we will not reimburse costs exceeding the value of the cancelled order. You will refund to us all unearned progress payments made to the date of cancellation of the Order.
  11. Canceling this Order for Cause
    We may cancel this Order at any time if you fail to perform any of your obligations under this Order or cannot assure us that you will be able to continue to perform your obligations. We will not be responsible for any costs you incur, and we will have all rights and remedies available to us under law or in equity.
  12. Electronic Commerce and Communication
    You will support our electronic commerce and communication programs such as: E-Sourcing/Procurement, Inventory Management, Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment (EIPP), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Supply Network Collaboration (SNC), and other web-based or Business to Business (B2B) Systems as requested by us (collectively referred to as "Electronic Commerce"). If we elect to purchase by Electronic Commerce such purchases will continue to be governed by the provisions of this Order and as may be provided in a separate Electronic Commerce agreement between us.
  13. Making Changes
    We may ask in writing to make changes to drawings, designs, specifications, quantities, delivery schedules, production location, manufacturing process, or other terms of the Order. If a change affects your costs or ability to deliver the Products on time, you must tell us in writing within 30 days so we can decide if we want you to go forward with the change. If a change affects your costs and we ask you to proceed, the parties will negotiate a fair adjustment to the price.
  14. Owning Custom Features of the Products
    If you develop custom features for the Products (“Custom Work”) in performing under this Order, you transfer and assign all of your right, title and interest in the Custom Work to us automatically upon creation, including all rights in copyright, the right to register and renew the copyright throughout the world, and any other rights. You agree that the Custom Work is work made for hire under applicable law. You represent and warrant that: (a) the Custom Work was developed through your sole and original efforts and does not infringe the intellectual property or privacy rights of any person; and (b) you have no other arrangements that would interfere with assigning us all of your interest in the Custom Work. You waive any right of approval or moral rights that you may have with respect to modification, combination or any other use of the Custom Work, and on behalf of yourself and your successors, waive any right of reversion which you or they may have, to the extent permitted by law.
  15. Protecting Us from Losses
    You indemnify, defend and hold us (and our affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, subcontractors, suppliers and customers) harmless from any and all liabilities, damages, injuries, losses, claims, suits, judgments, and expenses (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees, court costs, and out-of-pocket expenses) arising from the Products provided by you under this Order, including but not limited to: (a) a breach of this Order by you or your employees, agents, or subcontractors; (b) acts or omissions related to this Order by you or your employees, agents, or subcontractors; or (c) infringement of any intellectual property right related to the Products or our use of them (unless caused solely by your proper use of our intellectual property). If a claim affects our use of the Products, you will, at your expense and our sole discretion, (i) procure for us and our customers or transferees the right to continue to use and sell the Products; or (ii) redesign the Products to make them non-infringing without diminishing the original functionality.
  16. Insurance Requirements
    During the term of this Agreement and as long as we may reasonably request, you will maintain worldwide commercial general liability insurance including but not limited to blanket contractual and products liability coverage in an amount not less than $5,000,000 (or local currency equivalent) per occurrence combined single limit of liability for personal injury and property damage. This limit shall be satisfied with a combination of primary and Umbrella/Excess Insurance. This policy shall contain a provision that it cannot be cancelled or materially changed without 30 days' written notice to us. Each insurer must be reasonably acceptable to us or possess a minimum AM Best's rating of "A-", and be licensed to conduct business in all states/countries where this Order applies. You must understand that the types and amounts of insurance will not limit your liability to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless. In our sole discretion, we may revise the requirements regarding the type of insurance and limit of liability.
  17. Buyer Materials
    Title (including right of immediate possession) to all tooling, dies, and material furnished by us to you or purchased from you by us (“Buyer Materials”) shall remain with us. Buyer Materials must be: (a) maintained in good condition, (b) permanently identified as our property, (c) adequately insured at your expense for our protection, and (d) used only for work ordered by us. You will ensure that all Buyer Materials are readily identifiable as our property and not commingled with property belonging to you or others. Upon our request, you will return Buyer Materials to us in good condition (fair wear and tear excepted).
  18. Inspecting Your Facility
    We or our representative may inspect any facility where you make, store, or ship the Products, with reasonable notice and in a reasonable manner, up to two times a year (or more frequently if we find a breach of this Order). If the inspection reveals that you have breached any Order, you will immediately take all corrective actions that we may require. We or our representative may return to inspect your facility as often as needed to reasonably ensure that the breach has been corrected. Inspections are at our discretion and do not relieve you of any obligations under this Order.
  19. Protecting Our Confidential Information
    You will treat as confidential (a) all specifications, documents, data, designs, or other information delivered by us to you and (b) any other non-public information that you may receive from or learn about us (collectively, “Confidential Information”). You may only disclose our Confidential Information on a need-to-know basis to your employees (and your agents and subcontractors who have signed confidentiality agreements reasonably acceptable to us). You may use our Confidential Information solely to fulfill this Order and not for any other purpose, and you may not disclose it to anyone else. We own the Confidential Information, and when this Order is completed or cancelled, you must return it to us if requested without keeping any copies. Neither party will publicly disclose the terms of this Order or our business relationship and transactions nor use the other’s name or trademark without prior written approval. The obligations under this clause will survive the cancellation, termination, or completion of this order.
  20. Addressing Events beyond Reasonable Control
    If either party is unable to comply with this Order (excluding Seller’s shortage of personnel, Seller’s shortage of production materials; strike by Seller’s employees, or breach of contract by Seller’s third party providers) because of events beyond its reasonable control, that party will promptly notify the other in writing and will make reasonable efforts to restore its ability to perform within 10 days. If the inability to perform continues for more than 10 days, the other party may cancel this Order immediately, without costs or penalty, by giving written notice to the party unable to perform. For the purposes of this paragraph, “events beyond its reasonable control” shall not include international currency fluctuations or revaluations.
  21. Not Employing Child Or Forced Labor
    You will not employ children or forced labor in performing your obligations under this Order.
  22. Export Compliance
    You acknowledge your obligation to control access to technical data and equipment under the applicable export laws and regulations and agree to adhere to such laws and regulations and any licenses issued in connection with any technical data or equipment received under this Order. You are responsible for obtaining required export licenses or other approvals from the government of the country of origin. Should any government deny a license or approval necessary for the performance of this Order for reasons beyond your control, this Order may be cancelled.
  23. Import Compliance
    The World Customs Organization has established a standard for Authorized Economic Operator Security programs. We participate in some of these programs. As a result, you agree to provide information and assistance to us to support our participation in programs such as CTPAT (Custom Trade Partnership Against Terrorism), its international equivalents, and their procedures, as required. You shall comply with any such U.S. laws and regulations governing import of the Products and will obtain all required U.S. and local authorizations, permits, or licenses. Each party agrees to provide the other party information, support documents, and assistance as may reasonably be required by the other in connection with securing authorizations or licenses in the U.S. and abroad.
  24. Certificate of Origin/Supplier's Declaration
    You must provide a Certificate of Origin/Supplier's Declaration, and to the extent applicable, a Free Trade Certificate for each Product delivered under this Order at the time this Order is executed. Thereafter you must provide a Certificate of Origin/Supplier’s Declaration, and to the extent applicable, a Free Trade Certificate on an annual basis and must notify us immediately if the Country of Origin changes. This requirement is a material part of your obligations and your failure to comply is a basis for withholding payment or terminating this Order. All materials and products delivered to us must be in compliance with RoHS, REACH, conflicts minerals disclosure requirements and any such other regulatory requirements imposed on us in which our compliance is dependent upon extracting data and information from our suppliers and you agree to provide us certificates of compliance with RoHS, REACH and other regulatory requirements immediately upon our request. Upon our request, you also agree to provide us a full disclosure of all material ingredients that are contained in the products or parts that are sold to us by you, which includes both the type and quantity of such materials by part or product.
  25. Resolving Disputes
    The parties will attempt in good faith to promptly resolve any dispute arising under this Order by negotiations between representatives of the parties who have authority to settle the dispute. Any dispute not resolved by negotiation may then be submitted to a court of competent jurisdiction. These procedures are the exclusive procedures for the resolution of all disputes between the parties.
  26. Assigning This Order
    You will not assign any of your rights or obligations under this Order without our written approval.
  27. Entire Agreement
    This Order is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the Products, and no prior discussion, negotiation, understanding, agreement, acknowledgement, invoice, purchase order, conduct or industry practice will affect it. Any changes to this Order must be in a written document signed by both parties. We may modify these preprinted terms elsewhere in this Order, and if we do, those terms will govern.
  28. Not Waiving Rights
    Neither party waives any rights under this Order by delaying or failing to exercise them.
  29. Governing Law
    The laws applying to contracts made and fully performed in the State or jurisdiction shown in our address on the face of this Order, but specifically excluding the provisions of the 1980 U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, will govern this Order.
  30. Language of this Order
    We both agree to this Order and any related documents being in English. Les parties reconnaissent avoir exigé la rédaction en anglais du Contrat. In the event of a conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version will prevail.
  31. Survival
    Completion or cancellation of this Order will not affect any obligations which expressly survive or accrued before the Order’s completion or cancellation.
  32. Supplier Code of Conduct
    Per our policy, you will comply with the Supplier Code of Conduct [PDF].

