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Website Terms of Use

The information, materials, text, images, audio, video and related graphics and designs (collectively, "Materials") available on this website at www.diodes.com (“Website”) are provided by Diodes Incorporated and its subsidiaries (collectively "Diodes"). The following terms of use (“Terms of Use”) govern use, access and browsing of this Website. By using, accessing or browsing this Website you acknowledge and agree that you have read and understood these Terms of Use agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (including any additional terms and conditions set forth in any sub-site) and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding use, access and browsing of this Website and the Materials. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use, access or browse this Website (including any of the sub-site) or any of the Materials.

The content of this Website is primarily controlled by Diodes from its offices within the United States. Diodes makes no representations that the Materials referenced on this Website are appropriate, available for use in, or lawfully accessible from other areas of the world. Those who access this Website from locations outside the United States are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws and regulations. You may not use or export the Materials in violation of the U.S. export control laws and regulations.

Any claim relating to this Website or use of this Website, including Materials made available via this Website, will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without reference to its conflict-of-laws principles. Any dispute arising out of or related to your use of this Website or the Materials will be brought in, and you hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in, the state and federal courts sitting in Dallas County, Texas. You agree to waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non-convenience and agree that process may be served in a manner authorized by applicable law or court rule. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms of Use, or any portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of that provision, and the remainder of these Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

Diodes reserves the right to make changes to this Website and to these Terms of Use at any time without notice. Any change in these Terms of Use will be prospective only, unless retroactive effect is legally required. Your continued use of this Website and any Materials will constitute your acceptance of any new or amended terms.

Diodes may terminate your access to or use of this Website or any portion thereof, at any time and without any prior notice to you, if you breach any of these Terms of Use, or we reasonably believe that you have breached these Terms of Use. Upon any such termination, your right to access and use this Website will immediately cease. Diodes assumes no liability for any termination of your access to or use of this Website.

USE RESTRICTIONS

The Materials contained on this Website are protected by copyright laws, international copyright treaties, and other intellectual property laws and treaties. Except as stated herein, these Materials may not be reproduced, modified, displayed, distributed, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted or sold in any form or by any means without Diodes' prior written consent.

Diodes grants limited, non-exclusive, and non-transferable permission to download, reproduce, display and distribute the Materials posted on this Website solely for informational and non-commercial or personal use, provided that (a) you do not modify such Materials, (b) you retain all copyright and proprietary notices as they appear in such Materials, (c) you do not interrupt or attempt to interrupt or interfere with the operation of this Website in any way, (d) you do not use any robot, site search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device or tool to retrieve, index, scrape, data mine or in any way exploit the Materials, and (e) you do not falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with Diodes or express or imply that Diodes endorses or approves any statements, products or services from you.

Diodes further grants to educational institutions (specifically K-12, universities and community colleges) limited, non-exclusive, and non-transferable permission to download, reproduce, display and distribute the Materials posted on this Website solely for use in the classroom, provided that such institutions identify Diodes as the source of the Materials and include the following credit line: "Courtesy of Diodes Incorporated".

Unauthorized use of any of these Materials is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in civil and criminal penalties. This permission terminates if you breach any of these Terms of Use. Upon termination you agree to immediately destroy any Materials downloaded from this Website.

WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS

Diodes intends for the Materials contained on this Website to be accurate and up-to-date. However, Diodes does not warrant that the Materials are accurate, reliable, complete, current or error-free. These Materials may, contain technical inaccuracies, typographical errors or other mistakes. Diodes may make corrections or other changes to these Materials at any time. Diodes and its suppliers reserve the right to make corrections, modifications, enhancements, improvements and other changes to its products, programs and services at any time or to discontinue any products, programs, or services without notice.

The reference to any products or services displayed on the Website does not imply or warrant that these products or services will be available at any time. Please contact the Diodes representatives or authorized distributors for the availability of specific products or services. Diodes may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any of the products, services or Materials posted on this Website, temporarily or permanently, at any time, without notice and without liability.


THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". DIODES AND ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THESE MATERIALS FOR ANY PURPOSE AND DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THESE MATERIALS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE APPLICATION NOTES, REFERENCE DESIGNS AND OTHER DESIGN MATERIALS INCLUDED OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED AS AN EXAMPLE ONLY AND THAT YOU WILL EXERCISE YOUR OWN INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS AND JUDGMENT IN YOUR USE OR ASSESSMENT OF THESE MATERIALS. DIODES ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THESE MATERIALS OR YOUR PRODUCT DESIGNS OR ANY APPLICATIONS ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY DIODES.

