Privacy

Australia, New Zealand & the United Kingdom Privacy Compliance Statement

The SMS Engine’s operates in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. Our SMS service operates stringently within the privacy guidelines of the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. The SMS Engine operates to the highest ethical and moral standards to comply with the privacy legislation of Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Our privacy message to all clients is simple… all contact information in our possession is kept secure and is not misused. We have a broad client base ranging from educational and business organisations to small sporting clubs.

Our privacy policy meets the guidelines governing the contact information of students and parents.

  • The SMS Engine does not collect or use student/parent/client/member personal information.
  • The contact information held by the SMS Engine remains the property of our clients.
  • The databases that store our clients contact information are at no time privy to any third parties.
  • Our clients contact information is at no time used for any other means except SMS communication between our client and their members.

We do reserve the right to contact our client by phone or email to discuss matters pertaining to the SMS Engine service.

Data Security

The SMS Engine uses the following Security protocols:

  • All communication is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
  • Servers are backed up daily and tapes stored in a fireproof safe.

Police Background Checks

As a condition of employment all SMS Engine employees and directors undertake comprehensive police checks. Police background checks relate primarily to prior child safety and/or sexual offences. Background checks are undertaken for Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.