Before any use of the Service, the User shall acknowledge:
The acceptance of the User is materialized by clicking on the check box on the Website at the time of the creation of a User account or prior to the signature.
These STU are made available by Universign on its website. They can be downloaded in PDF format.
The Cryptographic Key Management Service enables the Certificate’s Holder to generate a Key pair associated with a Certificate and to use it remotely to sign or seal the Documents by means of an Electronic Signature or of an Electronic Seal.
Access to and use of the Service require:
The conditions for issuing, managing and revoking Certificates are laid down by the Certification Policy.
For the creation of an Electronic Signature, the Key pair associated with the Certificate is enabled remotely after authentication of the Certificate’s Holder by means of a confidential code sent to the phone number provided to Universign.
For the creation of an Electronic Seal, the Key-pair associated with the Certificate is enabled remotely after authentication of the Certificate’s Holder or of an Authorized Person by means of a unique identifier.
Any use of the Key-pair by Authorized Persons is deemed to be made by the Certificate Holder.
Universign does not guarantee that the Service is suited to the needs of the User. It is the responsibility of the User to verify this suitability.
The User undertakes to ensure the security of their means of authentication so as to avoid the use of the Key pair by unauthorized third parties.
They shall be particularly committed to taking the necessary measures to ensure the confidentiality of the means of activation sent by Universign and to implementing the measures to keep the Key pair under the exclusive control of the Authorized Persons.
Universign undertakes to generate and to enable the Certificate Holder’s Key pair in a cryptographic device with algorithms which are compatible with the requirements of the CP corresponding to the Certificate.
The cryptographic key management Service allows the Certificate’s Holder to keep the Key pair under their exclusive control for the creation of Electronic Signatures.
The cryptographic key management Service allows the Certificate’s Holder and Authorized Persons to keep the Key pair under their exclusive control for the creation of Electronic Seals.
Universign ensures the protection of the private key of the Key pair in order to ensure its integrity and confidentiality.
Universign shall ensure by appropriate means that the Key pair can no longer be used after the Certificate has expired or been revoked.
With the exception of guarantees expressly provided for by the Agreement, Universign excludes any other express or implied guarantee including any implied guarantee of suitability for a specific use, satisfaction of requirement of the Certificate Holder.
The User shall accept sole responsibility in the case of harmful consequences caused to third parties resulting from a breach by the Certificate’s Holder or by Authorized Persons under the conditions for the protection of the private key of the Key pair and/or its means of authentication.
A user license for the Key pair is granted to the Certificate’s Holderas well as to Authorized Persons for the provision of the Electronic Signature and/or Seal Services.
Universign retains the data relating to the verification of the User’s identification data and the log data related to the use of Key pair are kept according to conditions consistent with the personal data protection policy available on the Publication Website.