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Community guidelines

Great deals require trust. Act with integrity.

Perkspotting makes it easier than ever to find great deals in your neighbourhood. Every deal requires trust. Accurately and fairly represent yourself and the discounts you are swapping with others. Attempts to deceive or defraud users are not tolerated.

Prohibited conduct:

  • Attempts to lure users off of Perkspotting to other services are prohibited Don’t list discounts you have no access to and which you don’t intend to swap.
  • You may not circumvent our anti-spam and anti-fraud efforts (this includes multiple postings of the same item)
  • Messages that are intended to harass, intimidate, threaten, or demean another user
  • Items that promote or support hate groups
  • Items that depict or glorify violence
  • Racial slurs
  • Postings or messages that are defamatory, libelous, fraudulent or otherwise violate the law.
  • Postings or messages that violate right of publicity or privacy.
  • Posting or transmitting any virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter egg, time bomb, spyware or other computer code, file or program that’s or is potentially harmful or invasive or intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment (each, a “Virus”).
  • Using Perkspotting for any purpose that’s fraudulent or unlawful.
  • Harvesting or collecting information about our users or directing our users to external websites or apps to harvest or collect their information.
  • Interfering with or disrupting the operation of Perkspotting or our servers or networks.
  • Reproducing, modifying, distributing or otherwise exploiting any portion of Perkspotting except as authorised by us.
  • Reverse engineering, decompiling or disassembling any portion of Perkspotting.
  • Systematically downloading our content.
  • Unless you’re a public search engine, using any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device to retrieve, index, “scrape,” “data mine” or otherwise gather our content.
  • Asking a prospective trader questions about their sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or family status.
  • Adult content: sexual content, adult toys or other items that include explicit nudity are not allowed on Perkspotting.Prohibited items include: pornography, adult toys
  • You cannot offer discounts on pipes, hookahs, or other accessories associated with tobacco products. Prohibited items include: alcoholic products, tobacco, e-cigarettes and e-juice, illegal drugs, prescription drugs or medical devices, over-the-counter drugs and supplements
  • You cannot offer discounts on animals. Prohibited listings include: live animals (including coral), fossils, skin and bones from endangered or protected species
  • We currently don’t allow some professional services like legal, financial, or most medical services. Additionally, you can’t offer to do something illegal for someone else - like unlocking their phone. Prohibited services include: Financial Services (tax filing and preparation, insurance, loans, and credit scoring), Legal Services (debt collection, will preparation, legal advice), Medical Services (chiropractic care, cosmetic services like Botox), Escort Services, companionship, matchmaking
  • Massage services, Services which are themselves illegal (unlocking phones and other hardware) or may include illegal activity, Services related to alcohol or drugs, Services involving guns or other weapons, Affiliate or pyramid schemes, Job postings
  • We don’t allow spam on our app. Don’t repeatedly post the same products, and don’t start a conversation with someone unless you're actually interested in buying their item. Prohibited items include: repeated listings of the same item, mass messages sent without the intent of swapping discounts on Perkspotting.
  • We prohibit dangerous items like firearms, fireworks, or items that have been widely recalled. Prohibited items include: all firearms, accessories and ammunition, Airsoft, BB, or other novelty guns that do not clearly display an orange safety tip, tasers, burglary tools, fireworks, pesticides, tear gas, and other hazardous chemicals or controlled substances

Important note

The policies above cover most of what isn’t allowed, but are not exhaustive. We’ll remove any item we feel is harmful to the Perkpsotting community. If you have any questions regarding the above, please contact our help centre. For specific questions, please visit our FAQ.