Applying global suppressions

If a global suppression segment has been defined for an audience level, all top-level Select, Extract, or Audience processes associated with that audience level automatically exclude the IDs in the global suppression segment from their output cells (unless the global suppression is explicitly disabled for a specific flowchart). By default, flowcharts have global suppression enabled so that no action needs to be taken for any configured global suppression to be applied.

An exception to the default of global suppression being enabled is the flowchart containing the CreateSeg process that created the global strategic segment itself. In this case, the global suppression is always disabled (only for the audience level for which the global suppression segment is being created).

Note: Also note that performing Test Query in Select, Extract or Audience processes does not take into account any global suppressions.

Switching audiences with global suppressions

If you are switching from Audience 1 to Audience 2 in a flowchart, and have one global suppression defined for each of these audience levels, the global suppression segment for Audience 1 is applied to the input table, and the global suppression segment for Audience 2 is applied to the output table.