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Frequently asked questions > Asset protection > The virtual patrimony > While I am able of doing so, what can I do concerning my virtual patrimony in case the incapacity would occur?

While I am able of doing so, what can I do concerning my virtual patrimony in case the incapacity would occur?

If you decide to sign a protection mandate in case of incapacity, here is how it is recommended to act for protecting in the best possible way your virtual patrimony should you become incapacitated. Indeed, if a person incapacitated cannot handle anymore the administration of his property and if he signed a protection mandate in case of incapacity, the mandatary to property whom he will have appointed will take over to take care of his property, including his virtual assets.

  • Make an inventory of your accounts on the Web
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You can establish a complete list of all your virtual assets and your accounts with service providers, including your IDs, access codes and passwords. This list will have to be faithfully kept updated until the eventual occurrence of your incapacity.

  • Appoint your mandatary to property who will hold the list of your digital data until your incapacity

In your protection mandate in case of incapacity, you will appoint your mandatary to property and you will see to hand him over the complete list of your accounts on the Web with their IDs, access codes and passwords so that he will hold it, in trust and in a confidential manner, in case you would become incapacitated; you can also attach to this list the contracts that you signed with service providers. If you add new accounts or change your IDs or passwords, you will have to deliver to your mandatary to property an updated list. At the convenient moment, it will allow him to easily access all your accounts and safeguard a copy of same; once this task is completed, he can simply close your accounts if such are the instructions contained in your protection mandate in case of incapacity.

  • Sign your protection mandate in case of incapacity by planning the administration of your virtual assets

When preparing your protection mandate in case of incapacity, it would also be useful to provide, within the framework of the appointment of your mandatary to property, that the latter will have all the powers necessary to perform his task and you will give him specific instructions to administer your virtual patrimony, either to close your various accounts upon the occurrence of your incapacity or safeguard the contents of your accounts in order to repatriate same in your patrimony that he will have to administer.

Within the framework of your mandate, you will grant to your mandatary to property full administration of your virtual patrimony, which will give him full powers to represent you with your service providers.

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