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Privacy Statement

Texas A&M University-Texarkana makes the following statement for all the Web pages starting with www.tamut.edu.

1. We do not use cookies to collect information. However, on some web pages we use cookies as a means to determine what graphic was last viewed. NOTE: A cookie file contains unique information a Web site can use to track things like passwords, a list of pages you've last viewed, the date a web page was last viewed, and Web sites visited.

2. If you send us an electronic mail message with a question or comment that contains personally identifying information, or fill out a form that e-mails us this information, we will use the personally-identifiable information to respond to your request and analyze trends. We may redirect your message to another person who is in a better position to answer your question. Some departments ask that forms be submitted in regards to acceptance into the school or their individual program and are reviewed by admittance committees. In regards to filling out forms online, you will be given the opportunity to back out of filling in the form.

3. Texas A&M University-Texarkana uses Log analysis tools to create summary statistics, which are used for purposes such as assessing what information is of the most interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. The following information is collected for this analysis including, but not limited to:
  • User Client hostname - the hostname (or IP address if DNS is disabled) of the user/client requesting access.
  • HTTP header, "user-agent" - the user-agent information includes the type of browser, its version, and the operating system it's running on.
  • HTTP header, "referrer" - The referrer specifies the page from which the client accessed the current page.
  • System Date - The date and time of the user/client request.
  • Full Request - The exact request the user/client made.
  • Status - The status code the server returned to the user/client.
  • Content Length - The content length, in bytes, of the document sent to the user/client.
  • Method - The request method used.
  • Universal Resource Identifier(URI) - The location of a resource on the server.
  • Query string of the URI - Anything after the question mark in a URI.
  • Protocol
  • - The transport protocol and version used.
4. Some of the information contained on the Web Servers is private information intended for specific individuals or departments. This might include accounting information, personnel or student information, medical history information, or other items of a sensitive nature. This information is protected by passwords assigned to each individual who has need to access this information. Other sensitive information is protected by 128-bit encryption algorithms provided by RSA Security.

5. This web site contains links to other sites, and Texas A&M University-Texarkana is not responsible for the privacy policies on those sites.

Questions about this privacy statement should be directed to the Webmaster at Texas A&M University-Texarkana, webmaster@tamut.edu