Terms & Conditions of Sale
Trimble Navigation Limited and Trimble Europe BV
Subject to the express terms of any other valid agreement you ("Buyer") have with TRIMBLE, and subject to any applicable
terms and conditions published from time to time on Trimble websites, the following terms and conditions of sale ("Terms")
establish the basis on which the purchase of TRIMBLE products, software or services ("Product(s)") is made by and
between Buyer and TRIMBLE. Every Product order placed with TRIMBLE is conditioned on and confirms Buyer's
acceptance of these Terms, and TRIMBLE agrees to furnish the Products described in Buyer's purchase orders only upon
these Terms. Any terms or conditions to the contrary appearing on orders, or within Buyer's terms and conditions of
purchase or any other documentation shall be of no effect. No waiver, modification, or addition to these Terms, or any
assignment of Buyer's rights or obligations hereunder shall be valid or binding on TRIMBLE unless in writing and signed by
an authorized TRIMBLE representative.
These Terms, together with the Basic Order Terms (defined in Section 1.3 below) set forth on a purchase order accepted by
TRIMBLE constitute the entire agreement of Buyer and TRIMBLE for purchase and sale of the Product(s) (hereafter sometimes referred to as the "contract").
1.1 Validity of sales agreement: TRIMBLE's quotations are non-binding unless otherwise expressly stipulated in writing.
Orders are accepted as valid and binding only when confirmed by TRIMBLE in writing. Orders cannot be canceled for any
reason without the prior written consent of TRIMBLE. In such case, TRIMBLE may claim compensation under Section 3.2
1.2 Intellectual property ownership of TRIMBLE documentation: TRIMBLE retains title and full intellectual property
ownership of all documentation, including but not limited to, tender documents and materials, calculations, drawings,
models, plans, sets of tools, etc. All such documentation is considered confidential and Buyer shall not copy such
documentation or disclose them to third parties without TRIMBLE's prior written consent.
1.3 Basic Order Terms - Fixed: All purchase orders for Products shall include the following information: (i) Products and
quantities,(ii) prices, (iii) delivery instructions, and (iv) the TRIMBLE part number, (collectively, "Basic Order Terms"). All
Basic Order Terms are fixed and final upon TRIMBLE's acceptance of the order. TRIMBLE's obligation to Buyer is limited to
1.4 Software Licenses: If a Product order includes software (whether built into hardware circuitry as firmware, provided as
a standalone computer software product, provided as a hosted service, embedded in flash memory, or stored on magnetic
or other media) , such software is licensed, not sold, and Buyer is granted a non-exclusive, non-assignable right to use the
Product software for no other purpose than that of operating the TRIMBLE Product(s) furnished under these Terms. If
subject to such separate terms (including any differing limited warranty terms exclusions and limitations). Nothing herein
shall be construed to grant any rights or license to use any software in any manner or for any purpose not expressly
permitted by the TRIMBLE license.
2. Delivery of Products:
2.1 Delivery time: Delivery times are established when the order is accepted in writing by TRIMBLE. TRIMBLE will use
commercially reasonable efforts to meet Buyer's requested delivery dates, unless Buyer is in default under the contract or
TRIMBLE's performance is otherwise excused. TRIMBLE shall not be liable for late or delayed delivery. Late delivery shall
not be a basis for Buyer's cancellation of any order.
2.2 Delivery terms: Title and risk of loss or damage to the Products will pass to Buyer when Trimble delivers the
Products to the shipping carrier, except for title to software Products, in which case only title to the media will pass. Unless
otherwise agreed, TRIMBLE will deliver the Product freight prepaid; provided that Buyer will pay or reimburse TRIMBLE for
all costs of carriage, freight, insurance (if applicable), taxes, duty and other related shipping charges in connection with
shipment hereunder. Buyer shall make such payments to TRIMBLE within 30 days after date of TRIMBLE's invoice.
TRIMBLE has the right to make partial deliveries.
