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Special Terms and Conditions

  1. The Special Terms and Conditions shall be supplemental to the General Terms and Conditions and before reading this Special Terms and Conditions, it is mandatory to accept the General Terms and Conditions.

  2. Definitions: Unless the context otherwise requires:-

    1. “App” shall mean the Bloodline + mobile application and include all updates thereof;

    2. “Service Provider” or “Owner” shall mean Rotary Calcutta Mahanagar Trust, a Charitable Organization having its office at _____________ and include its trustees, successors-in-office and assigns.

    3. “Blood Donor” shall mean the individual who volunteers to register with the App to donate blood.

    4. “Blood Seeker” shall mean the individual who volunteers to register with the App seeking blood in a bona fide manner for a genuine requirement of a patient who is either related to him or is known to him in a close manner.

  3. It is mandatory to fill up accurate details of user of the App, patient, next of kin and other information as required in the App. Any adverse consequences of providing incorrect or wrong information shall be upon the person filling up the same or any connected person

  4. Bloodline+ is a mobile application in the public domain and is accessible to any person with an internet connection. This App is aimed to act as a bridge to connect (a) the person needingblood for a patient in hospital/nursing home in emergency (via live donation) and (b) the live SOS donor registered in the Bloodline+ database willing to visit such hospital/nursing home. Once the connection is so made between the Blood Seeker and donor, the facility of this App ends except for feedbacks.Bloodline+ is not a blood bank and is not affiliated to any blood bank.

  5. The whole connection is done via digital platform without intervention of any person and it is impossible for the App to (a) know about the genuinity of seeker or donor; or (b) the site of visit; or (c) the accuracy of medical needs (submitted in the App) as required by seeker or intended to be provided by the Blood Donor; or (d) ensure compliance either on the side of seeker or donor. Accordingly the services through this App neither assures nor guarantees any of the above

  6. Due to the nature of its service, Bloodline+ requires to furnish the seeker with phone numbers and other contact details of the willing Blood Donors.

  7. The App or its creator or its owner or its service provider do not take any responsibility or liability for any mishap, accident, death, injury, harm, insult, loss whether bodily or financially or emotionally or reputationally or any damages or claims of any nature whatsoever or howsoever by any user or beneficiary of the services from the App or any person claiming through them or their heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives and/or assigns.

  8. The App or services arising from it is completely free of cost and no amount is payable by seeker or any connected persons nor by the Blood Donor or any connected person to each other or to the service provider of this App or to any person whosoever on any account whatsoever or howsoever. All users, donors and beneficiaries of services from this App shall be deemed to know that there is no monetary transaction or gift in kind intended for them or any person connected with them.

  9. Bloodline+ does not differentiate on the ground of religion, caste, creed or sex

  10. In addition to the unconditional acceptance of the general terms and conditions, the Blood Seeker shall have and be deemed to have unconditionally agreed and undertaken the following:-

    1. that blood is required for emergency purpose only and not on account of routine ailment and all other source of blood procurement have been unsuccessful;

    2. that any willingness of any donor is purely voluntary and the Blood Donor may say NO to donation or refuse to turn up without being required to give any reason therefor.

    3. that the Blood Seeker shall be responsible to ensure the safety of the Blood Donor ;

    4. If there is anyone in need of blood, please do not seek blood from Bloodline+ without asking the hospital to contact other blood banks in the city and/or the other available sources.

    5. The App does not claim that potential donors are free from any disease or bodily conditions that prevent them from donating blood at the time when they are contacted for blood donation. Bloodline+ does not guarantee that a potential donor will agree to donate blood whenever called upon to do so. It is entirely at the discretion of the individual whether or not to donate blood and to refuse the same at any time.

    6. that the Blood Seeker shall ensure that there is no insult, injury, indecent behaviour, claim against the Blood Donor even if there is delay in coming, not coming, changing mind midway, hospital not accepting blood of such donor due to any reason;

    7. to not disclose the phone number or other details of the Blood Donor to any person;

    8. to not make any future claims against the Blood Donor due to any reason whatsoever or howsoever.

