HKMarket advertising policy
We reserve the right to reject advertising ads that we believe to be in violation of applicable law, the interests of readers and users of HKM’s interests or reputation.
For reasons of location and understanding of the ads, we reserve the right to change the text in a given ad, and to give the ad a more proper location in case of fault locations.
Information must be given a real selling price in the price field.
Number / quantity must always be.
Do you have more of the same, you can either grant price per. pieces, or the total amount.
One ad per. thing. For sale must be submitted immediately in an ad under one heading, there is only one place.
One thing per. ad. Every thing should be placed in an advertisement for itself. An exception is when there is more of the same, or things that naturally go together.
All ads must be specific box. This means that the text should treat the product being advertised.
Keywords / Tags: It is not allowed to insert keywords in the ad text that is not relevant to the product being sold
Private advertising is generally free, although there are some exceptions, where we charge a fee indentation
Commercial ads can be inserted using a retail user.
You can enter up to 2,000 characters on the HKM.
As corporate advertisers should be uploaded as a retail user
Ads are not admitted
We reserve the right to reject ads that we believe to be in violation of applicable law, the interests of readers and users or HKM’s interests or reputation.
Below you can see a list of goods and services that we do not register, and where we put certain requirements for the announcement.
Ammunition is not included
According to the Firearms Act should ammunition are not sold by individuals. Have surplus of ammunition, you are required to return it to the nearest police station. Companies that sell ammunition, can place advertisements on ammunition as commercial ads.
Tickets for the price is not recorded
According to the Act on the resale of tickets for public entertainment, it is forbidden to sell tickets for more than face value.
Copyright / copyrighted photos, texts, music files, can not appear in ads
If you use images, photos, texts from copyrighted works, music files, etc. in an ad, you are responsible for that use does not infringe third party rights, including copyrights, copyright and other intellectual property rights. You are therefore responsible for the use of others’ texts, images, music and video files, etc. always comply with applicable Hong Kong law, and that any intellectual property rights are respected and honored by the then rules. HKM therefore waives its liability for violations of the rights and disseminate an application for this directly to you.
Animals that are given away, or where the price is set so low as to actually talk about giving away, are not allowed.
By agreement with the Animal Protection recorded ads in which animals are given away, not. We reserve the right to reject ads on animals where the selling price is so low that in our view is in fact the animal is given away.
Animals that are especially dangerous / difficult, not registered
According to the Law on especially dangerous / difficult animals is prohibited to keep a wide range of animal species therefore not be included.
For ethical reasons, we record also no animals on the list, since, according to Animal Protection These species require so much work that individuals can not offer them a living:
• purse foxes
• raccoon dogs
• desert Foxes
• Niringet armadillo
• Kuskus (animal)
Endangered animals will not be register
Endangered animals covered by the Washington Convention and which has not been issued certificate will not be registered.
Dog breeds that will not be recorded ads for are the followings:
• American bulldog
• American staffordshire terrier
• Dogo argentino
• fila Brasiliero
• Pitbull terrier
• and crossings where the races are included.
Dogs that are tail or ear cropped in Hong Kong or abroad, are not recorded.
Exceptions to this rule are certain hunting dog breeds (wire-haired Pointer Short haired Pointer, Weimaraner, vizla the Bretons) and dogs for purely health reasons is tail or ear cropped.
Dogs who wishes to sell before they are 8 weeks old will not be recorded
According Dogs Act dogs are not removed from their mothers before the age of 8 weeks.
Dogs are not admitted for a sales price below 100 hkd
By agreement with the Animal Protection, no ads where dogs are advertised at a price less than 100 hkd
Electrical dressage collars and invisible electric fences are not published
Ads concerning. electrical dressage collar, so-called invisible dog fences and other electrical dressage aggregates are not recorded because they are illegal under the Animal Protection Act.
Cats are not admitted for a sales price below 100 hkd
By agreement with the Animal Protection, no ads where cats are advertised at a price less than 100 hkd
Cats who wish to sell before they are 12 weeks old, is not allowed
According to the executive order on transfer of kittens must supply of kittens not happen before 12 weeks.
Horses intended to be sold before they are 5 months old, is not allowed
Foals should not be removed from their mothers before the age of 5-6 months. By agreement with the Animal Protection, no ads where foals intends to be sold, before the age of five months.
