Privacy Statement

Read our summary of's Privacy Statement.


  • PayPal commits to using your personal data to provide services and improve user experience.
  • Your data may be shared with other PayPal companies and third-party service providers.
  • PayPal may process and store your data internationally, which may involve transfers to countries with different data protection laws.
  • You have rights to access, rectify, delete, or restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • PayPal uses automated decision-making and profiling which may significantly affect you.
  • Children under the age of 16 cannot use PayPal's services.
  • PayPal may share your personal data with credit reference agencies for creditworthiness assessment.
  • PayPal has security measures in place to protect your personal data.
  • PayPal's Privacy Statement is subject to change, and they will notify users of significant changes.
  • Your data may be disclosed to authorities under legal obligations or to other financial institutions.

Things to watch out for

  • PayPal may share your personal information with independent data controllers, whose privacy policies will then apply.
  • Automated decision-making processes are used and may have significant effects on your access to services.
  • International data transfers could subject your personal data to different privacy protections.
  • Personal data may be retained for up to 10 years after your relationship with PayPal ends.

AI recommendations

When using PayPal, it's important to understand how your personal data is being used and shared. Pay particular attention to the automated decision-making processes, as these could impact your ability to use PayPal's services. If you're concerned about privacy, review the settings in your PayPal account to control the sharing of your data and be aware of the implications of international data transfers. Always keep your contact information and preferences up to date to maintain control over your personal data.


What personal data does PayPal collect and why?

PayPal collects various types of personal data, such as contact information, payment information, and device information, to provide and improve their services, comply with legal obligations, and for other legitimate business purposes.

Can I control how PayPal uses my personal data?

Yes, you have rights to access, rectify, delete, or restrict the processing of your personal data. You can also manage your preferences and settings within your PayPal account.

Will my personal data be shared with third parties?

PayPal may share your data with other PayPal companies, service providers, authorities, financial institutions, and other third parties as outlined in their Privacy Statement.

(Last updated: 09th December, 2023)

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