Supplier Supplemental Purchasing Terms and Conditions

Form F-740-2
Updated September 14, 2017

These terms and conditions supplement the Tube Methods General Provisions in the Purchase Order. Flow down to external providers includes:

  1. Processes, products, and services to be provided. Including specifications, drawings, work instructions, and process requirements.
  2. The approval of:
    1. Products and services;
    2. Methods, processes, and equipment;
    3. The release of products and services
  3. Competence, including any required qualification of persons;
  4. External providers’ interactions with the organization;
  5. Control and monitoring of the external providers’ performance to be applied by the organization
  6. Verification or validation activities that the organization, or its customer, intends to perform at the external providers’ premises;
  7. Design and development control;
  8. Special requirements, critical items, or key characteristics
  9. Test, inspection, and verification (including production process verification)
  10. Statistical techniques for product acceptance and related instructions for acceptance by Tube Methods
  11. The need to:
    • Implement a quality system;
    • Use customer designated or approved external providers, including process sources;
    • Notify the organization of nonconforming processes, products, or services and obtain approval for their disposition;
    • Prevent the use of counterfeit parts
    • Notify the organization of changes to processes, products, or services, including changes of their external providers or location of manufacture, and obtain the organization’s approval;
    • Flow down to external providers applicable requirements including customer requirements;
    • Provide test specimens for design approval, inspection/verification, investigation, or auditing;
    • Retain documented information, including retention periods and disposition requirements;
  12. The right of access by the organization, their customer, and regulatory authorities to the applicable areas of the facilities and to the applicable documented information, at any level of the supply chain;
  13. Ensuring that persons are aware of:
    • Their contribution to product or service conformity;
    • Their contribution to product safety
    • The importance of ethical behavior

Privacy Policy

This Statement of Privacy and Use (“Statement”) describes the online information practices of Tube Methods, Inc. (“TMI”, “we” or “us”). The Statement explains the information that TMI collects through its website (“Site”), how the Site may use the Data it collects, and the conditions regarding use of the Site. By using TMI’s services and visiting this site, you agree to the bound by the terms and conditions of this Statement. TMI reserves the right to modify this Statement at any time without prior notification to persons using the Site.

General Information and Collection/Use of Data

We welcome the public to visit our Site, which can be browsed without the need to submit any personal information online. For those visitors who visit our Site without logging in, we may collect your internet protocol address, the name of your internet service provider, access time and duration, exit page information, the browser and type of machine you are using, platform, domain names, the website/URL that referred you to us and the pages of our Site that you visit (the “Public Information”). For those who visit our Site through the log in portal or otherwise transmit information to TMI, we will collect the Public Information described above and the data you provide to us voluntarily on the data or contact forms including, without limitation, your name, email address, street address, phone number, interests and referral information (“Visitor Information”). The Public Information and the Visitor Information is collectively referred to herein as the “Data”.

The Data collected from you may be used by TMI generally to improve the Site, to provide you with items of interest, to generate usage or demographic statistics so that we may better understand your needs, to measure Site activity, and to improve the Site’s structure in helping users better reach needed information, all of which is intended to enhance the usefulness of the Site to our visitors. We may also use Data collected from you to enhance your use of the Site. We may also use the Data to educate ourselves about the interests and concerns of our visitors and clients for purpose of providing better services.

After submitting information to TMI using the Contact Form on the Site (or other method of submission) or submitting your order, we will share your Data with third parties necessary to your request or order.  If you provide a review or comments regarding your positive experience with TMI, we may publish such content on the Site. The Site may contain links to other websites. First Class Entertainment is not responsible for information collection and privacy practices of third party websites that are accessed via links from the Site, including, without limitation, www.youtube.com and related websites.

Technology

TMI may use the Data in combination with various Internet technologies to help manage Site operations, track user traffic and gather broad demographic information.

