Data room confidential mode allows the administrator of the virtual room to limit a user’s access to the VDR in accordance with their IP address or the type of device. It’s a valuable tool for M&A deals and other delicate business ventures.
A reputable provider will offer users to set their own rights in granular ways and two-factor authentication. They will also include remote shred functions that erases documents that are downloaded after an administrator has removed access. They will also be able handle the most popular file formats, including PDFs and XLSXs. The best providers can add a watermark on files that users download, which discourages users from sharing copies of the files online. They can also set an expiration date for downloads to stop unauthorised downloads.
Other useful tools include redaction which allows the administrator to block (black out) portions of text or particular areas of a text from the view of authorized users. This is crucial because it safeguards all personal information and critical business data from hackers. Most reliable VDR providers can rewrite PDF documents, Doc, Docx PPTX, Txt, JPG, GIF, and Q&A files.
Some providers let users print out documents that automatically include a “watermark” and even download the original version. A reputable provider will provide a feature for questions and answers that lets users discuss documents in the dataroom. They also keep answers in an easily searchable database. This is a great tool for M&A transactions as well as any due diligence project.