(Updated April 2020)

TDS Telecommunications LLC ("TDS", "we", "us" or "our") is dedicated to earning your trust by protecting your personal information. The Privacy Policy is designed to simply and transparently inform you about the information we collect, how we use it and with whom we share it.


This overview provides highlights of the full TDS Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy"). The Privacy Policy explains our practices about collecting, using and sharing information. It applies to TDS and any Affiliate with whom we share and collect information. As used therein and herein, "Affiliate" refers to any of the Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. owned family of companies. "Third Parties" refers to entities we may share information with, and require they maintain appropriate privacy and data security measures consistent with the Privacy Policy when we share your information as described in the Privacy Policy. We use "Third Parties" to refer to agents, vendors, service providers, suppliers, subcontractors, and independent contractors with whom we have a business relationship.

You authorize TDS to collect your information when you interact with us. When you apply for, access, purchase, or use our products, services, applications and websites ("Services"), you agree to our collection, use and sharing of your information as described in the Privacy Policy.

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Information We Collect

Personal Information is information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you. Personal Information does not include anonymous or de-identified information that cannot personally identify you, your accounts or devices.

The Privacy Policy provides a summary of:

  • The categories of and representative examples of Personal Information we collect,
  • The categories of sources from which Personal Information was collected,
  • The business or commercial purpose for which Personal Information was collected, and
  • The categories of third parties with whom TDS shares Personal Information.

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We may use, or disclose, the Personal Information we collect for one or more  business purposes as described in the Privacy Policy.

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We will not disclose your information outside of TDS, its Affiliates, or Third Parties other than as described in the Privacy Policy unless we have your express or implied consent. We may, however, disclose information to companies affiliated with TDS or Third Parties (i) to provide the Services you have requested; and (ii) for administrative, analytical, and marketing purposes as described in the Privacy Policy.

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Customer Proprietary Network Information ("CPNI") is created by our relationship with you as your telecommunications service provider. CPNI includes the type and quantity of certain telecommunications services you subscribe to and includes details about your calling activities, including call detail information such as the date and time of a call; duration of a call; call-originating and call-terminating phone numbers. Use of CPNI is subject to federal laws and regulations. For additional information regarding CPNI, please see the CPNI section of the Privacy Policy

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Protecting Your Information

TDS takes reasonable security safeguards to protect against such risks as loss, unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure of information. TDS uses a variety of commercially reasonable and appropriate safeguards to protect information residing on its systems including, without limitation, server firewalls and physical facility security.

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Privacy Rights

TDS takes reasonable measures to assure you that the information we collect, use and share is accurate, complete and current. We make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your information to allow you to correct inaccuracies your request, unless the law or legitimate business reasons require us to keep it. Account Owners and Authorized Parties who wish to review or change their Personal Information may do so by contacting us. For additional information, including State Consumer Privacy Rights, see the Privacy Policy.

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Communicating With TDS

For general information on how to Contact TDS please refer to the Privacy Policy.

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Cookie Policy

TDS uses cookies, web beacons, pixels, and other tracking technology (collectively "Cookies") to deliver, monitor and improve our websites, applications or emails and display relevant content. The Cookie Policy describes the information we collect through Cookies, how we use it and how you can manage your Cookie Preferences.  For more information please refer to the Cookie Policy section of the Privacy Policy.

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