The MyBlood website is a product of MyBlood International LLC (a.k.a. as MyBlood) an American owned company. Use of the website is controlled by this explicit and detailed legal agreement.
Please read this entire agreement carefully. It is a legal notice and as such is legally binding. By using the MyBlood website, you agree to be bound by all the stipulations and conditions described herein. We reserve the right to revise these stipulations, and conditions as the need arises and MyBlood recommends you occasionally review them. Your continued use of the MyBlood website will represent your agreement to the most current version of the agreement and all its modified stipulations.
By accessing, browsing, or using the MyBlood website you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement presented by MyBlood. If you do not agree to all these stipulations do not access our website.
MyBlood collects certain basic information about users of our website for development and improvement. This information however is limited to marketing and analytical information collected en mass. This information tells us how many visitors we get each month, what are the most and least visited pages, where there may be problems in serving certain pages to visitors, etc.
MyBlood has no interest in personally identifying any of its individual users. Our only interest is in statistics related to our users. This collective data provides a picture of visitor traffic to our website. This is essential in monitoring how well our web server is keeping up with our user base.
In addition to the statistics that our own web server collects, third-party advertising agencies may also collect certain information. We may provide information from our website in collective form only, with no identifying information, to third parties. Again, this data is collected en mass and does not used to identify, target, or collect data on individual users.
By accessing our website you grant MyBlood use of your IP address to administer our website. This helps MyBlood and/or its hosting agent, subcontractors, employees and affiliates to diagnose problems with our server, to analyze trends, to track users' web page movements, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Any personal identifiable data collected through this website will be covered by protective security measures inline with standard industry practice.
Links - External linked third party sites:
Exceptions - Law Enforcement
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable data if legally compelled to do so when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us as individuals, as a company, or any third parties associated with our sites.
Legal Requirements: Third Party Advertising
We may use now or in the future third-party advertising entities on our website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other possible sites.
MyBlood cannot and does not take responsibility for the privacy policies or the content. MyBlood does not monitor or control third party linked sites. By providing these third party links MyBlood is not implying an endorsement, sponsorship, recommendation, backing or approval of their accuracy, their content, their legality, their viewpoint, their policies, their positions, their guidelines.
MyBlood does not make any claims regarding the truthfulness of any third party linked site.
E-mail communications between you an MyBlood containing personally identifiable data may be illegally seized, intercepted or accessed by unauthorized third parties, or become the target of hostile network attacks or administrative errors etc. MyBlood cannot and does not guarantee, warrant, declare or certify or assure explicitly, implied or otherwise that your personally identifiable data is completely secure and safe from such risks.
Use Of The MyBlood website Not a Substitute for Proper Medical Consultation
MyBlood's website is designed to provide information to the public. The information provided on the MyBlood website should not be used in place of a consultation with your physician, doctor, surgeon, nurse, general practitioner or other health care provider. Request the advice of a qualified health care provider prior to starting or avoiding any treatment.
You assume full responsibility for using the information on this website and you understand MyBlood and its affiliated organizations will not be held responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from your use of the site. While we try to keep the information on the site as accurate as possible, we disclaim any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness, and completeness. We can also not warrant that the site and the files that are provided to be downloaded are error- or virus-free.
Information, logos, advertisements, photographs, articles, graphics, photographs, graphs, tables, charts, audio and video material and stills from audiovisual material, logos, advertisements and all other materials posted on the MyBlood website are protected by international copyright laws.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless MyBlood, their officers, owners, directors, subcontractors, associates and/or employees from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, costs and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal fees, resulting from your breach of any provision of this Agreement.
You affirm that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this agreement. You are personally responsible for any material, information, text, material, graphics, logos, photographs, audio and video material and stills from audiovisual material, software and advertisements that
Warranty of User - Use of Material
MyBlood authorizes you to download a single copy of the original content material on our website solely for your personal, non-commercial use.
Non Exclusive Clauses
In the event that any of the individual provisions of this agreement or the application of any such provisions to the parties hereto with respect to their obligations hereunder shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining portions of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect and shall not be invalidated or impaired in any manner.
Advance Medical Directives
All MyBlood advance medical directives, medical releases and health-care surrogate forms are products of MyBlood. MyBlood requests that you have these forms reviewed by an elder law specialist in your region (country, state, province etc.) to determine the legality and enforceability of the CARD and or FORM in your region (country, state, province etc.). MyBlood medical directives, releases and forms are simple and to the point, however, as an international website we cannot review all applicable laws governing health and patients rights in over 150 countries and numerous provinces and states.
United Nation’s Act (/C.12/2000/4)
It is our opinion that all of our products are in harmony with United Nation’s Act (/C.12/2000/4) that:
1) prohibits non-consensual medical treatment and
2) guarantees your right to realize the highest attainable
standard of health;
and the federal Patient Self Determination Act* of the United States. By downloading or purchasing any of MyBlood’s products you accept the responsibility of determining if these products will fit your local legal requirements and you release MyBlood from any liability and hold MyBlood harmless of any guilt.
*What is commonly called The Patient Self Determination Act is actually a series of declarations embedded in Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990.
See Title 42 Chapter 7 of the US Code Subchapter XVIII Part E
a simple link which includes a copy of the law
Look for subheading “(f) Maintenance of written policies and procedures”
It states that certain hospitals must provide and notify certain patients (adults) (of) the following:
(A) to provide written information to each such individual concerning—
(i) an individual’s rights under State law (whether statutory or as recognized by the courts of the State) to make decisions concerning such medical care, including the right to accept or refuse medical or surgical treatment and the right to formulate advance directives (as defined in paragraph (3)), and
(ii) the written policies of the provider or organization respecting the implementation of such rights;
(B) to document in a prominent part of the individual’s current medical record whether or not the individual has executed an advance directive;
Hospitals became directly involved in providing advance directives
A document expressing a person's wishes about critical care when he or she is unable to decide for him or herself. However, it does not authorize anyone to act on a person's behalf or make decisions the way a power of attorney would.
Click the link for more information. to entering patients as a result of the federal "Patient Self-Determination Act Patient Self-Determination Act An act that requiring health professionals reimbursed by Medicare/Medicaid to inform Pts of their legal rights to refuse treatment and prepare advance directives.
..... Click the link for more information.," which went into effect on December 1, 1991. It requires hospitals, nursing homes, and certain other health care providers for Medicare recipients to implement institutional policies concerning "advance directives." These policies must provide for routinely informing patients upon admission about their state's law - - whether established by the legislature or the courts - - regarding advance directives concerning medical treatment should the patient become incompetent adj. 1) referring to a person who is not able to manage his/her affairs due to mental deficiency (lack of I.Q., deterioration, illness or psychosis) or sometimes physical disability, such as living wills and durable powers of attorney for health care. The institution must then document in the patient's medical record whether or not he or she has signed such a document. Each health care provider must also provide education for staff members and the "community" about advance directives.
NOTICE ON PSEUDONYMS
Due to the insecurity of the internet in general and the proliferation of identity fraud the last names of all of our staffers and team members, consultants and associates may not be real. We give each one the option of using a surreptitious name, surname and alternate photograph. We regret any inconvenience that that may cause, but for the safety of all we allow for this option. MyBlood appreciates your understanding in the matter.