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INTENDED AUDIENCE/USE

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. ( " TSMC® " ) provides this Web site to you, subject to these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use may be updated by TSMC from time to time without notice to you. This Web site and other TSMC Web sites that are linked to this site or affiliated with this site (collectively "the Site") and all the information, communications, software, scripting, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images and other materials and services found on the Site (collectively "Content"), is intended for the lawful use of TSMC's customers, employees and members of the general public. The Site is controlled and operated in whole or in part by TSMC from its offices within the Republic of China (Taiwan). TSMC makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in locations other than Taiwan. Those who access the Site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You acknowledge that TSMC reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse or terminate access to the Site by you at any time.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS:

You acknowledge you have read, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation applicable export and re-export control laws and regulations regarding the transmission of technical data from the country in which you reside. You further agree to comply with all local laws, regulations and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. You represent you have the legal authority to accept these Terms of Use on behalf of yourself or any party you represent or by whom you are employed. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF CONTENT

┬ęCopyright 2002-2008 TSMC. All Rights Reserved. THE UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, DISPLAYING OR OTHER USE OF ANY CONTENT FROM THIS SITE IS A VIOLATION OF THE LAW. You acknowledge having been advised by TSMC that the Content is protected in Taiwan and internationally by a variety of laws, including but not limited to, copyright laws and treaty provisions, trademark laws, patent laws, and other proprietary rights laws (collectively "Rights"). In addition to TSMC's Rights in individual elements of the Content, TSMC owns a copyright in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the Content. You are hereby granted permission to access the Content from the Site in whole or in part, solely for your personal, non-commercial use of viewing and browsing through the Site or ordering services from the Site. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of the Web Site Terms of Use. If pursuant to an authorization from TSMC, you download software from the Site, the software, including all code, files, images, contained in or generated by the software, and accompanying data (collectively, the " Software " ), are deemed to be licensed to you by TSMC. Neither title nor intellectual property rights in the Software are transferred to you, but remain with TSMC, who owns full and complete title thereto. You may not resell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert the Software to a perceivable form. TSMC does not grant you any permission to use the Content or Software other than the permission expressly stated in these Terms of Use. All other use of Content from the Site, including, but not limited to uploading, downloading, modification, publication, transmission, participation in the transfer or sale of, copying, reproduction, republishing, creation of derivative works from, distribution, performance, display, incorporation into another web site, reproducing the Site (whether by linking, framing or any other method), or in any other way exploiting any of the Content, in whole or in part, or downloading and using Software repeatedly for uses other than those expressly permitted may not be made without TSMC's prior express written consent.