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Privacy Statement

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is committed to providing web users with information about privacy protection. Information gathering and dissemination practices are described below. This privacy statement is subject to change and any changes will be posted on this page.

Questions or concerns may be directed to webdev@rit.edu.

Information Collected

Use of the public areas of RIT’s web systems is done anonymously. On pages where you can order products or services, make requests, register to attend events, etc., personal information (name, address, organization, email address, phone number, credit card information, etc.) may be submitted and collected to complete the transaction.

Use of Information

Personal information and other details about you that you supply as part of the registration process or that are collected by us when you use the RIT network and its affiliated websites (Services) are used to provide you with the Services and information. You have chosen to provide us with this information and we will not use that information for any purpose other than as set out as part of the Services.

We will use information provided by you to help you advance your career through inside connections, leverage your professional network, get introduced to people, socially interact with other users and share photos with them, create and/or share and/or find business opportunities, and stay in touch with RIT. You consent to the use of your profile and Personal information being used for this purpose.

We use information for the following general purposes: to fulfill your requests for services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide reporting for internal and external clients. You agree that we may transfer your Personal information for the general purposes set out above to any group company and to RIT.

We reserve the right to send you certain communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages and other communications relating to our service, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

Where you have provided your explicit consent, your name, email address, and contact number may be used to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about services we feel may interest you (you may unsubscribe from this).

Cookies

We may place a “cookie” on your browser to provide us with information about your use of a site, and to help us identify you when you return to that site so that your preferences can be stored. Using cookies helps us to improve our sites and to deliver a better and more personalized service. We may also use cookies to identify repeat visitors. We also use web analytics services from other companies to track how visitors reach our site and the path they take through it. These companies use cookies to help us improve our service to you. You can remove cookies from your computer at any time, and choose to disable cookies in your internet browser settings.

Security

Physical, electronic, and managerial procedures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of RIT’s web systems as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.

Links Disclaimer

RIT’s web systems contain links to external sites run by third parties. RIT makes no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the content or information collection practices of these sites.

Information Disclaimer

While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, RIT recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, RIT and its officers and employees make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, or suitability of the information provided by this website, and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same.

Privacy Policy

RIT’s privacy policy can be viewed on the University Policies website. View RIT’s privacy policy.