Legality

Legality of Electronic Signatures

MedConsent  complies with e-signature laws set by the UK and other member states within the European Union.  We meet all of the regulations regarding accepting and processing documents, signed via electronic signatures. Electronic signatures are just as legally binding as paper based or "wet" signatures.

Electronic Signature Law

MedConsent  complies with regulations established by The Electronic Communications Act 2000, which confirms the legal status of electronic signatures.

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000/7

Data Protection

All of your client's personal data provided in their consent form is protected by the Data Protection Act.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_Protection_Act_1998

GDPR

We also adhere to the recent reforms, details of which can be found here:

https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/data-protection-reform/overview-of-the-gdpr/