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Privacy Policy

Friends of Hawaii Charities Privacy Policy

Date of Last Revision March 2023

Overview is an on-line information and communication service provided by Friends of Hawaii Charities, Inc. ('FOHC'), a corporation with its headquarters at 735 Bishop Street, Suite 320, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. The Internet Web site (the "FOHC Web Site") makes available information owned and managed by FOHC. FOHC has created this privacy statement to explain our commitment to your privacy while visiting our Internet site. You should also review the Terms and Conditions page of this Site, which sets out other important terms of your use of the Site. Use of the FOHC Web Site signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions of Use set forth on the FOHC Web Site and which may be reviewed by clicking on the following: Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree with any term in this Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions of use, please do not use this Website.

What this Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers FOHC's treatment of personally identifiable information that FOHC collects when you are on the FOHC Web Site and when you use FOHC 's services offered on the FOHC Web Site. This policy does not describe information collection policies on other sites, including those LINKed to or from the FOHC Web Site. The FOHC Web Site contains external LINKs that will take you away from the site to other services. FOHC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites.

Third Party Links

Our Website may create links to the websites of other parties. Independently-operated websites are not associated with or authorized by us and may also have links leading to this Website. FOHC cannot and does not control any of these links and is not responsible for any content appearing on websites linked to or from our Website, or for any personal information gathered at such independently-operated websites. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 16, OBTAIN YOUR PARENT'S OR GUARDIAN'S CONSENT OR PERMISSION BEFORE GIVING ANY INFORMATION TO ANY WEBSITE.

What Type of Information We Collect

FOHC does not collect any personally identifiable information about you other than information that you affirmatively choose to submit to use, such as your e-mail address and name when you subscribe to, volunteer, or purchase one or more of the services or products offered on the FOHC Web Site. When you conduct certain transactions with us using the FOHC Web Site, you may be asked to enter personal information in order to complete that transaction.

Financial transactions for Aloha for Hawaii Charities originated on the FOHC Web Site are processed through and R2 Innovative Technologies, LLC (R2). To conduct such a transaction, and R2 request certain information from you on FOHC’s Web Site including contact information (such as name and address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date and other information necessary to process and track the transaction). This information is used for the transaction and for billing purposes.

All such information collected on the FOHC Web Site is stored on and/or R2's secure site and servers and is not made available to and/or processed by the FOHC’s computers, networks, or servers, other than donation amount and contact information.

Your information collected for and R2's secure online payment systems are governed by their respective Privacy Policies.

The FOHC Web Site also uses cookies to enhance your use of the site. "Cookies" are sets of information a website transmits to a user's computer. The cookies the FOHC Web Site passes to you do not reveal your identity and do not capture private data. We do NOT track the material or databases that you access in a way that is attributable to you. This type of information is collected only to collect aggregate or statistical data and cannot be identified as from you or any other particular user.

The cookies help our server to provide you with appropriate content. We use cookies to track how our site is being used so that we can modify it to meet our customers' needs. We track the type of information that is being requested so that we can modify our site to make that information easier to find and to make the site easier to use. Information that we capture through cookies about your use of the site is for our internal use only, although we may provide others with general information about the use of the FOHC Web Site by users generally.

If you do not wish to receive cookies from us, you may set your browser to reject the cookies. Please consult the instructions for your browser to determine how to do this. Setting your browser to reject cookies may affect your ability to perform some transactions on our FOHC Web Site and other Internet sites.

How We Use the Information We Collect

When you conduct certain transactions with us using the FOHC Web Site, you may be asked to enter personal information in order to complete that transaction, which we may submit to companies we work with to facilitate that transaction. FOHC and these service providers WILL NOT sell or distribute any personal information about you. You will receive an e-mail confirmation of the transaction. You will not receive any unsolicited e-mail as a result of conducting any transaction on our site.

With Whom We Share Information

FOHC may offer services that you can sign-up to receive while visiting the FOHC Web Site, and you can always remove your name from such services if you later decide that you do not wish to receive them. The FOHC Web Site may also offer services where we request information from you that we will be sharing with third parties, to better serve your needs. If this is the case, the request for information will explain that we will be sharing that information. We do not share any information about you with anyone else unless we have specifically informed you of this at the time we receive the information.

Children's Issues

The FOHC Web Site is not directed to children under 16 years of age, and children under 16 years of age shall not use the FOHC Web Site or any of the services offered on the FOHC Web Site to submit individually identifiable information about themselves.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

FOHC may revise and update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such revised Privacy Policy on the FOHC Web Site. Your continued usage of the FOHC Web Site will mean you accept those changes.


You may receive communications from FOHC relating to promotions or special offers at the FOHC Web Site. In such case, you may elect to opt-out of receiving communications from us as an "Unsubscribe" options detailed on each communication or message you receive from us.

Other Terms and Conditions

Please review the Terms and Conditions page of this FOHC Web Site, which sets out other important terms of your use of the site. If FOHC finds a child under 16 years of age on the FOHC site, we will immediately remove this user from the site.

Contact Information

Should you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please feel free to e-mail us at

Effective date of this policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on March 2023.