A Brief Guide to Use Electronic Signatures

November 05, 2010 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The following best practices guide prepared by Wolters Kluwer presents a useful map of items to consider when deploying an electronic signature initiative. The RPost services that map to the processes noted in the white paper are:

Best Practices to Use Electronic Signatures

Register Reply Service: used to record consent by both parties to specifics about the selected e-signature process such as agreement to use certain email addresses or electronic signature processes.

Email SignOff Service: Used to obtain recipient electronic signatures on contracts attached to email. This RPost service records recipients’ indication of acceptance to agreement terms in the message body text and/or any attachments, with cryptographic association of the agreement content to the indication of acceptance. Records are provided to sender in a manner that can easily be third-party authenticated.

Learn More:

How to Create a Signing Order for Recipients

Sign a Lease Agreement

Hand SignOff Service: Used to obtain recipient electronic signatures on contracts attached to email, in particular if there are requirements to have a method of identifying the signing party. This RPost service records recipients’ indication of acceptance to agreement terms in the message body text and/or any attachments, with cryptographic association of the agreement content to the indication of acceptance. Records are provided to sender in a manner that can easily be third-party authenticated.