The rules mentioned hereunder are applicable to all adverts in all categories.
Reasons why we may place your advert into ‘Edit Mode’:
- There is a phone number in the advert title or description
- There is an e-mail address in the advert title or description
- A photograph has contact details in it
- There is a URL link in the advert title or description
Keep It Local:
- Post on the Pickpaydrop Site that is geographically closest to you.- Use your own location for your advert. This will show buyers where they need to travel to pick up their item.
Post in Relevant Categories:
- Post in the sub-category that most closely matches your advert.
- Being accurate with your category will help you get more views and more exposure.
Follow the Category Specific Rules:
- In addition to these General Posting Rules, each Category has its own list of rules
- Write in English in all of your adverts.
- Do not use unpleasant language in your adverts.
Building Your Advert:
- The more information you provide about your item/service/job/property/etc, the more accurate the response.
- Avoid users wasting your time by asking you questions about information you could have provided in the description.
THINGS THAT ARE NOT ALLOWED ON PICKPAYDROP:
No Duplicate Adverts:
- Multiple adverts for the same thing are not allowed on Pickpaydrop. You are allowed one advert per item.
- Only advertise one item/set per advert. Keep it simple.
- Pickpaydrop fees apply to users not accounts.
- If we believe you are trying to avoid these fees by creating different accounts, we reserve the right to remove your adverts and restrict
your access to your accounts.
- Do not use language in your advert which may suggest that you are affiliated with Pickpaydrop.
Items Not Yet Available:
- We only allow ads to be placed for sale or swap if the user is in possession of the item.
- We do not allow adverts on site for products which are not currently available in the UK or products that the seller is still waiting to
Title and Description:
- Do not put your phone number, price or your email address in the title of your ad or in the description fields.
- A phone number is allowed in the description only if if matches the phone number in the Contact Phone field.
- There are specific fields to enter this information, which improves the experience for users and increases your response rate.
- Do not put your website in the title or description of your ad.
- We do not allow adult websites linked in this field.
No Discrimination Terms:
- Pickpaydrop is a local site and we like to keep things friendly.
- We do not allow you to use discrimination terms, either offensively or generally.
- For more information on how to avoid discrimination terms in your advert, click here.
- Photos should be relevant to the item you describe in your ad.
- In For Sale, Pets and Motors the photographs need to be of the item/animal being sold.
- In the Pets Category in particular, you must include a photo of the actual pet being sold/re-homed.
- Do not put phone numbers, e-mail addresses or website links into photographs or attachments.
No Keyword Spamming:
- Do not put irrelevant words or phrases in your title or description.
- Keyword Spamming wastes time for everybody, and we will remove any adverts containing spam.
No Adverts for Items on the 'Not Allowed' List:
- There are some items we do not allow to be listed on the site.
- See the 'Items Not Allowed' list as well as our 'Animals Not Allowed' list.
No Sold Adverts:
- If your item is sold, delete it from your ‘Manage my Ads’ and mark it as sold.
As a condition of your use of Pickpaydrop (including Pickpaydrop.com and its related websites, services, applications and tools) you
agree that you will not:
violate any laws;
violate the Posting Rules;
post any threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent material;
post or otherwise communicate any false or misleading material or message of any kind;
infringe any third-party right;
distribute spam, chain letters, or promote pyramid schemes;
distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm Pickpaydrop or the interests or property of Pickpaydrop users;
impose or contribute to imposing an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of Pickpaydrop;
copy, modify, or distribute any other person's content without their consent;
use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access Pickpaydrop and collect content for any purpose without our
express written permission;
harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
copy, modify or distribute rights or content from the Pickpaydrop site, services, applications or tools or Pickpaydrop's copyrights
harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including email addresses, without their consent
bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to Pickpaydrop;
sell any counterfeit items or otherwise infringe the copyright, trademark or other rights of third parties.
Pickpaydrop and the Pickpaydrop community work together to keep the Pickpaydrop websites, services, applications and tools working properly and the community safe. Please report problems, offensive content and policy breaches to us using the reporting system.Without limiting other remedies, we may issue warnings, limit or terminate our service, remove hosted content and take technical and legal steps to keep users off Pickpaydrop if we think that they are creating problems, infringing the rights of third parties or acting inconsistently with the letter or spirit of our policies (including, without limitation, circumventing temporary or permanent suspensions or harassing the Pickpaydrop employees or other users). However, whether we decide to take any of these steps, remove hosted content or keep a user off Pickpaydrop or not, we do not have any obligation to monitor the information transmitted or stored on our sites, services,applications and tools and we do not accept any liability for unauthorized or unlawful content on Pickpaydrop or use of Pickpaydrop by users.
Some of Pickpaydrop's features may display your ad on other sites, services, applications and tools that are part of the global eBay community, such as eBay or our classifieds sites in other countries. By using Pickpaydrop, you agree that your ads can be displayed on these other sites, services, applications and tools. The terms for our other sites, services, applications and tools are similar to these terms, but you may be subject to additional laws or other restrictions in the countries where your ad is posted. When you choose to post your ad on another site, service, application or tool, you may be responsible for ensuring that it does not violate such other site, service, application and tool policies. We may remove your ad if it is reported on any our sites, services, applications or tools, or if we believe it causes problems or violates any law or policy.
Fees and Services
Using Pickpaydrop is generally free, but we sometimes charge a fee for certain services. If the service you use incurs a fee, you'll be able to review and accept terms that will be clearly disclosed at the time you post your ad. Our fees are quoted in Pounds Sterling, and we may change them from time to time. We'll notify you of changes to our fee policy by posting such changes on the Pickpaydrop website. We may choose to temporarily change our fees for promotional events or new services; these changes are effective when we announce the promotional event or new service.
