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Use of logo

Persons certified by DSI may use the DSI logo to show the outside world that they are a certified professional. However, some conditions apply to the use of the DSI logo. See the General Terms and Conditions and instructions for use in social media such as Twitter and LinkedIn below.

Tell the world what your certification means

If you are certified by DSI, you must mention the register in which you are listed in order to inform clients, prospects and supervisory bodies what exactly you are certified for.

To request the new logo and the terms of use, please send an e-mail with your DSI registration number to: certificering@dsi.nl

General Terms and Conditions

Increasing numbers of DSI participants wish you use our logos for their own promotion of financial services or products. We appreciate this development, but we must insist that our logo is used in legally proper ways. Improper use of our logo infringes on the status of DSI certification. Therefore, terms and conditions apply.

  • Non-participants and non-certified professionals are not allowed to use the DSI logo in a way that suggest active participation or registration with DSI
  • A participant company in DSI may only use our logo if the employees in high integrity positions and/or employees with client contact – and their managers – are DSI certified and visible in our public registry
  • DSI logos may only be used by participant companies in ways which clearly refer to own, DSI certified staff
  • DSI logos may only be used in conjunction with DSI products of services, where applicable
  • DSI logos may not be used in ways that suggest promotion of products or services of any non-DSI certified or non-participant third party
  • DSI logos may not be used in a way that reflect negatively upon DSI or its products or services

Below is a list of frequently asked questions regarding our conditions for logo use as a participant company or certified professional.

Frequently asked questions

  • When may I use the DSI logo?

    Only when you are a DSI certified professional whose certification is visible in our public register, which can be found here.

    If you are a freelance DSI certified professional, you may use our logo only in relation to the project you are executing for your client, which must also be a participant in DSI.

  • I have a passive certification. May I use the logo?

    Only DSI certified professionals whose registration is visible in our public registry may use the logo. Passive certifications are not visible in our registry. As a consequence, you may not use our logo.

  • I am a candidate for certification. May I use the DSI logo?

    Only DSI certified professionals whose registration is visible in our public registry may use the logo. Certification candidates are not visible in our registry. As a consequence, you may not use our logo.

  • Use on social media - Twitter

    You may use our DSI logo on your Twitter account, provided that you abide by the general terms and conditions stipulated above. Only DSI certified professionals whose certification is visible in our public registry may use our logo. Our logo may be used as a Twibbon logo on your avatar, provided that this avatar shows a photo of you personally.

    Twitter-specific conditions:

    • You may not use the ‘DSI’ acronym in your username in any way, as this would suggest that you work for the foundation
    • The DSI logo may only be used if your Twitter user name mentions your full name
    • The DSI logo is for personal use by DSI certified professionals may not be used in conjunction with company names, corporations, or anonymous or fictional characters.
  • Use on social media - Linkedin

    You may use our DSI logo on your Linkedin profile, provided that you abide by the general terms and conditions stipulated above. Only DSI certified professionals whose certification is visible in our public registry may use our logo. Our logo may be used as a Twibbon logo on your avatar, provided that this avatar shows a photo of you personally.

    Please be aware that you may use our DSI logos only in the Education sections of your profile, not your Experience section, as the latter would suggest that you were or are employed by DSI.

     

  • Use on social media - Facebook

    You may use our DSI logo on your Facebook account, provided that you abide by the general terms and conditions stipulated above. Only DSI certified professionals whose certification is visible in our public registry may use our logo. Our logo may be used as a Twibbon logo on your avatar, provided that this avatar shows a photo of you personally.

    Facebook-specific conditions:

    • You may not use the ‘DSI’ acronym in your username in any way, as this would suggest that you work for the foundation
    • The DSI logo may only be used if your Facebook user name is also your real, full name
    • The DSI logo is for personal use by DSI certified professionals may not be used in conjunction with company names, corporations, or anonymous or fictional characters
    • The DSI logo may not be used as background material for any Facebook group without the explicit written permission by DSI.
  • Registered logo

    The DSI logo is a legally registered logo in and outside The Netherlands. The logo may only be used by third parties after receiving explicit written permission. DSI reserves the right to undertake legal action and charges should it encounter illegal use.

    Should DSI permit the use of logos by a third party, examples of the intended use must be cleared in writing by DSI before use.