Effective Date: February 28th, 2011
State of Text provides a sophisticated software system that allows users to create and manage interactive mobile campaigns. Companies use State of Text to interact with their target audience using mobile phones through text messages, mobile content such as ringtones, wallpapers, video, and more.
Mobile campaigns that operate on the State of Text platform include but are not limited to text alerts, text voting/polling, mobile content distribution, and more. The mobile campaigns are delivered through a common short code, 84464 and 36832.
Standard/Other rates may apply for participation in mobile campaigns on the State of Text platform. The following premium sms price points are available through the service: $.99, $1.00, $1.99, $2.99, and $4.99.
For help or additional information on a specific mobile campaigns, please text “HELP” to 84464 or email us including your cellphone # to, firstname.lastname@example.org.
To opt-in to a particular mobile campaign, please text the “keyword” associated with the campaign to 84464 or 36832. To opt-out of a particular mobile campaign, please text STOP, END, QUIT, CANCEL, UNSUBSCRIBE, or STOP ALL to 84464 or 36832. If you would like to opt-out of all mobile campaigns, text “STOP ALL” to84464 and 36832. If you are experiencing problems with opting out of a mobile campaign, please email us including your cellphone # to,email@example.com.
Frequency of Program Service
By opting in to a mobile campaign you are agreeing to receive messaging alerts on your mobile phone. Alerts may be sent daily, weekly, monthly, and at scheduled intervals dependant on the mobile campaign to which you have subscribed and your mobile carrier’s policy.
The following carriers are currently supported on the State of Text platform: T-Mobile, Sprint, Nextel, Boost, AT&T, Cellular One Dobson, Alltel, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, Cricket, Cincinatti Bell, and Cellular South. More carriers will be added to this list when they participate with our programs.
For privacy questions related to a text message you may have received from a company using State of Text, please see the privacy policies for the sender(s) of the text message that you received.
Notice Concerning Children
PLEASE NOTE: We are a general audience site, and do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a State of Text Web site visitor is under age 13, we will promptly delete any personal information regarding that visitor.
Information Collection Practices
What Basic Information Does State of Text Collect?
You can visit the Web site to read information about our company, products, and services without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. In operating the Web site, State of Text includes optional information request forms such as White Paper or Webinar Request forms, Newsletter subscription forms, and general contact request forms that request your name, company, title, phone number, email address, URL, address and other information to help us determine your needs related to our products and solutions and in order for you to download or view documents or other information through the State of Text Web site. We use this information to send updates about our company and to contact you if requested or necessary. State of Text also collects billing information such as credit data via our partner Authorize.net. Depending upon your request, State of Text may also ask for additional information, such as how you heard about us. This information is provided by you on a voluntary basis only and is not required by us in order for you to use and enjoy the Web site. State of Text uses the information that we collect on the Web site to contact you to further discuss your interest in our company, our services, and to send information regarding our company or partners, such as marketing promotions and events. This information may also be used to improve the services we provide you. We use this information to improve the way that we provide our services to our clients, to relay administrative information, and to verify login information. The information is collected and stored in a manner that is appropriate for the nature of the data that we collect, and the need to fulfill your request. State of Text does not share, sell, rent, or trade PII with third parties for their promotional purposes.
State of Text Clients
Our servers automatically recognize visitors’ IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet), domain names, the activity of the visitor’s browser when the visitor is viewing the Web site; the site path of visitors; the time visitors come to the Web site and length of visit. No personal information about you is revealed in the process. The Web site may also gather anonymous traffic data that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer and State of Text reserves the right to publish such anonymous, aggregate summary information regarding its visitors for promotional purposes.
Security and Privacy
State of Texts’ web site uses security measures to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We store the information in two redundant databases in two secure environments at different locations with our data hosting service provider, HostGator.
State of Text takes care to reinforce the importance of our web site visitors’ security and privacy among our employees. State of Text requires unique usernames and passwords that must be entered each time a user logs on to State of Text’s client interface. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of all data. The bottom line is that, because our business involves hosting application accounts, data security is paramount. We’re constantly reevaluating and deploying new technologies to enhance our security.
State of Text is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other web sites to which we link. We encourage our visitors to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that they visit.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Updating and Choice/Opt-Out
Visitors who request information on our web site have the following options for reviewing, modifying and deleting any personally identifiable information that has previously been provided to State of Text, as well as updating their profiles and unsubscribing (opting out) to avoid receiving future communications from us:
- Sending an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll reply within 30 days of receiving your request confirming any corrections or updates requested.
- If you are subscribed to receive newsletter or commercial emails from us, you may send us a request to unsubscribe from receiving such emails at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions within the email. We will comply with your unsubscribe request within 24 hours after receipt of such request (or shorter time period, if required by law).
We post customer testimonials on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information such as the customer’s name. We do obtain the customer’s consent prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial.
Links to Other Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by State of Text Please be aware that we, State of Text, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site. State of Text licenses some websites that have the same look and feel of www.ivisionmobile.com. Please be aware that this privacy statement only covers www.stateoftext.com.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or this web site, please contact us directly: