Privacy Policy



Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.cordforlife.com and Cord for Life and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Cord for Life include www.cordforlife.com. The Cord for Life website is a “Cord Blood related” site. By using the Cord for Life website or our mobile applications, you consent to the data practices described in this statement and in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any term in this Privacy Policy, please do not provide any personal information on this site or our applications. However if you choose not to provide personal information, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features on this site or your mobile device, such as requesting additional information, e-mailing us, or enrolling online.

Collection of your Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. This data may include information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your name, street address, telephone number, credit card information, screen name, email address, or any other personally identifiable information. Please be assured that unless you volunteer to submit this information yourself, we will not collect any information from your visits to our site by which you could be identified personally.  To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information

Cord for Life collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

Cord for Life may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Cord for Life and its affiliates.

We may also collect personal information from you about a third party that you give us. For example, if you refer a friend to Cord for Life or purchase Cord for Life’s service as a gift for someone else, we will ask for contact information for this person. Please note that we will use such information about a third party only for the purpose for which it was provided (e.g., follow-up with the referred person).

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Cord for Life does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Cord for Life may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Cord for Life or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Cord for Life; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Cord for Life, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior

Cord for Life may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Cord for Life, in order to determine what Cord for Life services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Cord for Life to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Cord for Life. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Cord for Life website.

Use of Cookies

The Cord for Life website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Cord for Life pages, or register with Cord for Life site or services, a cookie helps Cord for Life to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Cord for Life website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Cord for Life features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Cord for Life services or websites you visit.

Referrals & Gift Purchases

If you received a gift or were referred to Cord for Life, and you choose to enroll, we will share that fact with the person who made the referral or purchased your gift package. We will not give that person any other information about you or your use of our services.

 Links

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. 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.

Security of your Personal Information

Cord for Life secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Cord for Life uses the following methods for this purpose:

–  SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen

Cord for Life does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at info@cordforlife.com.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, Cord for Life may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Cord for Life or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Cord for Life, you may opt out of such communications by http://cordforlife.myhomehq.biz/unsubscribe.

Changes to this Statement

Cord for Life reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

Cord for Life welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Cord for Life has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Cord for Life at:

Cord for Life, Inc.,
270 Northlake Blvd., Suite 1012
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32701
Email Address: info@cordforlife.com
Telephone number: 1(800)869-8608 or 1(407)834-8333
Fax: 1(407)834-3533

Updated March 09, 2018


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ATILLA KONDOROSI

Mr. Kondorosi has been involved with the hospitality and hotel industry for most of his life.  From 1969 through 1985, he held various positions at the international InterContinental Hotels chain, including various senior management roles.  After his transitioning to the USA, he moved into the real estate business and held a variety of positions.  Recently he has held te position of Director of Sales for Prestige Homes, Inc. part of Goldrich and Kest Industries headquartered in California since 1957.  Mr. Kondorosi represented the successful sale of 386 homes in the Bel Air Crest Development, including re-sales over the past several years, various high end listings and sales in prominent locations such as Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Bel Air, Beverly Hills and other parts of the west-side Los Angeles area.

Mr. Kondorosi is also the founder and President of EDKO Trade, Inc., and international real estate and trading company involved in promoting and closing transactions between various companies and individuals located around the world.  Since 2000, he has also been involved in various international and foreign innovative startup companies in various capacities including CEO, board member or in a consulting role.  Mr. Kondorosi received a Juri Doctor degree from Janus Pannonius University in Hungary in international law.  He also was a professor at the Budapest Business School / Faculty of Commerce, Catering and Tourism in Hungary.

In addition, Mr Kondorosi has served on the Board for the Regency Club from 2008 through 2011, a private business organization started by David Murdock 30 years ago in Los Angeles.

Deborah A. Sardone

Ms. Sardone has over 30 years of clinical laboratory experience as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist, including over 25 years with Central Florida Regional Hospital (CFRH). She was Supervisor of Quality Assurance, Safety and Education at CFRH for 11 years, held the positions of Blood Bank Supervisor for 11 years, and Hematology Supervisor for 1 year. She has participated in both sides of the inspection process, serving on the College of American Pathologists Inspection team for CAP Hospital Accreditation in Florida, and assisting in receiving accreditation by The Joint Commission (TJC), American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) through the inspections of the clinical laboratory.

