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We may interact with you in a variety of ways online. From Discover websites, to our mobile apps, online services and presence on social media sites—this Online Privacy Statement covers how Discover Financial Services treats your information.

Online Privacy Statement

About the Information We Collect

Our Online Services collect information that identifies you, as well as online data about you.

Our Online Services collect Personal Information. We often collect your name, account number, User ID, e-mail address, and may collect other Personal Information when you use our Online Services. Our Online Services may ask for third-party bank account information to complete a funds transfer. Our Mobile App may also ask for images of checks you wish to deposit. After you log in to our Online Services, we associate subsequent activity during that session to you. 

Our Online Services collect online data. We may collect information about the browser, IP address, device (including device ID and advertising ID), and operating system you're using. We might look at what site you came from, what you view within our Online Services, and/or what site you visit when you leave us. We may collect your location using GPS, a cellular network location, Wi-Fi networks, browser services, or information you provide. 

Our Online Services collect information in different ways.

Information is collected directly from you. We may collect your name, account number, User ID, e-mail address, or other Personal Information you submit to us when you use our Online Services. We also collect other information you submit through our Online Services, such as requests to enroll in offers and alerts, and what you write when you chat with a customer service agent. We collect information when you complete an online survey. We will collect information when you click a link.

Information is collected passively. Our Online Services and some e-mails may use tracking tools like cookies and pixel tags or beacons. Our Online Services gather online data about you over time across multiple websites, other platforms, or other mobile apps. The information collected by our Online Services may be combined with other data that we obtain about you, including data from third parties and offline sources. 

We collect information about you from third parties, including social media sites. 

Our Business Partners and Service Providers may give us information about you. Additionally, we collect information about you when you interact with the Discover brand on social media sites or other third-party websites, including but not limited to Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube. Your use of such sites and what information each social media site may share with us is subject to its privacy policies, terms of use, privacy and advertising settings. Never disclose any personal financial information on any social media site.