PayPal - new conditions allow member spamming

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PayPal - new conditions allow member spamming

Post by digidog » Sun Jun 14, 2015 4:53 am

On 1st July this year, PayPal is to split from eBay. That restructure brings new terms of service which include PayPal granting itself the right to robocall or robo-text their members at any phone number they can find for you and for just about any reason.
The fine print also says PayPal can pass along the same rights to its affiliates. Here’s the language, in black and white, from the company’s website:

You consent to receive autodialed or prerecorded calls and text messages from PayPal at any telephone number that you have provided us or that we have otherwise obtained . . . . (PayPal) may share your phone numbers with our Affiliates or with our service providers, such as billing or collections companies, who we have contracted with to assist us in pursuing our rights.
For "affiliates" read "advertisers!

Hopefully NZ members won't be targeted. However PayPal offers no way to opt out of this intrusive condition.

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