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Changes to PayPal Legal Agreements

Effective date: 13 November 2018 and 11 December 2018

PayPal is changing some of its Legal Agreements with effect from 13 November 2018. We’ve created this policy update to help you understand the material changes. By continuing to use our services 13 November 2018, you are agreeing to the changes. If you decide not to accept the changes, you can notify us before  13 November 2018 to close your account.


New Clause 1.5

A new Clause 1.5 shall be added

1.5 Presentation of PayPal

You agree to provide equal treatment to PayPal and/or other payment methods or marks you offer at your points of sale (e.g. websites or mobile applications). This includes at least equal or substantially similar: logo placement, position within any point of sale, and treatment in terms of payment flow, terms, conditions, restrictions, or fees, in each case as compared to other marks and payment methods at your points of sale.

In representations to your customers or in public communications, you agree not to mischaracterize PayPal as a payment method or exhibit a preference for other payment methods over PayPal. Within all of your points of sale, you agree not to try to dissuade or inhibit your customers from using PayPal or encourage the customer to use an alternate payment method. If you enable your customers to pay you with PayPal, whenever you display or exhibit the payment methods that you accept (either within any point of sale or in your marketing materials, advertising and other customer communications) you agree to display the PayPal payment marks at least as prominently, and in at least as positive a manner, as you do for all other payment methods.

Change in Clause 1.3

Clause 1.3 of the User A is amended and the clause shall read as follows

If your credit card number or expiration date changes, we may update it without any action on your part and we may acquire such updated information from a third party including our financial services partner, the card networks, and your bank or card issuer. If you do not want us to update your card information, you may contact your issuer to request this or remove your Payment Method from your PayPal Account. If we update your Payment Method, we will keep any preference setting attached to such Payment Method


Effective date: 11 December 2018

Change in Clause 3.1

The following text shall be added to Clause 3.1

PayPal may allow anybody (with or without a PayPal Account) to initiate a payment to your BusinessAccount. By integrating into your online checkout/platform any functionality intended to enable a payer without an Account to send a payment to your Business Account, you agree to all further terms of use of that functionality which PayPal will make available to you on any page on the PayPal or Braintree website (including any page for developers and our Legal Agreements page) or online platform. Such further terms include the PayPal Local Payment Methods Agreement.

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