Profile and Community Guidelines

Guidelines for Amazon.com Community participation.

Participation Guidelines

Amazon.com wants your voice to be heard! The following Profile and Community Guidelines ("Guidelines") describe the proper kinds of conduct and prohibited uses of your Profile and related services, including Customer Communities, Customer Reviews, Registries and Wish Lists ("Services"). These Guidelines are not exhaustive. We reserve the right to modify these Guidelines at any time, effective upon posting.

By accessing Your Profile (Amazon.com Full site) and using our Services, you agree to abide by these Guidelines as modified from time to time. Any violation of these Guidelines could result in the suspension or termination of your account or such other action as we deem appropriate. If you want to report any violations of these Guidelines, please e-mail us.

Your Responsibilities

As a passive conduit, our Services enable people to share information about themselves and their personal tastes, and their opinions regarding various products and services. We cannot and do not warrant, verify, or guarantee the quality, accuracy, or integrity of information that you may access. You understand that you shall remain solely liable for any and all information, text, images, photographs, graphics, e-mail addresses, Web pages, reviews, discussion board postings, and other materials ("Content") that you upload, download, or transmit to our Services.

Prohibited Content and Activities

Our Services may be used only for lawful purposes. We reserve the right to restrict or remove any and all uses or Content that we determine in our sole discretion is harmful to our systems, network, reputation, or goodwill, to other Amazon.com customers, or to any third party. The following non-exhaustive list details the kinds of conduct or Content that is prohibited:

  • The upload, download, or transmission of any Content that would violate, or would facilitate the violation of, any applicable law, regulation, or Amazon.com rule or policy
  • The upload, download, or transmission of any Content that infringes the intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights of others, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, or trade secrets
  • The upload, download, or transmission of any Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable
  • The upload, download, or transmission of any harmful Content, including, without limitation, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or any other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, program, data, or personal information
  • The upload, download, or transmission of any Content offering or disseminating fraudulent goods, services, schemes, or promotions (e.g., make-money-fast schemes, chain letters, pyramid schemes)
  • The upload, download, or transmission of any domain names, URLs, or hyperlinks
  • The use of the Service for commercial purposes such as advertising, promotion, solicitation, or other illegal or illicit activities.
  • The impersonation of any person or entity or forging of any e-mail communication or any part of a message