All I had to do was respond with the words “agreed” or “confirmed,” and I would have been legally bound. You know what I mean by Snap? If the parties do indeed begin to cooperate, the terms can become a legally binding contract, regardless of whether the consequence is contemplated or not. Online agreements are unique in that users do not enter the terms they must agree to. However, by combining clarity and transparency, you can ensure that your online agreements remain legally binding. There is also the related point: some people may not be entitled to legally bind a company or other registered legal person, for example. B a director of a company who has appointed a liquidator (this is a point related to actual or presumed authority). The agreement does not need to be prepared or approved by a lawyer. If that were the case, every time we bought something from a store, we would need a lawyer in tow. Statements can be made before the contract is established, there may be misunderstandings that undermine the legally binding nature of the contract. Then, one of the parties could mislead its counterpart (knowingly or un knowingly) with respect to a fact, fact or contractual duration.