INFORMATIONS ABOUT NOT ALLOWED PRODUCTS
1. GENERAL PROHIBITIONS:
1.1 The user may not offer or sell any product that is limited or prohibited by federal, state or local level in any country or jurisdiction. Please be aware that e-circles.org operates as a global market, so the sale or publication of articles may be prohibited by laws outside of the jurisdiction of residence. Below, we've listed some categories of prohibited or restricted items. However, this list is not exhaustive; He, as the seller, is responsible in ensuring not to treat an article prohibited by law.
1.2 E-circles.org has chosen to also prohibit the sale of other categories of objects that can not be restricted or prohibited by law, but are nonetheless controversial including:
(A) The products that encourage illegal activities;
(B) The elements that have racist implication, offensive to a religion or ethnicity, or promote hatred, violence, racial or religious intolerance;
(C) Giveaways, sweepstakes or contests;
(D) Stocks, bonds, investment interests and other securities;
(E) Pornographic material or items that are of a sexual nature;
(F) Targeted advertisements solely for the purpose of gathering information about users.
1.3 E-circles.org, in its sole and exclusive discretion, reserves the right to impose additional restrictions and prohibitions.
2. ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
2.1 Archaeological objects, relics, historical plaques, and the like are protected under the laws of the European Union, the United States, and other jurisdictions and may not be posted or sold through the site.
2.2 The trade of cultural relics (including relics from private collections), gold, silver, other precious metals, rare animals and their products is strictly prohibited by EU law and is therefore prohibited on the site.
3. CURRENCY AND STAMPS
3.1 E-circles.org prohibits the sale and purchase of currency, coins, banknotes, bonds, money orders, currency digital titles or any immaterial form (eg crypto-currency) and others, as well as equipment used for the production of such articles.
3.2 Counterfeiting of items identified in 3.1, public credit and values are strictly prohibited.
3.3 Reproductions of collectible coins or banknotes must be clearly marked with the word "FACSIMILE", "REPLICATION" or "COPY" and comply with all local laws.
4. CRUDE OIL
4.1 The listing or sale of crude oil is prohibited on the site.
4.2 The listing or sale of petroleum, petroleum products and petrochemical products, originating in the Islamic Republic of Iran is strictly prohibited on the site.
5. CONTRACTS AND TICKETS
5.1 You are responsible for ensuring that the transaction is legal and not in violation of any contractual obligation. Before inserting an article on the website, you should read carefully all the contracts you have that might limit your right to sell the item on the portal. Some items, such as airline tickets, may bear printed on element conditions, which might limit the possibility of sale. In other cases, for example when distributing products of a company, there can be a separate contract of a limitation of product sale.
5.2 E-circles.org not directly ascertain the existence of such limitations or can view the copies of private contracts, or deliberate or take sides in case of contractual disputes between private individuals. Therefore, the user should be aware that items on sale that violate their contractual obligations could put him in conflict with any third party. E-circles.org therefore asked not to offer for sale any goods before you have examined all contracts or agreements, and have the confidence to be able to legally sell the portal.
5.3 If you have questions about rights under a contract or agreement, we strongly recommend you contact the company with whom you entered into the contract and / or consult with an attorney.
6. CREDIT CARDS
6.1 Credit or debit cards can not lawfully be transferred from one person to another, and therefore such items may not be listed on this website.
7. MEDICATIONS AND DRUGS
7.1 The listing or sale of narcotic substances, steroids or other controlled substances (including all listed drugs in Schedule I or II substances, III, IV or V of the uniform check law, 21 USC 801 et seq.) is strictly forbidden on this website.
7.2 The listing or sale of related products, including all items that are primarily intended or designed for use in manufacturing, but using a controlled substance is strictly prohibited on the portal. These elements include items used for the ingestion of illicit substances.
8. EXPRESSIONS OF RACISM, XENOPHOBIA AND HOMOPHOBIA
8.1 Comments in the presentation of products and sale of items that are offensive in terms of ethnicity or race or gender, are prohibited on this website. Sellers and buyers must ensure that any description may not be offensive for people who could read it, and must absolutely prevent the sale of potentially offensive products or services.
8.2 If the products or their parts (for example the title of a book) have references to controversial historical periods or violent ideologies, users must clearly express their repudiation to such arguments. E-circles.org encourages all users to treat everyone with respect.
