We understand and respect your concern about the privacy of any information you as a user supply while visiting our Site.
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 the Internet.
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 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 to transmission.
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 information.
LAST UPDATED: 10-12-2008