Privacy Policy

Texoma Council of Governments values your privacy. Below is TCOG's policy on what information is obtained on this website.

Thank you for visiting www.texoma.cog.tx.us/ (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”). This privacy policy explains the policies implemented throughout Texoma Council of Governments (hereinafter referred to as “TCOG”) governing the use of personally identifiable information provided to TCOG via the Site.

What We Collect and How We Use It: You may visit this Site without providing TCOG with any personally identifiable information. We collect personally identifiable information about you only if you voluntarily provide it to us. You may voluntarily provide to us personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email, phone number and other contact information, when you contact TCOG, submit a request to TCOG or fill out contact or application forms. We may also collect other personally identifiable information that you choose to include in any communications that you send to us. We may use your personally identifiable information to respond to your requests for information and provide you with information about TCOG and affiliate agencies.

We may use small text files called cookies to improve your overall Site experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the users hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you.

The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, IP addresses, computer and browser type, version and domain, dates and times of use of each page of our Site, and any third party Website from which you transferred to link to this Site, and we may analyze these data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but this information will be in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. This aggregate information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

Disclosure: We may provide aggregate information and the data generated by cookies to web design and marketing firms we contract for website delopment and advertising purposes. We will disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or to prevent harm to yourself or others. Additionally, we may disclose your personally identifiable information, in our sole discretion, to law enforcement agencies to assist in any investigation.

Links to Third Party Sites: This Site includes links to other Websites on the Internet that are not under the control of or maintained by TCOG (“Third Party Sites”). These links do not constitute an endorsement by TCOG of these Third Party Sites, the content displayed therein or the persons or entities associated therewith. You acknowledge that TCOG is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and you agree that TCOG is not responsible for the content of Third Party Sites. Your use of these Third Party Sites is subject to the respective terms of use and privacy policies located on the Third Party Sites.

Security: We may employ procedural and technological measures, consistent with industry practice that are reasonably designed to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

Correction/Updating Personally Identifiable Information: TCOG provides you with the ability to correct or delete any of the personally identifiable information that you have provided to us. If you wish to correct or delete any information you have provided to us, you may mail your request to:

Attn: Webmaster
Texoma Council of Governments
1117 Gallagher Drive, Suite 470
Sherman, Texas 75090

Privacy Policy Updates: Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the Internet, TCOG may need to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If so, TCOG will post its updated Privacy Policy on this Site so that you are always aware of what personally identifiable information we may collect and how we may use this information. TCOG encourages you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. Your continued use of this Site will be subject to the then-current Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy was last updated and became effective October 29, 2013