Tailor-made for South African businesses!
South Africa recognizes digital signatures that comply with the ECTA, which enables businesses to use Advanced Electronic Signatures (AES) for business transaction paperwork. AES is a type of e-signature accredited in consonance with section 37 of the Electronics Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (ECTA).Check our Legality guide
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- Banking and Finance
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are electronic signatures legally binding in South Africa?
Yes, electronic signatures are legally binding in South Africa for most business use cases. They are regulated by common law and the Electronics Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (ECTA). Learn more.
Does Zoho Sign offer any other services besides AES for South African businesses?
Yes, besides AES certificates, Zoho Sign's integration with TrustFactory also enables users to obtain AATL certificates for digitally signing documents across international borders. These carry the similar legal validity as the AES standards defined across the globe.
Are documents signed using Zoho Sign legal in South Africa?
Yes, documents signed using Zoho Sign are legally effective in South Africa. Zoho Sign integrates with TrustFactory to offer the highest level of assurance with AES, which complies with the specifications given in the ECTA and its Accreditation Regulations.
How does Zoho Sign offer its services in South Africa to comply with the ECTA?
Zoho Sign uses TrustFactory, an identity and trust services provider accredited by the South African Accreditation Authority (SAAA), to verify identities and issue signers an AES certificate for compliant business use.
How secure is Zoho Sign?
Zoho Sign provides enhanced security by using a public key infrastructure (PKI) for the document signing process, AES-256 encryption to encrypt data while at rest, and SSL/TLS to transmit data. Visit the Zoho Sign Trust Center to learn more.
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