Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the County of Hawai‘i’s Department of Environmental Management’s web site. This web site is provided as a public service. You can visit our home site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We do not sell, exchange, or otherwise make available information gathered by our site to others.


We may gather certain non-personal data from web site visits that will enable us to later determine usage trends such as which pages are visited most often, what hours of day experience the greatest use, session duration, etc. None of this information identifies you personally. We use the information in aggregate only to enable us to improve our web site and make it more informative.


If you choose to communicate with us through the e-mail features provided on our web site, certain personal information will be requested from you (name, address, phone number, and e-mail address). This is to allow County officials the opportunity to validate you as the sender of an e-mail message and to respond appropriately to your e-mail. This information will not be used for other purposes


As a convenience to our visitors, we may provide links from within our web site to other web sites where related information may be found that may be of interest to our visitors. If you link to any of these external web sites, our policy will not apply to your use of those sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy posted on those sites. We will assume no responsibility or liability for the content or for the data collection and use practices of those sites. Links to external sites are provided solely at the discretion of the County of Hawai‘i and may be revised at any time.


Reserved for future use.


Parents and guardians are responsible for controlling access to our web site for their children and for overseeing use of our web site by their children. This includes monitoring of children while giving out any information about themselves through use of our on-line government service features or our e-mail features.


Should a situation arise where we are required by law or legal process to provide information that we may have about you, we must cooperate.