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Privacy Policy

Welcome and thank you for visiting Bonfils Blood Center's website, www.bonfils.org. This website was created to provide community members with information about the blood center, its subsidiaries, programs and services. Bonfils' privacy policy describes our commitment to protecting your privacy. Bonfils' operations, activities and the information on this website change frequently and as a result, modifications to this privacy policy may be made at any time at the discretion of Bonfils Blood Center and should be reviewed periodically for updates. This policy was effective on September 19, 2005 and last revised on June 4, 2007.

Personal Information

Bonfils Blood Center collects personal identifying information from blood donors at community donor centers and mobile blood drives, financial contributors and from website users. Bonfils does not collect any personal information unless it is provided knowingly and willingly. Bonfils does not disclose, share or sell any personal identifying information with any groups that are not affiliated with Bonfils Blood Center unless such disclosure is required by law or applicable regulatory guidance.

Bonfils collects birth dates and the last four digits of donors Social Security numbers in order to positively identify blood donors and ensure proper tracking of their blood donations. Although Bonfils does not collect or store full Social Security numbers, the Social Security Act states that any authorized blood donation facility may utilize Social Security numbers for the purpose of identifying blood donors. Social Security numbers are the only unique identifiers for United States citizens.

Additionally, Bonfils collects birth dates, usernames and passwords to create and maintain website registrant accounts. This information is collected and accounts are created at the initiation of Bonfils' Web registrants and are not required for donation or any other purpose.

Contact Information

Bonfils Blood Center collects contact information from its blood donors, financial contributors and community partners including phone numbers, mailing and email addresses. This contact information may be used, but is not limited to the following circumstances to:

  • Communicate information about Bonfils Blood Center
  • Schedule blood donation appointments
  • Follow up on previous donations
  • Follow up on contact made through this Web site

On certain occasions, Bonfils may enlist the resources of outside agencies for the purposes of customer service or performance surveys, marketing and research and may provide such information to third parties. Under such circumstances blood donors, financial contributors and website visitors may be contacted by these partners of the blood center. On all such occasions, Bonfils executes contracts that prohibit these strategic partners from using this information for any purpose outside the scope of its projects with Bonfils Blood Center. If at any time you do not wish to participate in these activities and would like to be added to our 'do not call' list or 'do not mail' list or both, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

Website and Data Security

Bonfils performs background checks on all of its employees, who also sign a confidentiality agreement and receive regularly updated confidentiality training. We limit access to personal information to employees who we need to come into contact with that information in order to perform their job duties. Failure by an employee to comply with Bonfils' confidentiality policy results in termination and appropriate legal action is taken if warranted.

Bonfils has appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from blood donors, financial contributors and website visitors.

Bonfils web server automatically recognizes no information from our website visitors regarding the domain or email address. We collect the email addresses of those who initiate communication with us via email. The information we collect is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Bonfils does not set 'cookies' on its website. Cookies are small text files a website can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate and quicken the user's ongoing access to and use of the site and allow the tracking of website usage behavior.

This policy applies only to Bonfils' specific content and does not apply to any links included on this website or for any third-party websites that may contain links to this website.

Bonfils Blood Center recognizes and respects concerns about the safety of personal and contact information. If you have any questions or concerns about this website or the privacy policy, please contact us at:

Bonfils Blood Center
Contact us

303.341.4000, opt. 3 or 800.365.0006, opt. 3
717 Yosemite St.
Denver, CO 80230

  

 
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