What tasks can't be placed in Yandex.Toloka?

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

Current restrictions

Restriction.

In the current situation, it is not recommended to place walking (field) tasks in a number of regions of Russia and other countries where the quarantine restrictions and self-isolation are active.

List of regions where field tasks can't be placed yet:
  • Arkhangelsk Region
  • Irkutsk Region
  • Kursk Region
  • Rostov Region
  • Republic of Mordovia
  • Tomsk Region
  • Tyumen region, especially in large cities:
    • Surgut
    • Tyumen

The list of regions is updated, check the information before launching.

In the task instructions, ask performers to follow the Rospotrebnadzor rules for wearing masks and gloves.

Guidelines for tasks

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 them. For example, you can ask performers to compare two versions of an ad banner.

    • 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 Yandex.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). Yandex.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 Yandex.Toloka.

  • Involve the creation of illegal materials.