Information Collected by Getyoursms.com
In general, Getyoursms.com will collect personal data from you based upon our business relationship, your use of the Site, Our services and Our products, as follows:
CONTACT PERSONS AND CONTENT REGISTRATION
In order for Us to communicate and provide our services to you or discuss the services you may provide Us with, you will provide us with your contact information and possibly other information about you.
Further, in order to access and view some content on the Site, you are required to register with Getyoursms.com before the content is made available to you.
During the registration process, you are required to provide Us with certain contact information, including your name, address, phone number and email address.
We use this information to contact you about the services We offer in relation to which you have expressed interest or vice-versa.
CLIENT SUPPORT PORTAL
When you contact Getyoursms.com customer support ('Customer Support') using any Getyoursms.com client support portal (the 'Client Support Portal'),
We may ask you for certain information regarding your enquiry, such as your name, email address or telephone number.
What Are Cookies and How Do I Manage Them?
A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website - when visited by a user - asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies.
We also use third-party cookies - which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting - for our advertising and marketing efforts.
Our customer support portals use session cookies containing encrypted information to allow the system to uniquely identify you while you are logged in.
This information allows Us to process your online data and requests.
Session cookies help Us make sure you are who you say you are after you have logged in.
We use persistent cookies, which only we can read and use, to identify the fact that you are an Getyoursms.com customer or prior site visitor.
We also may from time to time engage third parties to track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from visitors to our websites to help us administer the websites and improve its quality.
Such cookies will not be used to associate individual website visitors to any Personal Data (defined below).
All data collected by such third parties on Our behalf is used only to provide Us with information on site usage and is not shared with any other third parties.
FORUMS AND BLOGS
If you participate in any blog or other forum offered by our website or services, your user ID may be displayed on any content that you post and will therefore be available to the public.
Therefore, if you associate your name with your user ID, your name and any related content or posts may be available to the public.
You are solely responsible for all liability related to your use of any such blog or forum.
If you send Us correspondence, such as emails or letters, We may collect such information into a file specific to you.
MOBILE USER INFORMATION
As part of Our services, We sometimes receive information from wireless carriers and operators in order to provision the specific content and data services requested by individual users.
All such information is acquired from either the wireless carrier's or operator's website or from the user's mobile device via the wireless carrier's or operator's network.
This data is usually limited to the user's cell phone number. In some cases, such as for prize fulfilment for a mobile contest, the user's mailing address is also provided.
In some cases, We may receive authentication information directly from mobile users, including in the form of a personal information number (PIN) previously sent to a mobile user.
We collect information about you when you submit a job application, resume, survey responses or similar information.
If you wish to subscribe to Our newsletters, We will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, you have the option to unsubscribe from receiving some or all of the newsletters. Please see the "Opt-out" section below.
How We Use Information
We may use data We obtain as described above for purposes relating to our website and services, including
- providing the website and services to you,
- facilitating third parties to participate in the provision and improvement of the website and services (including without limitation mobile network operators, hosting partners, and other service providers),
- raising queries with you, and responding to issues you may raise, whether relating to our services or otherwise,
- communications relating to surveys and other customer satisfaction-related activities,
- progressing job applications, to perform credit checks and,
- verification of personal or business data and payment details and other checks before offering our services to customers.
We will send you service-related announcements when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if Our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance,
We might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature.
If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.
We will also communicate with you in response to your customer service enquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account.
Disclosures and Sharing of Information
As a matter of policy, We do not sell or rent any of your information to third parties for any advertising or marketing purposes.
However, the following describes some of the ways that We may disclose your information in the normal course of providing Our services.
DISCLOSURE TO OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS
Your personal data may be transferred to and processed by third party providers and suppliers which perform services for Us (data processors), to enable these companies to perform the services requested by Company.
Only personal data that is necessary to fulfill the purposes will be provided to these companies.
All third party providers and suppliers must follow Our instructions and applicable written data processor agreements and any other agreements that are in place between
Us and Our third party providers/suppliers, and must implement appropriate technical and organizational measures for the protection of the personal data.
