What Is An Electronic Signature?

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As described in the 2000 U.S. ESIGN Act, an electronic signature is any "electronic sound, symbol, or process, attached to or logically associated with a contract or other record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record." In other words, an electronic signature, otherwise referred to as an eSignature, is a person's electronic agreement to the terms of a document.


HelloSign's eSignature solution makes it easy to sign and send documents for signature online. With integrations like Google Apps for work, Gmail, Google Docs, Box, Dropbox, and others, HelloSign helps you get your documents signed. 


HelloSign electronic signatures are legally binding under 

  • The 2000 U.S. Electronic Signature in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN)
  • The U.S. Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA)
  • The European Union eIDAS EU No.910/2014
  • And many more electronic signature laws across the world.

Learn more about electronic signatures with our Electronic Signature Cheat Sheet.