People

API change history

Our People API connects you with our huge consumer (B2C) database. Here you will find data on all sorts of consumers, from spending power, to location. Are you opening a pizza place in a new neighborhood and want to quickly get a list of all the families with kids to send a coupon to? This is your answer!

Basic Search

Simple version of search where criteria is passed in via the URL.

Try it

Request URL

Request parameters

(optional)
string

A 32-character authentication key issued during registration. This is a required parameter.

(optional)
string

City name

(optional)
string

Filters by email address.

(optional)
string

Filters by SHA1 hashed upper case email address.

(optional)
string

First name

(optional)
string

IncludeHistoricalEmail is used to retrieve historical records. If set to true, only Basic ResourceType is valid. If used, must be true or false (default is false). This field can only be used in combination with Email or EmailSha1Upper.

(optional)
string

Last name

(optional)
number

Limit specifies the number of results to return, up to 100 per request. Default is 10. Core resource type allows up to 2000.

(optional)
number

Offset specifies the number of results to skip (used to page through results). Default is 0.

(optional)
string

Filters by phone number.

(optional)
string

Filters by Postal code.

(optional)
string

Specifies the representation of the resource returned in the response.

(optional)
string

Filters by State or Province abbreviation.

Request headers

(optional)
string

Media type for the response returned by the API.

string
Subscription key which provides access to this API. Found in your Profile.

Request body

Response 200

The operation returned a collection of responses matching the submitted criteria.

[
  {
    "ETag": "261d62a0",
    "Id": "800009648752",
    "Links": [
      {
        "Href": "\/v1\/people\/800009648752",
        "Rel": "self"
      }
    ],
    "Address": "116 Castle Pine Dr",
    "AddressParsed": {
      "Name": "Castle Pine",
      "Number": "116",
      "Suffix": "Dr"
    },
    "City": "Papillion",
    "FirstName": "Clayton",
    "LastName": "Christie",
    "Location": {
      "Latitude": 41.153257,
      "Longitude": -96.004315
    },
    "LocationId": "000005344368",
    "MiddleInitial": "A",
    "PostalCode": "68133",
    "StateProvince": "NE"
  }
]
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<Person xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://schema.infoconnect.com">
<ETag>ce72dbbf</ETag>
<Id>100128543471</Id>
<Links>
    <Link>
        <Href>/v1/people/100128543471</Href>
        <Rel>self</Rel>
    </Link>
</Links>
<Address>W5648 Mud Creek Rd</Address>
<AddressParsed>
    <Name>Mud Creek</Name>
    <Number>W5648</Number>
    <Suffix>Rd</Suffix>
</AddressParsed>
<City>Chilton</City>
<FirstName>Sharon</FirstName>
<LastName>Rink</LastName>
<Location>
    <Latitude>44.053610</Latitude>
    <Longitude>-88.322020</Longitude>
</Location>
<LocationId>900067008244</LocationId>
<MiddleInitial>L</MiddleInitial>
<PostalCode>53014</PostalCode>
<StateProvince>WI</StateProvince>
</Person>

Response 400

The server cannot process the request due to a perceived client error (e.g., invalid request value, malformed request syntax).

[
  {
    "Description": "Invalid data, must be 30 characters or less and must not contain numbers or special characters.",
    "Item": "city"
  }
]
<Errors xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://schema.infoconnect.com">
<Error>
    <Description>Invalid data, must be 30 characters or less and must not contain numbers or special characters.</Description>
    <Item>city</Item>
</Error>
</Errors>

Response 401

The request cannot be completed because it lacks valid authentication credentials. Confirm that a valid subscription key (apikey) is included in either the query or header.

{
  "statusCode": 401,
  "message": "Access denied due to missing subscription key. Make sure to include subscription key when making requests to an API."
}
<Error xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://schema.infoconnect.com">
  <StatusCode>401</StatusCode>
  <Message>Access denied due to missing subscription key. Make sure to include subscription key when making requests to an API.</Message>
</Error>

Response 403

Quota exceeded

{
  "statusCode": 403,
  "message": "Out of call volume quota."
}
<Error xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://schema.infoconnect.com">
  <StatusCode>403</StatusCode>
  <Message>Out of call volume quota.</Message>
</Error>

Response 404

Client was able to communicate with the server, but the id requested was not found.

{
  "statusCode": 404,
  "message": "Client was able to communicate with the server, but the id requested was not found."
}
<Error xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://schema.infoconnect.com">
  <StatusCode>404</StatusCode>
  <Message>Client was able to communicate with the server, but the id requested was not found.</Message>
</Error>

Response 429

Rate limit exceeded.

