Shop Safely

The overwhelming majority of giantbelly users are trustworthy and well-intentioned. With millions of human interactions facilitated through giantbelly, the incidence of violent crime has been extremely low.

Nevertheless, it's very important to take the same common sense precautions online as you would offline.

When meeting someone for the first time, please remember to:

  • Insist on a public meeting place like a cafe
  • Do not meet in a secluded place, or invite strangers into your home
  • Be especially careful when buying/selling high value items
  • Tell a friend or family member where you're going
  • Take your cell phone along if you have one
  • Consider having a friend accompany you
  • Trust your instincts

Never make advance payment

Make sure you either collect a receipt or bill of sale from seller for any item you purchase from this website

Taking these simple precautions helps make giantbelly safer for everyone.

For more information about personal safety online, check out these resources:

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