Ban List

These products or services(hereinafter called "products") are not permitted under any circumstances

Sexual in nature, adult-oriented materials. Links to sites that contain adult items. Used underware, used swimware

Drug, Narcotics, steroids, and other controlled substances

Drug paraphernalia. This includes all items designed or primarily intended for use in manufacturing, concealing, or using a controlled substance

Firearms, weapons, air rifles, explosives, military items and knives

It is against the law to law to transport hazardous materials or 'dangerous goods' per transport regulations

Selling or linking to items that encourage, promote, facilitate, or instruct others to engage in illegal activity

Substances or item that require a prescription from, or the supervision of, a licensed practitioner

Medical Devices

For listing for the sale of over-the-counter drugs ("OTC drugs"), you must have license

Veterinarian medicine is not allowed to be posted or sold

Living bodies

Items that promote or glorify hatred, violence, racial, sexual, or religious intolerance, or promote organizations with such views

Suicide, suicide paraphernalia

Police-related items

The stolen property to be posted or offered

Fake brand

Used cosmetics

Credit cards, prepaid cards, book cards, or debit cards are restricted items, cash, bank accounts, bankbooks

The sale of products that are mainly intended to record the private oral, wire or electronic conversations or activities of others without them knowing

The sale of stock or security interests


We do not allow species of Wild Fauna and Flora in "Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora(Washington Convention)"

Mod chips, game enhancers, custom firmware, and boot disks are devices that enable domestic video game systems to play backup or import versions of video games

  • Inviting or Soliciting to Religious or Political groups.
  • Pyramid scheme, Information product
  • baby/child sitter with or without a license
  • Reports in schools
  • Resale of masks and alcohol for disinfection
  • Others which we decide to be banned

The below products are only partially restricted.

Archaeological findings that have not been reported in accordance with applicable law. It is up to the Merchant to make sure that any item is approved for sale by the relevant law of the country in question.

Our Services does not allow for titles of nobility to be sold or exchanged.

Our Services does not allow taxis without official licence(ride share)

Our Services does not allow baby/child sitter.

Our Services does not allow listings for catalogues that buyers can order from. We do allow merchants to list old and collectible catalogues that can no longer be ordered from.

Used clothing (except underwear) can be listed on our Services as long as it has been cleaned according to the manufacturer's instructions, is stain free, and does not include adult or inappropriate content within the listing.

Our Services does not allow replica stamps and counterfeit or fake currency to be listed as real. Replicas are allowed provided they are clearly listed as replicas.

You can list digitally delivered goods provided they do not infringe on intellectual property, copyrights.

Concert, festival, sports, theater and comedy tickets can be sold provided that the following conditions are met:

  • The listing must stipulate the price of the ticket and the face value price which must be accurate and truthful.
  • You must have legal permission and authority to be selling these tickets.
  • The tickets are not for an event where entry is free of charge.

Aside from wigs which may contain human scalp hair, we do not allow for selling of items that are constituted in its totality or in part by human remains or body parts.

You can list plants or seeds that are not on any restricted list. However the merchant can only do this provided that the merchant undertakes all legal obligation regarding the relevant governmental authorities to make sure that the plants or seeds in question will not harm the environment, and any required special certificates of compliance from government authorities are acquired and are complied with.

You can sell valid manufacturer's vouchers subject to the following conditions:

  • You may sell up to £100 or 25 valid, unexpired, original coupons per month.
  • You cannot sell more than 25 coupons in a single listing. The allowed 25 coupons per month include multi-quantity listings. Make sure you clearly state in your description how many vouchers you are selling. If we cannot tell how many vouchers are offered, the listing breaches our policy.

