Missouri State Highway Patrol Privacy Statement

Your privacy on-line is very important to us. You can look through our site without identifying yourself until you choose to contact us. Once you do contact us, the information you send will be used only to provide you with the services you requested.

What We Collect

You do not need to reveal any personal information to us to browse the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) site. However, if you wish to file a complaint, make a comment, subscribe to a mailing list or request other services, we will collect your e-mail address, name, mailing address, and phone numbers. If you do nothing during your visit but browse the Web site or download information, our operating system may record the following information:

  • The Internet domain and Internet address of the computer you are using.
  • They type of browser and operating system used to access your web site.
  • The date and time you access our web site.
  • The pages you visit.
  • If you linked to our web site from another web site, the address to that web site.

This tracking system does NOT record information about individuals. We use this information to monitor traffic and to help us improve the site.

How We Use Your Information

We will only use your information to process your requests, communicate back to you and improve our site. We will not use your information to send you unsolicited e-mail. As a state governmental agency, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is subject to Chapter 610 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, commonly known as the Sunshine Law. Many of our records are not subject to disclosure under the Sunshine Law. However, if appropriate requests are made to this department for information that is subject to disclosure under the Sunshine Law, the department may be required to disclose the information requested, even though it may include your personal identifiable information.We will not sell, rent or share your information to any entity outside the State of Missouri unless required by law. As stated above certain information may be made available upon request to third parties under Missouri's Sunshine Law.


Cookies are small web-generated files that are stored on your PC. While we do not use cookies at this time, we may use them in the future to record your preferences and to conduct transactions. These cookies will be used to tailor our information to your needs.

Cautionary Notes

While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warranty the security of any information you send to us, and urge you to use caution with any electronic communication.

Links to Other Sites

Our site provides links to other websites. The privacy policies described here do NOT apply to any external sites. Read the privacy policies of the other sites you visit. Be informed, you are the best-qualified person to protect your privacy.Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.If you have any questions or comments regarding the contents of this page, please contact us.