3. Acceptance, Inspection, Notice of Nonconformance:
3.1 Buyer's acceptance of ordered Products shall be deemed to occur upon TRIMBLE's delivery of such Products to the
shipping carrier or activation in the case of services. It is Buyer's responsibility to give prompt written notice of identified
damage or nonconformance of goods. Upon receipt, Buyer shall inspect the condition of the packaging and the Products
and indicate any damage to the carrier on the delivery note, have the carrier's agent sign the document and, within two (2)
days thereof, send all documents by e-mail or fax to the TRIMBLE facility from which shipment took place, together with the
carrier's references. TRIMBLE must be notified within 10 days of delivery of incorrect materials, and concealed loss or
damage claims must be made by Buyer to the carrier by requesting an inspection and filing a claim with the carrier, with
written notice, which shall also be given to TRIMBLE within 10 days of delivery. If Buyer retains the Product without giving
notice within the designated period, Buyer will be deemed to have waived its right to reject the order.
3.2 If Buyer rejects conforming Products under an accepted order, TRIMBLE shall be entitled to claim reasonable
compensation for restocking and other expenses it has actually incurred. The risk of accidental loss or destruction of sold
Products shall pass to the Buyer at the time Buyer rejects conforming Products.
4. Return of Product:
Any return of Product will be subject to TRIMBLE's prior written consent and must be made
pursuant to TRIMBLE's product return procedures then in effect. Products must be returned, transport prepaid, to the
TRIMBLE facility (no C.O.D. or Collect Freight accepted) in original boxes and packing material, unless otherwise agreed by
TRIMBLE. The Products travel at the risk and responsibility of Buyer. Product not eligible for return shall be returned to
Buyer by TRIMBLE, freight collect. For approved returns Buyer will receive credit equal to the lesser of the Product's invoice
price or current replacement value, less any applicable charges or fees.
5. Pricing, Terms of Payment:
5.1 Unless otherwise stated by TRIMBLE in writing, payment terms shall be net 30 days from date of TRIMBLE's invoice.
No discount will be granted for advance payment. Payment shall be made in the currency indicated on the Product order or
invoice, as applicable. TRIMBLE shall be entitled to offset payments against prior debt balances in Buyer's account.
Products or services purchased under Trimble's United States General Services Administration ("GSA") Schedules will be
subject to all of the pricing and other terms, conditions described in the applicable GSA Schedule.
5.2 TRIMBLE shall have the continuing right to review Buyer's credit and change Buyer's payment terms and, without
limiting the foregoing, may at any time demand advance payment, satisfactory security (such as, but not limited to, a
confirmed, irrevocable letter of credit acceptable to TRIMBLE), or a guarantee of prompt payment, prior to shipment or
5.3 Interest shall be charged on all overdue sums owing to TRIMBLE under these Terms at the rate of one percent (1%) per
month (or the highest legal limit if lower than said amount), and shall be calculated from the date the sums in question were
payable to the date on which payment is made in full.
5.4 Buyer grants TRIMBLE a purchase money security interest in each Product delivered to Buyer until payment is made in
full to TRIMBLE for such Products. Upon request from TRIMBLE, Buyer will cooperate with TRIMBLE in perfecting any such
5.5 Buyer shall be liable for any costs incurred by TRIMBLE in the event of variation or suspension of any order by Buyer.
In an international payment transaction, Buyer shall be liable for any additional costs incurred.
5.6 Stated Product prices do not include any applicable sales taxes, Value Added Tax, export or import charges,
transportation or insurance charges, customs and duty fees, personal property or similar taxes; all of which shall be paid by
Buyer. Any tax that TRIMBLE may be required to collect or pay upon the sale or delivery of the Product shall be paid by
Buyer to TRIMBLE unless Buyer provides direct payment authority or an exemption certificate valid in the jurisdiction to
which the Product will be delivered.
