What is the ‘Right to be Forgotten’?
The Right to Erasure, or as it is more commonly termed, ‘The Right to be Forgotten’ allows individuals to ask that organisations delete their personal data. Through this law, people can request the removal of a particular data, either verbally or in writing. In the majority of the cases, this law is used to get particular data removed from online platforms. However, the request is not always accepted, but at Balanced Media we will be candid with you about your chances of success.
For submitting the application, you need to be a resident in the EU and the link and the link that you want to be removed should come up in a search for your name. You also need to send a copy of a proof of identity such as your EU passport or driving licence with the application.
Individuals can use this form to submit a Right To Be Forgotten request. However, Balance Media have a great deal of experience in submitting applications.
Our specialist team can assess the chances of your application being accept. Besides, we will create the application in a way, which will increase your chances of success.
You can get a response within 1-4 weeks.
Regrettably it is highly unlikely that press articles, which are current and mainly those in the national press, will be removed.
There are chances that the link will not be remove if it is relate to your profession, or you are a company director, as it might be reason that it is in the public interest for the link to be there. Links with serious crimes will not be remove.
Bear in mind that of the 730,000 requests received by Google since 2014, as of 2018 it has delisted only 44% of links.
We have experience in responding to Google and getting the original decision changed. Therefore, we will try to fight for your case, if we believe it will be successful. We can also look for an alternative route in some cases.
Various articles, content, images, or videos can be remove through Right To Be Forgotten requests. The price will depend on the amount and types of content that you want to get removed. However, in the majority of the cases, it is somewhat around £300.00 + VAT
For submitting the application, you need to be a resident in the EU. The link and the link that you want to be removed should come up in a search for your name. You also need to send a copy of a proof of identity such as your EU passport or driving licence.