This document explains anti-spamming recommendations provided by World Text
Spamming is illegal and has a detrimental effect on the mobile messaging industry as a whole, and we are therefore committed to ensuring best practice standards are adhered to by our clients. As such, we require all clients to be familiar with the following anti-spamming recommendations, where spamming is defined as the sending of unsolicited commercial communications.
World-Text.com are strictly against the sending of unsolicited SMS messages, notifications, alerts or any other form of inappropriate communication.
If marketing communication messages are being sent, clients must ensure they obtain the individual recipient's consent prior to sending any marketing communication via SMS.
Clients are advised to include a simple and inexpensive 'opt-out' option within their messages, allowing the individual recipient to choose to stop the receiving of any further messages if they so wish.
Clients must ensure that their mobile marketing campaigns are correctly targeted with appropriate content which is of value to recipients.
Clients are reminded that they must comply with all applicable laws and regulations concerning the collection, processing and use of personal data.
All marketing communication SMS messages must contain information, such as a website address, as to where the recipient can obtain; the company name, legal address, company registration details, full postal address and telephone number. All messages must also clearly state the price of the product / service promoted in accordance with advertisement legislation.
World-Text.com do not permit any SMS traffic which is of a spamming nature. Evidence of spamming will result in service being suspended or may lead to the termination of your account.
Full account must be taken of all applicable laws and regulations in (i) the country from where you are initiating the sending of SMS, (ii) the UK and/or USA depending on your use of World-Text.com's infrastructure in those countries, and (iii) the country or countries to where you are sending SMS.
By using any World-Text.com service or product you automatically agree that you and your clients are compliant to the above statement and any local applicable laws and regulations.
If you have any questions / comments about this statement, you should contact us.