The app for your digital me

Take back control

Your Digital Identity, in your hands. You alone decide what happens with your personal data. helix id is made for you.

Cryptography makes it happen

New gen data protection. Your data is individually encrypted and protected by blockchain technology.

More than just an app

1-click registration and an integrated marketplace make your digital life simple.

Always by your side

Your digital self in one app. Available at all times. Secure. Reliable.

What becomes easier with helix id?

Stay on top of the digital jungle.

Convenient proof of your identity for the digital realm.

All information that matters in one place and always by your side.

Simple and convenient login to online services without passwords.

Signing digital documents. Secure and simple payments.

Don’t worry about data protection ever again. Enjoy your digital life.

Strong partners are important to us

A vision that connects.

Trust becomes digital with helix id

We are committed to the protection of your privacy.

Protect what is yours

Organize and protect your data independently. Share it with others - or don’t. It is all up to you, because helix id hands you back control of your data. There is no disclosure of data with third parties. Privacy remains a private matter.

More than just an app - the new digital century starts now

For you to use your secure Digital Identity, we’ve implemented a marketplace for digital products and services. There you can use online services securely and without annoying passwords. You can also add trusted contacts which you can confidently communicate with.

Ready?

Get your helix id in just a few steps.

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Step 1

Download the app and enter your personal information.

Step 2

Verify your data just once.

Step 3

Done! Now you are in control of your Digital Identity.

helix id fulfills all 10 commandments
of secure and trusted Digital Identities

Existence

Users have an independent existence - they are never wholly digital.

Self determination

Users must have access and control to their own data - no gatekeepers.

Persistence


Identities
must last for as long as the user wishes.

Transparency


Transparent
and open systems and algorithms.

Interoperability


Identities
should be as widely usable as possible.

Portability

Information and services about identities must be transportable by
the user.

Consent


Users must freely agree to how their identity information will be used.

Minimalization


Only the minimum amount of personal data needed should be granted.

Protection


The rights
of individual
users must be protected.

Data Erasure


An individual has the right and
power to be forgotten.

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Frequently asked questions

Up to now, your data has been stored by providers of online services (Facebook and Google are the best known). Up to now, you don’t know what happens to your data and who has access to it. Self-sovereign digital identity is a fairly young concept for storing and organizing your personal information: You are the sole owner of your data. You are free to decide with whom and to what extent you want to share it. Self-sovereign digital identities became technically feasible with the advent of blockchain technology. It allows data to be stored decentrally, tamper-proof and constantly – best suited for a secure digital identity that only you have access to. A services provider, who stores your data and makes it available to you, is not necessary anymore.

helix id is a self-sovereign digital identity solution (SSI). This means that your personal data belongs to you. Every disclosure has to be approved by you beforehand. The information is transmitted following the guidelines of data minimization by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). With helix id, you’ll receive individual cryptographic keys that encrypt your data directly on your phone. No personal information will be stored onto a blockchain or another publicly accessible system.

Blockchain technology plays a substantial role for helix id. It stores the proofs of your digital identity in a decentralized and tamper-proof way. Picture it as a piece of the puzzle that has been missing to be able to store your personal data as your property. This means that you keep sovereignty over your data and only you decide what happens to your data.

In addition, blockchain technology creates a common basis of trust in the helix id network: Every user of helix id is verified beforehand and accesses the helix id space with his authentic digital identity, which enabled trusting interaction between the participants.

No. The helix id app is free of charge.

We commit ourselves to transparency and openness: On the one hand, we are legally obliged to offer you the best possible protection of your data by the EU GDPR and the right to digital self-determination anchored in the German Federal Data Protection Act.
On the other hand, we are not financing helix id through users but companies that use the services of our solution. The app and all its features will always be free. So you see, we have no interest in passing on your data illegally.

The sole ownership of your data is made possible by using blockchain technology. Now, your data can be stored without a central provider (decentral), truthfully (tamper-proof) and constantly (immutable). Prior to blockchain technology, that was not possible. For you this means: Your Digital Identity is in your hands and is secure and trustworthy, just as your real identity.
 

This depends on what kind of service you’d like to use with helix id. One thing in advance: Every information that you enter into the app has to be verified.

For example, if you want to book a car sharing service via the helix id marketplace, you have to have your driver’s license verified. If you just want to communicate with other helix id user, it’s sufficient to verify your basic personal information.

 

Yes. Enshrined in the GDPR (Article 17), the ‘right to be forgotten’ gives you the right to request that all you personal data be irrevocably deleted. 

This right can also be found in the ten guidelines for secure and trustworthy digital identities which is an integral component of helix id.

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