USBid.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site.
Last updated: 1/1/2012
Information We Collect
Cookies are stored on your hard drive, not on our site. Most cookies are “session cookies,” meaning that they are automatically deleted at the end of a session. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on our site and you may be required to reenter your password more frequently during a session. This site contains links to other sites. USBid.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
Our Use of Your Information
We use personally identifiable information about you to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze site usage, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize our site’s content, layout, and services. We believe these uses allow us to improve our site and better tailor it to meet our users’ needs.
By accepting the User Agreement you expressly agree to receive this information. We use your email address, your mailing address, and phone number to contact you regarding administrative notices, new product offerings, and communications relevant to your use of the site. If you do not wish to receive these communications, you may have the ability to opt-out; see the opt-out statement at the bottom of the page.
We use information in the file we maintain about you, and other information we obtain from your current and past activities on the site, to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our User Agreement. At times, we may look across multiple users to identify problems or resolve disputes, and in particular, on rare occasions we may evaluate your information to look for users using multiple User IDs or aliases.
Our Disclosure of Your Information
By way of example (without limiting the foregoing), we may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications.
We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability. Therefore, although we use industry standard practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private communications will remain private.
As a general proposition, we do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party.
Control of Your Information
Except as specifically permitted by this section, you may not disclose your USBid password to any third parties nor share it with any third parties. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personally identifiable information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf.
Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password as detailed in the Updates section below. You may, however, disclose your password to certain third parties with whom USBid has entered into specific contractual and technical arrangements designed to safeguard your password (“Authorized Password Users”).
Choice Opt-Out / Corrections / Updates
Our site provides members the opportunity to opt-out receiving communications from us and our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor. It also gives members the option to change and modify information previously provided.
This site provides members the following options for removing their information from our database, to not receive future communications, or to correct information previously provided:
You can send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For password help, visit My Account page.
You can send postal mail to: USBid Inc, 2320 Commerce Park Drive, Palm Bay, FL 32905, USA
You can call our main phone number 321-725-9565
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us at the phone number above, or by email.
The Terms and Conditions of Sale (“Agreement”) contained herein constitute the entire agreement between USBid Inc. (“USBid”) and you (“Buyer”). USBid will not be bound by any terms of Buyer’s order. No form of acceptance except USBid’s written acknowledgment to Buyer, or USBid’s commencement of performance shall constitute valid acceptance of Buyer’s order. Any such acceptance is expressly conditioned on assent to the terms hereof and the exclusion of all other terms. Buyer shall be deemed to have assented to the terms hereof, whether or not previously received, upon accepting delivery of anything shipped by way of USBid. If tender of these terms is deemed an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to the terms hereof.
1.1 “Products” shall mean any products identified for sale on: (a) USBid’s website(s); (b) any of USBid’s proposals or quotations; or (c) any of USBid’s invoices.
2.1 Buyer shall purchase products by issuing offers as issued by an authorized representative, indicating specific Products, quantity, price, total purchase price, shipping instructions, ship-to addresses, tax exempt certifications, if applicable, and any other special instructions. Any contingencies contained on such order are not binding upon USBid. USBid will accept or reject orders according to its then-current process. All orders are subject to acceptance by USBid at its corporate headquarters.
2.2 Each offer made by a Buyer for Products offered becomes legally binding upon acceptance by the Seller. Upon acceptance of any offer, Buyer agrees to submit a Purchase Order for the offered Products. USBid will contact Buyer to finalize the purchase and arrange the subsequent shipping of the Products.
3. SHIPPING AND DELIVERY
3.1 Shipping dates will be established by USBid upon receipt of orders from Buyer.
3.2 Shipping terms are FCA USBid designated shipping location. Risk of loss and title shall pass from USBid to Buyer upon delivery to the carrier or Buyer’s representative at the FCA point. Delivery shall be deemed made upon transfer of possession to the carrier. Buyer shall be responsible for all freight, handling, customs charges and insurance charges. Unless given written instruction, USBid shall select the carrier. In no event shall USBid have any liability in connection with shipment, nor shall the carrier be deemed to be an agent of USBid. USBid shall not be liable for damage or penalty for delay in delivery or for failure to give notice of any delay.
