Certification Mark Use Policy
I. POLICY PURPOSE
This policy establishes the rules and requirements for the use of all PECB MS trademarks and certification marks.
II. PECB MS CERTIFICATION MARK OWNERSHIP
The following organizational trademark is owned and controlled by PECB MS:
III. AUTHORIZED USE OF PECB MS CERTIFICATION MARK
PECB MS grants permission to use the PECB MS certification mark to PECB MS-certified organizations that have satisfied all applicable PECB MS certification requirements. Each PECB MS-certified organization is authorized to use only the certification mark which represents the appropriate certification.
Each PECB MS-certified organization may use the appropriate PECB certification mark in professional and business materials such as business cards and email signatures.
Non-assignability and Non-transferability
Permission to use the certification mark is limited to the certified organization, and shall not be transferred to, assigned to, or otherwise used by any other organization or entity.
IV. PECB MS CERTIFICATION MARK VIOLATION REPORTING
Following receipt of information that an inappropriate or unauthorized use of the certification mark may have occurred, PECB MS will determine if responsive action(s) will be taken, including the following:
- The alleged inappropriate or unauthorized mark use will be reviewed.
- If a policy violation may have occurred, PECB MS shall communicate to the organization(s) involved, requesting that they cease the unauthorized use.
- If the policy violation is not corrected, appropriate legal actions or sanctions shall be taken, including certification suspension or revocation.