Definitions for "Relying party"
A recipient who acts in reliance on a certificate and digital signature. (See also recipient; rely or reliance (on a certificate and digital signature))
a person, entity, or organization that relies on or uses a Entrust
Receiver of a digitally signed or encrypted message. Based on the sender's certificate, its issuer data, certificate policy and other information decides whether to accept or reject the message. Bound to thoroughly verify each signature by certificate policies and the law. In practice, due to inconvenience of such strict approach, popular computer programs accept signatures and certificates mainly automatically,.