Regulation for the Use of Logo Delta Cert

1. Introduction

The Delta Cert Certification Body has a registered logo. Following the successful completion of the Initial Evaluation process, the Certification Body sends to the Organization, the Certificates of Conformity, the Audit Report and the Logos in electronic form. The use of the mark is governed by requirements under ISO/IEC 17030:2004 Standard - Conformity assessment - General requirements for third-party marks of conformity. Protected mark issued by a body performing third-party conformity assessment, indicating that an object of conformity assessment (product, process, person, system or body) is in conformity with specified Requirements. The Chapter 5.4 of ISO/IEC 17030:2004 Standard, mentions that only a third-party mark of conformity issued in accordance with product conformity assessment, may be displayed on the product or product packaging. All other third-party marks of conformity, such as those relating to quality or environmental management systems and services, shall not be displayed on a product, product packaging, or in a way that may be interpreted as denoting product conformity. Under Chapter 5.6 of ISO/IEC 17030:2004 Standard, a reference to third-party marks of conformity may also be used on documents, promotional material, etc. After the management system certification expires, the organization must suspend using the certification document as well as certification marks issued by the Delta Cert and must modify its documentation, promotional documents, and other materials so that an unauthorised use of any certification documents and marks of the company Delta Cert is clearly avoided.

2. Rights and Obligations of the Certification Body

  • The logo is an asset of Delta Cert and has been registered with the relevant Government Agency.
  • The Delta Cert logo is its property and is used only after the successful completion of its accreditation process.
  • The Delta Cert logo together with the Certificate of Conformity is used exclusively by the Organization for which it was issued and is not transferable for any reason.
  • The design, size, font and presentation of the logo is strictly determined by Delta Cert and is not subject to intervention by the Certified Organization.
  • In case of revocation of the relevant Accreditation of the body or logo, the certification body immediately informs all the Certified Organizations in order to suspend the use of the logo in any way.
  • In case of change of the logo, Delta Cert, must inform the Certified Organizations, in order to replace it where required.
  • The use of the Delta Cert logo is prohibited as well as the reference to the certification on the products produced by the Organization and any other use made by the organization in a way that indicates product conformity. Use of the Delta Cert logo or reference to the certification in such a way as to declare conformity, products is considered misleading, is equivalent to Non-Conformity and causes the Certificate to be suspended.
  • The institution is obliged to use the national accreditation logo of ELD (or the reference to accreditation), in the issuance of accredited certificates, to prove the recognition of its competence by third parties.
  • This mark is not applied by certified clients to laboratory test, calibration or inspection reports or certificates.

3. Certified Customer Rights and Obligations

a) conforms to the requirements of Delta Cert when making reference to its certification status in
communication media such as the internet, brochures or advertising, or other documents;

b) does not make or permit any misleading statement regarding its certification;

c) does not use or permit the use of a certification document or any part thereof in a misleading
manner;
d) upon withdrawal of its certification, discontinues its use of all advertising matter that contains a reference to certification, as directed by the certification body;

e) amends all advertising matter when the scope of certification has been reduced;

f) does not allow reference to its management system certification to be used in such a way as to imply that the certification body certifies a product (including service) or process;
g) does not imply that the certification applies to activities and sites that are outside the scope of
certification;
h) does not use its certification in such a manner that would bring the certification body and/or
certification system into disrepute and lose public trust.

i) The Organization must use the Delta Cert logo as delivered to it by Delta Cert, without modification.

j) In case intervention is deemed necessary, communication and approval by Delta Cert is required.

k) The Delta Cert logo can be used for as long as the Organization has a valid Certificate of Conformity.

l) If for any reason the Certificate of Conformity is temporarily suspended or revoked, the use of the logo by the Organization is prohibited, until its reactivation.

m) The use of the Delta Cert logo is not allowed as well as the reference to the certification on the products produced by the Organization and any other use made by the organization in a way that indicates product conformity. Use of the Delta Cert logo or reference to the certification in such a way as to declare conformity, products is considered misleading, is equivalent to Non-Conformity and causes the Certificate to be suspended.

n)The use of the IAF logo by the Certified Organization is not permitted.

o)The logo color may not change. Black and white imprinting is allowed.

4. Examples of Logo Use

The Delta Cert logo together with the certificate of conformity is used exclusively by the organization for which it was issued and is non-transferable.

Reference to the certification can be made under the following conditions:

• indication of the name of the Certified Organization,

• indication of the indication "Certified Management System». ",

• Indication of the name of the certification body (optional reference to the number of the issued Certificate of Conformity).

The company implements a certified Food Safety Management System

by Delta Cert

ISO 22000:2018

Certificate Νο:......

The company implements a certified Quality Management System

by Delta Cert

ISO 9001:2015

Certificate Νο:......

Κωδικός: L1, 6/20/01/2023