For website security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, network traffic may be monitored to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage or conduct criminal activity. To protect the system from unauthorized use and to ensure that the system is functioning properly, individuals accessing the Texas Reliability Entity, Inc. (Texas RE) website are subject to having all of their activities monitored and recorded by security personnel authorized by Texas RE (and such monitoring and recording will be conducted). Anyone accessing the Texas RE website expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, system personnel may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate law enforcement agencies. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on, or otherwise cause damage to, the Texas RE website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
Texas RE may collect personal information that you voluntarily choose to provide such as your name, address, email address, or other categories of personal information.
Texas RE's web server logs and web analytics service may collect additional information, such as the domain names of visitors to our website, to measure the use of our website and improve content.
Personal Information Use
Texas RE may use personal information to contact you for compliance monitoring and enforcement activities, to facilitate an employment application, or for other uses consistent with this statement. Except as outlined in this statement or on our website, Texas RE does not provide your personal information to third parties without your consent.
Texas RE may share the information that you provide with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), subject to the confidentiality requirements of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Protocols and Section 1500 of the NERC Rules of Procedure.
Texas RE may share your personal information with third-party business partners (under appropriate confidentiality agreements) so that they may provide services to Texas Reliability Entity that are consistent with this statement and our website.
In addition, Texas RE may disclose personal information in special cases, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
Third-Party Web Sites
The Texas RE website contains links to third-party websites. Although Texas RE strives to link only to websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other websites.
All inquiries regarding Texas RE's privacy policies should be addressed to the following:
Texas Reliability Entity, Inc.
805 Las Cimas Parkway, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78746