PART 1 GENERAL PROHIBITIONS
1.1 You may not post or sell any item that is restricted or prohibited by a federal, state or local law in any country or jurisdiction. Please be aware that the www.duka-africa.com website, which includes and is not limited to its sub-domain wholesale.duka-africa.com (hereinafter “Wholesale Marketplace”) and (Excellent Logistics”) function as a global marketplace; thus the selling or posting of items may be prohibited because of laws outside of the jurisdiction where you reside. Below, we have listed some categories of prohibited or restricted items. HOWEVER, THIS LIST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE EXHAUSTIVE; YOU, AS THE SELLER, ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT YOU ARE NOT POSTING AN ITEM THAT IS PROHIBITED BY LAW IN ANY JURISDICTION. Unless otherwise indicated and annotated accordingly below, the list of prohibited or restricted items as listed shall be applicable to both the duka-africa.com and Excellent Logistics.
1.2 duka-africa.com has chosen to also prohibit the posting of items which may not be restricted or prohibited by law but are nonetheless controversial including:
(a) Items that encourage illegal activities (e.g. lock pick tools, synthetic urine for cheating drug tests);
(b) Items that are racially, religiously or ethnically derogatory, or that promote hatred, violence, racial or religious intolerance;
(c) Giveaways, lotteries, raffles, or contests;
(d) Stocks, bonds, investment interests, and other securities;
(e) Pornographic materials or items that are sexual in nature;
(f) Items that do not offer a physical product or service for sale, such as digital currencies and advertisements solely for the purpose of collecting user information.
1. ILLICIT DRUGS, PRECURSORS AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
1.1 duka-africa.com expressly forbids any and all listing or sale of narcotics, tranquilizers, psychotropic drugs, natural drugs, synthetic drugs, steroids and other controlled substances (including all drugs listed in Schedules I, II, III, IV or V of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.). Such activity can result in your account being delisted.
1.2 The listing or sale of all drug precursor chemicals (such as those listed in the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971) is strictly prohibited.
1.3 Drug paraphernalia, including all items that are primarily intended or designed for use in manufacturing, concealing, or using a controlled substance, are strictly forbidden on the Site. Such items include, but are not limited to those items used for the ingestion of illicit substances, including pipes such as water pipes, carburetor pipes, chamber pipes, ice pipes, bongs etc.
1.4 The listing or sale of packaging materials which may be utilized to contain controlled substances, materials conducive to smuggling, storing, trafficking, transporting and manufacturing illicit drugs (e.g. marijuana grow lights), publications and other media providing information related to the production of illicit drugs.
2. FLAMMABLE, EXPLOSIVE AND HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS
2.1 The posting of explosives and related ignition and detonation equipment is strictly prohibited. Such activity can result in your account being delisted.
2.2 Radioactive substances, toxic and poisonous chemicals are forbidden on the duka=africa.com Website.
2.3 The posting, offering for sale, or offering for purchase of hazardous or dangerous materials (such as the categories of dangerous goods as defined under the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code) are forbidden on the duka-africa.com and Excellent Logistics.
2.4 Ozone depleting substances are not permitted to be listed.
2.5 The posting, offering for sale, or offering for purchase of any products containing harmful substances (e.g. items containing asbestos) are forbidden on the duka-africa.com.
3. FIREARMS AND AMMUNITIONS
3.1 Any service, instruction, process, or aid for producing any biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons, or other Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) or known associated agents is strictly prohibited by international law and accordingly prohibited on the Site. Any violation of this policy will result in the notification of government authorities by duka-africa.com and your account being delisted.
3.2 The posting of, offering for sale, or offering for purchase of any arms, munitions, military ordnance, weapons (including explosive weapons), and/or any related parts and components (whether integral or otherwise) is strictly prohibited. Such activity can result in your account being delisted.
3.3 duka=africa.com does not permit the posting, offering for sale, or offering of purchase of replica, "look-alike” or imitation firearms, and/or any related parts and components (whether integral or otherwise). This prohibition covers such products as air guns, BB guns, paintball guns, harpoons, spear guns and other weapons that may discharge a projectile containing any gas, chemical, or explosive substance.
4.1 duka-africa.com does not permit the posting, offering for sale, or offering of purchase of weapons that can incapacitate or cause serious physical harm to others (e.g. stun guns, batons, crossbows)
4.2 While listing of most knives and other cutting instruments is permitted, switchblade knives, gravity knifes, knuckledusters (bladed or not), bladed handheld devices, and disguised knives are prohibited.
5. MEDICAL DRUGS
5.1 The posting of prescription drugs, psychotropic drugs and narcotics is strictly prohibited.
5. 2 The listing or sale of orally administered or ingested sexual enhancement foods and supplements is prohibited.
5. 3 Prescription veterinary drugs may not be listed.
5. 4 Members may post OTC (over-the-counter) drugs and herbal supplements on the duka-africa.com Website after provision of appropriate production and sales permits to the Website, while transactions of these products are strictly prohibited to be entered into as a Relevant Online Transaction.
6. MEDICAL DEVICES
duka-africa.com does not permit the posting of unauthorized medical devices. Members may only post authorized medical devices after provision of appropriate production and sales permits to the Website, while transactions of these products are strictly prohibited to be entered into as a Relevant Online Transaction.
7. ADULT AND OBSCENE MATERIALS
7.1 The posting or sale of pornographic materials is strictly prohibited, as it violates laws in many countries. While pornography is difficult to define and standards vary from nation to nation, duka-africa.com will generally follow guidelines accepted in the Holy Bible.
8.2 Items depicting or suggestive of bestiality, rape sex, incest or sex with graphic violence or degradation, and any items depicting or suggestive of sex involving minors, are strictly prohibited.
8.3 In determining whether listings or information should be removed from duka-africa.com, we consider the overall content of the posting, including images, pictorials, and text.
8.4 Sex toys and related products are prohibited and should not be listed, product descriptions may not include nude or otherwise sexually explicit images.
9. COLLECTIONS, ARTIFACTS AND PRECIOUS METALS
9.1 duka-africa.com strictly forbids the sale and purchase of currency, coins, banknotes, stocks, bonds, money orders, credit and debit cards, investment interest, currency in digital or any intangible form (e.g. crypto-currency), as well as the equipment and materials used to produce such items.
9.2 Counterfeits of the identified articles in 9.1, legal tender and stamps are strictly prohibited.
9.3 Reproductions or replicas of coins as collectible items must be clearly marked with the word "COPY", "REPRODUCTION" or "REPLICA" and comply with all relevant local laws.
9.4 Listings that offer the sale or buying of gold, silver and other precious metals (not including jewelry) are prohibited.
9.5 Rough diamonds and “conflict minerals” originating from non-compliant countries may not be listed.
9.6 Artifacts, cultural relics, historical grave markers, and related items are protected under the laws of South Africa, the United States, and other jurisdictions; and may not be posted or sold through duka-africa.com.