Ms. Sardone is licensed by the State of Florida as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in Immunohematology, Hematology, Serology and Clinical Chemistry. She is a certified Clinical Laboratory Technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).

Ms. Sardone serves as Manager of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs at Cord For Life®, Inc. overseeing all licensing and regulatory agencies to ensure that the highest quality in all aspects of cord blood collection, processing, and storage is maintained.

Ms. Sardone’s skills and knowledge in blood banking and quality assurance have enabled her to establish, implement and maintain a superior quality system that meets and exceeds all standards and regulatory requirements for Cord For Life®, Inc.

Personal Background:

  • Sardone is a graduate of The City University of New York in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • Sardone is licensed in Florida as a Clinical Medical Technologist and she is nationally recognized as ASCP Certified.
  • Sardone enjoys photography and dancing.

Donald Hudspeth

Mr. Hudspeth has over 17 years of clinical laboratory experience as a certified Medical Technologist (ASCP), including ten years with the University of North Carolina Hospitals. Mr. Hudspeth is licensed by the State of Florida as a Clinical Laboratory Supervisor in Immunohematology, Hematology, Serology, Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Pathology and Microbiology as well as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist, is a registered Technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and a member of the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT).

He has also enjoyed teaching Immunology to Clinical Laboratory Science and medical school students at UNC while working in the UNCH clinical labs. At Cord For Life®, Mr. Hudspeth serves as Chief Operating Officer, overseeing all operations and the daily laboratory operations to ensure that the highest quality in all aspects of donor selection and cord blood collection, processing, and storage is maintained. He also works with Quality Assurance to ensure full compliance by Cord For Life® to all applicable regulations. Mr. Hudspeth has sat on numerous cord blood focused committees and advisory groups.

Additionally, Mr. Hudspeth served as the Clinical Investigator for Cord For Life® as they evaluated and approved a new processing methodology to isolate stem cells from cord blood while depleting the unwanted red cells. Mr. Hudspeth works with groups, individuals, or government agencies to bring cord blood banking to countries around the world. He is responsible for training medical professionals worldwide in cord blood processing at our Florida location. In addition, he travels overseas to assist in the initial setup and implementation of the new facilities to ensure their compliance and quality. Mr. Hudspeth has assisted in opening new cord blood facilities in Europe and in SE Asia.

Personal Background:

  • Mr. Hudspeth received his Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • “Eagle Scout with Five Palms”
  • Avid golfer with a 14 handicap.

Donald R. Drake III, Ph.D

Don joined Sanofi Pasteur VaxDesign in 2005 and has served as Director of Immunological Research since 2009. He has had a long-standing interest in the immune system, particularly the interaction between viruses and elements of the adaptive immune system, since initiating his graduate studies at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

As a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Virginia, he was awarded funding from the Cancer Research Institute and received an Interdisciplinary Training Grant in Immunology from the National Institutes of Health to study CD8+ T cell immunity against influenza virus.

At VaxDesign, Don leads a team developing and optimizing the MIMIC® System to permit the evaluation of human adaptive immunity (cellular and humoral responses) against vaccine candidates, biologics, and other immunomodulators in a pre-clinical setting. He is an author on a variety of patents and peer-reviewed journal publications.

Kelli Cable

Mrs. Cable brings over 20 years of experience to Cord For Life® directing the Client Services, Account Management and Personnel departments. She began working in the cord blood industry in December of 2006. In addition, Ms. Cable is actively involved in marketing for the company.

Personal Background:

  • Mrs. Cable is married and has two boys.
  • In 1994, Ms. Cable moved to Orlando from Boulder, Colorado.
  • Has a passion for travel and enjoys watching NFL games, cheering on her favorite team, the Denver Broncos.

Richard R. Gammon, M.D.

