When you visit our website, use our mobile applications, or engage with our emails and online ads, we may collect information by automated means, using technologies such as cookies, pixel tags, browser analysis tools, server logs, and web beacons.
In some cases, the information we collect is only used in a non-identifiable way. For example, we use information we collect about all website users to optimize our websites and to understand website traffic patterns. We do not use this information to profile you or target our ads.
In other cases, we may use the information in an identifiable way. For example, we may authenticate you or your device, deliver personalized content, or use the information for analytics, fraud detection and security. We may also use the information to target the ads we display to you online. Our Cookie Notice provides more information about our online data collection technologies and your choices.
As described in our Cookie Notice, we have relationships with third parties that place advertisements on our website and other websites. These third parties may track your device across different websites and applications. Based on your settings, they may place cookies or tags on your computer when you visit our website so that they can display targeted advertisements to you on other websites. The data that these companies collect is subject to their own privacy policies.
Our websites may enable you to interact with us and others via social media platforms. We collect information from these platforms as permitted by the sites’ legal terms. We may also display interest-based ads to you when you are using these platforms. The platforms allow us to personalize the ads that we display to you, and they may gain insights about individuals who respond to the ads we serve.
For websites in the United States and Europe, Visa provides you with the ability to manage cookies that are not essential to display our website using by clicking the Cookie Notice link in the footer of this site. For other locations, please refer to our Cookie Notice for details on how to manage cookies.
Visa shares data collected via cookies and other technologies with its service providers which use the data collected by cookies and similar means to help us with our online advertising programs, and other third-parties who assist with our information technology and security programs, such as companies providing network security services who retain information on malware threats detected.
Our Cookie Notice contains information about how to manage cookies in many popular browsers as well as how to manage other types of cookies. It also contains useful information about protecting your privacy online, such as how to reset device advertising identifiers and how to take advantage of industry-sponsored privacy programs.