Prohibited & Restricted Business Activity

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Our Acceptable Use Policy for PayPal

You may only use Judopay's services for the selling of products and services informed by you when entering into a contractual relationship with Judopay and our Financial Service Providers. Any changes associated with your product or service must be immediately communicated to Judopay.

You may not use our Services for the payment of your products where it is illegal to offer or provide these as stated in our Prohibited Business List stated below and updated from time to time.

Restricted Businesses must also include the selling of products or services by you in or to a person, business or country against government guidelines, for the avoidance of doubt, these shall include the sanctions lists identified by the United States Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), the UK and the European Union.

To ensure the security of cardholders in selling your products and services, you must be compliant at all times with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements. Judopay is entitled to request your Attestation of Compliance at any time during the provision of the Services to you.

Prohibited Business List 

  • 3D Printers Specifically Designed to Create Firearms
  • Adoption Agencies
  • Adult - Cinemas
  • Adult - Content / Memberships / Webcams / Phone Sex
  • Adult - Dating Agencies
  • Adult - Erotic or Pornographic Downloads
  • Adult - Escort Advertising
  • Adult - Escort Agencies
  • Adult - Escort Services
  • Adult - Gentlemen's and Strip Clubs
  • Adult - Pay per TV / Chat Lines
  • Adult - Sales and Advertising of Sexual Services ( incl. Bride & Grooms)
  • Adult - Sex chat Telephone Lines
  • Adult - Sex Clubs
  • Adult - Videotext
  • Affiliations & Organisations - That are Deemed to Promote, Condone and / or Encourage Racism, Violence, Terrorism and Extreme Political Views
  • Aggregators
  • Airlines
  • Airlines & Air Carriers - Not Elsewhere Classified
  • Ammunition
  • Amyl Nitrite Inhalants (Poppers)
  • Asset Protection / Venture Capital - Non Regulated
  • Auto Roadside Assistance - Unregulated
  • Bailiffs
  • Binary Options Trading and Forex - Unregulated
  • Binary Options - Regulated
  • Bingo Clubs - Land Based
  • Bizops
  • Bookmakers - Land Based
  • Bookmakers - Telebetting - Land Based
  • Bureau de Change (Quasi Cash Merchant) - Non Regulated
  • Cannabis Seeds
  • Casinos - Not Elsewhere Classified
  • Charities - Unregistered
  • Collection Agencies - Non Regulated
  • Contract for Difference Trading & Foreign Exchange Trading - Unregulated
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Credit Repair
  • Crowdfunding - Unregulated
  • Debt Consolidation
  • Debt Counselling
  • Discounted Legal Service
  • Dominatrix
  • Door to Door Sales
  • Drugs - Illegal Recreation
  • Drugs, Drug - CNP (E-commerce & Moto)
  • Electronic Stores - Modification Chips
  • Escort Services
  • E-Wallet Loans
