One Click Contracts: Employee Code of Conduct

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Each week, PactSafe will discuss and post about specific standardized agreements and how they can be turned into one-click contracts. Last week, we covered En-User License Agreements (EULAs). This week, we're focusing on Employee Code of Conduct: what it is, why its typical signing method isn't ideal, and how it can be turned into a one click contract on the PactSafe platform.

What is a one click contract?

A one click contract is like any other contract, but it’s presented in a way that allows the person signing it to do so by simply clicking on it. With very few exceptions, any contract can be signed with a single click on a website, from a phone, in an email — anywhere you meet your customers digitally, you can delive

What is an Employee Code of Conduct?

An employee code of conduct is a legal document that provides guidelines on acceptable behaviors of individuals in an organization. The employee code of conduct defines acceptable behavior and social norms that individuals in an organization should adopt on a day-to-day basis.

Who signs it?

Employees!

How is it typically signed?

Emailed to employees as PDF, signed off line or via Adobe and sent back via email.

Why is this signing method not ideal?

This method of hard to keep track internally on who has signed, which version, and who hasn’t signed.

How to turn Employee Code of Conduct into a 1-click Contract

How does an Employee Code of Conduct work as a 1-click contract?

Quickly share a link for new employees to sign, or bulk send to employees to gain initial electronic acceptance.

Why does an Employee Code of Conduct work better as a 1-click contract?

Easier to sign, but also easier to keep a legal backlog of who has signed which version, and when.

Is a 1-click contract legally binding?

1-click contracts are absolutely binding. Also known as “clickwraps,” courts have enforced millions of contracts accepted by a single click. PactSafe’s platform was built to help ensure 1-click contracts are created in compliance with all the best practices established in 1000’s of court cases over the past 20+ years.

For more on one click contracts, check out PactSafe's Contactless Contract and Policy Kit!

Contactless Contract and Policy Kit


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