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  • Privacy and Security Policy
  • Accessibility Policy
  • Open Records Policy

Additional information about state website policies can be found in Texas Administrative Code Section 206 - State Web Sites.

Privacy and Security Policy

The Texas Military Department analyzes server logs for statistical purposes only and does not use this information to personally identify users. Information and comments collected from web/app forms are subject to public disclosure under the Texas Public Information Act. Non-governmental email addresses are not subject to disclosure unless the affected member of the public affirmatively consents to the disclosure of his or her e-mail address.

An individual is entitled, upon request, to the following:

  • Know if the information has been collected about that individual;
  • The receipt and review of the information collected under sections 552.021 and 552.023 of the Government Code;
  • The correction of inaccurate information under section 559.004 of the Government Code.
  • All of the above are subject to any applicable exceptions.

Accessibility Policy

The Texas Military Department website/app exists in a form that is accessible to a broad range of access devices.

The Texas Military Department website/app has been engineered using the recommendations of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) including XHTML Transitional 1.0, CSS 2.0, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. This website meets the definition of a generally accessible Internet site as defined in Texas Administrative Code Section 206 - State Web Sites.

Numerous features have been added to enhance the accessibility of this website.

The Texas Military Department is open to suggestions on how the accessibility of this website/app can be improved. Please contact the Web Administrator to offer suggestions or comments.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.


We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

We also use targeting or advertising cookies. These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operators’ permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

We keep a record of traffic data that is logged automatically by our servers, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, device information, the website that you visited before ours, and the website you visit after leaving our site. We also collect some site, application, and service statistics such as access rates, page hits, and page views. We are not able to identify any individual from traffic data or site statistics. 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Linking Policy

Advance permission to link to Texas Military Department (TMD) website is not necessary. Be aware that TMD subpages may change or be deleted at any time without notice. Entities and individuals linking to Texas Military Department are encouraged to verify link accuracy periodically. 

General Policy

Entities and individuals linking to TMD shall not capture Texas Military Department pages within frames, present TMD content as its own, or otherwise misrepresent TMD content. They shall not misinform users about the origin or ownership of Texas Military Department content, or in any way attempt to modify the content and present it as the content of TMD. Some information on Texas Military Department may be protected by trademark and copyright laws and otherwise protected as intellectual property. Protected intellectual property must be used in accordance with state and federal laws and must reflect the proper ownership of the intellectual property. 

Any link to the Texas Military Department site should be a full forward link that passes the client browser to https://tmd.texas.gov without barriers. The "back" button should return the visitor to the original site if the visitor wishes to back out. 


Location Information

Our mobile application uses your location information to provide certain features such as location specific alerts concerning your safety. Safety is the only use case and concern at Texas Military Department.

What We Share

Your location is not shared for sales, marketing, or any other type of service. The sole and only use of the location is to inform of safety concerns in the area of the user.

Update Permissions

If you wish to update your location permissions, including the denial of location, we have provided a link within our settings page to manage location permissions. The settings can be found at the top right corner of the main application page.