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White Paper

The Effectiveness of Clickwrap for Legally Enforceable Agreements

The use of clickwrap technology has experienced explosive growth as a convenient, effective way to enter into an agreement with both consumer and commercial customers.

When a company uses a clickwrap process in online transactions (generally accepted with a single "I agree" click), the essential elements of contract formation are still required in order to have a binding and enforceable agreement.

In this paper we cover:

  • The laws that support clickwrap agreements

  • General principles of contract formation that are applicable regardless of the medium

  • Best practices for effective and admissible clickwrap agreements

  • Other considerations for clickwrap agreements in Canada