Compliance certifications and regulations
21 CFR Part 11
PCI DSS certification
SOC 2 Type II certification
ESIGN and UETA compliance
signNow takes security seriously
Data encryption and storageAll data is encrypted with 256-bit encryption algorithm at rest and transfer.
Detailed Audit TrailsignNow creates and maintains a detailed document history, which shows all document activities and who performed them, including full names, email and IP addresses, and time stamps.
Disaster recoverysignNow maintains and regularly tests its Disaster Recovery plan. Our Disaster Recovery Plan ensures continuous operations with minimal interruptions in the case of an emergency. This includes procedures to preserve documents and document security.
Two-factor signer authenticationThe document creator can add an extra layer of protection to a document by requiring a signer to enter a password or authenticate their identity via a text message or phone call.
Does signNow comply with UK laws?
signNow complies with the eIDAS, which came into force in the UK in 2016. This allows you to use an eSignature in the UK for signing documents or send them for signing to recipients.
How does signNow encrypt and store documents?
signNow stores documents using SSL and AES-256 bit encryption. In addition, signNow boasts SOC 2 Type certification, confirming it takes the security of your documents seriously. When it comes to its database, it only keeps one-way encrypted passwords, no plaintext.
Can I use signNow in California?
Yes, you can use signNow in California. In order to do business digitally in California, both parties must confirm their intention to sign electronically. signNow provides users with an option to set a notification asking recipients to accept to do business digitally before signing.
Are documents stored differently depending on the type of plan a user has?
Pricing plans differ from each other only in the number of features they offer. Storage and security is the same for all users no matter which plan they’re on. You can be sure that your documents are safe and secure.
Is signNow compliant in all US states?
signNow complies with the ESIGN Act. What that means is signNow can be used in all US states. eSign and send documents for signing anywhere you need to do business.
How secure is my document in signNow?
Cloud storages like the one signNow uses, is safer and more secure than filing and storing documents physically. signNow is SOC 2 Type II certified, making it impossible for third parties to access your information without having the appropriate access permission.
Is signNow safe?
Of course. signNow takes protecting confidential information seriously. It holds PCI DSS certification, is SOC 2 Type II certified, and is 21 CFR Part 11 compliant. Close deals faster, easier, and more securely than ever.
How can I track who signs my document?
Every uploaded document in signNow has a History. If you review your document’s History, you’ll be able to see a comprehensive Audit trail covering who did what to your form or contract, when they did it, and where they did it from with unique information like email, IP address, timestamp, and more.
Does signNow have restrictions in some countries like China?
signNow is accessible from any country including countries like China, Thailand, Ukraine, etc. However, each country has its own regulations for how eSignatures can be used. For example, in China, there are some documents that you cannot use an eSignature for and in Ukraine, you have to use a digital signature.
Can I use signNow to file forms with the IRS?
In short, yes, you can sign IRS forms electronically but there are some restrictions, so make sure to check the form’s requirements before filling it out, signing it, or filing it.