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  • Software


EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 11/10/2016
Next Certification Due Date: 10/26/2021
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 5/15/2018
Next Certification Due Date: 10/26/2021
Data Collected: NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

Squarespace provides online tools that our customers use to design and host their websites, register domains, send marketing emails, create and publish marketing materials, and conduct online transactions (including appointment scheduling). The purposes for our data collection vary by product, but include without limitation account registration and support; providing various web design, web hosting, domain, email marketing, and eCommerce support services; data analytics to improve products and services; enabling online transactions; and sustaining marketing relationships. Squarespace uses certain trusted third parties to help us provide, improve, promote and protect our services. For example, we use third parties to help us provide customer support or assist with data storage. These third parties may access, process or store data we collect to perform tasks only for the purposes we've authorized, and we require them to provide at least the same level of protection described in our privacy policy. We also maintain human resources data, for the purpose of administering and carrying out our employment or personnel relationships with our employees.

Privacy Policy

HR Data

Squarespace Employee Privacy Statement

Squarespace's Employee Privacy Statement applies to Squarespace’s collection and use of Personal Data from our employees. In particular, all EU employees agree that Squarespace may collect, process and transfer personal data about them, including transfer of personal data to the U.S., as described therein.

Effective Date: 11/6/2020

Non-HR Data


The Squarespace Privacy Policy describes what information we collect and how it's used and shared.

Effective Date: 8/20/2020

Verification Method


Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact Squarespace, Inc. at:

Courtenay O'Connor
General Counsel
Squarespace, Inc.
225 Varick Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10014

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from Squarespace, Inc. to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below


Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against Squarespace, Inc. regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission