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Notice of Amendment(s) to the Asia Pacific, certain European and Latin American countries, Middle East and Africa PayPal Agreement(s)

Issued: 9 August 2022


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This page details and/or previews updates to PayPal users of changes to the Asia Pacific, certain European and Latin American countries, Middle East and Africa PayPal User Agreement or other online agreements, policies, or statements that require notice. You can also review Past Policy Updates notices. Note that any previews provided herein do not prohibit additional changes to the corresponding agreements on or before the effective dates set forth below, provided the applicable notice requirements are satisfied.


Upcoming Changes

We’re making changes to certain agreements (listed below) that govern your relationship with PayPal. These changes will take place automatically on the corresponding effective date(s) shown below.


Actions Needed

Please carefully review the notices below and familiarize yourself with the upcoming changes. By continuing to use our services after the changes take effect, you agree to be bound by those changes. Otherwise, no further action is needed from you to accept such changes. However, if you would prefer to decline them, then you will need to close your PayPal account prior to the applicable effective date, as described in the user agreement.


Amendments to the PayPal User Agreement

Effective 7 September 2022 (Residents of Mainland China will have an effective date of 26 September 2022):

  • Business accounts will not be able to receive personal transactions starting 31 October 2022.
  • PayPal accounts will not be able to send personal transactions to business accounts starting 31 October 2022.
  • If you integrate or reference PayPal services on your website, we are clarifying that PayPal may use automated technologies (e.g., website crawling) to assess your website to ensure compliance with the user agreement and to combat fraud.

Review the updated PayPal User Agreement


Korean users

Updates to the PayPal Privacy Statement

  • Effective 7 September 2022 We are updating the third-party service providers to whom we may disclose your Personal Data, together with the purpose of disclosure, types of information disclosed, etc.

Review the updated Privacy Statement.

Review the list of third parties to whom we may disclose your Personal Data.