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Instantly Correct or Append the Country to Your Contact Records

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Real-time API uses fuzzy logic in combination with phone, email, address and IP address to confirm or correct country
Ensure your business is complying with global data protection laws

Our DOTS Address Detective - International API instantly identifies and corrects the country in your contact records. Leveraging hundreds of authoritative data sources, Address Detective - International performs a multi-point cross-comparison on a contact’s name, address, phone, email and IP address. The service also provides an overall quality score to help determine the accuracy rate.

Address Detective - International helps businesses more effectively localize sales and marketing efforts and route leads more effectively by providing the geographic location of customers and prospects. In addition, with over 100 global Data Protection laws, such as GDPR, currently in existence, knowing your customer’s location is the first step to being compliant with these rules and regulations.

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How Address Detective - International Works

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Full Name
Admin Area
Postal Code
Ip Address

Real-Time API Responses

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Total Score
Best Country Name
Best Country Local Name
Best CountryISO2
Best CountryISO3
Notes Desc
Warnings Desc
Address Score
Address Country Name
Address CountryISO2
Address CountryISO3
Address All Countries FoundISO2
Phone1 Score
Phone1 Country Name
Phone1 CountryISO2
Phone1 CountryISO3
Phone1 All Countries FoundISO2
IP Address Score
IP Address Country Name
IP Address CountryISO2
IP Address CountryISO3
IP Address All Countries FoundISO2
Email Score
Email Country Name
Email CountryISO2
Email CountryISO3
Email All Countries FoundISO2
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For Developers

Our services are built API-first with a focus on data quality and ease of integration.
We support REST, SOAP, GET and POST requests over HTTP/S outputting in XML and JSON formats.

Our API web services are compatible with all major programming languages and we have over 200 pieces of sample code (both snippets and full solutions) available to help with your integration.

Programming languages - Php, Java, C#, .net, ASP, Ruby on Rails, Python, Cold Fusion, Apex

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Features and Benefits

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  • Identifies, appends and corrects over 250 countries to your contact records
  • Provides an overall certainty score for country
  • Searches and cross-references contact data from multiple proprietary databases
  • Uses proprietary fuzzy matching algorithms
  • Supports transliteration for most of the 250+ countries
  • Returns ISO2 and ISO3 country codes, as well as localized country name
  • Cross-compares data points such as phone, email, address and IP address to locate correct country
  • Enables business to know where customers and prospects are located, assisting in compliance efforts for over 100 Data Protection laws
  • Provides for more targeted marketing and sales efforts by localizing the marketing message based on geography
  • Exceptional match and correction rates
  • Real-time API or batch service available

Additional Resources

Getting Started Video    |     Datasheet    |     Free Data Assessment

Three Ways to Use Address Detective - International

Real-Time API
Cloud Connectors
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