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2628452 - How to enable and Configure Data Subject Information Reporting - SuccessFactors Platform


How to enable and configure Data Subject Information Reporting?

NOTE: Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental.


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  1. How to enable?


Role-Based Permissions below are required:

Manage Integration Tools

  • OData API Attachment Import 

Admin Center Permissions

  • Search Information on Data Subject

  • Print Information on Data Subject

  • Configure/Sort Information on Data Subject

  • Read Execution Manager Events

  • Read Execution Manager Event Payload or Event Report

Metadata Framework

  • Admin access to MDF OData API

To enable the report to end users, the RBP permission are required:

Admin Center Permissions

Search Information on Data Subject

Print Information on Data Subjec

Configure/Sort Information on Data Subject

  1. How to configure Data Subject Information Report?
  1. Configure data elements that should appear on the report
  2. Configure purpose of data processing - It is advised not to use default purpose 


What Language/Locale is the Report Printed:

  • The Information Report is printed in the Language of the Data Subject 
  • The data subject language /locale is picked from Options -> Language 
  • Below is the preference in which data purpose Translations are picked up:
  1. Data Purpose maintained by the customer by overwriting the default purpose specified by SuccessFactors. 
  2. Default purpose delivered by SuccessFactors 

Note : The Data Purpose is only printed in the Language of the Data Subject not the Data Processing Office or whomever is responsible for printing the report.
(The available locales are picked up from provisioning enabled Languages)

See Also

If you want to run the Information Report with WFA you can refer to the Running an Information Report with Workforce Analytics Data guide for details.


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