Amendment to PayPal User Agreement and Payments policy
Notice date: September 10, 2009
Effective date: October 14, 2009
Beginning Effective date: October 14, 2009, the PayPal User Agreement, Payments policy and buyer protection policy will be modified to include several new currencies as holding currencies and add additional withdrawal countries and the related fees and charges have been modified to include these new currencies. New currencies include: Filipino Peso, Taiwanese Dollar, Thai Baht, Malaysian Ringgit, Argentinean Peso, and Brazilian Reais. Bank account withdrawal countries being added include Vietnam, Malaysia, Argentina, and Brasil. Several of these currencies are restricted currencies and not all PayPal features will be available with regards to a restricted currency and not all customers will have access to restricted currencies.
In addition, for Malaysian resident customers, PayPal has made specific modifications to the User Agreement as required by Bank Negara Malaysia regarding your rights as consumers in Malaysia accessing the PayPal services.
The governing law section of the User Agreement applicable to Malaysian residents has been modified as follows:
“For Malaysian residents who register for the PayPal service with a Malaysian address, this Agreement is governed by and interpreted under the laws of Malaysia as such laws are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within Malaysia.”
In addition, PayPal is required as a designated payment instrument under Malaysian law to provide the following useful information to Malaysians:
Malaysian customers of PayPal can contact BNMLINK and BNMTELELINK for information, inquiries or redress in the areas of conventional and Islamic banking, insurance and takaful, advisory services for small and medium enterprises, foreign exchange administration and other matters under Bank Negara Malaysia's jurisdiction.
The contact details for BNMTELELINK are:
Jabatan Komunikasi Korporat
Bank Negara Malaysia
50929 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 1-300-88-5465 (LINK)
Fax: 03-2174 1515
BNMLINK and BNMTELELINK operating hours are from:
Monday - Friday, 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.