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Account Data Object

Defines an account. This is the base object from which the advertising and publishing accounts derive.


<xs:complexType name="Account">
  <xs:sequence>
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="AccountType" type="tns:AccountType" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="BillToCustomerId" nillable="true" type="xsd:long" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="CountryCode" nillable="true" type="xsd:string" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="CurrencyType" nillable="true" type="tns:CurrencyType" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="AccountFinancialStatus" nillable="true" type="tns:AccountFinancialStatus" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="Id" nillable="true" type="xs:long" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="Language" nillable="true" type="tns:LanguageType" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="ForwardCompatibilityMap" xmlns:q2="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/System.Collections.Generic" nillable="true" type="q2:ArrayOfKeyValuePairOfstringstring" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="LastModifiedByUserId" nillable="true" type="xsd:long" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="LastModifiedTime" nillable="true" type="xsd:dateTime" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="Name" nillable="true" type="xsd:string" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="Number" nillable="true" type="xsd:string" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="ParentCustomerId" type="xsd:long" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="PauseReason" nillable="true" type="xs:unsignedByte" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="PaymentMethodId" nillable="true" type="xsd:long" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="PaymentMethodType" nillable="true" type="tns:PaymentMethodType" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="PrimaryUserId" nillable="true" type="xsd:long" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="AccountLifeCycleStatus" nillable="true" type="tns:AccountLifeCycleStatus" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="TimeStamp" nillable="true" type="xsd:base64Binary" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="TimeZone" nillable="true" type="tns:TimeZoneType" />
    <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="PauseReason" nillable="true" type="xs:unsignedByte" />
  </xs:sequence>
</xs:complexType>

Elements

Element

Description

Data Type

Signup Customer

Update Account

AccountFinancialStatus

The financial status of the account. For example, the status can indicate whether the account is in good standing or is past due.

AccountFinancialStatus

Read-only

Read-only

AccountLifeCycleStatus

The status of the account. You cannot set the status of the account.

AccountLifeCycleStatus

Read-only

Read-only

AccountType

The type of the account. For example, whether the account is an advertiser or publisher account.

The system determines the type based on the object that you pass to the SignupCustomer operation.

AccountType

Read-only

Read-only

BillToCustomerId

The identifier of the customer that is billed for the charges that the account generates. This is either the reseller that manages this account on behalf of the owner or the identifier of the customer that owns the account.

The service sets the identifier based on the owner of the payment instrument identified in the PaymentMethodId element.

long

Read-only

Read-only

CountryCode

The code that identifies the country/region in which the account operates. The service uses the country/region information for billing purposes.

For a list of country code values, see Country Codes.

System_CLiX_noteNote

If you specify a country code value when signing up a customer, the value is ignored. The signup process instead gets the country code value from the CountryCode element of the customer’s address. For more information, see the CustomerAddress element of the Customer object.

string

Read-only

Read-only

CurrencyType

The type of currency that is used to settle the account. The service uses the currency information for billing purposes.

CurrencyType

Required

Read-only

ForwardCompatibilityMap

The list of key and value strings for forward compatibility. This element can be used to avoid otherwise breaking changes when new elements are added in future releases.

System_CLiX_noteNote

Forward compatibility changes will be noted here in future releases. There are currently no forward compatibility changes for the Account object.

KeyValuePairOfstringstring array

Read-only

Read-only

Id

The system generated identifier of the account.

This is the identifier that you set the AccountId element and CustomerAccountId SOAP header to in many of the campaign requests.

long

Read-only

Required

Language

The language used to render the invoice (if you use an invoice as your payment method).

If you specify a language value when signing up a customer, the value is ignored. The signup process instead gets the language value from the Lcid element of the User object. If the Lcid element is set to a value such as FrenchCanada, the Language element is set to French.

LanguageType

Read-only

Optional

LastModifiedByUserId

The identifier of the last user to update the account’s information.

long

Read-only

Read-only

LastModifiedTime

The date and time that the account was last updated. The value is in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

System_CLiX_noteNote

The date and time value reflects the date and time at the server, not the client. For information about the format of the date and time, see the dateTime entry in Primitive XML Data Types.

dateTime

Read-only

Read-only

Name

The name of the account. The name can contain a maximum of 100 characters and must be unique within the customer.

string

Required

Optional

Number

The system generated account number that is used to identify the account in the Bing Ads web application. The account number has the form xxxxxxxx, where xxxxxxxx is a series of any eight alphanumeric characters.

string

Read-only

Read-only

ParentCustomerId

The identifier of the customer that owns the account.

In the campaign requests that require a customer identifier, this is the identifier that you set the CustomerId SOAP header to.

long

Read-only

Read-only

PauseReason

A flag value that indicates who paused the account. The following are the possible values:

  • 1 – The user paused the account.

  • 2 – The billing service paused the account.

  • 4 – The user and billing service paused the account.

unsignedByte

Read-only

Read-only

PaymentMethodId

The identifier of the payment instrument to use to settle the account.

When signing up a customer, set this element to NULL. The service picks up the payment method identifier associated with the reseller’s invoice automatically.

long

Read-only

Optional

PaymentMethodType

The type of payment instrument to use to settle the account. You do not have to set this value because the type is determined by the payment instrument that you specify in the PaymentMethodId element.

PaymentMethodType

Read-only

Read-only

PrimaryUserId

The identifier of the account manager who is primarily responsible for managing this account.

By default, the value is set to the reseller’s user identifier.

long

Read-only

Optional

TimeStamp

The time-stamp value that the system uses internally to reconcile updates when you call the UpdateAccount or DeleteAccount operation.

base64Binary

Read-only

Required

TimeZone

The default time-zone value to use for campaigns in this account.

System_CLiX_noteNote

This time-zone value is used by the Bing Ads web application to display the account time zone preference, and does not provide a default time-zone value for campaigns that are created by using the Campaign Management API.

TimeZoneType

Read-only

Read-only

Do not instantiate the Account data object. Instead, instantiate the AdvertiserAccount object that derives from the Account data object.

When you call the GetAccount operation to get the account data, PaymentMethodType is set to NULL, and you cannot determine the payment method that the account uses.

Requirements

CustomerManagementService.svc v9

Namespace: https://bingads.microsoft.com/Customer/v9

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