RESOLUTION of 8/4/2003, of the DG of the TGSS on implementing the communication standard based on the IP protocol, better known as the Internet, as the only communication platform between the TGSS and the authorised users of the RED System.
RESOLUTION of 8/4/2003, of the General Directorate of the Treasury General of the Social Security, on implementing the communication standard based on the IP protocol, better known as the Internet, as the only communication platform between the TGSS and the authorised users of the RED System.
The Treasury General of the Social Security, which is committed to new technology and eager to adapt to more extensive methods of data transmission, decided in October 2001 to implement a system that will enable information to be exchanged between the Treasury and the public over the communications standard based on the IP , commonly known as the Internet.
In order to guarantee security, privacy and non-rejection of the data transferred between the Treasury General of the Social Security and the persons authorised to use the RED System, digital certificate technology is used. To use this technology, it is necessary to identify every user who wishes to get a digital credential (digital certificate)
So that users of the RED system who use the X-400 communications platform can migrate to the Internet in a progressive, orderly manner, various deadlines for including the new method of data transfer have been set up, which cannot extend beyond 31 December 2003.
Deadlines for registration in the Internet data transfer method.
1.- On 1 January 2004,the Internet will be the only electronic data transfer platform for company registration, affiliation, worker affiliation and termination, changes of information for both companies and workers, contribution and collection for the Social Security, between the General Treasury of the Social Security and those authorised to used the Automatic Data Transfer System (RED System).
2.- Newly authorised users who join the RED System after this Decision goes into effect will use the Internet.
3.- Authorised users of the RED System who are using the X-400 communications platform when this Decision goes into effect must all migrate to the Internet platform in accordance with the following schedules:
3.1. For professionals in associations who are not included in section 3.3., as well as all others who are authorised to use the RED System in their work, in accordance with the Sixth Additional Provision of the General Regulations for the Collection of Resources for the Social Security System, approved by Royal Decree 1637/1995 of 6 October, the deadline for registering on the Internet platform is 30 June 2003.
3.2. For companies, groups of companies and other party responsible for meeting their obligation to contribute, who are required to use the RED System due to their number of workers, the deadline for registering on the Internet platform is 31 July 2003.
3.3. For Social-Work Graduates, the deadline for registering on the Internet platform is 30 September 2003.
3.4. For all other authorised users of the RED System, the deadline for registering on the Internet platform is 30 November 2003.
4.- In spite of the above, those authorised users who have a very large quantity of data, which could cause a problem with using the Internet as the mode of transfer, can be authorised by the General Treasury of the Social Security to use the "EDITRAN" file exchange system to exchange data. This method is subject to the technical and management rules set by the General Treasury of the Social Security and migration to it will be governed by the same deadlines as those listed in section 3.
5.- At the end of the time limits for migrating to the new communications platforms, which are listed above, communications may only be sent over the Internet or EDITRAN.
6.- Under exceptional circumstances, the deadlines listed in section 3 can be extended by the General Treasury of the Social Security at the request of the interested parties when special, duly accredited circumstances pertain. Under no circumstances can this extension go beyond 31 December 2003.