Thank you for visiting The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance’s website,, (hereinafter the “Web Site”), and for reviewing our Privacy Policy . This Privacy Policy is applicable to our Web Site, as well as, to The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, Inc. and our affiliates (hereinafter “The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance” or “OCRA”). At The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance we take your right to privacy very seriously. For that reason we have established this Privacy Policy so that you understand how we use and maintain the information you give us. Because your privacy is important to us, we provide you with notice and choices about the collection and use of your information. To make this notice easy to find, links are provided at the bottom of every page of our Web Site. By visiting or providing your information to us, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

The Information We Collect And How We Use It

The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance does not disclose, give, sell, trade, share or transfer any of your personally identifiable information to any third-party unless required by law to do so. OCRA respects the privacy of each and every visitor to our Web Site. If you identify yourself by sending us an e-mail or providing us your information, we will use this information to respond to your inquiry or request, and will also add your contact information to our database for future communications. If you do not wish to be contacted by OCRA, you can Opt-Out in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In addition, we collect a limited amount of information on usage of the Web Site for statistical purposes, in order to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our Web Site and to help us make our Web Site more useful to visitors. This information includes, without limitation:

  • The domain name from which you access the Internet. For example, if you connect to the Internet through Verizon, then the domain name is “”
  • The Internet protocol address of the computer you use to access the Internet. An Internet Protocol Address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you log on to your internet service provider, ex. Verizon.
  • The Internet address of the web site from which you “jumped” to our site, if you did not directly input
  • The date, time and duration of your visit to our site and the pages you viewed while at our site.

Your Options & Opting Out

Your personal information may be used for marketing or promotional purposes solely by The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance. If you object to our use of your information, you may Opt-Out of our communications by unsubscribing to any e-mail you may receive, sending an e-mail request with “UNSUBSCRIBE” in the subject line to, or sending us an unsubscribe request via postal mail to The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, 14 Pennsylvania Plaza Suite 2110, NY, NY 10122. You may also request that your information (except for information stored or used in connection with a donation) be deactivated in our system and put to no further use by OCRA by sending your request to OCRA as set forth above. OCRA wants to communicate with you on your terms and provides the following additional options for tailoring our communications:

  1. Contact me only by postal mail and e-mail
  2. Contact me only by telephone and e-mail
  3. Contact me only by postal mail
  4. Contact me only by telephone
  5. Contact me only by email
  6. Contact me only about OCRA’s Mission.

You can set your communication preferences by sending us an email to If you provide a communications request, all reasonable efforts will be taken to ensure that your preferences are honored. Please provide thirty (30) days for your preference to be reflected in our systems. If you opt back into a specific service, you will receive communications in that manner, regardless of your overall opt out selections.

Linking Policy

The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance is an organization committed to the highest ethics and standards, both in fact and appearance. While The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance encourages and permits text links to the content on The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance Web Site, we cannot ensure the protection of any personal information that you provide to a third-party site that links to or from the OCRA Web Site. Additionally, although the OCRA Web Site does provide links to other third-party websites, we cannot assume any liability with respect the privacy of any information you choose to provide to the third-party websites. These third-party websites may have their separate privacy and data collection practices. Any personal information that you provide to these third-party websites will be regulated by their own privacy policy, if any. The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance can assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the practices, actions or policies of these third-party sites, and cannot be responsible for the content or privacy practices of such sites.

Cookies and Pixels

A “cookie” is a small file that a Web site may send to your browser and which may then be stored on your hard drive. The OCRA Web Site uses cookies to improve our visitors’ online experience and simulate a continuous connection to the OCRA Web Site by letting us “remember” your preferences on our site. No personally identifiable information is stored in these cookies. You can manually delete all cookies within your browser’s privacy settings. You can also set your browser to not accept cookies. For more information about how to disable cookies, refer to the “help” section of your browser application. In addition, The OCRA Web Site uses “pixels,” or transparent GIF files, to help manage online advertising. These pixels do not collect identifying information.

Donor Policy

The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance guarantees that we will not trade, sell or share any donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies equally to online donors via the OCRA Web Site and OCRA Web Site donation platform, as well as to offline donors making contributions via cash, check, money order, ACH, third party, and any additional offline methods of contribution.

Security Precautions

We are aware that you may be concerned about the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information. Therefore, we have taken precautions to ensure that this information is safe and secure. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network will be 100% secure. While we take steps to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us and do so at your own risk. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to help protect your personal information. Upon receiving your transmission, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems. OCRA takes every precaution to protect our users’ private information. When online donors enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number), that information is encrypted and protected with industry standard encryption software.

While we use industry standard encryption software to protect confidential and sensitive information online, we also take commercially reasonable steps to protect your sensitive information offline. All of our users’ information is restricted and password protected at all OCRA offices. Only individuals who need the private information to perform a specific purpose are granted access to this sensitive information. These individuals have agreed to hold such information confidentially and to use such information only for the purposes for which that information was provided. Furthermore and in order to further protect access to confidential and sensitive information, the OCRA maintains its web servers in an environment in which access to such servers is limited to authorized individuals only and is subject to a variety of electronic, physical and procedural security measures.

Furthermore, certain programs and/or operating systems may maintain information on the computer used to contact our Web Site. As such, each individual user should be cautioned and are hereby directed to refer to the user manual(s) provided by the software publisher of the operating system and/or web browser for information about the security and privacy procedures that are available. The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance can assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the operation and/or data collection procedures employed by each individual user’s operating system and/or web browser.

Acceptance of These Terms

By using this Web Site, you agree that you have reviewed and accept these conditions and limitations regarding the privacy and/or security of any personal information you provide to us. You further acknowledge that you agree to this Privacy Policy and Security Statement. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the OCRA Web Site. The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Your continued use of the OCRA Web Site following the posting of changes to our Privacy Policy will signify your acceptance of those changes. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and Security Statement and/or the practices of the Web Site or the OCRA please feel free to contact us at

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, or would like more information on our privacy practices, simply send your inquiry to us via certified mail at:

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance
14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 2110
New York, NY 10122