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Privacy Policy

WHAT DOES OKLAHOMA EDUCATORS CREDIT UNION DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.

The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:

  • Social security number and account balances
  • Account transactions and payment history
  • Credit history and credit score

All financial companies must share members’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their member’s personal information; the reasons Oklahoma Educators Credit Union chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons we can share your personal information Does Oklahoma Educators Credit Union Share? Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes – such as processing your transactions, maintaining your account(s), responding to court orders and legal investigations, or reporting to credit bureaus YES NO
For our marketing purposes – to offer our products and services to you YES NO
For joint marketing with other financial companies YES NO
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes – information about your transactions and experiences YES NO
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes – information about your creditworthiness YES YES
For our affiliates to market to you YES YES
For nonaffiliates to market to you NO WE DO NOT SHARE

To Limit our sharing

  • Call toll-free 800-324-8259 – our menu will prompt you through your choice(s) or
  • Visit us online: www.oecu.com/contact-us

Please note:

If you are a new member, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our member, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.

However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.

What We Do

How does Oklahoma Educators Credit Union protect my personal information?

To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.

How does Oklahoma Educators Credit Union collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • open an account or show your government-issued ID
  • apply for financing or provide account information
  • make deposits or withdrawals from your account

We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.

Why can’t I limit all sharing?

Federal law gives you the right to limit only

  • sharing for affiliates’ everyday business purposes – information about your creditworthiness
  • affiliates from using your information to market to you
  • sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you

State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.

What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?

Your choices will apply to everyone on your account.

Definitions

Affiliates

Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • Our affiliates include other companies, such as Educators Insurance Agency, LLC DBA Legacy Insurance of Oklahoma.

Nonaffiliates

Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • Oklahoma Educators Credit Union does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.

Joint Marketing

A formal agreement between nonaffiliated companies that together market financial products or services to you.

  • Our joint marketing partners include credit card companies, loan recapture programs, and insurance companies.

Internet Security Statement

Confidentiality of Consumer Information in Other Circumstances

Our Web Site
When you visit our website at www.oecu.com, we want you to feel secure that we are respecting your privacy. The only private information we have about you is the information you choose to give us (such as providing feedback or completing a form). We do not release that information to others without notifying you on the form and obtaining your consent. We do utilize website tracking software that works by storing cookies in your web browser. A cookie is a small element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your system. We use cookies to analyze the effectiveness of our website marketing by counting the number of page hits received during the month which leads to improved site design content. Your web browser can be set to provide you with a notice before you accept a cookie.

Our Credit Union is constantly concerned about our member’s critical information and privacy. With this in mind, we have the following security services installed on our Internet server:

  • Each server is behind a Firewall that blocks critical ports and IP addresses on servers from external attacks and access.
  • Each server runs proprietary software that constantly monitors the servers for unauthorized use and attempts to “hack” into information. Administrators are contacted when forced attacks are committed, and countermeasures can be applied to stop these instances.
  • All administrative activity requires user login and authentication. All administrative updates are logged into files that can be reviewed later.
  • All communication between the web server and the member is digitally encrypted by an SSL certificate. Information passed in applications cannot be decrypted by third parties attempting to “pick” information being passed across the Internet backbone.

Privacy of Children
Oklahoma Educators Credit Union does not intend to collect information from children under 13, however, the website does not prevent a minor from entering their personal information on loan applications, through internet banking services, or through e-mail. As with all visitors, under no circumstances will a child’s information be collected for the purpose of third-party marketing.

Member Only Areas (Online Banking, eStatements, and Oklahoma Educators CU mobile app)
Personal identification information (for example, account number, personal identification number (PIN), and password) is collected when a valid credit union member with active account(s) has registered to enter the secure online transactions area of our website. This personal identification information enables us to regulate access to those who request such access and can provide the correct personal information. To protect yourself, it is important that you keep your personal identification information confidential. Select PINs and passwords that are unique to you and not easily guessed, and if possible, change them periodically. Take care to see that others are not able to view the information you enter when you use a protected area of a website.

Cookies
With regards to online banking products, we use cookies to help protect the privacy of a member’s (customer’s) transactions by automatically terminating online sessions when he or she forgets to log out. When used, cookies cannot capture a user’s email address, obtain data from the user’s hard drive, or gain confidential or sensitive information about the user. A cookie also cannot be read by any website other than the one that sent the cookie.