DIODES DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT ANY LICENSE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS GRANTED UNDER ANY PATENT RIGHT, COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, MASK WORK RIGHT, OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT OF DIODES COVERING OR RELATING TO THESE MATERIALS OR ANY COMBINATION, MACHINE, OR PROCESS TO WHICH THESE MATERIALS RELATE OR WITH WHICH THESE MATERIALS MAY BE USED.

USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE MAY REQUIRE A LICENSE FROM A THIRD PARTY UNDER THE PATENTS OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF THAT THIRD PARTY, OR A LICENSE FROM DIODES UNDER THE PATENTS OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF DIODES.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL DIODES OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION RESULTING FROM USE OF THIS SITE OR ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER DIODES OR AN AUTHORIZED DIODES REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

INDEMNIFICATION

You will indemnify, defend and hold Diodes and all of its directors, officers, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively, “Indemnitees”) harmless from and against any and all liability, claims, losses and costs, including without limitation, attorneys’ fees and costs incurred by the Indemnitees in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of these Terms of Use. You will provide full cooperation as reasonably required by Diodes in Diodes’ defense of any claim. Diodes reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you will not settle any matter without the prior written consent of Diodes.

 

SPECIFIC NOTICE REGARDING SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE

Any software that is made available to download from this Website ("Software") may be copyrighted. Use of this Software is governed by the terms of the license agreement, if any, that accompanies or is included with such Software ("License Agreement"). A user may be unable to install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement before first agreeing to the License Agreement terms. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited, and may result in civil and criminal penalties.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS PROHIBITED, UNLESS SUCH REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY THE LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING SUCH SOFTWARE. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, DIODES MAY MAKE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE OR IN ITS SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, TOOLS AND UTILITIES FOR USE OR DOWNLOAD. DIODES DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM SUCH USE OF ANY SUCH SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, TOOLS AND UTILITIES.

SPECIFIC NOTICE REGARDING LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

Certain links provided herein permit you to leave this Website and enter non-Diodes sites. These linked sites are not under Diodes' control. Diodes is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any changes or updates to such linked sites. Diodes is providing these links to you only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Diodes of any linked site. Diodes reserves the right to terminate any link or access to any linked sites at any time.

DIODES' PUBLICATION OF INFORMATION REGARDING THIRD-PARTY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION REGARDING THE SUITABILITY OF SUCH PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR A WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR ENDORSEMENT OF SUCH PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, EITHER ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH ANY DIODES PRODUCT OR SERVICE. DIODES DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY, LEGALITY, RELIABILITY, VALIDITY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY CONTENT ON ANY LINKED SITES. IF YOU DECIDE TO ACCESS ANY OF THE LINKED SITES OR USE ANY OF THE CONTENT ON THE LINKED SITES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.

COMMUNICATIONS TRANSMITTED TO DIODES

You acknowledge and understand that any information, material or communication you transmit or post to this Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and may be made publicly accessible by Diodes. As such, you will not assert any claim that any use of such information, material or communication violates any of your rights (including any privacy rights, proprietary or other property rights, publicity rights or any other rights)  Diodes may copy, modify, disclose, distribute, incorporate or otherwise use any such information, material or communication (including any concepts, ideals, know-how or techniques disclosed or otherwise contained therein) for any purpose whatsoever, including both commercial and non-commercial purposes), and in any manner, medium, format or location as Diodes deems fit, without any compensation to you. 

You will not post or transmit to or from this Website any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, deceptive, inflammatory, obscene, pornographic, infringing or other material that would violate any law or encourage illegal conduct. You understand that Diodes will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities and/or court order requesting or directing Diodes to disclose the identity of any one that has engaged in any violation of law. Diodes may monitor, moderate or remove any information, material or communication you transmitted via this Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Diodes assumes no responsibility or liability arising from or related to any such information, material or communication (including for any error, defamation, omission, falsehood, obscenity, profanity or inaccuracy contained therein).

You understand that any information, material or communication transmitted or posted to this Website may be read or intercepted by others because internet transmission may not be completely private or secure.

LINKING POLICY

Links or Linking to this Website are subject to Diodes' Linking Policy. Click here to review Diodes' Linking Policy.

PRIVACY POLICY

Use of this Website is subject to Diodes' Privacy Policy. Click here to review Diodes' Privacy Policy.

 

Website Terms of Use last revised on December 3, 2020.