Product guidelines - What can I sell?
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What can I sell on Sellfy?
We at Sellfy are dedicated to supporting creators who create their own authentic products. To keep our community safe, open and thriving, there are a few rules that regulate what content and products we allow to be sold via Sellfy. Violation of these rules can result in the suspension of your account, permanently.
Digital products are categorized as products that can be uploaded in a downloadable file format (i.e. pdf, epub, mp4, avi, jpg, png, jpeg, tiff, etc.).
Some examples of digital products sold on Sellfy:
- Ebooks, magazines, document templates
- Tutorials, films, animations
Designssuch as fonts, wallpapers, 3D models
- Photography like Lightroom/Photoshop presets, mockups, stock photos
- IT and
techslike apps, games, andhostings
- Subscription-based products (i.e. fitness plans)
Physical products are categorized as tangible goods that can be shipped to a customer's location.
Some examples of physical products that can be sold on Sellfy are:
- Merchandise and apparel
- Jewelry and accessories
- Arts and crafts
- Decor and homeware
What products are not allowed on Sellfy?
Note: Let us know if you notice any potentially illegal or suspicious content sold via Sellfy.com. We do our best to monitor stores and products, but your help is much appreciated. Don't hesitate to write to us via [email protected] with supporting evidence.
Products that violate laws to which you are subject
Sellers need to be familiar with their own local laws and regulations, to make sure that all products (digital and physical) comply with the legislation of their locality. For example, if you were to sell food products, there may be rules about where and how these were prepared, as well as how these are to be labeled.
- Products that don't meet product presentation, violate our Terms of Service, or have poor customer reviews
- Gift cards and coupons from 3rd party products and/or services
- Copyrighted or other material that you don't own or have rights to distribute
- Scripts, hacking/cracking tools, and software operating in bad faith
- Private information and identity documents
- Third-party accounts and account interactions (ex. Shoutouts, Twitter, Facebook, and others)
- Online game recovery and modding services, like for Grand Theft Auto (Online), Call of Duty and similar
- Adult content, nudity, pornography
- Offensive, obscene and hateful content
- Content engaging in or promoting violence of any kind, involving individuals and/or objects
- 'Get rich quick' schemes like PayPal Boosters, matrix, pyramid schemes or similar
- Redeemable Gaming Keys/codes
- Online raffles and raffle tickets
Important! Not complying with the guidelines outlined below will lead to your account getting blocked. Account suspension is permanent.
Products that do not meet our product guidelines or have poor customer reviews
We want to ensure that customers are getting good quality content, so make sure your product presentation is clear and visually pleasing. We may block accounts that contain products with poor quality image quality, offer illegitimate products or services, insufficient product description or containing rude or hateful language and/or are violating our Terms and Conditions.
Gift cards and coupons from 3rd party products and/or services
Selling 3rd party gift cards and coupon codes may lead to your account being suspended.
Copyrighted or other material that you don't own or have rights to distribute
This includes any products that infringe or violate existing copyrights, trademarks, or the legal rights of any 3rd party under the laws of any jurisdiction. We also prohibit the sale of any illegally obtained content or products.
You are prohibited from using Sellfy to distribute the work of another person or company unless you have the legal permission or license for selling these goods. If you do, make sure you provide this information in your store and/or product description. Not being able to provide legal written permission or the appropriate license may lead to your account being suspended.
Scripts, hacking/ cracking tools, and software operating in bad faith
This includes products like Facebook/ Twitter/ Instagram bots, cracked software files and other scripts that bypass activation or abuse other systems/ apps/ websites.
Private information and identity documents
If you're about to share a picture of your boss to get back at him - don't do it. Don't overstep personal boundaries and respect basic human rights.
Third-party accounts and account interactions (ex. Twitter, Facebook, and others)
Selling accounts and account interactions (shoutouts, retweets, shares, followers and alike) for sites like Twitter, Facebook is against their rules and policy.
You may sell accounts for your own sites that do not forbid this.
Grand Theft Auto (online), Call of Duty and similar online game recovery and modding services
Online game account recovery and account modding services are against the distributors' EULA.
Obscene and adult content, nudity, pornography
Even if your product could be labeled as art or a form of expression, any nudity is not allowed to be sold. Adult content and any items containing sexually-oriented, mature and obscene content will be removed from Sellfy.
Content engaging in or promoting violence of any kind, involving individuals and/or objects
Content exhibiting physical violence toward individuals or objects; promoting and/or encouraging violent acts of any kind toward individuals or objects is not allowed on Sellfy and will be removed.
Offensive, obscene and hateful content
Obscenity is subjective, but we will not take pardon in cases where popular opinion can classify your content as repulsive or adverse. Keep your products wholesome. Also, any items that encourage, promote or instruct others to engage in illegal activity will be removed immediately.
PayPal Boosters, matrix, pyramid schemes and similar 'get rich quick' schemes
This includes all money-making schemes where the buyer has to re-sell your product or any other similar methods. They are classified as scams and can even get your payment service account suspended by PayPal.
Redeemable gaming Keys/codes
Any type of redeemable codes that violate the ToS of the owner (i.e. Fortnite)
Online raffles and raffle tickets
Advertising, promoting or running your lottery or raffle online on Sellfy.
Sellfy prohibits the sale of [physical] products that are regulated or illegal under applicable law in the jurisdictions to which your business is targeted or under which jurisdiction your business is operating.
Sellfy does not allow the selling of any products that are considered illegal by law enforcement and/or local authorities to where the product is shipped to or being sent from.
Drugs (i.e. homegrown marijuana and/or any type of synthetic drugs)
Sellfy does not support or facilitate the distribution of any illegal drugs or substances. Though some products may be legal in your locality, you are not allowed to sell any cannabis products, including CBD through Sellfy.
Products perpetuating hate, racism and/or discrimination
Our platform does in no way tolerate physical products that contain or promote any of the above-mentioned.
It is not allowed to sell any type of weapon on Sellfy.
Re-selling items from Amazon, eBay
It is not allowed to (re-)sell third-party items.