Shipping to Asia Pacific

This Purchase Order is subject to your acceptance of the following terms and conditions:

  1. Definitions
    “We” or “us” means Rockwell Automation, Inc. or the subsidiary named in this Purchase Order (“Order”), “you” means the seller named in this Order, and “Products” means the goods and services listed in this Order. Rockwell and you are sometimes individually called “party” and together “parties.”
  2. Accepting this Order
    You may accept this Order in writing or by providing the Products, whichever you choose to do first. If you propose to change the terms of this Order in any way, you must understand that none of your proposed terms will become part of this Order and we reject all such terms unless we expressly accept them in writing. Even if this Order refers to a quotation or proposal by you, it does not accept the proposal or quotation or any terms it might contain, and the terms of this Order still apply.
  3. Pricing and Discounts
    We will buy Products for the price stated in this Order. If no price is stated in this Order, the price will be the last price you charged or quoted us. Unless we have stated otherwise in this Order, the price includes all delivery costs. You will be responsible for any other costs before completed delivery. If your payment terms include a discount for prompt payment, we will calculate the discount from the later of when we receive acceptable Products or a correct invoice.
  4. Warranties
    The law provides us with certain warranties. In addition to those, you warrant to us and our customers that all Products will: (a) conform to the specifications, drawings samples, or other written descriptions that are made a part of this Order; (b) be free of defects, made with new materials (unless we agree otherwise in writing), of merchantable quality and workmanship, and suitable for our intended purposes; (c) be free from defects in design, material, and workmanship; (d) fully comply with all laws, regulations, and industry standards where the Products are manufactured, stored, shipped, used, and sold; and (e) not infringe, nor will our use of them infringe, the intellectual property rights (including trade secret rights) or any other confidentiality, proprietary, or contractual rights of anyone else. You will assign to us any warranties you receive from someone else related to the Products. If the warranties cannot be assigned, you agree to make claims under the warranties on our behalf upon our request. You represent and warrant that the Products do not contain any "open source" software, any portion of “open source” software or firmware code, including but not limited to code that is licensed under the GNU General Public License.
  5. Possible Problems and Changes
    You must tell us immediately if you learn of anything that might indicate a quality or safety issue with the Products or could cause you to violate any of your warranties. You must tell us at least 90 days in advance of any proposed change in the Product’s design, specification, materials, or site or method of manufacture, and you may only proceed upon our prior written consent. Please use the Supplier Change Notification form, or your company's own equivalent, to communicate changes of this type.
  6. Shipping Terms
    Unless stated otherwise in this Order, you bear the risk of loss until the Products are delivered and accepted in writing by us. Delivery will then be complete. Unless we agree in writing, all deliveries must be on weekdays during normal business hours. If we request shipment to our customer or our designated freight forwarder, we will provide you with the customer’s or freight forwarder’s name and address before the scheduled shipping date.
  7. Shipping Documents
    You must include your name, description of Products, Order number, lot number, receiving dock and any other identification number that we may give you on all shipping documents and each shipping unit. You will provide accurate and complete information on the bill of lading and customs documents.
  8. Timely Delivery
    The delivery of Products on this Order must be made in the quantities and on the date specified on the Order. If you fail to deliver the quantities at the stated time, we may: (i) cancel the specific delivery; (ii) terminate this Order; (iii) refuse to accept delivery; or (iv) choose to accept late delivery. You will be responsible for any damages we suffer as a result of delivery deviating from the Order.
  9. Rejecting the Products
    Our payment for the Products does not necessarily mean that we have accepted them. When we receive Products, we may inspect them but are not required to do so. At any time and at your expense, we may reject and/or return Products to you that exceed the quantity ordered or that violate your warranties. If we return Products that violate your warranties, you will replace them as soon as possible with Products that meet your warranties or refund our purchase price (plus inbound transportation charges, if bought FCA shipping point), whichever we choose, and you will reimburse us for our damages.
  10. Canceling this Order for Convenience
    We may cancel this Order at any time, in whole or in part, for convenience by notifying you any time before you deliver the Products. After we give you such notice, you will take all reasonable steps to minimize your costs due to our cancellation. We will pay you for your unavoidable costs (less any savings realized from our cancellation and excluding any profits) that you can document to our reasonable satisfaction, but we will not reimburse costs exceeding the value of the cancelled order. You will refund to us all unearned progress payments made to the date of cancellation of the Order.
  11. Canceling this Order for Cause
    We may cancel this Order at any time if you fail to perform any of your obligations under this Order or cannot assure us that you will be able to continue to perform your obligations. We will not be responsible for any costs you incur, and we will have all rights and remedies available to us under law or in equity.
  12. Electronic Commerce and Communication
    You will support our electronic commerce and communication programs such as: E-Sourcing/Procurement, Inventory Management, Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment (EIPP), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Supply Network Collaboration (SNC), and other web-based or Business to Business (B2B) Systems as requested by us (collectively referred to as "Electronic Commerce"). If we elect to purchase by Electronic Commerce such purchases will continue to be governed by the provisions of this Order and as may be provided in a separate Electronic Commerce agreement between us.
  13. Making Changes
    We may ask in writing to make changes to drawings, designs, specifications, quantities, delivery schedules, production location, manufacturing process, or other terms of the Order. If a change affects your costs or ability to deliver the Products on time, you must tell us in writing within 30 days so we can decide if we want you to go forward with the change. If a change affects your costs and we ask you to proceed, the parties will negotiate a fair adjustment to the price.
  14. Owning Custom Features of the Products
    If you develop custom features for the Products (“Custom Work”) in performing under this Order, you transfer and assign all of your right, title and interest in the Custom Work to us automatically upon creation, including all rights in copyright, the right to register and renew the copyright throughout the world, and any other rights. You agree that the Custom Work is work made for hire under applicable law. You represent and warrant that: (a) the Custom Work was developed through your sole and original efforts and does not infringe the intellectual property or privacy rights of any person; and (b) you have no other arrangements that would interfere with assigning us all of your interest in the Custom Work. You waive any right of approval or moral rights that you may have with respect to modification, combination or any other use of the Custom Work, and on behalf of yourself and your successors, waive any right of reversion which you or they may have, to the extent permitted by law.
  15. Protecting Us from Losses
    You indemnify, defend and hold us (and our affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, subcontractors, suppliers and customers) harmless from any and all liabilities, damages, injuries, losses, claims, suits, judgments, and expenses (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees, court costs, and out-of-pocket expenses) arising from the Products provided by you under this Order, including but not limited to: (a) a breach of this Order by you or your employees, agents, or subcontractors; (b) acts or omissions related to this Order by you or your employees, agents, or subcontractors; or (c) infringement of any intellectual property right related to the Products or our use of them (unless caused solely by your proper use of our intellectual property). If a claim affects our use of the Products, you will, at your expense and our sole discretion, (i) procure for us and our customers or transferees the right to continue to use and sell the Products; or (ii) redesign the Products to make them non-infringing without diminishing the original functionality.
  16. Insurance Requirements
    During the term of this Agreement and as long as we may reasonably request, you will maintain worldwide commercial general liability insurance including but not limited to blanket contractual and products liability coverage in an amount not less than $2,000,000 per occurrence combined single limit of liability for personal injury and property damage. This policy shall contain a provision that it cannot be cancelled or materially changed without 30 days' written notice to us. Each insurer must be reasonably acceptable to us and be licensed to conduct business in all states/countries where this Order applies. You must understand that the types and amounts of insurance will not limit your liability to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless. In our sole discretion, we may revise the requirements regarding the type of insurance and limit of liability.
  17. Buyer Materials
    Title (including right of immediate possession) to all tooling, dies, and material furnished by us to you or purchased from you by us (“Buyer Materials”) shall remain with us. Any Buyer Materials are held by you as bailee. Buyer Materials must be: (a) maintained in good condition, (b) permanently identified as our property, (c) adequately insured at your expense for our protection, and (d) used only for work ordered by us. You will ensure that all Buyer Materials are readily identifiable as our property and not commingled with property belonging to you or others. Upon our request, you will return Buyer Materials to us in good condition (fair wear and tear excepted).
  18. Inspecting Your Facility
    We or our representative may inspect any facility where you make, store, or ship the Products, with reasonable notice and in a reasonable manner, up to two times a year (or more frequently if we find a breach of this Order). If the inspection reveals that you have breached any Order, you will immediately take all corrective actions that we may require. We or our representative may return to inspect your facility as often as needed to reasonably ensure that the breach has been corrected. Inspections are at our discretion and do not relieve you of any obligations under this Order.
  19. Protecting Our Confidential Information
    You will treat as confidential (a) all specifications, documents, data, designs, or other information delivered by us to you and (b) any other non-public information that you may receive from or learn about us (collectively, “Confidential Information”). You may only disclose our Confidential Information on a need-to-know basis to your employees (and your agents and subcontractors previously authorized by us to work with you who have signed confidentiality agreements reasonably acceptable to us). You may use our Confidential Information solely to fulfill this Order and not for any other purpose, and you may not disclose it to anyone else. We own the Confidential Information, and when this Order is completed or cancelled, you must return it to us if requested without keeping any copies. Neither party will publicly disclose the terms of this Order or our business relationship and transactions nor use the other’s name or trademark without prior written approval. The obligations under this clause will survive the cancellation, termination, or completion of this order.
  20. Addressing Events beyond Reasonable Control
    If either party is unable to comply with this Order (excluding Seller’s shortage of personnel, Seller’s shortage of production materials; strike by Seller’s employees, or breach of contract by Seller’s third party providers) because of events beyond its reasonable control, that party will promptly notify the other in writing and will make reasonable efforts to restore its ability to perform within 10 days. If the inability to perform continues for more than 10 days, the other party may cancel this Order immediately, without costs or penalty, by giving written notice to the party unable to perform. For the purposes of this paragraph, “events beyond its reasonable control” shall not include international currency fluctuations or revaluations.
  21. Not Employing Child Or Forced Labor
    You will not employ children or forced labor in performing your obligations under this Order.
  22. Export Compliance
    You acknowledge your obligation to control access to technical data and equipment under the applicable laws and regulations and agree to adhere to such laws and regulations and any licenses issued in connection with any technical data or equipment received under this Order. You are responsible for obtaining required export licenses or other approvals from the government of the country of origin. Should any government deny a license or approval necessary for the performance of this Order for reasons beyond your control, this Order may be cancelled.
  23. Certificate of Origin/Supplier Declaration
    You must provide a Certificate of Origin/Supplier's Declaration, and to the extent applicable, a Free Trade Certificate for each Product delivered under this Order at the time this Order is executed. Thereafter you must provide a Certificate of Origin/Supplier’s Declaration, and to the extent applicable, a Free Trade Certificate on an annual basis and must notify us immediately if the Country of Origin changes. This requirement is a material part of your obligations and your failure to comply is a basis for withholding payment or terminating this Order. All materials and products delivered to us must be in compliance with RoHS, REACH, conflicts minerals disclosure requirements and any such other regulatory requirements imposed on us in which our compliance is dependent upon extracting data and information from our suppliers and you agree to provide us certificates of compliance with RoHS, REACH and other regulatory requirements immediately upon our request. Upon our request, you also agree to provide us a full disclosure of all material ingredients that are contained in the products or parts that are sold to us by you, which includes both the type and quantity of such materials by part or product.
  24. Import Compliance
    The World Customs Organization has established a standard for Authorized Economic Operator Security programs. We participate in some of these programs. As a result, you agree to provide information and assistance to us to support our participation in programs such as CTPAT (Custom Trade Partnership Against Terrorism), its international equivalents, and their procedures, as required. You shall comply with any such U.S. laws and regulations governing import of the Products and will obtain all required U.S. and local authorizations, permits, or licenses. Each party agrees to provide the other party information, support documents, and assistance as may reasonably be required by the other in connection with securing authorizations or licenses in the U.S. and abroad.
  25. Resolving Disputes
    The parties will attempt in good faith to promptly resolve any dispute arising under this Order by negotiations between representatives of the parties who have authority to settle the dispute. Any dispute not resolved by negotiation within 30 days may then including any question regarding the existence, validity or termination of this Order, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration, if the supplier’s principle place of business is in:
    1. South East Asia, then arbitration will be in Singapore, in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre;
    2. China, then arbitration will be in Beijing, China under the auspices of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (“CIETAC”), in accordance with the arbitration rules of the CIETAC;
    3. Taiwan, then arbitration will be in Taipei, Taiwan under the auspices of the Arbitration Association of the Republic of China (“Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei”), in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei;
    4. Hong Kong, then arbitration will be in Hong Kong under the auspices of Hong Kong International Arbitration Center, in accordance with the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center Administered Arbitration Rules.
    5. Australia or New Zealand, then arbitration will be in Melbourne, in accordance with the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration Rules;
    6. Korea, then arbitration will be in Seoul, Korea under the auspices of Korea Commercial Arbitration Board (“KCAB”) in accordance with the arbitration rules of KCAB;
    7. Japan, then arbitration will be in Tokyo in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association;
    8. India, then arbitration will be in Delhi in accordance with the Rules of Arbitration of the Indian Council of Arbitration, which rules are relevantly for the time being in force and which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this clause. The Tribunal shall consist of 1 arbitrator to be appointed by the Chairman of the relevant arbitral body. The language of the arbitration shall be English.

