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.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) InformationProtectionPolicy.Read Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application InformationProtectionPolicy.Read.All Not available.

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. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
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

Don't 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 example shows a request.



The following example shows 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