TS–109 Using Trading Standards Logo

Trade Measurement — Accreditation Policy

Policy Number:TS - 109
Effective Date: March 2017
Version No: 1
File Name:

Using Trading Standards Logo

Approved by: Phil Sorrell, Team Leader Compliance and Inspection
Approved by: Kevin Gudmundsson, Legal Metrology Advisor

1. Scope

This policy details the conditions when the Trading Standards logo can be used.

2. Reference documents

“logo” means , the image provided within this policy

3. Terms and definitions


4. Policy

Trading Standards branding is intellectual property owned by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Trading Standards approves the use of the below logo as per the following conditions:

  1. Only use the logo while you are an Accredited Person and only to promote yourself as an Accredited Person.
  2. Logo may be used on the following mediums:
    1. Letters and email signatures
    2. Websites
  3. Logo may not be used on:
    1. Certificates and Reports (including invoices)
    2. Vehicles
    3. Buildings and Flags
    4. Goods or products
  4. You must immediately cease using the Trading Standards logo if you are suspended (either voluntarily or otherwise) or if your Accreditation has been revoked or if directed by Trading Standards.
  5. You may only use the logo in its entirety, except that you may change its size or use it in black and white.
  6. You may not use the logo in any way that could mislead the public or bring the Trading Standards accreditation scheme into disrepute.
  7. You may not dispute ownership of the logo at any time or register or apply to register the logo.

You understand that if you breach the terms of these conditions, action may be taken against you, including under the Weights and Measures Act 1987, the Fair Trading Act 1986 or the Copyright Act 1994.

Trading Standards reserves the right to change the terms of use of the logo or replace it with another logo at any time, and you agree to comply with any such changes if this logo is used.

Accredited by Trading Standards logo

Obtaining a copy of the logo

Please contact your Client Manager to obtain a copy of this logo.