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Rules of Advertising

Ad Posting Rules:
FTZ’s AD LISTING POLICIES ARE INTENDED TO:
  • Support government laws and regulations
  • Minimize risks to both buyers and sellers
  • Provide equal opportunity to all buyers and sellers
  • Protect intellectual property rights
  • Provide an enjoyable buying & Selling experience
  • Support the values of the FTZ Community

Every seller must know and follow:
  1. Rules about Prohibited and Restricted Items 
  2. Rules about Prohibited and Restricted Services
  3. Rules about Intellectual Property 
  4. Prohibited Practices 
  5. Miscellaneous info - Your listing, information, Advertisement
  6. Consequences of Breach of Listing Policy

Learning about FTZ’s policies will help you avoid breaking rules (including the law) and aid you in trading with reliable, trustworthy buyers and sellers
 
1. Prohibited and Restricted Items:
  • Adoption of Children & Babies
  • Adult/Pornographic Material
  • Alcohol / Liquor
  • Animals for fight/race
  • Blood, Bodily Fluids and Body Parts
  • Burglary Tools
  • Counterfeit Products
  • Database
  • E-Book, E-Magazine, E-Publisher
  • E-cigarette
  • Electronic Surveillance Equipment
  • Embargoed Goods
  • Endangered Species
  • Event Tickets
  • Fire crackers
  • Fireworks, Explosives and Explosive Substances
  • Equity, Fund, Commodities and Currency Investment
  • Government IDs and Licenses
  • Hacking Device or Software
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Items
  • Health Supplement for Infants and Pets
  • High school diplomas, university certificates, etc.
  • Hospital equipment and general aesthetic
  • Human Parts and Remains
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Items that hurt the Laws for the Protection of Historical, Artistic and Cultural significance
  • Lottery Tickets, Sweepstakes Entries
  • Offensive Material - examples include ethnically or racially offensive material
  • Pharmaceutical products (prescribed or not)
  • Photos of artists/singers/entertainers are not allowed unless with permit
  • Playing cards
  • Pirated Software
  • Police, Army, Navy and Air force Related Items
  • Political
  • Products without the approval and registration of government agencies such as CNG, Pepper Spray, LPG, Cylinders
  • Sheesha or Hookah with flavor content
  • Software to unlock phones and video games
  • Steroids
  • Stocks and Other Securities
  • Surveillance Equipment
  • Tobacco Products
  • Ultrasound machines
  • Non-Certified Medication and Products
  • Unrealistic price and other offers
  • Used Cosmetics
  • Used Undergarments
  • Weapons & Knives
  • Wildlife Products - mounted specimens, and ivory
  • Wholesale/Bulk selling of Branded Products (Electronic Items/Mobiles)
  • Food Supplements – Vitamin pills, capsules, protein powder etc.
  • Sale of postage stamps in contravention of the Indian Post Office Act, 1898 and rules made thereunder, is prohibited.

2.  Prohibited and Restricted Services
  • Adult Massage services
  • Any kind of government service - Only consultancy/guidance is allowed
  • Bulk SMS/Email Services
  • Counselling Services
  • Escorts
  • Foreigner Resources Supply
  • Loan, Insurance or Medical Plans
  • International Jobs Promotion
  • Modelling Services
  • Multi-Level Marketing Services
  • Matchmaking or Dating Services
  • People looking for relationship, dating and / or friendship
  • Personal Massages
  • Quick get-rich schemes
  • Surrogacy
  • Wifi and Broadband Services

The following items are restricted or prohibited because they would potentially infringe on intellectual property rights. The actions those are not allowed in listing products for sale and services for offer.
  • Counterfeit items
  • Faces, names and signatures and autographed items
  • Software & movie piracy
  • Watermark/logo/URL of other websites
  • New Luxury brands
 
3.  Prohibited Practices:
To promote a safe, fair and enjoyable experience, FTZ has established a set of rules and policies for item listings. You are requested, not to: 
  • Stock/Internet Images - Ads having stock/internet images are not permitted. We advise you to post images of the real item.
  • Multiple brands / Models - Ads having multiple brands or models of the same item are not permitted.
  • Online Jobs - All jobs should have proper JOB description with roles and tasks defined. Ads without a proper Job summary are not allowed.
  • Post Duplicate Ad listings - Any ad posted more than once with the same content or Title in the same city and category would be considered as a Duplicate Ad. We advise you to post multiple ads only if you have different items or services for sale. All duplicate ads would be deleted and posters penalized if the problem persists.
  • Post Mature Audience/Sexually oriented material - Classifieds relating to items that includes items intended for use in sexual activity would not be permitted. Please also be aware that titles with graphic adult language are inappropriate, regardless of the item contained in the listing itself.
  • Write Misleading Titles
  • Upload Inappropriate/wrong picture with the Ad
  • List items in inappropriate categories
  • Misrepresent the item location
  • Quote Unrealistic Price
  • Add URL or an email id in the description of the Ad

4.  Miscellaneous info - Your listing, information, Advertisement
  • Shall not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing. Further shall not be fraudulent, misrepresenting, misleading or pertain to the sale of any illegal, stolen goods and or services which do not belong to you or you do not have the authority for.
  • Shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other computer programmes that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.
  • 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.

5.  Consequences of Breach of Listing Policy
Users who violate the prohibited items policy and or the restricted items policy may be subject to the following actions
  • Permanent blacklisting from FTZ community
  • Reporting to Law Enforcement or Appropriate Authorities
 
FTZ.my reserves the right to:
  • Remove unsuitable images, and edit or delete any unnecessary search words or promotional words
  • Request advertisers to amend their ad to comply with the above mentioned rules
  • Exercise sole discretion in making a final decision on whether an ad violates FTZ.my's rules or spirit of use

FTZ.my reserves the right to update this list at any time.