  • Explosives
  • Extended Warranty (Car / Auto) - Unregulated
  • Extended Warranty Programs (Auto) - Unregulated
  • Fantasy - Nude Art
  • Financial Institutions - Debt Management & Debt Collection Services - Non Regulated
  • Financial Services - Claims Management - Non Regulated
  • Financial Services - Share Dealing "Tipster" Services
  • Financial Services - Tax Evasion Services
  • Firearms / Ammunition
  • Furriers
  • Government Services Intermediaries
  • Gun & Firearm Stores
  • Gun Clubs
  • Hair Restoration Services
  • HCG Weight Loss
  • Hotel Auction Sales
  • Human Growth Hormones (HGH)
  • Imitation Goods - Cardholder Not Present
  • Insurance Services - Direct Marketing - Unregulated
  • Internet Pawn Shop
  • Investment Advice - Unregulated
  • Investments - Precious Metals and Stones
  • IP Address Masking Services
  • Jail Breaker Equipment / Software
  • Jamming Devices (Cell Phone Services)
  • K2, Kratom, Spice, Genie, Kronic, Salvia or Incense
  • Liquidation Sales
  • Live Animals
  • Loan Broker
  • Loan Modifications
  • Male Enhancement (One-Time Billing)
  • Male Enhancement (Trial / Continuity)
  • Manga Animation
  • Medical Consultation
  • Medical Discount Plans / Insurance Substitutes
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Medical or Dental Devices
  • Medical Services - Medical Consultation, Non-Face to Face
  • Medical Services - Self Diagnosis Kits for Potentially Fatal Diseases
  • Modification Chips
  • Nootropics
  • One Day Sales
  • Online Wheel Sales
  • Party Plan
  • Payment Facilitators - Non Regulated
  • Penny Auctions
  • Peptides
  • Phone Calls - Key Entry
  • Prepaid Card Phones
  • Prepaid Phone Cards
  • Pyramid Selling / Ponzi Schemes
  • Pyrotechnic Devices or Supplies
  • Race Tracks
  • Radioactive Material
  • Replicas
  • Reputation Management
  • Research Chemicals
  • Salvage Yards
  • Search Engine Optimisation - Guaranteeing Results
  • Software Downloads (Music / Movies)
  • Sports Promoters & Professionals Clubs
  • Stop Smoking Aids
  • Stored Value Loads - EWallets
  • Stripper Service
  • Student Loan Consolidation Document Preparation
  • Swingers Club / Dogging
  • Tax Relief or Fine Reduction Assistance
  • Telecommunication Equipment & Telephones - Unlocking Services & Jamming Systems
  • Telecommunication Services - Key Entry Telecom Merchants
  • Telemedicine
  • Third Party Timeshare Agents
  • Ticket Brokers (Fulfilment over 90 Days)
  • Tipster Services - Gaming & Share Dealing
  • Tobacco / Cigarettes / Cigars - Card Not Present
  • Travel Agencies & Tour Operators - Unregulated
  • Travel: Timeshare Advertising
  • Tyre Retreading & Repair
  • Unincorporated Clubs
  • Unregistered Charities
  • VIAGRA Online
  • Warranties
  • Weapons
  • Websites / Applications with Cash Prizes
  • Weight Loss Centres (Physician Based)
  • Wheel Clamping Organisations
  • Wholesale Mobile Phone Sales
  • Wine & Spirit Investments
  • Wrecking & Salvage Yards
  • Chemicals & Allied Products

