Personal Information Facet

Format in Sitecore 8.x

In Sitecore 8.x, settings that store the contact’s personal information are stored in multiple properties on the contact. The names of the properties are Personal and Preferences.

The following is an example the Personal and Preferences properties on the contact:

"Personal" : {
    "Birthdate" : ISODate("1890-01-01T00:00:00.000Z"),
    "FirstName" : "Thomas",
    "Gender" : "Male",
    "JobTitle" : "Owner",
    "Surname" : "Shelby",
    "MiddleName" : "Michael",
    "Nickname" : "Tommy",
    "Title" : "OBE"
"Preferences" : {
    "Language" : "en"

Format in Sitecore 9

In Sitecore 9, personal information is associated with a contact through a contact facet:

Facet Name Personal
Facet Type Sitecore.XConnect.Collection.Model.PersonalInformation

Mapping Details

Mapping definition MongoDB to xConnect Contact Mappings > MongoDB Contact to xConnect Contact Personal Info Facet
Value to write to target object Property on target object
Personal.Birthdate from source object Birthdate
Personal.FirstName from source object FirstName
Personal.Gender from source object Gender
Personal.JobTitle from source object JobTitle
Personal.Surname from source object LastName
Personal.MiddleName from source object MiddleName
Personal.Nickname from source object Nickname
Preferences.Language from source object PreferredLanguage
Personal.Suffix from source object Suffix
Personal.Title from source object Title