HawaiiReporter.com may collect personally identifiable information from its readers and subscribers including name, address and e-mail address. HawaiiReporter.com does not knowingly collect personal information from children. HawaiiReporter.com also automatically collects IP addresses and site usage information to help evaluate how visitors use the site.
The personal information of readers and subscribers collected by HawaiiReporter.com is stored in a private server owned by Hawaii Reporter Inc. The company maintains safeguards to protect the security of the server and the personal information of those who visit the site.
When readers and subscribers respond to articles or items on the site, HawaiiReporter.com may collect names, e-mail addresses, and city and state or country of residence. If HawaiiReporter.com posts readers response, it will include the responder’s name, city and state or country provided. Uses for this personal information may include:
- Personalizing content that subscribers and readers view based on personal characteristics or preferences.
- Sending e-mails, such as copies of articles or public record information, requested to the reader or subscriber or to someone the reader or subscriber directs the information to be sent.
- Soliciting suggestions or feedback on existing features or on new features, products and services.
- Emailing notifications of new or existing services, special promotions, or to otherwise contact the subscriber or reader.
HawaiiReporter.com may disclose and use personally identifiable information to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, enforce Terms of Usage or to notify readers and subscribers of policy changes or agreements that may affect the use of HawaiiReporter.com. HawaiiReporter.com also may disclose personally identifiable information when it is necessary or appropriate in connection with a sale or transfer of assets, according to state or federal law.
HawaiiReporter.com employs cookie technology to track readership and to help improve the site and service. And a cookie, which is a piece of information, may temporarily be placed on a hard drive or in the computer’s memory to help with that tracking.
Please also note that as the Hawaii Reporter business grows, the company principals may buy or sell various assets. In the unlikely event that Hawaii Reporter is acquired by another company information on users will be among the transferred assets.