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Listing Policy

For use of our GooNearby app and Site and other services, you confirm and declare that you shall not list or post or provide information in relation to the sharing or renting or exchange of goods and services, content or information that are illegal under the laws of the Republic of India and/or are not permitted as per the prohibited items policy listed below. However, this list is not intended to be exhaustive and merely indicative.

Prohibited Items Policy

We specifically prohibit any listing or posting of items or information in relation to the following items:

1 Stocks, bonds and other securities, debentures, etc. and/or any other financial instruments/assets of any description.
2 Items that do not offer physical product or service, such as digital currencies and advertisements solely for the purpose of collecting user information.
3 Giveaways, contests, lotteries, or raffles.
4 Alcoholic Beverages, Liquor, drugs, psychotropic substances, narcotics, intoxicants of any description, medicines, palliative/curative substances, nor shall you provide link directly or indirectly to or include descriptions of items, goods or services that are prohibited under any applicable law for the time being in force including but not limited to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, the Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisement) Act, 1954, Narcotic Drug and Prohibited Substances Act and the Indian Penal Code, 1860 or any other local law or regulation.
5 The posting of orally administered or ingested sexual enhancement foods and supplements.
6 Tobacco products, including but not limited to cigars, cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, pipe tobacco, hookah tobacco, chewing tobacco, tobacco leaf is prohibited.
7 Living, dead person and/or the whole or any part of any human which has been kept or preserved by any means whether artificial or natural including any blood, bodily fluids and/or body parts.
8 The posting of any living or dead creature or animal (including any animal parts such as 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.
9 Prostitution or any other services in the nature there of that purports to violate the provisions of Immoral Act or Indecent representation of women which violates the contemporary standards of morality and decency in Indian society.
10 Mature Audiences Policy includes films which do not have a certificate for public exhibition issued by the Central Board of Film Certification and/or described and depict or otherwise deal with matters which are revolting or repulsive and/or tend to deprave a persons mind in such a way that they tend to offend against the standards of morality, decency and propriety generally accepted by reasonable adults. 11 The posting or listing of pornographic materials. Items depicting or suggestive of bestiality, rape sex, incest or sex with graphic violence or degradation, and any items depicting or suggestive of sex involving minors, are strictly prohibited.
12 Obscene items includes items which contains an indecent representation of women within the meaning of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986; Any publication or film or item or games or video games or toys that describes or depicts a minor who is, or who appears to be under 18 (whether the minor is engaged in sexual activity or not) and any computer games not suitable for minor and that are unsuitable for a minor to see and play.
13 Offensive material intended for a use in a sexual setting (including “bondage” and “fetish” items) displaying sexual activity or portraying human genitalia in a “life-like” or realistic fashion.
14 “Antiquities” and “Art Treasures” in violation of the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972.
15 Information or items that are defamatory, libellous, threatening or abusive in nature.
16 Information that is fraudulent, misrepresenting as to the nature and use of the goods and services.
17 Counterfeit, pirated and stolen goods or unauthorized illegal services (services for which you are not licensed or permitted to do or do not have the authority to undertake).
18 Items, goods and services that infringe or attempt to pass off any third party’s intellectual property or rights of publicity or moral rights and/or purports to breach any person’s right to privacy.
19 Electronically transmitting through any medium computer viruses of any type or any computer program that facilitates hacking of a computer system with the intent to damage a computer or computer network or intercept any personal data.
20 Hazardous chemicals and pesticides and/or items in violation of Hazardous Chemicals Act, 1985. Radioactive substances, toxic and poisonous chemicals are strictly prohibited.
21 Your information shall not include any hate content, that is derogatory or slanderous in nature that may directed to any individual or group or advocate violence against any users or individuals and/or animals.
22 Fireworks, destructive devices and explosives including any material that enables the making of fireworks, explosive triggers and explosive devices.
23 Circumvention devices and other equipment that can be used for illicit purposes. Descramblers and other items that can be used to gain unauthorized access to TV programming (such as satellite and cable TV), internet access, telephone, data or other protected, restricted or premium services. Devices designed to intentionally block, jam or interfere with authorized radio communications such as cellular and personal communication services, police radar, global positioning system (GPS) and wireless networking services (Wi-Fi). The posting of spy equipment and devices used for interception of wire, oral and electronic communications. Bank card readers and “skimmers”. Any and all unauthorized circumvention devices not included in the above are also prohibited.
24 The listing or posting of Identity documents, personal financial records and personal information (in any form, including mailing list).
25 Items in violation of the Food Adulteration Act, 1954.
26 Offensive material and information detrimental to national security like any publication or other media containing state secrets or information detrimental to national security or public order. The posting that are ethnically or racially offensive. The materials advocating, promoting or otherwise supporting fascism, Nazism and other extreme ideologies.
27 Military or police Badges, Uniforms, coats-of-arms and/or any Government emblems, insignia, and/or items in violation of Emblems and Names (Prevention of improper use) Act, 1950 and/or the Flags Codes of India Act, 2002. Military decorations, medals and awards, in addition to terms with substantially similar designs.
28 Police or military vehicles. Weapons and related items (including explosive weapons,firearms, firearm parts and magazines, ammunition, tear gas, stun guns, switchable knives, etc) and/or any related parts and components (whether integral or otherwise).
29 The posting or listing of illegal services like listing claiming to provide government services and related products.
30 The listing for the sole purpose of raising money.
31 “Pyramid schemes” and “Multilevel Marketing” and/or similar scams which are solely listed for the purpose of defrauding users.
32 Spam, abusive, duplicate listing, fraud schemes (e.g. “get rich quick” scams which are solely listed for the purpose of duping users).
33 Inappropriate, wrong category ( e.g. smart tv listed in Furniture).
34 Incorrect City / Location of listing (listings are allowed only in the city you are based in, of listing)

Your listing, advertisement, information

1 Shall not be defamatory, trade libellous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing. Further shall not be fraudulent, misrepresenting, misleading or pertain to the sharing or renting of any illegal, counterfeit, stolen good and/or services which do not belong to you or you do not have the authority for. Further still shall not infringe any intellectual property, trade secret, or other proprietary rights of rights of publicity or privacy of any third party.
2 Shall not contain any viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots, easter eggs or other computer programming routine that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.
3 Shall not be allowed to libel anyone or include hate, derogatory, slanderous speech directed at individuals or groups. You should not advocate violence against other users or individuals or groups.

In addition to above and for the purpose of clarity all Users shall be expected to adhere to and comply with the following policies while posting or listing of items:

i) Restricted Item policy- In addition to the above prohibited items policy, users shall also adhere to and comply with the restricted items policy while listing, posting or providing information in relation to any goods and services.
ii) Duplicate Ad listings are not allowed- Any ad posted more than once with the same content in the same city and category would be considered as Duplicate Ad. We advised you to post multiple ads only if you have different items or services for sharing or renting. All duplicate ads would be deleted and posters penalized if the problem persists.
iii) Duplicate posting/listing-During free listing/posting any item/s posted more than once with the same content in the same city and category would be considered as Duplicate listing. We advised you to post multiple listing only if you have different items or services for sharing or renting. All duplicate listing would be deleted and posters penalized if the problem persists.
iv) Mature Audience/sexually Oriented Material- Listing/posting relating to items that includes items intended for use in sexual activity would not be permitted ( e.g. sharing or renting of a vibrator).

Consequences of breach of Listing Policy

User/s who violate the prohibited items policy and restricted items policy may be subject to the following actions:

1 Suspension or termination of account and membership.

2 Permanent blocking of access to the app and site.

3 Reporting to Law Enforcement authorities or Appropriate Authorities