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This page informs users in advance of important changes to the PayPal service, its User Agreement, or other policies. This page displays policy updates with future effective dates. Go to “Past Policy Updates” for previous policy updates.


Notice of Amendment to PayPal Legal Agreements
Issued: March 21, 2019 (for Effective Dates see each individual agreement below)


Please read this document.

We’re making changes to the legal agreements that govern your relationship with PayPal. 

We encourage you to carefully review this notice to familiarise yourself with the changes that are being made.

You do not need to do anything to accept the changes as they will automatically come into effect on the Effective Dates shown below. Should you decide you do not wish to accept them you can notify us before the Effective Date or any time after that to close your account immediately without incurring any additional charges.

Please review the current Legal Agreements in effect


Notice of amendment to the PayPal User Agreement.

Effective Date: March 21, 2019

You can find the PayPal User Agreement currently in force by clicking here or accessing it via the “Legal” or “Legal Agreements” footer on most PayPal site pages.

Sections of the PayPal User Agreement have been amended:

  • to clarify and reorganise existing wording, including the following existing section:



Section 5.4 (PayPal and your customers)

This section is reorganized to clarify the standards that businesses must adopt at their points of sale in respect of their customer’s use of PayPal. 

; and

correct minor typographical errors.