Privacy Policy



The Hawaii School Guide web site, (referred to as the "Web Site"), is operated by New Distinction Corp. (also referred to as "us," "we," or the "Company"). This Privacy Policy describes what information the Company may gather from you, how that information is used, and the steps the Company takes to keep your personal information secure. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: Company reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time by posting changes on the Web Site. It is your responsibility to check the Privacy Policy for changes each time you use the Web Site. If at any time you wish to change or remove personal information that you previously submitted to the Web Site, please contact

Information Gathering and Use.

Cookies and Web Beacons. The Web Site uses cookies and web beacons to gather and store non-personally identifiable information about the Web Site's users. The Web Site deposits cookies on your hard drive to allow us to track your use of the Web Site and the pages you visit, thereby giving us information to help us improve our Web Site. You may reject the cookies and still use the Web Site subject to some limitations. However, allowing the cookies will save you time because you will not be required to log in each time you use the Web Site. The web beacons may gather information such as your IP address, when you viewed the Web Site, your browser type, and existing cookies. If you do not want us to use this information, you may turn off or disable cookies in your browser. Please consult with your browser's software technical support to do this.

We use IP addresses and other information gathered through the cookies and web beacons to improve our Web Site, and we may share such information with our partners and sponsors.

Partner Pages. We do not share personally identifiable information received from you with our partners. However, if you submit any information to one of our co-branded partner pages, the partner operating the page may track your use of such page and the links on such page in accordance with their own respective privacy policies.

Advertisements. The advertisements on our Web Site may contain cookies that are set and controlled by our advertisers or sponsors. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those cookies. Please review our advertisers' privacy policies for details about the information collected by them and how it is used.

Public Disclosures.

Please be advised that any information that you submit to our Web Site's public forums, message boards, or as article feedback will be disclosed to the general public and we are not responsible for monitoring such information or the use of such information.


The Web Site may contain links to third party web sites for your convenience, but Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of such third party web sites. Your use of those third party web sites and any information you submit to such third party web sites is governed by their respective terms of use and privacy policies. We suggest that you review third party web sites' terms of use and privacy policies before using them, or contact the web sites' administrators directly for information. Before permitting children to connect to any new web sites, we recommend that parents or teachers first review the web sites to determine if they are appropriate for children and to review the applicable terms of use and privacy policies.

Company Communications and Newsletters.

We use third party vendors for purposes of distributing messages to our subscribers. If you request to receive newsletters or other communications from the Company, we may share your name and email address with such third party vendors on a confidential basis for purposes of delivering communications to you.

From time to time, we may email to you a request to complete a user survey. Your completion of such surveys is optional. The survey results may be used for purposes of monitoring or improving our Web Site, and the survey results may also be shared with our partners and sponsors.

We also encourage our Web Site users to provide personal demographic information (such as child's grade level or zip code) to enable you to receive personalized services from our Web Site, but providing such information is optional. Any personal demographic information that you choose to provide will not be shared with, or sold to, any third parties.

Opt Out. You may also opt out of receiving further newsletters or communications from us by using following the "unsubscribe" instructions in our emails or by visiting the "My Account" page on the Web Site.


Our Web Site includes a referral service through which you can inform your friends about our Web Site. If you provide a friend's name and email address for our referral service, we will send a one-time email inviting your friend to the Web Site and we will not use that contact information for any other purpose. If your friend would like to request the removal of his or her contact information from our database, he or she may contact us at

Governmental or Legally Required Disclosures.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Privacy Policy, we reserve the right to disclose any information provided to us or gathered by our Web Site pursuant to requests by any law enforcement agency or as required by a court order.


When our Web Site asks you to submit sensitive personal information (such as your social security number, credit card number, or passwords), the information provided will be encrypted using secure socket layer (SSL) technology. (More information about SSL may be found at However, no information transmitted over the Internet or stored electronically is completely secure, and we expressly disclaim any liability for any unauthorized access to or alteration of your information sent or received through the Web Site. You agree to accept the risk that your personal information submitted to our Web Site may be accessed by third parties without authorization and otherwise subject to improper disclosure, accidental loss, unauthorized modification or alteration, or destruction, and you will hold us harmless from any claims, losses, or liabilities related to such disclosure, loss, modification, alteration, or destruction. If you have any questions regarding the security of the Web Site, you may contact In the event we become aware of any unauthorized disclosure, loss, modification, alteration or destruction of your sensitive personal information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you.


The Company does not control the web sites of our advertisers. When visiting one of our advertisers' web sites, please review their terms of use and privacy policies. In addition, any information that you submit to participate in an advertiser's promotional campaigns will be governed by the rules and privacy policies set by the applicable advertiser.

Use by Children.

The Web Site is only intended for use by individuals 13 year of age or older. If we become aware of any information submitted to the Web Site by individuals under the age of 13 without authorization from their parents, we will delete such information.


Company reserves the right to provide any notices regarding our Web Site to you through conspicuous postings on the Web Site or email, as Company deems appropriate in its sole discretion.