Privacy Policy

Your Privacy

This privacy policy relates to the Police Complaints Authority (hereinafter referred to as “the PCA”) website:

The PCA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. The PCA will keep any personal information provided to the PCA confidential.

The PCA is subject to the Police Complaints Authority Act, Ch. 15:05 wherein sections 21(4) and 47(h) (iii) respectively state:

21. (4) “Notwithstanding any written law to the contrary, information and evidence obtained by the Authority in the performance of its function under this Act is confidential.”

47. “A person who –

…(h) without lawful justification or excuse -…

…(iii) discloses confidential information;…

commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of fifty thousand dollars and to imprisonment for five years.”

Use of “cookies”

The PCA website uses “Google Analytics” to help analyse how people use our website. This analytical tool uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.

The information generated by the “cookie” about your use of the website (including your computer’s internet address or IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google outside of Trinidad and Tobago. The tracking data is then used by Google to compile statistical reports on website activity to assist in evaluating website use. The “Google Analytics” tool allows Google to:

  • discover what information is most and least used;
  • determine technical design specifications; and
  • help make our website more useful to visitors.

The web analytics tool will not be used to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to the website, such as user IDs and passwords.

Cookies are generated to help each user have a personalized online experience. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time while browsing the PCA website.

Disabling/Enabling “cookies”

You have the ability to accept or decline “cookies” by modifying the settings on your browser. Disabling “cookies” will not affect your ability to use the PCA website.

If you would like to disable/enable the use of “cookies” in Internet Explorer 7 then follow the instructions at http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/ff035adb-411d-40f3-8f9f-23e158f7b8be1033.mspx.

If you would like to disable/enable the use of “cookies” in Internet Explorer 6 then follow the instructions at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/283185.

If you would like to disable/enable the use of “cookies” in the Mozilla Firefox, then follow the instructions at http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies.

Changes to this Statement

The PCA reserves the right to change any and all content contained in the website at any time without notice. The PCA also reserves the right to modify, change, expand on and/or remove portions of this policy at any time without prior notice. Use of the PCA website constitutes your agreement to all terms, conditions, and notices published on the website.

Queries and Concerns

If you have any queries or concerns about our website or other technical matters please contact:

The IT Department,
The Police Complaints Authority,
Level 24, Tower D,
International Waterfront Centre,
1 Wrightson Road,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago.

Telephone: (868)-627-4383, 627-4386
Fax: (868)-623-2968
Email: info@pca.org.tt
Hotline: 800-2PCA or 800-2722

Contact us online: info@pca.org.tt

If you have any concerns about the privacy policy please contact:

The Legal Counsel, Compliance and Complaints Unit,
The Police Complaints Authority,
Level 24, Tower D,
International Waterfront Centre,
1 Wrightson Road,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago.

Telephone: (868)-627-4383, 627-4386
Fax: (868)-623-2968
Email: info@pca.org.tt
Hotline: 800-2PCA or 800-2722