GS1 Canada | The Vault - eCommerce

The Vault - eCommerce

The Vault – eCommerce is a secure storage tool for all of your eCommerce image and data content in one central location.

Whether you are a data provider or data recipient, team members from different departments across your organization can use The Vault – eCommerce to quickly and easily access the eCommerce content they need, when they need it – saving time, reducing the cost of doing business and providing a single reliable source of eCommerce content.

The Vault – eCommerce is a prerequisite for the Enrich Digital Assets premium feature.


  • Our one-to-many approach means data providers can share content stored in The Vault – eCommerce with all of their trading partners from one place, at the same time.

Work with Amazon

  • Access Amazon-specific listing forms for the food and health and beauty categories - with more categories to come.

Security and Protection

  • Securely store your content, providing the ultimate brand protection while maintaining complete control of your content in The Vault - eCommerce, including rules, permissions and embargo restrictions for users, content and distribution.

Premium Features

  • The Vault – eCommerce is a prerequisite for the Enrich Digital Assets premium feature, used to promote your products further by uploading your rich digital marketing assets.

Access All Content in One Place

  • There’s no need to chase after brand owners for content data. Simply subscribe to the trading partners and products you require to gain 24/7 access to all the data and images you need, when you need it. Our bilingual ECCnet eCommerce Content solution includes mandatory attributes specifically requested by industry and adheres to all Canadian trading partner and regulatory requirements.

Search Content Easily

  • Quickly access the eCommerce content you need using comprehensive search options


Tailored Product Listing Forms

  • Create tailored listing forms to enable data providers to provide you with product content for your specific business process needs


Machine-to-Machine Capability

  • Set up API workflows for content to channel directly into your own systems and interfaces. Machine-to-machine communication maximizes efficiency and maintains data excellence.

Premium Features

  • The Vault – eCommerce is a prerequisite for access to the Enrich Digital Assets premium feature. Use it to access digital marketing assets produced by your trading partners to promote products more effectively.

The Vault – eCommerce Process

The eCommerce Content Capture Process

To certify eCommerce content in Product Certification, you will need to register for the ECCnet eCommerce Content solution by registering for The Vault – eCommerce.

If you are a manufacturer, brand owner or other data provider, registering for this solution will enable you to

Data Provider

  • Certify your content through the Product Certification tool
  • View, download and share your eCommerce content with trading partners through the Vault -eCommerce
  • Schedule product images and data to be captured through the Content Capture Service Request tool
  • Register for the SmartLabel™ Extract tool, enabling you to download extracts of your certified content already optimized for conversion into SmartLabel™ pages.

If you are a retailer or other data recipient, registering for this solution will enable you to

Data Provider

  • View and download eCommerce content from your trading partners through the Vault - eCommerce.

 If you have already registered to Product Certification through either the Nutritional or Pharmaceutical Content solutions, there are no additional costs to certify your eCommerce content. This does not include any associated costs for content capture or image maintenance fees.

How to Register for ECCnet eCommerce Content

  1. Go to the online registration form, using your myGS1 credentials to log in as you go
  2. Select The Vault – eCommerce on the form and confirm your company type. If you have not previously done so, you will need to accept the Platform Agreement
  3. Within one business day, you will receive an email containing your Vault – eCommerce credentials

Educational resources are available in The Learning Zone to help with your setup.