Legality Of Digital Signatures

HelloSign Answers: Legality Of Digital Signatures

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While eSignatures aren't new, there still remains some confusion about their legality. You can rest assured that eSignatures are legal when you work with a certified and compliant eSignature provider like HelloSign.

HelloSign is an eSignature provider that specializes in providing legally binding electronic signatures for individuals, teams, and companies. User documents are kept safe using bank-level security and also possess an array of protections which ensure the legality of the signature.

The legality of HelloSign eSignatures is also supported by the following:

  • Compliance with major eSignature laws. This includes ESIGN, eIDAS, and UETA.
  • Court permissable audit trails. A time-stamped audit trail comes attached to every document. This gives you total insight into the journey of the document, and allows you to see every time a document was opened, viewed, and signed.
  • Secure hosting of documents. Your connection to HelloSign is secure and encrypted using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). This is the same level of encryption used by leading banks and government agencies. Your documents are also stored and encrypted at rest using AES - 256 bit encryption. 

Interested in learning more? Download our free eBook, "eSignatures 101" for an introduction to the legality, security, and history of eSignatures.

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