The TrustPro Qualified Electronic Signature and Qualified Electronic Seal must be compulsorily accepted by public and / or private entities and organizations, in accordance with the provisions of the EU eIDAS Regulation No 910/2014.
TrustPro QTSP is a Qualified Trust Service Provider duly authorized for the supply of qualified electronic signatures and qualified electronic seals, present on the EU Commission Trusted List Browser portal: https://esignature.ec.europa.eu/efda/tl-browser/#/screen/home
Interoperability of electronic signatures and electronic seals
The obligation to recognize qualified electronic signatures and qualified electronic seals introduced in the eIDAS Regulation (art.25, paragraph 3 and art. 35 paragraph 3) must be honored by public administrations and private organizations, otherwise, in addition to not allowing the exercise of a right by a citizens of the Union, there is a an infringement procedure.
eIDAS Regulation No 910/2014
Legal effects of electronic signatures
1. An electronic signature shall not be denied legal effect and admissibility as evidence in legal proceedings solely on the grounds that it is in an electronic form or that it does not meet the requirements for qualified electronic signatures.
2. A qualified electronic signature shall have the equivalent legal effect of a handwritten signature.
3. A qualified electronic signature based on a qualified certificate issued in one Member State shall be recognised as a qualified electronic signature in all other Member States.
Legal effects of electronic seals
1. An electronic seal shall not be denied legal effect and admissibility as evidence in legal proceedings solely on the grounds that it is in an electronic form or that it does not meet the requirements for qualified electronic seals.
2. A qualified electronic seal shall enjoy the presumption of integrity of the data and of correctness of the origin of that data to which the qualified electronic seal is linked.
3. A qualified electronic seal based on a qualified certificate issued in one Member State shall be recognised as a qualified electronic seal in all other Member States.
Therefore, public bodies and private organizations are urged to update the digital signature verification systems with European Trusted Lists
In order to verify that its qualified electronic signature verification systems comply with European legislation, a test document signed with a qualified electronic signature based on a qualified certificate issued by TrustPro QTSP is made available. This verification must be successful.
eIDAS – EU Regulation No. 910/2014
The eIDAS Regulation (electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market) provides a Community regulatory framework for digital identity trust services and intra-Community electronic identification means of member states.
Verification of validity of your signed document
It is possible to check the validity of the TrustPro signature, also using the European Union web service for the validation of signatures.