Privacy & Consent Policy
of Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry

(as of May 11, 2021)

Thank you for visiting the official Internet site of Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM). The following information demonstrates OCPM’s commitment to maintaining a relationship of trust, accountability and respect with its donors, partners and other constituents.

This Privacy Policy is subject to change at any time. Individuals who provide information to OCPM should review this periodically for any amendments. If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy, you should not provide information to OCPM.

For additional information about this site or about OCPM you may contact us at:

Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry
276 5th Avenue
Suite 704-3183
New York, NY 10001 USA


Telephone: (347) 868-6957

The mission of OCPM is to serve those who are incarcerated and their families, and provide resources, training, and support to our ministry partners.

OCPM Tax Information
OCPM is a 501(c)(3) organization eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions.

OCPM values your support and is committed to protecting your privacy. Our site is a safe environment for anyone who visits or makes a donation. OCPM provides the following information to demonstrate our organization’s commitment to your privacy. As a rule, OCPM does not share, rent, trade or sell personal information collected on this site or through other means. Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.

When you visit our site, we collect some non-identifying basic information. This includes the total number of website visitors, pages viewed, and other non-identifying information. We use this aggregate information to improve our site and to make your experience on our website as smooth as possible. Our site is not designed for children and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from a child without the consent of the child’s parent(s).

When you make a donation online, we ask for basic information to process your donations and to verify credit card data. We use your mailing address to send your tax-deductible receipts and to keep you informed about what we are doing through our publications and appeals. Your information is used to process orders, accept donations, and to communicate with you. We do not store your credit card information.

This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Any forms submitted online that contain personal financial information are submitted via a secure server using encryption technology. Credit card information and other personal information will not be released by OCPM to any other party, except when required by law.

Mailing Lists
OCPM does not share, rent, trade or sell its mailing lists to other parties. Those who no longer wish to receive email or postal mail communications from OCPM can have their information removed from our mailing lists by contacting OCPM at the above-listed contact information.

Legal Notice and Disclaimer
The information contained on this site is provided by OCPM staff and volunteers. While OCPM attempts to present accurate and reliable information, OCPM does not endorse, approve or certify the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or sequencing of such information. Use of the information is voluntary, and readers are encouraged to confirm the information with independent sources. Live links to other Internet addresses are provided for the readers’ convenience, and OCPM does not endorse, approve or certify the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or sequencing of such information. OCPM expressly disclaims all liability for and damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information accessed at this site. Reference to any commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by OCPM.

Links to Other Websites
This site contains links to websites that have information we believe will be of interest to you. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites.

Use of Cookies
Cookies are data text files that a website transfers to a visitor’s computer for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow website operators like OCPM to facilitate and customize your visit by saving your preferences while tracking information about your visit to a website. We use the data collected by cookies to retrieve certain information previously provided by you and to help us provide our visitors with a better experience at our website. Many improvements and updates to the website are based on the data collected by cookies. Information that we track with cookies includes, without limitation, the total number of visitors and pages viewed and which areas of our website you visited. Although most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, you can reset your browser preferences to indicate when a cookie is being sent or to refuse all cookies. However, note that if you refuse cookies, you may have difficulty accessing cookie-enabled services available at our website.

Donor Rights
Philanthropy is for the common good and necessary for quality of life. To facilitate philanthropy and earn the general public’s respect and trust so that donors and prospective donors have full confidence in Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry, we provide these rights to all donors:

  1. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.

  2. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.

  3. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.

  4. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.

  5. To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.

  6. To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

  7. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.

  8. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information
You can access your personally identifiable information, make corrections, or request that this information be removed from our system by calling us at (347) 868-6957.

Feedback Invited
Again, thank you for visiting OCPM’s website. We welcome your feedback. Please communicate your suggestions, corrections, updates, questions and other comments using the above-listed contact information.