At the Stony Brook University, we are committed to protecting your privacy and making
it easier and more efficient to interact with the University. We recognize that it
is critical for individuals and businesses to be confident that their privacy is protected
when they visit this web site. You can travel through most of this web site without
giving us any information about yourself. Sometimes we do need information to provide
services that you request, and this commitment of privacy explains our online information
WHAT WE COLLECT AND WHY
When you visit this web site, the University may automatically collect the following
information about your visit:
The Internet Protocol address of the computer that accessed this web site
The type of browser, its version, and the operating system on which that browser is
The web page from which the user accessed the current Web page
The date and time of the user's request
The pages that were visited and the amount of time spent at each page
The information that is collected automatically is used to improve the content of
this web site and to help Stony Brook University understand how users are interacting with its web site. This information is collected for statistical
analysis and to determine what information is of most and least interest to our users. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and Stony Brook
University is not authorized to, and does not, sell or otherwise disclose the information
collected from this web site for commercial marketing purposes.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE
The collection of information through this web site and the disclosure of that information
are subject to applicable privacy regulations that may vary based on the location
of the user. Stony Brook University will only collect, process, or disclose personal information through this web site if a lawful basis exists for the activity.
RETENTION OF INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE
The information collected through this web site is retained by Stony Brook University
in accordance with the records retention and disposition requirements of the New York
State Arts & Cultural Affairs Law. Learn More
CONFIDENTIALITY AND INTEGRITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE
Stony Brook University is strongly committed to protecting personal information collected through this web site against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
Consequently, Stony Brook University limits employee access to personal information collected through this web site to only those employees who need access to the information
in the performance of their official duties.
In addition, Stony Brook University has implemented procedures to safeguard the integrity
of its information technology assets, including, but not limited to, authentication,
authorization, monitoring, auditing, and encryption. These security procedures have
been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this
Web site as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content
as well as the electronic transmission of information.
For web site security purposes and to maintain the availability of this web site for
all users, Stony Brook University employs software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized
attempts to upload or change information or otherwise damage this Web site.
used to track the usage patterns of individual users.
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
This site may contain links to other web sites not affiliated with Stony Brook University.
We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage
you to read the privacy statements of other sites for assurance that their practices
safeguard your privacy.
The information provided in this privacy notice should not be construed as giving
business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as failproof, the security of information
provided through this web site.
The following definitions apply to, and appear in italics, in this notice:
Personal information: For purposes of this notice, “personal information” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified in particular by reference
to an identifier such as a name, 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.
User shall have the meaning set forth in subdivision 8 of section 202 of the State Technology
For questions regarding this web site privacy notice, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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