3.3 Buyer grants USBid a security interest in products purchased under this Agreement to secure payment for those products purchased. If requested by USBid, Buyer agrees to execute financing statements to perfect this security interest.
4. PRICES AND PAYMENT
4.1 Unless otherwise specified, prices for products are quoted in US dollars and are FCA USBid designated shipping location.
4.2 All stated prices are exclusive of any taxes, fees, duties, or other amounts, however designated, and including without limitation, value added and withholding taxes which are levied or based upon such charges, or upon this Agreement. Any taxes or customs charges related to products purchased or licensed pursuant to this Agreement shall be paid by Buyer, or Buyer shall present an exemption certificate acceptable to the taxing authorities. Applicable taxes shall be billed as a separate item on the invoice, to the extent possible.
4.3 All payments shall be made by a credit card acceptable to USBid, or by other payment instrument to include ACH-Debit/EFT, wire transfer, or other such payment instrument approved by USBid. Payment must be made to USBid prior to delivery. USBid may elect to extend terms on a pre-approved basis only. By acceptance of this agreement, Buyer agrees that any payments made to USBid, via credit card or by any other payment vehicle, are subject to all of the terms and conditions contained herein. Unless otherwise specified, all payments shall be made in U.S. currency. Any sum not paid by Buyer when due shall bear interest until paid at a rate of 1.5% per month (18% per annum), or the maximum rate permitted by law, whichever is less.
5. WARRANTY AND RETURNS
5.1 USBid warrants the form, fit, and function for a period of one year from the date of purchase to perform in compliance with the manufacturer’s published data sheet. Unless otherwise stated, all orders placed with USBid are deemed non-cancelable and non-returnable, except for instances as covered by USBid, Inc.’s warranty. All other warranties are set forth in the product Manufacturer’s Limited Warranty Statement applicable to and/or delivered with the Products.
5.2 It is the responsibility of the buyer to thoroughly inspect and test all product received from USBid immediately upon receipt and promptly notify USBid of problems. Products are provided with a one year warranty to perform in compliance with the original manufacturer’s published datasheet. Products are deemed accepted by Buyer unless USBid, Inc. is notified in writing of any warranty claims within one year of receipt. Any claims for shortages or in-transit damage must be reported in writing to USBid, Inc. within 10 days of receipt.
5.3 USBid DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE.
5.4 In no event shall USBid or its supplier’s liability to Buyer, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, exceed the price paid by Buyer under this Agreement. The foregoing limitations shall apply even if the above-stated warranty fails of its essential purpose.
5.5 IN NO EVENT WILL USBid OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST REVENUE, PROFIT, OR DATA, OR FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES HOWEVER CAUSED AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT EVEN IF USBid OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
5.6 In all cases where a product is returned, Buyer shall call and obtain a Return Material Authorization (“RMA”) number from USBid. A customer has ten (10) business days from notification of approval of the RMA request to arrange for and ship the product back to USBid. If the product is not in transit by the end of the ten-day period, the RMA will typically be closed and the customer notified that the RMA is no longer valid. All RMAs shall be for replacement Products, or at USBidï¿½s discretion, credit for future purchases.
5.7 For product returned, Buyer is responsible for: (a) proper packing of products, including description of the failure; (b) insurance of all packages for replacement cost; (c) shipment FCA USBid designated reception location; (d) return of products within five (5) days after issuance of the RMA number, including restocking fees where applicable; (e) shipping costs to USBid, and (f) compliance with USBid RMA procedure for all shipments, as follows: (i) each request to USBid for an RMA number must specify the number, type, and serial number, if applicable, for each product to be returned; USBid will provide the local RMA shipment address upon request; and (ii) product sent back to USBid must agree exactly in the number, type, and serial numbers, if associated with the RMA transaction. USBid, at its option, will replace the returned product or issue a credit for future purchases at the original purchase price of the product. Shipping costs will not be refunded.
6. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
6.1 USBid shall have no liability for any claim, suit or proceeding brought against Buyer based on a claim that any Product supplied hereunder infringes any copyright, patent, or other intellectual property right in the United States or any other country.
