WhatsApp sharing your payments data with third-party?


New Delhi: Launch of new services like payments over instant messaging app WhatsApp may ensure more smoother and hassle free transactions, but have you realised that your details may be shared with a third-party?

WhatsApp said that it receives information when the messaging app provides Payments services to users. Under the India Payments Privacy Policy, WhatsApp writes, that it shares user data with third-Party Providers and Services.

“We share information with third-party providers and services to help us operate and improve Payments. To send payment instructions to PSPs, maintain your transaction history, provide customer support, and keep our Services safe and secure, including to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, safety, security, abuse, or other misconduct, we share information we collect under this Payments Privacy Policy with third-party service providers including Facebook. To provide Payments to you, we share information with third-party services including…

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