Effective Date: Sept 15, 2023
2. TCPA Compliance
SPI Rentals, LLC complies with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), a federal law in the United States that regulates telemarketing and text messaging. The following are key provisions of TCPA compliance that we adhere to:
Obtaining Prior Express Consent: We will obtain prior express consent from consumers before making telemarketing calls or sending text messages to their cellphones.
Providing Opt-Out Mechanism: We will provide consumers with an easy opt-out mechanism to unsubscribe from future calls or text messages.
Record Keeping: We will maintain records of consumer consents for a certain period of time as required by the TCPA.
Honoring the National Do Not Call Registry: We respect the National Do Not Call Registry, allowing consumers to opt out of telemarketing calls.
Consumer Right to Sue: We acknowledge that consumers have the right to sue us for TCPA violations, and we are aware of the potential damages of up to $1,500 per violation.
3. S.H.A.F.T. Compliance
SPI Rentals, LLC also complies with the S.H.A.F.T. restrictions, which stand for “Sex, Hate, Alcohol, Firearms, and Tobacco.” These restrictions apply to our text messages and SMS marketing campaigns to prevent the distribution of inappropriate or offensive content. We adhere to the following:
Sex: We do not send text messages containing sexually explicit or suggestive content.
Hate: We do not send text messages that promote or incite hate or discrimination towards any group of people.
Alcohol: We do not send text messages that promote or advertise alcohol products to individuals under the age of 21.
Firearms: We do not send text messages that promote or advertise firearms or other weapons.
Tobacco: We do not send text messages that promote or advertise tobacco products.
4. CAN-SPAM Act Compliance
SPI Rentals, LLC complies with the CAN-SPAM Act, which regulates commercial email and text messages. To comply with the CAN-SPAM Act, we take the following actions when texting mobile phones:
Identification: We clearly indicate that our messages are advertisements or related to goods and services.
Opt-Out Instructions: We provide clear opt-out instructions, ensuring that recipients can easily stop receiving text messages from us.
Return Address: Our SMS messages include a return phone number to allow recipients to contact us.
5. Tips for Staying SMS Compliant
To ensure SMS compliance, we follow these best practices:
Express Written Consent: We obtain express consent from consumers before sending messages. Express written consent is especially important for certain types of messages and is more difficult to withdraw. This consent is provided within our Rental Agreements by signing it digitally or in person, you are agreeing to contact.
Opting-In and Opting-Out: We only send messages to customers who have given us permission, which is anyone that has signed our Rental Agreement. We make opt-in and opt-out instructions clear and accessible.
Carrier-Specific Requirements: We recognize that some carriers may have their own compliance requirements, and we ensure our messages adhere to those requirements.
Content Restrictions: We are mindful of the content of our messages, avoiding topics that may be prohibited by carriers or laws.
6. Consent Based on Message Types
We understand that the TCPA requires different levels of consent for different types of calls and messages:
Conversational: Conversational interactions with customers, based on an existing relationship, may have implied consent. We maintain a relevant and respectful tone in these interactions.
Informational: For informational messages such as alerts and notifications, we obtain written consent from customers before sending them.
7. Contact Us
If you have any questions about our privacy practices or wish to exercise your rights under applicable data protection laws, please contact us at (956) 572-6656 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Effective Date
Thank you for choosing SPI Rentals, LLC. We value your trust and are committed to protecting your privacy.
General Website Use Terms & Conditions:
Terms and Conditions for SPI Rentals, LLC Website
As of Sept 15, 2023
1. Acceptance of Terms
By accessing or using the SPI Rentals, LLC website (the “Website”), you agree to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions (the “Terms”). If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the Website.
2. Privacy and Data Collection
3. Email and SMS Marketing
By providing your email address and/or phone number, you consent to receive marketing communications from SPI Rentals, LLC via email, SMS, and other electronic means. You can opt-out of these communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the messages or by contacting us directly.
4. Data Usage
SPI Rentals, LLC may use the data collected from you for marketing purposes, including but not limited to sending promotional offers, updates, and information related to SPI Rentals, LLC services. We will not sell, lease, or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent.
5. Consent for Data Use
6. Compliance with Laws
SPI Rentals, LLC complies with all federal laws and regulations governing data privacy and marketing, including but not limited to the CAN-SPAM Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Additionally, SPI Rentals, LLC adheres to the data protection laws of the State of Texas.
7. User Obligations
You agree not to use the Website for any unlawful purpose, and you shall comply with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
8. Changes to Terms and Conditions
SPI Rentals, LLC reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. It is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically for updates.
SPI Rentals, LLC reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to the Website at its sole discretion, without notice, for any violation of these Terms.
10. Contact Information
11. Governing Law
These Terms and your use of the Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, with a venue of Cameron County without regard to its conflict of law principles.
12. Entire Agreement
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and SPI Rentals, LLC regarding your use of the Website.