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Terms of Use

Please read carefully the following terms which govern the use of this web site, commonly known in whole or part as “”. Note that if you do not agree with the terms stated herein and modified from time to time without specific notice to you, you are warned to refrain from the use of this web site. Further, you should periodically review this page to make certain you agree with any content or policy changes made since your previous visit(s).

Intended Audience and Use

This web site and other web sites linked to or affiliated with this site (collectively known as “the site”) and all the information, communications, software, scripting, photos, text, graphics, images and other materials and services found on the site (collectively “content”), are intended for the personal and lawful use of ACT’s customers, employees and members of the general public who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The site is controlled and operated in whole or in part by ACT from its offices within the United States. ACT makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access the site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. [ Back to Top ]

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing this site, you acknowledge you have read, and agree to be bound by, these stated terms of use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation U.S. export and re-export control laws and regulations regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States and the country in which you reside. Further, you represent you have the legal authority to accept these terms of use on behalf of yourself or any party you represent. Finally, you acknowledge that ACT reserves both the right and sole discretion to refuse or terminate access to the site by any person at any time. [ Back to Top ]

Restrictions on Use of Content

You are hereby granted permission to access the content of the site in whole or in part, solely for your personal and non-competitive use. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of the web site terms of use. Neither title nor intellectual property rights to any copyrighted material contained herein are transferred to you, but remain fully and completely with ACT. ACT does not grant to you any permission to use the content other than those of ordinary commerce and/or those expressly stated in the above paragraph covering the web site’s terms of use. All other use of content from the site, including, but not limited to uploading, downloading, modification, publication, transmission, participation in the transfer or sale of, copying, reproduction, republishing, creation of derivative works from, distribution, performance, display, incorporation into another web site, reproducing the site (whether by linking, framing or any other method), or in any other way exploiting any of the content, in whole or in part, may not be made without ACT’s prior express written consent. [ Back to Top ]

Trademarks and Service Marks

is the trademark of Associated Components Technology, Incorporated. Any and all other product or service names mentioned in this site are assumed to be trademarks of their respective companies. [ Back to Top ]

Submission of Information

ACT does not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from the site. You understand and agree to assume the security risk for any information you provide.

Please do not send any confidential or proprietary information to ACT through the site. Except for personal contact information, any information you do send to ACT through the site will be deemed NOT to be confidential. Any information you send through the site is deemed to carry an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable license from you to ACT to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute the information you send, and you agree that ACT is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send without compensation to you or any other person sending the information, and you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the information and that public posting and use of your content by ACT will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could cause any civil or criminal liability under the law. [ Back to Top ]

External Links

This site may contain links to other sites and/or World Wide Web domains. Note that ACT is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any other sites or domains. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects any personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.

References on this site to any names, marks, products or services of any third parties or hypertext links to third party sites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you, and do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of, or affiliation with, the third party or its products and services. ACT makes no representation or warranty as to any third party content, products or services, and you agree that ACT shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such third-party content, products or services available on or through any such site or resource. [ Back to Top ]

Limitation of Liability

Information on this server is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

The information herein may include technical inaccuracies, omissions or typographical errors. Changes periodically may be made to the site’s information and will be incorporated in new editions of this site. Note, however, that at no time is ACT obligated to provide such changes.

The products listed herein are not generally recommended for use in life support systems where a failure or malfunction of the component may directly threaten life, cause injury or damage property.

Furthermore, you should note that it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever content you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. [ Back to Top ]


ACT may make improvements or changes in products and programs described in this web site at any time, without notice to you. [ Back to Top ]


Please report any violations of these Terms of Use to ACT via e-mail: [ Back to Top ]