Information Collected Automatically:
When visiting plattsburgh.edu, SUNY Plattsburgh automatically collects and stores
the following information about your visit:
- The Internet Protocol address of the computer that accessed our website
- The type of browser, its version, and the operating system on which that browser is
- The web page requested by the user
- 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
None of the above-mentioned information is deemed to constitute personal information
by the Internet Security and Privacy Act. The information that is collected automatically
is used to improve plattsburgh.edu’s content and to help SUNY Plattsburgh understand
how users are interacting with its website. 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 SUNY Plattsburgh
is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose the information collected from plattsburgh.edu
for commercial marketing purposes. This website uses Google Analytics and AdWords,
a web analytics and advertising service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google
Analytics and AdWords use “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer,
to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the
cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted
to and stored by Google. Information collected is subject to Google’s privacy policies.
however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality
of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about
you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
You may opt out of the AdWords cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or you may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page. Google has additional information available about its Remarketing Privacy Guidelines,
SUNY Plattsburgh uses Slate (by Technolutions) for student email campaigns and communications.
To better tailor content to our users, the information that is collected involves
pages the user visited and any information they voluntarily provided in our interest
form. Slate uses a combination of cookies and tracking pixels (single-pixel invisible
graphical GIFs also known as web beacons) to effectively track and measure marketing
campaigns. To opt-out of such tracking you can visit Slate’s Opt-Out options page.
You can learn more about Technolutions privacy policies (see Appendix) and opt out
by clicking the link in the Appendix.
In addition to the site's use of Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and Oracle Eloqua
we may permit certain third party companies to help tailor content based on user interests,
to otherwise collect, and use data about website usage and traffic.
Information Collected When You Complete a Transaction:
During your visit to plattsburgh.edu you may send an email to a SUNY Plattsburgh account.
Your email address and the contents of your message will be collected. The information
collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic
information formats included in the message. Your email address and the information
included in your message will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify,
or to improve this website. Your email address is not collected for commercial purposes
and SUNY Plattsburgh is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose your email address
for commercial marketing purposes.
During your visit to plattsburgh.edu you may complete a transaction such as completing
a form on the site. The information collected by SUNY Plattsburgh, including personal
information volunteered by you in completing the transaction, is used by SUNY Plattsburgh
and may be disclosed by SUNY Plattsburgh for those purposes that may be reasonably
ascertained from the nature and terms of the
transaction in which the information was submitted.
Disclosure of Information Collected:
The collection of information through plattsburgh.edu and the disclosure of that information
are subject to the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy Act. SUNY Plattsburgh
will only collect personal information through plattsburgh.edu or disclose personal
information collected through plattsburgh.edu if the user has consented to the collection
or disclosure of such personal information. The voluntary consent to the collection
and disclosure of the information by SUNY Plattsburgh for the purposes for which the
user disclosed the information to SUNY Plattsburgh. However, SUNY Plattsburgh may
collect or disclose personal information without consent if the collection or disclosure
is: (1) necessary to perform the statutory duties of SUNY Plattsburgh, or necessary
for SUNY Plattsburgh to operate a program authorized by law, or authorized by state
or federal statute or regulation; (2) made pursuant to a court order or by law; (3)
for the purpose of validating the identity of the user; or (4) of information to be
used solely for statistical purposes that is in a form that cannot be used to identify
any particular person.
Further, the disclosure of information, including personal information, collected
through plattsburgh.edu is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information
Law and the Personal Privacy Protection Law. SUNY Plattsburgh may disclose personal
information to federal or state law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights
against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to SUNY
Plattsburgh’s information technology assets.
Confidentiality and Integrity of Personal Information:
SUNY Plattsburgh is strongly committed to protecting personal information collected
through plattsburgh.edu against unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Consequently,
SUNY Plattsburgh limits employee access to personal information collected through
plattsburgh.edu to only those employees who need access to the information in the
performance of their official duties. Employees who have access to this information
are expected to follow all applicable College procedures for the disclosure of personal
In addition, SUNY Plattsburgh 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 plattsburgh.edu
as part of our continuing commitment to the security of
electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
For website security purposes and to maintain the availability of plattsburgh.edu
for all users, SUNY Plattsburgh employs software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized
attempts to upload or change information or otherwise damage plattsburgh.edu.
visit to the site. A session cookie is erased during operation of your browser or
when your browser is closed.
Other cookies can be stored on your computer's hard drive and will allow the website
to recognize you when you visit again and tailor the information presented to you
based on your needs and interests. Where or not this type of cookie is used is based
on your Internet browser’s privacy settings.
This website uses tracking pixels (single-pixel invisible graphical GIFs also known
as web beacons) from social media sites, which include: Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat
and YouTube. The tracking pixels collect information such as: IP addresses, web browser
information, referrer and the person using the website. The use of tracking pixels
on the site helps us to create content which is used in advertisements, email and
social media retargeting campaigns. Any personal information related to your respective
social media account(s) is not shared with SUNY Plattsburgh.