Register with Hampshire Alert, an Information Service from Hampshire Constabulary

The following information is about a new service from Hampshire Constabulary:  Hampshire Alert…

Dear All,
 
Please see below Hampshire police new alert system for information sharing.
Regards
Jo
Jo Cole
PCSO 13289
Romsey Rural Safer Neighbourhood Team
Contact no ~ 101
 
How do I register?
You can complete a registration form online at www.hampshirealert.co.uk. If you don’t have access to the internet, we can sign people up ourselves.
Will you share my details with other agencies?
During the registration process and from your administration area you will have the opportunity to review and select additional licenses information providers who will, if authorised by you, be able to see your data and send you messages. Although all the information providers listed may not be actively using the system at this time, you will be notified as they on board. You can remove any provider at any time.
Will you send me spam?
No, the only communication we will have with you will be via the Hampshire Alert email and occasional consultation via email.Can I cancel my subscription?
You can opt out of the entire system or update your settings to configure the types of messages that you want to receive and remove the ones you don’t want. Emails from the Hampshire Alert system have a link at the bottom to ‘change settings’ simply click on this link to review your settings and update them.
Why do you ask for my telephone and mobile number?
The Hampshire Alert system can allow us to use telephone and text services, however, we will only be communicating regularly with you via email, so it is important you include an email address. On very rare occasions, when we need to get information out to you in an emergency, we may use the telephone and text services. If you don’t include an email address, you will not receive any messages from us.
How will I know emails are from Hampshire Police?
All Hampshire Alert messages are sent with the secure Neighbourhood Alert system and are clearly branded as being from Hampshire Constabulary.
Can I reply to the email?
Yes, we welcome your comments and thoughts. Clicking on the ‘Reply’ link within the message will send your reply to the officer that sent the message and your local policing team.
Do you read the emails?
Yes, your local policing team will receive and read all of your emails. Please be aware that sometimes we will not reply if it is simply information you want to pass to us for our attention. Even if you do not heard from us directly then please be assured that everything you send us will be auctioned and reviewed.
Do others see my e-mail address?
No, other subscribers will not see any of your details.
Can I forward or print out Hampshire Alert messages and share it with friends, or is it confidential?
These emails are not confidential and we welcome you to introduce others to the scheme. We do advice that you remove and personal details you do not wish to share, such as e-mail addresses. Friends and family can sign up to Hampshire Alert by visiting www.hampshirealert.co.uk.
Can I change my contact details if I move house or internet provider?
Yes, use the links at the bottom of the Hampshire Alert e-mail, or visit your account details on the Hampshire Alert website.
Does Hampshire Alert cost me anything?
No, Hampshire Alert subscription is free, no other charges or fees will be incurred.
Is this to replace Neighbourhood Watch?
No, this will not be replacing any Neighbourhood Watch schemes. We hope it will complement existing schemes and initiatives. Hampshire Alert is linked to the national Neighbourhood Watch Our Watch system and will improve the way in which police and Watch schemes are able to communicate with and support each other.
Can I report crime by email?
No, this scheme is not intended to received information about crimes, you can report crimes by calling 101. In an emergency always dial 999.
Can I use Hampshire Alert in an emergency?
No, in an emergency you should always dial 999. an emergency is when there is a risk of serious injury, there is risk of serious damage o property, you suspect crime is in progress or there is a serious incident which needs immediate police attendance. For no-urgent matters call 101/
Does this replace telephone calls?
No, if you need to speak to Hampshire Constabulary please contact us on 101. In an emergency always dial 999.