3.1. Personal Information:
3.1.1 When information is Collected
This website does not collect or retain personally identifiable information unless
a person voluntarily:
Participates in an activity that asks for information (i.e. sending
an email, participating in a survey or filling in an online form).
This information will
only be used to respond to the person’s request and to analyze trends.
A message may be redirected to another company employee or person who is
in a better position to respond.
Uses an online service or transaction that requires collection of personally
Choosing not to participate in an activity or service that requests
personal information will in no way effect a visitor’s ability
to access any other feature of DolphinSpiritofHawaii.com's website.
If personal information is requested on the web site or volunteered by the
user, state law and the federal Privacy Act of 1974 may protect it. However,
this information is a public record once it is provided, and may be subject
to public inspection and copying if not protected by federal or state law.
3.1.2 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 2001
Websites directed to children under 13, that knowingly collect
information from children, must comply with the Children’s
Online Privacy Protection Act of 2001. However, visitors are
cautioned that the state has no way of
determining the age of a person volunteering personally identifiable
information online or by email. As such, this information will
be treated the same as
information given by an adult, and may be subject to public access.
3.1.3 Password Information
No representative of DolphinSpiritofHawaii.com will ever request a user to
reveal their username, password or PIN. Under no circumstances should this
information be shared with or disclosed to any other person.
3.1.4 Correcting Personal Information
Unless otherwise prohibited by state or federal law, rule or regulation, an
individual may request correction of personally identifiable information.
Persons concerned about information contained in their personal records should
contact the custodian of that record, which is typically the organization
that has collected the information
3.1.5 Public Disclosure of Information
It is important to understand that under applicable state and federal law,
various forms of correspondence and other communications may be subject to
public disclosure, especially if requested as part of an ongoing investigation
by law enforcement or other legal proceedings.
3.2. Automatic Information
3.2.1 What is Captured
This website utilizes server logs and log analysis tools to create summary
statistics about the use of the website and traffic analysis. These logs
collect the Internet Protocol ("IP") address of all computers accessing the
portal, and may collect other similar information about the computer’s
network. Summary statistics are used for various purposes such as assessing
what information is of most interest to users, determining technical design
specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
This data is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally
identifiable information, and will not be released to any outside parties unless
legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations
or other legal proceedings.
For a complete list of information collected, contact the webmaster@DolphinSpiritofHawaii.com.
The Shopping Cart on our website uses a cookie to identify individual users.
This cookies is used as a marker, which allows the shopping cart software
to identifiy which 'cart' belongs to which user. The cookie does not transmit
any user data to any third parties, and is an internal information tool required
by the cart in order for it to function properly. Each cookie expires after
24 hours, so that if the user returns to complete an order after expiration
of the cookie, the shopping cart will appear 'empty'.
3.3. Link Disclaimer
In order to make information available to visitors, the DolphinSpiritofHawaii.com
provides links to web sites of other online stores, informational websites
and useful organizations. A link does not constitute an endorsement of the
content, viewpoint, policies, products or services of that web site. Once you
link to another web site, you are subject to the terms and conditions of that
Base URL String - Also known as the root URL or Domain
Name. The nomenclature, which identifies the address of a web site.
The base string
means the root
URL. Example: www.microsoft.com is a root or base URL that takes a
user to the first page of Microsoft’s web site.
Cookies - A "cookie" is a small text file that a website can place
on your computer's hard drive in order, for example, to collect information
about your activities on the site or to make it possible for you to use an
online "shopping cart" to keep track of items you wish to purchase.
The cookie transmits this information back to the Web site's computer which,
generally speaking, is the only computer that can read it. Most consumers do
not know that "cookies" are being placed on their computers when
they visit websites. If you want to know when this happens, or to prevent it
from happening, you can set your browser to warn you when a website attempts
to place a "cookie" on your computer.
Home Page - The first page a user will encounter when visiting a web site for
the first time through the base URL string.
Worldwide network of networks and computers that are interconnected to communicate
with each other through web pages, e-mail and many other services.
Links - Also known as hyper-links. Used to connect one web page to another
web page via some form of Hyper-Text Markup Language, whether graphical or
text in nature.
Examples of personally identifiable information include:
Social Security number
Bank account information
Credit/debit card information
Any combination of data that could be used to
such as your birth date, zip code, ethnicity or gender.
Any page located on a web site
Public set of documents, called pages, developed using some form of Hyper-Text
Markup Language (HTML).
Universal Resource Locator