Conditions of use of our “marks of registration”
Last updated 21 April 2021
Applying our marks of registration (certification icons) is subject to the Simply Certification Limited Rules.
Simply Certification Limited reserve the right to carry out such verification as deemed necessary to confirm continuing satisfactory performance.
Registration does not discharge or lessen an organisation’s responsibilities, statutory or otherwise. Registered companies may only use the level of certification granted to them for the scope defined on the certificate.
The logo must not be applied to laboratory tests or calibration reports, as reports may be deemed to be related to the product in this context.
Any enlargement or reduction shall retain the same proportions as these masters.
Rules for the use of the Management Systems Mark of Accredited Registration
The appropriate Simply Certification Limited Management Systems Mark of Accredited Registration shall not be used on product, packaging, documentation or certificates which could imply a product conformance.
The Simply Certification Limited Mark of Accredited Registration may be uniformly enlarged or reduced, but shall not be greater than the height of the member’s own letterhead or logo.
The Simply Certification Limited Mark of Accredited Registration when used will be displayed on the same sheet of paper as the member organisation’s own name or logo. The appropriate Simply Certification Limited Mark of Accredited Registration shall not take prominence over the organisation’s own name or logo.
The Mark of Accreditation must not be applied to laboratory test reports, certificates of into disrepute unauthorised claims.
Certificate of Registration
Upon registration a certificate is issued detailing the organisation’s scope of registration, the organisation’s name and the registration address, period of validation and registration number. The certificate remains at all times the property of Simply Certification Limited with its display or use being subject to continued and effective registration.
Any subsidiary companies, site addresses and activities not included in the certificate of registration or appendix are not incorporated and must not be treated as such.
The Simply Certification Limited Mark of Accredited Registration is restricted to stationery and publicity material which relates to the organisation’s scope of registration.
The organisation may use the certificate number in association with the conformance, or calibration reports as reports may be deemed to be products in this context.
The appropriate Simply Certification Limited Mark of Accredited Registration shall not be used on any document unless the document relates in whole or in part to activities within the scope of registration.
The registered organisation shall identify the scope of registration to which the certificate applies when using the Simply Certification Limited Mark of Accredited Registration or Advertising Logo in any context where the scope of registration is open to doubt.
Suspension or Withdrawal of Registration
Simply Certification Limited reserves the right to suspend or withdraw registration upon evidence of a breach of the certification rules or misuse of the appropriate Simply Certification Limited Mark of Accredited Registration or Advertising Logo.
Simply may prescribe corrective actions to remedy the breach within a realistic time limit for implementation, normally one month.
The registered organisations has the right of appeal.
Upon termination of registration howsoever determined the former registered organisation shall immediately:
- Cease use and distribution of any stationary or literature bearing the Simply Certification Mark of Accredited Registration;
- Cease use or application of any of Simply’s icons or logos;
- Return to Simply Certification Limited appropriate certificate of registration.
The former registered organisation has the right of appeal.