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Web Privacy Policy - The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio maintains its website,, as a service to its students, employees and the public. The following is the privacy policy for this site (all pages within the domain

  1. We use cookies to collect information. This information is limited to logging the path a user takes through the website, or to temporarily preserve information the user supplies to complete multi-part web forms. Note: A cookie file contains unique information a website 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 website. A cookie is often used in commercial sites to identify the items selected for a specific shopping cart application.
  2. If you send us an electronic mail message with a question or comment that contains personally identifying information, or fill out a form that e-mails us this information, we will only use the personally-identifiable information to respond to your request and analyze trends. We may redirect your message to another part of our university, another institution, a government agency or a person who is in a better position to answer your question.
  3. 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 legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.
  4. Information collected from the Health Science Center website, including the summary server log information, e-mails sent to the website, and information collected from web-based forms, may be subject to the Texas Public Information Act.
  5. Individuals have rights under Section 559.03(a) of the Texas Government Code to correct any erroneous personal information The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio collects. The university has posted <a href="publicinfo.shtml">procedures</a> for requesting corrections.
  6. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purpose and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration General Schedule 20.
  7. We may 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. The following information is collected 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's 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 URI.
    • Protocol - The transport protocol and version used.

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