Last Revised:  09/2023

SkyWater Technology Foundry, Inc. and its affiliates (“SkyWater” or ”we”) respect your privacy and endeavor to protect it through compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit (our “Site”), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy also describes your rights with respect to that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On this Site.
  • In e-mail, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Site.
  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by SkyWater or any third party; or
  • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or through the Site.


This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy section below). Your continued use of this Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes.

Information We Collect About You

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Site, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified directly or indirectly, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and IP address (“personal information”);
  • That is about you but individually does not identify you; and/or
  • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Site, and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you access and navigate the Site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.

Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Site may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Site.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence if you contact us.
  • Your search queries on the Site.

Information We Collect Automatically   
As you access and navigate the Site, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect information about your equipment, browsing actions, and usage, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Site, including traffic data, location data, logs, other communication data, and the resources you access and use on the Site.
  • Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

The information we collect automatically may include personal information. It helps us to improve our Site and to deliver a better service.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or device. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of our Site.
  • Web Beacons. Pages of our Site and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit SkyWater, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail, and for other related website statistics.

Cookies can be “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser. We use both session and persistent cookies for the purposes set out below:

  • Necessary cookies. These cookies are essential to provide you with the services and content available through the Site, and to enable you to use some of its features. Without these cookies, the Site may not work properly.
  • Performance cookies. These cookies are used to track information about traffic to the Site and how users use the Site, also known as analytics. We may also use these cookies to test new pages, features, or new functionality of the Site to see how our users react to them.
  • Functional cookies. These cookies allow us to remember choices you make when you use the Site, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you use the Site.
  • Advertising cookies. These cookies are set by external advertising partners and are used for profiling and tracking data across multiple websites. If you accept these cookies, we may show our advertisements on other websites based on your user profile and preferences.

How We Use Your Information 
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our Site and its contents to you.
  • To improve the security of the Site and our business.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts between you, us, and/or your organization.
  • To notify you about changes to our Site or the products or services we offer.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Site.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

For more information, see the Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information section below.

Disclosure of Your Information 
We may disclose aggregated information about our users without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or that you provide as described in this policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are required to keep personal information confidential.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of SkyWater’s assets, in which personal information held by SkyWater about our Site users is among the assets transferred.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply our Site Terms and Conditions and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of SkyWater, our customers, or others.

Retention of Your Information 
We will retain your personal information as needed for the purposes set out in this policy. We will retain your personal information as needed to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

SkyWater will retain usage data for internal analysis purposes. Usage data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Site, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Information 
Your information, including personal information, is processed at SkyWater’s operating offices and in the locations of service providers we engage to support our business (including this Site). This means that your information may be transferred to and maintained at locations outside of your state, country, or other governmental jurisdiction.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information 
You have choices regarding the personal information you provide to us.

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of the Site may be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Privacy Settings. You can use the Site’s privacy settings pop-up to opt-out of performance cookies, functional cookies, and advertising/tracking cookies. The Site’s privacy settings do not allow opt-out of cookies necessary for the operation of the Site.
  • Promotional Offers from SkyWater. If we have sent you a promotional e-mail, you may send us a return e-mail asking to be omitted from future e-mail distributions or select the “Unsubscribe” or similar link at the end of the e-mail. This opt-out does not apply to information provided to SkyWater related to a transactional relationship between you and/or your organization.

We may use Google Analytics to collect, monitor, and analyze usage data on this Site. Google Analytics uses cookies stored on your computer or device to allow analysis of your usage of the Site. To opt-out of Google’s collection of your usage data on this Site, please follow the instructions at this link:

Residents of certain states and jurisdictions may have additional legal rights and choices. Please see the Your Privacy Rights section for more information.

Your Privacy Rights 
You may have legal rights under privacy laws related to your personal information. These could include the right to:

  • Confirm whether we process your personal information.
  • Access and delete certain personal information.
    Data portability.
  • Opt-out of personal data processing for targeted advertising and sales.
  • Correct inaccuracies in your personal information, taking into account the information’s nature.
  • Opt-out of profiling in furtherance of decisions that produce legal or similarly significant effects.

As of the date of this policy, some state-specific privacy rights in the United States include:
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Virginia, and Utah each provide their state residents with rights to:

  • Confirm whether we process their personal information.
  • Access and delete certain personal information.
    Data portability.
  • Opt-out of personal data processing for targeted advertising and sales.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Virginia also provide their state residents with rights to:

  • Correct inaccuracies in their personal information, taking into account the information’s nature.
  • Opt-out of profiling in furtherance of decisions that produce legal or similarly significant effects.

California Residents. California’s “Shine the Light” law permits users of our Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not disclose personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, but if you would nonetheless like to make such a request, please use the Privacy Contact Form below.

Nevada Residents. Nevada provides its residents with a limited right to opt-out of certain personal information sales. We do not sell personal information, but if you nonetheless wish to exercise this sale opt-out right, please use the Privacy Contact Form below.

Except as may be permitted under applicable law, we will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your privacy rights.

To exercise your privacy rights, please use the Privacy Contact Form below.

Children Under the Age of 13 
Our Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Site. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please use the Privacy Contact Form below.

Data Security 
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Do not share your password with anyone else.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we endeavor to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to or using our Site. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy 
We post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by updating this policy on the Site. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the policy. You are responsible for periodically visiting our Site and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

To ask questions about this policy, or to submit a privacy related request, please use the Privacy Contact Form below.

You can also contact us by mail at:

SkyWater Technology
ATTN: Legal Department
2401 East 86th Street
Bloomington, MN 55425

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