      The parties agree to waive their right to any form of appeal, review or recourse to any state court or other judicial authority, insofar as such waiver may be validly made.

  26. Assigning This Order
    You will not assign any of your rights or obligations under this Order without our written approval.
  27. Entire Agreement
    This Order is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the Products, and no prior discussion, negotiation, understanding, agreement, acknowledgement, invoice, purchase order, conduct or industry practice will affect it. Any changes to this Order must be in a written document signed by both parties. We may modify these preprinted terms elsewhere in this Order, and if we do, those terms will govern.
  28. Not Waiving Rights
    Neither party waives any rights under this Order by delaying or failing to exercise them.
  29. Governing Law
    This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the country in which the supplier’s principle place of business resides].
  30. Language of this Order
    We both agree to this Order and any related documents being in English. Les parties reconnaissent avoir exigé la rédaction en anglais du Contrat. In the event of a conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version will prevail.
  31. Survival
    Completion or cancellation of this Order will not affect any obligations which expressly survive or accrued before the Order’s completion or cancellation.
  32. Supplier Code of Conduct
    It is our policy that you will comply with the Supplier Code of Conduct [PDF].

Shipping to Latin America

These terms of purchase only apply to purchases made by Rockwell Automation, Inc. within Latin America, including by way of purchase orders issued by Rockwell Automation, Inc. within Latin America without regard to vendor location. Unless otherwise expressly incorporated by reference, these terms of purchase will not apply to purchases effected by the various international subsidiaries of Rockwell Automation, Inc. outside of Latin America.

Purchases outside of Latin America may be subject to separate or supplemental terms of purchase. For further information, please consult the principal Rockwell Automation headquarters office in the country of purchase.

Rockwell Automation expressly declaims acceptance of and objects to any vendor web-based terms of sales, including those that may require "click-through" acceptance, when effecting an internet-based purchase.

These terms of purchase are as in effect at the time of publication and are subject to change at any time.

