1. You may not post any content or offer to sell any item on Only desi that is restricted or prohibited by a federal, state or local law in India.
2. Posting any content or listing any services which are specifically prohibited unless expressly permitted in writing by Only desi . HOWEVER, THIS LIST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE EXHAUSTIVE AND MERELY INDICATIVE.
3. Only desi has chosen to also prohibit the posting of services or services which may not be restricted or prohibited by law but are nonetheless controversial including:
a. Services that encourage illegal activities (e.g. lock pick tools, syntheticurine for cheating drug tests);
b. Services that are racially, religiously or ethnically derogatory, or that promote hatred, violence, racial or religious intolerance;
c. Giveaways, lotteries, raffles, or contests;
d. Stocks, bonds, investment interests, and other securities;
e. Pornographic materials or services that are sexual in nature;
f. Services that do not offer physical product or service, such as digital currencies and advertisements solely for the purpose of collecting user information.
4. Only desi reserves the right to impose additional restrictions and prohibitions.
SPECIFICALLY PROHIBITED AND CONTROLLED SERVICES
1. DRUGS AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
Only desi forbids any and all listing or sale of narcotics, psychotropic drugs, natural drugs, synthetic drugs, steroids and other such drugs or substances whose sale is prohibited in any other law applicable within the territory of India.
- Drug paraphernalia, including all services that are primarily intended or designed for use in manufacturing, concealing, or using a controlled substance.
- The listing or sale of packaging materials which may be utilized to contain controlled substances, materials conducive to smuggling,storing, trafficking, transporting and manufacturing illicit drugs (e.g.marijuana grow lights), publications and other media providing information related to the production of illicit drugs.
- The listing or sale of orally administered or ingested sexual enhancement foods and supplements.
2. EXPLOSIVE, HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS AND FIREARMS
- The posting of explosives and related ignition and detonation equipment.
- Radioactive substances, toxic and poisonous chemicals.
- The posting, offering for sale, or offering for purchase of hazardous or dangerous materials.
- Ozone depleting substances are not permitted to be listed.
- Listing of fireworks, firecrackers and associated products are forbidden. Where the User is a properly licensed to sell these products an exception can be made.
- Any service, instruction, process, or aid for producing any biological,chemical, or nuclear weapons, or other Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) or known associated agents.
- The posting of, offering for sale, or offering for purchase of any arms,military ordnance, weapons (including explosive weapons), and/or any related parts and components (whether integral or otherwise).
- Posting, offering for sale, or offering of purchase of weapons that can incapacitate or cause serious physical harm to others (e.g. stun guns,batons, crossbows).
- While listing of most knives and other cutting instruments is permitted, switchblade knives, gravity knifes, knuckledusters (bladed or not), bladed handheld devices, and disguised knives are prohibited.
- Only desi maintains discretion over what services are appropriate and may cause removal of a listing that it deems as a weapon.
3. GOVERNMENT, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND MILITARY ISSUED SERVICES
Following services are not permitted to be listed:
- Articles of clothing or identification that claim to be, or appear similar to, official government uniforms.
- Law enforcement badges or law enforcement equipment from any public authority, including badges issued by the government of any country.
- Military decorations, medals and awards, in addition to services with substantially similar designs.
- Police uniforms, police insignia and police vehicles.
- There are some police services that may be listed on the Only desi , provided they observe the following guidelines:
- Authorized general souvenir services that do not resemble badges, and paperweights that do not contain badges.
- Badges that are clearly not genuine or official.
- Historical badges that do not resemble modern law enforcement badges, provided that the item description clearly states that the badge is a historical piece.
- Any official, internal, classified or non-public documents.
- Listing of police equipment and associated products
4. ADULT AND OBSCENE MATERIALS
- The posting or sale of pornographic materials.
- Services depicting or suggestive of bestiality, rape sex, incest or sex with graphic violence or degradation, and any services depicting or suggestive of sex involving minors, are strictly prohibited.
- Services involving or suggestive of pornographic content or media involving minors or children.
5. COUNTERFEIT AND REPLICAS
The listing of service provider selling, manufacturing, redistributing or reselling any kind of “fake” “counterfeit” products and/or products which can be passed off as “knock off “ or “replicas” or “first copies” of original and authentic products sold by verified and authentic brands.Only desi reserves the right to de-list or remove any kind of service listing at any point of time if the authenticity of products being sold by the service provider is found to be questionable.
Any kind of dispute arising between the consumer and the service provider in relation to counterfeited goods shall not involve Only desi as a party to the arising dispute. Only desi can only be informed of such instances or cases of fake listings , for which we are to take any cause of action which we deem to be necessary.
6. ILLEGAL SERVICES
- Listings claiming to provide government services and related products.
- The listing or sale of any form of invoices or receipts (including blank, pre-filled, or value added invoices or receipts).
- Only desi prohibits listings for the sole purpose of collecting user information or raising money.
7.COLLECTIONS, ARTIFACTS AND PRECIOUS METALS
- Only desi strictly forbids the sale and purchase of currency, coins,banknotes, stocks, bonds, money orders, credit and debit cards,investment interest, currency in digital or any intangible form (e.g.crypto-currency), as well as the equipment and materials used to produce such services.
- Counterfeits of the identified articles, legal tender and stamps.
- Reproductions or replicas of coins as collectible services must be clearly marked with the word "COPY", "REPRODUCTION" or "REPLICA" and comply with local laws.
- Rough diamonds and “conflict minerals” originating from non-compliant countries.
- Artefacts, cultural relics, historical grave markers, and related services are protected under the laws of India.
8.HUMAN PARTS, HUMAN REMAINS AND PROTECTED FLORA AND FAUNA
- Listing of human body parts and remains.
- The listing or sale of any animal (including any animal parts such as pelts, skins, internal organs, teeth, claws, shells, bones, tusks, ivory and other parts) protected by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) or any other local law or regulation.
9.OFFENSIVE MATERIAL AND INFORMATION DETRIMENTAL TO NATIONAL SECURITY
- Any publication or other media containing state secrets or information detrimental to national security or public order.
- Any information supporting or advocating infringement of national sovereignty, terrorist organizations or discrimination on grounds of race, sex, or religion.
- Postings that are ethnically or racially offensive.
- Materials advocating, promoting or otherwise supporting fascism, Nazism or any kind of cult activity.