Help: Buying and selling safely
Trading online can be as safe as it is fun. We do what we can to protect you, but there are a heap of really simple things you can do yourself. And the bonus is that a lot of these things also make you a more sought after trader ;)
What can I do to trade safely?
Here are some things to get you started.
- Research the item and the seller
Make sure you are confident about what you’re buying and who you’re buying from before committing to the purchase. Take a look at our Learn more
- Use safer payment methods
Safer payment methods provide more security for buyers and may also attract more buyers. Everyone wins! Learn more
- Keep your Trading Post® profile secure
Protect your password, you personal details and your account. Learn more
- Safe business practices
Running a business? There are things businesses can do to operate safely too. Learn more.
What does Trading Post do to help me trade safely?
We have a number of security measures in place. Including them all here would make this a long page, so we’ve outlined them separately. Check out how Trading Post protects you.