We bring expert texts dedicated to the topic of electronic signing and everything related to it.
We consider the terms “improved electronic signature” and “advanced electronic signature” interchangeable and refer to the same thing, namely an advanced electronic signature that meets the requirements set forth in the European regulation eIDAS (Regulation No. 910/2014).
Simple, advanced and qualified electronic signatures differ mainly in the legal certainty they offer. The higher the level of legal certainty, the more suitable a particular level of electronic signature is for securing transactions of higher value. Of course, there is also a difference in the process of verifying the identity of a person or entity when issuing a certificate for a given signature.
Most of us use ID card signing exclusively for communication with the authorities. However, electronic signing has a much wider application and you will appreciate it not only in the business sphere, but also in private transactions. And even with convenient signing without an ID card.
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