Acceptable Use Policy
You are independently responsible for complying with all applicable laws in all of your actions related to your use of PayPal's services regardless of the purpose of the use. In addition you must adhere to the terms of this Acceptable Use Policy.Prohibited ActivitiesYou may not use the PayPal service for activities that.1. violate any law statute ordinance or regulation2. relate to sales of (a) narcotics steroids certain controlled substances or other products that present a risk to consumer safety (b) drug paraphernalia (c) items that encourage promote facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity (d) items that promote hate violence racial intolerance or the financial exploitation of a crime (e) items that are considered obscene (f) items that infringe or violate any copyright trademark right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right under the laws of any jurisdiction (g) certain sexually oriented materials or services (h) ammunition firearms or certain firearm parts or accessories or certain weapons or knives regulated under applicable law3. relate to transactions that (a) show the personal information of third parties in violation of applicable law (b) support pyramid or ponzi schemes matrix programs other get rich quick schemes or certain multi-level marketing programs (c) are associated with purchases of real property annuities or lottery contracts lay-away systems off-shore banking or transactions to finance or refinance debts funded by a credit card (d) are for the sale of certain items before the seller has control or possession of the item (e) are by payment processors to collect payments on behalf of merchants (f) are associated with the following Money Service Business Activities. the sale of traveler's cheques or money orders currency exchanges or cheque cashing or (g) provide certain credit repair or debt settlement services4. involve the sales of products or services identified by government agencies to have a high likelihood of being fraudulent5. violate applicable laws or industry regulations regarding the sale of (a) tobacco products or (b) prescription drugs and devices6. involve gambling gaming and/or any other activity with an entry fee and a prize including but not limited to casino games sports betting horse or greyhound racing lottery tickets other ventures that facilitate gambling games of skill (whether or not it is legally defined as a lottery) and sweepstakes unless the operator has obtained prior approval from PayPal and the operator and customers are located exclusively in jurisdictions where such activities are permitted by law.