1. General. Each Purchase Order (“Order”) of AMERICAN LINEAR LIGHTING, LLC (“ALL”) for the goods and/or services covered by the Order (collectively, the “Goods”), together with the agreements, specifications or other documents specified in, attached to or otherwise applicable to the Order (collectively, the “Agreements”), and including these Purchase Order Terms and Conditions (“Terms and Conditions”), constitute the complete and final agreement of ALL and the customer to whom the Order is addressed (“Buyer”) and may not be added to, modified, superseded or altered except by written agreement signed by ALL’s authorized representative. Any of Buyer’s terms and conditions which are different from or in addition to those contained in these Terms and Conditions are objected to by ALL and shall be of no effect unless specifically agreed to in writing by ALL.
2. Order Changes. Additions to Orders already received and entered into production will be considered as new orders. Changes to Orders released to production will not be accepted.
3. Freight Allowance.Deliveries are F.O.B. factory. Freight is pre-paid by ALL on shipments of Goods valued at $5,000.00 net and above, to all points in North America excluding Canada, Alaska and Hawaii. Freight is pre-paid by ALL on shipments of Goods valued at $7,500.00 net and above, to all points in Canada, Alaska and Hawaii. Shipments of less than the respective net value are subject to freight charges. Additional charges can apply for express, partial, or other shipments and taxes.
4. Delivery. Shipping dates given are ALL’s estimates only and should not be considered a fixed or guaranteed date. ALL will make a reasonable effort to observe the acknowledged shipping dates or such later date as may be agreed to by Buyer for delivery or other performance, but ALL shall not be held responsible for any damages, penalties or charge backs of any kind resulting from delayed shipments or its inability to ship by the acknowledged date. Goods cannot be returned, and Orders may not be cancelled for failure to meet estimated delivery dates. Buyer agrees that any delay in delivery or failure to deliver or perform shall not be grounds for Buyer to refuse to comply with any provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
5. Prices and Terms. All prices are subject to change without notice. Orders delayed or requesting shipment more than 6 months after the initial Order is placed shall be subject to any changes in ALL’s pricing as applicable at the time of shipment. Quotation prices are valid for thirty days unless otherwise agreed to in writing. All payments shall be in U.S. dollars. Payment terms: Net-30 days from date of invoice. Late payments are subject to a 2% service charge per month. All Orders are subject to acceptance by ALL and are contingent upon the ability to secure the necessary material and labor.
6. American Linear’s Warranties. The limited warranty as described herein shall only apply to Goods sold by ALL and shipped to destinations in North America. The limited warranty is only applicable to Buyer purchasing the Goods directly from ALL or its agent. ALL warrants that the mechanical components (including the LED drivers) and LED components in the Goods as well as any fixture housing will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of ten (10) years. All optional Good features identified as having a warranty period other than ten (10) years in the specifications will be free from defects in material and workmanship for the warranty period specified in the specifications, including without limitation, occupancy and other sensors, control modules and backup batteries. The warranty period starts on the date of invoice, which typically coincides with the ship date.
7. Warranty Terms & Conditions. If Buyer returns any Goods covered by the limited warranty in accordance with Section 9 and within the warranty period and, upon examination, ALL determines to its satisfaction that such Goods failed to satisfy this limited warranty, ALL will, at its option, repair or replace the Goods or the defective part thereof. If ALL chooses to replace the Goods and is not able to do so because it has been discontinued or is not available, ALL may replace the product with a comparable product (that can show small deviations in design and product specification) at its discretion. This limited warranty does not include any removal or reinstallation activities, costs or expenses, including without limitation, field labor costs or expenses. This limited warranty only applies when the Goods have been properly wired and installed and operated within the electrical values, operating range and environmental conditions provided in the specifications, application guidelines, standards or any other document accompanying the Goods. This limited warranty does not apply to loss or damage to the Goods caused by negligence, abuse, misuse, mishandling, damage due to electrical events or acts of God, vandalism, power surges, corrosive environmental installations (including without limitation excessive salt water in coastal locations), induced vibration, harmonic oscillation or resonance associated with movement of air currents around the Goods, or improper service of the Goods performed by someone other than ALL. ALL shall have no liability of any kind for failure of any equipment or other items in which the Goods are incorporated. This limited warranty shall not apply to Goods manufactured by ALL to Buyer’s specifications or designs, and no warranty is given as to such non-conforming Goods unless otherwise specifically agreed to in writing by ALL. This limited warranty shall be void if any person makes any unauthorized repairs or alterations to the Goods.
