MATTSON knows that you care about
how your personal information is used and shared, and we take
your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn
Mattson Technology, Inc. (“we”, “us”
or “MATTSON”) operates a website, www.mattson.com
(the “Site” or our “Site” or “MATTSON
information collection practices, as well as circumstances
under which Mattson discloses information collected from you.
This policy is designed to assist you in understanding how
we collect and use the personal information you provide to
us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using
We understand and respect your concern about the privacy of
any information you as a user supply while visiting our Site.
In order to access and use the Site, you must agree to the
applicable terms and conditions posted on www.Mattson.com
(the “Terms and Conditions). Visitors to the Site are
collectively referred to as ‘Users’. This privacy
policy applies to all Users, forms an integral part of the
Terms and Conditions and is incorporated by reference into
the Terms and Conditions.
of our commitment to protecting your personal information
Children under age 18
If you are under thirteen (13) years of age, you must ask
your parents before signing up to use this Site and before
answering any questions that we may ask you. We will not collect,
store or use any personal information about you without your
parent’s consent. Further, if we discover that any personal
information was provided by a child under the age of 13 without
a parent’s consent, we will promptly delete such personal
information in a secure manner.
We recommend that minors between the ages of 13 and 18 ask
and receive their parents' permission before using the Site
or sending information about themselves or anyone else over
Users are required to provide certain personal information
in order to register for, or use certain parts of, the Site.
Information requested may include contact information (such
as name and address), and demographic information (such as
age, gender, zip code). This information will be used for
internal purposes or to send you updates about special offers,
news or the like.
If you complete a User Profile (for example, in connection
with collaborating with others on the Site), you may determine
how much information to include in your User Profile and what
Users will have access to the information that you include
in your User Profile. You may at any time modify the information
included in your User Profile (subject to common sense limitations
required, for example, by your need to collaborate with other
Users) and your choice of which Users may have access to your
User Profile information.
MATTSON will never share, rent or sell your personal information
to any unrelated third party for any reason. We may use consultants
or other third parties to perform services for us (such as
processing personal information on our behalf). Such third
parties may have access to your personal information. They
will be subject to an agreement to treat your information
liable for any damages that may result from the misuse of
your personal information by these third parties.
In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these
types of transactions, user information is one of the business
assets that may be transferred. Moreover, if Mattson, or substantially
all of its assets, were acquired, user information would be
one of the assets transferred. If we become involved in a
merger or acquisition, we will notify you by email before
personal information is transferred and becomes subject to
We may release personal information when we believe in good
faith that release is necessary to comply with a law; to enforce
the rights, property, or safety of Mattson, our employees,
our users, or others. This includes exchanging information
with other companies and organizations for fraud protection
and credit risk reduction.
MATTSON offers you the ability to control the email communications
we make to you. It is your choice to share personal information
(other than that required in order to register for the Site)
with MATTSON. We encourage you to consider only sharing information
if you receive true value in exchange for that information
transfer and if you agree to the privacy practices of MATTSON.
MATTSON will always give you a chance to unsubscribe to any
email communication from us - clear directions on how to do
so will appear in any email message we send to you.
MATTSON reserves the right to contact you if compelled to
do so as part of a legal proceeding or if there has been a
violation of our Terms & Conditions. MATTSON is retaining
these rights because in limited cases we may need to contact
you as a matter of law or regarding matters which will be
important to you.
MATTSON provides our users with the ability to access and
edit the personal information they have provided to us. To
update the information retained about you, please contact
us at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may request deletion of your Mattson account by e-mailing
us at email@example.com.
MATTSON operates secure data networks protected by industry
standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security
and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced
as necessary, and only MATTSON authorized personnel have access
to the information provided by our Users. Any particularly
sensitive information, such as a customer's credit card number
collected for a commercial transaction, is encrypted prior
When you visit the MATTSON Website, a cookie may be sent to
your computer. A cookie is a small file that resides on your
computer's hard drive and contains non-personally identifiable
information about the user. Cookies only identify the user's
computer. Cookies allow MATTSON to make its Site more useful
by storing information about Users’ preferences.
When you log onto and browse our Site, our Site server automatically
receives and records information on our Site server logs from
your browser, which may include your IP address, cookie, page(s)
viewed, the date and time of visits, time spent at our Site,
and websites visited just before and just after our Site.
MATTSON does not rent or sell email lists.
Uses of Personal Information
We use information which we collect for purposes of helping
ensure the functioning of our servers and for providing customer
service. Please keep in mind that if you are using our Site,
we may need to send you information regarding your account,
such as service announcements. By your use of our Site, you
authorize us to send you such information.
Please be aware that MATTSON Website may contain links to
other sites that are covered by their own privacy policies.
MATTSON is not responsible for the privacy practices of such
other sites and we encourage our users to be aware when they
leave our site. We recommend that our users read the privacy
statements of each web site that collects personally identifiable
However, we shall not do so without posting those changes
on the MATTSON Website and making the changes available from
within the MATTSON Website.
LAST UPDATED: 10-12-2008