A digital safe is an online space where you can store, archive and view sensitive or private digital documents: invoices, salary, contracts, scanned documents, etc.. Very practical in terms of accessibility and data security! Offers abound, so it is better to select a service that fits to your specific needs.
How does it work?
A service provider offers an online space (on outsourced servers) for you to host your data.
Prevent data loss in case of accident (computer crash, theft, fire ... )
Secure your confidential data.
Accessible by a several types of devices (via the webbrowser or dedicated app).
Some of these services offer options to add a certified electronic signature and timestamp to your documents. The digital safe is able to integrate, store, archive , data from different sources (bank statements , holiday photos , proof of payment for your invoices, ... ) .
Many companies offer this type of services to their customers: banks, insurers or telephone/ADSL operators.
There are also several independent services like: