Information on the General Data Protection Regulation, specifically for Bulk SMS and SMS Marketing. GDPR is coming into effect on May 25th, 2018.

GDPR Compliant Bulk SMS

GDPR Compliant Bulk SMS Marketing – Part 4 of 4 – API Opt-in & Opt-Out

Sendmode’s Developer API for Bulk SMS delivery is one of the most robust and easy to integrate into the internet. With GDPR we have added the ability to both OPT-IN and OPTOUT using the API. OPT-IN via the API Import member command has two new variables optinconsent, returnedresponse. optinconsent – Label for reference to where […]

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Marketing to Current Lists: Response from Data Commissioners Office

We sent the following question to the Data Commissioners Office on the 16th of March. The response is below: Q. We have always had the opt-in box auto-ticked when people signed up and gave consent i.e. – they received marketing and information messages from us in the past with the option to unsubscribe. They have […]

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GDPR Compliant Bulk SMS Marketing – Part 3 of 4 – Sending Compliant Bulk SMS

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) specifies that you must have a simple way for your customers to opt out from receiving bulk text marketing communications from your company. Sendmode makes this easy. Sending Compliant Bulk SMS When you are sending your messages you will see a new drop-down called Opt Out. This dropdown will […]

GDPR Compliant Bulk SMS

GDPR Compliant Bulk SMS Marketing – Part 2 of 4 – GDPR Reports

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) specifies that you must show your customers what information you hold about them. These are called data access requests and can be submitted at any time to your company from customers, also known as data subjects for the purposes of GDPR. Sendmode has two new reports for Data Access […]

GDPR Compliant Bulk SMS

GDPR Compliant Bulk SMS Marketing – Part 1 of 4 – Recording Consent

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) specifies that you must receive explicit consent from consumers, also called data subjects, and you must keep a record of that consent should the data subject submit a data access request to your company. Sendmode has a number of easy to use features to satisfy these requirements and keep […]

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GDPR Compliant Consent Forms

The GDPR defines consent as: Freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous consent; which informs subscribers about the brand that’s collecting the consent and provides information about the purpose of collecting personal data via the ICO, May 2017. Consent means offering individuals real choice and control. Genuine consent should put your customers in charge, build trust […]

An Introduction to GDPR

GDPR Compliant SMS Marketing | Webinar

GDPR will come into effect on May 25th, 2018. We at Sendmode are working hard to ensure compliance, on both your end and ours. We have put together a presentation to help ease your minds in terms of GDPR and SMS Marketing. If you have any questions or concerns please get in touch. You can […]

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GDPR Compliant Opt-Out with Sendmode

Sendmode has a number of options for giving your customers a GDPR compliant way of opting out of receiving communications from your business. Sendmode has a free and easy to use website which allows customers to remove themselves from your list. The website is and the opt-out message to add to your campaigns […]

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Recording Consent with Sendmode | GDPR

Under the GDPR regulation which comes into effect on May 25th, 2018, business owners must have proof of consent from their customers to send them marketing messages. Sendmode has a number of ways to record your customer’s consent and also reports to retrieve the consent quickly should a data access request be made. This will […]

GDPR International Bulk sms services

GDPR and International Bulk SMS Services

The incoming General Data Protection Regulations is an EU wide law which aims to increase protection all of our personal information. Any company who hold the personal data of their employees or their customers must now make a number of changes to ensure compliance with the law. If you are one of the thousands of […]