Privacy Policy & Cookies

The Retail Council of New York State (“The Retail Council,” “RCNYS,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) provide this privacy notice to describe how we process the information you provide when you visit our website or otherwise interact with us.

Information collection

We collect information you provide to us when you visit the RCNYS website, become a member of the Retail Council, or otherwise interact with us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address and payment information. The Retail Council may collect information about you from our members and partners and from sources outside of RCNYS who provide data for marketing purposes.

Information Use

We may use the information we collect for any lawful purpose, including:

  • For membership purposes, such as to provide information related to your membership or account;
  • To provide digital or printed communications or publications to which you subscribe or that are relevant to you;
  • To promote RCNYS services;
  • To respond to your inquiries;
  • For business purposes, such as analytics, research, marketing and operations;
  • To organize and promote events, including sending communications regarding event registration and participation;
  • To facilitate attendance at events;
  • To comply with the law; and/or
  • As otherwise disclosed at the time information is collected.

Third-Party Links

The RCNYS website may provide links to third-party websites or apps, including our social media pages. We do not control the privacy practices of those websites or apps, and they are not covered by this privacy notice. You should review the privacy notices of other websites or apps that you use to learn about their data practices.

Your Choices

To opt out of our email communications or to cancel your subscription to a newsletter, you can use the link provided at the bottom of each email message, or you can change your preferences by contacting

Updating Your Information

You may request to review, change or update your contact information by using the information in the “Contact” section.


If you have questions, comments or concerns about this privacy notice, please contact us at:

Retail Council of New York State
258 State Street
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 465-3586


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