Distance Selling Regulations – eBay

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If you are in business and selling to a consumer then if you use the traditional eBay method of selling as an auction then the DSRs do not apply.

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We receive queries concerning eBay sales and whether the Distance Selling Regulations (DSRs) apply. 

If you are in business and selling to a consumer then if you use the traditional eBay method of selling as an auction then the DSRs do not apply.  

However, if you sell by ‘Buy It Now’ (or Second Chance Offers) the DSRs do apply.  Sales by private sellers are not covered by DSRs.

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