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Privacy Policy

Telcordia Technologies, Inc. d/b/a iconectiv functioning as the administrator of Short Code Registry in the United States, is sensitive to the privacy concerns of those that we serve. Therefore, we have developed state-of-the art privacy programs to ensure the security and protection of the data that we collect through the provision of our mission-critical services.

Because Short Code Registry gathers certain types of information about the users who visit the Short Code Registry website located at https://www.usshortcodes.com , we believe you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the use of the information we collect. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Short Code Registry. Please review the following statement to understand how the information you provide to Short Code Registry will be treated.

1. Information Short Code Registry Collects

You are free to visit https://www.usshortcodes.com without identifying yourself. However, if you would like more information regarding our products and services, you may be required to first register with Short Code Registry. When you register, we will request certain business information, including your name, address, and email address. This information will enable Short Code Registry to contact you regarding the products and services provided, as well as provides us with aggregate demographic data that Short Code Registry uses to improve the services offered to users.

In addition to registering for an account, you may also apply to lease a short code. To participate in this service, you will be asked a series of questions relating to you, your company and your intended uses of a short code, should your application be successful.

Short Code Registry may from time to time request personal information for purposes such as the provision of customer service, network management, surveys, offers of related services, and other exchanges of information.

Finally, Short Code Registry gathers information about all users collectively, such as what areas users visit most frequently and what services users access most often. Short Code Registry automatically logs IP addresses, session sources, and other data which tracks users' access to https://www.usshortcodes.com and the other channels and Short Code Registry sites. We analyze these logs in order to understand aggregate user behavior as well as for system performance monitoring. These logs are analyzed for the overall, aggregate trends they reveal about our customers, not for individual user behaviors.

2. What Short Code Registry Does With the Information It Collects.

In submitting data in an application for a short code, you are hereby granting Short Code Registry, , participating wireless carriers, and their respective designees and agents a license to use, copy, distribute, publish, and modify all of the data contained in your short code application or submitted thereafter ( "Data") for the purposes of implementing this and other related services, processing your application, notifying you of changes to the service for archival purposes, and creating and using aggregate information about the use of short codes wherein identifying information about you has been removed.

In order for Short Code Registry to comply with the rules and policies for the administration of short codes (which may be updated from time to time), you consent to the disclosure of the Data by Short Code Registry to participating carriers, or those acting on behalf of Short Code Registry or participating carriers, through an interactive accessible registration database or otherwise. In addition, you acknowledge that the application for a short code identifies those fields and Data that will be publicly disclosed or made available through the Short Code Registry's website or otherwise. You further consent to the disclosure of any Data or other information to any governmental agency upon receipt of lawful process or in compliance with any law, or to protect the rights of Short Code Registry.

Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, any other information you supply to Short Code Registry will not be given, sold, rented, loaned, or otherwise disclosed to any third parties outside of Short Code Registry, except when we have your express permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with legal process, (ii) enforce the service terms and conditions, or (iii) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Short Code Registry, its customers, or the public.

Short Code Registry may use aggregated Data (including derived data) to determine the demographics of our users, and to distribute statistics and general marketplace information about Short Code Registry. These demographics will always represent aggregate information and will never identify specific users. Certain non-personal information regarding users is recorded by the operation of the internet servers hosting the Short Code Registry sites. Additionally, Short Code Registry may disclose aggregated user statistics to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and may otherwise use and provide such Data (including derived data) on an aggregated basis to third parties, for any lawful purposes.

3. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small data file that certain web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information that allows a web site to track the pages you've visited. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Short Code Registry uses cookies to tell when a user is a repeat visitor and to let us know how the user found the site. They also allow us to automatically link users to their personalized accounts. When you create an account, Short Code Registry uses a cookie to store a unique, random code. Short Code Registry only uses this code to identify you anonymously in our database and to track the pages you visit on our site. This helps us better understand and improve areas of the site that our users find valuable. Short Code Registry also uses this code to enable you to enter various services as a member, and to visit member-restricted areas of the site without having to log in each time.

If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. Though some of the services require the use of cookies, visitors to https://www.usshortcodes.com always have the option of disabling cookies via their browser preferences. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. However, some of the services will not work if you have cookies disabled.

4. User Options-Opt-Out

From time to time, Short Code Registry may notify its subscribers of new products, announcements, upgrades and updates. Users may opt out of receiving these future promotional mailings by sending an email with their name to: mailto:webmaster@usshortcodes.com, or by contacting us at our mailing address:

Short Code Registry (CSCA)c/o 
iconectiv 
100 Somerset Corporate Blvd. 
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Attn: Short Code Registry Legal

Short Code Registry reserves the right to send users email related to business practices and systems operations, such as outage notifications and quota warnings, even if the user has opted out of promotional mailings.

5. Provision of Unsolicited Information

Short Code Registry appreciates your feedback and suggestions. Our goal is to provide all our customers with high quality products and services. Short Code Registry's ability to freely evaluate and, if appropriate, implement ideas and information improves the online experience for all users. Therefore, any information, feedback, data, questions, comments, suggestions, or any other material, submitted to Short Code Registry, whether solicited or unsolicited, regarding its software, web site or technology shall be deemed non-confidential. By providing any such material, you grant Short Code Registry an unrestricted, irrevocable, royalty-free, and perpetual right to freely, reproduce, use, disclose, modify, perform, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display any such information you send Short Code Registry, without limitation, for any and all commercial and non-commercial purposes. Short Code Registry is free to use any ideas, concepts or techniques contained in this response for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such ideas, concepts or techniques.

6. Short Code Registry Privacy Statement Changes

If Short Code Registry changes this privacy statement, we will post those changes at https://www.usshortcodes.com so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. By using Short Code Registry's services, you signify your assent to the CSCA Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to this statement, please do not use the Short Code Registry web site or its services. Your continued use of the Short Code Registry service following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

7. Contact Short Code Registry

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or this web site, please contact:

Short Code Registry (CSCA)
c/o 
iconectiv 
100 Somerset Corporate Blvd. 
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Attn: Short Code Registry Legal 
email: webmaster@usshortcodes.com