Rabbits, who wish to sell before they are 7 weeks old, is not allowed
Young rabbits should not be removed from their mothers before the age of 7 weeks. By agreement with the Animal Protection, no ads where rabbits cubs intends to sold, before the age of 7 weeks.
Porpoises, who wish to sell before they are 4 weeks old, is not allowed
Porpoises should not be removed from their mothers before the age of 4 weeks and weigh at least 300 grams. By agreement with the Animal Protection, no ads where guinea pigs intends to sold, before the age of four weeks.
Hamsters, who wish to sell before they are 4 weeks old, is not allowed
Baby hamster should not be removed from their mothers until they are four weeks old. By agreement with the Animal Protection, no hamster ads are allowed where hamster are intended to be sold before the age of four weeks.
Chinchillas, who wish to sell before they are 8 weeks old will is not allowed
Chinchilla should not be removed from their mothers before the age of 8-9 weeks. By agreement with the Animal Protection, no ads where chinchilla intends to sold, before the age of eight weeks.
HKM will not publish ads of people if we are aware of them by a Hong Kong court has given judgment for violating the Animal Welfare Act. At the same time, we note that on request, we will provide personal information to the relevant authorities in animal welfare cases.
Pharmaceuticals and prescription drugs
Sales of medicines – both prescription and OTC medicines – in Hong Kong requires permission from the Hong Kong Medicines Agency.
The following may not be sold on HKM:
• Prescription drugs and over the counter drugs
• Products that contain ephedrine
• Narcotic agents and the like
• Products by brand Herbalife, Forever living and Alli.
• Products containing nicotine (nicotine patches or pills and liquids for e-cigarettes / electric cigarettes) Additionally recorder HKM ads with electric cigarettes and accessories
• Lenses (categorized as medical devices)
• Tooth whitening agents
The following items are only allowed via retail user at HKMmarket.hk
• Products containing nicotine (nicotine patches or pills as well as e-cigarettes / electric cigarettes)
• Lenses (categorized as medical devices)
• Tooth whitening agents
Erotic content should never appear in ads
Everyone should be safe to use HKM’s media. We therefore take no ads with erotic or pornographic content. This includes images of erotic nature.
Financing / loan sought is not recorded
Because of the potential for abuse of advertisers ads where private seeking financing / loans are not allowed.
Copies of any kind will not be Publish
According to the Copyright Act are trading in pirated goods, example; copied movies, music, computer games, clothes, bags, watches, handicrafts and so on. Illegal.
Silencers for weapons are not recorded
For ethical reasons, no ads for silencers for weapons.
The lock pistols, bank keys, etc. will not be published
For ethical reasons recorded, no ads on bank keys, pick, and lock guns.
Submachine guns, fully automatic rifles, machine guns and parts for them will not be published
According to the Firearms Act, it is illegal to be in possession of machine guns, fully automatic rifles, machine guns and parts and ammunition to them.
Online game accounts, including World of Warcraft and others are not included
Trade with online gaming accounts are associated with a risk that the buyer cannot use that account afterwards.
This is partly due to trade with, for example, World of Warcraft accounts is illegal according to game producer, which means that there is no official and reliable way of letting the account change hands on. Therefore, we have the interests of our users opted not to include these ads.
In addition, we do not allow ads with sale of gold, weapons, etc. in connection with the online game accounts (World of Warcraft, Diablo, etc.)
Political and religious content should never appear in ads
Everyone should be safe to use HKM’s media. We therefore take no ads with political and religious content.
Software licenses are not allowed
We do not take ads with sale of licenses for software products such as Microsoft Windows, Adobe, Kaspersky, Norton Antivirus, etc. All licenses must be sold with the original software.
Duty-free goods are not allowed
According to the Customs Act may duty-free goods (perfume, alcohol, cigars etc.) Introduced only for their own consumption. It is illegal to resell items that you duty-free introduced to Hong Kong.
Weapons, can not be legally sold in Hong Kong and therefore are not allowed
According to the Firearms Act is trafficking in weapons illegal, if not both buyer and seller are in possession of a valid hunting license and / or a valid firearms license.