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Apple Pay and the GDPR – How to be compliant

Apple Pay

What is Apple Pay?

Apple Pay is a payment service provided by Apple Inc., which allows Users to make payments using their mobile phones. It lets you make secure purchases in stores, apps and on the web, and send and receive money from friends and family.

Do I need a Privacy Policy if I use Apple Pay on my website/app?

Yes, you do.

If you use Apple Pay, you should add the “Apple Pay” service to your privacy policy. The Personal Data collected are various types of Data as specified in their Privacy Policy.

Do I need a Cookie Policy if I use Apple Pay on my website/app?

Yes, you do.

Apple may install cookies on your visitors’ devices, as stated in their Privacy Policy. Therefore, you’ll need a Cookie Policy as well.

Not sure if your website is installing cookies?
Check out our guide to identify the cookies your site installs in browsers.

→ How to generate a Cookie Policy in 10 seconds

Do I need a Cookie Banner if I use Apple Pay on my website/app?

In general, websites that use third-party cookies as well as their own cookies for tracking and analytics must comply with the law and to do so are required to obtain the user’s express consent.

If you operate in the EU or could potentially have EU users, you need to comply with the Cookie Law.

Our Privacy Controls and Cookie Solution complies with provisions of the Cookie Law; it allows you to easily inform users, facilitate their consent and includes the option to preemptively block any scripts that could install cookies prior to consent (required in many EU countries).

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How to Create a GDPR Privacy and Cookie Policy for Apple Pay

With iubenda, you can easily declare which services your website uses to collect data. You can find the “Apple Pay” service in the “Handling payments” section of our Privacy and Cookie Policy Generator.

Not sure what services to select and add to your privacy policy?
Scan your website using the Site Scanner feature of iubenda and get a list of all services used on your website right away.

Trusted by 60.000 clients, iubenda is the easiest and most professional way to generate and manage privacy & cookie policies and terms & conditions, to store and manage user consent, and to comply with the ePrivacy (Cookie Law), the GDPR and the CCPA.