For members of BIOCOM INTERNATIONAL (EUROPE) AG.
Operational and Ethical Regulations
Registration and management of data
Private individuals who are at least 18 years old, legal entities (companies) and private entrepreneurs can be members of BIOCOM’s distributor network. Only one account per member is allowed!
You can register by fill in the online registration form at www.biocomnetwork.ch. To validate your registration, besides entering the required information, a purchase of least 50 point value (PV) is needed at any of our webshops listed in the confirmation email.
After this the new member receives a unique identification number, with which he/she is entitled to shop personally or through the internet.
If the member’s personal information changes, that can only be modified on webshop.biocomag.ch in the “Management of personal data” section. Name, date of birth, company name, tax number, and country fields cannot be changed. If you want to change those, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org. All other data can be freely modified. When changing the e-mail address, your username will also change at the next login. Members must take responsibility for the authenticity of the information provided. Biocom is not liable for eventual damages resulting from incorrectly provided or not up-to-date information.
In case a member registered as a private individual wishes to operate as a legal entity, or a member registered as a legal entity wishes to operate as a private individual, modification can be requested in writing with justification, accompanied by appropriate documentation. These changes can only be requested once a year.
Accounts and career levels in BIOCOM’s network cannot be sold or transferred but can be inherited.
Cancelling the registration
If not a single point worth of purchase is made in the name of a given member for a year happens, his/her registration will be cancelled. All discounts, and network benefits will also be eliminated.
With their registration, every new member accepts BIOCOM’s Operational and Ethical Regulations, Marketing Plan. Members acknowledge that the violation of the operational regulations can result in exclusion from the network and losing all achieved benefits.
The network members are not employees of BIOCOM INTERNATIONAL (Europe) AG., but independent business owners, buying and selling the products in their own names. During their work they cannot act on behalf of BIOCOM, and they can’t make any verbal or written statements on behalf the company.
On business cards or other printed materials only the following caption is permitted: “Independent product advisor”. After qualification “Independent network manager” or “Independent network director” labels can be indicated.
All network members are entitled to purchase products at a price corresponding to their current career level, to sponsor new members who are in their sub-network and increase their group commerce.
Every Biocom product has a Point Value (PV), which can be found in the current price list and on the webshops. This point value forms the basis of qualification to career levels and bonus calculations.
No points in the marketing system of Biocom can be changed by the network members, during presentation to others. Diverting it from the original will result in immediate exclusion.
For the commission payment eligibility members of the network have to qualify themselves on a monthly basis.
Ordering merchandise, purchase
BIOCOM’s can be ordered through our website: webshop.biocom-international.ch or purchased on the webshops and at the offices of authorized BIOCOM distributor partner companies.
Orders are only considered valid after they have been paid for!
Network members can only order/purchase merchandise on their own behalf.
Product promotion, advertising activity
For advertising and marketing activities only the promotional material provided by BIOCOM can be used.
Members are not allowed to use the BIOCOM brand name and logo without BIOCOM’s previously written permission. If this permission is given, the brand names and logos can only be used in accordance with the rules provided by BIOCOM.
Publication of the unique identification number (Registration Number) on any public platform is considered as virtual sponsorship and is not permitted. This will result in immediate termination of membership.
Every BIOCOM printed material, publication, video, photograph, graphic, product photo is copyrighted, and cannot be used or copied (even partially) without the previously given permission of BIOCOM.
All contents of BIOCOM’s websites, including texts, graphics, photos, and graphical appearances are also copyrighted, and cannot be used or copied (even partially) for commercial use without the previously given permission of the company.
Marketing of products
BIOCOM products can only be marketed within the limits of the immediate network system, on retail prices defined in the current price lists, any other forms of retail trade is not allowed for the marketing of products.
Neither the BIOCOM products, nor BIOCOM promotional materials are allowed to be sold or presented in any retail establishment, webshop, social media site, online auction site or other website.
Members of the network cannot operate their own webshops for the marketing of products; on their own websites they can promote our products and the business opportunity in accordance with the Operational and Ethical Regulations.
