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Effective from and Last Updated on: 28 June 2014

CoBiz.com does not permit listing of products and services that are illegal, infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others, or may easily be used for illegal purposes. As a member of CoBiz.com, you are ultimately responsible for ensuring that the products/services you have posted are permissible. Therefore before posting any product/service, you should ensure that your product/ service does not fall within the CoBiz.com 'Banned Products and Services' list.

CoBiz.com also has rules and conditions on a number of products and services. They are called 'Restricted Products and Services'. You are required to make sure that the posting of your product/service complies with all the rules and conditions.

CoBiz.com reserves the right to remove any products/services that violate the 'Listing Policy' from its website without informing the member. CoBiz.com also reserves the right to disable the accounts of any members who continue to violate the 'Product/Service Posting Policy' after having been warned.

If you do not agree with this Listing Policy, please do not use the Site.
Banned Products and Services

The following is a list of products/product types that are banned on CoBiz.com:
  • Adult subscription services or chatting services
  • Alcoholic beverages and related products.
  • Animals or animal parts
  • Any service or product requiring a license to practice, e.g. legal, medical or therapy services
  • Coin-operated and replica coin-operated slot machines that are not antiques
  • Credit card, prepaid credit cards, credit repair services, applications for financial services or loans, collection services
  • Degrees or diplomas
  • Financial services or advice, securities trading, insurance, currency exchange, trading signals and Precious metals
  • Firearms, ammunition, high capacity magazines, Tasers, air guns, weapons
  • Gambling and gambling related products
  • Government and transit documents
  • Government and transit uniforms
  • Government IDs and licenses
  • Hazardous materials, corrosives
  • Human body parts, fluids, and remains
  • Illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia
  • IPR infringing, replica, and name brand "Knock Off" products
  • Law enforcement badges or official law enforcement equipment
  • Lottery, raffle, contests related
  • Mailing lists and personal information
  • Multi-level marketing, pyramid schemes and matrix programs
  • Pesticides
  • Pornographic, erotic & adult content (including but not limited to: pictures, videos, DVDs, magazines, toys, etc.)
  • Posts that promote hatred, racism, religious persecution or any other illegal activity
  • Prescription drugs or devices, controlled substances, unapproved drugs, unapproved medical devices, over–the-counter medications that contain pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, ma huang or any other similar substances
  • Products or images containing profanity
  • Products or images showcasing nudity
  • Products recalled by a manufacturer or another government agency
  • Requests for donations or any kind of fundraising
  • Services that are illegal or sexual in nature
  • Spyware, spamware, e-mail advertising, opt-in or any commercial messaging services
  • Stolen property and property with removed serial numbers
  • Tobacco products, smoking mixtures or tobacco substitutes
  • Veterinary products and drugs for animals
  • Any other product or service prohibited (to be traded online of offline) by the Federal or State authorities.
Restricted Products and Services

  • Antiquities: The item must be authentic and must include a scanned copy of an official document that shows the product's country of origin and legal details of the offer. Native American arts and crafts, and other related items are not allowed.
  • Art: You can list only your own artwork or the one you are authorised to offer.
  • Coins & Paper Money: Counterfeit paper money and coins and replica paper money and coins are not allowed.
  • Electronics: Cell, GPS and other signal jamming devices as well as all types of bugging devices are not allowed.
  • Event Tickets and Passes: To list a sporting event, concert or travel ticket, you must make sure that listing your ticket doesn't violate any rules and conditions set by the ticket issuing organisation.
  • Food and Healthcare: To list food and healthcare items, you must follow the Federal and State laws and regulations. The item must have a clearly marked expiration date, be delivered before it expires, not be altered or changed in any way and be stored safely before you ship it.
  • Gift Cards: Gift card codes or electronically delivered gift cards are not allowed.
  • Lodging: To list lodging offers, you must personally own the property or have ownership rights.
  • Stamps: Counterfeit stamps or equipment for making counterfeit stamps are not allowed.
  • Transport: To list transport offers, you must personally own the vehicle or have ownership rights. The vehicle must be properly insured. You must hold an unrestricted valid driving licence.
  • Used Clothing: You must state that the item has been used. The item must be cleaned. Underwear is not allowed.
General

This Listing Policy, the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement and understanding between CoBiz.com and the User, superseding any previous understanding(s) between CoBiz.com and the User. Furthermore, the User agrees that they have not relied upon any representations or warranties that are not set forth expressly in these Terms of Use.