Website Guidelines for Customers

Last updated September 2018

The Myers-Briggs Company has created this set of guidelines to balance the needs of customers like you with our legal obligation to protect its intellectual property. This document focuses on issues most relevant to customers with an established web-presence, or who are setting up a website or designing a web-based business.

We encourage you to contact us at legal.us@themyersbriggs.com if you have questions or would like more information about any of the topics outlined in this document.


1. Ethical Use of Restricted Instruments—Consultation Requirement
2. Domain Names
3. Sample Reports
4. Logos
5. Trademarks
6. Copyrighted Material: Catalog Copy, White Papers, Videos, etc.
7. Our Right to Review Websites


1. Ethical Use of Restricted Instruments—Consultation Requirement

The Myers-Briggs Company’s restricted assessment tools support professional services such as career counseling, coaching, and team-building.

Consultants must provide interactive, contemporaneous, professional consultation in every case when transmitting results from restricted instruments such as the MBTI®, CPI 260®, FIRO-B®, and Strong Interest Inventory®assessment tools.

Restricted reports should be transmitted during or after the consultation session. If a report must be provided in advance, we recommends that practitioners schedule the required feedback session before transmitting any reports from restricted instruments.

Please clearly state on your website that consultation is required and is always provided with results from restricted assessment tools.

For more information about ethical use and the consultation requirement, please review your certification training materials or consult the Manual or User’s Guide for the instrument(s) you use.

2. Domain Names

Please do not register domain names which include any of our trademarks. Such use may constitute trademark infringement.

If you have already registered such a domain name, please contact us for information about transferring the domain name to us.

3. Sample Reports

Rather than posting sample reports on your website, we encourage you to link to the sample reports on our website. This ensures you have the most up-to-date information and prevents copyright infringement.

4. Logos

Please do not include our product logos on your website.

Permission to use CPP’s Certified Logos is available to customers who have successfully completed certification courses. Visit our Certified Logos ePermissions page for more information.

5. Trademarks

Please reference our trademarks appopriately by using our Trademark Guidelines on your website and other materials. In particular, we ask that you:

Apply the appropriate trademark symbols (®or).
Use trademarked names as adjectives to modify a noun.
Include the appropriate trademark acknowledgement(s).

 

6. Copyrighted Material: Catalog Copy, White Papers, Videos, etc.

Our catalog copy and product images, data sheets, white papers, research reports, case studies, videos, and webinars are copyrighted. Please do not post this material on your website without written permission from us.

If you would like to share these resources with visitors to your website, we encourage you to link to the relevant material on our website(s) or on our YouTube channel. For permission to reproduce or directly post the material, contact The Myers-Briggs Company’s Permissions Department.

 

7. The Myers-Briggs Company’s Right to Review Websites

We may occasionally review customers’ websites to ensure adherence to our policies. Although our first step is generally to educate and work with customers to correct any issues we discover, we reserve the right to cancel or suspend the accounts of customers with recurring or especially serious issues.


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