Sellers are expected to conduct proper research to ensure that the items posted
to our website are in compliance with all applicable laws. If we determine that the content of
a product detail page or listing is prohibited, potentially illegal, or inappropriate, we may
remove or alter it without prior notice. Amazon reserves the right to make decisions about
whether or not content is appropriate in its absolute discretion.
The following list of prohibited products comprises two sections:
Prohibited Content and Intellectual Property Violations.
Illegal and potentially illegal products: Products sold on the Amazon.it site
must adhere to all applicable laws. As sellers are legally liable for their actions and
transactions, sellers must know the legal parameters surrounding any product they offer
for sale on Amazon.it. This includes the sale of products by individuals outside
Offensive material: Amazon reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of
listings posted to our site.
Nudity: In general, images that portray nudity in a gratuitous or graphic manner
Items that infringe upon an individual's privacy: Amazon holds personal privacy
in the highest regard. Therefore, items that infringe upon, or have potential to infringe
upon, an individual's privacy are prohibited.
Advertisements: Listings that are intended wholly or mainly as "portals" to
commercial or private websites for the purposes of advertising, or that offer contact
information for non-Amazon.it offers, particularly those with non-Amazon.it ordering tools
or information are prohibited.
Products made available by digital download: Amazon prohibits the listing of
products that are made available by digital download, including "codes" that can be used
to access content on other websites or platforms.
Products that are not safe: All new toys and electrical equipment must be CE
marked. All toys and electrical equipment, whether new or used, must be safe (that is,
there is no risk that the equipment will cause death, personal injury or damage to
property) and, where applicable, come with an Italian standard plug. You must have used
and refurbished electrical equipment tested by an expert prior to listing to verify that
it is safe. You must not list any product that has been the subject of a product safety
recall, regardless of branding. Products not meeting these requirements are
E-cigarettes: Electronic cigarettes, kits, accessories and refills containing
liquids, with or without nicotine, are prohibited to consumers who purchase in the Italian
territory. Only e-cigarette electronic devices and related accessories clearly stating
that the product does not contain liquids are allowed: however, these products cannot be
fulfilled through FBA. Sellers have to comply with all nicotine-based product law
directives (including tax regulations). The sale of tobacco and herbal cigarettes is also
Animal products: Parts of or products from whale, dolphin, or shark (except shark
teeth), elephant (including elephant ivory) or from any other regulated endangered plant
or animal are prohibited.
Plants, plant material and seed: Certain types of plants, seeds and other plant
material are prohibited or regulated to ensure they are safe for pets, humans and
the environment. You should seek advice from appropriate government authorities before (a)
exporting, importing, receiving or transporting such agricultural or plant material, and
(b) selling seed, as marketing regulations apply and licensing may be required (e.g. for
vegetable and grass seed). The appropriate authority is the Department of Agriculture in
Any product listed in the Excluded Products list in the Amazon Services Europe Business
Solutions Agreement is prohibited for sale on the Amazon.it site. Additionally,
sellers are prohibited from listing the following products on Amazon.it: Mobile Phones
Services, Magazines and Newspapers, Tobacco, Adult Toys and products, Gift Cards and Gift
Certificates, Prescription Medication, Guns and Ammunition, Knives or other offensive
weapons, Photo Processing (see this help page in Italian for a complete list).
Intellectual Property Violations
Counterfeit merchandise: Products offered for sale on Amazon.it must be
authentic. Any product that has been illegally replicated, reproduced or manufactured
Unauthorized and unlicensed merchandise: All items offered for sale on Amazon.it
must be commercially produced and authorized or licensed for sale as a retail
Recopied media: Media products (books, films, CDs, television programs, software
titles, video games, and so on) that have been recopied, dubbed, duplicated, or
transferred without permission of the rights holder are illegal to sell and are
prohibited. This includes:
Books - Unauthorized copies of books are prohibited.
Music - Bootlegs, unauthorized live concerts, unauthorized soundboard
recordings, unauthorized merchandise etc. are prohibited.
Films - Unauthorized copies of films in any format are prohibited.
Unreleased/pre-released movies, screeners, trailers, unpublished and unauthorized film
scripts (no ISBN number), electronic press kits, and unauthorized props are also
Photos - Unauthorized copies of photos are prohibited.
Radio programmes & Concerts - Unauthorized recordings or copies of
recordings of radio programs are prohibited.
Software - Recopied or duplicated software in any format is prohibited.
Academic, OEM, back-up, fulfillment, promotional, beta (pre-release), unauthorized
freeware/shareware, and "softlifted" versions of software are prohibited. Read our
rules for selling software.
Television programs - Unauthorized copies of television programs (including
pay-per-view events), programs never broadcast, unauthorized scripts, unauthorized
props, and screeners are prohibited.
Video games - Video games sold on Amazon.it must be full retail versions.
Recopied and transferred video games are prohibited. Mod chips, silver disks, video
game emulators, Sega bootdisks, game enhancers, unauthorised video game compilations,
unauthorized bundles of video game products, and unauthorized accessories are also
Cross-border media and parallel imports: Genuine branded goods that infringe upon
a rights owner’s territorial rights within the European Economic Area (EEA) are
prohibited. For more information, visit our EU Imports and Cross-Border Sales help
Transferred media. Media transferred from one format to another is
prohibited. This includes but is not limited to: films converted from NTSC to Pal
and Pal to NTSC, laserdisc to video, television to video, CD-ROM to cassette tape, from
the Internet to any digital format, etc.
Promotional media: Promotional versions of media products, including books
(advance reading copies and uncorrected proofs), music, and videos (screeners) are
prohibited. These products are distributed for promotional consideration and
generally are not authorized for retail distribution or sale. Rights of Publicity:
Celebrity images and/or the use of celebrity names cannot be used for commercial purposes
without permission of a celebrity or their management. This includes product endorsements
and use of a celebrity's likeness on merchandise such as posters, mouse pads, clocks,
image collections in digital format, and so on.