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Great Plains Electronics
Terms and conditions

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. IT CONTAINS THE SOLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE THAT APPLY TO THE PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS FROM GREAT PLAINS ELECTRONICS, LLC ("GPE"). BY PLACING AN ORDER FOR PRODUCTS FROM GPE OR BY ACCEPTING DELIVERY OF THE PRODUCTS DESCRIBED ON THE APPLICABLE PACKING SLIP AND/OR INVOICE RECEIVED WITH THE PRODUCTS, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY AND ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE.

1. AVAILABILITY AND PRICING:
Product listings, specifications, availability, and pricing are subject to change without notice. Orders are not binding upon GPE until accepted by an authorized representative of GPE. All Prices and fees are in U.S. dollars. GPE reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts and/or cancel orders in its sole discretion. Prices shown do not include any Federal, State or local taxes or any present or future sales, use, excise, value-added or similar taxes. GPE charges local sales tax unless Customer has a valid sales tax exemption certificate on file with GPE. GPE may also change or modify these Terms and Conditions from without notice.

2. PAYMENT TERMS:
Standard terms for customers are prepaid orders only. GPE reserves the right to add a $20.00 service charge on all returned checks. Customer shall pay GPE all costs incurred by it in collecting any past due amount from Customer, including all court costs, attorney's fees and interest.

3. CREDIT CARDS:
We accept credit and procurement cards from American Express, MasterCard, VISA and Discover.

4. RETURNS AND WARRANTIES:
Due to the harsh nature of equipment in which these parts are being installed -- no refunds, returns, or exchanges on electronic components are allowed. Electronic assemblies may carry individual warranties -- see assembly information for additional information.

5. SHIPPING INSURANCE:
Many customers have requested an option to -not- have an order insured due to insufficient value or they just don't want to pay the insurance fee. Insurance is now an option - if you chose to save money and not insure your order - Great Plains Electronics is not responsible for lost or stolen orders.

6. HAZARDOUS APPLICATIONS PROHIBITED:
GPE'S products are not designed, recommended or authorized for any of the following applications: High-risk applications such as safety, life or health support, nuclear, or aircraft applications, or for any use or application in which the failure of a single component could cause substantial harm to persons or catastrophic property loss; or for any military or weaponry use, including but not limited to chemical, nuclear, biological, aircraft, missile, and similar military applications. Customer assumes all risk and liability for use of GPE's products in any such applications and agrees to defend, indemnify and hold both GPE and the manufacturer of the products harmless against all losses, liabilities, claims and damages that may be incurred due to use of the company's products in any of these prohibited applications.

7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS:
GPE's entire website is copyrighted as a collective work under United States laws and applicable international copyright laws.

8. FORCE MAJEURE:
GPE shall not be liable for loss or damage caused by any delay or failure to perform resulting in whole or in part from Acts of God, severe weather conditions, labor disruptions, governmental decrees or controls, insurrections, war, risks, shortages, inability to procure or ship product or obtain permits and licenses, insolvency or other inability to perform by the manufacturer, delay in transportation, any other commercial impracticability and/or any circumstances beyond the control of GPE in its business operations.


Great Plains Electronics
Legal And Regulatory Statements

Conflict Minerals
On July 21, 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law. The Dodd-Frank Act and related U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules require certain companies to disclose the extent to which the products they manufacture or contract to manufacture contain so called conflict minerals sourced from mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or adjoining countries where the presence of armed conflict and human rights abuses exist. Conflict minerals include tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold, which are used in many electronic components and computer products. Being a private company that does not report to the SEC, Great Plains Electronics (GPE) is not bound to the Conflict Materials laws, rules and regulations. However, GPE is a socially responsible company in our global community and we are fully committed to the intent of these regulations. As an electronic components distributor, GPE supplies components which contain various types of metals, some of which are potentially derived from the minerals (tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold) obtained from the conflict affected areas. GPE has adopted a policy regarding the supply chain of components which may utilize minerals from these conflict affected areas:

Conflict Minerals Policy
The Great Plains Electronics Conflict Materials Policy reflects the commitment of GPE to comply with legal and customer/industry requirements to ensure GPE does not directly or indirectly engage with suppliers identified with a reasonable risk that they are sourcing from conflict affected areas. GPE will suspend or discontinue engagement with any suppliers identified with a reasonable risk that they may be linked to these conflict-affected areas.