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Digital signature tools utilizes either web based or software installed on your computer to enable you to sign a document electronically.
More information on individual digital signature tools can be found below.
The DocuSign platform provides electronic signature technology and digital transaction management services for facilitating electronic exchanges of contracts and signed documents.
DocuSign provides some excellent videos on how to get started:
In addition, TRU has created a Basic User guide.
Adobe Acrobat signature using Adobe PDF. Not to be confused with Adobe Sign. It allows electronic signature and the ability to add text, such as your name, company title and date.
|Description||A web based electronic
signature software package
using your TRU credentials to
login with. When an individual
sends an envelope, it is
a link to the document that is
stored on a Canadian server.
|An electronic signature
using Adobe PDF. When
you save the document,
the signature and any text added
become part of the PDF.
|Features||Handwritten or Automatically
Sign from anywhere
Add reusable Templates
|Handwritten or Automatically
Sign from anywhere
|Typical Use||Lawful and court-admissible
|Signing general documents
that would normally be
filled out by simply signing
a piece of paper.
|TRU Recommended Use||Recommended for signing
documents that may carry
potential risk, PI data or when
dealing with medium-high cost investments.
|Key requisitions, time
approvals, and expense forms.
|What do I need?||An email address to receive
documents for signature.
A DocuSign account to send
documents for signature which
is free to TRU employees.
|Adobe Acrobat which is
available free to TRU
|Security||DocuSign currently provides
the most secure form of digital
signature. Complies with
TRU Privacy and Security