6.1 Product Limited Warranty: Unless the limited warranty included with any Product covered by these Terms grants
different rights to the Buyer, TRIMBLE warrants to Buyer, and only to Buyer, that the TRIMBLE Products furnished under
the contract shall be designed and manufactured to conform to TRIMBLE's specifications and all parts are and will be free
from defects in material and workmanship for a period of twelve (12) months from date of shipment. During the warranty
period, TRIMBLE's liability is limited to replacing, repairing or issuing credit for any Product that is returned to TRIMBLE by
the original purchaser freight prepaid and which upon inspection is determined by TRIMBLE to be defective in materials or
workmanship. TRIMBLE's repair or replacement of a defective Product as provided in this section is Buyer's exclusive remedy
for a defective Product, and is made subject to the terms of this warranty.
6.2 Warranty Exclusions: The foregoing Product limited warranty shall only apply in the event and to the extent that (a)
the Product is properly and correctly installed, configured, interfaced, maintained, stored, and operated in accordance with
Trimble's applicable documentation and specifications, and (b) the Product is not modified or misused. This Product limited
warranty shall not apply to, and Trimble shall not be responsible for defects or performance problems resulting from (i) the
combination or utilization of the Product with hardware or software products, information, data, systems, interfaces or
devices not made, supplied or specified by Trimble; (ii) the operation of the Product under any specification other than, or in
addition to, Trimble's standard specifications for its products; (iii) the unauthorized, installation, modification, repair or use of
the Product; (iv) damage caused by: accident, lightning or other electrical discharge, fresh or salt water immersion or spray
(outside Product specifications); or exposure to environmental conditions for which the Product is not intended; (v) normal
wear and tear on consumable parts (e.g., batteries) or (vi) cosmetic damage. Trimble does not warrant or guarantee the
results obtained through the use of the Product. TRIMBLE MAKES NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT
TO SERVICES, WHICH IF PROVIDED HEREUNDER ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS".
NOTICE REGARDING PRODUCTS EQUIPPED WITH GPS AND WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY: Your use of certain Products
is dependent on the availability and coverage of wireless networks, telecommunications networks, positioning systems and
the Internet, which involve facilities that are owned and operated by third parties. Operation of the Products may depend on
system availability and capacity, system and equipment upgrades, repairs, maintenance, modifications and relocation, your
equipment, terrain, signal strength, structural conditions, weather and atmospheric conditions, governmental regulations, suspected fraudulent activities, acts of God and other conditions beyond TRIMBLE's reasonable control. TRIMBLE will not
be responsible for the unavailability, termination or performance degradation of or limits in wireless networks, wireless
coverage, positioning systems, the Internet or any other third party systems or facilities.
6.3 WARRANTY DISCLAIMER: THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY TERMS STATE TRIMBLE'S ENTIRE LIABILITY, AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES, RELATING TO PERFORMANCE OF TRIMBLE PRODUCTS. EXCEPT AS
OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN, THE PRODUCT, ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION AND
MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, BY EITHER
TRIMBLE OR ANYONE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN ITS CREATION, PRODUCTION, INSTALLATION, OR DISTRIBUTION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. THE STATED EXPRESS WARRANTIES ARE IN
LIEU OF ALL OBLIGATIONS OR LIABILITIES ON THE PART OF TRIMBLE ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION
WITH, ANY PRODUCT. SOME STATES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON DURATION OR THE
EXCLUSION OF AN IMPLIED WARRANTY, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY OR FULLY APPLY TO YOU.
IN NO EVENT MAY BUYER, IF A RESELLER OF THE PRODUCT(S), MAKE OR PASS ON TO ITS OWN CUSTOMERS
ANY WARRANTY OR PREPRESENTATION ON BEAHLF OF TRIMBLE OTHER THAN, OR INCONSISTENT WITH, THE
APPLICABLE LIMITED WARRANTY PROVIDED TO BUYER.
PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE TRIMBLE LIMITED WARRANTY PROVISIONS WILL NOT APPLY TO PRODUCTS PURCHASED IN THOSE JURISDICTIONS IN WHICH PRODUCT WARRANTIES ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE
LOCAL DISTRIBUTOR FROM WHICH THE PRODUCTS ARE ACQUIRED. IN SUCH CASE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR
TRIMBLE DEALER FOR APPLICABLE WARRANTY INFORMATION.
