The 3D models, drawings, and specifications that the Customer uploads to the Xometry Properties are the exclusive property of the Customer who submitted them via the Website. Partner is hereby granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited license to use, the 3D models, drawings, and specifications and any other that is provided by the Customer for the sole purpose of performing its obligations hereunder. Partner agrees that within 18 months upon the completion of its manufacturing obligations for any Work Order, or upon request from Xometry, it will return or destroy the Specifications for such Work Order.
Partner further understands and agrees that the 3D models, drawings, and specifications and other information uploaded by the Customer are the confidential and proprietary information of the applicable Customer, and will not disclose such models or information to any third party, without the prior written consent of Xometry or the applicable Customer; provided, that, Partner may disclose such models and information to its employees who have a need to know and who are bound by confidentiality obligations no less restrictive than those contained herein.
You will maintain, for a period required by applicable law, or if no such period is applicable, for a period of at least five (5) years after the manufacture of a Part in accordance with applicable Quality Standard(s), complete and accurate books and records related to the manufacture, inspection, validity of inspection equipment, test, rework, repair, identification, traceability, and subcontract for the product or service supporting your compliance with such Quality Standard(s), including books and records related to any retention periods and disposition requirements related thereto. Upon request, you will permit Xometry, the applicable customer, and regulatory authorities to inspect such books and records, as well as the areas of your facilities applicable to the manufacture of such Parts, to confirm your compliance with these Terms and Conditions during normal business hours.
The Quality Standards are as noted in the Purchase Order or in the Partner Terms and Conditions.
Always maintain the security of these files in a way that they are not readily accessible to unauthorized persons, including unauthorized employees.