What items are prohibited?

Any good, service, item, information or content that violates laws and/or legal rights of others in the jurisdiction in which either the buyer or seller is located is not permitted on the VarageSale Platform.* This list does not constitute an exhaustive list but is provided as guidance on the types of products and services banned on the VarageSale Platform:
  • Illegal items, illegal services and/or items which encourage or facilitate illegal activity.
  • Weapons and related items, services or activities including but not limited to firearms, firearm parts, ammunition, BB and pellet guns, bow and arrows, replica weapons, tear gas, stun guns, knives, and military items.
  • Regulated products which do not meet the consumer product safety standards required by applicable regulatory bodies such as Health Canada and the FDA, including hazardous materials such as fireworks and explosives, recall items; body parts/fluids; unsanitized bedding/clothing and any other goods not appropriate for resale for safety, health, or other reasons (eg. adulterated food or beverages).
  • Obscene or offensive material including but not limited to any and all pornography, offers or solicitation of prostitution, escort services or sexual services of any kind.
  • Alcohol or tobacco products, vaporizing devices, hookahs, electronic cigarettes & components (both nicotine and non-nicotine containing brands)
  • Prescription drugs, medical devices, controlled substances and related items inclusive of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.
  • Stolen property and property with serial number removed/altered, burglary tools, etc.
  • Any products, goods, services or contracts that the seller does not have the legal right to sell.
  • Stocks and other securities.
  • Personal, confidential or proprietary information inclusive but not limited to ID cards, licenses, police insignia, government documents, birth certificates, and counterfeits of the same.
  • Counterfeits, replica, or pirated items; deceptive or fraudulent content.
  • Tickets, coupons or gift cards that are restricted transfer.
  • Lottery or raffle tickets, sweepstakes entries, slot machines and gambling items.
  • Affiliate marketing; network, or multi-level marketing; pyramid schemes.
  • Items or listings that promote, support or glorify hatred toward people or otherwise demean people based upon: race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation, or content that promotes organizations or people with such views.

*Please note: This list applies to the VarageSale Platform as a whole. Please check your community‚Äôs rules and guidelines, as the admins may have a list of items that are prohibited to that specific community.

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