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This Integration requires Fides Cloud or Fides Enterprise. For more information, talk to our solutions team. (opens in a new tab)

Segment (opens in a new tab) is a customer data platform (CDP) that helps businesses collect and manage customer data.


In order to integrate with Segment, you'll need to collect the following information:

Domain*Your Segment API URL (default:
Profiles domain*Your Segment profiles API URL (default:
Workspace*Your Segment workspace ID. See Segment's guide on workspaces (opens in a new tab).
Access token*Your Segment access token. Follow Segment's guide for creating access tokens (opens in a new tab).
Space ID*Your Segment space ID. See Segment's guide on spaces. (opens in a new tab).
Access secret*Your access secret for your profiles domain. Follow Segment's docs to retrieve this info. (opens in a new tab).

Integrating with Segment

To integrate an existing system with Segment:

  1. Navigate to Data mapView Systems and choose the system that you want to connect.
  2. Click on the Integrations tab.
  3. Pick the vendor or system type that you want to integrate with from the Connection type drop-down menu.
  4. Complete the required fields for the integration and click Save.

You may confirm your connection is working using the Test connection button, if desired.

To learn more, please see our guide for Managing Integrations.

Technical detail

Fides utilizes API endpoints to access the API service for a SaaS application. An API service is the programmatic interface through which Fides can query and update data within an application to access, rectify, or delete personal information. Each SaaS tool will have a unique set of endpoints to enable privacy functions.

Segment endpoints

In the table below, you can find which endpoints are used for each type of privacy function. Clicking on the endpoint will take you to the documentation for that endpoint.

Privacy functionEndpointDescription
Access RequestsSegment user (opens in a new tab)Used to retrieve profile metadata.
Access RequestsTrack events (opens in a new tab)Used to retrieve a profile's historical events
Access RequestsTraits (opens in a new tab)Used to retrieve a profile's traits
Access RequestsExternal IDs (opens in a new tab)Used to retrieve a profile's external IDs
Delete RequestsData protection request (opens in a new tab)Used to suppress a user or delete all their information