An InfoType identifier represents an element of sensitive data, such as a
When making a request, you can either specify the InfoType(s) that you want to look for or use the default setting, which searches for a preselected set of InfoTypes. Each returned result has an accompanying InfoType.
For complete details about all supported InfoTypes, see the reference guide.
Categories provide a way to easily access a group of related InfoTypes. For example, a category might include all InfoTypes related to finance, health, or personally identifiable information (PII).
Example InfoTypes and their categories:
/rootCategories API Call
The DLP API releases new detectors and groups periodically. To see the latest list of supported categories, make the following /rootCategories API call.