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Proposed VC Use Case: Consignment of Claims

From: Eric Korb <eric.korb@accreditrust.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2016 09:10:57 -0500
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To: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
A.6 Consignment of Claims

A.6.1 Holder Consigns Their Claim to Another Trusted Entity

Credential holder will want to consign a claim to a trusted entity so the
trusted entity can act on the holder’s behalf for a specific use.

There are times when a credential holder will want or need to consign a
claim to trusted entity.  This will include retrieving the claims about
holder and their relationship with the trusted entity.


John is incapacitated, so he asks Sally, his trusted caretaker, to purchase
a drug prescription on his behalf at Downer’s Pharmacy.  John consigns his
issued prescription credential to Sally, which can only be verified at
Downer’s Pharmacy.  When Sally is asked for proof of identity at the
point-of-sale, Sally provides the consigned credential and her own
identification credential referenced in the consigned credential.  Downer’s
pharmacy address credential is also referenced in the consigned credential
to ensure that the can only be verified at that specific pharmacy.

Mary is applying to Baker University to achieve a master's degree in
Culinary Arts.  Mary must supply an official transcript representing her BA
in Culinary Arts issued by The College of Inspired Cooking.  The College
issues a Degree credential to Mary that authorizes her one-time access to
the College’s student information system to retrieve her official
eTranscript.  Mary consigns the Degree credential to the Baker University
HR system, which can act on behalf of Mary to retrieve the official

*"Trust only credentials that are TrueCred*™ *verified."*

*Eric R. Korb | Chief Executive Officer*

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