Universal Analytics (opens in a new tab) is Google's previous generation of web analytics that stopped processing data on July 1, 2023.
In order to integrate with Google Analytics 4, you must complete the following steps:
- Enable authorization using Google OAuth 2.0 (opens in a new tab).
- Configure the Google OAuth Consent Screen and add the
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/analytics.user.deletionscope to your app. Steps for this can be found in the User Consent section of this guide (opens in a new tab).
Once you have this configured, you'll need to collect the following information:
In order to integrate with Universal Analytics, you'll need to collect the following information:
|Client ID*||The OAuth 2.0 client ID for your application. See Google docs for creating OAuth client ID credentials (opens in a new tab)|
|Client secret*||The OAuth 2.0 client secret for your application. See Google docs for creating OAuth client ID credentials (opens in a new tab)|
|Redirect URL*||The Fides URL to which users will be redirected upon successful authentication (ex. |
|Property ID*||Your Universal Analytics web property ID in the following format: UA-XXXXX-YY. See Google's guide on UA- tracking IDs (opens in a new tab).|
To integrate an existing system with Universal Analytics:
- Navigate to Data map → View Systems and choose the system that you want to connect.
- Click on the Integrations tab.
- Pick the vendor or system type that you want to integrate with from the Connection type drop-down menu.
- Complete the required fields for the integration and click Save.
To authorize the integration so that it can connect to Google:
- Click on Authorize integration to be redirected to the Google authorization screen
- Enter your credentials and click Log in. You will automatically be redirected back to the Fides UI using the
Redirect URLthat was provided in the form in the previous step.
You may now confirm your connection is working using the Test connection button, if desired.
To learn more, please see our guide for Managing Integrations.
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.
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.
|Consent Requests||User Deletion Request (opens in a new tab)||Used to delete the user from Universal Analytics upon opt-out|