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Web Site Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE.
  • INTENDED AUDIENCE/USE:

    WaferTech, LLC ( " WaferTech® " ) provides this Web site to you, subject to these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use may be updated by WaferTech from time to time without notice to you. WaferTech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. ( " TSMC® " ) and any and all references herein to TSMC or to WaferTech is understood to extend to TSMC and its related affiliates and subsidiaries. This Web site and other WaferTech or TSMC Web sites that are linked to this site or affiliated with this site (collectively "the Site") and all the information, communications, software, scripting, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images and other materials and services found on the Site (collectively "Content"), is intended for the lawful use of WaferTech's customers, employees and members of the general public. The Site is controlled and operated in whole or in part by WaferTech from its offices within the United States. WaferTech makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in locations other than the United States. Those who access the Site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You acknowledge that WaferTech reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse or terminate access to the Site by you at any time.
  • ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS:

    You acknowledge you have read, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation applicable export and re-export control laws and regulations regarding the transmission of technical data from the country in which you reside. You further agree to comply with all local laws, regulations and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. You represent you have the legal authority to accept these Terms of Use on behalf of yourself or any party you represent or by whom you are employed. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE.
  • RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF CONTENT:

    © Copyright 2005-2014 WaferTech. All Rights Reserved. THE UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, DISPLAYING OR OTHER USE OF ANY CONTENT FROM THIS SITE IS A VIOLATION OF THE LAW. WaferTech has licensed certain images for use with the site and has obtained permission from TSMC and others to display certain text and images on the site. All ownership, copyrights, and other proprietary rights related to such 3rd party materials remain in force and effect. You acknowledge having been advised by WaferTech that the Content is protected in the United States and internationally by a variety of laws, including but not limited to, copyright laws and treaty provisions, trademark laws, patent laws, and other proprietary rights laws (collectively "Rights"). In addition to WaferTech's Rights in individual elements of the Content, WaferTech owns a copyright in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the Content. You are hereby granted permission to access the Content from the Site in whole or in part, solely for your personal, non-commercial use of viewing and browsing through the Site or ordering services from the Site. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of the Web Site Terms of Use. WaferTech does not grant you any permission to use the Content other than the permission expressly stated in these 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 WaferTech's prior express written consent.
  • TRADEMARKS AND SERVICE MARKS; LINKS:

    There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans and product designations found on this and related Sites. By making them available on this Site, WaferTech is not granting you a license to use them in any fashion. Access to this Site does not confer upon you any license under any of WaferTech's or any third party's intellectual property rights. WaferTech, and its stylized wafer logo are registered in Taiwan, the US Patent & Trademark Office and in other countries. E-Foundry, 1TRAM, TSMC-YES, TSMC UNIFAB, EMBFLASH, CONSENSYS, and VIRTUAL FAB are all trademarks and/or service marks of TSMC. Other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. No TSMC or WaferTech trademark or service mark may be used as a hyperlink without TSMC and WaferTech’s prior written permission. Likewise, you may not create a link to this site other than for your own personal, non-commercial use.
  • SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION:

    This Site provides a hyperlink to another site which allows you to apply for jobs at WaferTech. WaferTech will not disclose or use your personally identifiable information other than to confirm the veracity of the information you provide or to fulfill regulatory requirements. Otherwise, do not send any confidential or proprietary information to WaferTech through this Site. Any information you do send to WaferTech through the Site will be deemed NOT to be confidential ("Non-Confidential Information"). For any Non-Confidential Information you do send, you hereby grant WaferTech an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute the Non-Confidential Information, and agree that WaferTech is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send WaferTech for any purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Non-Confidential Information. 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 give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.
  • LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEB SITES:

    This Site may provide links to other third-party World Wide Web sites or resources. WaferTech makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this Site. Because WaferTech has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that WaferTech is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of malicious things such as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. 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 except as has been expressly set forth hereinabove with regard to TSMC. WaferTech makes no representation or warranty as to any third party Content, products or services, and you agree that WaferTech 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.
  • DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY:

    WAFERTECH DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY, USE, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE CONTENT OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES LINKED TO OR FROM THE SITE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL, OR USE OF THIS SITE. THE CONTENT OF THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WAFERTECH DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM WAFERTECH SHALL BE DEEMED TO ALTER THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY, OR TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY.
  • LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

    WAFERTECH WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RELATED TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE FAILURE, AND ALL OTHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF WAFERTECH HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WAFERTECH'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, EQUITY OR OTHERWISE, RELATED TO OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE OR TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS (US$25) IN THE AGGREGATE, WHICHEVER IS THE LESSER.
  • REVISIONS:

    WaferTech may modify, suspend, withdraw or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Content, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. You agree that WaferTech shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, withdrawal or discontinuance of the Content. Without notice, WaferTech may at any time revise these Web Site Terms of Use by updating this posting. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and you agree to periodically visit this page to determine the then current Web Site Terms of Use to which you are bound.
  • TERMINATION:

    You agree that WaferTech, in its sole discretion, may terminate or restrict your use or access to this Site (or any part thereof) for any reason, including, without limitation, that WaferTech believes you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Service.
  • SAFE HARBOR PROVISION:

    The Content may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are not historical facts and are based on expectations, estimates, and projections about our industry; our beliefs and assumptions; and our goals and objectives as of the date such forward-looking statements are first posted. Words such as "anticipates", "expects", "intends", "plans", "believes", "seeks", and "estimates", and variations of these words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements are only predictions, are not guarantees of future performance, and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other factors, some of which are beyond our control, are difficult to predict, and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or forecast in the forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
  • GENERAL INFORMATION:

    The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and WaferTech and govern your use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and WaferTech relating to your use of this site. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you participate in a WaferTech-sponsored service. If any provision of these Web Site Terms of Use is held to be invalid by any law, rule, order or regulation of any government or by the final determination of any court, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision of the Terms of Use. The failure of WaferTech to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. By accessing the Site you agree that the statutes and laws of the United States without regard to conflicts of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to use of the site, and you agree that any litigation shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Clark County, Washington. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action by you arising out of or related to use of the Site, or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose, regardless of whether or not you then became aware of it, or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms of Service are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
  • VIOLATIONS:

    Please report any violations of these Terms of Use to WaferTech.
  • DMCA Notification:

    WaferTech asks our users to respect the intellectual property of others. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. sec. 512 ("the DMCA"), WaferTech has designated an agent to receive Notifications of Claimed Copyright Infringement on its site, who can be reached as follows:

    Sleese@wafertech.com or
    WaferTech LLC
    Legal Dept.
    Attention: Stan Muir
    5509 NW Parker Street
    Camas, WA 98607