Privacy.com

Get a new virtual card for every transaction

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#3 Product of the MonthMarch 2016
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Privacy.com is an innovative way to protect your personal information over the internet. Are you feeling uncomfortable using your credit card online? Privacy.com has the perfect solution - it creates a virtual card that masks your bank statements for your online payments.

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  • Chad Whitaker
    Chad WhitakerProduct Designer at AngelList ✌️
    Pros: 

    Prevents your credit card from being stolen. Perfect for free trials.

    Cons: 

    Can't be used for in-store transactions like Final.com

    Privacy.com is perfect for free trials. No more setting a calendar reminder to cancel your account.

    Just create a burner card with a $1 limit, and the whole cancellation process will work itself out. 😬

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  • Pros: 

    Best way to prevent unwanted subscriptions / overcharges, manage my spend, and super easy to use

    Cons: 

    none

    I really recommend this for everyone. This is how online payments should be - easy to checkout, automatic notifications on spend, easy to close down cards, and they're starting to give cashback!

    Karen Zhou has used this product for one year.

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Ben Tossell@bentossell · newCo
Only available in the US at the moment but I really want to try it 😭
Greg Gilbert
Greg Gilbert@gregoiregilbert · I make products and run companies.
@bentossell Looks very useful. Doesn't your bank offer a similar service? That's something pretty "standard" in France. Without the browser extension of course..
Sandro Jazzar
Sandro Jazzar@sandrojazzar
@bentossell entropay is a pretty similar alternative that works worldwide!
Jince Kuruvilla
Jince Kuruvilla@j_nce · Product Manager at Flocabulary
@gregoiregilbert @bentossell not here in the US - this is pretty much an unheard of concept
Mohit
Mohit@mohitify · Developer - Product - UX - Mobile - SF
@j_nce @gregoiregilbert @bentossell Citi does offer cards where you can generate tons of virtual cards
Samuel Polat
Samuel Polat@samuelpolat · Student Creator
.@bentossell Me too. Please make it available in Germany! This is so cool!
Boling Jiang
Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
Hi all - Privacy.com co-founder here. I’m super excited to announce that we’re live in the US, after being basically heads-down for the past 20 months. We’ve been neck-deep on the card issuing side of payments (BIN sponsorship, ACH, processing, AML / KYC), so happy to field any questions on that front. Give it a try - we'd love to hear your feedback. Thank you! P.S. Your first $5 donation to watsi.org is on us :)!
Andy Davis
Andy Davis@mrandydavis
@bolingj this looks great. congrats. when can we expect to see this service hitting the UK?
Boling Jiang
Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
@mrandydavis It's in our long term roadmap, but unfortunately no firm timeframe yet :(.
Jordi Mon Companys
Jordi Mon Companys@mordodemaru · PMM | Product Hunt Madrid
@bolingj When will you be available in Europe? Will you be SEPA compatible?
Yulian Kuncheff
Yulian Kuncheff@daegalus · Sr. Devops Engineer, Playstation
@bolingj Congrats on this. I have been waiting on something like this ever since Paypal shutdown their version of it. I plan to sign up shortly and give it a shot. I hope you guys solved the 1 issue that I have had with the paypal one in ages past is that some sites would see the card as not real or invalid or non-existent. Hopefully you guys got that kink worked out. P.S. Just finished signing up, I love that your Chase linking happened instantly. The second I hit next, it already had my 2 accounts ready to choose from. Superbly done. I assume you guys are using Plaid? as Yodlee is vastly slower in that department (used to work in a Fintech startup)
Boling Jiang
Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
@daegalus Thank you! We are using Plaid. They are the best :).
Yassine el Kachchani
Yassine el Kachchani@kachchani · Co-founder & CEO at hiddenfounders.com
That's the kind of products that make you smile 5 seconds after landing in the homepage. Few words, 1 illustration and boom: you feel a pain going away. Great job Boling.
Boling Jiang
Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
@kachchani Thank you!
Petr Bela
Petr Bela@petrbela · CTO @ Flex TV
@kachchani I concur. The entire onboarding process from sign up through linking a bank account to paying on Watsi is absolutely beautiful.
𝔏aurent 𝔇el ℜey
𝔏aurent 𝔇el ℜey@ldesserrey · Product Design at @Snap
Great execution. Just curious though, is there way to track the transaction to the original credit card or is it some sort o encrypted? And BTW, that's a great domain you have. How did you get it? 🙈
Alexander Smekhov
Alexander Smekhov@asmekhov · Managing Director
@ldesserrey not answered for 2 years, nice
Brody Berson
Brody Berson@brody_berson · Platform Support Engineer, Zapier
I really like the idea of this, but wish you could connect it to one credit card instead of a bank. I still would like to get reward points from my credit card on purchases made online...
Ben Thietje
Ben Thietje@bentg · Artistic Director, DalekoArts