privacy policy


What types of information does this website collect?
We gather personally identifiable information when you contact us or request information about NYCDA, including your name, address, phone number, email address, and responses to specific questions. We may also record the type(s) of information you have requested on our sites.

What does The New York Conservatory do with information collected?
We use personally identifiable information to respond to your requests and to provide you with special offers. Like most web sites, we may also add to the above personally identifiable information a variety of technical data, including (but not limited to) your IP address (a unique number that identifies your access account on the Internet), domain, and web browser information. We may track the page you visited before coming to our sites, the page you go to when you leave our sites, which of our pages you access, and how long you spend on each page.


Does the website use cookies?
We receive and store certain types of information automatically through the use of “cookies”. Cookies are files that your web browser places on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to track your experience with our sites, to tell us if you have visited the site previously, and to help us determine if you came from a particular link, site, or web advertisement. You may set your browser to reject cookies, but this may limit some functionality on our sites. We do not use cookies to retrieve personal information about you from your computer.

Does The New York Conservatory share my personal information with others?
We do not disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties, except when required by a valid legal mechanism such as a search warrant, subpoena, or court order, or when we deem it necessary to protect the safety of other site users, our employees or property.


Opting in or out of communications from NYCDA
You may be asked to give your consent to The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts to use your email address or phone number, so that you can receive important notifications and communications from the school. This consent, “opting in”, may be requested on various registration and application forms. If you do not wish to receive email communications, you can opt out by clicking the UNSUBSCRIBE link located at the bottom of any marketing email. If you wish to opt out of receiving text messages you may reply STOP at any time to unsubscribe. Message and data rates may apply.  We will process your request promptly. Please be aware that you may receive another contact before your name removal takes effect.


Links to other websites
Our sites may contain links
to other non-NYCDA operated web sites. NYCDA is not responsible for the
privacy practices or the content of such sites.


What types of data does The New York Conservatory store if I apply and/or become a student?
NYCDA collects the minimum personal data required to render a decision on admission and NYCDA financial awards, to facilitate access to federal and state financial aid and/or veterans benefits, and to assist international students with F-1 visa application. Once a student, attendance, grade, disciplinary action and degree data are maintained in our Student Information System.

Does NYCDA share my information with anyone?
NYCDA does not share personal data with third parties other than the National Student Clearing House and the State of New York, in order to meet regulatory requirements.

What rights do I have regarding my personal information?
The rights you have regarding the use and disclosure of your personal information depend on the nature of your relationship to the New York Conservatory, applicable law, and the type of the information NYCDA holds about you.  Please be aware that personal information rights under international, United States, and New York State information and privacy laws may differ. Upon request, NYCDA will make an effort to:

  • Provide a list of the types of the personal information NYCDA has about you within its primary systems.
  • Correct inaccurate information about you (For example, updates to your name, contact information, etc.)
  • Delete information about you stored in one of NYCDA’s primary systems. (Depending on your role at and relationship with NYCDA, the information NYCDA stores about you, applicable law, and NYCDA’s record retention requirements, NYCDA may not delete your information.)
  • Stop processing your information. (For example, you may ask that NYCDA stop sending you emails or physical mailings.)
How do I request information about my data, or that all of my information be deleted?

Send an email with your request to [email protected].