Privacy and Terms

Privacy Policy

Punahou School respects the privacy of every individual who visits this website. This Privacy Policy outlines the information that Punahou School may collect and how that information mat be used. The school reserves the right to alter this policy at any time by posting a new privacy policy at this location.


The is defined as publicly accessible and password/login protected pages hosted under the domain

Punahou School is not responsible for the privacy practices of external sites linked from or referenced by This policy applies solely to information collected by this website.

Personal Data

Punahou School will not collect any personally identifiable information about you, such as name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address ("personal data") through this site unless you have provided it voluntarily. If you do not want your personal data collected, do not submit it.

When you do provide personal data, that information may be used in the following ways, unless stated otherwise:

  • to fulfill a request you have made
  • to update your school maintained record
  • to contact you

The school will not sell, rent, or market personal data about you to third parties.

Additional Information Collected Automatically

In some cases, this website may automatically (i.e., not via registration) collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, the IP address of your computer, and the domain name of the website from which you linked to this site. This information is used solely to provide the school with overall statistics on website usage, and to evaluate generalized user demographics.

Information Placed Automatically on Your Computer - Cookies

When you view this website, some information may be stored on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file and willl allow the website to tailor the experience to your interests and preferences. With most Internet browsers, cookies can be blocked or erased after visiting a website. Some aspects of this website may not function properly if your browser is set to block cookies.


The school takes every precaution to protect users' information. When users submit sensitive information via this website, it is encrypted and remains secure during all stages of transmission. The school complies with all state and federal statutes requiring safeguards on specific types of information.

Terms of Use

Use Policy is a private website that is intended for academic, administrative and community use by Punahou students, faculty, staff, current parents and alumni as well as interested members of the general public.

By accessing, community participants agree to adhere to the following guidelines.

These guidelines are provided to help website visitors ("participant") become aware of the responsibilities they are about to acquire. In general, these responsibilities include efficient, ethical and legal utilization of the network resources. If a participant violates any of these provisions, his or her account will be terminated and/or appropriate legal action will be taken.

Terms and Conditions

1. Acceptable Use

The use of this website must conform to its intended use. Transmission of any material in violation of any U.S. or state regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, threatening or obscene material, or material protected by trademark or trade secret. Use for commercial activities, product advertisement or political lobbying is prohibited.

2. Warranties

The school makes no warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, for the service it is providing via this website. The school will not be responsible for any damages you suffer. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, mis-deliveries or service interruptions. Use of any information obtained via this website is at your own risk. This website is provided as a service of convenience, and the school does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or quality of information within this website.

3. Vandalism

Vandalism will result in cancellation of privileges. Vandalism is defined as any malicious attempt to harm or destroy hardware, software or data of the School or of another user, the Internet, or any other network that is connected to the Internet. This includes, but not limited to, the creation or uploading of computer viruses.