Privacy Policy

Privacy and Cookies

The Vilcek Foundation (“Foundation”) is committed to protecting your privacy. To that end, we have developed our website so that you can visit it without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. We do, however, collect aggregate information from those pages accessed or visited by our viewers using Google Analytics, and review this information internally, for the sole purpose of improving the content of our site.

This site uses cookies to help us provide you with the best customized user experience. This will enable you to have full access to all the features of this website. The cookies are used to set different backgrounds and colors on Desktop and Mobile displays, as well as help show more relevant ads on Google properties (like Google Search) and across the web to measure interactions with the ads they show. The cookie used on our site to customize this type of user experience is placed by Google Analytics, which does not store IP addresses. You may opt-out of having your information collected with Google’s Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available here.

We also collect personal identification data you provide to us voluntarily: your name, postal address, and/or email address (the “Personal Data”), for the express purpose of helping us to serve you. We do not share Personal Data with any third parties, except those service providers that help us to respond to your requests. We never rent or sell your Personal Data. If you supply us with your postal or email address, you may receive periodic mailings from us containing information about Foundation programs and/or publications. If you prefer not to receive such mailings, please let us know by emailing us at

We take reasonable precautions to safeguard our mailing list data and requests for information about our programs from unauthorized access. All information is stored in a restricted-access database located in the United States. If you reside outside the United States, by sending us your data, you consent to its transfer and storage within the United States. Be aware that no data transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure, and you provide us with your personal data at your own risk. If you have concerns about submitting your data through our site, for any reason, do not hesitate to contact us at the mailing address, telephone number, or email address listed below.

Our site contains links to other websites. These external websites are governed by their own privacy policies.



All content appearing on, including but not limited to, editorials, newsletter and website text; graphics; audio files and clips; video files and clips; HTML and other code used to produce the website (individually and collectively, the “Content;”) are copyrighted by the The Vilcek Foundation (“Foundation”),  unless otherwise indicated. All rights are reserved by the Foundation. Content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of the Foundation.

For reprint permission, contact the Foundation at or at the address and phone number listed below.


Authorized Uses

The Vilcek Foundation prohibits the copying of any protected materials on this website. Images from The Vilcek Foundation Collections cannot be used for publication or commercial use without prior written permission from The Vilcek Foundation.

Requests must be made in writing and permission is granted at the sole discretion of The Vilcek Foundation.  Please send your request via email to or at the address below.  Please contact us with any inquiries you may have about our Privacy and Copyright Policies. We can be reached at:

The Vilcek Foundation
21 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.472.2500