Privacy Policy

New York Life online privacy policy
(Effective as of September 2014)

On we strive to provide you with the most comprehensive and dependable source of life insurance and financial products information on the Web. You can access this information on our various sites anonymously. Whether researching our products and services, using our planning tools, or accessing our educational content, you need provide no personal information whatsoever. Whenever you do supply personal information, such as your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address, it is kept secure and used solely to answer your inquiry, comply with your request, or supply you with information about new products and services to help you meet your needs.

If you are a customer of the New York Life Family, and you use any of our service areas to change your accounts or account information, we will handle that information in accordance with our Customer Privacy Policy, which you can access by clicking here.

We will follow the privacy law in your state if that law is different than the policy described in this notice.

Our online information practices
For a more detailed explanation of the policies and procedures we use online to protect the privacy of your information, including the types of information we may collect online and how we use that information, please click here.

We may disclose information to non-affiliated entities when required by law, such as to respond to a subpoena, to prevent fraud, or to comply with an inquiry by a governmental agency.

Safeguarding your information
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that meet state and federal regulations. We regularly update and improve our security standards, procedures, and technology to protect against unauthorized access to your confidential information. Access to information gathered on our Web sites is limited to people who need the information to perform their job responsibilities.

Informing you about privacy
This privacy policy takes effect September 1, 2014. We reserve the right to change our privacy policy. You can always review the current privacy policy from the front page of the site,, or you can contact us for a copy by writing to:

New York Life
P.O. Box 6916
Cleveland, OH 44101

* The New York Life Family of Companies (also referred to as “the New York Life Family,” “we,” “our,” or “us” throughout this notice) currently includes the following affiliates and funds:

New York Life Insurance Company MainStay Funds Trust
NYLife Insurance and Annuity Corporation MainStay VP Funds Trust
NYLife Investment Management LLC Private Advisors Alternative Strategies Fund
New York Life Enterprises LLC Private Advisors Alternative Strategies Master Fund
Cornerstone Capital Management LLC Private Advisors LLC
Cornerstone Capital Management Holding LLC New York Life Trust Company
Eagle Strategies LLC NYLIFE Distributors LLC
GoldPoint Partners LLC NYLIFE Insurance Company of Arizona
Institutional Capital LLC NYLIFE Securities LLC
Madison Capital Funding LLC NYLIM Service Company LLC
MCF Capital Management LLC NYLINK Insurance Agencies, Inc.
MainStay Defined Term Municipal Opportunities Fund NYL Executive Benefits LLC
The MainStay Funds NYL Investors LLC

If you would like more detailed information about this site's privacy practices, please click here.