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A–Z index of policies

A

Academic software

Accepted payment methods

Accessories, prohibited or restricted

Adult Only category

Age requirements for eBay members

Airbags

Airlines

Alcohol

Ammunition

Animals and wildlife products

Art

Artifacts

Authenticity disclaimers

Autographs

Automatic weapons

Automobiles

B

Barter and trades

Batteries

Beer

Beer-making kits

Beta software

Bids

Birds

Birth certificates

Body parts

Bonuses and prizes

Boot disks

Bootleg recordings

Brand names

Business Equipment Purchase Protection

Bundled software

Burial-related items

Buyer

C

Canceling bids

Cars

Cash payments

Catalog sales

Catalytic converters

Category

Cave formations

CB amplifiers

CD-R

Celebrity material

Cell phone service contracts

Certificates of authenticity (COAs)

Chance listings

Charity or fundraising listings

Checks, as a payment method

Chocolates with liqueurs

Circumventing fees

Clothing, used

COAs (Certificates of authenticity)

Coins

Collectible containers, alcohol-related

Community

Compilations of information

Concert tickets

Contact information

Contracts, sales prohibited by

Cookies and web beacons

Copies

Copyrights

Cordless telephones

Cosmetics

Counterfeits

Coupons

Crafts, Native American

Credit cards

Credits for third-party solutions

Cruises

Cubic zirconium

Currency

D

Dating services

Debit cards, sale of

Defect removal

Description theft

Detailed seller ratings (DSRs)

Diamonds

Digital delivered goods

Discussion board content

Documents

Downloadable media

Driver's licenses

Drugs

Duplicate listings

DVD-R

E

eBay

eBay Stores, linking policy

Educational software

Electronic coupons

Electronic equipment

Emails

Embargoed goods and prohibited countries

Employee trading

Event tickets

Excessive shipping and handling

Explosives

F

Faces, names, and signatures

Fake IDs

False or missing contact information

False reports of policy violations

Fee circumvention or avoidance

Fee credits, false claims for

Feedback

Firearms, weapons, and knives

Fireworks

Fish

Food

Forgeries

Fundraising listings

Funerary items

G

Games

Game pieces

Gems

Gift cards

Giveaways, raffles, and prizes

Gold

Government

Grave-related items

Grenades

Groups

Guides and reviews

Guns

H

Hazardous, restricted, or regulated materials

Hotels and resorts

HTML in listings

Human body parts and remains

I

Identification

Illegal activity, encouraging

Image theft

Import duties

Importing goods into the United States

Indian crafts

Information sales

Intellectual property

International trading

Invalid bid retraction

Invalid contact information

Invalid email addresses

Item description

Item misrepresentation

Item not received

Items purchased outside of eBay (fraud)

J

JavaScript in listings

Jewelry

K

Keyword spamming

Knives

L

Law enforcement, reporting fraud

Legal agreements with third parties

Letters of authenticity (LOAs)

License plates

Lifestyle Deals

Limits on eBay sellers

Links

Listings

LOAs (Letters of authenticity)

Lockpicking devices

Lodging and vacation packages

Logo, guidelines for using eBay intellectual property

Lottery tickets and game pieces

M

Mailing lists and personal information

Makeup, used

Malicious bidding or buying

Manufacturers' coupons

Matrix programs

Mature audiences

Medical devices

Medications

Members

Military items

Misrepresentation

Mobile devices

Mod chips, game enhancers, and boot disks

Money orders, as payment method

Mortgage notes

Multi-level marketing, pyramid, and matrix programs

Multiple accounts

Multiple-quantity listing fee avoidance

N

Names, faces, and signatures

Narcotics

Native American items

Nazi items

No item listings

Non-binding bid policy

Non-paying buyer

Nonprofit listings

O

Odometer modification devices

OEM software

Offensive email

Offensive material

Offers to buy or sell outside of eBay

Outages on the eBay site

P-Q

Packaging, prohibited or restricted

Paintings

Passports and government documents

Patent notices, eBay

Payments

PayPal payments

Pearls

Personal information and mailing lists

Personal relationships and services

Pesticides

Philatelia (stamps)

Photos

Pirated recordings

Pilot programs

Plants

Playboy

Plays, ticket sales

Police-related items

Political memorabilia, reproductions of

Ponzi schemes

Postage meters

Postal service uniforms

Presale listings

Prescription drugs

Privacy policy

Prizes

Profanity, use of on eBay

Profile

Prohibited accessories

Prohibited and restricted items

Prohibited countries, trading restrictions

Protection

Public domain media

Public figures

Public transportation items

Publishing contact information

Pyramid schemes

R

Racially offensive items

Radar detectors and jamming devices

Radioactive items

Raffles

Real estate

Recalled items

Recordable media

Refrigerants

Refusal to sell

Remains, human

Removing Feedback

Removing serial numbers

Replicas

Reporting

Reserve price violations

Retracting a bid

Return policy

Reviews and guides

Rules for buyers overview

Rules for sellers overview

S

Satellite descramblers

Scanned coupons

Scanners and communication equipment

Search and browse manipulation

Securities and stocks

Seeds

Seller

Selling limits

Serial numbers, removal or alteration

Service contracts for cell phones

Services, prohibited or restricted

Sexually-explicit materials

Shill bidding

Shipping and handling, excessive charges

Shipping-related items

Signatures

Signposts, no item listings

Site interference

Site outage

Slot machines

Snails

Social security numbers and personal information

Software

Spam

Sporting event tickets

Stamps

Steroids

Stocks and securities

Stolen property

Stun guns

Surcharges on payments

Surveillance equipment

T

Terms and conditions

Test listings

Test pipes

Third-party Acknowledgements and Links

Third-party endorsements of eBay members

Threats of bodily harm

Ticket sales

Titles, misleading

Tobacco

Trademarks

Trades

Trading cards

Traffic signal changers

Train travel

Transactions

Transit

Travel and vacations

U

Unauthorized copies

Unauthorized recordings

Underage users

Uniforms

Unpaid items

Unsolicited email (spam)

Unsolicited ideas

Unwelcome bidding or buying

Used items

User agreement

User Privacy Notice

Users

User IDs

Using multiple accounts (policy)

V

Vacations

Vehicle identification numbers (VIN)

Vehicles, selling

VeRO program

Video games, unauthorized copies of

Vitamins

Vulgar language

W - Z

Warranty

Weapons, firearms, and knives

Weeds

Western Union, as payment method

Wildlife products

Wine

Wine-making kits

Wire transfers, as payment method

Wireless service contracts

Wiretaps and electronic surveillance equipment

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