eBay Trading APIVersion 1003

MaximumBuyerPolicyViolationsType

Type defining the MaximumBuyerPolicyViolations container, which is used by the seller as a mechanism to block prospective buyers who have buyer policy violations on their account exceeding the value set in the Count field during a specified time period (set in the Period field).

Type that uses MaximumBuyerPolicyViolationsType:

Calls that use MaximumBuyerPolicyViolationsType:

Fields

Count ( int ) [0..1]
This integer value sets the maximum number of buyer policy violations that a prospective buyer is allowed to have during a specified time period (MaximumBuyerPolicyViolations.Period) before being blocked from buying/bidding on the item.

To retrieve a list of allowed values for this field, the seller should call GeteBayDetails, including BuyerRequirementDetails in the DetailName field of the request, and then look for the BuyerRequirementDetails.MaximumBuyerPolicyViolations.NumberOfPolicyViolations.Count fields in the response.
See the Field Index to learn which calls use Count.

Period ( PeriodCodeType ) [0..1]
This enumerated value defines the length of time over which a prospective buyer's buyer policy violations will be counted. If the prospective buyer's number of buyer policy violations during this defined period exceeds the value set in the Count field, that prospective buyer is blocked from buying/bidding on the item.

If the Count value is 2, and the specified Period is 'Days_30' (counting back 30 days from the present day), any prospective buyer that has had three or more buyer policy violations is blocked from buying/bidding on the item.
See the Field Index to learn which calls use Period.