Transportation Services respects your privacy. The Transportation Services website does not collect personal information about visitors. In particular, cookies are not used to collect information about users. Cookies are only used on restricted access portions of the website. When cookies are used in these areas, they are only for the purposes of keeping user identity intact between page views of a single session so they only have access to the information for which they are authorized.
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.
We do, however, 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).
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COOKIES: 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.
SERVER LOG INFORMATION: The following information is collected
from server logs for analysis:
User/client host name - The host name (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 is 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
Protocol - The transport protocol and version used