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is a contract signed online legally binding??

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is a contract signed online legally binding??
-Could you explain your situation a little more?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I signed for an online course online after the cancellation time I decided to cancel for finacial reasons (i was one week late in cancelling) i was wondering if contract was leagally binding being signed via computer??

I am sorry but an electronic signature is sufficient to create a binding contract.

In fact, there is no need for signed writing at all to create a binding contract. An oral agreement is sufficient. The purpose of signed writing is to prove what was agreed.

I am sorry but thats your position.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Thank you for confirming that...just thought I check before I tried it.

No problem.

For what its worth, they might let you cancel or agree to a lesser sum in the interests of good business.