Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: December 14 , 2020

About the Louisiana Donor Registry and Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency

The Louisiana Donor Registry – ( –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.

Our Policy

We take the privacy of personal and all other information seriously. This Privacy Policy reflects our policy with respect to 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 trends.

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.

Changes in this Privacy Policy

LOPA may review and change this Privacy Policy from time to time as needed without notice. If we have modified or amended this Privacy Policy, we will post the most current version on our Site and note at the top of the page the date the Privacy Policy was last updated. Therefore, you should review the terms of the policy periodically to ensure that you are aware of how personally identifiable is collected, used and disclosed.


By using this Site, you signify your agreement to the terms of this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms and Conditions of Use, which is 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 the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

Personally Identifiable Information: 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.

Email Information: 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. Whenever you 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 process.

Cookies: The registry 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 your 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; (b) 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 in order to 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 Passwords

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.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact LOPA if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our information practices. You may contact us at or by phone at 1-800- 521-4483.


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