How to Anonymize Text (Personal Data) with JavaScript?

How to Anonymize Text (Personal Data) with JavaScript?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Text Anonymization API in 5 minutes using JavaScript. Eden AI provides an easy and developer-friendly API that allows you to anonymize your texts.

What is Text Anonymization?

Text Anonymization is the process of removing or replacing Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from a text to protect individual privacy. This process can involve a variety of methods, including masking names and addresses, removing sensitive details, and even generating synthetic data to anonymize text data.

Text Anonymization API result on Eden AI

It can be used to protect sensitive information in various fields such as healthcare, finance and legal, where compliance regulations require the protection of sensitive information.

Get Started with Text Anonymization API using JavaScript

The first step is to set Axios, a promise-based HTTP client for the browser and Node.js, that will allow you to call Eden AI API.

How to use Text Anonymization API with JavaScript

You are now ready to process text into Eden AI Text Anonymization API. You can access the list of languages supported in our documentation here.

1. Get a Text Anonymization API Key on Eden AI

To perform Text Anonymization, you'll need to create an account on Eden AI for free. Then, you will be able to get your API key directly from the homepage with free credits offered by Eden AI.

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2. Let’s Anonymize Text

Now that you have imported packages on JavaScript and got your API key, you will be able to anonymize your text. With Eden AI, you can choose from a wide range of engines you want for Text Anonymization. You can access the list of keyword extraction providers available on Eden AI directly on our documentation.

Here is the JS code to configure the request:

Then, you'll need to launch the request and print the result:

Here is an example of a Text Anonymization response:

Benefits of using Text Anonymization API with Eden AI

As you can see, using Text Anonymization with Eden AI API is quick and easy.

Multiple AI engines in one API

Save time and cost

We offer a unified API for all providers: simple and standard to use, with a quick switch between providers and an access to the specific features of each provider.

Easy to integrate

The JSON output format is the same for all suppliers thanks to Eden AI's standardisation work. The response elements are also standardised thanks to Eden AI's powerful matching algorithms.


With Eden AI you have the possibility to integrate a third-party platform: we can quickly develop connectors. To go further and customize your Text Anonymization request with specific parameters, check out our documentation.

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