Mercari Shopping Directory Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Updated 9/9/2021

MercariShopping.com is an independent shopping directory of verified Mercari stores that have a history of providing above average customer service, reliable follow through, timely shipping and quality goods.

Our vision in 2021 is slightly different than when the Mercari Shopping Directory launched in 2017. Our redesigned website is able to accommodate more recommended stores than the few we were able to accommodate previously. 

How To Participate:

Mercari Shopping accepts Mercari stores that have completed Mercari's official verification process with government identification.

(Application fee is temporarily waived as of 9/9/21 until further notice. While we are processing the applications for free, we will be creating the new listings at our earliest convenience) We accept a small donation through the "Buy me a coffee" service to help cover the costs associated with managing the directory, creating a stores directory listing and processing the application process.

All stores applying for participation are required to complete a two page application process, followed by a manual human review to verify eligibility for participation.  

During the application process, Mercari Shopping Collects the following information.

1. e-mail address. [We do not rent, sell, solicit with the e-mail provided. An automated process sends you notification when your application has successfully been completed, along with a link you can use to review the questions submitted and any issues detected with your answers and how you might be able to resolve them. This information remains attached to your application in the event Mercari Shopping ever needs to contact you after acceptance into the directory, regarding your store status and listing.]

2. We ask for your Mercari store web address (required). *

3. We ask for the current name of your Mercari Store. We use this when creating your listing in our directory.  Your store will be listed alphabetically within the directory, based on the name you have provided.

4. * We ask for the Mercari issued numbers for your store that appear at the end of your Mercari Store web address.  We use this to locate your store so we can manually verify the information you provided in your application to have your store listed in the directory.

5. (This step is currently waived as of 9/9/21 until further notice)  We ask you for the name you used when making your donation to the directory via Buy Me A Coffee. We use this only so we can identify your donation and associate it with the correct Mercari Store Application.

6. We ask you which Mercari Inc. badges you have been issued by Mercari for your store.  We ask for this information so we can include it on your directory page.

7. We ask you to agree to the Mercari Shopping Directory Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. (Provided on this page).

8. We utilize information you provided in your application for participation, Mercari Profile Bio, product keywords and related information to provide shoppers with relevant information and assist search engines in locating your information in the directory.

9. We ask you have many products you have successfully sold with via your Mercari store, to determine if you have met Mercari's limitations on new sellers. This is based on an algorithm of 27% completed and buyer rated sales out of the first 100 listings.

10. We ask you to tell us the generic types of products you feature in your Mercari store.  We only use this information for statistical purposes. For the creation of hash tags and keywords.


We DO NOT maintain or store information you provide via the Buy Me A Coffee contribution, other than information provided to the payment processor as required by the payment processor. This information is maintained on the payment processors servers, i.e PayPal, Stripe, Apple Pay, etc.

We retain the information you have provided in your application for processing of your application and incase we need to interact with you in association with your directory page only. We maintain a cloud based back-up of all applications, secured by Google Inc.

We do not sell, rent, or otherwise use the information you have provided.  In the event Mercari Shopping Directory is every purchased and a transfer of ownership occurs, we will transfer that information as required by the laws of California.

Mercari Shopping Directory is being provided as a service without any warranties, guarantee, independent and with no direct association with Mercari Inc.  We are not selling you a service, we accept a minimal one time application donation (currently waived $0.00) to help accommodate the time required to process your application, create a new directory listing, manually validate the information your provided, and create back-link associations to your Mercari Store.  This $5.00 donation (Currently Waived) in no way covers the real costs associated with the service being provided and is acting solely as a tip jar.  Buy Me A Coffee.

We reserve the right now and in the future to modify, delete, remove any store from the directory for any reason whatsoever and without obligation to provide notification to stores accepted for listing.  We also reserve the right to terminate the directory for any cause or reason without notice. These terms may change without notification.  In the event any changes, modifications, updates or the manner in which provide our service which is offered are made, we will make a reasonable attempt to update them on this page or a page which may replace this page in the future, at our earliest convience. Please refer back to this page for future reference. 

