With completion of GOTS certification, the certified entity acquires a licence which entitles it to participate in the GOTS program, including use of the standard and the GOTS logo on its respective GOTS Goods. This section informs about the corresponding licensing and labelling conditions.
This section introduces the Licensing and Labelling Guide, which contains the information and requirements of the GOTS licensing and labelling system.
Anyone who intends to sell, label or represent any textile product with the trademark registered GOTS logo, with GOTS labelling and/or any other reference to GOTS (certification) must first ensure that the respective criteria and licensing conditions of the Global Organic Textile Standard Program are met.
This section provides for summary information on the prerequisites which must be met before GOTS labelling and referencing can be used.
The International Working Group has developed a complaint procedure to ensure a formalised handling and resolution of complaints received with regard to the implementation of the GOTS quality assurance and labelling system.