Terms of Service

Welcome 'you' (hereinafter or 'user') to use service of the website www.pcbonline.com. The following terms and conditions constitute an agreement between you and PCBONLINE on the use of the service. Once you use the service, it means that you have accepted the terms and conditions described as below

Article 1 Acceptance Agreement
  • 1.1 The content of this agreement includes the body of the agreement and various rules that PCBONLINE has published or may publish in the future and notify by reasonable means. All rules are an integral part of the agreement and have the same legal effect as the body of the agreement.
  • 1.2 You should read this agreement carefully before clicking to agree to this agreement. Please read carefully and fully understand the content of each clause, especially the clauses for exemption or limitation of liability, applicable laws and dispute resolution clauses.
  • 1.3 When you fill in the information as prompted on the registration page, read and agree to this agreement and complete all registration procedures, or enter PCBONLINE in any way and use the service, it means that you have fully read, understood and agreed to accept the terms and conditions of this agreement. In the process of reading this agreement, if you do not agree to this agreement or any of its terms, you should immediately stop the registration process and stop using the service.
Article 2 Definition
  • PCBONLINE website refers to pcbonline.com (the domain name involved is https://www.pcbonline.com).
  • PCBONLINE service means that users purchase products and/or customized parts from us by visiting our website.
  • PCBONLINE rules refer to all the rules, interpretations, and announcements that have been published and subsequently published on the PCBONLINE website.
Article 3 Online Storage Terms
  • By agreeing to these terms of service, it means that you are at least an adult in your country/region of residence, or you are an adult in your country/region of residence, and you have agreed that we allow any minor family members of yours to use this website.
  • You must not use our products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, and you must not violate any laws of your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws) when using the service.
  • You must not spread any worms or viruses or any destructive code.
  • Violation or violation of any terms will result in immediate termination of your service.
Article 4 General Conditions
  • We reserve the right to refuse to serve anyone for any reason at any time.
  • You understand that your content (excluding credit card information) may be transmitted unencrypted and involves (a) transmission through various networks; (b) changes to meet and adapt to the technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. During transmission on the network, credit card information is always encrypted.
  • You agree that without our express written permission, you may not copy, print, sell, resell or utilize any part of the service, use the service or access the service or any contact on the website that provides the service.
  • The headings used in this agreement are for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these terms.
  • You declare and warrant that all the information you submit to this website is accurate and true, and you have all rights and authorizations to provide us with all user content, documents, drawings and specifications.
Article 5 Acceptable Use Policy
  • The following terms constitute our "Acceptable Use Policy":
  • 5.1 You understand that PCBONLINE does not accept export controlled data. "Export controlled data" is defined as data controlled for export within the EU and the United States. According to EU laws, this includes (technical) data and/or final parts, these parts are: (1) under the control of the EU Common Military Directory or any equivalent EU member state, or (2) under the EU Dual Use Regulation 428/ 2009 binding (revised by regulation 2019/2199); according to US laws, this includes the following technical data and/or final parts: (1) controlled by the International Arms Trade Regulations, or (2) controlled by the Export Administration Regulations, and controlled by any level other than EAR99.
  • 5.2 You certify that your data (including PCB files, 3D CAD data, 2D technical drawing PCB files, component files and electronic-related files) and/or your order does not include export controlled data.
  • 5.3 You understand that by uploading the data to the website, you are exporting the data to another country.
  • 5.4 You certify that you understand and are responsible for determining and providing appropriate export classifications for the products and related technologies and software to be provided to PCBONLINE, and complying with the prohibition on export control data provided here. In order to comply with applicable export controlled laws, PCBONLINE completely relies on you to provide accurate information. The export classification indicates whether the product and related technology are controlled, the relevant jurisdiction, when an export license is required and whether the product and technology meet the conditions of the license exception. Wrong classification may result in violation of export controls, which may result in huge fines and other sanctions.
  • 5.5 You declare and warrant that our production, transportation, sales and use of parts or tools in response to your orders will not violate any export control laws or regulations.
  • 5.6 You declare and warrant that you will not directly or indirectly (1) sell, export, re-export, transfer, transmit or otherwise dispose any product, software or technology (including products derived from or based on such technology) from PCBONLINE to any destinations, entities or individuals prohibited by laws or regulations, or (2) use parts for any purposes prohibited by laws or regulations without the authorization of the law, without prior approval of the competent government authority.
