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Prohibited and Restricted Products and Services List

  • Finance related
    • Shares and other securities traded exclusively on the domestic and international stock exchanges, as well as any other banking and financial products or services, securities and fundraising
    • Coins and banknotes, as well as any instrument of pecuniary value, counterfeit or imitation
    • Foreign currency
    • Products or services that involve travelers’ money exchange or check cashing
    • Products or services related to financial pyramid schemes, “make easy money” or “get rich quick” schemes
    • Tiered marketing programs featuring pyramid schemes
    • Products or services that involve certain debt settlement services, credit recovery services, credit transactions or insurance activities.
    • Products or services that are for sale before the seller has control or possession of the product
    • Products or services that are associated with the sale of travelers checks or financial orders
    • Lay-away systems, banks or offshore transactions to finance or refinance credit card debt
    • Credit or debit card offer, active or not, and related services
    • Factoring
    • Products for capture, memorization and storing of credit card transactions
  • Privacy and copyright related
    • Databases and mailing lists that contain personal data and information to individualize a person
    • Unauthorized copies of music, video, audio or any other product
    • Hacking and cracking or any devices such as books, data CDs, tools or programs designed to introduce viruses or hack websites or electronic devices
    • Products intended to open locks or to break into places
    • Products that infringe copyright, trademarks, patents, industrial designs, trade or industrial secrets, internet domains, trade names, or any other intellectual property rights in any country
    • Products designed to change, duplicate, modify or replace cellular phone equipment
    • Products showing third party personal information in violation of applicable law
    • Antennas, set-top boxes or any devices designed to decode cable, antenna or satellite TV broadcast signals
    • Any tool or software designed to send junk email (SPAM)
    • Diplomas and certificates
    • Compilations that offer programs extracted from a certain source on the same support
    • Products that are or may be confused with official personal documents, as well as machinery and tools for manufacturing such documents or services such as personal document management
  • Medical and animal related
    • Narcotics, toxics, hallucinogenic substances, as well as materials for their use or any other related material
    • Organs, tissues, limbs and products of the human body
    • Anabolic Substances and Steroids
    • Controlled substances and/or other products that pose a risk to consumer safety
    • Cigarettes and tobacco in general
    • Animals (except dogs, cats, fish, cattle, pigs, horses, non-wild birds, rabbits, goats, rodents) as well as their organs, limbs and skin
    • Controlled Pesticides and Insecticides
  • Violence related
    • Fireworks or any other explosive material containing powder or considered dangerous
    • Ammunition, firearms or certain firearm parts or accessories
    • Certain weapons or knives regulated by the relevant law
    • Flamethrowers, lethal gases, mustard gas, tear gas and explosives in general
  • Products in disrespect of current legislation
    • Lottery tickets, raffles, horse or other animal racing, betting or any other gambling without proper authorization
    • Any products or services prohibited by applicable law
    • Products that require prior approval or registration by government agencies and are not yet homologated or registered
    • Products that promote or incite in any way discrimination, the commission of crimes or violence of any kind
    • Products related to pedophilia, child pornography, child nudity, as well as articles that in any way involve the illegal participation of minors
    • Products involving forced sex, violations, snuff movies, movies or photographs that have been unlawfully fixed, taken by minors or without the consent of the persons acting in them
    • Amateur videos and movies, especially those containing any sexual activity performed, with hidden cams and/or by people who have not given their consent to its recording, including playback and/or distribution.
    • Products under embargo
    • Prostitution agency, escort services or sexual services
    • Products that encourage, promote, facilitate, or instruct others to engage in illegal activity
    • Stolen or subtracted products in any way, including digital and virtual products
    • Smuggled, Counterfeit or Tampered Products
    • Products that promote hate, violence, racial intolerance or other discriminatory forms of intolerance
    • Products that exploit a crime financially
    • Products that involve offering or receiving payments for the purpose of bribery or corruption
    • Motor vehicles with documentary restrictions
    • Historical, artistic or cultural heritage, including antiques, fossils and minerals

Version 1.0
Valid as of October 30, 2019.

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