Last updated: December 4, 2023
This Consumer Privacy Notice applies to you if you are an individual who resides in the United States and uses Coinbase’s services for your own personal, family or household purposes.
What does Coinbase, Inc., Coinbase Custody Trust Company, LLC, Coinbase Credit, Inc., (collectively “Coinbase”) do with your personal information?
Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.
The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:
Social Security number and income
Transaction history and assets
Employment information and investment experience
All financial companies need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers’ personal information; the reasons Coinbase chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
|Reasons we can share your personal information
|Does Coinbase share?
|Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes—such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus
For our marketing purposes—to offer our products and services to you
For joint marketing with other financial companies
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes—information about your transactions and experiences
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes—information about your creditworthiness
For our affiliates to market to you
For nonaffiliates to market to you
When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.
If you are unable to log in to your account or cannot access the Privacy Rights Dashboard, please submit a request through our Support Portal. When submitting a request, take the following steps:
Select Contact our team for support
Select the Data Privacy category
Pick which subtype is most applicable to your situation.
Who is providing this notice? Coinbase, Inc. Coinbase Custody Trust Company, LLC, Coinbase Credit, Inc., and Coinbase Crypto Services, LLC have provided this financial privacy notice jointly.
How does Coinbase protect my personal information? To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.
For example, we use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption.
How does Coinbase collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you
Open an account or make deposits or withdrawals from your account
Give us your income information or provide account information
Show your government-issued ID
We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.
Why can’t I limit all sharing? Federal law gives you the right to limit only
sharing for affiliates’ everyday business purposes—information about your creditworthiness
affiliates from using your information to market to you
sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.
What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else? We do not support joint Coinbase accounts
Affiliates: Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
Our affiliates include companies with a Coinbase name.
Non-affiliates: Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
Non-affiliates we share with can include our accountants, auditors, attorneys, fund administrators, consultants, transfer agents, placement agents and other agents, custodians, broker-dealers, and service providers.
Joint marketing: A formal agreement between non-affiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
Coinbase does not jointly market.
Other important information
Vermont: We will not disclose information about your creditworthiness to our affiliates and will not disclose your personal information to nonaffiliated third parties to market to you, other than as permitted by Vermont law.
California: We will not share nonpublic personal information we collect about you with non-affiliated third parties other than as permitted by California law.