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

Bulk SMS Service and GDPR Compliance

Bulk SMS Service with full GDPR Compliance

GDPR has come into effect and laws have been enacted across the EU to further protect our rights to our data. Not surprisingly business owners were nervous about how this would affect their marketing via SMS, email or through social channels. We at Sendmode have been working on GDPR for the past 4 months and […]

GDPR Bulk Text

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

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 […]

GDPR Bulk Text

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

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 Bulk Text

GDPR Compliant Bulk Text 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 Bulk Text

GDPR Compliant Bulk Text 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 […]

GDPR Compliant Consent Forms

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 […]


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 […]

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 Data commissioners response

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 […]