WVC 39 A- 1 - 9
§39A-1-9. Attribution and effect of electronic record and
(a) An electronic record or electronic signature is
attributable to a person if it was the act of the person. The act
of the person may be shown in any manner, including a showing of
the efficacy of any security procedure applied to determine the
person to which the electronic record or electronic signature was
(b) The effect of an electronic record or electronic signature
attributed to a person under subsection (a) of this section is
determined from the context and surrounding circumstances at the
time of its creation, execution or adoption, including the parties'
agreement, if any, and otherwise as provided by law.