Privacy Statement


Nassau Community College is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to this website and governs data collection and usage. By using this website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

This website may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. This website may also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that may be collected by Nassau Community College. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the website, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through public message boards of this website, this information may be collected and used by others.

You are encouraged to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from this website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Nassau Community College is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of this website.

Use of your Personal Information

This website may collect and use your personal information to operate the website and deliver services to the users of this website. This website may also use your personally identifiable information to contact you.

This website does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

This website will only disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the mandate of the law or comply with legal process served on Nassau Community College; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Nassau Community College; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Nassau Community College website, or the public.

Use of Cookies

This website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a website server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a website server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

This website secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. This website secures the personally identifiable information you provide on servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

This website may occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect visitor feedback. You are encouraged to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how this website is protecting your information.

Contact Information

This website welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that this website has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Academic Computer Service at (516) 572-7624 or via email at

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