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DISCLAIMER/DATA PRIVACY

Written by Super User. Posted in RFSOs Activities

Disclaimer

 

General Information

This PNP Web site is provided as a public service by the Philippine National Police. All information the PNP provides at this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied, subject to Philippine and International law, which prohibit the unauthorized use of the PNP seal or the use of the words “Philippine National Police,” the initials “PNP,” or any colorable imitation of these words and initials “in a manner reasonably calculated to convey the impression that such [activity] . . . is approved, endorsed, or authorized by the Philippine National Police.” Updates to the PNP website contents are based on information submitted by the respective PNP offices responsible for the information.

  • Security
  • Disclaimer for PNP Information
  • Disclaimer for Hypertext Links
  • Security, Intrusion, and Detection
  • Disclaimer of Endorsement
  • Information Collected and Stored Automatically
  • Information Collected from E-Mail

Security

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is committed to ensuring the integrity and security of the information and systems it maintains. The PNP has taken steps designed to safeguard its telecommunications and computing infrastructure to prevent unauthorized access to internal systems and confidential information. If you have any knowledge of a website security breach or potential security breach, please contact us at 632.723.0401 local 4225 or send email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Disclaimer for PNP Information

All information provided by the PNP on this Home Page is made available to provide immediate access for the convenience of interested persons. While the PNP believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility. Therefore, the PNP does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information. Neither the PNP, the website administrator, nor any of the sources of the information, shall be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of, or the results obtained from the use of, this information.

Disclaimer for Hypertext Links

Neither the PNP nor its contributors are responsible for the content of any off-site pages that are referenced by or that reference to the PNP’s Home Page. The user specifically acknowledges that neither the PNP nor its contributors are responsible for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. Links from the PNP Home Page on the World Wide Web to other sites, or from other sites to the PNP Home Page, do not constitute an endorsement by the PNP. These links are for convenience only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

Security, Intrusion, and Detection

For site security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored in order 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 using this computer system are subject to having all of their activities monitored and recorded by personnel authorized to do so by the PNP (and such monitoring and recording will be conducted). Anyone using this system 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 officials. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to this service, are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under Philippine law.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the PNP or the Philippine Government.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you visit our site to read or download information, we automatically collect and store only the following information about you.

The name of the domain (for example,”xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you are connecting from a university’s domain) and IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet) from which you access our website;

The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;

The date and time you access our site;

The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site; and

The pages you visit.

This information is primarily collected for statistical analysis. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. In certain circumstances, however, we may take additional steps to identify you based on this information and we may share this information, including your identity, with other government agencies.

Information Collected from E-Mail

If you identify yourself by sending an E-mail containing personal information: You may volunteer to provide us personally-identifying information, for example your mailing address, in an electronic mail message. Before you do so, you should know that the material you submit may be seen by various people. We may enter the information into a database and we may share it with other government agencies. Also, e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception. If your communication is very sensitive or includes personal information, you may want to send it in by postal mail instead. Information collected in this manner may be used for responding to requests for information as well as other authorized purposes.

Privacy

 

According to the Data Privacy Act of 2012, it is the policy of the State “to protect the fundamental human right of privacy of communication while ensuring free flow of information to promote innovation and growth.”

By using this website, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy. We may be updating this policy from time to time. We encourage users to frequently check back on this page.

Any information the Official PNP ITMS website (www.itms.pnp.gov.ph) will collect from its visitors shall be used primarily to give the site’s editors and administrators an idea of how people use the website, and of what they are looking for.

Should you be required to provide more personal information such as your name and email address for, e.g., subscriptions or correspondence, that information will only be used for that purpose. Information collected from users will not be used for marketing or commercial purposes.

The information we collect

We collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site and subscribe to our newsletter, send feedback, or post comments.

We collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with the site for analytics purposes. Non-personal identification information may include the type of browser used to access the site, the type of computer or device, and other technical information used as the means of connection, such as operating system. This type of information cannot be used to identify individual visitors.

Web browser cookies

The site may use “cookies,” (small information files) to enhance user experience. A web browser stores cookies on a user’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes; e.g., cookies help a website determine if a user is a returning or first-time visitor. A user may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to send alerts if cookies are being sent.

How we use your information

The information we collect shall be used primarily for the following purposes:

To improve the website: Information such as pages most frequently visited, and technology used to access the website, may help the site handlers determine which aspect of site development or content creation to prioritize. Feedback from user emails may also be used for such purposes.

To send periodic emails: We may use the email address provided by a user to respond to inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a user decides to opt in to our mailing list, he or she will be sent emails that may include news, updates, or other information. When addressing inquiries or concerns sent to us through email, our assigned staff may endorse a user’s message, along with his or her information to other PNP units or government agencies. Should you wish to exempt your information from this practice, please indicate as much in your correspondence.

Links to other websites

This site contains links to and from websites of PNP, government departments and other organizations. This privacy policy, however, only applies to www.pnp.gov.ph and to www.itms.pnp.gov.ph, the website of the office managing the website, and which houses the feedback form that caters to users of www.itms.pnp.gov.ph.

Websites other than those listed above may have privacy and user policies that deviate from this one. We encourage you to likewise take the time to read their site policies. Also, for more on this subject, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the Data Privacy Act of 2012.