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Use the MMQGIS plugin's "Attributes Join from CSV File" method. I have a shapefile called postcodes with just the postcode attribute, and a CSV file called people.csv with a name and a postcode column. I load the postcode shapefile into QGIS (but not the CSV). Then MMQGIS: Combine: Attributes Join From CSV File and fill the dialog thus: That gives me a ...
Reflecting on your privacy concern, I decide to suggest the following solution. Note that many web services, i.e. API, give access to geocoding data using external codes from plugins in softwares like qgis or from R libraries. One R solution, that I find easy to implement is attached here and based upon the RJSONIO package. Now about the privacy concern. ...
I suspect that your google SRID may be incorrect. I believe that google geocode results use SRID 4326 (WGS 84). I believe the google uses 3857 for the map display, but outputs the data as 4326.
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