Privacy Policy
For Website Usage
Please Read It Carefully

Welcome to (“Site”) which is owned and operated by Ryan Higa Foundation Inc. (also referred to as “we,” “us” or “our”) with its office contact at PO Box 5081, Hilo, HI 96720. The term “you” or “your” refers to the user or viewer of the Site.

Please read these Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy (collectively, the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy are referred to as the “Terms”) carefully before using this Site. Using this Site indicates that you accept these Terms. We provide the Site to you subject to the following Terms, which may be updated by us from time to time without any notice to you. Any changes are effective upon posting, and you are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms so you are aware of the most current rights and obligations that apply to you and the terms and conditions of your agreement with us. Your continued use after a change has been posted constitutes your acceptance of those changes. If you do not agree to these Terms, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of the Site. Any terms and conditions proposed by you which are in addition to or which conflict with these terms and conditions of use are expressly rejected by us and shall be of no force or effect.

The Terms include any additional terms and conditions that apply to and govern your submissions, postings and use of Web communities, any features, functions and services we may make available to you through the Site, any official rules which apply to your participation in promotions, contests, sweepstakes, award programs, memberships, email and/or newsletters. If, at any time, you do not agree to any of the Terms, you may not use this Site.

This Privacy Policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give to us when you use this website and is part of and subject to the Terms. By providing information through or at the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, do not use or provide any information through or at the Site.

Ryan Higa Foundation Inc. is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Site is designed and targeted to United States (“U.S.”) audiences and is governed and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States. If you are located elsewhere outside of the U.S. and you use the Site, you do so at your own risk and initiative and you are responsible for compliance with all of the laws and regulations that apply to you. By using the Site and/or providing your Personal Information, you consent to the transfer and processing of that information to the U.S. and waive any claims that may arise under the laws and regulations that apply to you in or of any other country or jurisdiction. 


We may collect the following information (“Personal Information”):

Name and date of birth.

Contact information such as telephone number, address including email address, personal website URL.

Demographic information such as postcode, blog, preferences and interests.

Other information relevant to chat rooms, bulletin boards, text messages and/or emails, subscribing to newsletters or mailing lists, purchasing products, customer surveys, contests, promotions and/or offers.

Any other information that would allow someone to identify you or contact you.


We may require this Personal Information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping.

Diagnosing service and technology problems.

Assessing and maintaining our system security.

We may use the Personal Information to improve our products and services.

We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

Reporting to advertisers about aggregate, but not individual, Personal Information.

From time to time, we may also use your Personal Information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Ryan Higa Foundation PERSONNEL

Ryan Higa Foundation Inc. personnel (including, for the avoidance of doubt, consultants and/or contractors) may have access to your Personal Information while carrying out their duties in the normal course of Ryan Higa Foundation Inc. business.


Our Sites is not directed at children under the age of 13. If you are not yet 13 years old, you are prohibited from using the Site or if you are restricted by the laws, regulations or other governmental requirements of the jurisdiction in which you live or reside, or do not agree with all of the terms and conditions of our Terms, please discontinue using the Site immediately.

In the event a child (a person under the age of 13 years) has improperly registered with the Site, the child or the child’s parent or guardian always has the right to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or text messages, or to request termination of the child’s registration and status as a registered user with the Site by contacting us at or regular mail to PO Box 5081, Hilo, Hawaii 96720. The parent or guardian must provide verifiable identification that they are the parent of the ineligible child and must provide us with their child’s User ID and name, address, telephone and email address associated with the User ID.


Although we use reasonable standards to maintain the security of your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee that it will remain free from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or alteration and we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent “hackers” or other unauthorized persons from illegally accessing or obtaining this information or otherwise cause damage. We do not assume any liability to third parties whose information you include in your Address Book.


Your Web browsers or email applications automatically provide your Internet Protocol address (“IP address”) to other computers via the Internet.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and to deliver more relevant content and advertisements to you.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Also, please be aware that third parties, including advertising servers, advertising networks, third party application developers and network creators, may set cookies or use other means of passively collecting information about your use of their services. We do not have access to, or control over, these cookies or other means of their passive data collection. You should consult their respective privacy policies.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. 


Our website may contain links to other websites and services provided by third parties. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement nor data collection practices. Ryan Higa Foundation Inc. has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies so you should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


When visiting our website, your web browser may produce pop-up advertisements. These advertisements were most likely produced by other websites you visited or by third party software installed on your computer. Ryan Higa Foundation Inc. does not endorse or recommend products or services for which you may view a pop-up advertisement while visiting our website.


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your Personal Information in the following ways:

Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want your Personal Information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.

If you have previously agreed to us using your Personal Information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not rent, sell, lease, or disclose your Personal Information to unaffiliated third parties or third parties who are not our advertisers, except in limited circumstances such as for marketing or administrative purposes. We may disclose your Personal Information to non-affiliated third parties if required by a subpoena or other judicial or administrative order or otherwise required by law, or if we deem it appropriate or necessary to prevent violation of our Terms or other policies; take precautions against liability; protect the rights, property, or safety of Ryan Higa Foundation Inc., any individual, or the general public; maintain and protect the security and integrity of our services or infrastructure; protect ourselves and our services from fraudulent, abusive or unlawful uses; investigate and defend ourselves against third party claims or allegations; or assist government agencies.

You may request details of Personal Information which we hold about you. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the Personal Information held on you please write to Higa TV Productions LLC, PO Box 5081, Hilo, Hawaii 96720 or email

If you believe that any Personal Information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any Personal Information found to be incorrect.

All users of the Site are required to provide true, current and accurate Personal Information when asked and Ryan Higa Foundation Inc. will reject and delete any entry believed in good faith to be false, fraudulent, or inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. We will not be responsible for any problems or liability that may arise if you do not provide true, current and accurate information.

You are solely responsible and liable for maintaining the strict confidentiality, activity, behavior, and conduct of the use of your user name and password and for any charges, costs, expenses, damages, liabilities and losses we incur or may suffer as a result of your failure to do so, unless and until you notify us that your user name and password may have been compromised, misappropriated or improperly taken or used by another party.

In the event Ryan Higa Foundation Inc. has a change of ownership, or a merger with, or acquisition by, or sale of assets to, another entity, we reserve the right to transfer all of your user information including Personal Information to that entity. Ryan Higa Foundation Inc. will make reasonable efforts to notify registered users of such a transfer (by a posting on our home page, or by email to the email address that was provided to us). 


This Privacy Policy is effective as of April 1, 2010