Are Online Forms and Waivers UETA Compliant?

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Are Online Waiver Electronic Signatures Legal?

There are several laws, acts, regulations, and rules regarding Online Waiver Electronic Signatures. Many of these have common elements

Both parties intended to sign the Online Electronic Waiver or Online Electronic Form.

Both parties have consented to do business electronically.

The information within the signed document must be available to all parties involved.

The signed document must be accurately stored for future use or review.


The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) is one of several United States laws or regulations concerning the validity of electronic signatures.

An electronic record means a record created, generated, sent, communicated, received, or stored by electronic means.

An Electronic signature means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record.

A record or signature may not be denied legal effect or enforceability solely because it is in electronic form.

A contract may not be denied legal effect or enforceability solely because an electronic record was used in its formation.

If a law requires a record to be in writing, an electronic record satisfies the law.

If a law requires a signature, an electronic signature satisfies the law.

The information must be available to all parties.


WebWaiver creates an electronic record for each online form or waiver submitted and stores that record by electronic means.

All WebWaiver online forms and online waivers are versioned and specific versioning data is stored with the elctronic record when submitted.

Each submitted WebWaiver online form or online waiver is stored completely and individually, including the document static content, any party provided inputs, and any party provided electronic signatures.

WebWaiver always requires a minimum of one type of Electronic Signature for each online waiver or form submitted. The Electronic Signature is logically associated with the record stored by electronic means.

All WebWaiver submitted online waivers and online forms are available to the account holder to provide to all parties.

WebWaiver provides all parties with a standard procedure to find and provide online waivers and online forms to all parties.