PAe - published the law on electronic services trust
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Published the law on electronic services trust

13 november 2020

It has been published in the BOE of 12 november, the law 6/2020, of 11 november, which regulates certain aspects of electronic services.

The objective of this Law (Opens in new window) is to regulate certain aspects of electronic services complementing the confidence eIDAS Regulations (Regulation (EU) no. 910/2014 of the european parliament and of the council of 23 july 2014, concerning the electronic identification and confidence to electronic transactions in the internal market and repealing directive 1999/93/ec). This would also override the law 59/2003 of electronic signature.
Its scope of application extends to public and private providers of electronic services of trust established in spain and also to providers resident or domiciled in another state having a permanent establishment located in Spain, always providing services not supervised by the competent authority of another eu country.
With regard to electronic certificates, this law includes several provisions relating to the issuance and content of the qualified certificates, the maximum duration may not exceed five years. In Addition, the law empowers the regulations governing the conditions and technical requirements of verification of identity to distance via other methods of identification as videoconferencing or vídeo-identificación provide safety equivalent in terms of reliability to the physical presence. It was also refer to the obligations and responsibility of service providers of confidence. These include obligations relating to the protection of personal data and information security.
It includes an additional provision that ensures that all identification systems, electronic signature and seal under Law 39/2015, of 1 october, of Common Administrative Procedure of the public authorities (Opens in new window) and Law 40/2015, of 1 october, from The Legal Regime of the public Sector (Opens in new window) , will have full legal effect.
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