What tasks can't be placed in Toloka?

Toloka isn't intended for tasks that could harm performers. Your account may get blocked for posting such tasks.

Guidelines for tasks

You can't post tasks that:

  • Advertise and promote sites. In a task, don't ask performers to:

    • Follow links to websites or enter specific search queries.

    • View ads on external sites. However, you can add your own advertising materials to tasks for performers to evaluate. For example, you can ask performers to compare two versions of a banner ad.

    • Post, distribute, or evaluate advertising in social networks, or participate in polls.

    • Write reviews and comments on websites.

  • Encourage downloading or installing software, including malware, on performers' devices.

    If special software is needed to complete your task, contact support.

  • Disclose personal data to third parties.

  • Allow third parties to access the performer's account in Toloka.

  • Involve the creation of illegal materials.

  • Lead to the creation and distribution of any type of spam.

  • Harm performers, are misleading or offensive, or violate ethical and moral norms.

  • Involve advertising, review, click, or rating fraud.

  • Cause harm to data or any part of the Toloka platform.

  • Serve for recruitment and setting tasks to persons who are in employment relationships with the requester.

Yandex reserves the right to check the platform's public resources and block tasks that do not meet the above conditions.

Requirements in effect prior to 7: 59 on February 20, 2021 (Moscow time)

You can't post tasks that:

  • Are oriented toward advertising and promoting websites. In a task, don't ask performers to:

    • Follow links to websites or enter specific search queries.

    • View ads on external sites. However, you can add your own advertising materials to tasks for performers to evaluate. For example, you can ask performers to compare two versions of a banner ad.

    • Post, distribute, or evaluate advertising in social networks, or participate in polls.

    • Write reviews and comments on websites.

  • Encourage downloading or installing software, including malware, on performers' devices.

    If special software is needed to complete your task, contact support.

  • Disclose personal data to third parties.

  • Allow third parties to access the performer's account in Toloka.

  • Involve the creation of illegal materials.

Read more in the Requester agreement.

Requirements in effect prior to 7:59 on January 23, 2019 (Moscow time)
You can publish any tasks that require analyzing or creating content (see Tips for designing tasks). Toloka isn't intended for tasks that could harm performers. Your account might be blocked if tasks:
  • Are oriented toward advertising and promoting websites. In a task, don't ask performers to:

    • Click links to websites or enter specific search queries.

    • View advertising materials.

    • Post, distribute, or evaluate advertising in social networks, or participate in polls.

    • Write reviews or comments on websites.
  • Encourage downloading or installing software, including malware, on performers' devices.
  • Disclose personal data to third parties.
  • Allow third parties to access the performer's account in Toloka.
  • Involve the creation of illegal materials.