Staying safe & site security

How we can help you to stay safe online, and how to report inappropriate behavior.

Buyer and Seller Protection
Find out what it is and what it means for you.
Safe buying advice
Stay safe with our tips and examples of suspicious behaviour to be aware of.
Phishing and scams
Learn what a Trade Me phishing site looks like, and what to keep an eye out for to stay safe online.
Site security
Report listings or behaviour, and learn about our proof of goods and intellectual property processes. Test test test test test test test
Harmful communications
Check out why this matters on Trade Me, and report any harmful communications.
Reporting message board behaviour
How to report behaviour that has no place on the message board.