Security Policy

Ministry of Local Government and Housing takes the confidentiality and security of any data you transmit to us seriously. However, data transmitted over the internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. Therefore, we do not warrant the security of any data you transmit to us and you understand that any data you transfer to Ministry of Local Government and Housing is done at your own risk. However, we take strict security measures to ensure the date you transmit to us is safeguarded based on our documented information security policy.

Website Security

All date to and from our website is transmitted using Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) encryption or Transport Layer Security (“TLS”). You can check this is active by looking for the green padlock symbol on your browser. SSL allows a secure connection between your web browser and our web server, using a private key to encrypt the information.

Storage Security

Any personal information collected from you is stored on our secure servers in secure data centre facilities. Information stored in our data centre is protected by firewalls, to prevent your data being accessed from any external computer.