Last updated: 7 February 2018
We collect your Personal Information and other information when you provide it to us, when you use the Services and when you register for the Services (e.g., a TransferWise Account). We may collect the following Personal Information from you: your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, financial information (including credit card, debit card, bank account information or bank account login credentials), occupation, personal description and photograph.
Technical Information we collect:
Such aggregated information does not personally identify you or any other user of the Services. For example, we may aggregate Personal Information to calculate the percentage of our users who have a particular telephone area code.
We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties and may receive information about you from them for example, banks and payment service providers you use to transfer money to us; banks and payment service providers of your recipient; business partners; sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services; advertising networks; analytics providers; search information providers; and credit reference agencies; public databases; and social media platforms.
At this time we do not respond to browser do-not-track signals.
We may use your Personal Information in the following ways:
We may also use and disclose Personal Information as we believe necessary or appropriate: (a) to comply with any applicable legal and/or regulatory requirements, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence, upon demonstration of lawful authority; (d) to enforce our Customer Agreement with you; (e) as part of our efforts to keep our Services safe and secure, including to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others, and to investigate, prevent, detect or suppress fraud; and (f) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
We may disclose and share your Personal Information with selected third parties including:
Your Personal Information may also be disclosed:
If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out by following the instructions in any such email. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt-out, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt-out.
You have the following rights regarding your Personal Information in our possession or under our control:
You may contact us at email@example.com to make a request. We will respond to a request as soon as reasonably practicable. We may need to verify your identity before addressing your request. An access request may be subject to a fee. If the request is unfounded, unlawful or excessive, we may refuse the request.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes, to comply with our obligations under applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to our anti-money laundering obligations, and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion.
Your Personal Information is protected by security safeguards appropriate to the level of sensitivity of the information through (i) physical measures, such as secure areas; (ii) technical measures, such as encryption and secure servers; and (iii) organizational measures, such as due diligence in transferring Personal Information to third-party processors. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of your account has been compromised), please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contact” section below. For more information about security, please see the Account Security and Privacy and Information Security sections of the Customer Agreement.
We may transfer your Personal Information to a third-party service provider for processing and storage. Whenever we engage a third-party service provider, we ensure that the information is properly safeguarded at all times at a comparable level of protection the information would have received if it had not been transferred.
Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Services you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of Canada, including the United States, which may have different data protection rules. In the event that your Personal Information is transferred outside of Canada, the government, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies of that jurisdiction may be able to obtain disclosure of your Personal Information through the laws of that jurisdiction.
Our Services may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, affiliates, and others. The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that we are not responsible for the privacy, these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility for them. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM or any other app developer, app provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including with respect to any Personal Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Apps.
The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18), and we request that they not provide Personal Information through the Services.