Effective Date: June 10, 2014
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8. Disclaimer For FAST ™ Plant Instrument Audit Program.
WIKA's FAST plant instrument audit program is a complimentary service intended to assist the customer with instrument performance evaluation, and no warranty is intended nor given. WIKA AND ITS REPRESENTATIVES SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THE INSTRUMENT AUDIT AND ANY RECOMMENDATIONS PROVIDED IN THE AUDIT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY CONSTITUTES AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THE INSTRUMENT AUDIT. NO USE OR RELIANCE OF THE INSTRUMENT AUDIT IS AUTHORIZED EXCEPT UNDER THIS DISCLAIMER. YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WIKA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO YOUR RELIANCE ON THE FAST INSTRUMENT AUDIT. IF ANY DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE ARE RULED INAPPLICABLE OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN WIKA'S MAXIMUM LIABILITY FOR ANY TYPE OF DAMAGES TO ANY ONE PERSON, INCLUDING YOU, SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE LESS OF THAT PERSON'S COST FOR HAVING THE INSTRUMENT AUDIT DONE OR U.S. $100,000. THE INSTRUMENT AUDIT SHALL NOT OPERATE AS A WAIVER BY WIKA OF ANY OBLIGATION OF CUSTOMER UNDER A SEPARATE AGREEMENT.
The results, comments and conclusions provided by WIKA in connection with any audit report are WIKA's opinion based on facts and information disclosed to WIKA by you. WIKA is not responsible for verifying these facts and/or information and assumes no liability for the truth or falsity of facts and/or information disclosed by you. Any reliance by you on the opinions expressed herein is solely at your own risk.
Comments and conclusions provided by WIKA in connection with any audit report are not an endorsement or disparagement of any particular product, service or manufacturer identified in the audit. Unless otherwise noted in the audit report, the audit and its contents, including all opinions, trademarks and proprietary information, are the property of WIKA, and may not be shared, excerpted, modified or republished without WIKA's express permission.
FAST Instrument Audits are conducted in “As-Run” condition, meaning there is no control over the known specific operating real time conditions. The review is a visual observation and the results at the time of the review may be different from those of a normal operating mode, or special circumstances that may randomly occur in the process and therefore, may not be witnessed. The process may not be running at time of observation and no data therefore realized.
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13. California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010.
WIKA supports the goals of the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 and strongly condemns any form of forced labor, slavery and human trafficking. WIKA communicates our policy of zero tolerance for any form of forced labor, slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains. These actions include the following:
13.1 Verification. Most of WIKA’s supply chains are WIKA’s affiliated entities worldwide. WIKA has communicated with the applicable affiliated entities regarding WIKA’s policy of condemning any form of forced labor, slavery and human trafficking.
13.2 Auditing. WIKA does not audit it’s supply chains consisting of affiliated entities. Instead, WIKA has communicated with the applicable affiliated entities regarding WIKA’s policy of condemning any form of forced labor, slavery or human trafficking.
13.3 Certification. WIKA has requested its affiliated entity suppliers worldwide to comply with the laws regarding forced labor, slavery and human trafficking.
13.4 Internal Accountability. WIKA is committed to responsible and ethical conduct in the workplace. Our business practices have been governed by honesty, fair dealing, integrity and full compliance with applicable laws and regulations. WIKA requires all of our employees to adhere to our Integrity Policy, which requires compliance with all laws and regulations, including laws regarding forced labor, slavery and human trafficking. Employees who violate the Integrity Policy may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of their employment.
13.5 Training. WIKA conducts employee training regarding slavery and human trafficking to those who have direct responsibility for supply chain management.
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1000 Wiegand Boulevard,
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
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229 Beltway Green Boulevard
Pasadena, TX 77503
Material Modifications Since June 10, 2014: none.
The existing legal disclosures and disclaimers were amended and restated effective June 10, 2014. Material modifications include: new and revised information regarding use restrictions, modifications, monitoring, warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability, links to this site and to others, California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010, jurisdiction and venue, controlling law, and force majeure.