LEGAL REQUESTS & COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
We reserve the right to disclose information as required by law or regulation and when We believe that disclosure is necessary to protect Our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.
Notwithstanding any provisions herein,We may disclose Personal Data to governmental authorities when required or reasonably requested to do so by such governmental authorities.
PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA OUTSIDE EU AND SWITZERLAND
Getyoursms.com processes Personal Data on behalf of its clients ("Customers"), that has been collected by or on behalf of those Customers including Personal Data received from the European Union.
With the objective to validate transfers of Personal Data under European data protection laws to countries outside EU and Switzerland we are making available the European Commission's controller-to-processor standard contractual clauses, commonly referred to as "model clauses" the form adopted by decision 2010/87/EU of 5 February 2010 and with Appendices 1 & 2. Any Customer of Getyoursms.com who undertakes processing activities on the Getyoursms.com
platform (in respect of Personal Data which is governed by the European data protection laws), should contact email@example.com for more details.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO AFFILIATES
Because Getyoursms.com is a global company, We may share your information with other Getyoursms.com affiliates and business units in other parts of the world in order to provide you with Our services.
Your Personal Data may be transferred by Us from your home country to Getyoursms.com employees in Getyoursms.com offices around the world,who may communicate with you regarding your enquiry. Please understand that We limit access to your Personal Data to only those Getyoursms.com employees who We believe need access in order to provide services to you or to otherwise perform their duties.
As Data Processor, Getyoursms.com will only process Personal Data pursuant to the instructions of the applicable Customer (for example where We act as a Data Processor in relation to the processing activities of Customers on Our platform).
Getyoursms.com may use the services of third party Data Processors to process Personal Data in accordance with purposes identified for such Personal Data by the applicable Customer (including but not limited to the provision of services).
Getyoursms.com will not be responsible for determining the authenticity of any purported Data Subject's request to access his or her Personal Data. In the absence of express instructions to do so from the applicable Customer, Getyoursms.com will not provide a purported Data Subject with access to his or her Personal Data unless it is demonstrated to Getyoursms.com's satisfaction that the applicable Data Controller has refused such access.
In parallel and in accordance with Recital 47 of the European Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC (as amended from time to time of replace by other EU regulation),
We shall act as an independent Data Controller with respect to the processing of Personal Data which is necessary for the operation of Our service which shall include any information processed for the purpose of the conveyance of a communication on an electronic communications network or for the billing thereof.
From time to time, Getyoursms.com provides messaging services to health care providers, and serves as a "Business Associate" (as that term is defined pursuant to HIPAA Regulations) to such providers in relation to the handling of protected health information ("PHI") that is made a part of Our services.
Getyoursms.com may de-identify or depersonalize data into anonymized and aggregate data that it derives from Customers ("Anonymous Data").
Anonymous Data means data that includes no Personal Data or unique identifiers that could later be used to refer to the Personal Data to which the data was once associated.
Getyoursms.com uses only Anonymous Data in performing analyses, and may disclose Anonymous Data to its Customers who have requested such analyses and to third parties where We are contractually entitled to do so.
This Site is Not for Use by Children
Protecting the privacy of children is important to Getyoursms.com . For that reason, the Site is structured specifically to not attract anyone under 13,nor do We collect or maintain Personal Data on the Site from those who Getyoursms.com actually knows are under 13.
If Getyoursms.com learns or is notified that it has collected information from users under the age of 13, Getyoursms.com will immediately delete such Personal Data.
We provide you the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having your Personal Data used for certain purposes, when We ask for this information. For example, if you register with Us but no longer wish to receive Our newsletters and/or related communications,
you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing Us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to guard against unauthorized or unlawful processing of your Personal Data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your Personal Data.
Getyoursms.com uses industry-standard security measures to protect the integrity and confidentiality of any Personal Data it owns or processes on behalf of Customers, including, in appropriate circumstances, the use of firewalls, restricted access, and encrypted transmissions.
Getyoursms.com limits access to Personal Data to those persons in Getyoursms.com's organization who have a business need to process such Personal Data.