This Purchase Order is subject to your acceptance of the following terms and conditions:

  1. “We” or “us” means Rockwell Automation, Inc. or the subsidiary named in this Purchase Order (“Order”), “you” means the seller named in this Order, and “Products” means the goods and services listed in this Order. Rockwell and you are sometimes individually called “party” and together “parties.”
  2. Accepting this Order. You may accept this Order in writing, by an acknowledgement of this Order through a supplier network portal or by providing the Products, whichever you choose to do first. If you propose to change the terms of this Order in any way, you must understand that none of your proposed terms will become part of this Order and we reject all such terms unless we expressly accept them in writing. Even if this Order refers to a quotation or proposal by you, it does not accept the proposal or quotation or any terms it might contain, and the terms of this Order still apply.
  3. Pricing and Discounts. We will buy Products for the price stated in this Order. If no price is stated in this Order, the price will be the last price you charged or quoted us. Unless we have stated otherwise in this Order, all prices are Free Carrier per Incoterms 2010 (“FCA”). You will be responsible for any other costs before completed delivery. If your payment terms include a discount for prompt payment, we will calculate the discount from the later of when we receive acceptable Products or a correct invoice.
  4. The law provides us with certain warranties. In addition to those, you warrant to us and our customers that all Products will: (a) conform to the specifications, drawings samples, or other written descriptions that are made a part of this Order; (b) be free of defects, made with new materials (unless we agree otherwise in writing), of merchantable quality and workmanship, and suitable for our intended purposes; (c) be free from defects in design, material, and workmanship; (d) fully comply with all laws, regulations, and industry standards where the Products are manufactured, stored, shipped, used, and sold; and (e) not infringe, nor will our use of them infringe, the intellectual property rights (including trade secret rights) or any other confidentiality, proprietary, or contractual rights of anyone else. You will assign to us any warranties you receive from someone else related to the Products. If the warranties cannot be assigned, you agree to make claims under the warranties on our behalf upon our request. You represent and warrant that the Products do not contain any "open source" software, any portion of “open source” software or firmware code, including but not limited to code that is licensed under the GNU General Public License.
  5. Possible Problems and Changes. You must tell us immediately if you learn of anything that might indicate a quality or safety issue with the Products or could cause you to violate any of your warranties. You must tell us at least 90 days in advance of any proposed change in the Product’s design, specification, materials, or site or method of manufacture, and you may only proceed upon our prior written consent. Please use the Supplier Change Notification Form, or your company’s own equivalent, to communicate changes of this type.
  6. Shipping Terms. Unless stated otherwise in this Order, you bear the risk of loss until the Products are delivered and accepted in writing by us. Delivery will then be complete. Unless we agree in writing, all deliveries must be on weekdays during normal business hours. If we request shipment to our customer or our designated freight forwarder, we will provide you with the customer’s or freight forwarder’s name and address before the scheduled shipping date.
  7. Shipping Documents. You must include your name and address (as well as the name and address any third party responsible for shipment); description of Products (in English if shipping to the United States); Order number by line item; lot number; country of manufacture; agreed Incoterms 2010, including the named place or port; receiving dock location; and any other identification number that we may give you on all shipping documents and each shipping unit. You will provide accurate and complete information on the commercial invoice, packing list and customs documents. Lack of adherence to the above requirements may delay payment. See available samples of our commercial invoice and packing list.
  8. Timely Delivery. The delivery of Products on this Order must be made in the quantities and on the date specified on the Order. If you fail to deliver the quantities at the stated time, we may: (i) cancel the specific delivery; (ii) terminate this Order; (iii) refuse to accept delivery; or (iv) choose to accept late delivery. You will be responsible for any damages we suffer as a result of delivery deviating from the Order.
  9. Rejecting the Products. Our payment for the Products does not necessarily mean that we have accepted them. When we receive Products, we may inspect them but are not required to do so. At any time and at your expense, we may reject and/or return Products to you that exceed the quantity ordered or that violate your warranties. If we return Products that violate your warranties, you will replace them as soon as possible with Products that meet your warranties or refund our purchase price (plus inbound transportation charges, if bought FCA shipping point), whichever we choose, and you will reimburse us for our damages.
  10. Canceling this Order for Convenience. We may cancel this Order at any time, in whole or in part, for convenience by notifying you any time before you deliver the Products. After we give you such notice, you will take all reasonable steps to minimize your costs due to our cancellation. We will pay you for your unavoidable costs (less any savings realized from our cancellation and excluding any profits) that you can document to our reasonable satisfaction, but we will not reimburse costs exceeding the value of the cancelled order. You will refund to us all unearned progress payments made to the date of cancellation of the Order.
  11. Canceling this Order for Cause. We may cancel this Order at any time if you fail to perform any of your obligations under this Order or cannot assure us that you will be able to continue to perform your obligations. We will not be responsible for any costs you incur, and we will have all rights and remedies available to us under law or in equity.
  12. Electronic Commerce and Communication: You will support our electronic commerce and communication programs such as: E-Sourcing/Procurement, Inventory Management, Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment (EIPP), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Supply Network Collaboration (SNC), and other web-based or Business to Business (B2B) Systems as requested by us (collectively referred to as "Electronic Commerce"). In addition, you shall follow all supplier onboarding procedures and associated instructions provided by Rockwell Automation and as amended from time to time, including uploading Supplier Inventory Monitor (SIM) reports to the Rockwell Automation portal as requested. If we elect to purchase by Electronic Commerce such purchases will continue to be governed by the provisions of this Order and as may be provided in a separate Electronic Commerce agreement between us.
  13. Making Changes. We may ask in writing to make changes to drawings, designs, specifications, quantities, delivery schedules, production location, manufacturing process, or other terms of the Order. If a change affects your costs or ability to deliver the Products on time, you must tell us in writing, by using the Supplier Change Notification Form, or your company’s own equivalent, within 30 days so we can decide if we want you to go forward with the change. If a change affects your costs and we ask you to proceed, the parties will negotiate a fair adjustment to the price.
  14. Owning Custom Features of the Products. If you develop custom features for the Products (“Custom Work”) in performing under this Order, you transfer and assign all of your right, title and interest in the Custom Work to us automatically upon creation, including all rights in copyright, the right to register and renew the copyright throughout the world, and any other rights. You agree that the Custom Work is work made for hire under applicable law. You represent and warrant that: (a) the Custom Work was developed through your sole and original efforts and does not infringe the intellectual property or privacy rights of any person; and (b) you have no other arrangements that would interfere with assigning us all of your interest in the Custom Work. You waive any right of approval or moral rights that you may have with respect to modification, combination or any other use of the Custom Work, and on behalf of yourself and your successors, waive any right of reversion which you or they may have, to the extent permitted by law.
  15. Protecting Us from Losses. You indemnify, defend and hold us (and our affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, subcontractors, suppliers and customers) harmless from any and all liabilities, damages, injuries, losses, claims, suits, judgments, and expenses (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees, court costs, and out-of-pocket expenses) arising from the Products provided by you under this Order, including but not limited to: (a) a breach of this Order by you or your employees, agents, or subcontractors; (b) acts or omissions related to this Order by you or your employees, agents, or subcontractors; or (c) infringement of any intellectual property right related to the Products or our use of them (unless caused solely by your proper use of our intellectual property). If a claim affects our use of the Products, you will, at your expense and our sole discretion, (i) procure for us and our customers or transferees the right to continue to use and sell the Products; or (ii) redesign the Products to make them non-infringing without diminishing the original functionality.
  16. Insurance Requirements. During the of this Agreement and as long as we may reasonably request, you will, at your own expense, procure and maintain the following insurance policies to cover the work as well as any other policies applicable by law in the jurisdiction in which the work is performed:
    • 16.1 Commercial General Liability insurance including but not limited to blanket contractual, premises liability, completed operations and products liability coverage in an amount not less than $5,000,000 per occurrence and in the aggregate. Coverage will apply on a worldwide basis.
    • 16.2 Automobile Liability including coverage for all owned, hired and non-owned automobiles with a limits not less than $2,000,000 combined single limit of liability.
    • 16.3 Workers’ Compensation insurance with statutory limits and Employers’ Liability insurance with limits not less than $1,000,000 per employee, per accident and per disease.
    • 16.4 If professional services are being provided, Professional Liability insurance covering all claims arising out of errors & omissions including designs with a limit not less than $5,000,000 per occurrence.
    • 16.5 If software products and/or services are provided, Professional Liability insurance including Technology Errors & Omissions, Privacy and Cyber-Risk (Network Security) Liability insurance with a limit not less than $5,000,000 per occurrence.

