The Osceola County Historical Society places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the Osceola County Historical Society, and how this information is used.

Donor privacy

The Osceola County Historical Society takes all reasonable steps to ensure the confidentiality of donor information and does not publish names of donors without express permission. The Osceola County Historical Society also does not sell or provide its membership list to third parties without express permission.

Email privacy

The Society does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses, donor lists or other similar information to other organizations or businesses.

Credit Cards  

The Osceola County Historical Society takes the issue of your credit card security seriously. We do not share your credit card information with anyone else. To protect the security of your credit card information, we employ the industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.

What personally identifiable information is collected

Osceola County Historical Society members, individuals who register for events, individuals who sign up to receive Osceola County Historical Society e-communications voluntarily, or other individuals who provide us with contact information voluntarily, may receive periodic communications. We may use this information for specific, limited purposes including sending newsletters, announcements of upcoming events, and other items that we believe are of interest to you. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future if you do not wish to receive our messages.

How Your Information May Be Used

We may use your information to track the number of visitors of our website. This allows us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.

The Osceola County Historical Society may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.


The Society uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you are particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of our website so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.