This web site is an official Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) computer system operated for authorized use only and provided as a public service. This policy describes TxDOT’s privacy and security practices regarding information collected from visitors to the site, including what information is collected and how that information is used.
Note: This Policy does not apply whenever visitors leave the TxDOT operated websites and follow a link to another site, including the sites of other state agencies or local governments.
When you visit a TxDOT site . . .
To read or download information:
Your web browser automatically sends us information such as the date and time you visited our website, the type of web browser you use, the link you clicked to come to the TxDOT website, and similar information. We may store and analyze this information to help us understand the numbers of visitors to the website, the pages they visit, and other information about how the website is used so that we can make TxDOT websites more useful to visitors. This information is also gathered for anonymous File Transfer Protocol (ftp), remote account login, or for other comparable connections.
This information is aggregate data that is not intended to be used to identify website visitors. Any personally identifiable information TxDOT collects through this website will be voluntarily provided by you using methods described below.
To send us email:
By sending us an email message, such as a request for information, you may be sending us personal information (i.e., name, address, email address). We may collect and store the name and contact information of the requestor allowing TxDOT to respond to the email.
TxDOT uses website forms, such as questionnaires, feedback forms, and other website embedded means to collect information that enables TxDOT to determine a visitor’s interests, with the goal of providing better customer service. We may also collect your personal contact information via webforms to deliver requested updates or to access your subscriber preferences. All of these collections are voluntary.
Electronic forms and publications:
TxDOT hosts electronic forms, publications, and other key documents throughout its websites. While these forms may be used to collect information on behalf of TxDOT programs and initiatives, these are not collected through the TxDOT websites or on behalf of the program that manages the website. If you have questions about one of these forms, their purpose, the information requested, or how to complete the form, you should reach out to the party(ies) identified on the form in question.
Additionally, third-party widgets such as Google Analytics, YouTube, or ArcGIS may install cookies depending on their configuration.
Release of information:
All information collected or maintained by TxDOT is subject to the provisions of the Texas Public Information Act (Chapter 552, Texas Government Code). The identity of most members of the public who communicate with state agencies through the Internet is confidential under Texas law. Exceptions to confidentiality may be reviewed at Texas Government code, Section 552.137.