Effective date: 3 June 2020
At Visa, our mission is to provide you with the best way to pay and be paid. We operate one of the world’s largest payment networks, and we know we must provide the most secure and seamless payment experience possible. Respecting your privacy is central to our mission. Visa has a Global Privacy Programme to help ensure your information is handled properly, and your personal information is protected. Our Privacy Programme reflects the sensitivity of the personal, financial, and other information we handle. It also reflects the requirements of the privacy laws in all the countries and states where Visa operates.
As a global payments technology company, Visa fulfils many roles. When we act as a service provider for Visa card issuers and merchants, we only collect and use personal information as authorised by our contracts with our clients. If you have questions about how these companies handle your personal information, or wish to exercise your rights, please contact them directly. For example, if you have signed up for cash-back or loyalty offers with your financial institution or a merchant, please contact that company for more information.
This Privacy Notice explains how Visa Inc. and its Affiliates1 collect, use, and disclose personal information. Some Visa companies and services have different privacy notices that are provided when you use them. We also have some supplemental privacy notices that provide additional information as required by law. You can learn more and exercise your privacy choices at our Privacy Center.