Privacy Policy

St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness, serving the St. Louis metropolitan area, is committed to maintaining public confidence and trust and, accordingly, maintains the following privacy policy to protect personal information provided online.

Commitment to Online Security

Physical, electronic and volunteer staffing procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. Donation, membership and shopping information is encrypted whenever transmitted or received online. Personal information is accessible only by board members and volunteers who are designated to handle online requests. All SLOCA agents and contractors with access to personal information obtained on the SLOCA web site are also bound to adhere to this policy.

Personal Information SLOCA May Collect Online

SLOCA collects the following types of personal information: names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and donation/volunteer/billing information.

How SLOCA May Use Information It Collects

SLOCA will not use your personal information other than for the purpose for which it was submitted without your consent. We use personal information to facilitate gifts and memberships, reply to inquiries, provide services, and in program/event recordkeeping. We also process donations, memberships and shopping requests. You will receive printed and electronic newsletters and invitations to events. However, you may remove your name from our mailing list at any time by clicking the “Remove” link at the bottom of our electronic newletter or by contacting us at

How Your Information May Be Shared

In order to process donations, memberships and shopping requests, SLOCA will transfer credit card information to process contributions. By completing a donation, membership or shopping form, or emailing us an inquiry, you are allowing us to forward your contact information to our treasurer, the board member who maintains our donor and membership database, and/or the board member who will be able to respond to your inquiry. SLOCA never sells or rents personal information. When you submit a form, your credit card data is encrypted, securely transmitted to the credit card processing system for approval, and redacted; no one with SLOCA views or retains your credit card information.

Help Us Keep Your Personal Information Accurate

If your personal information changes or you would like to review the personal information we may have on file, please email us with the new information or your review request at

Computer Tracking and Cookies

Our web site is not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by its visitors. Our site logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our site. This information is used for internal purposes by the board to provide better services to the public and may also be provided to others, but again, the statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. SLOCA uses non-identifying cookies to provide easier site navigation and access to forms. You can still use the SLOCA site if your browser is set to reject cookies. Our cookies do not generate personal data, do not read personal data from your machine and are never tied to anything that could be used to identify you.


If you have a complaint about SLOCA’s compliance with this privacy policy, you may contact us at

Last revised: July 2012