- You may not post or sell any item that is restricted or prohibited by a federal, state or local law in any country or jurisdiction. Please be aware that this site functions as a global marketplace, thus posting or selling items may be prohibited because of laws outside of the jurisdiction where you reside. We have listed some criteria of prohibited or restricted items. However, this list is not exhaustive. You are solely responsible for posting any item that is prohibited by law in any jurisdiction. Further, THEXCH reserves the right to impose additional restrictions, at any time and without prior notice. If you are unsure about the product and/or service you wish to list in regard to its appropriateness or legality, please contact us. THEXCH forbids members from posting any product and/or service that:
- Encourages illegal Activities,
- Promotes racial/religious intolerance, hatred and violence
- Promotes Giveaways, Lotteries, Raffles, Contests,
- Solicits Stocks, Bonds, and other securities
- Collects member and/or user information.
- Is sexual in nature (Prostitution, Nudity, etc.)
- Artifacts and Endangered Species (Rare Animals) cannot be posted. They include: Artifacts, Historical grave markers, Cultural Relics (including personal collections), Rare Animals and rare animal parts.
- Posting Counterfeit Currency and Stamps, Coins, Bank Notes, Bonds, Money Orders, and other securities, as well as the equipment used to produce such items is strictly prohibited. Reproductions or replicas of coins and collectibles must be clearly marked with the word "COPY", "REPRODUCTION", "REPLICA" or as otherwise required by law.
- Listing Counterfeits, non-licensed replicas, or unauthorized items, such as counterfeit designer garment, watches, handbags, sunglasses, or other accessories, is strictly prohibited on the Site. You may post luxury brands only if a certificate of authorization has been directly issued by the luxury brand owner to THEXCH on your behalf. Postings offering to sell or purchase replicas, counterfeits or other unauthorized items shall be subject to removal and repeated postings of counterfeit or unauthorized items shall result in the immediate suspension of your membership.
- You are solely responsible for ensuring that any item you post is lawful and not in violation of any contractual obligation. Before posting an item on the Site, carefully read any contracts that you have entered into which might limit your right to promote the item on the Site. When distributing another company's brands, make sure you are contractually allowed to post their products and use their logo. Contact the company with whom you entered into the contract and/or consult with an attorney before posting such items. Posting items in violation of your contractual obligations could put you at risk with 3rd parties. THEXCH allows the listing of event tickets (sporting and entertainment events) to the extent permitted by law. You are solely responsible for ensuring that your particular post does not violate any applicable law or the terms on the ticket itself.
- Posting Credit or Debit Cards is forbidden on the site as such items cannot be transferred from one person to another lawfully.
- The listing of Illegal Drugs, Paraphernalia, Narcotics, Steroids, Controlled Substances, and Poppy Seeds (along with all related byproducts) is strictly forbidden on the Site. Further, the listing of all items that are primarily intended or designed for use in manufacturing, concealing, or using a controlled substance is strictly forbidden.
- Posting ethically or racially offensive material (Nazism, KKK, etc.) is prohibited. You must ensure that any wording used portrays appropriate sensitivity to those who might read it. THEXCH encourages all members to treat others as they themselves would like to be treated.
- Posting the likeness (Face, Name, Signature, etc.) of another person is prohibited, unless the items were made or authorized by the person whose likeness, image, name or signature has been used.
- THEXCH prohibits listings that promote financial services such as 3rd Party Money transfers, Issuing Bank Guarantees, Letters of credit, Loans, Fundraising and funding for Personal Investment purposes
- Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and any instruction, processing, or aid of producing such weapons or materials is strictly prohibited by international law. Any violation of this policy will result in the notification of government authorities by THEXCH.
- Posting items such as Government IDs, Official Licenses and Uniforms that claim to be, or appear similar to, official government identification documents or licenses, such as birth certificates, driver licenses, visas or passports may not be listed. Furthermore, completed applications for such documents containing personal information may not be listed. Fake identification cards or any items that are designed for the manufacture of such cards are prohibited. Articles of clothing or identification that claim to be, or appear similar to, official government uniforms is prohibited.
- Posting Radioactive Materials is forbidden on the Site. Further, posting any product that contains toxic or harmful substances (i.e. toys containing lead paint) is forbidden on the Site.
- Posting Human Parts & Remains is strictly prohibited, including, but are not limited to Organs, bone, blood, sperm, and eggs. Skulls and skeletons that are used for medical or educational purposes may be listed on the Site. Items made of human hair, such as wigs for commercial uses, are permitted.
- Posting Bulk email or Mailing Lists that contain personal information including names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses, is strictly prohibited. Software or other tools which are used to send unsolicited commercial email (spam) is also prohibited.
- Posting pornographic materials depicting bestiality, rape, incest, or sex with graphic violence or degradation is strictly prohibited, as it violates the law in many countries. In determining whether your listing should be removed, we consider your overall content, including photos, logos, and text.
- Posting ads for the purpose of collecting user information or raising money is prohibited. THEXCH is designed to promote legitimate businesses with high ethical standards. All postings must clearly and honestly represent the products and/or services being offered. If your objective is otherwise, seek out other portals to promote your activities.
- Posting unauthorized Medical devices is prohibited. If you are uncertain as to the permissibility of your item, please contact THEXCH prior to posting.
- Before posting a Real Estate listing, make sure to comply with all applicable laws & regulations
- Posting items such as Descramblers, Smart Cards, Hardware and/or Software DSS Emulators that can be used to gain unauthorized access to TV programming (i.e. Satellite & Cable TV), Internet access, Telephone, Data or other protected, restricted, or premium services are prohibited. Stating that said item is for educational or test purposes will not legitimize any listing. Similarly, information on "how to" descramble or gain access to cable or satellite television programming or other services without authorization or payment is prohibited. THEXCH prohibits this type of activity.
- Posting "Academic Software (discounted prices to students, teachers, and employees of accredited learning institutions) is prohibited unless a certificate of authorization has been directly issued by the legitimate copyright owner of the software to THEXCH on your behalf. Likewise, do not post "OEM (Original Equipment Maker) or "Bundled Software unless you are selling it with computer hardware. Most OEM software licenses prohibit the resale of software without any computer hardware.
- Posting stocks, bonds, credit, investment interests, or other securities is not permitted.
- Posting stolen property is strictly forbidden and violates the Law. Stolen property includes items taken from private individuals, companies and/or governments without legitimate authorization. THEXCH cooperates with law enforcement agencies involved in recovering stolen property and the prosecution of responsible parties.
- If you believe that your listing content (images & text) has been used by another member without your authorization, or that your intellectual property rights have been violated, please contact us.
- Listing unauthorized (pirated, duplicated, backup, bootleg, etc.) copies of software programs, video games, music albums, movies, television programs, photographs or other copyrighted material is prohibited.
- Listing of endangered species parts protected by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES); including pelts, skins, internal organs, teeth, claws, shells, bones, tusks, ivory and other parts is strictly forbidden.
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Last updated: Thursday, May 07 2009