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What is Hellosign? | eSigning Documents

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Sign documents online with ease

​​HelloSign is an eSignature provider dedicated to simplifying the process of signing documents online. eSign all your most important documents electronically without the hassle of a printer, scanner, or fax machine. Instead, sign documents using a desktop, tablet, or mobile phone.

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Paperwork, without the paper

In addition to providing easy to use, online document signing, we also offer other services that make paperwork a breeze. Here are just a few features you'll enjoy with a paid HelloSign account:
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Templates

Prepare a document once, save it as a template, and then use it again and again.

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Data validation

You'll never have to worry about accidentally filling in an email address in the wrong field.

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Email alerts

Enjoy automatic email reminders and alerts for any action taken with your document. For example, you'll see when a document has been opened, viewed, and signed.

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Secure storage

All documents are kept safely and securely in your HelloSign account.

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Seamless integrations & functionality

Our user-friendly design makes it simple for anyone to start using HelloSign. It integrates with all your favorite applications – like Box and Evernote – making it easy to sign documents electronically, in whatever application you're using. Here are just some of the many benefits that come along with using HelloSign to sign documents online:

Seamless integrations & functionality

Our user-friendly design makes it simple for anyone to start using HelloSign. It integrates with all your favorite applications – like Box and Evernote – making it easy to sign documents electronically, in whatever application you're using. Here are just some of the many benefits that come along with using HelloSign to sign documents online:

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Automated file storage

Never worry about tracking down a signed copy of a document ever again. A copy is automatically stored in your HelloSign account.

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Bolstered document security

Enable time-stamped audit trails, passcode permissions, and more.

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Easy signing on the go

HelloSign for mobile makes it simple to sign documents when you're away from the office or on the go.

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Better team communication

Status notifications make it easy for you to keep track of who's signed a document at any given time and also alerts you to who still needs to sign.

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Faster document turnaround time

You can send a document to an office half-way round the world and have it signed and returned in just a few minutes.

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The choice is in your hands

​​With HelloSign, you can use a variety of styles when you esign your document: type in a signature, take a photo of it with your Smartphone, draw it by hand on any touchscreen device, or even upload an image of it. Review draft, pending, and completed requests from your mobile device or desktop.

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eSign security as standard

​​HelloSign protects eSigned documents using SSL encryption. Signature Authentication means that electronically signed documents are valid and legally binding. A transactions log between signing parties also makes completed documents court admissible.

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Seamless integrations & functionality

Our user-friendly design makes it simple for anyone to start using HelloSign. It integrates with all your favorite applications – like Box and Evernote – making it easy to sign documents electronically, in whatever application you're using. Here are just some of the many benefits that come along with using HelloSign to sign documents online:

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Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to sign a document electronically without printing it?
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In a word, yes. Most documents nowadays are completed and signed online. eSignature technology means that signing documents electronically has become the norm. You simply need to upload the document to be signed, drag and drop text boxes to the appropriate locations and then start signing.

Are documents signed online legally binding?
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A transactions log between signing parties means that electronically signed documents are court admissible. Signature authentication ensures that they are legally binding. HelloSign offers bank-level security for all signed and completed documents, meaning that they can be shared and stored with the same level of encryption as banks use.

Is online document signing free?
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HelloSign allows you to open a free account, where you'll get three free documents to sign online per month. Any Pro plan or above allows unlimited documents. Click here to sign up.

What is the ESIGN Act?
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The ESIGN Act, or the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, was a piece of legislation passed in 2000 to give eSignatures the same legal status as written, paper signatures.

What are the benefits of eSigning?
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The benefits of eSigning include a faster turnaround time for completed documents and contracts, better security and document racking, lower costs and the elimination of paper waste. When you eSign a document, you eliminate the need to print, sign and scan a document.

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