Privacy Policy

CSS_A&M and its global affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, “CSS_A&M”) value your privacy. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how CSS_A&M, stores, uses, and discloses your Personal Data. This Policy is issued on behalf of CSS_A&M, so a reference to “we”, “us”, or “our” in this Policy is a reference to the relevant company in Book&Ver that is responsible for processing your Personal Data.

What Information Do We Collect About You and Why?

We may collect the following different categories of Personal Data about you:

  • personal and business identifiers and contact information such as name, job title, company name, contact, shipping and billing information, phone number, email address;
  • internet or other electronic network activity, i.e. technical data such as domain name, browser type and operating system, web pages you view;
  • links you click; your device’s IP address;
  • login data e.g. username, account number, password; the length of time you visit our Site and/or use our services;
  • the URL or the webpage that led you to our Site;
  • performance and usage data about your use of our products and services;
  • data you provide to us to receive technical assistance or during customer service interactions;
  • your personal or professional interests, demographics, experience with our products and contact preferences;
  • and commercial information, i.e. transactional data including credit card and payment data, transaction history.

Personal Data may be required to determine access eligibility for certain restricted parts of our Site or services. Personal Data about you collected on-line may be combined with information provided off-line or collected from trusted third party sources.

Information We Collect Directly From You or a Third Party. We collect Personal Data about you when you visit our website (“Site”), register or subscribe for our services, order our products or services, create an account on our Site, request marketing or publications to be sent to you, give us feedback on our services or our Site. We also may collect Personal Data about you from third party sources, such as someone authorized by you to act on your behalf, third party services that you use that utilize or interact with our services, or where Personal Data has been provided by you at an event. We may also collect your Personal Data from other sources as and when permitted by applicable laws, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, and social media platforms.

Information We Collect Automatically, including via Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies. We may automatically collect information about your use of our Site or services through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies. We may combine this information with other information that we have collected about you such as your user name. Please see our Cookie Policy at the link below for more information.

How Do We Use Your Information?

We use the information collected about you as appropriate and relevant for the following commercial purposes:

  • to register you as a new customer;
  • to enable you to order products or services, download software updates; to provide services to you, including programs, online services and customer support;
  • to allow you to make requests, and register for customized communications programs;
  • to customize the content and information that we may send or display to you to administer the careers portion of the Site and process your job application;
  • for marketing and promotional purposes;
  • to assist us in advertising our products and services on third party websites;

We use the information collected about you as appropriate and relevant for the following business purposes:

  • to better understand how users access and use our Site, products, and services and for other research and analytical purposes, including data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new products, enhancing, improving or modifying our Site, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and operating and expanding our business activities;
  • to manage our relationship with you which will include notifying you about changes to our terms or this Policy;
  • as we determine it to be necessary and appropriate, including:
  • under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence;
  • to comply with legal process;
  • to enforce our terms and conditions;
  • to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates;
  • to defend our legal claims;
  • to protect our rights, privacy, safety, security, property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others.

We will only process any special categories of Personal Data (“Sensitive Personal Data”) relating to you for specific purposes outlined above or in relevant supplemental notices, because either: 1. You have given us your explicit consent to process that information; or 2. The processing is necessary to carry out our obligations under employment, social security or social protection law; 3. The processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; or 4. You have made the information public.

Legal Basis of Processing

In order to collect, use and otherwise process your Personal Data for the above listed commercial and business purposes, we may rely on the following legal bases as appropriate and relevant in the specific context:

Our legitimate interest in providing its websites and making the Services available to you, provided our interest is not outweighed by the risk of harm to your rights and freedoms.

Your consent, where we have obtained your consent to process your Personal Data for certain activities. You may withdraw your consent at any time by using the contextual preference tools available in the communications or in the user interfaces of the products and services we provide to you. Absent those, please contact us as explained below. However, please note that your withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of any use of your Personal Data by CSS_A&M based on your consent prior to withdrawal.

To fulfill any contractual obligations, such as where you have purchased a product or service from CSS_A&M. For example, we may require your contact details in order to deliver your order if you have purchased a product from us.

For compliance with CSS_A&M legal obligations where applicable laws require us to process your Personal Data.

If you have any questions or would like more information regarding the legal basis on which we collect your Personal Data, please review the supplemental privacy notice(s) of the products or services concerned, or contact us as explained below.

Depending on the context in which such data is collected, it may contain Personal Data concerning you or any other data subjects. However, in such cases, we will process the data concerned only to the extent strictly necessary and proportionate to the purposes of detecting, blocking, reporting and mitigating the Fraudulent Payment Transaction or Cyber-Threat of concern to you, and to all organizations relying on our products and services to secure their payment transactions, and information networks and systems. When processing Personal Data in this context, we will only seek to identify data subjects:

To Whom Do We Disclose Your Information And Why?

Broadcom does not sell or share, within the meaning of the California Privacy Rights Act, your personal information. We only disclose your information as described in this Policy. CSS_A&M processes your information for the purposes described in this policy, which include the above-listed commercial and business purposes in the meaning of the CCPA (see the “How Do We Use Your Information?” section above). We may disclose Personal Data collected about you as follows:

CSS_A&M Users. Your user name and any information that you post to our Site, including, without limitation, reviews, comments, pictures and text will be available to, and searchable by, all users of the Site.

Affiliates or Subsidiaries. Data we collect from you may be disclosed to our affiliates or subsidiaries.

Unaffiliated Third Parties. Certain data about you may be disclosed to select resellers and/or distributors, particularly if you or your company have purchased through a third party before.

Service Providers. Data we collect from you may be disclosed to third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform functions on our behalf. We may disclose aggregate or de-identified information about users to third parties for marketing, advertising, research, or similar purposes.

If we disclose your Personal Data, to the extent reasonably practicable and permissible, we will require its recipients to comply with adequate privacy and confidentiality requirements, and security standards.

What About Links To Other Websites?

Our Site and services may contain links to third party websites for your convenience. Any access to and use of such linked websites will cause you to leave the Site. Third party websites, even if potentially serving content co-branded by CSS_A&M, are not governed by this Policy, but instead are governed by their own privacy statements/policies. We recommend that you check the privacy statements/policies of every third party website you visit before providing any Personal Data. We do not control those third party websites and are not responsible for their content or their privacy policies. Thus, we do not endorse or make any legal representations about them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to our Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

How Do We Secure Your Personal Data?

We have implemented administrative, technical, physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction and to help maintain data accuracy and ensure that your Personal Data is used appropriately.

How Long Do We Retain Your Personal Data?

We will retain your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy and/or in applicable supplemental notices, unless a longer retention period is required by law.

How Can You Contact Us?

You may exercise your access rights as described in the “Your Rights” section above, as well as by visiting our Data Subject Request Intake portals referenced above.

What About Children?

We do not knowingly collect Personal Data relating to children. If you believe that we may have collected Personal Data from someone under the age of thirteen (13), or under the applicable age of consent in your country, without parental consent, please let us know using the methods described in the Contact Us section and we will take appropriate measures to investigate and address the issue promptly.

What About Changes To This Privacy Policy?

This Privacy Policy is current as of the Effective Date set forth above. We may change this Policy from time to time, so please be sure to check back periodically. We will post any changes to this Policy on our Site. If we make any changes to this Policy that materially affect our practices with regard to the Personal Data we have previously collected from you, we will endeavor to provide you with notice in advance of such change by highlighting the change on our Site, or by sending you an e-mail message to the e-mail address you have provided.