Permissions Service release notes v84.0

These release notes address the API operatons within the PayPal Permissions API WSDL.

The Permissions APIs include:

  • CancelPermissions
  • GetAccessToken
  • GetBasicPersonalData
  • GetPermissions
  • RequestPermissions

Announcements

The Permissions API v84.0 introduces new permission groups and APIs.

Note: Changes to API operations are backward-compatible.

Permissions Service

For a current list of known issues, see PayPal Notifications page and search for Permissions related events.

New groups

Display description Group ID includes
Obtain basic attributes for specified user, such as first name, last name, and payer ID. ACCESS_BASIC_PERSONAL_DATA required for GetBasicPersonalData.
Obtain advanced attributes for specified user, such as date of birth and phone. ACCESS_ADVANCED_PERSONAL_DATA required for GetAdvancedPersonalData.

New calls

API Description
GetBasicPersonalData Request to retrieve basic personal data for an account holder. Accepts PersonalAttributeList as request, and responds with PersonalDataList. This call accepts only basic attributes and ignores others.
GetAdvancedPersonalData Request to retrieve more sensitive personal data for an account holder. Accepts PersonalAttributeList as request, and responds with PersonalDataList. This call accepts both basic and advanced attributes.