DPA Update
Updating Our Data Processing Policy: Our Updated Policy with SCC, UK Annex, Switzerland Annex, and CCPA Compliance

In an era marked by rapidly evolving data protection laws and regulations, maintaining the highest standards of data security and privacy is paramount. At, we are committed to safeguarding your personal data and ensuring that our data processing practices are in compliance with the latest legal requirements. In light of this commitment, we are thrilled to announce significant updates to our Data Processing Policy.

Our recent update to the Data Processing Policy encompasses several crucial elements:

  1. Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC): We recognize the importance of data transfers across international borders. To ensure the security and legality of these transfers, we have incorporated Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) as a fundamental component of our data processing framework. SCC provides a robust legal mechanism to protect your data when it leaves the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.
  2. UK Data Processing Annex: The UK Data Processing Annex is a new addition to our Data Processing Policy. This annex is designed to ensure that our data processing practices are in compliance with the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR).
  3. Switzerland Data Processing Annex: Switzerland maintains its unique data protection regulations. Our Switzerland Data Processing Annex outlines the provisions for processing data related to Swiss individuals, adhering to the country's stringent data protection laws.
  4. California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): As a globally accessible service, we understand the importance of complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Our updated policy now explicitly outlines our commitment to meeting CCPA requirements, protecting the privacy rights of California residents.

Accessing the Updated Data Processing Agreement

We value transparency and believe that our customers should have easy access to our policies and agreements. You can find and download the updated Data Processing Agreement (DPA) in your account. We encourage you to review the document thoroughly to understand how these changes may affect your data and data processing activities.

Our Ongoing Commitment to Data Protection

These updates are part of our ongoing commitment to data protection and privacy. We remain dedicated to:

  1. Data Security: Implementing robust technical and organizational measures to safeguard your data against unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration.
  2. Compliance: Continuously monitoring and adapting our practices to remain in compliance with the latest data protection laws and regulations worldwide.
  3. User Transparency: Providing clear and accessible policies to help you understand how your data is processed and your rights under these policies.

At, we are unwavering in our commitment to protecting your data and privacy. These updates to our Data Processing Policy reinforce that commitment and ensure that we continue to meet the highest data protection standards.

Thank you for choosing, and we look forward to providing you with the best possible service while safeguarding your data and privacy.


Eurovision Song Contest Powers Eurovision Analysis by The Guardian on Gender Representation in Music Industry

The recent article by The Guardian highlights the use of to analyze the gender of Eurovision artists since 1956. is a powerful tool that uses machine learning algorithms to predict the gender of an individual based on their name.

This analysis provides a fascinating insight into the gender representation in Eurovision over the past 67 years. The article shows that female artists have been underrepresented in the competition, with male artists making up the majority of participants. However, the gender gap has been closing in recent years, with more female artists taking part.

The use of in this analysis demonstrates the growing importance of gender recognition technology in various industries, including entertainment. By providing accurate gender predictions based on names, helps to ensure greater gender diversity and representation in all aspects of society. is an excellent example of how machine learning technology can be used to tackle issues related to gender representation and diversity. The tool is easy to use and can be integrated into various applications and platforms, making it accessible to a wide range of industries and businesses.

Overall, the article by The Guardian and the use of highlights the ongoing need for greater gender diversity and representation in all aspects of society, including the entertainment industry. As we continue to strive for a more equitable and inclusive society, tools like will undoubtedly play a crucial role in achieving this goal.

Integrating an Optimizely email campaign with

Are you looking to enhance your email campaigns with personalized content? Integrating with your Optimizely campaign through Zapier can help you achieve just that!

With this integration, every time a new customer is found in an Optimizely campaign, Zapier will trigger a workflow to fetch the gender for the new customer by their first name from This will then enrich the existing record and enable you to personalize your email content even further.

Create an account with and obtain your API key. Set up a Zapier account and create a new Zap. Choose Optimizely as the trigger app and select "Get Recipients". Connect your Optimizely account and select the email campaign you want to integrate. Set up a action and select "Get Gender by a First Name" as the action event. Select the first name from the Optimizely campaign as the input and provide your API key. Add the action "Update a Recipient in Optimizely Campaign" to update the existing contact with the enriched information. Save and test your Zap.

And that's it! With this integration, you can now easily personalize your email campaigns based on the gender information fetched from

How we constantly improve the search results

As a company that provides API services, we understand how important it is to improve our product's quality continuously. We always strive to make minor adjustments under the hood to improve the quality of the API response. These improvements may go unnoticed by users, but they make a big difference in the overall user experience.

One area we have been focusing on recently is better detecting invalid input. By improving our input validation and by better detecting if the given input is a valid name, we can reduce the likelihood of errors and ensure that our API is more robust and reliable.

Another area where we have been making progress is adding new entries to our database. While adding 200 new entries in march may not seem like a lot, our platform already contains over 6,000,000 names. Adding 200 new entries is a significant monthly achievement, and it reflects our commitment to continually expanding and improving our product. Adding new names to our database can provide more comprehensive and accurate information to our customers. This, in turn, helps them to make better decisions and get more value from our product.

Overall, we are committed to providing our users with the best possible API service. Whether through minor improvements under the hood or more significant updates to our database, we are constantly working to make our product more reliable, accurate, and valuable. We appreciate the support of our users and look forward to continuing to improve our product in the months and years ahead.

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