Privacy and Security

The College of Architecture respects your privacy. The College of Architecture's main web site and this site do not collect personal information about visitors. In particular, we do not use "cookies" to collect personal information. We do, however, use third-party analytic services that may or may not use cookies in their collection of data.

Personal information that you provide via e-mail 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.

We do, however, use server logs to collect information concerning your Internet connection and general information about your visit to our Web site. 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).

Some web pages at the College of Architecture may collect personal information about visitors and use that information for purposes other than those stated above. Each web page that collects information will statement that will tell you how that information is used.

Cookies

A cookie file contains unique information that a web site 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 Web site.

We do not use cookies to collect information. We do, however, use third-party analytic services, such as Google Analytics, that may or may not use cookies in their collection of data. Please see Google's Privacy Policy for more information.

Information Access

The Texas Public Information Act, with a few exceptions, gives you the right to be informed about the information our web sites collect 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. You may request to receive and review any of this 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, at 979-862-7777.

Information Security

We employ extensive security measures consistent with the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) "Information Security Standards" and Texas A&M University Rules and Standard Administrative Procedures to protect against unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or destruction of information under our control, as well as the loss, misuse, or alteration of our web sites and/or associated electronic information resources. The information resources that support our web sites undergo an annual information security risk assessment via the Information Security Awareness Assessment and Compliance (ISAAC) system. The ISAAC system assesses the security posture of information systems and measures compliance with information security standards.

Questions

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your use of this website, please contact the Webmaster or through regular mail at:

Texas A&M University
College of Architecture
Information Technology Services
Attention: Webmaster
3137 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3137