Online Merchants: Negative Category that cannot be considered

Sr. No Category
1 Adult goods and services which includes pornography and other sexually suggestive materials & related herbal products (including literature, tablets, injection, vaccination imagery and other media); escort or prostitution services ; Website access and/or website memberships of pornography or illegal sites
2 Body parts which includes organs or other body parts
3 Bulk marketing tools which includes email lists, software, or other products enabling unsolicited email messages (spam)
4 Cable descramblers and black boxes which includes devices intended to obtain cable and satellite signals for free
5 Child pornography which includes pornographic materials involving minors
6 Copyright unlocking devices which includes Mod chips or other devices designed to circumvent copyright protection
7 Copyrighted media which includes unauthorized copies of books, music, movies, and other licensed or protected materials
8 Copyrighted software which includes unauthorized copies of software, video games and other licensed or protected materials, including OEM or bundled software
9 Counterfeit and unauthorized goods which includes replicas or imitations of designer goods; items without a celebrity endorsement that would normally require such an association; fake autographs, counterfeit stamps, and other potentially unauthorized goods
10 Drugs and drug paraphernalia which includes illegal drugs and drug accessories, including herbal drugs like salvia and magic mushrooms
11 Drug test circumvention aids which includes drug cleansing shakes, urine test additives, and related items
12 Endangered species which includes plants, animals or other organisms (including product derivatives) in danger of extinction
13 Government IDs or documents which includes fake IDs, passports, diplomas, and noble titles
14 Hacking and cracking materials which includes manuals, how-to guides, information, or equipment enabling illegal access to software, servers, website, or other protected property
15 Illegal goods which includes materials, products, or information promoting illegal goods or enabling illegal acts
16 Offensive goods which includes literature, products or other materials that:
a. Defame or slander any person or groups of people based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, or other factors
b. Encourage or incite violent acts
c. Promote intolerance or hatred.
17 Offensive goods, crime which includes crime scene photos or items, such as personal belongings, associated with criminals
18 Prescription drugs or herbal drugs or any kind of online pharmacies which includes drugs or other products requiring a prescription by a licensed medical practitioner.
19 Pyrotechnic devices, combustibles, corrosives and hazardous materials which includes explosives, fireworks and related goods; toxic, flammable, and radioactive materials and substances
20 Regulated goods which includes air bags; batteries containing mercury; Freon or similar substances/refrigerants; chemical/industrial solvents; government uniforms; car titles; license plates; police badges and law enforcement equipment; lock-picking devices; pesticides; postage meters; recalled items; slot machines; surveillance equipment; goods regulated by government or other agency specifications
21 Tobacco and cigarettes which includes cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and related products
22 Traffic devices which includes radar detectors/jammers, license plate covers, traffic signal changers, and related products
23 Weapons which includes firearms, ammunition, knives, brass knuckles, gun parts, and other armaments
24 Wholesale currency which includes discounted currencies or currency exchanges
25 Any product or service which is not in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations whether federal, state, local or international including the laws of India.
26 The Merchant providing services that have the potential of casting the Bank/ TranServ and/ or Payment Service Providers in a poor light and/ or that may be prone to – Buy & Deny attitude of the cardholders when billed (e.g. Adult material/ Mature content/ Escort services/ friend finders) and thus leading to chargeback and fraud losses.
27 Businesses out-rightly banned by law (e.g. Betting & Gambling/ publications or content that is likely to be interpreted by the authorities as leading to moral turpitude or decadence or incite caste/communal tensions, lotteries/sweepstakes & games of chance.
28 Bulk marketing tools which includes email, lists, software, or other products enabling unsolicited email messages (spam)
29 Web-based telephony/ SMS/Text/ Facsimile services or Calling Cards. Bandwidth or Data transfer/ allied services. Voice process/ knowledge process services.
30 Mailing lists
31 Multi-Level Marketing collection fees/Matrix sites/Pyramid Marketing
32 Businesses which involved in any kind of production or services of Fireworks are prohibited.
33 Drop Shipment