Regulation (EU) Nº 910/2014 of the European Parliament and the Council, of July 23rd, 2014 on electronic identification and trust services in electronic transactions in the internal market and repealing Directive 1999/93/CE (eIDAS) sets the conditions under which Member States should recognize the means of electronic identification of natural and legal persons belonging to a notified electronic identification system of another Member State, as well as standards for trust services and a legal framework for electronic signatures, electronic seals, electronic time stamps, electronic documents, certified electronic delivery services and certificate authentication services for websites.
The «EU» trust label for qualified trusted electronic services clearly distinguishes qualified trusted services from other trusted services, thereby contributing to market transparency and thus fostering confidence in online services and convenience of these. The features and conditions of use of the label are defined in Comission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/806 of May 22nd 2015 laying down specifications concerning the form of the «EU» trust label for qualified trust services.
Qualified Trust Electronic Services Providers may use the «EU» trust label from July 1st 2016, once the qualification of the services has been included in the trusted list.
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