Terms & Conditions: u-blox website

Note: The following only applies to your use of this website and to the content provided on this website, including downloads of any kind. For the General Terms and Conditions of Sales of u-blox’s products (“GT&C”), please click here.

By accessing, browsing through, extracting or using any kind of content, documentation, information or software (hereafter “Content”) on the website www.u-blox.com or websites with this same root (hereafter “Website”) in any way, you confirm to have acknowledged and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

Use of information

The Website is placed at your disposal for information and support purposes only, and any information or documentation contained therein (“Information”) is non-binding. A download, copy or print of the Website’s Information is only permitted for personal non-commercial use. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, repost or use the Website’s Information for commercial purposes or establish links to it without written permission of u-blox.

This Website contains no invitation, offer or recommendation to invest or deal in securities.

No statement on this site is to be interpreted as a promotion or advertisement for a product or for the use of a product that is not authorized by the laws and regulations in your country of residence.

u-blox does not review any third-party websites that contain links to its own Website and assumes no responsibility for the content of any such off-site pages or any other sites linked to its Website.

Information and data supplied to u-blox

Any data or information you transmit to the Website, including questions, comments, contributions or the like on u-blox’s portal (“u-blox Portal”) is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post becomes the property of u-blox and may be used for any purpose. u-blox is free to use, without compensation to you, any posts, ideas, know-how, or techniques contained in such communications (“Contribution”) for any purpose whatsoever. Where a transfer of property of the Contribution is not possible under applicable law, the contributor waives any rights it may have in the Contribution and grants u-blox a free of charge, irrevocable, permanent, worldwide license with the right to sublicense to use such Contribution for the development, production and sale of any product. This provision does not apply to u-blox’s customers which have placed orders under the GT&C or which have concluded a confidentiality agreement with u-blox. Their information and data will be protected as provided for therein.

Data protection and privacy

u-blox respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the personal information that you share with us. Generally, you can browse through our Website anonymously without giving us any information about yourself. However, we will use data analysis software to improve our Website or our services and offers to our customers. We may also provide non-personally identifiable information to third party contractors for the same purposes. When you submit your personal information to u-blox on a Website, e.g on our Career Portal, we will limit its use to the purpose of such submission, i.e. the hiring process, and for internal business purposes only. Accordingly, we will not disclose such information to any unauthorized third party. If you specifically wish to update, adjust or remove your personal information held by u-blox, contact us by email at info@u-blox.com. For further information regarding the treatment of data and other privacy-related matters, please read our privacy policy.

Terms of use for contributors of u-blox Portal

By contributing to the u-blox Portal, you agree to abide and be bound by these terms of use as amended from time to time by u-blox as well as to the Terms of use specifically applicable to the Portal that you can view here. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not contribute to the u-blox Portal. When adding a Contribution to the u-blox Portal or using the u-blox Portal in any other manner, you agree not to i) add any third party owned or licensed data without being authorized to do so and without identifying the source of such data and ii) use any offensive, annoying or unlawful language or to link to any such content, iii) include any viruses, iv) cause damage to other Portal participants or to any other third party. u-blox reserves the right to remove any Content at its sole and absolute discretion. A contributor to the u-blox Portal is aware that it is one of the main goals of the u-blox Portal to enhance the quality of u-blox’s products and that therefore u-blox may use any of your Contributions as described under section “Information and data supplied to u-blox” above.

Product availability

This Website may contain information on products and services, not all of which are available everywhere in the world. A reference to a product or service on the Website does not imply that such product or service is or will be available in your particular location.

Software downloads

For any kind of software (e.g. drivers) downloaded on the Website (“Software”), and unless expressly provided otherwise in writing, u-blox grants to Customer a limited, non-exclusive license to use u-blox’s intellectual property rights incorporated in such Software, without the right to sublicense, only to operate the u-blox hardware. It is, unless authorized by mandatory provisions of law, forbidden to decompile, to detect the source code, the underlying user interface techniques or algorithms of the Software, to change, reproduce or develop the Software, to take action that would cause the Software to be placed in the public domain, open source community or general public libraries. Customer is obliged to comply with the open source software terms published on www.u-blox.com (Terms & conditions) if applicable. Software may only be modified to achieve interoperability with u-blox products. Software may only be used for integration in Customer products and distribution after such integration, but not for resale. All data and know how communicated to Customer may not be used for any other purpose.

Copyrights and trademarks

The Website and its Content are subject to copyrights, and all rights in this respect are reserved. You are obliged to retain and reproduce each copyright notice or other proprietary rights notices such as designations of trademarks in any Content you download. u‑blox names or logos or trademarks of third parties appearing on the Website are proprietary to u-blox or the relevant third parties and cannot be used without express written permission of u-blox.

Disclaimer and limitation of liability

Forward-looking statements: This Website may contain certain forward-looking statements, which can contain statements regarding potential new projects or potential future revenues or strategy, plans or intentions. All forward-looking statements are based only on data, appraisals and assumptions made and available to u-blox at the time of the preparation of such information. The actual situation and results can therefore be materially different from forward-looking statements. u-blox does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements contained on this Website.

Information: u-blox makes no warranties or representations as to the correctness, completeness, accuracy or quality of the Website or its Content. u-blox reserves the right to make changes, deletions, corrections and/or improvements to the Website and its Content at any time without any notice. Information is usually first drafted in English or German language, and translations thereof may contain errors or deviate from this original version.

u-blox Portal: Please also take note that the views expressed within the u-blox Portal do not necessarily represent those of u-blox. u-blox thus makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the u-blox Portal or the Information, products, services or related graphics contained in the u-blox Portal, even if the contributions are made by employees of u-blox. To the extent legally possible, u-blox excludes all liability for any kind of damage caused to a reader of contributions to the u-blox Portal or to a contributor or to any other damaged third party. Moreover, u-blox has no control over the nature, content and availability of any website or other applications linked in the u-blox Portal. Such linked contributions thus do not necessarily imply any recommendation or endorsement by u-blox.

Software: The Software downloaded on the Website is provided on an “as is” basis without warranty, representation or condition of any kind, including without limitation, the implied warranties or conditions of merchantable quality and fitness for a particular purpose. The warranty as stated in the GT&C applies if the Software falls under the definition of “Product” as provided under the GT&C and in case a u-blox employee expressly points to the possibility of a download of Software on the Website as part of such Product.

Liability: u-blox shall not be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive, arising out of access to, use of or inability to use the Website or its Content or out of any errors or omissions in the Content. u-blox assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to your computer or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property resulting from your access to the Website.

Issue 14 February 2019