Listing Policy

Listing Policy for Venda.Ng

 

Knowing the rules and policies on venda.ng can help you maximise your sale and become a more successful seller. So before listing your item, make sure you read, understand, and regularly check our policies. This can help you avoid potential problems. By using our platform, you confirm and declare that you shall not list or post or provide information in relation to the sale or purchase or exchange of goods and services, content or information, that are illegal under the laws of the Federal Replublic of Nigeria,  or items not permitted/prohibited as listed in this policy.

At venda.ng, our ad listing policies are intended to:

  • Help ensure advertised items are in line with government laws and regulations.
  • Minimize risks to both buyers and sellers.
  • Provide equal opportunity to all buyers and sellers.
  • Protect intellectual property rights of all users
  • Provide an enjoyable buying and selling experience for all users.

 

1.Prohibited Items Policy.

A. We specifically prohibit any listing or posting of classifieds or information in relation to the following items:

  • Living, dead person and/or the whole or any part of any human which has been kept or preserved by any means whether artificial or natural including any blood, bodily fluids and/ or body parts.
  • Living, dead creatures and/or the whole or any part of any animal which has been kept or preserved by any means whether artificial or natural including rugs, skins, specimens of animals, antlers, horns, hair, feathers, nails, teeth, musk, eggs, nests, other animal products of any description the sale and purchase of which is prevented or restricted in any manner by applicable laws (including those prohibited under the Endangered Species (Control of International Trade and Traffic) Act, 1985 (2013))
  • Prostitution or any other service in the nature there of that purports to violate the provisions of Immoral Act or Indecent representation of women which violates the contemporary standards of morality and decency in the Nigerian society.
  • Religious propaganda items, including books, artifacts, etc. or any information, description of any such item that is likely to affect the religious sentiments of any person or group.
  • Audio and videos, which are not certified by the National Film and Video Censors Board for public exhibition or described and depict or otherwise as dealing with matters which are revolting or repulsive and or tend to deprave a persons mind in such a way that they tend to offend against the standards of morality, decency and propriety generally accepted by reasonable adults.
  • Obscene Items which contains indecent representation of women and any publication or film or item that describes or depicts a minor who is, or who appears to be, under 18 (whether the minor is engaged in sexual activity or not) and any computer games not suitable for minor that are unsuitable for a minor to see or play.
  • Offensive Material intended for use in a sexual setting (including "bondage" and "fetish" items,) displaying sexual activity or portraying human genitalia in a "life-like" or realistic fashion.
  • Information or items that are defamatory, libelous, threatening or abusive in nature.
  • Information that is fraudulent, misrepresenting as to the nature and use of the goods or the services.
  • Counterfeit, Pirated and stolen goods or unauthorized illegal services (services for which you are not licensed or permitted to do or do not have the authority to under take).
  • Items, goods and services that infringe or attempt to pass off any third parties intellectual property or rights of publicity or moral rights and or purport's to breach any persons right to privacy.
  • Electronically transmitting through any medium computer viruses of any type or any computer program that facilitates hacking of a computer system which the intent to damage a computer or computer network or intercept any personal data.
  • Your information shall not include any hate content, that is derogatory or slanderous in nature that may directed to any individual or group or advocate violence against any users individuals and or animals.
  • Hazardous chemicals, substances or other items in violation of the Current Good Manufacturing Practice For Medicinal Products Regulations 2009 or Chemical And Chemical Products (Monitoring) Regulations 2010 or Pesticide Registration Regulations 2005.
  • Fireworks, Destructive Devices and Explosives including any material that enables the making of fireworks, explosive triggers and explosive devices.
  • Identity Documents, Personal Financial Records & Personal Information (in any form, including mailing lists)
  • Lottery Tickets, Sweepstakes Entries and Slot Machines.
  • Items in violation of Nigeria's National Food and Drug Addmission and Control (NAFDAC)
  • Military or Police Badges, Uniforms, coats-of-arms and or any Government emblems or insignia.
  • Weapons and related items (such as firearms, firearm parts and magazines, ammunition, tear gas, stun guns, switchblade knives or any other item which is prohibited under the Nigerian Firearms Act, 1990.
  • "Pyramid schemes" and "Multilevel Marketing" and/ or similar scams which are solely listed for the purpose of defrauding users.
  • Spam, abusive, duplicate, listing, fraud schemes (e.g. "Get rich quick" "work at homes" scams which are solely listed for the purpose of duping users)
  • Inappropriate, Wrong or Misleading Category (e.g Baby Cloths listed as office furniture category)
  • Incorrect City / Location of Listing (listing allowed only in the city you are based in, of listing)

 

B. Your listing, information, Advertisement

  • Shall not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing. Furthermore, it shall not be fraudulent, misrepresenting, misleading or pertain to the sale of any illegal, counterfeit, stolen goods and or services which does not belong to you or for which you do not have the authority for. In addition, your listing shall not infringe on any intellectual property, trade secret, or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy of any third party.
  • Shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots or other computer programming routines 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.
  • Duplicate Ad listings are not allowed. 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 and may be removed by the platform administrator. 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.
3.Consequences of Breach of Listing Policy
  • Users who violate the listing policymmay be subject to the following actions:
    1. Suspension or termination of membership.
    2. Permanent blocking of access to the site.
    3. Reporting to Law Enforcement or Appropriate Authorities.
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