Privacy Policy

The United Breast Cancer Foundation (the “Foundation”), a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, wants our users to always be aware of any information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it

This policy may be changed or updated from time to time. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post a revised privacy policy statement.

Information Collection and Use

We respect each site visitor’s right to personal privacy. To that end, we collect and use information throughout our website only as disclosed in this Privacy Policy. This statement applies solely to information we collect, whether through our website, direct mailings, or through other methods.

For each visitor to our website, our web server automatically recognizes certain information regarding the domain of your Internet Service Provider. This information is used in by our web server log analysis software to help us better our website. No information is collected by this software that identifies you individually.

We may also collect non-personal information about you using “cookies.” A cookie is a small data file that a website can place on your computer’s hard drive where your internet browser files are kept. This file is then stored on your computer. Cookies enable us to recognize when a computer being used to browse our website has previously visited the Foundation website or online resource. Cookies can also be used to enable a website to “remember” the information a visitor has previously inputted. We may use cookies to track user traffic patterns. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of the information we supply to you and other users and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information. Cookies also help us deliver a consistent and smooth browsing experience to visitors.

Most internet browsers allow you to change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether or not to accept it, or to automatically refuse all cookies. Please be aware that some functionality on our website and online resources relies on the use of cookies and may not be available should you choose to refuse all cookies. You may also delete and manage cookies through your internet browser.

Registration is not required to enter our site. In order to use this website, visitors and/or members are not required to complete any registration form.

When you use our website to make a financial contribution, configure a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign, sign up for our newsletter, volunteer, or to contact us for more information, we may ask you for your name, address, email address, phone number(s), and other information relevant to the transaction.

Specific Areas of Information Sharing


We will ask for standard credit card information when you make a financial donation. We will share that information with one of our payment services (Stripe or PayPal) based on whether you select to pay via credit card or through PayPal. Stripe’s privacy policy may be found here. PayPal’s privacy statement may be found here.

Beginning in 2024, the Foundation will begin sharing information on donations, including the identity of the donor, their contract information, and the amount of the donation, with a third-party marketing company to provide statistics and analysis about our donors and to provide us with strategies for marketing campaigns which may be considered targeted advertising. Where required by law, we will first obtain your consent before engaging in these marketing activities.


If you provide information to us in connection with seeking our services, we may contact you regarding those services. In connection with certain types of applications, you may be required to fill out forms authorizing us to receive information related to your health care and medical information and we may receive information from you or providers about your health care and treatment. We may also require documentation regarding your health status, invoices/bills/receipts for which you are requesting financial assistance, and information related to verifying your income. We may also request limited demographic information related to your gender, race and/or ethnicity. We may retain records related to your request for and eligibility to receive those services.

Fundraising Campaigns

If you use our website for a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign, we will publish information on our website that you share with us that is related to that campaign. This may include information on your health and/or treatment. In the campaign, we will only share the information that you consent to share with us for our publication.

To the extent you elect to share information on a fundraising campaign via Meta (Facebook), Meta (Instagram), X (Twitter), LinkedIn, or YouTube your privacy will be governed by that service’s privacy policy. Meta’s privacy policy may be found here. X’s privacy policy may be found here. LinkedIn’s privacy policy may be found here. YouTube’s privacy policy may be found here.


If you sign up through our website to volunteer, we will retain a record of your willingness to volunteer and we may contact you to seek your participation at upcoming events.


If you are seeking employment, we will retain a record of your outreach and we may contact you to seek additional information in connection with your application, such as information related to your employment history and work experience.


If you sign up for a membership through our website, from time-to-time we will send you a newsletter, information on our latest offerings, information on events and activities, and other communications related to the Foundation. We may also contact you regarding the Foundation’s fundraising. You can unsubscribe through a link included with each message or by contacting us at:

External Links

Our website may link to third-party websites. We may not have reviewed these third-party sites. We do not control and are not responsible for these sites’ contents or their privacy practices. You should take care to review the privacy policies of any third-party website before providing any information to those sites.

How We Secure Your Data

The Foundation takes reasonable steps to protect your information from unauthorized access. Our payment vendors protect the security of credit card transactions through encryption and other appropriate security measures.

However, no internet transmission is ever completely secure or error free and we cannot guarantee that the information, during transmission or while stored on our systems, will be absolutely safe from unauthorized access. In particular, communications sent through the contact form on this website may not be secure so please do not send sensitive information through the contact form to us. You should also take special care before deciding to send us sensitive information via e-mail.

Note to Parents Regarding Our Privacy Policy

The Foundation’s website and online resources are not intended for children, and we do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 13-years old. Our website will automatically collect data regarding users’ devices, but this data is not linked to an individual.

How Long Do We Retain Your Data?

The Foundation retains personal information that we receive for as long as necessary to: fulfill the purposes for which we collected the information; provide our services; pursue legitimate business purposes; comply with all applicable laws; and meet any relevant contractual obligations.


To unsubscribe from messages from the Foundation, please send an email to:

Contact Information

If site users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us: Toll Free 1-877-822-4287 or or UBCF P.O. Box 2421, Huntington, NY 11743.

Revised January 2024.