The following items are not allowed:

  • Coupons for “free" products: You can’t sell coupons for “free" products. This restriction includes coupons for free items, or coupons where the coupon holder buys a quantity of items at one price, and receives additional items for free.
  • Electronic 'scanned' vouchers: All vouchers sold through our Services must be physical vouchers printed on paper, not vouchers that can be sent electronically to the buyer to be printed. Also, to reduce the potential for coupon fraud, do not include unaltered scans of vouchers in their listings that could be copied, printed, and redeemed in stores.
  • The sale of scanned or photocopied vouchers may breach copyright laws, and merchants of unlawful items like these could face legal action. We do not allow the sale of these kinds of vouchers.
  • Vouchers for recalled items: Vouchers for items that have been recalled by the manufacturer cannot be listed on our Services.
  • Recalled vouchers: Vouchers that have been recalled by the manufacturer cannot be listed on our Services.

You can list plants or seeds that are not on any restricted list. However the merchant can only do this provided that the merchant undertakes all legal obligation regarding the relevant governmental authorities to make sure that the plants or seeds in question will not harm the environment, and any required special certificates of compliance from government authorities are acquired and are complied with.

The sale of postage meters and franking machines is regulated by the national postal service and it is not allowed. However the following items are permitted:

  • Postage meter bases;
  • Postage scales;
  • Actual postage (such as collectable stamps).

Merchants are not allowed to list items that are prohibited from being sold because of a recall. If an item can be legally sold but is subject to a recall, merchants must include appropriate information about the recall within the listing.

Merchants are not allowed to sell most tobacco products on our Services because of strict government regulations.

We have special guidelines for listing travel and travel services on our Services, including air, train and sea travel; hotel, spa, and resort stays, holiday packages and gift certificates and travel vouchers. The following are the necessary conditions for listing travel services:

  • Merchants with an Air Travel Organizers License (ATOL) may sell plane tickets or package holidays that include air travel.
  • Listings for train tickets by an authorized person (someone acting in the course of their duties who is an employee or agent of the relevant train operator), or any other person authorized by the train operator or a person operating any railway assets. You must make it clear in the listing that you are authorized to sell train tickets.
  • Travel-related certificates, if they are issued by one specific provider of travel services (i.e. one particular airline, hotel chain, cruise company etc.) for use only with that company.
  • Gift certificates or travel vouchers issued by a specific travel provider (e.g. hotel chain or airline), provided that the issuing company is disclosed.
  • Listings for accommodation rentals, such as homes, apartments, villas, B&Bs and timeshare weeks are not allowed, unless: you personally own the property or have ownership rights OR you are an accredited travel provider or licensed travel agent and you list in the Holidays & Travel > Accommodation category
  • Cruises and vacation packages are allowed if your business is authorized to issue these. A choice of travel dates is allowed, but the specific destination, location of the hotel, spa, or resort or cruise line and cruise must be clearly identified in your listing.

Certain types of software - including academic, beta and OEM software - are not allowed on our Services or certain restrictions apply when listing them, as described below:

  • Academic software is sold at significantly discounted prices to students, faculty members, and educational institutions. You are not allowed to list academic copies of software on our Services unless you are authorized to do so as an educational reseller, an educational institution, a student, or a faculty member.
  • Beta software cannot be listed on our Services. This includes: test, prototype, and evaluation software, Beta keys, beta cards and access codes, previously redeemed or activated beta codes and Digitally-delivered beta codes.
  • Original equipment manufacturer (OEM), bundled, recovery software, unless it is included with the purchase of new computer hardware. It is our Services’ policy that merchants cannot list these types of software products unless they are selling it with the original hardware.

Perfume testers and dramming bottles (which are bottles from which small quantities can be taken for supply to consumers as free samples), typically marked with the words 'demonstration' or 'not for sale', may not be listed on our Services. Also, you need to make sure that the essential and legally required information - such as, among others, the identity of the manufacturer or the person responsible for marketing the product, the composition of the product (content and list of ingredients), the use of the product (function and particular precautions to be observed in use) and preservation of the product (date of expiry) - is not missing from any permissible cosmetic or perfume product. Smell-alike perfumes may not be listed on our Services when they are compared to a well-known brand or scent. You may not list a perfume in a bottle other than the original bottle.