File a Privacy Complaint

Any individual or their legal representative may file a formal complaint with the University of Florida if they believe their privacy rights have been

  • The University of Florida will not intimidate, threaten, coerce, discriminate against, or take any other form of retaliatory action against any person
    filing, or inquiring about how to file a privacy complaint.
  • The University of Florida may not require individuals to waive their rights to file a complaint as a condition for providing services, arranging for
    payment, enrollment or employment, or eligibility for benefits.

Complete a Privacy Complaint form and include, at a minimum:

  • The name and contact information for the complainant;
  • The date and time of the complaint;
  • The nature of the complaint
  • Any other persons involved in the privacy violation

Complaints should be directed to the UF Gainesville Privacy Office or the UF Jacksonville Compliance Office:

University of Florida Privacy Office

Susan Blair, Privacy OfficerPO Box 113210
Gainesville, FL 32610
Toll-Free Phone: 866-876-4472 (HIPA)

University of Florida-Jacksonville

David Behinfar, HIPAA Compliance Manager653-1 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209-6511

The Privacy Officer or designated representative will make every effort to contact the individual or representative within 3 (three) business days of
receiving notice of a formal complaint.

Following investigation of the complaint, the complainant or representative will be contacted with the results of the investigation and the corrective
actions, if any, to be taken.

Calls may be placed to the Privacy Office hot-line at any time.

Toll-Free: 1-866-876-4472

The calls will be answered by office personnel during normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM).

Callers should leave a message at other times, and they will be contacted on the next business day.