Kwikemarket is committed to creating a safe, user-friendly environment, where our users can post and reply to ads and other messages freely and without concern. While most individuals use Kwikemarket to successfully buy, sell, rent or connect with others, like any online community there is a risk of predators and scammers. In order to minimize the instances of misuse of the Kwikemarket website and to better achieve a safe environment for our users, we have set out below a number of tips and techniques that you should consider to protect yourself when using the Kwikemarket website. Please note that the below list is by no means exhaustive and you should not use it as a substitute for your own common sense.
1. Responding to an Ad
When responding to any ad on Kwikemarket, whether it be a “for sale” ad, rental ad, job posting or personal ad, it is important to remember that you have never met the person who posted the ad. Most scams involve the use of a false identity and scammers will often hide behind an alias to fool people into thinking they are trustworthy, even though they are not. Use caution, particularly when asked for money or personal information. In particular:
2. Placing an Ad
When posting an ad on Kwikemarket, remember that you will likely not know the people who will see or respond to the ad. Remember:
3. General Safety Tips
4. Scams and Fraud
Like any online community, Kwikemarket is susceptible to scams and fraud. Always remember to use your common sense when using any of the services offered on the Kwikemarket website. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it could be a scam. We have set out below several links to helpful resources containing information on common online scams. Please educate yourself about these scams so that you will not be a victim.
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