Dr. Richard R. Gammon joined Florida’s Blood Centers (FBC) in 2005 and is responsible for ensuring that the organization’s medical practices, policies and testing remain at the forefront of the blood-banking industry. He received his undergraduate degree from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania and medical degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia.

He completed his residency at The Ohio State University and his fellowship at the University of Virginia. He also serves as an assistant professor of pathology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. He has served as President and Technical Committee Chair of the Florida Association of Blood Banks. He currently serves as the Chair of the Scientific Medical and Technical Committee and Chair of the Journal Club for America’s Blood Centers.

He is an assessor and abstract reviewer for AABB and is a manuscript reviewer for the journal Transfusion. He is the co-recipient of a 2011 ABC Foundation Grant for the Get Healthy Wellness Program. Dr. Gammon’s research has been published in various peer-reviewed journals and he has been a featured speaker at numerous national and international conferences on blood banking and transfusion medicine.

Robert Parkhill, Ph.D

Dr. Parkhill directs operations at the Sanofi Pasteur VaxDesign Campus, which designs, develops, and manufactures in vitro models of the human immune system. Their mission is to prevent infectious disease by forecasting vaccine responses before clinical trials, and create a competitive advantage by providing predictive in vitro immunological models and assays. Dr. Parkhill holds a PhD in Material Science and Inorganic Chemistry for Oklahoma State University.

Robert W. Pollack, M.D., R. PH.

Dr. Pollock was originally from Ohio where he majored in pharmacy at Ohio Northern University. After graduation he worked as a pharmacist and attended The Ohio State University where he majored in chemistry and graduated in biochemistry.

In 1992 he attended Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton Ohio, after graduating from medical school he completed his residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center in anatomic and clinical pathology, then a two year fellowship in clinical molecular genetics at All Children’s Hospital in St Petersburg Florida. After completing his fellowship in genetics, he became Medical Director for Central Florida Blood Bank for 3 years where he took great interest in the stem cell donation program.

After leaving the blood bank, Dr Pollock became Assistant Director in Molecular Genetics for the Centers of Advanced Diagnostics which at the time was a division of Ameripath. After the restructuring of the Orlando operation, Dr Pollock found himself back in blood banking. He was medical director for BloodNetUSA in Lakeland, Florida prior to its merger with Florida Blood Services.

Sara Irrgang, M.D

During the last two years of Medical School, Dr. Irrgang was in the United States Navy 1915 Ensign Program and completed a clerkship at the Naval Hospital at Charleston, South Carolina as well as a research clerkship at the Naval Aerospace Institute at Pensacola, Florida.

Dr. Irrgang completed her four year Pathology residency at Baylor University Medical Center, and her internship at the University District Hospital, Rio Piedras in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Currently, Dr. Irrgang is Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and licensed in the states of South Carolina, Texas, New Jersey and Florida and she is an Associate Medical Examiner at the District Nine Medical Examiners Office.

Dr. Irrgang is a fellow at numerous organizations including; The College of American Pathologists, National Association of Medical Examiners, Florida Association of Medical Examiners, Seminole County Medical Society, and the Florida Medical Society.

Personal Background:

  • Dr. Irrgang received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of South Carolina.
  • Attended the Medical College of South Carolina at Charleston where she earned a Medical Doctorate Degree.
  • Dr. Irrgang has a passion for breeding show horses
  • Dr. Irrgang is a 4-H leader in Lake County, Florida

Tisha M. Foster, M.D

Dr. Tisha M. Foster joined Florida’s Blood Centers (FBC) in 2008 and is responsible for therapeutic apheresis, cellular therapies, and FBC’s participation in the National Marrow Donor Program. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Oklahoma and her medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. She completed her residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and her fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin/Blood Center of Wisconsin. Prior to joining FBC, Dr. Foster served as medical director at BloodNetUSA in Lakeland (Fla.), where her responsibilities included supervision of the Transfusion Service Laboratory at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, donor eligibility, therapeutic apheresis, and ensuring regulatory compliance throughout the blood center.