Merchant Privacy Statement (U.S.)


Effective Date: Sep 1, 2021

This Privacy Statement explains how Groupon, Inc., its affiliates, and its subsidiaries (“Groupon,” “us,” “our,” and “we”), collect and use your personal information when you, when acting as a merchant or vendor to Groupon, use our websites and platforms – including mobile applications, touch technologies, electronic services, social networking sites, interactive features, online services or any of our described online activities we own or control (collectively, the “Services”) – that link to this Privacy Statement. 

We may modify this Privacy Statement at any time. If we make any changes that materially change the ways we process or protect your information, we will provide additional notification of the changes. You can determine when this Privacy Statement was last revised by referring to the "Effective Date” above.


We may collect the following categories of information from and about you: 

  • Identifiers: such as your email address, physical address, phone number, advertising identifiers, device identifiers, IP address, and password for our website or for accessing the Groupon Merchant Center; 

  • Commercial Information: such as details about offers, vouchers, and products which you place on the Services for purchase by our customers, including details of how many times these offers were purchased;

  • Internet or other electronic network activity information: such as information about how you interact with the Services, including website browsing preferences, and how you interact with our ads or other content on other pages online (e.g., through cookies and other types of device identifiers);

  • Financial Information: such as your bank details in the event that you enter into a contract with us;

  • Professional or Employment Information: such as your employer or job title; and 

  • Other information you actively send to us: such as information you send to us via email or instant messenger chats with our business consultants.


We use the information we collect in order to:

  • Provide the services we offer as set out in the merchant agreement, including allowing you to place offers, promotions, products and services for purchase on the Services.

  • Operate, maintain, and improve the Services by analyzing how you and our other merchants use the Services;

  • Provide you with access to the Groupon Merchant Center and/or other tools to enable you to better manage certain promotions you run with us and receive information relating to the same;

  • Contact you to discuss existing or potential future commercial agreements;

  • Carry out marketing, which may involve sending you direct marketing messages and other communications that may be of interest to you via email;

  • Answer your questions and respond to your requests, for example in the context of providing services to you;

  • Send you reminders, technical notices, updates, security alerts, support and administrative messages, service bulletins, and other requested information;

  • Manage our everyday business needs, such as administration of the Services, forum management, fulfillment, analytics, fraud prevention, and enforcement of our corporate reporting obligations and Terms of Use; and 

  • Comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. 


In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to opt-out of certain disclosures of your personal information for valuable consideration. You may exercise these rights by sending an email to If you are a consumer under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and wish to contact us through an authorized agent, the authorized agent can submit a request on your behalf at along with a notice signed by you certifying that the agent is authorized to act on your behalf. We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity, including but not limited to verification of your email, prior to responding to your requests.


Please contact us if you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices or this Privacy Statement. You can reach us online at You can reach us via postal mail at the following address:

Groupon Inc. 

Attention: Privacy Office 

600 West Chicago Avenue 

Chicago, Illinois 60654 USA