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Billing / Pricing: You will only receive L'Etape California by Le Tour de France text alerts when you request them by entering a mobile promotion, which includes but is not limited to any contest, sweepstakes, or offer for products sponsored by L'Etape California by Le Tour de France or its affiliates. Standard/other text messaging rates apply, according to your individual rate plan provided by your wireless carrier. Check with your wireless carrier or review the terms of your wireless plan for details. Under no circumstances will L'Etape California by Le Tour de France, its parent or corporate affiliates be responsible for any text messaging or wireless charges incurred by you or by a person that has access to your wireless device or telephone number as a result of a promotion.
Supported Carriers: The following carriers are supported for L'Etape California by Le Tour de France text alerts: Alltel, Boost Mobile, AT&T Wireless, Dobson Cellular, Sprint/Nextel, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless, and Virgin Mobile. Pre-paid phones or calling plans may not be supported. The foregoing carriers are supported within the United States and may be supported in Canada.
Frequency of Messages: We anticipate that you may receive 1 text alert per day during the race (February 17-24). L'Etape California by Le Tour de France is CAN-SPAM compliant. You can opt out of any future text alerts, if any, after receiving a text alert by replying with the text "ATOCSTOP" to such text alert or sending the text "ATOCSTOP" to the shortcode. If you text "ATOCSTOP" to the shortcode, you will not receive important text messages including advance notice of ticket sales for any future events. We will make every attempt to remove your phone number from the L'Etape California by Le Tour de France text database as soon as possible, but please allow up to five (5) days. If your carrier does not permit text alerts, you may not receive the L'Etape California by Le Tour de France text alerts.
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