With our e-signature module, requesting client signatures is simple and fast.
Build client signature requests into a streamlined workflow using ImagineTime’s e-signature module. Verify signer identity with Knowledge-Based Authentication (“KBA”), capture a legally binding signature, and securely store completed documents — all at the push of a button.
What is an electronic signature?
The Electronic Signature & Records Association (“ESRA”) defines an electronic signature as:
“an electronic sound, symbol or process that is attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record.”
In layman’s terms, an electronic signature a string of virtual fimgerprints that are used to verify the identity of a signer and intent to sign the document.
Why should I use electronic signatures?
We are all familiar with the old-fashioned way of requesting client signatures: Print. Sign. Scan. Repeat. After all of the hard work preparing the required forms, this seemingly simple process can lead to agonizing delays. With ImagineTime’s e-signature module, you can get documents signed by your clients at anytime and from anywhere. You just upload the document and it is delivered to your client to sign instantly.
Are electronic signatures legally binding?
The Uniform Electronic Tranactions Act (“UETA”) and the Electronic Signature in Global and National Commerce Act (“ESIGN”) provide legal guidelines for ensuring the validity of electronic records and documents signed online.
Together, these pieces of legislation allow electronic signatures to be recognized as legally binding if the following requirements are met:
- The signer’s identity can be confirmed or authenticated using a digital marker, like an IP address.
- The parameters of the transaction are communicated and the signer undeniably intended to undergo the method of signing.
- The signature associated with the document is verifiable and has evidentiary documentation.
ImagineTime provides a digital audit trail that compiles the following unique identifying information so you can validate the identity of a signer and prevent tampering:
- IP addresses
- OS and browser information
- Geographic coordinates
- Time and date stamps