|(a) Each state agency must protect the privacy and
personal identifying information of members of the public who provide
or receive information from or through the state agency website.
(b) Each state agency must publish a privacy notice
home page and all key public entry points or its site policies page.
(c) The privacy notice:
(1) Must describe the practices employed by the state
agency to protect personal identifying information.
(2) Must conform to requirements of Chapters 552 and
559, Texas Government Code.
(3) Must be consistent with the State Website Linking
(d) Prior to providing access to information or services
on a state website that requires personal identifying information,
each state agency must conduct a transaction risk assessment, and
implement appropriate privacy and security safeguards that conform
to requirements of Chapter 202 of this title.
(e) Any web based form on a state agency's website
that requests information from the public must have a link to the
state agency's website privacy notice.
(f) Web pages designed for children must comply with
all applicable federal and state laws, including provisions of the
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and Texas Government
Code, Chapter 420, intended to protect minors.