It is possible to request Google to delete personal information such as address, phone number, email address, login ID, etc.

Until now, Google has removed sensitive information such as bank accounts and credit card numbers and information based on '

right to be forgotten ' from the search, but with a new policy revision that emphasizes personal privacy. , Personal contacts such as addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses, and information that may leak important information such as login IDs will also be deleted.

New options for removing your personally identifiable information from Search

You Can Now Ask Google to Remove Your Phone Number, Email or Address from Search Results – Krebs on Security

According to Google, if personal contacts are unintentionally published online, they can be used in a way that can produce harmful results, such as unwanted direct contact and physical harm, so search results. There was an opinion that I wanted you to be able to delete it from. With this policy revision, it is not necessary to judge that the content is harmful or shared in a malicious manner when requesting deletion.

However, the deletion request is not received uniformly, and we evaluate all the content of the web page for the request and check whether it restricts the use of other widely useful information such as news articles. It also evaluates whether the content is part of public records as a government or public source, and will not delete it if applicable.

'It's important to remember that removing content from Google Search doesn't remove it from the Internet,' Google said.

in Web Service,   Security, Posted by logc_nt