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You agree to observe copyright and other intellectual property restrictions imposed by Other Sites. You may not use the Other Sites in any manner that infringes the rights of any person or entity.
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The ADI Site contains several interactive areas where users can communicate with other users and contribute information (“User Forums”). Although ADI has no obligation to monitor the User Forums that may appear on the ADI Site, ADI reserves the right to review materials posted to such forums and to remove or edit any materials in its sole discretion. All information posted to User Forums is non-confidential. ADI has no liability related to any information or other content posted to User Forums and has no liability related to any actions it may take with respect to such information or other content posted to User Forums.
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ADI grants you a personal, revocable right to establish a user account ("User Account") with your contact information, preferences and other information relevant to interacting with ADI and using the ADI Site. ADI may terminate or suspend your User Account or change the functionality of your User Account at any time, for any reason, including any failure by you to regularly use the ADI Site, or to update or complete your User Account information, or any misuse of your password or the User Account. Your username and password are allocated for your sole use. ADI may require you to alter the password from time to time and will inform you accordingly. You are solely responsible for protecting and securing your username and password against unauthorized use. You agree to inform ADI immediately of any unauthorized use of your username or password. You agree to maintain backup copies of any information stored in your User Account.
U.S. Government Limited Rights
The following applies to any / all acquisitions using ADI information developed or funded [derived] solely at the expense of ADI for use by or in support of the U.S. Government or by any prime contractor or subcontractor engaged in any business activities with the U.S. Government. As such, any / all ADI-derived Information is hereby provided with "LIMITED RIGHTS," as defined by 48 CFR § 27.404-2(b)) and in accordance with 48 CFR § 52.227-14. Customer shall be responsible for ensuring that this provision is included in all agreements with and for the United States Government and that any data, when delivered to the Government, is correctly marked as required.
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Misuse, Grey Market and Counterfeiting of ProductsCombating the unauthorized resale or diversion, and the unintended misuse of products and technologies, is a challenge the entire semiconductor industry faces and one which ADI takes very seriously.
To respond to these challenges, ADI routinely reviews its internal controls, practices, and distribution channels, as well as our processes to monitor for unauthorized sale and product misuse. ADI takes proactive steps to identify and counter this activity, which include implementing enhanced monitoring and audit processes and taking enforcement action where appropriate to reduce unauthorized resale, diversion, and unintended misuse of our products. We are also enhancing our monitoring of grey market activity overall.
Products not purchased from ADI authorized sources – including purchases through brokers, resellers, or third-party online marketplaces – may be counterfeit or unreliable. Counterfeit products are not manufactured, packaged, labeled, stored, shipped, or handled according to ADI’s standards. ADI does not warrant or provide support for any parts purchased through unauthorized channels.
ADI does not support or condone the use of its products in end applications for which they were not designed or intended, and also does not illicit diversion of its products to sanctioned countries. ADI is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. We will continue to look for ways to identify and prevent third party attempts to engage in these activities. Steps include taking additional internal and external measures such as cooperation with government agencies and other external parties.
Last reviewed: December 2022
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