      Rockwell Automation, Inc. and its affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents shall be additional insured with respect to all liability policies on a primary basis. Any insurance possessed by us shall be excess and noncontributory.

      The above minimum limits may be satisfied through the use of primary and umbrella/excess liability insurance policies. The policies shall contain a provision that it cannot be cancelled or materially changed without 30 days' written notice to us.

      Deductibles and self-insured retentions are your sole responsibility. Each insurer must possess a minimum Best's rating of "A-" (or equivalent rating by the comparable rating agency in your country), and be licensed to conduct business in all states/countries where this Order applies. You must understand that the types and amounts of insurance will not limit your liability to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless. In our sole discretion, we may revise the requirements regarding the type of insurance and limit of liability.

      Subject to our sole discretion to grant permission to you to hire subcontractors, you are obligated to ensure that each of the subcontractors obtains and maintains each of the above coverages and extends the same indemnity obligations as set forth herein to us. If the subcontractor fails or is unable to honor these obligations in any manner, you contractually agree to assume this obligation of the subcontractor. Failure to comply with this section will be considered a breach of the contract documents.

      You will not start work or enter upon the work site without providing the Certificates of Insurance required by this agreement. You will be responsible for any delays caused by your failure to submit the Certificates of Insurance.
  17. Buyer Materials. Title (including right of immediate possession) to all tooling, dies, and material furnished by us to you or purchased from you by us (“Buyer Materials”) shall remain with us. Any Buyer Materials are held by you as bailee. Buyer Materials must be: (a) maintained in good condition, (b) permanently identified as our property, (c) adequately insured at your expense for our protection, and (d) used only for work ordered by us. You will ensure that all Buyer Materials are readily identifiable as our property and not commingled with property belonging to you or others. Upon our request, you will return Buyer Materials to us in good condition (fair wear and tear excepted).
  18. Inspecting Your Facility. We or our representative may inspect any facility where you make, store, or ship the Products, with reasonable notice and in a reasonable manner, up to two times a year (or more frequently if we find a breach of this Order). If the inspection reveals that you have breached any Order, you will immediately take all corrective actions that we may require. We or our representative may return to inspect your facility as often as needed to reasonably ensure that the breach has been corrected. Inspections are at our discretion and do not relieve you of any obligations under this Order.
  19. Protecting Our Confidential Information. You will treat as confidential (a) all specifications, documents, data, designs, or other information delivered by us to you and (b) any other non-public information that you may receive from or learn about us (collectively, “Confidential Information”). You may only disclose our Confidential Information on a need-to-know basis to your employees (and your agents and subcontractors previously authorized by us to work with you who have signed confidentiality agreements reasonably acceptable to us). You may use our Confidential Information solely to fulfill this Order and not for any other purpose, and you may not disclose it to anyone else. We own the Confidential Information, and when this Order is completed or cancelled, you must return it to us if requested without keeping any copies. Neither party will publicly disclose the terms of this Order or our business relationship and transactions nor use the other’s name or trademark without prior written approval. The obligations under this clause will survive the cancellation, termination, or completion of this order.
  20. Addressing Events beyond Reasonable Control. If either party is unable to comply with this Order (excluding your shortage of personnel, your shortage of production materials; strike by your employees, or breach of contract by your third party providers) because of events beyond its reasonable control, that party will promptly notify the other in writing and will make reasonable efforts to restore its ability to perform within 10 days. If the inability to perform continues for more than 10 days, the other party may cancel this Order immediately, without costs or penalty, by giving written notice to the party unable to perform. For the purposes of this paragraph, “events beyond its reasonable control” shall not include international currency fluctuations or revaluations.
  21. Not Employing Child Or Forced Labor. You will not employ children or forced labor in performing your obligations under this Order.
  22. Supplier Diversity. We have a policy requiring that the following businesses be provided maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts: 1) Minority Business: African American, Hispanic American, Native American, Asia Pacific American, and Asian Indian American, 2) Small Business: Small Disadvantaged Business, Small Women Owned Business, HUBZone Business, Veteran Owned Business and Service Disabled Business, and 3) Woman Owned Business. If you are such a business, you agree to submit to us certification required by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) or a similar state or federal governmental agency. You agree that upon our request, you will provide the dollar amounts paid by you to those businesses for Products used in the performance of this Order or other reasonable information requested by us about those businesses.
  23. Export Compliance. You acknowledge your obligation to control access to technical data and equipment under applicable worldwide export laws and regulations and agree to adhere to such laws and regulations and conditions of any licenses issued in connection with any technical data or equipment received under this Order. You are responsible for obtaining required export licenses or other approvals from the government of the country of origin. You will inform us in advance if any Product is or contains any technical data or parts that is controlled or restricted for export by any government agency. You represent and warrant that you are not designated on, or associated with, any party designated on any government restricted parties list, including without limitation, the U.S. Commerce Department Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") Denied Persons List and Entity List or Unverified List, the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, the U.S. State Department Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC") Debarred Parties List and Nonproliferation Sanctions list, the United Nations Security Council Sanctions list, the Australia Consolidated list, the Canadian Restricted Entities list, the EU Financial Sanctions and UN Sanctioned Countries lists, and the World Bank List of Debarred Firms.
  24. Certificate of Origin/Supplier Declaration. You must provide a Certificate of Origin/Supplier's Declaration, and to the extent applicable, a Free Trade Certificate for each Product delivered under this Order at the time this Order is executed. Thereafter you must provide a Certificate of Origin/Supplier’s Declaration, and to the extent applicable, a Free Trade Certificate on an annual basis and must notify us immediately if the Country of Origin changes. This requirement is a material part of your obligations and your failure to comply is a basis for withholding payment or terminating this Order. All materials and products delivered to us must be in compliance with RoHS, REACH and conflicts minerals disclosure requirements and any such other regulatory requirements imposed on us in which our compliance is dependent upon extracting data and information from our suppliers and you agree to provide us certificates of compliance with RoHS and REACH and other regulatory requirements immediately upon our request. Upon our request, you also agree to provide us a full disclosure of all material ingredients that are contained in the products or parts that are sold to us by you, which includes both the type and quantity of such materials by part or product.
  25. Import Compliance. The World Customs Organization has established a worldwide framework of standards for international cargo security programs. We participate in several of these programs such as the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) and the Authorized Economic Operator program (AEO). As a result, you agree to provide information and assistance to us to support our participation in these programs including information about your participation in equivalent programs, and confirmation via certification and/or completion of a security questionnaire that your processes meet international cargo security criteria. You will comply with any such U.S. laws and regulations governing import of the Products including providing data and documentation needed to complete accurate and timely customs entry. The parties agree to provide each other information, support documents, and assistance as may reasonably be required by a party in connection with securing authorizations or licenses for import or return of Products.
  26. Resolving Disputes. The parties will attempt in good faith to promptly resolve any dispute arising under this Order by negotiations between representatives of the parties who have authority to settle the dispute. If unsuccessful, the parties will further attempt in good faith to settle the dispute by non-binding third-party mediation, with mediator fees and expenses apportioned equally to each side. Any dispute not resolved by negotiation or mediation may then be submitted to a court of competent jurisdiction. These procedures are the exclusive procedures for the resolution of all disputes between the parties.
  27. Assigning This Order. You will not assign any of your rights or obligations under this Order without our written approval.
  28. Entire Agreement. This Order is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the Products, and no prior discussion, negotiation, understanding, agreement, acknowledgement, invoice, purchase order, conduct or industry practice will affect it. Any changes to this Order must be in a written document signed by both parties. We may modify these pre-printed terms elsewhere in this Order, and if we do, those terms will govern.
  29. Not Waiving Rights. Neither party waives any rights under this Order by delaying or failing to exercise them.
  30. Governing Law. The laws applying to contracts made and fully performed in the State or Province shown in our address on the face of this Order, including provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code but specifically excluding the provisions of the 1980 U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, will govern this Order.
  31. Language of this Order. We both agree to this Order and any related documents being in English. Les parties reconnaissent avoir exigé la rédaction en anglais du Contrat. In the event of a conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version will prevail.
  32. Survival. Completion or cancellation of this Order will not affect any obligations which expressly survive or accrued before the Order’s completion or cancellation.
  33. Supplier Code of Conduct.
    It is our policy that you will comply with the Supplier Code of Conduct [PDF].

