The use by any natural or legal person of the electronic certificate and signature in the context of electronic commerce is authorised under the conditions laid down by a specific text.
Documents of an official nature may be authenticated using by electronic certificates and signatures in public administrations, in accordance with the conditions laid down by specific texts.
Any person using an electronic signature device must:
– Take the minimum precautions laid down by the legislation in force to prevent any illegitimate use of the personal equipment relating to their signature;
– Inform the certification authority of any illegitimate use of their signature;
– Ensure the accuracy of all the data they have declared to the aforementioned authority;
– Ensure the authenticity of all data that it has declared to any person to whom it has asked to rely on its signature.