    9. To immediately inform if blood requirement has been satisfied

    10. To not pay any amount or otherwise or gift anything to the Blood Donor under any circumstances

    11. To upload the follow up page in respect of any donation/failed donation.

    12. To not claim any amount or losses or damages or costs or clams against Bloodline+ for anything arising by use of the App and to keep the service provider and owner of the App as well as the Blood Donor/intended donor of blood fully indemnified in respect of any loss, damage, cost, claim, demand, action or proceeding.

    13. To comply with all formalities of requirements as stipulated in the App and also uploading of all documents required including patient related, hospital and hospitalization related, Hospital Requisition Slip for blood etc.,

    14. Acknowledge and confirm that the data uploaded may be used by the App or Donor

    15. Acknowledge and accept the terms and conditions applicable to Blood Donor. {Link to the same forms part of the General Terms and Conditions}

    1. In addition to the unconditional acceptance of the general terms and conditions, the Blood Donor shall have and be deemed to have unconditionally agreed and undertaken the following:-

    1. The Blood Donor is voluntarily registering in the App with intent to donate blood in time of need of patient which may arise.Bloodline+ urge you not to make false registrations/not to register if you do not seriously wish to donate blood. It could be a matter of life and death for those in need of blood in an emergency or otherwise.

    2. The Blood Donor shall update any change in his medical history and blood donations otherwise made by him in the App before he accepts any invitation to donate blood. It shall be presumed that the particulars available in the database of the App is true and correct.

    3. The Blood Donor shall be responsible for his medical condition pre, during and post blood donation and shall exercise care and discretion according to own health and shall be deemed to have taken sound medical advise before donating blood.

    4. The time, patient or seeker details, place or manner of need of blood may arise in future and the same cannot be predicted or known in any manner in advance.

    5. The Blood Donor while registering has not been induced by any person in any manner and has registered without any pressure, coercion, undue influence, cajoling or being promised or assured of any money or gift in kind or any form of recognition.

    6. Since the entire App is based on digital platform and no human intervention, checking or verification of any nature is done by the App. The Blood Donor is seriously advised to verify the authenticity of request from independent sources before calling up or connecting with the Blood Seeker;

    7. The Blood Donor shall understand carefully the needs and requirements of the Blood and the type of Blood and the patient and patient party details and the nature of emergency for donating blood and make its commitments upon being fully satisfied and only pursuant thereto and shall not be under any force, compulsion or obligation to do so under any circumstances;

    8. The Blood Donor shall be careful in reaching and donating blood and shall exercise discretion in a careful manner and shall inform the hospital of medical condition affecting him. The Blood Donor shall be deemed to be satisfied by the facilities and procedure of hospital where the donation is done and shall exercise discretion carefully and shall be free to say no and refuse to donate blood at any stage;

    9. The Blood Donor may say NO to blood donation without being required to give any reason therefor.

    10. The Blood Donor shall ensure that there is no insult, injury, indecent behaviour, claim against the Blood Seeker due to any reason;

    11. The Blood Donor shall not disclose the phone number or other details of the Blood Seeker or patient to any person;

    12. The Blood Donor shall immediately update the App once the blood donation is done/not done.

    13. The Blood Donor or any connected person shall not ask for any amount or gift in kind or privilege or favour or acknowledgment orotherwise from the Blood Seeker or family or any other person under any circumstances

    14. To not claim any amount or losses or damages or costs or clams against Bloodline+ for anything arising by use of the App and to keep the service provider and owner of the App as well as the Blood Seeker or patient fully indemnified in respect of any loss, damage, cost, claim, demand, action or proceeding arising due to any act or omission of the Blood Donor.

    15. To comply with all formalities of requirements as stipulated in the App and also filing up forms and carrying ID proof and other documents required by the Hospital and other formalities of the Hospital in donating blood and shall take all post donation precautions as advised or is required.

