Fetching address based on social security number
The API function
get_addresses is an API function enabled for merchants and stores selling to Sweden. It is used to retrieve the registered address for private person and company customers based on their social security number or organization number.
The get_addresses function fetches the exact registered address in Sweden. This allows for a better risk management decision when using
get_addresses is more precise.
This results in better automatic decisions at Klarna, better customer experience, improved conversion rates and higher acceptance rates.
Data protection information
get_addresses function fetches potentiall sensitive information when using a social security number (personnummer). Klarna wants to make sure that this information is fetched and distributed only when Klarna is chosen as a payment method.
Certain requirements are to be followed for this functions usage as Klarna distributes the information and potentially, it could be misused by fraudsters or similar.
The following examples illustrate the requirements.