- General Prohibitions
- Counterfeit Currency and Stamps
- Crude Oil
- Contracts and Tickets
- Credit Cards
- Drugs&Associated Paraphernalia
- Ethnically or Racially Offensive Material
- Event Ticket Resale Policy
- Faces, Names and Signatures
- Financial Services
- Firearms, Ammunition, Weapons, Explosives
- Gold, Silver and Other Precious Metals
- Government IDs, Licenses and Uniforms
- Hazardous Materials
- Human Parts and Remains
- Job Postings
- Mailing Lists and Personal Information
- MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE SERVICES
- Non-business Information
- Non-transferable Items
- Police-Related Items
- Pornographic Materials or Adult Materials
- Posting an Advertisement for the Sole Purpose of Collecting User Information or Raising Money
- Prescription Drugs and Devices
- Real Estate
- Refurbished Mobile Phones, Laptops and Computers
- Replica and Counterfeit Items
- Satellite and Cable TV Descramblers
- Spy Equipment
- Stocks and Other Securities
- Stolen Property
- Textile Quota
- Transit Related Items
- Unauthorized Copies of Intellectual Property
- Used Clothing and Cosmetics
- Veterinary Products and Drugs for Animals
- Wildlife and Animal Products
1.1 You may not post or sell any item that is
restricted or prohibited by a federal, state or local law in any
country or jurisdiction. Please be aware that the www.vigogo.com
website ("Site") functions as a global marketplace, thus the selling or
posting of items may be prohibited because of laws outside of the
jurisdiction where you reside. Below, we have listed some categories of
prohibited or restricted items. However, this list is not exhaustive;
you, as the seller, are responsible for ensuring that you are not
posting an item that is prohibited by law in any jurisdiction.
Vigogo.com has chosen to also prohibit the posting of other categories
of items which may not be restricted or prohibited by law but are
nonetheless controversial including:
(a) Items that encourage illegal activities;
Items that are racially, religiously or ethnically derogatory, or that
promote hatred, violence, racial or religious intolerance;
(c) Giveaways, lotteries, raffles, or contests;
(d) Stocks, bonds, investment interests, and other securities;
(e) Pornographic materials or items that are sexual in nature;
Items that do not offer a product or service for sale, such as
advertisements solely for the purpose of collecting user information.
1.3 Vigogo.com, in its sole and exclusive discretion, reserves the right to impose additional restrictions and prohibitions.
2.1 Artifacts, cultural relics, historical grave
markers, and related items are protected under the laws of the PRC, the
United States, and other jurisdictions and may not be posted or sold
through the Site.
2.2 The trade of cultural relics (including
personal collection relics), gold, silver, other precious metals, rare
animals and their products from the PRC to foreign (non-PRC) parties is
strictly prohibited under PRC law and is accordingly prohibited on the
3. COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY AND STAMPS
3.1 Vigogo.com strictly forbids the sale and purchase
of counterfeit currency and stamps, coins, bank notes, bonds, money
orders, and other securities, as well as the equipment used to produce
3.2 Reproductions or replicas of coins as collectible
items must be clearly marked with the word "COPY", "REPRODUCTION",
"REPLICA" or as otherwise required under local law.
4.1 The listing or sale of crude oil by sellers and buyers located in Vietnam is prohibited on the Site.
5.1 You are responsible for ensuring that your
transaction is lawful and not in violation of any contractual
obligation. Before posting an item on the Site, you should carefully
read any contracts that you have entered into that might limit your
right to sell your item on the Site. Some items, such as airline
tickets, have terms printed on the item that may limit your ability to
sell that item. In other cases, such as when you are distributing a
company's products, you may have signed a separate contract restricting
your ability to market the product.
5.2 Vigogo.com does not
search for items that may raise these types of issues, nor can it
review copies of private contracts, or adjudicate or take sides in
private contract disputes. However, we want you to be aware that
posting items in violation of your contractual obligations could put
you at risk with third parties. Vigogo.com therefore urges that you
not list any item until you have reviewed any relevant contracts or
agreements, and are confident you can legally sell it on the Site.
If you have any questions regarding your rights under a contract or
agreement, we strongly recommend that you contact the company with whom
you entered into the contract and/or consult with an attorney.
6.1 Credit or debit cards cannot lawfully be
transferred from one person to another, and therefore such items may
not be listed on the Site.
7. DRUGS&ASSOCIATED PARAPHERNALIA
7.1 The listing or sale of narcotics, steroids, poppy
seeds, poppy seed products or other controlled substances (including
all drugs listed in Schedules I, II, III, IV or V of the Uniform
Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.) is strictly forbidden
on the Site.
7.2 The listing or sale of drug paraphernalia,
including all items that are primarily intended or designed for use in
manufacturing, concealing, or using a controlled substance is strictly
forbidden on the Site. Such items include, but are not limited to those
items used for the ingestion of illicit substances including pipes such
as water pipes, carburetor pipes, chamber pipes, ice pipes, bongs, etc.
