Information collected and how it is used

When you visit Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) we may store some information including: the Internet address from which you access TPA’s website, date and time, the Internet address of the web site from which you linked to TPA’s website, name of words and files you searched, items clicked on the page. The information collected is used to identify number of visitors to various section of our site and identify problem areas. We also use this information to improve and make the site more useful. TPA may also use this information for the purpose of research analysis.

Personal information

Personal Information is not collected for any other purpose rather than to respond to your request. The information field in the “contact us” form will only be used to respond to your message, to help get you the information you requested. We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your question relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law.  

Links to External Sites

TPA’s website, and other TPA platforms and pages may link to websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations and individuals. When you follow a link to an external site, you are leaving and are subject to the external site‘s privacy and security policies. We do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information contained on an external site. We also do not endorse the site’s sponsor, any views they express, or any products or services they offer.


We take reasonable precautions to protect our site and information automatically collected by or voluntarily submitted to For example, we restrict access to personally identifiable information to employees, contractors, and vendors subject to non-disclosure requirements who require access to this information in order to perform their official duties and exercise controls to limit what data they can view based on the specific needs of their position. We also utilize commonly used practices and technical controls to protect the information in our possession or control, along with itself. These practices and controls include, but are not limited to: encrypting the transfer of personal information over the internet using high-strength security mechanism to safeguard personal information, and maintaining strict technical controls, and procedures to ensure the integrity of all data on We periodically review TPA processes, and systems to verify compliance with industry best practices and to ensure the highest level of security for TPA website.

Updates to This Privacy Policy

We will revise or update this policy from time to time. If we make significant changes on how we handle personal information, we will post changes to the policy on TPA site and change the date at the bottom. We will provide additional notice in advance (e.g., a disclaimer on TPA website or an email to subscribers) if material changes are being made.

Last modified: 12-10-2017