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Users or User Accounts on the System can be Grouped in to User Groups. The user entity should map one-to-one with the People that are accessing iconik.

User Types

There are four main types of user in iconik

  • Power Users: Users with system administration privileges.
  • Standard Users: Users with full access to all available functionality in the system, excluding system administration.
  • Browse-only Users: Users who are restricted to read-only and download access, as well as being able to participate in review and approve workflows, including commenting on assets and approving or rejecting.
  • Non-paid Users: Users with no user accounts can still access assets that are shared with them with a unique URL or through the process of review & approve. Non-paid users can upload to a shared collection if this functionality has been enabled for the share. Non-paid users are free of charge.
Power Users Standard Users Browse-only Non-paid Users
View Shared Assets
View Shared Collections
Participate in Review and Approve
Time-based Commenting ✓ (shared assets only)
Download ✓ (if enabled)
Upload / Ingest ✓ (if enabled)
Browse Assets
Discovery View
Jobs Overview
Edit Metadata
Delete Assets
Delete Collections
ACL Management
Initiate & Manage Review and Approve
Initiate Video and Image Analysis
Recycle Bin Management
Adobe CC Workflows
Administrate Billing
Administrative Tasks

Individual functionality can be enabled and disabled using roles on their user group

User Attributes

Each user has the following attributes:

  • Settings - for storing settings unique to the user.
  • First Name & Last Name.
  • Group Membership.
  • User Avatar - for displaying an avatar throughout iconik.

For a full list of the attributes please visit the API Documentation.

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