Stay Safe at Buysellireland
At Buysellireland, we are 100% committed to ensuring your experience on our platform is as safe as possible.
Here are some tips on how to stay safe while shopping on Buysellireland.
General Safety Advice
Keep products local
Meet the seller directly and check the item before paying. where applicable,
Pay on receipt of the product
Buyers – Do not pay before receiving an item. Sellers – Do not ship any items before receiving payment.
Never give out financial information
This includes bank account details, PayPal information, and any other information that could be misused.
When applying for a job
Learn about jobs and employers before applying. Do not give out personal information before meeting the employer in person. Avoid traveling to remote locations for interviews.
Make informed decisions
Avoid things that are extra good than usual, such as unrealistically low prices and promises of quick money.
Beware of Scams and Frauds
Fake payment services
Buysellireland does not provide any kind of payment scheme or security. Report any emails claiming to offer such services. Avoid using online payment services or escrow sites unless you are 100% sure of their authenticity.
Request for fake fee
Avoid anyone who asks for extra fees to buy or sell items or services. Buysellireland never requires payment for its basic services and does not allow items that are not located in Ireland, so no brokerage fees are ever needed to import.
Request fake information
Buysellireland never sends emails asking for your personal information. If you receive an email asking us to provide your personal information, do not open any links. Please report the email and delete it.
Requests to use money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram
These services are not for transactions between strangers and a lot of spam is driven through them. Avoid requests to use these services.
Security Measures Provided by Buysellireland
Email addresses do not appear in your ad
This ensures that you are protected from spam.
We constantly update our technology to detect and prevent suspicious or inappropriate activity.
Hide your phone number in ads
You can hide your phone number and still interested buyers can contact you via chat.
Criminals are blocked
We track reports of suspicious or illegal activity to prevent criminals from using the site again.
To Report a Security Issue
If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, please notify us immediately of your situation. If you have been scammed, we recommend you contact your local police department.
Buysellireland is committed to user privacy and does not share user information publicly. We take security very seriously and will cooperate with law enforcement as best we can when we receive requests for scams or other criminal activity.