    16. Acknowledge and confirm that the data uploaded may be used by the App or Donor

    17. Acknowledge and accept the terms and conditions applicable to Blood Seeker. {Link to the same forms part of the General Terms and Conditions}

    18. To abide by Conditions of Donation mentioned in para below.

    1. CONDITIONS FOR DONATION OF BLOOD :
    1. General - No person shall donate blood and no blood bank shall draw blood from a person, more than once in three months. The Blood Donor shall be in good health, mentally alert and physically fit and shall not be inmates of jail, persons having multiple sex partners and drug-addicts. The Blood Donors shall fulfill all the medical requirements including :- i. The Blood Donor shall be in the age group of 18 to 55 years. ii. The Blood Donor shall not be less than 45 kilograms. iii. Temperature and Pulse of the Blood Donor shall be normal. iv. The systolic and diastolic blood pressures are within normal limits without medication. v. Haemoglobin which shall not be less than 12.5 grams. vi. The Blood Donor shall be free from acute respiratory diseases. vii. The Blood Donor shall be free from any skin diseases at the mobile application of phlebotomy. viii. The Blood Donor shall be free from any disease transmissible by blood transfusion, insofar as can be determined by history and examination indicated above. ix. The arms and forearms of the Blood Donor shall be free from skin punctures or scars indicative of professional blood donors or addiction of self injected narcotics.

    2. Additional qualifications of a donor -No person shall donate blood, and no blood bank shall draw blood from a donor, in the conditions mentioned herein below before the expiry of the respective period of deferment:- i. Abortions 6 months ii. History of Blood transfusion 6 months iii. Surgery 12 months iv. Typhoid 12 months after recovery v. History of Malaria and duly treated 3 months (endemic) 3 years (non endemic area) vi. Tattoo 6 months vii. Breast feeding 12 months after delivery viii. Immunization (Cholera, Typhoid, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Plague, Gammaglobulin) 15 days ix. Rabies vaccination 1 year after vaccination x. History of Hepatitis in family or close contact 12 months xi. Immunoglobulin 12 months xii. Covid-19 - 28 days after they make a complete recovery from illness or are symptom-free and have more than the required level of antibodies against the COVID 19

    3. Blood Donors Temporarily Unfit for Donation : i. Jaundice : Unfit for one year after full recovery. ii. Malaria : Unfit for one year after full treatment. iii. Typhoid : Unfit for one year after full treatment. iv. Surgical Operations : for one year after any major operations. v. Transfusion of blood or its products : for one year after receiving the transfusion. vi. Immunizations : usually for three Bloodlne+eks after vaccinations. vii. Pregnancy : Defer till one year after childbirth. viii. Drug ingestion : If on any medications, please inform the medical officer. ix. Cough, cold, fever : Please inform medical officer who will decide the period of defferal.

    4. Conditions which make blood donors permanently unfit for donation : i. Severe allergic diseases ii. Diabetic patients iii. Myocardial infarction iv. Hypertension v. Active Tuberculosis vi. Renal diseases vii. Venereal (Sexually Transmitted) Diseases viii. Malignancy ix. Epilepsy x. Two or more vasovagal (fainting) attacks after blood donation xi. High risk individuals for HIV xii. Known carriers of Hepatitis B virus

    5. No person shall donate blood and no blood bank shall draw blood from a person, suffering from any of the diseases mentioned below, namely .- i. Cancer ii. Heart disease iii. Abnormal bleeding tendencies iv. Unexplained Blood or weight loss v. Diabetes-controlled on Insulin vi. Hepatitis infection vii. Chronic nephritis viii. Signs and symptoms, suggestive of AIDS ix. Liver disease x. Tuberculosis xi. Polycythemia Vera xii. Asthma xiii. Epilepsy xiv. Leprosy xv. Schizophrenia xvi. Endocrine disorders

    6. Pre - donation observe the following: i. Please have a good meal at least 3 hours before donating blood. ii. Please avoid smoking iii. You will not be eligible to donate blood if you have consumed alcohol 48 hours before donation

    7. Post - donation observe the following: i. Please accept the snacks if offered to you after the donation, it is vital you have them. You are recommended to have a good meal later Eat light refreshment and rest for 10-15 mins ii. If you are a smoker, do not smoke for atleast an 3 hours iii. Avoid heavy exercise and exertion for 24 hours iv. Avoid alcohol for 24 hours v. Drink more than your usual intake of liquids during the 24 hours post donation

    8. All the above conditions are indicative and the Blood Donor is required to verify and seek independent medical advise.