Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy includes important information about your personal data and we encourage you to read it carefully.

We collect, use and share Personal Data of Visitors (who are not End Users, End Customers or Representatives).  We provide more information about our collection, use and sharing of Personal Data in our Privacy Center, including the legal bases which we rely on for using (processing) your Personal Data.

a. Visitor Personal Data that we collect

When you visit our Sites, we will receive your Personal Data either from you providing it to us or through our use of cookies and similar technologies. See our Cookie Policy.

  • Forms. When you choose to fill in a form on the Site or on third party websites featuring our advertising (e.g. LinkedIn or Facebook), we will collect the information included in the form (e.g. your contact information and other information about your question related to our Services). We may also associate a location with your visit. Learn More.
  • More. Please see below for information about additional types of Personal Data that we may collect, including about online activity.

b. How we use and share visitor Personal Data

  • Personalization. We use information about you that we gather from cookies and similar technologies to measure engagement with the content on the Sites, to improve relevancy and navigation, to personalize your experience (e.g. language and relevant geography) and to tailor content about Stripe and our Services to you.  For example, because not all of our Services are available in all regions, so we may tailor our answers for your region.
  • Advertising. As allowed by law, we use and share Visitor Personal Data with others so that we may advertise and market our Services to you.  Subject to applicable law (including any consent requirements), we may advertise our Services to you through interest-based advertising and emails, and seek to measure the effectiveness of our ads. See also our Cookie Policy.  We do not sell or share Visitor Personal Data to others for their advertising purposes.
  • Engagement.  When visitors engage with our site, we will use information we collect about and through your devices in order to provide the opportunity to engage in conversations or with chatbots to address your questions.
  • More. Please see below for information about additional ways in which we may collect, use and share your Personal Data.

2. More ways we collect, use and share Personal Data

In addition to the ways we collect, use and share Personal Data that are described above, we also process your Personal Data as follows:

a. Personal Data Collection

  • Online Activity. Depending on the Service you use and the Business Users’ implementation of our Business Services, we will collect information about:
    • Devices and browsers across our Sites and third-party websites, apps and other online services (“Third-Party Sites”),
    • Usage data associated with those devices and browsers and how you’ve engaged with our Services, including IP address, plug-ins, language used, time spent on Sites and Third-Party Sites, pages visited, links clicked, payment methods used, and the pages that led or referred you to Sites and Third-Party Sites. For example, activity indicators, like mouse activity indicators, to help us detect fraud. Learn More. Please also see our Cookie Policy.
  • Communication and Engagement Information. We will collect any information you choose to provide to us, for example, through support tickets, emails or social media. When you respond to Stripe emails or surveys, we collect your email address, name and any other information you choose to include in the body of your email or responses. If you contact us by phone, we will collect the phone number you use to call Stripe, as well as other information you may provide during the call. We will also collect your engagement data such as your registration for, attendance of, or viewing of Stripe events and other interaction with Stripe personnel.
  • Forums and Discussion Groups. Where our Sites allow you to post content, we will collect Personal Data that you provide in connection with the post.

b. Personal Data Usage. In addition to the Personal Data usage described above, we use Personal Data in the following ways: