July 2016 - December 2016

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Requests for Data

We respond to valid requests relating to criminal cases. Each and every request we receive is checked for legal sufficiency and we reject or require greater specificity on requests that are overly broad or vague.

Request TypeTotal RequestsUsers / Accounts RequestedPercentage of Requests Where Some Data Produced
Legal Process8251,34555.52%

Preservation Requests

We will take steps to preserve account records in connection with official criminal investigations for 90 days pending our receipt of formal legal process.

Preservation RequestsUsers / Accounts Requested

Content Restrictions

We restricted access in Spain to content alleged to violate Spanish laws related to the sale of regulated goods in response to a request from the Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios. We also restricted access to items alleged to violate local hate speech laws based on requests from MCI, a trusted reporter under the European Commission Code of Conduct on Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online, as well as in response to a court order related to a privacy request.

Number of pieces of content restricted

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