The eIDAS Regulation, also known as Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014, provides a coherent legal framework for the acceptance of electronic identities and signatures.
It entered into force on 1 July 2016 and is applicable in all EU Member States. It aims to strengthen the European Single Market by providing an adequate level of security for electronic identification means and trusted services. It is established in Article 1:
Article 3 of the eIDAS Regulation recognises the following types of electronic signature:
Defined as “data in electronic format attached to or logically associated with other electronic data used by the signatory to sign.
This type of electronic signature complies with the following requirements:
This type of signature is created by means of a qualified device for creating electronic signatures and is based on a qualified electronic signature certificate. It reliably records the identity of the signatory and provides the highest level of security for the signed documents.
A trusted electronic service consists of the creation, verification and validation of electronic signatures, electronic time stamps, certified electronic delivery services and certificates related to these services.
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