Privacy Policy for MKS Systems, LLC.

MKS Systems is committed to ensuring the privacy of our users. MKS Systems knows the value of information and understands the inherent privacy risks involved in using the Internet or other on-line functions. The following MKS Systems Privacy Policy is intended to clarify the information gathering, use, and dissemination practices for MKS Systems' website www.mkssystems.com. Please note that this Site may contain links to external third-party websites over which MKS Systems maintains no control and therefore MKS Systems takes no responsibility regarding privacy considerations or content of such external third-party websites.

As a user, your feedback is important to us. Please don't hesitate to contact us by sending an email to sales@mkssystems.com if you have any comments on or questions about our Privacy Policy, terms or any questions about our views on privacy and how they apply to this website or our Service(s). Legal inquiries can also be mailed to MKS Systems, LLC. Attention: Legal Department, 8314 Radcliff Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920.

Information We Collect and Why
Email addresses are gathered to provide you with customer service, technical support, periodic notices about service issues or other limited corporate announcements. We will not use your email address for anything other than to support your current or future interactions and use of our services. Users' email addresses, nor the content contained in them, will never be shared, sold, or rented to any third party except as described in this Privacy Policy or as agreed to in advance by the users. By using this Site, you are consenting to the collection and use of this information as discussed in this Privacy Policy.

In general, you can visit the Site or browse on-line without telling MKS Systems who you are or providing us with any information. However, MKS Systems does collect the domain names (not the e-mail addresses) of all visitors to our Site to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on the Site, navigational statistics and website page performance in order to measure and improve the effectiveness and usefulness of our Site and to prepare future content based on visitors' interests. This information is used for no other purpose. By using this Site, you are consenting to the collection and use of this information as discussed in this Privacy Policy.

MKS Systems may conduct online surveys to better understand the needs, interests and profiles of a visitor to this Site. Survey responses are used for internal management purposes. Your participation in any of MKS Systems' online surveys are optional and you are not required to respond to any survey in order to visit or browse this Site. By participating in or using any online survey on this Site, you are consenting to the collection and use of this information as discussed in this Privacy Policy.

When a visitor uses or views www.mkssystems.com to order any products, service or support online through this Site, MKS Systems will collect the following types of information to properly process and complete your registration or order: name, address, telephone number, shipping information, products to be selected or purchased, and any other miscellaneous information you voluntarily share with MKS Systems as comments to your order. MKS Systems may share your shipping information with MKS Systems delivery service providers (U.S. Postal Service, United Parcel Service, or other delivery companies you may select) to fulfill your requested order. The delivery service providers have agreed, either by law or by a separate agreement with MKS Systems or you, to prevent using your information for any purpose other than what such delivery service provider has been instructed or granted permission by you for such use. By using this Site, you are consenting to the collection and use of this information as discussed in this Privacy Policy.

Your information may be shared with agents or contractors of MKS Systems for the purposes of performing services for MKS Systems.

Links to Third Party Sites
Please be aware that there are links on this Site that will permit you to travel to other, third-party websites over which MKS Systems has no control or responsibility. MKS Systems makes no representations whatsoever about the content of any of these other websites, or about any of the other links contained in the websites that you may access through this Site. MKS Systems does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or use, of such linked websites, including, but not limited to, such third-party website content or privacy practices. The information practices of those third-party websites linked to www.mkssystems.com are not covered by these terms.

There are inherent dangers in the use of any software and accessing websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. You are solely responsible for adequate protection of your information and protection or backup of your data and equipment used in connection with any software or use of these sites.

Security Guarantee
While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party "crackers" from illegally obtaining information available in our databases. MKS Systems is not responsible or liable for any such unauthorized uses of MKS Systems' website or its data.

Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.

We Disclose Information as Required by Law
MKS Systems may disclose any and all information gathered and used in connection with MKS Systems' website, MKS Systems, and MKS Systems service(s) as required by law or where MKS Systems has a reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be (either intentionally or unintentionally) causing injury to or interference with MKS Systems' rights or property or other users of the Site, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.