PEC certified e-mail is the e-mail messaging system that guarantees a certain confirmation with legal value of the delivery of the message to the recipient, it is comparable to the classic registered letter with return receipt.
All messages sent via PEC acquire a legal value in all cases provided for by law.
It guarantees the security of the message integrity, which cannot be altered in any way.
The sending and receiving of messages are certified by the “receipt” messages which are automatically forwarded to the sender when the message is sent and when the message is delivered.
The tracking system keeps the data for 30 months, allowing to verify and prove the sending of PEC messages in case of legal disputes.
Pursuant to Legislative Decree 185/2008, all companies and freelancers in business are obliged to file their certified e-mail address with the competent Chamber of Commerce.
All new companies are obliged to provide the PEC at the time of incorporation.
For more information on current legislation, you can consult the link to the official page of the Italian Parliament: