The Port Hope Police Service is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website.
As changes to our website and privacy policies occur we will update this Privacy Statement to keep you informed about how we are ensuring the privacy of any personal information you provide online.
The Port Hope Police Service will under no circumstances use information provided by any visitor online for purposes other than that for which the information was provided, as stated on the webpage.
The Port Hope Police Service only contacts website visitors via email/ online correspondence about subject(s) the visitor has given us permission to contact him or her about.
The Port Hope Police Service adheres to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).
Privacy and Online Correspondence
Anonymity or confidentiality of any person who sends information online to the Port Hope Police Service and any information contained within the correspondence cannot be guaranteed. Information contained in electronic correspondence (or printed versions thereof) directed to the Port Hope Police Service are subject to MFIPPA and may be deemed releasable under this legislation. Electronic messages resident on a system outside those of those domain names owned by the Port Hope Police, but deemed to be in the custody of the Port Hope Police Service, may also be releasable under this legislation.
MFIPPA and other legislation are available at The Government of Ontario website. Information on this website may not be up-to-date. Contact the Government of Ontario for the latest information.
Use of Collected Information
The Port Hope Police Service does not use information collected online for commercial purposes, nor do we sell, distribute or exchange information collected on our website for commercial purposes.
The Port Hope Police Service will not use any information provided by users for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose for which the information was provided as stated on the webpage. Visitors to the website will not receive emails from the police service on any subject other than that which the visitor has given us permission to contact them about.
Our website may use "cookies" to collect information anonymously and track user patterns. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that identifies your browser - but not you - to our computers each time you visit one of our pages.
During user interaction with our Internet site, cookies tell us which pages are visited and by how many people. In turn we can enhance our website to meet the needs of our users.
The Port Hope Police Service and Port Hope Police Services Board do not guarantee in any manner the completeness or accuracy of any information on this website or in links provided by this website. Links from the Port Hope Police Service website to other websites do not imply endorsement or sponsorship of the website or creator of that website.