Privacy Policy

We will always respect program participants’ privacy. The Hawai‘i Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund (HTPCTF) respects the privacy of users of its Web sites. This is why we have taken the time to disclose our privacy policy and information collection practices. HTPCTF does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about visitors unless required to do so by law. HTPCTF automatically collects a limited amount of information about the use of Web sites for statistical purposes, that is, to measure the numbers of visitors. This information may be helpful when considering changes that improve our web sites for future visitors. HTPCTF websites have links to many other websites. HTPCTF cannot guarantee the privacy or security of information users provide to linked external websites. Please take the time to review this document.

We collect information for the following purpose(s)

  • Completing or supporting a program activity
  • Web site and system administration
  • Research, analysis, and reporting

Types of Information Collected

  • The Internet domain from which a user has accessed the Internet.
  • The Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer that was used to access the Internet.
  • The name and version of the user’s computer operating system and Internet browser.
  • If a user comes from another Web site, the Internet address of the “referring” Web site.
  • The date, time, and duration of the user’s visit to, and the pages visited.

The website uses cookies, tracking pixels and related technologies. Cookies are small data files that are served by our platform and stored on your device. Our site uses cookies dropped by us or third parties for a variety of purposes including to operate and personalize the website. Also, cookies may also be used to track how you use the site to target ads to you on other websites.

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Information Requests

When inquiries are received by e-mail, the questions and the e-mail address of the sender are stored electronically to allow time for a response to be researched, written, and sent. Unless otherwise required by law, HTPCTF will not identify anyone who sends questions or comments to its Web site.

Your Visit to HTPCTF on Third-Party Websites

Third-party websites and applications are web-based technologies that are not exclusively operated or controlled by HTPCTF . These include applications hosted on other non-government sites and those embedded on a HTPCTF web page. As part of the Open Government Directive, HTPCTF uses a variety of new technologies and social media tools to communicate and interact with our audiences. Use of some of these applications could result in personally identifiable information (PII) becoming available or accessible to HTPCTF, regardless of whether HTPCTF solicits or collects it.

Optum is the service provider for the Hawai‘i Tobacco Quitline. Contact us if you would like a copy of their privacy policy.