Privacy Policy

The Texas Livestock Guardian Dog Association has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our web site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at the URL https://www.texaslgdassoc.org.

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy. The Texas Livestock Guardian Dog Association reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site. Any such change will be
effective immediately upon posting.

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE THAT INFORMATION: Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive
information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

INTERNET PROTOCOL ADDRESS: We collect an IP address from all visitors to our site. An IP address is a
number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP
addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track users'
movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site,
and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable
information.

USE OF "COOKIES": Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies
are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site
and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier
by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords; your personal preferences regarding
your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many
consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies.
However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to
refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our
Site will not function properly when you view them.

SECURITY: All information provided to the Texas Livestock Guardian Dog Association is transmitted using SSL
(Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically
encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure.
While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

MEDIA: Our site uses cookies to identify end users based on their visit to our client’s websites and/or
other sites on the Internet. We also use cookies to analyze website traffic and performance. Our site
collect/collects data related to targeted advertising and the behavior demonstrated by end users on
advertiser websites. Data is converted into obfuscated audience lists from which individual identities
cannot be determined by Third-Party vendors. Specifically, collected data is cookie data which our/the
DSP platforms process, creating audiences and attributing actions to specific ad campaigns. Data is
stored in vetted third-party platforms, which facilitate the collection of this data through secured tags.
These platforms all conform to necessary data privacy laws, and allow for the exercising of all rights of
data subjects. Lastly, platforms that allow for userlevel tracking do so only through data gathered with
proper consent, and obscure any form of user identification.

OTHER WEB SITES: Our site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of
these links, you are entering another web site for which the Texas Livestock Guardian Dog Association has no
responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may
be different than ours.

CONTACTING THE WEB SITE: If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this
site, you can contact: bill.costanzo@ag.tamu.edu.