Get informationProtectionLabel (deprecated)

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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The Information Protection labels API is deprecated and will stop returning data on January 1, 2023. Please use the new informationProtection, sensitivityLabel, and associated resources.

Retrieve the properties and relationships of an informationProtectionLabel object.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) InformationProtectionPolicy.Read
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application InformationProtectionPolicy.Read.All

HTTP request

To get a label available to the signed-in user or specified user:

GET /me/informationProtection/policy/labels/{id}
GET /users/{id | user-principal-name}/informationProtection/policy/labels/{id}

To get a label available to the organization:

GET /informationProtection/policy/labels/{id}

Optional query parameters

This method supports some of the OData query parameters to help customize the response. For general information, see OData query parameters.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
User-Agent Describes the name and version of the calling application. Details will surface in Azure Information Protection Analytics. Suggested format is ApplicationName/Version. Optional.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and the requested informationProtectionLabel object in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.



The following is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
User-agent: ContosoLOBApp/1.0

  "id": "4b18e8bb-b4a5-4695-85d0-8ae23ef27892",
  "name": "Highly Confidential",
  "description": "Consult Contoso data labeling policy for more details.",
  "color": "",
  "sensitivity": 3,
  "tooltip": "Data classified as Contoso Highly Confidential.",
  "isActive": true,
  "parent": null