8.3 E-circles.org generally prohibits materials promoting Nazism, Fascism, Ku Klux Klan, etc.
9. RESALE OF TICKETS FOR EVENTS
9.1 E-circles.org allows the sale of tickets for sports and entertainment events, to the extent permitted by law. However, as a ticket seller, you are required to ensure that the transaction does not violate any law nor the conditions listed on the ticket.
10. FACES, NAMES AND SIGNATURES
10.1 The products containing the likeness, image, name, or signature of another person are prohibited, except where such products have been manufactured or authorized by the person himself.
11. FINANCIAL SERVICES
11.1 E-circles.org prohibits ads that offer financial services, including money transfers, issuance of bank guarantees and letters of credit, loans, fundraising and funding for personal investment purposes, etc.
12. FIREARMS, AMMUNITION, WEAPONS
12.1 The sale of all weapons, ammunition, military weapons, explosive material or parts thereof and/or equipment is strictly prohibited. This activity may result in termination of your account.
12.2 E-circles.org does not allow the sale of air guns, rifles, BB paintball guns, stun guns, harpoons, spear guns, or any other weapon that can launch a projectile containing gas, chemical or explosive substances. The sale of non-working reproductions of weapons is permitted under certain circumstances, with the explicit approval of E-circles.org.
12.3 Any servicing, instruction, processing, or aid of producing any biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons, or any other Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) or its known associated agents is strictly prohibited by international law and is accordingly prohibited on the Site. Any violation of this policy will result in the notification of government authorities by Alibaba.com and your account being delisted.
12.4 Knives and other cutting instruments will in most cases be permitted to be listed. Switchblade knives, gravity knifes, knuckledusters (bladed or not), bladed hand-held devices, and disguised knives are not permitted to be listed. Alibaba.com maintains discretion over what items are appropriate and may cause removal of a listing that it deems as a weapon.
13. STIMULANT SUBSTANCES
13.1 The listing or sale of sexual enhancement foods or supplements is prohibited on the website.
14. TOBACCO PRODUCTS
14.1 The posting of tobacco products, including but not limited to cigars, cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, pipe tobacco, hookah tobacco, chewing tobacco and tobacco leaf is forbidden on this website.
14.2 The posting of nicotine and liquids for use in electronic cigarettes is forbidden on this website.
15. GOLD, SILVER AND OTHER PRECIOUS METALS
E-circles.org does not permit listings that offer the sale or buying of gold, silver and other precious metals (not including jewelry).
16. GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDS, LICENSES AND UNIFORMS
16.1 The following items can not be sold on this website:
(A) Products that appear similar to official documents, identity documents, diplomas, licenses, birth certificates, driving licenses, visas or passports. Also, they can not be sold completed forms for such documents containing personal information.
(B) False ID cards or any items designed for the production or manufacture of such documents.
(C) Articles of clothing or identification that claim to be, or appear similar to, official government uniforms.
(D) Military decorations, medals and awards, in addition to items with substantially similar designs.
17. HAZARDOUS AND DANGEROUS MATERIALS
17.1 Offering for sale or supply of hazardous materials according to International Codes (Air, Maritime and Terrestrial) dangerous goods are prohibited on this site.
17.2 The listing of products containing hazardous substances (eg toys containing lead paint) is forbidden on this site.
17.3 Automotive airbags are expressly forbidden on the site due to containing explosive materials.
17.4 Asbestos materials and/or products containing asbestos are prohibited.
18. HUMAN PARTS AND REMAINS
18.1 E-circles.org prohibits the listing of any humans, the human body, or any human body part. Examples of such prohibited items include, but are not limited to: organs, bone, blood, sperm, and eggs.
18.2 Skulls and skeletons that are used for medical or educational purposes may be listed on this site.
18.3 Items made of human hair, such as wigs for commercial uses, are permitted.
19.1 The listing or sale of any form of invoices or receipts (including blank, pre-filled, or value added invoices or receipts), is strictly prohibited on this site.
20. JOB POSTINGS
20.1 Job postings from which a factory/company/institute may directly recruit employees are prohibited on this site.
21. MAILING LISTS AND PERSONAL INFORMATIONS
21.1 The posting or sale of bulk email or mailing lists that contain personally identifiable information including names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses, is strictly prohibited. Also prohibited are software or other tools which are designed or used to send unsolicited commercial email (i.e. "spam").
22. MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE SERVICES
22.1 E-circles.org prohibits ads that provide medical services or health care, including services for medical care, rehabilitation, vaccination, clinical, counseling, dietetics, plastic surgery, massage, etc.
