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Area: Episerver Find
Applies to versions: 13.2 and higher

Episerver Find

Collecting data

Indexing

The data collected in Episerver Find is, by default, the same data stored in the CMS/Commerce database. To learn how to filter PII data from being indexing by Episerver Find, see Filter PII data from being indexed.

Statistics

Collecting statistics about searched and clicked data can be done through Episerver Find. An API for excluding data that matches patterns will be developed, to prevent PII data from being stored in statistics. To learn how to filter PII data from search statistics, see Remove specific statistics from search index 

Consent

Episerver Find checks the request's Do Not Track (DNT) header to determine if statistics should be tracked for a user. The DNT functionality will be overridable soon, to make it possible for partners to build their own "Do not track" implementation.

Storing data

Indexing

By default, Find indexes the data stored in the CMS/Commerce database. Data stored by Episerver Find should include no PII data. You can use the convention API to prevent properties containing PII data from being stored in Episerver Find. Find data is stored in Elastic Search, on virtual machines in the cloud. 

Statistics

Searched and clicked data can be stored in Episerver Find. The data is stored in Elastic Search, on virtual machines. An API for excluding data that matches patterns will be developed, to prevent PII data from being stored in statistics.

Using data

Querying

Data received from the querying API should be handled in the same way as data from the database. You should consider excluding PII data from the site.

Statistics

Stored statistics can be fetched by the API. You should consider excluding PII data from the site.

Fetching data

You should be able to fetch most types of data using the querying API. If you cannot fetch the data yourself, submit a request to the Managed Services team for fetching data.

Deleting data

You should be able to delete most types of data using the querying API. If you cannot delete the data yourself, submit a request to the Managed Services team for deleting data.

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Last updated: Jun 19, 2018

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