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Privacy Policy

The Honolulu Museum of Art is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website, The Honolulu Museum of Art Shop Online, or use the website to purchase a Honolulu Museum of Art membership or make an online donation. The Museum does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses, unless the individual visiting the Honolulu Museum of Art's website or Online Shop (collectively referred to as the “Honolulu Museum of Art website”) knowingly provides it. By using the Honolulu Museum of Art's website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Museum's Privacy Policy outlined below.

Honolulu Museum of Art policy on collecting information on its website

Online purchases
When you order a product from The Honolulu Museum of Art Shop’s Online Store, we need to know your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information to process your order. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction.

Online memberships and donations
When you purchase a Honolulu Museum of Art membership or make a donation to the Honolulu Museum of Art online, we will ask you to provide us with the information we need to process your membership and/or to acknowledge your contribution. This information includes your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction. 

Online surveys
From time to time, the Museum may invite you to participate in surveys posted on the Museum's website or sent to you by e-mail. You may decide whether or not you wish to complete such surveys, which may ask about your background, occupation, or similar questions. We use this information to help us better understand our audience, which in turn allows us to better meet your needs and interests.

Children twelve and under
The Honolulu Museum of Art does not solicit personal information from children. Visitors twelve years of age and under should remember that they are required to obtain an adult's permission before submitting any personal information to this or any other website.

The Honolulu Museum of Art's E-Newsletter
As a service, the Museum offers visitors to the Honolulu Museum of Art's website the opportunity to subscribe to one or more of our online newsletters, a service hosted by a third party vendor that will use the e-mail address you provide only to send E-Newsletters to you. If you choose to subscribe, you will receive Museum E-Newsletters on the topics you choose. You may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time by following the E-Newsletter instructions.

Cookies
Cookies are small files of information that are stored on your computer's hard drive by your Web browser. The cookies we use do not contain any personal information. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change the preferences of your browser so that it does not accept them.

Museum policy on the use and disclosure of the information it collects on its website
The Honolulu Museum of Art uses the personal information you provide to us for internal purposes, such as filling and tracking your order, analyzing trends and collecting statistics. The Honolulu Museum of Art may also compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

The Honolulu Museum of Art may release account information when such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law; enforce the terms of any of our user agreements; or protect the rights, property, and safety of the Museum, the users of its site, or others.

If you have provided us with your e-mail address, we may send you e-mails to inform you of events or activities at or related to the Museum that we believe may be of interest to you, or to alert you about sales or other promotional events at the Honolulu Museum of Art Shop’s Online Store.

Use of outside vendors
The Honolulu Museum of Art may retain qualified third-party vendors to help manage the Honolulu Museum of Art's website and allow us to better serve our visitors and customers. These may include third-party vendors we engage to analyze the information we collect on the Museum's website for marketing or similar purposes. The Honolulu Museum of Art requires its vendors to maintain the security of the information to which they are provided access and restricts the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by the Museum. 

We may contract with third parties who use cookies to collect information on our behalf. These parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information. If you would like to opt out of this use of your information, you can change the preferences of your browser so that it does not accept cookies. We may contract with companies or others to provide certain services, including credit card processing, data management, promotional services, etc. We provide these service providers with the information they need to perform these services, but we restrict the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by the Honolulu Museum of Art.

Linking
The Honolulu Museum of Art website may include links to websites operated by third parties over which we have no control. Once you leave the Museum's website, the Museum's Privacy Policy will not apply, and access to such sites are at your own risk.

Revisions to our Privacy Policy
Please note that the Honolulu Museum of Art may revise its privacy policy at any time, without notice, such changes to be effective immediately upon posting on the Honolulu Museum of Art's Website. Such revisions may arise in response to changes in the law, policy, or other factors. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review our most current policy.