No agent, distributor or dealer is authorized to change, modify or extend the terms of the limited warranty on behalf of ALL, in any matter. ALL reserves the right to make the final decision on the validity of any warranty claim. Unless noted herein, third party products sold by ALL are not covered under this limited warranty.
8. No Implied or Other Warranties. The limited warranty and remedies contained in these Terms and Conditions are the only warranties given by ALL with respect to the Goods and are given in lieu of all other warranties, whether express or implied. These terms and conditions state the entire liability and obligation to Buyer from ALL and Buyer’s sole and exclusive remedy in connection with defective or non-conforming Goods supplied by ALL to Buyer, whether or not such damages are based on any warranty not explicitly mentioned in these Terms and Conditions, tort, contract or any other legal theory, even if ALL has been advised or is aware of such defects.
9. Returns. Goods may be returned only with a written returned material authorization from ALL. Returned shipments must be prepaid and in the original cartons. All returns are subject to a 50% re-stocking charge plus any cost of reconditioning. (Minimum re-stocking fee is $250.00 per order, or partial order, returned). There will be no charge for re-stocking or shipment of Goods deemed defective in material or workmanship when the authorized return is completed within the warranty period. Custom fixtures are non-refundable.
10. Cancellation of Orders. All approved Orders are considered non-cancelable unless written consent is issued by ALL. A cancellation fee will be based on costs incurred by ALL prior to its receipt of cancellation notice. No cancellation will be considered without a formal written request from Buyer.
11. Claims. All Goods are shipped at Buyer’s risk. Responsibility for any product damage/failures incurred during shipment is transferred to the transportation company upon pick up, and title passes to Buyer upon delivery by carrier. All claims for damages or shortages in transit shall be made by Buyer directly with the carrier. All other claims, including those for quality failures, damages or missing parts, must be made in writing to ALL within fifteen (15) days of receipt of shipment.
12. Changes in Product Design. ALL reserves the right to change, discontinue or modify the design and construction of any of the Goods, and to substitute material of equal or superior quality to that originally specified. The sale of Goods does not convey any express or implied license under any patent, copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights owned or controlled by ALL, whether relating to the Goods sold or any manufacturing process or other matter. All rights under any such patent, copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights are expressly reserved by ALL.
13. Force Majeure. Buyer or ALL may suspend performance during the occurrence of an excusable delay, which shall mean any delay not occasioned by the fault or negligence of the delayed party which results from the acts of God or public enemy, restrictions, prohibitions, priorities or allocations imposed by governmental authority, embargoes, floods, fires, typhoons, earthquakes, epidemics, unusually severe weather, delays of similar nature or governmental causes, and strikes or labor disputes (of or involving the delayed party’s employees only). In the event of ALL’s excusable delay, ALL shall not be liable for Buyer’s incidental or consequential damages resulting from that delay.
14. Miscellaneous. The laws of the State of Texas shall govern Orders and these Terms and Conditions. If any provision is or becomes invalid or unenforceable under any law of mandatory application, it is the intent of the parties that such provision will be deemed severed and omitted from the Order or the Terms and Conditions, as applicable, and the remaining portions of the Order tor the Terms and Conditions to remain in full force and effect as written. In all cases clerical errors are subject to correction.