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Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

Transportation:
Unless alternative freight terms are agreed to, all charges must be FOB Destination, shipped Freight Prepaid and Allowed and material delivered to the location specified. When merchandise is sold FOB Origin goods shall be shipped Freight Prepaid and Charged. Shipping charges shall be included on the invoice and the original freight/shipping bill attached thereto.

Orders:
If our orders cannot be filled as directed, call or return for advice. Quantities in excess of this order may be returned or held subject to shippers order, expense and risk.

Inspection:
By accepting this order you hereby warrant that the merchandise to be furnished hereunder will be in full conformity with the specification, drawing, or sample and agree that this warranty shall survive acceptance of the merchandise and that you will bear the cost of inspecting merchandise rejected.

Prices:
Unless specified above DO NOT FILL this order at a price higher than last charged or quoted without first advising us and receiving our consent to do so.

Delivery:
The right is reserved to cancel this order if not filled within time specified herein.

Recyclable Materials:
The State of Maine has adopted laws requiring the reduction of waste prior to recycling or disposal. In accordance with the intent of these laws, the University of Maine System requests that vendors providing goods and services to the University not use Styrofoam packing materials and that packing boxes and materials be readily recyclable in Maine.

Reject:
All rejected goods will be at the seller’s risk and expense subject to seller’s prompt advice as to disposition. Unless otherwise arranged all rejected goods will be returned and charged back including all transportation and handling costs.

Equal Opportunity:
The equal clause contained in Section 202, Executive Order 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, relative to Equal Employment Opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender expression, genetic information, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, or veteran’s status, and the implementing rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Labor, are incorporated herein.

Smoking Policy:
Smoking Policy: The University must comply with the “Workplace Smoking Act of 1985″ and M.R.S.A. title 22, ยง 1541 et seq “Smoking Prohibited in Public Places.” In compliance with this law, the University has prohibited smoking in all University System buildings except in designated smoking areas. This rule must also apply to all contractors and workers in existing University System buildings. The Contractor shall be responsible for the implementation and enforcement of this requirement within existing buildings.

Several campuses within the University System are tobacco free campuses. In these instances, the use of tobacco and all smoking products is not permitted on any University owned property, which includes but is not limited to buildings, university grounds, parking areas, walkways, recreational and sporting facilities, and University owned vehicles. Should Contractor provide any services on a University campus, the Contractor will comply with all applicable campus smoking policies and it will be the responsibility of the Contractor to determine which policies apply.

Date Compliance:
Contractor represents and warrants that the products, systems and services provided will not be adversely affected by the change of any date or of any calendar year and they will not abnormally terminate their function or provide or cause invalid results due to incompatibility with the calendar year. Contractor shall indemnify and hold the University harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, losses and costs, in any way related to the failure of the products, systems or services to conform with the above warranties.

Payment:
Net 30 unless otherwise negotiated.

Accounts Payable Shared Services
University of Maine
5765 Service Bldg.
Orono, ME 04469-5765
umap@maine.edu

Debarment:
By acceptance of this Purchase Order, the vendor certifies that neither it, nor its principals, is presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any Federal department or agency.