For questions and concerns regarding the linking policy, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advance permission to link to TCLEOSE’s website(s) is not necessary. However, be aware that TCLEOSE subpages may change at any time without notice. Entities and individuals linking to TCLEOSE must continuously verify links to our subpages.
Entities and individuals linking to TCLEOSE shall not capture TCLEOSE pages within frames, present TCLEOSE content as its own, or otherwise misrepresent TCLEOSE content. Furthermore, they shall not misinform users about the origin or ownership of TCLEOSE content. Certain information on TCLEOSE may be trademarked, service-marked, or otherwise protected as intellectual property. Protected intellectual property must be used in accordance with state and federal laws and must reflect the proper ownership of the intellectual property.
Any link to the TCLEOSE site should be a full forward link that passes the client browser to TCLEOSE unencumbered. The "Back" button should return the visitor to original site if the visitor wishes to back out.
This section outlines the criteria and requirements that external websites must meet to have a link on the TCLEOSE website. It also details how links are accepted and removed from the TCLEOSE website.
TCLEOSE reserves the right to link to external websites that it feels would provide a service or otherwise be of value to constituents.
TCLEOSE links to federal, state, and local governments that provide information and services that benefit Texas citizens, Texas local government, and Texas state agencies. At its discretion, TCLEOSE will consider link requests to non-governmental websites that contain information and/or services that further the purpose of TCLEOSE, including sites of TCLEOSE-contracted vendors, relevant technology-related associations and timely and relevant information technology publications.
The TCLEOSE website is not a forum for public communication and debate. The criteria outlined in this section have been established to ensure that the TCLEOSE website remains a non-public forum.
Every link request must undergo review to determine its relevance and appropriateness to the purpose of TCLEOSE. Links are approved for TCLEOSE based on the following criteria:
TCLEOSE reserves the right to deny links if it determines that a website contains misleading or unsubstantiated claims, conflicts with the purpose of TCLEOSE, or does not meet one or more of the criteria set forth above in numbered sections or set out below in the section on Conditions for Link Maintenance on TCLEOSE.
To give superior customer service to citizens and businesses accessing governmental information and services through TCLEOSE, we require that external websites linked from TCLEOSE meet the following conditions in order to maintain a link on TCLEOSE:
TCLEOSE reserves the right to remove links if it determines that a website contains misleading or unsubstantiated claims, conflicts with the purpose of TCLEOSE, or does not meet one or more of the criteria set forth above in the Acceptance Criteria section or set out above in the Conditions for Link Maintenance on TCLEOSE section.
Links from TCLEOSE will be reviewed regularly and may be removed for the following reasons:
The decision of the TCLEOSE General Counsel is final as to whether a link is to be removed from TCLEOSE.