Is This Allowed? PM Offers...
  • Just a quick question...

    Firstly, as a Flippa user, am I allowed to ask for people's email addresses via PM? To offer them more websites / services?

    Secondly, am I allowed to contact losing bidders to offer them for me to create a site similiar to the one they wanted... ?

    Thanks in advance for your answers!
    Post edited by Unknown User at 2011-03-25 11:26:00
  • I would recommend getting this answer directly from Flippa, but here are some items in their terms of service (https://flippa.com/termsandconditions and https://flippa.com/rules) which you should be aware of.

    - [do not] use your User Account for sending advertising, chain letters, junk mail, "spamming" or any other type of unsolicited email;

    - Flippa considers that you are using your User Account in bad faith or to collude in any way to reduce the amount of Fees that would ordinarily be payable to Flippa;

    - Private offers outside the Flippa system are expressly forbidden.

    - Items may not be offered for sale through any other channel whilst the subject of an auction on Flippa. This does not extend to private sales.

    So, from what I understand, what you are suggesting seems to be a grey area, but it could be an issue because you are essentially trying to cut Flippa out of future sales of sites. To cover yourself, I'd highly recommend contacting Flippa directly to get the answer to this.

    Chris