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