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Prohibited and Restricted Items & Services

Items not allowed:

  1. Cable descramblers and black boxes which include devices intended to obtain cable and satellite signals for free
  2. “Adult/Sexually Oriented/Pornographic Material” or "Child pornographic material".
  3. Devices infringing intellectual property rights such as unlocking devices which include Mod chips or other devices designed to circumvent copyright protection
  4. Media infringing intellectual property rights, which includes unauthorized copies of books, music, movies, and other licensed or protected materials
  5. Software infringing intellectual property rights, which includes unauthorized copies of software, video games and other licensed or protected materials, including OEM or bundled software
  6. Miracle cures which include unsubstantiated cures, remedies or other items marketed as quick health fixes
  7. Offensive goods, crime that includes crime scene photos or items, such as personal belongings, associated with criminals
  8. “Hazardous Chemicals, Pharmaceutical products (prescribed or not), Restricted, Perishable Items”, and “Radioactive materials & substances”
  9. Traffic devices, which includes radar detectors/hammers, license plate covers, traffic signal changers, and related products
  10. Govt. items or government issued items.
  11. Matrix sites or sites using a matrix scheme approach
  12. Loans offered by private parties or institutions not authorised and regulated as per RBI guidelines.
  13. Collecting and effecting/remitting payments directly /indirectly outside India in any form towards overseas foreign exchange trading through electronic/internet trading portals
  14. Adult/Sexually Oriented/Pornographic Material
  15. Alcohol, E-cigarette and Tobacco Products.
  16. Bitcoin
  17. Burglary Tools
  18. Counterfeit Products/Clones, Replicas or demo sets.
  19. Database
  20. Illegal Goods/Embargoed Goods/Contraband goods
  21. Tickets/vouchers/passes for any events, games, matches or concerts, lottery tickets, sweepstakes entries, subscriptions etc.
  22. Products which are yet to be launched, pre-orders or advance bookings
  23. Fire crackers, Explosives and Explosive Substances
  24. Government IDs and Licenses
  25. Hazardous Chemicals, Pharmaceutical products (prescribed or not), Restricted, and Perishable Items
  26. High school diplomas, university certificates, medals etc.
  27. Govt. issued medals, rewards, certificates etc.
  28. Sale of Human, Blood, Bodily Fluids, Human Parts and Remains 
  29. Prescription strength medicine, aesthetic, steroids & food supplements
  30. Items that hurt the Laws for the Protection of Historical, Artistic and Cultural significance
  31. Ivory products
  32. Luxury items with unrealistic pricing/not corresponding to market pricing.
  33. Offensive Material - examples include ethnically or racially offensive material
  34. Photos of artists/singers/entertainers are not allowed unless with permit
  35. Police, Army, Navy and Air force Related Items
  36. Products without the approval and registration of government agencies such as CNG, Pepper Spray, LPG, Cylinders
  37. Software & movie piracy, software to unlock phones/video games or jail-broken/modified gaming consoles.
  38. Stocks and Other Securities
  39. Medical Equipment requiring licenses (such as Ultrasound machines, X-Ray Machines,  etc).
  40. Used Cosmetics, undergarments, personal hygiene & grooming items (e.g. epilators, shavers etc).
  41. Weapons & Knives
  42. Indian currency notes – Old, New or Error notes. Coins considered as legal tender.
  43. Brand new phones/newly launched/recently purchased without a bill.
  44. Any animal under Pets category except Cats, Dogs and Fish Aquarium.
  45. Any guaranteed approval and acceptance of government documentsor ID's (Aadhar card, PAN, Passport, Visa etc)

Services not allowed:

  1. Adult Massage or Escorts Services
  2. Adoption of Children & Babies
  3. Child labor or Slavery
  4. Any kind of government service - Only consultancy/guidance is allowed  
  5. SMS Sending, Email sending/processing, Champcash, MLM, Network marketing jobs, Home based jobs.
  6. Govt job of any type (except the third party vendor payroll if mentioned), Backdoor jobs, Captcha work, work from home via Facebook, Chit funds job or schemes.
  7. Multi-Level Marketing Services/Quick get-rich schemes
  8. Political affiliations, admission, and blogging
  9. Direct Admissions to colleges/universities/reputed institutes.
  10. People looking for relationship, dating and/or friendship
  11. Any kind of free service. 
  12. Transfer of membership/subscription/certificates/timeshare etc.
  13. Ads discriminating on the basis of race, caste, religion or creed
  14. Surrogacy
  15. Any kind of advance bookings except for travelling and lodging.
  16. Advance fees, registration fees or payment etc.