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Amendments to the PayPal User Agreement

Effective Date: October 30, 2015


PayPal is changing its User Agreement.  The amended User Agreement will be effective as to all PayPal users on October 30, 2015.  We encourage you to review this Policy Update to familiarize yourself with the changes that are being made.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE AMENDED USER AGREEMENT, YOU MAY CLOSE YOUR ACCOUNT BEFORE OCTOBER 30, 2015 AND YOU WILL NOT BE BOUND BY THE AMENDED TERMS. 

A summary of changes is provided below.

  • Section 3.1
    We are adding a new section 3.1 to make it clear that our send money functionality requires that the person receiving funds create a PayPal account in order to receive the funds.  The remainder of section 3 will be renumbered accordingly.

    Because person to person payments will not be available for payments sent from Puerto Rico after October 30th, we’ve added language to the new section 3.1 disclosing this.

    The revised Section 3 reads as follows:

    3.1 You can send money to anyone with an email address or mobile number.  The money will go to their PayPal account.  If they do not have a PayPal account, they will have 30 days to create an account or the payment will be refunded.  Currently, Personal Payments are not able to be sent from Puerto Rico.