The TÜV Rheinland Verbraucherspiegel 2016, a representative public opinion survey from March 2016, shows that:
Consumers demand clear test marks ...
For a long time, the TÜV Rheinland test mark has served as a valuable orientation aid and has been strengthening the trust in brands and markets. Impartial, independent and trustworthy, it offers access to your test contents anywhere and at any time:
Together with Certipedia, the digital certificate database, it forms a trustworthy system of test mark validity, reference and proof of certification.
According to a decision by the German Federal Supreme Court dated 21 July 2016, test marks used in consumer advertising must always display a reference. This reference must include a summary of the applied test criteria that the consumer can easily understand. Moreover, it must always be possible to assign the mark precisely to the corresponding product.
The TÜV Rheinland test mark meets these criteria, and Certipedia is an ideal reference. It presents certificates, test contents and products to consumers in an impartial and independent way.
Your test mark can be easily and effectively integrated into your corporate communications.
For product certifications:
For system certifications:
Each test mark is given an individual ID number. By entering the number at www.certipedia.com, consumers can directly view the test contents of the certificate.
Upon successful certification, the Certipedia entry is automatically published in Certipedia. In addition to the test mark shown it contains a comprehensive summary of the criteria used for the testing.
You have several certifications?
In this case, several test marks can be combined into one.
A so-called Parent-ID can be assigned if
Parent IDs also receive a Certipedia entry where all assigned products and certificates are published.
Certipedia is the online certificate database that makes tested quality visible at a glance, with just one click. We place TÜV Rheinland-certified products and processes online and make them available on www.certipedia.com with a designated Certipedia entry. This service is available exclusively for our customers. It enables your customers to learn about your certified services at any time.
Your Benefits at a Glance
By publishing your TÜV Rheinland certificate in our online certificate database, you provide:
You want to improve the display of your test mark on Certipedia?
When the test mark is published automatically, a matching Certipedia entry is created simultaneously. It contains an easy-to-understand summary of the criteria used during testing. This basic version covers the relevant legal requirements.
Each entry contains:
The basic version can be upgraded at any time.
Upgrading the basic version to "Plus" will include more than just the required information, such as added product images, customer logo, contact information, and web links.
A "Premium" version contains even more added functions, such as links to other certified products, comprehensive descriptions of certified services, customer feedback and company portraits.
Use the neutral platform Certipedia to confirm and highlight the qualities of your product!