rev: 07/2015

Termos e Condições de Compra da Rockwell Automation

Esta Ordem de Compra está sujeita a sua aceitação dos seguintes termos e condições:

  1. Definições. “Nós” significa Rockwell Automation do Brasil Ltda., ou qualquer outra subsidiária nomeada nesta Ordem de Compra (“Ordem”), “você” significa o vendedor nomeado nesta Ordem, e “Produtos” significa os bens e serviços listados nesta Ordem. Rockwell e você são nomeados individualmente como “Parte” e coletivamente como “Partes”.
  2. Aceitação desta Ordem. Você pode aceitar esta Ordem por escrito ou em razão de fornecer os Produtos, o que você escolher fazer primeiro. Se você se propuser a alterar os termos da Ordem de qualquer maneira, você deve entender que nenhum dos seus termos propostos passarão a fazer parte desta Ordem e que Nós rejeitamos tais termos, a menos que nós os aceitemos expressamente por escrito. Mesmo que esta Ordem faça referência a uma cotação ou proposta sua, isso não implica na aceitação da proposta ou cotação ou de quaisquer termos nela constantes, de forma que os termos desta Ordem continuarão sendo aplicáveis.
  3. Preços e Descontos. Nós compraremos Produtos pelo preço indicado nesta Ordem. Caso nenhum preço seja indicado nesta Ordem, o preço a ser pago será o último preço cobrado ou cotado por você para nós. Salvo se estipulado em contrário nesta Ordem, o preço inclui todos os custos de entrega. Você será responsável por quaisquer outros custos até a entrega completa. Caso seus termos de pagamento incluam um desconto para pagamento imediato, nós calcularemos o desconto a partir do recebimento dos Produtos aceitáveis ou da fatura correta, o que ocorrer mais tarde.
  4. Garantias. A lei nos confere certas garantias. Além destas, você garante a nós e aos nossos clientes que todos os Produtos: (a) estarão em conformidade com as especificações, desenhos, amostras ou outras descrições escritas que fazem parte desta Ordem; (b) estarão isentos de defeitos, serão feitos com materiais novos (salvo se aceitarmos em contrário por escrito), serão de qualidade e mão de obra comercializável, e adequados às nossas finalidades pretendidas; (c) estarão livres de defeitos de desenho, material e mão de obra; (d) cumprirão integralmente todas as leis, regulamentos e padrões da indústria onde os produtos serão fabricados, armazenados, transportados, usados e vendidos; e (e) não infringirão, nem o nosso uso de tais Produtos infringirá, os direitos de propriedade intelectual (incluindo direitos de segredo comercial) ou qualquer outro direito de confidencialidade, propriedade ou contratual de qualquer outra pessoa. Você cederá a nós quaisquer garantias relacionadas aos Produtos que você receber de outra pessoa. Se as garantias não puderem ser cedidas, você concorda em fazer reivindicações fundamentadas nas garantias em nosso nome, se por nós solicitado. Você declara e garante que os Produtos não contêm qualquer software de código aberto, qualquer parte de software código aberto ou código de firmware, incluindo mas não limitado a código licenciado sob a GNU General Public License.
  5. Possíveis Problemas e Alterações. Você deve nos informar imediatamente se souber de qualquer coisa que possa indicar um problema de qualidade ou de segurança relacionado aos Produtos ou que possa fazer com que você viole qualquer uma de suas garantias. Você deverá nos informar com pelo menos 90 dias de antecedência sobre qualquer alteração proposta no desenho, especificações, materiais, ou no local ou no método de fabricação do Produto, e você só poderá proceder com nosso consentimento prévio e escrito. Por favor, use nosso Formulário de Notificação de Alteração pelo Fornecedor, ou um equivalente próprio da sua empresa, para comunicar alterações deste tipo.
  6. Termos de Remessa. Salvo disposição em contrário nesta Ordem, você assume o risco de perda até que os Produtos sejam entregues e aceitos por escrito por nós. Somente então a entrega estará completa. A menos que nós aceitemos de outra forma, por escrito, todas as entregas deverão ser feitas em dias de semana, durante o horário comercial regular. Se solicitarmos remessa para nosso cliente ou para o nosso remetente de frete designado, iremos fornecer-lhe o nome e endereço do cliente ou do remetente de frete antes da data de remessa programada.
  7. Documentos de Remessa. Você deve incluir o seu nome e endereço (bem como o nome e endereço de qualquer terceiro responsável pela remessa); descrição dos Produtos (em Português se a remessa for para a República Federativa do Brasil); número da Ordem por linha do item; número do lote; país de fabricação; Incoterms 2000 acordados, incluindo o local ou porto nomeado; localização da doca de recebimento; e qualquer outro número de identificação que possamos fornecer-lhe em todos os documentos de remessa e de cada unidade de remessa. Você irá fornecer informações precisas e completas sobre a fatura comercial, lista de embalagem e documentos aduaneiros. A falta de adesão aos requisitos acima podem atrasar o pagamento. Veja amostras disponíveis da nossa fatura comercial e de nossa lista de embalagem.
  8. Entrega Tempestiva. A entrega dos Produtos desta Ordem deverá ser feita nas quantidades e datas especificadsa nesta Ordem. Se você deixar de entregar as quantidades na data estabelecida, nós poderemos: (i) cancelar a entrega específica; (ii) rescindir esta Ordem; (iii) nos recusar a aceitar a entrega; ou (iv) optar por aceitar a entrega atrasada. Você será responsável por quaisquer danos que soframos como resultado da entrega em desconformidade com esta Ordem.
  9. Rejeição de Produtos. Nosso pagamento pelos Produtos não significa necessariamente que nós os aceitamos. Quando recebermos os Produtos, nós poderemos inspecioná-los, mas não somos obrigados a fazê-lo. A qualquer momento e à sua custa, podemos rejeitar e/ou devolver a você os Produtos que excederem a quantidade pedida ou que violarem as suas garantias. Se devolvermos os Produtos que violem suas garantias, você irá substituí-los o mais rapidamente possível pelos Produtos que atendam suas garantias ou reembolsar o nosso preço de compra (somados aos encargos de transporte de entrada, se comprado considerando-se ponto de remessa FCA), qualquer seja nossa escolha, e você irá nos reembolsar pelos nossos danos.
  10. Cancelamento desta Ordem por Conveniência. Nós podemos cancelar esta Ordem a qualquer momento, no todo ou em parte, por conveniência, notificando-o a qualquer momento antes da entrega dos Produtos. Após darmos a você referida notificação, você irá tomar todas as medidas razoáveis para minimizar os seus custos devido ao nosso cancelamento. Nós pagaremos seus custos inevitáveis (exceto quaisquer economias obtidas pelo nosso cancelamento e excluindo quaisquer lucros) que você possa documentar para atender nossa razoável satisfação, porém não iremos reembolsar custos que ultrapassem o valor da ordem cancelado. Você nos reembolsará por todos os pagamentos feitos até a data do cancelamento da Ordem.
  11. Cancelamento Motivado desta Ordem. Nós podemos cancelar esta Ordem a qualquer momento se você deixar de cumprir quaisquer de suas obrigações sob esta Ordem ou não conseguir assegurar-nos de que você será capaz de continuar a cumprir suas obrigações. Nós não seremos responsáveis por quaisquer custos que você possa vir a incorrer; e nós teremos todos os direitos e recursos disponíveis nos termos da legislação ou por equidade.
  12. Comércio Eletrônico e Comunicação. Você apoiará nossos programas de comércio eletrônico e de comunicação, tais como: E-Compras/Aquisição, Gestão de Estoque, Apresentação e Pagamento de Nota Fiscal Eletrônica (EIPP), Intercâmbio Eletrônico de Dados (EDI), Colaboração de Rede de Fornecimento (SNC), e outros sistemas situados na web ou Business to Business (B2B), conforme por nós solicitados (coletivamente referidos como "Comércio Electrónico"). Adicionalmente, você deverá seguir todos os procedimentos de integração de fornecedores e instruções associadas fornecidas pela Rockwell Automation e alteradas periodicamente, incluindo o carregamento dos relatórios de Monitoramento de Estoque de Fornecedor (SIM) para o portal da Rockwell Automation conforme solicitado. Se optarmos por comprar através do Comércio Eletrônico tais compras continuarão a ser regidas pelas disposições desta Ordem e também conforme poderá ser estabelecido em um acordo separado de Comércio Eletrônico entre nós.
