Confidentiality is understand as a property that information is not made available or disclosed to unauthorized individuals, entities, or processes.
Gaining access to technical and sensitive information on product, its construction etc. is essential for proper carry out of certification services. Simultaneously all organizations and individuals have the right to have protected any proprietary information that they provide. Therefore, in the context of certification services, confidentiality means protection of information obtained from clients or created by ESL in the course of certification services and during supervision over issued certificates.