Have you ever received a PDF document via email, and you were required to sign it and send it back again via email?
There is a much straightforward way to approach such a situation.
For example, email notifications help remind the signee to sign the document, while status tracking helps the sender to know at which stage/phase the document is at.
Digital signatures, “cryptographically attach your identity to a document using a method that cannot be forged,”
That said; in a good number of personal use cases, you will only require an e-signature – and nowadays, there are tens of platforms available in the market, which make that easy.
What to consider before electronically signing documents