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Privacy Policy


Hawaiimagazine.com is an on-line information and communication service provided by PacificBasin Communications, Inc. ('PBC'), a corporation with its headquarters at 1000 Bishop Street, Honolulu, Hawaii. The Hawaiimagazine.com Internet Web site (the "PBC Web Site") makes available information owned and managed by PBC, including its subsidiary corporations. PBC has created this privacy statement to explain our commitment to your privacy while visiting our Internet site. You should also review the Terms and Conditions page of this Site, which sets out other important terms of your use of the Site. Use of the PBC Web Site signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions of Use set forth on the PBC Web Site and which may be reviewed by clicking on the following: Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree with any term in this Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions of use, please do not use this Website.

What this Privacy Policy Covers
This Privacy Policy covers PBC's treatment of personally identifiable information that PBC collects when you are on the PBC Web Site and when you use PBC's services offered on the PBC Web Site. This policy does not describe information collection policies on other sites, including those LINKed to or from the PBC Web Site. The PBC Web Site contains external LINKs that will take you away from the site to other services. PBC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites.

What this Privacy Policy Covers
Our Website may create links to the websites of other parties. Independently-operated websites are not associated with or authorized by us and may also have links leading to this Website. PBC cannot and does not control any of these links and is not responsible for any content appearing on websites linked to or from our Website, or for any personal information gathered at such independently-operated websites. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 16, OBTAIN YOUR PARENT'S OR GUARDIAN'S CONSENT OR PERMISSION BEFORE GIVING ANY INFORMATION TO ANY WEBSITE.

What Type of Information We Collect
PBC does not collect any personally identifiable information about you other than information that you affirmatively choose to submit to use, such as your e-mail address and name when you subscribe to or purchase one or more of the services or products offered on the PBC Web Site. When you conduct certain transactions with us using the PBC Web Site, you may be asked to enter personal information in order to complete that transaction.

The PBC Web Site also uses cookies to enhance your use of the site. "Cookies" are sets of information a website transmits to a user's computer. The cookies the PBC Web Site passes to you do not reveal your identity and do not capture private data. We do NOT track the material or databases that you access in a way that is attributable to you. This type of information is collected only to collect aggregate or statistical data and cannot be identified as from you or any other particular user.

The cookies help our server to provide you with appropriate content. We use cookies to track how our site is being used so that we can modify it to meet our customers' needs. We track the type of information that is being requested so that we can modify our site to make that information easier to find and to make the site easier to use. Information that we capture through cookies about your use of the site is for our internal use only, although we may provide others with general information about the use of the PBC Web Site by users generally.

If you do not wish to receive cookies from us, you may set your browser to reject the cookies. Please consult the instructions for your browser to determine how to do this. Setting your browser to reject cookies may affect your ability to perform some transactions on our PBC Web Site and other Internet sites.

How We Use the Information We Collect
When you conduct certain transactions with us using the PBC Web Site, you may be asked to enter personal information in order to complete that transaction, which we may submit to companies we work with to facilitate that transaction. PBC and these service providers WILL NOT sell or distribute any personal information about you. You will receive an e-mail confirmation of the transaction. You will not receive any unsolicited e-mail as a result of conducting any transaction on our site.

With Whom We Share Information
PBC may offer services that you can sign-up to receive while visiting the PBC Web Site, and you can always remove your name from such services if you later decide that you do not wish to receive them. The PBC Web Site may also offer services where we request information from you that we will be sharing with third parties, to better serve your needs. If this is the case, the request for information will explain that we will be sharing that information. We do not share any information about you with anyone else unless we have specifically informed you of this at the time we receive the information.

We use encryption technology to allow you to conduct transactions with us without the worry of theft of your credit card information during the transaction. We cannot guarantee the security of the Internet, however. The issuer of your credit card may offer specific guarantees or limits to any potential loss you may suffer from use of your credit card over the Internet.

Children's Issues
The PBC Web Site is not directed to children under 16 years of age, and children under 16 years of age shall not use the PBC Web Site or any of the services offered on the PBC Web Site to submit individually identifiable information about themselves.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
PBC may revise and update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such revised Privacy Policy on the PBC Web Site. Your continued usage of the PBC Web Site will mean you accept those changes.

CAN-SPAM
You may receive communcations from PBC relating to promotions or special offers at the PBC Web Site, or for one of our affiliates. In such case, you may elect to opt-out of receiving communications from us as an "Unsubscribe" options detailed on each communication or message you receive from us.

Purchasing Items
Purchasing items from our online store on the PBC Web Site may require the giving of personally identifiable information (such as name, address, and credit card information). Information provided for your purchase (including billing name, billing address, telephone number, and fax number) will not be shared with anyone outside of the PBC Web Site and will not be shared or sold to any third party. Payment information (including credit card numbers and expiration dates) is treated confidentially and will not be shared with anyone except the financial institutions used to process payments.

Other Terms and Conditions
Please review the Terms and Conditions page of this PBC Web Site by clicking here, which sets out other important terms of your use of the site. If PBC finds a child under 14 years of age on the PBC site, we will immediately remove this user from the site.

Contact Information
Should you have any questions regarding our personal privacy policy, please feel free to e-mail us at info@pacificbasin.net