When you register with eBay, we commit to protecting your personal information. Our policy on publishing contact information asks you to respect the privacy of other eBay members too.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I publish the phone number of my favorite seller to help other buyers?
No. You can't publish names, phone numbers, addresses, or email addresses of other members. It's up to the member to decide what contact information they want to make available. However, you can share the seller's username.
Read our full policy
Publishing contact information policy overview
You can't publish another eBay member's contact information in online public areas. If you see a violation of this policy, report it us by clicking the Report link at the bottom of this page. Be sure to send a copy of the online posting or a link to the website where the member's information is published.
Make sure you follow these guidelines. If you don't, you may be subject to a range of actions, including limits of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.
What are the guidelines?Not allowed
Examples of contact information you can't publish:
- Phone number
- Email address
Public areas where you aren't allowed to publish contact information:
- Board Posts
- Feedback Comments
- Online forums
- Web pages
Note: Usernames aren't considered personal contact information.
Why does eBay have this policy?
Privacy is one of eBay's building blocks. When you register with us, we protect your personal information. We need you to respect the privacy of other eBay members.