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Notice of Amendment to PayPal Legal Agreements

Issued: October 1, 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 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 the Effective Dates shown below. In the event you would prefer to decline these changes and close your account, you can do so prior to the Effective Date without incurring any additional charges.

Notice of amendment to the PayPal Local Payment Methods Agreement.

Effective Date: October 1, 2019

You can find the current  PayPal Local Payment Methods Agreement by clicking here or accessing it via the “Legal” or “Legal Agreements” footer on most PayPal site pages.

  1. Change of name

The PayPal Local Payment Method Agreement is now called the PayPal Alternative Payment Methods Agreement.  A Local Payment Method (LPM) is now called an Alternative Payment Method (APM).  Corresponding changes have been made to other related terminology and to other agreements to reflect the new terminology.

  1. No Seller Protection

We have added a note to section 4 as a reminder that, as already agreed in section 11.10 of the PayPal User Agreement, Seller Protection does not apply to APM payments.

  1. Annex 1 – APMs

We have amended Annex 1 as follows:

  • to confirm that it is now possible for a merchant to use PayPal to refund the payer of a MyBank payment; and
  • to introduce Przelewy24 (P24) as a new APM.


Updates to the User Agreement

Effective: 11 December 2019

We’re unveiling an entirely redesigned User Agreement for our customers. We’ve worked hard to make this new User Agreement a more user-friendly experience with content that makes it easier for you to understand your rights and obligations when it comes to using PayPal’s products and services.

Here’s what we’ve done:

  1. We’ve redesigned the User Agreement to simplify its format, with new colour-coded headings so you can find the information most relevant to your account more easily. We’ve revised and reorganised the content of the User Agreement to be easier to follow and to include information where you’d naturally look for it. We’re not changing the meaning of what we say, only how we say it and where you can find it.

B.  An updated User Agreement, will be available after 10 October 2019. Please click HERE to view once available.