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Offers to buy or sell outside of eBay
Offering to buy or sell items outside of eBay is not allowed. Buyers and sellers also can't share contact information, including email addresses and phone numbers, prior to completing a transaction on eBay.
If you receive an offer to buy or sell outside eBay, please report it.
Activity that doesn't follow eBay policy could result in a range of actions, including cancelling listings, hiding or demoting all of listings from search results, blocking some or all of your messages/communication with other members, lowering seller rating, buying or selling restrictions, account suspension, application of fees, and recovery of expenses for policy monitoring and enforcement. All fees paid or payable in relation to listings or accounts on which we take any action will not be refunded or otherwise credited to your account.
Watch the video series about our policy on offers to buy or sell outside of eBay:
What are the guidelines?
Why does eBay have this policy?
Offers to buy or sell outside of eBay are a potential fraud risk for both buyers and sellers. Transactions conducted outside of eBay are not eligible for eBay protection programs and the eBay Money Back Guarantee. Additionally, eBay has invested a great deal to connect interested buyers with great sellers and we want to participate in ongoing transactions with them.
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