2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 44 - Trade and Commerce
§ 44-7005 Use of electronic records and signatures; variation by agreement

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 44-7005 (2017)

44-7005. Use of electronic records and signatures; variation by agreement

A. This chapter does not require a record or signature to be created, generated, sent, communicated, received or stored or otherwise processed or used by electronic means or in electronic form.

B. This chapter applies only to transactions between parties each of which has agreed to conduct transactions by electronic means. Whether the parties agree to conduct a transaction by electronic means is determined from the context and surrounding circumstances, including the parties' conduct.

C. A party that agrees to conduct a transaction by electronic means may refuse to conduct other transactions by electronic means. The right granted by this subsection may not be waived by agreement.

D. Except as provided in subsection C and otherwise provided in this chapter, the effect of any of the provisions of this chapter may be varied by agreement. The words " unless otherwise agreed" , or other similar words, as used in this chapter do not imply that the effect of other provisions may not be varied by agreement.

E. Whether an electronic record or electronic signature has legal consequences is determined by this chapter and any other applicable law.

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