What happens to your LastPass and 1Password accounts when you die?

What happens to your LastPass and 1Password accounts when you die?

Each of your online accounts requires passoword and username or email. There are several password managment services that store your passwords in a private account. Some of these services are LastPass and 1Passwords. If you use one of them then you will be interested to learn what will happen to your account if you are no longer around.

LastPass
An emergency contact can be assigned to your account. This person will be able to request access to your account and will gain access to it if you don’t respond in a specified period of time. Read more about LastPass instructions here.

1Password
An ‘emergency kit’ can be created and kept in a safe place, such as AfterVault.com, for your family to use in an emergency. Read more about 1Password instructions here.

Don`t forget that you can store your passwords in AfterVault. Regardless of how you take care of your of digital assets and accounts, you’ll need to be sure the right person gets the right instruction and information at the right time. AfterVault.com provides a secure and dependable way to do this.

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What happens to your PayPal account when you die?

What happens to your PayPal account when you die?

What happens to your PayPal account when you die?

PayPal is an „online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like cheques and money orders“. If you like to shop online and you use PayPal, then you will be interested in learning what will happen to your account if you are no longer around.

To close a PayPal account, your family will need a death certificate and an executor.
Here is all the information and documents you need to provide to PayPal:

– If there is a Will
You need to provide a certified copy of the will, which identifies the Executor.

– If there isn`t a Will
You need to provide a statement of who the likely Administrator is, their interest in the estate and relationship with the deceased.

PayPal also requires:
– The contact details of the Executor or Administrator
– A government-issued photo ID of the Executor or Administrator.
– The original or a certified copy of the death certificate.
– If already obtained, it would also be helpful to have a certified copy of the Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration.

When you have all the documents ready, you need to contact PayPal.

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What happens to your Shutterfly account when you die?

What happens to your Shutterfly account when you die?

What happens to your Shutterfly account when you die?

At Shutterfly.com you can create photo books, personalize photo cards and stationery, and share photos with family and friends. If you use their services then the following information will be useful to you.

Can you access the account of a deceased family member?

Shutterfly will grant access to an account when presented with a death certificate and a power-of-attorney. Here is the information you need to provide to the company in order for them to grant you the access:

• Your full name and contact information, including a verifiable email address.
• The email address associated with the Shutterfly account of the individual who has passed away.
• A copy of the death certificate of the deceased.
• A copy of the document that gives you Power of Attorney over the estate of the deceased.
• If you are the parent of the individual and the individual was under the age of 18, the Power of Attorney is not required; please instead send a copy of the Birth Certificate.

You should have in mind that Shutterfly cannot honor requests that do not have this level of proper authority.

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What happens to your Dropbox account when you die?

What happens to your Dropbox account when you die?

What happens to your Dropbox account when you die?

Next in our list to cover is Dropbox. If you have documents or pictures stored in a Dropbox account then is a good idea to know what will happen to your account if you are no longer around.

Will your family get access?

You can make it easy by granting access to loved ones. Otherwise, they’ll need a court order. Your loved ones need to request access and provide documentation that:

– The person is in fact deceased
– They have a legal right to access the person’s files

According to Dropbox they need to send the following information to us by mail:

– The full name of the deceased person
– The email address associated with that person’s Dropbox account
– Your name, mailing address, email address, and your relationship to the deceased person
– A photocopy of your government-issued ID
– A valid court order establishing that it was the deceased person’s intent that you have access to the files in their account after the person passed away, and that Dropbox is compelled by law to provide the deceased person’s files to you

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What happens to your Yahoo account when you die?

 

What happens to your Yahoo account when you die?

What happens to your Yahoo account when you die?

Do you have Yahoo email? Or do you use any of Yahoo services? If your answer is „yes“, then the following information will be useful for you.

What are the available options if Yahoo account owner is not longer around?

In these cases, Yahoo has a process in place to request that your loved one’s account be closed, billing and premium services suspended, and any contents deleted for privacy.
Yahoo allows accounts to be closed and billing suspended with a user id, a death certificate, and proof of executorship.

To request closing account, you need to provide specific documents, which are:
• A letter containing your request and stating the Yahoo ID of the deceased
• A copy of a document appointing the requesting party as the personal representative or executor of the estate of the deceased
• A copy of the death certificate of the Yahoo account holder

You need to be aware that Yahoo cannot provide passwords or allow access to the deceased’s account!

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What happens to your Amazon account when you die?

What happens to your Amazon account when you die?

There is a big chance that you have heard of Amazon.com. In 2016 Amazon had 310 million active customers and if you are one of them, we are sure you will be interested in the information below.

If something happens to you, your family can close your account, but they will need your email and password to do that. So make sure you store that information in a secure place like AfterVault.com.

You may be wondering if your heirs will inherit your Kindle ebooks, or other restricted ebooks, when you die. They will if you have family account. Family accounts allow sharing of your eBooks, audiobooks, apps, and games with one other adult in your household. Photos can be shared with up to five with a family vault.

What you need to know:
„Sharing benefits through Amazon Household requires both adults to link their accounts in an Amazon Household and agree to share payment methods. Each adult keeps his or her personal account while sharing those benefits at no additional cost.“

Learn more here

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