The Services allow LinkTexting’s business customers (“Customer” or “Customers”) to embed LinkTexting’s widgets, Smart App Badges, Smart Links or Smart Prompts on a Customer’s website or use the LinkTexting APIs to build their own widget (“Customer Property”). The Services enable a Customer’s end user of its Customer Property (“Customer End User”) to voluntarily provide their mobile phone number in order to send a text message to their own mobile phone (“Customer End User Data”), which prompts the Customer End User to download the Customer’s mobile application. LinkTexting requires that its Customers comply with all applicable laws when using our Services.
We collect several types of information from and about Visitors of our Website, including information:
We collect this information:
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
LinkTexting uses the information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information for a variety of purposes including:
LinkTexting processes your personal information for the purposes identified above and the legal basis for LinkTexting processing this information is as follows: (i) in order to provide our Services to you, (ii) for the performance of a contract between you and us, (iii) our legitimate interests, including the proper administration of our website and business, (iv) to protect your vital interests, or (v) your consent, which you may withdraw at any time.
General. LinkTexting does not provide your personal information or any other information you provide to LinkTexting to any unaffiliated third parties. If you are a Customer End User of a Customer and you submit your mobile telephone number through LinkTexting’s Services, then you consent to the receipt of a text message from LinkTexting. You understand that standard text messaging fees and data rates may apply. However, LinkTexting does not disclose your mobile telephone number to any other third parties (including the Customer that embedded the Services on the Customer Property) or use this information for any other purpose other to fulfill your request of sending you a text message reminding you to download a Customer’s mobile application.
Third Parties. LinkTexting may provide your personal information or any other information you provide to LinkTexting to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
Legal Requests and Comply with State and Federal Laws. LinkTexting may release personal information or other information provided by you if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws or to respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant. LinkTexting also reserves the right to disclose personal information or other information that LinkTexting believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce LinkTexting’s Terms of Service, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the Website or Services, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of LinkTexting, its Customers or others.
In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy. In the event that LinkTexting is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal or non-personal information is treated, transferred, or used.
General. We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us and we understand that you have the right to access, correct, delete, object to and restrict our use of your personal information. We also understand that you have the right to obtain a copy of your personal information from us and to withdraw your consent of the processing of your personal information by us. You can always opt not to disclose information to LinkTexting, but keep in mind some information is needed in order to use our Services. You may close your account by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that some information may remain in our private records even after the closure of your account or the deletion of any information from your account as noted below.
Promotional Offers from LinkTexting. If you do not wish to receive marketing emails from LinkTexting that promote our own products or services, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data or at any other time by logging into the Website and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an email stating your request to email@example.com. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions. This opt out does not apply to information provided to LinkTexting as a result of a service offering purchase, product service experience or other transactions.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information. You may be able to add, update, or delete information in your account by logging into your account profile page at: https://www.linktexting.com/app#!/auth/login. You may also send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
You may also request a copy of your personal information that you have provided to us directly by sending an email to email@example.com. We will provide you a copy of your personal information in a commonly used electronic form.
LinkTexting uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information and Customer End User Data. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to LinkTexting through the Website or Services and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, LinkTexting makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If LinkTexting learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. LinkTexting may post a notice on its website if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Website and the Services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website or through the Services. LinkTexting does not knowingly collect personal information directly from children under 13 years of age without verifiable parental consent. If you are under 13 years of age, then do not use or provide any information on this Website or register on the Website, or use any of the Services. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
Your personal information is stored by LinkTexting on the servers of its cloud-based database storage provider engaged by LinkTexting, located in the United States. LinkTexting will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with the Services. We will retain and process your personal information only for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, perform troubleshooting tasks, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements but barring legal requirements, we will delete your information within 30 days of the request by an individual.
However, the Customer End User Data received by LinkTexting is deleted within seven (7) days from the date LinkTexting receives the Customer End User Data. If you would like more information about LinkTexting’s data retention practices with respect to your data or information about deletion of your data or data portability, then please contact LinkTexting at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LinkTexting is located in the United States and offers its Services from the United States. If you are located outside the United States, then you understand that your personal information is transferred, processed and stored in the United States. You understand the privacy laws of the United States may not be as protective as the privacy laws of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction. Through your continued use of the Website or the Services you consent to the transfer of your personal information to the United States.
California residents may request certain information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by LinkTexting to third parties for direct marketing purposes. As noted above, LinkTexting does not disclose your personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes unless you have first agreed to such disclosure. However, if you would like to make such a request, then please contact LinkTexting at email@example.com or at the address provided in the "How you can contact us" section below.
You can opt-out of receiving text messages at any time by texting STOP to the long code or short code sent to you. However, if you have been connected to our Service through multiple customers of ours, then you may need to submit the request again for each customer.