Privacy Policy

The following discloses Rensselaer’s information gathering and dissemination practices for the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute website (

Information Gathering

We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our Web servers and to administer our website by identifying which parts of our site are most heavily visited. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the visitors will remain anonymous.

Use of Information

The Rensselaer website staff uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to visitor needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses.


This site has reasonable security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Contacting the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact:

Rensselaer Division of Strategic Communications and External Relations (SCER)
1000 Troy Building
110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180

The Rensselaer website contains links to other independently run websites within the Rensselaer network and to some sites outside the “” domain. Rensselaer is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. See the Privacy Policy for the Rensselaer Alumni Association Website.