Your Security Online
One of our highest priorities is to ensure your privacy and peace of mind by
employing industry standard security measures.
Once you register, you will be able to use a self-selected Login Name/Password
to access the system in the future. All data transmitted
between your computer and our secure site is encrypted using 128 bit Secure Sockets
Layer (SSL) supported by all modern browsers; this is a security protocol that
encodes data before it is transmitted over the Internet. While most browsers
offer both 128-bit and 256-bit versions of SSL, our website utilizes 128-bit
encryption. An icon, such as a lock or key, will be displayed in the corner of
your browser's window to let you know that your browser's encryption is active.
A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser
are found at most major websites. Depending on your browser settings, you may
receive notification that our site is trying to create or access cookie information.
We store only encrypted session specific information in these cookies, strictly to make sure
that you are the only one logged in to your account. We do not put any personal
information in these cookies and do not share them with anyone. When done using our
website, please click "log out", or close your browser to clear the cookies our
The email that you provided upon registration will not be released to any
third parties. We will use that information in responding to your requests
or sending notifications regarding your payments or changes to your profile.
Email is not necessarily secure against interception. When corresponding
with our agency, please send only information necessary to help us process
your request. Definitely do not email complete social security numbers.
On some of our web pages we offer interactive forms that let you view or
change contact information (such as phone number or address). This
information is considered Open Record under Texas Government Code,
Chapter 552 and is releasable to the public or businesses offering services
to the public such as marketing establishments.
You can help ensure the
security of your information by following these steps:
- Never reveal your password to anyone.
- Change your password from time to time using the Change Password function.
- Always log off our website before leaving your computer.
- Ideally log off of this site before accessing other Web sites.