Legal notice

Notice for users of this website

Consultation or use of this site in whatever language involves the full acceptance of the general conditions set out below.

Cookies and privacy

This website sets cookies in order to enable or enhance the navigation experience for the user. We use 3 types of cookies:

  • Session & functional cookies: We use session and functional cookies to enable or enhance your navigation experience, such as the language to use when you visit.
  • Analytical cookies: If we obtained your consent, we enable Google Analytics to track visitor’s behaviour on our site.
  • 3rd party cookies: Youtube and other third-party tools set cookies for sharing content on social networks or for producing access statistics. The presence, number and status of cookies may depend on how you use the platforms concerned before or while visiting our website. You should ascertain what the relevant sites’ policy is on social networking cookies.

Copyright and intellectual property

The content of this website includes text data and multimedia items such as texts, drawings, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio and video material, photographs, programmes and the technology described, which are protected by the provisions of national and international law applying to intellectual property.

These textual data and multimedia items are the exclusive property either of the VDSIC, the Otentik Network and/or of their authors and beneficiaries. The intellectual property right holders waive their right to have their name or any other indication appear on the items which they supply for this website.

The user undertakes to respect the intellectual property rights held by the VDSIC, the Otentik Network and third parties without prejudice to the rights and exceptions provided for by any binding provisions.

Use of trademarks and logos

All trademarks named or used on this website are the property of their respective publishers. The trademarks VDSIC and Otentik Network, as well as the Otentik logo, may not be used without the prior consent of the VDSIC.


Our goal is to keep this information as complete, accurate and up to date as possible. If errors are brought to our attention, we will take all reasonable steps to make necessary corrections. The content of this site is however subject to change without notice.

The information published on this site is of a general nature only and has not been designed to meet any individual needs. It therefore does not constitute professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, we suggest you consult a suitably qualified professional).

The VDSC and the Otentik Network cannot be held liable for direct or indirect damage which may result from use of this site,  in particular the impossibility for a third party to use it, a malfunction, an interruption, a virus, or a system problem. We take all possible steps to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. Some data or information on this site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free. We cannot in such cases guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. The VDSIC and the Otentik Network accept no responsibility in case of defective transmission of data due to the various networks of the internet or to incompatibilities due to the user’s web browser.

The VDSIC and the Otentik Network cannot guarantee that information from external sources contained on this site is reliable or up to date. The information on this site may link to external sites over which we have no control and for which we disclaim any responsibility.

Personal information

Visitors may be required to provide personal data that may be subject to automated processing. If this is the case, they may exercise a right of access, modification, rectification and opposition under the conditions of France’s Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, relating to computer files and freedoms.

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Association Internationale de Gouvernance du Cachet Électronique Visible (AIGCEV)
Visible Digital Seal International Council (VDSIC)

15, rue Dulac
75015 Paris
SIRET 824 491 567 000 15
APE code 9499Z
Legal category 9220
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Publication director : Yves Le Querrec