Updated on April 30, 2024

Mask with a Specific Token and Format

This method masks data based on default token types and formats.

  • The ProtectoVault object is instantiated with your tokenization key.
  • The function takes a list of values as input, intending to mask them using the default token and Format.

Learn more by checking out the section on Supporting Token and Format Types.

Note: To obtain the <auth token>, please refer to the Step-by-Step Guide to Obtain Your Auth Token.

Code Snippet

# Import the ProtectoVault class from the protecto_ai module
from protecto_ai import ProtectoVault
# Create an instance of ProtectoVault with your authentication token
obj = ProtectoVault("<auth_token>")
# pass list of sensitive information as an input for the mask method. Provide default token type and format
result = obj.mask(["(555) 123-4567"], "Numeric Token", "Phone Number")
# Print the masked result


  "data": [ 
      "value": "(555) 123-4567", 
      "token_value": "(191004182137) 354826618175-127882693655", 
      "token_name": "Numeric Token", 
      "format": "Phone Number" 
  "success": true, 
  "error": { 
    "message": "" 

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