About the Louisiana
Donor Registry and Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency
The Louisiana Donor Registry – (registry.donatelifela.org) –is a donor
registry, as set forth in the Louisiana Anatomical Gift Act, La. R.S. 17:2351 et seq. As such, it is a statewide
database of documents of gift, and any amendments or revocations thereof, of Louisiana
residents or individuals residing in this state that can be accessed after a
donor’s death so that donor decisions regarding organ, eye and tissue donation
can be honored.
While this Site is mainly intended for users in the United States,
we understand that some of our Site users may reside elsewhere. If you are
located outside of the United States, please note that by using our services
and our Site, you may be transferring your personal information to a country
that does not have the same data protection laws as your home country.
We take the privacy of personal and all other information
information. Accordingly, this Privacy
Policy outlines what information, including personally identifiable
information, might be collected by this Site before and after the registration
process, and how that information can be used and disclosed.
LOPA and Louisiana eye recovery organizations may access the
information you provide on the Site.
LOPA may disclose your information to other organ, eye and tissue recovery organizations solely for the purpose
of recognizing and acting on your decision.
LOPA may gather aggregate statistics from this information, in a
form that does not identify you, for the purpose of understanding registration
LOPA may use your email address to reach you regarding confirming
a user account and any updates or issues that directly relate to your
registration. Your email address will not be used for marketing purposes or
solicitation of any kind.
we will post the most current version on our Site and note at the top of the
the terms of the policy periodically to ensure that you are aware of how
personally identifiable is collected, used and
By using this Site, you signify your agreement to the terms of
separately set forth on this Site and available here and which
describes the restrictions, disclaimers, indemnification
and limitation of liability governing the use of this Site. By registering on
this Site or otherwise using this Site, you are authorizing the collection,
use, disclosure, transfer and storage of your
information, including personally identifiable information, in accordance with
You can visit
this Site without providing us with any personally identifiable information
(“personal information”). However, we collect personal information from you
when you voluntarily register to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor. The
personal information we collect includes such items as your name, address,
email address, gender, date of birth and last four (4) digits of your social
security number. For those who voluntarily register to be a donor with the
Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV), the OMV provides us with
identification information from your driver’s license.
During the course of registration, LOPA will send you emails(s) and you may send email(s) to LOPA, which tracks the emails
and associated information.
Site Usage Information.
use this Site, certain types of internet usage information may be received and
stored, such as information from your browser, including but not limited to
your IP address, pages visited, the length of time you spend on the Site, type
of browser software and operating system you are using, internet domain through
which you access the internet and files you download, which are recorded in the
Site server logs. However, no personal information is collected during the
makes use of session cookies (lasting only for the browser session) in order to facilitate registry functionality. The use of
cookies can be disabled within your browser. Please refer to
browser’s help documentation for information on how to do this. Please
note that disabling cookies may disable Site functionality.
Our Use of Information That We Collect
We use the registration information that you provide to honor your
decision should the potential for donation arise. An authorized organ, eye or tissue recovery staff member of LOPA, or one of the
eye banks located in Louisiana, will review your information to affirm your
registration and present your decision to donate to your legal next of kin.
We may also use your information to: (a) contact individuals as
allowed under Louisiana law;
verify or confirm the registration of a donor; (c) create a legal document of
gift for a donor or prospective donor; and (d) add, remove
or modify an individual’s registration record with their expressed consent.
Our Disclosure of
Information That We Collect
We consider your personal information to be yours and only yours.
Therefore, we will not sell or provide your personal information to third
parties, including third party advertisers, except as specifically described
herein. Your information may only be disclosed: (a) to LOPA or authorized
organ, eye and tissue recovery organizations and staff
honor your donation decision; (b) if you request LOPA to do so;
(c) when necessary to establish or exercise LOPA’s legal rights or defend
against legal action; or (d) as otherwise required by law.
Steps We Take to
Protect Your Information
The security of your personal information is important to us. In order to prevent any unauthorized access or disclosure of
the personal information that we collect, LOPA maintains reasonable
administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the
personal information that you provide on this Site. Unfortunately, no method of
transmitting or storing data is impenetrable and LOPA cannot guarantee the
security of this Site nor can LOPA guarantee that the information you supply
will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet. By using this
Site you acknowledge that LOPA is not responsible for
the actions or illegal acts of third parties.
User Accounts and
When you submit your donor registration form, you will receive an
email from LOPA with instructions on how to create a user account and password,
which you may subsequently use to view, amend or
revoke your document of gift. By accessing and using a user account, you agree
to maintain the confidentiality of the username and password you select.
Please feel free to contact LOPA if you have any questions about
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1-800-
LOPA, All Rights Reserved
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