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Policy Updates

Last Updated: January 30, 2019


This page displays policy updates informing users in advance of important changes to the PayPal service, its User Agreement, or other policies. Please go to “Past Policy Updates” for previous policy updates.



EFFECTIVE DATE: March 28, 2019


PayPal is making some changes to its User Agreement that will be effective to all PayPal Users in Canada on March 28, 2019.  We encourage you to review this Policy Update and familiarize yourself with all the changes that are being made.  If you do not agree to these amendments, you may close your account before March 28, 2019.


Amendments to the PayPal User Agreement

A summary of changes follows:

  • We’re clarifying how and when we convert currency.


Notice of amendment to the PayPal Privacy Statement

We’re making changes to the Privacy Statement that provides information on how we use your data.

We've provided additional details on how we use data when you transact with your friends, as well as more information on how we use data to prevent fraud and risk.

You can review the changes and the current Privacy Statement here.


Reminder of PayPal Local Payment Methods Agreement

To review the Local Payment Methods Agreement, please Click HERE.

  • As a reminder for merchants using PayPal to receive Commercial Transaction payments, on December 11, 2018 PayPal started to enable some customers without Accounts to send payments to merchants’ Accounts using alternative local payment methods.