Business Support Materials or also known as “BSM” as utilized as a part of these Rules implies all items and services counting. However not constrained to business helps, books, magazines, flip graphs, and other written words, online writing, websites, publicizing, sound, video or computerized media, arouses, gatherings, and informative workshops, and different sorts of materials and services which are mainly:
— Intended to request as well as teach Prospects, Customers, or imminent Customers of Amway items or benefits, or to help, prepare, inspire, and additionally, educate IBOs, or
— Join or utilize at least one of the Marks or Copyrighted Works of Amway, or
— Are offered with an express or inferred feeling of alliance, association, or relationship with Amway.
Unless determined in composing, IBOs recognize that nothing in this Rule, or in some other Rule, might be understood or deciphered as a permit or additional authorization to fuse any LOS Information into any BSM.
General Rules on BSM
IBOs may offer BSM just as per Rules and guidelines given by the Amway, business model. BSM made, utilized, promoted, disseminated, or offered available to be purchased by or to IBOs must:
— Comply with all Quality Assurance Standards and any relevant Rules of Conduct identifying with their utilization, promotion, and sale;
— Be submitted to Amway for survey before utilize, promotion, appropriation, or sale;
— Be approved by Amway; and
— If required for the classification of BSM, bear the approval number gave by Amway.
But as expressly given in the Quality Assurance Standards, BSM may not be offered available to be purchased to Prospects. A duplicate of the as of now relevant Quality Assurance Standards is accessible from Amway upon asking for by IBOs qualified to offer or promote BSM.
Amway’s Satisfaction Guarantee and Buy-Back Rules don’t make a difference to materials not sold by Amway. BSM may just be sold subject to one side of the buyer to return such BSM for a discount & refund and refund as per the points are given below:
## The terms of the discount & refund strategy, including terms concerning methodology for the determination of question and the dependable individual for returns, must be apparently conveyed to the buyer preceding any sale. Notwithstanding some other individual assigned to sale with restores. The offering IBO and the Approved Provider should be in charge of taking care of profits if the sale happened under Rule and the offering IBO together with the offering IBO’s upline Platinum IBO or above might be in charge of taking care of profits of every other sale.
## Amid the initial ninety days following an IBO’s enrollment with Amway, the IBO may restore all BSM of any shape acquired, including meeting tickets, together with evidence of procurement, for a hundred percent discount & refund of the cost paid for such BSM.
## But as given in Rule above, an IBO end client of BSM may return BSM obtained, together with evidence of procurement, within 180 days following the purchase, for a discount & refund on financially reasonable terms.
## But as given in Rule above, each IBO who pitches tickets to classes, occasions, and different conferences is committed to purchase back tickets acquired for the buyer’s close to home use for a time of 30 days after the event, gave the disappointed buyer went to the occasion. Such discount & refund should be for that part of the cost of the time identified with admission to the event, select of the cost of travel, dinners, or hotel facilities.
## BSM offered as site memberships and downloadable media are liable to the accompanying necessities, notwithstanding Rule given above:
— Purchasers crossing out site memberships are qualified for a discount & refund for unused, entire periods of any paid ahead of time subscription(s); and
— Purchasers of downloadable media are entitled, if disappointed, to acquire a substitution download of similar incentive inside 30 days of the buy of the subject downloadable media.
## IBOs promoting, offering, conveying, or offering BSM available to be purchased must:
— Guarantee that such BSM is not sold or offered available to be purchased in conjunction with the IBO’s enrollment with Amway;
— Give buyers of such BSM with any revelations or other data that might be required by Amway now and again;
— Obviously educate each IBO acquiring BSM that buying BSM is discretionary, is entirely willful, and might be useful however isn’t essential to assemble a fruitful free business; and
— Exhort the buyer about discount & refund approaches that apply to such BSM as per Rule gave above.
## No IBO may record an Amway introduction without the earlier particular written assent of Amway. An IBO may make a solitary chronicle of the discussions or submissions made by non-Amway representatives at any Amway-supported meeting, gave the account is to their utilization and isn’t replicated for any reason.
## Despite the fact that the particular substance of live workshops, occasions, conferences, or other comparative BSM must agree to the Quality Assurance Standards. Such BSM don’t require earlier approval from Amway unless or until the point that the substance is diminished to a settled media, (for example, in print, sound, or video) for use with IBOs or Prospects.
## An IBO who buys, promotes, appropriates, or offers BSM available to be purchased might utilize sensible endeavors to establish that the amount and cost of BSM are identified sensibly with sales volume and benefits of the buyer’s IB.
## IBOs who make, promote, disseminate, or pitch BSM to different IBOs may not repay or compensate different IBOs regarding such conveyance, aside from as per Rule gave above.
## IBOs may sort out workshops, occasions, or conferences for IBOs steady with their preparation commitments as patrons or Platinum.
## IBOs making, utilizing, offering, advancing, or disseminating BSM separated from Rule given above must get fitting written approval from Amway as per Rule 8 keeping in mind the end goal to utilize any Marks or use any copyrighted material or other protected innovation of Amway regarding such BSM.
## IBOs making, using, offering, advancing, or disseminating BSM must not encroach the copyrights or licensed innovation privileges of Approved Providers, different IBOs, or outsiders.
## IBOs qualified at the Platinum level or above who are not associated with an Approved Provider and who wish to offer, promote, or convey BSM must enlist with Amway by finishing the “Platinum BSM Registration Form” accessible from the Business Support Materials Service Department.
Sale, Promotion, and Distribution of BSM with Authorization from an Approved Provider, who is a provider approved by Amway to give BSM to IBOs or utilize BSM with Prospects, compliant with the ‘Accreditation Plus’ Program.
IBOs who wish to offer, promote, or acquire wage from the offer of BSM from an Approved Provider must have a written contract or other restricting approval from that Approved Provider as per the Program, committing the IBO to hold fast to material Quality Assurance Standards regarding such exercises.
IBOs who are approved by an Approved Provider to offer, promote, or disperse an Approved Provider’s BSM as per Rule has given above require no additionally written approval from Amway to direct such movement.