Maui Now follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Like any other website, Maui Now uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.
For more general information on cookies, please read the “What Are Cookies” article on Cookie Consent website.
Google DoubleClick DART Cookie
Our Advertising Partners
Note that Maui Now has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Third Party Privacy Policies
You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
Maui Now does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Data & Account Management
- Name: This is viewable by the public, and used to identify who posted comments, event listings, classified ads, job listings, and business directory listings.
- Username: This is viewable by the public, and is a unique identifier associated with comments, event listings, classified ads, job listings, and business directory listings.
- E-Mail Address: This is used for login, and to send pertinent account information, including password reset requests. E-mail addresses are not publicly viewable.
- Phone Number: This is used to verify your account, and help mitigate bots and duplicate accounts. Phone numbers are not publicly viewable, and are strictly used only for SMS verification upon registration.
To request account deletion, you may also do so through the “Delete My Account” link at https://data.hubhawaii.com. Account and Data deletions may also be accommodated by emailing [email protected]. If requesting an account deletion via email, please send your request through the e-mail under which the account is registered. By deleting your account, all data provided through your account will be permanently deleted from our servers. This includes all personal information (email, username, phone number, name), comments, likes, job postings, classified listings, event calendar listings, business directory listings. Once deletion is requested, all data is irretrievable.
You may request data deletion by emailing [email protected].