Privacy Policy

Your Privacy Is Our Utmost Concern.

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At Pacific Ocean Chapter - BIG, we respect the right you have over your personal information and to whom it is given. Therefore, any information you submit to Pacific Ocean Chapter - BIG, will remain in our strictest of confidence. It will not be used in ways other than to that you have given consent. Below are some of the ways that information is safeguarded.


No information you share directly with Pacific Ocean Chapter - BIG, is ever sold or distributed to any third party, for any reason, including our online subscriber data lists, reminder service, and e-mail addresses. Should this need arise, you will be personally contacted with the details of the request for your specific approval. However, information submitted via application to Pacific Ocean Chapter - BIG, is provided the national organization and the region.


As with all sites and servers, specific data as to how you arrived at our Site (referring server, etc.) is collected, evaluated for better Site service, and safeguarded in the same manner as that you personally submit. This data does not identify you personally, nor do we have need of that information beyond what you knowingly are willing to share.

  • The Internet domain (for example, "" if you use a private Internet access account or "" if you connect from a university's domain);

  • Your IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access the site;

  • The type of browser and operating system used to access the site;

  • The date and time you access the site;

  • The pages you visit within the site; and

  • If you linked to our Web site from another Web site, the address of that website.


    Cookie use at our Site is employed only in instances where they provide us visit stats for better management and for better user navigation during their unique session with. In no instance do these obtain from you during your visit any personal information without your knowledge or permission.


    The site contains links to various other private organizations. Once you link to another website, you are then subject to the privacy policies of the new website. We cannot control nor are we responsible for any such third party collection or use of your personal information. It is always a good idea to read the Privacy Policy of any website you visit.


    The Site is a general audience site which is neither designed nor intended to collect personal information from children who are under the age of 13. In order to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, children under the age of 13 should not provide any personal information to the Site.


    We use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that any information you give to us is stored and maintained in a secure environment.


    Should you have any question regarding our Site or our privacy policy, you may contact us via:

    1. Our Contact: General Contact

    2. Regular mail:

    Pacific Ocean Chapter - BIG
    P.O.Box 163
    111 Hekili Street, Suite A
    Kailua, HI  96734-2800

    We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time at its sole discretion and without notice to you. All Privacy Policy changes are effective immediately. Your continued use of the Site following any Privacy Policy changes will mean you accept those changes.

    Revised: September 13, 2009