Section 27: Allowing Unauthorized Access
Allowing unauthorized access to the System/services or distribution of MLS data is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized Access is defined as the following:
A. Internal: A Participant/Subscriber who shares a password with or distributes listing information to another individual in the same office or firm as the Participant/Subscriber, and that individual is not an authorized Participant/Subscriber, the Participant/Subscriber will receive an automatic/progressive fine as established by the Board of Directors. The penalty for non-compliance is outlined in the Automatic Fine Schedule, Level II (See Article 11/Section 4.3).
B. External: A Participant/Subscriber who allows unauthorized access to or use of the MLS by a third party outside the same office or firm as the Participant/Subscriber for any purpose, including but not limited to violations of Article 10.E (MLS of Choice) or other use for monetary gain. The penalty for non-compliance is outlined in the Automatic Fine Schedule, Level III (See Article 11/Section 4.3).