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TERMS OF ACCESS AND USE OF THIS WEB SITE

NOTICE

You have entered an official State of Hawaii WEB SITE which may be used for authorized purposes only.  This WEB SITE is not nor is it intended to be an open public forum.

DEFINITIONS

As used in these terms of access and use, "WEB SITE" means and refers to all or any portion of the official State of Hawaii government web site, the sub-pages, and the content.  As used in these terms of access and use, "content" includes the information, material, documents, text, graphics, images, logos, and HTML programming format (including meta tags or the meta http-equivalent), and scripts.

SECURITY AND MONITORING NOTICE

If you browse through this web site to read, print, or download information, navigational information will be collected such as the following:

  • The name of the domain from which you accessed this web site;
  • The date and time any web page on this site was accessed; and

  • The web site address (also called the URL) of the "hyperlink" you clicked on to access a web page on this site.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this WEB SITE remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage or conduct criminal activity.   In connection with authorized law enforcement investigations and pursuant to required legal process, navigational information may be used to assist in obtaining personally identifiable information.

Furthermore, to protect this WEB SITE as well as the associated computer system supporting the WEB SITE from unauthorized use and to ensure that the computer system is functioning properly, individuals accessing this WEB SITE and the associated computer system are subject to having all of their activities monitored and recorded by personnel authorized to do so by the State of Hawaii.  Anyone using this WEB SITE and the associated computer system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, State of Hawaii personnel may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate officials.   Unauthorized attempts to upload or change the content of the WEB SITE, or otherwise cause damage to this WEB SITE or the computer system are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable law.

NOTICE THAT WEB SITE MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

This WEB SITE is provided as a public service.  This WEB SITE is dynamic and will change over time WITHOUT NOTICE.  Users of this WEB SITE are therefore fully responsible for checking the accuracy, completeness, currency, and suitability of this WEB SITE themselves.
In addition, the State of Hawaii may suspend or discontinue some or all of this public service at any time, or it may elect to charge a fee for access to or use of this public service.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

This WEB SITE is provided "AS IS" and without warranties of any kind.  To the fullest extent of the law, the State of Hawaii, including each agency, officer, or employee of the State of Hawaii, disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this WEB SITE, this disclaimer of warranties includes but is not limited to disclaimers as regards the following: (1) that the functioning of this WEB SITE will be uninterrupted and error-free; (2) that any defects or other errors on this WEB SITE will be corrected; and (3) that this WEB SITE as well as the computer system are or will be free of viruses or other harmful components.

In addition, neither the State of Hawaii nor any agency, officer, or employee of the State of Hawaii makes any representations, guarantees, or warranties as to: (1) the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided via this WEB SITE; (2) the use of or the results of the use of this WEB SITE; and (3) the accuracy, reliability, availability, or completeness or usefulness of the content of web sites created and maintained by persons other than the State of Hawaii and linked to or from this WEB SITE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances, including but not limited to, negligence, shall the State of Hawaii nor any agency, officer, or employee of the State of Hawaii be liable for any special, consequential and/or incidental damages that may result from the use of or the inability to access or use this WEB SITE, even if the State of Hawaii has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.  In no event shall the State of Hawaii's total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, (including but not limited to negligence) or otherwise), exceed the amount paid by you, if any, to access this WEB SITE.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Duplication or use of any content from this WEB SITE for commercial purposes or in any manner likely to give the impression of official approval by the State of Hawaii is prohibited.  The WEB SITE Copyright © 1995-2004 State of Hawaii.

NOTICE OF LIMITATION ON USE OF STATE SEAL AND SYMBOLS

Use of the great seal of the State of Hawaii or the coat of arms of the State is restricted by law:

Whoever uses any representation of the great seal or the coat of arms of the State in any advertisement or for any commercial purpose or in any manner likely to give the impression of official State approval shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.  The preceding sentence shall not be construed to apply to the use of the seal or the coat of arms in any newspaper, periodical, book, or pamphlet wherein the seal or coat of arms is printed for informational purposes only.

Section 5-6 Hawaii Revised Statues

LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEB SITES AND PAGES

This WEB SITE may contain hypertext links to external web sites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organizations other than the State of Hawaii.  These hyperlinks may be created by the State of Hawaii if it determines that establishing the external link will be consistent with assisting or further the purpose of this WEB SITE which is to significantly and diligently promote public service to citizens and businesses by:

  1. Expanded business and citizen access to government services and government information;

  2. Offering an easy and convenient process for these groups to conduct transactions with State government online;

  3. Accelerating the development and delivery of an increased volume of quality, online government services;

  4. Improving the level of customer service from State government; and

  5. Extend electronic government services to citizens of cities and county government.

In addition, hyperlinks may be created by the State of Hawaii for informational purposes, that is, where the linked external web site will provide useful and valuable information to visitors to this WEB SITE, or where the linked external web site is required or authorized by law.

The State of Hawaii, in its sole discretion, will determine whether the external website meets the purpose of this WEB SITE or for the specified informational purposes.  The inclusion of a hypertext link to an external web site is not intended as an endorsement of any products or service offered or referenced on the linked web site, the organizations sponsoring such web sites, or any views which might be expressed or referenced in the web site.

These hypertext links to external web sites and pages may be removed or replaced in the sole discretion of the State of Hawaii, at any time without notice.

In the event you discover problems with or have concerns regarding the format, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of a linked external website, please contact the organization responsible for the linked external web site - the State of Hawaii does not control nor is it responsible for any linked external web sites and pages.

The State of Hawaii WEB SITE and pages are not intended to open public forums.

DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSEMENT

Any reference in this WEB SITE to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Hawaii.


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