Using CompTIA Trademarks
CompTIA's certification program names are registered trademarks of the Association. In order to help protect the integrity of our programs, CompTIA asks that those who make reference to our trademarks and use our logos adhere to the following guidelines:
Trademark Usage and Style Guide for use on the Web and in Print Materials
The parameters for use of any CompTIA trademark are as follows:
- Any CompTIA logo must be accurately shown in proportion and orientation. Distorting or rotating the logo is not permitted.
- Any CompTIA logo must not be incorporated into any other mark or symbol. It may not be used as a border on or around any item.
- You may not use a CompTIA logo as part of either your name or your company's name.
- The name of any CompTIA certification must not be without the word "CompTIA". For example: CompTIA A+ certified, NOT A+ certified; CompTIA Network+ certification, NOT Network+ certification.
- No CompTIA Logo or Trademark may be used as a domain name or as a part of a domain name.
Who Can Use CompTIA Logos
How you use any CompTIA logo reflects both on our association and your organization. Use it proudly to show your commitment to quality service and excellence. We encourage you to involve your entire organization in helping CompTIA raise the profile and enhance the image of the association. Only authorized users can use or display a CompTIA logo.
Who is an Authorized User?
To be considered an “authorized user” an individual or company must qualify under one or more of the following categories:
CompTIA Corporate Members - A company that has met the necessary qualifications to be recognized by CompTIA as a corporate member in good standing. Authorized users in this category may use the CompTIA corporate logo for business purposes. This includes company Web site, advertisements and letterhead.
CompTIA Authorized Service Centers – A company that has met the necessary qualifications to be recognized by CompTIA as an Authorized Service Center in good standing. Authorized users in this category can use the Authorized Service Center logo on advertising and other printed business materials such as letterhead, invoices, customer correspondence, brochures and Web site.
CompTIA Certified Individuals - An individual who has satisfied one of CompTIA's certification test objectives that were in effect at the time that he or she was tested. Authorized users in this category may use the appropriate certified logo for personalized purposes. This includes business cards, correspondence, letterhead and resumes.
CompTIA Learning Alliance Partners – An instructor-led training company that meets or exceeds minimum quality standards in training, customer service and facilities. CLA partners can use the CLA logo and the appropriate CompTIA certification program logos in their marketing collateral and Web site.
CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum Partners – A company CompTIA recognizes for their training materials that meet quality standards mandated by CompTIA. CAQC partners can use the CAQC logo and the relevant CompTIA certification program logos in their marketing collateral and Web sites.
CompTIA Cornerstone Committee Members - A cornerstone committee member is recognized for the part they have played in the development and ongoing maintenance of CompTIA certification examinations. Authorized users in this category can use the applicable certification program logo on advertising and other printed materials such as letterhead, invoices, customer correspondence, brochures and Web sites.