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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.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF CONTENT
©Copyright 2006 VIS. All Rights Reserved. THE UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, DISPLAYING OR OTHER USE OF ANY CONTENT FROM THIS SITE IS A VIOLATION OF THE LAW. You acknowledge having been advised by VIS that the content is protected in Taiwan 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 VIS' Rights in individual elements of the content, VIS 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. VIS 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, or downloading other than those expressly permitted may not be made without VIS' prior express written consent.

TRADEMARKS AND SERVICE MARKS
There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans and product designations found on this site. By making them available on this site, VIS 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 VIS' or any third party's intellectual property rights. VIS, and the VIS logo are registered in Taiwan, the US Patent & Trademark Office and in other countries. VIS, VANGUARD, and are all trademarks and/or service marks of VIS. Other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. No VIS trademark or service mark may be used as a hyperlink without VIS' prior written permission.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
VIS 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 THE USE OF THE CONTENT PROVIDED. 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, VIS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AUTOMOTIVE, DEFENSE, AEROSPACE, MILITARY, MEDICAL, LIFE SAVING, LIFE SUSTAINING, CRITICAL CONTROL OR SAFETY SYSTEMS, OR NUCLEAR FACILITY APPLICATIONS, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM VIS SHALL BE DEEMED TO ALTER THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY, OR TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY.CONTENTS SUCH AS REFERENCE DESIGN AND LAYOUT DATABASE RELEASED AS PRELIMINARY ARE SUBJECT TO FURTHER VERIFICATION, QUALIFICATION, MODIFICATION AS WELL AS FABRICATION PROCESS VARIATIONS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGES OR UPDATES WITHOUT NOTICE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
VIS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE 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 VIS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. VIS' TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE.

LIMITATION OF PRODUCT LIABILITY
VIS WARRANTS THAT THE WAFER FOUNDRY SERVICES PRODUCTS (PRODUCTS) DELIVERED TO CUSTOMERS SHALL MEET THE QUALITY AND RELIABILITY SPECIFICATIONS AND SHALL BE FREE FROM DEFECTS IN MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP UNDER NORMAL USE FOR A PERIOD OF ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE DATE OF SHIPMENT. IF, DURING THE ONE YEAR PERIOD, I) VIS IS NOTIFIED PROMPTLY IN WRITING A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE ALLEGED DEFECTS UPON DISCOVERY OF ANY DEFECTS IN THE PRODUCTS, II) SUCH PRODUCTS ARE RETURNED TO VIS FACTORY, AND III) VIS'S EXAMINATION OF SUCH PRODUCTS REVEALS THAT SUCH PRODUCTS ARE INDEED DEFECTIVE AND DEFECTS ARE NOT CAUSED BY ACCIDENT, ABUSE, MISUSE, NEGLECT, IMPROPER INSTALLATION OR PACKAGING, REPAIR OR ALTERATION BY SOMEONE OTHER THAN VIS, OR IMPROPER TESTING OR USE CONTRARY TO INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BY VIS, THEN VIS WILL, AT ITS OPTION, EITHER REPAIR, REPLACE, OR CREDIT CUSTOMER FOR SUCH DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS. CUSTOMER WARRANTS AND REPRESENTS THAT IT HAS THE RIGHT AND AUTHORITY TO THE DESIGN PATTERNS, FURTHERMORE, CUSTOMER AGREES TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD VIS HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, COSTS, AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY'S FEES AND DISBURSEMENTS) ARISING OUT OF ANY NONCOMPLIANCE BY ANY THIRD PARTY OR ITS AFFILIATES OR AGENTS WITH THE LAWS, RULES OR REGULATIONS OF ANY JURISDICTION. THE PROVISION ABOVE AUTOMATICALLY BECOMES EFFECTIVE IF NO OBJECTION TO THE CONTENTS OF THE PROVISION IS RAISED WITHIN 3 DAYS IN WRITING.

THE FOREGOING WARRANTY SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ALL OF WHICH ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEB SITES
This site may provide links to other third-party World Wide Web sites or resources. VIS makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this site. Because VIS has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that VIS 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. References on this site to any names, marks, products or services of any third party 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. VIS makes no representation or warranty as to any third partys content, products or services, and you agree that VIS 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.

REVISIONS
VIS may modify, suspend, withdraw or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the content, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. You agree that VIS shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, withdrawal or discontinuance of the content. VIS 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 current Web Site Terms of Use to which you are bound.