Texas Water Development Board. PUBLIC SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY
The following establishes standards and responsibilities for the use of social media sites to conduct official state business in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) policies and procedures. TWDB's social media sites are created to enhance communication, collaboration, and information exchange with the public in support of TWDB's mission. TWDB recognizes that social media sites and other online communication platforms increasingly serve as channels for direct interaction with the public and other TWDB stakeholders.
Accessibility – Usability by people of a product, service, environment, or facility with the widest range of capabilities.
Comments – Remarks on social media sites that are in reply to postings or other comments.
Personally Identifiable Information – Personally Identifiable Information is defined in Texas Business and Commerce Code (TBCC) Chapter 521 as ”information that alone or in conjunction with other information identifies an individual.” This includes an individual's
• name, social security number, date of birth, or government-issued identification number;
• mother's maiden name;
• unique biometric data including the individual's fingerprint, voice print, or retina or iris image;
• unique electronic identification number, address, or routing code; and
• telecommunication access de
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