Privacy Notice for California Residents

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Thank you for reviewing the Privacy Policy for, the HRL Laboratories, LLC ("HRL") official website. HRL is committed to and recognizes your need for protection and privacy issues on the Internet. This Privacy Policy is intended to inform users about the general approach HRL uses in collecting, using and disseminating user information via

Data Collection

When you visit, our web server automatically recognizes your domain name, but not your e-mail address. We collect the domain name and monitor general site use and traffic patterns to improve our web site and the products and services we offer. HRL uses web server logs to collect data for metric purposes. Examples of the types of data collected on the logs are IP addresses, referral pages, date and time of Site access, and Site visited. We may use collected data to customize the content and/or layout of our pages for each individual visitor.

Cookies or Tracers or Tracking Scripts uses first-party cookies for the purpose of analytics and to optimize user experience. HRL does not use cookies for marketing purposes.

Collection of Personal Information

In some cases, HRL requests personally identifiable information from you in order to satisfy the underlying transaction or purpose of your accessing the Site. For example, we do have a resume collection page linked to the specific career opportunities and jobs listed under the Employment page of our site. Personally identifiable information include names, e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, and the like. Please note that we do not consider aggregated information, from which personally identifiable information has been removed, to be private.


Note that most internet browsers offer security alerts that permit you to determine whether your transmissions are protected. Your personally identifiable information we treat as confidential. We do not treat your general interaction with (e.g., submission of suggestions) as confidential.


We do not rent, sell, or trade any personally identifiable information about you (e.g., e-mail addresses) to third parties. HRL may disclose information to third parties assisting us in processing a transaction requested by you (e.g., resume submissions). In order to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas, or court orders, when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, to respond to an emergency situation, to protect HRL and/or HRL's systems and customers, to ensure the integrity and operation of HRL and/or HRL's business and systems, or when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other web site users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities, HRL may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate under the circumstances.

Children's Privacy 

HRL asks children under 13 not to transmit any information to the Site. HRL does not solicit or want such transmissions. HRL welcomes the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13 to use the Site and provide any information, service, or product gained from the Site to their child.

International Transmissions 

If you are one of our international guests, we realize that you may want to know whether your personal information will be transferred out of your country of origin. Please be aware that when you request a transaction on the HRL Site, your personal data may be transferred to computers in the United States in order to process your request. Further, all information on the HRL website is in the United States, even though accessed from outside the United States and down-loading any information from the HRL website is a download in and from the United States.

External Links 

As a convenience of our Site visitors, HRL may provide links to third party web sites that are external to HRL. These web sites are not operated or controlled by HRL, HRL is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external web sites, and HRL does not warrant such sites for any purpose or in any way. As with our site, you should become familiar with any external party's privacy policy when visiting that linked site.

Privacy Policy Updates

HRL may periodically revise this Privacy Policy at its discretion. The date of the policy is noted below, so you know when it was last updated. HRL advises you to consistently check back to review the Privacy Policy because users of the Site will be prospectively bound by the then-current version of this Privacy Policy.

Revision Date: January 6, 2021