What is a digital signature?

It is a mechanism that can be applied to electronic documents, achieving the same effects as a handwritten signature on a paper document.

Technically, a digital signature is obtained by applying a series of mathematical operations to the document we want to sign. The aim is to associate the identity of the signatory with the document.

What technical guarantee does the digital signature offer?

It can detect any manipulation of the signed document and is mathematically associated with both the document and the signatory. Our electronic signature will be different when we sign different documents.

What legal guarantee does the digital signature offer?

The digital signature law approved in December 2003 (Electronic Signature Law 59/2003) provides legal coverage for electronic signatures. Camerfirma issues recognized electronic signatures, which, when used with a secure signature device, have the same value and recognition for legal purposes as a handwritten signature.