  • 5.7 You further declare and guarantee that you will only use this website on the premise of complying with, understanding and agreeing to our PCBONLINE content policy (hereinafter referred to as the "content policy"). You declare and warrant your user agreement (including 3D CAD data, 2D technical drawing PCB files, component files and electronic related files), your order and/or our production, transportation, sales and use of parts or tools
  • 5.7.1 do not contain any weapons;
  • The broad definition of "weapons" is firearms, firearm parts and ammunition. This includes: (1) any device that is designed or easily converted into projectile projectiles by the action of explosives; (2) any device that can be concealed on the body of a person who can release the bullet through the energy of the explosive; (3) any component part integral to the safe firing of a projectile by means of an explosive from a device described in (1) or (2); (4) ammunition designed for any firearm, including cartridge cases, primers, bullets or propellants; (5) bladed sword, which includes knives and any parts or components designed to cause personal injury. Bladed weapons include automatic knives, knives that cannot be detected by metal detectors, stilts, switch knives, butterfly knives, throw knives, folding knives, gravity knives, and disguised knives (such as sword sticks); (6) explosive device, which includes grenades, rockets, explosives, incendiary devices, missiles, mines and related parts or components; (7) toy gun or other weapons-like item, which includes paintball guns, air guns, training weapons, simulated guns, simulated weapons, weapon replicas and items that look like guns or other weapons; (8) and weapons-related items and/or weapon accessories, any accessory, part or assembly of the weapon (if the accessory/part/component contributes to the function of the weapon and/or is attached to the item). For example, this includes endoscopes, bases, and knife handles because they are attached to the weapon, but does not include knife cases or holsters, because they are neither attached to the weapon nor contribute to the function of the weapon
  • 5.7.2 do not contain any key (functional) components used in aerospace, ship, marine, automotive and/or medical applications;
  • 5.7.3 do not infringe or occupy any intellectual property rights (including but not limited to any copyrights, patents, design rights, trademarks, trade secrets or any other proprietary rights) or any third party rights;
  • 5.7.4 do not contain false, inaccurate, misleading, harassing, racial or ethnic offense, discrimination, harmful to minors or defamatory information, including information used to produce counterfeit goods;
  • 5.7.5 do not violate or violate any applicable laws or regulations or public policies;
  • 5.7.6 do not violate our export control policy.
  • 5.8 PCBONLINE reserves the right to refuse any use of our website and/or orders based on user content that it believes violates this acceptable use policy. When using this website and/or uploading designs to this website and placing an order, compliance with this acceptable use policy is your sole responsibility, and remains your sole responsibility. PCBONLINE has no obligation to check user content before accepting or executing any order or manufacturing parts by its manufacturing partners.
  • 5.9 If you violate the "Acceptable Use Policy" or any other provisions of these terms, otherwise we will determine at our own discretion to review any user content and the right to investigate and/or take appropriate action against you (but without obligation). Such actions may include deleting or modifying your user content, terminating your account and/or reporting you to law enforcement agencies. Any attempt by you to disrupt this website or disrupt the legal operation of PCBONLINE's business or services may violate criminal and civil laws, and any such attempt shall be made; we reserve the right to ask you for compensation to the maximum extent permitted by law.
Article 6 Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information
  • We are not responsible if the information provided on this website is inaccurate, incomplete or not up to date. The materials on this website only provide general information, and should not be used as the sole basis for decision-making without consulting the main, more accurate, complete or timely information sources. Any reliance on materials on this website is at your own risk.
  • This website may contain certain historical information. The historical information is not necessarily the latest information and is for reference only. We reserve the right to modify the content of this website at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on this website. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our website.
  • Account responsibility means that you are responsible for keeping your account login information confidential and fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use, suspected unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. We are not responsible for any loss or damage caused by your failure to comply with the above requirements.
Article 7 Modification of Services and Prices
  • The prices of our products are subject to changes without notice.
  • We reserve the right to modify or terminate the service (or any part or content thereof) at any time without notice.
  • We are not responsible for any modification, price change, suspension or termination of the service by you or any third party.
Article 8 Products or Services
  • Certain products or services may only be available online through this website. The number of these products or services may be limited and can only be returned or exchanged in accordance with our return policy.
  • We have made every effort to display the colors and images of the products appearing in the store as accurately as possible. We cannot guarantee that the display of any color on your computer monitor is accurate.
  • We reserve the right to restrict the sale of our products or services to anyone, geographic area or jurisdiction, but we have no obligation. We may exercise this right depending on the situation. We reserve the right to limit the number of any products or services we provide. All product descriptions or product prices are subject to change without notice, and we decide on our own. We reserve the right to terminate any product at any time. In the case of prohibition, any quotation for any product or service provided on this website is invalid.
