Square E-Sign Consent

Important Notice: In order to enroll for a Square Account, as defined in the Merchant User Agreement, Square must provide certain disclosures required by law. The purpose of this Consent is to obtain the applicant’s consent to receive these disclosures and other information electronically.


In this E-Sign Consent, the following definitions apply: “I” and “me” mean the person who is applying to establish a Square Account “You” means Square and any person, company, bank or financial institution that is an assignee of Square’s rights.

Consumer Consent

I hereby consent and agree that:

  • You can provide disclosures required by law and other information about my legal rights and duties to me electronically.
  • My electronic signature on agreements and documents has the same effect as if I signed them in ink.
  • You can send all communications, billing statements and disclosures, including, but not limited to, this Square E-Sign Consent, the Square Privacy Policy, the Merchant User Agreement, and the Square Commercial Entity Agreement (collectively defined as “Disclosures”) to me electronically (1) via e-mail, (2) by access to a web site that you designate in an e-mail notice you send to me at the time the information is available, or (3) to the extent permissible by law, by access to a web site that you will generally designate in advance for such purpose.
  • If I want a paper copy, I can print a copy of the Disclosure or download the information for my records.

This consent applies to my use of Square products and services, to my Square Account, to all future Disclosures associated with my Square Account, to all future transactions in which I use Square products and services, at any time, and to other Disclosures that you provide to me by email, unless I have, prior to such transaction, withdrawn my consent by the procedure mentioned below.

What I Will Need

I understand that in order to access and retain the electronic Disclosures I will need the following:

  • A computer with an Internet connection.
  • A current web browser that includes 128-bit encryption. Minimum recommended browser standards are Microsoft Internet Explorer version 8.0 and above, Mozilla Firefox current version, Apple Safari current version, or Opera current version. The browser must have cookies enabled.
  • A valid email address.
  • Sufficient storage space to save past Disclosures and/or an installed printer to print them."
  • If I use a spam filter that blocks or re-routes emails from senders not listed in my email address book, I must add noreply@messaging.squareup.com to my email address book.
Requesting Paper Documents and Withdrawing Consent

I understand that I may request paper copies of the Disclosures within 180 days of the date of the Disclosure, and that you will provide them to me by mail at no charge. I understand that I have the right to receive these Disclosures in paper form. I can request paper copies and/or withdraw consent by contacting you at:

Customer Support — Legal
Square, Inc.
1455 Market Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94103

Any withdrawal of my consent to receive electronic Disclosures will be effective only after you have a reasonable period of time to process my withdrawal. I understand and agree that if I withdraw my consent to receive electronic Disclosures you may – though you are not obligated to – cancel my Square Account.

Updating Email Address

At any time, I can update the email address to which you will send alerts that my Disclosure is available.

I can change my email address by signing into square.ca and going to “Account.” I can also do this by contacting you at:

Customer Support — Legal
Square, Inc.
1455 Market Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94103

Legal Effect

By consenting, I agree that electronic Disclosures have the same meaning and effect as if you provided paper Disclosures to me. When you send me an email or other electronic notification alerting me that the Disclosure is available electronically and you do in fact make it available online, that shall have the same meaning and effect as if you provided a paper Disclosure to me, whether or not I choose to view the Disclosure, unless I had previously withdrawn my consent to receive Disclosures electronically. I understand and agree that Disclosures are considered received by me within 24 hours of the time posted to your website, or within 24 hours of the time emailed to me unless you receive notice that the email was not delivered.


The parties have requested that this E-Sign Consent and all related documents be drawn up in English only. Les parties aux présentes ont exigé que le présent consentement et tous les documents qui s'y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais seulement.


I understand and agree that you reserve the right to cancel this electronic Disclosure service, change the terms of use of this service or send Disclosures in paper form at any time. I understand and agree that you are responsible for sending notice of the Disclosures to me electronically including at the email address I have provided, but are not responsible for any delay or failure in my receipt of the email notices.