Automatic Redaction in Smart Transcription: Keeping Sensitive Information Safe

Before storing transcriptions on Aloware, the AI automatically redacts sensitive information. This article explains Automatic Redaction.

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Automatic Redaction Settings in Smart Transcription

Before the transcription text is kept on Aloware, the AI uses Automatic Redaction to automatically remove any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from it, such as phone numbers and social security numbers.

Here is the list of redacted words in Aloware's Smart Transcription:



Blood type

Blood type (A, B, AB, O)

Credit card (CVV)

3 or 4-digit CVV (security) code on a credit card

Credit Card Expiration

The expiration date of a credit card

Credit Card Number

Complete credit card numbers


Dates like "July 3rd, 2020" or "August 8."

Date of Birth


Drug or Medicines

Medical drugs, including vitamins and minerals. E.g., Advil, Acetaminophen, Panadol.

Email address

Email addresses


Names of events


Human injury, e.q., I broke my arm, I have a sprained wrist. Including mutations, miscarriages, and dislocations.


Language names like "French" or "Spanish."


Location names like "Antarctica" or "Mexico."

Medical Condition

A medical condition. Including diseases, syndromes, deficits, and disorders. E.g., chronic fatigue syndrome, arrhythmia, and depression.

Medical Process

Medical process, including treatments, procedures, and tests, e.g., "heart surgery," "CT scan."

Money Amount

Dollar amounts like "30 dollars" or "$10.99."


Origins and nationalities like "American," "Asian," or "Caucasian."

Number Sequence

A "lazy" rule that will redact any sequence of numbers equal to or greater than 2.


Professions/occupations like "scientist" or "doctor."


Organization names like "CNN" or "University of Alaska."

Person Age

Age of a person like "75" or "21."

Person Name

Names like "Bob" and "Doug Jones"

Phone Number

Phone numbers

Political Affiliation

US political parties like "Democrat" or "Republican."


Names of religions like "Judaism" or "Catholic."

US Social Security Number

Full 9-digit US Social Security Numbers

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