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Request for information (RFI) FAQ

This page contains data security and compliance information for Experian Email Validation v2 to answer the most frequently asked questions during the RFI process. Find information for other products on our RFI FAQ page.

Data journey

Data journey

Data retention

The following data elements are stored for 3 months in an Experian Datacenter for monitoring purposes. The following data is encrypted and stored for 1 year in Microsoft Azure for troubleshooting, internal testing, caching and product quality improvement purposes:

  • Email address
  • Email domain
  • Transaction start/end time
  • Validation result
  • IP address of caller

For data quality insights reporting purposes: we store 100% anonymized metadata related to searches across all services, indefinitely.

Regional data transfer

  • The API gateway is deployed to the US, UK and Australia. Depending on the origin, requests are routed to the nearest data center.
  • In the event of a data center failure, requests will be routed to the nearest healthy data center.
  • Components of the Email Validation system are deployed in the US, Europe and Singapore, and the email address might traverse one or more of these regions.
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