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What is SecureTheFile?
What kind of documents and information can I store on SecureTheFile?
Who needs The Life File?
Do I still need a Financial Adviser / Solicitor if I use The Life File?
Does the amount of estate planning I’ve already done matter?
Does The Life File replace my legal will?
What are “Digital Assets” and “Digital World”?
It appears to be a lot of work and/or quite complicated to complete the uploading of my documents. It is worth doing only one or two libraries?
Is The Life File GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant?
How is The Life File going to handle my data?
Who has access to my Life File account?
How do I sign-up for SecureTheFile?
I signed up with my Adviser, but I haven’t received my introduction email?
Should I use two-factor authentication for my SecureTheFile account?
Can I still use The Life File if I’m not from the United Kingdom?
Can I create a Life File account for a relative e.g. a parent?
All Things Sharing and Nominees
What is a Nominee?
How do I share with additional Nominees?
How can I manage which sections of my Life File libraries my Nominees can see?
How do I become a Nominee?
I was invited to become someone’s nominee. How do I accept this invitation?
What does ‘bank-grade’ security / encryption mean?
Who will have access to my sensitive personal information?
What happens to my information/data if I want to delete my SecureTheFile account?
What happens to my personal information if I die?
What is double-encryption (two-factor) authentication?
How does two-step verification work?
I'm struggling a little setting up the Authenticator app. Can you help me?
I've changed my phone. How can I login again and set up two-factor authentication?
Managing my SecureTheFile Account
Can other people edit my uploads on The Life File?
I’ve signed up with my adviser, but I’m not sure how to get started?
I forgot my password. How do I request a new one?
How do I manage my email addresses?
How will SecureTheFile know when an account holder has passed away? And who will have access to an account after death?
How do I delete my SecureTheFile account and information?
Will I receive a reminder or alert when a documenting needs updating?
Our Content (Guides and Articles)
Who writes the content for the website?
Can I write content for your website?
How do I let you know about an error or correction in content for your content?
Problems, Suggestions and Vulnerabilities
How do I report a technical issue or bug?
I have an idea about a new feature, how can I tell you about it?
About the Company
How did SecureTheFile start?
When will The Life File be available in my country?
How do I sign-up to use The Life File?
Does The Life File help with intergenerational planning?
What are the benefits for using The Life File?
Additional Help and Support
I’ve read through the FAQ and I can’t find the answer to my question. What can I do?
I would like to speak to someone over the phone. How do I do this?