"Personal information" is information about an individual
(e.g. an individual's name, address, and phone number). Personal information is not collected through this website unless
you send an email to the NYS CPC through this website. If you do not communicate
with this website it does not affect your ability to use any other features
of this website.
Currently, the NYS CPC does not knowingly collect personal information
from children or create profiles of children through this website. The NYS CPC
encourages parents and teachers to be involved in children's Internet activities
and guide the children whenever children are asked to provide personal information
People are cautioned that the collection of personal information
provided in an email by any individual-child or adult-will be treated as information
given by an adult and, if not protected by federal or State law, may be subject
to public access.
If you send an email to the NYS CPC, your email address and
the contents of your email will be collected.
The information collected is not limited to text characters
and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats you send us. The
information is retained in accordance with the public record retention provisions
in the State Arts and Cultural Affairs Law.
Your email address and the information contained in your email
will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve
this website, or to forward your email to another agency for appropriate action.
The NYS CPC does not collect your email address to sell or distribute
it for commercial marketing purposes.
When visiting this website our Internet Service Provider (ISP)
automatically collects and stores statistical information about your visit:
The Internet Protocol address
and domain name of your Internet service provider.
The type of browser and operating
system you used.
The date and time you visited
The web pages or services you
accessed at this site.
The URL or web site address
of the web site you visited prior to coming to this website and from which
any web page on this site was linked.
Note: A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered
personal information. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier
assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer,
which can be used to direct Internet traffic to you.
The information collected is used for statistical analysis purposes.
The statistics are used to:
Help the NYS CPC to understand
how visitors are using our website so that we can improve this website's
content by determining what information is of most and of least interest
to our visitors and
Identify system performance
or problem areas.
The NYS CPC does not sell or distribute the information collected
from the website for commercial marketing purposes. The information is retained
in accordance with the public record retention provisions in the State Arts
and Cultural Affairs Law.
Information collected through the website-personal or otherwise-may,
if not protected by federal or State law, be subject to disclosure pursuant
to law, such as the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), or court order.
The NYS CPC may disclose personal information to federal or
other law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights against unauthorized
access or attempted unauthorized access to information of the NYS CPC.
The NYS CPC only permits access to personally identifiable information
from this website to staff who need access to perform a specific task. Security
measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day
operations of this website as part of our continuing commitment to the security
of electronic content and the electronic transmission of information.
Note: The information contained in this policy should not be
construed in any way as giving business, legal or other advice or warranting
as fail proof the security of information provided via this website. For site
security purposes and to ensure that this website remains available to all users,
the NYS CPC employs an Internet Service Provider to monitor traffic to identify
unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage
to this website.