Prohibited countries and activities
1. Any activity related to the violation of human rights:
1.1. Trading in human organs;
1.2. Human trafficking (trade of humans for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others);
1.3. Forced labour;
2. Any activity related to the storage, disposal, drugs or psychotropic, toxic or potent substances.
3. Any activity related to the disposition of weapons:
3.1. Dangerous or hazardous biological, chemical or nuclear materials;
3.3. Explosive or radioactive materials;
3.4. Weapon production.
4. Other activities related to activities contrary to the law (e.g. environmental pollution, heritage objects, activity against flora, fauna etc.).
5. Any activity related to sales, distribution, or access to counterfeit music, movies, software, or other licensed materials without the appropriate authorization from the rights holder.
6. Unauthorized sale or resale of brand name or designer products or services.
7. Any activity as follows:
7.1. Dating agencies, contact websites;
7.2. Timeshare business;
7.3. Unlicensed financial Services, financing, leasing (unless applying for an appropriate license);
7.4. Parallel trading;
7.5. Tobacco, wines and spirits;
7.6. Mercenary or contract soldiering;
7.7. Technical surveillance or covert listening device equipment;
7.8. Industrial espionage;
7.9. Adoption agencies;
7.10. Pyramid selling schemes;
7.11. Religious cults or their charities;
7.12. Military equipment;
7.13. Generic web-hosting services for multiple undefined activities;
7.14. Call-centre marketing services for undefined products or services, or “boiler-room” enterprises;
7.15. Security and riot control equipment, or any device that could lead to the abuse of human rights or be utilised for torture;
7.16. Any commercial activity without prior written permission of the Concessioning Authority;
7.17. Production of or trade in radioactive materials, including nuclear reactors and components;
7.18. Production of, trade in, or use of unbonded asbestos fibers;
7.19. Commercial logging operations or the purchase of logging equipment for use in primary tropical moist forests or old-growth forests;
7.20. Marine and coastal fishing practices, such as large-scale pelagic drift net fishing and fine mesh net fishing, harmful to vulnerable and protected species in large numbers and damaging to marine biodiversity and habitats;
7.21. Any equipment designed for making or using drugs, such as bongs, vaporizers, and hookahs;
7.22. Some high risk businesses (e.g. bankruptcy lawyers; computer technical support; psychic services; travel reservation services and clubs; airlines; cruises; timeshares; prepaid phone cards, phone services, and cell phones; telemarketing, telecommunications equipment and telephone sales; drop shipping; forwarding brokers; negative response marketing; credit card and identity theft protection; the use of credit to pay for lending services).
This “Prohibited countries and activities” is an integral part of the Bitlocus Policy on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.