Notice of Amendment to PayPal Legal Agreements
Issued: January 29, 2021
Please read this document.
We’re making changes to the legal agreements that govern your relationship with PayPal.
We encourage you to carefully review the notices below so that you are familiar with these upcoming changes.
There is no further action needed from you as these changes will take place automatically on
February 26, 2021.
In the event you would prefer to decline these changes and close your account, you can do so prior to February 26, 2021 without incurring any additional charges.
Amendments made for linguistic adjustment, to correct or remove orthographical and grammatical mistakes, or changes to the formatting are not highlighted in this document. This does also apply where we have corrected or standardized references.
UPDATES TO THE PAYPAL USER AGREEMENT
Effective date: February 26, 2021
- Please click HERE to view an updated copy of the intended changes.
You can find the current PayPal User Agreement by clicking here or accessing it via the “Legal” or “Legal Agreements” footer on most PayPal site pages.
About Your Account – Fees
We have removed the reference to the "merchant rate" as the merchant rate will no longer be offered in Switzerland. Please note that all references to the merchant rate in the user agreement and on the fees page have therefore been removed.
Making A Payment – PayPal Buyer Protection – Ineligible items and transactions under PayPal Buyer Protection
In this section, we have re-arranged and standardized our list of ineligible items and transactions.
Receiving Payments – PayPal Seller Protection – What's eligible
We have added wording on already shipped physical items or provided intangible goods for clarification.
Receiving Payments – PayPal Seller Protection – Basic requirements
We have added a new second bullet point regarding unauthorized transaction claims.
Receiving Payments – PayPal Seller Protection – Ineligible items and transactions
We have changed and globally standardized our list of items and transactions ineligible for PayPal Seller Protection.
Other Legal Terms – Miscellaneous – Your use (as a seller) of personal data; Data protection laws
We have renamed this section and re-worded it to more specifically reflect on sellers' use of personal data.