Web Site Privacy Information
Gulfport Police Department
recognizes that respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance. This privacy statement is designed to provide information about the privacy and data collection practices for the site: http://www.gulfport-ms.gov/police (gulfportpolice.net). The Site is operated by The Gulfport Police Department.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact our site coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail to:
- Gulfport Police Department
- 2220 15th Street
- Gulfport, MS 39501
Identifying Information: In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of the Site, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to investigate a crime, offer services that require a location and contact person, or to follow up with you. Generally, The Gulfport Police Department requests identifying information when you:
- Request Animal Control.
- Request information.
- Make an Online Police Report.
- Use an online form (You can still remain annonymous).
In these instances, The Gulfport Police Department will ask for your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and other appropriate information needed to provide you with some of these services. In all instances, your information will never be sold, distributed, provided to anyone outside of law enforcement.
What the The Gulfport Police Department Will Do With Your Information. If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by The Gulfport Police Department and will only be used by The Gulfport Police Department to support your relationship with us. We will not add you to a mailing list, or newsletter. We will only contact you if further information is required from you to complete a service.
What Others May Do With Your Information. The Gulfport Police Department does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our Site (such as your name or email address) to any outside organization for use in its marketing or solicitations. From time to time The Gulfport Police Department may use agents or contractors who will have access to your personal information to perform services for The Gulfport Police Department (such as DATABASE MAINTENANCE which will be supervised by an employee of the City of Gulfport's Information Systems Department), however, they are required by us to keep the information confidential and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services for The Gulfport Police Department. In addition, The Gulfport Police Department may also share aggregate information about its customers and its web site visitors to advertisers, business partners, and other third parties. For example, we might share that our users are x percent PCs users and y percent Macintosh users. None of this information, however, will contain personal, identifying information about our users.
Third Party Links
GulfportPolice.net does provide links to other sites. Other Internet sites and services have separate privacy and data collection practices. Once you leave http://www.gulfport-ms.gov/police (gulfportpolice.net), The Gulfport Police Department cannot control, and has no responsibility for, the privacy policies or data collection activities at another site.
At times, companies will use a feature on your web browser to send your computer a "cookie". We do not use this feature.
Changes to this Policy
Gulfport Police Department
2220 15th Street
Gulfport, MS 39501