Restricted Items and Listings
You agree not to post 3rd party advertisements of any kind in your Ad Space. This includes banner ads, Google Adwords or affiliate programs of any kind.
We reserve the right to modify or terminate the Service for any reason, without notice, at any time.
Prohibited Listings and Products
We expect Advertisers to undertake necessary due diligence to confirm the products, content or links listed in your MerchantQ Ad Space are in strict conformity with all applicable laws. In the event MerchantQ concludes that a product or listing for product is prohibited, possibly illegal or inappropriate, We may without any notice to You immediately remove or modify the listing for the product. MerchantQ reserves the sole right and discretion to determine whether listings for products and contents on the Site is appropriate.
The following products, items and services are not permitted to be sold or listed for sale on the Site:
Media which has been copied likely infringes copyrights and trademarks and may not be sold on the Site. Any copyrighted materials which have been copied without authorization are prohibited on the Site. Furthermore, the following items are not permitted to be sold or displayed on the Site:
Unauthorized copies of photographs and pictures.
Unauthorized recordings of music or concerts.
Unauthorized soundboard recordings.
Unauthorized reproductions of movies.
Unreleased/prereleased movies or video related thereto such as previews and trailers.
Unpublished and unauthorized film scripts, electronic press kits and unauthorized props.
Unauthorized reproductions of books
Unauthorized recordings or copies of recordings of radio programs or television programs and unauthorized scripts.
Any video games or software unless such video games and/or software are full retail versions.
Media which is produced and distributed for promotional use only are not authorized for retail distribution or sale, including but not limited to promo books, promo music albums and CDs, promo films and promo software.
Unauthorized replica, counterfeit and “knock-off” merchandise is prohibited.
Celebrity images and/or the use of celebrity names without permission of a celebrity or their management including products containing such images.
Media transferred from one format to another.
Photography, paintings, illustrations of any sort, textual descriptions, videos, DVDs, tapes or other media for visual reproduction that is pornographic or depicts a human being engaged in actual sexual conduct; gratuitous nudity or suggestive gratuitous nudity; any item depicting a nude individual under the age of 18 years; the offer to engage in sexual activity with anyone or anything; the offer of a massage or other service requiring physical contact; the offer of any service that suggests or in any way conveys an intimate service contact, including dates, escorts or other such services; adult novelties, toys and devices of a sexual nature for which one would have to be 18 years of age to purchase in the United States. Tasteful nudity may be allowed if the artwork is considered fine art, such as Michelangelo’s David.
Listings intended wholly or mainly as gateways to commercial or private websites for the purposes of advertising.
The sale of Internet domain names (URLs).
Cash or equivalent instruments.
Weapons. MerchantQ does not permit the listing of weapons of any kind unless first Authorized by Us. Please communicte with us on your intent to advertise Weapons for Sale. Such prohibited weapons include, but are not limited to: all firearms, ammunition, fireworks, crossbows, hunting bows, knives of any kind, nunchaku, clubs, brass knuckles, BB guns, paintball guns, pellet guns, tasers, stun guns, pepper spray, mace, blowguns, and weapons designed to be concealed.
Illegal items. Items sold through a MerchantQ Ad Space must adhere to all applicable laws. This includes the sale of items by individuals outside the United States. Some items that may not be sold on MerchantQ include: tobacco products including Cuban cigars, stock and securities, lottery tickets (including grab bags and raffles), illicit drugs, prescriptive devices and drugs, cable descramblers, lock-picking devices, smart cards, and any product which may lead to the production of an illegal item or illegal activity.
Items that infringe upon an individual’s privacy including the sale of marketing lists (bulk email lists, direct-mail marketing lists, etc.).
Living creatures and unauthorized/illegal wildlife products.
Offensive material as deemed offensive by MerchantQ in its sole discretion including items such as crime-scene photos and human organs and body parts.
Any item that enables unauthorized transmission/reception of a satellite broadcast/signal.
Stolen property and goods.
Tobacco and tobacco products.
Unauthorized copies of art in any form.
Any product that by listing same on the Site violates any law in any jurisdiction.
Electronic smoking products.
Illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia.
Any product containing any hazardous or dangerous material including mercury or any product whose use is regulated by any law in any jurisdiction.
Medical equipment unless approved in advance by Us.
No plants or seeds designated by any agency as noxious or dangerous and no illegal plants or seeds.
Electronic surveillance equipment.
Tanning devices unless approved in advance by Us.
Service contracts or warranties.
Social followers, likes, follows, etc.
Spam Products & Comments
Additionally, posting of links in your Ad Space to outside websites not owned by you or otherwise not under the domain in which the Ad Space is registered to is strictly prohibited.
MerchantQ does allow Advertisers to setup more than one Ad Space. However as an Advertiser you are not allowed to list identical products in more than one Queue. Any Advertiser found listing identical products in more than one Queue will have all Ad Spaces attached to their account immediately disabled, as well as being banned from MerchantQ.com.