Linking Policy

Linking Policy

The University of Texas at Tyler

UT Tyler complies with the Texas State Website Linking and Privacy Policy.

Links to the UT Tyler Websites

Advance permission to link to a UT Tyler website is not necessary; however, be aware that UT Tyler subpages may change or be deleted at any time without notice. Entities and individuals linking to the UT Tyler website must continuously verify links to our subpages.

Entities and individuals linking to the UT Tyler website shall not capture UT Tyler pages within frames, present UT Tyler content as its own or otherwise misrepresent UT Tyler content. Furthermore, they shall not misinform users about the origin or ownership of UT Tyler content. Certain information on the UT Tyler website 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 UT Tyler website should be a full forward link that passes the client browser to UT Tyler unencumbered.

The "Back" button should return the visitor to the original site if the visitor wishes to back out.

Linking From UT Tyler Websites

Third-party websites comprise any non-UT Tyler website. Linking to third-party websites that further the business goals and mission of UT Tyler is permitted.

Linking to another entity’s website does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services or accessibility of the site. For more information, visit the UT Tyler policy on third-party links and commercial sites.

UT Tyler reserves the right to link to external websites that it feels would provide a service or otherwise be of value to constituents. UT Tyler reserves the right to deny links to third-party websites if it determines that a website contains misleading or unsubstantiated claims, conflicts with the purpose of UT Tyler or fails to conform to the requirements of this linking policy.

External Websites

Upon leaving a UT Tyler website and visiting an external site, the policies governing the UT Tyler website no longer apply. Questions and concerns regarding the information or services provided by a linked site must be directed to the entity or individual responsible for that site, rather than to UT Tyler webmasters.

Copying Information From UT Tyler Websites

Information posted on a UT Tyler website, and accessible to members of the public, may not be copied unless it is in accordance with any limitations specified by this policy or federal copyright law, is not presented in a misleading way and is not construed to be endorsed by UT Tyler.

Entities or individuals that copy and present UT Tyler information must identify the source of the content, including the URL for the content or nearest entry point leading to the content if a URL is not available, and the date the content was copied.

Entities or individuals that copy and present UT Tyler information on their websites must accompany that information with a notification stating that UT Tyler does not endorse the information as presented on their website, nor does it endorse the entity or individual.

To protect the intellectual property of UT Tyler, copied information must reflect the copyright, trademark, service mark, or other intellectual property rights of UT Tyler.


For more information on site privacy and confidentiality policies, visit the UT Tyler Privacy Policy.

Required Links

Complete list of required links for the UT Tyler website.


If you have questions or concerns about this Linking Policy, email the UT Tyler Web Team.