[Solved] What Info Will People See If They Send Me Money Through Paypal?

by ammywood 21 replies
Hi,

What info of mine will a person see if they send me money through paypal? Will they see my name and address? Is it possible to hide my details? For my privacy? No I am obviously not planning on scamming anyone, it's just for my privacy, I don't feel comfortable giving out my details, that's it. Any ideas?

Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author IMVIKING
    it think it depends on what the seller requests if you ask for an adress paypal gives it to the other
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    • Profile picture of the author Jaymark
      I believe your full name, address and phone number are provided to the person who sends you money. You can probably enter a PO box instead but you should understand that if someone sends you money, they will probably want to know who they sent it to and how to reach them in case there is a problem.
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  • Profile picture of the author sbucciarel
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    Normally, they get your name and email. I have a business account, so they get my business name and email.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by ammywood View Post

    Will they see my name and address?
    Your email address and name, not your physical address.

    Originally Posted by ammywood View Post

    Is it possible to hide passing my original details?
    Only by having a business account, in which case the name they'll see will be your business's name rather than your own name.

    Be aware, also, that these things can sometimes vary from country to country, and you'll get a more reliable answer by asking PayPal themselves.
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    • Profile picture of the author ammywood
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      Only by having a business account, in which case the name they'll see will be your business's name rather than your own name.

      Be aware, also, that these things can sometimes vary from country to country, and you'll get a more reliable answer by asking PayPal themselves.
      just followed what you just said, mailed them. Btw, what it needs to open business account, any document?

      any trustable payment processor to my need rather than paypal?
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      • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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        Originally Posted by ammywood View Post

        Btw, what it needs to open business account, any document?
        This really does vary from country to country. Again, you're better checking the information on their website and/or asking them than asking Warriors who can easily inadvertently misinform you, about something like this.

        Originally Posted by ammywood View Post

        any trustable payment processor to my need rather than paypal?
        If you can use PayPal how you need/want to, it's probably best, I'd think - because it's how most people expect to pay, and it's known and trusted, as well as easy for customers to use. There are many others: AlertPay/Payza (keep away, they have problems at the moment), Moneybookers (poor customer service), 2Checkout and Plimus (might be good, depending on what product/service you're selling - these two have the advantage that people can use their own PayPal accounts to pay, without the recipient needing to have a PayPal account), and many others. All have idiosyncracies, and complicated terms of service which can vary from country to country. It's essential, on a subject like this, to check the source carefully yourself, rather than relying on "forum information".
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        • Profile picture of the author ammywood
          Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

          This really does vary from country to country. Again, you're better checking the information on their website and/or asking them than asking Warriors who can easily inadvertently misinform you, about something like this.



          If you can use PayPal how you need/want to, it's probably best, I'd think - because it's how most people expect to pay, and it's known and trusted, as well as easy for customers to use.
          Great Info Buddy! Thanks a lot
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    • Profile picture of the author ammywood
      Originally Posted by adrianabalboni View Post

      No worries friend, only your e-mail and name will be shown. If you are are making a simple payment and you are not buying something that will be shipped to you, no more information will be given to the seller.
      hi buddy,

      no you are getting wrong. I am not a buyer, i am going to receive money i.e., other people send money to me. And i do not want that they know my real name. Anyway with paypal?
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  • Profile picture of the author dsouravs
    send me money and see it by urself...after all seeing is believing
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    • Profile picture of the author ammywood
      Originally Posted by dsouravs View Post

      send me money and see it by urself...after all seeing is believing
      Very true, but sorry you are late, others have already told me that secret thing buddy

      Kidding. Cheers!
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  • Profile picture of the author ammywood
    Anyone?????
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    • Profile picture of the author Joseph Robinson
      Originally Posted by ammywood View Post

      Anyone?????
      With a little trickeration, I an get PayPal to tell me what you had for lunch .

      Seriously though, it just tends to be the name and email address, like others already said.
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      • Profile picture of the author ammywood
        Originally Posted by Joe Robinson View Post

        With a little trickeration, I an get PayPal to tell me what you had for lunch .

        Seriously though, it just tends to be the name and email address, like others already said.
        joe, try to read carefully, i asked further for any way to hide name in paypal or for any other alternative that suits my need.
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        • Profile picture of the author Joseph Robinson
          Originally Posted by ammywood View Post

          joe, try to read carefully, i asked further for any way to hide name in paypal or for any other alternative that suits my need.
          I saw it, and chose to ignore the question. Is there really a good reason to need to hide your name? Short of a threatening or stalker situation...
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  • Profile picture of the author Lightlysalted
    Normally they see your name and email, but it depends on the settings that you adjust in the paypal admin section.
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    • Profile picture of the author ammywood
      Originally Posted by Paid Surveys View Post

      Normally they see your name and email, but it depends on the settings that you adjust in the paypal admin section.
      can it be adjust to hide name in personal account type?
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  • Profile picture of the author Thelinkbuilder
    Here in Portugal only see the name and email.
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  • Profile picture of the author isumtakashi
    You can upgrade for business acccount it's free of charge and then they should only see your business name which can be any. No real name or email.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joan Altz
    If you have a business account, you can customize your order page in PayPal, among other things, so that what a person sees is your logo and business name, etc...
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