Our House Rules

Get to know Etsy's legal terms and policies

Our House Rules

Seller Policy (Effective from December 1, 2022)

Your rights and obligations as an Etsy seller

Your rights and obligations as an Etsy seller

Advertising & Marketing Policy

Terms for Etsy sellers who take advantage of our advertising or marketing services

Anti-Discrimination and Hate Speech Policy

Behavior we prohibit on Etsy

Community Policy

Requirements for participating in community spaces

Etsy Payments Policy

Our agreement with you about your use of our payments services.

Fees & Payments Policy

Seller fees, taxes, and how to pay them

Google Shopping Incentives Policy

Terms for special offers and promotions when using Google Shopping advertising through Etsy

Handmade Policy

What may be sold in our Handmade category

Intellectual Property Policy

Intellectual property and issues with infringement

Pattern Policy

Your rights and responsibilities when using Pattern by Etsy

Privacy Policy

Our privacy practices for our site, mobile apps, and other services

Prohibited Items Policy

Items that are prohibited or restricted in our marketplace

Purchase Protection Program for Sellers

Requirements for Purchase Protection program eligibility

Sanctions Policy

Your responsibilities regarding sanctions and trade restrictions

Sell on Etsy App Policy (Effective from December 1, 2022)

Managing your Etsy shop through the Sell on Etsy mobile app

Seller Referrals Policy

Earning credits by referring your friends to sell on Etsy

Shipping Policy

Understanding your shipping obligations and your rights and responsibilities when using Etsy's shipping labels services