The following Privacy Statement sets forth the policies for, the collection and use of personally identifiable information (“Information”) by Made Simple Ventures LLC (“SimpleTexting”). This Statement covers the operation of its Web Site http://www.simpletexting.com (the “Site”) and its private label message services, operated on behalf of third parties (its “Clients”) and supersedes any previous statement of such policies. (The Site and private label service, are referred to collectively as the “Business” in this Statement.) SimpleTexting takes its obligations regarding privacy very seriously, and it wants to ensure Clients’ are fully informed about the Information they are providing. “Personally identifiable Information” refers to information that can identify an individual such as a name, or email address. Please address your questions about this Site, or Privacy Statement to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collection of Information
No Collection of Information from Children
This Site is not intended for users under the age of 18, nor does SimpleTexting knowingly collect, or retain Information from children under the age of 13.
Use of Information
SimpleTexting uses Information collected in connection with the Site in the following ways:
- To provide requested information, products and services to users via the Site.
- To improve the user experience with the Sites
- In connection with the operation of the Sites
- For users to obtain information and offers for products and services offered by SimpleTexting.
SimpleTexting uses industry accepted electronic and physical standards of security to reduce the risk of improper access to or manipulation of Information during transmission and storage. We employ the use of SSL [Secure Socket Layer] technology to protect your sensitive information during transmission. While we take every precaution to guarantee safety, no method of security is 100% effective and we encourage you to employ discretion when submitting your information.
SimpleTexting may be legally obligated to disclose information to the government or to third parties under certain circumstances, such as illegal activity on our Site. SimpleTexting reserves the right to release personal information to its service providers, law enforcement, or other government officials, or in response to a formal request in a civil action, Court order or judicial proceeding as we, in our sole and absolute discretion, deems necessary or appropriate. Moreover, in the event of a merger, sale, or acquisition of some, or all of SimpleTexting’s assets, your personal information could be part of the transferred assets. In such an event, we shall notify you by a notice on the home page. Any changes to the information practices governing your information & your choices would be noted. The Site employs the use of a third party payment processor to process payments made to us. This third party is not authorized to use this information for any purposes beyond facilitating this service on our behalf. We post customer testimonials on our Site that may include a user’s name and email [not displayed]. We obtain permission of our Clients’ prior to posting their testimonials on our Site. When you select to comment on a blog post, please be aware that any personal information you submit therein shall be available publicly to other users of the Site & can be used to send unsolicited messages. SimpleTexting is not responsible for the personal information a user selects to disclose in a public forum.
Opting Out from Offers from SimpleTexting
You may opt-out of receiving our newsletters by clicking on the opt-out link included in every email newsletter we send, or by contacting email@example.com. SimpleTexting service offerings include acting as a service provider for our clients’ in providing an “opt-out” platform for their recipients [end users]. At any time, recipients [end users] may discontinue receiving SMS offers by sending the SMS message “STOP” to the applicable shortcode. Additionally, end users’ may discontinue receiving offers from a particular client by sending the SMS message STOP to that Client’s particular shortcode, or by following other instructions provided by that Client. Opting out from a particular Client’s offers will not apply to any communications from other Clients. All information provided to SimpleTexting’s clients is owned by said client and subject to their privacy statement. We are not responsible for their privacy practices during our role as the clients’ service provider.
Access to Information
All Clients’ who provide their Information to SimpleTexting may modify and correct such Information by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and registered Clients’ can modify their personal information and accounts by logging into their accounts on our home page and modifying their preferences.
California Privacy Rights
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of SimpleTexting who are California residents to request certain information regarding SimpleTexting’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to: email@example.com.