The New York City Employees Retirement System (NYCERS) is providing this web
site, and the content on it, as a public service to NYCERS members, both active
and retired. Safeguarding your personal information has always been, and will
continue to be, one of our foremost concerns. NYCERS will not collect any
personal information about visitors to our web site. Any data collected will be
limited to tracking the number of visitors to our web site and the number of
visits to each page within our web site.
Information Collection and Use
If personal information is sent via email, please use your member or pension
number as your personal identifier. This number can be found on all
correspondence received from NYCERS, as well as on your payroll stub. It is
strongly suggested that you do not use your social security number.
Any personal information that you provide in an email is only used by NYCERS to
respond to your query or request. Information that is submitted when applying
for employment, via NYCERS' web site, shall only be used to evaluate
qualifications for the applicable position. NYCERS does not disclose any
personal data that is received to anyone outside of NYCERS.
Disclosure of Information Collected
No personal information will be disclosed to anyone outside of NYCERS, unless
we receive formal authorization from you or are required to comply with a
Freedom of Information Law request, or if required by court order or law.
NYCERS does not disclose, sell or rent email addresses to any individual or
NYCERS does not use client-side cookies, which are cookies that store
information on your hard drive; however, a server-side cookie is used to track
individual user sessions. A server-side cookie is initiated when a user logs
into the password-protected section of the NYCERS' site. Once a user is logged
off the NYCERS' site, the server-side cookie disappears. NYCERS does not use
server-side cookies to gather or store any information about visitors to our
site. If a user successfully logs into the NYCERS' site, they can choose to log
off at any time. Additionally, logged-in users will be automatically logged-off
if they are inactive on the site for more than 30 minutes, or close or quit
their Web browser.
Links to Third Party Web Sites
NYCERS' web site provides links to local, state and federal government agencies
and public sector benefit organizations (third-party web sites). NYCERS is not
responsible for any of the privacy policies and security measures utilized by
third-party web sites, nor does the availability of the link to a third party,
on NYCERS' web site, constitute our endorsement of the services or content
NYCERS' web site uses standard safeguards, such as secure certificate
authorities, encryption, and encoding, to prevent the unauthorized from
retrieving, mishandling and altering the data under our control.
change its policies at anytime. Please review our policies periodically for any
changes or updates that may affect you as a visitor to our web site.