Privacy Policy

At Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, we respect your privacy—we don’t disclose, sell, or exchange your information to/with any outside persons or entities (unless required by law). We do list donor names in our newsletter, annual report, and other print and online publications, unless you request to remain anonymous.

What Information We Collect

We collect information from you when you register on our site, make a purchase, or fill out a form.  When registering, purchasing, or filling out a form on our site, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, and other contact information.  Of course, you may also choose to visit our site anonymously.

How We Use Your Information

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:

  • To improve our Web site and our customer service (we seek to improve our offerings based on the information, requests, and feedback we receive from you).
  • To process transactions (your information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any outside persons or entities for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service you requested).
  • To send periodic emails (the email address you provide may be used to send you information regarding your registration, purchase, or subscription, plus to send you periodic organizational updates and e-newsletters.  If you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email).

How We Protect Your Information

We implement various security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Use of Cookies

When you visit our site, the pages you view, and a short text file called a cookie, are downloaded to your computer. A cookie is used to store small amounts of information, which is collected for traffic analysis only. The cookie does not contain personal details. Depending on the browser that you use, you can set your preferences to block/refuse cookies, and/or notify you before they are placed. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer the statistics we store to any outside persons or entities for data-mining or marketing purposes.

Non-Disclosure to Outside Parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to any outside persons or entities (unless required by law).  This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

Third Party Links

Occasionally we choose to link to third party Web sites.  These sites have separate and independent privacy policies; therefore, we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.


By using our Web site, you consent to this privacy policy.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

If we choose to change our privacy policy, we will post changes on our Web site.  Our privacy policy was last modified on April 19, 2012.

How To Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us:

Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
P.O. Box 653
Volcano, HI 96785-0653
(808) 985-7373