vivaUAE Safety Tips

We are interested and committed in creating a user friendly environment where it is easy for an user to post and reply ads without any concern. There are many things which you should keep in mind to protect yourself and your privacy online. The following are the few tips and techniques you should follow.

Posting an Ad

Online advertising gives us an opportunity to reach people as many as possible those who are interested in purchasing the goods that we post in a quick and effective way. But be careful while posting an ad as you may not know the people who respond to your ad.

  • Never include your personal information in the ad like your address.
  • Don’t post adult material or nude images that oppose our terms and conditions.
  • Talk to people on the phone and use your common sense before providing them information, like your address, and trust your instincts.
  • If someone is coming to check out the items you advertised, make sure you're not alone when they arrive.
  • Its always good to show items that are portable but expensive like digital camera in public places instead of your home.
  • Take some one along with you when you meet the people personally.
  • Meet people in a public place.

Responding to an Ad

Online ad services gives us immense number of opportunities to find different types of items that we are interested in purchasing. But be careful while responding to an ad as you may not know the people who respond to your ad.

  • Never transfer money to suspicious people or strangers overseas.
  • Always meet people in a public place.
  • Avoid deals that are too good to be true.
  • Deal with people in your area by meeting face to face to see the item.
  • Try to deal with people in your local community or paying with PayPal.
  • Never provide your personal or banking information.
  • When you go some ones house always bring a friend... is not involved in any transaction, and does not handle payments, shipping, guarantee transactions, provide escrow services, or offer "buyer protection" or "seller certification"
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