Tropical SMS offers services enabling its users to send messages via multiple modes of communications - mobile text, email, and recorded voice message. This privacy policy is for those who received a message from a Tropical SMS user, similar in nature to messages that you may receive from someone who uses Gmail, Yahoo, and other messaging channels. Tropical SMS is dedicated to protecting personal information and will make every reasonable effort to handle collected information appropriately. All collected information will be handled as carefully, securely and efficiently as possible.

If you believe you have received unwanted, unsolicited messages from the Tropical SMS system, please forward a copy of that email with your comments to tropicalsms@gmail.com, and Tropical SMS will take an appropriate action. If you received an unwanted instant message, text message, or voice call, please call the Tropical SMS Unsubscribe Hotline at 1-866-866-0009 or read more detailed instructions below.


Information Collection

Your contact information (belonging to you, the subscriber) is collected by a Tropical SMS user on an opt-in basis and can be collected in different ways:

  • Tropical SMS users can collect your first name, last name, phone number, email address, and other custom data when you willingly subscribe to the Tropical SMS user’s Online Sign-up Page (“OSP”).
  • Tropical SMS user can also collect your mobile number when you text the Tropical SMS user's mobile keyword to Tropical SMS's short code. Certain SMS text features enable the collection of name, email address, or other customized information by asking you to reply via SMS texts with specific information.
    NOTE: Message and data rates may apply.
  • Tropical SMS user may have previously collected your contact information on an opt-in basis outside of the Tropical SMS system. The user states that your contact information was collected with your permission and you have consented to receive messages from the user.

Process to Unsubscribe From Tropical SMS

All subscribers have the ability to unsubscribe or change their personal subscription settings at any time.

To unsubscribe for:

  • Email: Click the ‘Unsubscribe’ link located at the bottom of each email. ‘Block’ link removes your contact information and additionally prevents the same list from adding you again.
  • Mobile Text: Text STOP to the short code that you do not wish to receive messages from.
    NOTE: Message and data rates may apply.
  • Voice Broadcasts: Follow the voice instruction/prompt when you receive a broadcast call, asking you to press 7 to unsubscribe from voice broadcast messages. You may also call 1-800-764-3090 to unsubscribe from prerecorded calls.

You may also call the Tropical SMS Unsubscribe Hotline at 1-866-866-0009 to unsubscribe at any time.

If you believe that your contact information was collected by a Tropical SMS user without your consent and would like to report spam, please click here or call 1-866-866-0009. When reporting the offending organization, please include the contact address or number that sent you the spam, the username of the sender, and the message or first few sentences of the message that you consider spam. Tropical SMS has a no tolerance spam policy.

NOTE: The Tropical SMS service is not intended for children under 13, and Tropical SMS does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. Some Tropical SMS users may classify and rate their message content for recipients who are 21 years of age or older. Please observe content rating for intended audience before you sign up for any distribution list or mobile keyword.

Your Privacy

Tropical SMS DOES NOT and IS PROHIBITED to share your name or any contact information (including names, email, instant message screen name, and telephone number) with others except for the very owners of the Online Sign-up pages or the mobile keywords through which you volunteered your information. You have given them ("Tropical SMS users") explicit permission to send messages to your contact information when you signed up. If the Tropical SMS user added or imported your information without your permission, you can block the user from adding or importing it again. Tropical SMS believes in a spam-free communication environment.


Tropical SMS may use or disclose information about you, including your personal information, under the following circumstances:
  • To provide you with products and services you request.
  • To anticipate and resolve problems and conflicts with our products and services.
  • For verification and authentication purposes in regards to requests or changes of any personal information or data related.
  • For other purposes communicated to you at the time you provide or authorize the use of your information.
  • To enforce our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy or other legal agreements.
  • To outsource any of the tasks referenced in this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, such as customer service.
  • In response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process.
  • To establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
  • To share with a company controlled by, or under common control with Tropical SMS for any purpose permitted by our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
  • When Tropical SMS believes such use or disclosure is (a) necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or (b) required by law.
  • In the event of a merger, acquisition, consolidation, divestiture, or bankruptcy of Tropical SMS.

When a Tropical SMS user sends you messages, the message may include a web beacon to determine the number of people who open them. When you click on a link, Tropical SMS or its user may record this individual response to customize special offerings to you. Web beacons collect only limited information, such as a cookie identifier, time and date of a page being viewed, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides (the URL). Web beacons can be refused. If you do not wish to receive web beacons via email, you will need to disable HTML images or refuse HTML (select Text only) emails via your email software.

Our postal address is:

Tropical SMS
2945 49th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33710

Our contact information is +1 -727-569-8888 or tropicalsms@gmail.com.