Making a right to be forgotten request may appear a simple task, one which you can do in 5 minutes or so. Just filling out a form and Google will do the rest. Unfortunately, for the tens of thousands of individuals whose right to be forgotten request has been rejected by Google, despite appearing simple to create, a quality right to be forgotten submission, one that has a high likelihood of success, does require professional input.
To make a successful right to be forgotten request, one which would help you get rid of undesirable Google search results, you need to first spend some time understanding what Google really want to see in your application. To secure a higher likelihood of success with your right to be forgotten request, it is definitely worth investing a little bit of time learning and understanding some of the principles that guide search engine providers in making their decision whether to delist links to articles about you from search results. We advise you to read more of our articles and case studies, which we update regularly. These will give you greater knowledge on how to prepare your right to be forgotten request which is more likely to succeed. If you want to feel safer, take legal advice. Invest in a consultation with a specialist lawyer who will be able to guide you through the process. This website, however, provides free information to hopefully assist you in producing a quality right to be forgotten request.
The intention of those who created the right to be forgotten was to make it easy for individuals to submit right to be forgotten requests to search engine providers. The idea was that the search engine providers will make a quick decision, leaning towards approving requests which fulfil a certain criteria. The idea was to make the right to be forgotten service accessible for all and to ensure that the process could be gone through quickly and fairly.
The result of this good intention was that the right to be forgotten request process had been over amplified, making it easy for internet search engine providers to reject requests faster. The articles below contain information and experiences which we are hoping will help you make a better, more effective right to be forgotten request.
Unfortunately the major search engine providers, headed by Google, have decided to take a negative approach to most right to be forgotten requests, as a starting point. It is then for the individual to fight hard for their right to be forgotten request to be accepted, at least in most cases. You do not have to use Google's own form for a right to be forgotten request. You could, if you wanted to use any alternative service method and can completely bypass Google's own process.
Reasons to bypass Google's own right to be forgotten request form might be that Google is not responding to you, that you have been receiving automated replies from Google, that your application or request is more complex and therefore requires a more detailed application than what Google provides on its own right to be forgotten form.
You can ask a lawyer to make a right to be forgotten request on your behalf. You might want to ask a lawyer to assist you or submit an request on your behalf if you feel that your right to be forgotten request is complex, very detailed or borderline, in terms of the likelihood of its success.
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