Authorisation v1.2

We support a range of authorisation methods, designed to compliment varied technologies and implementations. Please refer to the reference documents below when choosing your authentication method.

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Reference

Hash

Authenticate a user with a secret API key rather than prompting for a password. There's no need to worry about storage or code for expiration!

Partner Hash

Hash athentication for partners.

Token

Tokens are granted by username and password and allow for more fine-grained security when authenticating. They are issued without vulnerable secrets, but expire after a set period and must be stored appropriately.

OAuth

OAuth allows a developer's application to access data on behalf of a user without their username and password. It also allows the user to grant and revoke access to developer applications.