According to Law No. 2002-67 concerning e-signatures,e-commerce, the e-signature in Ecuador has the same legal validity as the handwritten signature, as long as it fulfils the following requirements:
- To be unique
- To uniquely identify the signatory’s authorship and identity
- Its creation and verification method is reliable, secure and unalterable for the purpose to which the message was generated or communicated.
- At the time the electronic signature is created, the data used in the creation of the electronic signature are under the exclusive control of the signatory; and
- Making sure that the signature is controlled by the holder.