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What do we restrict on Buy Me a Coffee?

An article on content that is prohibited on Buy Me a Coffee

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Buy Me a Coffee supports creators in bringing their ideas to life and monetizing them. While supporting creativity, we also want to ensure a respectful, legal, and safe environment for all users. To support this mission, we've outlined clear content guidelines. Please review the types of content we restrict to ensure a positive experience for everyone.

Strictly prohibited content

Here's a comprehensive list of prohibited activities and content on Buy Me a Coffee. This list clearly defines what is not permitted on the platform.

  • Any activities or services violating laws or regulations, including but not limited to:

    • IPTV subscriptions.

    • Funding activities such as human trafficking, ransom, or bribery.

    • Engaging in tax evasion.

    • Conducting unauthorized gambling, raffles, or sweepstakes.

    • Distribution of illegal drugs and substances.

    • Providing fake references or ID services.

    • Gambling and betting content.

  • Tickets to events or processing money for events hosted by the seller.

  • Unauthorized replicas, including software keys such as those for Windows.

  • Weapons, firearms, explosives, and other dangerous goods.

  • Adult content and services, including:

    • Adult video stores.

    • Live chat features.

    • Pornography and other content depicting nudity or explicit sexual acts.

  • Online dating services.

  • AI-generated content that meets the criteria for adult content.

  • Unauthorized digital products, such as Steam keys or website hacks.

  • Fetishes, non-pornographic adult content (e.g., bikini pictures or cosplaying considered adult), and other adult content not specified, leading to disputes over rule violations.

  • Any products not owned or created by the seller, including physical and digital.

  • Regulated goods, including:

    • Food products.

    • Medical products.

    • Skincare and beauty supplies.

  • Content related to violence and harm, including:

    • All forms of unlawful violence or harm to persons or property, regardless of motive.

    • Violence, including self-harm or suicide.

  • Misinformation related to health, politics, or historical events.

  • Sharing private details without consent.

  • Extremist views, hate speech, or discrimination based on race, religion, gender, and other protected characteristics.

  • Visual or audio content containing excessive gore.

  • Cruelty to animals.

  • Financial and Professional Services:

    • Pyramid schemes or deceptive investment opportunities.

    • Debt relief, settlement, or consolidation services without proper credentials.

    • Gift cards.

It's important to note that sharing, promoting, or selling content that breaches the guidelines detailed above constitutes a violation of our Terms of Service. In cases where violations occur, we may be compelled to suspend your account and issue refunds. Also, if any of this content is added to other platforms and our moderators find that the creator is receiving support for it, it will be considered a violation of our terms. We encourage all our creators to adhere strictly to these guidelines to maintain a respectful and legal environment for all users.

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