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Welcome to the American Express Privacy Center




Privacy made easier.


These short videos will give you a simple overview of our existing privacy practices and help you exercise greater control over data we have about you.


Want more details? Our existing Online Privacy Statement and Privacy Notices are only one click away. You can also check your current choices at any time - just log in to your account or contact us using the number on the back of your card. 


Since our founding in 1850, our customers have trusted us, and we work hard to protect your privacy and security


Just another way we have your back. 




You have choices and you can easily manage them at any time.


Log in to your account, call the number on the back of your Card, or contact us at 1 (855) AXP-PRIV if you'd like to review and update:


1. How we communicate with you, whether by phone, mail, or e-mail;


2. The types of messages you'd like to receive from us, such as those related to           travel, dining, or entertainment


3. Your choices on whether we can share certain data with our business or                 commercial partners. 


For your choices related to online targeted advertising, click here.


If you are a California resident and would like to exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, please click here 


For more details about your marketing and data sharing choices, click here.




We may collect data from you in three ways:


1. Sometimes you give us data directly, by signing up for our products and                    services;


2. When you use our website and app, or your American Express Card for                       everyday purchases;


3. We may also obtain data about you that is publicly available (for example: data       from online platforms or databases).


Learn more about how we collect data here.


We may use data to offer products and deliver services tailored to you. Data allows us to conduct research and analysis and improve your experiences offline and online. 


We may also use data to further improve security, prevent and manage fraud on your account, and assess credit risks related to our business. 


To learn more about how we use data and see a list of examples click here.




We may share data, as permitted or required by law, with partners such as our business or commercial partners and companies within the American Express group, to run and market our business, and to detect and prevent fraud. 


For more details about our data and sharing practices, visit our Privacy Notices and Online Privacy Statement


You can always check or update your choices around data sharing by logging into your account.




Find out more about our Privacy Disclosures, including how we may


collect, use, share and safeguard data about you. 




FAQs about Privacy



To learn how American Express protects you from fraud visit our Security Center.