NYSID's Internet Privacy Statement
What information do we collect, and how do we use it?
NYSID only collects personal information on a voluntary basis. Our Web site may be visited without revealing any personal information about yourself. However, there are several pieces of "passive" information we collect from you each time you access our Web site. We log your computer's IP address, the URL that referred you to our site, if any, the pages you access at our sites, and the ype and version of both your operating system and Web browser. We also track any terms and phrases that you enter into our search engine service. None of this information is ever used to personally identify you or any other user, but rather it is collected and reviewed by select employees of NSYID only and used to generate reports fo site usage. These reports help us to identify what parts of the site are most popular, what search engines visitors are using to find our Web sites, and what things visitors are having trouble finding. These reports help us determine overall Web site usage, identify problem areas, and ultimately provide better services for visitors like yourself.
Certain services provided by our Web site may utilize "cookies." A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your Web browser from one of our Web sites and stored on your computer's hard disk. A cookie cannot read any data off your hard disk, read cookie files created by other Web sites, or perform any other action against your computer. You can configure your Web browser to allow or disallow cookies by changing eey expire at a predetermined time. Persistent cookies are most commonly used to provide visitors with a customized experience by recroding user preferences from previous visits. Other cookies we use are temporary, and expire as soon as your visit to our website terminates. They are commonly used for technical purposes to enable seamless navigation.
From time to time, there will be a service provided by our Web site that will require you to provide personal information. If you choose to share personal information with us—by sending us a message or filling out an electronic form with personal information—we will only use that information as necessary to conduct official NYSID business. For example in order to complete our online Admissions Application, you obviously must provide us with some personal information. We will use this information you supply to us for the sole purpose of reviewing and processing your application. Some of the information may be saved for a designated period to comply with applicable legal requirements. We will never disclose any information that we gather from you to vendors, sponsors, other third parties or other government agencies, unless required to do so by state or federal law.
What happens if you choose not to provide us with your information?
If you choose not to provide personal information through our W eb site, you may be unable to utilize some of the features we offer to our online visitors. When it is possible, we will attempt to provide you with an alternative method for the same service.
How do we keep your information secure?
Any information that you provide to NYSID through this website is safeguarded by a secure SLL server with 128-bit encryption. If you choose to opt-out from receiving any newsletters, wish to review, update or delete any personal information that we may have collected, you can do so by contacting us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail at NYSID Office of Admissions, 170 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021 and we will gladly honor such request.
NYSID's policy regarding third-party sites:
The NYSID Web site contains a variety of links to other Web sites not hosted by New York School of Interior Design. NYSID is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any such Web site. Content and views presented by these sites may not reflect the views of NYSID. We therefore recommend that you read the privacy policies of any Web site that you link to before submitting any personal information. Also remember that any time you voluntarily disclose information in an unencrypted online forum, such as e-mail, Web forms for chat rooms, that information can be collected and used by others. While NYSID is committed to protecting your privacy while you are on our site, it is ultimately your responsibility to protect your personal information while you are online.
By using our Web site, you consent to the New York School of Interior Design's Privacy Statement as specified above. If you do not consent to this Privacy Statement, please do not use this site. We reserve the right to amend this Policy from time to time, and will post such amendments on this page. Therfore, please check back to this page regularly so that you are always aware of our policies concerning information collection. Your continued use of this site signifies your consent to these changes.
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