Our policies around member behaviour are in place to protect everyone in our community, and ensure that buying and selling on eBay is an enjoyable experience for all. For more details, please see the individual policy guidelines below.
Threats and offensive language policy
We have zero tolerance for members using language that we consider to be defamatory or abusive.Using eBay's intellectual property policy
Learn when and how you can use our name, logo and other intellectual property.Violation of the eBay User Agreement policy
Everyone registered on eBay has agreed to comply with our User Agreement and all other site policies.Member-to-member contact policy
We encourage open communication between our members through our site but we have rules in place for how contact can be made and messages can be sent.Contact information in listings policy
Members are generally not allowed to include contact information in public content on eBay.eBay employee trading and community content policy
Read our rules for eBay employees who buy and sell on our site.Offering to buy or sell outside of eBay policy
Contacting another eBay member to discuss moving a purchase off eBay creates a risk of fraud, and isn't allowed.Community content policy
Learn about our guidelines for how members should interact on our community boards.User Agreement
Our user agreement sets out the terms and conditions you agree to when you register on eBay.User Privacy Notice
Learn how you and your personal information are protected on eBay.Identity policies
To help validate the identity of our buyers and sellers, we require our users to adhere to certain policies.Enabling infringement policy
We don’t allow sellers to copy or modify products in a way that would infringe copyrights, trademarks, or other rights.Cookie Notice
Our cookie notice details the information we collect through cookies, and how we use it to improve your experience on eBay.A-Z index of policies
See a list of all our policies.