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Rated Community Policy and Seller Restricted Items

Updated 9 months ago

Rated is a safe and inclusive platform and our Community Policy applies to everyone, and everything shared on Rated. We update our Community Policy regularly to evolve with our community. 

We will remove content including video, audio, image, text and products that violate our Community Policy, and suspend or ban accounts involved in repeated violations. 

Rated Community Policy:

You may use our Services only for lawful purposes.  

You may not use our Services:

•In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

•In any way that is unlawful, fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.

•For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.

•To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which breaches our Content Standards (as set out below), or any other reasonably required standards concerning content.

•To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam) whether through the in-app messaging facilities or otherwise.

•To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

•To sell or intentionally purchase any fake or counterfeit items or any item that otherwise breaches another person’s rights, or to fail otherwise to comply with applicable legal requirements relating to the sale or purchase of items (including but not limited to import and export rules and illegal products, the listing of any age restrictions, distance selling and cooling off rights which may apply to items where the seller is a business).

•To collect any data from the Services other than in accordance with these terms and conditions.

•To interfere unfairly or unlawfully or manipulate any ratings system or user feedback system.

•To submit or contribute any content without the permission of the content owner, or otherwise infringe the copyright, trademark or other rights of third parties (including through the use  of hashtags for protected brands, in connection with Your Content, that are irrelevant to Your Content).

•To offer to sell or buy any of the items we list as prohibited items - Rated has a zero tolerance policy on using the Services to promote, advertise or sell [LIST PARTICULAR ITEMS e.g. drugs, drug paraphernalia, tobacco and/or tobacco paraphernalia or related products.]]

•To submit or contribute any information or commentary about another person without that person’s permission and/ or in a manner reasonably considered harassing or otherwise unlawful, or post private or confidential information via the Services, including, without limitation, your or any other person’s credit card information, social security or alternate national identity numbers, non-public phone numbers or non-public email addresses.

•To mine data, screen scrape or crawl any part of the Services.

•To avoid any technical measures implemented to protect or provide the Services.

•To use any third party’s banking or other payment details unless you have express permission from them to do so.

•[To use the Services to drop ship.]

You also agree:

•Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any content in contravention of the provisions of these terms;

•Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

•any of our Services;

•any equipment or network on which parts of our Services are stored;

•any software used in the provision of our Services; or

•any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

•If and to the extent that Your Content includes anything belonging to third parties, you warrant that all such third party content is used with the consent of relevant third parties.

•If you are an individual consumer, your right to use the Service is personal to you and you are not allowed to give this right to another person or to sell, gift or transfer your Account to another person.

•If you sell age-restricted items through Your Content, you are responsible for ensuring that any age-restricted items are marked clearly with the applicable age restriction (as required by law) and if you buy items from other users, you agree that you shall not attempt to purchase items if you are younger than the advertised and legal age restriction.

Prohibited and Restricted Products on Rated:

This list includes prohibited and restricted video, audio, image, text and products on Rated. This list is not exhaustive, and is intended only as a guide. It is also subject to change without notice. 

Rated reserves the right to determine what content and items are and are not allowed to be listed and posted on our app at any time. 

  • Adult only material and nudity
  • Alcohol
  • Animals and wildlife
  • Child abuse and sexualisation of minors
  • Criminal and illegal activities
  • Drop-shipping
  • Drugs and drug paraphernelia
  • Firearms, weapons and military items
  • Fireworks
  • Food and edible items
  • Goods from embargoed countries
  • Government documents, IDs and licenses
  • Hate speech
  • Harassment and bullying
  • Hazardous materials
  • Human remains, human organs and body parts
  • Medicines, medical devices and healthcare products
  • Offensive material
  • Plants and seeds
  • Real estate
  • Self-harm
  • Slurs
  • Stolen property and property with removed serial numbers
  • Tobacco and tobacco paraphernalia
  • Violent and graphic content
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