Cookie Policy

Last Updated: January 2021

Ulupono Initiative (“we” or “us” or “our”) may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies when you visit our website (, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Website”) to help customize the Website and improve your experience.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookie Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookie Policy on the Website, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.

You are encouraged to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Cookie Policy by your continued use of the Website after the date such revised Cookie Policy is posted.

What Is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small data file that the website writes to your electronic device when you visit. A cookie file can collection information such as your IP address, browser type, referring and exit pages, operating system, and dates/times of page views.  A cookie cannot read data off your device or read cookie files created by other sites. 

Key Concepts

First and third-party cookies: A cookie is a “first” or “third” party cookie depending on the domain that places the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time.

Third-party cookies:  Third-party cookies are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.

Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created the cookie.

Session cookies: Session cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and ends when they close the browser window. Session cookies are temporary. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

What Cookies We Use and How We Use Them

We use first-party cookies on the Website to, among other things, record your user preferences, keep you logged into the Website, and track the pages you visit. Cookies help us understand how the Website is being used and improve your user experience. We use persistent cookies to recall what information you have viewed in prior visits to the Website.  

We may use the following types of cookies when you visit the Website:

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Website, and how they interact with and move around once on the Website. These cookies let us know what features on the Website are working the best and what features on the Website can be improved.

Strictly Needed Cookies

These cookies are essential to facilitate our authentication and allow you to browse and use the features of the Website.  Without these cookies, certain pages and features of the Website may not be displayed properly and the Website may not perform best for you.  Strictly necessary cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.

The strictly necessary cookies on the Website may include ARRAffinity, which is part of the underlying infrastructure of the cloud platform used by the Website. 

How to Control and Delete Cookies

Using your browser

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Website.  For more information on how to control or delete cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies.

Consent Tool

When visiting the Website for the first time, an option is presented allowing you to manage use of cookies. You may change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking "Change Your Consent" below.  Please note that while you can choose to delete analytics cookies, if such cookies are deleted, the information collected before you chose to delete analytics cookies may still be used. However, we will stop using the disabled to cookie to collect any further information from your user experience.

Other Tracking Technologies

In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the Website to help customize the Website and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.

Privacy Policy

For more information about how we use information collected by cookies and other tracking technologies, please refer to our Privacy Policy posted on the Website. This Cookie Policy is part of and is incorporated into our Privacy Policy. By using the Website, you agree to be bound by this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about this Cookie Policy, please an email to or contact us at:

Ulupono Initiative
P.O. Box 2938
Honolulu, HI 96802