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General Rules for Listing Ads

General Rules for Listing your Ad on Maketi

As a condition of use of Maketi you agree that you are at least 18 years of age and that the item you are offering is yours ie. Legally belongs to you and you have the right to offer it.

We are committed to ensuring Maketi remains a safe, clean and friendly and easy to use site for everyone. As a result it is part of the conditions of using this site that we reserve the right to remove any ads that fall outside our Terms of Use.

Please know that you are solely responsible for all information that you submit to Maketi and any consequences that may result from your listing. We reserve the right at our discretion to refuse or delete content that we believe is inappropriate or breaching our Terms of Use. We also reserve the right at our discretion to restrict a user’s usage of the site either temporarily or permanently, or refuse a user’s registration.

General reasons for ads being deleted are:

  • Breaches of law. It is the responsibility of the advertiser before posting an ad on Maketi to ensure that content advertised adheres to Maketi posting policies as well as any applicable laws. As a condition of your use of Maketi specified under our Terms of Use, you agree that you will not violate any laws
  • The item being offered for sale or hire is not allowed* to be on Maketi.
  • The ad is a duplicate of another ad previously posted
  • Posted under wrong category (You must choose the single most relevant category for your ad)
  • Ad contains external links: No external website links are allowed within your ad to other property / job / classified or auction sites
  • Not descriptive enough: Ads that do not provide enough detail will be placed on hold or removed as this makes for a bad browsing experience
  • Inappropriate language
  • Inappropriate photo / image
  • Discriminatory on race / religion / nationality / gender / etc
  • Selling or offering services for supplements / medicine general or pharmaceutical
  • Selling body parts / bodily fluids, adoption or surrogacy
  • Ads that report other fraudulent ads. The correct way to report fraudulent ads is to Contact Us and we’ll remove it.

Maketi reserves the right to remove any ad that we feel is not relevant, or of value to the Maketi community, with or without notice to the ad poster.

If your ad has been removed due to a breach of our terms of use or it has been reported to us, we will send you an email advising of this.  Please note that no refund will be issued whereby ads were removed due to a breach of our rules and Terms of Use.


*Items that are not allowed to be listed in ads on Maketi include the following:

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Blood, Bodily Fluids and Body Parts
  • Burglary Tools
  • Counterfeit goods, replicas or knock-off brand name goods
  • Embargoed Goods
  • Endangered or protected species, or any part of any endangered or protected species
  • Escort services that offer or indicate sexual services
  • Fireworks, Destructive Devices and Explosives
  • Government and Transit Badges, Uniforms, IDs, Documents and Licenses
  • Hazardous Materials including but not limited to radioactive, toxic and explosive materials
  • Identity Documents, Personal Financial Records & Personal Information
  • Illegal Drugs, controlled substances, substances and items used to manufacture controlled substances and drugs, & drug paraphernalia
  • Illegal items and services
  • Illegal telecommunication and electronics equipment such as access cards, password sniffers, radar scanners, traffic signal control devices or cable descrambler
  • Items issued to any Armed Force that have not been disposed of in accordance with that country’s demilitarization policies
  • Items which encourage or facilitate illegal activity
  • Lottery Tickets, Sweepstakes Entries and Slot Machines
  • Material that is obscene, pornographic, adult in nature, or harmful to minors
  • Material that infringes copyright, including but not limited to software or other digital goods which you are not authorized to sell
  • New merchandise or services from network marketing companies, work-from-home, independent franchisees or distributors, or similar representatives
  • Personal information or mailing lists.We do not accept the sale of bulk email, Internet Protocol (IP), Instant Messenger (IM), or mailing lists that contain names, addresses, phone numbers, or other personal identifying information. Any tools or software designed predominantly to send unsolicited commercial messages (UCE or “spam”) are also not permitted.
  • Selling or offering services for supplements/medicine general or pharmaceutical
  • Nonprescription drugs, drugs that make false or misleading treatment claims, or treatment claims that require therapeutic goods administration “TGA” approval
  • Offensive material
  • Pesticides or hazardous materials
  • Pets or Live Animals
  • Pictures or images that contain nudity
  • Plants and insects that are restricted or regulated
  • Prescription drugs and devices
  • Prostitution or ads that offer sex, sexual favors or sexual actions in exchange for anything
  • Recalled items
  • Stocks and Other Securities including Bitcoins and related mining equipment
  • Stolen property
  • Tobacco products and related items
  • Used cosmetics
  • Used or rebuilt batteries or batteries containing mercury
  • We do not accept ads selling body parts/bodily fluids, adoption or surrogacy anywhere on the site
  • Weapons and related items (including, but not limited to firearms, firearm accessories, parts and magazines, ammunition, paintball guns, BB and pellet guns, spearguns, tear gas, teasers, stun guns, switchblade knives, martial arts weapons, archery and/or bow and arrow equipment

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* $5 Unlimited Ads 30 Days
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