8. ETHNICALLY OR RACIALLY OFFENSIVE MATERIAL
8.1 Postings that are ethnically or racially offensive
are prohibited on the Site. Sellers and purchasers must ensure that any
wording used portrays appropriate sensitivity to those who might read
it in their postings, and when they are offering or purchasing
potentially offensive items or services.
8.2 Occasionally, if
materials are of historical value or integral to the item (such as a
book title), members may use offensive words and phrases such as "Yang
Guizi" in the subject and description of a posting. Vigogo.com
encourages all members to treat others as they themselves would like to
8.3 Vigogo.com generally prohibits such materials promoting Nazism, the KKK, etc.
9. EVENT TICKET RESALE POLICY
9.1 Vigogo.com allows the listing of tickets to
performance, sporting and entertainment events to the extent permitted
by law. However, as a ticket seller, you are responsible for ensuring
that your particular transaction does not violate any applicable law or
the terms on the ticket itself.
10. FACES, NAMES AND SIGNATURES
10.1 Items containing the likeness, image, name, or
signature of another person are prohibited, unless the products were
made or authorized by the person whose likeness, image, name or
signature has been used.
11.1 Vigogo.com prohibits listings that offer
financial services, including money transfers, issuing bank guarantees
and letters of credit, loans, fundraising and funding for personal
investment purposes, etc.
12. FIREARMS, AMMUNITION, WEAPONS, EXPLOSIVES
12.1 The posting of any firearms, ammunition, military
ordinance, assault weapons, and related parts or accessories is not
permitted on the Site. Offering for sale or purchase of firearms,
ammunition, weapons to and from countries in which they are illegal is
strictly prohibited and such activity will result in your account being
12.2 Vigogo.com does not permit the posting or sale of
BB guns, air guns, black powder guns or muzzle-loader guns and stun
guns. Replica, "look-alike," and imitation firearms under certain
circumstances will be permitted only upon the express approval of
Vigogo.com. Such replica and imitation items must have clear markings
permanently affixed to the items to the extent required by the laws of
applicable jurisdiction, and must not be readily convertible to shoot a
12.3 Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and any
instruction, processing, or aid of producing such weapons or materials
is strictly prohibited by international law. Any violation of this
policy will result in the notification of government authorities by
12.4 Knives and other cutting instruments will in
most cases be permitted to be listed. Switchblade knives and disguised
knives are not permitted on the Site. Vigogo.com maintains discretion
over what items are appropriate and may cause removal of a listing that
it deems as a weapon.
13. GOLD, SILVER AND OTHER PRECIOUS METALS
13.1 Vigogo.com does not permit listings that offer
the sale or buying of gold, silver and other precious metals (not
14. GOVERNMENT IDS, LICENSES AND UNIFORMS
14.1 The following items may not be listed on the Site:
Items that claim to be, or appear similar to, official government
identification documents or licenses, such as birth certificates,
drivers licenses, visas or passports. Furthermore, completed
applications for such documents containing personal information may not
(b) Fake identification cards or any items that are designed for the manufacture of such cards.
(c) Articles of clothing or identification that claim to be, or appear similar to, official government uniforms.
15.1 The posting or sale of hazardous or dangerous
materials (such as explosives, radioactive materials, flammable gases,
liquids and solids, and toxic substances) is forbidden on the Site.
The posting of any products containing toxic or harmful substances(e.g.
toys containing lead paint) is forbidden on the Site.
16. HUMAN PARTS AND REMAINS
16.1 Vigogo.com 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
16.2 Skulls and skeletons that are used for medical or educational purposes may be listed on the Site.
16.3 Items made of human hair, such as wigs for commercial uses, are permitted.
17.1 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 the Site.
18.1 Job postings from which a factory/company/institute may directly recruit employees are prohibited on the Site.
19. MAILING LISTS AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
19.1 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").
20. MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE SERVICES
20.1 Vigogo.com prohibits listings that offer medical
or healthcare services, including services for medical treatment,
rehabilitation, vaccination, healthcheck, psychological counseling,
dietetics, plastic surgery, massage, etc.
21. NON-BUSINESS INFORMATION
21.1 Vigogo.com is an online business to business information platform; personal and non-business information is prohibited.
22. NON-TRANSFERABLE ITEMS
22.1 Non-transferable items may not be posted or sold
through the Site. Many items including lottery tickets, airline tickets
and some event tickets may not be resold or transferred.
23.1 The posting of law enforcement badges or official
law enforcement equipment from any public authority, including badges
issued by the government of any country, is strictly prohibited.
23.2 There are some limited police items that may be listed on our site, provided they observe any noted guidelines:
Authorized general souvenir items, such as hats, mugs, pins, pens,
buttons, cuff links, T-shirts, money clips that do not resemble badges,
and paperweights that do not contain badges.
(b) Badges that are clearly not genuine or official (e.g. toy badges).
Historical badges that do not resemble modern law enforcement badges,
provided that the item description clearly states that the badge is a
historical piece at least 75 years old or issued by an organization
which no longer exists.
