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Category: General

What Signers See

Last update on Nov. 24, 2014.

When you send a signature request, each signer will receive an email:
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If you have uploaded a company logo, it will appear at the top of the email, as well as the top of the signing page (below).
After clicking on the link they come to a mobile optimised signing page like this:
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The 'Confirm ...

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A UK legal precedent for eSignatures

Last update on Oct. 7, 2014.

 A UK legal precedent for eSignatures

In February this year, a further legal precedent for eSignatures was made in the UK.

Take a look at this link for details of the High Court ruling on Bassano vs Toft & Ors.

It's a bit dry and long winded but the salient points can be found in paragraphs 39-46.

In essence it reaffirms ...

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Which Time Zone?

Last update on Oct. 7, 2014.

CrunchSign displays and records dates and times based on the current date/time in London, UK.

In other words, the date/time recorded for a document's audit trail/log records and Digital Signature is GMT+1 hour between late March and late October, and GMT between late October and late March.

Document Access Code vs Signer PIN Code

Last update on Sept. 22, 2014.

What's the difference?

They have two different purposes.

Document Access Codes provide extra security for signnature request links and document download links. The same code is used by all signers and may be sent to the signers by any means you choose or by an SMS sent by CrunchSign. They therefore do not necessarily ...

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About 'Document Security' options

Last update on Oct. 8, 2014.

When sending a Signature Request, you can choose out of 4 document security options.

Note: Signature request links are sent out by email, but do not contain the document as an attachment ever.

Email Attachment: Signed and completed documents are sent to all signers by email with the document attached to the email. The signed ...

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What's so good about Digital Signatures?

Last update on Aug. 13, 2014.

Adding a Digital Signature to your signed document is a really good idea. In fact all documents signed via Signature Request or In Person are always digitally signed by CrunchSign. It is only optional when your are just signing a document yourself.

Digital Signatures encrypt the date, time, IP address and identity of the Signer ...

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How do we confirm a Signer's Identity

Last update on Sept. 22, 2014.

Primarily by email address validation.

For any document signed via Invite2Sign or signed by yourself from your account, the Signer has proven ownership of their email address. Most of the time this is sufficient, and probably more secure than posting a document by snail-mail - how do you know it was received by the intended recipient ...

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Mobile Phone Verification

Last update on Aug. 13, 2014.

Most of the time email verification is fine for identifying the Signer. Sometimes a contract or document may be sufficiently important that you want further proof of identity, and that's where mobile phone verification comes in.

Additionally, if you use In Person signing we can not verify the Signer's identity by email address ...

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Can you really save money using CrunchSign?

Last update on Oct. 7, 2014.

Can you really save money using CrunchSign?

You may well use CrunchSign because is greener than printing and signing (because it is), but did you know it is cheaper too?

Going paperless can really save on man-hours, and this is where most money will be saved, but let's look at some printing & posting vs electronic comparisons:

If you require extra evidence ...

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Adding & saving your Signature to CrunchSign

Last update on Sept. 15, 2014.

If you want to sign documents yourself, you need to store your Signature on CrunchSign. There are several ways of doing this:

- Draw your signature with a Mouse or finger

- Draw it with a stylus on a touch screen device (recommended).

- Take a photo of your signature with a mobile phone/tablet and upload it ...

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