TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You must be 18years or over to register and buy or sell on eWiNbAy.
You must always provide valid and complete contact information that includes a valid email address.
You must not publish the contact information of other members in an online public area.
You must create and use a User ID. This is the unique name that allow members to identify themselves on eWiNbAy. A User ID should be one that can be easily remembered.
User IDs must not be profane, obscene, or violate any eWiNbAy guidelines. In addition, User IDs may not be an email address or web address (URL), or represent an email address or web address.
Adult Only and Related Content
The Policy to sellers includes but is not restricted to
Sexually orientated adult material is meant for people who are 18 years and older. Materials adult in nature are not permitted on eWiNbAy, as they breach laws in the United Kingdom and many other countries. Some items, though legal to sell to adults outside of eWiNbAy, are still not allowed on the site.
Child pornography is illegal and not allowed on eWiNbAy. We don't allow the listing of any item that depicts people under the age of 18 naked, including child erotica. We may also remove listings that involve the exploitation of minors, regardless of whether the items are sexual in nature.
Obscene materials, while not easy to define, aren't allowed on eWiNbAy. For some guidance, at our discretion we prohibit items depicting or describing bestiality, necrophilia, rape, scat and incest (real or fictionalised).
Services that include any sexual/adult activity. This includes the suggestion of any form of prostitution, escort service, sexual relationship or other adult-only activity, including 'virtual' boyfriends or girlfriends.
Links to sites that contain adult items are prohibited on eWiNbAy
Films related to sex education, self help, relationships and sexuality are generally permitted, but the listing can't contain nude images or any explicit content
Underwear and Related Items
Used underwear can't be listed on eWiNbAy even if it is clean. This includes, but it is not limited to, boxer shorts, panties, briefs, nappies, diapers and athletic supporters
Drugs and Drug Related Items
Narcotics, steroids, and all other controlled substances aren't allowed on eWiNbAy.
Drug paraphernalia can't be listed either. This includes all items designed or primarily intended for use in manufacturing, concealing, or using a controlled substance.
Any substance or item that requires a prescription from, or the supervision of, a licensed practitioner (such as a doctor, dentist, optometrist, optician, pharmacist or veterinarian) to dispense isn’t allowed on eWiNbAy.
Government and Government related items
To prevent false identities, comply with the law, and help ensure public safety, we don't allow government identification cards, such as driver's licenses and passports, to be offered for sale on eWiNbAy.
We don't allow the selling of government, mass transit, and postal-related items, including uniforms and internal documents.
For health and safety reasons, most hazardous materials (such as fire extinguishers, radioactive materials, flammable gases and solids and toxic substances) can't be listed on eWiNbAy.
Encouragement of Illegal Activity
eWiNbAy prohibits the sale of items or links to items that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activities
eWiNbAy does not permit the listing of anti-security devices: any lockpicking or locksmithing device such as lock picks, lock picking sets, lockpicking cards, tension bars, lock picking guns, autolock bypass keys ("jigglers"), try-out keys, "slim-jims," tubular lock picks, digital decoders and code grabbing devices. This includes key cutters, which are designed for making an impression of a key or similar security device to duplicate such a key or device.
Mailing Lists and Personal Details
eWiNbAy does not permit the sale of bulk email, Internet Protocol (IP), Instant Messenger (IM), or mailing lists that contain names, addresses, phone numbers, or other personal identifying information. Any tools or software designed predominantly to send unsolicited commercial messages (e.g. "spam") will not be permitted.
We don’t allow items that promote or glorify hatred and /or violence.
We do not allow items that are pornographic.
We do we allow listings that portray graphic violence or victims of violence.
Law enforcement, emergency services and related items
We don't allow listings for law enforcement badges or official law enforcement equipment from any public entity. This includes police badges and official equipment from law enforcement agencies or the fire brigade, ambulance service or other emergency services of the United Kingdom or any other country.
Sellers are not permitted to offer or solicit certain services that are illegal, or otherwise deemed inappropriate for the eWiNbAy marketplace. Such services include:
- Illegal services
- Services that may be deemed sexual in nature
- Medical services
- Recruiting services for any type of employment, including multi-level marketing and home business opportunities
The sale of stolen property is strictly forbidden on eWiNbAy, and breaches UK, Irish and international law. eWiNbAy supports law enforcement efforts to recover stolen property that is listed on its web site, and urges the prosecution of those responsible for knowingly attempting to sell such items on eWiNbAy. Stolen property includes items taken from private individuals, as well as property taken without authorisation from companies or governments.
Weaponry and Related Items
eWiNbAy prohibits members from listing firearms, including antique, collectable and sport and hunting firearms as well as ammunition.
Other items that are not permitted but not limited to:
Knives unless they are:
Dining cutlery sets that include knives used for eating
Razor blades and surgical blades
Tools such as chisels, axes, saws and hoof trimming tools
Martial Arts weapons
Hand to hand combat weapons
Unauthorised copy or ‘Bootleg’ items
Bands, performers, writers, and publishers usually own the copyright to live performances, so they have the right to determine when and how performances can be reproduced. Unless the reproduction of a concert or performance is authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law, it's considered an unauthorized or "bootleg" copy. Selling unauthorised copies is against the law and not allowed on eWiNbAy.
In addition, the selling of unauthorised DVD’s, CD’s, Video, Software and other media is not permitted.
eWiNbAy does not allow the sale of alcoholic beverages.
Tobacco and Tobacco Related Items
eWiNbAy does not allow the sale of tobacco in any form that includes but not limited to:
Animals and Animal Related Products
The sale of animals is not permitted. The sale of pelts or items which include the fur from endangered species, cats or dogs. Internal animal organs (e.g. bear gall bladders) and /or any animal bodily fluids or faeces are not allowed.
Mouse traps and other humane traps are permitted However, traps such as Snares and Gin traps are forbidden.
Animal pelts from non-endangered species (except cats or dogs) may generally be listed on eWiNbAy if not in breach of local laws.
Faux or reproductions of animal products can be sold (please state this in any listing).
As a seller, you are responsible for ensuring a smooth and professional transaction with your buyers. This includes setting buyer expectations by providing accurate and consistent details regarding your item and the terms and conditions of the sale. You must also make every effort to meet buyer expectations by offering excellent customer service from bid to item delivery, such as charging reasonable postage & packaging (P&P) fees, stating your dispatch time and, communicating promptly and professionally throughout the transaction, and ensuring the item is delivered to the buyer as described.
Commit to buying an item (either by winning the item or buying an item in a Buy It Now listing) without paying.
Bid with no serious intention of buying. Most of the items on eWiNbAy are auction-like listings and each bid is a binding contract.
Bid on or buy an item when they do not meet the seller’s terms as outlined in the item listing, or bid or buy with the intention of disrupting a listing.
Participate in shill bidding to increase an item’s price or apparent desirability artificially. Bidders on an item must be wholly independent from the seller of that item
Interference or attempted interference with the eWiNbAy web site or its operations using any software programme, routine or activity is a serious offence and is not permitted.
For a pleasant experience on eWiNbAy, we don't allow using hateful, offensive, profane or vulgar language in any area of the website.
Users of eWiNbAy must not continue to use the eWiNbAy website if the user’s account has been suspended. This includes attempting to set up an alternative account to avoid penalties.
Generally, users are permitted to hold more than one account.
Breaches of policy may result in a range of actions, including:
Limits on account privileges
Forfeit of eWiNbAy fees on cancelled listings