Anonymize Text

Removing personal information from data

Anonymizing text is a crucial preprocessing step when working with personal data.

Relevance AI uses an AI model for masking entities such as credit cards, email addresses, IP addresses and phone numbers.

NOTE: it is important to recheck the data for any remaining sensitive information and not fully rely on AI.

How to anonymize text on Relevance AI

Once you have uploaded your data, select your dataset, click on Anonymize Text under Workflows and follow the configuration wizard.

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Relevance AI - Access "Anonymize Text" Workflow

First, you will be asked to select the text field that might contain personal information in your dataset. Next, you can select to be notified via email when the workflow is finished. And finally, Execute the workflow.

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Relevance AI - "Anonymize Text" workflow wizard

When the workflow is finalized a new column is added to your dataset containing the equivalent text field where sensitive information is masked.