Hiipaka LLC, protecting the privacy
At Hiipaka LLC, protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our staff, customers and volunteer's personal information is very important to us. Equally, obtaining and maintaining your trust is fundamental to the way we do business.
What your personal information is:
Personal information is any information about you. It may range from the very sensitive to the everyday (e.g. name, address and phone number). This would include, but limited to information received through the site for any reason what so ever.
What sensitive information is:
Sensitive is information or opinion about your: Racial or ethnic origin; or Political opinion; or Membership of a political association or religious beliefs, affiliations or philosophical beliefs; or Membership of a professional or trade association or membership of a trade union; or Sexual preferences or practices; or Criminal record; or Health or disability (at any time). Sensitive information can, in most cases, only be disclosed with your consent. We do not actively seek to collect such sensitive information unless it is necessary for our business purposes. If we do have to collect sensitive information, we will do so in accordance with the National Privacy principles.
Who will be collecting your personal and sensitive information:
Your personal and sensitive information might be collected by Hiipaka LLC for its own use and may require access to your personal and sensitive information in connection with purchasing and selling products or an e-newsletter.
How your information will be collected:
Generally, the type of personal information we collect about you is the information included in your Information Request details, for example, your name, mailing address, telephone number and email address. When practical we collect your personal information directly from you, when you fill out and submit one of our registration forms or any other information in connection with your application to us for registration. We may collect personal information about you when you deal with us by telephone, letter, fax, e-mail, or visit our web site.
Respecting Your Internet Privacy:
Your privacy is important to Hiipaka LLC. Hiipaka LLC wants you to feel confident using our web site. In order to gain your confidence Hiipaka LLC's Web site Privacy Statement has been included online so as to provide you with a clear indication of how Hiipaka LLC complies with privacy legislation. If you visit an area of the Hiipaka LLC Web site to which you are not required to log on in order to read, browse or download information, Hiipaka LLC's systems may record the date and time of your visit, the pages visited and any information downloaded. Hiipaka LLC's systems will not record any information that would identify you personally without your consent. The information gathered cannot be directly matched to an individual and is only used for administration and statistical purposes such as error logging. It can only tell us about how you used the web site. This information can help us determine what areas of our web site are most beneficial to our visitors. No attempt is made by Hiipaka LLC to identify users or their browsing activities. Hiipaka LLC may also use the information collected to notify you about changes to our website, and to inform you of services, opportunities and special events that Hiipaka LLC believes that you'll find valuable.
With your Consent:
Other than as outlined above, we will endeavour to provide you with notice (which may occur via your nominated e-mail or telephone) when we wish to provide personal information about you to third parties, and provide you with the opportunity to choose not to share that information. By visiting this site you are agreeing with and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Statement. Should you not agree with this Privacy Statement you should cease using the Web site immediately. This Privacy Statement may be updated from time to time as the Web site and its content develops and matures. We encourage you to check this Privacy Statement regularly.
If at any time our policy changes, the updated details will always be available here on our web site for your perusal. Updated 01 Jan. 2009.
Where required by Law:
In certain circumstances we may be required by law to disclose your personal information, for example, where disclosure is ordered by a Court, or subpoenaed in relation to third party litigation. We also reserve the right to choose to disclose your information to law enforcement agencies in certain circumstances and other applicable laws and regulations, including for the purpose of investigating alleged contraventions of the law.
How secure is your information?
We continually review these arrangements to ensure we are doing all that is reasonable to protect your information. Security of your personal information: Your personal information may be stored in hardcopy or electronically. We have security procedures in place to protect your personal information. We attempt to keep our server secure and free from unauthorised access and use, by enforcing physical security at the premises in which the server is located, and by using industry standard technological measures to prevent unauthorised remote access to the server. Access to your Personal information is limited to staff. Our security methods require a log in and password to gain access. All staff are bound by a confidentiality agreement regarding company and customer information. Visitors to our premises are always accompanied by a member of staff for the duration of their visit. We use secure methods to destroy or re-identify personal information. When you advise us that you no want to be included in our customer or photographer database, we will identify your record and destroy your personal information after a period of not more than twelve months. Or as soon as the law permits and provided we no longer need that information. Unless you advise us otherwise your personal details will be kept in our databases. Unfortunately, no server on the Internet or any data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Despite our best efforts to keep our server and transmissions to and from our server secure, we are unable to absolutely guarantee security and there will always be a risk of unauthorised access to your information. Although we will take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information that we hold about you from misuse, loss-unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. We can not guarantee that it is totally protected from hackers or misuse. We will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to such information.
How to contact us:
If you wish to contact us about your personal or sensitive information you should contact Hiipaka LLC Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (808) 638-7766
About you by written request:
A request for access to the personal information we hold about you or in relation to an inquiry about privacy should be sent to the above coordinator. We will deal with your request to provide information within a reasonable time. We may seek payment for our costs of supplying you with this information.
Collecting information from on site visitors:
We collect information on our client visitors. This data is always used as a tool. We utilise this information to improve and enhance our services. And by monitoring and feedback. Where practical we collect information directly from you. We may collect personal information about your company and is stored on our database, when you deal with us by telephone, letter, fax, e-mail , web site or a visit to one of your premises.
Company information may be disclosed to Hiipaka LLC, its affiliates and vendors for only the purpose it was collected (primary purpose) or for a related or ancillary purpose such as providing you with one of our services.