23.3 Police uniforms may be posted
provided that they are obsolete and in no way resemble current issue
police uniforms. This fact must be clearly stated within the posting
24. PORNOGRAPHIC MATERIALS OR ADULT MATERIALS
24.1 The posting or sale of pornographic materials is
strictly prohibited, as it violates laws in many countries. While
pornography is difficult to define and standards vary from nation to
nation, Vigogo.com will generally follow guidelines accepted in VietNam. Vigogo.com strictly prohibits items
depicting bestiality, rape sex, incest, or sex with graphic violence or
24.2 In determining whether listings or information
should be removed from the site, we consider the overall content of the
posting, including photos, pictorials, and text.
does not permit the sale of SM products. 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.
25. POSTING AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING USER INFORMATION OR RAISING MONEY
25.1 Vigogo.com is the ideal site for business to
business commercial transactions. Honesty and high ethical standards is
what we represent. Postings on this site should clearly represent the
item being sold. If your objective is otherwise, we ask that you seek
out other websites to carry on the business activity you seek to
26. PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND DEVICES
26.1 Vigogo.com does not permit the posting of any
controlled drugs or items that are prescribed by licensed practitioners
authorized to dispense same. If you are uncertain as to the
permissibility of your item, please contact Vigogo.com prior to
26.2 Vigogo.com also does not permit the posting of unauthorized medical devices such as ear candles.
27.1 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
28. REFURBISHED MOBILE PHONES, LAPTOPS AND COMPUTERS
28.1 Under PRC law, the sale and purchase of refurbished mobile phones, laptops and computers is prohibited on the Site.
29. REPLICA AND COUNTERFEIT ITEMS
29.1 Listing of counterfeits, non-licensed replicas, or
unauthorized items, such as counterfeit designer garment, watches,
handbags, sunglasses, or other accessories, is strictly prohibited on
29.2 If the products sold bear the name or logo of a
company, but did not originate from or were not endorsed by that
company, such products are prohibited from the Site.
of luxury brand products are permitted if a certificate of
authorization has been issued by the luxury brand owner.
Postings offering to sell or purchase replicas, counterfeits or other
unauthorized items shall be subject to removal by Vigogo.com. Repeated
postings of counterfeit or unauthorized items shall result in the
immediate suspension of your membership.
Click here to learn more about Vigogo.com's policy on replica and counterfeit items.
30. SATELLITE AND CABLE TV DESCRAMBLERS
30.1 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 allowed
(a) Smart Card Programmers;
(b) Smart Cards;
(c) Descramblers; and
(d) Hardware or Software DSS Emulators.
Similarly, information on "how to" descramble or gain access to cable
or satellite television programming or other services without
authorization or payment is prohibited. Vigogo.com's policy is to
prohibit any encouragement of this type of activity.
31.1 Academic Software
(a) Academic software is
software sold at discounted prices to students, teachers, and employees
of accredited learning institutions.
(b) On the Site, please do
not list any academic software unless you are so authorized. Postings
violating Vigogo.com's academic software policy may be deleted prior
(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 Vigogo.com.
31.2 OEM Software
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.
32.1 The listing or sale of spy equipment, such as equipment used for wiretapping, is not permitted on the Site.
33. STOCKS AND OTHER SECURITIES
33.1 Vigogo.com does not permit the listing or sale of stocks, bonds, credit, investment interests, or other securities.
34.1 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.
Vigogo.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
35.1 The offering for sale or purchase of textile quota is prohibited on the Site
36. TRANSIT RELATED ITEMS
36.1 The following items related to the commercial airline and public transportation industries may not be listed on the Site:
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
(b) Manuals or other materials related to mass commercial
public transportation, including safety manuals published by commercial
airlines or entities operating subways, trains or buses. Such items may
only be listed if the description clearly states that the material is
obsolete and no longer in use by the airline or other transit
(c) Any official, internal, or non-public documents.
37. UNAUTHORIZED COPIES OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
37.1 The listing or sale of unauthorized (pirated,
duplicated, backup, bootleg, etc.) copies of software programs, video
games, music albums, movies, television programs, photographs or other
protected works is forbidden on the Site.
38. USED CLOTHING AND COSMETICS
38.1 Used undergarments may not be listed or sold on
the Site. Other used clothing may be listed, so long as the clothing
has been thoroughly cleaned. Postings that contain inappropriate or
extraneous descriptions will be removed.
38.2 The listing or sale of used cosmetics is prohibited on the Site.
39. VETERINARY PRODUCTS AND DRUGS FOR ANIMALS
39.1 Prescription veterinary products and drugs may not be listed on the Site.
40. WILDLIFE AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS
40.1 The listing or sale of any animal (including any
animal parts which may include pelts, skins, internal organs, teeth,
claws, shells, bones, tusks, ivory and other parts) protected by the
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna
and Flora (CITES) or any other local law or regulation is strictly
forbidden on the Site.
40.2 The listing or sale of shark fin products is prohibited on the Site.
40.3 The listing or sale of poultry, livestock and pets, for commercial purposes, is permitted on the Site.
list should not be considered exhaustive in nature and shall be updated
on a continuous basis. If you are unsure about the product you wish to
list with the Site in regard to its appropriateness or legality, please
contact our customer services department at Vigogo@service.Vigogo.com.