7. Warranty Repair Service:
7.1 Warranty Repair Procedure: TRIMBLE reserves the right to refuse warranty services if the date of purchase of the
Product cannot be proven or if a claim is made outside the warranty period. Claims for shipment damage (evident or
concealed) must be filed with the carrier by Buyer in accordance with Section 3.1 above. No product may be returned for
repair, whether in warranty or out of warranty, without TRIMBLE's approval. No credit will be given nor repairs made to
products returned without such approval. Products must be returned, transport prepaid, to the TRIMBLE facility (no C.O.D.
or Collect Freight accepted) in accordance with TRIMBLE's product return procedures then in effect. The status of any
product returned later than 10 days after approval by TRIMBLE will be subject to review.
7.2 Warranty Determination of Returned Products: Following TRIMBLE's or its authorized representative's examination,
warranty or out-of-warranty status will be determined. If upon examination a warranted defect exists, then the Product(s) will
be repaired at no charge and shipped, prepaid, back to Buyer. Where TRIMBLE elects to replace a Product or parts, repair
parts and replacement Products will be provided on an exchange basis and will be either new, equivalent to new or
reconditioned. All replaced parts and Products become the property of TRIMBLE. Warranty repairs do not extend the
original warranty period.
7.3 Non-Warranty Determination of Returned Products: Following TRIMBLE's examination, Buyer shall be notified of
the repair cost of Products out-of-warranty. At such time Buyer must issue a valid purchase order to cover the cost of the
repair and freight, or authorize the product(s) to be shipped back as is, at Buyer's expense.
7.4 Non-responsibility for Lost Data. TRIMBLE shall not be responsible for any modification or damage to, or loss of any
programs, data, or other information stored or hosted by Trimble, provided to Trimble in connection with any service, or
stored on any Product, including any Product serviced hereunder , or for the consequence of such damage or loss, e.g.,
business loss in the event of system, program or data failure. It is your responsibility, to backup data and to remove all
features, parts, alterations, and attachments not covered by warranty prior to releasing the Product to TRIMBLE. The
Product will be returned to you configured as originally purchased, subject to availability of software.
8. Limitation Of Liability:
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, TRIMBLE's ENTIRE LIABILITY TO BUYER
UNDER OR FOR BREACH OF THESE TERMS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNTS ACTUALLY PAID BY BUYER
TO TRIMBLE UNDER THE CONTRACT. FURTHER, NEITHER TRIMBLE NOR ITS SUPPLIERS SHALL BE LIABLE
FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR OTHER DAMAGES, OR LOSS OF PROFITS,
LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT OR ANY ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT,
DOWNTIME AND USER TIME OR FOR BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, BREACH OF
CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY RELATED TO THE PRODUCT.
EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF QUALITY OR
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ON THIS PRODUCT IS LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE
FOREGOING WARRANTY. ADDITIONALLY, SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR
LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIFIED OTHER DAMAGES, OR ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON
HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY,
OR MAY NOT FULLY APPLY.
9. Intellectual Property Ownership:
As between TRIMBLE and Buyer, Buyer agrees that TRIMBLE owns all right, title
and interest to all intellectual property and other proprietary rights to the technology, software, designs, engineering details,
schematics and similar data relating to or incorporated in the Products and any accompanying documentation or information derived from the foregoing. Buyer shall take reasonable precautions to prevent unauthorized access and use of the
software and documentation by third parties. To the extent permitted by relevant law, Buyer shall not, nor allow any third
party to copy, decompile, disassemble or otherwise reverse engineer the Products, or attempt to do so. Buyer is prohibited
from, and shall prevent any third party from, removing, covering or altering any of TRIMBLE's patent, copyright or trademark
notices placed upon, embedded in or displayed by the Products or their packaging and related materials. TRIMBLE
reserves all rights not specifically granted to Buyer hereunder.
10. Government End Users-Restricted Rights.
Use, duplication, or disclosure of products by the U.S.
Government is subject to restrictions set forth in the applicable Trimble Navigation Limited license agreement and as
provided in DFARS 227.7202-1(a) and 227.7202-3(a) (1995), DFARS 252.227-7013(c)(1)(ii) (OCT 1988), FAR 12.212(a)
(1995), FAR 52.227-19, or FAR 52.227-14(ALT III), as applicable.