  • We do not guarantee that the quality of any products, services, information or other materials you purchase or obtain will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the services will be corrected.
Article 9 Accuracy of Billing and Account Information
  • We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We can decide on our own to limit or cancel the quantity purchased by person, family or by order. These restrictions may include orders placed by the same customer account, the same credit card, or orders with the same billing and/or shipping address. If we change or cancel an order, we may try to notify you via the email and/or billing address/phone number provided when placing the order. We reserve the right to restrict or prohibit documents to judge orders placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.
  • You agree to provide up-to-date, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made in our store. You agree to immediately update your account and other information, including your email address, credit card number and expiration date, so that we can complete your transaction and contact you as needed.
  • For more details, please check our return policy.
Article 10 Optional Tools
  • We may provide you with access to third-party tools, and we will neither monitor them nor have any control or input on them.
  • You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools "as is" without any form of guarantee, representation or condition, or any endorsement. We do not assume any responsibility for the use of optional third-party tools caused by or irrelevant to your use.
  • Any use of the optional tools provided by this website is entirely at your own risk and discretion, and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve the terms of the tools provided by the relevant third-party providers.
  • In the future, we may also provide new services and/or features (including the release of new tools and resources) through this website. Such new features and/or services shall also comply with these terms of service.
Article 11 Third-party Links
  • Certain content, products and services available through our services may include materials from third parties.
  • Third-party links on this website may direct you to third-party websites that are not related to us. We are not responsible for checking or evaluating its content or accuracy, nor for any third-party materials or websites, or any other third-party materials, products or services, nor do we assume any responsibility.
  • We are not responsible for any harm or damage related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content or any other transactions related to any third-party website. Before making any transaction, please carefully check the third party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them. Complaints, claims, concerns or questions about third-party products should be directed to the third party.
Article 12 User Comments, Feedback and Other Opinions
  • If you send some specific submissions (such as contest entries) according to our request, or you send ideas, suggestions, proposals online, email, post or other methods, plans or other materials (hereinafter collectively referred to as "comments") without our request, it means you agree that we can edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use any comments you forward to us at any time without restriction. We are also under no obligation (1) to keep any comments confidential; (2) compensation for comments; and (3) respond to any comments.
  • We may (but have no obligation) to monitor, edit or delete content that we unilaterally consider illegal, offensive, threatening, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, or otherwise violates the intellectual property rights of any party or these terms of service.
  • You agree that your comments will not infringe any rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary rights. You further agree that your comments will not contain any defamatory or other illegal, abusive or obscene materials, nor any computer viruses or other malicious software that may affect the service or the operation of any related websites in any way. You must not use a false email address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise misunderstand the source of our or third-party comments. You are solely responsible for any comments you make and their accuracy. For any comments posted by you or any third party, we do not assume any responsibility.
Article 13 Personal Information, Permission and Promotion
  • The personal information you submit to PCBONLINE is subject to our privacy policy. The ownership of the files you upload belongs to you, and the design will remain your only intellectual property.
  • (1) License. By providing user content to PCBONLINE, you grant PCBONLINE irrevocable, non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, full payment, global, transferable and sublicensable rights and permissions to use, copy, modify, copy, distribute and show this product. Data (including 3D CAD data, 2D technical drawing PCB files, component files and electronic-related files), documents, drawings and specifications in the user content, and the above are only for the purposes to (1) provide the site and all information, recommendations and/or services provided to you on or through our site, and (2) to improve our products and services, to improve our machine learning and pricing algorithms. You hereby irrevocably waive (and agree to waive) any claims and claims of moral rights or attribution related to your user content.
  • (2) Publicity. By creating an account on the website, you authorize PCBONLINE to use your trademark, logo, name or logo for marketing purposes. This means that PCBONLINE may mention you as a customer of PCBONLINE in our website and other promotional materials (such as advertisements, press releases, interviews, promotional materials or presentations). If you are a natural person, we will not use your name, and the substance you provide will continue to be bound by the confidentiality clauses in these terms.
Article 14 Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions
  • Sometimes, our website or services may contain some typographical errors, inaccurate or missing information. These errors may be related to product descriptions, prices, promotions, offers, product shipping costs, shipping time and availability. If any information on this service or any related website is inaccurate, we reserve the right to correct any errors, mistakes or omissions, change or update information, or cancel orders without prior notice (including after you submit an order).
