Canada Privacy Notice

Effective: September 22, 2023

We’ve created this notice specifically for users in Canada. Users in Canada have certain privacy rights as specified under Canadian law, including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Our Privacy Principles and the privacy controls we offer to all users are in line with these laws—this notice makes sure we cover the Canada-specific requirements. For example, all users can request a copy of their data, request account deletion, and control their privacy settings in the app. For the full picture, check out our Privacy Policy.

Data Controller

If you’re a user in Canada, you should know that Snap Inc. is responsible for your personal information.

Your Rights

You can exercise your rights of access and rectification as described in the Control Over Your Information section of the Privacy Policy or by contacting our Privacy Officer by using the contact information provided below.

Depending on your province, you may have additional rights, including the right to control the dissemination of your personal information, the right to data portability, the right to be informed of and submit observations regarding automated decision-making, and the right to request information about data processing.

We design our products and services with privacy in mind. With many types of data, we’ve provided you with the ability to simply delete it if you don’t want us processing it anymore. For other types of data, we’ve given you the ability to stop the use of your data by disabling the feature altogether. If there are other types of information you no longer agree with us processing, you can contact us.

Our Audience

Our services are not intended for — and we don’t direct them to — anyone under 13 (or such greater age required in your province for you to be authorized to register for and use our services without parental approval). And that’s why we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under this age.

International Data Transfers

To provide our services to you, we may collect your personal information from, transfer it to, and store and process it, with Snap Inc. family of companies, and certain third-party service providers to perform functions on behalf of Snap as described here, in the United States and other jurisdictions outside of where you live. Whenever we share information outside of where you live, we ensure that the transfer complies with your local law so that your personal information is adequately protected. While such information is outside of your jurisdiction of residence, it is subject to the laws of the jurisdiction in which it is held, and may be subject to disclosure to the governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies of such other jurisdiction, pursuant to local laws.


Like most online services and mobile applications, we may use cookies and other technologies, such as web beacons, web storage, and unique advertising identifiers, to collect information about your activity, browser, and device. To learn more about how we and our partners use cookies on our services and your choices, please check out the Information Collected by Cookies and Other Technologies section of the Privacy Policy.