11. Export procedures:
Buyer is informed that sale and delivery of Products in an export situation may be subject to
export regulations of the United States or other countries. Buyer warrants that it will not export or re-export directly or
indirectly, any Product in violation of any law or regulation, (including, without limitation, any law or regulation of the United
States Government or any agency), or to embargoed or otherwise restricted countries, or sell Products to companies listed
on the denied persons list published by the United States Department of Commerce. Buyer further warrants that it will not
export or re-export any Product with knowledge that it will be used in the design, development, production or use of
chemical, biological, nuclear or ballistic weapons. Laws and regulations change frequently. It is Buyer's responsibility to
know the law pertaining to export/import procedures in the country of destination of the Product. Buyer will defend,
indemnify and hold TRIMBLE harmless against any liability (including attorneys' fees) arising out of Buyer's failure to comply
with the terms of this paragraph.
TRIMBLE reserves the right, by written notice of default, to cancel or indefinitely suspend an accepted Product
order if: (i) Buyer defaults in the performance of its obligations hereunder, or otherwise breaches the contract, (ii) Buyer
ceases business operations or enters into any bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership or like proceeding not dismissed within
30 days, or assigns its assets for the benefit of creditors, or (iii) when obtaining third-party financing in connection with
Buyer's Product purchase(s) fails to do so in a timely manner on terms satisfactory to TRIMBLE.
13. Applicable law - Settlement of Disputes:
If Buyer purchases the Products from Trimble Navigation Limited then these Terms will be governed by and construed in
accordance with the laws of the State of California and applicable United States federal law, without reference to "conflicts of
laws" provisions or principles. If Buyer purchases the Products from Trimble Europe BV then these Terms will be governed
by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Netherlands, without reference to "conflicts of laws" provisions or
principles. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply. No dispute or
legal action arising under this Agreement, may be brought by either party more than one (1) year after such cause of action
accrued, except that an action for nonpayment may be brought within two (2) years of the date of the last payment.
These Terms may be severable and the invalidity, illegality or unenforceability in whole or in part of any
provision shall not affect the validity of other provisions.
15. Force Majeure:
Neither party shall be liable to the other for failure to perform its obligations hereunder (except the
payment of sums due) to the extent caused by an event beyond such party's reasonable control, including, without limitation,
government regulations or orders, state of emergency, acts of God, war, warlike hostilities, terrorism, riots, epidemics, fire,
strikes, lockouts, or similar cause(s), provided that such party promptly notifies the other in writing of such occurrence and
makes its best efforts to promptly eliminate the effect thereof.
16. Privacy :
Use of the Products shall be governed by applicable privacy policies published from time to time on Trimble
websites and incorporated herein by this reference.
Any notice or other communication given by either party to the other regarding these Terms will be deemed
given and served when personally delivered, delivered by reputable international courier requiring signature for receipt, or
five (5) business days after mailing (postage prepaid), addressed to the party at its notice address. Either party may change
its notice address by written notice to the other. Buyer's notice address shall be its address appearing on the accepted
purchase order. TRIMBLE's notice address shall be: Trimble Navigation Limited, Attn: General Counsel, 935 Stewart Drive,
Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA.
18. Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE):
If the Products are furnished to Buyer as component products on
an OEM basis, or for import, resale or distribution to third parties, then Buyer understands and agrees that Buyer qualifies
as, and shall be deemed the "producer" of all such Products under any laws, regulations or other statutory scheme providing
for the marking, collection, recycling, take-back, and/or disposal of electrical and electronic equipment (collectively, "WEEE
Regulations") in any jurisdiction whatsoever, (such as for example national laws implementing EU Directive 2002/96/EC on
waste electrical and electronic equipment, as amended), and shall be solely responsible for complying with all such
applicable WEEE Regulations in connection with those Products and for all associated costs.
ARFC_ERFC_Ts&Cs of Sale Unified - Rev. December, 2009