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Links that direct customers to a site other than eBay are not allowed, except when linking to:
This policy applies whether the link is clickable or not, and includes any attempts to direct a customer off a page. It extends to all member-created content, such as listings, Stores pages, Stores headers, seller profile pages, newsletters, and images, etc.
Links that direct customers to other eBay pages are allowed. This includes links to eBay Messages, other eBay items, Stores pages, Follow Seller, or Add to my Favorite Sellers features.
Any permitted links cannot direct customers to pages that encourage people to view, search, or purchase items off-eBay.
Make sure you follow these guidelines. If you don't, you may be subject to a range of actions. We may limit, restrict, or suspend you from buying, selling, or using site features. All of your listings may be removed, displayed lower or not shown in search results, without refunding any or all applicable fees. You may also forfeit special account status and any discounts. You may be subject to the application of fees and recovery of our expenses in policy monitoring and enforcement.
What are the guidelines?
Links to product videos are allowed as long as you follow these guidelines:
Links to freight shipping services are allowed as long as the link is to one of the following shipping services:
Third-party provider credits
Third-party providers (image hosting, auction services, etc.) are allowed to include a credit within a listing. However, the credit cannot:
The credit must also follow these guidelines:
Stores names or logos
Store names can’t be a web address, and the Store name or logo can’t include '.com', '.net', '.org', '.edu', or any variations like '_com" or '-com'
The above does not apply to Store names selected before July 1, 2004.
Store names or logos must also follow these guidelines:
By limiting links that direct customers off-eBay, we can deliver a better buying experience by:
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