How Does PayPal Protect?

Purchase Protection covers all eligible purchases where PayPal is used, as well as payments made through our website.

To take advantage of Purchase Protection, we require, among other things, that PayPal accounts be kept in good standing and ask that a dispute be filed within 180 days of your purchase or payment.

How does PayPal protect the buyer?

When buyers pay with PayPal on any website, PayPal Buyer Protection covers them in case there is a problem. If an item doesn’t arrive or is significantly not as described, we will help buyers get a full refund. To qualify for PayPal Buyer Protection: Use PayPal to complete your payment.

Can I get scammed on PayPal?

At the FTC, we’ve heard from people stung by scammers spoofing PayPal. The scam generally goes like this: You post a high-value item, like a used car, for sale online. In no time at all, you get an email from a buyer willing to pay full price — or more! Scenario One: The buyer claims he can only pay via PayPal.

Is PayPal a secure payment method?

Yes, we keep all your information safe. When you send a payment using PayPal, the recipient won’t receive sensitive financial information like your credit card or bank account number. Additionally, when you pay with PayPal on any website PayPal Purchase Protection covers you if you have a problem.

How does PayPal work on Gumtree?

Here’s how you can use PayPal to pay for your purchases on Gumtree: Link your PayPal account to your Gumtree account. When you’ve agreed to the sale, the seller will request the payment in the Gumtree app. You can then review the payment request information in the Gumtree app and choose your preferred payment method.