New York State Police Recruitment Website Policy
Thank you for visiting the New York State Recruitment website. We hope your visit is helpful and informative.
This website is designed to make it easier and more efficient for visitors to learn about and interact with the New York State Police. Like all online resources, we recognize that website visitors are concerned about issues of privacy and security of information and the quality and accuracy of the information presented.
The New York State Police is committed to preserving your privacy and security while visiting our website and to giving you the best possible information. For more detailed information on our policies, we invite you to read the information contained in this section of the website.
The New York State Police may, at its sole discretion, change, modify, add or delete portions of this policy.
Because these policies only apply to this website, you should examine the policy statements of any websites you access through this website.
E-mail questions regarding any of our Website Policies to the New York State Police.
The New York State Police website provides links to websites of local, state and federal government agencies and other organizations. When you click on these external links, you will, in effect, leave the New York State Police website.
A link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services or accessibility of that website.
"Personal information" is information about an individual (e.g. an individual's name, address, and phone number).
Personal information is not collected through this website unless you apply for the position of Trooper or send an email to the New York State Police through this website. If you do not communicate with this website it does not affect your ability to use any other features of this website.
Currently, the New York State Police does not knowingly collect personal information from children or create profiles of children through this website. The New York State Police encourages parents and teachers to be involved in children's Internet activities and guide the children whenever children are asked to provide personal information on-line.
People are cautioned that the collection of personal information provided in an email by any individual - child or adult - will be treated as information given by an adult and, if not protected by federal or State law, may be subject to public access.
When you email the NYSP website
If you send an email to the New York State Police, your email address and the contents of your email will be collected.
The information collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats you send us. The information is retained in accordance with the public record retention provisions in the State Arts and Cultural Affairs Law.
Your email address and the information contained in your email will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve this website, or to forward your email to another agency for appropriate action.
The New York State Police does not collect your email address to sell or distribute it for commercial marketing purposes.
Internet Service Provider (ISP)
When visiting this website our Internet Service Provider (ISP) automatically collects and stores statistical information about your visit:
- The Internet Protocol address and domain name of your Internet service provider.
- The type of browser and operating system you used.
- The date and time you visited this site.
- The web pages or services you accessed at this site.
- The URL or web site address of the web site you visited prior to coming to this website and from which any web page on this site was linked.
Note: A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer, which can be used to direct Internet traffic to you.
Use of statistics collected
The information collected is used for statistical analysis purposes. The statistics are used to:
- Help the NYSP to understand how visitors are using our website so that we can improve this website's content by determining what information is of most and of least interest to our visitors and
- Identify system performance or problem areas.
The New York State Police does not sell or distribute the information collected from the website for commercial marketing purposes. The information is retained in accordance with the public record retention provisions in the State Arts and Cultural Affairs Law.
Disclosure of information collected
Information collected through the website - personal or otherwise - may, if not protected by federal or State law, be subject to disclosure pursuant to law, such as the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), or court order.
The New York State Police may disclose personal information to federal or other law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to information of the New York State Police.
The New York State Police only permits access to personally identifiable information from this website to employees who need access to perform a specific task. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this website as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content and the electronic transmission of information.
Note: The information contained in this policy should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal or other advice or warranting as fail proof the security of information provided via this website. For site security purposes and to ensure that this website remains available to all users, the New York State Police employs an Internet Service Provider to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage to this website.
Information provided on this website is intended to allow the visitor access to public information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, the New York State Police recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error.
Therefore, the New York State Police, its employees, officers and agents make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided by this website, and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same.