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and the buyer to ensure that the items listed for auction and bought
by the winning bidder are appropriate for sale under all applicable
laws and regulations. In addition, every item listed on TowLot.Com
Auctions must be consistent with TowLot.Com's policies, as determined
in TowLot.Com's sole discretion. TowLot.Com expressly reserves the
right to, but has no duty to, refuse, reject or remove any listing
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There are some things that you may not list
or sell under any circumstances. These include:
- Any item that is harmful to minors, obscene,
or otherwise objectionable.
- Illegal or restricted weapons and related
accessories, including the following:
Cigarettes, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia
(including items to grow, manufacture or distribute the same),
prescription drugs and medical devices, including any medical
device that requires fitting by a certified practitioner or
- Firearms and firearm accessories, including
ammunition, scopes, and silencers (Note: TowLot.Com allows
the posting of antique firearms made before 1898 and replicas
of antique firearms that have matchlock, flintlock, percussion
cap or similar ignition systems, subject to removal in TowLot.Com's
sole discretion. All other firearms are prohibited.)
- Switchblade knives
- Any concealed weapon
- Any explosive device
- Martial arts weapons
Any item that violates any U.S. export
law or regulation, including any items subject to the terms
of the U.S. embargoes against Afghanistan, Cuba, Iran, Iraq,
Libya, North Korea, and Sudan.
Any item that infringes the rights of a
third party, including items that violate copyrights, trademarks,
publicity, or privacy rights of third parties. Examples may
include, but are not limited to:
Any item that is counterfeit or stolen,
including items that are:
- unauthorized copies of software, music,
video games, movies, photos or other media
- bootleg recordings of concerts, movies,
or other performances
- sale of unauthorized back up copies of
Any item that promotes, glorifies, or is
directly associated with groups or individuals known principally
for hateful or violent positions or acts, such as Nazis or the
Ku Klux Klan. Official government-issue stamps and coins are
not prohibited under this policy. Expressive media, such as
books and films, may be subject to more permissive standards
as determined by TowLot.Com in its sole discretion.
- "replicas," "knock-offs,"
in the same "style" as, or "fake" versions
of a name brand product;
- counterfeit, or for the purpose of producing
counterfeit, currency, stamps, government identification;
- non-authentic sports collectibles, celebrity
autographs, or otherwise non-authentic versions of memorabilia
or other items with non-authentic signatures
- any item for gaining unauthorized entry
to a place or vehicle including lock-picking devices, vehicle
master keys, and other devices.
Any animal items that are subject to regulations
or laws for the protection of animals, including endangered
species and domesticated animals, as well as any products made
from or including any parts of an animal protected by law or
regulation. Please note: Pets are only allowed to be offered
for sale on TowLot.Com Classifieds.
Any item that has been the subject of a
product recall by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission,
other government agency, or product manufacturer.
Any item used for hacking, intercepting,
jamming, descrambling, or otherwise obtaining unauthorized access
to wire, electronic, or other types of communications.
Bodies, body parts, bodily fluids. For
example: cadavers, organs, "clean" urine for drug
tests, sperm, eggs, blood, breast milk.
Fireworks, explosives, or any hazardous
material or restricted chemical.
Government-issued identification documents,
whether authentic or counterfeit, (e.g., fake Ids for age verification,
fake government credentials, passports, green cards, birth certificates),
Police badges or insignia, and any other law enforcement items
(e.g., FBI identification cards, badges, uniforms, flashing
lights/sirens, etc.) generally restricted for sale under federal
and state law.
Speleothems, stalactites and stalagmites
from caves on federal land or as prohibited by state or federal
Stocks and securities.
Gambling items (lottery tickets, sweepstakes,
pyramid schemes, grab bags, raffles, slot machines, etc.).
Individual contracts, services, and any
item that is non-transferable.
Event Tickets may only be sold in accordance
with applicable state and local law. All Event Ticket auction
descriptions must contain the location of the event (venue,
city and state), date of the event, and face value of the ticket(s).
TowLot.Com may restrict the sale to the face value of the ticket(s)
and require that sellers enter the face value of the ticket(s)
as the "Buy Price" for the auction.
Non-packaged food items, and other food
or beverage items sold in a manner inconsistent with federal,
state or legal regulations.
Any coupons, including any manufacturer's
or retailer's coupons.
Any used goods not appropriate for resale
for safety, health, or other reasons, including any clothing
items that have not been appropriately cleaned (e.g., used underwear).
Any other item that violates any applicable
federal, state or local law or regulation or which TowLot.Com determines,
in it sole discretion, is inappropriate for sale through the services
provided by TowLot.Com.