Signing

The Signature Process

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The signature process can differ depending on how the Signicat Signature request is composed, regarding to the order of the authentication and the presentation of the documents to be signed.

Documents presented first

The end user is presented with the documents and have to give consent to the content of each of the documents by marking the documents one by one as read. Then the end user is asked to authenticate. After the user has authenticated, the authentication result is used for signing the presented and accepted documents.

Authenticate first

As an alternative flow the end user is asked to authenticate before the documents are presented. After the user is successfully authenticated he is presented with the documents to be signed and have to give consent to each of the documents by marking the documents one by one as read. When the end user has viewed all the required documents he is asked to sign the documents. Then the end user agrees to sign and the initial authentication is used as the proof needed for signing.

Regardless of the two alternatives described above, each of the documents are combined with the gathered proof and the data structure is digitally signed by Signicat.

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