Restricted Items

Prohibited items


  • Adults only
  • Drugs and drug paraphernalia
  • Embargoed goods and prohibited countries
  • Firearms, weapons and knives
  • Government, transit, postal items and official items policy
  • Hazardous, restricted, or regulated materials
  • Items encouraging illegal activity
  • Lock-picking devices
  • Mailing lists and personal information
  • Medicine and healthcare products policy
  • Offensive material
  • Police-related items
  • Prescription drugs
  • Prohibited services



 Adults Only

Sexually oriented adult material is meant for people who are 18 years and older. Materials adult in nature are not permitted on, as they breach laws in the United Kingdom and many other countries. Some items, though legal to sell to adults outside of this website, are still not permitted on the site.

The guidelines below explain what you can list as Raffle Prizes and what you can't. Additionally, you need to follow any applicable laws or postal restrictions for adult material and adhere to the laws of the countries you are posting to:


Amateur items



  • Unrated films that originally had a BBFC rating, or unrated versions if a BBFC rated film (like director's cuts) are permitted if the content of the film isn't sexually explicit or isn't certificate R18 or above.


Not allowed

  • Photographs of wives/girlfriends/husbands/boyfriends, even if there's no nudity in the image

  • Hidden camera videos and amateur videos containing adult sexual activity

Bondage items



  • Bondage items are allowed only if they are not modelled on a real person or mannequin and don't contain inappropriate descriptions or images.

Not allowed

  • The sale of BDSM items, nipple clamps, and bondage/spanking videos

Clothing (new or used)



  • All used clothing items should include a statement that the item has been properly cleaned.

  • Raffle Listings for used clothing that contain inappropriate descriptions will be ended.

  • Footwear listing can't include images that go above the knee or show the foot outside of the footwear. The Raffle listing must not mention the word 'fetish'.

  • Underwear Raffle listings that include images must indicate the pair being model is not the pair being sold. Underwear listings that aren't clear about whether the underwear is new or used will be removed.

  • See-through clothing is permitted but the images may not show any nudity.


Not allowed

  • Used underwear can't be listed as raffle prize even if it is clean. This includes, but it is not limited to, boxer shorts, panties, briefs, nappies, diapers and athletic supporters.

  • Clothing raffle listings with modelled clothing cannot include any information about the person wearing the item.

  • Clothing raffle listings may not contain nudity. Images of models wearing clothing that include sexual aspects, such as details of the genitalia, are not permitted.

Images of nudity and nude art defines nudity as male/female genitalia, anus, or female breasts where the areola or nipple is visible. Buttocks (male or female), bare male chests, or female breast where the areola is not visible aren't considered nudity. We won't determine if an item constitutes art, but we'll review the content of the listing description, images and categories to determine if an item should be removed.


  • The use of nude images is restricted.

  • Frontal nudity is allowed when the item is considered fine art, such as Michelangelo's David, vintage pin-up art, Renaissance-style paintings and nude cherubs.

  • Descriptions of items containing nudity can't contain explicit or overtly sexual content.

  • Nude art must include the item specifics attribute Subject: Nudes


Not allowed

'Adult' or 'sexually-orientated' material that is not permitted includes, but is not limited to:

  • Any visual representation of human genitals presented in such a manner as to suggest sexual activity

  • Any visual representation of any form of sexual intercourse

  • Any materials clearly designed to sexually arouse the viewer/reader

  • Any items which depict human sexual characteristics in a degrading fashion

  • Any item that portrays frontal nudity will normally be treated as 'adult' material, with limited exceptions as set out in the Restricted section

  • Any photo-montage nude image of a celebrity

  • Any images of nude children, including any vintage images. Recognising that images of nude children often raise legal concerns,we have made a policy decision that we ill not permit the listing of any item that depicts nude minors (under 18 years of age). Listing of such material, even described as nude 'teens', 'children', 'youngsters' or 'nudist' are not permitted

  • Any items depicting bestiality, rape sex, incest, sadism, masochism or sex with graphic violence and degradation

Magazines and books



  • Playboy, Playgirl, Mayfair and Penthouse magazines may be listed if the listing doesn't contain any images of nudity or sexually explicit content.

  • Romance novels are permitted but the description may not contain explicit content.

  • Books on sex, relationships, sexual education and self-help are generally permitted, but the listing can't contain nude images or explicit content.


  • All other adult magazines, nudist publications or adult anime/manga that include sexually explicit content, nudity or sexual stories may not be listed.




  • Unrated films that originally had a BBFC rating, or unrated versions of a BBFC rated film (like director's cuts) are permitted if the content of the film isn't sexually explicit.

  • Any media item that has product details available from the eBay catalogue when listing is generally permitted.

  • Profanity that's part of the original title and description of a DVD or CD is permitted in the listing.


  • Films related to sex education, self-help, relationships and sexuality are generally permitted, but the listing can't contain nude images or explicit content.

  • Some movies that may be legal to sell to adults outside of are restricted on the site. Examples include celebrity sex tapes or films (rated up to 18) with violent sexual scenes.

Not allowed

  • Films and video games with a rating above X, XXX, R18 or created for an adult audience may not be listed.

  • Films described as 'strictly for 18+' or 'over 18s only' are generally not permitted, unless it is a mainstream film such that has been widely shown in cinema.

  • Unrated films containing explicit sexual content

  • Adult only video games


Not allowed

Items that contain nude images of minors are NOT permitted on

  • Underage modelling photos are generally not permitted even if the subject is fully clothed.

  • Items using the words 'child', 'children', 'young girls' or 'young boys' in a sexual context to describe an item containing nudity or sexual situations is not allowed. Items with those words or phrases can't be listed even if the performers are 18 years or older or the words are part of the product title. At our discretion, we may also remove listings with 'teen', 'teens', 'teenager' or 'Lolita' if they are used in a sexual context and there's no indication that the performer is 18 years or older.

Other adult items



  • Vibrators and massagers intended for sexual pleasure may not be listed. Other massagers can be listed, but if a listing indicates the item is for sexual use it can be removed.

Not allowed

Anything designed for use in sexual or adult activities may not be listed for raffle. At our discretion we may remove items including, but not limited to:

  • Adult-orientated domain names

  • Anatomically-accurate sex dolls

  • Any item which, because of their nature or because of the item description, appear to be designed for use in sexual/adult activity

  • Netsuke (miniature Japanese sculpture) that contains nudity or explicit sexual content may not be listed

  • Nude playing cards or trading cards

  • Sex toys

Items that can't be listed at all

Not allowed

  • Child pornography is illegal and not allowed on We don't allow the listing of any item that depicts people under the age of 18 naked, including child erotica. We may also remove listings that involve the exploitation of minors, regardless of whether the items are sexual in nature.

  • Obscene materials, while not easy to define, aren't allowed. For some guidance, at our discretion we prohibit items depicting or describing bestiality, necrophilia, rape, scat and incest (real or fictionalised).

  • Services that include any sexual/adult activity. This includes the suggestion of any form of prostitution, escort service, sexual relationship or other adult-only activity, including 'virtual' boyfriends or girlfriends.

  • Links to sites that contain adult items are prohibited on this site.

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