This web site is developed and maintained by Texas A&M AgriLife Research of the Texas A&M University System.
This Privacy and Security Statement applies to the Spatial Sciences Laboratory Soil & Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) registration website – events.swat.tamu.edu. This site may contain links to various external websites. Texas A&M AgriLife Research is not responsible for the privacy and security practices or the content of external websites linked to from this site.
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 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.
This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information, and will not be released to any outside parties unless legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal actions.
Server Log Information
The following information is collected from server logs for this analysis:
- User Client hostname – The hostname (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, “referer” – The referer 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 methods 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 URI.
- Protocol – The transport protocol and version used.
We do not use cookie files to collect information. A cookie file contains unique information a web site can use to track such things as passwords, lists of pages you’ve visited, and the date when you last looked at a specific page or to identify your session at a particular web site.
Extensive security measures consistent with the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) “Information Security Standards” 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 prescribed by the Texas A&M University System. Additionally an annual Payment Card Industry risk assessment process is performed to verify that all procedures and safeguards relevant to security of confidential or credit card information are maintained.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your use of this website, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.