Personal Data Lockers
= a database that would store all of your personal information.
"The range of its functionality varies, but here is a comprehensive overview of what it could entail (from the Mydex site):
- Data Storage – a single access point for my information that is currently scattered
- Data Management – a toolset for analyzing and understanding what my data means
- Data Sharing – the ability to choose how to share my information and with whom
- Data Collection – the ability to track my purchases, preferences, and activities
- Verifications – the ability to authenticate sensitive information generated by 3rd parties
- Identity Assurance – the ability to prove I am who I say I am
- Privacy Management – my info has a privacy setting determined by me, not organizations
- Manage Permissions – deciding the communication channels between me & my contacts
- Express Interests & Intentions – the ability to announce what I want to buy, do or access
- Plan & Implement Projects – a life management system for how I use my info over time"
List of Personal Data Stores / Data Vaults, Compiled by Venessa Miemis:
Data Inherent – online safes from Switzerland offering individuals around the world highly secure online storage for passwords and all types of digital documents
Global LockBox - stores your content and provides easy ways to use, share and exchange it with others
LifeCellar – allows you to store and protect important documents like insurance, taxes, travel, wills, trusts, real estate documents, and policies
Mydex - A Personal Data Store is a service for individuals that helps them collect, store, manage, use and share their own personal data for their own purposes.
MyPersonalVault – store vital documents like bank account info, health records, insurance policies, wills, digital media
PAOGA – range of products; A secure Personal Data Store that allows individuals to own and manage their digital identity and personal information; personal info and identity verification; and a secure Digital Document Exchange to create, manage and digitally sign electronic documents
wayID – give anyone your wayID, and they have instant access to the information you want to share with them on any web-enabled device