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Acceptance of Terms

When you access this web site ("Web Site" or "Site"), you acknowledge that you have read and agree to abide by the terms described below ("Terms"). If you do not agree to the Terms discussed here, you should exit this Web Site now.


Unless otherwise indicated, information contained in this Site is Copyright © 2000-2016 Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. ("AOI") or the original creator of the material. All Rights Reserved. Except as stated herein, none of the material may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of AOI or the copyright owner. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute and download the materials on this Site for personal, informational, non-commercial use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. You also may not, without AOI's permission, "mirror" any material contained on this Site on any other server. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these Terms. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.


All product and brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc., AOI, the AOI logo, QuantuMax, and "Bringing the World to Light" are trademarks, service marks, or registered trademarks of AOI. AOI's trademarks may be used publicly only with permission from AOI. Fair use of AOI's trademarks in advertising and promotion of AOI products requires proper acknowledgement.


The products described on this Site may be covered by one or more U.S. and foreign patents and pending applications.

Other Terms

No Warranty

Material on this Site is provided "as is" and does not constitute a warranty of any kind, either express or implied. AOI disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied. This includes but is not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. It also includes any expressed or implied warranties arising from any course of dealing, usage or trade practice. While AOI attempts to provide accurate information on this Web Site, it assumes no responsibility for accuracy. AOI may change the information on the Site, or the products mentioned, at any time without notice. Mention of non-AOI products or services is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation.

Third Party Web Sites

AOI may provide hyperlinks or pointers on this Site to other web sites maintained by third parties. The links to any such third party web sites are provided for your convenience and information only. The content in any linked web site is not under our control and if you decide to access any such web site, you do so entirely at our own risk. The fact that we provide a link to a third party web site does not mean that we endorse, authorize or sponsor any such site or that we are affiliated with such third party.

Legal Documents

Forward-Looking Statements; Limitation of Liability

Some of the information on this Site may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of AOI. We wish to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially.

AOI expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information contained in this Site. A visitor who uses, or makes decisions based upon, information contained in this Site does so at the visitor's own risk. AOI is not liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use, or the inability to use, the material on this Site. This includes but is not limited to the loss of data or loss of profit, even if AOI was advised of the possibility of such damages.


AOI does not want you to, and you should not, send any confidential information or proprietary information to AOI via the Web Site. Any submission by you becomes the property of AOI and you grant AOI the authority and right to use that information. By sending AOI materials or information, you grant AOI an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute such material or information and you further agree that AOI is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you provide for any purpose.

Compliance and Revision of Terms

Compliance and Revision of Terms. AOI makes no representation that the information contained in this Site or that access to this Site is appropriate or available for use throughout the world. You are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws in the geography from which you access this Site, including but not limited to, all applicable export and import laws and regulations. Any claims relating to AOI’s Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, USA, exclusive of its conflict of law provisions. AOI may unilaterally revise these Terms and conditions without notice and any such changes shall be effective upon posting.