Adelphi University is committed to safeguarding the privacy of your personal data.

Adelphi University respects your privacy, but we occasionally will ask you to provide us with some information about you. For example, if you want to come to one of our events, we might ask for your name and your email address. We also record basic information about the use of our networks so that we are better equipped to fix problems.

If we have information about you, we will strive to protect it. Any information you give us will only be used for its intended purpose, and we won’t sell it to others. If we need it for something else, we’ll ask for your consent.

If you suspect that we have made a mistake, please tell us and we’ll address your concerns. If you believe that we have information that we shouldn’t have, please tell us, and we’ll delete it. We cannot always do that because of other rules and regulations, but if that’s the case, we’ll tell you.

Adelphi University complies with the European General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR). We are serious about your privacy and cybersecurity. If you have questions, please contact us at

Cookie Policy

To make our services more useful to you, our servers collect information from you, including browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain name, unique device identifiers, and information about how you use our services.

We also may collect information regarding the date and time of your visit and the solutions and information for which you searched and which you viewed. Like most internet services, we automatically gather this data and store it in log files each time you visit our services.

We, and third parties, may use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to collect this information. See below for information about the choices you may have in connection with such tracking technologies.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The GDPR is the General Data Privacy Protection Regulation. It is issued by the European Union, and it applies to all residents of the EU, regardless of the location of that data.

The GDPR protects personal information of residents of the European Union. Under the GDPR, personal information is any information that relates to a person.

Email and tell us what your questions are. We’ll make sure that your inquiry gets directed to the right person.

Yes, we do use cookies to analyze how our websites are used. However, you can disable cookies in your web browser at any time, and everything will work fine. We only keep the cookie data for a short period of time. After that, we get rid of the individual records.

If you are a resident of the European Union, the GDPR will apply to you on or after May 25, 2018.

The GDPR gives all residents of the European Union the right to inspect, annotate, or request deletion of personal identity information. In addition, it expects us to design our systems in a way that we respect your privacy and that we protect any information we have about you.

Yes, we do. The nature of that information varies. For example, if you are a student, we will keep your name, the classes you took or are planning to take, your grades, etc. In general, we try to keep the personal information we collect to a minimum.

We collect personal information to provide educational services to students, to maintain contact with alumni and friends of the University, and to keep you safe. We may also use some of that information to provide you with extra information about Adelphi University, but you can tell us to stop doing that at any time.


Yes, you can. However, there may be other laws and regulations that limit what we are allowed to disclose. When in doubt, contact us.

It depends. Some information we record is subject to other laws and regulations. For example, we will not honor requests to delete transcript information. When in doubt, contact us.

If you give us information, we may not keep it. Information we don’t need will be securely removed. It is hard to say exactly after how long, since that depends on the nature of the information and on laws and regulations. When in doubt, ask us.


“Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a website. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our services.

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can typically remove and reject cookies from our services with your browser settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it will affect how our services work for you.

Web Beacons

“Web Beacons” are digital images we use to log information on our services and in our emails. We use web beacons to manage cookies, count visits, and to learn what marketing works and what does not. We also use web beacons to tell if you open or act on our emails.

You may render some web beacons unusable by rejecting their associated cookies. If you choose to decline such cookies, certain features of the services that placed the cookie may not function properly or at all as a result.

Flash Cookies

“Flash Cookies” are used to store your preferences such as volume control or to display content based upon what you view on our websites to personalize your visit. Third party partners who provide certain features on our websites, such as videos, may place Flash cookies on your device. They may use Flash cookies to track your web browsing activity and to display personalized advertising. Flash cookies are different from other cookies because of the amount of, type of, and way in which data is stored.

Cookie management tools provided by your browser usually will not remove Flash cookies. Learn more about Flash cookies, including who has placed Flash cookies on your device, and how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies. We do not control the privacy practices of the third parties who place or track Flash cookies and this Privacy Policy does not cover their practices. You should visit the privacy policies of companies who place Flash cookies to understand their practices.


We use analytics services to help analyze how users use services. These analytic services use cookies and scripts to collect and store information such as how users interact with our applications, errors users encounter when using our applications, device identifiers, how often users visit our website, what pages they visit, and what other sites they used prior to coming to our website.

One of the analytics providers we use to collect information to improve our services is Google Analytics. You may exercise choices regarding the use of cookies from Google Analytics by going to the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

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