What products are prohibited?

This list shows which Merchant Products and Services the Services of Goffero may not be used for, or only may be used for with the express written permission of Goffero. This list is compiled on the basis of Goffero’s current understanding of applicable laws, risks factor (including likely Chargeback Levels and/or fraud levels), reputation impact and costs aspects related to providing Goffero’s Services for the relevant categories of products or services.

A vendor may never use the Goffero in relation to any of the following:

  • Drugs and tools specifically intended for the production of drugs, Drug paraphernalia Illegal Drugs, substances designed to mimic illegal drugs, and/or other psychoactive products (e.g., K2, salvia divinorum, nitrate inhalers, bath salts, synthetic cannabis, herbal smoking blends, herbal incense, and HCG/HGH-like substances)
  • Products/services specifically offered or intended to be used to create drugs or grow ingredients for drugs (e.g. ‚Äėgrow shop‚Äô products, seeds for cannabis plants, etc.)
  • Pyramid selling
  • Escort agencies/massage parlors / sexual services.
  • Timeshare and timeshare maintenance
  • Independent financial advisers (IFA), Payday loans and unsecured loan/lines originating from non-FDIC insured banks
  • Counterfeit goods/replicas or those infringing on intellectual property rights, including those designed to infringe on such intellectual property (i.e., knock-offs, imitations, bootlegs)
  • Trade of weapons, ammunition, military arms, explosive devices, and firearm parts
  • Products/services that promote hate, violence, discrimination, terrorism, harassment or abuse
  • Products designed to circumvent copyright protection techniques or to otherwise facilitate the unlicensed use of copyrighted materials (e.g. ‚Äėmod-chips‚Äô to break the encryption of game computers to enable the playing of unlicensed copies of games).
  • Providing gambling services in jurisdictions where this is illegal or (where applicable) offering gambling services without a valid license to the relevant jurisdiction.
  • Illegal products/services or any service providing peripheral support of illegal activities.
  • Adult entertainment, websites & content (such as)
    • Adult book stores, video stores, toys
    • Any products on the internet containing graphic or nude content o Audio (phone sex and adult phone conversations)
    • Companion/escort services or Dating services (sexually-oriented)
    • Fetish products
    • Membership, clubs, subscriptions
    • Prostitution
    • Gentleman‚Äôs clubs, topless bars, and strip clubs
    • Video (web-based sexually oriented video)
  • Fake references and other services/products that foster deception (including fake IDs and government documents)
  • Mail order spouse and international match-making services
  • Social media ‚Äúclick farms‚ÄĚ (i.e., the sale of clicks/likes/reviews/endorsements on social media sites)
  • Telemarking companies involved with the following methods of operations:
    • Offering a free gift, prize, or sweepstakes/contest entry as an inducement to purchase their product or service
    • Inbound telemarketing companies that receive calls as the result of postcards or similar mailings (as opposed to catalog or media advertising)
    • Selling products/services as an agent for a third party
  • Merchants engaged in any form of deceptive marketing practice including but not limited to:
    • Hidden Disclosure
    • Bogus claims & endorsements
    • Pre-checked opt-in boxes
    • Refund/Cancellation avoidance
    • Poorly disclosed negative options
    • Merchants offering substantial rebates or special incentives (e.g., free gift, prize, sweepstakes, or contest) as an inducement to purchase products/services
    • Negative response marketing techniques by any type of merchant (i.e., the customer is automatically charged if they don‚Äôt return the merchandise at the end of a free trial period)
  • Jammers or devices that are designed to block, jam or interfere with cellular and personal communication device/signals (e.g., GPS), Decryption and descrambler products including mod chips, Spy devices/services/software.