Last Updated: July 31, 2018

The following categories of businesses and business practices are prohibited from using the Ceito Service ("Prohibited Projects"). The types of projects listed in the right column are representative, but not exhaustive. If you are uncertain as to whether your business is a Prohibited Projects, or have questions about how these requirements apply to you, please contact us.

By registering for Ceito, you are confirming that you will not use the Service to accept contributions in connection with the following businesses, business activities or business practices.

IP Infringement, regulated or illegal products and services
Intellectual property or proprietary rights infringement Sales, distribution, or access to counterfeit music, movies, software, or other licensed materials without the appropriate authorization from the rights holder; any product or service that directly infringes or facilitates infringement upon the trademark, patent, copyright, trade secrets, or proprietary or privacy rights of any third party; use of Ceito intellectual property without express consent from Ceito; use of the Ceito name or logo including use of Ceito trade or service marks inconsistent with the Ceito Marks Trademark and Copyright Usage Agreement, or in a manner that otherwise harms Ceito or the Ceito brand; any action that implies an untrue endorsement by or affiliation with Ceito
Counterfeit or unauthorized goods Unauthorized sale or resale of brand name or designer products or services; sale of goods or services that are illegally imported or exported
Gambling Lotteries; bidding fee auctions; sports forecasting or odds making; fantasy sports leagues with cash prizes; internet gaming; contests; sweepstakes; games of chance
Regulated or illegal products or services Marijuana dispensaries and related businesses; sale of tobacco, e-cigarettes, and e-liquid; online pharmacies; contact lenses; age-restricted goods or services; weapons, weapon parts, and munitions; gunpowder and other explosives; fireworks and related goods; toxic, flammable, and radioactive materials; products and services with varying legal status on a regional basis; goods or services, the sale of which is illegal under applicable law in the jurisdictions to which your business is targeted or directed.
Essay Mills Essay and paper mills; homework services
Adult content and services Pornography and other obscene materials (including literature, imagery and other media); sexually oriented toys or products; sites offering any sexually-related services such as prostitution, escorts, pay-per view, adult live chat features, mail-order brides, explicit dating sites
Unfair, predatory, or deceptive practices
Get rich quick schemes Investment opportunities or other services that promise high rewards
Mug shot publication or pay-to-remove sites Platforms that facilitate the publication and removal of content (such as mug shots), where the primary purpose of posting such content is to cause or raise concerns of reputational harm
No-value-added services Sale or resale of a service without added benefit to the buyer; resale of government offerings without authorization or added value; sites that we determine in our sole discretion to be unfair, deceptive, or predatory towards consumers; services that offer third-party discounts
Products or services that are otherwise prohibited
Aggregation Engaging in any form of licensed or unlicensed aggregation of funds owed to third parties, factoring, or other activities intended to obfuscate the origin of funds
Drug paraphernalia Any equipment designed for making or using drugs, such as bongs, vaporizers, and hookahs
High risk businesses Bankruptcy lawyers; computer technical support and IT help desks; psychic services; travel reservation services and clubs, airlines, airfare, and cruises (not including sellers that offer day trips with limited prepayment); timeshares; prepaid phone cards, phone services, and cell phones; telemarketing, telecommunications equipment and telephone sales; drop shipping; forwarding brokers; negative response marketing; credit card, foreclosure and identity theft protection; lead generation; the use of credit to pay for lending services; any businesses that we believe poses elevated financial risk, legal liability, or violates card network or bank policies; any business or organization that a. engages in, encourages, promotes or celebrates unlawful violence or physical harm to persons or property, or b. engages in, encourages, promotes or celebrates unlawful violence toward any group based on race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other immutable characteristic
Multi-level marketing Pyramid schemes, network marketing, and referral marketing programs
Pseudo pharmaceuticals Pharmaceuticals and other products that make health claims that have not been approved or verified by the applicable local and/or national regulatory body
Social media activity Sale of Twitter followers, Facebook likes, YouTube views, and other forms of social media activity
Substances designed to mimic illegal drugs Sale of a legal substance that provides the same effect as an illegal drug (e.g., salvia, kratom)
Products designed to decrypt, descramble, or jam signals Sale of products meant for decryption or descrambling; cell phone signal jammers
Video game or virtual world credits Sale of in-game currency unless the merchant is the operator of the virtual world
Use of Ceito in a manner inconsistent with its intended use or as expressly prohibited in the Ceito Services Agreement Use of Ceito principally as a virtual terminal (e.g., submitting card transactions by manually inputting card information); processing where there is no bona fide good or service sold, or donation accepted; card testing; evasion of card network chargeback monitoring programs; sharing cardholder information with another merchant for payment cross-sell product or service
Any product or service that provides peripheral support of any products or services deemed illegal in Singapore Sale of ads for any products or services deemed illegal in Singapore; sales of products that facilitate payments to any of these products or services
Embassy, consulate, other foreign governments Sales going to the benefit of a non-Singapore government entity, including consulates and embassies.