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Contracts policy

When you list an item that comes with a contract, you're responsible for following the rules of that contract – eBay isn't a party to it.

That means that we can't review a contract or the terms of one, and we can't take sides in a dispute should one arise.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What should I do before I list an item with a contract?

You should review all relevant contracts or agreements. When you list an item that comes with a contract, you're responsible for following the rules of that contract – eBay is not a party to it.

What should I do if I have questions?

If you have questions, get in touch with the company you have the contract with or talk to a lawyer for advice.

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Contracts policy overview

When you list an item that comes with a contract, you're responsible for following the rules of that contract.

Since eBay isn't a party to these types of contracts, we don't advise on contractual issues, review contracts, adjudicate, or take sides in any contract disputes, or enforce terms from third parties restricting the resale of an item.

If you have any questions about your rights or obligations under a contract or agreement, get in touch with the company you have the contract with or talk to a lawyer for advice.

Why does eBay have this policy?

We're providing this information to help you sell safely on eBay and protect yourself from liability.

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