Canva Privacy Policy

Read our summary of Canva's Privacy Policy.


  • Canva may collect extensive personal information, including name, contact details, and content you create.
  • Information can be shared with third parties, including service providers and in the event of a business transfer.
  • Canva may use cookies and other tracking technologies that collect information about your usage patterns.
  • Third-party applications integrated with Canva may access your data, and their privacy practices are not covered by Canva's policy.
  • Canva collects location data, which can be used for personalization and advertising.
  • Users have control over their account settings and can manage privacy preferences.
  • Canva provides the option to opt out of data collection from third-party providers for tailored experiences.
  • Canva for Education does not serve advertising to students and has additional protections for student data.
  • Canva may retain your information for a commercially reasonable time after account deactivation.
  • Users can request access, correction, or deletion of their personal data.

Data Collection

  • Username, first and last names
  • Birthdate
  • Phone number
  • Profession
  • Physical and email address
  • User feedback, search queries, and prompts
  • User content (text, photos, designs)
  • Third-party application data (e.g., Facebook UID, access tokens)
  • Information from third-party sources (e.g., company size, job title)
  • User activity data, analytics event data, and clickstream data
  • Device identifiers (e.g., UUID)
  • Precise or approximate location data

Things to watch out for

  • Canva may use your content for AI training unless you opt out in privacy settings.
  • Canva's integration with third-party apps may lead to data sharing outside of Canva's control.
  • By using Canva, you consent to the transfer of your data internationally, which may involve different data protection laws.
  • Canva may share your information with authorities under certain circumstances, in line with their Authority Request Policy.


What personal information does Canva collect from me?

Canva collects a range of information, including your name, contact details, professional information, and any content you create or upload to the service.

Can I control how Canva uses my data for advertising?

Yes, you have the option to opt out of data collection from third-party providers and can manage your preferences for how Canva uses your data for advertising and AI training.

What happens to my information if Canva is involved in a merger or acquisition?

Your information may be shared, sold, or transferred to third parties in connection with business transactions like mergers or acquisitions. You will be notified if such a transaction takes place.

(Last updated: 04th April, 2024)

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