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 Terms and Conditions

Hill-Rom:

Prices: Prices on Hill-Rom’s proposal are subject to change, unless the proposal states that pricing is firm through the expiration date, as noted on the proposal. If delivery is requested after the expiration date, the price in effect at the time of the requested delivery will apply. Customer shall be billed for all applicable sales and other taxes until such time as Customer provides a tax-exempt certificate (resale certificate) to Hill-Rom with respect to such taxes. Applicable taxes will be calculated and billed at time of invoicing.

Cancellation: This contract when signed is an agreement of performance by both parties. In the event either party requests a termination of the contract, the other party must agree.

Payment Terms: Invoices are payable net thirty (30) days from date of invoice. Unless waived by Hill-Rom in writing, overdue invoices shall be subject to a late payment charge equal to the lesser of (i) one and one‑half percent (1‑1/2%) per month or (ii) the maximum rate allowed by law. Customer agrees to pay Hill-Rom for any and all costs and expenses (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees) incurred by Hill-Rom to collect any amounts owed to it, enforce any of its rights or seek any of its remedies hereunder. In the event Customer has directed that the charges hereunder be billed to another person or organization, and payment is not made by such person or organization within ten (10) day after invoice date, Customer shall still remain liable hereunder. Customer is advised that the Customer may be obligated to properly reflect and/or report any discount, rebate or reduction in price in its costs claimed or charges made to health care programs requiring such disclosure. The invoices provided by Hill-Rom to Customer may not reflect the net cost to the Customer. Customer shall make written request to Hill-Rom in the event Customer requires additional information in order to meet applicable reporting or disclosure obligations.

Installation: Unless otherwise agreed in writing, Customer shall perform any installation of products sold hereunder at Customer's expense. Hill-Rom agrees to furnish appropriate instructions and information to assist with the installation and/or first operation of the products.

Limited Warranty: For specific warranty information on Hill-Rom products and parts, please see owner's manual or review manuals on line at our website, www.hill-rom.com. THE FOREGOING WARRANTY CONSTITUTES THE SOLE WARRANTY MADE BY HILL-ROM AND IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ALL OTHER REMEDIES. IN NO CASE SHALL HILL-ROM BE LIABLE TO CUSTOMER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR DELAYS. NO EMPLOYEE OR REPRESENTATIVE OF HILL-ROM IS AUTHORIZED TO CHANGE THIS WARRANTY IN ANY WAY OR GRANT ANY OTHER WARRANTY.

Product Interface: Customer shall be responsible for ensuring to Customer's satisfaction that any equipment and accessories not supplied by Hill-Rom that are used with Hill-Rom products properly interface or operate with Hill-Rom products. Hill-Rom shall not be liable to Customer or any third person for personal injury or property damage arising from the use of third party equipment and accessories with Hill-Rom products.

Limitation of Liability: Hill-Rom shall not be liable for loss or damages due to delay in manufacture or shipment resulting from any cause beyond the Hill-Rom's control. Delays resulting from any such cause shall extend shipment date correspondingly. IN NO EVENT SHALL HILL-ROM BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS CONTRACT IS BETWEEN CUSTOMER AND HILL-ROM. Customer must make claims for shortages or errors within a reasonable time after receipt of the products. Hill-Rom reserves the right to use remanufactured or used components that meet new component specifications and are warranted as new.

Security Interest, Default and Insurance: Hill-Rom shall retain a security interest in the products until Hill-Rom has received full payment including taxes. Customer agrees to sign and deliver to Hill-Rom any additional documents required by Hill-Rom to protect its security interest. If Customer defaults or Hill-Rom deems itself insecure of the products in danger of confiscation, the full amount unpaid shall immediately become due and payable at the option of the Hill-Rom and on proper notice to the Customer, the Hill-Rom may retake possession of the products wherever located without court order and can resell or retain according to the laws of the state where products are located. The products shall not be considered a fixture if attached to any realty. Customer shall assume all loss relating from damage to the products occurring after the products leave Hill-Rom's control and shall provide adequate insurance therefore at all times until the purchase price shall have been fully paid. Hill-Rom reserves the right to request proof of such insurance at any time prior to full payment along with a statement from such insurer limiting cancellation or changes to said policy within ten (10) days after written notice of same to Hill-Rom.

