Thank you for visiting our
web site – www.floridasbloodcenters.org.
personal health information (PDF).
This privacy notice discloses Florida’s Blood Center’s privacy
practices for our web site:
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
If you read or download information, we automatically collect and
• the requested web page
• the domain from which you access the Internet (e.g.
• the date and time you access our site
• status of the request (e.g. success or failure)
• the type and version of your web browser (Firefox, Explorer,
• the operating system (Windows, Mac, Unix, etc.) of the machine
running the web browser
Florida's Blood Centers will not obtain any other personally
identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless
you choose to provide such information to us. Any information you
provide to us is securely stored within the Florida's Blood Centers
private network. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via
email in the future to tell you about Florida’s Blood Centers
activities, opportunities to donate blood in your area or changes
third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to
fulfill a request you make, such as scheduling an appointment to
give blood. Any other dissemination of information will require
your prior consent.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time, our site requests information by survey or
contest. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely
voluntary and you may choose whether to participate and, therefore,
disclose this information. Information requested may include
contact information (such as name and shipping address), and
demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact
information will be used to notify the winners and award contest
prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring
or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can
also do the following at any time by contacting us by email at
or by phone at
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
No Professional Advice
The content on this Web site is intended to be a general
information resource in regard to the subject matter covered, but
is provided solely on an “as is” and “as available” basis as noted
information contained herein with other sources, and to review the
information carefully with your professional healthcare provider.
Any information supplied through the Web site by any employee or
agent of Florida’s Blood Centers, whether by telephone, e-mail,
letter, facsimile or other form of communication, is for
informational purposes or general guidance on the use of the Web
site, and does not constitute medical, legal, or other professional
advice. Health-related information provided through the Web site is
not a substitute for medical advice and it is important that you
not make medical decisions without first consulting your personal
physician or other healthcare professional. If you desire or need
such services or advice, you should consult a professional
healthcare provider. You should not construe Florida’s Blood
Centers’ publication of this content as an endorsement by Florida’s
Blood Centers of the views expressed herein, or any warranty or
guarantee of any strategy, recommendation, treatment, action, or
application of medication or preparation made by the author of the
Links & Disclaimer
Our web site has links to other organizations with their
permission. Upon leaving the Florida's Blood Centers web site, you
Centers is not responsible for nor can control the availability or
content of the websites being linked to. We encourage our users to
be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy
statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable
information. All content on this web site is provided to you on an
“as is” “as available” basis without warranty of any kind either
express or implied, including but not limited to any implied
warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose,
accuracy, and non-infringement. Florida’s Blood Centers makes no
warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability
of any content available through this web site. You are responsible
for verifying any information before relying on it. Use of the web
site and the content available on the web site is at your sole
risk. Florida’s Blood Centers makes no representations or
warranties that use of the web site will be uninterrupted or
error-free. You are responsible for taking all necessary
precautions to ensure that any content you may obtain from the web
site is free of viruses. We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant
against errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses,
including loss of data. Anyone accessing this site assumes the
entire cost of all necessary computer or network servicing, repair
or correction. Under no circumstances will Florida’s Blood Centers
be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from
the use of, or inability to use, the Web site.
Florida’s Blood Centers reserves the right, in its sole discretion
notice. You are bound by any such revisions or termination and
should therefore periodically visit this page to review the
unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the other
unenforceable only in part or degree will remain in full force and
effect to the extent not held invalid or unenforceable. The parties
further agree to replace such invalid or unenforceable provision of
achieve, to the extent possible, the economic, business and other
purposes of such invalid or unenforceable provision.
If you believe your privacy has been violated, you may file a
complaint with FBC on our confidential compliance and privacy
hotline at 1-877-206-9889. You will not be penalized or retaliated
against in any way for making a complaint to FBC.
Send an email to
407-248-5097 if you wish to discuss a complaint, or if you have any
questions about this Notice of Privacy Practices. Written requests
can be mailed to Chief Privacy Officer, Florida’s Blood Centers,
8669 Commodity Circle, Orlando, Florida 32819. You may also submit
a written complaint to the US Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS). We will provide you with the address to file your
complaint with HHS upon request.