We may use Internet Protocol (IP) addresses (i.e., a number assigned by your Internet Service Provider so you can access the Internet) to diagnose possible technical problems, administer our Site, and aggregate Data on use. Log files, which identify every request made to our server, may be used to determine statistically which areas of the Site our visitors prefer and to prepare future content based on the interests of our visitors.

We may also use “cookies” to better serve our visitors. A “cookie” is a small data file that certain websites write to your computer’s hard drive when you access the site. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user ID, that a website uses to track the pages you have visited, but the only personal information a cookie contains is information you supply. Cookies may also allow our Site to recognize and load your pages on repeat visits to the Site. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites.

If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website or via HTML-formatted e-mails, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser, although you may not be able to take full advantage of our Site if you do so. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use or navigate through the Site, although access to and use of the Site might be limited at times.

Confidentiality

TMI is the sole owner of the Data collected on the Site. If TMI’s business is acquired, visitor and client information may be transferred to the successor or buyer of TMI’s business. TMI will not sell, rent, share, exchange, or otherwise disclose the Data to others outside of TMI (or consultants or agents retained by TMI), except as described in this Statement. TMI will attempt to collect and store the Data in a manner to protect its confidentiality, recognizing that no transmission of data is entirely secure. We may disclose or provide Data pursuant to subpoenas, warrants or other judicial or government orders, in the event an individual’s safety or security is at risk, or as otherwise required by law.

Copyright Protection

All content and photographs displayed on the Site and all underlying software or technology used in connection with the Site, and all aspects thereof, including all copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights therein, are owned by TMI or its licencors. You acknowledge that the Site, the content and photos displayed on the Site and any underlying technology or software used in connection with the Site contain TMI’s proprietary information. TMI shall have the right to monitor the content that you provide to the Site, but shall not be obligated to do so. The contents of the Site are protected by copyright as individual works, collective work and/or compilations, pursuant to United States and foreign copyright laws. You agree to abide by all copyright notices and other restrictions contained in the Site. Access to, and use of, the Site is solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Accessing, using, displaying, performing, distributing, copying or downloading content from the Site for other than personal and non-commercial use is expressly prohibited without prior written consent of TMI. By downloading or reproducing any information from this Site, you accept and agree to the conditions described in this Statement in their entirety without modification unless otherwise agreed to in writing by TMI and you.

If you are a copyright owner and have a good faith belief that any content available through the Site infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a copyright infringement notification to TMI pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act by providing TMI with the following information in writing: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest; (2) a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed; (3) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, with enough detail that we may find it on the Site; (4) Your address, telephone number, and email address; (5) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law; and (6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.

For further details see 17 U.S.C. §512 et seq. TMI’s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:

By mail: Tube Methods, Inc., 416 Depot Street, Bridgeport, PA 19405
By phone: (610) 279-7700
By email: Please go to http://tubemethods.com/contact

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” TO VISITORS. TMI DOES NOT REPRESENT THAT THE INFORMATION IS COMPLETE, CURRENT, ERROR-FREE, OR APPLICABLE TO YOUR SITUATION.

ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES” OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO OUR SITE, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT OUR SITE, OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM OUR SITE, ARE FREE FROM SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. ANY MATERIALS OBTAINED FROM THIS SITE OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE ARE OBTAINED OR DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN RISK. OPTIC AVARA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM A VISITOR’S USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE. GEORGE STREET SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM TO COMPUTER SYSTEMS, LOSS OF DATA RESULTING FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIALS, AND WE DISCLAIM WARRANTIES FOR ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED BY THIS SITE.

TUBE METHODS, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, OWNERS, OFFICERS, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS OR INJURY BASED ON ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THIS SITE, NOR FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS OR INJURY THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.

Updates

We may update this Statement from time to time and encourage you to check back periodically and review our most updated Statement.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding this Statement, please contact us at sales@tubemethods.com or by telephone at (610) 279-7700.

Last updated January 6, 2016.