23. NON-TRANSFERABLE ITEMS
23.1 Non-transferable items may not be posted or sold through this website. Many items including lottery tickets, airline tickets and some event tickets may not be resold or transferred.
24. POLICE-RELATED ITEMS
24.1 The offer or sale of law enforcement badges, equipment for police officers or any public authority, including identification cards or badges issued by the government of any country are strictly prohibited.
24.2 Non-identifying objects or gadgets of security forces, whose trade is authorized by law, they may be offered on our site, for example:
(A) Souvenirs such as hats, mugs, pins, pens, buttons, cuff links, T-Shirts, firm-money and paperweights that do not look like or that do not contain identification badges.
(B) Badges that are clearly not genuine or official (e.g. toy badges).
(C) Historical badges who do not resemble modern law enforcement badges, provided that the item description clearly states that the badge is a historical piece of at least 75 years or issued by an organization that no longer exists.
24.3 Police uniforms may be offered provided they are obsolete and in no way resemble the current uniforms of the police. This must be clearly indicated in the accompanying description of the item.
25. PORNOGRAPHIC MATERIALS AND ADULT PRODUCTS
25.1 The offer or sale of pornographic material is strictly prohibited, as it violates the laws of many countries. Since pornography is difficult to define and standards vary from country to country, E-circles.org follows the Italian and European Community directives.
25.2 E-circles.org strictly prohibits products and pornographic images.
25.3 In determining whether the information should be removed from the site, considering the overall content of the tender, including photographs, pictorials and text.
25.4 E-circles.org does not permit the sale of SM. Novelty sexually explicit items, including various types of toys, collectibles, or food items in the shape of genitalia and primarily intended for adult buyers are permitted in the appropriate category.
26. INCLUSION OF ADVERTISING FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING USER INFORMATION OR FUNDRAISING
26.1 The inclusion of advertisements aiming to collect user information or fundraising is generally prohibited but may be permitted in limited groups such as purchasing groups for their internal purposes.
27. DRUGS PRESCRIPTION AND DEVICES
27.1 E-circles.org does not permit the posting of prescription drugs. If you are uncertain as to whether your item is permitted, please contact E-circles.org prior to posting.
27.2 E-circles.org does not permit the posting of psychotropic drugs and narcotics.
27.3 Member may post over-the-counter drugs if you have obtained necessary approval, license or permit to manufacture or sell drugs. If you are uncertain as to whether you may post over-the-counter drugs, please contact E-circles.org prior to posting.
27.4 E-circles.org also does not permit the posting of unauthorized medical devices.
28. REAL ESTATE
28.1 A real estate posting allows buyers to contact the seller to get more information and express interest about the property listed. Before you post a listing relating to sale or purchase of real estate, you must ensure that you have complied with all applicable laws and regulations.
29. REFURBISHED PRODUCTS
29.1 The sale and purchase of mobile phones, laptops and computers returned to the dealer for technical reasons it is prohibited on the portal.
30. REPLICA AND COUNTERFEITED ITEMS
30.1 Listing of counterfeits, non-licensed replicas, or unauthorized items, such as counterfeit designer garment, watches, handbags, sunglasses, or other accessories, is strictly prohibited on this site.
30.2 If the products sold bear the name or logo of a company, but does not come from or have not been approved by that company, such products are prohibited.
30.3 Postings of luxury brand products are permitted if a certificate of authorization has been issued by the luxury brand owner.
30.4 Postings offering to sell or purchase replicas, counterfeits or other unauthorized items shall be subject to removal by E-circles.org. Repeated postings of counterfeit or unauthorized items shall result in the immediate suspension of your membership.
31. CIRCUMVENTION DEVICES AND HACKING EQUIPMENT
31.1 Descramblers or other items that can be used to gain unauthorized access to television programming (such as satellite and cable TV), internet access, telephone, data or other protected, restricted, or premium services are prohibited. Stating the item is for educational or test purposes will not legitimize a product that is otherwise inappropriate. Some examples of items which are not permitted include smart cards and card programmers, descramblers, DSS emulators and hacking software.
31.2 Similarly, information on "how to" descramble or gain access to cable or satellite television programming or other services without authorization or payment is prohibited. Alibaba.com's policy is to prohibit any encouragement of this type of activity.
