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University Privacy Policy

Angelo State University is firmly committed to privacy, in both the collection and use of individual information and monitoring of the use of university information resources. The following provides an overview our information gathering and dissemination practices for personal information as well as analysis of users’ use of university information systems.

Angelo State University collects information from students, faculty, staff, and visitors through a variety of mechanisms (email, web forms, hard copy forms, and others) to fulfill requests for information, products, and services. ASU collects contact information (such as email addresses) and unique identifiers (such as Social Security numbers) for university business such as university registration and/or providing financial aid. The information you supply is maintained by the University only as long as required by law or for as long as needed for university business. You have the right to review and correct this information by contacting the appropriate office.

ASU uses chat rooms, forums, message boards, and other areas available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

You are entitled to request the information ASU collects about you and to request that information that is factually incorrect be corrected in accordance with State of Texas and US federal law. Under Sections 552.021 and 552.023 of the Texas Government Code, you are entitled to receive and review the information. Under Section 559.004 of the Texas Government Code, you are entitled to have ASU correct information about you that is held by us and that is incorrect by contacting the appropriate office. The information that ASU collects will be retained as required by Section 441.180 et seq. of the Texas Government Code

System Usage Monitoring

For site management functions, information is collected for analysis and statistical purposes. 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 required by law.

Angelo State University uses server logs and log analysis tools to create summary statistics about the use of the web site. The summary statistics are used for purposes such as assessing what information is of most interest to users, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. The following information is collected for this analysis:

The ASU web site contains links to other sites. Angelo State University is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of web sites managed by other organizations.