What are the advantages of an electronic signature for a contract for a furnished rental?

Are you looking for a furnished rental in Paris, but are worried about not being able to come to the agency to sign your contract and not being able to confirm your booking?
Lodgis has the solution!
Thanks to our investments in research and development, Lodgis has given you for 10 years the opportunity to sign your contract remotely with an electronic signature.

What is an electronic signature?
This is a process that lets you securely sign a contract for a furnished rental online, without attaching a handwritten signature.

How does an electronic signature work?
It’s simple: Lodgis emails you an internet link and sends an ID code to your phone. You can access the signature page through the internet link (with a summary of your rental and your contract). To sign you only need to enter your ID code, agree with the conditions of the contract for your furnished rental and then click on the sign button. You don’t need to print the document. You can sign it from your smartphone, tablet, computer or any device connected to the internet.

Is an electronic signature legally valid?
So that the electronic signature is legally valid, it should certify:

The security system for an electronic signature was developed by Lodgis and is legally valid because it sends a certificate of authenticity to each signatory that certifies that validity of the document signed and identifies the signatory*.

Thanks to the electronic signature system put in place by Lodgis, you don’t need to print, scan or send the contract, or visit the agency. This system is simpler, more practical, faster and more secure!

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* Legal validity: the legal ground of the electronic signature is defined in law n°2000-230 from 13 March 2000, article 1316-1 and 1316-4 of the civil code:
“A writing in electronic form is admitted as evidence in the same way as a paper-based document, provided that the person from whom it originates can be duly identified and that it has been made out and retained in a manner capable of assuring its integrity.”
This rather large definition is clarified by various decrees:
Decree n°2001-272 of 30 March 2001 defines two types of electronic signature:

  • “Secure” signatures
  • “Simple” signatures

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