Members of the network are not allowed to give false information about the product when they are recommending or selling it; giving misleading information to the costumer is not allowed, neither in verbal, nor in written form. The same rules apply for any activity regarding the promotion of the BIOCOM business opportunity.
When promoting products, diet styles or the business system, marketing plan, and their own results, members of the network cannot use photos, texts, videos or documents on any platform or event that identify people, products, opportunities who or which are not related to him/her or to the recommended product, and have not received official, written permission from the person concerned and the right holder. Failure to do so will result in immediate exclusion from the network, deleting all discount levels achieved.
Products can only be marketed unopened, in the original packaging.
In the spirit of fair competition, it is forbidden to give other company’s products a bad name, when promoting Biocom products.
Legal entity members can only sell the products purchased from BIOCOM to the final users, on the current recommended retail price.
Buying and selling between members is not allowed and results in the cancellation of membership.
Services of the computer program
The information and Point Values (individual and group) of registered network members are stored in Biocom’s computer system. Registered network members have access information about their own network’s current monthly PV, after they login to the website.
Members of a network are not entitled to access information about the commerce of other network branches outside of their own sub-network.
Calculation of network commissions (bonuses), qualification to higher career levels
Calculation of network commissions is done according to the achieved sales traffic (verified with receipts) of the given month. Late or unpaid orders will not be taken into account at the calculation of commissions.
Network members who are eligible for the payment of commission are notified by Biocom with an uploaded notice to the member’s online account, which is downloadable after login.
Career level progress is determined in accordance with the PV traffic in the qualification months.
The details for determining network bonuses and career levels are regulated by the current Biocom Marketing Plan.
Payment of network commissions (bonuses)
The network commission payments are made by the BIOCOM’s distributor partner companies contracted in the specific country, according to the tax directives of that country.
These are paid after calculations, variably among countries, but usually after the 5th workday of the month via bank transfers.
For network bonus payments, it is necessary to provide the bank account number of the company/enterprise (private person where it’s allowed) in the “Management of personal data” menu option.
The notification containing the amount of the network commission is located and can be downloaded under the “Notifications” menu option.
For sums less than 10 CHF the user won’t receive payments or notifications. Every commission under 10 CHF is recorded by BIOCOM and once the user’s stored bonuses exceed 10 CHF, the payment will be processed and a notification will be sent.
Payments of commissions will be made according to the following:
a) For users registered as companies or entrepreneurs, commission payments are made after they send an invoice. The credibility of the data on the invoice is the responsibility of the person who issued the it. After the upload of the notification, the registered user will have 60 days to submit the invoice.
b) For private persons, Biocom will pay network commissions only in specified countries. (Exact details about this are provided by the Biocom partner company operating in the specified country). The payments will be received on the account number given by the user, with a monthly limit of 450 CHF. Monthly network bonus amounts greater than 450 CHF, in any country, will be paid only to companies or entrepreneurs. We would like to notify all our registered members, that they must pay and declare, all the tax and other commission related obligations by themselves, according to the tax directives and laws of their home country after all the income of network bonus payments. For bonuses less than 40 CHF, a 2 CHF bank fee is deducted, thus the amount on the notification and the transferred amount can differ by that much.
The company has the right to deduct any outstanding debts of the member entitled to the network commission from the total amount of the payment.
With any questions or issues that come up during networking, reach out to the sponsor line, and any questions, complaints should be delivered in writing to the competent company.
“Cross networking” (=finding other network branches, initiating members from other networks with new names) is not acceptable and results in the cancellation of registration.
If a registered member wishes to register to another network branch, he/she can do it after a six month waiting period, with the loss of his/her career level.
The promotion of other network companies or their products is not allowed (and will result in immediate exclusion) at Biocom network events, or at all company/product promoting presentations, meetings, events.
A member who obviously uses his/her BIOCOM membership to propagate other business opportunities, products to other members of the network, will be excluded and lose all achieved discounts and eligibility for network commissions.
The sponsor is obligated to always help his sponsored network members’ progression in the career plan with the best of his/her knowledge.
The network member cannot force anything on his/her sponsored members, therefore can’t force them to place their orders through him, nor to keep any products in stock or to place any “minimum” orders.