Determine your data inheritance with SecureSafe
Have you thought about what happens to your online accounts and digital documents after death? Make sure ahead of time that your relatives have access to usernames and passwords in the event of an emergency. Digitize important deeds, documents and contracts and make them accessible to selected survivors in a central, secure location.
If a death occurs in a close circle of family and friends, the surviving dependents must not only deal with a great loss, but also address a large number of organizational issues. This also applies if a person loses their capacity to act for other reasons.
Challenges for survivors include:
- informing authorities, insurance companies, pension providers and the employer
- the tedious collection of important documents during the mourning period
- the cancellation of contracts and
- dissolving the digital identity of the person concerned. Internet users have an average of 90 online accounts on various platforms and websites.
Arrange all the details in time with SecureSafe
SecureSafe is a multi-award winning and secure cloud storage service provider with integrated password manager that allows you to keep all important documents and passwords in one centralized, digital location. With SecureSafe's data inheritance, you make it easier for survivors to access important user accounts and files during difficult times.
Transfer important passwords with the data inheritance
When you activate the data inheritance in your SecureSafe account, you determine who gets which usernames and passwords in the Password Safe.
Deactivate social media accounts
Whether it's Tiktok, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook: Each social network has its own specific procedure to follow when a user dies. Make it easy for your survivors to deactivate your accounts and leave them your usernames and passwords.
Transfer email boxes
Email inboxes are more than just a collection of electronic messages. In addition to their use as contact books and calendars, they can also be used to reset passwords for online accounts.
Give your survivors the option to quickly cancel digital subscriptions to Netflix, Spotify and Co. or subscriptions to physical services – such as gym memberships – provided they can be managed with online accounts. This saves money and nerves.
Transferring important files
In the SecureSafe file safe you determine who gets access to your digitized contractual documentation and certificates, photos and digital copies of your identity cards.
Transferring financial documents
Don't leave your survivors scrambling through countless folders and files when their minds will be elsewhere. Make sure important financial documents from banks, insurance companies and pension providers can be found quickly in one place.
Share memorable photos
Photo files are digitized memories that you can leave behind for your family and friends. The focus is not only on personal highlights such as past adventures and vacations, but on the memories of a life spent together.
Provide access to contracts
Make digital copies of all contracts and store them in your private file safe so survivors can easily manage or cancel rental, phone and leasing contracts.
The data inheritance function helps surviving dependents manage the important documents and login data of a deceased person. This feature is turned off by default in SecureSafe and must be set up by the SecureSafe user in the Web App. Log in to the SecureSafe Web App. Click on "Inheritance" in the bottom left menu first, then go to the settings icon next to "Data inheritance inactive". Follow the instructions to set up the data inheritance.
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