Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting the Code Nation’s website. This website is designed to make it easier and more efficient for individuals and businesses to interact with Code Nation. Code Nation recognizes that it is critical for individuals and businesses to be confident that their privacy is protected when they visit Code Nation’s website.

Consistent with the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy Act, the Freedom of Information Law, and the Personal Privacy Protection Law, this policy describes Code Nation’s privacy practices regarding information collected from users of this website. This policy describes what information is collected and how that information is used.

For purposes of this policy, “personal information” means any information concerning a natural person, as opposed to a corporate entity, which, because of name, number, symbol, mark, or other identifier, can be used to identify that natural person. Code Nation only collects personal information about you when you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or by initiating an online transaction, such as a survey, registration, or volunteer form.

Information Collected Automatically When You Visit this Website

When visiting this website Code Nation automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:

(i) The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used, but not the e-mail address. The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer;

  1. The type of browser and operating system you used;
  2. The date and time you visited this site;
  3. The web pages or services you accessed at this site;
  4. The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site;
  5. If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.

If during your visit to this website you participate in a survey, complete a web form, or send an e-mail, the following additional information will be collected:

  1. The e-mail address and contents of the e-mail; and
  2. Information volunteered to complete a web form or in response to a survey.

The information that is collected automatically is used to improve this website’s content and to help Code Nation understand how users are interacting with the website. This information is collected for statistical analysis, to determine what information is of most and least interest to our users, and to improve the utility of the material available on the website. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and Code Nation is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose the information collected from the website for commercial marketing purposes.


The Code Nation website does use “cookies” (data stored on the computer you use, which can later be retrieved by our Web server). When you access the Code Nation website, two types of cookies are used by us and our technical partners. Session cookies track activity on the site and make sure you are getting the right content. Session cookies disappear when you close your browser. Other cookies store the preferences that you set. These cookies remain on the site, but they do not store any personal data about you.

Linking Policy

Linking to the Code Nation Website

Any website can link to the Code Nation website. You are welcome and encouraged to link from your website to the Code Nation website. While you are not required to notify Code Nation that you are providing a link to the Code Nation website, please consider emailing us ( when you create the link. We are very interested in the types of sites that link to the Code Nation website. If you link to this site, you may not:

  • portray any person or subject in a false or misleading light
  • not create frames or capture Code Nation pages within your frames
  • use other visual altering tools around Code Nation identity
  • copy PDF files from Code Nation website for posting on another site without permission
  • pull graphics from Code Nation site without permission
  • pull text from Code Nation site without attribution
  • imply that the Code Nation is endorsing your product or service.


Code Nation is committed to making its website accessible to everyone. As part of that commitment, Code Nation will make every effort to adhere to the State of New York Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility guidelines when adding new material to the website and retroactively modify pages where possible and practical

If you have a problem accessing content on Code Nation’s website, please notify Code Nation’s Webmaster by e-mail at Code Nation will work to make the Web page or feature accessible or to provide the information in a format that is accessible.


The information provided in this privacy policy should not be construed as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided through this website.

Copyright Notice

All material on this website is protected by copyright

Code Nation claims copyright on all intellectual property created by the department and reserves the right to reproduce, distribute, or display the material, in addition to authorizing others to do so.

Individuals are granted permission to view or print information from this site for personal use and under fair use rights. For commercial uses, including print publications, publication on other websites, or in other formats or media, permission is required. Some of the material on this website is copyrighted by others. Code Nation cannot grant permission to use or reproduce material copyrights by others. Contact the Code Nation at for permission to use or reproduce material on this site.

If you do use this website as a source in your work, please use this citation:

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