  • Except as required by law, we do not undertake the obligation to update, modify or clarify the information in the service or any related website, including but not limited to price information. No specified update or refresh date has been applied on the service or any related website to indicate that all information on the service or any related website has been modified or updated.
Article 15 Prohibition of Use
  • In addition to the other prohibitions stipulated in the terms of service, you are also prohibited from using the website or its content: (a) for any illegal purpose; (b) to induce others to perform or participate in any illegal act; (c) to violate any international or British regulations, rules, laws or local regulations; (d) t infringement or infringement of our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, race, ethnicity, age, nationality or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or spread viruses or any other types of malicious code, which will or may be used in any way that affects the function or operation of the service or any related website, other website or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spread spam, phishing, drugs, excuses, Spiders, crawling or scraping; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; (k) to interfere with or circumventing the service or any related website, other website or the security features of the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the service or any related website in violation of any prohibited use.
Article 16 Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability
  • We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our services will not be interrupted, timely, safe or error-free.
  • We do not guarantee that the results that may be obtained using this service are accurate or reliable.
  • You agree that we will cancel the service from time to time or at any time without notice.
  • You expressly agree that you use or cannot use the service at your own risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service (unless we expressly state it) are provided "as is" and "available" for your use without any express or any form of representation, guarantee or condition. Implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, quality of merchantability, suitability for specific purposes, durability, ownership and non-infringement conditions.
  • Under no circumstances, we, our directors, officers, employees, branches, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors shall not be liable for any injury, loss, claim or any direct or indirect, accidental, punitive, special or any consequential damage caused by you, including but not limited to loss of profit, loss of income, loss of savings, loss of data, replacement cost or any similar damage, whether based on contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or other damages using any service or any product purchased using the service, or any other claims related to your use of the service or any product in any way, including but not limited to errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind caused by the use of the service or any content (or product) published, transmitted or otherwise provided through the service, even if it has been notified of its possibility. Since some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for indirect or incidental damages, in these states or jurisdictions, our liability should be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
  • Non-exclusivity. The contractual relationship is non-exclusive. Both parties can freely conclude contracts with other third parties in accordance with the obligations of this clause. You agree that no factors (including using our website or PCBONLINE to review your documents and/or quotations) will not prevent us from manufacturing other parts or cooperating with other companies, regardless of whether these companies or parts are substantially similar to your products or compete with you for documents, parts or orders and/or services we provide to you.
Article 17 Compensation
  • You agree to indemnify us and our parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, senior managers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees , defend and protect it from damage, and not be affected by any claims or requirements, including any reasonable third party arising from your violation of these Terms of Service or documents incorporated by reference or due to your violation of any law or third party rights legal fees.
Article 18 Severability
  • If it is determined that any clause in these terms of service is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the terms shall still be enforceable within the maximum scope permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable part shall be deemed to be separated from these Terms of Service. Such determination should not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining clauses.
Section 19 Termination
  • For various purposes, the parties’ obligations and liabilities that occurred before the termination date will remain valid after the termination of this agreement.
  • These terms of service are valid unless terminated by you or us. You can notify us at any time that you no longer wish to use our service or terminate these terms of service when you stop using our website.
  • If we alone determine that you have failed to comply with any of the terms or provisions of these terms of service, or we suspect that you have failed to comply with any of the terms of these Terms of Service, we can also terminate this agreement at any time without notice, and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof)
  • Sanctions. You may not use this Site or any PCBONLINE’s services if You are the subject of U.S. or E.U. sanctions or of sanctions consistent with U.S. or E.U. law imposed by the governments of the country where you are using the Site and/or PCBONLINE’s services.
Article 19 Entire Agreement
  • Our failure to exercise or enforce any rights or provisions of these Terms of Service does not constitute a waiver of such rights or provisions.
  • These terms of service and any policies or operating rules we publish on this website or related to the service constitute the complete agreement and understanding between you and us, and govern your use of the service, and replace any previous or contemporaneous agreements, communications and suggestions between you (whether oral or written) (including but not limited to any previous versions of the terms of service).
  • Any ambiguity in the interpretation of these terms of service shall not be regarded as the drafting party.
Governing law
  • These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of UK
Article 21 Changes to Terms of Service
  • You can view the latest version of the terms of service on this page at any time.
  • We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes on the website at our sole discretion. You are responsible for regularly checking our website to make changes. After publishing any changes to these terms of service, your continued use or access to our website or service means that you accept these changes.
Article 22 Contact Information
  • Questions about the terms of service shall be send to us at info@pcbonline.com.