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Unpaid item policy
What is the policy
When a member wins an item, or uses Buy It Now to purchase an item, they must complete the purchase by sending full payment to the seller within 4 calendar days. Buyers must note:
When you enable the out-of-stock option:
A seller may cancel an unpaid order if the buyer doesn't pay or contact them within 4 calendar days.
Failure to pay for items is a violation of our abusive buyer policy. All unpaid items are recorded on a buyer's account. Buyers who have excessive unpaid items, or cancelled transactions, may have limits imposed, or lose their buying privileges.
Managing unpaid orders
Activity that doesn't follow eBay policy could result in a range of actions including for example: administratively ending or canceling listings, hiding or demoting all listings from search results, lowering seller rating, buying or selling restrictions, and account suspension. All fees paid or payable in relation to listings or accounts on which we take any action will not be refunded or otherwise credited to your account.
Why does eBay have this policy?
This policy ensures buyers follow our guidelines on purchasing items in order to protect sellers and maintain a fair and safe marketplace.
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