If your ads went live with exposure on the Pickpaydrop sites, services, applications or tools, even for a limited time, and that they benefited from the service associated with the paid fee;
If your ads are placed in the Pets or Massage categories of Pickpaydrop;
If your ads are placed into "edit" mode and will go live to site once updated by you;
If you have removed your ads yourself;
If you post duplicate ads as defined in our rules regarding duplicate ads;
If we believe that your ads are in a significantly wrong category;
Please note that the above list is not exhaustive. See the Pickpaydrop Refunds Help Page for more details on the cases in which you may, or may not, be entitled to a refund of such fees.
Pickpaydrop contains content from us, you, and other users. Pickpaydrop is protected by copyright laws and international treaties.Content displayed on or via Pickpaydrop is protected as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyrights laws and international conventions. You agree not to copy, distribute or modify content from Pickpaydrop without our express written consent. You may not disassemble or decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in Pickpaydrop.Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to reproduce, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any purposes any aspect of Pickpaydrop (other than your own content). When you give us content, you grant us and represent that you have the right to grant us, a non-exclusive,worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise any and all copyright, publicity,trademarks, design, database and intellectual property rights to that content, in any media whether now know or to be discovered in the future and on all other sites, services, applications and tools that are part of the global eBay community, such as eBay or our classifieds sites in other countries. In addition, you waive all moral rights you have in the content to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Do not post content that infringes the rights of third parties. This includes, but is not limited to, content that infringes on intellectual property rights such as copyright, design and trademark (e.g. offering counterfeit items for sale). A large number of products of all sorts are offered on Pickpaydrop by private individuals in the UK. Entitled parties, in particular owners of copyright, trademark rights or other rights can report any advertisement which may infringe on their rights, and submit a request for such advertisement to be removed. If alegal representative of the entitled party reports this to us in the correct manner, products infringing on the intellectual property rights will be removed by Pickpaydrop.
Reporting an infringement:
In order to participate in the Notice of Infringement Programme, you only need to complete a Notice of Infringement Form and fax it to Pickpaydrop. You can use this form, complete with your signature, to report advertisements which may infringe on your property rights.The information requested in the Notice of Infringement Form is for the purpose of ensuring that the parties reporting these objects are either the entitled party or their officially authorized representative. This information must also enable Pickpaydrop to identify the advertisement to be removed. Once we have received your correctly completed Notice of Infringement Form, you can simply send later reports to Pickpaydrop via the e-mail address provided.
Note: This form can only be used by the lawful owners of the relevant intellectual property rights. The "Notice of Infringement" is intended to enable rights owners to ensure that products offered by Pickpaydrop users do not infringe their copyright, trademark rights or other intellectual property rights. For all other questions, visitors and advertisers can get help using Pickpaydrop Help.
Nothing in these terms shall limit our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our agents or employees. You agree not to hold us responsible for things other users post or do.
We do not review users' postings and are not involved in the actual transactions between users. As most of the content on Pickpaydrop comes from other users, we do not guarantee the accuracy of postings or user communications or the quality, safety, or legality of what's offered.
In no event do we accept liability of any description for the posting of any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent information, or material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law.
You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee continuous, error-free or secure access to our services or that defects in the service will be corrected. While we will use reasonable efforts to maintain an uninterrupted service, we cannot guarantee this and we do not give any promises or warranties (whether express or implied) about the operation and availability of our sites, services, applications or tools.
Accordingly, to the extent legally permitted we expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions, express or implied,including those of quality, merchantability, merchantable quality, durability, fitness for a particular purpose and those arising by statute.We are not liable for any loss, whether of money (including profit), goodwill, or reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages arising out of your use of, or inability to use Pickpaydrop, even if you advise us or we could reasonably foresee the possibility of any such damage occurring. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of warranties or exclusion of damages, so such disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you. Despite the previous paragraph, if we are found to be liable, our liability to you or any third party (whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability in tort, by statute or otherwise) is limited to the greater of (a) the total fees you pay to us in the 12 months prior to the action giving rise to liability, and (b) 100 Pounds Sterling.
If you have a dispute with one or more Pickpaydrop users, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known or unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
Third party rights
A person who is not a party to this Agreement has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this User Agreement but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party specified in this Agreement or which exists or is available apart from that Act.
Resolution of disputes
If a dispute arises between you and Pickpaydrop, we strongly encourage you to first contact us directly to seek a resolution by going to the Pickpaydrop Help page. We will consider reasonable requests to resolve the dispute through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation or arbitration, as alternatives to litigation.General These terms and the other policies posted on Pickpaydrop constitute the entire agreement between Pickpaydrop and you, superseding any prior agreements. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
This Agreement shall be governed and construed in all respects by the laws of England and Wales. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against Pickpaydrop.com Limited must be resolved by the courts of England and Wales. You and Pickpaydrop both agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts; for claims falling within the jurisdiction of a County Court, you and Pickpaydrop both agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Wandsworth.
If we don't enforce any particular provision, we are not waiving our right to do so later. If a court strikes down any of these terms, the remaining terms will survive. We may automatically assign this agreement in our sole discretion in accordance with the notice provision below.
Except for notices relating to illegal or infringing content, your notices to us must be sent by registered mail to Pickpaydrop.com Limited,5 New Street Square, London, United Kingdom, EC4A 3TW. We will send notices to you via the email address you provide, or by registered mail. Notices sent by registered mail will be deemed received five days following the date of mailing.
We may update this agreement at any time, with updates taking effect when you next post or 30 days after we post the updated policy on the Pickpaydrop website, whichever is sooner. No other amendment to this agreement will be effective unless made in writing, signed by users and by us.
For any help with using Pickpaydrop please see the Pickpaydrop Help page.