One essential concept in MantaPay is shielded addresses. A shielded address is a reusable address for your private assets in Manta. It has the following properties:
- Reusable, a shielded address can be use multiple times.
- Public, it is safe to publish your shielded address without worrying privacy leackage. MantaPay is designed such shielded address is not disclosed on-chain.
- Independent, your shielded addresses is not associated with any public addresses. For example, you can freely convert a public asset in public address
Ato private assets in shieled address
S, and then convert it back to public assets in public address
- Auditable, all the transactions in a shielded address can be audited using a viewing key.