United Technologies Corporation’s Pratt & Whitney division ("P&W") makes this website available to customers, suppliers, employees, and shareholders. The website and information and material presented on it (collectively the "Website") are P&W’s property. Use, duplication, and disclosure of the Website is subject to these Terms and Conditions. Use of the Website shall be deemed to be acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
Subject to the terms and conditions below and all applicable laws and regulations, P&W grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, personal, limited license to access, use and display this Website. This license is not a transfer of title to the Website. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on all copies of the Website. In addition, you may not modify the Website in any way or reproduce, publicly display, perform, distribute, create derivative works of, or otherwise use the Website for any public or commercial purpose, except as these Terms and Conditions specifically permit. You may not use the Website to design, manufacture, or repair parts, or to obtain FAA or other government approval to do so without P&W’s express, written permission.
P&W may change any aspect of the Website or these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. P&W also may impose limits on certain Website features and services or restrict your access to parts of the Website without notice. Changes to the Website and Terms and Conditions shall be effective immediately upon posting. Use of the Website after a change shall be deemed to be acceptance of such change. Although P&W will attempt to identify significant changes to the Website and Terms and Conditions, it has no obligation to do so. It is your responsibility to determine if there have been any changes to the Website or its Terms and Conditions.
Certain links on the Website launch Internet sites that P&W does not control ("Linked Internet Sites"). P&W provides connections to Linked Internet Sites solely as a convenience to users, but does not endorse the Linked Internet Sites or any of the content, products, or services contained or offered on the Linked Internet Sites. P&W MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER CONCERNING THE LINKED INTERNET SITES.
Password Protected Information
Portions of this Website require a password to access and may require you to agree to additional terms and conditions. To apply for a password, follow the instructions on the password-protected pages or contact your P&W representative.
Conducting Transactions on this Website
Portions of this Website permit you to conduct transactions, such as buying or selling goods or services, with P&W. In addition to these Terms and Conditions, such transactions are subject to P&W’s standard terms and conditions of sale or purchase or other terms and conditions that you negotiated P&W. The transactional pages have links to the additional terms and conditions.
Information and Material Submitted to P&W
You have the option to submit information and materials related to your use of the Website to P&W by e-mail, through the Website, or by other means to provide feedback, ask questions, or for other purposes ("Submitted Information"). You expressly grant, or warrant that the owner of the Submitted Information has expressly granted, to P&W a world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute and prepare derivative works of the Submitted Information, in whole or in part and without any obligation of attribution, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, subject to P&W’s Website Privacy Statement. In addition, you irrevocably waive, or warrant that the owner of the Submitted Information has irrevocably waived, all "moral rights", all rights under the Visual Artists Rights Act, all rights of privacy and publicity, and the like, in the Submitted Information.
Limitation of Liability
As with all information you send over the Internet, information that you send to or receive from P&W is subject to interception, misappropriation, and misuse by third parties. Neither P&W nor any of its subsidiaries, employees, or other representatives shall be liable for any damages or costs, including any consequential, incidental, indirect, special, or punitive damages or costs, arising out of or in connection with your use of this Website.
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN ANY APPLICABLE ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, P&W PROVIDES THIS WEBSITE ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN ADDITION, P&W DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT.
International Users and Jurisdiction
P&W maintains and controls this Website from the State of Connecticut, United States of America. P&W makes no representation that this Website is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Access to this Website from territories where the Website's contents are illegal is prohibited. If you access this Website from outside the United States, you are responsible for complying with all local laws. The laws of Connecticut govern the Website’s content and use, without giving effect to any of Connecticut’s conflict of law principles or rules.
Export Controlled Technical Data
Certain technical data on this Website may be export controlled by the United States Government. If you have access to export controlled technical data, you agree to comply with all regulations that prohibit the release of export controlled technical data to non-US nationals without an export license. These regulations include the US Department of Commerce’s Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the US Department of State’s International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). P&W may require you to certify periodically that you are complying with applicable export regulations.
Copyright and Trademark
The Website design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement of the design, text and graphics, are the property of United Technologies Corporation. Copyright © 2008 United Technologies Corporation. All rights reserved.
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California Transparency in Supply Chains Act
California law requires UTC to disclose its activities regarding monitoring its supply chains to prevent human trafficking and slavery.
Section 24 of UTC’s Code of Ethics states:
“UTC is committed to good citizenship and believes that engagement with others improves the human condition. For our employees worldwide, UTC assures safe and healthy work environments, based on the more stringent of U.S. standards, local standards, or UTC policies. UTC does not use child labor or forced labor. For our communities worldwide, UTC works to protect the environment, maximize the efficiencies of our products, and reduce wastes, emissions, energy consumption, and the use of materials of concern. As affirmed in other sections of the Code, UTC obeys the law, does not discriminate in personnel practices, and does not engage in corrupt practices. In addition to its own commitments, UTC expects direct suppliers to adopt suitable codes of business conduct. See UTC's policy entitled "Corporate Citizenship."
UTC’s “Corporate Citizenship” policy requires direct suppliers to adopt a suitable code of business conduct that specifically addresses “fair employment practices, including prohibitions on harassment, bullying, and discrimination, use of child or forced labor, or trafficking in persons for whatever purpose.”
As described above, UTC addresses labor standards in its Code of Ethics, and expects its officers, employees and others to report actual or alleged failures to meet the Code’s standards. An annual certification required of all salaried employees worldwide includes a requirement to certify adherence to UTC's Code.
UTC makes training available to company management, employees, and certain third parties regarding human trafficking and slavery issues, including training with respect to recognizing and mitigating risks within the supply chain. Those with direct responsibility for supply chain management are required to take this training.
UTC has robust supplier selection and administration criteria that it expects its direct suppliers to adhere to; however, UTC does not verify or audit its product supply chains specifically to evaluate and address risks of human trafficking and slavery, nor does it require its direct suppliers to certify that materials incorporated into its product comply with laws regarding slavery and human trafficking in the country or countries in which they are doing business.