Registration Data; Account Security: In order to access certain features of the Forums, you must register and establish a user account. In connection with registering for and using the Forums, you agree (i) to provide accurate, current and complete information about you and your organization as prompted by the registration forms ("Registration Data"); (ii) to maintain the confidentiality of your password and other information related to the security of your account; (iii) to maintain and promptly update the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Broadcom to keep such information accurate, current and complete; and (iv) to be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place through your account.
User Content: You are solely responsible for all messages, answers, responses, images, code, data and other information or content that you upload, display or otherwise submit or communicate (hereinafter, "post") on or through the Forums (collectively, "User Content"). By posting User Content, you represent and warrant that: (i) you have all rights in and to such User Content necessary to permit you to post such User Content and grant the licenses thereto specified herein; (ii) such User Content will not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party (including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights); and (iii) such User Content will not contain libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material.
License to User Content: By posting User Content on or though the Forums, you grant Broadcom an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display, modify, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), publish and distribute such User Content, and to incorporate such User Content in other works in any format or medium and in any product or service for any commercial or non-commercial purpose.
Copyright Complaints: Broadcom has registered an agent with the United States Copyright Office in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("Act") and avails itself of the protections under the Act. Broadcom reserves the right to remove any User Content that allegedly infringes another person's copyright. Broadcom may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable or terminate the accounts of Users who infringe the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Broadcom or others in connection with the Forums, including accounts of repeat infringers.
If you believe that your work has been displayed on the Forums in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your copyright rights have otherwise been violated in connection with the Forums, please provide a notice of such infringement to Broadcom's Designated Agent as set forth below:
5300 California Avenue
Irvine, California 92617
Third Party Websites and Content: The Forums may contain links to other web sites ("Third Party Sites") as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, sound, video, information, and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the "Third Party Content"). Such Third Party Sites and Third Party Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us, and we are not responsible for any Third Party Sites accessed through the Forums or any Third Party Content posted on, available through the Forums, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites or the Third Party Content. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use of any Third Party Site or any Third Party Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by Broadcom. If you decide to leave the Forums and access the Third Party Sites or to access or use any Third Party Content, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Forums or relating to any applications you use or install from the site.
Broadcom reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Forums with or without notice. Broadcom may make changes to the Forums, or to the products described therein, at any time without notice. Broadcom makes no commitment to update the Forums or related materials. Broadcom has no backup or storage obligations regarding User Content. You are solely responsible at your sole cost and expense for creating backup copies and replacing any User Content you post or store on the Forums or provide to Broadcom.
Disclaimers: Broadcom is not responsible or liable in any manner for any User Content or Third Party Content posted on the Forums or displayed in connection with the Forums. Although we provide rules for user conduct and postings, we do not control and are not responsible for what users post, transmit or distribute on the Forums and are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content you may encounter on the Forums or in connection with any User Content or Third Party Content. Broadcom is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user.
The Forums may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. Broadcom shall have no responsibility for any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, theft or destruction of, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user communications or any other content made available via the Forums.
THE FORUMS, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT THEREIN, IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND BROADCOM DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE FORUMS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. BROADCOM DOES NOT GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE FORUMS. BROADCOM DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT SOFTWARE, CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON THE FORUMS ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE FORUMS, OR THE RELATED SERVERS, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THEREFORE, WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN CONTENT, MATERIAL, DATA OR SOFTWARE FROM OR THROUGH THE FORUMS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE THEREOF AND ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER HARM OF ANY KIND THAT MAY RESULT.
Limitation on Liability: IN NO EVENT WILL BROADCOM OR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE FORUMS, OR ANY OF THE CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS ON, ACCESSED THROUGH OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE FORUMS, EVEN IF BROADCOM IS AWARE OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, BROADCOM'S LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY PARTY CLAIMING THROUGH YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, IS LIMITED TO $50. THIS IS AN AGGREGATE LIMIT. THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE CLAIM HEREUNDER WILL NOT INCREASE THIS LIMIT.
Updated: December 7, 2010