{
  "statusCode": 429,
  "message": "Rate limit is exceeded. Try again in 55 seconds."
}
<Error xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://schema.infoconnect.com">
  <StatusCode>429</StatusCode>
  <Message>Rate limit is exceeded. Try again in 55 seconds.</Message>
</Error>

Response 500

The Web server (running the Web Site) encountered an unexpected condition that prevented it from fulfilling the request by the client.

{
  "statusCode": 500,
  "message": "The Web server (running the Web Site) encountered an unexpected condition that prevented it from fulfilling the request by the client."
}
<Error xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://schema.infoconnect.com">
  <StatusCode>500</StatusCode>
  <Message>The Web server (running the Web Site) encountered an unexpected condition that prevented it from fulfilling the request by the client.</Message>
</Error>

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X GET "https://api.infoconnect.com/v1/people/?apikey={string}&city={string}&email={string}&emailsha1upper={string}&firstname={string}&includehistoricalemail={string}&lastname={string}&limit={number}&offset={number}&phone={string}&postalcode={string}&resourcetype=Basic&stateprovince={string}"
-H "Accept: application/json"
-H "apikey: {subscription key}"

--data-ascii "{body}" 
using System;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Web;

namespace CSHttpClientSample
{
    static class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            MakeRequest();
            Console.WriteLine("Hit ENTER to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
        
        static async void MakeRequest()
        {
            var client = new HttpClient();
            var queryString = HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(string.Empty);

            // Request headers

            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Accept.Add(MediaTypeWithQualityHeaderValue.Parse("application/json"));
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("apikey", "{subscription key}");

            // Request parameters
            queryString["apikey"] = "{string}";
            queryString["city"] = "{string}";
            queryString["email"] = "{string}";
            queryString["emailsha1upper"] = "{string}";
            queryString["firstname"] = "{string}";
            queryString["includehistoricalemail"] = "{string}";
            queryString["lastname"] = "{string}";
            queryString["limit"] = "{number}";
            queryString["offset"] = "{number}";
            queryString["phone"] = "{string}";
            queryString["postalcode"] = "{string}";
            queryString["resourcetype"] = "Basic";
            queryString["stateprovince"] = "{string}";
            var uri = "https://api.infoconnect.com/v1/people/?" + queryString;

            var response = await client.GetAsync(uri);
        }
    }
}	
// // This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
import java.net.URI;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.client.utils.URIBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClients;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

public class JavaSample 
{
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        HttpClient httpclient = HttpClients.createDefault();

        try
        {
            URIBuilder builder = new URIBuilder("https://api.infoconnect.com/v1/people/");

            builder.setParameter("apikey", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("city", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("email", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("emailsha1upper", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("firstname", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("includehistoricalemail", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("lastname", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("limit", "{number}");
            builder.setParameter("offset", "{number}");
            builder.setParameter("phone", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("postalcode", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("resourcetype", "Basic");
            builder.setParameter("stateprovince", "{string}");

            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpGet request = new HttpGet(uri);
            request.setHeader("Accept", "application/json");
            request.setHeader("apikey", "{subscription key}");


            // Request body
            StringEntity reqEntity = new StringEntity("{body}");
            request.setEntity(reqEntity);

            HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(request);
            HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

            if (entity != null) 
            {
                System.out.println(EntityUtils.toString(entity));
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>JSSample</title>
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function() {
        var params = {
            // Request parameters
            "apikey": "{string}",
            "city": "{string}",
            "email": "{string}",
            "emailsha1upper": "{string}",
            "firstname": "{string}",
            "includehistoricalemail": "{string}",
            "lastname": "{string}",
            "limit": "{number}",
            "offset": "{number}",
            "phone": "{string}",
            "postalcode": "{string}",
            "resourcetype": "Basic",
            "stateprovince": "{string}",
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.infoconnect.com/v1/people/?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Accept","application/json");
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("apikey","{subscription key}");
            },
            type: "GET",
            // Request body
            data: "{body}",
        })
        .done(function(data) {
            alert("success");
        })
        .fail(function() {
            alert("error");
        });
    });
</script>
</body>
</html>
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>

int main(int argc, const char * argv[])
{
    NSAutoreleasePool * pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];
    
