Terms & Conditions of Vaccine Text Reminder Program

Short Code: 29078


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The “Vaccine Text Reminder Program” allows you to receive text message reminders for your vaccine doses.

SUPPORTED CARRIERS: The “Vaccine Text Reminder Program” is supported by all major carriers. Message and data rates may apply. Requires text-enabled handset.

COST: There is no cost to you from the pharmacy, the program administrator, or Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, to receive these text message reminders; however, message and data rates may apply. Charges are dependent on your service plan, which may include fees from your carrier to send and receive text messages.

MESSAGE FREQUENCY: By subscribing to this service, you will receive no more than 3 text messages per month. This depends, in part, on your participation and responses to the messages. You may cancel your subscription at any time by texting STOP to 29078. You can also get information directly on your phone by texting HELP to 29078.

Service will continue until you cancel or receive all reminders. Service May Be Limited by Your Operator or Your Device: You agree and accept that your use of the “Vaccine Text Reminder Program” may be limited by your network operator or by the capabilities or capacities of your mobile device. Service will continue until you cancel or receive all reminders.

You must be 18 years or older to receive text message reminders

 YOUR PERMISSIONS: I agree to permit the Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC and others working on behalf of Merck to provide reminder communications about my doses. I understand that the personal information I provide will be used to fulfill my request for reminder communications about my vaccination doses.

Personal information I provide will not be disclosed for marketing purposes without my permission. However, I acknowledge that third parties who provide reminder communications about my vaccination doses on Merck’s behalf will have access to the personal data I provide upon enrollment to this program.

At any time, I can request a copy of the permissions I have given and ask that personal information about me be removed from the “Vaccine Text Reminder Program” by calling 1-888-776-8364. I understand that unless I change my permissions sooner, they will expire 1 year after Merck no longer offers the “Vaccine Text Reminder Program”. By texting G9 or VAQTA to 29078, I agree that my information may be used as described above.  

For more information about how Merck protects personal information about you, please read the Internet Privacy Policy and Privacy Statement for US Patients, Consumers, and Caregivers at www.merck.com/privacy.

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