Thawte Trusted Site Seal

Conditions of use of Thawte® Trusted Site Seal

Who can Use the Thawte Trusted Site Seal?

Any person, or company who uses a valid Thawte SSL Web Server certificate or SGC SuperCert is welcome to display the relevant Thawte Trusted Site Seal on their website under the following conditions:

  • The Thawte Trusted Site Seal will only display correctly for the exact domain you acquired a certificate for.
  • If the secure part of your site has a different top level domain, you are not allowed to display a Thawte Trusted Site Seal.
  • If the secure part of your site has the same Top Level Domain but a different host (i.e. is a registered domain but is the secure part of the site) you may display our Second Tier Site Seal.

If you are not using a Thawte SSL Certificate for your exact domain, you are not entitled to use the Thawte Trusted Site Seal.

You also agree to receive communications from us from time to time.

Alterations to the Thawte Trusted Site Seal

You may not alter the Thawte Trusted Site Seal displayed on the Thawte website.

Prohibited Use

The Thawte Trusted Site Seal may not be used in any way that will mislead Internet users into believing that a web page or website is secure, when in fact it is not.

Intellectual Property Rights

The name "Thawte" is the registered trademark of Symantec Corporation and any company other than Symantec Corporation has no rights in and to the name "Thawte", and to its various logos and site seals, and may only use them as specified in these Conditions of Use.

Optional Text to Use with the Thawte Trusted Site Seal

If you qualify to use the Thawte Trusted Site Seal you may use the following text to explain its use:

"This website is secured using a Thawte Digital Certificate. This ensures that all information you send to us via the World Wide Web will be encrypted. Please click on Thawte Trusted Site Seal which demonstrates our commitment to your security."


Nothing contained herein authorizes you to the various Symantec logos and Site Seals.

By using a Thawte logo or Trusted Site Seal on your website, you indicate your acceptance of these conditions of the use of Thawte's logos and Site Seals. If you do not agree to and accept these conditions please do not use Thawte's logos and Site Seals.

Conditions of Use of Thawte Trusted Site Seal v. 2.0 (August 2010)

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