  13. Efetuando Alterações. Nós podemos solicitar, por escrito, que sejam feitas alterações em projetos, desenhos, especificações, quantidades, prazos de entrega, local de produção, processo de fabricação, ou outros termos desta Ordem. Se uma mudança afetar seus custos ou sua capacidade de entregar os Produtos no prazo estabelecido, você deverá nos notificar por escrito dentro de 30 dias, para que possamos decidir se queremos que você proceda com a alteração. Se uma alteração afetar seus custos e pedirmos para você proceder, as Partes negociarão um ajuste justo no preço.
  14. Propriedade de Características Customizadas dos Produtos. Se você desenvolver características customizadas para os Produtos ("Trabalho Customizado") sob esta Ordem, você transfere e cede a nós, automaticamente após a criação, todos os seus direitos, títulos e interesse no Trabalho Customizado, incluindo todos os direitos autorais, o direito para registrar e renovar os direitos autorais por todo o mundo, e quaisquer outros direitos. Você concorda que o Trabalho Customizado é trabalho feito por encomenda de acordo com a legislação aplicável. Você declara e garante que: (a) o Trabalho Customizado foi desenvolvido através de seus esforços únicos e originais e não infringe os direitos de propriedade intelectual ou de privacidade de qualquer pessoa; e que (b) você não tem outros compromissos que possam interferir com sua obrigação de nos ceder todos os seus direitos sobre o Trabalho Customizado. Você renuncia a qualquer direito de aprovação ou direitos morais que você possa ter em relação à alteração, combinação ou qualquer outro uso do Trabalho Customizado, e em seu nome e de seus sucessores, renuncia a qualquer direito de reversão que você ou eles possam ter, na extensão permitida por lei.
  15. Nos Protegendo de Perdas. Você nos indenizará, defenderá e nos manterá (e nossos afiliados, acionistas, diretores, funcionários, agentes, subcontratados, fornecedores e clientes) isentos de todas e quaisquer responsabilidades, danos, lesões, perdas, reivindicações, ações judiciais, sentenças, e despesas (incluindo mas não se limitando a despesas legais, honorários advocatícios, custas judiciais, e despesas razoáveis) decorrentes dos Produtos fornecidos por você no âmbito desta Ordem, incluindo, mas não se limitando a: (a) violação desta Ordem por você, seus funcionários, agentes ou subcontratados; (b) atos ou omissões relacionadas a esta Ordem por você, seus empregados, agentes ou subcontratados; ou (c) violação de qualquer direito de propriedade intelectual relacionado aos Produtos ou o nosso uso dos mesmos (a menos que causado única e exclusivamente pelo seu uso adequado de nossa propriedade intelectual). Se uma reivindicação afetar a nossa utilização dos Produtos, você irá, à sua custa e ao nosso exclusivo critério, (i) obter para nós e nossos clientes ou cessionários o direito de continuar a usar e vender os Produtos; ou (ii) redesenhar os Produtos para torná-los não-violadores sem diminuir a funcionalidade original.
  16. Requisitos de Seguro. Durante a vigência do presente Acordo e enquanto nós razoavelmente solicitarmos, você manterá um seguro geral de responsabilidade civil/comercial válido mundialmente, incluindo mas não se limitando a cobertura de responsabilidade contratual e de produtos em um valor não inferior a US$ 5 milhões por ocorrência combinado a limite único de responsabilidade por ferimentos pessoais e danos a propriedade. Esta apólice deve conter uma disposição estabelecendo que a mesma não pode ser cancelada ou materialmente alterada sem aviso por escrito com de 30 dias de antecedência para nós. Cada seguradora deve ser razoavelmente aceitável por nós, e deve possuir a classificação mínima de "A-" (ou classificação equivalente pela agência de avaliação comparável no seu país), e ser licenciada para realizar negócios em todos os estados/países onde se aplica esta Ordem. Você deve entender que os tipos e valores de seguro não limitarão sua responsabilidade em nos indenizar, defender e isentar. Ao nosso exclusivo critério, nós poderemos revisar as exigências quanto ao tipo de seguro e limite de responsabilidade.
  17. Materiais do Comprador. O direito de propriedade (incluindo o direito de posse imediata) sobre todas as ferramentas, matrizes, e materiais fornecidos por nós para você ou comprado de você por nós ("Materiais do Comprador") permanecerá conosco. Quaisquer Materiais do Comprador ficam sob sua posse como depositário. Materiais do Comprador devem ser: (a) mantidos em boas condições, (b) permanentemente identificados como nossa propriedade, (c) adequadamente protegido por seguro, às suas custas, para nossa proteção, e (d) usado somente para o trabalho comprado por nós. Você garantirá que todos os Materiais do Comprador estarão facilmente identificáveis como nossa propriedade e não misturados com bens pertencentes a você ou outras pessoas. Mediante nossa solicitação, você retornará os Materiais do Comprador para nós em boas condições (com exceção do razoável uso e desgaste).
  18. Inspeção de suas Dependências. Nós ou o nosso representante poderá inspecionar qualquer instalação onde você produz, armazena ou remete os Produtos, mediante aviso prévio e de forma razoável, até duas vezes por ano (ou com maior frequência, se encontrarmos alguma violação desta Ordem). Se a inspeção revelar que você violou esta Ordem, você irá tomar imediatamente todas as medidas de correção que nós exigirmos. Nós ou o nosso representante poderá voltar a inspecionar suas instalações com a frequência necessária para garantir razoavelmente que a violação foi corrigida. As inspeções são uma prerrogativa nossa e não irá o desobrigará de quaisquer de suas obrigações decorrente desta Ordem.
  19. Protegendo Nossas Informações Confidenciais. Você tratará como confidencial (a) todas as especificações, documentos, dados, desenhos ou outras informações entregues por nós para você e (b) qualquer outra informação não-pública que você possa receber de ou tomar conhecimento sobre nós (coletivamente, "Informações Confidenciais"). Você somente pode divulgar nossas Informações Confidenciais com base na necessidade de seus funcionários de ter conhecimento (e seus agentes e subcontratados previamente autorizados por nós a trabalhar com você, que tenham assinado acordos de confidencialidade razoavelmente aceitáveis por nós). Você poderá usar nossas Informações Confidenciais apenas para cumprir esta Ordem e não para qualquer outro propósito, e você não poderá divulgá-las a qualquer outra pessoa. Nós somos proprietários das Informações Confidenciais, e quando esta Ordem for concluída ou cancelada, você deverá devolvê-las a nós, se solicitado, sem manter quaisquer cópias. Nenhuma das partes divulgará publicamente os termos desta Ordem ou nossa relação comercial e transações, nem usará o nome ou a marca do outro, sem autorização prévia por escrito. As obrigações decorrentes da presente cláusula sobreviverão ao cancelamento, rescisão ou conclusão desta Ordem.
  20. Solução de Situações além do Controle Razoável. Se qualquer das Partes não puder cumprir esta Ordem (excluindo a sua falta de pessoal, a sua falta de materiais de produção; greve por seus empregados, ou violação contratual por seus terceiros provedores) por causa de eventos além de seu controle razoável, esta Parte irá prontamente notificar a outra por escrito e fará todos os esforços para restaurar a sua capacidade de execução da Ordem dentro de 10 dias. Se a incapacidade de executar continuar por mais de 10 dias, a outra parte poderá cancelar esta Ordem imediatamente, sem custos ou penalidade, mediante notificação por escrito à parte incapaz de executar. Para os fins deste parágrafo, "eventos além do controle razoável" não incluem as flutuações cambiais internacionais ou reavaliações.
