Privacy & Terms

NYSFAAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the educational and professional needs of financial aid administrators in New York State. NYSFAAA respects the privacy of its membership and adheres to the policies outlined below:

Addresses
All members’ addresses both postal and electronic are privileged information and are not sold to outside entities. This information is only available to the membership for association business.

Since electronic communications are the primary vehicle for contacting the membership, individuals are urged to always maintain an accurate email address in the association’s database. Members may update their demographic information by accessing the membership area of the NYSFAAA webpage.

Payments & Refunds
NYSFAAA accepts Visa and Mastercard, in addition to payment by check. Specific policies for refunds are listed with each event. Dates and amounts may vary and final decisions are at the discretion of NYSFAAA. For payment inquiries contact:

Robert Zasso, NYSFAAA Treasurer
Dutchess County Community College
Financial Aid Office
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-431-8033
Fax: 845-431-8997
Email: zasso@sunydutchess.edu

Elections
NYSFAAA, in the near future, should it begin to utilize electronic balloting for association elections, must be confident that sufficient privacy standards are in place to ensure the confidentiality of voters’ choices.

Surveys
From time to time, NYSFAAA surveys the membership for feedback regarding training needs, conference preferences, and other association activities and projects. If these surveys are done by electronic venue, the identities of individual respondents is protected in order to guaranty confidentiality.

Expectations of Members
Although there are many public areas of the NYSFAAA website, there are sections dedicated exclusively to members such as our online directory. NYSFAAA members are expected to respect the privacy of their fellow members.

Links to Other Internet Sites
NYSFAAA is not responsible for the privacy guidelines of internet sites which may be linked through the NYSFAAA WebPages. Refer to the individual site’s policy statement on privacy standards.

Contacting NYSFAAA
If you have questions regarding NYSFAAA or this privacy statement, contact the current NYSFAAA President for additional information.

Adopted September 13, 2002






      

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The information presented on the NYSFAAA Website is provided as a service from the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association to our constituents and represents our best efforts to assist students and their families in pursuing funding for higher education. NYSFAAA is a volunteer association of financial aid professionals representing the various institutions of higher education in New York State. We have collected information we believe to be important and reputable in finding and obtaining financial aid resources; however, we assume no liability for the use of this information. The New York State Financial Aid Administrator's Association, Inc (NYSFAAA) does not receive any money, gifts or compensation, related to educational lending activities, from any "lending institution" as defined in S620(8)a and S620(8)b of New York State Education Law. Hence, NYSFAAA does not meet the definition of "lending institution" as defined in S620(8)c of New York State Education Law. Therefore, institutions of higher education in New York and employees of those institutions are not subject to any potential conflicts of interest or legal restrictions under NYS Education Law in their interactions with NYSFAAA.*
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