What information do we collect?
Personally identifiable information
- Your name (first and/or last)
- Your address, including city, state, and zip/postal code
- Your telephone and/or fax number
- Your email address
- Your device's Internet Protocol (IP) address
Any payment information collected, which is only collected for seminar registration and financial donations made through the Applications, is never stored or retained in any way by The Blood Center. The information is protected using industry standard SSL encryption and is transmitted in an encrypted form to USA ePay, The Blood Center's chosen payment processor. The Blood Center does not store any payment information from you with the exception of your name, payment confirmation number from USA ePay, and the amount paid (for financial donations only) for accounting purposes.
- Your credit card number
- Your billing address and zip/postal code
- Your billing phone number
- The name on your credit card
- Your credit card's verification number, often called a CVV, CID, or security code
Location information is collected when using the Applications. With your explicit permission, the Applications can request updates to your physical location using GPS or other methods provided by the device manufacturer. This information is only used to display the closest donor center, the distances from your current location to all donor centers, and to get directions to a chosen donor center. Your location is never stored by The Blood Center or transmitted to any third party without your explicit permission, such as when receiving driving directions.
Anonymous location information, such as your city, state, or country may be collected in an aggregate, non-identifiable form to allow The Blood Center to better understand website visitors in order to improve the services that we offer. Anonymous location information is never stored by The Blood Center but is instead collected and stored by Google Analytics.
- User password associated with a My Results account
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information collected by the Applications, with the exception of payment information, may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience with our Applications, to better respond to your individual needs
- To improve our Applications
- To send periodic emails or mobile push notifications, unless you opt-out
Payment information collected from you is only used in one of two ways:
- To submit payment for registration for one of our seminars using our Applications
- To submit a financial donation through our Applications
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the product or service requested.
The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. Any mobile device that you allow the Mobile App to accept push notifications for, may be used to notify you of new cholesterol results (via your My Results account), upcoming donation eligiblity reminders (via your My Results account), or periodic news updates that are also posted to www.thebloodcenter.org.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order, submit, or access your personal information.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your device's storage through your web browser, if you allow, that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of our websites and TBC Mobile app, to prepare reports on its activities, and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. To opt-out, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Data collected by Google Analytics: Cookie and Usage data.
Social media (Facebook/Twitter) interaction
The Blood Center uses social media to engage with donors and the community and has included functionality in its Applications to make use of the most popular social networks.
Facebook Like button and social widgets
Twitter Tweet button and social widgets
Additional information about data collection and processing
User's personal data
System logs and maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, The Blood Center's Applications and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with the Applications, or use for this purpose other Personal Data, such as your IP address.
Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
The rights of users
Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy, or to ask them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated, or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.
Definitions and legal references
Personal Data (or Data)
Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an assoication, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.
Information collected automatically from this Application (or third party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.
The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refer.
The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers to.
Data Controller (or Application Owner, or Owner)
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.
The software tool by which the User Personal Data is collected. Applications include www.thebloodcenter.org, www.tbcfoundation.org, TBC Mobile for iOS, TBC Mobile for Android, and TBC Mobile for Windows Phone.
The software applications for use on mobile devices running the Apple iOS, Android, or Microsoft Windows Phone operating systems. These applications are TBC Mobile for iOS, TBC Mobile for Android, and TBC Mobile for Windows Phone.
Small piece of data stored in the User's device.
Notice to European Users
Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.
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