  21. Não Contratação de Crianças ou Trabalho Forçado e Cumprimento da Legislação Trabalhista e Previdenciária. Você não irá empregar crianças ou trabalho forçado na realização de suas obrigações sob esta Ordem. Você deverá cumprir integralmente toda a legislação trabalhista e previdenciária aplicável, em especial a Consolidação das Leis do Trabalho e o disposto no artigo 7º, inciso XXXIII, da Constituição Federal, sendo-lhe vedado, por conseguinte, destacar qualquer funcionário, representante ou preposto seu e/ou de eventual subcontratada, com idade inferior a 18 (dezoito) anos para o desenvolvimento de trabalho noturno, perigoso ou insalubre, em locais prejudiciais à sua formação, ao seu desenvolvimento físico, psíquico, moral e social, e em horários que não permitam a frequência à escola. Você também está proibido de contratar qualquer pessoa com idade inferior a 16 (dezesseis) anos, para qualquer trabalho, exceto na condição de aprendiz, a partir de 14 (quatorze) anos, observadas as disposições da legislação aplicável. Você também está proibido de utilizar trabalho ilegal ou valer-se de práticas de trabalho análogo ao escravo, seja direta ou indiretamente, por meio de seus respectivos fornecedores de produtos e de serviços, observadas as disposições da legislação aplicável. Adicionalmente, você está proibido de utilizar práticas de discriminação negativa e limitativas ao acesso na relação de emprego ou à sua manutenção, tais como, mas não se limitando a, motivos de: sexo, origem, raça, cor, condição física, social ou sexual, religião, estado civil, idade, situação familiar ou estado gravídico.
  22. Diversidade nos Fornecedores. Nós temos uma política que exige que os seguintes negócios sejam providos com máxima oportunidade de participação na execução dos contratos: 1) Empreendimentos de Minorias; 2) Pequenos Negócios; e 3) Empresas controladas por Mulheres. Se você se incluiu em algum desses negócios, você concorda em nos fornecer uma certificação, caso aplicável, para nossos arquivos.
  23. Conformidades para Exportação. Você reconhece sua obrigação de controlar o acesso aos dados técnicos e equipamentos de acordo com legislação global aplicável de exportação e concorda em aderir a tais leis e regulamentos e quaisquer condições de quaisquer licenças emitidas em conexão com quaisquer dados técnicos ou equipamentos recebidos no âmbito desta Ordem. Você é responsável pela obtenção de licenças de exportação ou de outras aprovações exigidas pelo governo do país de origem. Você nos informará com antecedência se algum Produto é ou contém quaisquer dados técnicos ou partes que sejam controladas ou restritas para exportação por qualquer órgão/agência governamental. Você declara e garante que não é designado por, ou associado a, qualquer parte designada em qualquer lista de partes restringidas por qualquer governo, incluindo sem limitações, a Lista de Pessoas e Entidades Rejeitadas ou Lista Não-Verificados do Departamento de Comércio dos EUA de Indústria e Segurança ("BIS"); Lista de Cidadãos Especialmente Designados e Lista de Pessoas Bloqueadas do Departamento do Tesouro dos EUA de Controle de Ativos Estrangeiros ("OFAC"); Lista de Pessoas Impedidas e Lista de Sanções de Não-Proliferação do Departamento de Estado dos EUA de Direção de Controles de Defesa Comercial ("DDTC"), a Lista de Sanções do Conselho de Segurança da Organização das Nações Unidas, a Lista Consolidada da Austrália, a Lista Canadense de Entidades Restritas, a Lista de Sanções Financeiras da União Europeia, a Lista de Países Sancionados da Organização das Nações Unidas e a Lista de Empresas Impedidas do Banco Mundial.
  24. Certificado de Origem/Declaração do Fornecedor. Você deve fornecer um Certificado de Origem/Declaração do Fornecedor, e quando aplicável, um Certificado de Livre Comércio, para cada Produto entregue no âmbito desta Ordem, durante a execução da mesma. Posteriormente, você deverá fornecer um Certificado de Origem/Declaração do Fornecedor, e quando aplicável, um Certificado de Livre Comércio, anualmente e deverá nos notificar imediatamente se o País de Origem mudar. Esta exigência é parte substancial de suas obrigações e sua falha em cumpri-la é motivo para a retenção de pagamento ou rescisão desta Ordem. Todos os materiais e produtos entregues a nós devem estar em conformidade com RoHS, REACH, e com os requisitos de divulgação de minerais em conflito e com quaisquer outros requisitos regulatórios impostos a nós, para os quais nosso cumprimento dependa de extração de dados e informações dos nossos fornecedores; além disso, você concorda em nos fornecer os certificados de conformidade com RoHS e REACH, e outras exigências regulatórias imediatamente após nossa solicitação. Mediante nossa solicitação, você também concorda em nos fornecer divulgação completa de todos os ingredientes materiais que estão contidos nos produtos ou peças que são vendidos a nós por você, o que inclui tanto o tipo quanto a quantidade de tais materiais por parte ou produto.
  25. Conformidade com Importação. A Organização Mundial das Alfândegas estabeleceu um padrão global para programas de segurança de carga internacional. Nós participamos de alguns destes programas, como a Parceria de Comércio Aduaneiro Contra o Terrorismo (CTPAT) e o programa de Operador Econômico Autorizado (AEO). Como resultado, você concorda em fornecer informações e assistência a nós, a fim de apoiar nossa participação em tais programas incluindo informação sobre sua participação em programas equivalentes, e confirmação através de certificados e/ou de resposta a questionário de segurança confirmando que seus processos atendem os critérios de segurança de carga internacional. Você respeitará qualquer lei e regulamento dos Estados Unidos que discipline a importação de Produtos e fornecerá informações e documentação necessária para a entrada aduaneira acurada e tempestiva. As partes concordam em fornecer uma à outra informações, documentos de suporte e assistência que possam ser exigidos por uma parte em conexão com a obtenção de autorizações ou licenças para importação ou devolução de Produtos.
  26. Resolução de Disputas. As partes devem agir de boa-fé a fim de resolver qualquer disputa decorrente desta Ordem através negociações entre os representantes das Partes que tenham autoridade para resolver a disputa. Caso não haja êxito, as Partes farão nova tentativa de boa-fé para a solução da disputa através da mediação não vinculante de terceiro, com taxas e despesas do mediador divididas igualmente entre as Partes. Qualquer disputa não resolvida por negociação ou mediação poderá então ser submetida ao foro da Comarca da Cidade de São Paulo, Estado de São Paulo, Brasil, com exclusão de qualquer outro. Estes procedimentos são os procedimentos exclusivos para a resolução de todas as disputas entre as Partes.
  27. Cedendo esta Ordem. Você não irá ceder nenhum dos seus direitos ou obrigações sob esta Ordem sem a nossa prévia aprovação por escrito.
  28. Acordo Completo. Esta Ordem é a totalidade do acordo entre as Partes com relação aos Produtos, e nenhuma discussão prévia, negociação, entendimento, acordo, reconhecimento, fatura, ordem de compra, conduta ou práticas da indústria irão afetá-la. Qualquer alteração a esta Ordem deverá ser feita por documento escrito e assinada por ambas as Partes. Nós podemos modificar estes termos pré-impressos em outra parte desta Ordem, e se o fizermos, tais termos prevalecerão.
  29. Não Renúncia de Direitos. Nenhuma das Partes renuncia a quaisquer direitos sob esta Ordem por atrasá-los ou por deixar de exercê-los.
  30. Lei Aplicável. A Lei Brasileira, incluindo as disposições do Código Comercial Uniforme, mas excluindo especificamente as disposições da Convenção de 1980 das Nações Unidas sobre Contratos para a Venda Internacional de Mercadorias, regerá esta Ordem.
  31. Linguagem desta Ordem. Ambas as Partes concordam com esta Ordem e todos os respectivos documentos sendo em Português. As partes reconhecem que têm o Português como linguagem escrita do contrato. Em caso de um conflito entre a versão em Inglês e versões em outras línguas, a versão em Inglês prevalecerá.
  32. Manutenção. A conclusão ou o cancelamento desta Ordem não afetará as obrigações que expressamente sobrevivem ou se acumulam à conclusão ou cancelamento da Ordem.
  33. Código de Conduta do Fornecedor. Nossa política estabelece que você cumprirá com o Código de Conduta dos Fornecedores.

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