In the event any transfer of ownership, sale or otherwise would occur, you as the listed store owner have the right to ask for your store to be removed from the directory.  You may also ask for your store to be removed from the store directory if you close your Mercari store, are suspended or banned by Mercari, or decide not to have your store listing by contacting us at Directory @ Mercarishopping.com

Due to limited staffing and resources available in the operation of this free directory, we will removal and/or change and modify your page information and content as requested at our soonest reasonable convenience. We charge a $5.00 processing donation/tip, to help with the time required to make these requests.  Buy Me A Coffee.



Important Disclosures: 

Mercari Shopping, MercariShopping.com, Mercari Shopping Directory is not directly nor indirectly affiliated with Mercari Inc. Mercari USA. Mercari App.

No sponsorship, No Compensation relationship exists between Mercarishopping.com, Mercari Inc. USA, nor participating Mercari sellers.

The Mercari Shopping website is a free service, developed and provided by SellerThink/RDG/RGAP Creative as an independent project.  

Participating stores are responsible for their own customer service, returns, products listed in their association stores with Mercari Inc.  Mercari Shopping is not affiliated with Mercari, nor any Mercari stores accepted for participation. 

By participating in Mercari Shopping, owners of the Mercari stores are not providing any non-public information, paying nor receiving any form of compensation, nor making any kind of contract or agreement with MercariShopping.com, its affiliated websites, nor any other kind of obligatory relationship.  We do require a donation or tip solely to help compensate for the time to create a directory listing Currently Waived $0.00 as of 9/9/21.  We reserve the right to terminate MercariShopping.com, transfer interests, modify, change the services being offered for free, begin charging monthly service fees in the future; remove any participating store, for any reasons without any notice, as no contractual obligations exists, are intended, are intentionally implied.  

You as the store owner and seller on Mercari Inc. acknowledge and accept these terms as stated on June 1, 2021 (updated 9/9/2021) and any future modifications. No financial compensation has been received from you as the Mercari Store or by you the owner of your Mercari account, nor is any owed to you by Mercari Shopping, its representative, agents, any current or future affiliates, in the present nor in the future unless expressly stated in a future update to this disclosure and terms of service.  

Your participation as a store seller that requested to participate in the directory is 100% voluntary.  

Mercari Shopping contains a single independent affiliate link.  This link provides new shoppers and seller's signing up on Mercari for the first time via the link on our website with a bonus offer from Mercari that provides a coupon or other special sign-up offer that you can use on Mercari once you have met their criteria.  This is known as a Mercari Code link. 

Mercari Shopping may at our discretion embed advertising or affiliate links in the future without notification in order to help compensate for the costs associated with operating our free directory of Mercari Verified Stores.

MercariShopping.com is not responsible for Mercari Inc.'s timely fulfillment nor obligation to fulfill the sign-up bonus that Mercari Inc. makes available via the affiliate link we current use. 


By participating in Mercari Shopping, you are agreeing to allow Mercari Shopping to screen capture a generic image of your Mercari Storefront as it appeared at the time of acceptance for presentation globally via this website, since all websites require this permission when presenting images via the internet and world wide web. We are unable to update your store photo once accepted into the directory, however upon request via the method you requested participation, we can deactivate or remove your page. If we discover that your store is no longer active we may remove your store from the directory at our discretion. 

Privacy Policy:

MercariShopping.com uses a SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) web address which encrypts any information that may be submitted through the website. Currently there are no sign-up features or other features being used by Mercari Shopping that require encryption, however SSL helps ensure your navigation between our associated web pages and Mercari remains as private and secure as SSL provides. We do not track or use cookies to track or log any information via Mercarishopping.com, however our third party website providers may do so and are responsible for how they handle such information, primarily Google, Weebly and Tumblr which have their own privacy policies. By using our services you acknowledge and agree to their policies. Using an ad blocker or anti-tracking or cookie extension or browser settings may help you prevent any third party cookies, tracking, etc. by these third parties and others. MercariShopping.com does not provide, transmit, store nor accept any content (presently) that would require the acceptance of a privacy policy in general. We provide a screen captured image of a participating store, a few text details describing the items and features of the store, and a direct link to that Mercari store. The SSL encryption helps ensure a secure link and connection between our website and the store on Mercari. Once you have left our website and are on a Mercari official store page, Mercari INC. USA terms of service and privacy policies apply.

Participation in the Mercari Shopping Directory requires a Google Gmail account. This can be a Gmail account you create specifically to associate with the directory, or any other Gmail account that you use for other purposes.

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