Privacy Policy

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

Information Gathering

Institute web sites routinely collect and store information from online visitors to help manage those sites and improve service. This information includes the pages visited on the site, the date and time of the visit, the Internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site, the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred, the version of browser used, the capabilities of the browser, and search terms used on our search engines. This site makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information. 

Use of Information

Any personally identifiable information from these activities is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law or necessary to protect the legal rights of the Institute.


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.