The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) makes accreditation and recognition symbols available to accredited or recognized organizations (“Conformity Assessment Bodies”) to illustrate their accreditation status with SCC. These symbols are specific to a particular accreditation program and represent the official SCC accreditation symbol (the “Accreditation Symbol”) licensed to the Conformity Assessment Body for its exclusive use for the purpose of supporting the promotional usage, efforts and claims of SCC accreditation.
2. Policy Statement
2.1 Rights of Licence
Subject to the terms and conditions of the executed agreement between SCC and the accredited organization, SCC grants the Conformity Assessment Body, under SCC’s intellectual property rights in the Accreditation Symbol, a non-transferable, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free licence to use and display the Accreditation Symbol for the purpose of indicating that the Conformity Assessment Body is accredited by SCC for the part of its operation listed in the Scope of Accreditation maintained on the SCC website. Except for the rights expressly granted herein, no other right, title, licence or interest in or to the Accreditation Symbol and/or any other property of SCC is hereby granted to the Conformity Assessment Body pursuant to the executed agreement.
2.2 Permitted Uses
The Conformity Assessment Body is only entitled to use and display the Accreditation Symbol to indicate that it is accredited by SCC. Permitted uses by the Conformity Assessment Body of the Accreditation Symbol include:
2.3.1 The Conformity Assessment Body shall:
2.3.2 SCC shall:
a) periodically conduct surveillances or re-assessments to verify that the provisions outlined here are interpreted and adhered to correctly.
3. Usage Requirements
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Conformity Assessment Body shall:
4. Prohibited Uses
The Conformity Assessment Body shall not: