If any member breaches any of the provisions of this Agreement, violates any applicable law or regulation or engages in any false, misleading or unfair marketing practice, including but not limited to, making misleading income representations or making promises to potential Members that cannot be kept by member, (herein called "Violation") any such Violation is grounds for the imposition of penalty, as more fully set forth hereafter.
The Organization may suspend the Member, including suspension of rewards earned at the time, Blocking of Account pending investigation of any alleged Violation. The Distributor shall be given notice of the alleged Violation by e-mail, or another rapid method of communication and shall have seven days thereafter to respond in writing (verbal response will not be considered) to any alleged Violation (s), failing which, the Organization can consider the allegations to be true. (It is Associate's responsibility to see that Organization receives the response, with supporting documentation, if any, within the seven-day period.) If at the end of the investigation it is determined that Member is to be penalized, the date of the imposition of the penalty can be, at the Organization's option,
The date of the penalty notice
The date of the notice of the alleged violation
The date on which suspension, if any, occurred
Incomes suspended and/or earned, if any, as of the date of a termination, shall not be paid. Any such payments not paid shall be deemed to be liquidated damages as payment of part of the damages suffered by Organization for the Violation. A Member can request that any decision to impose a penalty be reviewed and supply any additional material that may bear on the matter in support thereof within seven days after notice of the penalty is given. The Organization shall then advise the Members of its final decision. The Organization shall have the option of imposing any one or more of the following penalties for Violations:
Blocking of the Member's GLS INTERNATIONAL Account;
Denial or revocation of any Incentive awards otherwise earned;
Denial of Fund Earned from sponsored member, matrix bonus or from down-line activities;
Imposition of a fine is an amount to be determined by the Organization; and/or Termination of the Member’s Agreement.
No extension of time or indulgence granted by GLS INTERNATIONAL to the members shall be deemed in any way to affect, prejudice or derogate from the rights of GLS INTERNATIONAL in any respect under this Agreement, nor shall it in any way be regarded a waiver of any rights by GLS INTERNATIONAL hereunder or a negation of this Agreement.