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You have entered a WEB SITE of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA), an agency of the State of Hawaii, (i.e., all pages starting with "www.nelha.org"), which may be used for authorized purposes only. This WEB SITE is not nor is it intended to be an open public forum.
As used in these terms of access and use, "WEB SITE" means and refers to all or any portion of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority's web site (i.e., all pages starting with "www.nelha.org" the subpages and the content.
As used in these terms of access and use, "content" includes the information, material, documents, text, graphics, images, logos, and HTML programming format (including metatags or the meta http-equivalent), and scripts.
SECURITY & MONITORING NOTICE
If you browse through this web site to read, print, or download information, navigational information will be collected, such as the following:
- The name of the domain from which you accessed this WEB SITE;
- The date and time any webpage on this site was accessed; and
- The web site address (also called the URL) of the "hyperlink" you clicked on to access a webpage on this site.
For site security purposes, and to ensure that this WEB SITE remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage or conduct criminal activity. In connection with authorized law enforcement investigations and pursuant to required legal process, navigational information may be used to assist in obtaining personally identifiable information.
Furthermore, to protect this WEB SITE as well as the associated computer system supporting the WEB SITE from unauthorized use and to ensure that the computer system is functioning properly, individuals accessing this WEB SITE and the associated computer system are subject to having all of their activities monitored and recorded by personnel authorized to do so by the State of Hawaii. Anyone using this WEB SITE and the associated computer system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, NELHA personnel may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate officials. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change the content of the WEB SITE, or otherwise cause damage to this WEB SITE or the computer system are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable law.
NOTICE THAT WEB SITE MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
This WEB SITE is provided as a public service. This WEB SITE is dynamic and will change over time WITHOUT NOTICE. Users of this WEB SITE are therefore fully responsible for checking the accuracy, completeness, currency and or suitability of this WEB SITE themselves.
In addition, the State of Hawaii may suspend or discontinue some or all of this public service at any time, or it may elect to charge a fee for access to or use of this public service.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
This WEB SITE is provided "AS IS" and without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent of the law, the State of Hawaii, including each agency, officer, or employee of the State of Hawaii, disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this WEB SITE; this disclaimer of warranties includes but is not limited to disclaimers as regards the following: (1) that the functioning of this WEB SITE will be uninterrupted and error-free; (2) that any defects or other errors on this WEB SITE will be corrected; and (3) that this WEB SITE as well as the computer system are or will be free of viruses or other harmful components.
In addition, neither the State of Hawaii nor any agency, officer, or employee of the State of Hawaii makes any representations, guarantees, or warranties as to: (1) the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided via this WEB SITE; (2) the use of or the results of the use of this WEB SITE; and (3) the accuracy, reliability, availability or completeness or usefulness of the content of web sites created and maintained by persons other than the State of Hawaii and linked to or from this WEB SITE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances, including but not limited to, negligence, shall the State of Hawaii nor any agency, officer, or employee of the State of Hawaii be liable for any special, consequential and/or incidental damages that may result from the use of or the inability to access or use this WEB SITE, even if the State of Hawaii has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall the State of Hawaii's total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, (including but not limited to negligence) or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, to access this WEB SITE.
Duplication or use of any content from this WEB SITE for commercial purposes or in any manner likely to give the impression of official approval by the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority is prohibited. The WEB SITE Copyright © 2003 - 2010 Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority.
The NELHA's web site, subpage or content shall not be captured within another entity's frames, or the NELHA's web site, subpage or content otherwise be presented as another entity's own.
A Linking Entity's link to the NELHA's web site, subpage or content should be a full forward link that passes the client browser to the NELHA's web site unencumbered. The BACK button should return the visitor to the linking entity's site if the visitor wishes to back out.
LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEB SITES AND PAGES
This WEB SITE may contain hypertext links to external web sites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organizations other than the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority. These hypertext links may be created by the NELHA if it determines that establishing the external link will be consistent with assisting or further the purpose of this WEB SITE which is to significantly and diligently promote public service to citizens and businesses by:
- Expanded business and citizen access to government services and government information;
- Offering an easy and convenient process for these groups to conduct transactions with State government online;
- Accelerating the development and delivery of an increased volume of quality, online government services;
- Improving the level of customer service from State government; and
- Extend electronic government services to citizens of cities and county government.
In addition, hypertext links may be created by the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority for informational purposes, that is, where the linked external web site will provide useful and valuable information to visitors to this WEB SITE, or where the linked external web site is required or authorized by law.
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority, in its sole discretion, will determine whether the external web site meets the purpose of this WEB SITE or for the specified informational purposes. The inclusion of a hypertext link to an external web site is not intended as an endorsement of any products or service offered or referenced on the linked web site, the organizations sponsoring such web site, or any views which might be expressed or referenced in the web site.
These hypertext links to external web sites and pages may be removed or replaced in the sole discretion of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority, at any time without notice.
In the event you discover problems with or have concerns regarding the format, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of a linked external web site, please contact the organization responsible for the linked external web site - the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority does not control nor is it responsible for any linked external web sites and pages.
The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority WEB SITE and pages are not intended to be open public forums.
DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSEMENT
Any reference in this WEB SITE to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Hawaii.
This WEB SITE is provided as a public service using an associated computer system located within the State of Hawaii. Any person choosing to access and use this WEB SITE is subject to the jurisdiction of the State of Hawaii.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Hawaii. Any dispute arising out of or relating to these terms, or access and use of this WEB SITE shall be decided under the laws of and in the state courts in the State of Hawaii, and you hereby consent to and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of adjudicating such dispute.
If any provision in these terms shall be determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.