Effective date: April 12, 2018

HNEI ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://www.hnei.hawaii.edu website (the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from https://www.hnei.hawaii.edu.

Information Collection And Use 
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We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected 
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Personal Data 
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While using our Service, if you decide to contact us (https://www.hnei.hawaii.edu/contact), we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not
limited to:

  * Email address
  * First name and last name
  * Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data 
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We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data 
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We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  * Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  * Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  * Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Google Analytics 
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https://www.hnei.hawaii.edu/ uses third-party Service Provider, Google Analytics, to monitor and analyze the use of our
Service.  You can visit their Privacy Policy page here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Links To Other Sites 
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Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy 
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Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy 
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We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us 
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If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

  * By visiting this page on our website: https://www.hnei.hawaii.edu/contact

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Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI)
University of Hawaii at Manoa
1680 East West Road, POST 109
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-8890
Fax: (808) 956-2336
Email: hnei@hawaii.edu