6.2 USBid has no liability for any claim based upon the combination, operation, or use of any product supplied hereunder with equipment, devices, or software, or for any claim based upon alteration or modification of any product supplied hereunder.
6.3 USBid SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS APPEARING ON THE USBid WEB SITE TO INCLUDE PART NUMBERING, QUANTITY, OR PRICING ERRORS.
6.4 THE FOREGOING STATES THE ENTIRE OBLIGATION OF USBid WITH RESPECT TO INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS AND USBid DISCLAIMS, ALL WARRANTIES OF NONINFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCTS.
7. EXPORT RESTRICTIONS
7.1 Buyer shall obtain all licenses, permits, and approvals required by any government and shall comply with all applicable laws, rules, policies, and procedures of the U.S. Government.
7.2 All shipments are sold under INCOTERMS, delivered duty unpaid (DDU). Buyer shall be responsible for all VAT (Value Added Taxes), duties, custom charges, and associated import fees.
8. CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
Buyer shall hold confidential and shall not use or permit others to use any confidential information identified as such in writing or orally by USBid or information which Buyer knows or has reason to know is confidential, proprietary, or trade secret information of USBid.
9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING ELSE HEREIN, EXCEPT FOR CLAIMS OF PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, ALL LIABILITY OF USBid AND ITS SUPPLIERS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE SHALL BE LIMITED TO MONEY PAID TO USBid UNDER THIS AGREEMENT AND IN THE CASE OF DAMAGES RELATING TO ANY ALLEGEDLY DEFECTIVE OR INFRINGING PRODUCT, SHALL, UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, BE FURTHER LIMITED TO THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY BUYER FOR SUCH PRODUCT.
10. CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WAIVER
IN NO EVENT SHALL USBid OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF USE, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA, OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF USBid OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
11. GENERAL TERMS
11.1 The validity, interpretation, and performance of this Agreement shall be controlled by and construed under the laws of the County of Brevard, State of Florida, United States of America, as if performed wholly within the County of Brevard, State of Florida without giving effect to the principles of conflict of law. Any legal actions by either party under this agreement shall be taken in the court of Brevard County, Florida. The parties specifically disclaim the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.
11.2 USBid shall not be liable for any delay or failure in performance whatsoever due to acts of God, earthquakes, shortage of supplies, transportation difficulties, labor disputes, riots, war, fire, epidemics, and other occurrences beyond USBid’s reasonable control.
11.3 No waiver of rights under this Agreement by either party shall constitute a subsequent waiver of this or any other right under this Agreement.
11.4 Neither this Agreement nor any rights under this Agreement, other than monies due or to become due, shall be assigned or otherwise transferred by Buyer (by operation of law or otherwise) without the prior written consent of USBid. This Agreement shall bind and inure to the benefit of the successors and permitted assigns of the parties.
11.5 In the event that any of the terms of this Agreement become or are declared to be illegal by any court of competent jurisdiction, such terms shall be null and void and shall be deemed deleted from this Agreement. All remaining terms of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
11.6 In the event of a breach of this Agreement, the breaching party shall pay to the other party any reasonable attorneys’ fees and other costs and expenses incurred by the nonbreaching party in connection with the enforcement of any provisions of this Agreement.
11.7 Neither party has the right or authority to, and shall not, assume or create any obligation of any nature whatsoever on behalf of the other party or bind the other party in any respect whatsoever.
11.8 This Agreement, including the product warranty referenced herein, constitutes the entire agreement between the parties hereto concerning the subject matter of this Agreement, and there are no conditions, understandings, agreements, representations or warranties, expressed or implied, which are not specified herein. This Agreement may only be modified by a written document executed by authorized representatives of USBid and Buyer.
Shipping Procedures and Terms of Return
If there are any questions on our return policy please don’t hesitate to contact us at (321) 725-9565.
USBid provides peace-of-mind when you purchase electronic components. We offer a full warranty to make sure you get parts that work as specified by the manufacturer.
Buy and sell with confidence. USBid has a positive reputation and proven track record for delivering quality electronic components.