If your business grows, it is increasingly likely that BBB accreditation may have benefits for you. But the price can make you hesitate, it`s understandable. If, at any time, you decide that your business must be accredited by BBB, you must go through the accreditation process. It`s not the easiest process in the world, but the following steps should help you understand how accreditation works. Please note that your unit must be more than six months old to be able to apply for a free list or accreditation. After submitting the completed application, BBB will analyze the information and the company will conduct searches using the applicant`s public and internal records. You will soon know if your company is approved for accreditation. If your company receives an evaluation, it is available to the public in BBB`s online directory. They agree that BBB and the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc.
(as a trademark holder on behalf of the BBB system) (CBBB), including their employees/managers/directors, are free, whether direct, indirect or follow-up, including reasonable legal fees resulting from an abuse of BBB trademarks or a violation of the terms of this agreement. You also agree to exempt BBB and CBBB from losses, damages or expenses, including reasonable legal fees, for all third-party claims of any kind, including product liability, related to your BBB accreditation or participation in an associated BBB program. If your business is already listed, you should check if you have any negative reviews or consumer complaints. If you have not responded to negative reviews, this becomes a significant obstacle in the accreditation process. You can check if you have something to answer by logging into your BBB account and clicking „Responses to Reviews.“ c. Use of BBB Seal. As part of the authorization granted below, you can promote your BBB accreditation with the BBB application label („Seal“) (Annex 2) as it can be modified by BBB. BBB will provide you with the seal of different sizes.
General authorization. During the term of this contract, BBB grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable and non-transferable license to promote your BBB accreditation and the use of BBB trademarks, as stipulated in this agreement. They accept that BBB marks cannot be used, copied, reproduced or otherwise modified. B. Nothing in this agreement or in your use of BBB trademarks will give approval or approval of your products or services. The use of these trademarks is only used to transfer BBB accreditation and the obligation to comply with the code, and you agree to use bBB trademarks only in this way.