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Here at TextGoto, we want to keep you informed of interesting ideas, ways to use our product, facts about SMS Marketing that you might not know. Our blogs will present news about the company, marketing tips, coding and implementation ideas... basically whatever we think of. If it's to do with SMS Marketing, it'll be in here.

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2019-08-21 12:11:04Z
by Adam Brogden
The General Data Protection Regulation is a European-wide law that replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 in the UK. It places greater obligations on how organisations handle personal data. It came into effect on 25 May 2018.
2019-08-20 12:59:18Z
by Adam Brogden
Just spotted this news item on the ICO website relating to SAR responses. This means you must respond one day earlier than previously specified. Take a look at this blog for more info!
2019-08-16 12:33:04Z
by Adam Brogden
Subject Access Requests are dangerous things! On the one hand you must respond to the SAR promptly and provide all the information necessary. On the other hand they can become completely debilitating for organisations that receive lots of SARs.
2019-08-14 11:07:29Z
by Adam Brogden
If you run a business or organisation in the UK and you operate in the European Economic Area or send personal data outside the UK or receive personal data from the European Economic Area its important that you read the new Information Commissioner's Office guidance in case of no-deal Brexit.
2019-08-13 12:33:26Z
by Adam Brogden
As part of your GDPR compliance you really should check that any company you send data to is also GDPR compliant. You can conduct reasonable due diligence to check and have appropriate terms and conditions in place that protect the data of any third party whose details you share. You are not responsible for their GDPR but you have to be able to demonstrate that your tool reasonable precautions.
2019-08-12 11:48:06Z
by Adam Brogden
The ICO has just fined a telemarketing company £160,000 for failing making calls to people that are registered on the Telephone Preference Service - this is one of a series of fines for companies selling all sorts of products and services about failing to check if the numbers were registered with the TPS before they called them.
2019-08-08 15:08:38Z
by Adam Brogden
Building, construction, renovation and all associated trades are now faced with even more paperwork. If you need to complete your Construction line application you will now need to respond to a set of GDPR and data protection questions. Whether you are a builder, roofer, electrician, plumber or any other trade you will need a full set of documentation in order to complete your online construction line application.
2019-08-07 11:52:55Z
by Adam Brogden
So, you have received a Subject Access Request asking for copies of ALL emails sent to/from a customer/ex-employee/other data subject, what do you have to do. This is a really tricky question and really not as simple as you might think. The first thing to remember is that you really must respond in time - don’t ignore the request and make sure you respond courteously.
2019-08-06 10:45:03Z
by Adam Brogden
Many companies have not yet started their GDPR compliance work or have a partially completed set of policies and procedures. This is not surprising since GDPR is so complicated and understanding how these rules apply to your company is not simple! In our experience some companies only start their GDPR when they absolutely need to.
2019-08-05 11:56:07Z
by Adam Brogden
Here at Textgoto, we want to keep you GDPR safe. Completing your GDPR policies, procedures, and forms is vital to avoid complaints and ICO action. You must ensure you follow GDPR principles and have all the appropriate documentation in place.
2019-07-29 12:20:14Z
by Adam Brogden
"What do I do with my visitors book"? We get asked this question very often. Under GDPR the data you collect will count as personal data and as such visitor books should be kept safe and should not show the current visitor the names of those that have previously visited. This sounds trivial but of course you need to keep a log of all visitors for fire safety and also as part of your building security. So, what do you do?
2019-07-25 11:44:36Z
by Adam Brogden
Textgoto provides a number of reply and response options. Whether you want to direct customers to your web site or initiate some sort of response then we can help. We provide a number of reply options.