Customer shall be authorized to only use the Certification Mark (where the
MQAS/NABCB/IAF logo is embedded) corresponding to the applicable Management
System Certification standard.
Customer may only refer to the Certification, including use of the
Certification Mark, provided he holds a valid Certificate of Conformity.
Reference to Certification and use of Certification Marks must not imply
that the certification applies to activities or part of the organization
that are outside the scope of certification.
The Certification Mark shall be used on Customer's letters, documents and
other promotional material. For Management System Certification Schemes, the
Certification Mark must not be used in any way that may be interpreted as
denoting product conformity. Accordingly the Certification Mark must not be
shown on a product or product packaging, samples of products or test
certificates for products.
Certification mark of MQAS shall not be permitted to be applied to lab
tests, calibration or inspection reports.
The Certification Mark shall only be shown in standard size and design.
Standard size and design may be obtained from MQAS on request. The
Certification Mark must never be shown as larger than Customer's own logo,
but the Certification Mark must always be shown in its entirety.
In case of suspension or withdrawal of a certificate the Customer shall
discontinue its use of all advertising matter containing a reference to
In case of incorrect reference to Certification status or misleading use of
certification documents or marks, MQAS shall request corrective actions,
suspension or withdrawal of certificate, publication of the transgression
or, if necessary, legal action.
Customer shall abide by the above aspects with respect of use of the
Customer shall not use certification in a manner that would bring MQAS and
or/certification system into disrepute and loose public trust.
It is required that the customer shall not make or permit any statement with
respect to its certification, which is misleading. Also the client shall not
allow or use the use of certification document or any part of it which is
In case of reduction of the scope of certification, the client shall modify
the communication media matters like advertising etc. appropriately
The management system certified by MQAS shall not be used by its clients in
such a way which implies that MQAS has certified a product (including
service) or process. At the same time, the client shall not give any
impression in any manner that certification applies to activities that are
outside the scope of certification.