Person retrieve api

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Data retrieval made easy

Directly access up-to-date person records to fill-in missing data and refresh entire datasets quickly and scalably.
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Adopt a single identifier for people

Use persistent identifiers to specify exact person records with guaranteed repeatability and consistency across data versions and releases. Access complete and up-to-date records from a single source of truth.

Refresh entire datasets on-demand

Streamline your data refresh process by directly pulling up-to-date records from the Person Dataset. Save time and money by updating your entire dataset or smaller subsets on-demand, only paying for records with new information.

Solutions for the modern data workflow

Introducing a new paradigm for data updates
PDL ID

The unique identifier for each record in the Person Dataset.

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    Standardized and persistent across versions

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    Unique and already present for every record

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    Compatible across PDL Endpoints

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    Shareable across users for easy collaboration

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Person Retrieve API

Direct record retrieval from the Person Dataset

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    Direct access to records from Person Dataset

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    Returns most up-to-date data straight from the source

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    Fast and scalable API

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    Billing model ensures each retrieval has value

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Look up profiles in three easy steps

Our Person Retrieve API is built for developers, by developers.

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Find PDL IDs

PDL IDs are provided anywhere we provide our Person Dataset, regardless of how that profile was accessed. For example: person profiles from the Person Enrichment API, Person Search API, Company Insights Field Bundles and Data License flat files all contain PDL IDs.

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Query Person Retrieve API

Provide the PDL ID for the record you would like to access to the Person Retrieve API.

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Get your results

Get up the best matching result containing a standardized entity record with a unique identifier. Use the unique identifier to build precise queries for the Person or Company Search APIs.

What will you build?