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Acknowledging third-party providers policy
eBay- Acknowledging third-party providers policy
Many eBay members use third-party providers to help give their listings more impact. For example, sellers may use companies that host images or photos or provide a counter that records visits to the page. For a list of third-party services, see our Solutions Directory.
eBay allows sellers to acknowledge third-party providers as long as the acknowledgement meets our guidelines.
Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it doesn't, it may be removed, and you may be subject to a range of other actions, including limits of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.
What are the guidelines?
If company XYZ provided only picture hosting for your eBay listing, the listing can't say "Picture hosting and counter services provided by company XYZ."
Since the text acknowledging the third-party service has to be 10 words or less and can't be promotional, you can't say things like "Sellers who use XYZ image hosting for the first time will receive $5 cash back." However, you can include statements like "Image hosting provided by XYZ Image Hosting.“
We know that many sellers use third-party services to help give their listings more impact. We also know that sellers often want to give credit to these providers. This policy helps our sellers give third-party acknowledgements safely.
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