Texas Tech University

TTU Libraries' Privacy Policy

TTU Libraries' Privacy Policy is compliant with the TTU Privacy Policy.

Texas Tech University Libraries maintain their Web sites as an information resource and service for the public and this privacy policy applies to all pages of these sites that are maintained by Texas Tech University Libraries (pages containing library.ttu.edu or swco.ttu.edu).

Personally Identifiable Information

The Library maintains personally identifiable information about library users. This includes, but may not be limited to:

  • Reference interviews (including e-mail and online chat sessions such as those conducted using the QuestionPoint online reference service)
  • Circulation records
  • Document Delivery (Interlibrary Loan) records, and
  • Other personally identifiable uses of library materials, facilities, or services.

We will use the personally identifiable information only to maintain your library account and respond to your requests. The information is retained only for the duration required by record retention time laws, and is not made available to any other entity outside the Library except as required by law.

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, including application of the Texas Public Information Act.

Questions about this privacy policy may be directed to the respective Webmaster for each site: library.ttu.edu or swco.ttu.edu.