However, no company, including Getyoursms.com , can fully eliminate the security risks associated with such Personal Data.Due to factors beyond Getyoursms.com's control, Getyoursms.com cannot ensure that Personal Data will not be disclosed to third parties.
For example, Getyoursms.com may become legally obligated to disclose such data, or, despite precautions, third parties may circumvent security measures to intercept or access such data.
By way of example (without limiting the foregoing), We may be forced to disclose Personal Data to the government or third parties under certain circumstances,third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, or users may abuse or misuse your Personal Data that they collect from the Site.
This includes links to other websites on the Site as well as any companies from whom you may have ordered services or products that are transmitted over Getyoursms.com's network, and any companies from whom you may be purchasing telecommunications services.
All such changes shall be binding on you 30 days after they are initially posted on the Site unless you are a new user, in which case they are binding on you immediately.
If another company acquires Getyoursms.com or its assets, that company will
(a) process that Personal Data held by Getyoursms.com , and
RIGHT TO ACCESS AND RECTIFICATION
You have the right to request access to the personal data relating to you.
This includes the right to be informed whether or not personal data about you is being processed, what personal data is being processed, and the purpose of the processing.
You also have the right to rectify or add personal data if the personal data is inaccurate or incomplete.
RIGHT TO ERASURE
You may also request that your personal data be erased if e.g.the personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, the processing is unlawful, or the personal data has to be erased to enable us to comply with a legal requirement. There are other circumstances where your personal data can be erased;
please contact Us if you would like to find out whether your personal data can be erased (see below for contact details).
Please note that We may reject your request if the processing is permitted or required according to law or any other relevant legal ground.
RIGHT TO OBJECT
You are also entitled to object to certain processing or request that the processing of the personal data be restricted if you believe the personal data may not be correct,
if you believe the processing is unlawful, or if you believe that Getyoursms.com no longer needs the personal data for the purposes stated in this policy.
RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY
If you request access to personal data about you that you yourself have provided and if the personal data is being processed automatically with your consent or in accordance with a contract between you and Us, you may request that the data is provided in a structured,
commonly-used and machine readable format and you may also request that the personal data is transmitted to another controller, if this is technically feasible.
Once we have confirmed your identity we will use reasonable commercial efforts to address any concerns that you may have in accordance with applicable law. Please note that even if you object to certain processing of personal data,
We may still continue this processing if permitted or required to do so by law, for example to enable us to fulfill legal requirements, or fulfill obligations under a contract with you.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a Regulation by the European Commission with the intention of making data protection stronger for people and organizations in the European Union.
The deadline for compliance was 25 May 2018, and because GETYOURSMS processes personal data of data subjects within the EU (on behalf of our Controllers), the regulation applies to our organization.
Below is a set of questions and answers that outline our current position and commitment. If you have any questions about your personal data, or how we protect it, please contact us via email: email@example.com
1. Why is complying with GDPR important?
We believe that it's important to comply with GDPR (and other relevant data protection laws) because they prevent people from suffering harm.
2. What approach did GETYOURSMS take to comply with GDPR?
- lose money in a phishing attack;
- become victims of identity fraud;
- have their privacy infringed;
- suffer prejudice; or other harm.
- if those who control their personal data fail to protect it or process it unlawfully.
- We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and have positioned ourselves to comply with GDPR.
Complying with GDPR isn't easy, but we've invested significant time and resources into our compliance project.
We planned our compliance efforts carefully by consulting with data protection professionals. educating our staff and contractors through face-to-face workshops and online training; and identifying actions to comply with GDPR.
3. What has GETYOURSMS done to comply with GDPR?
GETYOURSMS has taken numerous steps to comply with GDPR, including:
4. Where is GETYOURSMS's data infrastructure hosted?
- entering into data processing agreements with our customers and suppliers; and updating our data security on our equipment, infrastructure, and systems.
In 2020 GETYOURSMS moved its data infrastructure to Godaddy 14455 Hayden Road Scottsdale, Arizona 85260 USA. Data (including personal data) gathered by GETYOURSMS is hosted and processed on the Godaddy Network.