A. In any automated transaction, the parties may form a contract by the interaction of:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 44-7014

  • Automated transaction: means a transaction that is conducted or performed, in whole or in part, by electronic means or electronic records and in which the acts or records of one or both parties are not reviewed by an individual in the ordinary course in forming a contract, performing under an existing contract or fulfilling an obligation that is required by the transaction. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contract: means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties' agreement as affected by this chapter and any other applicable law. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Electronic: means relating to technology that has electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical or electromagnetic capabilities or similar capabilities. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Electronic agent: means a computer program or an electronic or other automated means that is used independently to initiate an action or respond to electronic records or performances, in whole or in part, without review or action by an individual. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, governmental agency or public corporation or any other legal or commercial entity. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Transaction: means an action or set of actions occurring between two or more persons relating to the conduct of business, commercial or governmental affairs. See Arizona Laws 44-7002

1. Electronic agents of the parties, even if no individual was aware of or reviewed the electronic agents’ actions or the resulting terms and agreements.

2. An electronic agent and an individual who acts on the individual’s own behalf or for another person, including by an interaction in which the individual performs actions that the individual may refuse to perform and in which the individual knows or has reason to know will cause the electronic agent to complete the transaction or performance.

B. In addition to subsection A, paragraphs 1 and 2, the terms of any contract are determined by the substantive law that applies to that contract.