Online Advertising 
In our online advertising endeavors, Oklahoma Educators Credit Union may use Google Analytics, Google AdWords Conversion tracker, other Google services, Facebook, and other third-party sites which place cookies on a browser across the Oklahoma Educators Credit Union website(s). This cookie placement helps us increase the website’s general effectiveness for visitors.  Cookies are set and read by Google, Facebook, and other third-party sites. You can opt out of Google tracking at any time by visiting the Google Ad Settings page. You can opt out of Facebook tracking at any time by visiting https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/.

Oklahoma Educators Credit Union may also use AdWords, Facebook, or other third-party remarketing, sometimes called retargeting, to market our website(s) across the Internet. Google, Facebook, or other third-party sites place a cookie on a browser. Google, Facebook, or third-party sites reads cookies and may present an Oklahoma Educators Credit Union ad on a 3rd party site. You may opt out of Google’s remarketing here. If you are concerned about 3rd party cookies presenting ads by Google and other ad networks, you may visit a broader opt-out page at the Network Advertising Initiative. You may opt out of Facebook remarketing by visiting https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/

This agreement may be changed from time to time by posting the new Terms of Use on Oklahoma Educators Credit Union’s website. All Oklahoma Educators Credit Union website users agree to be subject to this agreement as it changes from time to time.

Online Forms
We provide online forms and applications to better serve the needs of our members. Personal information provided via an online form is used to process the member’s request for service. Our online forms are available directly via our secure internal network.

Email
In general, Internet email messages are not secure, unless they are encrypted. You should use discretion before submitting any personal or financial information via email. Information communicated via email messages traveling through the Internet may be intercepted, collected, used, or disclosed by others. If you are concerned about the security of email communications, please send your forms or correspondence through the postal service or use the telephone to contact us directly. When you contact us by phone, we can provide you with a link to upload documents and communicate securely.

Live Chat
Your conversations on the live chat platform may be monitored and recorded for quality assurance, training, and compliance purposes. We may use these recordings to:

  • Evaluate the performance of our customer service representatives.
  • Ensure that our service meets regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Improve our service by analyzing conversations and identifying areas for improvement.

By using this live chat service, you consent to the monitoring and recording of your conversations. Please note that any information you provide during these conversations may be collected and stored by us.

We understand that your privacy is important, and we take measures to protect your information. We will not disclose your conversations to any third parties except as required by law or in the case of a legitimate business need.

What we do with your mobile number

Privacy: Oklahoma Educators Credit Union does not share or use your mobile number for any other purpose, other than as stated in this privacy policy. We will only use the information you provide to transmit your text message. Nonetheless, we reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any legal, regulatory, or governmental request, to avoid liability, or to protect our rights or property. When you complete forms online or otherwise provide an organization with the information in connection with the service, you agree to provide accurate, complete, and true information. You agree not to use a false or misleading name or a name that you are not authorized to use. If we, in our sole discretion, believe that any such information is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, we may refuse you access to the service and pursue any appropriate legal remedies.

Fees: Oklahoma Educators Credit Union does not charge users fees to receive text messages. However, Message and Data Rates May Apply. Your mobile carrier may put these charges on your mobile bill or may deduct them from your prepaid account.

Opt-In: If you are a member of Oklahoma Educators Credit Union, you have already agreed to be opted in to our text program via the Membership and Account Agreement and you agree to receive text messages from Oklahoma Educators Credit Union.

How to opt-out

Opt-Out: To opt-out (discontinue receiving messages), reply “STOP” from your mobile device. You will not receive any additional messages from that number unless you opt-in again.

Help: To get help, send us an email, or call us at 800.324.8259.

Warranty: Oklahoma Educators Credit Union is not liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages connected with this program. Delivery of SMS messages is subject to effective transmission from your wireless service provider/network operator to your mobile device.

Links to Other Sites
Our website contains links to other websites. These sites are not under our control. They may collect information about you that we do not. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of linked websites.

If you have any questions, please call 800-324-8259 or  405-722-2234 or visit the branch nearest you.