Terms of service
The terms and conditions on this page apply to both users of BulkTextmMessage.com web-based user interface and anyone using an application programming interface (API) in connection with the BulkTextMessage.com service.
BulkTextMessage.com provides businesses and organizations with a variety of tools to collect names, phone numbers, email addresses, and other information on an opt-in basis. BulkTextMessage.com also provides a tool to help you import subscriber data. However, contact information may be imported only if the subscribers gave full consent to receive a specified type of messaging from your organization. Proof of such specific consent is required as part of the certification process before the import of contact information.
In addition, industry regulations prohibit text-to-win campaigns by shared short code or transmitting undesirable content such as violence, pornography, alcohol, illegal drugs, and other prohibited material described in this document.
BulkTextmMessage.com service may NOT be used for sending any unsolicited messages (commonly known as spam) except for government-sanctioned cases such as financial and healthcare alerts. You agree to the privacy and anti-spam policies described in this document and agree to enforce the indicated permission-based marketing practices with anyone using your account as required by law. You agree to assume full responsibility and accept the legal consequences of any action by anyone using your account.
BulkTextMessage.com reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account at any time, at its sole discretion, and without prior warning or refund if your account activity is reasonably believed to violate any term in this agreement or applicable law. Violation of applicable anti-spam regulation may also cause third-party legal action against you. BulkTextMessage.com also reserves the right to refuse service if BulkTextMessage.com believes that your conduct is harmful to the interests of BulkTextMessage.com and its affiliates. BulkTextMessage.com reserves the sole discretion and right to permanently delete archived data after 90 days.
BulkTextMessage.com has a no-tolerance policy toward spam. Although BulkTextMessage.com does not assume the duty or obligation to monitor messages, BulkTextMessage.com reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to monitor any and all messages created or sent by you or any third party at any time without prior notice to ensure that they conform to guidelines and policies pertaining to our Website and services.
Every outgoing email via the BulkTextMessage.com service must contain a link that allows the recipient to unsubscribe from your distribution list(s). Voice broadcasts also must include verbal instructions for opting out of your calling list. All mobile messages must conform to the latest available best-practice guidelines published by the Mobile Marketing Association (currently available at http://www.mmaglobal.com/policies/consumer-best-practices
), which you agree to review before using BulkTextMessage.com’s service. For example, and without limitation, every SMS message must include “STOP” instructions.
IMPORTANT for Mobile Keywords: You must include the opt-in disclosure shown below in all of your promotional materials in all media: website, printed material, digital and event promotions, broadcasts, and any other material promoting your mobile keyword. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and Cellular Telephone Industries Association (CTIA) strictly prohibit omission of this disclosure in whole or in part. Failure to include the following terms may result in suspension of your mobile keyword without warning as well as third-party legal action.
BulkTextMessage.com reserves the right to determine any violation of this Acceptable Use Policy at its sole discretion. BulkTextMessage.com’s services may be used for only lawful purposes. Using the services in an illegal or abusive manner or any other manner that interferes with or diminishes others’ use or enjoyment of the services is prohibited.
The following list gives examples of illegal, abusive, interfering, or otherwise illicit use of the services. This list is provided by way of example and shall not be considered exhaustive.
Adversely affecting the availability, reliability, or stability of BulkTextMessage.com’s services
Launching or facilitating, whether intentionally or unintentionally, a denial-of-service attack on any of BulkTextMessage.com’s services
Attempting to bypass, disable, or impair any security measure or otherwise using the services in any manner posing a security or service risk to BulkTextMessage.com, any BulkTextMessage.com client, or any of their subscribers
Testing or reverse-engineering the services in order to evade filtering capabilities or to find limitations or vulnerabilities
Using the services in any manner that may subject BulkTextMessage.com or any third party to liability, damages, or danger
Using the services in any manner that violates any applicable third-party policy or requirement
Using the services in any manner that violates the Mobile Marketing Association’s guidelines or best practices, carrier guidelines, or any other industry standard
Promoting or engaging in any illegal activity, including but not limited to fraud, in any connection with your account
In message transmission or any other manner violating, infringing, or misappropriating the rights of any third party, including but not limited to trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity
Harvesting or otherwise collecting without consent information including but not limited to email addresses and phone numbers
Engaging in spamming or any other activity that violates anti-spamming laws and regulations, including but not limited to the CAN-SPAM Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and the
Using the services in connection with any unsolicited or unwanted transmissions (commercial or otherwise), including but not limited to phone call, text message, and voicemail
Offering any emergency services (“emergency services” meaning any communications connection to emergency personnel or to public-safety answering points such as 911 and E911)
Using your account to mislead others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of a message or phone call by any means including but not limited to a false identity, a misleading email address or phone number, and a forged header
Violating or facilitating the violation of any U.S. or foreign law governing the transmission of technical data or software
Interfering with or disrupting any network connected to BulkTextMessage.com services or violating the regulations, policies, or procedures of any such network
Using the BulkTextMessage.com services or any component thereof in a manner not authorized by BulkTextMessage.com
In addition to and without limitation to terms under the Acceptable Use Policy, BulkTextMessage.com prohibits any use of the service in connection with any of the following types of content, products, and services.
Pornography, sexual products, otherwise sexually explicit material, and escort services
Illegal drugs and drug contraband
Alcoholic beverages, especially any promotion of alcohol to persons under 21 years of age
Pirated computer programs, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other harmful code
Instructions or materials for the assembly of bombs or other weapons
Disclosure of anyone’s private or personally identifying information without such party’s prior express written consent (or parents’ prior express written consent in the case of a minor)
Material that displays any person under 18 years of age in an illicit or otherwise exploitative manner
On the basis of the practices and standards of your industry and community, any illegal or improper promotion to persons under 18 years of age
Products, services, or content commonly associated with unsolicited commercial messages (a.k.a. spam), including but not limited to online and direct pharmaceutical sales (e.g., health and sexual well-being products), work-at-home businesses, credit or finance management (e.g., credit repair, debt relief, stock and trading tips), mortgage finance, claims of lost bank accounts or inheritances, and odds-making and gambling services (e.g., poker, casino games, horse and dog racing, college and professional sporting events)
Pyramid schemes or multilevel-marketing (a.k.a. MLM or network marketing) businesses, including but not limited to “get rich quick,” “build your wealth,” and “financial independence” offerings
Any libelous, defamatory, scandalous, threatening, or harassing activity
Objectionable content including profanity, obscenity, lasciviousness, violence, bigotry, hatred, and any discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age
Advocation, promotion, or other encouragement of violence against any government, organization, group, or individual or any instruction, information, or assistance in causing or carrying out such violence
Any product or service related to death (e.g., mortuaries and cemeteries)
Any product or service that is unlawful where such product or service or promotion thereof is received
Images of authors, artists, photographers, or others without prior express written consent form the content owner
Any mention of any wireless carrier or any representation that copies or parodies any product or service of any wireless carrier