What are TpT’s Seller Guidelines?

In addition to our general community guidelines, these additional rules apply when you share and sell content on TpT:

Be a good community member. In addition to these Seller Guidelines, it’s important that you follow our general Community Guidelines.

Follow our content guidelines.  TpT is a place where teachers share, buy, and sell educational materials and resources. These guidelines provide information on the types of resources that we currently support. Don’t post resources that fall outside of these guidelines.

Set and honor your prices.  How you price your resources is up to you. We do set a minimum price and you will not be able to price any resources below the minimum price. The minimum price, listed on the resource upload page, may be changed from time-to-time. You must offer the full material advertised in your resource listing for the price listed, and you cannot require members to pay any additional fees to access your resource. You may not charge more on TpT for a resource that is offered for free or less elsewhere.

Be accurate and honest.  The TpT community is built on trust. You should only sell resources that you’ve produced or designed yourself. Make sure your resource is complete and accurate. Don’t be misleading about what your resource is or includes. It’s your responsibility to ensure that the titles, descriptions, and other materials in your resources are truthful, accurate and free of mistakes and technical issues.

Maintain accessibility and fix technical issues.  By offering resources for sale through our Services, you agree to provide undisrupted access to your resources to members who have purchased them. Each resource file you upload to our service must be complete, fully accessible, and in working condition at all times. This means, if any part of your resource content is hosted on another platform or relies on a third party service, you must maintain third party content at all times. You may not require the purchase of any additional software or equipment not listed as required in your resource description. You may not require the purchase, subscription, or registration of an account with any other websites or services to access your full resource.

Respect intellectual property rights.  Your resources must only contain material that you own the rights to (copyright, trademark, and other rights) or that you have the legal right to use commercially. When you upload a resource to our services, you represent and warrant to us and to members who may use your resource that you have the necessary rights to use all of the content you include in your resource, that neither TpT nor any member will have to obtain a license or pay royalties to any third parties, and that the intended use of your resource by TpT or a member will not infringe on anyone’s rights (including copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights, personality, publicity, or privacy rights). TpT has adopted a policy in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. We will remove resources that are identified in a valid legal notice as infringing and we’ll close the accounts of Sellers who repeatedly violate this rule.

Don’t direct Users to alternative sales channels. TpT should not be used as a way to drive traffic to another website or business. You may not include hyperlinks to alternative sales channels such as another online marketplace or e-commerce site where your resources can be purchased.

Follow our feedback guidelines. You can find them here. Don’t do anything that undermines the integrity of our feedback system. It’s important that feedback is honest, truthful, and authentic.

Above all be a supportive and respectful community member, and help us continue to develop and grow our amazing educator community. Follow the TpT Way and you’ll be set.
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