QUALIFIED INSTALLER AGREEMENT
According to the following terms and conditions, and for a period of one year from the date first written below, Qualified Installer and uAvionix Corporation (the “Parties”), agree, on a non-exclusive basis, that Qualified Installer will receive discounted pricing to distribute, promote, market, sell, install and support uAvionix General Aviation (GA) products, including skyBeacon, tailBeacon, skySensor, and skyLight (“Products”):
One year renewable unless terminated as set forth in Section 10.
At each Parties own cost, uAvionix grants to Qualified Installer the right to purchase, install, service, and support Products.
(a) Online Purchasing Only. Unless otherwise mutually agreed to in writing, all purchases by Qualified Installer shall be through uAvionix’s online purchasing system. Orders placed via the online purchasing system are billed at time order is placed. If a Qualified Installer has an existing relationship, or establishes a relationship with Supplier authorized product distributors or resellers, the QI may purchase product through those channels if desired.
(b) Cancellations. Orders are billed when the order is placed online. Qualified Installer may cancel a purchase prior to shipment and receive a full refund.
(c) Returns. All returns are subject to a fifteen percent (15%) restocking fee if not returned in new condition within 30 days of online purchase. skyBeacon/tailBeacon orders shipped on or after November 30, 2019 are not returnable. The normal product warranty still applies.
(d) Payment. Payment for all Qualified Installer purchases is charged when the order is placed online.
- Pricing Information
As exclusive compensation under this Agreement, Qualified Installer shall be entitled to a ten percent (10%) discount from defined product retail pricing (subject to change and from the price listed on uAvionix’s website). Prices are exclusive of any shipping, taxes, and custom duties. Qualified Installer is responsible for shipping, handling, and customs costs to Qualified Installer’s designated shipping location.
The Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP) at which the Qualified Installer advertises and offers the Products shall be equivalent to the retail pricing listed on uAvionix’s website. Failure to adhere to the MAP guidance will result in immediate termination of this Agreement.
- Discontinuation of Products
Qualified Installer agrees uAvionix may discontinue or suspend the sale of any or all Products at any time. uAvionix shall promptly notify the Qualified Installer of the discontinuation or suspension of any Products.
- Supplier’s Obligations
(a) uAvionix shall make available on its web portal technical certifications, approvals, drawings, documentation and other information regarding the Products. uAvionix shall respond with reasonable promptness to all inquiries from Qualified Installer concerning matters pertaining to the Products or this Agreement.
(b) uAvionix will use its best efforts to allocate Products in sufficient quantities to fulfill Qualified Installer’s confirmed purchase orders within the committed timeframe.
(c) uAvionix shall provide basic product information and training to Qualified Installer via its web portal.
(d) uAvionix shall maintain and monitor a Qualified Installer technical support email address, as well as a prioritized support telephone extension. The email shall be monitored from approximately 8:00AM – 5:00PM Central Time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
(e) If uAvionix initiates a recall or investigation into a defined product, or receives notice from any governmental agency of a product defect, recall, or investigation, uAvionix will provide immediate written notice of such defect, recall, or investigation to Qualified Installer.
- Qualified Installer Obligations
(a) Establish and maintain contact with potential purchasers of the Products.
(b) Complete and maintain required training of personnel conducting installation services.
(c) Support customer requests for information related to the Products.
(d) Adhere to pricing, product, and market restrictions.
(e) Upon completion of installation, provide customer data to uAvionix for product tracking and warranty purposes.
- Programs & Marketing Materials
All marketing, advertising, sales or promotional materials shall at all times remain the property of uAvionix, and Qualified Installer shall promptly cease using and return to all such materials upon termination of this Agreement.
- Supplier Trademarks
uAvionix grants to Qualified Installer a non-exclusive limited revocable
worldwide license to use defined product related marks provided the marks are only used in connection
with the provision of this Agreement.
(a) This Agreement may be terminated by either Party, with or without cause, at any time upon thirty (30) days’ prior written notice to the other Party after the Effective Date.
(b) This Agreement may be terminated by either Party immediately upon written notice to the other Party after the occurrence of a Default by the other Party.
(c) In the event this Agreement is terminated, uAvionix reserves the right to fulfill all Product purchase orders received from QI prior to the termination date.
(d) Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, (1) the Trademark License shall terminate and be revoked on the termination date and Qualified Installer shall immediately cease representing itself or holding itself out as an authorized installer of the Products.
- Independent Contractor & Sophisticated Parties
Each Party is and shall at all times remain an independent contractor, shall not represent itself to be, or hold itself out as, an employee, agent or representative of the other Party, and shall have no power or authority to take any action on behalf of, or in the name of, the other Party, including without limitation creating or incurring any debt, liability or obligation of any kind, commencing any legal proceedings, or pledging any assets or credit of the other Party. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed or construed as creating an association, agency, joint venture or partnership between uAvionix and Qualified Installer. The Parties agree that this Agreement has been prepared jointly and has been the subject of arm’s length and careful negotiation. Each Party has been given the opportunity to independently review this Agreement with legal counsel and other consultants, and each party has the requisite experience and sophistication to understand, interpret, and agree to the particular language of the Agreement provisions. Except as expressly set forth in this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement is intended to or shall confer upon any other person any right, benefit or remedy of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement.
- Force Majeure
Neither Party shall be responsible for any default hereunder that results from any act of God or other cause or circumstance beyond its control. Each Party shall provide the other Party with prompt written notice of any such act, cause or circumstance that is likely to result in a default hereunder.Confidential Information
All notices and other communications hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed given if delivered personally, delivered by express courier (with confirmation), telecopied (with confirmation), or mailed by registered or certified mail (return receipt requested) to the Parties at the addresses set forth below (or at such other addresses as the Parties shall specify by written notice).
- Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the State of Montana without regard to the choice of law provisions thereof.
- Limitation of LiabilityTO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER PARTY HERETO SHALL BE LIABLE TO THE OTHER PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST REVENUES, LOST PROFIT, LOSS OF USE, OR LOSS OF BARGAIN, RESULTING FROM ITS PERFORMANCE OR ITS FAILURE TO PERFORM UNDER THIS AGREEMENT.
This Agreement (a) constitutes the entire agreement of the Parties, and supersedes all prior written and oral agreements and understandings between them, with respect to the subject matter hereof, (b) may be amended, modified or waived only by an instrument in writing signed by the Party against whom enforcement is sought, (c) may not be assigned or transferred by either Party without the prior written consent of the other Party, (d) subject to the limitations on assignment set forth in the immediately preceding clause, shall inure to the benefit of, be binding upon and be enforceable by the Parties’ respective successors and assigns, (e) is not intended to confer upon any person other than the Parties any rights or remedies hereunder, and the consent of third parties shall not be required for the amendment or termination of this Agreement or any right, interest or obligation hereunder, and (f) may be executed in one or more counterparts, all of which shall be considered one and the same agreement. Any term or provision of this Agreement which is invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall, as to that jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without affecting the validity or enforceability of any other term or provision hereof in that or any other jurisdiction. If any provision of this Agreement is so broad as to be unenforceable, the provision shall be interpreted so as to be enforceable.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, uAvionix and Qualified Installer have executed, or caused this Agreement to be executed, by a duly authorized officer as of the date first above written.