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HPU Internet Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY. THIS PAGE PROVIDES GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRIVACY POLICY OF THIS WEBSITE.

The contents of this Web site are owned and operated by Hawai‘i Pacific University (HPU), whose address is 1166 Fort Street, Honolulu, HI 96813. You may contact us by telephone at 808-544-0209 or by email at webmaster@hpu.edu. HPU is very concerned about the protection of online privacy for all our website visitors and especially children. HPU’s policy is to respect and protect the privacy of our users. This statement tells you if and how we collect personally-identifying information from you and how we use it. Using the Internet should be a fun and safe experience and we want to help you make it so.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED

We consider the following to be personally-identifying information: your first and last name, email address, home address, phone number, social security number and, if linked with your other personally-identifying information, your date of birth and other personal interests and hobbies.

This Web site does not collect personally-identifying information about a user except for information that is voluntarily provided to us for the purpose of conducting legitimate business and/or for educational purposes. A user's personally-identifying information may be used by HPU to help us improve the Web site and for our institution's marketing and promotional purposes. It will be treated confidentially within our institution. Our policy is not to share this information with third parties. Although we may employ "cookie" technology on this website, it will only be used to track non-personal information such as type of browser, operating system, HPU internal transactions (such as forms, online registration, or requests for assistance) and domain names in order to improve our visitors' experience online.

REVIEW AND REQUEST CHANGES TO INFORMATION COLLECTED

If you submit personally-identifying information to HPU via an online form, you may review and request changes be made to that information by contacting the department to whom you submitted the information. If a form you submitted generated an automatic response that was sent to your email address, you may contact the person or persons identified in that response via the email address provided. If you do not know who your information was submitted to but wish to change your information, please contact HPU Web Services at 808-544-0209 or webmaster@hpu.edu.

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Site visitors will be notified that a change has been made to our privacy policy in announcements posted to our homepage OR in our news and events section. You may view the effective date of the policy and the date this policy was last updated at the bottom of this page.

SPECIAL NOTICE TO PARENTS AND CHILDREN

All information submitted on this site must comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, effective April 21, 2000. Detailed information about this Act may be found at http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/privacyinitiatives/childrens.html

POLICY EFFECTIVE DATE: MARCH 18, 2004
POLICY UPDATED: JULY 16, 2004

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