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Privacy.com Virtual Credit Cards

Take Back Control of Your Payments
Privacy Cards put the control in your hands when you make a purchase online. Business or personal, one-time or subscription, now you decide who can charge your card, how much, how often, and you can close a card any time.

Protect your card details and your money by creating virtual cards at each place you spend online, or for each purchase. Spend limits give you the final say in how much you get charged. Create single-use cards that close themselves automatically. Close cards whenever you want.


Privacy gives you control over who can charge you and how much. Create virtual payment cards for one-time purchases or subscriptions, directly from your browser. Set spend limits, pause, unpause, and close cards any time you want.

Take Control of Your Online Payments

  • Protect Yourself Online – Shield your card details and your money by creating virtual payment cards, instead of using your regular debit or credit card, for each place you shop online.
  • Convenient and Easy to Use – Save time at checkout with our browser extension. Create and auto-fill secure card numbers at checkout with a one-click experience. –
  • Create Merchant Locked Cards – Privacy Cards lock to the first merchant they are used at. If the merchant is ever compromised, your card number can never be used anywhere else, giving you an extra layer of protection.
  • Monitor Your Spending – Create a Spend Limit on each card to block hidden fees and double charges on recurring expenses. If a transaction goes over the limit, it will automatically decline.

How It Works – Take back control of your payments in a few simple steps.

  • Create up to 12 unique virtual cards per month, directly from your Privacy dashboard or browser extension in one click.
  • Merchant-locked cards – All Privacy Virtual Cards lock to the first place you use them
  • Single-use cards – Create virtual cards. Use virtual card. Close virtual card.
  • Spending limits – Help monitor spending & reduce unwanted costs
  • Pause / Close cards – Stop incoming transactions with just a click
  • Organize your virtual cards in one easy-to-use wallet. Tag each card for quick sorting and selection.
  • Track your spending in the Account Summary dashboard.
  • Mobile App & Browser Extension – iOS / Android / Chrome / Firefox

A Privacy Personal account is free for everyone. Privacy’s core product will always be free.

  • How much does it cost to get started with Privacy? Nothing. Zero. Zilch.
    • Well, how do you make money on transactions?
    • Every time you transact with any merchant using a Privacy Virtual Card, the merchant or website pays a small fee called interchange. This fee is shared with us.

Start Creating Virtual Cards
Start protecting your money online today. The Personal plan has everything you need to get started, and because privacy makes money from interchange paid by merchants, there’s no monthly fee.


Reviews

Privacy.com Burner debit cards made easy – by PCWorld.com
Privacy.com is an excellent service that makes it easy to safely shop online with temporary debit cards.

Privacy.com Making Shopping Online Safer for Everyone – by MoneyCheck.com
Privacy.com allows you to create “virtual” cards locked to a single vendor, or “burner” cards. Here’s our full review with Pros & Cons

The Tech Guy Leo Laporte “Security Now” podcast commercial for Privacy.com

 

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