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1. Acceptance of Terms
2. Revisions
3. Other Sonepar web sites
4. Specific terms
5. Limitation of damages
6. Linking to this web site
7. Use restrictions
8. Intellectual property rights
9. User Materials
10. Products not available
11. Software available on this Web Site
12. Privacy policy
13. Juridiction and Choice of Law
14. Official language to be applied

1/ Acceptance of Terms
Use of this Web Site is offered to you on your acceptance of these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and any additional terms and conditions set forth on this Web Site. If you do not agree to be bound by and comply with all of the foregoing, you may not access or use the information in this Web Site. If you do not agree to any additional specific terms which apply to particular Content (as defined below) or to particular transactions concluded through this Web Site, then you should NOT use the part of the Web Site which contains such Content or through which such transactions may be concluded and you should not use such Content or conclude such transactions.
2/ Revisions
These Terms of Use may be amended by Sonepar at any time. Such amended Terms of Use shall be effective upon posting on this Web Site. You agree to review the Terms of Use published on this Web Site regularly to ensure that you are aware of all terms governing your use of this Web Site. Sonepar reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, disable, restrict access, or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any part or all of this Web Site or any information contained thereon without liability or notice to you.
3/ Other Sonepar web sites
Other Sonepar web sites may have their own terms of use which apply to such web sites.
4/ Specific terms
Also, specific terms and conditions may apply to specific content, products, materials or information contained on or available through this Web Site (the "Content") (including but not limited to software, audio, video, text and photographs, domain names, tagline, lay-out and user look-and-feel of this Web Site)or transactions concluded through this Web Site. Such specific terms may be in addition to these Terms of Use or, where and then only to the extent the Content or intent of such specific terms is inconsistent with the terms contained in these Terms of Use, such specific Terms will supersede these Terms of Use.
5/ Limitation of damages

The information on this Web Site is exclusively intended for general information purposes and is not intended as a recommendation, design, estimate or other warranty or representation for the visitor. Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on this Web Site, Sonepar assumes no responsibility therefore all content is provided "as is" and "as available". Sonepar hereby expressly disclaims any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, non-infringement, or as to the operation of this Web Site or the Content. Sonepar does not warrant or make any representations as to the security of this Web Site. You acknowledge any information sent may be intercepted. Sonepar does not warrant that the Web Site or the servers which make this Web Site available or any electronic communications sent by Sonepar are free from viruses or any other harmful elements.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Sonepar or any of its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, punitive, special or incidental damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business, contract, revenue, data, information or business interruption) resulting from, arising out of or in connection with the use of, or inability to use this Web Site or the Content, even if Sonepar has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Any action brought against Sonepar pertaining to or in connection with this Web Site must be commenced and notified to Sonepar in writing within one (1) year after the date the cause for actions arose.

6/ Linking to this Web Site
This Web Site may provide links to other web sites that are not under the control of Sonepar. If you use these links, you will leave this Web Site. Sonepar has no control over, does not review, and cannot be responsible for these outside web sites or their contents. Sonepar shall not be responsible in any way for the content of such other web sites. Sonepar provides such links only as a convenience to the user of this Web Site, and the inclusion of any link to any such web sites does not imply endorsement by Sonepar of such other web sites or their contents. Please be aware that the terms of Sonepar’s Privacy Policy do not apply to these outside web sites.
7/ Use restrictions
You agree that you will not use the Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of this Web Site, render this Web Site inaccessible to others or otherwise damage, disable, overburden, or impair this Web Site, the Content or any Sonepar server. You agree not to add to, subtract from or otherwise modify the Content, or attempt to access any Content that is not intended for you. You agree not to use this Web Site in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties.
8/ Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise explicitly stated, copyright, any other intellectual property rights and all other proprietary rights in the Content (including but not limited to software, audio, video, text and photographs) rests with Sonepar or its licensors, irrespective of whether a copyright symbol or statement is present. All rights in the Content not expressly granted herein are reserved. There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans and product designations found on this Web Site. By making them available on this Web Site, Sonepar is not granting you a licence to use in any fashion. Access to this Site does not confer upon you a licence under any of Sonepar's or any third party's intellectual property rights. Except as otherwise provided, the Content published on this Web Site may be reproduced or distributed in unmodified form for personal non-commercial use only. Any other use of the Content, including without limitation distribution, reproduction, modification, display or transmission without the prior written consent of Sonepar is strictly prohibited.

All copyright and other proprietary notices of Sonepar or its licensors shall be retained on all reproductions. Our policy is to comply with all intellectual property laws, and to act expeditiously upon receiving any notice of claimed infringement. If you believe that your work has been reproduced on this Web Site in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement , please provide a notice of copyright infringement identifying the original copyrighted work and the portions of the Sonepar site that is claimed to be infringing such copyright.

9/ User Materials
Your use of the Web Site is entirely at your own risk. You are responsible for everything you send to or from the Web Site. Any material or information sent, posted, uploaded, input or submitted on, through or in connection with this Web Site or sent to Sonepar by email by you or otherwise without such material or information having been solicited ("User Materials") will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and immediately become the property of Sonepar (except those belonging to a third party), subject to any privacy policies posted on this Web Site. Sonepar will not be required to maintain the confidential nature of such User Materials concerned. Sonepar may use such User Materials as it deems fit, anywhere in the world, without obligation for compensation, and free of any moral rights, intellectual property rights and/or other proprietary rights in or to such User Materials. Sonepar is under no obligation to post or use any User Materials you may provide and Sonepar may remove any User Materials at any time in its sole discretion.
10/ Products not available
The Web Site may contain references to specific products that may not be (readily) available in a particular country. Any such reference does not imply or warrant that any such products shall be available at any time in any particular country. Please contact your local Sonepar business contact for further information.
11/ Software available on this Web Site
Software made available for downloading from or through this Web Site is licensed subject to the terms of the applicable license agreement. Except as set forth in the applicable license agreement, the software is made available for use by end users only and any further copying, reproduction or redistribution of the software is expressly prohibited. Warranties, if any, with respect to such software shall only apply as expressly set forth in the applicable license agreement. Sonepar hereby expressly disclaims all further representations and warranties of any kind, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose or non-infringement with respect to the software.
12/ Privacy policy
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, this Web Site may use cookies to allow Sonepar to collect data about the visitors of the Web Site. (Personal) data provided or collected through or in connection with this Web Site shall only be used and/or processed in accordance with Sonepar's Privacy Policy at http://www.sonepar.com.cn/
13/ Juridiction and Choice of Law
These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”). You agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Shanghai, the PRC for any claim or cause of action arising out of, or relating to or in connection with these Terms of Use or this Web Site, provided that such exclusivity does apply to legal actions initiated or brought by Sonepar.
14/ Official language to be applied
You agree that these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and other notices posted on this Web Site have been drawn up in English. Although translations in other languages of any of the foregoing documents may be available, such translations may not be up to date or complete. Accordingly, you agree that in the event of any conflict between the English language version of the forgoing documents and any other translations thereto, the English language version of such documents shall govern.