Pioneer Genealogical Society - Privacy Statement

We recognize that respecting your privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance.

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Pioneer Woman Statue

Ponca City, OK – Bryant Baker, Sculptor – Dedicated April 22, 1930.

Marland Mansion

Ponca City, OK - Constructed 1928.

Ponca City Library

Ponca City, OK – Constructed 1935.

Standing Bear Museum & Education Center

Ponca City, OK - Dedicated September 29, 2007.

Kay County Courthouse

Newkirk, OK – Constructed 1926.

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"Why waste your money looking into your family tree? Just go into politics and your opponents will do it for you." - Mark Twain
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Web Site Privacy Information

 

Pioneer Genealogical Society

recognizes that respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance. This privacy statement is designed to provide information about the privacy and data collection practices for the site: http://www.pgsok.org. The Site is operated by Pioneer Genealogical Society.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact our site coordinator at cdg@pgsok.org or by postal mail to:

  • Pioneer Genealogical Society
  • P.O. Box 1965
  • Ponca City, OK.
  • 74602

Identifying Information. In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of the Site, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to process an order, offer services that require registration, assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you. Generally, Pioneer Genealogical Society requests identifying information when you:

  • Register on any of our web sites.
  • Place an order.
  • Provide feedback to an online survey or tell us about an idea or suggestion.
  • Request a special service.
  • Request information or files from our group.


In these instances, Pioneer Genealogical Society will ask for your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and other appropriate information needed to provide you with these services. In all instances, if you receive a newsletter or other mailing from us, you will always be able to "unsubscribe" to these mailings at any time.

What Pioneer Genealogical Society Will Do With Your Information. If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by Pioneer Genealogical Society and will only be used by Pioneer Genealogical Society to support your customer relationship with us. We will not add you to a mailing list, or newsletter without your registration for this service. We will only contact you if further information is required from you to complete a service.

What Others May Do With Your Information. Pioneer Genealogical Society does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our Site (such as your name or email address) to any outside organization for use in its marketing or solicitations. From time to time Pioneer Genealogical Society may use agents or contractors who will have access to your personal information to perform services for Pioneer Genealogical Society (such as DATABASE MAINTENANCE, FURTHER EXAMPLES), however, they are required by us to keep the information confidential and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services for Pioneer Genealogical Society. In addition, Pioneer Genealogical Society may also share aggregate information about its customers and its web site visitors to advertisers, business partners, and other third parties. For example, we might share that our users are x percent PCs users and y percent Macintosh users. None of this information, however, will contain personal, identifying information about our users.

Pioneer Genealogical Society On-line Store. The Pioneer Genealogical Society On-line Store is designed to give you options concerning the privacy of your identifying information. If you choose, you can set up an account. This will allow you to have a customized order page for express ordering and to view your purchasing history. To protect your privacy, we have designed the Sites to include certain steps to verify your identity before granting you access or enabling you to make corrections in an account. You will always have access to this account information and can view it, update it or correct it at any time. To access your information, you will need to use a password.

When purchasing products through the our web site, the order form will also ask you to provide a daytime telephone number. However, the telephone number is only used to quickly resolve questions relative to an order, such as to clarify customer email addresses that are inactive, or entered incorrectly.

 

Third Party Links

pgsok.org does provide links to other sites. Other Internet sites and services have separate privacy and data collection practices. Once you leave www.pgsok.og, Pioneer Genealogical Society cannot control, and has no responsibility for, the privacy policies or data collection activities at another site.

 

Cookies

At times, we will use a feature on your web browser to send your computer a "cookie". We do not use cookies to retrieve any personal information from your computer. We only use cookies to learn ways to enhance our Sites, and to give you better, more personalized service while in our web site. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is sent. However, some functions of the Sites will not function if you refuse cookies. These areas of our web site will have information posted about cookies, and when a cookie will be uploaded to your computer.

 

Children's Privacy Protection

Pioneer Genealogical Society is sensitive to the heightened need to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13. The vast majority of the material on our web site is not intended for children and is not targeted to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect data from children and, if we learn that we have received personal data from a child, we will remove this information from our database.

 

Changes to this Policy

Pioneer Genealogical Society may from time to time revise its privacy policy. You should therefore periodically visit this page, so you are aware of any such revisions. We will not, however, use your existing information in a manner not previously disclosed. You will be advised and have the opportunity to opt out of any new use of your information.
Contacting Us. If you have any questions about our privacy policy and/or the practices of our web site, you can write to:

  • Pioneer Genealogical Society
  • P.O. Box 1965
  • Ponca City, OK.
  • 74602

Credit Card Security

We know customers are concerned about credit card security. We use one of the worlds largest funds transfer agencies - PayPal.
If you choose to use a PayPal account, your personal credit card information will not be given to Pioneer Genealogical Society.

 

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Workshops - Training Opportunities - Meetings of Interest

(Use "Related Websites" on the main menu for links to these sites)

*On Demand*  Internet - Relative Roots Webinar Introduction to Genetic Genealogy at Family Tree DNA

*Apr 1* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  Finding Scottish Ancestors Online - Nancy E. Loe

*Apr 1* - Oklahoma Genealogical Society - OGS is offering a Spring Seminar: A DAY WITH THE GENETIC GENEALOGIST, by Blaine Bettinger. Click here for more information

*Apr 5* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Preserve, Share, And Search Your Digital Pictures with Google Photos - Geoff Rasmussen

*Apr 11* - Internet - (Live) ISGS Webinar:   Tracing Slave and Slaveowner Ancestors with DNA and Genealogy - Nicka Smith

*Apr 12* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Your Whiteboard in the Cloud: Trello for Genealogists - Lisa Alzo

*Apr 13* - Internet - (Live) NEHGS:   A Guide to Connecticut Resources - Claire Ammon

*Apr 14* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Complete Photo Restoration in 4 Easy Steps - Eric Basir

*Apr 18* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  The Genealogy in Government Documents - Rick Sayre

*Apr 19* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Neighborhood Reconstruction: Effective Use of Land Records - Mary Hill

*Apr 19* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  So Many Historic Books: How Can I Find My People? - James M. Baker

*Apr 26* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Finding and Using Land Ownership Maps - Rick Sayre

*Apr 28* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Researching Criminal Records - Ron Arons

*May 3* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Take Me Back to Where I Belong: Transportation Records of the Freedmen's Bureau - Angela Walton-Raji

*May 6* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  Beyond the Surface: Analyzing and Capturing Genealogical Data - Nicka Smith

*May 9* - Internet - (Live) ISGS Webinar:   Cause of Death: Using Coroner's Records for Genealogy - Lisa A. Alzo

*May 10* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Beginning Danish Research - Charles Fritz Juengling

*May 12* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  New York City and State Governmental Vital Records - Jane Wilcox

*May 16* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  MAXY DNA: Correlating mt-at-X-Y DNA with the GPS - Debbie Parker Wayne

*May 17* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Remember Me: Lifestreaming and the Modern Genealogist - Thomas MacEntee

*May 17* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  Location, Location, Location: One Place Studies in North America - Tessa Keough

*May 24* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  WikiTree: Free for All without a Free-for-All - Eowny Langholf

*May 31* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  The Great War: Researching Your World War I Ancestors - Michael L. Strauss