TCCO Privacy and Security Policy
The Texas Texas Civil Commitment Office (TCCO) maintains this site as a public service. This policy describes TCCO's privacy and security practices regarding information collected from visitors to the site, including what information is collected and how that information is used. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. This information will not be sold to a third party. This information will not be shared with a third-party unless required by law or as stated in this policy. All information collected from the TCCO's Web site, including the summary server log information, e-mails sent to the Web site, and information collected from Web-based forms, is subject to the Texas Public Information Act. This policy applies to all pages ending in TCCO.texas.gov.
Server Logs/Log Analysis Tools
For site management functions, information is collected for analysis and statistical purposes. We use Log analysis tools to create summary statistics, which are used for purposes such as assessing what information is of most interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes. The following information is collected for this analysis:
For site security purposes and to ensure that the site remains available to all users, the Department uses software to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable state and federal laws.
Cookies may be used to collect information about the number and types of visitors to the TCCO website. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information, but rather it is used by TCCO to facilitate the display of information to the web user.
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, TCCO will only use the personally-identifiable information to respond to your request and analyze trends. We may also redirect your message to another government agency or person who is in a better position to answer your question.
You have the right to request and be informed about information that TCCO collects about you. You are entitled to receive and review the information upon request. You also have the right to ask TCCO to correct any information that is determined to be incorrect.
Last Updated March 4, 2016