Dataslayer.ai charges on API calls per day. If you refresh your query Dataslayer.ai needs to make an API call. For example, a spreadsheet that is set up refresh daily and report on Adwords, Google Analytics and Facebook data will make 3 API calls per day.
So yes, when you refresh your data it counts as an API call. If you don’t know how Dataslayer works with our plans and the API calls, learn more here.