31.3 Devices designed to intentionally block, jam or interfere with authorized radio communications, such as cellular and personal communication services, police radar, global positioning systems (GPS) and wireless networking services (Wi-Fi) are prohibited.
32.1 Academic Software
(A) Academic Software is software sold to students, teachers and employees of educational institutions accredited at discounted prices.
(B) On the portal, please do not list any Academic Software unless it is authorized for sale. The Academic Software sale ads that violate the provisions of E-circles.org can be eliminated.
(C) For postings of academic software on behalf of an authorized educational reseller or an educational institution, such licensure must be stated conspicuously in the postings, including selling leads, Products and companies. A certificate of authorization issued by the authorized educational reseller (or the educational institution) also must be provided to Alibaba.com.
32.2 OEM Software
(A) Do not list "OEM" or "bundled" copies of software on the Site unless you are selling it with computer hardware. Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), or bundled software, is software that is obtained as part of the purchase of a new computer. OEM software licenses usually prohibit the purchaser from reselling the software without the computer or, in some cases, without any computer hardware.
33. SPY EQUPMENT
34.1 The listing or sale of spy equipment is not permitted on the Site.
34.2 The listing of devices used for interception of wire, oral and electronic communications is prohibited.
34.3 Hidden photographic devices are permitted, unless used to facilitate the surreptitious viewing or recording of individuals for sexual purposes.
34. STOCKS AND OTHER SECURITIES
34.1 Alibaba.com does not permit the listing or sale of stocks, bonds, credit, investment interests, or other securities.
35. STOLEN PROPERTY
35.1 The posting or sale of stolen property is strictly forbidden on the Site, and violates international law. Stolen property includes items taken from private individuals, as well as property taken without authorization from companies or governments.
35.2 Alibaba.com supports and cooperates with law enforcement efforts involving the recovery of stolen property and the prosecution of responsible individuals. If you are concerned that the images and/or text in your item description have been used by another Site user without your authorization, or that your intellectual property rights have been violated by such user, please contact our service team at firstname.lastname@example.org
36. TEXTILE QUOTA
36.1 The offering for sale or purchase of textile quota is prohibited on this website.
37. TRANSIT RELATED ITEMS
37.1 The following items related to the commercial airline and public transportation industries may not be listed on this website:
(A) Any article of clothing or identification related to transportation industries, including but not limited to, commercial airline pilot's uniforms, flight attendant's uniforms, airport service personnel uniforms, uniforms related to railway industries, and uniforms of security personnel of public transport industries. Vintage clothing related to commercial airlines or other public transport may be listed on the Site provided that the item description clearly states that the item is at least 10 years old, is no longer in use by the airline or other public transport authority and does not resemble any current uniform.
(B) Manuals or other items related to mass public transport, including safety manuals published by commercial airlines or shipping lines, subways, trains or buses. These elements can only be offered if the description clearly states that the object is obsolete and no longer in use by any transport company.
(C) Any confidential document.
38. UNAUTHORIZED COPIES OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
38.1 The listing or sale of software, video games, music albums, movies, television programs, photographs or other protected works are not original or whose sale is not authorized, is prohibited on this site.
39. USED CLOTHING AND COSMETICS
39.1 Used undergarments may not be offered on the portal. Other used clothing may be offered provided they have been thoroughly washed. Messages that contain inappropriate or extraneous descriptions will be removed.
39.2 The selection of cosmetic products used in packaging or non-intact is not permitted on this site.
40. VETERINARY PRODUCTS AND DRUGS FOR ANIMALS
40.1 Products and veterinary drugs requiring a prescription may not be offered on this website.
41. WILD FAUNA AND FLORA AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS
41.1 The listing of any vegetable or wild animal protected by local or international laws or related parties, such as skin, internal organs, teeth, claws, shells, bones, tusks, ivory, etc., is strictly prohibited on this site.
41.2 The listingof products made with any part containing an ingredient produced from sharks and marine mammals is prohibited on this site.
41.3 The listing of products made from dogs, cats, or bears, and tools for their treatment, is not permitted on the portal.
41.4 The offer of pets is not permitted on this website.
42. SANCTIONED OR PROHIBITED PRODUCTS
42.1 The products prohibited by laws, regulations, sanctions and trade restrictions in any country or jurisdiction worldwide are strictly prohibited on this website.
WARNING: This list should not be considered exhaustive and is continually updated. If you are not sure about the product that you want on your site regarding the appropriateness or legality, please contact our customer service at https://e-circles.org/contacts