Texas A&M University (TAMU) respects your privacy and is committed to
ensuring that any personal or confidential information that is collected is
kept accurate and secure from unauthorized access. The University's campus
homepage does not collect personal information about visitors. In particular,
we do not use "cookies" to collect information. We do, however, use third-party
This Privacy and Security Statement applies to the TAMU campus homepage -
www.tamu.edu. Since the TAMU web community consists of hundreds of
websites, other websites may adopt different privacy and security statements as
their specific needs require. Also, the TAMU homepage contains links to various
external websites. The University is not responsible for the privacy and
security practices or the content of external websites linked to from the TAMU
Personal information that you provide via email or through other online means
will be used only for purposes necessary to serve your needs, such as
responding to an inquiry or other request for information. This may involve
redirecting your inquiry or comment to another person or department better
suited to meeting your needs.
Our site does use server logs to collect information concerning your internet
connection and general information about your visit to our website. This
information may be used to analyze trends; to create summary statistics for the
purpose of determining technical design specifications; and to identify system
performance or problem areas.
This means we sometimes acquire, record, and analyze portions of the data that
is entered into, stored on, and/or transmitted through this site by you. This
information is only released – when legally required – to help law enforcement
investigations, legal proceedings or internal investigations of TAMU rule and
regulation violations. These groups would use the information to track the
electronic interactions back to the source computer(s) or account(s).
A cookie file contains unique information that a website can use to track such
things as passwords, pages you have visited, the date you last looked at a
specific page, and to identify your session at a particular website.
The following information is collected from server logs for analysis. Note that
other servers across campus might collect different data elements.
Some web pages at Texas A&M University may collect personal information
about visitors and use that information for purposes other than those stated
above. Each web page that collects information will have a separate privacy and
security statement that will tell you how that information is used.
Except for education records governed by FERPA, all information collected from
this website, including the summary server log information, emails sent to the
website, and information collected from web-based forms, may be subject to the
Texas Public Information Act . This means that while TAMU does not
actively share information, in some cases may be compelled by law to release
information gathered from its web servers.
The Texas Public Information Act, with a few exceptions, gives you the right to
be informed about the information that this website collects about you. It also
gives you the right to request a copy of that information, and to have the
university correct any of that information that is wrong. You may request to
receive and review any of that information, or request corrections to it, by
contacting the TAMU Public Information
Officer or the TAMU
Office of Open Records, 1181 TAMU, College Station, Texas, 77843-1181,
Extensive security measures consistent with the Texas Administrative Code (TAC)
"Information Security Standards" and TAMU Rules and Standard Administrative
Procedures have been employed to protect against unauthorized access,
disclosure, modification, or destruction of information under our control, as
well as the loss, misuse, or alteration of this website and/or associated
electronic information resources. The information resources that support this
site undergo an annual information security risk assessment via the
Information Security Awareness Assessment and Compliance (ISAAC) system.
The ISAAC system is used to assess the security posture of information systems
and measure compliance with information security standards.
If you have any questions about the practices of our site or your use of our
website, please contact the webmaster
or through regular mail at:
Texas A&M University
Transition Academic Programs
300 Hotard Hall
4247 TAMU College Station TX 77843-4247