Texas A&M Identity Services provides demographic, role and contact data to Texas A&M
service providers to support identity management, provisioning, authentication, and
authorization. The following guidelines are designed to ensure judicious and compliant use
of that information, protecting the security and privacy of that data where necessary.
Texas A&M Identity Services data use must be authorized by the appropriate data
custodians for student, employee or other data using the identity data request form
- This form is used by the serive provider to specify what data elements are needed
for what purpose. The data obtained must be used only for the specific purpose
identified on the request form and not for any other purpose, and cannot be
supplied to other applications.
- Texas A&M Identity Services data consumers (applications or services that use
data from Texas A&M Identity Services) will be contacted biannually to verify
continued need for data access.
Texas A&M Identity Services data use must comply with the applicable State of Texas
and Federal laws and regulations concerning privacy and security as well as complying
with University policy. Texas A&M Identity Services data use is specifically bound
by the University
FERPA Policy and University
Acceptable Use Guidelines.
Texas A&M Identity Services data may be used for purposes of providing identity
management, which includes, for example, directory authentication and authorization
services, provisioning services, and contact information.
Texas A&M Identity Services data consumers must provide details on what Texas A&M
Identity Services data they store locally.
Texas A&M Identity Services data consumers must take all necessary precautions to
secure Texas A&M Identity Services data in transmission and in storage. This includes
utilizing security best practices as posted at
Consumers of Texas A&M Identity Services data responsible for any security breach
traceable to their use or specific authorization will be reported to the Chief Information
Periodic and random audits will be performed on use of Texas A&M Identity Services
Consumers of Texas A&M Identity Services data must provide access logs and access
to systems containing Texas A&M Identity Services data upon request.