Configuring a semantic type to hide data - Cloud

Talend Cloud Data Catalog Administration Guide

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Data Governance

Protect sensitive data by configuring a semantic type to hide data from unauthorized users.

Before you begin

  • You have signed in as a user assigned to an administrator group.
  • The data sampling and profiling have been enabled and configured during the metadata import.


  1. Go to MANAGE > Semantic Types.
  2. Click Add to create a semantic type or click an existing semantic type from the list to open its configuration details.
  3. Select the Hide Data check box and save your changes.
    Data from all objects associated with this semantic type is automatically hidden.
  4. Click Publish to make your changes available to the system during the next harvesting/profiling.