    NSString* path = @"https://api.infoconnect.com/v1/people/";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                         @"apikey={string}",
                         @"city={string}",
                         @"email={string}",
                         @"emailsha1upper={string}",
                         @"firstname={string}",
                         @"includehistoricalemail={string}",
                         @"lastname={string}",
                         @"limit={number}",
                         @"offset={number}",
                         @"phone={string}",
                         @"postalcode={string}",
                         @"resourcetype=Basic",
                         @"stateprovince={string}",
                      ];
    
    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"GET"];
    // Request headers
    [_request setValue:@"application/json" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Accept"];
    [_request setValue:@"{subscription key}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"apikey"];
    // Request body
    [_request setHTTPBody:[@"{body}" dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding]];
    
    NSURLResponse *response = nil;
    NSError *error = nil;
    NSData* _connectionData = [NSURLConnection sendSynchronousRequest:_request returningResponse:&response error:&error];

    if (nil != error)
    {
        NSLog(@"Error: %@", error);
    }
    else
    {
        NSError* error = nil;
        NSMutableDictionary* json = nil;
        NSString* dataString = [[NSString alloc] initWithData:_connectionData encoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding];
        NSLog(@"%@", dataString);
        
        if (nil != _connectionData)
        {
            json = [NSJSONSerialization JSONObjectWithData:_connectionData options:NSJSONReadingMutableContainers error:&error];
        }
        
        if (error || !json)
        {
            NSLog(@"Could not parse loaded json with error:%@", error);
        }
        
        NSLog(@"%@", json);
        _connectionData = nil;
    }
    
    [pool drain];

    return 0;
}
<?php
// This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://api.infoconnect.com/v1/people/');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
    'Accept' => 'application/json',
    'apikey' => '{subscription key}',
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
    'apikey' => '{string}',
    'city' => '{string}',
    'email' => '{string}',
    'emailsha1upper' => '{string}',
    'firstname' => '{string}',
    'includehistoricalemail' => '{string}',
    'lastname' => '{string}',
    'limit' => '{number}',
    'offset' => '{number}',
    'phone' => '{string}',
    'postalcode' => '{string}',
    'resourcetype' => 'Basic',
    'stateprovince' => '{string}',
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_GET);

// Request body
$request->setBody("{body}");

try
{
    $response = $request->send();
    echo $response->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex)
{
    echo $ex;
}

?>
########### Python 2.7 #############
import httplib, urllib, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Accept': 'application/json',
    'apikey': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'apikey': '{string}',
    'city': '{string}',
    'email': '{string}',
    'emailsha1upper': '{string}',
    'firstname': '{string}',
    'includehistoricalemail': '{string}',
    'lastname': '{string}',
    'limit': '{number}',
    'offset': '{number}',
    'phone': '{string}',
    'postalcode': '{string}',
    'resourcetype': 'Basic',
    'stateprovince': '{string}',
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.infoconnect.com')
    conn.request("GET", "/v1/people/?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################

########### Python 3.2 #############
import http.client, urllib.request, urllib.parse, urllib.error, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Accept': 'application/json',
    'apikey': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'apikey': '{string}',
    'city': '{string}',
    'email': '{string}',
    'emailsha1upper': '{string}',
    'firstname': '{string}',
    'includehistoricalemail': '{string}',
    'lastname': '{string}',
    'limit': '{number}',
    'offset': '{number}',
    'phone': '{string}',
    'postalcode': '{string}',
    'resourcetype': 'Basic',
    'stateprovince': '{string}',
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.infoconnect.com')
    conn.request("GET", "/v1/people/?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################
require 'net/http'

uri = URI('https://api.infoconnect.com/v1/people/')

query = URI.encode_www_form({
    # Request parameters
    'apikey' => '{string}',
    'city' => '{string}',
    'email' => '{string}',
    'emailsha1upper' => '{string}',
    'firstname' => '{string}',
    'includehistoricalemail' => '{string}',
    'lastname' => '{string}',
    'limit' => '{number}',
    'offset' => '{number}',
    'phone' => '{string}',
    'postalcode' => '{string}',
    'resourcetype' => 'Basic',
    'stateprovince' => '{string}'
})
if query.length > 0
  if uri.query && uri.query.length > 0
    uri.query += '&' + query
  else
    uri.query = query
  end
end

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(uri.request_uri)
# Request headers
request['Accept'] = 'application/json'
# Request headers
request['apikey'] = '{subscription key}'
# Request body
request.body = "{body}"

response = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, :use_ssl => uri.scheme == 'https') do |http|
    http.request(request)
end

puts response.body