Texas911Notary.com Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to Texas911Notary.com.

Statement of Purpose

This Privacy and Security Policy (the "Policy") sets forth the privacy and security practices of Texas911Notary.com with respect to information collected from visitors to the website of the Texas911Notary.com, and all specific websites beginning with such domain (collectively referred to herein as, the "Texas911Notary.com Website"). The Policy contains information about the types of data collected and how such data is used by the Texas911Notary.com.

This Policy only applies to the Texas911Notary.com Website. This Policy does not apply whenever visitors leave the Texas911Notary.com Website by clicking on and following a link to another website, including the websites of state agencies and local governments. The privacy and security policies of the websites visited outside of the Texas911Notary.com Website should be reviewed to determine how each site operator addresses the issue of disclosure of personally identifiable information.

This Policy was updated on June 1, 2010.

Definition

"Personally identifiable information" means information that could be used to name or distinguish an individual conducting business on the Texas911Notary.com Website from others such individuals. Personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited to: name; address; credit card, debit card, professional license number, or occupational license number; phone number; and e-mail address.

Collection of Information

For transactions conducted on the Texas911Notary.com Website, individuals will be requested to enter certain information contact information about themselves. When personally identifiable information is requested, there will be an indication of whether the disclosure of such information is required or optional to continue. The type of information requested will vary based upon the type of communication or query. Texas911Notary.com collects this information in the same manner and for the same reasons as if the transaction were performed in person, over the telephone, or through the mail with Texas911Notary.com. Additional information may be requested if required by law, if such information is necessary to verify an individual's identity and secure the transaction, or if the visitor would like updates regarding new features offered by the Texas911Notary.com Website. Information regarding Texas911Notary.com Website features will only be sent to visitors if they explicitly choose to receive it.

For all other browsing, visitors are not asked for personally identifiable information, and none will be collected.

Use of Information

Information collected in the course of communicating with the Texas911Notary.com Website are used for the following purposes:

Transaction and Information Facilitation
  • To conduct online transactions between a visitor and Texas911Notary.com;
  • To send an e-mail to a visitor using the online service provided via the Texas911Notary.com Website confirming the transaction or communication; or
  • To provide information about new features offered by the Texas911Notary.com Website to visitors who have elected to opt-in to receive such information.
Website Statistics

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. E-mail addresses will not be released to outside parties unless we are required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations, legal proceedings, or as otherwise required by applicable state or federal law.

We use log analysis tools to create summary statistics, which are used for purposes such as assessing what information is of most interest to visitors, 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; and
  • Protocol - The transport protocol and version used.
E-Mail Protocol

Personally identifiable information contained in a question or comment sent electronically to Texas911Notary.com in an e-mail message or submitted in an online form is only used by Texas911Notary.com to respond to the question or comment. Texas911Notary.com reserves the right to redirect any e-mail message to a government agency, a company or a person who is in a better position to answer an issue raised in an e-mail.

Law Enforcement

Texas911Notary.com may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personally identifiable information to appropriate governmental authorities. Texas911Notary.com will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who appear to be using its services for illegal activities. Texas911Notary.com reserves the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that officials of Texas911Notary.com in good faith believe to be unlawful.

Personally Identifiable Information

Except as otherwise provided by applicable state or federal law, Texas911Notary.com does not sell or release personally identifiable information. Please note that information provided to Texas911Notary.com is generally not public information.

Cookies

A cookie file contains unique information a web site can use to track such things as passwords, lists of pages previously visited by a particular visitor, and the date when a particular visitor last looked at a specific page. In addition, a cookie file may identify a visitor's specific session at a particular web site. A cookie is often used in commercial sites to identify the items selected for a specific shopping cart application. Cookies come in several types, primarily session or persistent. A persistent cookie is information from a Web site that lasts longer than the immediate connection. A session cookie lasts for the duration of the connection.

The following Texas911Notary.com website applications use cookies:

none

You should note that cookies obtained via the Texas911Notary.com Website, if obtained, neither contain nor collect personally identifiable information about visitors. Moreover, Texas911Notary.com will not match visitor activities with personally identifiable information.

Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns about this Policy, please feel free to contact A. Kartaltepe. If you have questions or concerns about how state agencies or local government bodies handle personally identifiable information, please contact those governmental bodies directly.