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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine’s privacy practices for our website located at www.tpwmagazine.com and the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine app, including what types of information we collect, how we use the information, and with whom we share the information. By using our website or app, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting revisions to the website, and your continued use of this website or app indicates your agreement to the revised terms.

What type of information do we collect?

Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine may collect two types of information about you: "personally identifiable information" and "general information" that is anonymous.

Personally identifiable information refers to information that lets us know who you are and can be used to identify, contact or locate you (such as your name, address, telephone number and email address). You may be required to register or otherwise voluntarily provide pPersonally identifiable information to have access to some features of the website or app.

General information may be collected through the use of cookies or by other means. We use this information to assess usage patterns, collect demographic information, or administer and make improvements to the website or app.


A cookie is an extremely small text file that resides on the user’s hard drive, created at the request of the Web server to track specific information. The Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine site or app may use cookies to provide interactive pages, such as Web-based forms, surveys and shopping carts. We do not use cookies for other purposes.

Web-based Forms

Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine uses Web-based forms for various reasons. Personally identifiable information collected from these forms has a specified use (e.g., registration, survey response, etc.) and the information is generally used by Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine for that purpose only. Each form contains a link to this privacy policy.

Privacy of Children

Children (persons under the age of 18) are not eligible to use our website or app without the supervision of their parents. If you are under the age of 18 please do not submit any personal information to us or use any function of the website or app.

What will and will not be done with the information you provide?

Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine uses information we collect to compile statistical data, keep in contact with users and provide them with a better interactive experience.

We may also use your information for the following purposes:

  • To provide easy access every time you return to the site or appwithout requiring re-entry of registration information.
  • To help complete business transactions.
  • To contact you as part of a promotion.
  • To provide customer support.
  • To analyze the collected information.

Who might we share your information with?

Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine works closely with business partners and certain other third parties who may perform functions on our behalf, such as fulfilling orders, providing promotional materials to our users, sending email, managing data, processing credit card payments or providing customer service. They have access to your personally identifiable information only to the extent necessary to perform their functions and may not use it for any other purpose.

Occasionally we make our subscribers’ names available to outside companies as well. Many subscribers may find these mail promotions of interest too.

How Secure is Your Information?

We use a secure socket layer (SSL) connection to enhance the security of any information you choose to submit to us. In other areas of our website or app, we provide only the security necessary to maintain our website or app and information we provide to you as part of our services.

How Information Can Be Accessed or Modified

If you have any concerns about privacy procedures at our website or app or wish to access or modify your personally identifiable information collected at the site or app:

  • Email us your privacy concerns to magazine@tpwd.texas.gov
  • Call us at: (512) 389-8793
  • Fax us at: (512) 389-8397
  • Write us at:
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine
    4200 Smith School Road, Bldg. D
    Austin, TX 78744

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