Privacy policy

The following discloses The Polytechnic‘s information-gathering and dissemination practices.

Information gathering

We use your IP address 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 Polytechnic‘s 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 security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Contacting us

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

Technology Director
The Rensselaer Polytechnic
Rensselaer Union
110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180

The Polytechnic‘s website contains links to other independently-run websites within the Rensselaer network and to some sites outside the “” or “” domains. The Rensselaer Polytechnic is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.