Restricted Business List

The following activities are considered to be restricted by Judopay and will be subject to an enhanced due diligence process. Acceptance of the industries below are subject to our discretion.

  • Account Aggregation Service
  • Agricultural Co-Operatives
  • Aircraft & Farm Equipment Dealers
  • Alcohol - Cnp
  • Alcohol - Internet Wholesale
  • Antique Centres
  • Antique Reproductions
  • Antiques - Sales, Repairs & Restorations
  • Astrology & Tarot Readings, Clairvoyants and Fortune Tellers - Live Readings
  • Astrology & Tarot Readings, Clairvoyants and Fortune Tellers - Memberships
  • ATOL - Tour Operators - Business Travel
  • ATOL - Tour Operators - Leisure Travel
  • Auction Sales - Hotel, One Day Sales
  • Auctions - Internet Based Auction Sites
  • Auto Parts Online
  • Auto Roadside Assistance - Regulated
  • Automotive, Aircraft and Farm Equipment Dealers - Miscellaneous
  • Background Checks
  • Bails & Bond Payments
  • Bankruptcy Lawyers
  • Beauty Products - Card Holder Not Present
  • Body Piercing Studios &Tattoo Artists
  • Builders
  • Bus Lines
  • Businesses Involving Commission Referrals
  • Car & Truck Dealers - New & Used
  • Car & Truck Dealers - Used Only
  • Car Body Repairs
  • Car Matching Service
  • Car Paint shops
  • Car Parks & Garages
  • Car Parts & Accessories
  • Car Parts & Accessories - Commercial Suppliers
  • Car Sales / Showroom (New & Used)
  • Car Servicing - Not Main Dealer
  • Car Washes
  • Caravan Dealers
  • Caravan Parks & Campsites
  • Carpenters & Carpentry Contractors
  • Carpets & Floor Coverings
  • Charities - Non-UK Registered
  • Child Care Services
  • Cinemas
  • Cleaners - Speciality, Polishing & Sanitation Preparations
  • Coins / Collectibles
  • Colleges
  • Construction Materials - Not Elsewhere Classified
  • Continuity Billing - Ingestible Products (With Trial Offer)
  • Continuity Billing - Topical (Skim) Products (With Trial Offer)
  • Contract for Difference Trading & Foreign Exchange Trading - Regulated
  • Credit Card Protection Services
  • Credit Report Monitoring
  • Crowdfunding - Regulated
  • Cyber Lockers
  • Dating Services
  • Day Care Services
  • Decorators & Painters
  • Detective Services
  • Digital Goods
  • Discount Shopping / Coupon Membership Club
  • Distressed Property Sales & Marketing
  • Dropshipping (Somebody Else Ships or Fulfils the Product) / Fulfilment Houses
  • Dry Cleaners
  • E-Cigarettes
  • Estate Agents
  • Fantasy Sports
  • Farm Equipment & Aircraft Dealers
  • Fast Food & Self Service Restaurants
  • Ferries
  • File Sharing
  • Films & Video Tapes - Production & Disruption
  • Financial Institutions - Merchandise & Services
  • Financial Services - Non Regulated
  • Florists
  • Flying Fields
  • Fuel Dealers
  • Galleries
  • General Contractors - Residential and Commercial
  • Golf Courses - Public
  • Guard Dogs
  • Hairdressers & Beauticians
  • Health & Beauty Spas
  • Heavily Reduced or Discounted Price Items
  • Hemp Products
  • Home Entertainment - Radio, TV & Hi-Fi Sales
  • Homeopathic Physicians
  • Horticultural & Landscaping Services
  • Household Appliances
  • ID Theft Protection
  • In Home Computer Hardware / Software Sales or Service
  • Internet / Mail-Order Handbags or Watches
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Investments - Property Advice & Investment
  • Investments - Property Investment - Land Banking
  • IT Services
  • Legal Advice - Prepaid
  • Licensed Businesses
  • Loan Repayment
  • Lottery
  • Lottery Sales
  • Market Traders
  • Masonry & Plastering Contractors
  • Massage Parlour
  • Masseurs
  • MLM (Multi Level Marketing) and Network Marketing
  • Mobile Apps
  • Money Service Business
  • Motorhome Dealers
  • Motorcycle Dealers
  • Nightclubs
  • Non - Prescription Products
  • Nutra Straight Sales
  • Nutraceutical / Health & Beauty (Straight Sale)
  • Nutraceuticals (Subscription and Free Trial)
  • Off Licenses / Alcohol
  • Online Marketplace
  • P2P Payments
  • Painters & Decorators
  • Pawn Shops
  • Pay Telephones
  • Payday / Instalment Loans
  • Political Organisations
  • Products (Adult Sex Toys)
  • Professional Services - Not Elsewhere Classified
  • Psychic (Mail Order Telephone Order or E-Com)
  • Public Houses & Bars
  • Receivership Accounts
  • Restaurants - Except Fast Food
  • Roofing & Siding Contractors
  • Saunas
  • Second-hand Products
  • Security Brokers & Dealers / Shares & Unit Trust Brokers - Unregulated
  • Selling Cash or Cash Equivalents
  • Sexual Enhancement Products
  • Shipping Services
  • Silverware & Jewellery
  • Skincare (Straight Sale)
  • Snooker, Billiards & Pool Establishments
  • Stamp & Coin Stores
  • Taxi Cabs & Limousines
  • Teeth Whitening Products
  • Telecommunication Services
  • Telephony Services (VOIP)
  • Tennis Clubs - Memberships
  • Ticket Agencies
  • Timeshare - Advertising
  • Timeshares - Schemes and Holiday Clubs
  • Towing & Vehicle Recovery Services
  • Trade Schools
  • Trading Schemes
  • Tyre Stores
  • Utilities - Electricity, Gas & Water etc.
  • VPN Services
  • Watch Sales - Cardholder Not Present
  • Wedding Services
  • Wire & Money Transfer

You are responsible for verifying that all items you sell are authentic, legal, and not included in the above-mentioned list and subsequent updates. Breach of this policy may subject you to service suspension and other remedies available to the service providers by law or contract, all without prior notice.