Privacy Policy

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The Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation / Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival (HGLCF/HRFF) respects your privacy. When you subscribe to our email list, you always have the option to unsubscribe. We do not share, sell or rent our lists to commercial vendors or other organizations. You have the right to remove your name and personal information from our list at any time.

Email Newsletters

We use MailChimp as our data controller to collect and store subscribers’ email addresses and optional first and last names. You can read MailChimp’s Privacy Policy by clicking here and their Terms of Use by clicking here.

Event Photos and Videos

If you attend our events there is a possibility that your image will be captured on video or in a photograph. We sometimes use these images in promotions, place them on our social media sites or put them up on our website. By attending our events you agree to release images of yourself to HGLCF/HRFF, especially if you pose in front of the “Step and Repeat” publicity backdrop or for our photographers / videographers. We will never sell or rent your image. If you object to any image of you on our website or social media, please contact us and we will be glad to remove it.

Contacting Us via Email

If you email us with questions, comments or to request additional information, we do not add your contact information to our subscriber list, unless you ask us to do so. Stats

This site is built in WordPress and we use WordPress Stats to understand what content our visitors use most often and when they are most likely to visit our site. WordPress Stats collects data including IP address, user agent, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language and country code. We do not have access to any of this information via this feature. Stats logs — containing visitor IP addresses and usernames (if available) — are retained by Automattic for 28 days and are used for the sole purpose of powering this feature.

Google Analytics

We use the MonsterInsights plug-in to connect with Google Analytics to help us provide insights into how our visitors use our website. MonsterInsights sends page view events including IP address, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, and country code to Google Analytics. Google recently released a statement declaring their commitment to compliance with data protection laws in line with GDPR. However, if you’d rather not have your visits to our website sent to Google Analytics, you can opt out by clicking here.


We use cookies to store user preferences like mobile themes. You can opt out of having cookies used by clicking no on the message that appears at the bottom of our homepage when you first visit our site.

Purchasing Festival Tickets or Passes

We use Square to process payments when you make a purchase online through our website. For more information on Square’s Privacy Policy, click here.


If you have any questions about our privacy policy:

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If you need to write to us about our privacy policy, please send mail to:

Honolulu Gay and Lesbian Cultural Foundation

1670 Makaloa Street, Suite 204, PMB 370, Honolulu, HI 96814