We take your privacy seriously

Onto Innovation Inc. (the “Company”, or “we”) honors the right to privacy of the visitors to its website and we are committed to safeguarding it. We have worked hard to build trust with our visitors and will continue to do so. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by this website.

For the purposes of this policy, the term “Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

How the Company Collects and Uses Personal Data

The opportunity to share one’s Personal Data has been made available on the Company website to make it easier to request information or materials concerning the Company’s products and services and to serve the requestor’s needs. Such Personal Data may include information:

The Company also collects certain anonymous information that cannot be associated with any individual personally, such as the number of visitors to the Company’s website and the number of visitors requesting information. The Company may analyze this data to evaluate trends and statistics and to help the Company assess customer needs in order to improve the website and better serve its customers.

Before you disclose to the Company the Personal Data of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that Personal Data in accordance with this policy or have a sufficient other legal basis for such disclosure.

Personal Data submitted to the Company through the Company’s website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. The Company may use your Personal Data for the following:

Please let the Company know if Personal Data that the Company may hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

Disclosure and Retention of Personal Data

As reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, the Company may disclose your Personal Data to any of the Company’s employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors or to any Company’s subsidiaries. Further, the Company may disclose your Personal Data:

Other than as set forth above, the Company will not, without your express consent, supply your Personal Data to any third party whether for their or any other third party’s direct marketing or otherwise.

Information that the Company collects may be stored, processed in, and transferred between any of the countries in which the Company operates (United States of America, Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, European Union) in order to enable the Company to use the information in accordance with this policy. Note that such countries do not currently have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area. To the extent legally required, we will put in place the framework to enable such transfers, typically the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (the text is available at

Personal Data that you publish on the Company website or submit for publication on the website may be available, via the internet, around the world. The Company cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly agree to the transfers of Personal Data described above.

Personal Data that the Company processes for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Company will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

Security of Personal Data

The Company will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your Personal Data. This includes the storage of all the Personal Data provided to the Company on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers. Nevertheless, you hereby acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and the Company cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Accuracy and Access

The Company desires to maintain the accuracy of any Person Data an individual has provided to the Company. If an individual has submitted Person Data to the company and it has changed, they may contact the Company at [email protected] to request a change to their Person Data. Similarly, an individual may request a copy of the Person Data stored at the Company by submitting such a request to the above e-mail address. The Company will respond to such requests within a reasonable time.

Your Rights

You may instruct the Company to provide you with any Personal Data the Company may hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity. For this purpose, the Company will usually accept a photocopy of your passport or driver’s license certified by a notary plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address.

The Company may withhold Personal Data that you request to the extent permitted by law.

You may instruct the Company at any time not to process your Personal Data for marketing purposes.

In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to the Company’s use of your Personal Data for marketing purposes, or the Company will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your Personal Data for marketing purposes.

Opting Out

You may opt out of having the Company maintain your Person Data at any time. Anyone who has submitted Person Data on the Company website may choose not to receive additional communications from the Company on the Company’s products, services or events that the Company determines may be of further interest to the individual. If you initially choose to receive information from the Company but then decides you want to discontinue communications from the Company, you may unsubscribe at any time by accessing the automated link provided at the bottom of the email received from the Company. Alternatively, you may simply send an e-mail to [email protected], placing the word “Unsubscribe” in the subject line and providing the details of your request.


The Company’s website uses cookies, with the exception of access to the Company’s proxy materials. Cookies are small text files (a string of letters and numbers) that the Company website may ask to place on the computer hard drive of an individual viewing the Company’s website. If the viewer’s computer browser is set to accept cookies, then the browser can add the text in a small file. The text file is then sent back to the Company server each time your browser requests a page from the Company’s server. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but Personal Data that the Company may store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Consenting to the Company use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website permits the Company to use cookies every time you visit the Company website.

The Company uses Google Analytics cookies on the Company’s website to recognize a computer when a user visits the website. The Company will not use cookies to read other information on your computer’s hard drive. Instead, the cookies may be used to confirm the access to the Company website, to help the Company analyze and improve the usage of its website in general and potentially to personalize the website for each user. In addition, cookies could also be used if an individual submits a request with the Company for literature or other information. While the majority of computer browsers are initially set to accept cookies, they can be set to either refuse the placement of cookies or to provide a warning prior to the placement of a cookie - for example:

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on the Company website. Cookies already stored on your computer may be deleted from the computer but as with blocking cookies, deletion of cookies may have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

Children under the age of 13

The Company website does not target and is not intended for children under the age of 13. The Company acknowledges and follows the requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). To that end, the Company’s website does not target children or knowingly collect data from them. If the Company becomes aware that a child’s personal data has been submitted to the Company, such data will be removed from the Company’s system.


The Company may update this Privacy Policy from time to time by publishing a new version on the Company’s website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you understand any changes to this policy. The Company may notify you of changes to this policy by email.

Contact the Company

If there are any questions about the Company’s privacy policy, please feel free to e-mail the Company at [email protected] with the inquiry.

Policy last revised on October 25, 2019