We reserve the right to delete or ban those who we deem to be using replies inappropriately.

When contacting other users:

  • Please treat all other users with courtesy and respect.
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  • Gumtree reserves the right to revoke the ability of any user┬áto reply to ads without notice.

Receiving Inappropriate Replies

If you receive a reply that you feel is inappropriate, please do not reply. You can delete the conversation using the Delete conversation button at the bottom of your messages.

If a user has become rude mid-conversation, remember that you can rate your experiences with them using the Rate Buyer or Rate Seller button found when you open the conversation.