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Regulation (EU) no. 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market and repealing Directive 1999/93/EC (eIDAS Regulation)

Applicable national legislation, in accordance with Directive 1999/93/EC

Additional information on electronic signatures may be obtained from the    Authority for the Digitization of Romania, which acts as a Supervisory Body for Trust Service Providers based in Romania.

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DigiSign is a certified Qualified Trust Service Provider which acts as a trusted third party, providing reliability and trust services in accordance with eIDAS Regulation. DigiSign is listed within the  European Trusted List for the provision of qualified electronic signatures, qualified electronic seals and qualified electronic time stamps.

DigiSign has been a provider of qualified certification services since 2005, DigiSign is a provider of qualified certification services successfully being granted the qualified status by the Authority for the Digitization of Romania every three years:

Assessments and Certifications

Periodically, DigiSign is being audited, in order to guarantee a thorough control of the processes it uses. DigiSign has successfully passed various audits, according to the norms of relevant ETSI and ISO standards. Assessments and certifications:

  • ISO 27001:2018 which certifies that DigiSign applies an Information Security Management System in line with this standard for the certification services it provides;
  • ISO 45001:2018 which certifies that DigiSign meets the requirements of this standard for the certification services it provides;
  • ISO 14001:2015 which certifies that DigiSign meets the requirements of this standard for the certification services it provides;
  • ISO 9001:2015 which certifies that DigiSign meets the requirements of this standard for the certification services it provides;
  • ETSI EN 319 401, EN 319 411, EN 319 412, EN 319 421 and EN 319 422 which certifies that DigiSign is providing qualified trust services, compliant with eIDAS Regulation.

According to EU Regulation no. 910/2014 – eIDAS

According to Law no. 455/2001 and EU Directive 1999/93/EC

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