Specifications: Specifications and drawings and any other information shall remain the property of Hill-Rom and are subject to recall at any time. Such information shall not be disclosed or used for manufacture of any products. In accordance with Hill-Rom's established policy of constant improvement, Hill-Rom reserves the right to amend its specifications at any time without notice.

Merger: These terms and conditions supersede any inconsistent agreements and understandings, oral or written, between the parties, including any terms and conditions in any documentation submitted by Customer to Hill-Rom, unless agreed to in writing by an authorized representative of Hill-Rom. Customer agrees and acknowledges that if Customer issues any further purchase orders, Hill-Rom will have no obligation to accept or otherwise honor any such purchase order.

Acceptance: This contract is subject to Hill-Rom's approval of Customer's credit. Written notice shall be given to Customer within 60-days of the date hereof if Customer's credit is deemed, in the sole discretion of the Hill-Rom, to be unsatisfactory. This contract of purchase and sale between the Customer and Hill-Rom relating to the products identified herein shall be subject to and shall include the terms and conditions hereof.

Choice of Law: This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to any principles regarding choice or conflict of laws. The parties attorn to the jurisdiction of Ontario.

Delivery and Shipment: Date of delivery shall be determined by mutual written agreement of the parties. No delivery date set forth in a Purchase Order shall be binding on Hill-Rom unless Hill-Rom explicitly agrees to such delivery date in a writing signed by an authorized representative of Hill-Rom. Shipment of all products shall be Net Freight on Board (FOB) Customer, with all costs of transportation and related insurance being the responsibility of Hill-Rom with the exception of costs of transportation and insurance for (i) service parts, or (ii) special delivery and/or air shipments requested by Customer. Unless otherwise explicitly agreed to by Hill-Rom in a writing signed by an authorized representative of Hill-Rom, Hill-Rom will prepay and add to the invoice for reimbursement by Customer any and all costs of transportation and insurance for delivery of service parts, shipments to points outside Canada and any special delivery and/or air shipments requested by Customer.

Return Goods Policy: Should Hill-Rom ship products in error, Hill-Rom shall arrange and pay for return shipment of the products without applying a restocking fee provided that (i) Customer notifies Hill-Rom of the error within thirty (30) days of shipment, and (ii) the products are returned in “as shipped” condition. If Customer orders products in error and notifies Hill-Rom of the error within thirty (30) days of shipment, Customer may return the products in “as shipped” condition at Customer’s cost and expense; however, Customer agrees to pay Hill-Rom a restocking fee of 15% of the net price for the returned products. Notwithstanding the previous sentence, returns will not be accepted on architectural products, workflow solutions and other communications products, and any customized products or special orders, except if mutually agreed on terms acceptable by both parties on a case by case basis.

Order Cancellation Policy: Customer may only cancel a purchase order if Customer provides written notice to Hill-Rom at least fourteen (14) days prior to the scheduled shipment date, and if Customer cancels an order, Customer agrees to pay Hill-Rom a cancellation fee of 15% of the net price for the cancelled products. No purchase orders may be cancelled after fourteen (14) days prior to the scheduled shipment date. Notwithstanding the above, cancellations will be not be accepted on architectural products, workflow solutions and other communications products, and any customized products or special orders, except if mutually agreed on terms acceptable by both parties on a case by case basis.

Delivery Change/Refusal Policy: Customer may request to reschedule a scheduled delivery date to a later date by providing Hill-Rom with written notice at least fourteen (14) days prior to the scheduled delivery date. If Customer requests at any time to reschedule the delivery date to a new date that is more than thirty (30) days later than the original scheduled deliver date, Customer agrees to pay Hill-Rom a rescheduling fee of 15% of the net price for the affected products. If Customer refuses to accept a delivery without having provided Hill-Rom with a written request to reschedule at least fourteen (14) days in advance, Customer agrees to pay Hill-Rom a rescheduling fee of 15% of the net price for the affected products.

Ordering: All Purchase Orders may be placed by email, mail or telephone at the following:

Hill-Rom Canada

Attention: Customer Care Team
6950 Creditview Road, Unit #4
Mississauga, Ontario
L5N 0A6

HRCCanadaCustomerService@hill-rom.com

1 800 267 2337 (Calling from within Canada)
1 866 506 1355 (Calling to Canada from US)
1 905 206 1355 (Calling from outside US/Canada)