The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) is committed to respecting the privacy of all visitors to our electronic site. RFCUNY recognizes the need to appropriately manage and protect the personal information that you share with us. This privacy notice reflects our commitment to treating your information with care.


RFCUNY is committed to respecting our users’ privacy, and will take reasonable steps to ensure that this privacy notice is followed throughout our organization. RFCUNY will also take steps to protect the information you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure.

RFCUNY does not share or sell information, for commercial purposes, with any outside agencies or businesses. However, information may be disclosed to the appropriate authorities in conjunction with applicable law.


If you are an RFCUNY or CUNY employee, and require access to protected/internal RFCUNY information or systems, you must register for a user name and password.  The registration process will require you to provide us with identifying information, such as your name, location, email address, phone number and in some instances, a partial social security number. This information will allow us to verify your identity, prepare a personal user ID for you, create and troubleshoot accounts, as well as facilitate your access to internal RFCUNY information and applications.

We use “cookies” as part of our login process. These “cookies” are sent to your browser to keep on your computer. Settings should be available on your browser that, when selected, will notify you when you receive a “cookie”.

We maintain log files of all access to RFCUNY.ORG and also monitor network traffic for purposes of site management and security. We use this information to help diagnose problems with the server and to carry out other administrative tasks. We also use log analysis tools for such purposes as creating summary statistics to determine which information is of most interest to users, to identify system problem areas, and to determine technical requirements. The following information is typically collected in these files:

  • the Internet Protocol address and domain name of your Internet Service Provider and/or computer, if your computer has an IP address assigned directly to it;
  • the type of browser and operating system you use;
  • the date and time you visited RFCUNY.ORG;
  • the web pages or services you accessed at RFCUNY.ORG and the amount of time spent at each page; and
  • the web page from which you accessed RFCUNY.ORG and from which any page on this site was linked.

 None of the foregoing information is deemed to constitute personal information by the New York State Internet Privacy and Security Act.

Website Acceptable Terms of Use

RFCUNY's copyright extends to all material and systems at this site that have been developed by or for RFCUNY. None of that material may be used or reproduced without the prior written permission of RFCUNY. This site may also contain information that has been copyrighted by others. The Research Foundation claims no copyright on such material.

This site, including in particular, directory information, is intended to be used as a resource for individuals who are engaged in the conduct of official business of the Research Foundation of The City University of New York. The information, documents, and images presented here may not be used for any commercial purpose or for purposes of soliciting the individuals identified herein.

The general public may access and use any RFCUNY information on this site which does not require a log in.

All information is provided "as is." The Research Foundation of The City University of New York makes no representations or warranties of any kind respecting the information and disclaims all liability for claims, damages, or injury that result from use of said information.

Changes to Notice and Disclaimer

We may change this notice from time to time, and reserve the right to do so without prior announcement. The information provided in this privacy notice should not be construed as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided through RFCUNY.ORG.

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