General Moderation and Posting Policy

This moderation policy aims to ensure that our website is inclusive and inviting for everyone.

This website has been established as a forum for the Western Sydney University community, and a platform for Western students and staff to buy and sell their used textbooks.

As a condition of use of the Western Second Hand Book Exchange website, you agree that you are at least 18 years of age.

At the Western Second Hand Book Exchange we want to make sure that the site is as clean, friendly and usable as possible for everyone. Ads that fall outside the posting and moderation rules may be removed from the site.

You are solely responsible for all information that you submit to the Western Second Hand Book Exchange and any consequences that may result from your post. We reserve the right at our discretion to refuse or delete content that we believe is inappropriate. We also reserve the right at our discretion to restrict a user's usage of the site either temporarily or permanently, or refuse a user's registration.

General reasons for ads being deleted are:
1.    Ad breaches the Western Second Hand Book Exchange Posting Policies and other relevant Western Sydney University Policies
2.    Considered threatening, abusive, defamatory, indecent, menacing, harassing, and offensive, infringes any person’s intellectual property rights, harasses anyone, is deemed spam or is unlawful in any way
3.    Ads posted in a language other than English. We only accept ads in English. It's acceptable to include a translation of your ad in another language in addition to English
4.    Ads posted from overseas: No overseas ads are accepted, the Western Second Hand Book Exchange is for Australian based Western Sydney University staff and students
5.    Ad contains external links: No external website links are allowed within your ad to other sites
6.    Inappropriate language
7.    Inappropriate photo / image
8.    Ads that report other fraudulent ads
9.    Ads that are deemed to breach copyright laws

This page is monitored regularly and comments will be removed without notification. As an automatic feature of this website, all textbooks that have a listing date of more than a month will be deleted and therefore if the book has not sold, it is the responsibility of the seller to repost.

The Western Second Hand Book Exchange reserves the right to remove any ad that we feel is not relevant, or of value to the Western Sydney University community, with or without notice to the ad poster.