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Profile policy

Policy overview

Use your profile and collections to find other members with similar interests or to promote yourself and build trust with potential buyers and sellers.

We don't allow members to promote items that aren't allowed on eBay or sales outside of eBay in their profile or collections. We also don't allow members to include links to pages outside of eBay. Unless otherwise stated, profile pages have to follow all listing policy guidelines.

Make sure your profile and collections follow these guidelines. If they don't, they may be removed, and you may be subject to a range of other actions, including limits of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.

What are the guidelines?


  • Using your profile to let the other eBay members know who you are

  • Displaying the items you're selling

  • Displaying Feedback you've received

  • Using collections to show other members items you like

  • Telling other members what your favourite hobbies and interests are

Not allowed

  • Promoting the sale of items outside of eBay

  • Contact information

  • Nude images, swear words or offensive materials

  • Gratuitous comments about other users or listings

  • Promoting services or items that are not allowed on eBay

  • Including links to pages outside eBay

  • Violations of our other listing policies

Your profile and collections allow you to share information about yourself, your company and your interests with other members. These pages help to promote trust and confidence with potential buyers and sellers. We don't allow members to use their profile or collections to sell merchandise outside of eBay.

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