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RE: Best way to sign an NDA/consent form?

From: Steve Green <steve.green@testpartners.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 00:21:55 +0000
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That's not correct. According to the references below, unilateral NDAs may (but may not) need to be executed as a deed but bilateral NDAs do not.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/non-disclosure-agreements/non-disclosure-agreements

http://www.seqlegal.com/questions/do-ndas-need-be-witnessed


Steve Green
Managing Director
Test Partners Ltd


-----Original Message-----
From: David Woolley [mailto:forums@david-woolley.me.uk] 
Sent: 02 January 2018 23:30
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: Best way to sign an NDA/consent form?

On 02/01/18 21:01, Wright, Isaiah wrote:
> I am conducting user research and need users to sign a Non-disclosure agreement and consent form. What is the best method of delivery for someone who is blind? What is the best method to legally have users who are blind to provide their consent? A digital signature?

At least in the UK, NDAs need to be executed as a deed.  I'm not sure that the law has caught up with electronic signatures in this area, but a deed needs a witnessed signature.

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