Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

Privacy Policy

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

If you are an RF or SUNY employee, you must register for a user name and password to gain access to the internal site.  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, social security number.  This information will allow us to prepare a personal user ID for you, create and troubleshoot accounts, and will facilitate your access to internal RF information and applications. 

All users may visit the external Web site ( without providing any personal identifiers.  Public Web site users may volunteer personal information to register to receive additional information and/or foster business relationships with the RF. 

Certain Web pages on our site may utilize “cookies,” identifiers which a Web site can send to your browser to keep on your computer in order to tailor information to you and facilitate future visits.  Settings should be available on your browser that, if selected, will notify you when you receive a “cookie” and allow you to choose whether to accept it or not.  The information that we collect and analyze by sending you “cookies” is used to improve our service to you as a visitor to our site.

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

The Research Foundation of SUNY does not share with, or sell information to, any outside agencies or businesses.  However, information may be disclosed to appropriate authorities in conjunction with applicable law.


Website Acceptable Terms of Use

The Research Foundation of State University of New York

The Research Foundation's copyright extends to all material at this site that has been developed by or for the Research Foundation.  None of that material may be used or reproduced without the prior written permission of the Research Foundation. 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 State University of New York. The information documents and images presented here may not be used for any commercial purpose or for purposes of soliciting individuals identified herein.

Information provided on this server relating to goods and services provided by third parties is provided solely for information purposes and is not intended as an endorsement or expression of support by the Research Foundation of State University of New York its agents or its employees. The Research Foundation of State University of New York assumes no liability for the acts or omissions of such third parties in the provision of those goods and services.

The general public may access and use Research Foundation information at this site which is specifically identified as available for public access and use.

All information is provided "as is." The Research Foundation of State 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 information.

Care should be taken when downloading executable files.  Use of anti-virus software is recommended. Contact your computer support office for assistance.